Among the guns I own and feature prominently are Hi Point firearms. Sturdy, heavy, even clunky—all of these have been used in the past to describe Hi Point, but let’s break down why I own Hi Points and you should too.
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MasterPiece Arms (MPA) is producing a limited edition MPA935DMG-LTD, the company’s new machined-grip Defender 9mm pistol. Only 100 of the mini-9 pistols will be produced.
Standard Manufacturing and Cheaper Than Dirt! proudly accept the Blue Book of Gun Values Top Ten Firearms Industry Award for innovation and excellence for the DP-12 double-barreled, pump-action shotgun.
After experimenting with different bullet weights, cavity shapes and point styles, Nosler and the late John Noveske of Noveske Rifleworks developed a .300 AAC Blackout round that retains its weight and performs at sub-sonic velocities. Nosler and Cheaper Than Dirt! are proud to announce the arrival of Noveske by Nosler ammo with glow-in-the-dark polymer Ballistic Tip bullets.
Amendments to the 2013 New York SAFE Act ended the ban on 10-round magazines. It is not illegal for New York gun owners to purchase 10-round magazines. It is up to the owner’s responsibility to load only seven rounds. After examining these changes to the New York restrictive gun law, Cheaper Than Dirt! will resume shipping 10-round magazines to most areas in New York.
Ruger releases the LC9s Pro model with no external safeties. Instead, on the new Ruger is an internal striker blocker and trigger safeties. Retaining the same features as the striker-fired, polymer-framed LC9s, the Pro version has a 3.12-inch barrel and is easily concealable with a 0.90-inch width and 6-inch overall length. Cheaper Than Dirt! has the Ruger LC9s Pro model in stock and is shipping today!
Once a caliber not many people found to be highly useful, the .380 ACP has gained an incredible amount of popularity in the last few years—especially with women. Its ease of use to rack the slide, minimal recoil and small package is desirable for the first time shooter, women shooter, elderly or those with injuries. Many are choosing the smaller .380 ACP pocket pistols for concealed carry. Though there are many sub-compact 9mm to choose from, the .380 ACP is still making its way to the top. These six new 2014 and 2015 firearms from major manufacturers such as Browning, Beretta and Magnum Research prove that the .380 as a preferred self-defense gun isn’t going away any time soon.
In 2011, the Shooter’s Log reported from SHOT Show on Kel-Tec’s non-functioning prototype of the .22 Magnum RMR-30. Kel-Tec is announcing the late-2014 release of the carbine with four-position collapsible stock now called the CMR-30. It uses 30-round PMR-30 magazines and has a 50 percent increase in muzzle velocity over the pistol. Fanboys of Kel-Tec and the PMR-30 cannot wait for the release of Kel-Tec’s CMR-30.
The biggest news today if you have not heard is Beretta USA’s move to Tennessee. However, we gun owners can not forget that all over the country, Second Amendment supporters are battling gun control legislations—such as California, Massachusetts and New York. Included into today’s High Powered Headlines is a call for action from The Gun Owner’s Action League and a very important announcement from Cheaper Than Dirt!
Firearm sales will resume on a limited basis beginning Tuesday, January 8, based on available inventory. The selection will increase as more firearms become available. Consumer reaction to the political rhetoric after the shooting in CT caused a rush of online orders at Cheaper Than Dirt! which led to the largest backlog in the company’s history.