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Firearms News Volume 74, Issue 2

If you're serious about buying, selling, or trading firearms then Firearms News is for you. Whether you collect, hunt, target shoot, have personal defense needs or other firearms interest you'll find the largest variety and best prices on all the firearms, accessories and services that you could want or need!

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United States
KSE Sportsman Media, Inc.
30 Issues

in this issue

18 min
who will guard against ‘guardians’ when trump administration enforces more gun laws?

“Attorney General William P. Barr announces launch of Project Guardian — A nationwide strategic plan to reduce gun violence,” a Nov. 13 Department of Justice press release declared. “Initiative emphasizes enforcing gun prohibitions based on domestic violence convictions and mental health denials.” Project Guardian, we are told, “is based on five principles”: • Coordinated Prosecution. • Enforcing the Background Check System. • Improved Information Sharing. • Coordinated Response to Mental Health Denials. • Crime Gun Intelligence Coordination. “NSSF applauds DOJ’s priorities: Enforce and prosecute gun laws,” Larry Keane of the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) gushed in response. “We take action every day through our programs to promote safe, healthy use of firearms by law-abiding citizens. But we know more can be done to enforce existing laws and to prosecute those who break them.” They’re so enamored of their…

1 min
want a walther ppk/s or s&w model 36?

Check out Davidson’s Gallery of Guns at GalleryOfGuns.com! Davidson’s offers the GuaranteeD® Lifetime Replacement Warranty which backs all the firearms you buy through GalleryofGuns.com. It works like this: if anything ever goes wrong with any gun you buy with the Davidson’s GuaranteeD® Lifetime Replacement Warranty, it will be replaced. If no replacement is available, it will be repaired at no charge to you. Simply return it to the retailer where you purchased it, pay for the return shipping and upon receipt Davidson’s will ship the returning retailer a brand-new gun for you provided one is available. If a replacement is not available your firearm will be repaired for free. For complete warranty information please refer to the Guaranteed Warranty link found at the home page of GalleryofGuns.com.…

2 min
revolution targets’ portable long range torso frame target

Let’s face it, shooting steel is fun! Having to reset your targets or not knowing if you hit at long range though is a drag. One of the downsides of certain smaller calibers, like the .224 Valkyrie, is not knowing if you connected when you get past 800 yards or so. One new option is Revolution Targets by Pendleton’s Portable Long Range Target. Revolution Targets is a relatively new name in the target world, but they are not new to the firearms industry. They are a subsidiary of Pendleton Safes and Revolution Safes. So, what makes it cool? 1) It is portable, easy to move, quick to set-up, easy to take down. 2) It is very well made for a long service life and even features grease fittings. 3) A long-range hit indicator…

1 min
the art of plinking

Since “tactical shooting” has been all the rage for the past 20 years, many of you younger guys never discovered the “Art of Plinking.” Also, many of you older guys may have forgot how much fun that was. I’m here to tell you that plinking is probably the “most funnest” type of shooting out there. Find a big back stop and step back about 10–50 yards. Throw a few soup cans in the middle of the shooting area and blast away with any type of .22 LR. It’s a lot of fun to chase the cans across the range after ever shot, and this is probably the cheapest reactive target you can get. It builds great skill as well, and it can be done with any firearm. Most formal shooting…

13 min
grant’s newsstand

BETO WOULD ENFORCE GUN BUYBACK ARMED POLICE Congressman Robert “Beto” O’Rourke (D-TX) finally admits what many gun owners have been fearing for years: AR15 owners who refuse to turn in their firearms will get a visit from the police. This fact came to light after Beto was questioned by Joe Scarborough of MSNBC during the CNN town hall on LGBTQ issues in LA last Wendsday. Scarborough asked O’Rourke’s what his plans to curb gun violence in the US were, and received the following response. “I think just as in any law that is not followed or flagrantly abused there have to be consequences or else there is no respect for the law… there would be a visit by law enforcement to recover that firearm and make sure that it is purchased, bought back,…

21 min
cold war pdw the czech vz. 61 skorpion

The Cold War years saw the development and introduction of a number of interesting designs which can be considered early Personal Defense Weapons or PDWs. These compact weapons were intended to be issued to military troops whose job specialty did not require or allow them to carry a full-sized rifle, but might require something more than a standard service pistol. At the same time, due to their very small nature they were a natural for employment by elite commando or Special Forces units, for certain covert missions. Noteworthy examples of this breed include the Soviet 9x18mm APS “Stechkin” machine pistol, Polish 9x18mm pm wz.63 ‘Rak’, US 9mm Parabellum M11 submachine gun and the Czechoslovak 7.65mm vz. 61 Skorpion. Of this group, the Czech vz. 61 Skorpion stands out due to…