UPDATE: ATF Clarifies Form 1 Marking Requirements

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Back at SHOT Show I asked the ATF agents at their booth a simple question: once you have an approved Form 1 to make and register a NFA weapon, when…

New ATF Re-Classification Could Make Ammo More Scarce

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The key component in modern smokeless gunpowder is nitrocellulose. This quick and efficient burning compound is the cornerstone upon which the various blends of gunpowder are built and without it the…

BREAKING: Leaked Photos of New GLOCK 17M

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Our friends over at TFB have gotten their hands on a picture (via P&S) of the new GLOCK 17M that will be coming out soon. Check out their post. The photo…

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Gun Review: Remington R51 Gen 2

I was excited when Remington announced they were creating a redesigned Model 51 handgun. I was looking forward to seeing what Remington could do with the Pedersen Action concept, formerly lost to the mists…

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BREAKING: Judge Upholds Ban on 5.45×39 AK-74 Ammunition

Roughly a year ago the ATF reclassified certain kinds of 5.45x39mm ammunition as “armor piercing” and banned them from importation. This has only been possible with the explosion in “pistol”…

Gun Review: Original Remington Model 51

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Something remarkable happened at the beginning of the 20th Century. Semi-automatic magazine-fed handguns were still a fairly novel concept, but new designs were popping up constantly. This was the era that gave us…

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BREAKING: Obama Issues Executive Order That May Drive Gunsmiths Out of Business

President Obama has the ability to issue “executive orders” that direct the agencies controlled by the Office of the President to change the way they operate. Government agencies have a…

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FireClean Lawsuit Against Bloggers Dismissed, Patent Rejected

This has been a bad week for FireClean. For those who haven’t been following the kerfuffle, a blogger named Andrew Tuohy published an analysis of FireClean which showed it was…

Watch LA County Melt Thousands Of Guns In Mesmerizing Video

Robert found this video over on AOL.com. I figured that it could use an appropriate soundtrack. Grab a Kleenex before pressing play.

Want an Actual Working Handheld Minigun? Here’s the XM556!

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We’ve all been there. The burning desire to play the part of Jesse Ventura in Predator, laying down death and destruction with a belt fed minigun. Naturally that was all…

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IGOTD: British Officers’ Flare Gun Duel Gone Wrong

It used to be that two gentlemen who found themselves in a heated feud could settle things in a civilized manner with pistols at 20 paces. Man-versus-man on equal ground fighting…

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ATF Posts Updated Processing Times for NFA Forms

Getting your NFA paperwork approved by the ATF is an annoying necessity for those who want cool gun toys (like silencers and SBRs) to play with. Given the torrential weight of…