Machine Gun Madness Part 2: Electric Boogaloo

I was slogging through some of the saved bookmarks on my desktop this morning. I stumbled on an old article about a human factors guru named Earl Weiner. Since my last post on TTAG discussing guns, human factors and an Airbus A320 went over so well I figured I’d write a little bit about how Weiner’s […]

BREAKING: Remington Filing for Bankruptcy, Cerberus Surrenders Ownership to Creditors

Press release: Remington Outdoor Company Announces Restructuring Support Agreement with Creditors for a Comprehensive Financial Restructuring and $145 million of New Capital Normal Operations Will Continue During Restructuring Period Remington’s Liquidity and Competitiveness Enhanced All Claims including Trade Payables to be Honored Madison, NC – February 12, 2018 – Remington Outdoor Company (“Remington” or “the Company”) […]

Remington Preparing for Bankruptcy

“Remington Outdoor Company Inc, one of the largest U.S. makers of firearms, has reached out to banks and credit investment funds in search of financing that will allow it to file for bankruptcy,” reuters.com reports. “The move comes as Remington reached a forbearance agreement with its creditors this week following a missed coupon payment on […]

Punching Holes – Buying Ammunition, Gun Accessories, Knives and Tactical Gear at Wholesale Prices – Chapts. 3 -6

(sponsored post) Click here for Chapters One and Two. Tyler Capobres writes: Chapter 3 – Getting Your DBA/ABN To do business in my state, you’re required to register a DBA (Doing Business As) or ABN (Assumed Business Name) through the office of the Secretary of State. The fastest way to locate the website is to search […]

Gun Sales, Stocks Falling

“January gun sales slumped in comparison to past years, according to new data from the FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System,” bloomberg.com reports, with the usual qualifiers . . . The government doesn’t keep an exact count of firearms sold, but the system can be used as a proxy for sales and is considered an indicator for the […]

Punching Holes – Buying Ammunition, Gun Accessories, Knives and Tactical Gear at Wholesale Prices – Chapters One and Two

(sponsored post) Tyler Capobres writes: If you’re like me, you buy guns, and spend even more money customizing them. I have one shotgun that cost nearly $2000 — once I was finished customizing it how I wanted. Don’t forget you’ll also need ammunition for those guns . . . If you’re lucky, your local retailer might have […]

Weatherby Bails on the People’s Republic of California, Moves to Wyoming

Press release: Firearms manufacturer Weatherby, Inc., is relocating its manufacturing operations and corporate headquarters from California to Sheridan, Wyoming, company officials announced today from SHOT Show in Las Vegas, the world’s largest annual shooting, hunting and firearms industry trade show. The move is expected to create 70 to 90 jobs and more than $5 million […]

NRA-ILA: What Trump Slump?

Press Release: Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- We, like many of our members, watched the NICS numbers all year. We read – and fact-checked – all of the claims about the “Trump Slump” and the imminent collapse of the entire firearms industry (see here, here, here, here, and here).Month after month, the narrative around the NICS data framed gun sales as waning because a […]

How to Save The U.S. Firearms Industry

As much as I hate to admit it, gun control advocates are right about one thing: the U.S. firearms industry depends on a relatively small number of gun owners buying more guns. Small in comparison to the entire U.S. population. In June of 2017, pewsocialtrends.org reported . . . Three-in-ten American adults say they currently […]

Trump Slump? 2017 Second Biggest Year Ever For Gun Sales

The FBI has released the final numbers for 2017 gun sales.  While 2016’s sales record of 27 million still stands, last year’s 25,235,215 comes in second by a mere eight percent.  While the mainstream media claimed a steep decline in firearm sales, those fake news reports proved nothing more than wishful thinking. From the Washington Post (where […]

Despite End of Operation Choke Point, Firearms Businesses Still Face Financial Services Discrimination

By Scott Hawksworth Being a gun dealer isn’t easy. Sure, the previous president (AKA The Greatest Gun Salesman of All Time) offered a sustained sales boom to gun dealers everywhere. But, over the last decade, internet sales have created clear winners and losers. The high volume/low-margin sales model of national dealers, such as Buds Gun Shop, hasn’t […]

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