Top 6 Firearm Choices for Gun Hipsters

Over on TTAG’s Facebook page, I posted the above photo of my 1980’s Cobray Pocket Pal. The caption read, “Do I load my EDC with 3 rounds of .380 or 5 rounds of .22? Decisions, decisions.” I was, of course, totally kidding. This paperweight of a gun doesn’t even get fired, let alone carried. But as […]

Obscure Object of Desire: Pumpkin Cannon

I’ve seen more than my fair share of potato cannon videos. While I’m glad that the hair spray industry has found a way back from the post-80’s doldrums, spud guns don’t thrill me at all. But a pumpkin cannon? Now that’s what I call entertainment! Which would be even better if a couple of Cucurbita pepo […]

Happy 9mm Day!

You probably thought this was National Talk Like a Pirate Day. Nope…not around these parts in the 9th month on the 19th day. Instead, we want to wish a happy 9mm Day to the 9x19mm, 9mm Luger, 9mm Parabellum (“para bellum” meaning “prepare for war” in Latin), 9mmP, 9mm NATO, 9×19, simply the “9mm,” the […]

Anniversary Present: Tricking Out My Mossberg Shockwave

  I didn’t know my fourth anniversary present would be blue steel, but by golly, my lovely bride came through for me over the Labor Day weekend. She hit a home run (grand slam?) with her first firearm present for me in a Marinecote version of Mossberg’s hot-selling, innovative Shockwave shotgun. Officially, the ATF classifies […]

Pop Quiz: Name the Rifle Calibers

As I put a new review rifle in my safe, chambered as it was in a caliber I’ve never owned, I wondered: Just how many rifle calibers do I have in stock in my house at this moment? The answer was 18. But the question, for you, is can you identify them all from these […]

What Three Guns Should We Save?

Hurricane Harvey hasn’t yet brought enough water to the Austin area to float TTAG’s ark, but we’re getting there. The good news: there’s still some space left for a few more pairs of guns. The last guy left behind the unicorns and mammoths, while saving tarantulas, leeches, and whatever this thing is. What three firearms […]

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