It will be Cabela’s second retail store in Michigan, joining the Dundee location on the east side of the state. Construction is expected to start this summer in Grandville, with completion in spring 2013. More here…
Grand Island, NE – Hornady® Manufacturing, an industry leader in bullet and ammunition technology, unleashes Z-MAX™ bullets in
preparation for Zombiegeddon when varmints attack. Read more
This from the people at Brownells:
Since this is our final WebBench for the year, we wanted to take a little time to review just how the year has gone… and what we expect to see happen in the upcoming year, 2012.
Well, we would have to say 2011 was the year for home defense and personal protection firearms with their related accessories and equipment.
With the of expansion of concealed carry through all the states – except for Illinois, which we understand is working on the issue [and New Jersey which will have to be sued into submission] – this interest in self-protection has fueled much of the firearms sales, training, and accessorizing. When you layer over that the really tough economic times that have been thrust upon us, you get a tsunami of new and re-engaged firearm owners in America. Read more
it to reloading companies”. Don’t panic or be “very, very afraid and angry”. The
story broke in March of 2009, caused a furor in Congress in April, and was a
dead issue shortly thereafter – in 2009. Help stop the spread of this email and
help kill another “zombie” story that just won’t die.
Shawnee Mission Kansas, — Hodgdon® The Gunpowder People® proudly announces its 9th Annual Manual. The 2012 Hodgdon Annual Manual features so much more than any typical manual: 100+ pages of rifle and pistol data with well over 5,000 shown loads, information on 30 Hodgdon, 19 IMR® and 10 Winchester® brand powders, new 300 AAC Blackout data, lead free bullet recipes for 21 rifle cartridges, and seven highly anticipated articles on such topics as economical handloading with lead free “green” bullets by some of the top industry outdoor writers. Read more
Grand Island, NE – Hornady® Manufacturing, an industry leader in bullet and ammunition technology, announces a comprehensive lineup of new products for 2012. These new ammunition, bullet and reloading products will be available from stocking dealers, major retail sporting goods stores and their websites. Please visit the Retail Locator http://www.hornady.com/retail-locator/find-a-retailer on hornady.com to find the nearest dealer. International listings are available, as well.
Virgina’s State Supreme Court has let stand a ruling that spit wads are “weapons” and using them is “criminal.”
The argument came in the case of Andrew Mikel II, who was a freshman last school year and an honor student, when he was kicked out of Spotsylvania High School based on a claim by school officials that the “spit wad” was “violent criminal conduct.”
Staff Sargent Daniel Horner of the US Army’s Marksmanship Unit used the new 300 AAC Blackout cartridge to win first overall in the Tactical Optics division of the 2011 USPSA MultiGun National Championship, held outside of Las Vegas, Nevada.
300 AAC Blackout was launched by Advanced Armament Corp. and Remington primarily for the military as a way to shoot 30 caliber bullets from the M4/AR15 platform while using standard magazines, but is expected to see a lot of use for hunting, plinking, and home defense as well. The concept Read more