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Difference Between Gun Magazine vs Clip

One of the most often misused terms are gun magazines versus clips.  It boils down to what feeds what. Magazine vs Clip A magazine feeds the gun, while a clip feeds the magazine. Clips make loading multiple rounds into a magazine easier.  And sometimes you have to use the clip for …

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Kalashnikov USA Selling First American Made Guns Next Month

Kalashnikov USA reports that after a two year delay, it will start selling guns manufactured in its Florida factory this February. The company initially said it would sell American-made guns in 2015, but manufacturing problems delayed sales. Kalashnikov USA, which split from its Russian parent company three years ago, will release a …

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New Life for the .380 ACP

The .380 ACP has been with us for more than 100 years. It’s also known as the .380 Auto, 9 mm Browning Short, 9 mm Corto, 9 mm Kurz or 9×17 mm. Corto is Italian, Kurz is German; both translate to “short” in English. Because of these European names, some …

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Should You Cerakote Your Firearm?

If you have purchased a firearm in the last several years, you likely have heard of Cerakote. I recently had an opportunity to learn more about this coating process during a project on my own custom carry system, a full-size Smith & Wesson M&P 9 paired with an M&P Shield …

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Here’s What Steroids Actually Do To Your Body

If you hang around a gym long enough, then chances are, some dude is gonna mention steroids. It’s probably just a joke or a passing reference, nothing to take seriously. And for the most part, nobody worries about it. Nothing to see here. Right? Right. The reality, though, is a …

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How Your Gun May Be Illegal And You Not Know It

There is no question that Gene Stoner’s masterpiece design, the AR series rifle, is the most configurable weapon on the planet. Millions of copycat versions of this rifle exist in innumerable forms. From 10” barreled pistol versions to 22” barreled match versions and everything in between, the AR series is …

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What If I Told You That There Were 600 MILLION Guns In The United States?

One thing that I’ve learned at Bearing Arms is that the “conventional wisdom” is almost always wrong, and sometimes grossly so. For example, while there is no definitive way to account for all the firearms in the United States, it has become commonly accepted that there are roughly 300 million …

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Russia’s New Stealth Fighter! Raptor Killer?

Say hello to the SU-50. Russia’s new stealth air superiority fighter with a secondary attack capability. The Sukhoi 50 is Putin’s first generation 5 aircraft which will be land and carrier based. There will be a stripped down model available for export. Sense 1945 the United States has owned the …

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Hornady Critical Defense

Consumers wonder if a product will perform as advertised. If you purchase a new car that’s supposed to get 35 miles to the gallon and you get 27, you’ll be ready to backhand your car salesman. Get between 33 and 37 miles per gallon and you’ll drive around grinning like …

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