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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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2017-2018 Guide to Michigan’s Constitutional Carry Legislation

We frequently receive requests for a status update on the “Constitutional Carry Bill”. Well here’s the thing, there are actually 13 bills, they are spread out over three different competing packages, and each package does something different. That’s a lot to keep straight, let alone explain, so we wrote this guide to help everyone out. “Constitutional Carry”, or “Con Carry” for short, is a …

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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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