Monthly Archives: January 2012

Vintage Ordnance FP-45 Liberator

The Heizer Defense DoubleTap got me thinking about the FP-45 Liberator, a gun that I’ve always been fascinated by. The FP-45 Liberator was a cheap single-shot pistol made during World War II. It was intended to be distributed in mass … Continue reading

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Heizer Defense DoubleTap

I’ve never been a big fan of Derringers. Don’t get me wrong, I’d love to shoot one, but that’s mostly just because I’ve never shot one before (and because I like to shoot anything). I see no reasonable, practical point … Continue reading

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AK47 – The King of Guns

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Los Altos Rod and Gun Club Under Attack

A gun range in the Santa Cruz mountains is under attack by some local whiners: Neighbors say faster and higher-powered guns have contributed to a war zone-like atmosphere above Castle Rock State Park. A war zone-like atmosphere? The range has … Continue reading

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Paul Helsinki (gunsamerica) is a Wannabe Internet Media Professional

I had chosen to generally avoid commenting on the idiotic statements Paul Helsinki made on NSSF’s SHOT Show blog, hoping to give the guy a chance to refute what he said (we all say dumb things sometimes). Unfortunately, Paul Helsinki … Continue reading

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Chiappa 1887 “T-Series”

Chiappa Firearms has released a version of their 1887 series lever action shotgun with an 18.5″ barrel and a pistol grip. The overall length of the gun is 27.5″, (theoretically) effectively avoiding NFA registry (along the lines of the Shockwave … Continue reading

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Coalition to Stop Gun Violence

I am officially banned from the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Facebook page. It took just one comment (that supposedly did not meet the Facebook Community Standards). Let me provide some context: I was up late last night when I … Continue reading

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Sons of Guns Drama

Red Jacket Firearms founder Will Hayden has commented on Vincent Buckles’ leaving the company on his Facebook profile: For those that have questioned the continued technical inaccuracy, intentionally misleading language and editing, staged and scripted story, repeated safety offenses, and … Continue reading

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Surefire 2012 New Product Announcements

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5.56mm Krinkov Pistol

K-Var Corp. is now selling an AKS-74U style pistol chambered in 5.56x45mm. I think it’s pretty cool. Price is $789. 5.56 NATO caliber, stamped receiver, chrome lined hammer forged barrel, black polymer furniture. Comes with one 5-round magazine, sling, oil … Continue reading

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