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Hot Weather Holster Test

September 25, 2020
Hot Weather Holster Test

Photocredit: usmclife.com By Mike Keleher Due to a complete lack of temperature awareness on my part, I recently spent some high temps time in the California Mohave Desert, followed by driving over to Phoenix for an additional week-where the temperatures were even higher-up to 114. Now to be fair, it is a dry heat-...
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BATF Notifies Illinois FFL Holders of Possible “Civil Unrest” in Cook, Lake and McHenry Counties

August 26, 2020
BATF Notifies Illinois FFL Holders of Possible “Civil Unrest” in Cook, Lake and McHenry Counties

Photo Credit: Militant American.blogspot By Mike Keleher Well this is an oddity in the all time summer of oddities. Today, BATF sent out text messages and Emails alerting holders of federal firearms licenses to possible “civil unrest” in three Illinois counties, and reminds people with lots of legal guns to secure those guns, report...
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Flying With Pistols and Ammunition in Checked Baggage

August 20, 2020
Flying With Pistols and Ammunition in Checked Baggage

By Mike Keleher I took a trip this summer to the Mohave Desert. Don’t ask me why, just know no one else flies into Palm Springs, lingers and then drives to Phoenix in 114 degree heat during the high point of summer-except me. Crowds are at a minimum. I took two small 9mm pistols...
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Anatomy Of Yet Another Guns and Ammo Shortage

August 19, 2020
Anatomy Of Yet Another Guns and Ammo Shortage

By Mike Keleher Well here we are again. “Suddenly” ammunition has disappeared off the shelf, and we are all wondering just how long this shortage will last. Jumping ahead, my best guess, is to factor in the election plus six months…maybe longer before pre-Covid on the shelf availability and pre-Covid prices return and probably...
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Washington DC files civil suit against Polymer 80 claiming gun parts are really illegal partially assembled firearms.

June 26, 2020
Washington DC files civil suit against Polymer 80 claiming gun parts are really illegal partially assembled firearms.

By Mike Keleher Well, the esteemed governing heads of the District of Columbia through their Attorney General Karl Racine have just filed a civil suit against the company Polymer 80 for selling gun parts to D.C. denizens. According to D.C. area news station WTOP, the district is apparently calling unfinished polymer frames, and sales...
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Reviewing Deadly Force Law in Light of Riots, Arson and Looting

June 3, 2020
Reviewing Deadly Force Law in Light of Riots, Arson and Looting

Photo Credit: Washington Sentinal.com By Mike Keleher With the current nationwide pandemic of violence, riots and looting, I am seeing horrible news clips of innocent people and shop owners being beaten and victimized by these criminals and an enormous amount of police officers have been injured and killed trying to maintain order and keep...
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Riots and Looting across Illinois-is there anyone who did not see this coming?

June 1, 2020
Riots and Looting across Illinois-is there anyone who did not see this coming?

By Mike Keleher I am an information and news junkie and like any junk food junkie, after getting my fill I am left feeling ill and distinctly unfulfilled. I watched the national news about the Minnesota protests rolling into riots and widespread looting. Not surprised thugs and savages used the excuse to start widespread...
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Double Action/Single Action Negativity? I Don’t Think So.

May 15, 2020
Double Action/Single Action Negativity?  I Don’t Think So.

By Mike Keleher My friend, revered Kansas Law Dog Billy Miller, wondered if I could put a few words down in print about perceived negativity among the pistol shooting crowd towards the Double Action/Single Action trigger systems in light of current trend for Glock-like Striker Fired systems in every new firearm coming on to...
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80% Receiver Pistol Build-Can A Caveman Do It?

April 10, 2020
80% Receiver Pistol Build-Can A Caveman Do It?

By Mike Keleher I love to tinker with my guns, and truth be told, I break more guns in a given year than most people shoot. I then have to fix them. I learn an awful lot that way. Trial and error is practically my middle name. I have learned internal functions, fit and...
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Ammo shortage? Sneak past with a Lee Classic Loader reloading kit

April 3, 2020
Ammo shortage? Sneak past with a Lee Classic Loader reloading kit

By Mike Keleher Like most of you, I have been watching the Corona Virus inspired run on guns and ammunition for a few weeks now and am offering up my less than academic but oh so practical observation…here we go again. Remember the run on guns and ammo when Hillary and then Obama were...
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