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The thing's a goddamn Mister Potato Head. Seriously. It's like some kind of ballistic Rule 34: if it exists, there's a way to rail it onto an AR-15. No exceptions.
— GunOwnersResource.com webmaster
Ah, the Ar-15... is there anything it can't do be?
The rifle that's often referred to (sometimes only half jokingly) as the "Barbie doll for guys" was the brainchild of Eugene Stoner, working forward from his earlier AR-10 design, and first saw production in 1958. Since then, literally millions of AR15s and its variants have been made for the civilian market by just about every company that's ever made guns.
(Okay, so we're exaggerating about that last part; but it really does seem like everybody and their dog has manufactured these things at one time or another.)
With a cornucopia of accessories that would put Mr. Potato Head to shame, the AR15 can adapt to almost any shooting need. Pound for pound, the AR15 is quite possibly the shooter's best buy for under $1000.
That's none too shabby for a rifle that originally weighed less than 6 lbs. (Read some more...)
1928 — The Kellogg-Briand Pact, outlawing war, is signed by the first 15 nations to do so, including Germany, Italy and Japan. Ultimately, sixty-one nations eventually sign on to it. For those who think gun bans are a good idea, just look how good this was at banning war.
Are we at last brought to such humiliating and debasing degradation, that we cannot be trusted with arms for our defense? Where is the difference between having our arms in possession and under our direction, and having them under the management of Congress? If our defense be the real object of having those arms, in whose hands can they be trusted with more propriety, or equal safety to us, as in our own hands? - Patrick Henry
Did you know?
With over 7,000,000 sold, the Remington 870 holds the record for the best-selling shotgun in US history, but has not matched the longevity of the Winchester model 12 (which was produced for over 90 years)
This technique is often used to simulate actual firing when there is not a suitable place to practice with live ammunition. The primary benefit of this practice is refined trigger control. For most common cartridges, there are snap caps available to reduce the risk of damaging the firing pin. It is generally acceptable to dry fire more modern centerfire firearms without a cartridge or snap cap. However, dry firing a shotgun or rimfire firearm can damage the firing pin. Furthermore, damage can occur to the chamber mouth of a rimfire firearm.
Dry firing may also refer to the firing of a bow or other weapon without ammunition. Dry firing a compound bow may cause the cracking of the limbs of the bow, or may completely knock the string off causing possible injury to the shooter, or it may do nothing at all depending on the draw weight, cam type, and bow type.
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