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Week-In-Review News Roundup: December 26, 2021-January 1, 2022

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

SDS Imports Introduces PX-9 Gen 3 Line of Striker-Fired Pistols
SDS Imports has introduced an exciting new line of pistols, the PX-9GEN3. This family of polymer frame, striker fired pistols is designed to meet the needs of duty personnel, self-defense and competition shooters.

Savage Arms Releases New 110 Magpul Hunter Rifle
Savage has announced it has teamed up with Magpul to pair a premium aftermarket stock with the proven 110 action. The combination mates Savage’s reputation for accuracy with Magpul’s renowned versatility to create a unique 110 that’s ideal for any shooter.

Chisel Machining Announces Aluminum Skeletonized Marlin Stock
Chisel Machining announced a CNC’d 6061 solid billet aluminum stock for the Marlin Lever Gun series of rifles. This stock features an adjustable height cheek piece, as well as an adjustable height butt-pad.

Ranger Point Precesion Introduces Modular Butt Stocks for Marlin & Henry
Ranger Point Precision is known for their aftermarket support for lever action guns. The new Ranger Point Precision Modular Butt Stocks are made of aluminum and have an adjustable comb height, can accept AR-15 butt plates, and can also accept Ranger Point’s cartridge quivers.

Reader Comments of the Week

“This is the best value of a pistol in the market. An old Star comes close but is no where near as reliable. If you don’t like the trigger weight change out the springs with a MCARBO spring kit. 25 bucks and 15 minutes of your time will reduce pull to 3 to 4 lbs. Accuracy greatly improved from a pistol that was pretty darn accurate. I don’t know why the guy with all the problems had them from different pistols. Never have had a misfire, not one. Other then a heavy trigger this pistol is GREAT for it’s intended use. The heavy trigger is a very easy inexpensive fix. I certainly would not have my wife carry this if I did not have 100 percent confidence in the pistol.”

– RICH, in response to SCCY DVG-1: SCCY’s New Striker-Fired 9mm

“Agree with N.Morris it’s a better way to disassemble to take slide off first especially with match fit bushings and barrels. Pull barrel forward away from bushing then use wrench to rotate bushing and remove from slide. This eliminates wear on the muzzle end of barrel and inside of bushing, a critical lockup point necessary for maximum accuracy from your 1911. This was shown to me nearly 20 years ago by bullseye competitors (precision pistol).”

– KBUESING, in response to Tips & Tricks: How to Easily Clean Your 1911 Pistol

“Long term ammo storage is in acid free boxes from repackbox, then vacuum sealed in bricks that fit in 30 cal plastic ammo cans. Long term guns are stored in VCI bags or treated sil socks. Although… where I am, the average relative humidity is about 28%.”

– CLIFF, in response to The Importance of Proper Gun and Ammo Storage

#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 gun giveaway page.

AR rifle on shooting bench
@allenSTL (Twitter)
Bolt-Action rifle on shooting bench
@RobertJFord4 (Twitter)
Glock 26 on plate with cookies
@showmeyourglock (Instagram)

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

About the Author:

Alex Cole

Alex is a relatively young firearms enthusiast who’s been shooting consistently for around seven years. Though he is fairly new to the industry, he loves consuming all information related to guns and is constantly trying to enhance his knowledge, understanding and use of firearms. Not a day goes by where he doesn’t do something firearms-related.

Alex tries to visit the range at least a couple of times a month to maintain and improve his shooting skills. He also enjoys disassembling and reassembling firearms to see how they work and to keep them properly cleaned and maintained. He installs most of the upgrades to his firearms himself, taking it as a chance to learn.

Additionally, he is very into buying, selling and trading guns to test different firearms and learn more about them. He is not only interested in modern handguns and rifles, he appreciates the classics for both historical value and real-world use.
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