Firearms Industry

News and updates from the firearms’ industry.

  • The Old Mill Gun Shop

    The Old Mill is a small gun shop in Leominster, Massachusetts. It has been open for close to five months now. I went in to the shop to check it out approximately two months ago. The owner John was a very knowledgeable and friendly guy. I talked shop for a while with him and he gave me a great deal on a box of 10mm ammo. I greatly enjoyed the visit. About a week later I stopped in and John told me about an AR building seminar he was running. It was a one day class for $1100.00. He would teach...
  • Mossberg Makes 10 Millionth Model 500

    Oscar F Mossberg and his sons founded a firearms company in 1919. After making a splash in the world of handguns (yes, they made handguns!), and rifles, they started to move into shotguns. By 1960, the company was a household name and ready to take a gamble with a new pump action shotgun. This slide-action wonder went down in history as the Model 500-- and 10 million guns later, it's still going strong. What's so special? With its smooth slide action, the Mossberg 500 cycled rounds from...
  • Remington to Sell Former US Army Sniper Systems to Public

    As far back as the Vietnam conflict, Remington supplied model 700-series bolt-action rifles to the US Army for use as specialist marksmen and sniper rifles. In 1988, the Army contracted with Remington Arms to produce an estimated 15,000 specialized sniper weapons systems based on the 7000-action. These were dubbed the M24 Sniper Weapons System (SWS), once adopted. The M24 is a heavy beast, at some 18.3-pounds complete with optics, bipod, camouflage, and sling, but is worth it. These rifles...
  • Selling Guns Online 101

    So you want to sell your gun and are pretty internet savvy. With that in mind, here is a quick tutorial on keeping you legal and sane, while getting the most money for your investment. Where to sell There are two types of websites out there that cater to those looking for guns. National sites and local sites. National sites enable a seller; say in Ohio, to sell guns to a buyer in Texas. Probably the biggest and best-known site for national online gun sales is Gunbroker, followed by...
  • Double Barrel 1911 is Coming to America

    Firearms Talk has covered the new double-barreled 1911 style .45ACP pistol since back in March. Produced by the new Italian firm of Arsenal, the interesting semi-auto when first introduced did not have an importer lined up on this side of the ocean, leaving US shooters to just look and drool. Well, it's looks like in 2013 you are actually going to be able to get one here in the United States. The company has gained ATF approval to have Austin Sheridan import and sell their AF2011-A1's...
  1. Mossberg Makes 10 Millionth Model 500

    Oscar F Mossberg and his sons founded a firearms company in 1919. After making a splash in the world of handguns (yes, they made handguns!), and rifles, they started to move into shotguns. By 1960, the company was a household name and ready to take a gamble with a new pump action shotgun. This slide-action wonder went down in history as the Model 500-- and 10 million guns later, it's still going strong. What's so special? With its smooth slide action, the Mossberg 500 cycled rounds from...
  2. Selling Guns Online 101

    So you want to sell your gun and are pretty internet savvy. With that in mind, here is a quick tutorial on keeping you legal and sane, while getting the most money for your investment. Where to sell There are two types of websites out there that cater to those looking for guns. National sites and local sites. National sites enable a seller; say in Ohio, to sell guns to a buyer in Texas. Probably the biggest and best-known site for national online gun sales is Gunbroker, followed by...
  3. Buying Guns Online 101

    Since Al Gore invented the internet there has been a steady growth in the trend of buying goods online. One of these goods, no matter how much the gun grabber's wish it wasn't so, is firearms. Where to look There are two types of websites out there that cater to those looking for guns. National sites and local sites. National sites enable a seller; say in Ohio, to sell guns to a buyer in Texas. Probably the biggest and best-known site for national online gun sales is Gunbroker followed by...
  4. Double Barrel 1911 is Coming to America

    Firearms Talk has covered the new double-barreled 1911 style .45ACP pistol since back in March. Produced by the new Italian firm of Arsenal, the interesting semi-auto when first introduced did not have an importer lined up on this side of the ocean, leaving US shooters to just look and drool. Well, it's looks like in 2013 you are actually going to be able to get one here in the United States. The company has gained ATF approval to have Austin Sheridan import and sell their AF2011-A1's...
  5. Want a Stock Tip ? Invest in Guns

    With the economy in the worst mess since the Great Depression, and consumer confidence slipping, it's not really a great idea to invest in the stock market (just ask Zuckerberg!). However, with that being said, it's the perfect time to invest in gun and ammunition companies. Why invest in companies? For gun and ammunition makers, right now business is a boomin. Over the past few decades, gun makers who had good products have done well in this country. With the economic and political...
  6. The Old Mill Gun Shop

    The Old Mill is a small gun shop in Leominster, Massachusetts. It has been open for close to five months now. I went in to the shop to check it out approximately two months ago. The owner John was a very knowledgeable and friendly guy. I talked shop for a while with him and he gave me a great deal on a box of 10mm ammo. I greatly enjoyed the visit. About a week later I stopped in and John told me about an AR building seminar he was running. It was a one day class for $1100.00. He would teach...
  7. Remington to Sell Former US Army Sniper Systems to Public

    As far back as the Vietnam conflict, Remington supplied model 700-series bolt-action rifles to the US Army for use as specialist marksmen and sniper rifles. In 1988, the Army contracted with Remington Arms to produce an estimated 15,000 specialized sniper weapons systems based on the 7000-action. These were dubbed the M24 Sniper Weapons System (SWS), once adopted. The M24 is a heavy beast, at some 18.3-pounds complete with optics, bipod, camouflage, and sling, but is worth it. These rifles...
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