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Thoughts On The Situation In Uvalde Texas

The AR15. The modern rifle progressives love to hate.

It’s looking like 2022 is going to be a rather bad remix of 2020. Supply chain issues, riot season closing in on us for various sundry reasons, and of course the midterms, where our duly elected (supposedly) welfare queens decide to grandstand, especially on the Second Amendment, because the swine fear an armed citizenry. A person with a well-maintained modern rifle is a citizen, and not a subject.

Of course, where there’s freedom, there’s the risk of evil, and the risk that those who oppose freedom will use the deeds of evil people to further their own insidious agendas…

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The Biden Regime And Ghost Guns

A Polymer80 G19-style 80 percent frame. This is not a firearm.

This past Monday, April 11th, the regime of Joseph Robinette Biden, Jr, dropped the final executive order concerning firearm receivers and expanded the definition of the term “firearm” in terms of US law to restrict so-called ghost guns.

Stymied by a rickety-thin majority in Congress and flagging poll numbers due to record-high inflation, supply chain shortages, and internal issues, the regime needed a “win”, even if it only really appeased the base. It’s the midterms after all. And what better target for the progressive wing of the regime than the Second Amendment? Long opposed to individual rights, especially the right to keep and bear arms, the regime once again twisted the definition of things to fit an agenda.

Was it a (hopefully temporary) loss for us Second Amendment Radicals? Yes, but of course the devil is in the details…

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How Far Can You Shoot With A Red Dot Equipped Rifle?

An AR15 with an Aimpoint PRO red dot sight.

This article is part of a continuing partnership with Primary Arms, enjoy!

Here, we’re going to give our best thinking on how far you can stretch out a red dot sight. We think that, depending on the sight, it’s entirely possible to extend the range of these close-quarters oriented optics out to several hundred yards, if you’re willing to temper your expectations on what you consider accuracy just a little bit.

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How To Fight Magazine Capacity Bans

30 round standard-capacity magazines for the AR Platform. Flood Washington State with these.

This past week, despite the best efforts of an extremely well-motivated pro-2A contingent in Washington State, the legislature rammed through SB 5078, magazine capacity ban, which should reach regime stooge Jay Inslee’s desk any day now. Inslee has stated that he’ll sign it, so unfortunately in a legal sense, it will be codified into law.

So, after July 1st, firearm magazines that hold ten rounds or more will be prohibited for sale in the Evergreen State. That being said, the Washington State (and other) magazine capacity bans can be fought…

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Second Amendment Bits And Pieces - Honk Honk Edition

You need a Magpul D60 drum in your life.

The clown show of 2022 continues. The Honkening up north, progressives thinking America’s frontier is on the Dnepr, and various sundry goings on. It’s pretty chaotic out there, but the usual litany of forces have been making their moves for and against the Second Amendment while most have been distracted by the circus…

Despite the chaos and portents that aybe we should be giving our AR-15s a little extra TLC, there’s good news…

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Choosing From The Best Of The New Long Range Cartridges For The AR

AR variants like the Mk12 push the 5.56mm cartridge to the limit - but there's a whole world beyond 5.56mm for the AR.

Article By: Primary Arms Staff

The AR-15 has always been known as a relatively reliable and accurate rifle platform. It’s got a long and storied history, and deep in the roots of the .223 Remington you can find buried there, the lineage of benchrest pioneers.

What the AR has not been known for generally, at least not until fairly recently is for consistent long-range accuracy. It’s simply not that gun. That is, unless you harness the power of a new breed of AR cartridges that are built specifically to add that element to the AR resume, and for which it may just be an upper receiver swap away for you to begin enjoying such benefits….

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Things You Should Have With You If You Carry A Gun

You need more than just a gun on you when you go out into the world.

By most estimates, the community of Second Amendment Radicals and armed citizens has picked up over ten million new converts since the beginning of 2020. If that’s you, welcome aboard. You’ve got that shiny new 9mm pistol or that AR-pattern rifle, and you’re ready to exercise your inherent right to defend yourself and your property by whatever means you deem necessary. Along those lines, you’ve probably considered or already are carrying your weapon or weapons on a daily basis. Like with anything though, there’s more to carrying a gun than just carrying a gun. There’s a few things you’ll need to be a effective Second Amendment Radical on the move…

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Second Amendment Bits And Pieces - SHOTs On Goal Edition

It's getting spicy out there in the land of 2A.

It’s been a crazy 2022 so far, and we’re not even out of January yet. A weak-sauce variant of the Wuhan virus, a pissing contest in Ukraine we really have no business getting involved in, and of course, the continuing and relentless assault on our right to keep and bear arms from enemies, both foreign and domestic. Is it December yet? Because I like Christmas. I usually get some cool-ass Second Amendment Radical stuff.

But it’s not all doom and gloom - 2021 had some impressive wins for us, which will continue on into 2022…

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Smart Guns Are Dumb

When it comes to defending your life and property, the simpler methods reign supreme.

When the modern gun control scene picked up some momentum in the late 1990s, one of the concepts floated was of the smart gun. The whole idea was to use some sort of authentication mechanism to deny unauthorized users use of the firearm. From the hideously flawed and compromised Armatix IP1, to the current snake oil salesmen at Lodestar, each attempt has been clunky, unworkable, and not even worthy of being called a “beta” product. Of course, the media dutifully falls in line and every few years, they find some new “entrepreneur” or tech bro “who is into guns” that has come up with a smart gun solution that supposedly works. Coupled with a few stories of (legitimate) tragedies resulting from improperly secured firearms, and the pieces turned out are worthy of a gold medal from Minitrue.

Sure, the idea sounds good on paper, even to us Second Amendment Radicals. A gun that can only be used by it’s owner, I actually like the sound of that. But, the devil is in the details, and that’s why so-called smart guns are dumb

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Guns For Me But Not For Thee

Armed, we can say no.

I’ve spoken in the past on numerous occasions about how the diversification of our Second Amendment Radical scene is a good thing. People from all walks of life have the right to keep and bear any arms they deem fit for the task at hand. If 2022 deals you a bad hand and it’s machine pistol time, you have every right to do that GLOCK conversion, in my eyes. I’m also open to dialog from people who may hold the Second Amendment sacrosanct, but may have views on other issues that potentially even contradict the underlying spirit of the Second Amendment - i.e. if someone’s a gun nut like me but supports government-funded healthcare, which I don’t. You get a seat at the table. We agree on guns, so that issue is out of the way - so we can bitch about healthcare…

Where I kind of put a full stop though is on people who own guns, but support gun control - especially the influential so-called “elites” in our society. The “Guns For Me But Not For Thee” crowd.

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