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June 08, 2014

Gun Thread (6-8-2014)

Women On Target

Apologies for last week's absence of a gun thread, but I was out doing actual gun stuff. Specifically, our gun club hosted an NRA Women on Target event in conjunction with the Massachusetts Gun Owners Action League (GOAL).

About 25 women participated, and after a morning in the classroom with a GOAL employee going over topics like safety, firearms basics, MA firearms law, and safety, they joined us on the range where they fired a variety of handguns, rifles and shotguns.

Everyone had a great time, and at the end of the day all the participants received a certificate that's necessary for getting a permit to purchase firearms in MA (I know, right?).

The program is very good, and I was happy to help do my part to get 25 new shooters started off on the right foot.


Law of Self Defense Podcast

Our friend Andrew Branca has launched a new podcast to go along with his highly-recommended book and seminars.

The first episode on "stand your ground" is available at the link.


Relief On Ammo Prices Just Around the Corner?

Hopefully this is true ...

The Obama-caused bubble in ammunition prices seems ready to bust. Over the last few years gun owners have seen ammunition prices double or even triple. Handgun and rifle ammunition has been hard to find at times and .22 long rifle ammunition tripled in price over the last 18 months. People would line up to buy ammunition at prices two and three times the level that they were just two years ago. But all of that is about to change . . .

Ammunition supply looks as though it is ready to catch up with demand. Centerfire pistol and rifle cartridges are available on most store shelves. When I walked into a local Wal-Mart this morning, their were over 30 signs on the ammunition case indicating a rollback of prices by 10-15%.

... but I'll believe it when I see it.


Gun Of The Week

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(answer below)


Marksmanship Award



Gun Of The Week - Answer

That's the Japanese Nambu.


Old School Gunsmithing

h/t IllTemperedCur

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