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The U.S. Army Tries Out New Sub-Machine Guns

June 21, 2018
The U.S. Army Tries Out New Sub-Machine Guns

H+K UMP9-Photo Credit Wikipedia By Mike Keleher The Army Times has let the sub-machine gun cat out of the bag. Seems the Army is setting up trials to pick a new “Sub Compact Weapon” or SCW, for troops who are infrequently involved in combat, are involved in personal protection missions and/or possibly vehicle and...
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1000 People Shot in Chicago in First 5 Months of 2018

June 12, 2018
1000 People Shot in Chicago in First 5 Months of 2018

By Mike Keleher Come on man. Seriously? A thousand human beings have been shot in Chicago from January to the end of May in 2018. To be completely precise 1071 were shot and 200 killed…but I think the point here is "Who is counting, and who is caring about this?" Does anybody outside of...
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Zombie Shooting Time-Live from the 2018 Zombies in the Heartland 3 Gun Match

June 2, 2018
Zombie Shooting Time-Live from the 2018 Zombies in the Heartland 3 Gun Match

By Mike “Well Known Zombie Shooter” Keleher Oh yeah. It is time again to shoot the undead in Grand Island, NE where all targets are zombies, and headshots are heavily encouraged, because…well, you know. This is the seventh year the Zombies in the Heartland match is being held at the Parkland Public Shooting Park...
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Is the .40 S&W Cartridge Extinct?

May 28, 2018
Is the .40 S&W Cartridge Extinct?

By Mike Keleher I have been observing the trend away from .40 S&W pistols and ammunition for about five years now, and there has been a marked change in shooter/owner behaviors regarding this cartridge. Back in 2013 I was down at a shooting school along with a guy from the FBI National Hostage Rescue...
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Dicks Opens New Store in Gurnee-No Guns, No Ammo, No Customers

May 26, 2018
Dicks Opens New Store in Gurnee-No Guns, No Ammo, No Customers

By Mike Keleher   Amid manufactured fanfare, Dick’s Sporting Goods opened a new store in Gurnee, IL on Friday, May 26th in the Gurnee Mills Outlet Mall. They have been working on it for months. Banners and flags were posted. A Chicago celebrity sports figure was contracted to sign autographs for a two-hour period,...
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More Details Emerge About the CMP Surplus M1911 Pending Civilian Sales

May 25, 2018
More Details Emerge About the CMP Surplus M1911 Pending Civilian Sales

Photo Credit: //commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=30214051 By Mike Keleher The pending sale of 8,000 surplus U.S. Army M1911 and M1911A1 pistols has of course been quite well documented across the gun media, and shooters and collectors have been waiting since rumors broke out in 2015 such a sale could happen. The Civilian Marksmanship Program, www.thecmp.org let NRA...
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FBI Issues New Active Shooter Report for 2016-2017 Incidents-Credits Citizens With Stopping Bad Guys With Guns

May 16, 2018
FBI Issues New Active Shooter Report for 2016-2017 Incidents-Credits Citizens With Stopping Bad Guys With Guns

Photo/Graphic Credit: KUTV Baltimore By Mike Keleher The FBI just issued a new report which reported statistics gathered with Active Shooter incidents in the United States between 2016 and 2017. They cited 50 such incidents in that two-year period and 40 incidents in the 2014-2015-time frame. One of the most interesting pieces of information...
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CMP Finally Announces Dates and Prices to Purchase Surplus 1911 Pistols-Prices are a Surprise.

May 14, 2018
CMP Finally Announces Dates and Prices to Purchase Surplus 1911 Pistols-Prices are a Surprise.

By Mike Keleher History and firearms buffs have been waiting patiently for two or more years for the actual release dates and possibly more importantly, the prices for the anticipated slake of WWII era surplus .45 ACP pistols by the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP). CMP sales have typically been quite a good value for...
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Pistol Caliber Carbine Competition May Be the Fastest Growing Shooting Sport in 2018

May 9, 2018
Pistol Caliber Carbine Competition May Be the Fastest Growing Shooting Sport in 2018

Photo Credit: JP Rifles.com   By Mike Keleher The new competition kid in town, Pistol Caliber Carbine (PCC), which uses lightweight carbine length firearms primarily in 9mm, .40 S&W and .45 ACP has sprouted up almost overnight. The evolution of how PCC came to be so popular is a bit murky, but it is...
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Recent Wave of Bombs and Suspicious Packages Reported in American News- No Marches, Boycotts or Children’s Crusades Noted in Opposition.

April 4, 2018
Recent Wave of Bombs and Suspicious Packages Reported in American News- No Marches, Boycotts or Children’s Crusades Noted in Opposition.

By Mike Keleher The anti-gun agenda continues to make daily headlines, and if you would believe the news, the left is making great strides towards changing gun laws and demonizing AR-15 carbines in the wake of the recent school shooting in Florida and some other people committing crimes with firearms. All Americans want to...
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