Crimson Trace Laserguard

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We hit the range recently and got some exciting news from Crimson Trace — they’ve gone green. The Crimson Trace Laserguard is now available in green, a new foray for the traditionally red optics. With a more visible green laser for daylight situations, the green Laserguard features a front activation that doesn’t alter the physical dimensions of your handgun’s grip, plus a two-hour battery life on one CR2 battery.

The Laserguard green laser is available for the Springfield XD and XD(m), Glocks and 1911s, all pricing at $299. Modular grips are also available for AR-15s for $649, and a universal Railmaster sight designed for any firearm with a Picatinny rail is also available for $269. Check out this video straight from the range.

Prosecutor Hopes to Stir Debate on Ill. Gun Laws

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Despite a statewide ban on concealed weapons, gun owners in one central Illinois county don't need to worry about facing charges because its top prosecutor is refusing to enforce a law he considers unconstitutional.

Illinois is the only state that still bans residents from carrying concealed guns. McLean County State's Attorney Ronald Dozier calls the law antiquated and said Wednesday that he hopes his policy against prosecuting harmless violations will send a message.

Anyone Can Create A Gun with Plastic 3D-Print At Home

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Cody Wilson has a simple dream: To design the world’s first firearm that can be downloaded from the Internet and built from scratch using only a 3D printer–and then to share it with the world.

Earlier this month, Wilson and a small group of friends who call themselves “Defense Distributed” launched an initiative they’ve dubbed the “ Wiki Weapon Project.” They’re seeking to raise $20,000 to design and release blueprints for a plastic gun anyone can create with an open-source 3D printer known as the RepRap that can be bought for less than $1,000. If all goes according to plan, the thousands of owners of those cheap 3D printers, which extrude thin threads of melted plastic into layers that add up to precisely-shaped three-dimensional objects, will be able to turn the project’s CAD


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The next evolutionary change in the way we buy AR type rifles may be the monolithic upper. These one-piece upper receivers seem more expensive at first glance but let us consider the assembly steps needed to complete a conventional upper with free float fore-end. We would install the barrel and barrel nut and torque, it being careful to align one of the holes with the hole in the face of the upper receiver so the gas tube will pass dead center through it.
Now we install the jam nut. Then install the handguard onto the barrel nut. Tighten the jam nut against the fore-end, being careful to keep the top rail dead level with the rail on the upper receiver. Sometimes, several attempts are required to achieve perfect alignment.

Second Amendment Experts Say Lawyer's Arrest Illustrates Misunderstood Gun Laws

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Immediately after New Haven immigration attorney Sung-Ho Hwang was arrested with a gun tucked in his waistband at a theater showing 'Dark Knight Rises,' his lawyer derided the actions of police officers as "baseless."
Tensions were high from the start; especially since the incident occurred two weeks after a man shot and killed a dozen people and injured 58 at a showing of the same movie in Colorado. The officers had responded to the Criterion-Bow Tie Cinemas in New Haven shortly after 10 p.m on a call about a man inside with a gun. When the police officers arrived, they said, Hwang was talking on his cell phone. Police said because Hwang did not stand up and put his arms up when initially asked, he was arrested on charges of breach of peace and interfering with police officers.
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