TrackingPoint Rifles to Be Password Protected

TTAG’s been tracking TrackingPoint’s “precision guided rifle” for some time. We just blogged Remington’s announcement that its super-secret Venture X project is a TrackingPoint rifle of one sort or another. The Austin company’s software/hardware combo makes it possible for just about anyone to hit a long range target with a rifle. That’s a good thing, right? Public radio station KUT is not so sure. In fact, they found someone, a vet no less, to throw cold water on the whole idea . . .

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TTAG’s been tracking TrackingPoint’s “precision guided rifle” for some time. We just blogged Remington’s announcement that its super-secret Venture X project is a TrackingPoint rifle of one sort or another….

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…

New from Remington: Model 1911 R1 Carry

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Remington’s presser calls their company “America’s most trusted gunmaker.” We can certainly trust Remington to make hay while the 1911 sun shines. This they do with the Remington R1 Carry, a…

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Gun Review: CZ-75 P07 Duty 9mm

A while ago I decided to get out of the .45 game. Why, you ask? The short answer is it was getting too expensive to shoot. The long answer lies…

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Sheetrock Penetration Testing, Take 1

There are a lot of strong opinions out there when it comes to home defense firearms. Nick’s Self Defense Tip; Don’t Use a Rifle caused some of the best discussion…

Gun Review: SIG Sauer P220

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I once read somewhere that no one finds their perfect gun right away. Inevitably we end up trying new ones and finding features or ergonomics that we prefer over our…

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Gun Review: LE/Mil Remington ACR

In this time of constantly accelerating innovation, any piece of equipment older than a few decades is due for replacement. This temporally-enhanced evolutionary process holds true for everything from refrigerators to…

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Ithaca’s Model 37 Rises Like a Phoenix From the Ashes

Ithaca! Ithaca! Hmm…doesn’t have quite the same ring (or connotation) as Attica! Attica! did in Dog Day Afternoon, but we may soon b.  hearing chants of Ithaca! Ithaca! from shotgun aficionados…

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I need a new wingman…uh…Wingmaster.

In my continuing effort to come up with a workable home defense strategy, some time back I bought a shotgun. Actually, let me be more specific. Sometime ago, I bought…

More Remington Ammo Quality Issues: .22 Hornet Recall

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Back in October, TTAG reported that Remington produced a large batch of 115-grain UMC 9mm cartridges that were too short. The company wouldn’t tell us how many rounds suffered from this…

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Portland Police Add Fuel to Remington 700’s Pyre

“The Portland [Maine] Police Department’s special reaction team has stopped using its Remington 700 sniper rifles,”pressherald.com reports. “Because one of them started firing unpredictably and a network news report said…

What you see above is the Remington Arms corporate response to the CNBC investigation into the Model 700, and the alleged defects and safety problems with the product.

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Remington Arms Lashes Out at CNBC on the Model 700

What you see above is the Remington Arms corporate response to the CNBC investigation into the Model 700, and the alleged defects and safety problems with the product.

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