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Two Decades with the Taurus Judge

Two Decades with the Taurus Judge

18 June, 2024

“Look, in the gun case! It’s a shotgun! It’s a revolver! It’s the Taurus Judge!” OK, so Taurus didn’t modify the Superman introduction when they came out with the Judge, but I really wish they would have. First introduced in 2006, the Taurus Judge is a five-shot revolver that’s capable of firing .45 Colt pistol cartridges [...]

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​Affordable American Arms: Red, White, and Blue for Little Green

​Affordable American Arms: Red, White, and Blue for Little Green

12 June, 2024

Most American gun owners are proud of where they come from, proud of their Second Amendment rights, and proud of the guns they carry - even more so if that gun is made in the United States. Guns are often said to be the great equalizer, but that equality disappears if they’re unaffordable. Unfortunately, inflation [...]

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Lever Action Rifle History and Modern Application

Lever Action Rifle History and Modern Application

11 June, 2024

For all intents and purposes, the lever action rifle came onto the scene in 1860 with the introduction of Benjamin Tyler Henry’s Model 1860 rifle. The more nuanced history places the beginning of this design with a failed venture by Horace Smith & Daniel Wesson in 1854. Their design was purchased by Oliver Winchester, who also [...]

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Go Clone Correct with the Daniel Defense SOCOM-MK18

Go Clone Correct with the Daniel Defense SOCOM-MK18

05 June, 2024

The Daniel Defense SOCOM-MK18 rifle started its life in development at Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane Division as the “close quarters battle receiver,” or CQBR. The goal was to provide optimum performance in tight spaces where maneuverability was of the utmost importance and the target engagement distance was generally going to be no more than [...]

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The Top 5 Most Popular Glock Pistols

The Top 5 Most Popular Glock Pistols

01 June, 2024

A lot has changed since the first Glock pistols were introduced more than 40 years ago. The world’s population has just about doubled since then. Gas was $1.22 per gallon; minimum wage was $3.35 per hour. One thing that hasn’t changed, though, is that people simply cannot stop talking about Glock pistols. When the company emerged [...]

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1911 9mm: Unholy Matrimony or Match Made in Heaven?

1911 9mm: Unholy Matrimony or Match Made in Heaven?

27 May, 2024

There seem to be two types of gun owners today: those who have embraced the “plastic fantastic” world of 9mm Luger pistols, and those who cling to old traditions of steel 1911s in .45 ACP. The age-old question seems to be: who is right? Perhaps the better question is: what if they’re both wrong? Georg Luger [...]

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What Does Free-Floating Mean with an AR-15?

What Does Free-Floating Mean with an AR-15?

23 May, 2024

"Free-floating" is a term you hear all the time with firearms. Mentioned in virtually all rifle product descriptions these days, it is touted as a huge selling point. That's all well and good if you understand what is actually being said. Understanding the features of a gun you're looking to buy is important, so did [...]

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Are Zastava Serbian AK-47's banned from import?

Are Zastava Serbian AK-47's banned from import?

13 October, 2023

In July, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic decided to ban arms exports for 30 days. This is a result of the United States sanctioning Serbia's spy chief for the illegal trade of arms. Serbia says it's because they need to fulfill the needs of the Serbian army and maintain combat readiness for the Balkan region. Defense Minister [...]

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How to Buy a Class 3 NFA Item From a Class 3 Dealer

How to Buy a Class 3 NFA Item From a Class 3 Dealer

01 March, 2023

What is a Class 3 Dealer? A person or business that has a Type 01 Federal Firearms License that has a class 3 tax stamp that allows them to posses and transfer Title II NFA firearms.What are NFA firearms? The National Firearms Act enacted on June 26, 1934 in general, imposes a statutory excise tax on the [...]

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Zeroing a Scope in 3 Easy Steps

Zeroing a Scope in 3 Easy Steps

01 March, 2023

How to Zero Your Optic or Scope Whether you’re sport shooter, hunter, prepared citizen, or all three, your rifle is as useless as an ejection seat in a helicopter if you haven’t learned how to zero your scope or optic. In this post, we’ll teach you how to zero your scope or optics in 3 easy [...]

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Optic Ready M&P 15 Pistol
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