SILENCER SATURDAY #74: TFB Staff Quiet Combo Favorites

Good evening everyone and thanks for joining us for yet another, albeit late, Silencer Saturday. Hopefully you all are getting a chance to spend some time with family and friends this Memorial Day weekend, maybe out on the range for some suppressed fun. In today’s edition we are taking a look at some of the …

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POTD: Challenger 2 Main Battle Tank

Today’s Picture shows a Challenger 2 Main Battle Tank charging down the road, propelled by 1,200 horses from the V12. Unfortunately, the picture doesn’t come with any sound effects. The picture was taken during the Land Combat Power Visit rehearsal at Copehill Down Village, Salisbury Plain (U.K.), in preparation for a visit from the Secretary …

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More TTAG Readers on the NRA and its Board of Directors

[ED: We asked readers to give us their thoughts on the the current controversies swirling around the National Rifle Association and we’ve received a number of thoughtful responses. Click the link above if you’d like to contribute, too. Here are a few more and we’ll continue to run them over the coming days as we receive them.] …

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TTAG Weekly Gun Law Roundup: Dueling Sovereigns, Concealed Carry, and the fallen Swiss

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto, surrounded by supporters and family members of Tree of Life synagogue shooting victims, signs three gun-control bills into law, Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at the City-County Building in downtown Pittsburgh. (Steph Chambers/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP) This week looked to be a slow one, then on Wednesday things kicked off. Some good, …

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When It Comes to Gun Laws, Democrats and the Media Don’t Know What They Don’t Know

(AP Photo/Elise Amendola) By NRA-ILA By now gun owners have become accustomed to a certain measure of ignorance from anti-gun politicians and their lapdogs in the mainstream press on matters of firearms policy. It’s the flamboyant stridency of that ignorance that remains shocking. Last week, the presidential campaign of Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) announced that if elected …

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Video Shows Hatchet-Wielding Robber Beg for Mercy When Clerk Pulls a Gun

Courtesy Clackamas County Sheriff A would-be hold-up man strolled into a Portland, Oregon convenience store just after midnight, thinking he’d pick up some cash. Surveillance video shows him approach the store clerk and produce a hatchet from under his hoodie. That’s when the clerk in turn drew a handgun. As the Daily Mail relates . …

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FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS: That Sweet NVG Filtered Life – Keeping Out The Unwanted

When you start off wearing and using night vision the world becomes bright and you can see in the dark. You begin to see the world in a whole new light. However, as you start to use them more and more there are some issues. Just like camera lenses, the use of filters can help …

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Featured Deals of the Week – 5/24/19

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Lloyd Harbor, NY Police Department Transitions to SIG SAUER P320

New York state’s Lloyd Harbor Police Department has selected the SIG Sauer P320 as its new duty pistol replacing the .40 calibre Glock 26. The chambering of the new SIG duty pistols has not been confirmed. The small Long Island Town of Lloyd Harbor has a police department with 13 officers. The model of P320 …

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Point Shooting for Concealed Carry

How we train is just as important as how often we train. Defensive shooting requires techniques that are fundamentally different from those used by casual or recreational shooters. This is one of the reasons why I include basic point-shooting training in all of my concealed carry classes. Now, just to be clear, I am not …

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Inter Ordnance Announces IO XB 12 ga Bullpup Shotgun (VIDEO)

[embedded content] Florida-based Inter Ordnance this week announced they now are shipping the Kral-manufactured IO XB bullpup shotgun under their banner. I.O. is typically known for their AK and AR offerings and the XB is imported from Turkey, where Kral markets the magazine-fed 12 gauge internationally as the Tristar Compact series. Using an AK-style action …

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Why is the Answer to Gun Control Failures Always More Gun Control Laws?

(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh) According to Illinois gun control advocates, doing something about massive and pervasive failures in the state’s gun control laws means enacting more, bigger and increasingly restrictive gun control laws. Failure to ensure compliance over so many years has resulted in a now-daunting backlog that would require a coordinated, costly effort to …

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Full Auto Friday: Colt Monitor Edition (VIDEOS)

Capable emptying a 20-round magazine of .30-06 rounds in under three seconds when cyclic, the Colt Monitor could bring it when needed. (Photo: Springfield Armory National Historic Site, courtesy of Alex MacKenzie, curator) With the 85th anniversary this week of the last time Bonnie and Clyde went for a quiet country drive, we give you …

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Memorial Day Salute: The Venerable Springfield 1903

If you are looking for your own piece of history, this circa 1918 Springfield Model 1903 is in our vault currently and is looking for a forever home. In honoring those who have sacrificed while serving in the United States Armed Forces, we look at perhaps the longest-serving firearm in the U.S. military, the M1903 rifle. …

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