Perception v. Reality: Which ones are “Gun States”?

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As you might have heard, several states have passed---or are in the process of passing---laws that (re)assert states rights over guns that are manufactured, sold and used within their respective states. Despite concerns about...

Chicago Gun Stores Ready for Post-Handgun Ban Sales Boost

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The U.S. Supreme Court has heard oral arguments in the McDonald case re: Chicago's city-wide handgun ban. The Supreme's forthcoming ruling is not a slam dunk for fans of the ban's removal, but it...

Hitachi Nail Gun Recall – That’s Gotta Hurt

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NAIL GUNS DETAILS: The coil nailers, used to nail drywall, wood or other materials, were sold in the United States and Canada at Lowe's, Home Depot, other home improvement and building supply stores...

Guns.com URL Sells for $800,000

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Fusible.com reports that moniker.com has brokered the sale of guns.com for $800 thousand. Fusible says the price "shattered" the 2010 record for .com domains, costing its unidentified buyer more than double the price paid...

Why Does the U.S. Dept. of Education Need 27 Remington Shotguns?

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Solicitation Number: EDOOIG-10-000004 Notice Type: Combined Synopsis/Solicitation Synopsis: Added: Mar 08, 2010 10:39 am The U.S. Department of Education (ED) intends to purchase twenty-seven (27) REMINGTON BRAND MODEL 870 POLICE 12/14P MOD GRWC XS4 KXCS SF. RAMAC #24587 GAUGE: 12...

FREE GUNS! Or not.

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BJrec1zVT9s Long before I ever thought of buying a gun, I've been a marketing guy. I look at virtually everything from the perspective of marketing, and everything I see is filtered through the prism of...

Hollywood Versus Handguns

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Films and firearms. Even before movies had sound, directors, producers and studios discovered that a lot of action, a bit of violence, and a whole lotta shootin' puts bums on seats. Then as now,...

Browning: High End Sporting Gun Market Dead in the Water

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Browning PR manager Scott Grange tells TTAG that the high-end sporting gun market has rolled over and died. "Over-and-under guns that cost over eight thousand dollars are not selling, period." Good thing, then, that...

West Virginia Looks to Pass “Second Amendment Appreciation Act”

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WTRF.com reports that West Virginia's House of Delegates passed legislation that would offer gun buyers a "tax holiday" during the first weekend of October. The Second Amendment Appreciation Act's Democratic lead sponsor says the...

Luxury Shotgun Maker’s Stock in Purdey Good Shape. But Not THAT Good.

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Barrons reckons the stock in the Swiss holding company that owns venerable English shotgun maker Purdey is set to double. "Geneva-based Compagnie Financière Richemont (ticker: CFR.Switzerland) is a major player in the global luxury...

Taser Shares Surge on 31% Sales Increase, Shotgun Round Ready for Prime Time?

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wtHi_0Qc3Ts Shares in Taser International ended the week with a nine percent surge, closing at $7.15 a share. That's an 8.66 percent jump on heavily increased trading volume (5,253,646 shares). The rise followed better-than-expected fourth...