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TFBTV SHOT Show Preview: Hands on with the New Springfield Stainless Range Officer 1911


As many readers will know, Springfield has wasted no time in 2016 with a salvo of daily launches of new products in the first quarter of the year. Today, January 10, Springfield officially unveils the new stainless steel Range Officer 1911 in 9mm and .45ACP. Springfield was kind enough to send James [Read More…]

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Springfield Armory® Announces DUEL Prize Packages

Last week I posted the initial information on Springfield Armory’s 3rd iteration of the “Duel” product giveaway. The prizes involved will total $132,000! Original TFB Post Today I received the newest press release which list all of the companies who [Read More…]

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Dark Earth XD-S Pistols

Firearm distributor Davidson’s Inc. is now selling Springfield Armory XD-S pistols with a dark earth finish. These pistols are exclusive to Davidson’s and are available in both 9mm and .45 ACP. These are the 3.3″ barrel versions of the handgun. The [Read More…]

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New M1A Stock Options

For 2015, Springfield Armory is offering a number of new stock color options for both the standard M1A rifle and several of the variant guns. For the standard M1A rifle, the two new options are the flat dark earth composite stock and the very popular Kryptek Highlander [Read More…]

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Making The M1 Garand

In my critique of the M1 Garand rifle on Sunday, I noted that John Cantius Garand was not only a firearms designer, but a machinist as well. It was his intimate understanding of the world of the shop floor that made his rifle economical to produce, which is in my [Read More…]

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Springfield Armory Tour

I was recently at the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) Summit in Springfield, MA and we were taken on a tour of the Springfield Armory. I learned that it’s managed by the National Parks Service, and it’s a pretty great tour. Some highlights: 1. [Read More…]

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Springfield XDs 9mm

Springfield Armory has followed up their success with the XDs in .45 caliber, by introducing the XDs 9mm.  This is a compact, single stack, 9mm handgun based upon the same frame as the original XDs.  The XDs 9mm provides a great alternative to shooters who are not [Read More…]