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Springfield Armory Hosts GUNFEST at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

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Gun owners who ride in early at the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally—Aug. 5 to 14—have an opportunity to get behind the trigger of some of Springfield Armory’s latest guns during the inaugural GUNFEST. The range sessions are free and take place Aug. 5 to 7 at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip Shooting Complex.

“We couldn’t be prouder to host the inaugural GUNFEST at the Sturgis 2022 Motorcycle Rally,” said Steve Kramer, vice president of marketing for Springfield Armory. “Having the opportunity to shoot an extensive line of Springfield Armory firearms makes this a must-attend event.”

Many of the industry’s finest will also be showcasing their wares and services, including Silencer Central, AMMO, Inc., GunBroker.com, KelTec, Walther Arms, Kimber America, SIG Sauer, IWI, Umarex Air Guns, Norma/RUAG, Black-Hills Ammunition, Pew Pew Nation Live Podcast and more.

“The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally has become a tradition for Silencer Central,” said Brandon Maddox, CEO of Silencer Central. “The raucous energy of the rally is incredible and there’s no better place for us to interact with so many of our customers and future customers. And this year, we’ll be bringing a Polaris General XP 1000 that will be topped with a FN M249, which is sure to be popular with attendees.”

Those who visit Springfield Armory during the event will have a chance to shoot the Hellion bullpup, SAINT Victor carbine and M1A SOCOM. The company will have plenty of 1911s on hand, as well as the Hellcat OSP, Hellcat Pro and the XD-M Elite 4.5-inch 10 mm.

Hours of the event run from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information on the 2022 Sturgis GUNFEST, to register and reserve your ammunition, visit the GUNFEST website.

The 82nd Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally runs Aug. 5 to 14 in Sturgis, SD. Last year it drew more than a half million people.

Article by GUY J. SAGI

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