Archiv der Kategorie: Gear

What Became of the Old Surplus Store?

What has become of that old standby, the surplus store? Or, the Army-Navy store, whatever you want to call it. For decades, the army-navy surplus store was the go-to place for individuals looking to find a good deal on products … Weiterlesen

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Another Trip Down the New Rifle / New Caliber Road

Here. The weapon designs being tested will be “unconventional,” officials said, and likely not one that is currently commercially available. Some intermediate calibers being tested include the .260 Remington, 6.5 Creedmoor, .264 USA as well as other non-commercial intermediate calibers, … Weiterlesen

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Marine Rifle Company Goes Quiet

A very interesting article here, „US Marine unit in Norway first to deploy with rifle suppressors“: When Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 2nd Marines, arrived here in January, they weren’t just beginning a brand-new rotational deployment. They were also the first … Weiterlesen

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Gun-Day Sunday: Spares and a Nifty Ammo Site

Good to be back! First– Brother, can you spare a … Bolt?  Some testiness there, but not unusual if you follow that blog, BUT a wealth of suggestions for keeping critical spare parts for your guns. Second– An ammo subscription … Weiterlesen

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A Little Whine With My Glock

It would appear that Glock believes they were robbed when Sig Sauer won the Army Pistol contract. I own two Glocks a 17 (9MM) and a 21 (45) I also own a Sig Sauer P320 (9MM or 357 SIG, 40 … Weiterlesen

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Advice for the New Survivalists

Imitation is said to be the sincerest form of flattery, but imitation combined with ignorance is just plain dangerous. Stemming from the fear and calamity of Trumpismo is a very curious trend. People of the Left are arming themselves. With … Weiterlesen

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Firearms Friday: Suppressing an Entire Infantry Battalion?

Quite possibly. 2d MarDiv is looking at just that, even as we speak: Maj. Gen. John Love of 2nd Marine Division out of Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, is gathering data on the way suppressors improve battlefield communication and efficiency. Early … Weiterlesen

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Weapons Wednesday: Post-Election Steps

In the wake of last week’s dramatic events, gun folk (and that’s a large segment of the population) breathed a sigh of relief, as a reprieve has been given. We are under no illusions, however, that the fight for Liberty … Weiterlesen

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Sig Sauer P320

Shot the Sig Sauer P320 today for the first time.  Good shot groups.  I am having to teach myself to shoot right handed (as I am to have my left hand operated on in December and will be out of … Weiterlesen

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Remotely Operated „Sniper“ Rifles in Syria

Here’s an interesting piece from War is Boring a few days back, highlighting some of the remarkable home-made set-ups to remotely control sniper rifles and machine guns. And the operators are using whatever they can find. Like an StG44: The … Weiterlesen

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