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29Nov

Opportunities of a Class 3 – Hunting

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Do you own a gun store already? Are you thinking about owning one and getting your FFL? Great, it’s a great time to join an ever expanding and evolving industry. If you are thinking about getting your standard FFL and calling it a day you are missing out on a major revenue stream that recently attached itself to the hunting industry. Especially with hunting season in full swing. If you already have an FFL you are also missing out on a major revenue stream. Where does this stream flow from? From Lake Class 3 of course. A class …

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24Oct

Now’s the Time to Get your FFL

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I don’t want this article to become political, and I’m not endorsing any politicians or their plans outside of the firearms industry. Regardless of your political views if you are a firearms enthusiast you know that the current administration is quite gun friendly and quite business friendly. It’s a winning combination for those looking to acquire an FFL.

Right now is the time to acquire an FFL.


It’s critical to remember an FFL is for people interested in any of the following; …

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13Oct

FFL License Types

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We’ve made a business of helping individuals get their FFL. My favorite question to ask is what type of FFL do you want? This question is often met with a weird look and a ‘what’. In case you’re asking ‘What’ yourself it’s important to understand that there are multiple types of FFLs out there. Today we are going to cover the difference in FFLs and who the different levels of FFL apply too.

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27Sep

Home Based FFL License – All the Benefits

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Benefits of a Home-Based FFL

For most serious shooters and gun owners the idea of having one’s own FFL is a bit of a dream. A wish we all have as we browse Slick Guns and lust after deals, or when we comb through internet classifieds finding rare and exotic firearms that just so happen to be hundreds or even thousands of miles away. An FFL would just make life simpler.

The thing is, it doesn’t have to be a dream.

While most of us assume acquiring a Federal Firearms License is difficult, and nigh …

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28Aug

Blue Force Gear Vicker’s Sling

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Larry Vickers is one of the premier firearms instructors we have today. His long career as a member of Delta Force gave him massive amounts of experience and training he now passes on in a variety of ways. One such way was designing the Vickers Combat Application Sling, or simply the Vickers sling. Blue Force Gear produces the sling and it’s gained a monumental following. So today we are going to focus on why the Vickers sling is so universally approved of.

What Makes it Different?

In the mid to early 2000s two …

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14Aug

Mantis X Training System

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It’s nice to finally see the tech industry and the gun industry merge together to benefit gun owners. The Mantis X program is likely the most professional attempt I’ve seen to blend tech and firearms without costing an arm and a leg. The Mantis X is a consumer grade app and electronic device that measures just how well you are pulling that trigger. It’s designed to function with dry fire, live shooting, and even Co2 powered air guns. 

The Mantis X is a small, but tough electronic device designed to fit on the picatinny rail or any …

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24Jul

The Meosight 3 Review

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First Impressions

The Meopta Sports Optics Meosight 3 is my newest, and favorite, optic to join the family. It’s admittedly my first miniature red dot optic and has made me see the light. The tiny red light. The Meosight 3 is a teeny tiny red dot that’s made a big difference in my shooting ability. This little fella weighs 35 grams! That’s 1.23 ounces. That’s like two good sips of water.


There are a variety of mounts available for the Meopta Meosight, and it can directly attach to a pistol, or you can make use …

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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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