New from Recover Tactical: CC3 1911 Grip And Rail

Image courtesy Recover TacticalSome classic warbirds, like the original CZ75 and the venerable 1911, were just designed too soon to understand the need to clip lights, lasers, can openers and iPods to them. Recover Tactical has just released this Israeli grip/rail adapter which can teach your old warhorse a few new tricks. But only if you don’t mind the decidedly tech/tactical look of this wraparound Total 1911 Makeover accessory . . .

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Irresponsible Gun Owner Of The Day: Joanne Winding

Photo from Joanne Winding's Facebook page

The importance of securing your firearms from children cannot be overstated. When an unsecured firearm leads to a gunshot injury, it’s usually because one child finds the gun and shoots another. But this disaster can unfold in many terrible ways, and a Georgia toddler recently shot his own mother when he found her loaded handgun . . .

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Irresponsible Gun Owner Of The Day: Repo Man Edition

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When you can’t pay cash for a car or ATV, you borrow the money and promise to pay it back. When you can’t pay the lender, they’ll eventually send someone like Otto from the ‘Helping Hand Acceptance Agency’ to take it back. When this happens, the law is pretty squarely on Otto’s side. Don’t f*ck with Otto. Don’t be like Jason W. Greber . . .

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Omaha Gun ‘Turn-In’ Nets Two Explosives…And Destroys Evidence Of 21 Possible Felonies

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The Omaha, Nebraska Police Department held a ‘Gun Amnesty Day’ on Saturday, inviting residents to drop off their unwanted and/or illegal guns and ammunition for destruction. As is usually the case with these taxpayer subsidized dog and pony shows, the OPD’s event was done on a no-questions-asked basis. Twenty-one guns were collected, along with two reportedly live items of explosive military ordnance . . .

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Gear Review: American Security ‘Heavy Duty Handgun Safe’

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Every serious gun owner should already have a primary gun safe in the home. A heavy, armored vault that will defeat determined, if not expert, thieves with a crowbar or cordless drill and the time to use them. In addition to safeguarding the rest of your collection, such a safe is where you keep the Big Gun, a shotgun or carbine of decisive firepower which is too big to keep handy next to your bed. These big safes are great, but . . .

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Defensive Gun Use Of The Day: Inferior Firepower Edition

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The first rule of gunfighting is — we all know this, right? — have a gun. Once you have a gun, conventional wisdom suggests your choice of caliber is not of primary importance. There are, of course, limits to this conventional wisdom. A 23-year-old Georgia man discovered that no legitimate defensive caliber begins with “point one seven seven” . . .

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