Random Fact FEBRUARY 8, 2018 KIM DU TOIT CULTURE, NUMBERS & STATISTICS, POLITICS I read somewhere recently that about a quarter of the world’s prisoners are incarcerated in America. Non-Americans are going to draw all sorts of conclusions about this, and most of them will be wrong. Here are the facts. All the stupid surveys apart, the United States is … Continue reading “Some thoughts on why America has such a large Prison Population”
The Holy Grail of ACW Pistols! https://youtu.be/e1zVDRRUIew?t=4 Attachments area Preview YouTube video Griswold & Gunnison: The Best Confederate Revolver Makers Griswold & Gunnison: The Best Confederate Revolver Makers
Someday the Lottery Fates will smile on me! Grumpy I really think that this is going to be a gun that will be still studied a 100 years or so from now!
“Trying to stop a bad guy with a nine mm is like trying to stop a charging buffalo with a twenty-two. Might as well use a fly-swatter”. Such statements were common when I was a kid, and at the time there was some truth to them. Many experienced shooters, veterans, and L.E. officers still preferred … Continue reading “Cartridge Showdown: 9mm Versus .45 ACP by ARAM VON BENEDIKT on JANUARY 28, 2018”
According to Fox News, the Army’s 101st Airborne Division has taken delivery of the new Sig Sauer XM17 Modular Handgun System (MHS) pistols. The Sig Sauer 9mm XM17, and the more compact version XM18, are replacing the M9 as the Army’s service pistol. This is the first change in about three decades since Beretta’s M9 was … Continue reading “XM17 arrives to 101st AB by Jonn Lilyea”
This shrapnel damaged M1911 is relic from Battle of the Bulge (13 PHOTOS) 12/21/15| by Chris Eger Although the handgun may look no worse for ware from some angles, the unfortunate soldier who carried it likely came out less lucky “Today I held hell in my hands,” said a firearms buff who came across a battered … Continue reading “A very Cool WWII 1911!”
(Reuters) – Remington Outdoor Company Inc, one of the largest U.S. makers of firearms, has reached out to banks and credit investment funds in search of financing that will allow it to file for bankruptcy, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: People look over Remington rifles and shotguns during the annual … Continue reading “Exclusive: U.S. gunmaker Remington seeks financing to file for bankruptcy: sources Andrew Berlin, Jessica DiNapoli”