Remington Arms Company Announces Limited Lifetime Firearm Warranty

Madison, NC – Remington Arms Company, LLC, (“Remington”) is proud to announce today that it is offering a limited lifetime warranty on all Remington firearms purchased January 1, 2016 or after. This new limited lifetime warranty offer supports the celebration of Remington’s 200th anniversary in 2016.”We take pride in crafting dependable, quality firearms designed to last a lifetime in the field or on the range,” said Leland Nichols, SVP & GM Firearms & Accessories. “We’re proud of the Americans who manufacture our products and want to showcase their skill by offering a limited lifetime warranty on all of our firearms.”

Remington warrants to the original purchaser of a new firearm from Remington that such firearm shall be free from defects in material and workmanship for the duration of time that the purchaser originally owns that firearm. This warranty allows for repair or replacement of any part/s of the firearm, or replacement of the firearm if un-repairable, so long as all other requirements of the warranty are fulfilled. All products purchased January 1, 2016 or after are covered by the limited lifetime warranty offer. Read more

Why Virginia Gov Terry McAuliffe can’t give felons right to vote without restoring their right to own guns

Governor Terry McAuliffe has given felons in Virginia the right to vote without allowing them the right to own a gun.  His executive order will let murderers and rapists will be able to serve on juries.  Say someone has committed multiple violent crimes.  Is there an argument to be made that we have learned something about that individual’s preferences?  Presumably this is the argument for why McAuliffe doesn’t want to restore their rights to own guns.  But why then Virginians would want to let violent criminals help make public policy and serve on juries?
From the Richmond Times-Dispatch:

Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed an executive order Friday restoring the voting rights of 206,000 ex-felons, a sweeping action the governor said was aimed largely at rectifying Virginia’s “long and sad history” of suppressing African-American voting power. . . .
The action . . .has the potential to expand the state’s voter rolls, currently estimated at about 5.4 million, by as much as 3.8 percent. . . .
In his speech, McAuliffe anticipated a strong response from Republicans, who said the order’s lack of distinction between violent crimes and less serious offenses will give murderers and rapists the right to vote, serve on juries, hold public office and notarize documents. . . .

McAuliffe’s order does not restore firearm rights. The ability to purchase and own a gun still would require court action. . . .

But McAuliffe action faces a significant problem.  From Article II, Section 1 of the Virginia Constitution:

No person who has been convicted of a felony shall be qualified to vote unless his civil rights have been restored by the Governor or other appropriate authority. 

Bergara BPR-17

Read Shooting Illustrated on the Bergara BPR-17

Some folks are better shooters than others. Same goes for golf, poker and the million other life activities we embark upon. While it’s typically natural talent that shines early on, it’s the practiced fundamentals that will helps us get better over time. The following are five tips we find essential to the long range rifle shooter.

Gamo Outdoor USA Releases New Magnum Air Rifle

Gamo Outdoor USA ( the leading manufacturer of high quality air guns, optics and laser designators is releasing the Magnum Air Rifle. The new Magnum air rifle features the powerful IGT Mach 1 system, Gamo’s revolutionary internal mechanism that substitutes the traditional spring for a gas cylinder delivering up to 1650 fps in .177 Caliber and 1300 fps in .22 Caliber (using PBA Platinum ammunition).This air rifle not only delivers more power, but also keeps the advantages of the IGT MACH 1 piston, such as better accuracy, constant power, and reduced stock vibration during the shot cycle making this rifle a great addition to any outdoorsmen’s collection. Read more

ATI TactLite Stock Shell Carrier

Milwaukee – Advanced Technology International® (ATI), a leading manufacturer of firearm accessories, has debuted a new five round stock shell carrier for their flagship TactLite stock.Wisconsin based ATI introduced the ultra-lightweight TactLite Stock in 2014 and soon transitioned the six-position stock across their entire rifle and shotgun product line. The new TactLite Stock Shell Carrier attaches to the stock’s adjustable cheek rest and holds five 12 gauge shotgun shells.

A brief conversation with National Sales Manager Amanda Mapes revealed that the most important design feature of the new shell carrier was that it still allowed for use and function of the TactLite Stock’s adjustable cheek rest. Read more

.30 caliber M1 Scout Carbine

MKS Supply, LLC, Dayton OH – Inland Manufacturing’s new highly functional and cool-looking .30 caliber Scout Carbine is being marketed by MKS Supply, LLC. This new, all-American-made carbine incorporates design elements and benefits of the popular scout rifle popularized by Jeff Cooper in the 1980s.Inland’s .30 caliber Scout Carbine is fitted with a military-style conical flash hider. The barrel thread is 1/2-half-inch x 28 so the flash hider may be removed to fit a (legally registered) aftermarket sound suppressor or silencer if desired.

Here is what is functionally cool! The Inland Scout Carbine has a black anodized aluminum upper handguard with Picatinny rail for mounting long eye-relief scopes such as a pistol scope or long eye relief scope and provides the quick target acquisition generic to scout-type firearms. The Inland Scout Carbine also has military-type iron sights. Read more

Kimber Introduces New Hunting Rifle

YONKERS, N.Y. –— Kimber Mfg., Inc., a leading American firearms manufacturer, today formally announced the launch of its newest bolt action rifle – the Kimber 84M Hunter. The 84M Hunter is a Sub-MOA bolt action sporting rifle that brings an unmatched level of performance and accuracy to meet the budget and demand of the everyday sportsman.Based on Kimber’s legendary 84M action, the Hunter has a stainless steel barreled action wearing an innovative synthetic stock complete with a removable three-round box magazine, making it the perfect rifle for any weather or climate application. Weighing just 5 pounds, 5 ounces when chambered in .308 Winchester, the 84M Hunter delivers both light weight and exceptional accuracy across a selection of proven calibers. Read more

Magnum Research Introduces Black Tiger Stripe Desert Eagles

Greeley, PA – The latest and popular trend in handguns is exciting new finishes that gun enthusiasts feel best matches their personality. In keeping with this trend, Kahr Firearms Group has created yet another custom finish with their new Black Tiger Stripe Desert Eagle in both .50 AE and .44 Magnum.The Desert Eagle .50 AE is a gas-operated, semi-automatic pistol with a 7-round capacity in .50 AE and 8-round capacity in .44 Magnum. Both guns measure 10.75″ in length with a 6″ barrel. Slide width is 1.25″, height 6.25″ and the weight with an empty magazine is approximately 4 lbs. 5.8 oz. in .50 AE, and 4 lbs. 6.6 oz. in the .44 Mag. It has a trigger reach of 2.75″ and a sight radius of 8.5″ with the 6″ barrel. The construction of the Desert Eagle utilizes the latest CNC machine technology providing exacting specifications with tight tolerances creating a work of art in a precision firearm. The grip is anatomically formed and provides an ideal hand seating angle for two-handed shooting allowing for comfortable, rapid and accurate firing. The Weaver style accessory rail easily allows for aftermarket optics and scope rings. Read more

H&N Sport’s Brass Tipped Hornet Pellets:

H&N’s Hornet has been a popular pellet choice for airgun hunters looking for accuracy and tough, penetrating power. Now, the popular pellet line has expanded, with offerings now available in .25 caliber.
Designed for maximum penetration, the Hornet’s aerodynamic design incorporates a brass tip, which is much harder than polymer tips found on other tipped pellets. This specialized tip also makes the Hornet much sharper than polymer-tipped pellets and ideal for small and medium sized bird game and reptiles.
But the Hornet is designed for more than just accuracy and penetration. Unlike many pellets found on the market today, H&N’s Hornet is designed to fit in most rotary magazines for PCP airguns. This means more powerful shots, and faster follow-up shots in addition to the pellet’s excellent penetration.

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Wilson Combat .338 Federal Caliber Rifles

When you need impressive power and range with the advantage of quick followup shots the .338 Federal in a Wilson Combat AR rifle is a potent choice. The .338 Federal from Wilson Combat is ideal for any medium-large game hunting in North America including trophy wild hogs, elk, moose and bear.Considered by some ballistic experts to be the ideal cartridge for North American big game, the .338 Federal is also known for superb accuracy and stopping power in a controllable package. The .338 exhibits impressive downrange ballistics comparable to 7mm Magnum or .338 Winchester Magnum class cartridges with the added ability to fit in a lightweight short action semi-auto like our BILLet-AR rifles. The .338 Federal cartridge is based off the .308 Winchester and uses the same receivers, bolt and magazines as its parent cartridge without any loss in capacity. Read more
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