New From LaserLyte: Kryptonyte Center Mass Laser

LaserLyte’s latest entry into the green light laser landscape is the Kryptonyte Center Mass Laser. It projects a little constellation of eight dots arrayed in a circle around a center aiming point. Why? Because they can! Also because – as they say – the celestial configuration works better with rails longer than three inches and […]

PMC X-TAC 5.56 Ammo Lights Up the Night…And the Day

by John Boch, president of Guns Save Life Low muzzle flash is one of the non-negotiable requirements of any good self-defense load. In October, at the GSL Defense Training Urban Rifle 101 course, one of our students was shooting PMC X-TAC 5.56 XP-193 ammo in his stock Ruger SR-556 rifle. We noticed some muzzle-flash during […]

Quote of the Day: Faulty Thinking Edition

  “Democrats to their detriment and disgrace have ignored the gun issue because they wrongly viewed it as a lost cause — faulty thinking that has hurt them in energizing their base, and contributed to additional bloodshed in our streets. President Obama has seen first-hand the payback for bold leadership in supporting gay marriage. Since […]

OMG! It’s an Old Gun! In a Book! OMG!

Maybe we should start spending more time browsing the stacks. Some little blue-haired lady got the shock of her life last week when she cracked open a copy of Outerbridge Reach that had been donated to the Porter County Public Library. The book, according to, had been hollowed out and held – gasp! – […]

How to Get an Short Barrel Rifle, Part II: The Paperwork

The following originally appeared at the Defense Firearms Blog and is reprinted here with permission. This is the second part of “How to legally own an SBR” (short barrel rifle). The first part focused on the measurements and everything leading up to the paperwork. This part specifically covers SBRs, but can apply to short barrel shotguns, […]

Want a Short Barreled Rifle? Here’s How

The following originally appeared at the Defense Firearms Blog and is reprinted here with permission. An SBR, or short barrel rifle is a category of firearm that is regulated by the National Firearms Act or NFA. Basically speaking it’s a rifle with a barrel shorter than 16″ or smaller than 26″ overall length. Another type […]