Is This the SAW Killer? FightLite Pairs Polymer Ammo with Lightweight Automatic Rifle

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When it comes to military gear, lighter is generally better. Mobility is the name of the game. FightLite gets it. They’re pairing their lightweight automatic rifle with polymer cased ammunition…

GLOCK vs. McDonald’s: Why the Pistol Maker Reigns Supreme

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“To lure more mid-afternoon customers, McDonald’s is rejecting its recent health-food kick and rolling out the sweets: croissants, muffin tops and a new sundae-topping station for ice cream lovers,” mysanantonio.com…

Crosman Corporation Announces the Acquisition of LaserMax

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Almost exactly a year ago, Smith & Wesson — now known as American Outdoor Brands — acquired Crimson Trace, the leading maker of gun-mounted lasers and related equipment. Now, Crosman…

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The Responsibility and Costs of Selling a “Crime Gun”

In our Quote of the Day post yesterday, we noted the response of Tampa Arms Company owner Thom Hauser when asked about the consequences of selling a gun to someone…

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Quote of the Day: When I See a Person With a Weapon, I Feel Sad

“When I see a person with a weapon, I try to assess whether they are dangerous. I don’t want to debate the Second Amendment or discuss our nation’s heritage. I’m…

Texas Coffee Company Plans to Cater to Second Amendment Supporters

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A veteran-owned coffee shop that caters to Second Amendment Supporters and armed customers is hoping to open in 2018. So far it’s only a web site with an online store…

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NICS Background Checks Continue High for June, 2017

In the (almost) six months since Donald Trump took office, the FBI has completed 12,601,102 NICS checks. Comparing that stat monthly . . . NICS checks for June, 2017 clocked in…

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Smith & Wesson Acquires GEMTECH

Weeks of industry rumors have proven true, and the following press release from American Outdoor Brands Corporation, parent company of Smith and Wesson, came across TTAG’s blotter yesterday (though the…

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California Gun Store Files Class Action Suit Against PayPal

Pay Pal, Square, Stripe and other electronic payment processors have revolutionized the world of retail sales, both online and in person. They allow merchants to turn smart phones and tablets into…

ShotSpotter Public Offering Goes Nuts! Why?

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“Investors greeted ShotSpotter with a warm reception on Wednesday, on its first day as a public company,” techcrunch.com. “After pricing the IPO at $11, the stock closed at $13.86, or up…

Ruger Recalls Mark IV .22 Pistols

Ruger’s new-ish Mark IV .22 has been a huge hit. And why not? It has all the best features of Ruger’s venerable Mark series without the Rube Goldberg takedown process. Thanks to…

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Hi-Point Firearms: Like Us! Really Really Like Us!

TTAG understands that a firearm is better than no firearm and some low-priced firearms are plenty damn good. So when it comes to gun reviews, we call it like we…