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24Jul

The Kel Tec Sub 2000 Gen 2 Review

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The Kel Tec Sub 2000 Gen 2 Review

The original Kel Tec Sub 2000 is a very odd, but very interesting rifle. It’s a pistol caliber carbine that fed from popular pistol magazines. Different configurations were made to accept S&W third gen magazines, Beretta 92 magazines, and of course Glock magazines. A unique feature was the fact the rifle could be folded in half, making it very easy to transport in nearly any moderately sized bag.

The first generation was introduced in 2001 to little fanfare. Kel Tec is not known for making mass quantities of their rifles …

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07Jul

Home Defense Shotgun

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The Home defense shotgun is the classic American home defense weapon. The shotgun likely gained this status from it being a ubiquitous gun found in nearly every American home at one time. As of late the Shotgun has been challenged more and more by the rifle, and the handgun in the home defense role. I do feel the shotgun is still an excellent choice for home defense.

Why the Shotgun

Affordability

A quality shotgun from a well known, and respected brand like Mossberg is much cheaper than a quality handgun or rifle. Your typical …

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26Jun

HPA (The Hearing Protection Act)

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The Hearing Protection Act, or the HPA, has been gathering a lot of buzz lately. With the November election resulting in Republican control of the Senate, the House, and the White House a lot of people are excited for it to pass. If you aren’t savvy on the HPA it is a very simple bill. It aims to deregulate suppressor sales to the point where they are treated as a normal firearm.


Photo Courtesy of the NRA – President Roosevelt’s 1894 carbine and Maxim Silencer

Currently to own or build a suppressor a …

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19Jun

NFA Myths

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NFA Myths

The National Firearms Act, or the NFA, is an old piece of legislature that’s created an entire bureaucracy around it. Due to a lot of misunderstanding, half truths, and the prevalence of forum wisdom there are a lot of myths regarding the NFA. Several of these myths often turn people away from buying NFA items. Today we are going to debunk the most popular NFA myths.

   

You Need a Class 3 License

One of the most widespread myths is the Class 3 license. The Myth proclaims to own an NFA item you …

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26May

The Rise of the Pistol Caliber Carbine – A look at why Pistol caliber carbines have become so popular and what they are useful for

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The Rise of the Pistol Caliber Carbine

Tossing pistol rounds into a rifle is nothing new. Way back when the rough men of the old west would often match the caliber of their lever action rifles to the six gun they carried on their hips. Over time, rifle rounds became more efficient and effective, making this practice fall out of favor. However, we are seeing a massive resurgence of pistol caliber carbines.

Why?

Why have pistol caliber carbines become popular is a subject worthy of exploration. The big rise in pistols caliber carbines, or PCCs, has to come from the release of two …

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17May

A Primer on Action Shooting sports like 3 Gun, IPSC, etc

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Competition Shooting Run Down

Action shooting is growing quite a bit in popularity. Shooting sports, in general, have become a major focus for guns and gear manufacturers with gear dedicated purely for competition becoming quite common. Here are the three most popular action shooting sports in the United States. This is a general run down and overview of the basics of the systems. The rule books for these sports are often close to 50 pages. This should give you a decent idea of the competitions out there though.

IPSC Handguns

IPSC, or the International Practical Shooting Confederation, is one of the oldest action …

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12May

A Primer On Constitutional Carry

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If you are a concealed carrier or just a gun owner, and you pay attention you’ve heard the term, Constitutional Carry. More and more states are adopting Constitutional Carry to replace traditional carry systems. There are currently 13 states that have adopted Constitutional Carry, and it’s gaining steam.

Constitutional Carry is both a new and old theme. It’s old since it was the initial form of carrying a firearm. At the time of our country’s founding, we had Constitutional carry. As society progressed more and more laws were introduced as an attempt to curb violence, and the unlicensed …

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07May

The No nonsense, Non NFA 14 inch scatterguns

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What’s a 12 gauge firearm?

When I say the words 12 gauge, you probably think shotgun. That makes since, because 12 gauge has long been a round dedicated to shotguns. Proclaiming that 12 gauge is only a round for shotguns is not an accurate statement. In the last few years we’ve seen something called 12 gauge firearms rise into popularity. This includes both Remington and Mossberg turning their flagship shotguns into firearms.

What do you mean Firearm?

I keep saying firearm as if it is its own classification of gun. In a way it is, but it’s basically a catch all …

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22Mar

Facebook’s Firearm Activist Chuck Rossi

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In January, 2016, Facebook’s executive leadership decided that it would no longer maintain its role simply as a social media platform. Instead, they decided that due to the lack of government intervention in regards to private firearms sales, it was their duty to do something about it. They released an announcement that posts promoting the sale of firearms or ammunition will be taken down. In the subsequent weeks, countless groups were annihilated by these new regulations.

 

It didn’t matter if the groups were actually facilitating private firearm sales or not. Simply displaying a firearm could be enough to …

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