Random Thoughts About Denny’s Dallas 30.07 ‘No Open Carry’ Signs

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On a Saturday morning in Dallas, Texas, my daughter and I decided to eat breakfast at a nearby Denny’s. On the way in, I noticed the restaurant had posted a 30.07…

Mossberg’s New 590 Shockwave: The New Coach Gun?

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Mossberg’s new Shockwave shotgun was introduced at the SHOT Show and is finally being seen in the wild. The shotgun, classified by our friends at the BATFE as a “non-NFA firearm,”…

More Remington Layoffs Hit Defense Division, Product Management

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A few days ago news broke that Remington layed off 122 employees at their Ilion, New York plant. While some have tried to claim there is no post-election slump, the actions of…

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Firearms Slump Forces Gander Mountain Into Bankruptcy, 32 Stores to Close

Gander Mountain is one of a few national chains dedicated to outdoor sports that sells firearms. Along with stores like Cabela’s, Bass Pro, Dick’s and Academy, they offer gear for everything…

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British Hypocrisy on Guns

British subjects are denied the right to use ANY self-defense weaponry. While Her Majesty’s Government “allows” some subjects to own shotguns, the regulation regime is onerous. And they cannot be…

Is the Firearms Industry Backing Away from Military-Style Ads?

As our man Johannes reported, survivors of the Sandy Hook massacre have been trying — unsuccessfully — to sue Bushmaster for its military-style advertising for the weapon used in the…

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FBI NICS Checks Indicate Ongoing Post-Trump Sales Slump?

The stats for December’s FBI National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) checks are in. Keep in mind that the NICS numbers don’t directly correlate to gun sales. Some states don’t require…

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Sandy Hook Plaintiffs Appeal to Connecticut Supreme Court

As Dean Weingarten reported, the lawsuit filed against Bushmaster Rifles, wholesaler Camfour Holding, and retailer Riverview Gun Sales by survivors and family of Adam Lanza’s Sandy Hook attack was dismissed…

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Russian Firearms Maker “Molot” Bankrupt, Company Will be Auctioned

Russian firearms manufacturer Molot seems to be in a bit of a spot. They filed for bankruptcy five years ago, but since that point their sales haven’t improved and no…

Reports: Colt Lays Off Custom Shop Employees

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Colt has been in bad shape for years. Once the king of military contracts, the (allegedly) declining quality of their firearms caused them to lose those very lucrative deals to…

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GLOCK Protests SIG P320 Win of Army’s MHS Contract

With a contract as big as the Army Modular Handgun System contract and competitors as big as SIG SAUER, GLOCK, and Smith & Wesson it was natural that someone would…

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Texas Jack: Everything for the 1870 Cowboy

I grew up in the Texas Hill Country not far from Fredericksburg, about ninety minutes west of Austin. Back then it was an attractive little town, a good place to…