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High Powered Headlines: July 30, 2014

As soon as citizens of the District Columbia are granted the right to carry a handgun outside the home, it is taken away. Judge Scullion gave Washington D.C. 90 days to enact carry laws before people are allowed to exercise the Second Amendment rights. In other news, Ruger announces its new striker-fired 9mm the LC9s and the push to strengthen background checks comes back up in the Senate.

Picture shows a black Ruger 9E, full-sized 9mm pistol.


New Reliable Products at Affordable Prices

As the number of gun owners raises, so does the demand for good quality products at affordable prices and supply is meeting that demand. Here are four products that don’t break the bank.

Two revolvers, the black barreled Super Blackhawk on the top and white-handled single action Ruger on the bottom on a white background


The Super Blackhawk .44 Magnum

The Ruger Super Blackhawk has become an American Icon. Dirt tough, affordable, powerful and the product of Yankee technology this is a great hunting handgun. Discover why it has been such a long lasting staple in gun cabinets everywhere.

Picture shows Diamondback Firearms new DB FS Nine full-sized 9mm polymer pistol.


New Products: Upgrade Your Ruger 10/22 and a Full-Sized 9mm for Under $400

New products are added to Cheaper Than Dirt’s! website everyday. So much so, I know it’s hard to keep track. No longer on a waiting list, CMMG’s cool Mk3 T is finally here, as well as Diamondback’s brand new full-sized 9mm priced less than competing polymer framed guns. STI International has their semi-custom 9mm 1911 for a surprisingly low price and if you need some range gear the SureFire EP5 Sonic Defender earplugs will fit in the extra pockets of the GPS tactical AR-15 rifle case.


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.

Ruger Vaquero

Competitive Shooting

Ruger Vaquero: The Single-Action Cowboy Gun

At times, you just need to go cowboy, and single-action revolvers are the best gun for feel, heft, accuracy and handling. While some say they are outdated, they sure get a lot of use. The Ruger Vaquero is a revolver any cowboy or cowgirl would love. Learn more about the Ruger Vaquero in The Shooter’s Log.

White haired man in blue jacket with red ear protection shooting an LC9 toward the viewr with a wooded area in the background .


My Favorite LC—The LC9

The Ruger LC9 is a lightweight, with a great grip and great design features including combat-worthy sights. It is accurate and a great addition for anyone needing a good defense pistol Read the post for details.

Colt Commander, circa 1975.


The 1911 Pistol — Reliability and Accuracy

Originally designed to be used from horseback, the 1911 firearm proved successful during the last cavalry charge in 1916 Mexico. You can carry this traditional sidearm cocked and locked, but do you know why? Read this article and range report to learn why.

Ruger SR-762 7.62 NATO/.308 Win. rifle


SHOT Show 2014 Special Edition Day 4: New Rifles

Cheaper Than Dirt! staffers covering the 2014 SHOT Show in Las Vegas have filed their final day of reports on new rifle introductions from the show, and this edition includes coverage of major makers such as Mossberg, Remington and Ruger.