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Mossberg’s aptly named 590 Shockwave caused more than just a blip on the shooting market’s seismograph when it launched in 2017. Non-NFA firearms, meaning scatter guns with barrels shorter than 16″, have been legally plausible for some time. A few smaller companies had already released their own factory produced versions. But the …

Online sales have proven to be something of a two-edged sword for collectors of military surplus and LE trade-in firearms. On the one hand, enthusiasts have enjoyed almost immediate access to these interesting used guns at fair prices as they’ve made their way back into the market place. Virtual storefronts like AIM Surplus make it a …

Tikka’s T3x rifles are well-known among hunters and precision rifle shooters alike. The Finnish brand has roots in the Tikkakoski district of the city of Jyväskylä, where the factory produced a variety of items, including firearms and typewriters. Sako bought the company in 1983, and today uses the Tikka name …

In the early 1960s, the M16 rifle became the standard rifle of the U.S. military. Lightweight and easy to shoot, it was much easier to carry around on the battlefield than its larger predecessors. In the mid-80s, though, the need arose for something that was even smaller than the M16 …

Sarsilmaz is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of firearms, and now the company is rolling out its new SAR9 Compact pistol. The SAR9 Compact is built on the same platform as the previous SAR9, which is proudly carried by NATO and elite forces around the world. “The SAR9 Compact was …

Zev Technologies has steadily increased its footprint in the firearm industry. Best known for placing its unique design spins on components for the most popular Glock and SIG Sauer pistols, this Centralia, WA-based company is also in the AR market. The company’s Core series consists of rifles and pistols in both …

SilencerCo has announced the introduction of its new Hybrid 46M: the world’s first modular large-bore suppressor. Effectively reducing the sound signature of everything from 9mm to 10mm and 5.56mm NATO to .458 SOCOM, the Hybrid 46M takes it to the next level for those who want the versatility of the company’s …

Beretta is launching a brand-new pistol, the APX A1 Carry, which is the newest evolution of the popular APX Carry series of guns. The APX A1 Carry has the reliability and quality the APX family has become known for, with a shorter and lighter trigger pull, red-dot optic ready slide, and …

The knock on easy-to-carry bantam rifles is that their slight build and thin-walled barrels can complicate field shooting—not what one wants for hunting wide-open expanses above the tree line—but our testing has revealed the Mountain Carbon to be an excellent shooter despite its impressive handiness. When spun into yarns and fabrics, and …

The Turkish firearm-manufacturing industry has been around for a long time, dating back to when the Ottoman Empire was a superpower. In recent years, it seems like the Turkish gun industry is on a bit of a come-up, exporting hundreds of thousands of guns each year to the United States, …