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Assault Weapons Ban of 2018, Introduced by David N. Cicilline of Rhode Island.

Reps. David Cicilline (D-R.I.) and Ted Deutch (D-Fla.) formally introduced a bill on Monday to ban assault weapons. From Cicilline’s webpage The Assault Weapons Ban of 2018 will prohibit the sale, transfer, production, and importation of: ·         Semi-automatic rifles and pistols with a military-style feature that can accept a detachable magazine; ·         Semi-automatic rifles with a fixed magazine that can hold more than 10 …

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Let’s Make a Deal: President Trump’s Line on Gun Control. Proposes Bans

Yesterday the President of the United States, Donald J. Trump, signed a memorandum directing the attorney general to set rules “banning all devices that turn legal weapons into machineguns.” “GUN AND MAGAZINE BANS. Gun and magazine bans are a total failure. That’s been proven every time it’s been tried. Opponents of gun rights try to come up with scary sounding …

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Soft Target America… Parkland Florida

I do not want to write this article. I did not want to write the previous article. I hate this topic. I hate the immediate politicization. I hate that 17 families have had a hole ripped into them by the violent choice of one oxygen thief. But above all I hate the sphincter torrent of valueless bloody shirt waiving. There …

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SIG Sauer Introduces the Legion RX

Sig Sauer’s LEGION series has expanded again with the addition of their RX reddot optical options.   All the P226 and P229 9mm Legion pistols can now come equipped with a Romeo1 RDS. With the popularity of optics on sidearms continuing its evolution this move from SIG on their premium duty line is a natural one. Optic ready and equipped …

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U.S. Firearms Icon Remington Seeking Sources to File for Bankruptcy

According to sources close to the matter Remington Outdoor Company Inc is seeking information to restructure it’s nearly billion dollar dept. The company is looking to finance operations during bankruptcy in order to keep production running. Remington has had a rough time during the “Trump Slump” gun market. While some of the loss in sales is attributable to the overall …

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The Number of Bumpstocks Relinquished in Mass. via State PD… 3

While the national debate over bumpfire stocks is still open, the devices themselves under review by the ATF, and silence largerly resonates from the U.S. Congress several states and local municipalities did enact controls after the Las Vegas attack. Massachusetts took a scorched earth approach to the rifle stocks and trigger cranks with a statewide prohibition. Currently owned devices would …

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At the Workbench: SCAR16 MOE PMAG Modification

I have a lot of magazines. It comes with the territory. I buy half a dozen here and there and have done so for years. This has resulted in quite an inventory that has come and gone over the last decade. Within the pile sat eight old original Magpul FDE PMAGs. Back in the “dark ages” of AR15 magazines where …

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Clever Girl… Aklys Defense “Velociraptor” AKSV

This year at SHOT was fairly sparse on truly new products. Obviously there were new models. Companies had more variants and accessories to improve their legacy products but it was a vanilla show in most respects. But there is always an outlier.   Aklys Defense had this bizarre box muzzled Kalashnikov prototype. Color me intrigued. The Aklys Defense AKSV is a …

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SHOT Show 2018: U.S. Optics

With a three decades long background in precision rifle glass, U.S. Optics is not a new name in the field. Despite their long and well respected reputation the amount of information in the public sphere has been limited. Trying to pull up information or a review on any of their hand made optics usually reveals a good forum post at …

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Custom Cerakote by High Caliber Firearms

Tucked in a small one light town called Alamo just north of the one and only Kalamazoo Michigan sits High Caliber Firearms.   The stone faced storefront houses a cozy interior reminiscent of a hunting cabin. A fireplace centers the store. A few trophy whitetail hang on the wall to the right, over top a couple cases holding a small …

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