Tuesday, January 23, 2018

New from CZ-USA: Scorpion Evo 3 S2 Micro Pistol, Shadow 2 Kadet Kit, CZ 557 American Rifle in .26 Nosler, CZ Sharp-Tail Coach Gun, CZ Reaper Magnum Shotgun, Rimfire Suppressor, New Colors!

In a series of “CZ sneak peek” posts (here and here and here), we detailed some of the new products CZ-USA has slated for release in 2018. But that wasn’t all of them! I got my digital hands on their 2018 New Product Guide, and here are some of the other new goodies coming out […] The post New from ... Read More »

📂 Cooper’s Color Code | You’re Doing it Wrong🔍

Col. Cooper’s Color Code — you’re very likely doing it wrong. There’s a possibility this article will slaughter a few sacred cows…and it certain to create ass pain. What we want it to do, more than anything else, is get engaged professionals talking — whether they agree with the author’s contention or not. Know why? Because discussion, disagreement, and civil discourse is where ... Read More »

SHOTREP | Shield Sights RMS-C Optic

Shield Sights has released the RMS-C optic, a red dot for single stack and small frame pistols. Breach-Bang-Clear Use “breachbangclear” at checkout and save 10% on damn near everything US Elite Gear carries. SHOTREP: Shield Sights Releases RMS-C Optic for Compact and Sub-Compact Pistols SHOT Show 2018 Will See a New Micro Red Dot for Small Frame Handguns The RMS-C optic is a ... Read More »

Stevens Model 15 | Weapon Trivia Wednesday

The Stevens Model 15, more properly the Stevens-Springfield Model 15, This article was brought to you today courtesy of SIG SAUER – the complete systems provider. Stevens Model 15| Weapon Trivia History Mike the Mook The Stevens Model 15, actually to be completely accurate the Stevens-Springfield Model 15, was released in 1938. First published in the Spring 1938 Sears & ... Read More »

Is Print Media Dead? UN12 says “No!”

‘Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light.’ At some point in the mid 90’s, I stopped reading gun magazines. Back then, there seemed to be dozens upon dozens of firearms-related magazines at the bookstores, the convenience stores and […] Read More »

TYRANT DESIGNS CNC M&P Shield Mag Extension

**Press Release** Chicago, IL– Tyrant Designs CNC ( www.tyrantcnc.com ), an industry leader in high end aftermarket skeletonized aluminum AR accessories has now entered the handgun market with their S&W M&P Shield plus 2 Magazine Extensions. Boasting a tool free install process that takes less than 10 seconds from start to finish, Tyrant Designs CNC has […] Read More »

The Impressive Rise Of The Fat-Bolt Rifle

A new wind blowing across the sporting rifle landscape is delivering a dominating combination of affordability and accuracy — the rise of the fat-bolt rifle. The post The Impressive Rise Of The Fat-Bolt Rifle appeared first on Gun Digest. Read More »

Video: The New Honda Pioneer 1000LE

Gun Digest editor Luke Hartle takes a look at what the Honda Pioneer 1000LE brings to the table for shooters and outdoorsmen. The post Video: The New Honda Pioneer 1000LE appeared first on Gun Digest. Read More »

SLT-2 Sear Link Technology Trigger

KE Arms in conjunction with M&M Manufacturing is pleased to announce the release of the SLT-2 Sear Link Technology ARC Blade Trigger. M&M Manufacturing designed the Sear Link Technology trigger to address the short comings common to most AR15 trigger designs.  Produced and distributed by KE Arms, the patent pending sear link system eliminates the […] Read More »

CMMG Chambers New Mk4 DTR2 Rifle In .224 Valkyrie

CMMG continues adding to its arsenal of rifles, this time ponying up a new Mk4 DTR2 rifle chambered in Federal Premium’s newest cartridge — the .224 Valkyrie. Introduced in late 2017, the Valkyrie cartridge is poised to take the precision world by storm offering long range performance similar to that of the 6.5 Creedmoor. Unlike the Creedmoor cartridge, though, the… ... Read More »

Israel’s Arrow Theater Missile Defense

Arrow test concept (click to view full) In a dawning age of rogue states, ballistic missile defenses are steadily become a widely accepted necessity. Iran is widely believed to be developing nuclear capabilities, and Israeli concerns were heightened after Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad urged that Israel be “wiped off the map” (the fact that America was also placed in that ... Read More »

Bringing Home the BACN to Front-Line Forces

E-11A BACN (click to view full) In late June 2009, the USAF awarded Northrop Grumman Defense Mission Systems Inc., of San Diego, CA an urgent requirement contract for its Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN) System. Under current plans, Northrop Grumman will help the USAF deploy BACN in up to 4 “E-11” Bombardier BD-700 Global Express (see also BACN-modified photo) ultra-long-range ... Read More »

Business in the Front, Bowling in the Back: Where We’ll Be at SHOT Show 2018

We’ve got some big news this year for SHOT Show 2018, unlike previous years where we’ve covered the show extensively as media, this year we have an awesome opportunity to display our products in the Raine, Inc. booth. (#20132) Raine is one of our OEM manufacturing partners, proudly making nylon goods in Anderson, Indiana. You’ll be able to swing by ... Read More »

Otis Technology Acquires Shooter’s Choice

Lyons Falls, NY: Otis Technology is pleased to announce that it has acquired the popular Shooter’s Choice brand. The acquisition took effect January 16, 2018. Shooter’s Choice is a leading provider of gun care chemicals and lubricants. With a complete product offering in a variety of liquids and aerosols, Shooter’s Choice products are in use […] Read More »

Standard Mfg Co – Pre SHOT Show Sale

Standard Manufacturing Company is proud to feature the SKO Shorty in the 2018 SHOT Show New Products Showcase. From now until 1/23/18 we are having a ‘pre SHOT Show’ sale of 10% off accessories ONLY. Use Coupon Code: solsys Be sure to check out our website to take advantage of this sale and see all […] Read More »

Revision Introduces New Shadowstrike – The Anti-Fog Ballistic Sunglasses

Essex Junction, Vermont (January 17, 2018) – Revision Military, the world leader in protective eyewear and integrated soldier solutions, introduces the company’s new ShadowStrike™ Tactical Ballistic Sunglasses. This new sunglasses line features Revision’s premium OcuMax™ Plus coating–for superior anti-fog and scratch resistance–along with a novel nosepiece mechanism to easily swap the lenses. Revision designed and […] Read More »

Shield Sights Announces the RMS-C For Compact Pistols

For Immediate Release – Dorset, England, U.K. – Shield Sights is pleased to announce the release and full production of the RMS-C.  The RMS-C is a compact variation of the RMS that has been specifically designed to be a perfect fit on sub-compact or slim frame pistols. The RMS-C is an answer to the rising […] Read More »

Tavor TS12: Meet IWI US’s Very First Bullpup Shotgun

IWI US has officially entered the bullpup shotgun market with the launch of its brand new Tavor TS12. RELATED STORY Outside the Box: 13 Bullpups, Takedowns & Other Exotic Weapons The Tavor TS12 is a 12-gauge, gas regulated, smoothbore semi-auto shotgun with three rotating magazine tubes that can each hold four three-inch shells, or five two-inch shells for a total ... Read More »

Train Like You Fight: 9 Real-Life Range Tips From Pat McNamara

“Train like you fight” is an overused and misunderstood axiom. I hear its misuse frequently. Does it mean that we must train in full combat gear all of the time? Does it mean that we have to train until we drop? The answer is no. It has nothing to do with how much black Velcro you strap on your person. ... Read More »

Return of the Stinger: US Army Steps Up Stinger Missile Training

You know what they say: The only thing that stops a bad guy with a FIM-92 Stinger is a good guy with a FIM-92 Stinger. OK, they don’t say that, but the U.S. Army has announced that the Stinger missile is indeed making a comeback. RELATED STORY Army EPM: Is the US Army Fielding Inferior Rifle Magazines? In a press release, the ... Read More »

VIDEO: Introducing the Magpul Pro 700 Rifle Chassis

With less than a week to go before SHOT Show 2018, Magpul has officially unveiled its Pro 700 Rifle Chassis. RELATED STORY Is Magpul’s $25 GL Enhanced Magazine Well for Gen3 Full-Size Glocks Worth It? Touted as a full featured precision rifle chassis for short action Remington 700 actions and other Remington 700 footprint actions, the Magpul Pro 700 is ... Read More »

NEW Strike Industries AntiVenom ULTRA Lubricant

Strike Industries has introduced the new AntiVenom ULTRA gun oil. It is a heavy duty lubricant specifically made for the most demanding applications such as use in extreme environmental conditions, as well as in full-auto and suppressed guns. Here is how the new lubricant works according to Strike Industries: An ionized molecular complex bonds to metallic […] Read More … The ... Read More »

Speer’s New 10mm Gold Dot Load

Gold Dot has been a leader in defensive handgun ammunition for more than two decades. During that time, the Speer rounds have shown to be effective in both ballistic gelatin and in real-world lethal force encounters. Speer developed a wide range of options in this line including loads for most of the common caliber handguns […] Read More … The ... Read More »

NEW RELEASE: Seekins Precision NXR AR Pistol

Seekins Precision just dropped the NXR – a short-barreled AR patterned pistol with an SB Tactical stabilizing brace. The NXR is chambered in 300BLK and comes complete from the factory with an adjustable gas system. As featured, this Seekins AR pistol seems ready to compete with the Honey Badger and Rattler PDWs on the currently on […] Read More … The ... Read More »

Updated KNS Precision Adjustable AK Gas Piston

KNS Precision has a different approach in making the AK gas system adjustable. The most frequently seen way is to design an adjustable gas block. What makes the KNS Precision solution different is that they have incorporated the gas system adjustability into the gas piston design! OK, so why do we even need to adjust the AK […] Read More … The ... Read More »

Glock .40 S&W Pistols Headed To São Paulo’s Military Police

Since mid-2017, news has circulated in the local Brazilian media concerning the proposed acquisition of 5,000 .40 S&W pistols by PMESP – Polícia Militar do Estado de São Paulo (São Paulo State Military Police) as an initial step to start replacing the agency’s inventory of Taurus-made models in general use since the 1990s. The supply […] Read More … The ... Read More »

Three Special Firearms Designed by Pyotr Serdyukov – Creator of VSS Vintorez and AS VAL

In this article we’ll take a look at three unusual and less-known firearms design by Pyotr Serdyukov, the designer of the SR-1 “Gyurza” pistol, VSS “Vintorez” and AS VAL suppressed rifles. Just like the more famous ones created by Serdyukov, the guns discussed in this article were made for the special forces. Special forces units often have to solve problems that […] Read More … The ... Read More »

LEAKED! The New Tavor TS12 Bullpup Shotgun From IWI

Good morning scattergun fans. In an unexpected twist, it appears that IWI is set to release the TS12 – a 12 gauge bullpup shotgun with a maximum shell capacity of 26 rounds. Twenty. Six. Rounds. (Correction: 15+1*) Obviously, as with most leaked information, details are slim at the moment, however I was able to pick […] Read More … The ... Read More »

Louisiana Cops Nab Deer Poacher Bragging on Snapchat

Ashley Edgeworth loves her some social media. Click here for her Instagram page. It’s kinda surprising it’s still up (at the time of writing), given the hot water the huntress dove into via Snapchat. thenewstar.com gives us the 411 from Monroe Louisiana (a.k.a., Sportsman’s Paradise). According to an arrest affidavit for Ashley Edgeworth, 18, Forest Drive, […] The post Louisiana Cops ... Read More »

New from Cimarron Firearms: US Marshal 1873 Model Carbine

Press release: Fredericksburg, Texas (January 2018) – Cimarron Firearms, recognized as the leader in quality and authenticity in Old West replica firearms, reveal their exclusive US Marshal 1873 Model carbine at the 2018 SHOT Show, in celebration of “The Gun that Won the West.” Early in 2017, Cimarron received a request from an active US […] The post New from ... Read More »

New From IWI US: TAVOR TS12 Bullpup Shotgun

Whelp, file this solidly in the “I didn’t see that coming” category! But, I’m glad it’s coming. IWI US has announced the TAVOR TS12, a semi-automatic shotgun with a 15+1 capacity and some other, slick features. We’ll find out more next week, but in the meantime here’s the press release: Introducing the TAVOR® TS12, IWI […] The post New From ... Read More »

Question of the Day: What Is a Shithole and What Do Guns Have To Do With It?

I should probably let this whole Trump shithole thing go. But I came across an article at sandiegouniontribune.com on the current chaos in Tijuana: Control for street drug trade pushes Tijuana to grisly new record: 1,744 homicides. The firearms-related mayhem just south of our border got me thinking. Is Tijuana a Trumpian shithole? And as we’re a firearms […] The post Question of ... Read More »

New from Ed Brown: ZEV 1911

Wilson Combat strayed from 1911 orthodoxy to sell upgraded Berettas and plenty o’ GLOCK bits. Ed Brown’s not going there, but their latest gun sure ain’t grandpa’s 1911. The $4995 suppressor-ready, red dot-topped, Commander-sized ZEV 1911 is based on the aftermarket part maker’s Dragonfly Signature Slide. Ed’s homies promise more collaborations. Press release . . . […] The post New from ... Read More »

New From Shield Sights: RMS-C Red Dot for Sub-Compacts

Back in June I reviewed Shield’s RMS, or Reflex Mini Sight. I think it’s one of the best (if not the best) red dots on the market for pistol use. It’s a perfect fit for my G19 MOS and is narrower than most, but would still hang off the sides of a G43, Shield, or […] The post New From ... Read More »

Gun Review: Bond Arms Bullpup 9mm

The Bond Arms Bullpup started out life as the Boberg XR9. TTAG reviewed Boberg’s ballistic bauble back in 2012. We were not impressed. The author’s jam-o-matic experience would soon be shared by Boberg customers. While the design was interesting, the XR9 wasn’t ready for prime time. Enter Gordon Bond . . . Bond Arms makes the […] The post Gun Review: ... Read More »

New from Century Arms: Draco NAK9 9mm AK-Based Pistol

Hang on. Isn’t 7.62× 39mm the whole point of an AK? If not that, 5.45×39mm? Century Arms doesn’t think so. The Draco NAK9 9mm AK-based GLOCK mag compatible pistol’s “blowback operated design results in a platform as reliable as an AK in a smaller package with minimal recoil” making it “an excellent choice for your next truck gun, […] The post New from ... Read More »

California Could Extend ‘Sanctuary State’ Status to Machine Guns. Sorry. Marijuana.

“Protecting the state’s burgeoning cannabis industry is the latest front in California’s war with the Trump administration, as state officials work to make California a so-called ‘sanctuary state’ for the marijuana industry,” freebeacon.com reports. So a state that blatantly and persistently violates the Second Amendment wants to foot drag on federal drug laws. Specifically . […] The post California Could ... Read More »

The Bond Bullpup Pistol: an unusual design that works

by: J.B. Wood | Contributing Editor A few years ago, Arne Boberg had an excellent idea. He designed a tiny, sub-compact 9mm pistol that was very different. The rifled portion of the barrel measured almost 3 inches, allowing a 9mm bullet to attain its full velocity. And yet, the barrel did not protrude. How did […] The post The Bond ... Read More »

ZRODELTA Acquires War Sport Manufacturing, Maker of LVOA Combat/Tactical AR-15 Carbine/SBR (Short Barreled Rifle) Systems

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com January 16, 2018 DefenseReview (DR) received a quick heads up today about ZRODELTA’s acquisition of War Sport Manufacturing, maker of the famed LVOA (Low Visibility Operations Application) combat/tactical AR carbines and SBR’s (Short Barreled Rifles), from our friend Mike Semanoff. ZRODELTA (pronounced “zero delta”) originally comes from … Read More »

Removing Deep Gun Rust (and Bluing) at Home with Vinegar

As a trained gunsmith, I find restoration and refinishing to be very rewarding work. I love the feeling of taking something worn or neglected, hand refinishing, and restoring it to some of its natural glory. Naturally, I spend some of my free time browsing pawn shops and used gun stores for neglected treasures. Recently, I found one; a Used Mauser ... Read More »

Deal Alert: Stack-On PDS-1500 Drawer Safe

Looking for a budget friendly pistol safe to keep in the drawer of your night stand? The Stack-On PDS-1500 Drawer Safe is currently on sale for way below retail over on Amazon.com. The safe features an electric lock, concealed hinges and steel locking bolts for safety and pre-drilled mounting holes and hardware. Check out the deal on Amazon.com. Read More »

Pulsar Forward F Night Vision Scope Attachment

Looking to add night vision to your rifle scope? The Pulsar Forward F is right up your alley. Their new 135 and F155 attachments attach right unto your rifle scope. (MANSFIELD, TEXAS) – Pulsar pushes the limits of image quality with their new line of digital night vision attachments; the Forward F135 and F155. Designed to fit in front of ... Read More »

New Arsenal AK Pistols at SHOT Show 2018

Arsenal has some new AK pistols in various calibers they’ll be debuting at SHOT Show 2018, check out the sneak peak above. Arsenal, Inc. is the exclusive licensed US manufacturer of the finest, most authentic firearms for Military, Law Enforcement, Sportsmen, Competition Shooters, Hunters, Collectors, as well as TV & film industry. Arsenal, Inc. uses the latest technology and materials ... Read More »

OTB Boots is Back!

It is with great pleasure to announce that OTB Boots will re-launch right after the 2018 SHOT Show, with new product delivering in early March. The original founder Dan Ellis was able to acquire the rights back to OTB in 2017. Dan has been busy working on a 2018 re-launch of some of its coveted […] Read More »

Magpul PMAG 10 GL9 – Glock G17 and G19

The Magpul PMAG 10 GL9 – Glock G17 and G19 9×19 Parabellum are the highest performing and most reliable restricted capacity magazines on the market. They are designed to provide the same quality and performance of the proven Magpul PMAG series of Glock magazines while also providing a viable product solution to those in locations […] Read More »