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ArmaLite AR-10 Rifle

The AR-10’s History In A Nutshell

If you own an AR-10, you’d know what I mean when I say this: It’s INSANELY reliable and accurate — especially if you attach a scope to the AR-10. Now, you’re probably wondering: Who made the AR-10 rifle? How did it come to be?  It all started with the… Birth of NATO When NATO was […]

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It appears the BATF has reversed it’s opinion on shouldering a AR pistol brace.

SB Tactical has released a statement in it’s blog, that can be found by following this link, announcing The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives issued a reversal letter containing clarification of the BATF’s opinion on the use of AR pistol braces.  The letter contains, as copied from SB Tactical’s site ““an NFA firearm has […]

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Walther CCP recall

Walther Arms has identified a potential condition in Walther CCP pistols that could potentially cause it to discharge if dropped whether the manual safety is engaged (on) or disengaged (off).  The safety of our customers is our paramount concern so we have voluntarily initiated this recall because of the possibility of a drop-fire occurring. Please […]

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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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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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Harris Publication closing up shop.

Harris Publication closing up shop. Harris Publications is a large publishing company that was founded in NYC in 1979. The publisher puts out some seventy five magazines with a dozen or so firearms related. I learned earlier today of their closing and have read a few stories on the various reasons. Harris Publications cited the rise […]

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