Man who used CNC mill to make untraceable guns sentenced to 41 months – “A Sacramento, California, man was sentenced Thursday to over three years in prison for unlawful manufacture of a firearm and one count of dealing firearms. Last year, Daniel Crowninshield pleaded guilty to those counts in exchange for federal prosecutors dropping other charges. According to investigators, Crowninshield, known online as ‘Dr. Death,’ would sell unfinished AR-15 lower receivers, which customers would then pay for him to transform into fully machined lower receivers using a computer numerically controlled (CNC) mill.” You can’t do that.
Frank Cagle: State senator’s gun bill is irresponsible, dangerous – “Since the Republicans took control of the (Tennessee) Legislature they have passed 15 or 20 gun bills. The expansion of Second Amendment rights, especially in light of the U.S. Supreme Court decision on the right to bear arms, is almost absolute. Any reasonable gun rights legislation has long since been passed. So what can the gun lobby do? Why, propose unreasonable gun rights legislation.”
If you forget your gun before venturing into the woods . . . Frontiersman Bear Spray, Practice Bear Spray, Bear Horn Reduces Risk – “SABRE is the industry’s leader provider of all things personal safety. With a more safety tools than ever, the Frontiersman Bear Spray and Frontiersman Bear Horn add to SABRE’s extensive line of bear safety products. The potent bear spray alongside its powerful horn counterpart is the perfect combination to provide industry leading bear safety. The bear horn unleashes a sound warning bears that humans are present, giving them a warning to clear the area before any potentially dangerous encounters may occur.”
STI Introduces the DVC Tactical for Defensive Handgun Shooters – “The new DVC Tactical 2011© Pistol features aggressive slide lightening cuts and grip stippling, taking the most functional features of STI competition guns and putting them in a package for the defensive handgun shooter. The DVC Tactical Pistol comes with rugged, fixed tritium sights and a threaded 5.0” barrel . . . low-viz black DLC (Diamond Like) coating and a copper tinted TiAIN (Titanium Aluminum Nitride) coated barrel. The gun comes standard with a tool-less guide rod and full length tactical dust cover for mounting a variety of accessories. The DVC Tactical Pistol also features the STI Tactical Magwell for quick reloads and mag stripping. The pistol is available in 9mm (20 round capacity) or .45 (14 round capacity) and sells for $2,999.” JWT to review.
Scapegoating lawful gun owners for Chicago’s problems . . . Let’s try extreme vetting for gun owners – “What if — and it’s a crazy thought, I know, but stay with me — what if it actually isn’t a good idea to allow nearly everyone to buy all the guns they want with minimal to nonexistent background checks? What if it’s not just poverty, joblessness, illegal drugs, wimpy judges and fractured families causing the sort of mayhem that recently saw three kids die of bullet wounds in just two days in Chicago? What if the glut of guns is a part of it?” The counter to this: constitutional carry in Arizona, Vermont, Alaska, Maine….
Hogue Inc Expands Rifle Stock Line with Additional Flat Dark Earth Models – Henderson, NV – Hogue, Inc., announces the expansion of their OverMolded® Flat Dark Earth rifle stock selections. “For years the Hogue rifle stock has been the number one choice for enthusiasts wanting to dress their rifle with an attractive, performance enhancing after-market stock,” said stock designer Pat Hogue. “With the demand for Flat Dark Earth models increasing, our customers have made it known they want additional choices. So, we listened.”
But we’ve been told that easy access to supressors would mean a new generation of stealthy super-criminals . . . ATF: 1.3 Million Silencers in U.S. Rarely Used in Crimes – “The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) released statistics to the Washington Free Beacon on Wednesday showing that the nearly 1.3 million silencers registered in the United States are rarely used in crimes. As of 02-03-2017, there are 1,297,670 suppressors registered with ATF under the National Firearms Act,’ Justice Department spokesman Dillon McConnell told the Free Beacon.”
Where’s gun culture 2.0 when you need it? . . . Fake rifle used by drill team triggers lockdown at Simi Valley schools – “Two schools in Simi Valley were placed on lockdown for roughly four hours Wednesday after police received reports of a person possibly armed with a rifle on the campus of Royal High School. The lockdown was lifted shortly after noon without incident, when authorities discovered that the suspected rifle was not a firearm at all, but was actually a ceremonial imitation used by a drill team member.”