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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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Does Bank of America Discriminate Against Gun Makers?

UPDATE: Click here to watch a video of Kelly McMillan discussing the Bank of America controversy. Arizona-based McMillan, which produces custom-made rifles, ammunition, gunstocks and other related gear, recently announced that the Bank of America had apparently stopped doing business with McMillan because it made and sold firearms. According to FoxNews, “Kelly McMillan, operations...

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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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Filmmakers Document Alleged Deer Poaching, Illegal Firearm Use

 by Daniel E. Schmidt, Deer & Deer Hunting editor * Used in full here on GunDigest.com with permission UPDATE: Actor charged with poaching. Click here. Do you think your state game agency would look the other way if you decided not to buy a deer license  (much less take the required hunter’s education course)...

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Marine Corps Declares Gear for Marksmanship Qualifications

Marines were recently issued a new directive concerning what gear and weapons they can use for their annual marksmanship qualifications. According to The Marine Corps Times, a Marine administrative message, released on March 12, 2012, noted that, “Only individual rifles, their designated optics, and pistols that are current Marine Corps programs of record are...

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Wounded Warriors to Demonstrate Marksmanship

At Fort Benning, Georgia, the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit (USAMU) recently announced an historic expansion with the creation of a Marksmanship Instructor Group and Paralympic Section, the first Army units designed specifically for wounded warriors deemed able to continue to serve on active duty. This expansion of the USAMU mission was part of the...

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Texas: Decision on Expanded Suppressor Use Coming This Month

Currently, Texans can use suppressors for firearms hunting of feral hogs, coyotes, and nuisance animals, with the proper authorization to own and purchase suppressors, of course. But suppressor use in the Lone Star State could be expanded and soon. “The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission is considering a rule that would allow the use...

Gun Digest the Magazine August 2, 2010

The August 2, 2010 issue of Gun Digest the Magazine is the special auction issue. Features include Sold! an article on how gun sales are thriving in a down economy, a review of H.S. Precision's Pro Series 2000 Sporter, handloading for the 20-gauge, gunsmithing shop talk, and how a new barrel on your old...