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Moss Pawn Jewelry and Guns in Jonesboro, Georgia has Created the Ultimate Mall Ninja Tactical Zombie Destroyer
Based off an M&P15, it features three lasers, three red-dot sights (set for 100, 200, and 300 yards), a magnifier, four flashlights, a massive muzzle brake, a folding bipod, and holds 270 rounds of ammo on board. Fully loaded, it clocks in at 23 pounds. Video: [youtube http://youtu.be/Nhc7YSuepNE nolink]
Remington and Bushmaster Sponsor Major Rifle Matches
Remington and Bushmaster recently sponsored two of the biggest long-range and high-power rifle competitions of the year at the Remington-Bushmaster Open-Long-Range Regional Championship and the Freedom Group Classic- High-Power Regional Championship. Both matches were hosted by the Western Pennsylvania .30 Cal League at Reade Range in Fallen Timber, Pennsylvania during the first two weekends of June.
Nosler Offers “Varmageddon Varmint Package” Facebook Giveaway
Nosler, Inc. is giving a gift a day for 30 days to their Facebook fans. Each day a Varmageddon Prize Package will be given away to one lucky entrant. All entrants will be automatically entered to win the Grand Prize which will be awarded at the end of the 30-day period. The Grand Prize will consist of one Varmageddon prize package as well as 20 Boxes of Nosler’s .223 Rem. 55 Grain Tipped Varmageddon Ammunition. To enter to win, “Like” Nosler on Facebook, then complete the official entry form by clicking the “Sweepstakes” tab and entering your email address. All entries must be received before midnight July 21st.
Federal Judge Kicks Out Part of Chicago’s Gun Law
A federal judge ruled against part of Chicago’s firearm ordinance last week, ruling that banning permits for people convicted of unlawful use of a weapon is vague and unconstitutional. The city must now decide whether to appeal the ruling or rewrite the part of its gun ordinance that bars individuals convicted of even misdemeanor offenses from possessing a firearm in their home for self-defense.
Denny’s restaurants has released a commercial entitled “Greatness” — asking what makes the country great. Perhaps it’s a “Midwestern Meat & Potatoes Sandwich.” Or maybe it’s the right to “Bear arms?” [youtube http://youtu.be/T7wYm0cYEOI nolink]
U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit Welcomes New Commander
Soldiers, civilians, friends and family members of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit welcomed a new commander on Wednesday to the Home of Champions in Fort Benning, Ga. Lt. Col. Don King, Jr. assumed command from Lt. Col. Daniel Hodne at the unit’s Ceremony Hill located adjacent to Pool Range Complex. Hodne, who commanded the unit for three years, is headed to the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle, Pa.
Stag Arms Lands Contract With Cleveland PD
Stag Arms has said that the Cleveland, Ohio police department has chosen a custom configured Stag Arms Model 2 as the official rifle of the department. It’s a modified, accessorized version of the Model 2 with the department’s logo engraved on the lower receiver. Comes with an Eotech 517 sight as well as an ambidextrous safety selector.
Crimson Trace’s New Infra Red (IR) Civilian Laser Sights
Observable only through night vision equipment, these laser sights offer the user the ability to mark a target invisibly, which is a boon for predator control, security personnel or anyone involved in the growing sport of hog hunting. Due to ITAR restrictions, these new IR sights will be available only through select distributors in July 2012. MSRPs between $299 and $599. The first IR lasers to be made available will be on the MVF-515 vertical foregrip and the Rail Master mini laser.
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