Firearm/Gun News, September 15-21, 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 costly Than Dirt’s Week-In-Evaluation News Roundup.

Right here you will uncover some of the earlier week’s best stories in the shooting sector, as effectively as our preferred reader comments and #RangeDayFriday pictures.

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Most recent Firearm News

Colt Suspends Production of AR-15 for Civilian Industry
Gunmaker Colt says it is suspending its production of rifles for the civilian market place which includes the common AR-15.

RECALL: Winchester Announces Item Recall of Super-X 17 HMR Ammunition
Winchester has announced the recall due to specific lots containing no powder charges, producing the impacted ammunition potentially unsafe.

Walther Shipping PPK Stainless Pistols
The Fort Smith, Arkansas created PPK pistols are now accessible in a stainless finish.

Governor of New Jersey Adds Red Tape for Firearm-Associated Organizations
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed an executive order on September 10 meant to assure strict adherence to the state’s gun laws.

Heckler &amp Koch Wins Contract to Upgrade British Military Rifles
The German-primarily based manufacturer announced this week they’ve been awarded the contract to upgrade SA80 five.56mm NATO rifles for the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence.

Beretta Announces 694 Competitors Shotgun
With new options like enhanced stock ergonomics and a pistol-grip design and style, the new Beretta 694 Competitors Shotgun was made especially for clay shooting.

Reader Comments of the Week

“MIL-SPEC AR triggers are all simply polished and tremendously enhanced! Each bit as fine as a substantially larger dollar trigger, just requires a small work to polish, no massive deal at all and wonderful improvements to silky smooth.”

– DOWNTOEARTHTHINKING, in response to Comparing AR-15 Trigger Possibilities

“I hold a Maglite four-cell in my SUV. I put on a Tac Light on my belt and hold either a Nebo or Cree mini in my pocket. Verify the batteries in the Maglite! I’ve ruined a handful of of these when old batteries leaked and became lodged in the tube. The smaller sized lights of my EDC are utilised generally adequate to notice when the batteries are fading.”

– IRISH-7, in response to The Best five Flashlights for Self-Defense

“Bought my 92FS in 1989. Have fired 5000 rods more than the years, Applied as my 2nd firearm in the sheriff’s workplace from 98 to 2012. By no means had any problems, have fired 115 gr to 147 gr and +P. Have presently two 9mm pistols, 9mm carbine, 12 ga. and 22lr. Thanks for the excellent writing on the 92.”

– CHRISTOPHER REEVES, in response to History of the Beretta 9mm Handgun

#RangeDayFriday Photographs of the Week

Right here are some of our preferred fan photo submissions of the week. Obtain out how you could win a new gun by sharing your #rangedayfriday pics on our contest web page.

Range Day Friday 1
Credit: @2k1c.4e (Instagram)


Range Day Friday 2
Credit: @sagarp21 (Instagram)

That is all for this week! Verify back subsequent Friday for an additional round of the newest firearm news, reader comments and #RangeDayFriday pictures.


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