Category Archives: GUN THEFT

"How Often Are Guns Recovered?"

Someone came by searching for “how often are guns recovered?” Assuming the question is for how often stolen guns are recovered, that is a good question. But despite many years of searching, I have yet to find a single official … Continue reading

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"I Think So, Yes"

Someone stopped by searching for “concealed weapon best.” I think so, yes. A concealed weapon is less likely to disturb those who are not “gun wise,” and a criminal is not likely to take what they cannot see. So on … Continue reading

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"Pump Or "Automatic" Shotgun?"

Someone came by searching for “pump or automatic shotgun.” Yes, I call self-loading or semi-automatic shotguns that – when I am around other gunnies. Otherwise I try to say “self loading.” Because that is what they do. And I call … Continue reading

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Gary Kleck And I Agree – But I Claim Priority

The sources of crime guns. Continue reading

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A Modern Snipers Story

Browsing the Telegraph, I came across this book review, the story of British snipers in Afghanistan. Titled “Dead Men Risen,” the book tells of Sargent Tom Potter and Rifleman Mark Osmond, who between them accounted for 75 confirmed kills in … Continue reading

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"How Much To Rent A Handgun?"

Someone came by looking for “how much to rent a handgun?” That depends on the situation. Commercial ranges that rent handguns charge enough to provide a reasonable return on investment, considering the cost of the handgun, the cost of cleaning … Continue reading

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Typical: 50 Guns Stolen, 25 Recovered, Thief Gets Six Months

A Michigan media story has some of the story behind most crime guns. They are stolen, traded and trafficked on the street, often for decades, used in crime after crime, until they are recovered – or ditched because a perp … Continue reading

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"Gun Cost Prices?"

Someone stopped by looking for “gun cost prices.” Unfortunately, I have not a clue to the purpose of the search. Generally speaking, retail new gun prices have tracked inflation. A gun that sold for around $150 in 1968 will go … Continue reading

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Explosion At Kinematics Ammo Plant

USA Today reports an explosion at the Oakland, Tennessee, Kinematics Ammunition Plant. According to the linked report, one worker is dead. Stranger

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"How To Shooting Without Aiming?"

Someone came by searching for “how to shooting without aiming.” Since there is really no way to shoot without aiming, the questions are “Aiming at what,” and “Aiming with what.” Putting the question of target aside, the remaining question can … Continue reading

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