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Week-In-Review News Roundup: November 3-9, 2019

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

Henry Introduces Two New Side Gate Lever-Actions
Henry Repeating Arms also recently added a section to their website titled “The Suggestion Box” that allows users to submit their firearm idea or concept for Henry to consider in the future.

Ruger and Viridian Team Up on New 10/22 Scope Package
Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE: RGR) announces a new configuration of the popular 10/22® Carbine which ships with the all new Viridian® EON 3-9×40 scope factory mounted.

Viridian Unveils All-New Optics Line
Viridian Weapon Technologies has announced the launch of Viridian Optics—an all-new riflescope line created for precision, reliability and incredible value.

Oklahoma Teen Tags Potential New State-Record Whitetail
An Oklahoma teen recently took a buck that will likely prove the largest in his state’s history. Even more unique, however? This was 18-year-old Guner Womack’s first season in the woods with a compound bow.

National Hearing Conservation Association Supports Suppressors
The National Hearing Conservation Association sent its new position paper on firearms suppressors to the American Suppressor Association.

Reader Comments of the Week

“My grandpa gave me my first shotgun, revelation pump, a sweet 16. Still have it. Still shoot it. Still love it. AnyTime I see shells, they just jump in the cart. One time at a gun show I found an old Browning 16. I didn’t have enough cash. I gave the vendor what I had and said hide it. Was $75 short. Went around to all my buddies and borrowed the coin. They gave up the coin and were curious as to what I found. When I showed them what it was, they all said “I was at his booth after you, I never saw that gun! I would have bought it!” So now I have two sweet 16’s and love them both.”

– COREY, in response to Sweet 16: The Unappreciated 16-Gauge Shotgun

“Interesting history; thanks for pulling it together. One note, though: Israelis “chose” the M-16 because the US dumped a bunch for free in the ’80s. Any front line soldier who had an actual choice chose the Galil; MUCH more reliable especially in the desert. M-16s went to support and non-combat units. I hear that in Afghanistan when our allies are offered free M-4s, they stick with their AKs.”

– CAASCADIA4, in response to History of the Colt AR-15 Rifle

“Federal has a great load there.. perfect expansion! However, the 10mm is capable of much more. Like the previous reader said in his comments, those velocities are hot .45 rounds really… Let’s see some real 10mm loads tested… Underwood Ammo makes some of the very best ammo out there and have some truly spectacular true 10mm loads!! Would love to see some 10mm in 1600fps loads tested! Anyways just my humble opinion, thanks for your great testing.”

– JAMES, in response to Review: Federal HST 10mm

#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 contest page.

range day friday
Credit: @greenhornguns (Instagram)


Range Day Friday - Ruger GP100
Credit: @mypointofpew (Instagram)

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

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