A Gunspeak Primer
A Gunspeak Primer
If you read enough gun articles, hang out at shooting ranges, and peruse the gun shows enough, you find out that firearms owners and users have their own language. For the benefit of those not fully fluent, we here at Fir ...
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Your Own Personal Firearms Trinity
Your Own Personal Firearms Trinity
Odds are if you are reading this drivel, you probably own a few guns. Estimates say that something about 300-million firearms are in the possession of more than 80-million owners. This translates into 3-4 guns per each gu ...
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The New Caracal CC10 Carbine
The New Caracal CC10 Carbine
One of the more interesting entries by exhibitors at the 2013 Shotshow was by the Caracal group. They arrived with an interesting polymer framed carbine that is sure to turn heads and finds a ready market. Who is Caracal ...
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The British Martini Henry Rifle
The British Martini Henry Rifle
One of the most iconic rifles of the late 19th century was the Martini-Henry. While it didn't have anything to do with the drink, this very British design (with American undertones) was revolutionary for its time and is s ...
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White House Makes its Gun Control Push
White House Makes its Gun Control Push
For four years, many have been waiting for the other shoe to drop on the current administration's stand on gun control and on January 16, 2013, they heard it fall. Firearms Talk looks at what is being asked for, what has ...
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Gun Control Panic
Gun Control Panic
Following the Presidential election of 2012, and a series of 19 mass shootings in five years, there has been a swelling of support for gun control measures. While no bills have been turned into federal law as of yet, ther ...
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Feinstein Wants Your Guns and Magazines
Feinstein Wants Your Guns and Magazines
Senator Dianne Feinstein apparently has a lot of room in her closet, as she wants most of the things in the back of yours, to keep the country safe. She admits that she has been working on this bill for quite some time an ...
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What IS an Assault Weapon
What IS an Assault Weapon
With all this talk about assault weapons, let's look at what they are talking about. Just what makes something an 'assault weapon' and how does this term compare to the concept of what lawmakers are looking to regulate. A ...
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Breaking In Your New Pellet Rifle
Breaking In Your New Pellet Rifle
So you finally did it. You went to the store and picked up that $100+ pellet rifle, so now you can eliminate those pesky squirrels that dig up your yard. Now before you even sight it in, you must break it in. If you skip ...
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Less Lethal Rounds 101
Less Lethal Rounds 101
Looking for a little less bang for your buck? Ever wondered about so-called "less than lethal" rounds? Well here is a primer. Why Since their inception, firearms have designed to be lethal, be it for sporting, o ...
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