A catastrophic failure when shooting a firearm is pretty scary stuff, especially if it’s a powerful firearm like in the above video. It appears the woman in the above video experienced an out of battery detonation while firing an M1 Garand, luckily no one was hurt.
Ruger recently introduced their new SR22 pistol chambered in the popular and economical .22lr. Designed as a reliable plinking and target pistol, the SR22 is both single and double action and features an external hammer, polymer frame and interchangeable grips in two sizes. The slide is made out of aluminum with serrations both front and rear. It also features a Picatinny rail for mounting accessories.The SR22 has fixed front sights and adjustable rear sights for both windage and elevation. Ruger had ease of use in mind as they included an ambidextrous thumb safety/decocking lever and magazine release. They’ll retail for $399, check them out at Ruger.com.
Caliber: .22 LR
Sights: Adjustable 3-Dot
Barrel Length: 3.50″
Twist: 1:16″ RH
Grip Frame: Black Polymer
Zombies are all the rage right now, from AMC’s The Walking Dead to bleeding zombie targets, people just can’t get enough zombies. Well if you’re ever in Las Vegas you can get your zombie preparedness fill at the Zombie Apocalypse Store. I can into this gem last time I was in Vegas. They have everything from self defense products to survival kits. While I think the whole zombie gimmick is getting old, it gives you a good reason to buy guns and preps!
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Large venues with thousands of people have always been a potentially big target. From concerts to sports games, where theres people in mass the threat of terrorist attacks or unrest exists. We’ve seen it in the movies, at political events or wherever VIPs are present there’s a sniper on the roof keeping watch, that’s not fiction. Law enforcement precision shooters keep watch at many large events across the country. Those law enforcement snipers get their training at the “Police Sniper Response to a Public Venue” course from the Texas Tactical Police Officer Association, A.K.A TTPOA.
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Here’s a cool way to display your guns in your man cave, above your work bench or heck, in your kitchen or hallway if you’re a bachelor. Ridgeback Racks makes a line of gun racks that allow you to lock your firearms onto a flat surface. They have a mount for almost all kinds of firearms, from the AR-15, pistols, rifles and shotguns. Their gun racks start at $69.95 for their pistol racks and $89.95 for their long gun racks. Check them out at Ridgebackracks.com.
Magpul recently announced their new line of accessories for the popular Remington 870 shotgun. So far their lineup includes a MOE forend and SGA stock. Their MOE forend will be compatible with all their current MOE rails and accessories. Their new SGA stock will feature a spacer system to adjust length of pull and improve overall ergonomics. It will also feature a recoil-reducing butt-pad as well as the option to add cheek risers.
We’ll get the full scoop on their new shotgun accessories at SHOT 2012.