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Safety Bulletin for certain Ruger American Pistols chambered in 9mm.

Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE: RGR) has issued a product Safety Bulletin for certain Ruger American Pistols chambered in 9mm. Ruger has discovered that some Ruger American Pistols chambered in 9mm may exhibit premature wear of the locking surfaces between the slide and barrel which, if ignored, can result in a crack developing near […]

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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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New Barnes Precision Machine rifle, MSRP $750

  Barnes Precision Machine   has introduced a new rifle, the Basic Patrolman’s Rifle, with the MSRP of $750. BPM has a solid reputation for building quality rifles, though at a price point that’s out of reach for some and with options some may not want to pay for. To address this, BPM has stripped off some […]

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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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