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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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On Myths and Legends: Famous & Infamous Firearms. The Garand and the M16

On Myths and Legends: Famous & Infamous Firearms. The Garand and the M16

“Very bright was that sword when it was made whole again; the light of the sun shone redly in it, and the light of the moon shone cold, and its edge was hard and keen. And Aragorn gave it a new name and called it Andúril, Flame of the West.” -J.R.R. Tolkien “In my opinion, the M1 rifle is the …

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Having Fed the Iron Pipeline: What to do and expect after a firearm is stolen

This is a Public Service Announcement You’re on a trip, a beautiful drive through middle America, and you see a shining sign. Cabela’s! You stop, naturally, to go in and do the tour. Ten minutes later you return to your vehicle, a box of ammo in a bag and drink from the cooler in hand to see that your car …

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Changing the Narrative Of Gun Rights

It became clear to me it is time to change the narrative about gun rights when I was asked the other day how many live shooter incidents in the U.S. had a concealed weapon carrier come to the rescue. He was looking for statistics over multiple years that show how many people with concealed weapons stopped the criminal. And likewise, how …

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Hey, I just bought an AR15. What should I add next?

Hey, I just bought an AR15. What should I get for it next? Ammo… Buy Ammo… And USE IT. I saw the meme above a couple of days ago circulating social media from the SHOT SHOW 16’ remnants. Let’s make this picture worth the thousand word discussion and tackle the vast underinvestment in training. That’s the most accurate way I …

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Best Responsible Gun Ownership Commercial Ever

I am all for gun owners being more responsible but am actively against gun control. A gun owners responsibility initiative by the organization Evolve has really hit the mark on a recent viral ad campaign they produced. Instead of taking away gun owners rights or siding with more gun control they are promoting responsible gun ownership. Something all of us as …

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A Different Christmas Poem

A Different Christmas Poem The embers glowed softly, and in their dim light, I gazed round the room and I cherished the sight. My wife was asleep, her head on my chest, My daughter beside me, angelic in rest. Outside the snow fell, a blanket of white, Transforming the yard to a winter delight. The sparkling lights in the tree …

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What You Need to Know Moving to Michigan

So you, your employer of significant other has decided it is time to become a Michigander. Let me be the first to welcome you to our great state. Having moved around a few times over the years I can tell you with great certainty that you made a great choice. While I am not a native Michigander my children are …

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Hornady Halts Production on 150 Types of Ammunition

Watch the video below to see an explanation of why Hornady is halting production of over 150 types of ammunition.   The good news is this stop in production will start to ease the over 2 year current backlog that Hornady has already. Allowing them to focus on the more popular calibers is a necessary step to get past this …

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Rep. Harvey Santana Looking to “Review” Stand Your Ground Laws

The Detroit Free Press has released a story here (Detroit Free Press Article) related to recent comment by Representative Harvey Santana. Representative Santana is a Detroit Democratic representative  feels that after the last failed attempt to repeal the Stand Your Ground legislation that Michigan passed in 2006 it is time to re-open the conversation. Detroit has been facing huge financial issues …

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