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Panic buying..we are all guilty of it. Be it ammo or arms we all seem to increase our consumption to near gluttonous levels. Lets talk about this.
Panic buying is an entirely natural human response, especially when facing the possibility of an impending shortage or a price increase for a popular commodity. Hordes of consumers will then rush to the stores to purchase large quantities of the product. This makes perfect sense when rushing to buy the last of their favorite ice cream brand, but it can be hindering to other consumers when you are speaking about recreational arms and ammo.
Starting from 2008, there has been an increasing series of instances of guns and ammo shortages in the US. These instances may be due to changes in the political environment, an upsurge of violent crime and the threat of certain guns and ammo going out of production. The result of these shortages is panic buying.
Read the rest of Panic Buying More Harm Than GoodArticle Posted: February 3, 2015
5 Bags That Could Be Used As Range Bags and Why
Your guns are an investment that should be well protected so that they remain in excellent working condition. You may attract unnecessary attention to yourself with a regular range bag, and they can be expensive. There are alternatives to choose from which offer advantages like being cheaper, more discreet and just as functional. Five of these alternatives are: -
#1 AWP Wide Mouth Tool (Cargo) Bag
Available at Lowe's, this standard tool bag comes with a bonus inner bag. Made from a water resistant material, the main bag is 16" long, 9" wide and 11" high, whereas the bonus bag is 11"long, 5"wide and 9" high. On the outside, the main bag has two flaps on one side, and 3 net pockets on the other side. The inside of the bag has a total of 12 pockets, which are ideal for storing shotgun shells, choke tubes, magazine pouches and boxes of ammo. The bonus bag is ideal for carrying pistols.
It is priced at $20.
Read the rest of 5 Alternative Range Bags for PistolsArticle Posted: January 30, 2015
This article proudly details the best .45 ACP carbines on the market. The .45 is a killer cartridge and to some a bit of a handful in a pistol. Put this man-stopper in a carbine rifle and you have a match made in heaven!
If you are looking for the ideal handgun or rifle for home defense, you are assured of excellent protection with a .45 ACP carbine. These powerful cartridges are brilliant because all you need is one carefully aimed shot, and you can easily defend yourself from any attacker or intruder. As stated before the carbines are larger and longer than their pistol counterparts. The extra barrel length actually ramps up the bullets velocity and in term it's energy. The heavier platform also makes the often punishing .45 acp more easily managed. These are not the best guns to conceal or carry around with you, but they are ideal for guarding your home and can be kept in large drawers, or violin / racket cases.
Top 6 - 45 Carbines
This list describes the best five .45 ACP carbines currently available, and these include: -
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This is our dirt cheap gun list for those of you with limited funds. This list consists of 4 handguns and 1 shotgun. Prices range from $170 to $260.
When putting aside money for your expenses, there is no need to plan, budget, scrimp and save when it comes to your protection. There is an extensive range of guns on the market, to suit any pocket. If your budget is $300, you can find inexpensive guns in the market that are ideal for both the amateur gun user and the seasoned gun expert. Amongst the most popular guns under $300 are:
Ruger LCP .380 ACP (Automatic Colt Pistol)
This is a handgun manufactured by Ruger that weighs only 9.4 ounces when it is unloaded. It is easy to conceal with its 5.16" length, 0.82" width and 2.75" barrel length. Ideal as a short range defensive pistol, it has a 380 caliber and a capacity of 6+1 rounds. Its sleek grip frame is black, high performance with glass filled nylon, and it also is solid, with a blued finish and a barrel made of alloy steel.If this sounds like the gun for you, the price is a comfortable $260.
Read the rest of 5 Dirt Cheap Guns $170 to $260Article Posted: January 15, 2015
An indoor shooting range called the Gun Cave located Arkansas caused some commotion when it announced it would be going Muslim free? While the Council for American-Islamic Relation has opened up an anti-discrimination challenge, nothing has been done of yet.
We personally think that people are just angry, either that or this is another marketing ploy just like the Jihawg Ammo
However, an anonymous father and son of South Asian descent have accused the business of turning them away even though they?re Hindu, not Muslim. I'm not Muslim, I'm just brown, one of the rejected patrons told local media. (Local outlets interviewing the pair have, at their request, allowed them to remain anonymous out of safety concerns.)
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For any firearm to function effectively and last long, it should be properly maintained and treated with the proper respect. An important aspect of maintenance is cleaning all the different pieces of the firearm on a regular basis. This article explains how you should clean your bolt action rifle. The basic procedures extend to almost all rifles but may differ slightly for diverse types.
Before you begin the cleaning process, you must prioritise on safety. Treat the firearm as if it is loaded - even if it is not. Ensure you have all the required items you need. These items include:
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