Winchester Brings Back the 1892 Large Loop Carbine


The distinctive look of  the Winchester 1892 large loop carbine rifle was the dream of many  young boys and old men who watched the gun being used on TV shows and  in movies 50 years ago.   Watching their favorite actor handle the  rifle with one hand was the envy of every want-to- be cowboy.  Short video here:

Winchester Repeating Arms  is helping make those dreams come true with the introduction of the  1892 Large Loop Carbine back in to their rifle line for 2012.  Read more

Cannonball Kills Woman

POTRERO, Calif. (AP) — California authorities indicate a 33-year-old San Diego County woman was killed by a cannonball fired by her husband and another man.  U-T San Diego reports the woman was found dead at about 12:15 a.m. Tuesday after the ball slammed into her home at the Twin Lakes Resort mobile home park in Potrero,near the Mexican border.  State fire Capt. Mike Mohler says the men told authorities they were working on the cannon nearby when it went off. and one man was treated at a hospital for injuries he suffered when the cannon went off.

I think maybe the cannon needs more work…GW

Burris Introduces New Generation Red Dot Sight

GREELEY, Colo. (March 6, 2012) – Burris is pleased to announce the introduction of the latest generation in red-dot sights with the launch of FastFire™ï¡¿ III – the ideal sight solution for pinpoint accuracy on handguns, shotguns and rifles. The FastFire III is extremely fast, rugged and low profile. This newest addition of the FastFire line is ideal for tactical applications with the choice of either a 3 MOA or an 8 MOA dot. Read more

Twin Pro-Gun Rulings Issued

Pro-gun groups won a pair of legal decisions yesterday.  A federal court in Maryland ruled that the Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms extends beyond the home and that citizens may not be required to offer “a good and substantial reason” for obtaining concealed carry permits. The case, Woollard v. Sheridan, was brought in 2010 by the Second Amendment Foundation on behalf of Maryland resident Raymond Woollard who was denied his concealed carry permit. Read more

Gun-Law Sanity Returning to D.C.

Since the Supreme Court’s 2008 decision overturning Washington, D.C.’s handgun ban in District of Columbia v. Heller, our nation’s capital has stood nearly alone in its level of contempt for residents’ Second Amendment rights. Two recent developments may give hope for a turn for the better. First, an NRA-supported case has ended in victory for residents of the District of Columbia’s public housing system, as the D.C. Housing Authority has finally changed its lease provisions to allow lawful gun possession in its properties. Read more

Guns in Schools – Legally

When a man wore a holstered pistol into a Michigan school polling place, he drew attention.  But, according to Michigan law, he was well within his rights.  The law allows a person with a concealed pistol license (CPL) to carry a visible, holstered gun into schools, daycare centers, banks, churches, bars, and sports arenas.  Here’s what happened…

Authorities have determined that the armed citizen was within his rights.  The story here…

My guess is that we may have some new laws coming our way.

Caldwell Expands Line of Steel Targets

In response to the overwhelming success of the Magnum Rifle Gong, Caldwell Shooting Supplies announces an expanded line of steel targets.   The Kill Zone Magnum Rifle Gong, Dual Magnum Spinner, Magnum Resetting Popper Target and Speed Plate with Reset are all high quality, extremely durable steel targets designed to withstand repeated shots from high-powered rifles and handguns, while providing the fun and excitement of shooting reactive targets. Read more

Prostaff® Target EFR Riflescope for Air Rifle or Rimfire

The new Nikon PROSTAFF Target EFR 3-9×40 is designed and engineered for .22 LR, air rifle and other applications where the versatility of focusing at extended ranges – both close and distant – is desired.  The Target EFR uses the new Nikon Precision Reticle featuring a fine crosshair with dot and provides an adjustable objective lens that allows focusing from 10 meters to infinity.

Nikon EFR 3x9x40

  The PROSTAFF Target EFR is enhanced by a Precision reticle and a 50-yard parallax setting for confidence and precision.  Nikon coats all its lenses with multiple layers of anti-reflective compounds.  The resulting fully multicoated lenses provide maximum brightness, contrast and light transmission.  The Target EFR includes a large ocular with quick focus eyepiece.  It also is waterproof, fogproof, and shockproof.    Available in matte finish, the Target EFR features ¼-inch adjustments at 50 yards with an incredible 80-MOA adjustment range at 100 yards.  Zero-Reset turrets allow you to sight it in at 50 yards, then lift the spring-loaded adjustment knob, rotate to your “zero”, and re-engage.

The PROSTAFF Target EFR 3-9×40 will retail for $189.95. Read more

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