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Hunt Ex 2013

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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