Layoffs Reported at SilencerCo, Lagging Sales Due to Hearing Protection Act Indicated

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Reports are coming into TTAG headquarters that there has been a round of layoffs at SilencerCo with around a hundred employees impacted. The layoffs alone are news, but the reason…

Gear Review: Trinity Force Legacy Optic 1-6×24 Rifle Scope

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There’s a sweet spot when it comes to rifle scopes that’s occupied by the 1-6x variable power models. The ability to crank the scope down to 1x for quick shots…

ATF Rules Solvent Traps are Silencers, Shuts Down SD Tactical’s Kit Business

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Silencers have become a significant segment of the firearms business and it’s growing every day. With the Hearing Protection Act on the horizon it seems everyone and their brother is…

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MAXFLO 3D, New Baffle-Free Silencer from NEXGEN Defense

K baffles are so 1980’s. The cool thing these days are turbine silencers, like OSS has been producing for a while now. The biggest problem with their design is that…

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FBI: Washington State Gun Owners Not Complying With New Background Check Law

According to a (widely debunked) Harvard University study that was widely touted by The Trace, 40% of firearms transactions in the United States happened without a background check. The real number…

Dress Up your AR-15 with the BlastAR Kit from NcSTAR – SHOT Show 2017

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There’s not a whole lot of variation in AR-15 rifles. Whether you buy one from Wilson Combat or the guy down the street who builds his own, bone stock AR-15s will look…

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Obama CDC Study: Silencers Best Option for Noise Reduction at Gun Ranges

With the introduction of the Hearing Protection Act, Congress is closer than ever to removing silencers from the purview of the National Firearms Act and ensuring that every American gun…

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Easy California Compliance with Franklin Armory’s New DFM Magazines

Franklin Armory is showing off their new solution for California AR-15 compliance. Starting this year bullet buttons are no longer an acceptable solution to keep a magazine from being easily…

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Debunking the Washington Post’s Fact-Free Anti-Silencer Rant

Anyone who thinks the Washington Post is unbiased in their opinions about firearms and silencers hasn’t been paying attention. The latest fact-free opinion piece is written by Robert J. Spitzer,…

B&T Releases ‘Universal Service Weapon’ to Bridge Gap Between Handgun and Rifle

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Handguns are extremely convenient to carry, but when you need to take a well-aimed shot from more than a dozen yards there are some significant limitations. In a world where…

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Obama Issues Lead Ammunition Ban on Last Day in Office

On their last day in power, the Obama administration instituted a new executive action banning lead ammunition from use on federal land. It’s a move that impacts hunters and recreational shooters in…

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Hornady Accepts TTAG’s Readers Choice Award for Best New Ammunition of 2016

Hornady is one of the biggest names in the ammunition business, making bullets and cartridges since the Department of Defense was called the War Department. Their latest creation, the ELD-X,…