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What is it about gun/hunting expos?

Gun/hunting expos the world over seem to take a perverse delight in biting the hands that feed them. This time the largest South African gun/hunting expo decided to ban personal firearms from being carried at the event. My understanding of South African gun laws is that [Read More…]

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The last couple of years of “strong consumer demand” (panic buying) has finally come to an end. .22 LR ammunition is still thin on the ground (although easy to purchase online) but centerfire inventory is good, retailers are flush with AR-15 rifles and there [Read More…]

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S&W AR-15 sales down over 60% !!!

S&W 2015 first quarter results have published. Long gun sales are down 67.2% from the same quarter last year. Decreased demand for “Modern Sporing Rifles” were identified as a cause of the decline in long gun sales. I expect hunting rifle demand stayed [Read More…]

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Thumb Safety Glock

Miles Vining at Forgotten Weapons has a picture of a rare gem: a thumb safety Glock pistol. Built as part of Austrian Government trials, who were uncomfortable with the notion of external-safetyless pistols. Ultimately, the Austrians chose a passive-only model and the [Read More…]

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The Guns of Ferguson

Whenever a conflict occurs, whether it be war, police related, or terrorism, the politics aside it is always interesting from a shooting perspective to view what the concerned parties are using. Sometimes it is extremely revealing in the case of the SAS using MP5s in [Read More…]

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TFB Announcement

Earlier this year TFB writer Nathan S., who worked in the defense industry, told me he wanted to pursue his dream of working in the gun industry. Even though I knew this might mean I would lose one of my team members, I supported him, as I would any one else on my team. [Read More…]

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Winchester TV launches 8.6.14

Winchester is launching WinchesterTV.com tomorrow. Here’s what I heard from their PR team: Get ready to change the way you watch your favorite Winchester TV shows with an industry-first online TV platform – WinchesterTV.com! Watch over 200 full-length episodes [Read More…]

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