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General

Dallas Mayor Wants NRA to Find Another City for 2018 Convention

Due to recent national events, the pro tem mayor of Dallas said the National Rifle Association should move its annual convention away from Dallas, believing, “It’s not appropriate for the group to meet in Dallas in May because there’s so much gun violence in the United States.” Read the full story.

Firearms

NRA Louisville, KY 2016 Show Wrap-up — 25+ Guns, Gear, Accessories, News

Even if you were lucky enough to wander the aisles of the 2016 National Rifle Association’s convention in Louisville, KY, it would be a challenge to see all of the new guns, optics, accessories and gear spread across over 11 acres—but it sure is fun to try! Here is a wrap up of the news to come out of The Shooter’s Log’s coverage during the NRA Convention.

Springfield Armory 1911 TRP in presentation case

General

Springfield Legend Series TRP — $22,500 for Chris Kyle Frog Foundation

Springfield Armory gave Serial No. 0001 Chris Kyle 1911 Legend Series TRP Pistol to Chris widow Taya. Taya in turn immediately announced that she would auction it to benefit the Chris Kyle Frog Foundation. At the 2016 NRA show in the Springfield Armory booth at 2016 NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits, the TRP sold for $22,500.

Donald Trump at NRA Leadership Forum

News

NRA Endorses Donald Trump for President of the United States!

“The stakes in this year’s presidential election could not be higher for gun owners. If Hillary Clinton gets the opportunity to replace Antonin Scalia with an anti-gun Supreme Court justice, we will lose the individual right to keep a gun in the home for self-defense.” Read the NRA’s full endorsement here.

Kel-Tec CL 42 flashlight

Gear

Product Review: Kel-Tec CL-42, CL-43

Kel-Tec CNC, Inc. is firmly committed to the development and production of original, unique, high-performance firearms. Yeah, yeah, yeah… we all know that, but did you know that Kel-Tec, one of America’s favorite gun makers, also makes some of the best flashlights on the market? Here’s a couple of product reviews you can’t miss.

Battle Rifle Company BR4 Trident

Firearms

Battle Rifle Company (BRC) — MARSEC Taken to a New Level

Battle Rifle Company’s new Trident was designed as the first rifle built specifically for MARSEC (Maritime Security) operations. This means the BR4 Trident is ready to defend against the elements, Somalia pirates or any other enemy that dares to cross its path. But BRC’s offerings command respect on much more than just the high seas.

Federal American Eagle Introduces Syntech Range Ammunition

Ammunition

Q & A: American Eagle Syntech TSJ Ammunition

American Eagle raised the bar in target ammunition with its revolutionary new Syntech lineup. Cloaked in an extraordinary synthetic jacket that tips conventional range wisdom on its ear, Syntech ammo shoots smoother, safer, cooler and cleaner than anything on the market. Want to know more? Read the full Q&A here.

Savage 10 BA Stealth Short Action rifle

Firearms

Savage 10/110 BA Stealth Rifles

Savage has teamed with Drake Associates to expand its “BA” line of long-range chassis rifles. The new Model 10/110 BA Stealth is a lighter, more compact option in the BA line. It features a factory-blueprinted model 10/110 barreled action mated to a custom version of the Drake Hunter/Stalker monolithic chassis, which has been modified to Savage’s specifications and more.