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Cheaper Than Dirt! at the Range: Tristar Arms S-120 9mm

In this economy, shooters are looking for a reliable, affordable pistol. One such item might be the $439 Canik 55 S-120, a full-size 9mm CZ-75 clone with a 4.7-inch barrel, a 17-round capacity, and a dry weight of 2.26 pounds. Made in Turkey, the S-120 line is imported by TriStar Sporting Arms, long recognized for its quality shotguns at value prices. Cheaper Than Dirt! recently had a chance to shoot a loaner S-120 the company provided on a test-and-evaluation basis.

CZ BREN 805 A1 and A2


SHOT 2013: Some Czech Hardware

The 805 Bren, a rifle that the Czech Republic brought into service last year, sports a forward mounted vertical grip and quick detachable sights on a full-length rail.



Fire Damages Dan Wesson Firearms Plant

November 14, 2012 – Catastrophe struck the Dan Wesson Firearms plant in Norwich, New York when a fire broke out in the basement of the plant. Due to the damage, the plant is expected to remain closed through the end of 2012 at a minimum. CZ-USA, the parent company for Dan Wesson Firearms, will assume all customer service responsibilities until the facility can be repaired and returned to full operating capacity.


The Overlooked CZ 75

The CZ 75 is often overlooked by shoppers in the United States. Why would anyone overlook such a legendary and reliable design?