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Parliament to hold gun control summit on 24 & 25 March 2015

Parliament to hold gun control summit on 24 & 25 March 2015

Back on the 7 November last year, the Portfolio Committee on Police announced that they will convene a summit on gun control in February this year. February just happened turn into March, but I digress. The committee took this decision at its meeting in November. Committee Chairperson, Mr Francois Beukman, said the committee resolved to [...]

SAFA launch anti-gun campaign

SAFA launch anti-gun campaign

The South African Football Association will call for a law to remove all illegal guns from the streets, its president Danny Jordaan said in Johannesburg. South African football have launched a gun control campaign, seeking the surrender of illegal weapons they hope to melt into metal for the creation of a statue of their slain [...]

Mall Robbery Hot Spot, Canal Walk, Bans Legal Gun Owners

Mall Robbery Hot Spot, Canal Walk, Bans Legal Gun Owners

After three robberies in two weeks, Canal Walk shopping centre has decided to ban legal firearm owners, in the process further endangering the lives of their customers. IOL reported on October 27  that Canal Walk will eject anyone carrying a gun – even legal firearm owners – as it hikes up security measures after a series [...]

Guns & Gear

The New GLOCK 43, GLOCK’s first single stack 9mm

The New GLOCK 43, GLOCK’s first single stack 9mm

So, how long has this been spoken about? Now GLOCK has finally answered the calls for a single stack 9mm, and one that’s just a little bigger than it’s little brother, the GLOCK 42. The GLOCK 43 Specs. Dimensions Length (overall): 159 mm / 6.26 inch Length (slide cpl.): 154 mm / 6.06 inch Width: 26 [...]

The simplified difference between AR-15 gas systems

The simplified difference between AR-15 gas systems

The simplified difference between Carbine, Mid and Rifle length gas systems on an AR15’s With the increased number of AR-15 rifles coming into the country and been used in our sporting disciplines, coupled with the relative ease of sourcing one,  there has been a keen interest by many who may not have before considered buying [...]

100 Years Of John Browning’s 1911 .45

100 Years Of John Browning’s 1911 .45

By I J Larivers I have owned a number of 1911-type .45ACP pistols in my life – the Ithaca 1911-A1, the Colt MKIV Series 70, the Colt Combat Commander, the Safari Arms Enforcer – and I love the feel, the balance and the calibre. I have carried them in the bush, worn them as duty [...]

Resources

FIREARMS AMNESTY – GUIDELINES FOR THE PROCEDURE TO PROCESS A FIREARM LICENCE APPLICATION

FIREARMS AMNESTY – GUIDELINES FOR THE PROCEDURE TO PROCESS A FIREARM LICENCE APPLICATION

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN GUIDELINES: PROCEDURE TO PROCESS A FIREARM LICENCE APPLICATION IN TERMS OF SECTION 139 (AMNESTY) OF THE FIREARMS CONTROL ACT 60 OF 2000 1. INTRODUCTION 1.1 The Minister of Police has by means of a publication in the Government Gazette, declared an Amnesty for a period of 90 (ninety) days commencing [...]

FIREARMS AMNESTY – GUIDELINES FOR THE PROCEDURE TO APPLY FOR LICENCES WHICH HAVE NOT BEEN RENEWED

FIREARMS AMNESTY – GUIDELINES FOR THE PROCEDURE TO APPLY FOR LICENCES WHICH HAVE NOT BEEN RENEWED

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN GUIDELINES: PROCEDURE TO APPLY FOR A FIREARM LICENCE FOR A FIREARM WHICH LICENCE HAS NOT BEEN RENEWED IN TERMS OF SCHEDULE 1 (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS ) OF THE FIREARMS CONTROL ACT, 2000 (ACT NO. 60 OF 2000) 1. INTRODUCTION 1.1 The Minister of Police has by means of a publication in [...]

Firearm Licence Renewals – Application process for the renewal of a licence to possess a firearm

Firearm Licence Renewals – Application process for the renewal of a licence to possess a firearm

Description The Firearms Control Act, 2000, aims to ensure that a person is competent to possess a firearm. [Top] Steps to follow You must successfully complete the prescribed test to prove your knowledge of the Act at an accredited training provider. On receipt of the training certificate from an accredited training provider or SASSETA (Safety and [...]

Videos

Shooting the Biggest Guns Money Can Buy

Shooting the Biggest Guns Money Can Buy

Set up Your Scope for Success

Set up Your Scope for Success

Ryan Cleckner shows you how to properly set up your rifle and scope combination so that it naturally aligns with your eye.

HBASA Sa vz. 58 Sporter CARBINE 5.56

HBASA Sa vz. 58 Sporter CARBINE 5.56

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| 18 October 2014 | 0 Comments

Guns & Ammo ran an article recently on the 10 best countries for gun owners. Spoiler alert, South Africa wasn’t one of them! This is how they decided who made the cut: ‘You can tell a lot about a national government by its trust of law-abiding, armed citizens. Nations with a functioning government in place were [...]

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New Furniture and Colours for AR15′s in 2014

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| 24 May 2014 | 0 Comments

We’ve seen a bit of a change in 2014 as far as furniture for AR15′s go. Over the last few years, manufacturers of rifles have started producing their own gear, shifting from the Magpul MOE furniture that we have become so used to seeing on certain lines. While I suspect the majority of manufacturers will [...]

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Introducing the DPMS GII .308

Introducing the DPMS GII .308

| 5 May 2014 | 0 Comments

The Lightest, Most Reliable, Technically Advanced .308 MSR – According to DPMS. Let’s take a look at what makes this new rifle from DPMS special. This is what DPMS have to say about their new rifle: Revolutionary improvements make the GII the most reliable, longest lasting MSR platform on the market. Key to this are: [...]

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