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The use of gunpowder—black powder—as a propellant for projectiles was first seen in the 10th century. Initially, projectiles were rocks, arrows and anything else that could fit down the bore. Accuracy, of course, was nil, and if hit by one of these ersatz projectiles, the poor victim was more likely

Nestled in the foothills of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains, the community of Afton is home to Zenith Firearms, a family-owned company that imports a variety of arms under the Girsan, Tisas, Tedna and MKE names. The subject of this review, the MKE Z-5RS pistol, is the product of the partnership between Zenith and

The National Shooting Sports Foundation held the second of its new Shooting Sports Fantasy Camps in Las Vegas, Nev., April 20-23, 2017, and this time 3-guns skills were the focus, not just handguns. It only takes a few seconds at one them to discover the events are about much more than simply

Article first appeared at Ammo Land. USA –-(Ammoland.com)- AL.com reports 06-22-2017 in Mobile County, Alabama, a homeowner shot three suspects during an attempted home invasion in Theodore on Thursday afternoon, the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office said. Detectives said a 62-year-old U.S. Marine Corps veteran shot the suspects as they were trying to

Article first appeared at Ammo Land. USA –   -(Ammoland.com)- Junk science endangers lives. Forensic junk science in the hands of overzealous prosecutors, ignorant police detectives and reckless experts threatens liberty. There is a crisis in America’s government-run crime labs — and it’s not just the result of a few rogue operators. The

Article first appeared at Ammo Land. Ft Collins, CO –-(Ammoland.com)- “There are two ways to be fooled: One is to believe what isn’t true; the other is to refuse to believe what is.” ~ Kierkegaard Pistol sights: My esteemed friend and colleague, Tom Givens, recently made the excellent point that the

Article first appeared at Ammo Land. USA –  -(Ammoland.com)- We like to say that the heart of a rifle is its barrel, but the trigger is its soul. In the realm of “black rifle shooting” that can be a problem from the start. Most factory triggers (including those found in 95% of

Article first appeared at Ammo Land. Wisconsin –-(Ammoland.com)- Firearms collectors and firearms owners I believe are two different groups of gun people who share a common interest in the same genre,,, that of privately owning firearms. A firearms owner is a person who buys different rifles, shotguns and handguns to

Blaine “Rock” Tompkins, a retired fighter pilot, helped the U.S. government solve a problem, and his solution resulted in the development of the Air Armor Tech Gun Case. The problem the government faced was how to protect the pilot helmet that interfaces with the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. The helmet is

Night Optics USA announced the launch of its new Sentry 14 1x 4G Night Vision Monocular, adding an improved nighttime observation device that allows users to observe objects using better technology than ever before. The new Sentry 14 is constructed using modern 4G tube technology, which provides a greater amount of