Product Highlights for November 7, 2014

This Week’s Product Highlights: The new Meprolight TRU-DOT RDS (red dot sight) is a law enforcement version of the Meprolight M5. The TRU-DOT RDS is built like the M5 where it counts, with the same features as the M5, but a few mainly cosmetic cost-saving features. It uses one AA battery (alkaline or lithium) and retails for $399. Aimpoint has …

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Double barreled bolt rifle

After being charged by three elephants simultaneously in 1989, Hungarian inventor Joseph Szecsei developed an exquisite double barreled repeating bolt action rifle in .416 Rem. Mag. 8 shots. Plenty of fun.

Quad .410 homemade pistol

Another reason gun control doesn’t work. You can make them from hardware store items.

Ammo for printed guns

Michael Crumling, a 25-year-old machinist from York, PA has developed a cartridge designed specifically to be fired from 3-D printed guns. It uses a thicker steel case with a lead bullet inserted an inch inside, so that the case can contain the force of the blast instead of transferring that force to the plastic body or barrel of the gun. …

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Crossbreed Holsters vs. competition

MTC Holsters, LLC, (doing business as CrossBreed Holsters, LLC) has apparently begun the process of going after other holster manufacturers for infringements on certain features of its patented hybrid concealment holsters. Patents are worthless unless enforced.

Ammo, gun sales

It looks like ammo is generally easily available again, except 22 rimfire. We are even seeing some overstock sales on .223/5.56. Some retailers are mad at manufacturers for cutting prices on current production below that of previous shipments, thus undercutting retailers’ ability to sell stocked products for what they have in it. October 2014 has entered the record books for …

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Seriously, fake having a heart attack?

An ABC TV affiliate out of Houston, TX advises home invasion victims to fake having a heart attack or a breathing problem. In other words, play dead. If you do want to fight back, the station recommends pepper spray or a baseball bat. Me, I say play Rambo and whack ’em with a bazooka. Jackson, MS has the universal ban …

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