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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
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

Shall Not Be Infringed!

Marcello Zalai 2/17/2018 The American right to own a gun is guaranteed to us in the Bill of Rights. Young men fight everyday all around the world to protect this right. Gun control is attempting to illegally tie our hands and will lead to more innocent bloodshed. Guns are necessary for personal security and hunting.
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, 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
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
“A federal judge has upheld a rule proposed by the ATF to track multiple gun sales in Texas, California, Arizona and New Mexico in a lawsuit brought by the National Shooting Sports Foundation and two gun dealers in Arizona…” CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE
The Colt Gold Cup uses a trigger wider than the standard 1911 trigger. The weight of the original steel trigger would cause trigger bounce and the hammer would follow the slide. Colt added a band-aid sear depressor spring to prevent the trigger bounce. This micro sized spring was installed in one leg of the sear
[dcs_img width=”200″ height=”180″ thumb=”true” framed=”black” author=”author: Kruzr” desc=”1911 Armorer’s Block” lightbox=”true” title=”1911 Armorer’s Block” pos=”left” mright=”15″] [/dcs_img] For years many 1911 smiths have used the round blue armorer’s block from Brownells. It has always served its purpose for driving out pins or holding a barrel in the V-groove. Last year, Hilton Yam and his 10-8