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High Powered Headlines: August 12, 2014

A New Hampshire Commissioner makes changes to CCW permit applications on the sly, while supporters rally around a Pennsylvania Sheriff protecting the names of licenses concealed carry holders. Smith & Wesson surprises us with the release of all the new M&P 22 compact pistol and for those new gun owners, may I suggest the American Eagle personal defense and training combo pack? All this and more in today’s gun and firearms industry news headlines.


Top 5 Cheaper Than Dirt YouTube Videos

Since 2009, Cheaper Than Dirt! has maintained a YouTube channel. With over 7,000,000 views and 338 videos uploaded and counting, you will find how tos, product reviews, Jerry Miculek Shoot Fast and many more! Become a member of our 8,942 growing subscribers here. If you have not checked out our YouTube channel, here is a taste of what you are missing. Listed are our top five YouTube videos.

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Best Selling AR-15s of 2013

When I say entry-level AR, I mean to say one you wouldn’t necessarily want to take into battle. There is absolutely nothing wrong with a bare bones, no-nonsense AR-15. None of our top sellers will disappoint; high quality parts, surprising accuracy, durability and trusted brand names round off our list. Bare-bones tactical rifles are perfect for the beginner. You have a solid platform in any of the following ARs to start building upon. Though neither combat-grade, nor competition-ready, cheap AR-15s get the job done. Intended for plinking, punching paper, varmint hunting, and even home defense, the DPMS, Bushmaster, S&W M&P-15 and Colt LE 6920 are all dependable purchases.

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SHOT 2013 Preview: Smith & Wesson M&P C.O.R.E

Smith & Wesson M&P C.O.R.E (Competition Optics Ready Equipment) models offer consumers a specialized platform for adding accessory optics to their personal handguns. Engineered to accept six popular styles of competition-based optics, M&P C.O.R.E models are easily adapted to meet any demand.