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Pennsylvania city sued under new law targeting gun measures
The Associated Press via Yahoo News
Houston-based U.S. Law Shield and two members of its Pennsylvania chapter filed the lawsuit, asking the court to stop Harrisburg from enforcing various firearms ordinances. They include ordinances that ban possession of firearms in parks, allow the mayor to prohibit public possession of weapons in a declared state of emergency and require gun owners to report lost or stolen firearms to police.
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Why reload your own ammo? Accuracy
The past few years have been challenging to acquire ammunition and/or related components for even the most dedicated shooters; the unprecedented demand for ammunition has been matched only by the equally extreme supply shortages. Although availability has improved, the bitterness of scarcity has led many shooters to ponder the concept of loading their own private stock of ammunition.
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The new Umarex Octane pellet rifle shoots .22 caliber pellets at rimfire speeds with the ReAxis gas piston. These air rifles use the SilencAir system to reduce muzzle noise. Rimfire costs 4x as much as pellets and rimfire availability is still problematic.

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Court dismisses rifle maker's defamation suit against gunsmith, website
A federal court dismissed a defamation suit against a gunsmith and online forum for bashing a Florida rifle maker's product online, basing the decision on issues with jurisdiction. Tactical Rifles, Inc. named California gunsmith Marc Soulie and the owner of online gun forum Sniper's Hide, Frank Galli, of Colorado, in a lawsuit in February.
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How to shoot a rifle offhand
Field & Stream
Beliefs that the new generation held as sacred are now null and void. If Capt. John Paul Jones were asked to surrender today, he would not answer, ";I have not yet begun to fight,"; but, "Let's work this out. Violence is never the answer, and all these dead bodies in the ocean are an environmental hazard."
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21st century ammunition — the PolyCase Ammunition way
150 years ago hunters and shooters sat around campfires employing the time honored process of casting bullets for use during the next day’s outing. Fast forward to 2015, that casting process of old has evolved into the PolyCase Ammunition way — a proprietary, technically advanced and fully automated injection-molded process.
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Next-gen Linux-powered rifle is accurate up to a mile
Extreme Tech
Two years ago, TrackingPoint made a major stir at CES with its Precision-Guided Firearm, or "Linux gun." The weapon integrated a smart scope that displayed weather conditions, wind speeds and other target information, and only fired the gun when the crosshairs were lined up properly on the target. Fast-forward to today, and the company has unveiled another milestone.
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Shotgun fit: Why you're missing and don't realize it
By Irwin Greenstein
America is a nation of rifle and pistol shooters. But when the conversation turns to a well-fitting shotgun, most people wonder what the heck we're talking about. The most obvious question is, "Why do I need a shotgun that fits me?" The answer rests with the difference in targets between rifle and pistol shooting and the targets you confront with a shotgun. Rifles and pistols use a single projectile, typically on stationary targets. Shotgun loads are packed with tiny, round pellets that spread out when fired to hit fast-moving objects.
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