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Week-In-Review News Roundup: August 18-24, 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 Cheaper Than Dirt’s Week-In-Review News Roundup.

Here you’ll find some of the previous week’s top stories in the shooting industry, as well as our favorite reader comments and #RangeDayFriday photos.

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Latest Firearm News

Warwick Firearms Australia Launches New WFA1L Rifle
The Melbourne, Australia-based arms manufacturer has relaunched their civilian-oriented bolt-action rifle with a lighter design.

Thirty-Fourth Annual Gun Rights Policy Conference to be Held in Phoenix
With gun rights at the forefront of politics this year, the Second Amendment Foundation and the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms anticipate a large turnout at the conference, held on September 20-22.

Taurus Adds New Colors to 856UL Revolver Line
The revolver, popular with concealed carriers, now comes in cobalt blue and other colors.

Federal Releases New Upland Steel Loads
The renowned ammo manufacturer has unleashed these new steel loads just in time for dove season.

Century Arms Acquires Springfield Sporters
Century Arms has recently acquired the surplus company Springfield Sporters and all of its assets.

Reader Comments of the Week

“I hunt with an M-77 30-06, Redhawk 44 mag and a Blackhawk 44 mag and I love them. I also own 2 10-22s: very good firearms, all of them.”

– ROB DRIGGS, in response to The 5 Best Ruger Guns of All Time

“I have a PCC in the 9mm, 40 cal, and 45 cal. They are all fun to shoot provide good protection in the truck or home. An add(ed) plus is the cost of pistol ammo. It is just cheaper when I take all three grandson(s) to the range for target shooting.”

– MIKE, in response to A Closer Look at Ruger’s New Pistol Caliber Carbine Models

“I own them all, so they must be the best Rugers!”

– GRIZG, in response to The 5 Best Ruger Guns of All Time

#RangeDayFriday Photos of the Week

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Credit: @ppiiggs (Instagram)

 

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Credit: @RUFUSRUFFCUTT (Twitter)

 

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Credit: @gutlass4o6 (Instagram)

 

That’s all for this week! Check back next Monday for another helping of the latest firearm news, reader comments and #RangeDayFriday photos.

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