Why No One Wants To Buy My Gun

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I’ve dreamt of getting my private pilot’s license ever since I can remember. About two months ago, the planets finally aligned. I had the time to take the training course at…

Ruger Issues Recall for SR-556VT AR-15 Rifle

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  Ruger came out with the SR-556 a couple years back now, and it was very well received. The piston-powered rifle seemed to be rugged and reliable, and when I…

TrackingPoint Accepting Bitcoins for Firearm Sales

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  A few days ago, the powers that be in Washington decided that Bitcoin will be treated like a commodity and not like a currency. That means it’ll be taxed…

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Michigan Passes Short Barreled Rifle and Shotgun Legalization

On Thursday, the governor of Michigan signed into law a piece of legislation that finally makes the possession, manufacture, and transfer of short barreled rifles and shotguns within the state…

Mark from Austin’s Silencer Shop is a downright pleasant fellow. Talking to him yesterday afternoon after our story posted about the rumored ATF cease and desist letter that’s coming down the pike, he sounded calm, cool, and collected. But one thing that did seem to concern him was how, as he sees it, the ATF is trying to use his shop as a scapegoat . . .

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Silencer Shop: The ATF Is Blaming Us for Their Crappy Website

Mark from Austin’s Silencer Shop is a downright pleasant fellow. Talking to him yesterday afternoon after our story posted about the rumored ATF cease and desist letter that’s coming down…

ATF to Halt NFA Batch Processing, Re-Design eForms System

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A few days ago we reported on the assertion by the ATF and a couple of FFL holders that one of the reasons the ATF’s new NFA paperwork processing system…

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Choosing a Competition Rifle: SCAR 16S versus PWS Mk114

If you had asked me a couple years back what platform was the best for 3-gun competitions, there wouldn’t have been a moment’s hesitation from me — the AR-15 uber…

It was less than two years ago when Freedom Group hired Scott Blackwell as the president of marketing and sales. Since then, things haven’t exactly been going well for Big Green. From the ongoing quality control issues with their firearms to the mixed reviews that the brand new Remington R51 is seeing, Remington’s image could be better. Yesterday afternoon a confidential email from Freedom Group head honcho George Kollitides to his team announced that Scott Blackwell will be moving on and resigning from his position. Sources say that he was actually fired during a meeting, and that it was sudden and unexpected. The timing leaves much to the imagination, especially with the head of marketing being replaced so soon after SHOT Show and the R51 launch. Make the jump for the text of the email . . .

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BREAKING: Scott Blackwell, President of Marketing & Sales for Remington, Resigns

It was less than two years ago when Freedom Group hired Scott Blackwell as the president of marketing and sales. Since then, things haven’t exactly been going well for Big…

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The Never-Empty Double Gun…lolwut?

One of my friends recently stumbled across this website, where the proprietors are looking to introduce a unique and interesting new firearm — a double-GLOCK SBR. The patent pending concept…

Gun Review: CMMG Mk4 3GR

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It seems like all of the major firearms manufacturers these days are going after the 3-gun market.And that’s great, since the sport is absolutely booming and the only serious manufacturers…

We’ve already talked with Dimitrios Karras, owner of Ares Armor, but it’s always good to hear the story straight from the horse’s mouth. In this interview with Reason TV, Dimitrios calmly and clearly discusses exactly what happened with the ATF raid, and exactly how dumb the ATF’s actions were. “To think that this is over a piece of plastic is ludicrous,” Dimitri says, “this was a nice way for them to get their arm inside of our business and grab the information that they’re actually looking for.” There is a new piece of information that we didn’t have before, though, and it makes the ATF look even more like a bunch of jack-booted thugs . . .

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Video: Interview with Ares Armor About ATF Raid

We’ve already talked with Dimitrios Karras, owner of Ares Armor, but it’s always good to hear the story straight from the horse’s mouth. In this interview with Reason TV, Dimitrios…

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On the Difference Between Feeling Safe and Being Safe

Whenever gun control advocates make their pitch for adding still more firearms-restricting laws to the books, there’s one theme that they continually use to wrap their agenda in: safety. They…