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Glock is protesting Army’s selection of Sig Sauer XM 17 for next sidearm.

Glock is protesting Army’s selection of Sig Sauer for next sidearm. The protest stalls Army’s plans to begin testing its XM17 Modular Handgun System until it is settled.   The Army announced in January 2017 during SHOT show a 9mm Sig Sauer P320 variant  will replace the M9 Beretta (92SF) as it’s sidearm. Sig  released the P320 in 2014, […]

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Colt Nimschke Engraver’s Edition

  New TALO limited Colt Nimschke Engraver’s Edition The design of our modern Nimschke series 70 Colt .45 incorporates some of his favorite themes and patterns using interwoven scrolls and symmetry covering the complete slide and echoed further on the frame and again on the custom hardwood grips. Like many of his elaborately decorated work, […]

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ATF Official calls for the repeal of a trio firearm restrictions.

The “white paper” by Ronald B. Turk, deputy director and chief operating officer of the BATF, calls for removing restrictions regarding the sale of  silencers, allowing dealers to have guns used in crimes traced to their stores before the feds require more information, and beginning a study on removing the ban on some imported semi automatic firearms. The ban […]

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Olympic Arms closes up shop.

After some forty years, Olympic Arms closes it’s doors on February 28th, 2017. I have to wonder if this is a sign of things to come, due to the market saturation of AR-15s and manufactures. I truly hope not but I expect to see more manufactures to either go out of business or begin to […]

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Ruger LCR in .357 Magnum

Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. (NYSE: RGR) is pleased to announce a new Ruger® LCRx® 5-round revolver chambered in the hard-hitting .357 Magnum cartridge. This durable and reliable revolver is equipped with a 1.87″ barrel and features an exposed hammer that allows it to be fired in either double-action or single-action mode. When it was […]

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Hearing Protection Act is introduced again.

  I have seen a lot of information bouncing around about this, I have held off publishing any information until I spoke to some others in the business and done a little digging, This is what I have learned. Republicans introduced the Duncan-Carter Hearing Protection Act,  delivered by GOP sponsors U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan of […]

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Ruger American Pistol Compact in .45 Auto.

  Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. is proud to announce the addition of the Ruger American Pistol Compact in .45 Auto. This newest compact model is offered in the “PRO” configuration with no external manual safety. Originally introduced in December 2015, the feature-rich Ruger American Pistol was designed with the latest U.S. Military standards in mind […]

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SIG Sauer issues recall on the MCX

Sig has issued a mandatory replacement of the carriage assembly in SIG MCX rifles. SIG has found through extensive factory testing that in extremely rare instances, not reported in the field and extremely difficult to replicate, a condition may exist causing an unintended discharge. SIG Sauer issues recall of the MCX. To learn more please […]

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