Merry Christmas to all!
Just want to take a moment to thank all of our audience for a successful 2019; we are grateful to all of you and look forward to 2020!
Photo on the right is a Modern Outfitters MC6-SD.
Next month it's SHOT Show 2020 time, so we're getting ready to bring you all the cool new products from the show floor.
But this month I got a chance to walk around the Small Arms Review show in Phoenix, AZ. This was my first time, and it's described as follows:
"It's the largest gun show west of the Rockies!"
"Small Arms Review and Crossroads of the West Gun Shows are proud to bring you SAR West. Occurring every December in Phoenix, Arizona since the year 2000; SAR West is the place to be with our wide range of products, vendors, and excellent networking opportunities. The show offers hundreds of exhibitors, thousands of firearms, and a diverse range of ammunition with millions in standing inventory. Come with questions about your weapon of choice, get to know the industry experts, and make connections with local support groups."
"We have machine guns, mounts, rifles, scopes, tactical gear, laser systems, hand guns, suppressors, destructive devices, target supplies, knives, parts kits, military vehicles, weapon & military history books, and much more!"
It was definitely a large show, with a wide variety of products and vendors; everything from big name companies to individual/private sales. They had new products, and old collectibles spread about evenly.
It was not a lot of the same thing over and over, as you see in many shows- this one definitely had variety both in new firearms, and a lot of odd, collectible, and less-common older weapons, parts, and accessories which were interesting.
It would take a full day to walk around and see everything, I ended up getting a taste of it in about a half day, but I definitely did not stop and look at everything. It was less crowded than many smaller shows, so easy to get access to tables, and I was there most of the late morning though early afternoon on Saturday.
It was worth the experience, I got to meet up with a number of ARFCOMMers, and I might just be back for it again next year!
ARFCOM News Videos
Last month we released the first issue of an ARFCOM firearms-related news video, and here are a couple more.
Issue #2 : 12/3/2019
In this issue: New Zealand Police meet with gang leaders to try and convince them to surrender guns during amnesty | Judge strikes down State Department deal to allow Defense Distributed to publish Liberator plans | 3D printed lattice structure could make stronger armor | Bill would require financial institutions to report "suspicious" firearm related activity | Record firearm sales | Aimpoint announces new Comp M5b | WWSD CavArms style lightweight polymer lower returns.
Issue #3 : 12/17/2019
In this issue: Bloomberg gun plan: Permits, assault weapon ban, age limits | NSSF: Nearly 18-Million Modern Sporting Rifles In Private Hands | Bill would remove SBRs from NFA registry | The New HK SP5 – Heckler & Koch USA Drops A Real MP5 | Manticore Arms Designs Suppressor for Scorpion EVO | Special Operations Command Is Experimenting With Bullets That Shoot Through Water | Judge rules posting Joker memes and satirical jokes are not enough to invoke Red Flag laws and confiscate guns | VA sheriff says he’d ‘deputize thousands’ of citizens to exclude them from state gun bans
Due to their popularity, we're going to start producing them weekly next month.
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
The GUNSTRUCTION team is sneaking in one last parts drop before the new year. Future Forged will be joining the builder along with new parts from PRI and Brownells.
Enjoy some quality time with the family over the holidays, and get that build list ready for Santa with the help of GUNSTRUCTION. Thank you all for a wonderful 2019 and we’ll see you next year!
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