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Better Gun Shopping

If you’re in the market for guns right now, you probably already know how things have changed in the last two months. Supplies of guns and ammo are very, very tight, though some odd calibers of both firearms and ammunition are in fairly good supply. But whether you’re buying locally or online, you can make […]
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A Blueprint To Take Your Guns

A document produced jointly by the Alliance for Gun Responsibility, the Giffords gun-control group, and the Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence is raising...

Virginia Attacks Gun Rights

Believe me, I get what our job at Gun Tests is: to compare and grade firearms so you can make informed purchase decisions. But...

New Ruling Will Bake Your Noodle

On October 24, 2019, Franklin Armory filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the State of New Jersey challenging actions of the New Jersey State Police, which had outlawed sale of Franklin Armory's Reformation series of firearms.

Perhaps Trump Slump Is Over?

According to the FBI, more than 200,000 background-check requests associated with the purchase of a firearm were submitted to the agency on Black Friday...

I Believe Them

One of the issues gun owners face is whom to believe when politicians stake out policy positions on gun controls they would implement if they are elected to higher office.

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So Many Good Guns

But I believe real-life owners of guns — purchasers — usually tell more truth about product performance in the comments sections of various retailers. I assiduously read such comments, looking for online complaints that are worth checking out when I buy our guns and shoot them head to head. If we can't duplicate an issue that has come up, we don't report it — it's just gossip if we can't document it ourselves. But, occasionally, a nugget will drop out of the online compost, making the experience worthwhile

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A Good Time to Buy

It seems gun companies are suffering from a lack of "fear-based buying" because consumers aren't worried about stricter gun control while Donald Trump is in office. Also, ammo sales have been hit by consumers buying fewer bullets because they stockpiled during past scares, according to Markets Insider, a stock-tracking firm (Markets@BusinessInsider.com).

Don’t Buy Glock Full-Auto Switches

CNN has reported that federal authorities are searching for thousands of conversion devices that render semi-automatic Glock pistols into fully automatic weapons that are considered to be machine guns.

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You Cannot Make This Stuff Up

OMG, the things that are going on in and around the gun world these days. Some of it is quite hilarious, and some of it is deadly serious. In both cases, the items below are so weird, I could not make this stuff up if I had to.

Get Yours While the Getting is Good

On April 2, NRA and California Rifle & Pistol Association (CRPA) attorneys filed an opposition to California's request seeking an immediate stay of enforcement in the case of Duncan v. Becerra, which found California's restrictions against so called "large-capacity" magazines unconstitutional and unenforceable.

Better Gun Shopping

If you’re in the market for guns right now, you probably already know how things have changed in the last two months. Supplies of...