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Week-In-Review News Roundup: May 31-June 6, 2020

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

CZ-USA Introduces All-Terrain Series of Shotguns
Several of CZ-USA’s most popular shotguns are now available in the new All-Terrain Series, which features an OD Green Cerakote finish and walnut stock for the best in all-season durability and elegant design.

HOWA Releases Mini Action EXCL LITE Series
All are housed into a tough synthetic free-floating stock with a folding Mil-Spec adaptor which allows the stock to fold for compact storage and handling or it can be locked into full-length positions as well.

New Chasis System Available from MDT – The Tac21 Gen 2
The TAC21 Gen2 Chassis system for bolt action rifles offers a combination of improved accuracy, superior ergonomics and specialized design allowing use of AR-15 butt-stocks, grips and automatically converts your rifle to an external box magazine fed rifle.

SureFire Introduces New SOCOM50-SPS Suppressor 
This innovative suppressor tames the violent recoil, flash and sound of.50-cal precision rifles resulting in immense tactical and health benefits for the shooter.

Savage Arms Announces RENEGAUGE Waterfowl 
Waterfowl hunters face demanding conditions. Savage Arms has risen to this challenge with their new 12 gauge: Renegauge Waterfowl. This semi-automatic sets a new standard for the fit and function of a hunting shotgun and is finished in Mossy Oak Shadow Grass Blades camo.

Grayguns Releases Enhanced Leverage System for SIG P-Series DA/SA Pistols
The Grayguns Enhanced Leverage System (ELS) consists of either straight or hybrid-shaped trigger – both with dual adjustability for over-travel and pre-travel – mated to an enhanced custom-designed trigger bar.

Reader Comments of the Week

“Here’s my top 10. I haven’t had the privilege of owning all of these, but I imagine them being awesome just the same.
1. Ruger 10/22 If I have to explain this one, you shouldn’t be reading a gun magazine c.
2. Mossberg 500 20 gauge 20″ barrel.
3. AK47 reliable, reliable, reliable.
4. A lever-action .45-70 There are many very good brands… Pick one that fits you.
5. M1A SOCOM 16 (wishlist)
6. Ruger Single-Six .22 (had one, never should of sold it.
7. Beretta model 92 9mm. Great size, easy to control, very accurate.
8. S&W model 27 .357 4″ barrel. One of the greatest all-around handguns.
9. S&W model 629 deluxe .44 magnum (wishlist) sometimes, there’s a bear!
10. Henry’s lever-action .22 rifle (this one is for my wife)”

– MICHAEL, in response to 10 Guns Worth Keeping

“Your job as sharpshooter or sniper is to protect your crew and innocent civilians by stopping the threat IMMEDIATELY! That means in most cases, you’ll only get one shot on a hot target, so make it count. It should be precise and instantly lethal. Whatever you need to do in that role to get the most accurate tool to accomplish this is vital. Spend whatever it takes on the most accurate SHOOTER, WEAPON, GLASS, AMMO, and TRAINING!!!”

– TROY, in response to How Accurate Is Too Accurate?

“Polymer stocks are a regular feature anymore. My first was a Remington Nylon 66, that my folks bought for me in the early 70’s. Great little rifle. Unfortunately, it was lost in a house fire 7 years ago. I like the fact that even cheap guns are more magazine than tube-fed these days. That’s definitely a convenience. Great review.”

– CHUCK, in response to Review: Mossberg Blaze .22

#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.

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 younger firearms enthusiast who’s been shooting since he was a kid. 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 and he tries to visit the range at least a couple of times a month to maintain and improve his shooting skills.

His primary focus is on handguns, but he loves all types of firearms. He enjoys disassembling and reassembling firearms to see how they work and installs most of the upgrades to his firearms himself, taking it as a chance to learn. He’s not only interested in modern handguns and rifles, he appreciates the classics for both historical value and real-world use.
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