Remington + TrackingPoint = Venture X

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Well the mystery’s over. Remington’s announced that its forthcoming Venture X project is a firearm incorporating TrackingPoint’s tracking technology—just as Nick “Soothsayer” Leghorn predicted. And tested. We’re talking about a…

The Cowboy Assault Rifle done right, by Wild West Guns

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Call me a traditionalist, but I don’t think Cowboy Tactical gets any cooler than this Marlin .44 Magnum by Wild West Guns. If you want it, you’d better call them…

Classic Gun Review: Marlin Model 39

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The Marlin Model 39 claims to be the oldest continually-produced cartridge rifle in history.  Its parent design was born during the unexceptional presidency of Benjamin Harrison, whose bust never even…

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Marlin/TFG Lever-Action Quality: Circling The Drain

Joe Grine and I spent a few leisurely hours pacing the aisles at Oregon’s biggest pre-Christmas gun show this morning. We’re not into ‘gun show reports’ much here, so suffice…

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R.I.P., Marlin Pistol-Caliber Carbines

How should you feel when one of your favorite guns, an American classic that had served cowboys, lawmen, deer hunters and recreational shooters for over a century, simply vanishes from…

Cowboy Assault Rifle Teaser: Happy Quad-Rails To You

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Our beloved jefe Farago has been waiting a long time for his over-the-top Cowboy Assault Rifle project (not pictured) to come to fruition.  What a long, strange trip it’s been,…

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Gun(smith) Review: Wild West Guns “Marlin 1894C Rescue Project”

The much-troubled Marlin 1894C has been my project gun since early May, when the backordered and pricey ‘diamond in the rough’ arrived at my FFL guy’s door. With a misfit…

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As you may recall, Marlin sent us a pair of .357 Magnum lever-action carbines, and to describe the aftermath as a PR failure would be a polite understatement. Wild West Guns worked their magic on one of them, and did their best to fix most of what Marlin got wrong. Do I like the results so far? Yes, I do.

Video Preview: Can Wild West Guns Rescue the Marlin 1894c?

[HTML1] As you may recall, Marlin sent us a pair of .357 Magnum lever-action carbines, and to describe the aftermath as a PR failure would be a polite understatement. Wild…

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Gear Review: XS Rifle Sights

RF: Sorry to hear about your Marlin 1894C breaking in half at the range last week.  I’ve been looking forward to comparing my retro classic lever hunting rifle to your…

NY Taxpayers Subsidize CT Gun Job Heist; Remington Lobbies for Military Contracts

Remington Arms is part of the “Freedom Group.” The conglomerate includes Bushmaster, DPMS/Panther Arms, Marlin, H&R, NEF, LC Smith, Parker, EOTAC, AAC, Dakota, INTC and Barnes Bullets. It was assembled by the secretive Steven A. Feinberg and his financial minions at Cerberus Capital Group. You may remember Cerberus as the money men behind the ill-fated takeover over Chrysler; where Feinberg’s exit strategy relied entirely upon the largess of the U.S. taxpayer. (In other words, they broke it, you bought it.) Bottom line: Cerberus knows a thing or two about manipulating government for fun and profit. Mostly profit. In this case, Cerberus has arranged to transfer 100 manufacturing jobs from Marlin’s factory in North Haven Connecticut to Remington Arms’ facility in Ilion, New York. Guess how much that cost New York taxpayers? Here’s the press release [via Ammoland]. . .

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Remington Arms is part of the “Freedom Group.” The conglomerate includes Bushmaster, DPMS/Panther Arms, Marlin, H&R, NEF, LC Smith, Parker, EOTAC, AAC, Dakota, INTC and Barnes Bullets. It was assembled by the…