Government surveillance got you down?

Government surveillance got you down? Join the crowd, and take a number. This article is not gun related. However, I do take our freedom and our civil liberties very seriously. Therefore, I believe that this issue must be addressed. Being that Brasstard.com is a web-based service, I firmly believe that … Continue reading

In Review: “Strelok” Ballistic Calculator App for Android OS

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The “Strelok” app by developer Igor Borisov is a free, high-quality ballistic calculator for Android OS that has many noteworthy attributes (the “donate” version is $9.99). This independent review post will take you through the top features and highlights of this excellent marksmanship tool.

Next Generation Techlite Lumen Master

It appears that the folks at Techlite take customer concerns into serious consideration. Not too long ago, Techlite released a Gen-2 Lumen Master 150-Lumen Tactical Flashlight, and more recently, a 200-Lumen version as well. Techlite addressed some major points of contention that arose from the troubled Gen-1 version. You can … Continue reading

Update from California: AB 962 Shot Down In Superior Court

The poorly-conceived “ammo bill” AB962 has been struck down as being “unconstitutionally vague” by Fresno Superior Court Justice Jeffrey Hamilton. The ruling comes just days before the law would have taken effect… a law that, among other things, would ban internet sales of handgun ammo and require local ammo buyers … Continue reading

SHTF: Fantasy vs Reality

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As we approach yet another apocalyptic “prophecy” in 2012, some folks are already starting to prepare. As weapons and munitions caches in basements across the country begin bulging at the seams, I can’t help but question the validity of this paranoia, and more so, of the methods devised to survive … Continue reading

Anti-gun organizations exposed…

We all know that money talks and pretty much everything else walks. As gun owners, there are few more effective methods at asserting our rights against would-be attacks than to deny funding to anti-gun individuals and organizations. Gun owners make up a massive portion of the US consumer market, and … Continue reading

The Gun Control Mentality

All across America, the air is beginning to fill itself with the buzz of the upcoming election season. Political campaign regiments are attacking the airways with impressive testimonies of “truth” and “change”. As the midterm elections approach, we have many issues of importance to weigh in against our choice of … Continue reading

Do you look like a “gun person”?

We’ve seen the all-too-common portrayals of the stereotypical “gun person” on the big screen. Whether it’s the Rambo-Die Hard-Dirty Harry good guy, or the Terminator-Scarface-Corleone killer, the persona of gun people on-screen is pure fantasy. Existing in direct conflict with real gun people, Hollywood gunnies (good or evil intent aside) … Continue reading

In Review: 12ga 00 Buck vs. #4 Buck vs. Birdshot

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Anyone that has ever ventured into the shotgun section of an internet gun forum has likely witness a heated argument over various defensive loads. Most folks are of the school of thought that will accept nothing less than 00 buckshot and/or slugs. A few others feel that #1-#4 buck better … Continue reading