Cheaper Than Dirt! staffers covering the 2014 SHOT Show in Las Vegas have filed their third reports on new shotguns introduced at the show. In this edition are details about Harrington & Richardson 1871’s H&R Excell Auto and Ruger’s remade and American-made Red Label.
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October 22 is known in the shooting industry as 10/22 Day; a day to celebrate one of the most prolific .22LR rifles ever, the Ruger 10/22. We asked our friends to send us pictures of their 10/22s and this is what we got!
Ruger wants fans of its firearms to help design a Ruger 10/22 rifle to commemorate the 50th anniversary of America’s favorite rimfire rifle. And the Cheaper Than Dirt! community can help select the winning design.
Advances in firearms are often slower and incremental in nature. Society changes but slowly and so do society’s tools. When the 1911 pistol was adopted for U.S. military use and then a generation later improved into the 1911A1, few could foresee the tremendous popularity of the type. The 1911 went from a fight-winning pistol to a handgun used in competition and which won every competition it entered. Read this article to learn how Ruger has made improvements on this standard.
Most shooters say they like more power in their rifles and handguns, but their buying habits show they overwhelmingly prefer less power — that is, in total rounds sold, 22-caliber firearms and ammunition dominate cartridge sales figures. Likewise, in the Shooter’s Log many of the most popular articles we’ve published covered firearms and ammunition of the various 22-caliber chamberings, including the 5.7×28 FN (.220), .22 LR (.223), .22 WMR (.224), and 223 Rem. (.224). Here are the most popular items:
In the shadow of Smith &Wesson, Colt and Remington, Sturm Ruger has always been the other-guys. I can tell you in writing this post that in the future I will take pause when I speak of the grand manufacturers and put Sturm Ruger up with one of the great American firearms manufactures.
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I love that new gun smell, don’t you? Ruger announced a new takedown version of the hugely successful 10/22 today.
In the past few months, conflicting claims have been swirling around the Internet regarding the sales of firearms, ammunition, and accessories. There…Read More >