• Daniel Defense Barrels - The South Does It Again!

    Nov 18, 2013
    Everyone knows that a quality barrel is essential for optimum performance from any firearm. Daniel Defense have embraced this concept in spades and have gained an excellent reputation within the firearms industry for manufacture top grade products. Daniel Defense carbines are not manufactured using third party barrels or ones imported from the cheapest “off shore” supplier. Daniel Defense uses cold hammer forged barrels made in house using a cold hammer forge machine.
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  • Gen3 or Gen4?

    Oct 14, 2013
    I would have never have referred to myself as a GLOCK fanatic or even fan for that matter. I can remember telling a friend once that I would never own a GLOCK pistol! The first GLOCK I handled was a Gen 3 G17 9mm. I found it shot well and would be ideal for teaching new shooters. The problem: It didn’t fit my hand. I’m a petite 5’2” build and I found the grip uncomfortable and too big for my hand.
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  • 5.56 Nato VS. .223 Rem

    Sep 09, 2013
    In very simple terms these are the differences: The external case dimensions are the same. The difference is in the throat of the chamber. The throat is the distance from the end of the case to the start of the rifling.
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  • Deutsche Werke .22 Rifle

    Sep 02, 2013
    This Deutsche Werke .22 Lift Top/Tip Up Rifle might quite possibly be the German equivalent of the Cooey. Inexpensively built, it was available in different grades and barrel lengths.
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  • So One of The Kids is Leaving Home…Shipping a Firearm

    Aug 05, 2013
    Okay, so you need to ship your firearm for whatever reason, please consider the following suggestions!!!
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  • Okay, You’re Well Lubricated, But Can You Still Perform?

    Jul 01, 2013
    So you’ve got that semi-auto firearm all properly lubed up and everything slides slick and smooth, like water off a duck’s back. How come then, your firearm still isn’t performing the way you would like it to?
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  • Lancaster Handguns

    Jun 24, 2013
    I have a passion for these unique pieces. They only served a useful purpose for a very short period of history, the exact quantity manufactured is unknown, the best estimate is less than one thousand and their period of production was only approximately 20 years during the late 1800’s.
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  • Slip Slide and Away--Lubricate that Firearm!

    May 27, 2013
    Proper firearm lubrication has always been one of those topics that divide people. There are those that maintain that a simple wipe down with an oily cloth is all that the internals of a firearm require to function properly. If it really was only that cut and dried (excuse the pun).
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  • Anti-Poacher Blunderbuss

    May 20, 2013
    You don’t come across these every day! Here we have a 12-bore, flintlock, Blunderbuss, circa 1830.
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  • How Come Yours Is Bigger Than Mine? Magazine Capacity, and Canadian Firearms Law

    Apr 22, 2013
    The purpose of this blog is to provide clarification on the maximum legal magazine capacity for different firearms under Canadian law.
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  • Solothurn S18-1000 20mm

    Apr 15, 2013
    The Treaty of Versailles that ended WWI severely limited Germanys ability to conduct research and development of military hardware. In order to circumvent this the German firm of Rheinmetall acquired a controlling interest in the Swiss firm of Solothurn. Solothurn developed some interesting small arms in the 1920’s and 30’s. The S18-1000 was their premium Anti-Tank rifle, semi automatic firing the 20 x 138B round.
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  • What you need to know about storage and transportation

    Mar 18, 2013
    All firearms must be unloaded for transport.
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  • Mauser 1896 Carbine

    Mar 11, 2013
    The purchase order for this Mauser 1896 carbine, caliber 7 x 57 mm serial 3965 manufactured by Ludwig Loewe & Co. Berlin was placed on 2nd June 1896 by the Transvaal, later to become the “Zuid-Afrikaanshe Republiek” or South African Republic (Z.A.R.) The serial number identifies her as one of the first batch which was made up of 20,000 rifles and 5,000 carbines, price was 3 GBP (Great Britain Pound) this price included a sling and delivery to Pretoria station.
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  • What is a PAL?

    Mar 04, 2013
    A PAL (Possession and Acquisition License) replaces the old FAC and is required before you can legally be in possession of a firearm.
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  • Online Ordering FAQ

    Feb 11, 2013
    Maybe it’s just me but I feel like I get asked the same questions over and over about how to order online. Here are the answers to the questions I get asked the most.
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  • The Classic Webley "WG" Revolver

    Feb 01, 2013
    Here we have an excellent example of a British .455 Webley “WG” (Webley Government) revolver, she has a 6 inch barrel and the square “Target” grips rather than the more normal “Birds head” type.
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  • Whoa! I want to buy that gun! What do you mean I can't?

    Feb 01, 2013
    There is a lot of confusion concerning our current firearm classes, we offer the following simplified general information for your guidance only. Contact your Local Firearms Officer or the CFC for further details at 1-800-731-4000.
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