Keith

Keith
Keith is the Editor-in-Chief of GAT Marketing editor@gatdaily.com Enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 2006, an Infantry Marine and Squad Leader. Additionally holding a US Army MOS of 91F Small Arms Repair Technician for the State of Michigan. Keith's work in the commercial firearms industry started in 2009 as an NRA certified instructor teaching concealed weapons courses in the Kalamazoo MI Area. Now he reviews, writes, publishes the GAT Daily content, and sticks his nose into every corner of the industry because firearms technology is awesome.

On HR 3458

From Mike Westra According to a study done by the World Health Organization one person dies every 100 seconds in an armed conflict somewhere in America.  That means in the time it took you to shower and drink your first cup of coffee this morning 20 people died.  In the time it takes you to read this article another 6 …

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For the First Time Since the Law Change in 2001, Michigan’s Active CPL Numbers Have Dropped.

For the first time since the current shall issue CPL change in 2001 Michigan’s number of active Concealed Pistol Licenses has dropped month to month. Just slightly though… In July 2017 there were 617,873 licenses active according to the Michigan State Police and the Michigan Coalition of Responsible Gun Owners, that number dropped to 616,941 as of August 1st. A down …

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Rifle Systems Spotlight: Daniel Defense

Daniel Defense is arguably one of the most successful turn of the century firearms manufacturers. Since their founding in 2000 they’ve become a leader in the vast AR15 community with top tier rifles and components, doubling their year over year output three separate times in less than two decades. It was one of their components, the RIS, that originally put …

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How I Quit Caring About Printing and Learned to Love My Full Sized Gun

From GAT Daily As a guy who carries a Sig Sauer P226 daily I agree with Travis here… From Travis Pike When I was first issued my concealed carry permit I went with what I thought was the wise route in weapon selection. I had read from many others that most new concealed carriers carried a gun much too large. …

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After Action Review: Teufelshund Tactical SMG Operators Course, Overview/Pre-Course

From GATDaily In perfect harmony with the uptick in pistol caliber carbine interest I was given a valuable opportunity to attend a training course specifically geared towards the PCC/SMG market. We at GAT hit cyclically on the disparity of investment between an individuals equipment and their training. People have a tendency to vastly under invest in training even after purchasing …

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Skills Maintenance: Limited Resources. Using Deliberate Practice on Low Round Counts

Training and skills maintenance is a subject that we shortchange ourselves on when it comes to where our time, our effort, and our resources are spent. It’s understandable in many respects since basic skills maintenance isn’t anything new. It’s not a new rifle in the case or safe. It isn’t a new sidearm riding in a holster. It’s not a …

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Now Shipping from Magpul: M3 PMags for 300 BLK!

Where are my 300 Blackout Fans at? Now that the MCT PMags are out Magpul has released the 30 AR 300 B GEN M3, 300 Blackout Pmags. While standard mags do work they are sub-optimal, being dedicated to 5.56mm round size, shape and weight. The new mags? Well I’ll let Magpul explain Why a Dedicated 300 BLK Mag?   While …

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Michigan Constitutional Carry Moves Forward, But What is in the Bill?

No, you can’t carry without a license yet Michiganders. Period. Done. End of Story. But we are getting there. Here’s the house Summary of the four bill package now awaiting concurrence with the Senate again. First, CPLs aren’t going away or really becoming any less useful. They still stand in for a NICS check for a firearm purchase and allow …

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Coming out of Cyber Hibernation

248 Readers,   I’m sorry the page has been largely stagnant for the last 6 full months but that time is ending. Our focus on our national page, GAT Daily, has produced some excellent results and opportunities for the 248 team. You can read all the content that has come around in the meantime there… However 248 is back and …

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CALL TO ACTION: Repealing the NFA

Readers, That is an AR15, it is nearly identical to the plethora of other AR15 rifles on the market. But thanks to the National Firearms Act of 1934 it takes approximately 10 months (currently, it varies) to complete this purchase due to the rules governing certain firearms considered “more dangerous” despite not being demonstrably so or the existence of an easily …

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