Patrick Kelley Tests Out the .224 Valkyrie

Patrick Kelley is definitely in the Christmas spirit. It seems his friends at Savage and Federal gave him an early Christmas present: a prototype MSR15 chambered in .224 Valkyrie and some boxes of the new ammo to shoot through it. Bearing the cold wind and snow flurries of the Pacific Northwest in December, Patrick sets up some targets down range and shows us how this new rifle and ammo combination work for long distance precision shooting. Continue reading

New Kimber Optics-Ready KHX Family of 1911 Handguns

Kimber Mfg., Inc., a leading American firearms manufacturer, recently announced the release of the optics-ready Kimber® KHX of 1911-style handguns. Available in five new variants, all KHX models are available chambered in 9mm or .45 ACP. Continue reading

Precision Machined, Performance Tuned – UTG Accu-Sync Scope Rings

Leapers UTG recently announced the debut of its ACCU-SYNC™ series of MIL-STD-1913 Picatinny scope rings. Constructed of 6061-T6 Aircraft Aluminum are uniformly finished in a non-reflective anodized matte black. This series of scope rings are sure to become a new favorite amongst UTG fans. Continue reading

NSSF Praises Texas Reps. for Fix NICS Legislation

The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms, ammunition, hunting, and shooting sports industries, praised U.S. Reps. Henry Cuellar (D-Texas) and John Culberson (R-Texas) for their leadership on introducing the bipartisan H.R. 4434, the Fix NICS Act of 2017 into the House of Representatives. The legislation is a companion to an identically titled Senate bill and both drew support from both Republican and Democrat co-sponsors. Continue reading

Kahr Firearms Group Continues Supporting Veterans

Kahr Firearms Group staff along with John “TIG” Tiegen, member of the Benghazi Annex Security team, hero of the Benghazi attack, and co-author of the book “13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi,” developed a collaboration project to help support veteran foundations across the country. Continue reading

California Ends Direct-To-Consumer Ammunition Online Sales

For the first time in California history, residents will have to go to a licensed dealer and undergo a background check when buying ammunition. According to CA Proposition 63, all ammunition purchased online or from a mail-order catalog must be shipped to a licensed vendor. As a result of this legislation that starts taking effect on January 1, 2018, Defender Outdoors will cease all ammunition direct sales to California residents effective December 17, 2017. Ammunition will need to be sent to an approved ammunition vendor. Any and all additional costs for transfer from vendor to the consumer is the responsibility of the consumer.

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FIME Group Offers Nickel-Plated REX Pistols

FIME Group, LLC, manufacturer, importer and exporter of the finest, high-quality firearms from around the world, is now offering nickel-plated models of their REX pistols in standard and compact sizes. Continue reading

Announcing the New SAINT Edge!

Introducing the next level in the SAINT AR-15 series from Springfield Armory. Premier components and upgrades end-to-end for quick-handling, improved accuracy, and consistent performance comparable to custom AR builds costing much more. Continue reading

Surviving an Elevated Shooter

By Jason Hanson, former CIA Officer and New York Times bestselling author

As the city of Las Vegas continues to deal with the after-effects of the mass shooting, many people are searching for answers as to why this happened and what could be done differently to protect innocent civilians. Continue reading

Being Safe in Bear Country

These are the opinions and observations of a guy who’s spent a lifetime outdoors and a great deal of it in bear country. There is no right or wrong way of dealing with a bear encounter. There are some excellent rules of thumb to know, some common-sense lessons to learn, and a fair collection of experiences to draw on. Continue reading