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Just like any savvy consumer would, most of us turn to the internet or private sellers when making large item purchases to save a little bit of money — and our guns are no exception. There are a number of myths that have been circulating about how easy it is to buy a gun but the fact of the matter is they just aren’t true.

“Gun Show Loophole”

Some have been led to believe that one way to purchase a gun and avoid a background check is by obtaining a firearm at a gun show. However, there is no such thing as a “gun show loophole.” The only time that a gun is sold without a background check is when a gun is sold from individual to individual. As that guns are private property, they can be bought or sold without licensing just like your car or used sofa. The reason that the gun show loophole is unable to exist is that one person cannot be “engaged in business” in private selling of guns. If it is found that one individual is buying and selling guns as a means to support their livelihood, they will be investigated by the police. A one-time large selling event, such as a gun show, allows private sellers to display a large gun collection for sale at the one-time event without raising any eyebrows.

Online Sales

While it is true that private sellers may use the internet as a means to sell their guns, there are many rules and stipulations that outline the purchasing rights. All gun purchases from online retailers have a long lists of policies, guidelines and regulations to protect both the buyer and the seller. In fact, some online forums, like Craigslist, will not even allow the posting of guns for sale on their website. Sites like eBay will only allow postings if the seller and the item are in the United States. It is legal to advertise and sell firearms within your own state but unlawful to transport or sell with knowledge that they will be transported over state lines. Although private sales are technically legal, it is illegal for a person to sell to a buyer that they believe to meet any of the criteria that would otherwise not allow them to buy a gun from a retailer that would require them to get a background check (i.e, felon, illegal alien, etc).

Online Pre-Ordering

When purchasing from a reputable online dealer, you are required to fill out your location information, complete an age and compliance verification, read and accept the online firearms ordering guidelines before being taken to the payment screen. After submitting payment online, you still are required to submit a background check at a physical store that you will be picking up the item from. In addition to these safety measures, the firearm must picked up by the purchaser with ID in hand to be fully cleared to leave the store with the firearm. In the event that the item is paid for but the purchaser is unable to provide the needed information or pass the background check, the sale is simply refunded.

Knowing the laws and regulations when purchasing firearms is important to both the buyer and seller. The best protection is to educate yourself on the matter to avoid any penalties or setbacks in your purchases.

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Let me say something to every political hack pretending you know an AR-15 from a

double-barreled shotgun in the wake of the Orlando terror attack:

Stop talking. Every word not only exposes your ignorance, but your utter contempt for

ordinary Americans trying to survive in an age of terror you still won’t fully recognize.

Hillary Clinton says “weapons of war have no place on our streets” and that we need to

ban AR-15s immediately.

Unlike Hillary, I’ve actually used an AR-15 … but fully automatic. I was a SEAL for 12

years. Now I train average, everyday Americans to protect themselves and their

families. And for the vast majority of people I work with, there is no better firearm to

defend their homes against realistic threats than an AR-15, semi-automatic.

It’s easy to learn and easy to use. It’s accurate. It’s reliable.

And I guarantee if the Founding Fathers had known this gun would’ve been invented,

they wouldn’t have rewritten the Second Amendment—they would have fortified it in


Because they knew the only way for us to stay free was by having whatever guns the

bad guys have.

This firearm gives average people the advantage they so desperately need—and

deserve—to protect their life, liberty and happiness.

But it isn’t just the anti-gun politicians attacking our rights. With every broadcast, the

media proves how ignorant and desperate for ratings they truly are.

(Gretchen Carlson: Do we need AR-ˇ15s to hunt and kill deer? Do we need them to

protect our families?)

Look. Gretchen is a great broadcaster. And I’m glad she’s on the side of freedom on

most Second Amendment issues.

But the fact of the matter is, she simply does not understand what she’s talking about.

The Second Amendment has nothing to do with hunting. And when it comes to

defending your family—what does it say to you when I … a veteran Navy SEAL …

someone who trains on every conceivable firearm platform as well as trains in hand-to-

hand combatives … someone who is more prepared for and capable in a firefight than

almost every American alive … turns to the AR-15 to defend my family?

Choosing to defend your home with an AR-15 is a common-sense choice that tens of

millions of Americans are making—and our neighborhoods and communities are safer

for it.

Let’s run through some of the latest attacks and see how banning so-called “assault

weapons” would’ve turned out.

California already bans assault weapons. That didn’t stop San Bernardino.

No ban on ARs, or any guns, would have stopped the Boston marathon bombing.

ISIS’ well-coordinated attack in France wasn’t deterred by the country’s strict gun

control laws.

Brussels’ gun ban did nothing to stop terrorists from killing.

But every single one of those tragedies ended with police officers carrying AR-15s

rushing to the scene as fast as possible.

Hillary’s solution to stopping terror attacks … is to ban the very gun that stops terror

attacks. And she calls that common sense!

Why would you want to ban the gun that you pray for police to show up with?

Here’s a common-sense solution to stopping Islamic terror: law-abiding citizens

prepared to deal with the imminent threats we face.

Hillary Clinton is prepared.

She knows ARs are a powerful defense against radical Islamic terrorists. That’s why

she’s been surrounded by guards armed with them for the past three decades. AR-15s

are fine for Hillary and her family. But average Americans who watch the news and feel

genuine fear for their safety, and their families’ safety—she wants to deny them the

level of protection she insists upon herself.

I fought this enemy face-to-face for 12 years. I know how they think, and I know the

hatred that burns inside them.

I urge every law-abiding American to take measures to defend yourself. Arm yourself.

Get the proper training. Be aware of your surroundings at all times.

Call upon your politicians to get rid of the dangerous lie of gun-free zones.

Demand your national right to carry—and use it.

This threat is real. Our leaders are either incapable of or unwilling to protect you.

And the AR-15 is one of the most effective tools available to protect yourself and your


Embrace your freedom. Buy one if you want to. Get trained and learn how to use it.

Your safety is in your hands. And thank God we have the Second Amendment.

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Firearm travel and transportation is a tricky task, as there are many rules and regulations. There are federal laws that one must follow, as well as specific state laws. If you participate in the transportation of a firearm in an illegal manner, there are serious repercussions. Make sure you are well informed about all the laws, so you aren’t at risk. Here are some of the fundamental methods of transportation, their basic rules, and resources where you can find more information:


There are special procedures for the shipment of firearms. Title 18, Chapter 44, Title 26 and Chapter 53 of the United States Code mandate these rules. Essentially, you can ship packages that contain firearms between licensed importers, manufacturers, dealers and individuals. Handguns must be shipped through Next Day Air Service. Firearms must be shipped in their disassembled form, in order to meet compliance with federal, state and local law. UPS does not accept automatic weapons, like machine guns, for shipment. Firearms must meet packing and labeling requirements. They must be shipped in new corrugated packaging, which meets the guidelines for single wall box strength.

Ammunition must be packed and shipped separately. The shipper must use Delivery Confirmation Adult Signature Required service. For hunting, a person may ship a firearm to themselves, in care of another person, where they intend to hunt. The package should be addressed to the owner “in the care of” the out-of-state resident who receives it. No one, but the owner, can lawfully open the package or take possession of the firearm upon its arrival.


Federal law doesn’t have available permits for the interstate transportation of firearms. There isn’t a federal, coverall permit because the laws vary state by state in the transportation of firearms. As a traveller, you must be aware of these laws, as they aren’t uniform and have some very specific nuances. If you are unaware of state laws, it is best that you carry your firearm unloaded, locked in its case and stored in the trunk or your flat bed tool box. They shouldn’t be visible from outside of the vehicle. There are some specific federal laws on the transportation of firearms that may align with the state laws and should be followed. The Firearms Owner’s Protection Act states that a person can transport a legally possessed firearm between states where the legal possession is obtained. According to Title 18 Part 1 Chapter 44 s926A, ammunition should be stored in a separate locked container. This means you cannot carry your gun in its holster while you drive. The NRA-ILA website provides the rules for interstate transportation of firearms and has state-law resources for firearm owners.


When you fly on a commercial airline, you can transport unloaded firearms in a hard-sided container. The container must be checked in and can’t, under any circumstances, accompany you onto the plane as a carry-on. The container must also be locked and completely secure—if the case provides any sort of easy access it will be prohibited from the plane. Firearm parts, like magazines, clips, bolts and firing pins, must also be concealed in checked baggage. The only carry-on firearm accessory is a rifle scope. Reference the TSA website for an extensive list of rules for flying with firearms or ammunition. Make sure you look up the laws of the state or country that is your destination. Gun laws can be found on a state’s government website. Don’t rely on any websites that lack the suffix “.gov” as their reprint of the laws may not be updated.

This Season I take you on a tour of American Gun Culture, bringing the world of firearms manufacturing to life and encouraging us to start living beyond the lifestyle by speaking up and taking action. Tune in for new episodes each Wednesday starting July 22 on and ‪#‎NOIRNOW‬


The 2015 H&H Shooting Sports Summer Expo ad is here! This is the ad that will appear in The Oklahoman on Sunday July 12th. Their are many more items that will be on sale, that simply wouldn’t fit into the ad. H&H Shooting Sports will be hosting our annual Summer Expo on July 16th, 17th, and 18th, and will be open from 9AM to 9PM on each day.

There will be several appearances and events going on during this years expo! Be sure to check out our Event page for all of the latest information.

We will be posting pictures and updates concerning the Summer Expo on WireShots as well!

2015 Summer Expo Ad Cover
Front Page of the Summer Expo Sales Ad


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Accessories and Ammunition Specials during the H&H Summer Expo
H&H Summer Expo 2015 Sales Ad Page 3
Reloading, Archery, and Safe Specials during the 2015 Summer Expo
H&H Summer Expo 2015 Sales Ad Back Cover
Cafe and Knife Department Specials during the Summer Expo


Our annual Summer Expo is right around the corner. Mark your calendars now for July 16th, 17th, & 18th. Join us as we take a look back at the biggest event of the summer, our Summer Expo! Take a look at the photo gallery below, we wanted to show off some of the fun we have had in the past!


















Proposed Ban:…

Definition of Armor Piercing:
(B) The term “armor piercing ammunition” means—
(i) a projectile or projectile core which may be used in a handgun and
which is constructed entirely (excluding the presence of traces of other
substances) from one or a combination of tungsten alloys, steel, iron,
brass, bronze, beryllium copper or depleted uranium; or
(ii) a full jacketed projectile larger than .22 caliber designed and intended
for use in a handgun and whose jacket has a weight of more than 25
percent of the total weight of the projectile.

How to Contact the BATF:


ATF email:

Fax: (202) 648-9741.

Mail: Denise Brown, Mailstop 6N-602, Office of Regulatory Affairs, Enforcement Programs and Services, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, 99 New York Avenue, NE, Washington, DC 20226: ATTN: AP Ammo Comments.


Stoeger Industries is proud to introduce the M3000 R, M3000 with walnut stock, M3000 Compact and M3020 Compact. These are the latest additions to a line of quality, affordable shotguns for hunters and shooters.

Stoeger’s semi-auto shotguns all utilize the same superior inertia technology that has proven itself so reliable over many years. The Inertia Driven® M3000 and M3020 lines feature the patented inertia bolt with its rotating locking head – the same system that has given inertia operated shotguns their reputation for being among the most durable and reliable shotguns in the world.

The M3000 R slug gun with 24″ slug barrel, and a 1:35 rate of twist, means taking accurate longer range shots is the rule, not the exception. “We’ve spent years developing the M3000 R, waiting to release it until everything was just right,” said Keith Heinlein, product manager for Stoeger Industries. “The Cantilever barrel is an exceptional feature that makes this model unique among the M3000 line. This gun is practical, reliable and great for hunting in states with slug-only regulations.”

Stoeger’s M3000 is now available with an A-Grade walnut stock. A classic look flatters this shotgun that handles loads up to 3-inch Magnums without adjustment. For reliability and performance, no other semi-auto in its price range compares to the M3000.

The M3000 Compact, with a shortened stock that offers a 13 1/8″ length of pull, is a perfectly fitted gun for smaller statured hunters and shooters.

Stoeger’s M3020 Compact is an easy-handling, short stocked, auto-loading 20-gauge offering a 13 1/8″ length of pull. The M3020 compact is great for smaller framed shotgunners who prefer the fit and feel of a lightweight compact. Versatility, value and solid reliability make this gun ideal for waterfowl, wild turkey or upland game.

New Stoeger Shotguns

M3000 R
COMMON SPECIFICATIONS: Gauge: 12-Gauge Barrel Length: 24″ Weight: 7.3 lbs Finish: Black synthetic Magazine Capacity: 4+1 Cantilever Rifled Barrel: 1:35 twist Length-of-Pull: 14 3/8″ Drop at Heel: 2 1/2″ Drop at Comb: 1 1/2″ Minimum Recommended Load: 3-dram, 1 1/8 ounce MSRP: $649

M3000 Wood
COMMON SPECIFICATIONS: Gauge: 12-Gauge Barrel Length: 28″ Weight: 7.5 lbs Finish: A-Grade satin walnut Magazine Capacity: 4+1 Chokes: IC, M, XFT Sights: Fiber optic red-bar front sight Length-of-Pull: 14 3/8″ Drop at Heel: 2 1/2″ Drop at Comb: 1 1/2″ Minimum Recommended Load: 3-dram, 1 1/8 ounce MSRP: $649

M3000 Compact
COMMON SPECIFICATIONS: Gauge: 12-Gauge Barrel Length: 26″ Weight: 7 lbs Finish: Black synthetic Magazine Capacity: 4+1 Chokes: IC, M, XFT Sights: Fiber optic red-bar front sight Length-of-Pull: 13 1/8″ Drop at Heel: 1 3/4″ Drop at Comb: 1 1/4″ Minimum Recommended Load: 3-dram, 1 1/8 ounce MSRP: $599

M3020 Compact
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COMMON SPECIFICATIONS: Gauge: 20-Gauge Barrel Length: 26″ Weight: 5.5 lbs Finish: Black synthetic Magazine Capacity: 4+1 Chokes: IC, M, XFT Sights: Fiber optic red-bar front sight Length-of-Pull: 13 1/8″ Drop at Heel: 1 3/4″ Drop at Comb: 1 1/4″ Minimum Recommended Load: 7/8 ounce MSRP: $599

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Benelli New Shotguns at #SHOTShow 2015!

Benelli Releases 828U Over-and-Under

Bucking convention while honoring classic design has always been the Benelli stock in trade, and the advent of their new 828U over-and-under shotgun promises to exceed that expectation nicely.For the double-gun purist, Benelli’s newest offering delivers the mandatory point-ability, custom comb and drop adjustments and the kind of ergonomic feel and balance inherent to all fine shotguns. And the Benelli faithful who are familiar with the brand’s iconic semi-auto’s will instantly see the trademark Benelli performance design aesthetic. The 828U is at once both contemporary and beautifully practical, from the smooth body and exquisite checkering to the wide, low-profile rib bridge, no side rib and monoblock treatment.

Functionality and safety of the 828U is a given, with an auto-safety, easy-operating opening lever and steel lock-plate opening system, paired with impulse-driven ejection to keep unfired shells handy. Constant opening means no recocking, and for both the traditionalist and the contemporary camps, the 828U fulfills the requirement of Benelli quality-floating crio barrels and crio chokes, weight-reducing carbon fiber rib and high-grade alloy receiver, complimented by fine walnut stock, and forearm. Durable steel-on-steel hinges, removable guard and easy-to-remove trigger system make for easy cleanup when the hunt is done.

The 828U comes in nickel-engraved and black anodized models and both sport interchangeable 26″ or 28″ barrels. Drop and cast fine regulation means the gun can be tuned to 40 unique, personal settings in order to get that perfect fit and sight picture. One traditional element wasn’t lost on the design team-the patented, recoil-taming Progressive Comfort System already popular with many Benelli shooters is nicely integrated into the 828U and helps keep muzzle flip to a minimum.

The 828U is the result of several years of development, and its near-perfect mix of design innovation and practical functionality came from exhaustive research of the marketplace, the competition and the personal insights of shooters, engineers and product development experts.

“From the first prototype to the final design, the 828U started and finished as a hunter’s shotgun-the style, weight and comfort which field and sport shooters appreciate is apparent the first time you pick one up,” said Tom Kaleta, VP of Marketing for Benelli USA.

While the 828U may seem like a departure from the Benelli line of semi-automatic shotguns for which the brand has earned its loyal following, the company’s devotion to customer preference and legacy of pushing both the design and performance envelope made the decision to produce the 828U a natural for the company. “We’ve always created markets at Benelli-but we do so by knowing the market and building the shotgun that customers want to own and shoot,” said Tom Debolt, Benelli USA General Manager. “We know there’s a market for a fine Benelli over-and-under shotgun that incorporates so many features, points and shoots like a dream and fits the budget for so many customers.”

With the nickel-engraved version coming in at $2,999 retail, and the black-anodized model at $2,499 retail, Benelli anticipates the 828U’s competitive price will spark high demand for their newest product. The first production run is near completion and the 828U will soon be available at Benelli’s network of retail dealers.

New Benelli M4 Cerakote™ Tactical Shotgun


Already battle-tested as the US military’s Joint Service Combat Shotgun, the new Benelli M4 takes optimal performance to another level-an M4 Cerakote™ model that can handle the harshest treatment a modern tactical weapon can expect. Cerakote™ is an abrasion and impact-resistant material that can be applied to firearms and parts including metal, plastic, composite and other surfaces, reducing maintenance and adding years of service life and functionality to any weapon.

The new Benelli M4 Cerakote™ can operate in virtually any environment. The rust-resistant qualities of Cerakote™ are up to 50 times stronger than competitive coatings, and make the weapon nearly impervious to the corrosive effects of water, salt spray and even abrasive grit and grime. The improved hardness and scratch-resistance of Cerakote™means a much longer wear cycle, and the adherence quality of Cerakote™ is phenomenal and resistant to impact, heat or the extreme treatment inherent in tactical and combat environments.

Functionally, the new M4 Cerakote™ is the same M4 currently in service with America’s Armed Forces and many law enforcement agencies, and employs the same super-reliable Auto Regulating Gas Operated (ARGO) system. With dual, self-cleaning pistons, the ARGO system requires only ½ inch of movement for complete cycling, minimizing vibration and maximizing target re-acquisition. Featuring a synthetic stock, the new M4 Cerakote™ comes in AI Dark Earth only, with an 18.5″ barrel length and a total length of just 40 inches. Set up with ghost-ring sights (optional three-dot Tritium inserts are not included but are available) and a Picatinny rail just forward of the sight assembly, the Benelli M4 Cerakote™ can take on specialized optics like night vision, red dot sights and standard scopes.

The new model M4 Cerakote™ weighs in at 7.8 pounds and comes with a standard Modified choke. Like it’s predecessor, the M4 Cerakote™ cycles everything from 2 ¾” Heavy Target to 3″ Magnum flawlessly and interchangeably, and the shotgun can be ordered with either tactical or pistol grip stock.

COMMON SPECIFICATIONS: Gauge: 12-Gauge Overall Length: 40″ Weight: 7.8 lbs Finish: Black synthetic, AI Dark Earth Cerakote Magazine Capacity: 5+1 Chokes: M Sights: Ghost-ring Length-of-Pull: 14 3/8″ Drop at Heel: 2 1/4″ Drop at Comb: 1 1/2″ MSRP: $2,399


Benelli Performance Shop 20-Gauge Waterfowl Edition


Waterfowlers want performance-cold, foul weather and wet, muddy conditions combined with long shots at fast-flying ducks and geese require it. The new 20-Gauge Waterfowl Edition delivers all the punch needed in the blind, all in a slimmer, lighter sub-gauge purpose-built with the same optimal performance and specialized features found in the Performance Shop’s SBE II Waterfowl Edition 12-Gauge.

Based on the fast-swinging, easy-toting M2 Field 20-Gauge, the Waterfowl Edition M2’s streamlined and lightweight design, paired with the steadfast reliability of the honed and polished Inertia Driven® system, make it the ultimate sub-gauge waterfowl gun. Trigger group tuning for a crisper let off and better shot timing, combined with a larger bolt-cocking handle and longer, wider bolt release gives the shooter confidence handling the gun in the field, even in cold, wet conditions and wearing gloves.

The Waterfowl Edition comes with a set of Rob Roberts Custom Triple Threat™ chokes, specifically designed for waterfowl hunting at short, medium and long-range distances. The Waterfowl Edition’s Crio® barrel features a lengthened and polished forcing cone to insure uniform patterns while reducing recoil. Every WaterFowl Edition 20-Gauge has been test-fired and patterned for optimal accuracy and punch when shooting high-flying waterfowl. Felt recoil is further reduced with Benelli’s ComforTech® stock, so magnum loads in 20-Gauge are almost trivial compared to the 12-Gauge. Each Waterfowl Edition’s barrel is fitted with a HIVIZ Comp front sight with a variety of colored fiber optic inserts for quick target acquisition in low or flat light conditions. A paracord design survival sling leaves hunter’s hands free for managing dogs, decoys or gear, and in an emergency situation provides over 50 feet of 550-pound paracord within seconds.

“This is a duck and goose shooting machine, just in a smaller, slimmer package,” said Tom Kaleta, VP of Marketing for Benelli USA. “We live and breath the waterfowler’s world-and we know long shots and tough conditions are always part of the program. “The Performance Shop 20-Gauge Waterfowl Edition fills a niche that’s demanding that a magnum Benelli performance in a specialized, lightweight package.”

COMMON SPECIFICATIONS: Gauge: 20-Gauge Barrel Length: 28″ Weight: 5.9 lbs Finish: Realtree® Max-5™ Magazine Capacity: 3+1 Chokes: 3 Rob Roberts Custom Triple Threat® Sights: HiVIZ Comp front sight metal mid-bead Length-of-Pull: 14 3/8″ Drop at Heel: 2 1/8″ Drop at Comb: 1 1/2″ Minimum Recommended Load: 2 1/2-dram, 7/8 ounce MSRP: $2,399

Benelli is a world leader in manufacturing quality semiautomatic shotguns and rifles that are known for their ultra-reliability and high-performance standards. For the latest news and product information visit


Daniel Defense, engineering and manufacturing the world’s finest firearms, precision rail systems and accessories, is exhibiting this week at the 2015 SHOT Show at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Accompanying the release of the DDM4v11 Pro Series Rifle, Daniel Defense has released accessories to fit the SLiM Rail, the company’s first railed forend with the KeyMod system. “We modified a few of our existing tried-and-true accessories, like the Flashlight Mount and 1 O’clock Offset Mount, to incorporate the KeyMod attachment,” said Jordan Hunter, Director of Marketing for Daniel Defense. Other accessories include a QD Swivel Attachment and Bi-pod Mount, which is also available in a Rock & Lock version.


Many of the new products developed in 2014 are now visible on the 2015 models, including Daniel Defense Rail Panels and a newly designed Rear Receiver QD Swivel Attachment Point. “What might seem like small enhancements are actually projects that have been ongoing since this same time last year,” Hunter exclaimed. “We’ve been busy developing new products like our AR Pistols and MK12 finished in our Tornado gray.”

Visit Daniel Defense Booth# 20371 to see the new product offerings.

About Daniel Defense
President and CEO, Marty Daniel founded Daniel Defense at the turn of the 21st century. From its humble beginnings as a start-up company, creating rails and accessories for the AR-15 platform in small batches, Daniel Defense has grown exponentially over the last decade, and is now known for its premium line of rifles and firearms accessories. Now with two locations and a combined 137,000 square feet of available manufacturing space, Daniel Defense looks forward to continued growth, as well as the opportunity to better serve their customers.

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