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How To Make Hunting Affordable

binoculars and shotgun

At one point in history, only kings and nobility hunted. The king owned the animals and the forest, and the common man was a poacher. Today we enjoy the outdoors. The animals belong to the people. All you need is to access land that you want to hunt on. Hunters come from all walks of life. Hunting as a sport …

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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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The 2017 Line-Up: Nighthawk Custom

2017 is turning into an exciting year for the firearm industry Nighthawk Custom, a company that since 2004 has been masterfully pushing the 106 year old John Browning legend to an artistic mechanical pinnacle, is riding that new years wave with their 1911 additions. Let’s have a look. Border Special The Border Special is a commander size 1911 in .45 …

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The Sound of Silence: H.R. 367

For those who are quietly interested in silencers/suppressors gaining moment towards coming off of the National Firearms Act. Rep Jeff Duncan reintroduced a version of the Hearing Protection Act, Monday Jan 9 to the House Ways and Means and Judiciary committees. I for one am looking forward to tracking H.R. 367’s momentum and see it passed allowing those of us …

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New Year: New Gear 2017

With SHOT SHOW 2017 right around the corner and manufacturers already dropping hints or full announcements on 2017 products what are you most looking forward too this year? Here are a few we’re looking at Lithgow Arms F90 Atrax This evolution of the Steyr AUG coming from down under (Australia) has my curiosity peaked. I’ve owned and used the U.S. …

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Happy New Year from 248 Shooter!

Readers, 2017 is ripe with potential for the shooting community and we here at 248 are excited and eager to keep providing you with the content you come to us for. -National Reciprocity and the Hearing Protection Act being discussed more seriously than ever before -New training opportunities from around our evolving industry continue to emerge -And of course continued …

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The Adventures of the Iron Pipeline: Tracking Your Stolen Guns, Part 2

248 Readers, There’s been an update on my adventure with stolen firearms and so I’m passing the furtherance of my information onto you. The vast majority of gun owners, thankfully, haven’t had to experience dealing with the aftermath of stolen firearms and I wish this experience on no owner… It’s a just a heaping slog of frustration. Back in May …

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Dem Rep Introduces “Assault Weapons” Bill in Michigan

A few days ago, a bill to ban so called “Assault Weapons” in Michigan was introduced by State Rep. Robert Wittenberg (D-Oak Park). The bill number is HB 5996 and I suggest you read through it if you have the time. It’s probably no surprise to you, but the bill does nothing to promote safety. In fact, it actually bans …

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9-11-01 – 9-11-16 What Do We Do Now?

9/11/01 changed so many lives. Like many who grew up in NY, I lost people I knew that day. I was blessed enough that the people in my closest circles were not on site at the time of the attack. My story is nothing special but as a writer, I am putting it out there in an effort to share …

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Dango Products | Redefining the Wallet

It’s been a month since our last post and I am sorry about that. We hope to have a major announcement soon on why that is but for now we have a heads up about a new product we are excited about. the two guys behind Dango got in touch with us after seeing some of the EDC posts we have …

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The Mystery of Force: Understanding Use of Force, Reasonable Force, and Excessive Force

Readers, July has been a bloody month with highly publicized violence in the news, reactions towards police involved shootings. Dallas and Baton Rouge showed the extreme and lethal response to perceptions that the police officers in various cell phone recorded incidents, unjustly used lethal force against African American males. A narrative of police brutality, militarization, and excessive force has grown into a festering …

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Dallas Police Attack, Misinformation and Looking Forward.

Every time a criminal breaks the existing laws the public and more so the politicians look for a way to prevent further tragedy. The recent events in Dallas that resulted in the death of 5 officers and even more left wounded showed the country exactly how much damage might be done by a single person who is willing to break …

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