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California: Help Stop the Remaining Anti-Gun Legislation

We need you all to do your part and contact your local politicians!
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Sig Sauer Launches Armed Citizen Alliance

The Armed Citizen Alliance (ACA) provides an avenue for ordinary citizens to practice, train, and become familiar with the use of concealed carry handguns and other personal defense firearms in an organized recreational context that simulates real-world situations. It has two core missions.
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Federal Judge Rules In Favor of Proposed ATF Rule

A federal Judge has ruled in favor of the proposed ATF ruling that will require southwest border states to track multiple gun purchases..
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Chambered for the high velocity 5.56x45mm NATO / 223 Remington cartridge, the selective fire SCAR™ 16’s innovative gas-operated, short stroke piston system reduces fouling for greater reliability.
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Taurus Raging Judge ATF Update

The new 28 gauge offering from Taurus is sure to appeal to hikers and hunters alike! Taurus listened to the numerous consumer requests for a backup pistol with more punch than the traditional .410 that is marketed by numerous manufacturers.
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Magpul 2016 Product Offerings

Each year Magpul fanatics wait for their chance to view the new offerings shown at SHOT and other industry shows, and each year they continue to impress the masses.
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Noveske Rifleworks

With their constant innovation to the AR platform, Noveske continues to keep their name at the top of the high end AR market. The latest release from Novekse is the Switchblock system.
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Les Baer Centennial Edition

Les Baer, the most famous of the mainstream 1911 gunsmiths, has released yet another custom 1911 themed for the 100 year anniversary of John Browning's masterpiece.
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Firearms Industry News and InformationNew Gun & Product Releases, Legal Updates

Please view below for the latest in firearms industry news, product releases, recent information, and other items we feel are important enough to discuss.


New 2017 California Gun Bill Information

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 known as “bullet buttons”. These are constitutionally protected firearms that have no association with crime. These changes would happen quickly with great individual costs to many gun owners and without public notice. Governor Brown vetoed similar legislation in 2013. Read more

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 and quality of our photos. We look forward to bringing the event to all of the gun enthusiasts that couldn't make the trip to Las Vegas this year.

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 be proud of (no lead poisoning worries here).

They have a large selection of ammunition at reasonable prices which they both manufacture and sell in-house. The equipment room where the loading takes place would make any gun owner drool with jealousy.

They are centrally located in Orange County off of Beach Blvd. and Katella which makes access for most shooters rather easy (to get any more central would have been a nightmare in permitting and licensing I am certain). The crowds there are easily manageable given the large layout and extra lounge space available to patrons.

I would highly recommend any shooter in Orange County area stop by to take a look at this beautiful new range. We are excited to return and bring more of the collection!

Smith & Wesson: Americans are buying fewer guns

Smith & Wesson: Americans are buying fewer guns By Aaron Smith

Smith & Wesson posted a weak forecast for one simple reason: Americans are buying fewer guns.

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 more rigorous gun restrictions in the wake of President Obama's reelection and a series of mass shootings including the Sandy Hook massacre in Newtown, Conn.

Gun enthusiasts stockpiled the military-style semiautomatic assault rifles, exhausting the supply and driving up the prices. But Obama failed to get a bill through Congress that would have placed restrictions on these guns, alleviating concerns that they would be hard to come by. As a result, rifle sales are suffering.

But there are still signs of growth. Smith & Wesson reported a hefty increase in handgun sales, buoyed by growing consumer interest in self-defense. Chief Executive Officer James Debney said Thursday that unit sales for handguns jumped 30% in the most recent quarter.

Still, Debney said the gain in handgun sales was offset by soft demand for "modern sporting rifles" -- industry parlance for semiautomatic rifles.

Outdoor Channel to Serve as SHOT Show® Pinnacle Sponsor

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 more than 60,000 attendees and 1,600 companies exhibiting firearms, ammunition, outdoor apparel, law enforcement equipment, optics, cutlery and related products and services.

The SHOT Show is owned by the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms, ammunition, hunting and shooting sports industry, and is produced and managed by ConvExx. -Reported By The NSSF

Rock Island Armory Introduces Sleek New Look for Legendary 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 the distinctive Rock Island Armory logo. The company is now shipping all 1911 pistols with the new look.

“Two of the things that are important to us are staying true to the legendary standard platform of the 1911 and the second is listening to our customers,” said Martin Tuason, President of Rock Island Armory. “We were ready to refresh the look of our pistols and we heard a lot of feedback that the subtle change to a smaller logo at the back of the slide would give our 1911’s a more distinctive and streamlined look.”

The new visual change to the company’s 1911 pistols follows on the heels of the addition of rubber grips to the 1911 Tactical Series. Rock Island Armory’s global lineup of 1911 pistols includes the GI, Tactical, 2011 Tactical, Match, MAP/MAPP and the company’s revolutionary TCM series.