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SIG Sauer Introduces the Legion RX

Sig Sauer’s LEGION series has expanded again with the addition of their RX reddot optical options.   All the P226 and P229 9mm Legion pistols can now come equipped with a Romeo1 RDS. With the popularity of optics on sidearms continuing its evolution this move from SIG on their premium duty line is a natural one. Optic ready and equipped …

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U.S. Firearms Icon Remington Seeking Sources to File for Bankruptcy

According to sources close to the matter Remington Outdoor Company Inc is seeking information to restructure it’s nearly billion dollar dept. The company is looking to finance operations during bankruptcy in order to keep production running. Remington has had a rough time during the “Trump Slump” gun market. While some of the loss in sales is attributable to the overall …

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At the Workbench: SCAR16 MOE PMAG Modification

I have a lot of magazines. It comes with the territory. I buy half a dozen here and there and have done so for years. This has resulted in quite an inventory that has come and gone over the last decade. Within the pile sat eight old original Magpul FDE PMAGs. Back in the “dark ages” of AR15 magazines where …

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Clever Girl… Aklys Defense “Velociraptor” AKSV

This year at SHOT was fairly sparse on truly new products. Obviously there were new models. Companies had more variants and accessories to improve their legacy products but it was a vanilla show in most respects. But there is always an outlier.   Aklys Defense had this bizarre box muzzled Kalashnikov prototype. Color me intrigued. The Aklys Defense AKSV is a …

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SHOT Show 2018: U.S. Optics

With a three decades long background in precision rifle glass, U.S. Optics is not a new name in the field. Despite their long and well respected reputation the amount of information in the public sphere has been limited. Trying to pull up information or a review on any of their hand made optics usually reveals a good forum post at …

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IWI US: SHOT Show 2018

IWI kicked off in the United States by bringing the Tavor. Five years later they are set to have over 60 active products from Jericho pistols to the Galil ACE line up and adding the Tavor 7 and TS12. The original Tavor SAR21’s have been retired.   The Tavor 7 was teased and previewed well before SHOT. The IWI US …

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Henry Repeating Arms Introduces the ‘Patriot Series’

BAYONNE, NJ – January 30, 2018 – Following the release of several new models last week Henry Repeating Arms is introducing the Patriot Series- a new category of firearms and products available through their eCommerce store celebrating America, patriotism, and the Second Amendment. God Bless America Edition Golden Boy The God Bless America Edition Golden Boy is a .22 S/L/LR …

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SHOT Show 2018: Armament Systems and Procedures

My visit to Armament Systems and Procedures has been one of the most productive stops at the show so far. ASP was an entirely unknown entity to me. Their track record in law enforcement circles stretches better than two decades though so I was never the intended recipient until recently. ASP is known for training law enforcement as well as …

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SHOT Show 2018: Haley Strategic Partners

Stopping by Haley Strategic’s booth I met up with a couple familiar faces. After shaking hands and exchanging the pleasantries we headed back to check out the prototypes. The new modular D3 Micro’s are soon to be released. Shipping will start once availability and supply are secured. The Micro’s are a streamlined evolution of the D3 chest rigs with a …

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SHOT Show 2018: A Theme Emerged

Exhibition Shows like SHOT always seem to develop and underlying theme. It’s never announced but there is a feel to how and where the technology is flowing. It’s not even a deliberate direction beyond consumer interest and trying to be predictive. The overall theme is an industry classic: Evolution not Revolution.     The industry leaders are honing their craft …

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