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Successful firearm sequels balance “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” with real, value-adding improvements. If a manufacturer re-engineers a popular design like the XD-S, they risk losing those features that made the firearm successful in the first place. But if they don’t improve enough components, “new-and-improved” starts to look suspiciously like “the-same-and-more-expensive.” Those were my thoughts heading into this review, but I think Springfield balanced these two extremes well.
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"It was a life-changing experience to be put in a situation like that. I don't wish no one to be put in a situation like that," said Lovelace.
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The new 5.7mm guns are offered in pistol and NFA-regulated short-barreled rifle configurations and they use standard Five-seveN magazines.
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ATF: Gun Dealers Cannot Transfer Firearms to Genderqueers Who Fail to Check ‘Male’ or ‘Female’ on 4473s
Transferees must select either “Male” or “Female”, but cannot choose both or write in “X” regardless of what is recorded on the transferee’s identification document. If the transferee refuses to complete question #6 then the FFL may not transfer the firearm.
Need help on deciding who to vote against this November? Everytown for Gun Safety has you covered with its new 'Gun Sense Candidate' lookup tool.
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The Walther PPS M2 fits into the category known as “slim nines,” meaning it is a small, thin, easily concealed 9mm pistol. Its German roots are readily apparent in its design and manufacture.
SIG Sauer landed a major contract with the Department of Defense to produce suppressed rifle conversion kits for special forces.
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“What Grewal and Feuer are attempting is an unconstitutional exercise of prior restraint,” said SAF founder and Executive Vice President Alan M. Gottlieb. “They are trying to prevent Defense Distributed and its founder, Cody Wilson, from exercising free speech under color of law.”
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The new for 2017 Armageddon Gear Suppressor Cover models can withstand sustained semi-auto fire. They are specifically rated to 800 degrees. I'm running titanium suppressors and don't want to ever get my suppressors or barrels that hot. If you are doing full auto mag dumps then you'll likely exceed that temperature and this probably isn't the suppressor cover for you.
Besides addressing my grill needs, I can rest assured that Camp Chef is on our team. Their parent company is Vista Outdoors, which is also home to Savage Rifles and Federal Ammunition, amongst others. After the REI debacle with Vista a few months ago, and Vista’s praiseworthy refusal to fold, I am a fan of the company in general. And as the battle lines are drawn in the economic sphere, I am definitely not siding with the smelly hippies and assorted SWJ chuckleheads. I’ll get my outdoor gear from Cabela’s and Brownells from now on.
The TriStar KRX Tactical Shotgun is a serious player. With AR ergonomics and a box magazine, it is easy to load and simple to shoot. No matter what your sport, the KRX is ready to play. The advanced self-adjusting gas system feeds any shotgun ammo reliably and the removable choke system (Beretta/Benelli Mobile Threads) lets you pick your pattern, including extended tactical chokes.
The ability to convert existing M4A1 carbines to a PDW, chambered in 300 BLK, offers several appealing advantages. First, it is far more economical than purchasing complete carbines. Far more conversion kits can be purchased than complete carbines. Second, the purchase of a retrofit kit presents fewer issues than building a new carbine. Finally, should the receiver be damaged, the conversion kit can be fitted to another lower.
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I was ready to rock ‘n roll earlier this month when I made my way to central Texas to try my hand at a 1000-yard target with the new Long-Range Rifle (LRR) from Smith & Wesson’s Performance Center and Thompson/Center. Like many gun owners in 2018, my long-range shooting knowledge exceeded my experience. I’ve been geeking out about D.O.P.E. cards, bullet trajectories, and MIL vs. MOA for years, but I hadn’t had many chances to pull the trigger.
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Georg Luger left an indelible mark on the firearms world that persists to this very day. His extraordinary eponymous handgun was not an altogether original design, however. His mentor, a German engineer named Hugo Borchardt, was actually the first to realize the human knee would translate into a serviceable firearm.
The post The P14 Luger Marinepistole – A German Military Handgun Designed for Ship-to-Ship Combat appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest.
The Victory .38 was a wartime version of the original Smith and Wesson Model 10 first introduced in 1899. The gun was variously known as the S&W Military and Police or the S&W Hand Ejector. Total production exceeded six million copies. While civilian variants typically sported a deep blue finish and a variety of barrel lengths, the Victory model was bred purely for combat.
The post The Smith & Wesson Victory .38 – A Cop Gun Goes to War (#1 – Allied Small Arms WWII) appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam this week criticized a school board's decision to arm teachers, saying that the attorney general is currenlty investigating the legality of the proposal.
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“It was very, very calm Saturday morning. The mirage was not bad. It was just a really good day to shoot,” he said. “All five shots went off real smooth. I didn’t have to alter my rest. I felt good about it, but I had no idea it would be anything close to that.”
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FreedomToons released another winner this week. This pro-gun cartoon, humorously titled, "The Good Guy with a Gun: Total Myth I Swear" (see below) destroys the narrative propagated by anti-gunners that defensive gun uses are almost non-existent.
Hi-Point is showcasing their new solution to California’s draconian gun laws. It’s a “paddle” that attaches to Hi-Point carbines making them lawful in the Golden State.
Magpul Industries is now shipping their recently announced slings and suppressor covers. They're also launching a full series of range-rated eye protection.
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