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Firearms Safety In a Household With Children

Firearms Safety In a Household With Children

If you’re a gun owner, you owe it to yourself, your kids, and your kids’s friends to follow one simple policy: “on you or locked down.”

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American Tactical Imports De-milled Russian 7.62x39mm Rifle Ammunition from SGAmmo.com Review

American Tactical Imports De-milled Russian 7.62x39mm Rifle Ammunition from SGAmmo.com Review

At less than half the price of brass cased ammunition and 20% less than the steel cased ammo I usually shoot, I gave the de-milled remanufactured American Tactical Imports 7.62x39mm ammunition from SGAmmo.com a try.

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Advantage Arms 22LR Conversion Kit for Glock 19 Pistol Review
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Advantage Arms 22LR Conversion Kit for Glock 19 Pistol Review

The 22LR Glock conversion kit from Advantage Arms had a lot of promise, but questionable reliability and specific ammunition requirements keeps me from recommending it.

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The AK Is Still OK

The AK Is Still OK

The AK pattern rifle was dumped by one of it’s most vocal advocates a year ago. For most civilians, the AK47 is still a great rifle. Here’s why.

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Ammunition Availability and the Impact on Training

Ammunition Availability and the Impact on Training

“On my command, you may begin the one hundred round drill. FIGHT!” Seven students begin firing their rifles at 100 yards. Fire two rounds, bring the rifle to a safe position, move, fire two more rounds, repeat. Reload when necessary. Fire until 100 rounds have been expended, or your rifle malfunctions to the point where […]

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Dealing With the 2013 Ammunition Crisis

Dealing With the 2013 Ammunition Crisis

Anything related to firearms since November of 2012 has been in high demand. Obama’s re-election, followed by the Sandy Hook mass murders, doubled or tripled prices for firearms, accessories, magazines, and ammunition. You pretty much had to pay an arm and a leg to get stuff — if you could find it at all. Availability […]

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Firearms Tips and Techniques for Beginners: How To Load a Magazine

Firearms Tips and Techniques for Beginners: How To Load a Magazine

This episode of Firearms Tips and Techniques for Beginners is about how to load the magazine for a typical semi automatic pistol (or handgun). I will teach you the basic parts of a magazine, how to load a magazine, and how to load a pistol and chamber a round. This video features a Glock 19 […]

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MTM AC11 Heavy Duty Plastic Lockable Ammo Storage Can Review

MTM AC11 Heavy Duty Plastic Lockable Ammo Storage Can Review

Minnesota (and several other states) has legal requirements to secure firearms and ammunition from children under the age of 18. This means that guns and ammo have to be locked up in a reasonable fashion. We participate in professional firearms training about ten times a year, with trips to the range, “bonus events” and check-out […]

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Firearms Tips and Techniques for Beginners: Ammunition

Firearms Tips and Techniques for Beginners: Ammunition

This episode of Firearms Tips and Techniques for Beginners is about ammunition. If you don’t know the difference between a bullet and a casing, this video is for you! This is part of an ongoing introductory series and FAQ about firearms, ammunition and accessories for new gun owners or people who want to learn the […]

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Check Your Desiccants

Check Your Desiccants

About a year ago I wrote about how to make your own desiccant packs to help stave off rust and moisture-related damage. I was doing some inventory over the weekend, and it occurred to me to look at the different silica bags I had in each container. Some of them were getting saturated, and one […]

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