.22 LR on Shelves 3.6 Cents per Round

The .22 LR bubble is well and truly over. With the Trump presidency now almost a year old, gun owners are no longer worried that ammunition might be hard to find in the indefinite future. I visited the WalMart in Northern Dallas on the corner of Marsh Lane and Frankford Rd recently. It’s had more […]

Cabot Guns Relaunches Alchemy Custom Weaponry

Premium custom 1911 maker Cabot Guns bought Alchemy Custom Weaponry in 2016. Now they’re re-launching the brand in advance of SHOT, featuring three hand-tuned and fitted 1911 pistols in the mid to upper $2000 range…about half the starting price of a Cabot. Here’s their press release . . . Cabot Guns Launches Legendary Alchemy Custom […]

Black Friday Sets Single Day NICS Record, Trump Slump Be Damned

The Trump slump is officially not a thing. Well, at least for one day it wasn’t. Black Friday firearms sales shattered the one-day NICS record, as American gun buyers swooped down on ballistic bargains created by over-optimistic over-production. usatoday.com: The FBI was flooded Friday with more than 200,000 background check requests for gun purchases, setting […]

Gun Makers Market Products by Appealing to Buyers’ Racism: Quote of the Day

“Not all gun lovers are racists, but there is plenty of white pride rhetoric among Second Amendment advocates, and racism is deeply embedded in the history of that particular clause. Whether they’re proudly proclaiming to be infidels (specifically, enemies of Islam), or boasting that “Blue Lives Matter,” anyone who hopes to sell such products capitalizes […]

Russian Government to Give Up Control of Kalashnikov

The Russian government is currently the majority shareholder of Kalashnikov Concern, the company responsible for the design and manufacturing of AK pattern firearms for the civilian market. This has proved to be a problem in the past most recently when the company was sanctioned by the United States for Russia’s alleged meddling in the 2016 election. Kalashnikov […]