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Week-In-Review News Roundup: November 1-7, 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

NSSF Announces 2021 SHOT Show Cancellation
Due to the recent rise in COVID-19 cases throughout the world, NSSF, the firearm industry trade association, today makes the difficult announcement that the 2021 SHOT Show has been canceled.

New GLOCK Gen5 .40 S&W Pistols Have Arrived
The Gen5 GLOCK G22, G23 and G27 have officially landed on the GLOCK website. The main goal is to furnish police departments with fifth-generation goodness, even if they are clinging to a forgotten cartridge

Holosun Announces New X2 Series Pistol Optics with Lock Mode
Holosun takes pistol optics to a new level with the X2 series. Based on the popular V2 series, new technologies deliver major upgrades that increase control and tactical abilities in the field. The X2 series’ technological advancements are a major advantage for shooters looking for an edge.

Boker Plus Introduces Nessmi Pro Fixed Blade
The knife sports a full tang build of rugged D2 steel that is ideal for outdoor use, hunting and everyday cutting tasks. Layers of red fiber under the handle scales of brown Micarta and the delicate satin finish of the leaf-shaped blade create visual interest and give the Nessmi Pro an extraordinary look.

Rival Arms Releases ST-3X Precision Stock
Recognized for premium aftermarket handgun and rifle components, Rival Arms expands its offering to the precision long-range shooter with its introduction of the new adjustable ST-3X Precision Rifle Stock.

Reader Comments of the Week

“All of the mentioned handguns are superb. For me, however, the S/W Shield 45acp is a standout. This gun conceals well, shoots accurately with minimal recoil, and is reliable! The purchase price is not bad, either. I have loaded this pistol with every type of bullet: hp’s, 185 to 230 gr’s, reloads that fly at a blistering pace, and it always fires on command. Plus, it feels good in the hand. Check one out and I believe you, too, will be impressed.”

– ARIZONA BEN, in response to Best .45 Pistols for Concealed Carry

“My 226 in 9mm is by far the favorite in my collection. My 239 (convertible .357/.40) is a close second. Picked up my 226 in 1989 and have fired thousands of rounds through it with zero issues. I love handing it to someone (unloaded of course) and ask them to point it at something and then look down the sights – they are amazed at how on target they are.”

– DAVID, in response to Review: SIG P226 Stainless

“Jack O’Connor was a proponent of this method over 70 years ago. Worked then, works today.”

– LCPLSALTY, in response to MPBR: A Practical Way to Zero

#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 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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