Les Baer began tuning, fixing and modifying guns in 1973. His first shop, so to speak, was the basement of his home in Allentown, Penn. Enthusiasts quickly discovered the quality of his work and word spread. By 1976 demand was outgrowing his workspace, forcing him to expand. In 1980 he …

Known for its M1911 pistols and unique M1911 carbine, Iver Johnson Arms also imports an extensive line of shotguns produced by Armed Guns of Turkey. Within that line is the Stryker-12, an AR-style, 12-ga. semi-automatic that feeds from detachable magazines. Available in a range of finish options, like the digital …

There are rifles and then there are rifles. Back in 1999, I visited Jim Carmichel, the long-time shooting editor for Outdoor Life magazine, in Tennessee to help test the latest rifles, and he asked if I’d like to see the perfect bolt-action rifle. “Of course,” I answered. “Who wouldn’t?” Out of a …

The United Parcel Service (UPS) has followed up its decision to enforce the new Biden administration rule on gun parts a month before it took effect with a new, restrictive firearms shipping policy that could prove troublesome to gunmakers and gun owners. The new UPS Tariff/Terms and Conditions of Service indicates that only licensed …

A recent survey conducted by William English, from the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University, found “….that guns are used defensively by firearms owners in approximately 1.67 million incidents per year.” The number is the product of an exhaustive effort in early 2021, when roughly 54 thousand U.S. residents …

Developing the skill needed to hit a target the size of a human at the average gunfight range is really not all that difficult. Most folks with any sort of coordination ability can learn to do it rather quickly. What that says is that the person has developed a level …

NEWTOWN, Conn. — NSSF®, The Firearm Industry Trade Association, denounced the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service’s (USFWS) Final Rule that offered hunters a “bait-and-switch” deal that banned the use of traditional ammunition for opening 18 national wildlife refuges for new hunting and fishing opportunities. USFWS claimed it “remains concerned that lead …

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2022 Philadelphia, PA – On September 12th, a Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas judge issued a decision denying a permanent injunction in a case involving Philadelphia’s ban on making homemade firearms. The suit was brought by four City of Philadelphia residents in conjunction with Gun Owners of …

Dear friend, West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is pushing back against corporate gun control. Due to a massive surrender to the radical, anti-gun Left, the three largest credit card companies  — Visa, Mastercard and American Express — have adopted a new code to categorize sales at gun shops. Previously, …

Crimson Trace is probably best-known for its extensive line of laser sights to help shooters connect their firearms with targets. However, the company also has a complete of other optics, including red dot sights, the latest of which is the HRO (Heavy Recoil Optic), a compact but heavy-duty electronic red-dot reflex …