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Week-In-Review News Roundup: June 6-12, 2021

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

SilencerCo Releases SCO15 AR-15 Lower Receiver
The SCO15 Lower Receiver is fully customizable and made from billet 7075-T6 aluminum. It is finished in a type III hard-coat anodized for added durability and corrosion resistance.

JP Enterprises Introduces JP-5 Roller-Delayed Blowback 9mm Carbines
JP Enterprises JP-5 roller-delayed blowback 9mm carbines feature steel-reinforced billet aluminum receivers with ambidextrous controls, and they are fed from 9mm GLOCK magazines.

Sport Ridge Announces M-Lok Competition Bipod
This bipod is feature-rich to give the competitive shooter every advantage they need to win! Low-profile M-Lok mount for a smooth transition from rifle to bipod.

Meprolight Releases New Tritium-Equipped FRBS Flip-Up Iron Sights
Meprolight’s engineers made the popular Mepro FRBS even better by adding a Hyper-Bright front sight featuring an extremely bright colored ring with tritium illumination in your choice of green, yellow or orange.

Cold Steel Expands Click-N-Cut Series
Cold Steel ups the ante with the introduction of the newest model in its replaceable-blade knife series, the Click-N-Cut Folder.

Ensio FireArms Introduces KAR-21 Multi-Caliber Rifle
Ensio FireArms, a small-arms manufacturer from Finland, has released a new rifle called KAR-21. This rifle is designed by Toni Käräjämies and the “KAR” in the model name stands for Käräjämies Automatic Rifle.

Weaver Expands Grand Slam Scope Ring Line
Weaver Grand Slam rings are engineered and manufactured to give the most discerning shooters the confidence they need when taking that shot of a lifetime.

Reader Comments of the Week

“Nice article! I think most new rifle shooters,(and some older ones), have never heard of using a sling as a stabilizer. We learned that when training on the M-16. Use the same technique with the AR-15,and my M-1Carbine. Have passed this along to help other shooters. Feedback has always been positive.”

– OLDSEABEE, in response to How to Use a Sling as a Shooting Rest

“I agree with everything W.R. Said in his review. I received my m&p shield PC about 3 weeks ago and have only fired about 50 rounds through it. The Underwood Xtreme defender 90 gr shoot very good with low recoil. I have also shot American eagle 124 gr fmg with good results. This gun is awesome. I’m probably going to get another one for my wife. The cleaning kit is a great bonus ( didn’t now I was getting that with it).”

– ERIC, in response to Review: M&P Shield Plus Performance Center

“Worked in aerospace on making injection molded parts. Found that ZYTEL Glass Filled Nylon (i. e. GLOCK frames) when properly molded would be almost equal to 7076 T-6 Aluminum. 30% Carbon Fiber filled Nylon (by RTP) properly molded would be almost equal to 1018 CR steel. Easiest way to know if reinforced NYLON was molded properly is that the surface is “Resin Rich”, and is slick. If the surface is “blouchy”, i. e. the reinforcement fiber shows on the surface, then that is a poorly molded part. Bonus is that injection molded NYLON parts typically are about 2/3 the weight of Aluminum.”

– GRUMPY, in response to Is The Polymer Lower a Good Idea?

#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.

HK SP5 on target with range bag
@mypointofpew (Instagram)
AR pistol, AK pistol, Desert Eagle and FN 5.7 pistol on carpet
@mr_uber_ (Instagram)
two AR-15s leaning on wood deck
@branham7.62 (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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