The Opinion: At the Gun Store: The M2.0 version of S&W M&P 40 Compact is longer, taller, and heavier than the original Compact. Kind of like a new model of a familiar car. This new version M2.0 Compact is closer to the full size than the original Compact. The visual cues that allow you to spot a full size from a M2.0 Compact is the full size slide juts out from the frame just a bit and the palm swell curve bends down at the heel of the grip. Continue reading
I do not own a bumpfire stock. I have shot an AK-47 clone with one. The same principle as the bumpfire stock used on an AR-15 clone by the mass murderer in Las Vegas.
The Firearms Technology Branch (FTB) of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) reviewed the AR-15 version of the bumpfire stock from Bump Fire Systems. The determination is in a letter dated Apr 01 2012 that was sent with the stock I got to shoot. The determination for the Slide Fire product which appears to have been patented first must be similar. Continue reading
The Freedom Trail in Boston MA is a path past 16 historically significant locations and buildings. The trail is 2.5 miles long. It starts at the Visitors Center on the Boston Common and end at theBunker Hill Momument. Continue reading
On July 25, a three-judge panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued an opinion on two cases that had opposite opinions from lower courts. The other case was Matthew Grace, et all v. DC, et all. It was combined with Brian Wrenn v. DC for the U.S. Court of Appeals DC Circuit. The majority decision and dissenting opinions are both are listed on the http://www.CADC.uscourts.gov web site. 16-7025 for Wrenn and 16-7067 for Grace. I’m pretty sure it’s the same document for both opinions. Continue reading
LASERLYTE recently added an on/off switch to the front of the Laser Trainer LT-PRO and made the new model the LT-PRE. The PRE meaning PREMIUM. The MSRP at the time of this review was $120.95 Continue reading
News: Florida Governor Scott signed into law an amendment to the Statute 776.032 (Stand Your Ground). Immunity from criminal prosecution and civil action for justifiable use or threatened use of force. The effect shifts the burden of proof to the prosecution when Stand Your Ground immunity is asserted by a criminal defendant. The State (prosecution) must overcome the asserted immunity with clear and convincing evidence.
Related News: Florida Governor Scott signed into law an amendment to Statute 766.013 (Justifiable use of Force). The effect is to remove inconsistencies with other Statutes. Continue reading
This Book by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger tells the story of the First Barbary War. It is a page turner.
I found great relevance to events in our time that our young nation had to face and overcome in international waters and on foreign soil. Continue reading