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WHAT’S NEW

  • National Rifle Association Announces 2017 Bianchi Cup Sponsors

    The National Rifle Association is proud to announce its 39th National Action Pistol Championship. Better known as the NRA Bianchi Cup for its world famous silver trophy, this major action pistol match will be held May 24-27, 2017 in Hallsville, Missouri at the Green Valley Rifle & Pistol Club. This year’s event sponsors include Colt,

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  • ARGO Celebrates 50 years of its Amphibious Xtreme Terrain Vehicle (XTV) with Exclusive Limited Edition Model

    To celebrate the brand’s 50th anniversary, ARGO is excited to launch the most exclusive vehicle yet to its Wilderness Series XTV lineup – a special ‘ARGO 50th Anniversary Limited Edition 2017 Avenger 8x8 Hunt Master R’. Only 50 of the distinct commemorative vehicles will be produced.

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  • Henry Honors Vets, and the NRA Honors Henry at the NRA 2017 Annual Meeting

    ATLANTA, GA- May 1, 2017– Henry Repeating Arms paid respect to four distinguished Veterans by bestowing American-made Henry Military Service Tribute Rifles to thank them for their service to our country. The presentation took place on April 27th at the 25th Friends of the NRA Foundation Banquet during The NRA’s 2017 Annual Meetings & Exhibits

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  • 2017 POMA Conference Speaker Lineup

    POMA is pleased to announce the speaker lineup for our 12th Annual Business Conference in Shreveport, Louisiana. Continuing our tradition of procuring top-notch professionals, this year’s presenters will share their expertise on topics such as Patent Application, Conservation in the Southeast, Advertising, Brand/Tribe-Building, the attacks on Public Hunting & Fishing Lands/Waters, How to Sell Your

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  • NRA Bianchi Cup Scheduled For May 24-27 In Hallsville, Missouri

    The National Rifle Association is proud to announce its 39th National Action Pistol Championship. Better known as the NRA Bianchi Cup for its world famous silver trophy, this major action pistol match will be held May 24-27, 2017 in Hallsville, Missouri, at the Green Valley Rifle & Pistol Club. Founded in 1979 by former police

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  • GunVenture Goes Hog Wild- This Week on GunVenture

    On this week’s episode of GunVenture, Ryan Gresham and Polycase’s Paul Lemke head to Green Island for a nighttime hog hunt you have to see to believe. We’ll also tour the Polycase Ammunition factory before putting their Inceptor ARX bullet to the test with a ballistic gel test. While in the area, the GunVenture crew

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  • LaserLyte Training Targets- This Week on Guns & Gear

    This week on Guns & Gear, it’s serious but fun training with LaserLyte’s Steel Tyme and Rumble Tyme targets. We’ll also check out the suppressor-ready SW22 Victory, a match target pistol from Smith & Wesson, learn more about Sig Sauer’s expansive line of products including guns, ammo, optics, silencers, and accessories; and head to the

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  • Pete Brownell Elected President of the National Rifle Association

    Pete Brownell of Montezuma, Iowa, was elected by the National Rifle Association Board of Directors as President May 1, 2017, following the 146th NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits in Atlanta. An NRA Life Member since birth, Brownell is the Chief Executive Officer of the legendary family-owned firearm and firearm accessory retailer Brownells. He brings a

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  • More from the 2017 NRA Annual Meetings – This Week on Tom Gresham’s Gun Talk

    This week on Tom Gresham’s Gun Talk, tune in to hear more from the NRA Show. Broadcasting from the Ruger booth last Saturday, Tom spoke with a variety of companies in attendance at the 146th NRA Annual Meetings in Atlanta, GA. Sunday’s guests include representatives from Ruger, Sig Sauer, Liberty Safe, SB Tactical, Savage Arms,

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  • NSSF Thanks U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise for Leadership in Urging Export Control Reform

    The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) today publicly thanked U.S. House of Representative Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) for his leadership in urging the State and Commerce Departments to complete Export Control Reforms for the firearms and ammunition industry left unfinished by the Obama administration. The effort involves a bipartisan letter circulated by Rep. Scalise

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