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Lead-Free Bullets: A Problem for Criminal Investigations?

  With more and more ammunition makers are going to lead-free bullets, one crime scene investigator is worried that the lack of lead may compromise criminal investigations. “This [move toward lead-free bullets] is a potential game changer,” Michael Knox, a seasoned crime scene investigator based in Jacksonville, Florida, told WKMG TV Orlando. “Right now,...

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Deer & Deer Hunting Interview: Paul Ryan Hunter, Outdoorsman

  Paul Ryan Hunter, Outdoorsman, Vice Presidential Hopeful Deer & Deer Hunting, sister magazine to Gun Digest, is getting a lot of attention for its interview about Paul Ryan hunting deer. The full Paul Ryan hunter Q&A is available to download from this page on Deer & Deer Hunting. Paul Ryan deer hunting should...

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Conspiracy Crowd Fearful of Government Ammo Buys

  Should we laugh at how silly it all is, be upset, or write it off as simply more gun ignorance? Hard to say what to make of the new conspiracy theories bouncing around the media of late over ammunition orders by various federal agencies. At issue: Hollow-point handgun ammunition. As FoxNews.com reported, “The...

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Firearms Writer Jerry Ahern Dies July 24, 2012

  Sources have informed Gun Digest that long-time firearms writer Jerry Ahern died July 24, 2012, at age 66. He contributed many articles to Gun Digest, as well as firearms books and even a survival guide. His fiction work included a series of novels called, The Survivalist. He was also an analyst of current...

Marine Special Operations will use Colt .45 Close Quarter Battle Pistols

Marines Special Operations to Use Colt .45 Close Quarter Battle Pistols

  Colt Defense LLC will manufacture more than 10,000 new .45 Close Quarter Battle Pistols for the Marine Corps’ elite special operations. This new contract for the 1911-style pistols will phase out the M45s currently used by the Corps. As reported by Military.com, “The July 19 [2012] contract, which has a total value of...

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NSSF Offers Free Gun Safety DVDs

The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) is offering schools the opportunity to receive–free of charge–educational videos about firearm safety and wildlife conservation. The firearm safety videos help teach students how to react when encountering a firearm in an unsupervised situation. In addition, the conservation titles educate students on how wildlife and wild lands are...

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Video: Kelly McMillan Discusses Bank of America’s Anti-Gun Discrimination

In this video, National Association for Gun Rights (NAGR) Executive Vice President Dudley Brown interviews Kelly McMillan about Bank of America’s refusal to do business with his company. McMillan is the director of operations for McMillan Group International, a manufacturer of firearms and accessories. For more background, click here to read Gun Digest‘s article...

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Magnum Research Relaunches Its Website

USA-based Magnum Research – manufacturers of the Desert Eagle, Baby Desert Eagle and BFR revolvers – announces its newly reconstructed website. The new Magnum Research website offers: * Improved graphics * Dealers and wholesalers by state * E-commerce page complete with product specs and pricing * Accessories and parts page * Q&A page. *...