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  2. No matter how much flooding they say you should expect, always plan for a little more; something like eight inches more so your home will be protected. View the full article
  3. Praise God! ❤️❤️✝️✝️✝️🙏🙏🙏 what he said about America being ordained... created by Him... I have always thought that, believed that, and felt God would not abandon the USA. He sent Trump to save us from Satan. I wonder if the woman will be the first woman President. Some say it may be Nikki Haley, former UN Ambassador. 🤔
  4. MUELLER REPORT: Everything You NEED To Know! | Louder With Crowder
  5. Something BIG Happened AFTER Mueller's Report: Here’s What The Media Hid—Big Names SHAKING In Fear
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  7. Hey, wheres milton at? ... third generation sarasotian, chekin in**

  8. I check out some of those when I get the chance. Thanks for the list. I also try watching the channels that post older military training videos like ZenosWarbirds, VDMA Videos, PeriscopeFilm, and a couple others. The videos may be old but you can still learn something from them. Even the ones produced before World war 2. An M-1 Garand is still an M-1. And so forth.
  9. Kevin Brittingham is a serious name in firearms industry. But, more so, he’s an innovator; that’s how he ended up on the cover of the April/May 2019 issue of Tactical Life Magazine. If you’re unfamiliar, watch our Q&A with the man himself. Brittingham put in some time for Big Green before being ousted, then he headed to SIG Sauer for a few years to head up its suppressor development. But it wasn’t meant to last; Brittingham is a leader, and after leaving SIG, he founded Q Centerfire Rifles. RELATED STORY WATCH: Q&A With Kevin Brittingham, the Most Radical Guy in Guns “At this point, I have enough of a career that my job is to determine what is the next thing … to determine what the industry wants that they don’t even know about yet.” This brings us to bolt actions, which have been around for decades but seem all the rage right now. “Bolt actions have seen the least innovation in generations,” Brittingham said, pointing out that Remington alone has sold more than 12 million bolt-action firearms but hasn’t adapted the design very much at all. His company’s solution, “The Fix,” is “the most innovative gun in a generation, and it’s a bolt-action rifle. When we started the company, we had a meeting, and six months later we were firing the prototype.” What Is the Fix by Q? Brittingham developed The Fix for a few different reasons, including the possibility of Hillary Clinton presidential election. So, like any smart gun company, they prepared for that. While that didn’t come to fruition, they now had a gun they could sell in California, which is a huge market for any company with a compliant product. On top of that, it gave Brittingham and his team of engineers the chance to innovate and do something that no one was expecting. And it had to be a really good gun that was affordable, even if you had to save up for a while or sell a couple of items to acquire it. “It’s a must-own, which to me is something quite remarkable,” Brittingham said. So what makes The Fix so interesting? While it is a bolt action, it represents a huge departure from traditional versions and has no parts that are remotely like those of a Remington 700 clone. The Fix is closer to an AR, sharing a similar control layout and utilizing an aluminum receiver that mates with a barrel extension and is secured by a barrel nut. That said, the receiver is all one piece, not upper and lower halves like an AR’s. This makes the receiver very rigid and helps to improve accuracy. The design is complex and difficult to produce. It’s not cast, either—it’s machined, which is even more impressive. The taller cross-section of the receiver makes it stiffer and more in line with the barrel for less whip. Other Features on The Fix by Q The objective for The Fix by Q was to create a rifle that was lightweight, compact and accurate. Part of the Q team’s thought process was on a “jump-capable” sniper rifle—one that could be strapped to a pack and easily carried around. This isn’t the case with any standard Model-700-based bolt action. The Fix’s versatility carries over to hunters, who always desire light weight coupled with high functionality and reliability. There’s a lot about The Fix that makes it unique and innovative. The bolt has a 45-degree throw, made possible by its lug pattern. The bolt rides on rails, and the internals, such as the cocking piece, firing pin, sear engagement and camming surfaces, have been completely redesigned compared to earlier bolt-action rifles. The Barrel The barrel is easy to swap out via a slip-fit and pinch system, which takes all the clearance out of the barrel extension fit. Due to the Q-Sert pinch system, a barrel nut isn’t actually necessary, although the rifle does have one. Safety For improved safety, the sear resides within the bolt, not in a trigger pack attached to the bottom of the receiver. This keeps tolerances tight. Trigger pressure can be adjusted on the lighter side without fear of an accidental discharge if the gun is dropped. The safety is further encased by a balanced trigger that doesn’t exert rotational inertia when the gun is dropped. It’s neutral. The rifle also has AR-style controls, so operating The Fix is quite simple. Magazines The Fix uses SR-25-style magazines, which are readily available from Magpul. They did this to keep costs down and utilize a design that works. (The Q team wasn’t thrilled with the idea of using an AICS-style magazine.) Then you have the folding stock, which is easily adjustable for length of pull and cheek height. The buttpad can be raised and lowered as well. The hinge on the stock is the smallest and lightest in the industry, but it’s extremely strong nonetheless. It uses a wedge design that keeps the lockup tight as it wears and ages. We sat down with one of the engineers at Q Centerfire Rifles for a deeper dive into the Fix by Q. Watch the video above. For more information on the Fix by Q, please visit LiveQorDie.com. To read the entire story of Kevin Brittingham and his work in the firearms industry, pick up the April/May 2019 issue of Tactical Life Magazine. Physical and digital copies available at OutdoorGroupStore.com. The post The Fix by Q: Exclusive Look at One of the World’s Most Innovative Rifles appeared first on Tactical Life Gun Magazine: Gun News and Gun Reviews. View the full article
  10. Over the past couple of years, I’ve heard a common complaint about the gun industry: Boredom. That’s not to say that shooting is boring, but there is a growing perception that firearms are suffering from a lack of innovation. If you believe that, you’re not alone, for there is someone else who shares the same sentiment—someone who’s been at this game for many years and accomplished more than most. He is also someone hell-bent on doing what other companies can’t or won’t. His name is Kevin Brittingham, the “people’s CEO.” Brittingham is a name you should know. That’s why we put him on the cover of the April/May 2019 issue of Tactical Life Magazine. RELATED STORY The Fix by Q: Exclusive Look at One of the World’s Most Innovative Rifles Kevin Brittingham, Radical CEO “I think the gun industry overall is very boring. I didn’t fall in love with guns — I love the innovation,” Brittingham told me during a very candid interview. He is unlike anyone I’ve ever encountered in the gun space. He’s completely unfiltered, brilliant and cognizant. Also, there isn’t much he hasn’t seen or done. You might have heard of a little suppressor company called Advanced Armament Corporation (AAC). Brittingham created AAC back in 1993 when he was 19, and in a short period of time completely overran the suppressor industry, leaving older, more established brands in his wake. His style and approach were different, generating a cult-like following—and more than a few haters as well. It was a game of “If you can’t join ’em, beat ’em.” And he did just that. After ignoring advice from his father, Brittingham sold AAC to Remington. “My father, a factory worker for 36 years, told me, ‘Don’t sell your company. You’re not going to be able to work for anybody. I’ve done it my whole life. You gotta take an ass whipping every day.’ In a practical sense, my father was a very brilliant man.” Brittingham put in some time for Big Green before being ousted. Then he headed to Sig Sauer for a few years to head its suppressor development. But it wasn’t meant to last; Brittingham is a leader, and after leaving Sig, he founded Q Centerfire Rifles. Watch our exclusive Q&A with Brittingham in the video above. For more information, please visit LiveQorDie.com. To read the entire story of Kevin Brittingham and his work in the firearms industry, pick up the April/May 2019 issue of Tactical Life Magazine. Physical and digital copies available at OutdoorGroupStore.com. The post WATCH: Q&A With Kevin Brittingham, the Most Radical Guy in Guns appeared first on Tactical Life Gun Magazine: Gun News and Gun Reviews. View the full article
  11. https://www.dhs.gov/news/2019/03/18/secretary-nielsen-remarks-state-homeland-security-prepared-delivery
  12. AnalyticalSurvival , SecurityGuy42 , Kotaboy32 Tactical , Warrior Poet Society , Bear Independent , BlackScoutSurvival , Brent0331 , Colorado Warfighter , Combat Arms Chanel, Garand Thumb , Polenar Tctical , Reid Henrichs , Southernprepper1 , Tactical Rifleman , Thunder Ranch , We Call That A Clue *...not really a 'mitia' chanel but has some related subjects. These are my fav militia chans, not counting some prepping and gun chans that are close to militia styl.
  13. Meprolight recently introduced its latest relfex sight and laser combo, the MEPRO MOR PRO. Additionally, the MEPRO MOR PRO includes two laser aiming devices, both visible and IR. RELATED STORY How Laser Sights for Hunting Can Improve Your Odds in the Field Developed for the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF), the MEPRO MOR PRO allows for quick, instinctive target acquisition with one or both eyes open, according to Meprolight. Additionally, the optic delivers fast transition between long-range and CQB scenarios. With both visible and IR laser devices, the MEPRO MOR PRO offers users the ability to use the laser in low light and daytime conditions. The passive reflex is self-illuminated, and the reflex offers an extra bright LED dot for special light circumstances. Addtionally, red or green laser points are available for various types of target engagement. Also, an IR laser pointer helps operators work in dark conditions as well. The MEPRO MOR PRO’s combined zeroing system co-aligns the aiming patter and the two laser pointers into a single zeroing procedure, according to Meprolight. The MEPRO MOR PRO withstands the user’s physical stress or extreme firing situations, as its built to withstand both harsh weather and temperature conditions, according to Meprolight. The optic features a 30mm lens that enables a large field of view for rapid target acquisition. Also, it utilizes four reticle options, including bullseye, triangle, open “x” and .22/4.3 MOA. The MEPRO MOR PRO features a constant and momentary PTL mode and an automatic PTL function. The sight also utilizes a two-battery compartment for redundancy and to extended battery life. However, Meprolight claims one battery will effectively run the unit. Also, the optic mounts to a Picatinny rail. The suggested retail is $1,299. For more information, visit meprolight.com. The post Meprolight’s MEPRO MOR PRO Delivers Day, Night Options appeared first on Tactical Life Gun Magazine: Gun News and Gun Reviews. View the full article
  14. This is the last week to make a post in your state roll call thread to be eligible for the drawing to win this Kershaw Skyline liner lock folding knife! It only takes one post during the month of March to be eligible for the drawing.
  15. 1st SGT, 19th Infantry, 1st Division, A Co. East Tennessee. Checking in. HOOAH
  16. Special Missions Units within the U.S. military are always looking outside the box for weapons, ammunition and gear. It’s a constant battle for our most specialized forces to adapt to the requirements of their missions. Much of what’s used today has come from their requests for equipment suited to their needs. In some cases, it comes from a request for information (RFI) and may even result in a formal contract. More often than not, it’s on a smaller scale, even at the unit level. Most of these requests stay pretty compartmentalized. Others, like what would become the Precision Sniper Rifle (PSR), drive the industry into a frenzy. Often, something unique comes out of all that hoopla. One such item is the .300 Norma Magnum, which was chosen as the Advanced Sniper Rifle Cartridge for special operations forces in 2016. RELATED STORY Barrett MRAD Awarded US SOCOM Advanced Sniper Contract Magnum Force During the PSR process, when the .338 Norma Magnum was causing quite the stir, a friend of mine, Mike Brown of Mike’s Gun Sales and Service, told me about a project Jimmy Sloan was working on. Jimmy was the creator of the .338 Norma Magnum, an improved cartridge optimized for the 300-grain Sierra MatchKing (SMK) bullet. Still of interest, it works very well in belt-fed and rotary machine guns. The newer .300 Norma Magnum cartridge is based on the .338 Norma, with the same case necked down to accept the .30-caliber bullets. An experienced precision rifle builder, Mike was about as excited as he ever gets about a new caliber. Why? Mostly to take advantage of the ever-improving and long-standing stability of .30-caliber bullets. Berger and other manufacturers were making bullets with incredibly high ballistic coefficients (BCs) that could be pushed well over 3,000 fps without excessive chamber pressure. Fast .30-caliber rounds aren’t new, but this one allowed shooters to simply switch out their .338 Norma or .338 Lapua barrels and use the same action, bolt and so on. 300 Norma Mag Preliminary ballistics testing showed that the .300 Norma Magnum equaled or bested the .338 out to 2,000 yards in every measure but energy on target. Using the Berger 230-grain hybrid boat-tail (HBT), it could even win that race with enough velocity. But, while it seemed excellent, there just wasn’t enough ammo available at the time for me to jump on board. That changed when my contacts assured me it was going to be chosen as the Advanced Sniper Rifle Cartridge in 2016. In short, the .300 Norma Magnum shoots flatter than the .338 Lapua with relatively light recoil, especially with 215-grain bullets. And while 24-inch barrels are the norm for this caliber, you can use shorter barrels with light bullets and still deliver at extreme distances. It works suppressed with .338- or .30-caliber suppressors rated for magnum pressures. Finally, and maybe most important, there are already .338 Lapua and .338 Norma semi-autos in service, and transitioning to the .300 Norma is relatively easy. Of course, this all sounds great, but I wanted to test a few of these platforms at serious ranges. Four Test Guns I used four different guns with .300 Norma Magnum barrels—three bolt actions and a semi-auto. First up was a Desert Tech (DT) SRS using a 25-inch, carbon-fiber-wrapped Proof Research barrel and a .338 suppressor. Additionally, the other bolt actions included a Barrett MRAD and a Victrix Armaments Scorpio with a 26-inch Benchmark barrel. The semi-auto was DRD Tactical’s Kivaari. The Victrix Scorpio is equipped with an incredibly efficient muzzle brake, and I added an American Precision Arms (APA) Fat Bastard to both the MRAD and Kivaari. Then I installed a Nightforce 5-25x56mm ATACR F1 scope using the TMR reticle on the Victrix and MRAD, the 7-35x56mm ATACR with a Horus T3 reticle on the DT SRS, and a Bushnell 4.5-30x50mm XRS II using a Horus H59 reticle on the Kivaari. Ammunition for the .300 Norma Magnum is still a tad scarce and expensive. Factory rounds using 230-grain HBT bullets are the most common. Norma makes excellent ammunition, but this load is just a tad slow. ABM’s 215-grain HBTs are excellent but hard to get. Thankfully, DRD Tactical was kind enough to provide some ammo for testing. The rest were handloads using Berger 230-grain HBTs and Hornady 212-grain ELD-X and 225-grain ELD-M bullets in new Norma brass with Retumbo powder. Going The Distance I’ll start by saying that all four rifles were extremely accurate at the range. At close to 3,100 fps, my 230-grain Berger HBT handload produced the best group at 100 yards—just 0.5 inches—with the Victrix Scorpio. At 300 yards, the Desert Tech SRS clustered my 212-grain ELD-X rounds into 0.7 inches. Barrett’s MRAD seemed to prefer the 225-grain ELD-M load, producing a 10-inch, five-shot group at 1,308 yards. Overall, the accuracy was excellent across the board—the only “groups” that exceeded 1 MOA were at 2,000 yards. But shooting these rifles at 100 yards was kind of a waste to be honest, so most testing started at 500 yards and stretched out to a mile, then 2,000 yards. Having used several rifles at a mile, I can state that this caliber excels at this range. All of the test loads performed well out to 1,500 yards, even the slower Norma load that came in a closer to 2,875 fps. Out of the 26-inch-barreled Victrix, my 230-grain HBT load did not go transonic until 1,900 yards. Even the 212-grain ELD-X load was consistent to a mile. Moving out to 2,000 yards, the extra velocity really helped. Hits were consistent with both the 215- and 230-grain Berger HBT bullets, with muzzle velocities between 3,000 and 3,050 fps. Suffice it to say that the .300 Norma Magnum works incredibly well at extreme distances. The ammunition was also reliable in every gun, which might have been a prime consideration for the military. The fact that the .300 Norma Magnum runs in a semi-auto is a big plus, especially for Special Missions Units, and there are several proven .338 semi-autos today, requiring only a barrel change. If you are looking for light recoil, use a brake. The APA Fat Bastard worked well in this regard. It was loud, but the rifles were controllable. It was easy to stay on target at 1,000 yards and beyond. I even had a couple moments where I was shooting at 1,000 yards and had two casings in the air. Shooting from prone, there is no need to come off the gun at all. You just press the trigger, watch, adjust, then press again. Using a suppressor on the DT SRS, the recoil was noticeably harsher but quiet. For field work, I would probably use a suppressor, but a brake for messing around on the range. Just make sure to double up on hearing protection. The minimum velocity for this round should be 2,950 fps from a 24-inch barrel. Anything less than that and you are in .300 Winchester Magnum territory. I pushed the 230-grain Berger rounds to 3,150 fps from the 26-inch barrel with zero pressure signs and no bolt or extraction issues while maintaining sub-MOA accuracy to almost a mile. Barrett’s MRAD held everything well under 1 MOA to 1,308 yards, pushing the Hornady 225-grain ELD-Ms to a tad over 3,000 fps. My sweet spot for the 212-grain ELD-Xs was 3,050 fps, which worked nicely despite reaching subsonic velocities at 2,000 yards, and this load produced the tightest group from the Barrett MRAD at that range. Handloaders can go faster, but staying close to 3,000 fps will get the most out of this caliber without scorching your barrel. RELATED STORY Barretts Comment on MRAD Winning Advanced Sniper Contract Bottom Line It’s a little too easy to bash military units for specifying less-than-common ammunition these days. It’s low-hanging fruit. Remember the 6.8 SPC? But some guys always seem to think something else is better, or what they have is “good enough.” That’s easy to say from your desk as a keyboard commando. Real commandos’ lives depend on these decisions, so I get it. They are not looking at the .300 Norma Magnum for their next big-game hunt or precision rifle match, and for them this round makes sense. It makes sense to me, too. That being said, the .300 Norma Magnum is an excellent hunting round, especially if you handload. Further, it costs me around a dollar per round after the first investment in brass to load, and you can pay more for factory 6.5 Creedmoor rounds. Hornady’s ELD-M and ELD-X bullets have been excellent, with equal or better BCs at a much lower cost. Also, you can use the .300 Norma Magnum in the field with a long action and get some serious range, even with a 24-inch barrel. In fact, that’s my next project—taking a purpose-built .300 Norma to Alaska. Long-Range Fun My only regret is not jumping on this caliber earlier. Further, this test was easily the most fun I’ve had in a long time at ranges under 2,500 yards. Additionally, with the .300 Norma, it’s almost easy to reach out to a mile using most top-tier scopes and a 30- or 40-MOA rail with no need to hold over. The recoil is moderate at the extremes and quite manageable with lower velocities. Also, with the right brake and a heavy rifle, it’s downright pleasant to shoot. In this case, U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) seems to have made the right decision. The .300 Norma Magnum may be the perfect choice for them, and a good one for you. This article is from the March 2019 issue of Tactical-Life magazine. Grab your copy at OutdoorGroupStore.com. For digital editions, visit Amazon. The post Testing the New 300 Norma Mag Round Being Used by SOCOM appeared first on Tactical Life Gun Magazine: Gun News and Gun Reviews. View the full article
  17. Leupold recently released two new mounts for the DeltaPoint line of reflex sights, the DeltaPoint Pro AR Mount and DeltaPoint Pro Ring Top Mount. The Leupold DeltaPoint mounts deliver greater capability when acquiring targets, both long-range and CQB. RELATED STORY Leupold Finally Goes MOA With Leupold Mark 5HD MOA Riflescope Leupold DeltaPoint Mounts The DeltaPoint Pro AR Mount features a lightweight aluminum design and eliminates the need to use a cross-slot or riser mount when pairing the DeltaPoint with an AR-style rifle, according to Leupold. The mount works with any Picatinny rail, and Leupold machines it from aerospace-grade aluminum. Leupold offers the DeltaPoint Pro AR Mount as a standalone product. But it also ships with the 2.5 MOA Dot DeltaPoint Pro. Meanwhile, the DeltaPoint Pro Ring Top Mount offers a unique rifle set-up. Additionally, it delivers additional capabilities whether you’re attempting to acquire long-rang targets faster or enhance a CQB setup for quick engagements, according to Leupold. The DeltaPoint Pro Ring Top Mount secures a DeltaPoint to any Leupold Mark 4 rings or Mark IMS mounting system, according to Leupold. Further, the unit enables use on either side at a 45-degree angle. Models include 1-inch, 30mm, 34mm, and 35mm rings and mounts in the Mark 4, Mark IMS and Mark AR lines. “Our consumers know that the DP Pro is a trusted pistol sight, but it’s just as capable on an AR platform,” said Pete Moe, Product Line Manager for Leupold & Stevens, Inc. “The AR Mount and Ring Top Mount are built from the ground up to maximize the value and versatility of your DP Pro.” For more information, visit leupold.com. The post Leupold DeltaPoint Pro AR and Pro Ring Top Mounts Add Versatility appeared first on Tactical Life Gun Magazine: Gun News and Gun Reviews. View the full article
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