The truth about 6.5 ammo

The Truth About 6.5mm Ammo

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Ask anyone. Look on internet forums or in print magazines. Strike up a conversation at your local gun store. You'll hear it everywhere: the 6.5mm family of rounds are like a mystical laser beam. Efficiency? Lethality? The...

Today’s Best 9mm Self-Defense Ammo

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We are living in an era in which 9mm is king in terms of popularity and widespread availability. There is a large number of reasons for the success of the cartridge, among them low...
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Senior Citizen Defender Now On Sale

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In January, we wrote of the Senior Citizen Defender, a laser-equipped, horizontal forward grip for pistols. The device is an assist tool for people with manual dexterity or mobility problems. Mounted with a laser...

Four Homemade Submachine Guns Confiscated Near Sydney, Australia

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When extreme restrictions are placed on the manufacture, acquisition and ownership of legal automatic firearms, one of the easiest repeaters to make at home or in small workshops is the submachine gun. The four...

Battle of the Black Rifles: AR-10 vs AR-15

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So...you want a black rifle to make some pews with, leading you to consider an AR-10 vs. AR-15. But you hear that one of the two flavors of ArmaLite Rifle (because that's what "AR"...
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State Your Case: 10mm Auto vs. .45 ACP

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In my State Your Case article on the 9mm vs. .40 S&W the .40 got a raw deal in that discussion, but I did my best to defend it and make it as equal...

What You Should Know Before Buying A Bullpup Rifle

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So you want to be tacticool, but break from those unoriginal so-and-so's with their boring ARs and AKs by getting a bullpup rifle? Well...you may want to hold your horses. There are a few...

The Legacy of New York’s Sullivan Laws

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You may not know what so-called Sullivan laws are, but you've probably already dealt with one at some point. Sullivan laws, as they're known, were the laws that largely created firearm permitting systems that...

Sturm, Ruger Leads Firearms Manufacturing in the U.S.

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Sturm, Ruger is the country's largest gun maker, according to the most-recent figures from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (BATFE). The agency's "Firearms Commerce in the United States Annual Statistical Update" interim...

Handgun Service Life: What Does It Really Mean?

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Handgun service life is something that's often misunderstood. A handgun is, like any tool, just a man-made object that has moving parts. While not as simple as an inclined plane, handguns are relatively easy...

The Truth About Microstamping

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  Shootings suck. That's a fact that everyone of every political color can agree on. The world would be a much better place if people didn't shoot at each other and only pieces of paper...

Plastic 3D ‘Guns’ Confiscated in Australian Raid

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A few weeks ago, in the town of Mudjimba on the Sunshine Coast of Eastern Australia, police raided a house and found 3D-printed plastic guns, some false identifications and a small amount of drugs. From...