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

Walmart Halts Sales of Popular Ammo Calibers, Handguns
On Tuesday, September 3 the retail behemoth announced they will cease sales of several popular calibers of ammunition, and are leaving the handgun market entirely.

BREAKING: SIG NGSW Prototype Unveiled To The Public
After being selected as one of three arms manufacturers to supply prototypes of next-gen weaponry to the United States Army, SIG SAUER has unveiled their NGSW prototype rifle.

Savage Announces AXIS II Flat Dark Earth
Savage Arms introduces the AXIS II in a new color: Flat Dark Earth (FDE).

Taurus Introduces NEW G3 Polymer 9mm Pistol
The budget-focused arms manufacturer has announced a new polymer-body full-size pistol.

Springfield Armory Confirms New Firearm Rumors
Historic firearms producer Springfield Armory confirms rumors of release of a new firearm on September 25. The surprise gun has been in development for two years.

New Extreme Long Range World Record Set Using Berger Bullets
Shooter Randy Wise scored three successive hits in a 36″ plate at 2,158 yards with handloaded Berger 338 Caliber 300 grain OTM Tactical Hybrid ammo, setting a new world record at the NRA Extreme Long Range Championships.

Reader Comments of the Week

“I have both the C and now S model. Both are excellent firearms for concealing. Both are more than adequate for EDC. Round count is excellent as well as accuracy. You won’t be disappointed.”

– RICK, in response to Review: CZ-USA P-10 S Optics-Ready

“If you insist on purse carry, please remember to hang on to the purse at ALL times. I’ve seen women leave purses in all sorts of public places (grocery carts, restaurant booths, fitting rooms, etc.)…”

– STEVEN SCOTT, in response to Best Concealed Carry Options for Female Shooters

“This is a great article and one more suggestion…Purple is a good thought when mounting Scope/Rings. I have seen some shooters on the range having to grab tools when their scope slipped loose…just a dab on the set screws…. need to drown.”

– VIETVET, in response to Threadlockers: A Guide for AR-15 DIYers

#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.

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Credit: @mypointofpew (Instagram)


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Credit: BigThor54 (Twitter)

That’s all for this week! We wish our readers a happy and safe Labor Day! Check back next Friday for another round of the latest firearm news, reader comments and #RangeDayFriday photos.

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