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Ten Commandments of Firearm Safety

The U.S. Department of the Interior announced “a new report by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that shows that 101.6 million Americans—40 percent of the U.S. population 16 years old and older—participated in wildlife-related activities in 2016, such as hunting, fishing, and wildlife-watching. The survey illustrates gains in wildlife watching—particularly around the home—and fishing, [...]

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Oldest Polymer Magazine Manufacturer in the US – Thermold Magazines


The oldest polymer magazine manufacturer in the United States is Thermold Magazines. We started in the 1960’s as a molded plastics injection manufacturer that served the automotive industry. It's founder, William Howard, was well known in his hometown of Wilson, N.C. as an innovative thinker who held many patents. Mr. Howard was also a big [...]

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12 Things to Know About Thermold Magazines


1. Located in Fort Smith, ArkansasThermold Magazines is located in Fort Smith, Arkansas.2. Made in the USAAll of our products are proudly made in the United States in our location in Fort Smith, Arkansas.3. Oldest Polymer Magazine ManufacturerWe are the oldest polymer magazine manufacturer in the United States.4. Started in 1960’sThermold Magazines started in the [...]

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High-Capacity Magazine Laws by State

Out of the 50 States in American, nine states plus the District of Columbia currently have laws that limit the number of rounds a magazine can hold. Here’s a quick guide to the magazine restrictions in various states available at the time of this writing. It is important if you carry a concealed weapon while [...]

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AR-15 Rifle Details

What does the AR stand for in AR-15? While many think "AR" stands for "assault rifle," it actually refers to the company that first manufactured it— ArmaLite Rifle. The "AR" just means Armalite Rifle. “AR” does NOT stand for “assault rifle” or “automatic rifle.” What is an AR-15? First made in 1959 by the ArmaLite company, the AR-15 [...]

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Magazines vs Clips

Within the firearms communities, the terms magazine and clip are commonly used and they are widely misused outside of those communities. Why is it called a Magazine? A "magazine" is simply a storage place for any type of arms, ammunition, or explosives, which is why blasters keep their explosives in a "magazine", or why battleships kept their [...]

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What Does Your State Say About Concealed Carry Permits?

As of March 2018, there are 16,358,844 active concealed carry permits as in the USA reported by GunsToCarry whose main goal is to provide education, safe and up to date information on any new gun laws and gear. The information out there about your particular gun rights and how it pertains to different states is [...]

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