GENESEO, IL, April 28, 2017 – Springfield Armory is pleased to announce its all-new patent-pending hammer-fired, single-stack, 9mm compact pistol, the XDE. The principle behind the new XDE — the best elements of Springfield Armory’s world-renowned XD Series, condensed into a pistol that’s intuitive, comfortable and accurate.
The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) is always hard at work defending Second Amendment rights and calling out the biased media reporting and unscientific “studies” that get tossed around. Earlier this week, a “new” study was published that claimed that people who go to gun ranges are exposed to huge amounts of lead, and may […]
Criminals can strike anywhere at any time. You should always be prepared and carry your gun just like Luis, one of our members from Texas. He saw a pair of criminals trying to break into his neighbor’s car, and he knew exactly what he had to do in order to stop them.
AR shooters, Rejoice! The ATF have reversed their position on the legality of stabilizing arm braces. The popular arm braces became a near-instant hit following their introduction in 2013, but ran into some legal gray areas following an ATF guidance letter in 2015 that stated shouldering the brace would lead to the creation of a […]
Fabrique Nationale‘s American division, FN America, has released their new firearm, the FN 509. FN’s goal was to make the 509 the most reliable handgun on the planet and according to their press release, shot over 1 million rounds during development and testing. The Firearm Blog’s Patrick Robert and one of the FN engineers visited […]
Last year, Springfield Armory had quite the lead-up to their new SAINT rifle. Springfield spent months unveiling their new “Defend Your Legacy” initiative before finally pulling the curtain back on their new SAINT AR-style rifle a couple months later. Now Springfield is back teasing a new handgun. Watch the video here:
Browning’s popular Black Label series of 1911 handguns is getting a whole lot bigger this month. Browning has announced they will be releasing six new models of Black Label 1911-22 rimfire pistols and five new models of the Black Label 1911-380 series. These new handguns join the ever popular Pro, Stainless, and Medallion Black Label […]
A Texas House committee has approved legislation that would allow handguns to be carried—concealed or in a holster—without a state-issued license. Also, the Texas Senate has passed SB 1408, a bill to allow first responders to conceal carry.
A semi-auto 12 gauge with AR parts compatibility. I like the thought of that. Like a lot of shooters, I have a closet chock-full of spare AR buttstocks, triggers, sights, and grips. After building an embarrassingly large number of ARs in various calibers, having the freedom to use those leftover goodies to piece together something […]
On April 11th, the Lake City Ammunition Plant in Independence, Missouri suffered another explosion, killing one worker and injuring 4 more employees. This explosion took place in the part of the complex that mixes chemicals for primers. The plant was recently award a large military contract worth $92 million for 5.56mm and 7.62mm rifle ammunition.