Jeff Pittman

Jeff Pittman

Wet or bloody fingers can’t call 911 on cell phones?

I just learned this week that apparently some of the new and improved cell phones utilize touch screen interfaces which do not work if your fingers are wet or bloody. Good luck with that 911 thing.

Happy 143rd birthday, NRA

Happy Birthday NRA The NRA will be 143 years old this Monday, Nov. 17.

Justus Belfield

World War II veteran Justus Belfield, 98

World War II veteran Justus Belfield, 98, spent his last full day on Earth in his World War II army uniform, lying in bed at a rehabilitation center with his wife Lillian in her own bed next to him. The center staff snapped the image below of his salute on Tuesday – Veterans Day. Mr. Belfield passed away early Wednesday …

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Wheeling and wimps

A Wheeling, WV Sunday School teacher was walking after church when he and his fiancée were surrounded by a group of nine men who began making threats, saying “they were going to rape my wife in front of me, cut me.” Even after the woman called 911, the aggression continued. Finally the man pulled his gun and fired a warning …

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Litigation Roundup: Nov. 14, 2014

US District Judge Frederick J. Scullin, Jr. issued a ruling last week in the District of Columbia, denying a motion by the District to reconsider his July ruling that the District ban on carry outside of the home is unconstitutional “under any level of scrutiny.” —————————————— You may remember that the Ninth US Circuit Court of Appeals struck down the …

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Random thoughts

“Calling 911 and waiting is no longer your best option. Armed criminals are being put back on the street by a soft-on-crime court system… are you prepared to handle a life or death threat?” – Milwaukee County, WI, Sheriff David Clarke Not coincidentally, the USDOJ says that Mexican drug gangs are now operating in over 1,000 US cities (using weapons …

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Product Highlights for November 7, 2014

This Week’s Product Highlights: The new Meprolight TRU-DOT RDS (red dot sight) is a law enforcement version of the Meprolight M5. The TRU-DOT RDS is built like the M5 where it counts, with the same features as the M5, but a few mainly cosmetic cost-saving features. It uses one AA battery (alkaline or lithium) and retails for $399. Aimpoint has …

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Double barreled bolt rifle

After being charged by three elephants simultaneously in 1989, Hungarian inventor Joseph Szecsei developed an exquisite double barreled repeating bolt action rifle in .416 Rem. Mag. 8 shots. Plenty of fun. http://www.nrablog.com/post/2014/11/03/Just-in-case-you-need-eight-shots-while-elephant-hunting-the-Szecsei-Fuchs.aspx http://www.nramuseum.org/the-museum/the-galleries/robert-e-petersen-collection/treasure-chest/szecsei-fuchs-double-barrel-bolt-action-rifle.aspx