Gun Store Owner Foils Potential Mass Shooting

When a man walked into Central Texas Gun Works and asked to buy a $1000 SIG pistol and 1500 rounds of ammo, alarms went off (both literally and figuratively). The man told the clerk that he had recently been released from a hospital and, “I want a gun. I want this SIG. I want to make […]

The Truth About Guns on the Radio

If you live in beautiful Austin, Texas, then tune in this Sunday from 4 to 5 PM on Austin’s TALK 1370 AM to hear The Truth About Guns’ own writer, Alan Brooks, on the “Come and Talk It” radio show. If you don’t live in Austin you can listen online here or check out the podcast […]

Irresponsible Gun Owner of the Day: Oscar Aguilar

A 21 year old veterinarian from Mexico City got tired of posting pictures of himself with fast cars and loose women and thought it would be fun to post a selfie with a gun on facebook for a change. Unfortunately the late Dogfather ignored all of the firearms safety rules by assuming the gun was unloaded, […]

Gear Review: RamRodz Gun Swabs

Every trip I take to the range ends the same way. I come home, change into something comfortable, lay out my cleaning supplies on the table, unpack and clear all the toys, grab a beer, put on the TV and start cleaning. By the time every piece is back in the safe my hands are […]

Gear Review: Telor Tactical T-Fit Ankle Holster

The problem with ankle-carry: you have to take a knee (or hop around on one leg) to reach your piece. That can make getting your gat, and then moving and shooting, difficult. If you’re young and athletic it might not be much of a problem. If you spent your youth jumping out of planes, helicopters […]

Range Report: Heavily Modified Nagant 1895 Revolver

After a year and a half of tinkering with an old Nagant revolver that I had, I finally got around to putting it back together yesterday. I posted a picture of it (above) on Reddit last night and it was surprisingly popular. Several people asked for a range report, so here we go. This particular revolver was […]

Beer Review: Guns and Oil’s Maverick Lager

  RF snapped a pic of Guns and Oil Brewing Co.’s Maverick Lager at his local HEB [not shown]. “I’m so confused!” he posted on Facebook. The folks over at G&O caught wind of his anguish and reached out and offered TTAG a T-shirt, a couple of can koozies and a case of beer. We’ve […]

Gun Grabbers Disrupt the Gun Lobby at SXSW. Or Not.

South by Southwest (SXSW) is the annual music, film, and miscellaneous lecture festival that clogs the streets of Austin every March with tens of thousands of out-of-towners who don’t know how to use frontage roads. This year it also drew the heads of some of the foremost anti-gun organizations in America. Mark Glaze, the Executive […]