Month: December 2016

Upgrade Your AR15 Before 2018

Governor Brown signed 6 new gun control bills into law in July that may create an unintended opportunity for you to upgrade your AR15 . Most of these laws are going into effect January 2017. Arguably the most game-changing law for us is the new assault weapons ban. The new ban stipulates that a semi-automatic AR15, […]

MMA With Weapons

Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) combines multiple fighting techniques into one deadly practice, now a company in Las Vegas; Las Vegas Gunfights has partnered with Simunition Sports to combine MMA with weapons using a system developed by General Dymanics. The new patented training system allows for the use of semi-automatic rifles and semi-automatic handguns converted to […]

Gun Control Act of 1968

Per provisions of the Gun Control Act (GCA) of 1968, 18 U.S.C. Chapter 44, an unlicensed individual may make a unregistered “weapon” (also known as a Ghost Gun) as defined in the GCA for his [or her] own personal use, but not for sale or distribution. The GCA, 18 U.S.C. § 921(a)(3), defines the term […]

History of Home Made Guns

A History of Home Made Guns The first home made guns that where invented in 1350 where called “hand cannons” or “hand gonnes,” these were essentially miniature cannons designed to be held by hand or attached to a pole for use by individual soldiers. They were loaded and fired in the same manner as the full-size cannons. […]

California’s New 2016 AR15 Laws

The years almost over – with 2017 around the corner many gun owners in California are preparing for the new gun laws that are being enacted at the start of 2017 and throughout 2018. Here’s a summary of the new California gun-control laws that are being enacted. (AB 857) Firearm identifying information: This bill would, […]

5.11 Havoc 30 Backpack (Shot 2016)

The 5.11 Tactical booth is always a busy place at SHOT, with a wide range of products for a wide range of users. This year is no exception and they are displaying their usual crop of excellent apparel and gear. One of the new items that caught my eye was the Havoc 30 backpack. This […]