Technology and demand are driving a light-rifle trend that shows no signs of slowing down. Purpose-built, flyweight guns are a dream to carry and shoot, but the additional machining, exotic materials and manufacturing methods that can bring something like an AR rifle down to 4.5 pounds make it expensive.
Now Bushmaster is continuing that legacy of AR-15 with the introduction of their new .450 Bushmaster Rifle, with a chambered in the cartridge for which it is named.
While word of a new pistol from Kimber started circulating some time back, the company managed to play its cards pretty close to its vest about what that pistol was going to be. Before I knew what it was myself, it was interesting to hear the speculations of friends who had a finger on the pulse of the handgun market.
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In retrospect, Smith & Wesson had nobody to blame for the situation but themselves. The company didn’t invent the subcompact, lightweight, single-stack nine, of course. Walther and Beretta had preceded the original Shield to market by a few years with the PPS and the Nano, respectively, and Kahr had more or less created the niche back in the 1990s.
Now 1791 Gunleather is rolling out options for their 2-Way, 3-Way, and 4-Way holsters that are compatible with trigger-mounted lasers.
SB Tactical is known for their innovative pistol stabilizing braces, and now they are bringing their reputation for build quality and practicality to their new SB22 chassis, a lightweight, modular chassis for the Ruger 22 Charger and Ruger 10/22 family of firearms.
The Pennsylvania Game Commission has chosen Beretta's 1301 Tactical shotgun for its field agents.