Due to recent national events, the pro tem mayor of Dallas said the National Rifle Association should move its annual convention from Dallas to somewhere else, believing, “It’s not appropriate for the group to meet in Dallas in May because there’s so much gun violence in the United States.”
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Even if you were lucky enough to wander the aisles of the 2016 National Rifle Association’s convention in Louisville, KY, it would be a challenge to see all of the new guns, optics, accessories and gear spread across over 11 acres—but it sure is fun to try! From Donald Trump’s receiving the NRA’s endorsement for President of the United States, to Sheriff David Clark to Uncle Ted the Gunny, there was no shortage of personalities to compete with new product introductions. Then, of course, there was the Second Amendment news. Here is a wrap of The Shooter’s Log‘s Coverage during the NRA Convention.
Springfield Armory gave Serial No. 0001 Chris Kyle 1911 Legend Series TRP Pistol to Chris widow Taya. Taya in turn immediately announced that she would auction it to benefit the Chris Kyle Frog Foundation. At the 2016 NRA show in the Springfield Armory booth at 2016 NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits, the TRP sold for $22,500.
The chairman of the National Rifle Association’s Political Victory Fund, Chris W. Cox, released the following statement on Friday:
The new M1000 mechanical scale provides right- or left-handed operation and a wealth of big-time features at an affordable price.
Though not on the same scale as creating the Universe, Kel-Tec CNC industries (aka Kel-Tec) has stepped into the business of dividing the darkness with light. Known for making original, unique high-performance firearms, Kel-tec is now offering a pair of precision LED hand torches, the CL-42 and CL-43.
Designed as the first rifle built specifically for MARSEC (Maritime Security) operations, the BR4 Trident is ready to defend against the elements, Somalia pirates or any other enemy that dares to cross its path.
American Eagle raised the bar in target ammunition with its revolutionary new Syntech lineup. Cloaked in a synthetic jacket that tips conventional range wisdom on its ear, according to American Eagle, Syntech ammo shoots smoother, safer, cooler, and cleaner than anything on the market.
Savage has teamed with Drake Associates to expand its “BA” line of long-range chassis rifles. The new Model 10/110 BA Stealth is a lighter, more compact option in the BA line. It features a factory-blueprinted model 10/110 barreled action mated to a custom version of the Drake Hunter/Stalker monolithic chassis, which has been modified to Savage’s specifications.
Federal Premium transformed muzzleloader capabilities in 2015 with the B.O.R. Lock MZ System and the Trophy Copper Muzzleloader Bullet. For 2016, that technology expands to include a new hard-hitting lead version. Like its predecessor, it provides outstanding accuracy in a non-sabot design that’s easy to load, scrubs fouling from the breech and ensures consistent bullet seating.
Smith & Wesson has announced that the company’s popular Performance Center Ported M&P Shield pistol, in both 9mm and .40 S&W with factory ported barrel and slide, is now available with front and rear tritium night sights.
Tired of building ARs? That’s just silly. Let’s start again. Ready to build something besides an AR? Magpul has what you need for your next build whether it is a .223 or a .22 LR. With the introduction of the Hunter X-22, new options will be available for the Ruger 10/22.
Smith & Wesson Corp. announced today that it has added a new model to the company’s line of M&P polymer pistols with the introduction of the M&P22 Compact pistol in durable Cerakote Flat Dark Earth (FDE) frame finish.
Traditions Performance Firearms will be set up at the NRA show with its entire new 2016 firearms in booth #6525 for consumers to handle.
Though we never see half as many new products at the annual NRA Meetings and Exhibits as we do at SHOT Show, there are always a few surprises.
FNH tightly held its new product releases under wraps until the eve of the opening day of the 2015 NRA