Monthly Archives: May 2011

Crovel, the Ultimate E-Tool

The Crovel is a U.S. made e-tool that offers the functions of over 13 tools. It is being sold through Gear Up Outdoor and Survival Center for $85.

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Daniel Defense DDM4 Torture Test

Larry Vickers and some Daniel Defense employees put a DDM4 through a comprehensive torture test.

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Mexican Narco Violence Inspires Firearm Policy Change

From the Associated Press, Ramon Almonte, the Guerrero state police chief, said on Monday he will ask the federal congress to make it easier for common citizens to get permits for weapons to defend themselves. Almonte’s brother was killed on … Continue reading

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Alternative Ruger Scout Rifle, From Ruger

After posting about the Ruger Gunsite Scout Rifle, I wondered if Ruger already had an existing gun that could fill the role of a highly versatile, lightweight .30 caliber rifle (as outlined by Colonel Jeff Cooper). The Ruger Mini Thirty, … Continue reading

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Ruger Gunsite Scout Rifle

Colonel Jeff Cooper had a concept for an all-purpose carbine. From Wikipedia: In the early 1980s, Cooper published an article describing his ideal of a general-purpose rifle, which he dubbed a Scout Rifle. This was a bolt-action carbine chambered in … Continue reading

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Gun Ownership Skyrockets, Violent Crime Drops

The NRA-ILA has a great article on gun ownership and crime rates.

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AK Information

Great AK-47 information: an AK Buyer Guide, and AK Buyer Guide Part 2 on Gun Nuts Media, an article on CTD’s blog about buying an AK-47 or AK-74 rifle for the first time, AK-47 FAQ, a collection of AK-47 user … Continue reading

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CA Assembly Attempting to Ban Unloaded Open Carry

There seems to be a truckload of misinformation in this post from the Daily Democrat, The California Assembly approved a bill Monday to prohibit openly carrying unloaded handguns in public after a debate that pitted gun rights proponents against chiefs … Continue reading

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Front Sight Summary

Since I spent the time to break down my Front Sight experience into two posts (covering both the 4-day Practical Rifle and 4-day Defensive Handgun courses), I figured I would devote another post strictly to my thoughts and opinions a … Continue reading

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The Official savethegun Front Sight Report (Part Two)

The First Day of Front Sight’s 4-Day Defensive Handgun course started much better than the first day of rifle instruction. I knew what the course entailed, and what to expect- I had no first day anxiety of the unknown. The … Continue reading

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