Texas Jack: Everything for the 1870 Cowboy

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I grew up in the Texas Hill Country not far from Fredericksburg, about ninety minutes west of Austin. Back then it was an attractive little town, a good place to…

SIG SAUER Sues Airsoft, Builds Its Own Replicas In Japan

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“Gunmaker Sig Sauer filed a 5-count lawsuit against a French company that makes Airsoft guns claiming patent infringement and a failure to pay royalties for use of Sig’s name and…

The One Regulation U.S. Gun Makers May Not Want to See the Trump Administration Change

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Since the Gun Control Act of 1968, the U.S. gun market has been isolated from the rest of the world when it comes to modern sporting rifles (a.k.a., AR-15 pattern firearms). 18…

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Fire Funder: A New Crowdfunding Source for the SHOT Community

“Crowdfunding” allows companies to raise capital without traditional borrowing (debt financing) or selling stock (equity financing). Those in the “crowd” (you and me) who pony up capital are rewarded with…

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BREAKING: Leaked ATF Memo Reveals Planned Pro-Gun Moves

It should be no surprise to anyone that the Trump administration’s ATF would be a kinder gentler regulator to the firearms industry. The NRA-backed pro-gun president made eliminating wasteful, useless…

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…

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Under Armour Dumps Hunters, Reaps the Whirlwind

We reported in August how Under Armour dumped a couple of hunters, and in return, hunters dumped Under Armour. Today, ZeroHedge reports that Under Armour’s stock value has sunk to its…

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

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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American Legacy Firearms Withdraws Dakota Conflict Commemorative Rifle Over Noose Image

“The Dakota War of 1862 . . . was an armed conflict between the United States and several bands of Dakota (also known as the eastern ‘Sioux‘),” wikipedia.org reports. “It began on…

New From Arsenal Firearms USA: STRYK B Pistol

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Arsenal Firearms has teamed up with Salient Arms International to create Arsenal Firearms USA. They will be importing and distributing the STRYK B, an upgraded, worked-over Arsenal Strike One, soon….

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California Guns Sales Topped 1m Ahead of Bullet Button Ban. Now What?

“In July, state lawmakers passed legislation outlawing rifles equipped with ‘bullet buttons’ that allow for fast reloading,” sacbee.com reports. “The ban did not take effect until January.” Ahead of that…

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Mossberg Drop-In Trigger Patent Invalidated, Doesn’t Bode Well for Lawsuits

Drop-in trigger groups are hardly new…and that’s now a legal fact as of last week. Mossberg had been issued a patent on the idea of a drop-in cassette trigger in…