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Your humble author test firing a Bond Arms derringer with a Mag-Na-Port ported barrel. (Photo: Team HB) Bond Arms is partnering with Mag-Na-Port International to offer the first ported barrels in its derringers, the Texas-based gun maker announced at an exclusive tour attended by Guns.com this month. During the tour and later on the Defender
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California Democrat Rep. Mike Thompson, chairman of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, pictured center, wants to encourage states to get tougher about gun regulations related to mental health issues. (Photo: Congressman Mike Thompson/Facebook) A new bill introduced last week aims to strengthen the federal government’s ability to keep guns out of the wrong
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DeSantis offers leather holster fits for the new Hudson Mfg. H9, now shipping to dealers. (Photo: DeSantis) Holster maker DeSantis announced two new holster fits designed to accommodate this year’s highly anticipated Hudson Mfg. H9. DeSantis unveiled that the Speed Scabbard and Thumb Break Scabbard will launch models to accommodate the H9. The Speed Scabbard
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The Stag 15 SL SBR falls under the National Firearms Act, requiring potential owners to gain ATF approval and pay the $200 tax stamp prior to ownership. (Photo: Stag Arms) Stag Arms continues to offer consumers more choices when it comes to rifles, adding the Stag 15 SL SBR to its product lineup. The Stag
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(The basic Iside models is one of seven side-by-side models imported by Italian Firearms Group. (Photo: Italian Firearms Group) The Iside series of side-by-side shotguns, made by Fabbrica Armi Isodoro Rizzini, lands stateside courtesy of importer Italian Firearms Group. The shotguns, offered in seven total models, offer functionality paired with a sleek look. All models
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Canik launches long slide version of TP9SFX, introducing the TP9SFL. (Photo: Century Arms) Canik delivers the latest addition to its TP9 series of handguns, launching the new TP9SFL, now on its way to dealers and consumers. The long slide TP9SFL serves as the tactical version of Canik’s TP9SFX competition-ready pistol. Chambered in 9mm, the all-black
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The Solstice CCW Camera bag packs photog’s essentials as well as a carry gun. (Photo: Maxpedition) Tactical and concealed carry accessory maker Maxpedition unveiled a new concealed carry bag tailored to the needs of the gun toting photographer. The Solstice CCW Camera Bag was developed alongside professional photographers, taking two years to bring to fruition.
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NovX unveiled the all-new Engagement Self Defense ammo series alongside the CrossTrainer model of ammunition in September. (Photo: Personal Defense Network) NovX just announced that its recently introduced series of 9mm ammo, to include Extreme Self-Defense and CrossTrainer cartridges, are now shipping. The Engagement: Extreme Self Defense line marries a stainless steel case to a
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The “One of Twenty” anniversary edition Big Boy .44 magnum lever action rifle. (Photo: Gunbroker.com) Henry Repeating Arms will auction off 20 special edition Big Boy .44 magnum lever action rifles this month in celebration of the company’s 20th anniversary. The rifles feature AAA-grade American Walnut, presentation walnut display cases and special “one of twenty”
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The MOLLE holster attaches to PALS webbing for mounting on backpacks as well as plate carriers. (Photos: Alien Gear, Graphic: Jacki Billings) Alien Gear officially announced the latest holster to hit its carry arsenal, adding the ShapeShift MOLLE holster to its lineup. The ShapeShift MOLLE holster allows users to carry a firearm or spare magazines
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Some dapper gents walking by the Remington booth at SHOT Show 2017. (Photo: Daniel Terrill/Guns.com) After a two-month search, Remington Outdoor Company announced Wednesday the naming of gun industry veteran Anthony Acitelli as its new chief executive officer. Remington’s Board of Directors unanimously elected Acitelli to head the conglomerate that covers more than a dozen
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The Photon RT revamps the Photon XT series, offering more features for nighttime hunters. (Photo: Sightmark) Sightmark launched the successor to its night vision scope series, the Photon XT, introducing the Photon RT digital night vision riflescope. The RT series takes an updated approach to its predecessor, offering an improved core as well as user-friendly
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Patrons waiting outside classrooms during the NRA Carry Guard expo in Milwaukee in August. (Photo: Daniel Terrill/Guns.com) New York regulators launched an investigation into the National Rifle Association’s role in the self-defense insurance program that bears its name. The probe by the state’s Department of Financial Services will focus on whether the gun lobby is
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The NSSF said the first annual National Shooting Sports Month, observed in August, was “embraced” by consumers and the industry. (Photo: National Shooting Sports Foundation/Facebook) The gun industry’s top trade association said consumers “embraced” the first annual National Shooting Sports month observed in August. Chris Dolnack, senior vice president and chief marketing officer for the
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Gander Mountain closed its doors in August after a nationwide liquidation sale ended. The re-branded Gander Outdoors locations will open in early 2018, according to the outdoor retailer’s new holding company, Camping World. (Photo: Chris Eger/Guns.com) The first round of re-branded Gander Mountain stores will open early next year, according to federal regulatory filings. Camping
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