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Seecamp Conversions

A few months back, I walked into a gun store in California that I frequented in the early 1970s. It hasn’t changed very much—same large log building with no change in floor space or show cases.

The Factory Letter

Any good (or better) quality handgun from Colt or Smith & Wesson probably deserves a so-called “factory letter” to go with it.

My New Gun

On a recent trip back to my where I was once a police officer, I dropped by the gun store where I used to spend a lot of time—The Stockade, in Westminster, Calif. Tucked back in one of the display cases was a type of Smith & Wesson revolver that I had never handled.

Where Has All The Ammo Gone?

In case you hadn’t noticed, we are in the midst of an ammunition, primer and propellant shortage. Stories are making both local and national news, and rumors abound on the Internet. I understand there have been large Federal contracts, but those cannot come close to explaining the increased demand for ammunition and components.

Weight

On several occasions in the past, I have stated an opinion that I will re-iterate here. When you are choosing a concealed-carry firearm, the most important physical characteristic to consider is weight.

A Great Gun Store

For some reason, I have lately been reflecting on a lifetime of shooting, which includes the fine gun people I’ve met and the great gun places I have visited.

The Armed Citizen® June 25, 2013

Two teenage boys were spotted by a neighbor as they loaded items from the cabin next door into a vehicle parked outside. The youths wore what appeared to be blood-spattered clothing.

Packies

When the revolver was king, many folks replaced factory grips with Pachmayr grips, or “Packies” as they were referred to by some.

Welcome to Shooter's World

Shooter’s World in Tampa, Fla., is a 62,000-sq.-ft. facility, making it one of the biggest gun stores in America. Its impressive size, however, hasn’t diminished its gun-shop charm.

Your Guide To The Changing Marketplace Of Gun Sales

In the past few years, there has been a sea change in the methods and locations of how firearm sales are conducted. Technology, new business models, destination stores, expansive ranges and other factors might just change where you fill out your next Form 4473.

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