Battle of Gate Pā Replica Maori Shotguns for Sale

“To mark the 152nd commemoration of the Battle of Gate Pā exact replicas of the shotguns used by Maori warriors will be available for history fanatics and gun enthusiasts to own,” reports. “The Pukehinahina Charitable Trust has decided to sell its collection of 20 handcrafted tupara, or double-barrel shotguns, which were manufactured in Italy and assembled […]

New Snap-On LaserMax Manta-Ray AR Light at NRA Show

I’m not sure how many TTAG readers hanker for a light for their AR. If you do, you might want this one. The new $219 LaserMax Manta-Ray (a.k.a., LRM-M) features “adjustable brightness and a unique light signature.” It “snaps on and off rifle rails in seconds. Driven by a powerful on board rechargeable battery, LMR-M provides superior performance in close quarters and guards the […]

Guns for Beginners: Don’t Catch a Falling Gun

Some things seem so obvious they don’t need saying. Only when it comes to guns, they do. For example, “always keep a firearm pointed in the safest possible direction.” “Make sure your gun is completely unloaded before cleaning it.” “Don’t leave a gun where a toddler can get it.”  There are other more obscure — but […]

Fast and Furious Investigation Slow and Tedious writes [via] Since December 2010 the government program known as Operation Fast and Furious has morphed into a program that could be accurately labeled as Operation Slow and Tedious. The objective is to delay exposure of the truth until that exposure has no political or personal impact on the various players involved. Efforts to get at the truth of […]

NRA Response To Obama “Smart Gun” Push, Soc. Sec. Reporting

The National Rifle Association’s Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) issued the following statement on President Obama’s latest gun control push: President Obama’s obsession with gun control knows no boundaries,” said Jennifer Baker, director of NRA-ILA Public Affairs. “At a time when we are actively fighting terrorists at home and abroad, this administration would rather focus […]

California’s “Safety for All” Ballot Initiative (Magazine Ban) Qualifies for November Ballot

“Citing the failure of the state Legislature to act, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom said Thursday that he has collected 600,000 signatures of California voters, more than enough to qualify a gun control initiative for the November ballot,” reports, without mentioning the fact that former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg paid for agitators to collect those ballots. “Over […]

New from ATN: X-Sight II

ATN began its corporate life in a burned-out California bank building, where a few gung-ho guys assembled night vision optics. Skip ahead to today and the company is worth $40m, employing some 50 people. CEO James Munn is one of them. And he’s got a winner on his hands. “We sold 30 thousand X-Sight I’s,” the former Army Specialist told TTAG. […]

Unidentified (Of Course) Retired NYPD Officer: Irresponsible Gun Owner of the Day

We’ve heard a lot of debate about Florida’s “Docs with GLOCKs” law, prohibiting physicians from asking patients about their firearms. While that law remains stuck in the courts, it’s also true that some conversations between doctor and patient go better than others. reports on a tete-a-tete that went seriously awry: “It happened at about 10:30 a.m. inside […]