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New Product Round Up — SHOT Day 4

For those who may never have heard of the SHOT Show (Shooting Hunting Outdoor Trade) it is the largest gun show in the world. Unfortunately, because it is a trade show, it is not open to the public. That does not mean you will not have a front row seat at The Shooter’s Log. We have been busy running from booth to booth to discover what’s new in Pistols, Rifles, Shotguns, Airguns, Accessories, and Optics.

Savage Model 110 rifle with user-­adjustable AccuFit system


New Rifles for 2018 — SHOT Show Edition

There was little doubt that 2018 is going to be a gun worthy year. Savage Arms alone launched about 100 new models. Weatherby announced that is is done with California and plans to pull up stakes and set roots in the gun-friendly state of Wyoming—and then the guns…

Weatherby 6.5-.300 banner


Flat, Hard Hitting, and Accurate: Weatherby Releases 6.5-300

In 2016, Weatherby reviewed existing calibers and determined it was time to introduce a cartridge that had been in development by Roy Weatherby since the early 1960s—the 6.5-300 Weatherby Magnum. The 6.5-300 quite simply, does everything that the 6.5 Creedmoor does, but better. An increase in speed of over 500 fps is just the start.


Last Chance to View Coming Products at NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits

Take a quick look at these videos on the Springfield Range Officer Compact 9mm, Weatherby Element Semi-Auto Shotgun, Otis Star Chamber Cleaner, Mossberg Blaze 47 rifle, Weatherby Orion O/U Shotgun, and Mossberg Blaze 22 LR to see if you want to chase down these products on the last day of the 2015 NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits.

Weatherby 28 gauge SA-08 Shotgun with wood stock and forearm

Consumer Information

Weatherby Recalls SA-08 28 Gauge Shotguns

Weatherby, Inc. has announced a product recall on certain SA-08 28-gauge shotguns made on March 11, 2013 and after. The shotguns affected have serial numbers from AN00001 through AN02802. Weatherby will fix your shotgun for free. Click this post to find out if your SA-08 is affected.

Dave Dolbee posed with trophy wild boar and Weatherby .257 Magnum rifle

Hunting and Outdoors

Gearing Up for Wild Hogs

Hogs may be the perfect game animal whether you are a novice hunter or seasoned veteran. Hogs are smart, tough, great eating and cheap to hunt. Best of all, in most areas you can hunt hogs year-round, so you’ll never again have an excuse to stay home on the couch waiting for the season to open.

Weatherby GH2 with 24-inch barrel and pink spiderweb pattern


SHOT Show 2014 Special Edition Day 4: New Shotguns

Cheaper Than Dirt! staffers covering the 2014 SHOT Show in Las Vegas have filed their final reports on new shotguns introduced at the show. In this edition are details about Remington’s expanded VersaMax line and two new 870 shotguns in the Tactical line. Also, Weatherby has a new SA-08 28-Gauge Deluxe, more WBY-X shotguns, and a semi-auto version of the PA-459, the SA-459 Black Reaper. Winchester’s 2014 entries include the SX3 12-gauge 3.5-inch Long Beard turkey gun and a new offering in the SXP pump shotgun line, the Field Compact.

Rock River Arms Operator III MSR 5.56mm


SHOT Show 2014 Special Edition Day 3: New Rifles

Cheaper Than Dirt! staffers covering the 2014 SHOT Show in Las Vegas have filed a third day of reports on new rifle introductions made at the show, and this edition includes coverage of major makers Rock River Arms, Legacy Sports International, Weatherby and Marlin.

Picture shows the right side and the left side of Weatherby's black, pump-action tactical shotgun.


Truly Tactical and Versatile: Weatherby’s PA-459 is Threaded for Chokes

Weatherby’s PA-459 TR (Tactical Response) 20-gauge pump-action shotgun is truly a tactical and versatile shotgun. Weatherby’s PA-459 TR 20 gauge pump-action shotgun has an 18.5-inch, chrome-lined barrel threaded for chokes. You will be hard-pressed to find this feature on any other tactical-style shotgun. The pistol grip, black matte synthetic stock naturally shoulders for a quick point of aim. Upgraded sights on the PA-459 make target acquisition quick and easy.