Question of the Day: Firearms Enthusiast? Gun Nut? Gun Nerd? Ammosexual? What Do You Call Yourself?

“William Thomas is just fine with being called a gun nerd,” kansascity.com reports. “Just like you have ‘Star Wars’ nerds who can tell you everything about ‘Star Wars’ — that’s how I am,” he said. ‘I’m that resource for a lot of my friends who want a gun.’” The Star reports that Mr. Thomas — whose […]

YOU Can Be the Next Brownells Catalog Cover Model

From Brownells: Professional gunsmiths everywhere are invited to enter Brownells’ Big Book #73 cover model contest for a chance to appear on the cover of the gun industry’s “bible,” the Brownells 608-page, gun makers/builders catalog. Starting July 31, contestants can enter by creating a video no more than 60 seconds long explaining why they deserve […]

Top 3 Range Toy Handguns

Range toys. Firearms that are oodles of fun to shoot, to force your friends to shoot, or just to show off, but aren’t particularly practical. Maybe you rent ’em at the shooting range. Maybe you buy ’em. Maybe you borrow you just try your buddy’s gun. Whichever way you get ’em, you’ll certainly have fun […]

Gun Grabbers Respond to the Assault on Nakatomi Plaza

The harrowing events of the siege on Los Angeles’s Nakatomi Plaza took place 31 years ago. That tragic incident and the heroic response by one off-duty police officer were recounted in a now beloved documentary that recounts what is widely considered to be a Christmas miracle.   We can all be thankful, however, that those […]

The Joy of Shooting Pumpkins [VIDEO]

Not that long ago, I was driving my family home when I noticed a flash of orange from the ditch on opposite side of Highway 282 just a few miles from our home. I knew immediately what that flash meant, so I whipped into the first turn-around spot I reached, and headed back to where […]

How To Dye Your Polymer Gun Parts

Over the last couple years I have featured a couple of AR builds here on TTAG and elsewhere that had Russian Bakelite colored stocks and mags. Some people really loved the look of them and I have subsequently found my images “borrowed” and used on social media by shameless charlatans. Over that time I was […]

This is Why Cars Aren’t Powered by Gunpowder

Have you ever wondered why we don’t use gunpowder to run the internal combustion engine? Neither did we. But the gearheads at Jalopnik apparently have a lot of time on their hands. If gunpowder can get a bullet moving with great speed very quickly, why not a car? Well, it turns out you’d need a lot of […]