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Huntertown produced a number of suppressors in their Chameleon, Guardian and Kestrel lines. (Photo: Huntertown) Indiana-based suppressor-maker Huntertown Arms has announced they are waving the white flag and leaving the industry after nearly a decade. The company’s social media account is offline while a notice on their website says that production, repairs, sales, and upgrades
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With most new introductions in the concealed carry handgun market focused on polymer-frame striker-fired handguns, it is good to see that Springfield Armory has catered to the rest of us with a modern, polymer-frame double-action first-shot handgun with a decocker. Springfield incorporated a manual safety into the design as well. The XDE is a clean
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Thunder Beast Arms Corporation delivers a new Take Down suppressor designed for .223/5.56. (Photo: Thunder Beast Arms Corporation) Thunder Beat Arms Corporation unveiled a new user serviceable 5.56 suppressor, known as the Take Down. Created around the 2017 U.S. Special Operations Command Suppressor Upper Receiver Group solicitation, the heavy can is specifically designed for .223/5.56
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The Responder Jacket, left, and Responder Hoody, right, are up for grabs on Amabilis Kickstarter campaign in both women’s and men’s designs. (Photo: Amabilis) Apparel and gear maker Amabilis heads into 2018 with a successful Kickstarter campaign aimed at bringing functional and stylish tactical outerwear to gun toters and tactical enthusiasts. The brain child of
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The feature-heavy Ruger Precision Rimfire rifle can either serve as a trainer before moving up to a larger caliber or as a standalone small bore match rifle. (Photos: Ruger) Fundamentally a scaled-down version of the long-range Ruger Precision Rifle, the new rimfire bolt gun is loaded with features to make it feel more like a
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The Ruger EC9s gets the laser treatment with Viridian serving up new laser mounted options for the 9mm pistol. (Photo: Soldier Systems) Viridian delivers weapon-mounted lasers for the newly released Ruger EC9s pistol series, announcing compatibility with the E-Series and Reactor lasers. The Viridian E-Series laser and Reactor are tailor made to work alongside Ruger’s
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Even regular readers of The Shooter’s Log can’t read or respond to all of the comments, so we have started a new weekly feature that will recap a sampling of the most active, interesting, or on occasion, randomly selected comments from the previous weeks. Feel free to respond with your two cents at the bottom of this
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In case you’ve been living under a rock or maybe in your nuclear shelter, here’s a wrap-up of the notable new guns we saw roll out from manufacturers in 2017. Smith & Wesson M2.0 Compact The Smith & Wesson M2.0 Compact is a compact, lightweight striker fired pistol. (Photo: Chris Eger) On the heels of
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New York Police are enhancing the already typically heavy security in and around Times Square for the upcoming year-end events. NYPD Commissioner James P. O’Neill said the measures will make the highly-publicized annual gathering one of the “most well-policed, best-protected events, at one of the safest venues in the entire world.” While O’Neill said there
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Stephen Nolan, Vista Outdoor’s chief financial officer, will part ways with the company Feb. 1, 2018. (Photo: Vista Outdoor) A second top executive will depart Vista Outdoor in less than a year, according to the company’s regulatory filings published last week. Chief Financial Officer Stephen Nolan — in agreement with the company — will leave his
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Allegations surrounding the Honor Guard’s drop safety have reignited conversations regarding the gun industry’s regulations. (Photo: Jacki Billings/Guns.com) A YouTube video showing the Honor Defense Honor Guard discharging after being struck with a hammer has revived conversations regarding industry standards. The video posted by Patrick Roberts of The Firearm Rack caused some controversy late last
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Federal agents bough ttwo guns from anonymous dealers on the Dark Web: an AR-15, left, and an Uzi, right. (Photo: Government Accountability Office) A federal report released last week detailed a covert government investigation into illegal online gun sales, uncovering layers of complexity unaddressed by previous studies. The Government Accountability Office spent more than two years answering gun ads online to
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The Delta Waterfowl Alpha Dog Blind joins Alps OutdoorZ lineup of Delta Waterfowl gear. (Photo: Alps OutdoorZ) Alps OutdoorZ is bringing a new Delta Waterfowl Alpha Dog Blind to mans’ best friend in 2018. The company announced the new Alpha Dog Blind designed to offer comfort and concealment to hunters’ four-legged companions. Utilizing Realtree Max-5
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What comes to your mind when you think of first aid? Is it CPR? Or perhaps the Heimlich maneuver? Both are lifesaving skills that everyone should know. But have you ever thought about what happens when someone is bleeding out from a gunshot wound? If you were faced with this scenario would you know what
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The justices of the Supreme Court gather for an official group portrait to include new Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch, top row, far right, on June 1, 2017, at the Supreme Court Building in Washington. (Photo: Franz Jantzen/U.S. Supreme Court) Second Amendment litigation saw important gains in the restoration of gun rights, but also significant reverses
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The Mid Season Kit, shown above, is one of three new Stealth Reaper packages offered to female hunters. (Photo: Under Armour) Under Armour unveiled a new lineup of women’s hunting gear, known as the Stealth Reaper Kits, designed to help huntresses dial in gear for each season. The Women’s Stealth Reaper Kits follow the company’s
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Lifetime permit holders are now facing the watershed of a mandatory re-certification deadline next month, a process described as “a mess” by county clerks. To own a modern pistol or revolver in the Empire State requires a permit issued through the local county clerk’s office. Since Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the New York Secure Ammunition
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James D. Julia is known as a world leader in auctioning rare antique firearms. Owner Jim Julia sold the company to Morphy Auctions Dec. 14 after learning of his wife’s terminal brain cancer. (Photo: James D. Julia Auctioneers/Facebook) Two auction companies featuring collections of rare and antique firearms joined forces earlier this month. Dan Morphy, founder
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Over 40,000 acres of public land is administered by the Delaware Departments of Agriculture and Natural Resources and Environmental Control and courts have ended a ban on visitors possessing firearms. (Photo: Delaware.gov) To comply with a Delaware Supreme Court ruling, state agriculture and parks agencies announced interim guidelines this week to modify gun free zones.
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