Month: March 2018

Red Dot has been revamped for clay shooters. (Photo: Alliant Powder) Alliant Powder revamped its Red Dot clay target powder, offering a cleaner burning powder product for clay target shooters. Alliant Powder, a manufacturer of smokeless propellant, said the new and improved Red Dot delivers better flow characteristics, offering significantly less fouling. The company reports
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Miguel “Mick” Lopez will serve as Vista Outdoor’s chief financial officer effective April 16. (Photo: PRNewsfoto/Vista Outdoor Inc.) Vista Outdoor named a new member to its executive leadership team this week. Miguel “Mick” Lopez will serve as the gun and ammo maker’s new chief financial officer effective April 16, Vista said Thursday. Lopez replaces former CFO
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The holster pairs Boltaron with leather. (Photo: JM4 Tactical) JM4 Tactical launched an all new concealed carry holster system known as the Relic, pairing leather with the molded polymer Boltaron. Relic — short for Reliable, Easy, Light, Individual, Carry — is a patent pending concealed carry holster created by JM4 Tactical. JM4 Tactical uses what
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Savage Arms rolls out a new chambering for the MSR 10 Hunter, launching the 338 Federal version. (Photo: Savage Arms) Savage Arms rolls out the new chambering for its MSR 10 Hunter platform, adding the 338 Federal into the lineup of available cartridges. The Savage MSR 10 Hunter already comes in 6.5 Creedmoor and .308
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A proposed ATF rule would effectively ban bump stocks. (Photo: Slide Fire Solutions/Facebook) The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives opened the public comment period this week on a rule effectively banning bump stocks. The agency published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in the Federal Register on Thursday, which would change the current definition
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The 9mm Mag Loader from MagPump is officially shipping. (Photo: MagPump) MagPump LLC has officially begun shipping its 9mm Mag Loader, designed to ease the tediousness and strain of loading pistol magazines. The Mag Loader is a hopper-fed, loose-ammo loader that eliminates hand fatigue caused by repetitively loading magazines, the company says. The ammo loader
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New South Wales Public Order and Riot Squad officers with Colt M4 carbines (Photo: AAP via The Sydney Morning Herald) Citing threats posed by gun-armed criminals and potential terrorists, law enforcement in Australia are getting more rifles. In Victoria, a spokesman for Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton confirmed state police are considering expanding the use of
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After a call by a former Supreme Court Justice to slice the right to keep and bear arms from the Constitution, President Trump reached for the caps key. “THE SECOND AMENDMENT WILL NEVER BE REPEALED! As much as Democrats would like to see this happen, and despite the words yesterday of former Supreme Court Justice
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A school district in rural Pennsylvania beefed up its security this week after the internet mocked its leaders for relying on buckets of rocks to fend off active shooters. Blue Mountain School District Superintendent David Helsel released a statement Tuesday indicating he’d hired armed security guards for additional protection, fearing the intense media coverage may
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L.L. Bean CEO Steve Smith said more jobs are coming at the Maine-based retailer. (Photo: Greta Rybus/Boston Globe) L.L. Bean will cut more jobs after another “difficult” year, leadership said last week. Chief Executive Officer Steve Smith said the retailer will eliminate 100 positions in the coming weeks after reporting $1.6 billion in revenue for
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The HMR Pro has left the factory and is on its way to consumers. (Photo: Begara) Begara’s HMR Pro Rifles are officially on their way to consumers, as the company announced the new long guns have officially begun shipping. Introduced at SHOT Show in January, the HMR Pro Rifles is an upgraded version of the
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