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Handgun maintenance tips for everyday carry
Handguns
You’ve got your CCW, a reliable pistol that you’ve practiced with and premium defensive ammo. All you need to do is load up, holster (or pocket) your equalizer, and you should be good, right? Well, yes, but not forever. Whether you take your gun off (holster and all) every night, rarely carry concealed or practice regularly with your daily carry gun, at some point, you will have to deal with some maintenance issues.
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Supreme Court rules Texas can enforce voter ID law
The Associated Press via KHOU-TV
The Supreme Court said that Texas can use its controversial new voter identification law for the November election. The law sets out seven forms of approved ID — a list that includes concealed handgun licenses but not college student IDs, which are accepted in other states with similar measures.
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5 handguns every firearms instructor should master
AmmoLand
Every gun guy and girl has their favorite firearms. Some preferences are based upon sentiment, such as the .22 rifle your grandpa used to teach your how to shoot. Regardless of your personal leanings, if you have taken the steps to become a firearms instructor, it is time to set your bias aside. There are tens of thousands of part-time or occasional firearms instructors in the United States. The natural tendency of humans is to gravitate toward areas that make them comfortable and shun areas that do not.
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Supreme Court to decide whether felons can sell their guns
GUNS
After shying away from a number of potentially pivotal Second Amendment cases in recent months, the Supreme Court agreed to decide whether a gun owner convicted of a felony has the rights to sell off his gun collection. In the case Henderson v. United States, Tony Henderson surrendered 15 guns to the Federal Bureau of Investigation per court order following a 2006 charge for distributing marijuana. After his plea and six-month sentence, he was denied the ability to transfer his guns upon sale to a third party. The FBI explained to him that doing so would “amount to constructive possession.”
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Lead exposure at gun ranges 'a serious problem'
The Associated Press via Merced Sun-Star
A confused 38-year-old father in Kentucky rarely crawled out of bed. A conservation volunteer in Iowa lost feeling in his hands and feet. A 5-year-old girl in suburban Seattle doubled over in pain and vomited. The cause of their suffering: Lead poisoning. The source: Dirty gun ranges.
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More hits less shot
Guns Magazine
The traditional method for quantifying a shotgun’s inefficient performance is to shoot at a board at 40 yards, count the pellets within a 30-inch circle, then divide that number by the shot in the shell. A far more important number, however, is how many shot would hit a bird. It doesn’t matter if the bird is a flying pheasant, clay pigeon, or the head an Alabama gobbler. What matters is putting shot where it counts, not how much shot sits inside an unfired shotshell.
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Militia member arrested on gun charge
The Brownsville Herald
Accused of a federal gun violation, a militia member was arrested in Brownsville by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, authorities said. Kevin Lyndel Massey, 48, is accused of being a felon in possession of a firearm, authorities said. ATF spokeswoman Nicole Strong said the arrest was the result of an investigation that began months ago when a U.S. Border Patrol agent encountered an armed militia man and fired several shots near the Texas-Mexico border on Aug. 28.
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Video: A wave of the future — a digital-electronic trigger
GUNS
Creative Digital in collaboration with Michael’s Machines developed an electro-mechanical firearm trigger that can control the rate of fire for a semi-auto and automatic weapon. The system is controlled through the use of a solenoid directed by a computer processors, explained Mike Otte, of Michael’s Machines. The computer processor connects to multiple sensors to instruct the solenoid on a rate of fire or to disengage automatic fire if needed. Otte said designs will be marketed to both the commercial and military/law enforcement markets. It will retail for around $200.
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