Iraqi Army: 10k M-16s Are Not Enough

I’m not sure what’s up with all the administration’s chatter about the forthcoming – or not – assault on ISIS in Mosul. Why telegraph our military intentions to the enemy? Unless Obama’s Boyz are trying to deflect criticism that the President doesn’t have a plan for combatting the proto-Islamic caliphate’s killers ahead of the Congressional “debate” on the use of force authorization. Or maybe it’s a double fake . . .

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Merry Christmas from TTAG

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May Santa leave exactly what you wanted under your tree. May you spend the day with all of your favorite people, eat most of your favorite foods and avoid that annoying in-law who never fails to drive you freakin’ crazy. To the best readers in the gunoverse, have yourself a merry little Christmas (and a happy new year).

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Safety Tip: Avoid Saudi Wedding Cermonies

It seems nary a week goes by without a new video clip taking the intertubes by storm, depicting a wedding celebration in some third world hell hole exotic locale featuring the questionable handling of firearms going horribly wrong. So if you have friends who are bound and determined to tie the knot – and come from a part of the globe that necessitates visitors  receive multiple vaccinations – here’s a safety tip: make your excuses, send a nice wedding gift and stay home. Think of all the samolians you’ll save on air fare, not to mention that potentially devastatingly expensive air ambulance ride back to a place with hospitals where you don’t have to provide your own sheets.

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Happy Thanksgiving from TTAG

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Even in the midst of economic uncertainty, plague and riots in the streets there’s still plenty to be thankful for. Each in our own way. Big things and small. Whether it’s health and happiness or moist sage cornbread stuffing and plentiful ammo. So whatever it is you’re thankful for, don’t forget to include our Second Amendment freedoms, too. Not that you would.

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Texas International Firearms Festival Sponsor of the Day: Cabot Guns

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The first annual Texas International Firearms Festival – November 8 & 9 at Best of the West Shooting Sports – is just two days away! You need to buy a day pass now – to ensure your chance to sample (and buy) firearms and gear from over two dozen major gun makers. Click here for the full list. Click here to buy a $59 one-day pass or a $95 weekend pass. Ammo included! Cabot Guns witll be there in our retail village, showing off and selling their finely crafted, stunning 1911s. Guns like the beautiful Jones Deluxe. Be at Best of the West Shooting Sports outside Austin this Saturday and Sunday see one for yourself. 

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Texas International Firearms Festival Sponsor of the Day – CMC Triggers

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The first annual Texas International Firearms Festival – November 8 & 9 at Best of the West Shooting Sports – is in just a few days! You need to buy a day pass now – to ensure your chance to sample (and buy) firearms and gear from over two dozen major gun makers. Click here for the full list. Click here to buy a $59 one-day pass or a $95 weekend pass. Ammo included! CMC Triggers witll be there. Be at Best of the West Shooting Sports outside Austin this Saturday and Sunday and you’ll get a chance to try out some of the sweetest AR triggers around, made right here in the great state of Texas. Come and shoot it!

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TTAG Readers Deal of the Week: Ruger LCP With Viridian Laser

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Thanks to our partnership with Gunocracy, TTAG is offering our readers the first crack at getting the excellent Ruger LCP .380 with a Viridian Laser for only $369.00. This full pocket carry kit comes complete with a Ruger LCP .380, pocket holster, and green Viridian laser sighting system. No shipping charges and no sales tax for purchases outside of South Dakota.

Get your LCP Pocket Carry Kit today!

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Texas International Firearms Festival Sponsor of the Day: Advanced Armament Corp

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The first annual Texas International Firearms Festival – November 8 & 9 at Best of the West Shooting Sports – is next weekend! You need to buy a day pass today – your chance to sample (and buy) firearms and gear from over two dozen major gun makers. Click here for the full list. Click here to buy a $59 one-day pass or a $95 weekend pass. Ammo included! Advanced Armament Corp will be there. Be there and you’ll be able to try out some of AAC’s state-of-the-art suppressors and rifles. Guns like their ultra-quiet Model-7, just the thing for quietly bringing down annoying critters like feral hogs. Come and shoot it!

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Texas International Firearms Festival Sponsor of the Day: Action Targets

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The first annual Texas International Firearms Festival – November 8 & 9 at Best of the West Shooting Sports – is just weeks away! You need to buy your day pass today – it’s your chance to sample (and buy) firearms from over two dozen major gun makers. Click here for the full list. Click here to buy a $59 one-day pass or a $95 weekend pass. Ammo included! Action Target will be there. In fact they’re the official target provider of the Texas International Firearms Festival. If all you’ve ever done is poke holes in paper or cardboard on a square range, you haven’t really shot yet. With steel you can get instant feedback as you flip the disks on a dueling tree or run a Mozambique drill on a PT Tactical Torso. Come and shoot (at) it!

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Texas International Firearms Festival Sponsor of the Day: Slide Fire

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The first annual Texas International Firearms Festival – November 8 & 9 at Best of the West Shooting Sports – is just weeks away! You need to buy your day pass today – it’s your chance to sample (and buy) firearms from over two dozen major gun makers. Click here for the full list. Click here to buy a $59 one-day pass or a $95 weekend pass. Ammo included! Slide Fire will be there. You’ve always wanted to shoot a full-auto gun. But renting one is expensive and buying one is, well, astronomical. Not to worry. Full-auto-style  fun is easy to come by with a Slide Fire bump fire stock. It’s affordable, ATF-legal and about as much fun as you can have at a gun range. Come and shoot it!

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Texas International Firearms Festival Sponsor of the Day: Republic Forge

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The first annual Texas International Firearms Festival – November 8 & 9 at Best of the West Shooting Sports – is just weeks away! You need to buy your day pass today – it’s your chance to sample (and buy) firearms from over two dozen major gun makers. Click here for the full list. Click here to buy a $59 one-day pass or a $95 weekend pass. Ammo included! Republic Forge will be there. You haven’t shot a 1911 until you’ve shot a custom-made – in Texas! – hand-fitted beautifully appointed, dead-on accurate 1911 like the pistols Republic turns out. Try one of the most beautiful handguns you’ll every point down range. Come and shoot it!

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