Silencer Shop: Now You Can Buy From Your Local Dealer, Too

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(sponsored content) Did you know that you can now buy all the suppressors in Silencer Shop’s huge inventory through your local gun store?  Through close-knit partnerships with local FFLs and manufacturers…

I Had My First Negligent Discharge Today

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Reader Chris V. writes: Sort of. Fortunately it didn’t involve any of my firearms. My unintentional boom happened while I was seated, seating primers into cases that I’m in the…

Do-It-Yourself Magazine Storage System

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Reader Thundervoice writes: I’m an engineer. I’m always looking for a cheaper and better way to do something. Having recently begun competing in local USPSA events, my collection of magazines…

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Springfield Armory Rolls Out DUEL 3 Give-Away

We don’t pump every give-away and promo that comes over the electronic transom, but sometimes we hear of a particularly good one that’s worth passing along. Springfield Armory’s back again…

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Now That He’s Been ‘Ghosted,’ Will Anti-Gun ‘Action Hero’ Sean Penn Rearm?

When it comes to guns, the word “ghost” doesn’t just apply to aperture sights, or even to California State Senator Kevin de Leon making a fool of himself. It now…

Updated List of Exhibitors At The 2016 Texas Firearms Festival, Nov 14 & 15

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(sponsored post) With a little under 100 days to go, the 2016 Texas Firearms Festival’s exhibitor roster is just about set. We’ve filled all the bays. And the rifle range. And…

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What’s Wrong With This Picture: ISIS Family Portrait Edition

  Rick N. tossed this image over the electronic transom courtesy wsj.com. It’s unusual in the sense that most ISIS images feature kneeling prisoners in orange jumpsuits shortly before they’re…

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Fighter Design Vertx Airflow Phantom Ops Pants – Cooler Than Shorts

(sponsored content) Here in Texas, August and early September are the dog days and coyote nights of grueling heat. Even when the sun goes down, moving around outside’s like trying to walk through…

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Combat Medic: What To Do If Someone Else Is Shot

Being shot and having to treat yourself is not ideal. I went over the basics of what to do if you are shot in a previous TTAG post. The nice…

Combat Medic: The Work Really Starts Once You’re Shot

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The best medicine on any battlefield is fire superiority. That simple mantra, or some version of it, is written in just about every tactical medical manual and Tactical Combat Casualty…

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TTAG’s Summer Content Contest: Win a Henry Rifle! Or Winchester Ammo!

You’ve made it past the 4th of July. You still have two sad dried-out hamburger patties and half a bowl of congealing potato salad in the fridge and you’ve already…

By John McAdams via wideopenspaces.com

Using explosions to start an avalanche under controlled conditions is a common practice all over the world, including in the United States. However, these Russian Army Soldiers in North Ossetia got a little more than they bargained for when using their heavy artillery to trigger an avalanche.

Russian Artillery Crew’s ‘Controlled’ Avalanche Not So Controlled

By John McAdams via wideopenspaces.com Using explosions to start an avalanche under controlled conditions is a common practice all over the world, including in the United States. However, these Russian Army…