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Week-In-Review News Roundup: December 15-21, 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

SIG SAUER Releases Authentic M17 Military Surplus Handguns Commercially
The M17 Military Surplus handguns were manufactured under contract with the U.S. Army according to the original specifications of the Modular Handgun System (MHS).

AEGIX Global Acquires AMTAC
AEGIX Global, LLC today announced it has acquired AMTAC, one of the most respected firearm suppressor manufacturers in the world.

SIG SAUER Introduces CROSS Rifle: The First SIG SAUER Precision Bolt-Action Hunting Rifle Manufactured in the USA
The CROSS Precision Bolt-Action Hunting Rifle is a lightweight precision rifle with a push button, foldable SIG precision stock, a one-piece aluminum receiver that eliminates the need for bedding the action and AI magazines for unparalleled accuracy.

GPO Introduces New RANGETRACKER 1800 Rangefinder
German Precision Optics (GPO) USA announced the introduction of the new compact, lightweight, one-handed RANGETRACKER 1800 Rangefinder.

Tazewell County Board of Supervisors Passes Resolution to Emphasize Right to Militia
Several Southwest Virginia communities have passed resolutions to become Second Amendment sanctuaries, but Tazewell County took it a step further.

Reader Comments of the Week

“Great article & comments. For me, Glock 21, Springfield 1911-A1 & G43. Again, depending on weather and garments. Bottom line, and many said this, it’s what works best for you personally. Whatever you hit your target with, that’s what you should carry. There is no substitute for accuracy.”

– ED, in response to The 10 Best Concealed Carry Handguns of the Past 20 Years

“Good article. I just thought that I’d mention another great use of the FF 3, similar to the “ancillary or backup sight on a scoped rifle”. I have several FF 3’s mounted on handgun scopes – co-zeroed at 50 yards. Handgun scopes are sometime, in a hunting situation, difficult to acquire quickly. A co-zeroed FF 3 is very quick to get on close-to zero, at which time you can drop your eye to your magnified scope. If you need to take the shot quickly, you can use the FF 3 for the shot.”

– CHARLES ROGERS, in response to Review: Burris FastFire3 Red Dot Sight

“Have three Rugers love them and have had many others with great respect for them. I want to find an 9mm p95dc or one of those for fun. I did have one Bad Ruger a p series 45acp, supper inaccurate?, there must have been something wrong with it.! Past 5 yards I couldn’t hit the broad side of the barn. That was a freak of a gun and I don’t judge Ruger for that gun something was worn out. Otherwise I think they make a great product.( I have a security 6 and love it also)”

– WILLIAM, in response to The 5 Best Ruger Pistols for Concealed Carry

#RangeDayFriday Photos of the Week

Here are some of our favorite fan photo submissions of the week. Find out how you could win a new gun by sharing your #rangedayfriday pics on our contest page.

range day friday AR-15
Credit: @sapientgear (Instagram)


Range Day Friday - Tommy Guns
Credit: @theaverageshooter (Instagram)
That’s all for this week! Check back next Friday for another round of the latest firearm news, reader comments and #RangeDayFriday photos.
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