A nice little reminder: Clip vs. Mag

Othais over at TheFirearmBlog.com helps those of us who sometimes forgets the proper definition of Magazine vs. Clip.

mag vs. clip

We have been enjoying a spirited debate over the use or misuse of the term “clip” for generations.  I firmly believe that we can blame this entire argument on the adoption of the M1 Garand rifle as it was the last of the clip loaders.  Former soldiers and Hollywood popularized the the expedient term.  Much like saying “Kleenex”, clip has gained widespread use.  But what should we say?

Magazines are storage systems for ammunition that feed the cartridges into the action systematically by means of a spring-driven follower.

To read the rest of this article head over to The Firearm Blog

Nikki Lane for Video Tuesday.

Atticus Introduced us to The Gun Bunny last week and as he has told me We have a lot more planned when it comes to female shooters.

We are hoping the bring in a female audience to help show that this is not just a men’s sport.

YES beautiful women like guns too! Some of them even know a lot about shooting and guns so give them a chance and stay tuned I hear Atticus and The Gun Bunny have some fun events planned for this site. 

CannonFodder: Just because I am nice…

Mike Pannone showing that an AR-15 is still a extremely reliable firearm even with dirt and other junk in the gun. (Junk is a technical term… Trust me, I work for an “expert” Winking smile in the firearm lingo department) 

Read the whole article here at VuurwapenBlog

CannonFodder: AAC AT DRAGONCON?!?!

Since yesterday was 9/11 I did not post a video but I was sent this from [HoWto*Rat-a-tap-tap] I am sure Atticus has seen this since the AAC blog is one of his daily reads but here are some pictures.


You can read more on the armory at Dragoncon 2012 at AAC’s site