Gun Headlines Archive

Nat’l – Gun Headlines – Gun Test: X-Frame .500 S&W

DAILY CALLER.COM via GUNS MAGAZINE August 15, 2017 – A few short years ago one of my best friends and I were enjoying some incredible fishing on the Naknek River in Alaska. Those big king salmon could burn off line and give anglers some heart-pounding action. Steve, my fishing and deer hunting buddy and I were in the middle of some of the best fishing you could possibly find….

Nat’l – Gun Headlines – This Trigger-Happy Glove Lets You Simulate Machine Gun Fire, But How Is It Legal? (VIDEO)

GIZMODO.COM August 2, 2017 – The AutoGlove, scheduled to enter production next month, bills itself as a mechanism that allows for “full-auto fire without ATF approval, tax stamp or firearm modifications.” Powered by a battery pack that can be attached to a user’s arm or body, the device looks like a military-inspired Power Glove and is designed to fire a standard semi-automatic firearm at a rate of up to…

MA – Gun Headlines – Springfield hunter suing Glock, Inc., ammo manufacturer and retailers for $1 million over ‘exploding pistol’

MASS LIVE.COM August 1, 2017 – A city man who went on a 2012 hunting trip in the Blandford State Forest is suing firearms giant Glock Inc. plus ammunition manufacturers and retailers for $1 million after a pistol exploded in his hands and launched shrapnel into his face, according to a complaint in U.S. District Court. Originally named in the complaint were Georgia-based Glock, Inc., which  manufactured the 10mm…

AR – Gun Headlines – Arkansans contrive faster ammo-maker

ARKANSAS ONLINE.COM July 30, 2017 – Avid sportsman and gun dealer Jason Pruett of Blytheville started a small ammunition-making business a few years ago, producing complete cartridges with a single pull on the arm of his Dillon press. Then his arm got tired — really tired. Pruett, a computer programmer, and his buddy Jason Carter, an engineer, put their heads together and developed a way to mechanize and automate…

Nat’l – Gun Headlines – Anybody Can Fire This ‘Locked’ Smart Gun With $15 Worth Of Magnets (VIDEO)

WIRED.COM July 24, 2017 – FOR GUN CONTROL advocates, a “smart” gun that only its owner can fire has promised an elusive ideal: If your phone or PC can remain locked until you prove your identity, why not your lethal weapon? Now, for the first time, a skilled hacker has taken a deep look into the security mechanisms of one leading example of those authenticated firearms. He’s found that if…

MO – Gun Headlines – Master gun engraver in Springfield well known around the world (VIDEO)

SPRINGFIELD NEWS LEADER.COM July 22, 2017 – Jim Downing prefers to call himself a craftsman, not an artist. But his intricately hand-carved renderings on Colts, Rugers, Winchesters and other fine guns have earned him clients from across the globe — from Europe all the way to Australia. Especially in the world of cowboy action shooting, mention Springfield, Missouri, and many participants in the Western-themed sport will instantly know the name: Jim Downing,…

Int’l – Gun Headlines – Fear of downloadable guns becoming a reality

ZD NET.COM July 20, 2017 – Law enforcement agencies, and more importantly politicians, have been fearing the downloadable gun. Anyone could download plans from the internet, and use a cheap 3D printer to print a firearm. Additive manufacturing, to use its formal name, would democratise the manufacture of small arms. Those fears are turning into reality. But the threat isn’t from the cheap 3D printers. It’s from the more…

Int’l – Gun Headlines – Inside Italy’s Thriving Gun Culture. Yes, Italy

WIRED.COM July 19, 2017 – OLIENA IS AN idyllic village on the island of Sardinia. It’s a picture of peace and quiet, with medieval streets, fertile vineyards, and mountains beyond. But when photographer Mattia Michelli visited, he had to stuff cigarette filters in his ears to muffle all the gunfire. It was Easter, and around 200 locals celebrated by firing pistols and rifles into the sky. “Hot little pieces of…

Nat’l – Gun Headlines – Seven of the Most Expensive Guns in the World

BREITBART.COM July 18, 2017 – Normal, everyday carry guns can be expensive and AR-15s–and other hunting and sport rifles–cost even more, but one-offs and collectibles owned by the right people in history can surge to values exceeding what many Americans pay for their homes and cars combined. Think about it this way–one can easily spend $600 to $1,300 for a concealed carry handgun and $1,800 to 3,500 (and beyond)…

MN – Gun Headlines – Pistol Used in Deadly YouTube Stunt Is One of the Most Powerful Guns on the Market (VIDEO)

INSIDE EDITION June 30, 2017 – The pistol used in a horrific YouTube stunt gone wrong that resulted in the death of a 22-year-old man Monday is one of the most powerful handguns on the market. Cops say 22-year-old Pedro Ruiz held a book to his chest and persuaded his girlfriend, Monalisa Perez, to fire a gun at him from a foot away. Ruiz thought the book would stop the bullet….

CO – Gun Headlines – Meet the ‘most armed man in America’: Gun collector has 200 machine guns, 80 military vehicles, tanks and grenade launchers

DAILY MAIL.CO.UK June 25, 2017 – A gun collector known as the Dragon Man boasts himself as the most armed man in America. Mel Bernstein, 71, has more than 200 machine guns, 80 military vehicles and countless grenade launchers to his name. In fact, Bernstein, originally from Brooklyn, New York, is so obsessed with guns that his bedroom has hundreds of firearms hung up on the wall – a…

Nat’l – Gun Headlines – The Simple Physics That Makes Some Bullets Deadlier Than Others

THE TRACE.COM June 21, 2017 – The bullet that struck U.S. Representative Steve Scalise last week was travelling at somewhere between 1,100 and 2,600 feet per second. The projectile, a 7.62 x 39 bullet, hit the House majority whip with between 370 and 1,550 foot-pounds of force. The rifle round, which is longer than a pistol projectile, likely also began tumbling after its point collided with his hip.  

NYC – Gun Headlines – How Easy Should It Be to Buy a Silencer for a Gun? (VIDEO)

THE TRACE.ORG June 14, 2017 – Gunfire is dangerously loud. Most handguns and rifles produce peak noise levels over 150 decibels — noisier than a jet engine at takeoff, higher than the maximum threshold set by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for what can cause permanent hearing damage. On Wednesday, an 83-year-old debate over whether the government should continue to tightly regulate the sale of devices that make…

Nat’l – Gun Headlines – DIY Cardboard MP5 That Shoots Paper Bullets (VIDEO)

THE FIREARM BLOG.COM June 10, 2017 – Some one made a cardboard MP5. It has a functioning magazine, charging handle, and spits out the paper projectiles. All made of paper, cardboard, rubber bands and toothpicks. The video even shows you how it was made. 

CA – Gun Headlines – Five of Cinema’s Most Famous Guns (MULTIPLE VIDEOS)

LIFEZETTE.COM June 8, 2017 – Some firearms owe their enduring popularity to the films that have shown them off. On the big screen, some weapons have had the opportunity to “star” as extensions of the heroes, almost, to be the tools by which wrongs are righted and bad guys are vanquished. Some firearms even end up being bigger stars than the actors themselves. And for the record: By highlighting…

After a violent week, a look at Texas gun laws (VIDEO)

KHOU.COM June 8, 2017 – It’s been a violent week in North Texas. We’ve had high profile shootings that set first responders on edge — and many of you, too. Those shootings got us thinking about Texas gun laws and how they apply to these situations. Debating and passing new gun laws happens a lot in Texas. Sometimes it’s hard to keep track of what’s law. Let’s sort that…

Nat’l – Gun Headlines – Gun lobby seeks to calm fears about silencers

THE HILL.COM May 29, 2017 – The National Rifle Association (NRA) and other gun rights groups are fighting to change the public perception of “silencers” — or “sound suppressors” — that reduce the noise of gunfire. Although the gun industry originally popularized the word “silencer” a century ago, now lobbyists are hoping to gain some distance from the term in large part because of fears that Hollywood has distorted…

Nat’l – Gun Headlines – How Powerful is the Desert Eagle Really? (MULTIPLE VIDEOS)

INTERESTING ENGINEERING.COM – May 28, 2017 – The Desert Eagle is probably one the best-known handguns of all time. It has made a lot of appearances in films, computer games and popular culture for many years. If you’ve ever watched Last Action Hero, Snatch and Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, you’ve seen it in action, in fiction at least. Although some revolvers can deliver a higher velocity, this…

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