Thursday, 28 January 2016 12:11

SHOT Show 2016: Heritage Manufacturing

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I stopped at this booth by request.

They make some cool inexpensive single-action revolvers. They are known for their "Rough Rider" convertible 22LR/22MAG rimfire revolvers. They are a blast to shoot and quite a bit less than their competitors (that I am aware of). I didn't realize that they offered full size centerfire models also.

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Thursday, 28 January 2016 12:02

SHOT Show 2016: DSArms

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DSArms had a cool booth, possibly related it was also a booth with beer on tap. Their new release was a titanium frame FAL. I am not sure how I feel about that. The initial release of the Voyager with the aluminum frame was met with skepticism and took a while to hammer out the problems (mostly their all US made mags).

 

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Great ad campaign. I had no idea that they used DSArms FAL's. I neglected to ask which model.
The rep said that they had several angry people come by thinking that the ad condoned the killing of the rhinos. Apparently, some folks didn't take the time to read the ad. Or perhaps they were part of the anti-gun media that was there.

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Wednesday, 27 January 2016 04:59

Chrome users reporting site comes up with mobile theme

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I have confirmed this on my end too. I don't know why it is defaulting to the mobile theme with Chrome. What's worse is that it looks like some of the newer content (SHOT Show) is not viewable. I am looking to see if I can fix or turn off the mobile option for now.

Thanks & sorry

Tuesday, 26 January 2016 13:03

SHOT Show 2016: Ruger (American Pistol and SR-Silent 22 Suppressor)

Written by Reg Mathusz

Wow, Ruger is proud of their All-American pistol. They had a whole rack of the on display and a team of reps dedicated to them. None of them paid any attention to me as I scooted past them to look at the RAP.

Well, I personally was not impressed. I will let readers decide if they think that it is an improvement over the SR-series but I did not like the feel or fit/finish. The trigger was ..ummm..not good. I do like the looks of the pistol, but that was about it. It was hard to get a good pic of it even after messing with the camera settings.

The new Ruger Silent-SR 22 suppressor looks great. It was small and VERY light. MSRP is $450, so pricing is affordable. The rep at the booth was very friendly and helpful.

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That's all for tonight, more to come tomorrow.

 

Tuesday, 26 January 2016 12:48

SHOT Show 2016: Sig Sauer (suppressors)

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These are very cool. They appear to be well-made and I took pics of this display (instead of the hands on one) because they had the cut away of their interesting baffle construction. Also, as it happens a person who works for the company that builds the baffles for SIG was there. In short, the message from him was that the baffles are extraordinarily high quality.

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Tuesday, 26 January 2016 12:38

SHOT Show 2016: GLOCK

Written by Reg Mathusz

By now everyone has seen the (awesome) Glock 40 10mm long-slide pistol and the tiny Glock 42 and 43 slimline compacts.

What I hadn't seen in person yet were the new 17 MOS and 19 MOS pistols. Very cool!

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