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House May Vote on the SHARE Act Next Week

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According to Politico.com, the Sportmen’s Heritage and Recreational Enchancement Act, or the SHARE Act, may end up on the floor of the US House of Representatives next week.  The Act most recently breezed through the Natural Resources Committee, with the Judiciary Committee allowing it to go straight to the House floor. Politico reports that Jim Pasco, head of the Fraternal …

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The Maxim 50 is Now the Maxim 47?

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It was bound to happen. California, New Jersey, and Massachusetts have each served SilencerCo with legal challenges to their new Maxim 50 integrally suppressed muzzleloader.  These party pooper states are upset that their existing laws don’t actually ban something that makes gun people happy, even though it takes forever to load and is still very loud and smoky despite the …

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Maxim 50 Suppressed Muzzleloader is Here!

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That’s right!  SilencerCo finally did what many of us wanted to see and suppressed a muzzleloader.  What surprises me most, though, is the fact that it’s 50-state legal.  Anyone over 18 years old and otherwise legally able to purchase a muzzleloader can purchase the Maxim 50 online. How did they do it?  It’s because gun laws are dumb, but sometimes …

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SHARE Act Moving Forward

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The Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act of 2017, or H.R.3668 SHARE Act, passed an important vote in the House Committee on Natural Resources this week despite some outlandish claims from anti-gun members of the committee (e.g., silencers make guns armor piercing).  This means the bill now moves to the full US House of Representatives, a very big step towards …

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“Trump Slump”: American Outdoor Brands Sees 48.5% Drop in Firearms Revenue

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American Outdoor Brands, owner of Smith & Wesson, just reported a nearly $100 million fall in firearms revenue for second quarter FY2017 compared to the same quarter last year.  Shipments of long guns were down 57% and shipments of handguns were down 35%, resulting in a 40% drop in overall revenue year-to-year. Chief Executive James Debney told shareholders that the …

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Exclusive Offer for a Low Cost Quality Air Rifle

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AirgunDepot is running a special price on the Beeman QB Chief PCP airgun and airgun combo.  The combo includes the rifle and an Air Venturi MK4 Hill manual pump so you don’t have to get fills from a fill station.  From their site: “A winning combination of quality features, performance and price point, the Beeman Chief is a worthy addition …

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Easy & Cheap DIY Motion Activated Safe Lighting

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NOTE: When installing the t-pins, make sure they don’t cross the copper contacts on the LED ribbon. This will cause a temporary short, and your lights won’t come on. Lighting kits for safes can be expensive, but you can install bright motion-activated LEDs yourself for about $30.  This video shows you how with no need for cutting or splicing a …

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Champion 4375W Generator only $279.99 Shipped Free

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Cabela’s has the Champion Camo 4375W generator on blowout for only $279.99 (orig. $479.99) with free shipping using code 97FREE.  This is cheap, but it’s a very highly rated generator with a perfect 5 out of 5 stars from customer ratings. From Cabela’s: “Champion Camo 4375W Generator 4,375 starting watts and 3,500 running watts 224cc 4-stroke air-cooled engine with low-oil …

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Online Auction for Wounded Special Forces Soldiers

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On September 23rd, 2017, the Green Beret Foundation will hold a 3-gun match benefiting wounded Special Forces warriors and Gold Star families.  The Warrior/Patriot 3-Gun Match pairs a patriot who has donated at least $500 with a Special Forces soldier (aka, “Green Beret”) for six stages including pistol, carbine, precision rifle, shotgun, and submachine gun disciplines.  Two of the rifles …

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Florida Mandatory Evacuations Trigger Permitless Concealed Carry

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Residents of Florida in areas under mandatory evacuation orders can carry a concealed weapon without a permit under SB 290, passed then signed into law by Gov. Scott in 2015.  The bill was authored in response to the experiences of Hurricane Katrina evacuees, some of whom faced charges for taking their firearms when fleeing their homes. The law limits permitless …