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Academy pays tribute to industry’s finest: awards honor innovation, dedication, outstanding service—and mettle

Academy pays tribute to industry’s finest: awards honor innovation, dedication, outstanding service—and mettle Web Wright, Jr. In grand fashion, the Shooting Industry Academy of Excellence presented its prestigious 2004 awards in Pittsburgh, Penn., April 16. Leaders from throughout the industry attended the academy’s special reception in the Grand Ballroom of the historic William Penn Hotel. […]

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Concealment in hot weather begins with small handguns

Concealment in hot weather begins with small handguns – Lethal: Force Think of the customers who have told you, “I need someI thing really small and light that I can carry in hot weather.” You and I take carrying guns very seriously. That’s why we invest in holsters that ride inside the waistband, and wear […]

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American Ammunition returns Triton ammo

American Ammunition returns Triton ammo Russ Thurman Attention Triton ammo fans! Quik-Shok is back. Thanks to American Ammunition, who acquired Triton’s assets earlier this year, dealers can now offer Quik-Shok in 9mm, .40 S & W and .45 ACP. Triton’s Premium-Plus Quik-Shot features a patented bullet design with a prestressed core, which splits into three […]

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Remington Web guide honored for excellence

Remington Web guide honored for excellence – Industry Bulletin Board Remington and Flying Fish Creative Services have been honored with the Copper AXIEM Award for Excellence in electronic media. The award recognized the joint Web project, titled “The Remington Guide to Shotgun Basics.” It covers basic features and handling requirements of shotguns, shot-shells and proper […]

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Streamlight hires directors

Streamlight hires directors Streamlight Inc. has appointed Loring Grove at marketing director. In her new role, Grove is responsible for the development and implementation of the corporate marketing plan and budget, corporate branding, advertising, public relations, and marketing communications. Grove has nearly 25 years of marketing, advertising, branding, creative design and promotions experience. She is […]

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New guns from the “old country.” – Action Arms Ltd.’s importation of Brno rifles from Czechoslovakia – Special Intelligence

New guns from the “old country.” – Action Arms Ltd.’s importation of Brno rifles from Czechoslovakia – Special Intelligence – Column Jon R. Sundra It’s amazing how much interest has been shown in the Brno line of Czechoslovakian-made firearms since Action Arms of Philadelphia, Pa., announced last year that it had acquired the import rights. […]

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Beretta’s features attract attention, clinch sales

Beretta’s features attract attention, clinch sales Massad Ayoob The Beretta 9mm is “the pistol that defends the nation.” Historically, the pistol of the United States military sells well to the citizens of our country, and the Beretta has proven to be no exception. Moreover, the company has a broad line of defensive firearms that covers […]

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Manufacturers unveil latest products to launch new year!

Manufacturers unveil latest products to launch new year! The 2007 business year is well underway, with manufacturers rushing to complete their new product offerings in time for their debut at the SHOT Show. Gun dealers, even as they maximize the holiday buying season, are preparing for the launch of a new business year. Here is […]

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Beretta’s long guns offer home security

Beretta’s long guns offer home security Massad Ayoob While most of Beretta’s defense-oriented line centers around handguns, the company’s long guns are also ideal for home security. Beretta has a hit with the CX4 Storm, which has received a lot of gun press and ad space. [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] The pistol-caliber carbine, with its light recoil […]

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Armor Holdings acquires light company

Armor Holdings acquires light company – Industry Bulletin Board Armor Holdings acquired the assets of 911 EP, a private manufacturer of emergency lighting products that use LED technology. 911 EP offers patrol car lighting systems that efficiently use the vehicle’s 12-volt system, while consuming less energy than traditional strobe and halogen lights. “911 EP is […]