Winchester’s Deer Season XP Now Includes .223 and 6.5 Creedmoor

When deer season arrives this fall or winter, .223 Remington and 6.5 Creedmoor shooters will have a new option from Winchester: Deer Season XP ammo. The brand has been available since mid-2015, and its popularity has lead to continued expansion into more calibers, including popular ones like 6.5 CM, 300 BLK, and .223. Winchester’s press […]

New From Federal Premium: Edge TLR Long-Range Hunting Ammunition

Federal Premium Ammunition is just beginning to ship its newest product, the Edge TLR (some is already available at Brownells). This is a cartridge built specifically for long-range hunting with high BC projectiles that, according to Federal, not only expand at low velocity but perform well up-close, too. The entire run-down on Edge TLR’s features, benefits, and […]

New From Springfield Armory: Four New Range Officer Elite Series Pistols

Springfield is expanding their popular Range Officer line of 1911s with four new Elite series versions; Compact, Champion, Operator and Target models. All are offered in 9mm or .45 ACP with MSRPs ranging from $1030 to $1159. Here’s Springfield’s press release: Springfield Armory® expands 1911 Range Officer® line with new RO® ELITE series pistols. GENESEO, […]

MasterPiece Arms Integrates West Texas Ordnance SwitchLug System

Modular designs, whether pistol, rifle, silencer, etc., often provide more value to the consumer. Purchase the base product, then adapt it for different uses with swappable components. At SHOT Show this year we covered the SwitchLug System from West Texas Ordnance, which allows a precision rifle barrel to be changed out quickly and easily for […]

New From BDG: Remington 700 Short Action AR-Parts-Compatible Chassis

Chassis rifles — bolt-action rifles that, rather than a one-piece stock, are housed in modular [typically aluminum] chassis — get more popular every year. And why not? The ability to drop that reliable, accurate action into a chassis that accepts handguards, grips, and stocks designed for the AR platform opens up near-infinite possibilities. New from […]

Browning Expands Their X-Bolt Rifle Line For 2017

With its 60° bolt lift, rotary magazine, crisp trigger, and sub-MOA accuracy, Browning’s X-Bolt rifle line has proven popular. For 2017, the company is expanding its X-Bolt offerings to meet demand in further segments of the bolt gun market. Browning’s press release follows . . . Browning Adds To The X-Bolt Rifle Line In 2017 […]

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 news was made public late last week). The short version: AOBC has purchased Gemini Technologies, Inc., AKA GEMTECH. The full press release plus a look […]

New from Caracal: Enhanced F – Limited Edition Pistol

  Regular readers will know my long, sad tale of falling in love with the how-low-can-you-go bore axis polymer pistol. And the painful divorce occasioned by the drop-safe-related recall. And the promise of the Caracal F’s return. And the long, long, long wait for that to be realized. Well, they’re baaaack! Caracal’s kicking off their […]

New From Hogue: FDE Pistol and Rifle Bags

While Hogue is best known for its handgun and rifle grips — rubber overmolded, exotic wood, G-10, and the like — they also make very nice rifle stocks, forends, trigger guards, a whole line of knives, and, you guessed it, gun bags. And, now, gun bags in flat dark earth. Hogue’s press release follows . […]

New From Revic Optics: PMR 428 Riflescope

From the guys who brought us the powerful and quite badass Gunwerks G7 BR2 rangefinder comes a riflescope with ballistics solving power built right in. Angle, compass direction, temperature, and pressure are all accounted for by the scope, and a display visible above the reticle shows what range the turret is dialed for. Likewise, windage […]