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Friday
Dec132013

Montage: Ignorant Politicians Speaking About Guns

I'm amazed that so many blindly trust politicians to run the government and pass laws.  Many of these politicians are ignorant on firearms and those are typically the ones who are creating firearms laws.  Check out this great compilation of these folks in action...

Shoulder thing that goes up!  That's a classic interview that always makes me smile.  You can view a few more of these style clips here.

h/t Gunmart

Thursday
Dec122013

Are Affordable 3D Metal Printers On The Way?

3D plastic printers are so three months ago... I know the news media and even politicians finally got around to doing some research on exploding single shot 3D plastic weapons, but metal printers have so much more to offer.  You might even remember the 3D printed metal 1911 I talked about awhile back, but I remarked then the printers were too damn expensive.

According to an article on RT.com, Michigan Technological University recently created an open source 3D metal printer for $1500.  I'm thinking that could really change the whole 3d printed firearms market... Lol, the article even comments on this printer may be used for evil by printing weapons!  I think it strange that the media seems to forget that plastic and metal printers could easily print knives which seem to contribute to more deaths than firearms each year, just saying...

I think it will be a little while before you see one of these in every household, but an affordable design sure shows some promise.  I'll keep you posted as I get more info on these affordable metal printers.

Wednesday
Dec112013

Fearless Fawn Casually Plays On Rifle Range

I saw the headline for this video and I had to see for myself.  A little fawn wanders out on to a rifle range and is completely unfazed by people or gunfire.  He even wanders up to a few shooters and they pet the damn deer!  Even after a few shots close to the fawn, it goes up and sniffs the rifle before giving it a quick lick.  Enjoy the vid.

h/t Wide Open Spaces

Tuesday
Dec102013

California Court Says 10 Day Waiting Period Is Likely Unconstitutional

In California when you purchase a new firearm you are required to wait ten days.  This means if you purchase a new rifle on Monday at 10am you must return after 10am on Thursday of the following week.  Big 5 sporting goods takes this 10 waiting period an extra day further and takes on an extra day as a buffer just to be sure. 

The idea behind the ten days is a "cool down" period so that if someone was looking to do something bad (murder, suicide, etc) that heat of the moment would die down during the wait time. California also uses this ten day period for conducting a background check, although we all know it doesn't actually take that long. 

Well, a recent court case is challenging this ten wait period saying it is prohibiting people from exercising their constitutional right to bear arms during the wait time.  Kamala Harris, CA's Attorney General, was denied a motion for summary judgement yesterday, and chances are good this case will go to the Federal Appeals Court. 

This a small step in the right direction, but the fight is far from over.  I'd be willing to put money that the courts will rule the waiting period unconstitutional, but it might take a little time; the wheels of government turn slowly.  If you like to read all the boring court documents and more info, please visit the CalGuns Foundation page.

Monday
Dec092013

Automatic Magazine Reloader: Rich White Guy Problems

I always joke about being able to buy expensive solutions for "rich white guy problems" and loading magazines is probably at the top of that list.  Burning through ammo at the range is not only fun and expensive, but it is a real pain in the ass to load up magazines.  Yes, I know about the LULA, but you still have to put each round in individually.  If only there was a really expensive machine that could load up mags for me...

I'm sure the target market for this sort of thing would be military or perhaps a shooting range with a lot of money.  In an era of budget cuts, I can't envision the U.S. military (or other municipal agency with lots of mags) lining up to get one.  Realistically, I see an Automatic Magazine Reloader on Ted Nugents private range or perhaps the ranges other less notable rich white guys.  Here is some more info about the Primatic Magazine Loader:

The AML5.56™ Automatic Magazine Loader is a military-quality universal magazine loader system, designed to automatically load all 5.56mm bullet magazines from all manufacturers. It operates quickly, painlessly and efficiently!

  • Eliminates hand injuries – Safety above all!!
  • MMFS – Modular Magazine Feed System – Load all manufacturers 5.56mm magazines
  • Eliminates damage to magazine feed lips
  • Prolongs magazine life
  • Highly reliable
  • Printable Reports
  • Loads 29 bullets in 9 seconds
  • Loads 18 magazines in less then 3 minutes
  • Holds up to 1000 bullets
  • A user friendly HMI with 6" touch screen, PLC based

On big ticket rich white guy items, price isn't typically listed.  I'm sure it will be ridiculous expensive, bulky, and not easily transported out to the zombie shooting range.  Check out the Primatic website for more info.

h/t SSD