The special edition Big Boy .44 Magnum currently up for auction on Gunbroker. (Photo: Henry Repeating Arms) Henry Repeating Arms celebrates its 20th anniversary, auctioning a series of special edition Big Boy .44 Magnum lever action rifles. The series appears on GunBroker with proceeds going to several gun-related and wildlife focused organizations. Some of the
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An advertisement for a Smith & Wesson winter promotion. The gun maker’s holding company said promotions are the new normal, meaning diminished profits for the industry. (Photo: Smith & Wesson/Facebook) The record-breaking background checks processed Black Friday proved buyers will wait for the best deal — a new equilibrium for the industry, according to American Outdoor
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Founder Neal Brace, a Marine vet, demonstrates the SightLines design, comfortably sporting shooting glasses and ear pro. (Photo: Noisefighters) SightLines offers a novel way for gun owners to shoot comfortably all day at the range, ditching the discomfort of traditional ear pro. SightLines boast a unique design incorporating a recessed channel on the top of
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The Wheelchair Holster utilizes an International Holster paired with a clamp mount to allow shooters using wheelchairs easy access to their handgun. (Photo: Comp-Tac Victory) Comp-Tac Vicotry Gear announced a new holster mount designed for wheelchair using gun owners looking to compete or open carry. The Wheelchair Holster system pairs Comp-Tac’s International Holster with a
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The Quick Release Mounts work alongside RMR and MRO, pictured above. (Photo: Trijicon) Optics connoisseurs Trijicon announced a new set of Quick Release Mounts designed specifically for the RMR and MRO sights series. Trijicon offers eight new models in low, full co-witness and lower 1/3 co-witness heights all machined from lightweight 7075 T6 aluminum. The
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“In the aftermath of so many mass shootings, it would be tragic for this to become the next deadly loophole in our nation’s gun laws,” said Healey. (Photo: Attorney General Maura Healey’s office) Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey has come out swinging against national concealed carry reciprocity, contending it puts police officers at risk. In
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Officials from the Air Force, ATF, DoD and FBI testified in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee about improving NICS recordkeeping and bump stocks on Dec. 6, 2017. (Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Senators pressed federal law enforcement officials this week for appropriate ways to improve the databases feeding the National Instant Criminal Background Check System,
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Faxon Firearms 6.5 Creedmoor Heavy Fluted Barrel boasts 5R button rifling and 1:8 twist. (Photo: Faxon Firearms) Faxon Firearms launches a new heavy barrel in its Match Series, designed for use with the popular 6.5 Creedmoor cartridge. The Faxon Firearms 6.5 Creedmoor Heavy Fluted Barrel is constructed from 416R stainless steel, featuring straight flutes machined
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The firearms industry’s trade association on Thursday released a statement arguing the language of a national concealed carry reciprocity bill does not interfere with the Second Amendment rights. Larry Keane, senior vice president and general counsel of the National Shooting Sports Foundation, said the Fix NICS legislation folded into H.R.38 just before it was passed
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Demonstrating 6.5 Creedmoor’s stronghold on the rifle community, Springfield Armory just announced a new M1A chambered in the popular Creedmoor cartridge. The M1A measures between 45-inches and 46.24-inches and features an unloaded weight of 11.4-pounds. Touting a 22-inch, medium weight, stainless steel National Match Grade barrel, the M1A serves up a long sight radius. The
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Sales for American Outdoor Brands are down again as the industry re-calibrates after 2016 — the biggest on record for estimated gun sales. (Photo: Daniel Terrill/Guns.com) Share prices for American Outdoor Brands plummeted 14 percent in after hours trading Thursday. The sharp drop comes after company executives reported second quarter sales declined more than 36 percent
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Heather Gooze, who worked as a bartender during the Las Vegas attack, helped carry the injured during the shooting. She held a man as he died. (Photo: Las Vegas Journal-Review) The Senate Judiciary committee heard testimony from victims, law enforcement and gun policy researchers on Wednesday to discuss the legality of bump stocks — devices
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Concealed handgun permit background check applications in Washington, D.C. experienced an unprecedented spike in October and November, according to federal data. (Photo: National Geographic) Background checks for concealed handgun permits in Washington, D.C. doubled last month, according to federal data. Some 365 residents submitted applications to the FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System in November.
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Texas just recorded its busiest November ever for background checks, according to federal data. (Photo: Texas State Rifle Association/Facebook) Texas submitted a record number of background checks in November, according to federal data. Texas reported more than 163,000 applications to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System last month  — the busiest November on record for
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“This vote marks a watershed moment for Second Amendment rights,” said Chris Cox, executive director of the NRA’s lobbying wing. (Photo: Savoy Leather) A move to sidestep a patchwork of reciprocity laws and agreements between states made it halfway through Congress on Wednesday carrying background check system fixes along for the ride. The proposal, H.R.38,
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