Sure, it’s a trite, hackneyed way to crank out some year-end content, but this is a holiday. Even those of us at TTAG, who work pretty much every day of the year, value some time off spent relaxing, eating some favorite foods, napping to some meaningless football games, and then watching our favorite hockey team freeze its collective azz off in Minnesota. So we’re not above cranking out a couple of listicles to fill the void.
This first post details the five most-read posts (whenever they happened to be published) in now dearly departed 2021. Gun reviews are, collectively, our post popular content, but individual topical stories tend to get the most eyeballs. With that in mind . . .
No. 5: Joe Biden’s One-Two Punch Plan to Take Down the Firearms Industry
President Joe Biden is throwing out a few feeler jabs in his gun control fight. He’s talked of bans and repealing laws, which are certainly worthy of throwing up a guard to keep them from landing. Make no mistake. His fight plan is one of . . . (full post here)
No. 4: 5.56 vs .223: What’s the Difference? Does it Matter?
What’s the difference between 5.56mm NATO and .223 Remington, anyhow? The rounds are supposed to be interchangeable…kinda, sorta, maybe…right? The difference in the round itself: the NATO round is . . . (full post here)
No. 3: New: The Rare Breed Triggers FRT-15 Forced Reset AR-15 Trigger
The new Rare Breed Triggers FRT-15 trigger for the AR platform allows very rapid semi-automatic fire from an AR-15 rifle. Watch the video above, which shows the trigger in action and explains how it works . . . (full post here)
[ED: Important update to the above post here.)
No. 2 Texas Senate Has Passed HB 957 Exempting Texas-Made Suppressors From NFA Regulation
Constitutional carry (though it isn’t yet final) hasn’t been the only win for gun rights to come out of the waning days of the Texas legislative session. Early this morning, the Senate passed HB 957, which addresses the regulation of suppressors made within the Lone Star State . . . (full post here)
And the most-read post of 2021 — BY FAR — was . . .
No. 1 VIDEO: Crazed Man Attacking Deputy Soaks Up 12 Rounds Before He’s Stopped
A crazed man’s rampage came to a not-so-sudden end Saturday morning in Montgomery County Maryland, and a bystander caught it all on video. After striking a lone deputy twice with a long stick, the attacker took a dozen rounds while still advancing on the officer . . . (full post here)