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RELOADERS CORNER: Beating The Fool Out of .223

Hot topic! Zediker takes a look at 22 Nosler and .224 Valkyrie, two rounds that set out to maximize “sub-caliber” performance. READ ON Glen Zediker Last time I nutshelled the history of the .223 Remington and suggested that round, and its 5.56mm NATO chambering in the “new” M16 was the start of the “sub-caliber uprising.” … Continue reading RELOADERS CORNER: Beating The Fool Out of .223

Boulder’s AR-15 Certification Ordinance Sure Sounds Like A Test Run For A Gun Registry

Boulder, Colorado calls for nothing less than an out-and-out registry to allow “grandfather clause” possession of AR-15s. READ MORE SOURCE: NRA-ILA, Matt Vespa Remember when Boulder, Colorado banned the ownership of AR-15 rifles? They also banned high-capacity magazines and bump stocks, giving gun owners with such magazines until July 15, 2018 to either sell them … Continue reading Boulder’s AR-15 Certification Ordinance Sure Sounds Like A Test Run For A Gun Registry

BIG NEWS: H.R. 7115: NATIONWIDE PROPOSED BAN IN THE WORKS

Don’t sit and watch, people, and don’t assume that our interests are not our own responsibility! Read about this one coming around HERE SOURCE: Various reports compiled by Glen Zediker, BLOG Editor On November 2nd of last week I-1639 passed in Washington State. Next may be the passage of H.R. 7115 in the U.S. House, … Continue reading BIG NEWS: H.R. 7115: NATIONWIDE PROPOSED BAN IN THE WORKS

RELOADERS CORNER: Cartridge Evolution

Here’s a short retrospect on what’s set the standards for most new cartridge designs, and why… KEEP READING Glen Zediker I’m not an engineer, but, like all of us, we rely on those folks to develop just about all the things we have and use. When we look at a new development, one that’s proven … Continue reading RELOADERS CORNER: Cartridge Evolution

REVIEW: Sig MCX Rattler

Dr. Dabbs takes us to the range with SIG’s Sinister Stubby Snake. READ MORE Will Dabbs MD What do you get when you take some of the finest firearm engineers in the industry and ask them to design the smallest AR-based close-combat weapon imaginable? Stipulations include that the gun needs to be piston-driven for the … Continue reading REVIEW: Sig MCX Rattler

Former ATF Agent Pulls Mask Off Giffords’s Plans for Federal AR-15 Registration

In an odd turn, just before Halloween one prominent gun control group briefly got out of costume: read all about what was underneath it… SEE MORE SOURCE: NRA-ILA When former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and husband Mark Kelly launched Americans for Responsible Solutions (now named Giffords) in early 2013, gun owners were assured that the group … Continue reading Former ATF Agent Pulls Mask Off Giffords’s Plans for Federal AR-15 Registration

Poll: Most Americans Oppose Ban on “America’s Rifle”

Despite media claims, a new Gallup poll shows Americans overwhelmingly support the AR15 ownership. READ ALL ABOUT IT SOURCE: NRA-ILA Last week, Gallup released the results of a poll which included a finding that should surprise no one: Americans oppose a ban on AR-15s and similar semiautomatic firearms by robust a margin of 17%. Meanwhile, … Continue reading Poll: Most Americans Oppose Ban on “America’s Rifle”

REVIEW: The Palmetto State Armory PSAK-47

And Now for Something Completely Different… A DYI AK! READ MORE Will Dabbs MD Down here in the Deep South where I live failure to build an AR-style rifle with your children before they finish high school can be mistaken for child abuse. Gene Stoner’s inspired contrivance is the most versatile firearm ever conceived. There … Continue reading REVIEW: The Palmetto State Armory PSAK-47

Feinstein Distorted Facts About AR-15, NRA Says

U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein claims that the AR-15 is not “in common use.” Really? READ MORE SOURCE: NRA-ILA The NRA’s Institute for Legislative Action called into question the California Democrat’s assertions about the weapon and said the rifle has gained popularity in recent years. The group cited figures from the National Shooting Sports Foundation. The … Continue reading Feinstein Distorted Facts About AR-15, NRA Says

Trump Says Close To Finalizing Ban On Bump Stocks

President Donald Trump: “We’re knocking out bump stocks…” READ MORE! SOURCE: Reuters U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday his administration is just a few weeks away from finalizing a regulation that would ban so-called bump stocks, devices that allow semi-automatic weapons to fire like machine guns. “We’re knocking out bump stocks,” Trump said at … Continue reading Trump Says Close To Finalizing Ban On Bump Stocks

REVIEW: Superlative Arms Short Stroke Retrofit AR15 Piston System

There’s been much said about AR15 gas system problems. Here’s another solution that really offers something different! READ MORE Major Pandemic Over the last decade, piston driven AR systems have gained a lot of attention due to their ability to deliver cooler running reliability similar to the exceedingly reliable piston based AK platform. One of … Continue reading REVIEW: Superlative Arms Short Stroke Retrofit AR15 Piston System

Hodgdon Adds 224 Valkyrie to Load Data Site!

One of the hottest calibers of 2018, the 224 Valkyrie keeps the hype comings and suppliers are working hard to keep up with customer requests. It continues to impress shooters across the nation, but as it’s popularity gains, more and more people are hungry for better standardized data to build their own ammunition. Hodgdon Powders, … Continue reading Hodgdon Adds 224 Valkyrie to Load Data Site!