Election Runoff in MS & LA

MS election runoff — Don’t forget the runoff election for judge in Hinds County this Tuesday, Nov. 25. Meanwhile in Louisiana, anti-gun US Senator Mary Landrieu is fighting to keep her seat in the Dec. 6 runoff election. Analysts say she has an uphill climb against Rep. Bill Cassidy, a Republican who is favored because of the state’s increasingly conservative …

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Product highlights for Nov. 14, 2014

We reported several weeks ago on the new Browning .380 ACP version of its reduced-size 1911 pistol, which is 85% of the size of a full-size 1911, similar to their 1911-.22 version. It has now occurred to me that this 85% gun may be a great platform for a 9mm version. Whaddaya say, Browning? Yet another AR-15 caliber choice in …

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Remington, Colt, and the ATF

Remington has laid off another 126 employees from its Ilion, NY plant. This is after a 105-man layoff in August. Remington has moved the bulk of its operations to Alabama, due to onerous anti-gun laws and labor unions in NY. Remington is the oldest manufacturer in NY. We don’t need no stinkin’ unions or gun laws down here…. ——————————————- Colt …

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Under pressure and Army boots . . .

5.56 NATO vs .223 SAAMI “…the throat really matters. NATO is loaded to higher pressures than SAAMI. This can be to the tune of 15,000 psi difference. That much, folks, can cause ruptures and even upper receiver cracks. Another issue is NATO rounds can sometimes stick the bullet into the lands in a SAAMI chamber. That radically raises pressures.” – …

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Kroenke Sports and Entertainment buys the Sportsman Channel

Denver-based Kroenke Sports and Entertainment is the parent company of the Outdoor Channel. It will now also be the parent company of the Sportsman Channel. They announced last week that they have purchased InterMedia Outdoor Holdings, Inc. from the private equity group InterMedia Partners VII, LP. In addition to the Sportsman Channel, they received 15 magazines, 17 websites, and TV …

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