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FN Issues Mandatory Safety Recall of all FN M249S Rifles

McLean, VA – October 20, 2017 | FN America, LLC, announces the mandatory safety recall of certain FN M249S® semi-automatic, belt-fed rifles in both standard and PARA configurations. A recently identified design issue within the hammer group of the rifle may adversely affect the rifle’s reliability. Under certain circumstances, a reset failure within the hammer group may cause the M249S to cease to function, causing an unsafe firing event. To correct this condition and restore consistent, proper and safe operation of the firearm, it is necessary to replace the hammer group. Continue reading

Defender Outdoors Hosts Grand Opening Celebration for New Store

Slated for Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Defender Outdoors will celebrate the grand opening of its newest retail store at 845 FM 407 West in Argyle, Texas. This brand-new 3,000-square-foot facility is the second bricks and mortar store and latest addition to the Defender Outdoors family. Serving the shooting sports enthusiast and personal defense individual as well as law enforcement and military personnel, Defender Outdoors carries a variety of traditional and tactical firearms, clothing, accessories, and hunting licenses. On grand opening day, representatives from Hornady, Vortex, Leupold, 5.11 Tactical, and CZ will be on hand to answer questions about their respective product lines. Plus, enjoy food and thousands of dollars worth of door prizes! Continue reading

TRUGLO Delivers Sights for GLOCK Gen5 Handguns

TRUGLO®, Inc., announces complete compatibility of all existing GLOCK® handgun sight models with the new Generation 5 series of GLOCK pistols. Continue reading

Deer Season 2017…is there a Multi-Tool in your kit?

Of the many items one acquires and uses daily, this class of tool may be considered one of the most versatile and important developed in recent years and should be in anyone’ and everyone’s every day carry. Continue reading

MantisX Digital Trainer Review

One of the most interesting trends in the sporting industry is the surge of digital technology. We are seeing digitally enabled rangefinders, binoculars, rifle scopes, dog trackers, and now digital coaching trainers. The MantisX is one extremely high tech smart phone-powered trainer…yep, for better or worse, every problem and inadvertent movement you make through each shot cycle beautifully displays on your Android or iPhone. Continue reading

Vortex Spitfire AR 1X Prism Scope Delivers Crystal Clear Field of View

Sure, red dots are all the rage. However, until you have peered through a prismatic red dot or optic, you haven’t enjoyed the in-focus crystal clear huge field of view that prism optics deliver. Let me share a few reasons to consider the Vortex® Spitfire™ AR 1X prism scope. Continue reading

Sig 9mm MPX Pistol PDW

The Sig MPX is an innovative configurable personal defense weapon (PDW) platform available in a variety of forms including pistol, pistol plus Sig Brace, rifle, and NFA-regulated SBR format. My choice is the Sig Sauer MPX pistol with folding Sig Brace adapter that you can easily purchase just like any handgun on the market and… it’s dead sexy. Continue reading

Smith & Wesson 929 Box to Match Review!

Patrick Kelley returns this week with another great Out of the Box and into the Match review! In this series, Patrick takes a brand new gun and shoots a Steel Challenge match. Other than a quick clean and oil, Patrick doesn’t do any modifications or use any after market upgrades, just the same gun you would get if you bought it. This week Patrick is trying out the Smith & Wesson 929 revolver. Continue reading

Ruger Precision Rifle Ready to Rock Right Out of the Box

When initial Ruger Precision Rifle reviews came out, I was skeptical about the gloriously rosy commentary noting groundbreaking features… it just screamed to me that someone was all too happy to whip out knee pads and a bib to be one of the first to review Ruger’s latest, so I waited a until now for my full review. Continue reading

Can The Government Confiscate Firearms During a Disaster?

During the recent disaster wrought by Hurricane Harvey in Texas and the impending landfall in Florida of Hurricane Irma, many of our members have been asking if the government can confiscate their firearms if the Governor or Federal Government declare a state of emergency. Continue reading