NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits

For one and all to see

It’s hard to imagine an NRA annual meeting without grandiose display of guns, but according to NRA Museums Senior Curator, Phil Schreier, “Gun-collection clubs have used the organization’s annual meetings as a venue to display their finest guns since the mid 1950s. By 1960, the NRA Gun Collector Committee decided to recognize the best exhibits and best individual guns at […]

April 27, 2014

ARES Defense SCR

A 50-state-legal AR? Impossible, you say. Not so. The ARES Defense SCR( Sport Configurable Rifle features a MIL-STD, flattop upper receiver for integrating optics with a fixed, sporter-style stock, which causes recoil to travel downward like a shotgun for a softer-shooting rifle. Its traditional push-pin design permits shooters to instantly change calibers on the fly. […]

April 27, 2014

Taurus “First 24″ Emergency Kit

Taurus unveiled their "First 24" series, containing emergency gear vital to surviving a disaster of any type.

April 27, 2014

New From Windham Weaponry

Windham Weaponry unveiled several new rifles at the NRA's Annual Meeting, including wood-furniture AR-15s and AR-10 variants.

April 27, 2014

NRA Stand & Fight Rally

Lucas Oil Stadium was once again host to thousands of NRA members who gathered for a rally headlined by speeches and music in the name of defending our Second Amendment Rights. The packed house was electric from the opening prayer by Rev. Franklin Graham to the last notes of Alabama’s legendary guitars. In between, they […]

April 27, 2014

Beretta Blogger Meetup

Beretta hosted numerous gun bloggers at the NRA's Annual Meeting, and a well-known competitive shooter stopped by.

April 27, 2014

Springfield Armory XD-S 4.0

Springfield Armory's popular XD-S series receives an extension—a 4-inch barrel is now available for both the .45 ACP and 9 mm variants.

April 27, 2014

Methods of Concealed Carry

Effectively concealing a handgun is more than sticking your favorite pistol in a holster and draping a coat over it.

April 27, 2014

Magpul M-Lok System

Magpul unveiled a new system for attaching accessories to rifles, and it may replace the Picatinny rail. The company’s new M-Lok system makes use of a clean, smoothed rectangular cut and utilizes a T-nut to attach accessories without needing to remove any parts. In other words, no access to the back side of the accessory […]

April 26, 2014

Secret Commandos: The Men and Guns of SOG

Secret missions into Cambodia and Laos against incredible odds were the norm for a legendary special operations force during the Vietnam War. More than 400 people attended a seminar hosted by retired Maj. John Plaster, a guru of sniping and veteran of the famous MACV SOG unit. This small group of men conducted some of […]

April 26, 2014