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Don’t mix up your shotgun ammunition, no matter what the internet “experts” tell you is best. What might sound like a great idea in theory rarely works as expected in practice. I received a letter last month asking me about the practice of loading several types of ammo—buckshot and/or birdshot …

If we could point to the most misunderstood and overly-used phrase in the firearms world, it would probably be “mil-spec”. Mil-spec, which is short for “Military Specification” has gone from a boring set of quality standards to a marketing tool. So, what is MIL-SPEC and what does it really mean? …

The AK-47 was designed for a different time, place and purpose than most of us put it to. Originally, it was meant to be a near-disposable weapon, issued to near-disposable troops, who were going to be trained as much as the short time available permitted and then sent in swarms …

Earlier this month, Michael Bloomberg added to the quarter billion dollar tally he has spent pursuing the Democrat presidential nomination with an $11 million ad that aired during the Super Bowl. It was his highest-profile effort to date in a relentless media blitz meant to familiarize Americans with his name …

Article first appeared on Ammoland.com U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- The problem with the AK you say? Optical mounts and options. Frankly, you’d be right about that. I remember the thoughts zipping through my beanie the first time I bought one of the original Russian surplus Night Vision scopes – the 1PN58 if …

At the NRA-ILA Leadership forum last year President Trump sent the international anti-firearm community into hysterics by announcing his intent to withdraw the United States from their crowning jewel, the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT).  Having never secured membership from China or Russia, the thought of many was that in losing …

Ruger’s PC Carbine is just one of the many options available for those who choose the PCC lifestyle. Accepting Glock magazines and with a variety of options for attaching accessories, the PC Carbine makes a lot of sense for defense. Students of firearm history know the concept of pistol-caliber carbines …

Article first appeared on Ammoland.com U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “Florida semi-auto ban fails in 2020 with 19% of needed signatures,” AmmoLand correspondent Dean Weingarten informed readers Tuesday. “While touted in the legacy media and in proponents’ advertising as a ‘ban on assault weapons,’ the measure bans possession of virtually all semi-automatic rifles, …

Article first appeared on Ammoland.com U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- As we warned a few days ago, HB 961, which bans “assault weapons”, larger-capacity magazines, suppressors, and more, is up for a committee vote on Friday, February 7, at 8 am. WE NEED TO STOP HB 961 AND THE OTHER FOUR GUN-CONTROL BILLS …

Article first appeared on Ammoland.com Fort Collins, CO –-(Ammoland.com)- The Larimer County Sheriff Department arrested the women who tried to use Colorado’s new red flag law to disarm a police officer that shot and killed her son in a violent confrontation. As AmmoLand reported earlier, Susan Holmes filed an extreme …