NAGR Gray TShirt

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Who’s Pulling John Morse’s Strings? NAGR 30 Sec Spot.

NAGR presents the Four Rules of Gun Safety

Barbados Officials Tracking Suspicious Gun Imports
Police investigators were yesterday working with the Customs Department to determine from which country 18 disassembled firearms were shipped into Barbados. They were also looking for a fourth suspect in connection with Tuesday’s weapons discovery at a Christ Church home, which included various calibers of guns and ammunition. The suspected involvement of a Customs broker and a mechanic among three people held by lawmen has triggered an intelligence operation headed… [Stabroek News (Guyana), via GunPolicy.org]

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Why you ought to trust Magpul businesses and that which they’re able to give you?

Why you ought to trust Magpul businesses and that which they’re able to give you?

Magpul Sectors originate from the outlook and also these products which have developed from that attitude have changed the AR15 gun platform along with the business. Magpul was a primary driving force behind the prevalence of the AR15 and its particular parts.

The UBR inventory produced by Magpulis actually an item. Possible only inform this factor was designed to have a beating but still come from best. The Magpul UBR functions nearly the alarms and whistles which you might picture over a stock. This factor features nobody, but two quick disconnect mugs for affixing a throw to. Along with this, additionally, it includes a cycle incorporated into it too. Moreover, it has a fairly big storage room. The space for storage in this Magpul inventory may be utilized to keep a torch, maps, additional components, batteries, I am sure you have the concept. The storage door may also be used off, in the event you want. I cannot actually consider any reason that you might certainly have to eliminate the doorway, but hey, whatever tickles your fancy, I imagine.

Going on, therefore, the Magpul stock is nearly the sturdiest flexible stock out there today. This point seems so ridged that it appears like it was assembled in one solid section. Nevertheless, this Magpul inventory could be modified to seven jobs. There’s also a predetermined choice to ensure that, for example, if you’re in an automobile and needed to fold the inventory all the way in which and also the fastest enlarges it to have the best amount of pull; you may accomplish that, with a single button, without considering this. And in case you must correct it to a different size, just push another switch and enjoy the magic, your desire is its order. So, my personal favorite attributes of the Magpul UBR inventory is the fact that you got a cheek weld. Just the lower portion of the inventory moves, leaving the top portion, the portion where your cheek sits, free to become precisely the same. This Magpul UBR stock is really amazing.

And so, in case the body is anorectic, you might not need to hold with the puffy Magpul UBR Stock. This Magpul UBR inventory will become more than satisfying to you personally, but if you’re ready to endure the additional weight. This point just rocks and can supply you with years of dependable service

 

Recommended for the Range

Recommended for the Range
Gun Tests readers dig into head-to-head rifle tests to see if a big-ticket item is something they may want to buy. But there are always some less-expensive products that we use during firearms testing which deserve mention when they deliver a lot utility for the buck. Here are three accessories used in the July 2013 CZ 527 Special Report and the September 2013 17 HMR story we thought were worth the money.

Shopping for a Polymer 9mm: We Test CZ, Sphinx, & Walther
We recently had the good fortune to have three interesting 9mm polymer-frame handguns come our way. Two of them are new to these pages, the Walther PPX M1 No. 2790025, $450; and the Kriss Sphinx SDP Compact, $1295. This marks the first time we’ve ever tested a Sphinx of any sort, and the PPX is a new model. They were joined in this shootfest by a handgun we’ve tested two times previously, the CZ USA CZ 75 P-07 Duty, $528, but in a new variation, the No. 91178, which has tall sights and a threaded barrel to accommodate a suppressor. Those seemingly minor changes to what has been a Grade B gun improved it in our eyes, even if we weren’t going to fit it with a can.

Outfitting Your Rifle: We Try Triggers, Stocks, and Magazines
In the September 2013 issue we tested three of the AR-15 rifle types, and found some limitations among them. For example, we replaced the horrid trigger in the Bushmaster Carbon-15 with one of the excellent Geissele (pronounced GUYS-lee) SSA-E triggers. That trigger was such a revelation we immediately wanted to replace the triggers in the other two with the aftermarket ones on hand, but waited until now to try them.

Down Range: October 2013
In the August 2013 issue, Ray Ordorica compared two full-size 9mm pistols, a surplus CZ 75 (about $350) and a new Tokarev M70A, made in Serbia by Zastava (about $330). The CZ, designed in 1975 and with more than a million having been built, is one of very few DA/SA pistols that can be carried cocked and locked. The CZ is big and stout enough that even the hottest 9mm ammo with the heaviest bullets would hardly kick enough to disturb the composure of the weakest-handed shooter.

9mm Short-Barrel Choice: We’d Carry 124-Grain Speer Gold Dots
Among the most-popular concealed-carry handguns is the 9mm compact pistol. From the immensely popular mini Glocks to the Sig P290, there are quite a few pistols of this type in service. That’s not hard to understand why: in the same frame size, the 9mm is more powerful than the 380 ACP, and when compared to a similarly sized wheelgun, most 9mms offer more shots than a 38 Special. But many carriers who like the portability of a small 9mm pistol with a lot of shots worry how the 9mm compact’s terminal ballistics compare to the same rounds shot out of a full-size gun.

A Simple Dust Cover Solution
Readers Price and Singletary point out a neat trick for popping up the ejection-port cover on an AR-15. Readers Troy and Steve worry about grade inflation with the Tavor TAR-21 bullpup

Affordable Defense Shotguns: Benelli, Stevens, CZ Compete
Unlike the conflicts with bad guys depicted on television and in the movies, a home owner in a self-defense situation will rarely fire more than one or two shots. In most cases, the owner of a firearm specifically designed to stop the threat of an intruder will never fire even one shot in their home because they will never be put in such a position.

Shopping for a Polymer 9mm: We Test CZ, Sphinx, & Walther

Shopping for a Polymer 9mm: We Test CZ, Sphinx, & Walther
We recently had the good fortune to have three interesting 9mm polymer-frame handguns come our way. Two of them are new to these pages, the Walther PPX M1 No. 2790025, $450; and the Kriss Sphinx SDP Compact, $1295. This marks the first time we’ve ever tested a Sphinx of any sort, and the PPX is a new model. They were joined in this shootfest by a handgun we’ve tested two times previously, the CZ USA CZ 75 P-07 Duty, $528, but in a new variation, the No. 91178, which has tall sights and a threaded barrel to accommodate a suppressor. Those seemingly minor changes to what has been a Grade B gun improved it in our eyes, even if we weren’t going to fit it with a can.

Outfitting Your Rifle: We Try Triggers, Stocks, and Magazines
In the September 2013 issue we tested three of the AR-15 rifle types, and found some limitations among them. For example, we replaced the horrid trigger in the Bushmaster Carbon-15 with one of the excellent Geissele (pronounced GUYS-lee) SSA-E triggers. That trigger was such a revelation we immediately wanted to replace the triggers in the other two with the aftermarket ones on hand, but waited until now to try them.

9mm Short-Barrel Choice: We’d Carry 124-Grain Speer Gold Dots
Among the most-popular concealed-carry handguns is the 9mm compact pistol. From the immensely popular mini Glocks to the Sig P290, there are quite a few pistols of this type in service. That’s not hard to understand why: in the same frame size, the 9mm is more powerful than the 380 ACP, and when compared to a similarly sized wheelgun, most 9mms offer more shots than a 38 Special. But many carriers who like the portability of a small 9mm pistol with a lot of shots worry how the 9mm compact’s terminal ballistics compare to the same rounds shot out of a full-size gun.

Free concealed-carry class held

Free concealed-carry class held

Photos by DEAN HUMPHREY/The Daily Sentinel – Pam Henry, left, and other people fire their weapons at the Bureau of Land Management shooting range north of Grand Junction.

AP, attorney general both right on gun permits

The Associated Press has been taking an unfair battering over its recent request for information about Montanans who have permits to carry concealed weapons.

Missouri buckles to gun lobby

As a measure of the gun culture’s dangerous sway over statehouse politicians, it is hard to top the pending proposal in Missouri that would pronounce all federal gun safety laws null and void in the state and allow the arrest of federal agents who try to enforce them.

How to Choose a Red Dot Sight

How to Choose a Red Dot Sight

Red Dot Sight is known as Red dot scope and Reflex Sight as well. It has zero or one power; that means you do not get magnification in it. Therefore, it is not fit for precision shooting, but helpful in fast and close shooting. They enhance the percentage of hits and therefore, considered perfect for competitive shooting. The bigger the dot is, higher is the perfection. Hunters also find them useful for spotting moving objects. The popularity of red dot sights is there worldwide and new and improved versions are available with enhanced levels of accuracy.

People sometimes confuse Red Dot Sightwith laser dots. Laser dots actually emit the laser beam on the object, while red dot reflects the object on the glass and then superimpose the dot on the image. You will not see the magnified image, but just the target. They are installed on shotguns, hand guns and machine guns to enhance the accuracy levels and precision.

Red dot scope has a concave lens coated with very thin metallic layer. The layer reflects red color only. There is a small LED fitted in the sight tube. The red dot is the reflection of that LED. When one looks through the eyeglass the red dot gives the illusion of projecting on the target. Red dot scope does not give to-the-point accuracy, but surely enhances the precision.

How to select the best Red Dot Sight?

There are few criteria to select the best Red Dot Sight.

  • Always have a look through it before purchasing. Make sure that you are comfortable about the clarity and the way it displays the image.
  • Think about the purpose of it. Decide the type of sight based on the application.
  • If you are color blind, then there is no use of Red Dot Sight to increase the accuracy.
  • Check the battery life. If you have longer hours of usage, then it is always better to buy a sight with longer battery back-up. Usually they come with more than 50000 hours of battery life and it is quite.

Types of Red Dot Sights

There are multiple types of red dot sights available in the market. Go through their characteristics before finalizing the best for your use.

  • Full Tube Sights: They are very much similar to telescopic sights. Usually people mount them on shotguns or small rifles. You can opt for additional features like flip-up lens covers, sun shades to reduce the glare and filters that minimize the haze.
  • Mini red dot sights or open sights: They are smaller and lighter as compared to full tube sights. These sights do not come with additional features like sun shades and haze filters.
  • Small tube sights: They are smaller than the full tube filters, but can accommodate haze filters and sun shades.

Red dot scope or Red Dot Sight enhances the precision level and therefore, consider effective in aiming better. Sportsmen, hunters and security personnel make use of these devices and get maximum advantage.

Czechoslovakia Vs. Serbia: Two Midsize 9mm Pistols Compete

Czechoslovakia Vs. Serbia: Two Midsize 9mm Pistols Compete
In front of us for this report were two full-size 9mm pistols. They were a surplus CZ 75 (about $350) and a new Tokarev M70A, made in Serbia by Zastava (about $330). Would either of these guns be acceptable for home- or self-defense purposes? We tested with three types of ammo, Independent 115-grain FMJ, RWS 124-grain FMJ, and Black Hills 124-grain JHP +P. Here’s what we found.

Second-Generation Cap & Ball Colt Sixguns in 36 and 44 Cal.
The collecting of really old Colt revolvers can easily threaten the bank account, or even shatter it. Not only is collecting the early Colts a costly pastime, you end up with guns not many would want to shoot, especially the black-powder percussion handguns from the Civil War or earlier periods. Of course there are many modern cap-and-ball guns made to satisfy the cravings of those who want to make lots of noise and smoke. But with most of them there’s something missing, as I’m sure many will tell you. The modern guns just are not Colts, though they may look the same. Our Technical Editor Ray Ordorica used to own an original Colt 1860 which, as might be expected, he shot on a regular basis. He shot a six-shot group at 15 yards with the gun that measured 1.4 inches center to center of the widest two, and four of ‘em made a hole less than half an inch between centers.