Month: February 2018

Lyman releases a new gunsmithing tool to make servicing guns easier with the new X-Block Bench Block. (Photo: Lyman) Lyman introduces a new gunsmithing tool to combat firearm pins, launching the X-Block Bench Block. The X-Block Bench Block is designed to allow do-it-yourself gunsmiths to drive pins out of firearms efficiently.  The X-Block features a
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Bass Pro Shops offered two separate buyout packages to corporate staff at Cabela’s headquarters in Nebraska as the outdoor retailers continue consolidation efforts. Bass Pro Shops Chief Executive Officer Johnny Morris said the severances offer a generous option for “all those negatively impacted” by the company’s $5 billion acquisition of Cabela’s in September. “We do not take this
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Leather holsters hit Blackhawk’s 2018 holster lineup, offering antique or burnished brown. (Photo: Blackhawk) In an effort to appease gun owners who want the look and feel of a classic leather holster without the wait time, Blackhawk is rolling out two new leather holsters to Blackhawk dealers nationwide. Available in antiqued or burnished brown, the
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A Florida state representative wants Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel fired after reports surfaced suggesting his deputies didn’t intervene in the Parkland school shooting earlier this month. Republican Rep. Bill Hager sent a letter over the weekend to Gov. Rick Scott demanding Israel’s removal — under Florida Statute 112.52 (1) — for “neglect of duty and
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2A Armament’s Conversion Bolt Carrier, bottom, .22LR magazine, top, turn a .223 AR-15 platform into a .22 LR rifle. (Photo: 2A Armament) 2A Armament announces its new .22LR Conversion Bolt Carrier transforming .223/5.56 AR-15s into .22LR platforms. The ultra lightweight Conversion Bolt Carrier offers a drop-in style replacement allowing rifle shooters to switch it up
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The Remington sign at the company’s booth during SHOT Show 2018 in Las Vegas. (Photo: Daniel Terrill/Guns.com) Federal appellate judges appeared resistant to arguments for overturning last year’s $12.5 million class action settlement agreement over Remington Arms’ infamous Model 700 trigger design, a recording of the Feb. 14 hearing shows. Representing two class members, attorney
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Crazy Quail Target System’s spinning throwing machines caught many the eye at the 2018 Great American Outdoor Show earlier this month. Fortunately, company President Barry Bourdage was on hand to give Guns.com a brief rundown of Crazy Quail’s latest innovation — a more affordable version of its $20,000 flagship target throwing machine, the Quad. “Our main is
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Govs. Andrew Cuomo, Dannel Malloy, Phil Murphy, and Gina Raimondo have entered into an agreement to combine regional gun control efforts. (Photo: Composite from official portraits) A quartet of Democratic governors known for favoring increased regulations on firearms formed “States for Gun Safety” this week with an aim towards cooperating on gun control efforts. Govs.
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The FK Brno 7.5 Field Pistol makes its U.S. debut courtesy of Luxury Firearms. (Photo: Luxury Firearms) After four years of behind the scenes work, Luxury Firearms finally brings the FK Brno 7.5 Field Pistol to the States, marking the pistol’s first entry into the American gun market. Created by Czech Republic based FK and
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Ruger CEO Chris Killoy at a gun shop talking shop with Ruger fans. Photograph taken May 13, 2017. (Photo: Ruger/Facebook) Sturm, Ruger and Company’s top executive said this week a lean year forced workforce reductions across the company. Chief Executive Officer Chris Killoy told investors Wednesday the gun maker’s headcount decreased by 28 percent over
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The Ranger AR pairs a lightweight receiver with Wilson Combat’s Ranger match grade barrel. (Photo: Wilson Combat) Wilson Combat debuts a new set of rifles, the Ranger AR series, which combines the company’s lightweight billet receiver set to the Ranger match grade barrel. The combination lends itself to a fast-handling AR setup that Wilson Combat
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Ammo, Inc. blends its Streak and OPS lines to create a new ammo series called Night OPS. (Photo: Ammo, Inc.) Ammo, Inc. announced the new Night OPS ammunition series, launching in the second quarter of 2018. The Night OPS series of ammo pairs Ammo, Inc.’s non-incendiary visual ammunition with its frangible hollow points. The company
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