Weapons

9mm AR-15 Pistol Build – A Pistol With A Punch

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Building an AR Style Handgun Chambered in 9mm with The Punch of a Carbine ATF Reverses its Decision, so You Can Now Shoulder an AR-15 Pistol 9mm AR-15 Pistol Build by Mike Garman If you read our articles on AR-15 Basics, you know that they come in all sizes, shapes and calibers. One of the more popular AR types being sold today is in a pistol caliber. The one I decided to build is in 9mm. Starting with a stripped lower from Palmetto State Armory, the PA-X9 9mm Billet Hybrid Glock lower looks like any other AR-15 lower receiver assembly ...

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US Survival AR-7 Rifle Review

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The US Survival AR-7 Rifle may have failed as a US Military weapon, But it’s found popularity with survivalists US Survival AR-7 Rifle review by Mike Garman In the 50’s the US Air Force adopted the AR-5 Survival Rifle (designated the M-1 rifle) for use by pilot and aircrews. This rifle never saw much use but Eugene Stoner, who designed the AR-5 for Armalite used the design to create the Survival AR-7 Rifle. Originally manufactured by AramaLite from 1959-1973, this unique rifle changed manufacturing hands several times until 1997, when Henry Repeating Arms Co. started producing it. Although it never ...

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Harley Quinn’s Chiappa Rhino 60 DS Revolver Review

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Harley Quinn wielded one bad ass revolver in 2016s hit film Suicide Squad But was it just a prop or the real deal? Harley Quinn’s Chiappa Rhino 60 DS revolver review by Mike Garman I’m sure many of you saw the movie Suicide Squad. Love it or hate it there were a lot of very cool firearms in the movie. One that peaked my interest was the revolver used by Margot Robbie’s character Harley Quinn. It looked like a movie prop gun, but it’s not! It is a Chiappa Firearms Rhino 60 DS, which is a 6 inch barreled .357 ...

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Art of the Baseball Bat

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Art of the Baseball Bat: Landing a Skull Crushing Blow with Maximum Impact and Minimal Work What You Should Consider Before Purchasing Your Bat Art of the Baseball Bat | by TS Alan A baseball bat plays an integral part of survival in AMC’s Walking Dead television series as does it in Syfy’s Z Nation. Walking Dead‘s Negan uses a wooden bat wrapped in barbed wire, while Addy from Z Nation utilizes a spiked metal bat — upgraded this season to include electro-shock. Effective as the melee weapon is for Negan and Addy, is it a weapon you should consider ...

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Schultz & Larsen M54J review

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Putting a 60-year-old Schultz & Larsen M54J Rifle to the Test by Mike Garman In previous articles I’ve discussed the need for a good long-range rifle, one like the Savage Model 111 LRH can cost thousands but with money tight for most everyone. I’m always on the lookout for a good deal on a firearm, and during a recent visit to Joe Luhn of Crazzy Joe’s, he showed me a Schultz & Larsen M54J that was made in the late 50s, Buying an older firearm is not without its risks. Some are chambered in very odd or rare calibers and ...

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Glock 26 Gen 3 review

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The perils and rewards of buying a used handgun by Mike Garman In my article Handguns for Beginners, I talked about buying your first handgun. For many of us a new firearm is just too expensive and so we purchase a used one. I set out to find a used semi-automatic in 9mm and I came across a Glock 26 Gen 3 with 4 magazines, and all of the original paperwork for $350. A cursory examination revealed a little wear on the exterior of the barrel and on the slide release. There is no wear on the slide itself from ...

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Taurus PT140 G2 Pistol review

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Why the Taurus PT140 Millenium G2 in .40 S&W should be your EDC handgun by Mike Garman Everyday carry (EDC) is a hot topic today. EDC is what you carry everyday and this includes things like a phone, wallet, knife and of course a hand gun. For quite a number of years my everyday carry weapon has been the Khar CW40 pistol in .40 S&W. It is small and compact and easy to conceal but limited to 7-rounds. But more is always better, so that is where the Taurus PT140 Millennium G2 comes in. With the help of Eric at ...

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Smith & Wesson Model 64 .38 Special review

Smith & Wesson Model 64 .38 Special review Zombie Education Alliance

The Smith & Wesson Model 64 .38 Special was the standard weapon of the NYPD until retired in late 1993, but it is still popular with many handgun enthusiasts. by Mike Garman When purchasing a firearm a used gun is a good option, but if you ask the question new or used in any gun related forum, you’ll be sure to start an argument. So when my friend Tara decided she wanted a revolver for her growing collection, it was off to the Small Arms Review show (SAR) to see what we could find. The goal was to find the ...

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Savage 111 Long Range Hunter review

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Putting the Savage Arms Model 111 Long Range Hunter in .338 Lapua Magnum to the Test by Mike Garman In the previous series Hellsgate Tactical Precision Rifle Clinic, I talked about the basics of shooting long distances. Over the years I have shot several different rifles at targets at distances of 1,000 yards. It’s quite satisfying to hear a steel target ring when you hit it at 1,000 yards with a .308, but I wanted to be able to hit targets at 1500 to 2000 yards, and to do that I needed something a little more potent than my DPMS ...

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AR-15 Basics – Part 3

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Beginner’s Guide to the AR-15 Platform Part 3: Maintenance and Shooting the AR-15 In the first two parts of this AR-15 Basics series we’ve looked at the history of the AR-15 and have taken a look at the main components of the AR-15. Now we will talk about shooting the AR and some tools you should have to maintain it correctly. However, before we get into shooting the AR let’s go over the basic rules for gun safety; the same rules as we talked about in the article Hand Guns for Beginners. The Four Basic Rules are: Always keep the ...

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