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  • October 27, 2011

    Browning's Invector-DS-1


    Choke tube design takes a big leap forward with Browning’s new Invector-DS (double seal) system. The choke’s thin wall construction reduces the flare at the muzzle end of the barrel for a sleeker appearance. Browning added a brass alloy band at the base of the tube to seal out gas and grit that likes to migrate between the barrel and tube.

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  • October 27, 2011

    Poll Reflects Positive Change In Public Attitude Toward 2nd Amendment-1


    According to an annual Gallup crime poll, only 26 percent of Americans favor a handgun ban--a record low, down from 60 percent when Gallup first asked the question in 1959.

    The poll, conducted Oct. 6-9 and published on Oct. 26, also shows that for the first time, there’s more opposition than support for a ban on semiautomatic handguns or rifles--53 percent to 43 percent. In 1996, these numbers were nearly reversed.

    Support for stricter gun laws has also declined, with 44 percent believing laws should be left as they are, and 11 percent favoring less strict laws.

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  • October 26, 2011

    Weatherby's PA-08 Slug Gun-3


    Weatherby enters the slug gun market with a bang, offering the new PA-08™ Slug Gun Combo for your deer hunting and upland game needs. The PA-08 comes with two interchangeable barrels, a 24-inch rifled barrel for slugs and a 28-inch field barrel for shotshells. 

    The PA-08 is only offered in 12 gauge, with two models available: the Upland, which sports a walnut stock with gloss finish, and the Synthetic, which has a lightweight and durable injection-molded black synthetic stock.

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  • October 24, 2011

    ASYM Precision’s New 9mm Solid Defense X Ammo-1


    ASYM Precision Ammunition, made by Stan Chen Customs of Durango, Colorado, beefs up its Solid Defense X (SDX) line of handgun ammunition with the new 9mm SDX (Solid Defense X) loaded with a 115 grain Barnes TAC-XP +P bullet.

    All of ASYM Precision’s SDX ammo features the solid copper, ultra premium Barnes TAC-XP bullet.

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  • October 21, 2011

    Buffoonery Endangers 2nd Amendment Advancements -3


    Tennessee and Ohio recently enacted legislation to allow non-drinking patrons with conceal-carry permits to carry firearms in bars and restaurants that serve alcohol. Tennessee loosened its prohibitions against personal weapons in bars in 2010, and Ohio followed suit earlier this year.

    But already, acts of buffoonery by armed and intoxicated idiots have given gun-grabbers ammunition to imperil these Second Amendment advancements in both states--as well as in the 21 states that allow guns in places that serve alcohol, the 12 that permit them in restaurant sections of bars, and the eight that allow unfettered concealed-carry in bars.

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  • October 17, 2011

    Mesa Tactical's New Shotshell Carrier and Optics Rail for Mossberg Shotguns-2


    Get your tactical on with SureShell Shotshell Carriers and Optics Rail Assemblies by Mesa Tactical, now offered for the Mossberg Model 500 and Model 590 pump-action shotguns. Carriers and rails are made of hard, anodized aircraft aluminum.

    The SureShell shell carrier and rail assemblies feature four, six or eight-shell shotshell yokes fitted to a bracket incorporating a Picatinny optics rail. The rail brackets are secured to the receiver using the optics rail mounting holes factory drilled and tapped into Mossberg receivers. The optics rail stretches most of the length of the shotgun receiver.

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  • October 13, 2011

    New Browning Citori 725 Features A New Trigger and Sleeker Profile-2


    Browning’s Citori over-and-under has always been a good looking shotgun, as well as an ultra-reliable shooter. For 2012, Browning went it one better in the new Citori 725 12 gauge and designed a lower receiver than past Citori’s for sleeker lines and easier shooting.
    Yet, it’s just as rugged, with a full-width hinge pin and tapered locking bolt design.

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  • October 12, 2011

    Weatherby’s New Range Certified Rifles Guarantee Sub-MOA-3


    Give the good people at Weatherby some credit. They not only guarantee that each of their new “Range Certified” or RC rifles— the Vanguard® Series 2 RC and Mark V® TRR RC rifles— will shoot at a sub-minute of angle (a three-shot group at .99-inch or less). Each of these rifles also comes with a factory-shot target proving that specific rifle’s sub-moa capabilities and is signed by company President Ed Weatherby himself. 

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  • October 11, 2011

    Do-All Outdoors Introduces New Moving Targets-1


    Is it just me, or does shooting at paper targets get real old real quick? I personally like to see something move when I hit it -- makes me feel like I accomplished something, and that’s the fun of the new Do-All Outdoors Impact Seal Targets. 

    Do-All Outdoors designed these targets to handle all calibers. Bullets will actually pass right through the targets when they’re hit. The targets will then seal up themselves to the size of a pinhole so you can shoot again and again.

    These are good-sized targets. The Impact Seal Bowling Pin, for example, is the same size as an actual bowling pin.  The target normally sits straight up in the air. But when you hit with a round, it will spin over before coming back into the upright position. Same deal goes for all the other Impact Seal models: Bullseye Brew, Big Gong Show, Lone Prairie Dog and Double Prairie Dog.

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  • October 11, 2011

    Concealed Carry And Firearms On College Campuses-7


    School is in session and courts are issuing lessons on the United States Constitution.

    On Sept. 29, the Oregon Court of Appeals overturned a longtime policy of the state university system that barred guns from college campuses, regardless of permits. The ruling makes it legal for permit holders to carry loaded weapons anywhere on public college grounds where, despite protests from some in Academia, the Constitution and the Bill of Rights still apply.

    Oregon joins Colorado, Wisconsin and Mississippi as states which recently allowed guns on campus.

    There are now 22 states that still expressly prohibit concealed carry on college campuses by persons with a valid concealed handgun license/permit. Of those, Texas law specifically prohibits concealed carry on campus, but includes a clause which allows an individual college/university to "opt out" of the law and allow concealed carry.

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