Open Carry vs. Concealed Carry? Wrong Question . . .

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Oh, sure. I know what you’re thinking. Just after Martin Albright posted a well-reasoned, rational argument against Open Carry, here comes another article with a contrarian view. Will the madness…

Gun Review: Century Arms WASR-10 (Romanian AK)

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“Loose is good.” I think. Since that’s really just a hunch, I did the easiest most journalistically-thorough thing and Googled the phrase. My results? Well, let’s just say they stuck…

SKS Trumps AK

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The AK is the epitome of the sexy/scary “assault rifle” genre. With its sinister angles and scythe-like Magazine, the weapon just oozes danger and coolness. In contrast, the SKS is…

During the course of TTAG’s relocation exploration, I met up with Army vet and TTAG writer Martin Albright in urban sprawl Colorado. After patiently waiting for your humble scribe for an hour-and-a-half (sainthood pending), Martin demoed and shot his new AR. As usual, I mega-flinched during the initial firing sequence. If you must know, I was also nervous as hell firing the weapon; I acted like a total newbie. [Second video post-MORE.] “Bullets face forward.” I knew that! The AR-style gun is a hit because they’re so damn easy to fire with .223 ammo: gentle recoil, maximum accuracy. OK, so I only got one round on the target at 50 yards. But it went in the black. FWIW. Martin’s grouping was, as you’d expect, as tight as an F. Scott Fitzgerald socialite (in the jazz age sense of the word, obviously). The AR’s trigger pull was crisp, clean, light yet refreshing. I gotta get me one of them guns. Or more. Meanwhile, kudos to Martin for building such a lovely piece of machinery that didn’t blow up once.

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Show Us Your Gun: Martin Albright’s New AR-15

During the course of TTAG’s relocation exploration, I met up with Army vet and TTAG writer Martin Albright in urban sprawl Colorado. After patiently waiting for your humble scribe for…

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Reloading 101: Crunching the Numbers (Part 2)

If there’s one thing I like more than shooting it’s being a cheap bastard saving money. It’s the main reason I got into reloading: more shooting for less bucks. Eco-warrior…

Victory for University of Colorado Gun Ban opponents

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The Denver Post Online reports that the Colorado Court of Appeals ruled Thursday in favor of Students for Concealed Carry on Campus. The group, profiled here by TTAG, argued that…

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Reloading 101: How to Beat the High Co$t of Ammo (Part 1)

Besides being mechanically inept, I don’t have a particularly green thumb. That’s probably because I’d never been a homeowner until I got married last year. Also, in my 23 years…

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The Truth About Guns Clocks 18k+ Visits in its First Full Month

After creating, selling and leaving The Truth About Cars, I thought I’d never find a subject that would engage me as fully as all things automotive. Boy, was I wrong….

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Editorial: Pop Culture and Guns in “Couples Retreat”

Rented the movie “Couples Retreat” a few weeks ago. Unfortunately, not much more than a mediocre film (maybe two stars, max.) As is the case with too many movies today,…