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Six Flags Bars Marine's Gun Shirt
Posted By: Scott Weber 08/20/2014 @ 03:15 PM

Amusement park apologizes for gun shirt error

By Associated Press                                  

 TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A Marine who wasn't allowed into a New Jersey amusement park because he was wearing a shirt with a red, white and blue rifle pictured on it has been given an apology.

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Civil War Firearms: Valuable and Historical!
Posted By: Scott Weber 08/20/2014 @ 02:31 PM

Civil War Firearms:  History and Collectability

      There’s no firearm so historical and collectible as a nice Civil War piece.  In this Saturday’s episode of the Gunrunner Radio Show, we speak with Civil War historian James R. Knight who has authored seven books on the conflict and written extensively on the weapons used by both the North and South.  Civil War firearms were the first successful attempt by this country’s manufacturers to mass produce items that used interchangeable parts and an assembly line.  The Gunrunner and author Knight will ...

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Fired Elvis Target Fetches $27,500
Posted By: Scott Weber 08/15/2014 @ 09:15 PM

     Elvis Auction:   $1000 Estimate For Elvis Fired Target - Actual Hammer Price:  $27,500

     A paper target riddled with bullets fired by Elvis Presley at his personal shooting range sold for $27,500 at the first auction of Elvis artifacts hosted by his estate.
     It was the surprise turn at the inaugural Auction at Graceland, a highlight of the ongoing Elvis Week in Memphis, Tennessee marking the 37th anniversary of Presley's death at age 42.
     Seventy-two authenticated items from third-party collectors were on the block at Thursday night's auction, including ...

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Idaho 'Predator Derby' Draws Anti Fire
Posted By: Scott Weber 08/15/2014 @ 11:52 AM

SALMON Idaho (Reuters) - The sponsors of a controversial wolf-hunting competition in Idaho last year are proposing an annual contest on federal lands that rewards participants for bagging as many animals as they can in three days, organizers said Thursday.

     The group, named Idaho for Wildlife, is seeking a special recreation permit from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to hold contests each January for five years that would see as many as 500 hunters targeting wolves, coyotes, jackrabbits, starlings, skunks, weasels and raccoons.

     The form of competitive hunting known ...

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'Extreme Huntress" & Bob Wharff on Radio
Posted By: Scott Weber 08/15/2014 @ 08:53 AM

    Game Biologist and Executive Director of Wyoming Sportsmen for Fish & Wildlife Bob Wharff and "Extreme Huntress" Rebecca Francis  will be the Gunrunner’s radio show guests this Saturday as Bob discusses the state’s wolf trophy quota for 2014, grizzly delisting updates, mule deer antler issues, hunting license fees, elk feeding, sage grouse populations and the public process for wildlife management here in Wyoming.  Rebecca will relate some of her archery hunting experiences and her upcoming trip to Alaska.   
       Wharff is chief lobbyist for the state’s largest sportsmen’s ...

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Police Forces Resemble Military
Posted By: Scott Weber 08/15/2014 @ 08:40 AM

Ferguson Race Riot Looks Like a War Zone - The Militarization of America's Domestic Police Forces

By Tim Walker

     If Ferguson, Missouri, looks like a war zone, that may be because its police force is armed to the teeth with military equipment. In photographs from this week’s protests, officers can be seen toting assault ...

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Chris Cheng - Top Shot Winner/NRA TV
Posted By: Scott Weber 08/14/2014 @ 02:10 PM

    Top Shot $100,000 Winner Is Now NRA News Commentator   

By Marin Cogan of National Journal

     Four years ago, Chris Cheng—a Chinese-Japanese-Cuban-American Google employee—started watching Top Shot, a History Channel reality show where contestants shoot their way through a series of complex competitions. Cheng, who as a kid had sometimes gone shooting with his Navy veteran father, started getting into the show.


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Yes, You NEED A Gun In Bear Country!
Posted By: Scott Weber 08/14/2014 @ 10:57 AM

Alaskan Brown Bear Mauls Hiker - No Gun, No Bear Spray, But In Bear Country...  Go Figure...

JUNEAU Alaska (Reuters) - A 57-year-old Alaskan hiker survived after being mauled by a brown bear on a wilderness trail, walking more than a mile to her truck and driving to hospital after the attack, state police reported on Wednesday.

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Single Mother Jailed For Handgun In NJ
Posted By: Scott Weber 08/14/2014 @ 08:22 AM

NJ Anti-Gun Laws Jailing The Innocent

        Pennsylvania single mom Shaneen Allen was pulled over for a traffic violation and volunteered information to a New Jersey police officer that she was carrying a legally-owned handgun with a Pennsylvania permit. NJ does not recognize this PA gun law; she was arrested, jailed for 40 days, now faces trial and years in prison.

      The judge and district attorney on Allen's case are the same two that gave ZERO jail time to NFL star Ray Rice for beating his wife unconscious in a New Jersey elevator.


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St. Louis Area Arming Up After Race Riots
Posted By: Scott Weber 08/13/2014 @ 10:20 AM

St. Louis Gun Stores Report Greatly Increased Buying Of Defensive Firearms Following Area Race Riots - Many Are Multiple Buyers - Many Are Business Owners - Many Are Depleting Savings To Purchase More Guns 


BRIDGETON, MO. (KMOX) - Gun sales are up across St. Louis since the shooting of Michael Brown and subsequent nights of violence.

     Sales have quadrupled at ‘Metro Shooting’ in Bridgeton (see photo above) according to owner Steven King. He says sales have mainly been to men, but not all:

     “Probably a dozen ...

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Your Host: Scott T. Weber

Born November 15, 1955. Residence in Cody, Wyoming. Raised in Dublin, Ohio. Attended Dublin Local Schools, University of Wyoming, Ohio State University, Capital Law School. Taught high school English/Journalism/Coached at Cody High School, Casper Natrona High School in Casper, Wyoming and Dublin Coffman High School in Dublin, Ohio. Worked as a book publisher for Taylor Publishing Company of Dallas, Texas. Worked as a direct factory rep/professional shooter/gun salesman for Beretta USA. Last 14 years has owned and operated Gunrunner Auctions in Burton, Ohio. Opened an extension of Gunrunner Auctions in Cody, Wyoming in the summer of 2013. www.gunrunnerauctions.com