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Let’s cut to the chase: Any shooter who likes to seriously tinker with AR-style rifles is going to want Santa to bring one of these for Christmas. Assuming the person can wait that long.
The Gunner’s Mount system is a great example of someone building a better mousetrap. In this case, the inventor—Mark Jenkinson, a retired Merchant Marine engineer—took a look at existing mounting tools for ARs and found them wanting.
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Louisiana hunting grounds may be quieter this fall after Governor Bobby Jindal signed a bill last week to extend suppressor use to all game animals in the state.
Taking effect August 1, House Bill 186 will make Louisiana the third state in 2014 to legalize suppressor use for hunting, according to OutdoorHub. Rep. Cameron Henry sponsored the bill, building off a state law that already allowed hunters to shoot nuisance species like beaver and nutria while using suppressors. [ Read Full Post ]
If you have time and the terrain is suitable, prone is your ideal field position for an accurate shot. Pretty much anyone who has graduated a hunter's safety course knows this. But, not every hunter understands how to shoot from the prone position properly.
Here are a few quick pointers to get you started.
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Is the Federal government trying to pressure banks to put people in the gun industry out of business? Based on revelations around “Operation Choke Point,” it seems the answer might be yes.
The allegations are serious enough that the NSSF just announced that it is working “with members of the House Financial Services Committee and members of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee concerning several documents that have surfaced from the FDIC labeling companies in the firearms and ammunition industry as ‘high risk.’” [ Read Full Post ]
If you hunt in rainy places, you probably know about electrical tape, the basis of vigorous debate in almost any camp.
The tape, stuck over the muzzle, is used to keep precipitation and debris out of the rifle’s bore. But many hunters argue that the protective layer throws off your bullet’s impact point. Others say the flimsy barrier won’t deflect the bullet.
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When does an AR-style rifle no longer become scary to anti-gun politicians in places like New York? The answer, it seems, hinges around that nasty, crime-promoting, ergonomic pistol grip. (And you thought that money was the root of all evil.)
So we now have this rifle from Windham Weaponry, a fine bunch of gun makers in Maine, most of whom used to work at the original Bushmaster factory before it was moved out of state by the Freedom Group. [ Read Full Post ]