One of the new rifles unveiled this week was the Smith & Wesson M&P-10. Their website currently only lists a camouflage version with a Magpul stock and five round magazine for an MSRP $1,729.00. My guess is the rifle shown here is going to be a bit less. Note [Read More…]
In 2010 the BATFE arrested 21 people, including Smith & Wesson executives for beaching the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, a law which prohibits US corporations, citizens and residents from bribing foreign officials. Those arrested were charged with conspiring to [Read More…]
Smith & Wesson’s new M&P Pro CORE pistols feature a cut out slide which accepts optic mounting brackets. The pistol supports optics from Trijicon, C-More, Leupold, Docter, Insight and JPoint. This range of pistols is also the first to feature the new [Read More…]
The .22 Model 41 target pistol is over 50 years old but is still going strong. The S&W Performance Center has developed a new optics ready version of the M41. The MSRP is $1,579. It is not cheap but this is a high-end target pistol, not a backyard plinker.
Lew Horton is distributing a beautiful limited edition S&W Model 29 in .44 Magnum. This Model 29 is finished in polished blue, with gold accents on the ejector rod, trigger, hammer and thumb latch. The gun has a 4″ barrel, a non fluted cylinder, [Read More…]
Next year Smith & Wesson will cease being the importer and distributor of Walther firearms in the USA. The owners of Carl Walther GmbH, the PW Group, have formed a new corporation called Walther Arms Inc which will taken over importing and distributing. Carl Walther [Read More…]
In video gaming the word nerf means a changes to a game which reduces the effectiveness of a particular element of a game. Often game designers “nerf” guns which are more powerful in the hands of players than they had intended. S&W has just nerfed the [Read More…]
S&W is brining back the .357 Magnum Model 586 Classic Distinguished Combat Magnum Revolver. The MSRP for both models is $809.
Rob Curtis @ GearScout was kind enough to send me this photo of Smith & Wesson M&P4, thier entry into the Army’s next-generation carbine competition. The rifle features a tougher finish, improved bolt & carrier and new muzzle design. It also looks [Read More…]
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In March I reported that S&W won the contact to supply the Belgian Federal Police with 9mm pistols to replace their aging arsenal of FN/Browning GP-35 (Hi-Power) pistols. Not getting this contract was a big blow to FN Herstal, who have been laying off workers [Read More…]
S&W has expanded the recall of Thompson Center Venture Rifles. They are now recalling all Thompson Center Venture rifles manufactured before October 28 2011. PRODUCT: ALL Thompson Center Venture Rifles manufactured prior to October 28, 2011. DESCRIPTION OF THE [Read More…]
Smith & Wesson is recalling the Thompson Center Venture Rifle after discovering that sears were not manufactured to specifications. The recall notice is below … IMPORTANT SAFETY RECALL NOTICE PRODUCT: Thompson Center Venture Rifle. DESCRIPTION OF THE HAZARD: [Read More…]
Smith & Wesson have launched their first .300 AAC BLK rifle and complete upper receiver assembly. The M&P15 300 Whisper is listed as compatible with the .300 Whisper and .300 AAC Blackout cartridges (The .300 AAC BLK is the new SAAMI, trademark-free, version of [Read More…]
Over at Shooting Illustrated, Uncle has reviewed the new Crimson Trace Lightguard for S&W M&P9 pistol. The Lightgaurd combines a light and laser into a compact package.