Springfield Armory Daily Digest: Gunspotting, Gunstealing, and Gunvoting

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Do you telegraph that you’re carrying? How to Spot a Concealed Handgun – “Individuals who carry a handgun professionally are well attuned to the range of mannerisms that can indicate the…

Infographic: How Big Is The SHOT Show?

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The SHOT Show extravaganza is almost here, and all of our email accounts are buzzing with invites, plans, and travel details as we draw a deep breath before taking the…

NSSF: Gun Sales Jump 17.2% In 2011

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According to preliminary sales numbers collected by the ATF and crunched by the National Shooting Sports Federation, 2011 was a record-breaking year for gun sales. Americans bought 17.2% more guns…

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NSSF: Shooting Industry Suffers from 40% Return/Defect Rate

Thanks in no small part to our gavel-to-gavel SHOT Show coverage, TTAG is now acknowledged as the biggest and baddest firearms-related blog out there. Nick and I were a tad…

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SHOT Show: NSSF’s War of the Words

The SHOT Show is run by the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF). Like our South African friend over at thefirearmsblog.com, the NSSF tries to avoid politics. As did the NRA…

Sighting In.

I’ve been interested in how to sight-in a weapon for some time. It’s one of those subjects cloaked in mystery, superstition, science, pseudo-science, alchemy and wives tales (like ballistics and stopping power, I suppose). So my interest was piqued when an email came across my desk from the National Shooting Sports Foundation, with the claim that they had a two-shot method for sighting in your gun. Trouble was, they’re talking about a rifle. With a scope. Still waiting on an easy method to sight-in my 1911. Sigh…

I’ve been interested in how to sight-in a weapon for some time. It’s one of those subjects cloaked in mystery, superstition, science, pseudo-science, alchemy and wives tales (like ballistics and…

The National Shooting Sports Foundation weighs in on the McDonald ruling, et all. Part the Second after the break.

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More McDonald Analysis: NSSF Speaks Out

The National Shooting Sports Foundation weighs in on the McDonald ruling, et all. Part the Second after the break.

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National Shooting Sports Foundation Seeks to Disarm Members

That’s MISTER sensationalistic headline to you. Sill, what are we to make of this statement from the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF): “Children across the country will start their summer…

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40% Buy Guns for “Home Protection; 36% for “Personal Protection.” Or Something Like That.

I make that 76 percent of Americans buy a gun or guns for some kind of defensive purpose, according to a National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) poll conducted by Harris…

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