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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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Gun Buying Frenzy Over

MSN Money reports that Smith & Wesson’s share price took a 10% hit after sales were below Wall Street exceptions … But its weaker-than-expected​ forecast and news that the nation’s recent gun-buying frenzy appears to be over took their toll on [Read More…]

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Ruger Q2 Backlog Worth $590 Million!

A contributor at Seeking Alpha reports that Ruger’s has an order backlog worth an incredible $590 million as of the end of the second quarter. This backlog is down only slightly from the Q1 backlog which was $602 million. In Q2 incoming orders were down from Q1 [Read More…]

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Wounded Warrior Used To Like Guns

Controversy has erupted online over the Wounded Warrior Project not wanting to appear on Tom Gresham’s Gun Talk radio show because they don’t want anything to do with firearms. This must be a new policy because they co-branded the AAC Big Bang Party party I [Read More…]

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Ruger guns selling well this year

Ruger sent out a press release congratulating themselves on producing their 1 millionth firearm of the year on 15 August. Normally it takes them all year to produce 1 million guns. Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE: RGR) is on pace to beat its own record of [Read More…]

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Glock’s Trademark Design

In 2001 Glock applied to trademark their pistol design. The trademark application was approved in 2009 (Serial Number 76279422). Glock’s application states that this design was not used by anyone before 1995, so this trademark must be for the third generation [Read More…]

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Gun drilling

Defence & Freedom has posted a collection of YouTube videos about Gun Drilling. Gun Drilling is a process that allows long but straight small diameter holes to be drilled into metals. It was originally developed to drill out gun barrels, but now has many industrial [Read More…]

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Destroying Guns to Create Jobs

The Russian Ministry of Defense is destroying stockpiles of weapons to create jobs for the Soviet-era gun manufacturers. Marco Vorobiev reports … The Russian Ministry of Defense intends to utilize (read destroy and melt down) 4 million older model guns by the year [Read More…]

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Gun Imports in 2010

The BATFE have published a list of the top countries which exported firearms to the USA and how many gun were imported from them. Most of these countries have only one, two or three major firearm manufacturers, so it is not hard to figure out how many guns these [Read More…]

Colt to open new facility in Florida

Colt’s Manufacturing Company (not to be confused with Colt Defense) is opening a new in Kissimmee, Florida. From the press release … Colt’s Manufacturing Company is pleased to announce that the company will continue its progressive momentum by opening a new [Read More…]