US Military Issues New Contract for 7.62 NATO Battle Rifles

The U.S. military has issued a Request For Information (RFI) to firearms manufacturers looking for a 7.62 NATO battle rifle to be placed into service. The contract’s been dubbed the “Interim Combat Service Rifle (ICSR)” or more formally, opportunity W15QKN-17-X-0A1V). It’s an attempt by the military to fill “a potential gap in the capability of ground forces […]

Armatix IP1 “Smart Gun” Hacked with $15 Worth of Magnets

Since its introduction, the Armatix IP1 “smart gun” has gotten oceans of free publicity from hopeful media mavens and gun control advocates, proclaiming the era of personalized firearms is finally upon us. Armatix’s advent has been the cause of much consternation from the gun control crowd, baffled as to why “smart guns” aren’t yet available […]

5,000 Guns Confiscated So Far from Chicago in 2017

The city of Chicago is the poster child for the graveyard spiral that happens when gun control activists have a stranglehold on the local politicians. The shared belief in that city: stricter gun control laws are all that’s needed to stop the insane number of murders which happen in the city on a daily basis. […]

Gun Review: Weatherby Mark V Accumark in .308 Win

There’s no doubt that Remington’s 700 is the champ, the long-time gold standard in bolt action rifles. But much as Romeo y Julieta is (arguably) the gold standard of cigars, that doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty of room for improvement. To push that analogy just a little further, you might say that Weatherby’s Mark V […]

Trump’s New Comms Director: More Gun Control is ‘Just Common Sense’

President Trump has appointed Anthony Scaramucci as his new communications director, a move which resulted in Sean Spicer’s resignation earlier today. It also prompted something else: celebration from Michael Bloomberg’s employees at Everytown for Gun Safety. It seems that Scaramucci has made some strident communications of his own in the past in support of strict gun […]

Three Best Ways to Eliminate Felt Recoil

When I take newbies shooting for the very first time, the Number One thing that they’re concerned about isn’t noise or the high velocity piece of hot lead rocketing out the end of the firearm — it’s the recoil. They’re concerned that the gun will push them backwards or knock them down. That’s not an […]