Category Archives: Firearms, Equipment and Ammo

The AR-15 – A Great Self-Defense Tool

Tom Knighton wrote a great post on the Bearing Arms site about the AR-15 and its usefulness for self-defense. Briefly said, here are the reasons: It’s Lightweight It’s Compact It Has Low Recoil Versatility Accuracy Ammo Capacity Tom backs up … Continue reading

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Gun Sales Soaring and 59% Are First-Time Buyers in California

Every time there is a shooting that attracts the national media, we see an uptick in firearm sales throughout the United States. The reasons are many including self-defense, fear of firearms being banned and maybe even just keeping up with … Continue reading

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California Driving Out Manufacturers and Jobs

California is just losing a major firearms manufacturer due to an unfriendly business environment. Yes, excessive business taxes and draconian firearm laws are forcing Weatherby to abandon its long-time home started in 1945 in South Gate, California. Their new facility … Continue reading

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Chabot Gun Club Liquidation

Labor Day was the last day for Castro Valley’s Chabot Gun Club. The liberal East Bay Regional Parks District board of directors voted to close down the club despite overwhelming public support to keep it open. Since the Chabot Gun … Continue reading

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Which Is Better the 7.62 x 39 or the 5.56 x 45?

Military.com presented an episode of Behind the Barrel: Reloaded. Master Sergeant Mike Klock, (retired) compares the 7.62 x 39 cartridge for the AK-47 to the 5.56 x 45 cartridge for the M16. Watch the video and make up your mind. … Continue reading

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California Nonlead Ammo Ban in Effect July 1, 2015

On July 1, 2015, nonlead ammunition is now required when hunting on all California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) lands. You will also need to use nonlead ammunition anywhere in California when hunting Nelson bighorn sheep. If you are … Continue reading

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Mesquite and Skeet BBQ Gun Winners Announced!

If you missed this year’s GS2AC BBQ, you missed out big time! Saturday Aug 16th dawned cool and overcast but by mid-morning the sun was shining through the oak trees and a beautiful day came forth. Attendees got to try … Continue reading

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EPA Rules Cause Last Primary Lead Smelter in USA to Shut Down

We can expect shortages of traditional lead and lead core ammunition as our primary source for lead in the United States closes its doors. The Doe Run lead smelting plant in Herculaneum, Mo. is the last primary lead smelter in … Continue reading

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I Like Guns – Steve Lee Music Video

Ever since Steve Lee sang I Like Guns, his popularity has exploded among firearms enthusiasts.  Enjoy Steve’s music video. You can buy his albums on iTunes and CD Baby.  Enjoy! Related posts:Pumpkin Shoot – With Steve Lee Holster Safety Is … Continue reading

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The Red Jello Glock [video]

You have to watch this to believe it.  I have seen all sorts of torture tests performed on a Glock.  This one is just too funny and it is unbelievable that someone would do this to their Glock. Look closely … Continue reading

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