Obscure Object of Desire: Steyr M9 and M40

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When most firearms enthusiasts hear the name Steyr, they think of the AUG [above]. That’s only natural.  It is Steyr’s most memorable gun.  It cuts an instantly-recognizable profile. It screams “COOL”…

Irresponsible Gun Owner of the Day: Brett Reese

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Speaking as one scrupulously-law-abiding citizen who doesn’t do anything, ever, that would endanger the status of his concealed handgun license, I’m scratching my head over Greeley, Colorado school board member/DJ…

What Could Possibly Go Wrong: Chuck Schumer Edition

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Senator Check Schumer via Fox News: “If someone admits to a federal official that he’s used illegal drugs, that information should be sent to the FBI so that person can be disqualified…

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SHOT SHOW: Stoeger to Debut M3500. Finally.

A little sneak peak action at the Las Vegas SHOT Show. A big ass poster hangs over the entrance announcing the new Stoeger M3500. And not before time. Questions about…

Suppressor? I Just Met Her!

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Dear Senator Pridemore: I write to you to urge you to support 2011 HB1016, which would amend RCW 9.41.250. As the statute is currently written, firearm suppressors are not legal…

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Calgary Herald: Canadian Gun Laws Would Have Stopped Loughner-like Loonie

The Calgary Herald reckons it’s OK for the Canadian paper to get on their soapbox re: the Safeway massacre because a bunch of Canadians own property in Arizona. Some close…

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Not All Rabbis are Alike

TTAG’s rabbi [above] has agreed to show me the SHOT show ropes. I am blessed. Unfortunately, not all Jewish spiritual advisors share the rabbi’s Masada-informed perspective on self-defense. This website has…

Hi, My Name is Ryan and I Carry a Crappy Gun

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About three months ago I traded into a crappy gun. I had transitioned from being a detention/armed transport officer for a sheriff’s office in Montana to sitting behind a desk…

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Question of the Day: Are the SHOT Show Organizers Wimps?

See how that works? Even before I touch down in Las Vegas, I’m busy winning friends and influencing people. Slave to the brand baby! Anyway, while I’m winging my way…