GunsAmerica Digest https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog Guns, Shooting, Accuracy, Concealed Carry, Self Defense, Hunting, Ballistics and Gun, 2nd Amendment Rights Fri, 05 Feb 2016 21:43:27 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.7 JFK’s Winchester on Display — SHOT Show 2016https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/winchester/ https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/winchester/#comments https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Wincheter-Museum-8-150x100.jpg Thu, 04 Feb 2016 22:09:27 +0000 https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/?p=52173 At SHOT Show 2016, we had a chance to visit Winchester's mini-Museum, which had all sorts of awesome guns on display to celebrate its 150th Birthday. Check out some of the cool pics and the new commemorative guns!

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LWRC SMG, CSASS and Entry-Level DI — SHOT Show 2016https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/lwrc-smg-csass-and-entry-level-di-shot-show-2016/ https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/lwrc-smg-csass-and-entry-level-di-shot-show-2016/#comments https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/LWRC-05-150x75.jpg Thu, 04 Feb 2016 22:00:58 +0000 https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/?p=52872 We take a look at the new LWRC SMG, a pistol-caliber carbine built around UMP mags, the new LWRC CSASS compact 7.62/.308 and entry-level LWRC DI.

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So When do We Get Revolving Shotguns? Crye Precision–SHOT Show 2016https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/so-when-do-we-get-revolving-shotguns-crye-precision-shot-show-2016/ https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/so-when-do-we-get-revolving-shotguns-crye-precision-shot-show-2016/#comments https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/crye-06-150x100.jpg Thu, 04 Feb 2016 21:58:10 +0000 https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/?p=52894 We've been looking forward to the SIX12 for a couple of years now, but the guns are still not for sale. What's the hold up? We asked the folks at Crye, and we've got the answer.

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CZ Makes it Official: Scorpion and 805 Bren Carbines Incoming — SHOT Show 2016https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/cz-makes-it-official-scorpion-and-805-bren-carbines-incoming-shot-show-2016/ https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/cz-makes-it-official-scorpion-and-805-bren-carbines-incoming-shot-show-2016/#comments https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/CZ-9-150x100.jpg Thu, 04 Feb 2016 21:50:18 +0000 https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/?p=51997 When CZ brought the Scorpion and Bren in as pistols, we knew the rifles would follow. And they have. We got our first look at SHOT Show 2016.

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Trigger Activated Lights and Lasers? Trigger Point Technology–SHOT Show 2016https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/trigger-point-technologies/ https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/trigger-point-technologies/#comments https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Trigger-Point-Tecnology-13-150x100.jpg Thu, 04 Feb 2016 20:36:01 +0000 https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/?p=52829 Ever wish you could cut on a light or laser with the trigger itself, and not some hard to reach button? Now you can. Trigger Point Technology is making these now for GLOCKs and ARs. But the device is stirring up a lot of controversy. Is it unsafe? We spoke with the inventor.

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Mossberg Yetis–and We’re Not Talking Coolers–SHOT Show 2016https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/mossberg-yetis-and-were-not-talking-coolers-shot-show-2016/ https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/mossberg-yetis-and-were-not-talking-coolers-shot-show-2016/#comments https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Mossberg-8-150x100.jpg Thu, 04 Feb 2016 20:15:49 +0000 https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/?p=51720 Mossberg had a couple of new shotguns to show off at SHOT Show 2016. These were all built on the tried and true 930 platform. One is a new compition gun that bares Jerry Miculek's name and the other is a winter themed hunting shotgun. Both of these new lines are pretty cool and one of them is down right cold.

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SHOT Show Top 5 Under $100.00https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/shot-show-top-5-100-00/ https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/shot-show-top-5-100-00/#comments https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/top-5-under-100-05-150x100.jpg Thu, 04 Feb 2016 20:07:22 +0000 https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/?p=52835 To prove the point that the new and cool don't always have to come with an eye-popping price tag, I set out to find five great, new items under $100.

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Texas Police Shoot Robbery Suspect Holding a Hostagehttps://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/texas-police-shoot-robbery-suspect/ https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/texas-police-shoot-robbery-suspect/#comments https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/irving-shooting-150x94.jpg Thu, 04 Feb 2016 17:09:37 +0000 https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/?p=52651 Two officers were involved in a shooting that left one Irving, Texas man dead. A robbery suspect, he was shot on-scene after taking a hostage.

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Should Media Publish the Names of Mass Killers? Radio Host Lars Larson says ‘Yes’https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/lars-larson-shot-show/ https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/lars-larson-shot-show/#comments https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/LarsLarson-150x100.jpg Thu, 04 Feb 2016 15:08:12 +0000 https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/?p=52805 One of the debates that erupts following a mass shooting is whether the identity of the perpetrator should be revealed. Moreover, and as an extension of that debate, does publicizing the identity of the perpetrator inspire copycat crimes?

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Chris Loesch Touts the ‘Most Important Second Amendment Rights Book Ever Written’https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/chris-loesch-touts-the-most-important-second-amendment-rights-book-ever-written/ https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/chris-loesch-touts-the-most-important-second-amendment-rights-book-ever-written/#comments https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Loesch-150x100.jpg Thu, 04 Feb 2016 14:58:17 +0000 https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/?p=52831 “The sad state of the industry, I think, is we’ve become so gear-centric that we’ve left the training behind,” noted Chris. “A lot of people buy some really great weapons… But they take them home and they don’t shoot em.”

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Reciprocity Restored: Concealed-Carry in Virginia May Get Even Betterhttps://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/reciprocity-restored-concealed-carry-in-virginia-may-get-even-better/ https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/reciprocity-restored-concealed-carry-in-virginia-may-get-even-better/#comments https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/virginia-reciprocity-restored-150x84.jpg Thu, 04 Feb 2016 12:25:37 +0000 https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/?p=52668 Virginia lawmakers and Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced an agreement to reverse a policy that revoked concealed-carry reciprocity with 25 other states

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IWI X95 Tavor – Redesigned Controls, More Compact – SHOT Show 2016https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/iwi-x95-tavor-review-shot-show-2016/ https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/iwi-x95-tavor-review-shot-show-2016/#comments https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/iwi-021-150x100.jpg Wed, 03 Feb 2016 22:06:55 +0000 https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/?p=52672 Fans of the IWI Tavor have been waiting for this one for a while. The X95. This update makes solid improvements to the bullpup that has set the pace for compact battle rifles. Check out the latest from IWI.

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Rob Pincus on Winning Hearts, Minds: ‘Don’t Lead with Politics, Lead with Personal Safety’https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/rob-pincus-on-winning-hearts-minds-dont-lead-with-politics-lead-with-personal-safety/ https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/rob-pincus-on-winning-hearts-minds-dont-lead-with-politics-lead-with-personal-safety/#comments https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Pincus-Hodoway-150x100.jpg Wed, 03 Feb 2016 22:03:41 +0000 https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/?p=52798 At SHOT Show 2016, we talked with firearms and self-defense instructor Rob Pincus about the development of his new handgun, the PD-10, and how he wins the hearts and minds of non-gun owners.

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AR Mag Loaders and Barrel Coolers–Battenfeld Technologies — SHOT Show 2016https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/battenfeld-technologies/ https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/battenfeld-technologies/#comments https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Battenfeld04-150x100.jpg Wed, 03 Feb 2016 20:42:52 +0000 https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/?p=52678 Battenfeld has some great new gadgets for 2016. AR barrel cooling fans, Mag loaders, long range target cameras, and upside down chronographs. Check out what we found at SHOT Show 2016.

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New Cerakote Options and Pistol Caliber Carbines–Stag Arms — SHOT Show 2016https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/new-cerakote-options-pistol-caliber-carbines-stag-arms-shot-show-2016/ https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/new-cerakote-options-pistol-caliber-carbines-stag-arms-shot-show-2016/#comments https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/stag03-150x100.jpg Wed, 03 Feb 2016 20:29:12 +0000 https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/?p=52670 Stag's been having some legal issues lately, but don't count them out. The great guns keep coming. They're doing factory Cerakote finishes on all of their guns now. Get it done in-house, and it saves money. They're also getting into pistol calibers. Check out what they brought to SHOT Show 2016.

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Airforce Airguns: World’s Most Powerful Air Guns Add New Calibers — SHOT Show 2016https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/airforce-airguns-shot-show-2016/ https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/airforce-airguns-shot-show-2016/#comments https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/airforce-3-150x100.jpg Wed, 03 Feb 2016 19:50:18 +0000 https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/?p=52741 Air-guns have evolved. Airforce is making some guns now in calibers that may surprise you. Check out what you can do with compressed air. SHOT Show.

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Binary Trigger Fires on Pull & Release – Also Militia .308/7.62 AR – Franklin Armory – Shot Show 2016https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/franklin-armory-militia-model-ar10-and-the-binary-firing-system-shot-show-2016/ https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/franklin-armory-militia-model-ar10-and-the-binary-firing-system-shot-show-2016/#comments https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/franklin5-150x100.jpg Wed, 03 Feb 2016 19:22:31 +0000 https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/?p=52742 Franklin Armory's new trigger is making headlines. The 3rd position fires one shot on the pull and one on the release. But that's not all, the gun maker has a compact .308 that maybe the perfect the CQB rifle.

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New Micro Red Dots and All Purpose Scopes from Meopta — SHOT Show 2016https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/meopta-meosight-shot-show-2016/ https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/meopta-meosight-shot-show-2016/#comments https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Meopta-03-150x100.jpg Wed, 03 Feb 2016 19:15:34 +0000 https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/?p=52674 Meopta has a new line of red dots that are so low that they'll co-witness with factory sights. And that's just the start. Check out what's new fro our coverage of SHOT Show 2016.

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Incredible Colors for the Blaser R8 Rifles — SHOT Show 2016https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/blaser-shot-show-2016/ https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/blaser-shot-show-2016/#comments https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Blaser-SHOT-Show1-150x100.jpg Wed, 03 Feb 2016 18:36:21 +0000 https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/?p=51186 Blaser's R8 rifle already has a devoted following. The straight pull modular system works great. But their new stock options are turning heads. Check out what we found at the SHOT Show.

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BoomDock–Rapid Access for Long Guns–SHOT Show 2016https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/boomdock-rapid-access-long-guns-shot-show-2016/ https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/boomdock-rapid-access-long-guns-shot-show-2016/#comments https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Boomdock-08-150x100.jpg Wed, 03 Feb 2016 17:07:16 +0000 https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/?p=52684 Small lockable boxes are ideal for handguns, but I've never managed to get a shotgun in one. What do you do if you want to keep a shotgun or rifle close at hand? We ran across the BoomDock at the SHOT Show this year, and it looks to be the answer. Fast access, secure storage.

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Marty Hayes: ‘A Good Shoot isn’t a Good Shoot until a Prosecutor Says So’https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/marty-hayes-a-good-shoot-isnt-a-good-shoot-until-a-prosecutor-says-so/ https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/marty-hayes-a-good-shoot-isnt-a-good-shoot-until-a-prosecutor-says-so/#comments https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/MartyHayes-150x100.jpg Wed, 03 Feb 2016 16:33:26 +0000 https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/?p=52866 “A good shoot isn’t a good shoot until a prosecutor says it’s a good shoot — or a judge and jury says it’s a good shoot,” said Marty Hayes, founder of the Armed Citizens’ Legal Defense Network, Inc., in our interview at the 2016 SHOT Show.

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New Nightforce First Focal Planes And Fixed Powers — SHOT Show 2016https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/nightforce-optics-shot-show-2016/ https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/nightforce-optics-shot-show-2016/#comments https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Nightforce4-150x100.jpg Tue, 02 Feb 2016 22:45:04 +0000 https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/?p=52545 Nightforce has some great new option for 2016. One is a fixed power 42x44, and the other is a new line of first focal plane scopes designed for those who want the versatility Nightforce is known for, but who may not be able to afford some of the pricier options. Check out our SHOT Show coverage.

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Aguila’s New Premium Shotshells and Plenty of .22 — SHOT Show 2016https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/aguila-ammunition-new-premium-shot-shells-plenty-of-22lr-shot-show-2016/ https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/aguila-ammunition-new-premium-shot-shells-plenty-of-22lr-shot-show-2016/#comments https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Aguilla-2-150x100.jpg Tue, 02 Feb 2016 22:31:55 +0000 https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/?p=52442 New for Shot Show 2016, Aguila Ammunition is set to introduce its full lineup of shotgun shells to the U.S. market.

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Serbu’s Single Shot .50 — One and Done — Shot Show 2016https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/serbu-rn-50-shot-show-2016/ https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/serbu-rn-50-shot-show-2016/#comments https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Serbu-9-150x100.jpg Tue, 02 Feb 2016 21:48:04 +0000 https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/?p=52606 This gun was a collaborative effort between Mark Serbu and YouTube sensation Royal Nonesuch and it has a retail price too low to believe.

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AR Shotguns and The Best Deal for Trap–Tristar –SHOT Show 2016https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/tristar-shot-show-2016/ https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/tristar-shot-show-2016/#comments https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Tri-Star-8-150x99.jpg Tue, 02 Feb 2016 21:31:59 +0000 https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/?p=51998 Tristar had some new shotguns at SHOT Show this year. If you are not familiar with Tristar they are making some very nicely build price-point shotguns. They may not have the fanciest fit and finish or every bell and whistle, but they flat out run. There were two stand outs in the new guns Tristar had at SHOT this year. One is a tactical AR styled shotgun and the other is a single barrel trap gun.

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New Commander Length Cabot 1911s–SHOT Show 2016https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/new-commander-length-cabot-1911s-shot-show-2016/ https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/new-commander-length-cabot-1911s-shot-show-2016/#comments https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Cabot-Guns-3-150x100.jpg Tue, 02 Feb 2016 21:16:18 +0000 https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/?p=51676 The guns that Cabot brings to the SHOT Show are always something to see. Always. We got a sneak peak at the meteorite that's causing so much buzz, but there are guns for the rest of us, too (at least the rest of us with some spending money). The commander length guns are a design marvel.

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Liberty Safe: New Fatboy, Biometric Handgun Vaults — SHOT Show 2016https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/liberty-safes-shot-show-2016/ https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/liberty-safes-shot-show-2016/#comments https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Liberty-1-150x100.jpg Tue, 02 Feb 2016 18:55:51 +0000 https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/?p=52553 Liberty has expanded their Fatboy line, and have more small safe storage options. If you are looking for either portable security options, or mammoth safes, Liberty has options. Check out the SHOT Show coverage.

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Surefire FirePak: Game-Changing Flashlight for Smartphones, New 9mm Suppressor — SHOT Show 2016https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/surefire-firepak-game-changing-flashlight-smartphones-shot-show-2016/ https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/surefire-firepak-game-changing-flashlight-smartphones-shot-show-2016/#comments https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Surefire-4-150x100.jpg Tue, 02 Feb 2016 17:33:57 +0000 https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/?p=52543 At SHOT Show 2016, Surefire showed off the new Firepak, an all-in-one flashlight, rechargeable battery pack and flash for your camera that attaches to your smartphone.

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Spyderco Reverse: The Ideal Self-Defense Knife? — SHOT Show 2016https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/spyderco-reverse-ideal-self-defense-knife-shot-show-2016/ https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/spyderco-reverse-ideal-self-defense-knife-shot-show-2016/#comments https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/spyderco-4-150x100.jpg Tue, 02 Feb 2016 16:18:30 +0000 https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/?p=52541 Spyderco's Reverse is a very versatile self-defense blade that allows one to switch the orientation of the blade's edge from edge-out to edge-in or vice versa.

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Homeland Security Agents Lose 165 Firearms, 1,300 Credentials in 31 Monthshttps://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/dhs-agents-lose-firearms-credentials/ https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/dhs-agents-lose-firearms-credentials/#comments https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/source-rollcall-1-150x100.jpg Tue, 02 Feb 2016 15:48:27 +0000 https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/?p=52467 In the span of 31 months, personnel from the Dept. of Homeland Security have lost over a hundred guns and over a thousand badges and credentials. Maybe it'll inspire a movie, "Dude, where's my badge and gun?!"

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Heckler & Koch Keeping Focus on the P30SK and VP40 — Shot Show 2016https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/heckler-koch-the-p30sk-and-vp40-shot-show-2016/ https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/heckler-koch-the-p30sk-and-vp40-shot-show-2016/#comments https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/hk-2-150x100.jpg Mon, 01 Feb 2016 23:27:05 +0000 https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/?p=52437 At 2016 SHOT Show, Heckler & Koch showcased their tried and true P30SK and VP40, two very solid polymer-framed pistols, chambered in 9mm and .40 cal respectively. The P30SK is a subcompact, perfect for concealed carry, and the VP40 is a wicked duty pistol.

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Sweet GLOCK Optics Slides – Adams Arms – SHOT Show 2016https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/adam-arms-glock-slides-ars/ https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/adam-arms-glock-slides-ars/#comments https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Adams-Arma3-150x100.jpg Mon, 01 Feb 2016 23:08:32 +0000 https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/?p=52412 VooDoo Innovations, part of the Adams Arms’ family, has announced the release of their first Glock drop-in barrel available for the G17 and G19 models in both Gen 3 and Gen 4 handguns. And that's just the start of the GLOCK fest from Adams Arms. The company known for their rifles is really branching out.

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First Ever 3″ 28 Gauge from Benelli and New Franchi Built for Women–SHOT Show 2016https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/first-ever-3-28-gauge-from-benelli-and-new-franchi-built-for-women-shot-show-2016/ https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/first-ever-3-28-gauge-from-benelli-and-new-franchi-built-for-women-shot-show-2016/#comments https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/benelli5-150x100.jpg Mon, 01 Feb 2016 22:59:58 +0000 https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/?p=52465 Benelli has a new shotgun that will appeal to fans of the 28 gauge. This Ethos is chambered for 3" shells. More punch from a lighter gun. And Franchi has an update of their Instinct line. The Catalyst is designed for women, but it may be the ideal 12 gauge for many smaller framed shooters. Check out our SHOT Show coverage.

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Tactical Walls: Now with RFID Locks! — SHOT Show 2016https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/tactical-walls-now-with-rfid-locks-shot-show-2016/ https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/tactical-walls-now-with-rfid-locks-shot-show-2016/#comments https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Tactical-Walls-8-150x100.jpg Mon, 01 Feb 2016 22:54:52 +0000 https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/?p=52432 Tactical Walls, the groundbreaking company that launched viable concealment furniture, has integrated RFID locks into their products. Check out their new firearms concealment devices.

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80% Glock Lower Preorders – Polymer80 – Also 80% Full AR Budget Kit – Shot Show 2016https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/80-percent-glock-and-the-buy-build-shoot-ar-15-kit-shot-show-2016/ https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/80-percent-glock-and-the-buy-build-shoot-ar-15-kit-shot-show-2016/#comments https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Polymer-80-8-150x100.jpg Mon, 01 Feb 2016 22:51:23 +0000 https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/?p=52434 Polymer 80, a company known for their polymer 80% AR-15 lowers, introduced a new product at SHOT Show this year that shook up the concept of an 80% receiver. Named the "Specter," this 80% frame embraces the ghost gun idea and brings it into the handgun (Glock) market.

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Century Arms SBR AK Variants — SHOT Show 2016https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/century-arms-shot-show-2016/ https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/century-arms-shot-show-2016/#comments https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/wp-includes/images/media/default.png Mon, 01 Feb 2016 22:44:19 +0000 https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/?p=52490 At Shot Show 2016, Century introduced two new variants of their popular milled AK rifle, the C39v2 and the RAS47. Both variants are factory short-barreled rifles (SBRs). Century is also launching a suppressor line under the Red Army Standard Brand.

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Facebook Bans Private, Person-to-Person Gun Saleshttps://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/facebook-bans-private-person-person-gun-sales/ https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/facebook-bans-private-person-person-gun-sales/#comments https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/ZuckerbergFB-150x100.jpg Mon, 01 Feb 2016 17:37:21 +0000 https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/?p=52367 Last Friday, Facebook announced that it would ban users from selling firearms unless they are a licensed dealer.

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Howa’s New Mini-Action in 6.5 Grendel – Review & Range Report – SHOT Show 2016https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/howa-6-5-grendel-package/ https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/howa-6-5-grendel-package/#comments https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/HOWA-Mini-Action-32-150x100.jpg Sun, 31 Jan 2016 18:46:46 +0000 https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/?p=52374 Looking for an affordable out-of-the-box package that is ready for the range or the hunt? Howa's got a fast new Mini-Action line. This one is in 6.5 Grendel. We've run it out t0 300 yards with good results.

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Prepping 101: Testing Geiger Counters with Cesium, Strontium, Cobalt – Inexpensive Built Kitshttps://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/prepping-101-new-find-radiation-geiger-counters-under-100/ https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/prepping-101-new-find-radiation-geiger-counters-under-100/#comments https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/vlcsnap-2016-01-31-11h05m25s54-150x84.png Sun, 31 Jan 2016 16:09:51 +0000 https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/?p=52205 Send to Kindle Resources: Geiger Counters: Ebay Seller Impexeris (This is the black GM tube bug from the video, which is a standalone as well as Iphone/Android, and the kits for GM tubes and Arduino) The Black Phone Bug RH Electronics (The red and blue boards from the video, DIY kits you can pay $12 […]

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STG 44 Takes AR Mags – New in 5.56, 7.62, .300BLK – SHOT Show 2016https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/new-stg-44-the-hill-and-mac-strumgewehr-shot-show-2016/ https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/new-stg-44-the-hill-and-mac-strumgewehr-shot-show-2016/#comments https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Hill-and-Mac-stg-1-150x100.jpg Sun, 31 Jan 2016 15:51:22 +0000 https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/?p=51525 Hill and Mac had a very interesting gun at SHOT Show this year. They have taken the WWII German StG 44 and updated it while still retaining the original looks. The biggest news is that they will be available in calibers other than the hard to find original 8mm Kurz. It will come in 5.56, 7.62x39 and 300 Blackout in addition to the original 7.92x33.

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New In-Line Muzzle Loaders and SUB MOA Rifles From Thompson Center–SHOT Show 2016https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/thompson-center-shot-show-2016/ https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/thompson-center-shot-show-2016/#comments https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/thompson-center-16-150x100.jpg Sun, 31 Jan 2016 13:49:02 +0000 https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/?p=51314 Thompson Center had two new rifles to show off at SHOT Show 2016. The first is the Compass center fire rifle that offers some excellent and exciting features for a budget price with a sub MOA guarantee. The second is the new Strike muzzle loader that is striker fired.

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3 Reed Duck Call From Sure-Shot –SHOT Show 2016https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/3-reed-duck-call-from-sure-shot-shot-show-2016/ https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/3-reed-duck-call-from-sure-shot-shot-show-2016/#comments https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Sure-Shot-Game-Calls-2-150x100.jpg Sat, 30 Jan 2016 22:53:45 +0000 https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/?p=51967 The Model 700 Classic Triple Reed duck call from Sure-Shot from the 1960s has been out of production for a long time. Getting the 3 reeds right is not an easy trick. It is very easy to end up with an overly thick stack of reeds that are unresponsive and dull sounding. From what we heard in the booth at SHOT Show, Sure Shot Game Calls has got it right, and they're bringing the Triple Reed back.

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Citadel 1911s In Flat Dark Earth Cerakote – In Hand Review – SHOT Show 2016https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/citadel-1911s-legacy-sports/ https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/citadel-1911s-legacy-sports/#comments https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/image1-150x120.jpg Sat, 30 Jan 2016 22:34:17 +0000 https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/?p=52270 The entry-level 1911 market is always rich with choices, but not usually with all the extras that Legacy Sports provides with these Citadel pistols.

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CMMG Mutant Krinkov – MK47 AKS8 — SHOT Show 2016https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/cmmg-mutant-krinkov-mk47-aks8-shot-show-2016/ https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/cmmg-mutant-krinkov-mk47-aks8-shot-show-2016/#comments https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/cmmg-1-150x100.jpg Sat, 30 Jan 2016 20:58:53 +0000 https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/?p=52262 The 7.62 x 39 Mutant from CMMG is a kick-ass AR platform rifle. For 2016, they're shortening the barrels and taking off the excess weight. The evolution of the gun is looking good.

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SPRINGFIELD New SUBCOMPACTS AND TACTICAL MOD.2S – On the Range This Week! – SHOT SHOW 2016https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/springfield-updates-xd-line-with-subcompacts-and-tactical-mod-2s-shot-show-2016/ https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/springfield-updates-xd-line-with-subcompacts-and-tactical-mod-2s-shot-show-2016/#comments https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/New-XD-12-150x100.jpg Sat, 30 Jan 2016 19:30:13 +0000 https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/?p=52317 Springfield Armory has just released 3 new Mod.2 pistols that expand the already versatile line. The guns are getting shorter, longer, and more tactical. We've had them in for testing and are here with their updates for SHOT Show 2016.

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Humane Society Rears Its Anti-Gun Headhttps://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/humane-society-anti-gun/ https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/humane-society-anti-gun/#comments https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/HuntingHumaneSociety-150x100.jpg Sat, 30 Jan 2016 05:27:20 +0000 https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/?p=52237 Along with being anti-meat, HSUS is also very anti-hunting, with their CEO Wayne Pacelle referring to hunting as “murder,” and saying “if we could shut down all sport hunting in a moment, we would.”

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New Line of Zeiss Scopes – TheVictory V8 – Auto On and More — SHOT Show 2016https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/new-line-of-zeiss-scopes-the-v8-auto-on-shot-show-2016/ https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/new-line-of-zeiss-scopes-the-v8-auto-on-shot-show-2016/#comments https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Zeiss-4-150x99.jpg Fri, 29 Jan 2016 23:30:20 +0000 https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/?p=52271 Zeiss makes some incredible optics. This year, they're launching the V8 series. These feature an intuitive auto-on/auto-off feature that adds a red dot to their crystal clear glass, customizable turrets, and everything you need to get in the field (except the gun and ammo).

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The Return of the Browning Sweet 16 –SHOT Show 2016https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/browning-a5-sweet-sixteen/ https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/browning-a5-sweet-sixteen/#comments https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Brownings-3-150x100.jpg Thu, 28 Jan 2016 22:48:20 +0000 https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/?p=52137 The Sweet 16 is one epic update from the folks at Browning. The classic 16 gauge A5 is back, and super sleek. The weight of an anemic 20 gauge combined with healthy recoil management makes this one smooth shooting shotgun.

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Save Lives! Donate to NSSF’s Project ChildSafe! — SHOT Show 2016https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/save-lives-donate-to-nssfs-project-childsafe/ https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/save-lives-donate-to-nssfs-project-childsafe/#comments https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/ProjectChildSafe-150x100.jpg Thu, 28 Jan 2016 22:41:59 +0000 https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/?p=52191 Project Childsafe is a non-profit charity affiliated with the National Shooting Sports Foundation, the firearms industry trade association. Its mission is simple. Save lives via educating the public on proper gun use and storage.

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CAA Introducing the Brace-Equipped MIC-RONI-STAB — SHOT Show 2016https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/caa-introducing-the-brace-equipped-mic-roni-stab-shot-show-2016/ https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/caa-introducing-the-brace-equipped-mic-roni-stab-shot-show-2016/#comments https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/caa-roni-5-150x100.jpg Thu, 28 Jan 2016 22:23:22 +0000 https://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/?p=52133 New for 2016, CAA has an updated version of the RONI, the Micro, and a non-NFA pistol version with an integral stabilizing brace, the MIC-RONI-STAB.

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