Col. Oliver North ♥ the NRA. Which is cool. And he was here again today, this time plugging his latest book. I took the chance to get 15 seconds of facetime with the Colonel, and asked him what he thought of the ATF follies. His reply was in line with what you’d expect: straightforward, un-ambiguous, […]
Badges? Badges?! We don’ need no steekin’ BADGES! (Come on…you would have been disappointed if I didn’t.) Yep. You see a lot of weird, wild, off-beat stuff here at the NRA Confab. And this product is on the list. A badge that looks just like the real ones, except this says something about “Concealed Handgun […]
TTAG published the results of a stress test of the FNH SLP Mk. I in February, and since then I’ve heard a lot of complaints about the reliability of their shotguns. Yes, there are plenty of very happy SLP owners out there, but even among them there’s the often heard refrain. “It runs fine… after […]
Good morning! We meet today amid swirling reports of a growing government scandal. Most of the major media have ignored news that our federal government sanctioned the running of illegal guns into Mexico. Leaks from within ATF and congressional committees are building, and should be investigated by every news organization in America. We deserve to know […]
Two nights ago, RF blogged the announcement of Smith and Wesson’s entry into the .22lr “clone” pistol market; the “new” M&P. One comment surfaced; why in the hell is there a giant 1911-esque thumb safety stuck on this thing?
The Taurus Raging Judge was all the rage at this year’s SHOT show. Here at the NRA convention, The Powers That Be have officially declared the project dead and buried. Again. Still. “The ATF wouldn’t let it through because of the caliber.” The only question: who thought they would? Or did they . . . […]
Taurus is bringing another contender into the US pistol caliber carbine market. The Taurus CT G2 will be available in 9mm, .40S&W, and .45 ACP. Currently jumping through the ATF’s hoops, Taurus hopes to be releasing the C2 in the U.S. this year. The carbine will come in between eight and nine pounds, with an […]
Ben Cook, tactical products marketing manager for Beretta, has a plan for the TX4 shotgun. He wants to take this sporting shotgun and turn it into an absolute monster for 3-gun competitions. To do that, he’s got three steps in mind. First, he wants to make a longer barrel for the TX4, which right now […]