PA Sheriff Boycotts Companies That Cut Ties With the NRA

“A Western Pennsylvania sheriff has banned his department from conducting county sheriff business with any of the corporations that have cut ties with members of the National Rifle Association.” That means Sheriff Michael Slupe’s deputies won’t be renting cars from Enterprise, flying Delta, staying at a Wyndham Hotel, protecting their computers with Norton Antivirus or […]

Obscure Object of Desire: The Soviet Stechkin

Developed in 1949, the Stechkin is a select-fire, straight blowback pistol in 9x18mm capable of firing 750 rounds per minute accurately out to a distance of 200 meters…or so it was claimed. Igor Stechkin, the inventor and namesake of the pistol, wasn’t a one-trick pony. In addition to this design, he created a variety of […]

Home-Defense Carbine Considerations

The decision to purchase a gun for home defense isn’t always an easy one. In many cases it’s triggered by a need to feel safe after an incident has already occurred. But it isn’t a decision you have to face alone. Current statistics suggest that 42% of US households own at least one gun. The […]

Mission Accomplished: Slide Fire Announces Shutdown

Slide Fire Solutions, the primary makers of bump fire stocks in the United States, has posted a notice on their site announcing plans to cease operations on May 20. The Texas-based manufacturer has been targeted by the media, politicians and gun control advocates since Stephen Paddock opened fire from the Mandalay Bay hotel on a […]

Shot Placement: Got Hunting Ethics?

Spike Box Ranch and Hunting Manager Tyler Pounds delivered an impromptu speech/pep talk yesterday as we cruised back to the bunkhouse following a somewhat unsuccessful morning of turkey hunting. It wasn’t that we couldn’t find any turkeys; they were simply the wrong ones. Spring turkey in King County, Texas means toms. If you’re very fortunate […]

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