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“BUT BABY, I CAN CHANGE!” Beretta Attempts to “Win” MHS Contract By Derailing It

“BUT BABY, I CAN CHANGE!” Beretta Attempts to “Win” MHS Contract By Derailing It

Dr. Beretta, sir, you are a genius. After delivering over 600,000 M9 pistols to the DOD and on the heels of being awarded a new contract for up to 100,000 M9s, Beretta USA announced today the presentation […]

RTFM: Man Loses Fingers When Gun Explodes Due To Using Wrong Powder

RTFM: Man Loses Fingers When Gun Explodes Due To Using Wrong Powder

The Indiana DNR Law District 7 posted a photo to their Facebook page that highlights the dangers of using the wrong kind of gunpowder in your firearm. The DNR post was captioned: Corporal Eric Doane […]

G2 Research’s  “R.I.P.” .45 ACP Ammo Is Dangerous… To Glock Shooters

G2 Research’s “R.I.P.” .45 ACP Ammo Is Dangerous… To Glock Shooters

It is relatively rare for a ammunition company to issue a platform-specific cartridge recall, but that is precisely what G2 Research is doing with a post on the company’s Facebook page which recalls R.I.P. .45 […]

Into the Woods With The Hawke Optics Endurance

Into the Woods With The Hawke Optics Endurance

Most of the time I write about gun laws, current events, Guns Saving Lives stories, and occasionally, product reviews. I rarely write about the great American past-time of hunting for a very good reason: I […]

Why You’re All Wrong About The Taurus Curve

Why You’re All Wrong About The Taurus Curve

I’m going to say something that is probably going to get me laughed right out of the room. The Taurus Curve is a brilliant pistol design. For those of you who know me, I want […]

He Built Sniper Rifles For The Marine Corps, And Is Now Building Custom Rifles For You

He Built Sniper Rifles For The Marine Corps, And Is Now Building Custom Rifles For You

The Military Times has a nice profile article on Dan Hanus, the retired Marine Master Sergeant who was the Production Chief & Chief Instructor for the Marine Corps Precision Weapons Section. He now helms the operations […]

When Your Photographer Isn’t A Gun Guy

When Your Photographer Isn’t A Gun Guy

The always brilliant, often snarky Tamara Keel is trying to kill me this morning. She pointed towards the hyperbolic writing in a writer’s review of the new Springfield Armory XD Mod 2 on Facebook, which was […]

Gunfighter School

Gunfighter School

[This is an article from my monthly Bearing Arms column in Townhall Magazine] I thought I was a decent shot with a pistol. That was before I spent a week at the world famous Gunsite […]

Charlie Mincey with the 1939 Ford Sedan and Ruger Red Label at the Foxhall Resort & Sporting Club.

Sporting Clays in Moonshine Country With the New Ruger Red Label: Part III

[Editor's note: This article originally appeared at ShotgunLife.com]   In Part I, we met Charlie Mincey, former Georgia moonshine runner who would be our host for evaluating the new Ruger Red Label on sporting clays […]

Sporting Clays in Moonshine Country With the New Ruger Red Label: Part II

Sporting Clays in Moonshine Country With the New Ruger Red Label: Part II

[Editor's note: This article originally appeared at ShotgunLife.com] In Part I, we met Charlie Mincey, former Georgia moonshine runner who would be our host for evaluating the new Ruger Red Label on sporting clays courses […]