Monthly Archives: November 2013

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Magpul Original Equipments Supplementary Expertise

Magpul Original Equipments Supplementary Expertise
Magpul Original Equipment or Magpul MOE, it is of low cost, high-strength and comes in different colours. The M.O.E. Is a nice hybrid of two worlds.

The Magpul MOE. Utilizes almost “narrowed” design in its place of a large round circle or oval, many rooms for piston or gas with the straight angles of the 2nd and 10th positions. This is the deviation from the 3rd and 9th positions originated on most of the quad rails. Rail is divided in multiple slots for mounting the points. If you want standard 1913 pica tinny rail segments existing in 11th, 9th, 7th and 5th slot parts, sling adapters and light mounts, there are solution and combination for every model. To customize a simple process delta rings are used to remove and add items with no dealing of 12 mounting set bolts or suitable mounting situations.

It can be run in temperatures from 20 to 80 and fired multiple dumps and slow strings. At most this thing stayed; hot to touch as smoke poured off the unlock ports on top of the safeguard. The Magpul M.O.E. Has an inbuilt heat shield which has been checked to verify that it beats with ease. There is no cracking, discoloration, warping observed under any condition and still looks amazing.

This M.O.E. Hand Guard can absolutely change a lot of opinions that anyone have had in the past. Everyone can recognize why almost all the manufacturers are preliminary to present M.O.E. Hand guard packages on the rifles and other hand guards, now you will not have to pay out $200 or $800 on a single rail system. At less than $30, the hand guard is an extraordinarily upgrade for everyone whether it is an old warhorse or a newly brand AR. An advantage is present there with the polymer that, there are a lot of options for the colours to enhance or accent your new Hydro-Dip, Cero Coat, Dura Coat or no matter what you wish to perform with your “AR”. The M.O.E. The hand Guard scheme is not a very cheap substitute; it is a grand product with different options at the reasonable price.

The package offered:
Magpul M.O.E. Carbine instruction manual, rechargeable battery, wall charger, and 120rd PMAG magazines.

This is widely cherished by the standard army as one of the best CQB AEG rifles in the market. To operate it is quite convenient and its accuracy is impeccable.

Numbers down for Minnesota deer hunters during firearm season

Numbers down for Minnesota deer hunters during firearm season

From the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources – Firearms deer harvest down 6 percent from 2012

Deer taken with a rifle during the 2011 firearm season St. Paul, Minnesota – Minnesota hunters harvested 128,814 deer through the second weekend of the 2013 firearms season, according to preliminary numbers announced Nov. 20 by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.

The season ended Sunday, Nov. 17, for all but 100-series permit areas in the northeastern part of the state, where the season concludes on Sunday, Nov. 24. A late 3B firearm season in southeastern Minnesota begins Saturday, Nov. 23, and concludes Sunday, Dec. 1. 

Firearm harvest to date is down 6 percent from last year at this time. Overall, antlered buck harvest is down 7 percent and antlerless harvest is down 5 percent. 

“Based on our population estimates, the decrease in buck harvest was not anticipated and may reflect hunting conditions more than population,” said Leslie McInenly, DNR big game program leader. “Based on the preliminary numbers, our opening and second weekend harvests from Saturday to Monday were down 4 and 13 percent, respectively, and we experienced windy conditions the first weekend and both wind and rain the second weekend.” 

Weekend harvests, particularly opening weekend, drive the total harvest numbers. McInenly stressed that these numbers are preliminary.

Much of the change in statewide antlerless harvest can be attributed to decreased harvest in the northeastern portion of the state, where antlerless harvest is currently down 25 percent.

Much of northern Minnesota experienced an extended, moderate-to-severe 2012-2013 winter, likely impacting overwinter survival and fawn numbers this summer. In response, the DNR reduced bag limits and the number of either-sex permits available in many northern permit areas. Also, antlerless harvest continues to be reduced around the former bovine tuberculosis management zone in far northwestern Minnesota to allow the deer population in that area to rebuild.

Ample hunting opportunities remain. In addition to the continuing firearms season in northeastern Minnesota and the late firearms season in southeastern Minnesota, the statewide muzzleloader season runs from Saturday, Nov. 30, through Sunday, Dec. 15. The archery season closes on Tuesday, Dec. 31.

Hunters are reminded that deer must be registered online, via telephone or through an in-person visit to a big game registration station within 48 hours of harvest.

Find more information on the firearms deer season.

Upcoming Friends of NRA Banquets: November 20 – November 26

Support the NRA and the shooting sports at Friends of NRA dinners in California, Idaho, South Carolina, and more

Friends of NRA

Fairfax, Virginia – Thanks to the NRA’s Event Marketing and Communications Manager, Nicole McMahon, here are the Friends of NRA banquets coming up this next week.

At Friends of NRA banquets are full of great people who support the Second Amendment and want to raise money for local, state and national shooting sports programs. Each event is run by our absolutely dedicated volunteers. Without their help, Friends of NRA would not be able to have such reach across the country or make as much of an impact on the future of our shooting sports heritage as we do today.

11/21/2013
Gaffney, South Carolina

11/22/2013
Corning, California

11/23/2013
La Grande, Oregon
Orofino, Idaho

Which Democratic Senator Is Trying to Get People to Stop Posting Guns for Sale on Instagram?

Which Democratic Senator Is Trying to Get People to Stop Posting Guns for Sale on Instagram?

Sen. Edward Markey on Monday asked popular photo sharing service Instagram to forbid individuals from using the social media platform to sell firearms.

Guns Of The Plains Indians

Battlefield archaeology has given modern historians exact proof of the sort of weapons used by both sides during the Plains Indian Wars of 1860 through 1890.

New Gun, Security Guard Laws in Thailand Aim to Boost Tourist Safety

New Gun, Security Guard Laws in Thailand Aim to Boost Tourist Safety
PHUKET – Gun owners with permission to carry their weapons in public may no longer do so in tourist areas, it was announced on Tuesday. The order issued by the Royal Thai Police applies nationwide and is part of an ongoing effort to improve tourist safety. Carrying guns in tourist areas or in areas where crowds gather is no longer allowed, Patong Police Deputy Superintendent Akanit Danpitaksat said, adding that plain clothes officers would be looking for firearms… [Phuket News / Phuket Gazette, via GunPolicy.org]

Authorities Worry 3-D Printers May Undermine Europe’s Gun Laws
PARIS — The gun fired four shots into a gelatin block. Each nine-millimeter bullet punched deep into the substance, which was meant to mimic the density of a human body. For the experts at the Austrian Interior Ministry performing the test, it was a clear sign: This was a deadly weapon. But it was no ordinary gun. The officials had downloaded the gun’s digital blueprints from the Internet and “printed” the weapon on a type of 3-D printer that any person could buy… [New York Times, via GunPolicy.org]

Large Arms Cache Found in Russia’s North Caucasus
MOSCOW – A cache with arms and ammunition has been found in Russia’s North Caucasus republic of Ingushetia, the National Anti-Terrorist Committee said Saturday, describing the discovery as the “largest find” in recent years. The cache containing six grenade launchers, 19 grenades, two guns, two rifles, a Kalashnikov gun, a tank machine-gun and ammunition, including 100 electric detonators and explosives, was found in the Nazran district of Ingushetia on Saturday, the… [RIA Novosti (Russia), via GunPolicy.org]

Malay Police Seize 1,000 Guns in Five Years, Gun Smuggling Continues
KUALA LUMPUR – The Home Ministry (KDN) has established a new standard operating procedure (SOP) to address the problem of lost firearms, the Dewan Rakyat was told today. Deputy Home Minister Datuk Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said the SOP would also ensure stern action would be taken against police personnel who were negligent in leaving their firearms in their cars. “The SOP is different from the past. It will address the problem in accordance with the current… [Sun Daily (Malaysia), via GunPolicy.org]

Argentina’s Successful Gun Reduction Law Wins Top International Award
The outstanding success of Argentina’s National Programme for the Voluntary Surrender of Firearms was today recognised with a Silver Future Policy Award by the World Future Council. The World Future Council cites the Asociación Para Politicas Publicas (APP), a long term partner of AOAV in Argentina and member of SEHLAC, as the key civil society organisation that has helped establish and implement this programme. In collaboration with the APP, AOAV works on a template… [Action on Armed Violence, via GunPolicy.org]

Gun Homicides Increase in Uruguay as Drug Trade Grows
Growing drug trafficking in Uruguay has given rise to local criminal groups involved in the trade, a sign the country may battle to maintain the relative tranquility it has historically enjoyed compared to others in the region. According to National Police Director Julio Guarteche, “Uruguayans began as mules but now are the ones who organize large shipments and money laundering,” reported Subrayado. Guarteche said there are three main types of criminal groups… [InSight Crime (Bogota), via GunPolicy.org]

Canadian Gets 20 Months For Gun Smuggling
Two men who pleaded guilty to smuggling guns to Canada after being arrested in Grand Forks were sentenced last month to federal prison. But his stepmother said undercover Mounties posing as Hell’s Angels intimidated Shawn Hartnell for months to do a gun deal. Hartnell, 30, was sentenced Oct. 17 to 20 months in federal prison, followed by two years of probation, with credit for the nine months he’s served since his Feb. 5 arrest in Grand Forks. His associate, Dylan… [Grand Forks Herald (Canada), via GunPolicy.org]

Op-Ed: Instead of Studying Gun Violence, Americans Just Argue About It
Is gun violence a public-health epidemic? The unfortunate truth is this: Scientists simply don’t know, because hard statistics either don’t exist, aren’t current, aren’t readily available or can’t be researched nationally under the usual rules. Until a few months ago, federal science agencies were essentially barred from even studying gun violence within a public-health epidemic framework. The United States is the only country in the world that treats gun ownership as… [LiveScience, Opinion, via GunPolicy.org]

Gun Ban Arrests and Shooting Deaths Mar Philippines Elections
MANILA – At least 22 candidates and supporters have been killed in election-related violence over the past month ahead of this week’s village polls across the Philippines, underscoring the violent downside of one of Asia’s most rambunctious democracies. Twenty-seven other people have been wounded in violence linked to election rivalries, mostly in shootouts, national police spokesman Senior Superintendent Reuben Theodore Sindac said. At least 588 people have been… [Japan Times, via GunPolicy.org]

Greeks Fear More Gun Violence After Golden Dawn Members Shot Dead
A brazen drive-by shooting that killed two young members of Greece’s far-right Golden Dawn party has shocked Greeks and prompted soul-searching about whether the crisis-hit country is slipping into a “cycle of violence.” Greece’s anti-terrorism force is investigating whether Friday’s rush hour shooting outside the party’s offices in Athens was retaliation for a fatal stabbing of an anti-fascism rapper by a Golden Dawn supporter in September, police said. Rapper Pavlos… [Today’s Zaman (Istanbul), via GunPolicy.org]

EU Survey Reveals Irish Gun Escalation Fears, Law Reform Considered

EU Survey Reveals Irish Gun Escalation Fears, Law Reform Considered
Almost three-quarters of Irish people think gun crime is going to escalate, a report has found. As the European Commission called for tighter controls on firearms including stricter licensing, it released findings of a survey which showed 71% of Irish people expect an increase in gun violence in the next five years, compared to an average of 58% across the continent. Brussels said it wants to use new laws, including possible minimum sentencing, to tackle the threats… [Independent (Dublin), via GunPolicy.org]

Over 160 Guns Seized by Ghana Police as Concerns Over Crime Grow
A total of 161 guns has been seized during Police operations from January to June, Mr Prosper Agblor, Director-General of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) said on Monday. He said out of the number, 93 were locally made single barrel shotguns, 41 locally manufactured pistols, 10 imported pistols, eight pump action guns, five AK47 assault rifles and four locally made double barrel shotguns. Mr Agblor said 463 assorted ammunition were also seized during the… [Spy Ghana (Ghana), via GunPolicy.org]