Springfield Armory has launched their newest firearm, the SAINT. A select number of media guests were hosted by Springfield in Las Vegas, Nevada to get a unique first-hand look at their latest addition, the 5.56 AR-15 they call “The Saint.” Pulling out all the stops, Springfield Armory included range time with some of the world’s […]
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2014 marks 50 years of the Ruger 10/22 rifle with over 5 million of them made since it’s creation in 1964. It was introduced as a rimfire companion to the then-new .44 Magnum Carbine and fast forward fifty years later, the 10/22 remains the most popular .22 rifle ever.
This new show reviews the entire line of Henry rifles including some never before seen models including single shots, shotguns, and more!
Daniel Shaw takes a quick look at the Century Arms C39 V2 SBR variant of the finest American AK47 on the market made by Century Arms. Aside from it’s country of origin, the features built into this rifle make it incredibly smooth to shoot.
Larry Vickers takes a look inside the popular AK-47. Larry is a retired US Army 1st SFOD- Delta combat veteran with years of experience in the firearms industry as a combat marksmanship instructor and industry consultant.
Fostech’s Origin 12 shotgun is an impressive platform with AR-15-style ergonomics and durablity, with the ability to accept a host of tactical modifications. By itself, there’s no question it’s a mean piece of firepower. But when you mount a Silencerco Salvo suppressor on the muzzle, pop a Trijicon RX30 sight on the top rail, and […]
SMYRNA, Ga – (Mar. 20, 2015) – Today GLOCK, Inc. announced the release of the new GLOCK single stack slimline 9mm pistol, the GLOCK 43. The G43 is the most highly desired and anticipated pistol release in GLOCKs history. Designed to be the answer to everyday concealed carry needs, the G43 is ultra-concealable, accurate, and […]
This past summer, action movie fans huddled around YouTube to watch the second trailer for the new James Bond movie, SPECTRE. I felt a little sorry for Dave Bautista (Guardians of the Galaxy, Riddick, and of course the WWE) when his reveal as SPECTRE operative and tough guy Mr. Hinx was overshadowed by his pistol, […]
The Western film is not only the most recent common ancestor for all of shooter cinema, but arguably the original action film genre, and as uniquely American as the single action revolver, lever action rifle and side-by-side shotguns that star in them. Fueled by the genre’s popularity in pulp magazines and novels, the Silent Film […]
The Arsenal Firearms of Italy AF-2011 Dueller Prismatic Double Barrel Pistol from Arsenal Firearms Stars in James Bond SPECTRE This past summer, action movie fans huddled around YouTube to watch the second trailer for the new James Bond movie, SPECTRE. I felt a little sorry for Dave Bautista (Guardians of the Galaxy, Riddick, and of course the […]
“Ask not what your sponsor can do for you! But what you can do for your sponsor!” If I had a dime for every time I was asked this question of how I was able to get sponsorship, I would not need to be sponsored. There are so many people getting in to competitive sports […]
Germany, Great Britain, New Zealand, Australia, Japan, West Indies, Channel Islands and Canada brought their countries best long range shooters to the Unites States this August. We, the United States, hosted The World long Range and Palma Championships. 450 of the best long range, iron sight shooters in the world in one place. This is […]
Some pieces of pop culture are enormous enough to make craters, not just impacts. Even kindergarteners and Kalahari Bushmen recognize “Book ‘em, Danno.” and The Ventures driving theme song of drums and horns from CBS’s landmark television show Hawaii Five-O. Debuting in 1968, the series raised the standard for what audiences expected from their weekly […]
MasterPiece Arms (MPA), manufacturers of the MPA BA Rifles, Chassis Systems, Defender Pistols and Carbines, Suppressors and MPAR Rifles, proudly announces a limited edition run of the MPA935DMG-LTD from the new DMG (Defender, Machined Grip) Series. There will only be 100 of the limited edition mini 9 pistols produced, each engraved with “x of 100” […]
In the fitness and exercise world there are three main energy systems that our bodies use depending on the type of exercise being done. Knowing the basics of each and how they produce energy can help achieve the next level of fitness. Our bodies are complicated machines and must be given the appropriate food and […]
I’m not entirely comfortable calling shooting prairie dogs in Wyoming “hunting”, it seems like actual hunting is probably a lot more difficult. I am, however, entirely comfortable calling shooting prairie dogs in Wyoming “fun” if perhaps a bit morbid. I really didn’t know what to expect when I showed up at the Hanging Bull Lodge […]
Author: Shelley Rae. Originally published in the September 2015 issue of GunUp the Magazine. The Thompson Center Encore Pro Hunter is a configurable single shot rifle and pistol platform available in a wide variety of calibers. Available in more than one hundred different configurations, the Pro Hunter is designed for selective hunters who want the […]
Our six hour drive to Colville in the northeastern part of Washington State seemed to take forever, but when we arrived we quickly realized it was worth every mile; it is a gorgeous, mountainous region along the Columbia River. My husband Charles and I signed up for a three-day precision rifle clinic with instructor Carl […]
The latest version of the Ruger Lightweight Revolver, the Ruger LCRx with a 3” barrel, transforms the design from a snub-nose carry gun into a handy general purpose revolver. The innovative LCR design has been a hit with shooters since the original Ruger LCR .38 Special +P was released in 2009. That design was optimized […]
Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE: RGR) is pleased to introduce the new Ruger® SR-556® Takedown autoloading rifle, an innovative twist on an already innovative rifle. Compact and easy to maintain, the SR-556 Takedown sets a new standard for the modern sporting rifle. Like the popular Ruger 10/22 Takedown®, the SR-556 Takedown was designed with […]
Alien Gear Holsters has revolutionized the concealed carry industry once again with their new and improved ‘Cloak Tuck’ 3.0 iwb concealed carry holster. Designed for even greater comfort and concealment, the ‘Cloak Tuck’ 3.0 features a lightweight design, soft neoprene fabric, ballistic nylon, and a stainless spring-steel core. Alien Gear Holsters worked with a team […]
Are you fit for the chase? What chase you ask? Well, it all depends on what your profession is. Law enforcement protecting our streets? Military personnel waging war against those who want to decimate our great country? Competitive shooters running through various competitions and courses? Avid hunters dragging game back to base camp? Or maybe […]
Try this one on for size: The AR-type rifle has been in front-line U.S. military service since 1962, not only longer than any other one rifle design, but longer than the 45 year span that our soldiers were armed with metallic cartridge repeating bolt-action rifles, and longer than the 52 years the .30-06 Springfield was […]
Nearly 300 women descended on Marble Falls, Texas by trains, planes and automobiles, for the 3rd Annual National Firearm Training Conference put on by A Girl and A Gun. Julianna Crowder, founder of A Girl and A Gun Club (AGAG) hired a crew of professional firearm and motivational instructors of many disciplines. AGAG has affiliated […]
To improve a skill you must challenge that skill. Proficiency increases when you put a demand on your system of self and gear. Competition is an outstanding way to test your setup and skills, and importantly to learn what works well and what does not under pressure. You may consider a competition to be intimidating. […]
Early in the morning, the day after Easter, my house burned down. I woke up around 0430 and for no explicable reason, got up and started wandering around the house. I was halfway through the house when I saw the front porch completely engulfed in flame. I started yelling that the house was on […]
I felt way out of my depth when I first started writing this article. I am no expert on silencers, I actually know more about setting up a trust to purchase one than I do about silencers themselves. Trying to understand what SIG’s innovations meant took some research, but I’ve learned a lot and I’m […]
When video game mega-publisher Electronic Arts (EA) announced in 2014 that the next installment in the long running multiplayer military first person shooter series Battlefield would not in fact take place on a battlefield, but rather feature a no holds brawl between cops and robbers in domestic civilian settings, I was worried. A game that […]
Bare shelves of ammunition. Price gouging. Two box limits per day. No loading components or supplies on the shelves. All of these situations seem to be a distant memory now. The trend of hording ammunition and components seems to have levelled off. I can now find plenty of stock on the shelves and the prices […]
The HK P30 has long been a DA/SA favorite for those shopping for a high end, reliable handgun. At the 2015 NRA Annual Meetings HK released their new P30SK, a subcompact version of the popular firearm. Check out the press release, originally published on April 10, 2015: NEW P30SK SUBCOMPACT JOINS THE HK P30 LINE […]
There was a lot of talk about FNH USA at this year’s NRA Annual Meetings, and for good reason. They announced that they will be releasing semi-automatic versions of all their military firearms, including the M249 belt-fed machine gun. Check out the press release, originally published on April 9, 2015: FNH USA OFFERS NEW PRODUCT […]
Remington has entered the micro pistol game with the RM380. Perhaps due to recalls of their R51 pistols, Remington had the pistols tested over a two day period by a group of writers at GunSite in Paulden, Ariz. Prior to their release at the 2015 NRA Annual Meetings. Comparable in size and trigger pull to […]
The Facts The HK P30 was first introduced in 2006, almost a decade ago. In the time since its introduction, the double action/single action polymer-framed pistol has developed quite the cult following, and maintains a reputation for reliability to this day. The new subcompact version of the gun, the P30SK, was introduced just before this […]
I’m sure we’ve all had the pleasure of knowing a guy like Scott. For reasons unknown, Scott was not satisfied with the virtues of the nation of his birth and instead chose another favorite “home” country to champion: Germany. Scott insists on driving the same BMW E30 325i (complete with faux European front number plate […]
I have been involved in the online and print publishing space in the firearms industry for nearly a decade, and I track trends in mainstream publishing as well. You’d have to be blind to not have noticed an increasing trend in how web articles are titled; just open up your Facebook newsfeed and you’ll see […]