Homebrewed .50 Cal Captured From ISIS in Iraq

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https://youtu.be/MHgwgC0-CEo Jake Hamby has posted photographs of a small shop-manufactured .50 caliber single shot, scoped rifle. The rifle was captured from ISIS forces in Iraq. Many on the Internets are disparaging the rifle, characterizing it...

Review: Homemade and Deadly – Craft Production of Small Arms in Nigeria

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HOMEMADE AND DEALY: Craft Production of Small Arms in Nigeria by Authors Mathias Nowak and André Gsell, June of 2018, 19 pages. This remarkable briefing paper provides a fascinating look into the underground production of...

Illegal Homemade Submachine Guns and Silencers Seized, Despite Canadian Gun Laws

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As governments increasingly attempt to make guns and gun ownership illegal, the less they succeed in doing so. It does not mean that fewer criminals are armed. Overall crime does not drop when controls...

Homemade Sub-Machine Guns in Australia

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https://youtu.be/FH76VoI_hsw This video is from 2013 is a graphic illustration of the results of what happens when extreme gun restrictions are imposed, as they have been in Australia. When it's prohibitively expensive or nearly impossible...

TSA Discovers Over 100 Pistols In Carry-Ons In One Week

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The Transportation Security Agency discovered 101 pistols in carry-on luggage at TSA-covered airports in the US during the week of May 14-20. In that group, 9mm pistols were the clear favorite, making up 43 of...

Carrying With a Disability, Part 2: Gun and Gear Recommendations

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Suggestions are about the same thing as opinions. I find that the majority of people mean well, but the main issue is that they're telling you what works for them, which is invariably a...

Where Are All The Bear Attack Pistol Failures?

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While discussing the effectiveness of pistols in defence against bear attacks, a consistent theme is the claim that they're not effective, difficult to use, and that many more people who use handguns are badly mauled...

Twice Is Nice: Can You Reload Cartridges With Previously Fired Bullets?

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It seems I can’t walk out my door these days without getting into some sort of nonsense argument over bullets or cartridges. Granted, I do start some of those arguments, but the latest one...

Falling Bullet Injuries: Pakistan v. U.S.

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On July 1st, 2017, 13-year-old Noa Inman of Hammond, Indiana was struck by celebratory gunfire. He died from a wound to the head. Such clear cut examples are rare enough to become national news...

August NICS Background Checks Another New Record

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Background checks completed in the FBI's National Instant Background Check system totaled 2,073,296 in August, a 7.7% increase over 2017. That's the highest number for August since NICS was established in 1998. For reference,...

Fraction of Suicides with Guns vs Per Capita Guns in the U.S. 1981 to...

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Over the last 60 years, the number of guns in private hands in the United States has risen sharply. At the same time, during the last two decades, the number of murders and non-negligent homicides...

One Weird Trick For Detail-Stripping GLOCK 42 & 43 Receivers

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Here's a little something I learned this weekend while installing a new trigger in my GLOCK-brand GLOCK 43 . . . The beauty of Gaston's design lies in its simplicity. To take the "Safe Action"...