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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. *...

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CrossBreed Holsters Sponsors Personal Defense Network Training Tour 2012

Holster manufacturer CrossBreed Holsters, LLC, has announced its sponsorship of the Personal Defense Network (PDN) Training Tour 2012. “CrossBreed is proud to partner with the best of the industry on many levels,” says Mark Craighead of CrossBreed. “We think that PDN and [lead instructor] Rob Pincus are doing a great thing with a worthy...


NSSF Statistics: America’s Interest in Firearms Keeps Growing

Does this sound familiar? The March 2012 National Shooting Sports Foundation’s (NSSF) adjusted National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) figure of 1,189,152 was an increase of 20.0 percent over the NSSF-adjusted NICS figure of 990,840 in March 2011. You should have heard or read something similar before, considering that this newest NICS update...

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Bushnell Supports The Folds of Honor Program

Bushnell Outdoor Products, an industry leader in sports optics and outdoor accessories, contributed $200,000 in 2011 to the Folds of Honor Foundation. Since establishing a partnership in 2010, Bushnell has contributed nearly $300,000 to the foundation.

NICS data reveals uptick in gun buying over holiday season.

Christmas Shoppers Bought Lots of Guns

During our most recent Holiday shopping period, American consumers set a record — for firearms purchased. This was based on FBI figures on background checks required to buy firearms.

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Gander Mountain Opens Its First “Gun World” Store

Gander Mountain recently debuted, “Gun World by Gander Mountain,” a new 30,000 square-foot retail outlet featuring upwards of 5,000 guns of all kinds, and firearms specialists on duty. Located in Germantown, Wisconsin, Gun World celebrated its grand opening Saturday and Sunday, November 12-13.

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Firearms Industry Thriving in Idaho

Last month, a dozen members of the Idaho firearms industry met in an event hosted by the Idaho Firearms and Accessories Manufacturers Association (IFAMA) to draw attention to the fact that Idaho has a thriving firearms and firearms accessory industry.

NSSF Lawsuit Challenges ATF Multiple-Gun Reporting Requirement

The National Shooting Sports Foundation, the trade association for America’s firearms industry, today filed a lawsuit challenging the legal authority of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) under the Gun Control Act to compel 8,500 federally licensed firearms retailers in Arizona, California, New Mexico and Texas to report the sale of...