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  1. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    Utah Issues Its 500,000th Carry Permit - But There's a Twist "The state of Utah recently issued its 500,000th carry permit. However, according The Salt Lake Tribune, a majority of those permits were issued to people living outside of Utah."
  2. Rifles
    My search for a 9mm Carbine has not panned out as of today. I have been looking for a Ruger PC9 or a Marlin Camp9 in that order of preference. I am waiting to hear more about the 9mm M1 from Citadel. I suspect it may be a lower grade replica. I know nothing about the company. I believe...
  3. Long Range Precision Shooting
    A general rule is the Heavier the Bullet you are shooting the Faster the Twist in the barrel should be. Of course, there is another extreme on the opposite side of the spectrum where the twist could be way too fast for lets say the lighter softer varmint bullet. Barrel twist means the number...
  4. Ammunition and Reloading
    lookimg for a good hand load for a colt with a 24 inch barrel and a 1:12 twist rate
  5. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    What do you Guys and ladies think? Do Rich People really create Jobs?
  6. The AR-15
    I get that twist rate of the rifling will dictate how heavy a load can be, but at what point does the barrel length come into play? I tried searching and came up empty. It's Friday, so it's possible I just missed it. Specifically, I have an 18" barrel with a 1:8 twist. What SHOULD I be...
  7. The AR-15
    looking for cheap beater ar15 to learn to try and appreciate the platform a bit more than i do wanna build my own, if its the cheapest way to go not looking for a tactical rifle or a tack driver just something for punching paper at the farm on weekends if there is a cheap 7.62x39 kit that...
  8. The AR-15
    Trying to get some serious groups from my AR. Has a Stag Arms 3 g upper.18" barrel, 1/8 twist. Shooting all different brands , all 55 grains. Thing was all over the place. I had few rounds of 62 grain wolf and that did pretty good. Question is I guess, should I try using heavier grain ammo...
  9. The AR-15
    OK what is your favorite twist and why? What do you think the right amount of twist is for a 14" barrel with a 2" comp on it? does the yardage distance you want to shoot make a big difference? say 100 to 300 yards. just looking for opions. THanks
  10. DIY Projects and Builds
    A friend is putting together his first AR build and those are his twist choices for the barrel he wants. But neither of us has a clue on why to select one over the other. The weapon will be used primarily for plinking and having fun target shooting, maybe up to 200 yards or so. So, which one is...
  11. Blog Posts
    Many people, who ask me about building their own AR-15, always seem unsure about which barrel twist to get for their rifles. Hopefully this mini article will help you guys figure out what is best for your needs. In general, rifling twist rate determines the optimum weight of the bullet for a...
  12. Ammunition and Reloading
    My best friend and I were talking about AR's... No surprise there... He stated that certain bullet weights work better from a 1:7 Twist vs. a 1:9 Twist... Since I have limited knowledge in this area, I thought I'd open the discussion to see what everyone's thoughts were on it...
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