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    Kicked out of Pheasant Lane Mall

    I visited Pheasant Lane Mall to stop at Chick-fil-A. On the way to the back of the line, some friends caught me. After a few minutes of talking I left and was approached by the head mall security. He stated that there was a no firearm policy (I was OCing) and stated that I could put the firearm...
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    Teaching someone that is new to firearms

    I am planning on taking someone to the range next week. She has freely admitted that she has never shot nor handled a firearm. She is willing to go to the range, but before we do I am planning on going through firearm safety first. I am planning on going through the following: The 4 firearm...
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    Bank robbery doesn't pay

    At least according to a recent cost/benefit analysis Bank Robbery Doesn’t Pay (Much) - Ideas Market - WSJ. I wonder if there are any stats of bank robberies with bank tellers armed and the success rate of those...
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    Talked with an officer today

    Had the cops called on me today while I was writing a parking sticker. All because someone felt that they were "entitled" (officers words, not mine) to have their visitor park in their numbered space, which is against the rules. The officer came talked with me, then the owner, then me, let me...
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    Interesting reactions today

    I usually OC when I do my weekly shopping. Today I had two good reactions today. I had reached for a bag of chips over a cart, clearly exposing my sidearm. A minute later a guy asked what it was I said a 19. He stated he recently got a Bodyguard. That was about the extent of that conversation...
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    Old stats but interesting

    I was curious about brady scorecard vs violent crime stats as they usually involve a firearm. So based on public data: Link Removed Brady Campaign 2007 scorecard Usually the Brady Campaign numbers come near the beginning of the year, so this data is as close as a representation of the laws...
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    Gaining Multi-State permits by getting a Utah concealed carry permit.

    I just signed up tonight for a Utah class through Mass Firearms School. Its $100 for 4 hours and all the paperwork is done there. Not a bad deal. Check out the list of instructors: Link Removed
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    What is in your EDC rig?

    Just out of curiosity, what is in your EDC rig? When I can carry: keys G19 flashlight - Right now its a Coleman, looking at getting a Quark AA2 double mag holster Leatherman phone I also usually have a shoulder rig with a G26 and 2 more mags. I can't always carry due to work state and work...
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    Wisconsin to recognize 25 state's permits

    Wisconsin to recognize 25 state's permits Wisconsin DOJ Releases Concealed Carry Recognized Permit List, Training Requirements, and Application Process
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    Thinking about getting into reloading

    I've been looking at the Hornady Lock-n-Load AP. Is anyone using it? What are the thoughts?
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    Looking For Competition Info

    Check out Link Removed Welcome to - Home of the United States Practical Shooting Association International Defensive Pistol Association 3-Gun Nation
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    newbie at reloading any tips....

    I have been also looking into reloading as I could save quite a bit of money. I found Link Removed to be helpful on what is needed for a beginner.
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    That was an interesting reaction

    I live on a ground floor of apartment style condo. I often talk with the people above me by walking out on the sidewalk when they are on the patio. I also live in an open carry state. I was talking with my neighbor when 3 boys rush out of the back door with toy guns and run in another...
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    Hearing protection selection

    I usually get the highest NRR rating I can. I use Radians ear plugs (32 dB NRR), and then I use muffs. I have used some 33 NRR muffs, but just bought Link Removed. I used them today, but can't give you a good review as I shot less than 100 rds, but I did hear what was around me and it seemed...
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    Deadly Force Bill To Be Revisited

    Senate overrides veto - Link Removed Now its back to the House.
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    Ship Handguns Before Moving?

    I recommend shipping everything you have, depending on how many long guns you have. You will have to fill out form Link Removed in its entirety. You will then have to pay $25 to register them when you go through customs. Besides searching through your stuff, they will make sure that the serial...
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    Should I have bought the firearm?

    Saw this muzzleloader on my vacation. Its an unknown age (at least for me). .32 Cal $110 Link Removed Link Removed Link Removed Link Removed Link Removed Link Removed I did test the hammer and trigger and they seemed to be functional. Did I miss out on a good deal?
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    Gettysburg National Military Park & Museum Center

    No firearms, no weapons Link Removed Link Removed
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    Odd Mass Gun Law

    These are coming from I would like find where some of these are on the books: Mass Law: "All men must carry a rifle to church on Sunday." Boston Law: "No one may cross the Boston Common without carrying a shotgun in case of bears." North Andover: An ordinance prohibits the use...