What Could Possibly Go Wrong: I’m Cold Edition

wtvr.com: Allen Marshall, also an avid hunter, says he has got special plans for Saturday when he takes his 6-year-old daughter out for the very first time. “She’s going hunting with me, but she will not be carrying a gun with her. She will be by my side, and I’m not sure how much hunting we’ll […]

What is The Adnarim Statement?

If there’s one thing I hate more than Fox News’ Uncle Unctuous (a.k.a. Bill O’Reilly) it’s their constant cliff-hangers. “Wait ’til you hear who’s got a sniper rifle aimed at your head.” Here’s another one re: what to do after you’ve shot someone: “[Alan] Korwin’s proposed “Adnarim Statements,” (Miranda backwards, pronounced ad-NAH-rim) are synthesized from numerous sources, and […]

I need a new wingman…uh…Wingmaster.

In my continuing effort to come up with a workable home defense strategy, some time back I bought a shotgun. Actually, let me be more specific. Sometime ago, I bought a shotgun to keep a borderline-homicidal, certifiably-crazy, martial-arts expert former roommate of mine from killing me.  Curious? Well it was a curious story, and bears […]

Obscure Object of Desire: Grizzly Custom Guns Marlin 1895G

Despite its reliability, superior rate of fire (for pre-automatic weaponry) and ammo capacity, the lever action rifle never found much success in the U.S. military, for one simple: they’re a bitch to fire from the prone position. With the advent of trench warfare—invented by bullet-aversive soliders during the U.S. Civil War—levers never stood a chance […]

Question of the Day: Volunteer Cops?

It’s often said that America has an all-volunteer Army. I don’t think so. Every United States soldier receives a paycheck. The compensation may be meager (and the hours inflexible), but I reckon that getting paid for a service makes you a professional. A “volunteer” doesn’t get paid. To wit: the Largo Florida Volunteers in Policing […]

Dear Diary: 30 Days to Conceal Carry, Day 3

Went to the range today. If you’d like to read my in-depth review of the gun I’m carrying for the 30-day project, click on over. I’ll wait. Back? Good. Okay, so I was having a discussion with Fearless Leader the other day, and RF casually mentioned that he and his significant other keep a gat […]

Never Bring a Stick to a Gunfight

chicagotribune.com Illinois State Police are investigating the shooting death of a 40-year-old eastern Illinois man by a Vermilion County sheriff’s deputy.  Police say Michael J. Brandel was shot three times Saturday night by an unnamed deputy at Brandel’s apartment. Three deputies were called to the apartment by the landlord who reported that Brandel was damaging the […]

Glock 34 Goes BOOM!

Gun blogger and Boomershoot originator Joe Huffman captured this image (and the one after the jump) of a Glock 34 handgun that exploded at yesterday’s Lewiston [Idaho] Pistol Club Steel Challenge match. Handload? Of course! Other than that, TTAG is investigating . . .