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AMABILIS: Tactical Inclement Weather Apparel

From GAT Daily   Quality outerwear is something often hard to come by, but here is an opportunity for all of you that I would be remiss if I didn’t pass on. AMABILIS is a brand new tactical outwear start up that has a campaign going on Kickstarter right now. The great news for you all… They’ve already surpassed their …

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Gear Review: Midwest Industries SCAR SOCOM Handguard

From GAT Daily In 2004 the United States Special Operations Command (SOCOM) solicited an upgraded modular assault rifle system through the SCAR Program (Special Operations Forces Combat Assault Rifle). The winner of the program was FN Herstal and their rifle is the bearer of the title SCAR (Though in military designation they’re known as the Mk16, Mk17, and Mk20). The …

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Reloading “Accidents” Do Happen

Why the quotes? Because most reloading “accidents” aren’t “accidents” at all. They are failure to follow established rules. Or failure to be attentive enough. Or deliberately doing something wrong for the umpteenth time because you have always gotten away with it in the past.   Like the reloader with 30 years accident-free experience who decided to seat a primer just …

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How To Find The Best Gun Safe – A Buyer’s Guide

From GAT Daily A good gun safe is an absolute necessity for any serious gun owner. There are many advantages of having a decent safe. First and foremost, storing your guns in a good safe keeps them protected against a variety of dangers and risks. While it may seem that the biggest danger for your guns is theft, and while …

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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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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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