How Modern Gun Safes Can Put You At Greater Risk

By Tom Kubiniec Gun safe companies are working quickly to adopt new technologies in their safes. Biometrics (fingerprint scanners, facial recognition), wi-fi, radio frequency identification (RFID) and others are being incorporated into almost every safe on the market. The sales and marketing brochures tout this new technology as the best and most convenient way to […]

The Puck Remote Monitoring System From LOCKDOWN

If you’re reading TTAG, it’s a pretty safe bet that you have an interest in securing firearms (hopefully more so than Eric Holder). If so, it might be worth your time to take a look at the Lockdown “Smart Puck”. The Smart Puck (just Puck going forward) is a small sensor box that can be […]

GPS-Enabled Firearms: An Idea Whose Time Has Come?

New York Assemblyman Felix Ortiz has a plan, of sorts, to fix the problem of stolen firearms. Both sides holster up over new gun bill The new year means New York lawmakers will be wrangling with new gun control measures at a statehouse that has already embraced some of the nation’s strictest regulations on firearms. […]

Why There Are Still No Real ‘Smart’ Guns Yet

Hint: It isn’t because the evil gun industry is refusing to try, gun controllers’ claims to the contrary. Recently, the Jacksonville, Florida Sheriff’s Office had an embarrassing situation. JSO tweets out a nightly advisory to make sure your guns are out of cars and properly secured. That positioned them perfectly for recent ridicule when someone […]

John Garand’s Need for Speed

In the waning days of 1928, John C. Garand filed a patent application for a “High Speed Firing Mechanism.” At the same time, he was working diligently at Springfield Armory in Massachusetts, developing the rifle that would soon bear his name. The patent, which was granted in November 1930 and assigned to the Lyman Gun […]