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Ruger Expands the Mark IV Lineup

Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. (NYSE: RGR) is excited to announce two new additions to the Mark IV™ series of rimfire pistols: the Mark IV 22/45™ Tactical and the Mark IV Competition. Since the launch of the Mark IV at the end of 2016, customers have been anxious to learn when their favorite configurations of […]

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Remington Arms laying off 120 in NY and 16 in KY

Remington Arms Company laid off some 120 employees of their almost 1000 at the Ilion, N.Y  plant, and sixteen in their Lexington Kentucky plant. James Marcotuli, CEO, says slowing orders and being flush with inventory for the layoffs.   Remington announced in February 2014 that it would construct a plant in Huntsville Alabama that would employ some 2,000 due […]

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National Reciprocity Bill heads to Congress

Senator. John Cornyn (R-TX) has introduced Senate Bill 446, the Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017, Americans with a valid concealed carry permit to conceal handgun across all state lines. The NRA and Gun Owners of America are in favor of SB 446. In January, a similar bill was introduced in the House of Representatives by Rep. Richard […]

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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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