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Subject: Its a blog Posted Date: 2014-09-03 09:22:29
<p>I've had a lot of people ask me why I feel the need to carry a firearm with me wherever I go. I've also had people tell me they 'don't see the need for someone to carry a gun. It makes them look paranoid and I don't think paranoid people should be carrying guns'. It seems that the majority of people don't understand firearms and, as we know, people fear what they don't know. <br /><br />That fear translates into a belief that I must be paranoid because I'm carrying a firearm. And that belief leads to
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Subject: A girl in a gun world.. Posted Date: 2014-08-30 04:11:39
<br />I love California; Iâm a born and raised California girl. I love the weather, the beaches, the mountains and the people. As much as I love the Golden State, when it comes to firearms there are a few laws and regulations that confuse me and make me wonder 'what were they thinking?!?!'. Like, did you know that in San Francisco you CANNOT walk an elephant down the street in the downtown area, or that you can legally drive without your seat belt on IF you are taking clothing on or off!<br /> <br />Calif
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Subject: A girl in a gun world.. Posted Date: 2014-08-21 07:11:16
<div>I enjoy my job, I enjoy teaching people about guns and how to shoot, I enjoy the environment and I actually enjoy going home smelling like gun power.  </div>
<div>Sadly, just like every other customer based industry, there are types of customers that I could do without.  Not  to say they are bad people - <strong>they are very special customers</strong> - but some days I don't have the time or the energy to interact with them.  We get all walks of life in that the range; some of which have are just
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Subject: Guns Posted Date: 2014-08-20 05:43:55
So your Kel-Tec pf9 is failing to eject? Join the club. But with a little DIY power, there is hope. Read on.<br /><br /> I included some images to help with the process. I bought my kel-tec early July of 2012. I took it to the range the next day and put about 20 rounds through it before my first failure. No biggie. Gun needs a break in period right? After that, I got at least one failure per mag until ultimately every round was failing to eject properly. WTF? So I go home and find more people complai
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Subject: Thoughts and Ramblings Posted Date: 2014-08-19 09:34:42
<p>With all of <a href="">the news coming out of Ferguson, Missouri</a> these days, I thought it would be good to pass along a little bit of friendly advice to the fine young men who's chosen form of "getting justice" is getting a new set of Jordans before vandalizing more of your own neighborhood.<br /><br />Here are the 5 things you should always consider before you begin looting:<br /><br /><span styl
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Subject: Thoughts and Ramblings Posted Date: 2014-08-13 10:17:07
Watching the news tonight I realized that the Ferguson, Missouri riots are a small version of what preppers prepare for. In this small St. Louis suburb of 21,000 people we've seen peaceful protests quickly spiral into all out rioting in the streets. Police are reporting:

- Looting
- Vandalism
- Assaults
- Fire-bombings (yes, the Molotov cocktails have made their appearance already)
- Numerous shootings

Ferguson called for help from neighboring agencies and over 300 officers are now on the scene...
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Subject: Defensive Gun Use Reports Posted Date: 2014-08-08 09:25:25
The Defensive Gun Use Report, where we delve beyond gun use statistics. This is where we remind everyone that for all the gun control advocates bashing, for all the celebrities hypocritically attacking guns, and for all the politicians jumping at any opportunity to push gun control - law abiding citizens use guns to defend themselves, their families, and their neighbors each and every day in this great nation of ours.

This month: Teenagers with guns, everyday heroes, and naked defensive gun
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Subject: Defensive Gun Use Reports Posted Date: 2014-07-10 13:43:43
Lies, lies, lies. That's what Bloomberg and his minion Shannon Watts must think about the defensive gun use report. You can't spin reality like you can spin numbers. American's defend themselves, their families, and their friends using a firearm each and every day.

More importantly, American's use those same firearms to protect their neighbors and even random strangers. Just something else Mom's Demand Action says "never happens".

As always, we're going to cover the basic ground rules of the report an
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Subject: Thoughts and Ramblings Posted Date: 2014-07-07 12:24:53
UPDATE: Todd decided to take down most of his videos. Luckily, I have copies. I'll be posting them again momentarily. Okay, they are up, Enjoy.

You really can't get much dumber that <a href="">Todd Locey</a>. Yes, he posted the picture above to Target's Facebook page using the name Todd Lo, but his name is Todd Locey and I believe he officially announced his candidacy for dumbest gun owner alive.

When you take an open carry picture so half-witted that [b]Open
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Subject: Defensive Gun Use Reports Posted Date: 2014-07-03 09:57:54
Yesterday, the gun grabber social media world came alive with news of "victory" with national retail chain Target.

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Facebook news feeds and the Twittersphere
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Subject: Defensive Gun Use Reports Posted Date: 2014-06-13 16:36:13
According to Mayor Bloomberg and Moms Demand Action, May was the month that didn't happen for defensive gun use. Why? Among this months stories of self defense we had Good Guys with Guns, multiple armed attackers, and people using rifles to defend themselves and their families.

You know - all the things that Bloomberg and Shannon Watts say never happen.

Let's cover the ground rules:

We can only cover stories the stories we find
Despite the fact that they happen every day, Defensive G
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Subject: Defensive Gun Use Reports Posted Date: 2014-06-02 06:58:06
April's Defensive Gun Use Report is a few weeks late due to <a href="">a family tragedy</a>. Thank you to everyone for their kind words and actions.

This is going to be a shorter than typical DGU report because we're under a time crunch for May's report. That said, April was an interesting month and there are some really interesting stories from interesting places.

For the ADD crowd, here's the short version:
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Subject: Guns and suicide Posted Date: 2014-05-21 08:04:53
They say the worst sound you can hear is a click when you expect a bang... I can tell you that's just not true. The worst sound you can hear is a bang when you had no idea it could be coming.

On April 24th, my son killed himself using the handgun I purchased to protect my family and the ammunition I selected for it's lethality.

Our family was home and heard the shot - but it didn't sound like a gunshot. It sounded like someone falling into a door. Since he was 15, Joey had a severe form of in
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Subject: Thoughts and Ramblings Posted Date: 2014-05-20 16:24:12
As you've no doubt heard, <a href="">Chipotle asked people not to open carry</a> in their restaurants today. Why? Basically because of these two mental midgets:

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That's right, the Douchebag Hobbit holding his rifle at low ready (you know, so he can engage those immediate threats at the salsa bar) and Hodor - wit
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Subject: Thoughts and Ramblings Posted Date: 2014-04-22 04:36:10
This is a guest post by firearms legend LtCol Freddie Blish, USMC (Ret). Freddie has seen it all and done it all - from the Marine Corps to becoming a Range Master at Gunsite Academy to working at LaRue and Aimpoint. Currently, Freddie is working as General Manager at one of the premier gunsmithing facilities in the world - ROBAR Companies based in Phoenix, Arizona.

At ROBAR Companies, Inc. we often receive phone calls or emails from customers stating that their gun is "jamming." [b]Without
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Subject: Thoughts and Ramblings Posted Date: 2014-04-16 10:27:16
The best part about interviewing Dom Raso is that he goes on long tangents. The worst part about interviewing Dom Raso is that he goes on long tangents.

Understand that Dom goes on tangents because he is knowledgeable and passionate about firearms, training, and service so it's all great information. We talked about everything from Call of Duty players, BUD/S, kids and firearms to caliber debates. And training. Dom talks about training like mall ninja's talk about the newest tactical, tier 1 gear
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Subject: Defensive Gun Use Reports Posted Date: 2014-04-11 18:26:36
The return of the Defensive Gun Use Report! We've been away a long time because of a lot of other projects. The stories were still getting posted but nobody was around to compile them into the report. That's over and we're back to sharing what can be found in the media on DGU's.

A quick refresher on the DGU report ground rules:

We can only cover stories the stories we find
Despite the fact that they happen numerous times each and every day, Defensive Gun Use stories rarely make the medi
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Subject: A girl in a gun world.. Posted Date: 2014-04-03 17:59:51
It's pretty easy for me to sit here and tell guys how to treat women at the range. Half the time it falls on deaf ears because who actually listens to women when it doesn't involve "what you want on your sandwich?" Fortunately for me the incredible Mike Lamb is our in house basic safety, home defense pistol and shotgun instructor.

For those who don't know, Mike Lamb is the <a href="">host of Trigger Time TV</a>, and the founder of <a href="">Stoic Ventu
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Subject: Thoughts and Ramblings Posted Date: 2014-04-01 09:40:30
"I think he embodied everything it is to be a police officer, and what the badge stands for," Phoenix police Sergeant Bob Knapp said of Detective John Hobbs. "He upheld that until the day he died."

A devoted husband and father of three young girls, Detective Hobbs served 21 years with the Phoenix Police Department. Assigned to the fugitive apprehension unit, known as the Major Offender Unit, Detective Hobbs was respected and well liked by all in the Department. "John was one of the best we
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Subject: A girl in a gun world.. Posted Date: 2014-03-22 14:39:03
I don't expect everyone that walks through the door at a gun store to be a gun expert. There are plenty of things I don't know and I have yet to learn.

I also have had my fair share of moments sounding silly. One of the best parts of my job is having new shooters come into the range wanting to learn and wanting to explore the great world of firearms. Educating people about firearms and everything that goes along with that is the fun part; it definitely beats filling out more paperwork just to keep Cali
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