MEC Shooting Sports, better known in the shooting community as just MEC, announced it was moving into metallic reloading starting with its first single stage press: the MEC Marksman. MEC is well known for its high quality shot shell reloading equipment, but has not really attacked the metallic reloading market. That seems to have changed. The […]
Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation called a special stockholder meeting in a move to change its name to American Outdoor Brands Corporation. The meeting is scheduled for December 13.
If you are looking for a .308 caliber rifle bullet for subsonic use, you might be interested in the new projectile from Lehigh Defense. The new bullet is a 176 grain projectile that is specifically designed for subsonic use when loaded in a .308 Win and 300 BLK cartridges.
Heckler & Koch (HK) released a new VP9 pistol with a grey frame. This follows the release of flat dark earth (FDE) versions of the pistol earlier this year. Four variations of the new grey frame guns will be available: standard capacity and 10-round models with standard or night sights. They are as follows: Functionally, […]
Firefield announced that it was now shipping its new Impulse 1×30 red dot optic [Manufacturer’s Site | Amazon link] that has a built in red laser. This dual aiming system has an attractive price that includes a built in riser and protective lens caps.
FN America is now selling a flat dark earth version of the FNS-9 Compact pistol. This announcement comes two months ahead of the 2017 SHOT Show, suggesting the company could be reserving a few big announcements for January.
Hodgdon announced a new product that might be the best new powder for loading the 300 BLK cartridge. Called the CFE BLK, the new spherical powder was formulated to provide reliable functioning of an AR-style rifle regardless of the bullet weight used. Both super- and subsonic loads are said to work very well with the […]
IWI US announced the company is now offering Jericho JGear Pistol Kits featuring the 941 pistols. These kits include both a gun and the shooting accessories. Guns available are the F9, FS9, PL9 and PSL9 versions of the model 941 handgun. All of the guns are equipped with Meprolight Tru-Dot night sights. These sights use […]
Colt’s Manufacturing Company (Colt) announced several new additions to its Competition Pistol line of 1911-style handguns. One is a blued finish pistol chambered in .38 Super while three additional models are in stainless steel.
Walther Arms is now introducing a new pistol called the Creed. The new Walther Creed promises to deliver all of the standard, high-quality features that the company’s handguns are known for, but at an incredibly low price: $399. The new Creed is a full-size 9mm pistol with many of the same features that shooters have […]