SHOT SHOW 2017: PART 3

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The SHOT Show goes far beyond just guns.  One of the hottest accessories today is the sound suppressor – silencer – which is riding a huge wave of popularity that has yet to crest. ...

SHOT SHOW 2017 PART 4

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The mood was upbeat at this next to last day of the SHOT Show as we awaited the January 20 inauguration of the most pro-gun President since maybe, oh, Theodore Roosevelt. Interesting gun news: it...

ON GUN-FREE ZONES

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Our last entry here touched on “gun-free zones,” and whether the theater where the latest mass-murder atrocity took place guaranteed its premises to be a safe hunting preserve for the mad dog killer who...

RUGER MARK IV .22

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One of the most popular backwoods home firearms is the simple, sturdy Ruger .22 caliber semiautomatic pistol.  Introduced in 1947, it was an instant commercial success, and became the core of what now appears...

SHOT SHOW 2018, PART 5

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It was announced at SHOT that Weatherby, manufacturers of high quality hunting rifles, is going to move their facility (and of course, their payroll) from California to Wyoming. There’s a continuing pattern of gun...