Remington Arms announced the release of its new 1911 R1 Ultralight Commanderits new 1911 R1 Ultralight Commander in the weeks leading up to SHOT Show 2018. The new 1911 from Remington boasts a lightweight 7.5 ounce frame, bringing an overall reduction of just under 10-ounces in total weight from standard 1911 pistols. In addition, the Ultralight Commander will boast several … [Read more...]
Ruger Releases AR-556 MPR
Sturm, Ruger & Co. just released its new AR-556 MPR (Multi-Purpose Rifle). Capitalizing on the good reviews and success of the original Ruger AR-556, the MPR version is tailored designed for regular or professional shooters who prefer much more versatility than the basic shooting platform of the original. The new Ruger AR-556 MPR comes with an impressive addition of … [Read more...]
Remington’s New Model 870 TAC 14 Shotgun
Remington released a new version of the venerable Model 870 shotgun. The TAC-14 version of the Model 870 is specifically designed for close-quarters engagements, where space for maneuverability may be limited or compromised. As the name implies, the TAC-14 seems to be purpose-built for law enforcement SWAT or specialized entry teams, however there are additional uses for … [Read more...]
Ruger Precision Rifle Safety Bulletin!
Recently, Sturm Ruger & Company issued a Safety Bulletin on the highly touted new Ruger Precision Rifle (RPR). This safety bulletin only affects a certain batch of the Ruger Precision Rifles manufactured so far, so owners will need to follow the instructions from Ruger to determine if their rifle needs to be examined and fixed. The BlueSheepdog Crew had the opportunity … [Read more...]
Beretta’s New APX in .40 Caliber!
Just announced: the new Beretta APX chambered for the .40 S&W. Beretta launched the new APX pistol in .40 S&W. Beretta states this pistol is specifically designed to meet the needs of law enforcement and military uses. Considering the .40 S&W continues to be a dominant caliber in American law enforcement it appears Beretta is hungry to take a bite out of the nearly … [Read more...]
SIG SAUER MCX Virtus Arrives
Say hello to the new SIG SAUER MCX Virtus rifle: the latest firearm from one of the most popular gun manufacturers in the world. The Virtus is an upgraded model of the original MCX Patrol rifle, which is based upon the highly popular AR-15. The MCX Virtus will be offered in 5.56mm and .300BLK chambers and is the result of directed feedback received by special operations … [Read more...]
New FN 509 Striker-Fired Pistol
FN America announced its new 509 striker-fired pistol. Though not the first striker-fired pistol from FN, the new 509 appears to have combined a lot of the best characteristics from several available options and combined them into one very nice pistol. In fact, the 509 was designed to meet the rigorous U.S. Army MHS competition requirements. The new FN 509 is going to have … [Read more...]
Remington’s New 6.5 Creedmoor Magpul Rifle
Remington announced the release of its new Model 700 in 6.5 Creedmoor. This new Model 700 will also be outfitted with the Magpul rifle chassis that is gaining in popularity for its lightweight design, and enhanced features that provide the modularity to fit a wide range of shooters. The continued expansion of 6.5 Creedmoor has been one of the biggest news items in the rifle … [Read more...]
Ruger Recalls New Mark IV Pistols!
Sturm, Ruger & Co. announced a product safety notice and recall for all of their popular new Mark IV pistols. This recall will include the new 22/45 models of the Mark IV as well and involves all pistols manufactured prior to June 1, 2017. Ruger has discovered these pistols have the potential to unintentionally discharge if the safety is not properly utilized. The … [Read more...]
New Springfield Armory XD-E Hammer-Fired Pistol [Updated]
Springfield Armory launched its new XD-E pistol: a compact hammer-fired polymer handgun. In a market flooded with striker-fired, polymer-framed pistols, it is kind of refreshing to see a classic design emerge with the highlights of engineering and design manufacturers have been displaying in recent years. The XD-E features solidify its place in the concealed carry arena or … [Read more...]