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AK Operators Union says that Magpul will have some new 5.45 AK magazines at SHOT. Do you think this is just the rumor mill going, or is this for real? This is a nice addition to the AK lineup from Magpul. We were all floored when they announced the Zhukov …

Two years ago, the world lost one of the most legendary firearm designers in the world—Mikhail Kalashnikov. Today, November 10, 2015, he would have turned 96 years old. He is what the Shooter’s Log has deemed one of the Father’s of the Firearms World. Today, we honor his legacy and …

Last month, a jury in Milwaukee, Wis., leveled $5 million in damages at Badger Guns, a firearms retailer accused of negligently selling a pistol to a straw purchaser. The actual recipient of the gun went on to shoot two police officers in the face with it; those officers were the …

Browning has taken the same basic platform as its M1911-22 85-percent size pistol to the next level by building it as a locked-breech center-fire pistol chambered in .380 ACP. The new 1911-380 is a marriage between classic form and modern engineering, incorporating a polymer frame and all the features of …

IWI US, Inc., NASGW’s 2015 Importer of the Year, has donated a Tavor SAR Serial No. 1 and 9 mm conversion kit to the National Firearms Museum. The presentation was made by IWI US and IWI Israel representatives on Nov. 2, 2015 at the museum, located at NRA Headquarters in Fairfax, …

Practically the only bad thing about shooting is recoil—and there are various ways to ensure it doesn’t mess up an otherwise good thing. Read more for alternatives to taking a beating from recoil. Beginners—or anyone—bothered by a firearm’s recoil (or kick) can always opt for lighter-recoiling guns or calibers. Of …

It used to be a rote ritual: At the end of each shooting session, if you wanted your gun to last, you had better make sure that you thoroughly clean it. Even after the transition to smokeless powder from the old hydroscopic black powder residue, primers were made from corrosive …

October’s figures are in, and the record-setting pace continued in National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) volume. Each check does not necessarily constitute the sale of a gun, but it’s the most accurate reflection we have and a warning to gun owners that those special firearms will be in …

Rumors of the return of the P225 to the SIG Sauer pistol lineup circulated the web last summer, eliciting a certain excitement from SIG fans. Now the firearm manufacturer has confirmed it has indeed resurrected the classic handgun—with a few design changes—and is currently shipping them to dealers and distributors. …

The last week of October marked the 42nd annual National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers (NASGW) meeting, held in New Orleans, La. Gunmakers from all over the country met to show distributors their new wares for 2016. Some companies were hush-hush this year, preferring to launch their products at the …