Firearms

Commentary, Analysis, and Investigative Reporting on Issues Concerning Gun Owners. By John Peterson  An alarming trend is rearing its ugly head as we are seeing increasing attempts at state-level aimed firearms bans and confiscations, as well as renewal of previous gun-control attempts.  We are investigating how this, the influence of recent massacres, and the possibility
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  Firearms News editor, Vincent DeNiro, proclaims “[My Daddy Told Me Son,] Don’t Let’em Take Your Gun” as the official song of Firearms News Magazine and the most Pro-2nd Amendment song EVER! With all that is going on in the media in regard to our 2nd Amendment, I felt that it would be a good
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The Boycott of DICK’S and Field & Stream Stores May Be Working! I received a text from my brother-in-law today regarding the Field & Stream store in Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania. He was curious as to what was going on since their parent company, DICK’S Sporting Goods, banned all “assault-style” firearms from both stores. The Cranberry
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If you shoot, collect or have any interest in ComBloc firearms, then you should be aware of the Wolf brand. Their economical ammunition makes the world go around. One name that has become almost synonymous with economical steel-cased ammunition is Wolf Performance Ammunition. If you shoot, collect or have any interest in ComBloc firearms, then
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Lieutenant Commander Ian Fleming served in the Royal Navy during World War II. Fleming’s father, Valentine Fleming, was a wealthy Member of Parliament who was killed on the Western Front fighting the Germans in 1917, when young Ian was only nine. Winston Churchill penned Valentine’s obituary. A classically educated English gentleman, Ian Fleming volunteered his
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By David Codrea “A new, huge review of gun research has bad news for the NRA,” a Friday headline on the consistently anti-gun Vox asserts. “The findings, while limited, point in one direction: Gun control can save lives.” They admit findings are “limited”? Yet despite those limitations we’re to believe the “research” will put to
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Look for the Krebs PD-18 AK Pistol on the cover – article by David Fortier! Other articles include: The Need for Speed, Simulated Full-Auto by Jim Tarr. Jim gives a great review of bump stocks, binary triggers, and similar devices! The Ultimate Defense Handgun by Will Dabbs The Steyr SSG 04 in .330 Win Mag – Leroy Thompson
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The Senate Judiciary committee heard testimony Dec. 8 on a proposal to try to outlaw “bump stocks” — devices that allow light, modern, semi-automatic rifles to fire at rates similar to machine pistols. As usual, when bizarre new “gun control” proposals surface, the victim-disarmament gang hopes to capitalize on a recent mass shooting by someone
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Wilson Combat Ranger Wilson Combat has introduced their new Ranger AR Rifle Series. The new series features a lightweight billet receiver set, and a heavily tapered barrel, while retaining a light weight and match-grade accuracy. The Ranger is equipped with Wilson Combat’s M-LOK capable rail and Tactical Trigger Unit. A Wilson-SLR click adjustable gas block allows
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SIG SAUER’s Varmint & Predator Elite Performance Ammunition SIG SAUER, Inc. introduced its new line of Varmint & Predator (V&P) Elite Performance Ammunition. The V&P ammunition features copper-jacketed, yellow-tipped projectiles designed to expand on impact, with match-grade accuracy. The ammunition is available in 40gr 223 Rem, 40gr 22-250 Rem and 55gr 243 Win cartridges. The
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Approximately 17 Ukrainians were murdered per minute in the Ukrainian genocide known as the Holodomor. (The Last Road, painting by Nina Marchenko) There was a school shooting in Parkland, Florida, Feb. 14. Expelled former student Nicolas Cruz (who was reportedly a subject of bullying there) used a .223-caliber, one-shot-per-trigger-pull rifle (not an “automatic weapon,” as
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The Soviet PPSh-41 submachine gun played a crucial roll in the defense of Russia during the Great Patriotic War. The Soviet short sword of World War II was the Pistolet Pulyemet Shpagin-1941 (PPSh-41) submachine gun. Manufactured in huge quantities, this simple yet robust “burp gun” became the badge of the Red Army infantryman. Chambered for
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Heckler & Koch’s Maschinepistole 7 was developed as a modern Personal Defense Weapon capable of penetrating modern soft body armor. Heckler & Koch’s Maschinepistole 7 (MP7) is an ultra-light and compact Personal Defense Weapon (PDW). Developed to meet a 1989 NATO requirement to replace existing 9x19mm handguns and submachine guns, the MP7 was a direct
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The Caliber .45 M3A1 Submachine Gun is a classic American design adopted in Dec. 1944 and known as the Grease Gun. Recently I had the opportunity to handle and fire a classic American M3A1 submachine gun while filming the 2018 season of Guns&AmmoTV. We were filming on location in Uvalde, Texas at DriveTanks.com which is
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David Fortier, Field Editor for Firearms News, sits down with Paul Levy of Brownells to discuss the company’s new line of Retro Rifles. Brownells has gone from producing retro accessories/parts, to furniture, and now complete rifles. The new, retro firearms are equipped with classic variations ranging from the years 1955-1982. The Retro Rifles line includes the models BRN601, XBRNE16E1, BRN16A1,
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The Sd.Kfz. 251 provided both mobility and protection while being able to traverse difficult terrain impassable to a conventional wheeled vehicle. In part one of this three part series we did an introductory “walk around” of this classic World War II German halftrack. In part two we climbed inside, examined the crew’s compartment and learned
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In part 2 of our series we go inside the Sd.Kfz. 251 and learn how to drive this classic World War II German halftrack. In part one of this three part series we did an introductory “walk around” of this classic World War II German halftrack. In part two we climb inside, examine the crew’s
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OSG’s Joe Kriz joins Shane Coley of Team Glock to take a look at the brand’s new line of Gen5 models. The line expansion includes the G17 Gen5, G19 Gen5, G26 Gen5, and the G34 MOS Gen5. Coley shares some of the Gen5 line’s features, including the Glock Marksman Barrel, an nDLC finish, removal of
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SIG Sauer’s Pistol Product Manager Phil Strader spoke to Joe Kriz about the new SIG Sauer P365 high-capacity micro-compact pistol. This new micro-pistol is a complete redesign. The P365 has some unique features that make it a perfect everyday carry gun. The P365 features a 10+1 9mm capacity with two doublestack magazines. The P365 also features SIGLITE
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CMMG announced its MkG GUARD has been tested, and safely rated for 450 SMC. The AR15 rifle is chambered in .45 ACP, feeds from factory Glock magazines and features the Radial Delayed Blowback operating system, which works to harness the strong recoil impulse of .45 ACP. Triton first conceived the 450 SMC design in 2001.
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When was the last time you saw anyone shooting an AR-15 using iron sights? Some people think They might be obsolete, but Tarr thinks every AR should have them. Recently, I was reading a piece about elite snake-eating specwar soldiers, and the author mentioned in passing how the EOTech or Aimpoint red dot sights on
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New for 2018, Savage Arms has introduced the brand new MSR 15 rifle in Federal Premium Ammunition’s 224 Valkyrie cartridge. (Photo courtesy of Savage Arms) Savage Arms has introduced the new MSR 15 (modern sporting rifle) rifle, a platform chambered for Federal Premium Ammunition’s new 224 Valkyrie. Together, the combination of new rifle and new
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New for 2018, Federal Premium Ammunition has introduced the .224 Valkyrie cartridge, a round that reportedly brings great ballistics and superb accuracy downrange. (Photo courtesy of Federal Premium Ammunition) Drawing on its 95-year history of making top-end ammunition, Federal Premium Ammunition has introduced the new 224 Valkyrie round, a cartridge that is said to help
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Shooting accurately at long distances on a budget can be a challenge. But with a new class of 2018 long-range scopes, there are several feature-packed options that won’t break the bank. (Philip Massaro photo) Long-range shooting is very popular right now, with more people ringing steel out at 1,000 yards than ever. However, a thorough
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