Feds Target Firearms Businesses in Banking Crackdown

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A recent initiative launched by the top government regulator of financial institutions to restrict access to credit services by businesses like porn shops, payday lenders and so-called “pyramid schemes” has expanded to ensnare gun stores and ammunition sales, Grandviewoutdoors.com has learned. According to documents and interviews, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Department of […]

R.I.P. One AR-15 Rifle – Another 300 Blackout / .223 Kaboom

This was the round below the cartridge bomb in the magazine. I found it on the ground amongst lotsa small pieces of magazine, spring and follower. And quite a few case fragments. As you can see, it absorbed some violence.

I’ve read a few stories recently about someone, somewhere, shoving a 300 AAC Blackout cartridge into a .223 / 5.56mm rifle and pulling the trigger – subsequently blowing their gun to bits. Some folks call BS and say it can’t happen as the rifle won’t go into battery and fire. Well, I’m a believer now, […]

Astroturf? Not. NSSF Breaks 10,000 Member Mark

As big as it is, the NSSF SHOT Show is only a small part of what the National Shooting Sports Foundation does for the industry.

The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) reports that it has recently surpassed the 10,000 member mark, reflecting strong industry support for its efforts. No, these new members were not paid with a pack of cigarettes, bussed in to enrollment centers or counted multiple times. The best part? All of these new members are actually living. […]

Win A Year’s Worth of Free Ammo!

LaserMax ammo giveaway

While the mystery of how the folks at LaserMax managed to find any ammo, much less a one year supply, continues to elude us, the story is true. They’re giving away 5,200 rounds of pistol ammunition. If you win, you get choice of caliber from the following:.22 LR, .380 ACP, 9mm, 38 SPL, .40 S&W, […]

NRA’s Wayne LaPierre’s CPAC Speech Live Here Today

NRA Wayne LaPierre's CPAC Speech

You can catch Wayne LaPierre‘s speech from CPAC live, right here,  at 2:15 Eastern Time! Taking place in Washington, D.C. each year, the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) educates, brings together and energizes thousands of attendees and all of the leading conservative organizations and speakers who impact conservative thought in the nation. From presidents of […]

Want A Free Copy Of The Rookie’s Guide To Guns And Shooting?

The Rookie's Guide to Guns and Shooting, Handgun Edition

We’re giving away 10 copies of our book, The Rookie’s Guide to Guns and Shooting, Handgun Edition over at GoodReads. Entering is simple – details here: Goodreads Book Giveaway The Rookie’s Guide to Guns and Shooting, Handgun Edition by Tom Mchale Giveaway ends February 24, 2014. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter to win […]

Gearing Up for SHOT Show 2014!

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In preparation for next weeks SHOT Show, we’re packing, planning and setting up more meetings than Lindsay Lohan appearances on COPS. If you’ve never been, SHOT Show is huge. I mean monstrous. Epic. Ridiculous. And maybe boundless. It’s always been a challenge to accurately describe the scale of this shooting, hunting and outdoors trade show. […]

Win This LaserMax UNI-MAX ES Rifle Value Pack

Win this LaserMax UNI-MAX ES Rifle Value Pack laser

Tis’ the season for giving right? Thanks to the nice folks at LaserMax, we’re going to give away a LaserMax UNI-MAX ES Rifle Value Pack to one of our lucky Facebook fans. That’s right, just head over to our Facebook page to enter, or you can do it directly from here. That’s all there is […]

Students Not Expelled For Playing With Guns

Students shooting guns everywhere! Panic? No. Respect, determination and safety? Plenty of that to go around.

Lots of guns? Yes. Expulsions and/or Suspensions? No. “L” shaped Pop-Tarts? I’m not sure, but if there were, no one had a meltdown over it. What universe am I in? That would be the Jacksonville Skeet and Trap Club in Jacksonville, Florida for the Southeast Collegiate Invitational Shoot. Dozens and dozens of college students competed […]