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Week-In-Review News Roundup: October 13-19, 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

Springfield Announces 5.56 Addition to Popular SAINT Pistol Line
In response to the immense popularity of the SAINT Victor and SAINT Edge pistols, Springfield Armory® is pleased to announce the new SAINT Pistol in 5.56mm for 2019.

B&T to Showcase at AUSA
B&T is preparing to showcase its most popular line, to include the recently adopted APC9K – by the United States Army – from October 14th-16th at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC.

Winchester Adds TrueTimber Strata Camo to the XPR Hunter Rifle Line
The new XPR® Hunter TrueTimber® Strata™ bolt-action rifle from Winchester Repeating Arms offers versatile concealment and a stunning appearance in an accurate, value-driven package.

Team CZ-USA Sets Record
David Miller, CZ-USA’s shotgun manager and pro-shooter, and the CZ-USA Team set a world record for most sporting clay targets shot in a 12-hour period by a five-person team.

California Signs Restrictive New Gun and Hunting Bills Into Law
Prior to the October 13 deadline, Governor Newsom signed the final anti-gun and anti-hunting bills, AB 1254 and SB 172 into law.

Reader Comments of the Week

“Great article, and on a subject that needs to be nearer and dearer to all our hearts. Thanks for composing it!A suggestion for making one’s life a bit less psychologically stressful is to add some salt, pepper, and a few packets of instant coffee (not ideal, but perhaps better than nothing) to add some flavor and a bit of the familiar when preparing or accompanying a meal. All in that might add 8oz. to your pack, if you carry just enough for 3-4 days. Getting back to real coffee might also provide extra incentive to reach one’s destination.”

– CC, in response to Preparing for a Quick Exit: What to Have On Hand

“I have a SAR K2P 9mm At my age (64) my grip is not what it once was so its hard to work the slide, also have a Browning High Power 9 mm which is a bit easier to work, Plus a couple of Ruger pistols, after reading this I’m going to check out the 308s an going to compare shop Great read!! Thanks”

– JIM, in response to The 10 Best Guns for Older Shooters

“On a whim I bought a Saint pistol in .300 blk out. I had just sold my Springfield M1 Garand and wanted a good home defense gun. Having goats and chickens we attract lots of predators. The saint pistol loaded with.30 caliber 200 grain bullets is extremely effective out to 150 yards. It is accurate,reliable and light. Something the wife likes! I’ve bought many Springfield armory products in the past and never been disappointed. This is coming from a guy who had build 5 AR15 rifles in 5.56,.224, 6.5 grendel, 6.5 creedmore, 6.8spc. With Springfield armory you might pay more but you get quality.”

– AZ REDNECK, in response to How the Springfield Saint Compares to Other AR-15 Platforms

#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 pic
Credit: @nick_augusta (Instagram)


range day friday - 1911 handgun
Credit: @theaverageshooter (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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