Jeff Pittman

Jeff Pittman

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

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Ammo for printed guns

Michael Crumling, a 25-year-old machinist from York, PA has developed a cartridge designed specifically to be fired from 3-D printed guns. It uses a thicker steel case with a lead bullet inserted an inch inside, so that the case can contain the force of the blast instead of transferring that force to the plastic body or barrel of the gun.

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Ammo, gun sales

It looks like ammo is generally easily available again, except 22 rimfire. We are even seeing some overstock sales on .223/5.56. Some retailers are mad at manufacturers for cutting prices on current production below that of previous shipments, thus undercutting retailers’ ability to sell stocked products for what they have in it. October 2014 has entered the record books for

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