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Up to date information on all aspects of the gun industry, including trade shows, recent legislature, new product releases, new service offerings, and more!

New 2017 California Gun Bill Information

ATTENTION CALIFORNIA GUN OWNERS! STAY UPDATED ON CURRENT LEGISLATION! The below bills were signed into law: Assembly Bill 1135 and Senate Bill 880 would make changes of monumental scale to California’s firearm laws by reclassifying hundreds of thousands of legally owned semi-automatic rifles as “assault weapons.” This legislation effectively outlaws magazine locking devices, more commonly

2018 Shot Show Live Event Coverage!

This coming year for the 2018 Shot Show we are bringing a larger staff to help provide faster, and higher quality coverage of all the latest firearms releases. With the show constantly expanding and becoming overwhelmed with attendees and media, we always strive to stay ahead of the pack with both our speed of posting

Orange County Shooting Range Field Time Review

After visiting the range for the first time a month back, I was extremely impressed with both the layout, cleanliness, and modernization of this range in comparison to many of the surrounding offerings. They allow rifle and pistol on the lines (excluding .50 of course), and the ventilation system was definitely something the owners should
Smith & Wesson: Americans are buying fewer guns by Aaron Smith Shares of the gunmaker plunged nearly 10% Friday morning as it dawned on investors that the once high-flying gun industry is coming down to Earth. The gun industry has experienced an intense run-up in demand over the last couple years, fueled by concerns of
NEWTOWN, Conn. — Outdoor Channel, America’s Leader In Outdoor TV, has committed to a Pinnacle-level sponsorship for the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade ShowTM (SHOT Show®) for the fourth consecutive year. Pinnacle is the highest sponsorship level associated with the SHOT Show, which is the largest trade show of its kind in the world, attracting

Rock Island Armory’s New Look for 1911’s

Rock Island Armory, the world’s largest seller of 1911 pistols, has introduced a new look for their entire line of popular handguns. Guided by customer feedback and a shift to provide a more streamlined look, Rock Island Armory has moved their logo from the side of the slide to the back of the slide displaying

Special Operations Training Summit

Just announced is the Special Operations Training Summit held in Las Vegas. Firearms Industry News will be in attendance and covering the summit for our readers. Please see the full press release below posted on “Train with some of the best tactical instructors in the business. This great event will be Nov 10,11 on
In order to fulfill a new contract from the Marine Corps’ special operations, Colt will manufacture more than 10k new CQB Pistols to be put to use by some of our nation’s best and most elite servicemen. Along with this new contract for the 1911 based pistols, they plan to phase out the M45s currently
The economic impact of the gun industry has climbed over 66 percent since the beginning of our latest economic downturn, providing an unexpected boost for the economy, according to a recently released study. The NSSF (National Shooting Sports Foundation) states the economic impact of firearm sales reached $31 billion in 2011, which was a huge
2012 SHOT Shot New Rifle Release Pictures With so many rifles on display at the 2012 SHOT Show, its near impossible to catch a picture of each, so below are just a glimpse of what was on display this year at the Sands Convention Center.

Handgun Pictures At 2012 SHOT Show

Photos Of Various Handguns At SHOT This year saw a huge increase in compact and mouse gun releases. Below are a few of the handguns on display this year at the show.

New 2012 Kimber 1911’s At SHOT Show

Photos of the 2012 Kimber Sapphire Ultra II, Micro CDP, and more! Kimber had 4 new pistols on display at SHOT, including what may be the most stunning production pistol at the show. This gun is the Sapphire Ultra II. This is a 3″ Ultra with nitre blue colored slide and small parts. The polishing