Firearm/Gun News, August 11-17, 2019


Week-in-review news roundup: the latest firearm news, gun news and other insights from the previous week that you may have missed.

Welcome to Less expensive Than Dirt’s Week-In-Evaluation News Roundup.

Right here you will come across some of the earlier week’s top rated stories in the shooting sector, as properly as our preferred reader comments and #RangeDayFriday images.

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Newest Firearm News

Ruger Safety-9 Compact Now with Viridian Laser
Smaller sized and weighing significantly less than the complete-size Safety-9, the Safety-9 Compact model pistol now involves a factory-installed Viridian E-Series red laser.

LAPD Selects Federal Premium Ammunition
The Los Angeles Police Division has selected Federal Premium ammo for numerous police-utilised firearms calibers, which includes .45 Auto, .308 Winchester and 12-Guage duty weapons.

Group Worldwide Precision Group Lands Planet Record Shot at six,000 Yards
Breaking the record of five,000 yards set in 2017 by former Navy Seal Charlie Melton, Group Worldwide Precision has shattered that record by 1,000 yards a mere two years later.

Smith &amp Wesson Reintroduces Model 648 Revolver
Chambered in .22 WMR, the Model 648 has been reintroduced to satisfy the requirements of revolver enthusiasts seeking to attain higher distance when target shooting or hunting.

Pachmayr Releases New Line of Folding and Fixed Knives
Usually linked with handgun grips, recoil pads and firearms accessories, Pachmayr have released six knives varying in style and function.

Mantis Launches RecoilMeter
The new Mantis X10 attaches to any firearm to help shooters in analyzing their recoil handle. An upgrade on the original MantisX, the X10 RecoilMeter measures muzzle flip, recovery time, recoil angle and width.

Reader Comments of the Week

“Great rifle for each law enforcement and civilian use. I removed my front sight, place a rail exactly where it was and a red dot scope comparable to a scout rifle. With a Glock 17 as my major pistol, this rifle and pistol setup is fantastic, with one particular sort of mag only for each weapons. Ruger pc9 is the fantastic companion rifle.”

– LON, in response to A Closer Appear at Ruger’s New Pistol Caliber Carbine Models

“I have usually loved the thought, design and style, and use of pistol caliber carbines but I am a stubborn old man who carries and makes use of the .45 ACP. So to say the least, I will not be seriously seeking to obtain one particular till I see it in that caliber. I would also like to see it in 10mm mainly because I really feel that it will be the future.”

– AARON K., in response to A Closer Appear at Ruger’s New Pistol Caliber Carbine Models

“I choose the hammer-fired, like the brief trigger reset and ease of racking the slide. Give me a Bersa or Sig more than a Glock any day.”

– LARRY H, in response to Striker-Fired vs. Hammer-Fired: What’s the Actual Distinction?

#RangeDayFriday Images of the Week

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Credit: @rrasnic (Instagram)


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Credit: @mypointofpew (Instagram)


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Credit: @MathewSheehan (Twitter)


That is all for this week! Verify back subsequent Monday for yet another assisting of the most up-to-date firearm news, reader comments and #RangeDayFriday images.


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