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Brownells' Gun-Specific Driver Set for Glock

MONTEZUMA, Iowa — While Glock pistols don't require many tools for disassembly, armorers and other pros use some special items to make the job easier. Brownells has combined them all into one compact, self-storing unit, the Screwdriver Set for Glock (#080-000-408).   More...

Sightmark’s AAT5G Green Laser Designator Tested by NTOA

MANSFIELD, Texas — Sightmark’s AAT5G Green Laser Designator, a green laser with the same design concepts as the recently released AACT5R Red Laser Designator, was recently tested by a member of the National Tactical Officers Association's (NTOA) Member Tested and Recommended Program.   More...

Firearms Industry Addresses Rising Gun Sales

As firearm sales continue to increase this year, at a rate of 10 percent over the same period last year and 15 percent in October alone, the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) -- the trade association for the firearms industry -- is pointing to gun-owner concerns about an Obama Administration as reason for the boom.   More...

Brownells Releases AR-15 Catalog #3

Brownells has released its new AR-15 Catalog #3 with 76 pages of accessories, parts, tools and supplies dedicated to the popular semi-auto rifle. The book includes 595 new products which brings the total number of available AR-15 accessories to more than 2,000, plus almost 400 factory parts.   More...

Obama's Concealed Weapon - Gun Control

Gun owners, beware. Hidden in Barack Obama's MTV-style acceptance speech was a message that should send chills up the spines of everyone who values not only the right to own a gun, but the very right of self-defense.   More...

Steiner-Optik Purchased by Burris

Burris Company, of Greeley, CO, part of Beretta Holdings, recently announced its acquisition of Steiner-Optik GmbH in Bayreuth, Germany. Steiner employs approximately 120 optics employees. Pietro Gussalli Beretta from Italy and Jeff Reh from the U.S. will be the directors and officers for the Steiner Company.   More...

Great Price on Aimpoint CompC3

SWFA, Inc., the Texas-based company that supplies a lot of the optics for Gun Tests magazine, is offering holiday pricing on an Aimpoint CompC3, a sight at home on AR-15 rifles, bolt guns, handguns or shotguns. CompC3 is the commercial version of the military Aimpoint CompML3.   More...

‘Firefly’ Night Sight Upgrade

WrenTech Industries, LLC, manufacturer of the Advantage Tactical Sight and other firearms accessories, says its Firefly Night Sight Upgrade is now shipping.   More...

Brownells Launches Online Affiliate Program

Brownells has just announced an affiliate program that allows website owners to post Brownells text and banner advertisements on their site and receive a commission on any sales that result from the link.   More...

Leupold Custom Shop Introduces MOA-based TS-32X1 Reticle

Leupold has introduced the TS-32X1 reticle, a minute-of-angle-based system designed to allow for precision shots without the need for dial adjustments. The TS-32X1 is the first in a family of MOA-based reticles that will cover several magnification ranges.   More...

U.S. Awarded $30M in Bullet-Proof Vest Suit

WASHINGTON - Armor Holdings Products LLC has agreed to pay the United States $30 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by knowingly manufacturing and selling defective Zylon bullet-proof vests, according to the Justice Department.   More...

Bushnell Introduces Six Riflescopes in its New AR Optics Line

Bushnell Outdoor Products has launched a new optics family for the growing number of modern sporting rifle owners. The new AR Optics product line from Bushnell includes six new riflescopes that range in configuration from a 1-4x 24mm scope for close target acquisition to a 4.5-18x 40mm scope designed for extended range shooting.   More...

SPS High-Capacity Stainless Mags Available

Spanish-made SPS high-capacity magazines for 38 Super, 9mm, 40 S&W and 45 ACP MAC 3011, SPS Pantera, and Vista and Para-Ordnance pistols are now available in 12- to 29-round capacities. The SPS magazines also fit STI and SVI pistols.   More...

Birchwood Casey Adds Four New Styles of Shoot-N-C Targets

The new Shoot-N-C 8-inch Laser target comes with 8½-inch highly reflective Laser Spots with an adhesive backing to attach to the bull's-eye. The Laser Spot reflects light back to the shooter creating a highly visible aiming point. They are great for shooters using laser sights. Hits outside the bull's-eye are easily seen by the halo left around the bullet hole in the face of the target.   More...

Brownells Gets New TACOM Magazine Contract

Montezuma, Iowa, (March 18, 2009)--Brownells, the Iowa gunsmithing tool and firearm accessory supplier, announced today that it has been awarded another contract for magazines by the U.S. Army TACOM, Rock Island, Illinois.   More...

Bushnell Introduces Two New HiRise Sights For Flat Top AR-15 Style Rifles

Bushnell Outdoor Products has introduced two new red-dot sights designed for AR-style rifles. The AR Optics TRS-25 and First Strike HiRise sights include a riser block that elevates the sight to the proper mounting height for a flattop rifle. The integrated HiRise base can be quickly mounted on a Weaver-style base or Picatinny rail.   More...