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
HOWA Gen 2 Flag Chassis Short Barrel Is Now Shipping
Legacy Sports International’s New HOWA Gen 2 Flag Chassis Short Barrel is in stock and now shipping. The ever-popular HOWA Flag Chassis Precision Rifles are now available in a short barrel version in both .308 and 6.5 Creedmoor.
CCI Clean-22 Steel Challenge Is the Official Rimfire Ammunition of Steel Challenge
CCI announced the new Clean-22 Steel Challenge as the official ammunition of the Steel Challenge Shooting Association (SCSA). Look for the Steel Challenge logo on the box to symbolize CCI’s support of the organization’s mission to promote participation in steel shooting competition.
JP Enterprises Introduces Law Tactical Series Silent Captured Springs
JP Enterprises has just announced its Law Tactical series of Silent Captured Springs. This is the first buffer spring substitution component certified by Law Tactical for use with their folding adapters.
Galco Releases FLETCH for the Ruger-57 Pistol
Long known for its popularity among law enforcement officers – the name unofficially refers to the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center – the FLETCH is also in heavy use among lawfully armed citizens.
Reader Comments of the Week
“I would add disinfection tablets to the water filtration item. The water may be filtered so the dirty stuff has been taken out, at least most of it, but a little chlorine goes a long way. Go to the local pool supply place and get some HTH granules or tablets. Make sure it doesn’t have any additives just get the straight stuff.”
– CHESTER, in response to 6 Items You Can’t Afford to Forget on Your Next Camping Trip
“I have always recognized CZ as a maker of fine pistols. I when I purchased my CZ82 I was so pleased with it that I replaced my Sig Sauer with it as my personal carry gun. I still carry it today.”
– JOEL, in response to CZ-USA 75: The Best 9mm Service Pistol?
“Holy cow, I have never seen a picture of the perfected double action. I bought my refinished, badly polished, snubbie perfected at the local “gun library” a couple of years back, and had seen only written descriptions of the gun. Most knowledgeable “gun guys” told me that my gun did not exist. A top break with a cylinder release button? What do you mean? I love it. Late model J frame grips almost fit it and the combination of finger groove rubber grips and a hundred year old revolver are an awesome combination.I load light loads that you can actually see arc toward the target. Once I found the right diameter cast bullet, it shoots better than me. About those tiny sights and my 55 year young eyes,…”
– PETER, in response to A History of Smith & Wesson Hand Ejectors
#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.