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Samsung Killer Robot [Not Shown]: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

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Bloomberg’s Samsung Gets Creative reveals that “Samsung Techwin Co., the security-camera-making unit of Samsung Group, has developed a machine-gun-equipped sentry robot and is working with South Korea’s defense ministry for possible…

SIG’s Enhanced Elite Models for Choice-Challenged Buyers

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SIG SAUER sells a lot of gun in a lot of  configurations. For SIG buyers suffering from Stendahl Syndrome, the New Hampshire gunmaker is now offering “Enhanced Elite” models. Fork…

That would be Ron Norton, President of Chiappa Firearms. demonstrating the Rhino for our dining and dancing pleasure. “The ammo used was the hottest that I could find,” Ron tells TTAG. “125 grain JHP Classic Federal, 1450 fps. I shot the group in under 1.5 seconds at 21 ft. The grouping was 2″. Please note that 5 of the shots were 1″.” Noted and logged. Thanks Ron.

Chiappa Rhino Post of the Day: Shoot!

That would be Ron Norton, President of Chiappa Firearms. demonstrating the Rhino for our dining and dancing pleasure. “The ammo used was the hottest that I could find,” Ron tells…

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The Revenge of the Lead-Free Bullet

When the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) and a few of its tree-hugging pals submitted a petition to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) calling for a ban on lead ammunition,…

A couple of days ago, I sat next to a fellow parent at my daughters’ school barbecue. Turns out he’s a cop who’s been working with inner city kids for over a decade. When I suggested that we should form a rifle team to teach these troubled youths discipline and provide a safe outlet for their aggression and natural competitiveness, he stared at me as if I had pin lice in my eyebrows. “Are you serious?” he asked, seriously. I nodded. “Guns are a huge part of black youth culture,” I said. “We should go with it; turn it in a more positive direction.” My new friend was appalled . . .

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“Get Illegal Guns Off the Street” and Other Half-Truths

A couple of days ago, I sat next to a fellow parent at my daughters’ school barbecue. Turns out he’s a cop who’s been working with inner city kids for over…

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CA Senate Rejects Open Carry Ban and Long Gun Registration. By One Vote. For Now.

The California Senate has narrowly rejected a proposed ban on open carry (of unloaded weapons) and creation of a long gun registry. By a vote of  20 to 16—just one…

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Question of the Day: Can You Think of Any New Handgun and Rifle Drills?

A member of TTAG’s Armed Intelligentsia named washlefi writes: I’m trying to come up with some new (at least new to my audience) training drills for the handgun and rifle….

Trigger Comparo: Ruger SR9c, Springfield XD(m), Glock 30

So I was schmoozing with Wayne down at the American Firearms School this evening. When I opined that the Ruger SR9c’s trigger felt totally different from the go-pedal on Ye Olde full-size Ruger 9mm, he fished-out the rental SR9 from AFS’s ballistic trolley. Yup. Ruger’s boffins have given the SR9’s trigger a desquidgyectomy. We decided to finish the evening’s entertainment with a trigger comparo: the T/E Ruger SR9c, my Springfield XD(m) and Wayne’s ever-faithful Glock 30. Bottom line: the SR9c has the most 1911-style trigger of the bunch. Is that a good thing? I’m not entirely sure. But rest assured I’ll jump off the fence in this week’s SR9c review.

So I was schmoozing with Wayne down at the American Firearms School this evening. When I opined that the Ruger SR9c’s trigger felt totally different from the go-pedal on Ye Olde…

“There will be two types of people in pistol competition,” Ron Norton tells TTAG. “People who start shooting this pistol and people getting beat by people shooting this pistol.” Well he would say that wouldn’t he, being the President of Chiappa Arms and all. But the man’s got pedigree. Norton built his first gun when he was 12. In the intervening 42 years, the accomplished gunsmith and shooter spent 16 years in the Dayton (Ohio) Police Department and several years with the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit (AMU). The latter experience, including shooting competitions throughout South America, is what convinces Norton that the Chiappa Rhino is the best thing since sliced Browning. I mean bread . . .

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Chiappa: Rhino Will Dominate Pistol Competition

“There will be two types of people in pistol competition,” Ron Norton tells TTAG. “People who start shooting this pistol and people getting beat by people shooting this pistol.” Well…

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“The final straw came when Hansen says Miranda pulled a shotgun on her after she refused to have sex with him”

Jersey Shore. Snooki. New boyfriend Jeff Miranda. monstersandcritics.com: “The protection order was reportedly filed by Rebecca Hansen [against Miranda] in April 2009, in Ocean County, New Jersey. Legal documents state that…