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First Gear | Christmas Countdown: Desperation Sets In

Seven days until Christmas, and seven last minute suggestions. Make ‘em smile!

Exercise Your Freedom | Reloading, Part 11: The Last Step—Crimping

The last of seven steps in the reloading process gets us perilously close to bang.

First Gear | Back To The Build: PCC Continues

We continue our PCC build and consider barrels. That’s overdue, we know …

Exercise Your Freedom | Reloading, Part 10: Bullet Seating Q&A

In a continuation of our reloading series, we answer some bullet seating questions from readers.

California DOJ Approves New Regulations On “Assault Weapons”

California gun owners in possession of certain firearms now classified as “assault weapons” will need to register their guns with the state Department of Justice or modify them so that they no longer meet this definition, if new regulations approved by the Office of Administrative Law hold up in court.

Exercise Your Freedom | Reloading, Part 9: Bullet Seating

Seating bullets in those prepped and charged cases is easy. Except when it isn’t.

First Gear | SST Cases And S3 Reloading Dies

We’ve nothing against brass cases, but we also think SST and S3 Reload are on to something.

Regulators Block California’s “Assault Weapon” Proposal

Last month, the California Department of Justice submitted draft regulations to the state Office of Administrative Law (OAL) regarding “assault weapons.” The proposal called for the creation of more than 40 new definitions that would improperly reclassify certain firearms as “assault weapons.” As NRA-ILA reported, the regulations would have subjected gun owners in the state to burdensome and excessive requirements in order to register firearms equipped with “bullet buttons” as required under California law.

Exercise Your Freedom | Reloading, Part 7: Case Mouth Flaring

Proper flaring of the case mouth forestalls other later problems for the smart reloader.

Webinar Scheduled For California’s Draft “Assault Weapon” Regulation

If there’s one tried and true method to confound law-abiding gun owners, it’s to make regulations so confusing that they throw up their hands in disgust and wonder whether it’s even worth it. Enter California.

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