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2014 SHOT Show Videos on GunReports.com

Here are some of the 2104 SHOT Show videos added to the GunReports.com YouTube channel this week.

2014 SHOT Show Optics Introductions

The 36th edition of the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show (SHOT Show) is ongoing through Friday at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nev. Here are some of the more interesting optics introductions we’ve seen so far:

Browning T-Bolt Target/Varmint No. 025176270 17 HMR, $799

Gun Testsmagazine compared two 17 HMR bolt-action rifles by Browning and Ruger in the September 2013 issue. The specific guns were the Browning T-Bolt Target/Varmint No. 025176270 17 HMR and the Ruger 77/17 Rotary Magazine Rifle K77/17VMBBZ No. 7027 17 HMR. The magazine's shooters liked the Browning T-Bolt Target a lot, giving it an A- grade. Following are excerpts from that test, used with permission.

Don’t Plan on Being Arrested? Be Prepared Anyway

Once you make the decision to possess and carry a concealed handgun, you are also making the decision that you may have to use it. The collective experience of the lawyers in the LawShield program, from observing the justice system in action and from the scores of police officers we represent is: if you use your gun, there is a very, very high degree of probability that you will be the person arrested.

New Videos on GunReports.com (December 26)

Here are new videos added to GunReports.com the week of December 26: World Champion Jerry Miculek speed-shoots the 500 Magnum, the JM Mossberg 930 12 gauge, and a Smith & Wesson M&P-15.

Gun Tests Magazine Selects Benelli Ultralight Model No. 10802 12 Gauge 2013 “Best in...

Gun Tests Magazine has named the Benelli Ultralight 12 Gauge as the publication’s “Best in Class Shotgun” for 2013.

6/10 Americans Doubt New Gun-Control Laws

When it comes to keeping guns out of the hands of criminals, 63 percent of Americans remain unconvinced that tighter restrictions on buying and owning guns will be effective, according to the latest Reason-Rupe poll.

New Videos on GunReports.com (December 19)

Here are new videos added to GunReports.com the week of December 19: Rare early 60s tv commercial for Mattel's Tommy Burst submachine gun detective set, robber picks the wrong girl, and how to speed-shoot a rifle with World Champion Jerry Miculek.

ArmaLite M15A4 Carbine No. 15A4CBA2K 5.56 NATO, $1031

Looking very much like the Rock River rifle, the ArmaLite had a hidden beauty in its superior accuracy. Despite a hefty 7.2-pound trigger, the rifle shot very well for us. For extended field use, we would like a better trigger, and of course less weight. This one worked perfectly, just like the other two.

Gun Tests Magazine Selects Howa Hogue Youth 2N1Combo No. HWR66204+ 243 Win. 2013 “Best...

Gun Tests Magazine has named Howa’s Hogue Youth 2N1Combo rifle as the publication’s “Best in Class Rifle” for 2013.

Remington Model 1911 R1 Enhanced No. 96328 45 ACP, $940

We compared two 1911 handguns from companies not known for those pistols in the May 2012 issue. After a very long wait the staff acquired one of the Remington Model 1911 R1 Enhanced 45 ACPs ($940 MSRP). The GT team wanted a similar-priced gun to compare it to, so they went to another company not commonly known for producing 1911s, Taurus. The test Taurus PT 1911 ($900 MSRP) was stainless. Here is what we found.

New Videos on GunReports.com (December 5)

Here are new videos added to GunReports.com the week of December 5: AK-47 Underwater at 27,450 frames per second, NFL Bans Daniel Defense Super Bowl ad response, and how to shoot a rifle with World Champion Jerry Miculek.

He Said The Quiet Part Out Loud

During a July 21 town hall event on CNN, President Joe Biden was addressed by a member of the audience who posed a set-up...