Guns and Shooting News

Traditions™ Performance Firearms & Dropped: Project Yukon Presents the Build-Your-Own-Vortek Giveaway

Want to build your own gun and have a chance to win the very gun you created? Traditions™ Performance Firearms and Dropped: Project Yukon are giving you the opportunity to do so. Simply “Like” Traditions Performance Firearms’ Facebook page , click the event, and leave a comment where you pick...


Enter to Win a CVA Accura V2 Muzzleloader in Realtree APG

“Like” CVA’s Facebook fan page and fill out the required information to be entered to win a CVA Accura V2 (PR3112SM) with a stainless steel Bergara barrel and Realtree® APG™ camo stock. Entries will be taken through today (March 18th, 2013) at 4 PM. A winner will be selected on...


T/C Venture Rifle Recall!

PRODUCT: ALL Thompson Center Venture Rifles manufactured prior to October 28, 2011. DESCRIPTION OF THE HAZARD: During an internal technical review, Smith & Wesson identified a condition that may exist with the sear supplied with some rifles that would allow the rifle to fire without the trigger being pulled. In...


Gun Safety Primer From Budweiser/RMEF

MISSOULA, MT -- With hunting seasons nearing, Budweiser and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation-two longtime partners in wildlife conservation and responsible outdoor recreation-are reminding hunters of three fundamental rules for safe gun handling: 1. Always keep the muzzle pointed in a safe direction This is the most basic rule of...


Stoeger's New 3500 Dresses In MAX-4

COLUMBUS, GA -- Versatility, value and solid reliability make the Stoeger M3500 3 ½-inch, 12-gauge shotgun the perfect choice for waterfowl, wild turkey or upland game birds. This camo shotgun, available in Realtree APG™ or Realtree MAX-4® handles a full range of loads, from 2¾-inch up to the potent 3½-inch...


CVA ACCURA V2 Goes Realtree APG!

COLUMBUS, GA -- The CVA ACCURA V2™, the latest version of CVA's premier muzzleloading only rifle, has all the features of the original, plus a few extra. All of the elements that made the original ACCURA famous are featured in the ACCURA V2, such as the Trigger Guard Actuated Breeching...


Benelli Super Vinci Reigns Supreme!

Shooting Industry Names Super Vinci "Shotgun of the Year" ACCOKEEK, MD -- Benelli's new Super Vinci 3½-inch, 12-gauge has been named "Shotgun of the Year" by the Shooting Industry Academy of Excellence. For the second year in a row the Academy has selected a Benelli gun for their top shotgun...


AZ’s State Firearm!

But in the late 1800s, it was the gunslingers who made it so. "No question," said Lee Silva, an author and columnist for Wild West magazine. The Colt "became overwhelmingly the common six-gun of the Old West." Bob Boze Bell, executive editor of True West magazine in Cave Creek, agreed...


Remington 700: Man Loses Case Against Big Green

TACOMA, WA -- A federal District Court jury last week ruled in favor of Remington Arms Co. Inc. in a product liability lawsuit filed by a Port Angeles man. Thomas D. Hull Jr., 48, had contended he was injured by a defective rifle that discharged inside his truck. Hull was...


T/C Arms Pro Hunter FX in Realtree

Rochester, NH -- Thompson/Center Arms Company, Inc., a Smith & Wesson® company, announced that it has expanded one of its most popular lines of muzzleloaders with the introduction of a fixed-barrel version - the Pro Hunter™ FX. Designed around the popular Pro Hunter platform, the new muzzleloader combines the advanced...


Wally World Brings Back Guns

WSJ Reports Wal-Mart Smartens Up Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is quietly bringing back rifles, shotguns and ammunition to hundreds of U.S. stores as the hurting retail giant seeks to reinvigorate its one-stop shopping appeal and attract more male customers. The world's largest retailer stopped selling hunting rifles and bullets at all...


Federal and American Eagle Ammo Recall

Certain lots of recently manufactured 45 Auto ammunition may contain an incorrect propellant charge. Use of product from these lots may result in firearm damage and possible serious injury. DO NOT USE PRODUCT FROM THE FOLLOWING LOTS: 38X628 through 38X765 38T401 through 38T414 If you have in your possession any...


Knight Rifles Makes A Comeback!

In 1985, Knight Rifles pioneered the modern inline muzzleloader. Today, Knight Rifles is proud to announce they will continue in the tradition of muzzleloader hunting. Knight Rifles launched its 2011 gun lineup on their website ( www.knightrifles.com ) this past week. These will be the first rifles to be manufactured...


Utah Celebrates John M. Browning Day at Capitol

Hundreds of firearms enthusiasts and history buffs turned out to view the scores of rare, historic and unique Browning firearms displayed in the State Capitol rotunda. Groups participating in the firearm exhibit included the John. M. Browning Firearms Museum, Fort Douglas Military Museum and the Utah Gun Collectors Association. The...


$80,000 Colt!

A specially engraved Colt 1911, featured as a 2011 SHOT Show auction gun, is receiving extraordinary attention on Gunbroker.com with more than 105,000 views driving bidding past $80,000 with nearly three weeks remaining in the popular online auction. The special Colt 1911features superb factory engraving, unique Ivory grips and other...


Junior Trapshooters Get $250K From Midway

Potterfields Donate $250,000 to Missouri Junior Trapshooters Columbia, MO -- Larry and Brenda Potterfield of MidwayUSA recently donated $250,000 to the Foundation for the Junior Trapshooters of Missouri, Inc. "Thanks to generous support from people like Larry and Brenda Potterfield, the Foundation for the Junior Trapshooters will continue to serve...