From Franchi - FRANCHI hunts new ground with Theresa Vail and Limitless:
The first Miss America Contestant to endorse firearms brand
Acokeek, Maryland - Franchi, a
division of Benelli USA, has announced its sponsorship and endorsement deal
with the former Ms. Kansas and Ms. America contestant and outdoor celebrity Theresa
As part of the
arrangement, Franchi will be the presenting sponsor of Vail’s new Outdoor
Channel reality show “Limitless with
Theresa Vail” and bring her onto the brand’s prostaff team. It’s a move
calculated to show the brand’s support of young and aspiring shooters, and give
the Italian shotgun maker access to a broader and more diverse set of potential
“We’re thrilled to work with Theresa—and believe that not only is she a personality,
but a person who comes along once in a great while in our industry.” … more on Ms. America contestant Theresa Vail signing with Franchi
From Gamo Outdoor USA - GAMO® OUTDOOR USA OFFERS A CHANCE TO WIN AIR RIFLES, OPTICS, LASER DESIGNATORS, BLOWGUNS, AND KNIVES IN THEIR 2014 ANNUAL SUMMER GIVEAWAY
Lauderdale, Florida –Gamo
Outdoor USA (www.gamooutdoorusa.com), the leading manufacturer of high quality air guns, optics and
laser designators, is pleased to announce the start of the 2014 annual summer
giveaway. The annual giveaway is an online/social media event where the
different brands under the Gamo® Outdoor
USA umbrella offers its social media participants the chance to win a product
from their catalog.
Headlining the 2014 Summer Giveaway event, Gamo® Adult Precision Airguns is offering a unique product. A Whisper
Fusion Pro .177 Cal air rifle which has been autographed and used by Gamo’s
Prostaff team at the highly successful “Squirrel Master Classic” TV/Hunting
event this past February in AL. Autographs included are from members of Bone
Collector TV Show, Shawn Michaels, and Keith Mark from “MRA Hunting” TV Show,
Jackie Bushman from “Buckmasters” TV Show, Jon and Gina Brunson from “Addicted
to the Outdoors” TV show and Keith Warren from “The High Road with Keith
Warren” TV Show.
will be given away for each brand. Prizes include:
Find out more about the 2014 Gamo Outdoor USA Giveaway ...
From Smith & Wesson - Smith & Wesson® Expands M&P® Series with New M&P®22 Compact Pistol
Compact .22LR Pistol Delivers Popular M&P Features in a Smaller, Rimfire Package Made in U.S.A. -Accessories Available -Ammo Rebate with Purchase
Springfield, Massachusetts -
Smith & Wesson Corp. announced today that it has added
a new model to the company’s flagship line of M&P® polymer pistols with the
introduction of the M&P22 Compact. Engineered to professional standards,
the new tactical rimfire pistol incorporates a variety of features inherent to
the design of the full size M&P centerfire pistol in a new, smaller scale
version. Manufactured entirely in the United States by Smith & Wesson, the
.22 LR pistol provides shooting enthusiasts with M&P accuracy and
reliability in a new fun-to-shoot, compact profile. To round out the shooting experience, from now through
December 31, 2014, Smith & Wesson will ship 222 rounds of Winchester .22LR
ammunition to each M&P22 Compact consumer who redeems the promotional
Smith & Wesson's new M&P®22 Compact Pistol ...
From Outdoor Channel - The C96 Broomhandle Mauser
Earlier this year, the crew from Gun Stories gathered at the NRA's National Firearms Museum in Fairfax, Virginia to shoot segments for this season's round of shows. This week, they're cleaning things up with the C96 Broomhandle Mauser ...
Think of it as a jigsaw puzzle that, when fully assembled, creates one of the most recognizable gun profiles of all time.... more on the C96 Broomhandle Mauser pistol ...
From Bass Pro Shops - Jim Supica to share highlights of the NRA National Sporting Arms Museum on Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World radio
In the first year, over 375,000 visitors flock to the new museum, located at Bass Pro Shops flagship store in Springfield, Missouri, to see rare, historical firearms.
Entrance to the NRA National Sporting Arms Museum in Springfield, Missouri.
National Sporting Arms Museum, which opened a
year ago this month at Bass Pro Shops flagship Springfield, Missouri, store,
will be featured on Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World radio. Jim Supica, NRA’s
director of museums, will share the stories of the museum’s most rare,
historical treasures, which have attracted over 375,000 visitors to date. The
show will air Saturday, Aug 9, 2014, at 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern time on RURAL RADIO’s
SiriusXM channel 80.
More on NRA Museum Director's appearance on Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World ...
From Sturm, Ruger & Co. - Ruger Introduces the All New, Striker-Fired LC9s Compact 9mm Pistol
Newport, New Hampshire -
Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. (NYSE: RGR) is proud to announce the introduction of the all new Ruger® LC9s™ pistol. The LC9s™ is a striker-fired version of the award-winning LC9® pistol. Like the LC9®, the LC9s™ is a slim, lightweight, personal protection pistol that is chambered in 9mm Luger. The LC9s™ features a newly designed trigger mechanism with a short, light, crisp trigger pull that improves accuracy and performance.
"The Ruger® LC9® set a high standard for reliable, lightweight personal protection," said Chris Killoy, Ruger President and Chief Operating Officer. "The LC9s™ follows the success of the LC9®, yet provides a new option for shooters who prefer the short, crisp trigger pull of a striker-fired pistol," he added.
More on Ruger's new LC9 pistols ...
From the Arizona Game and Fish Department - Event raises funds to ‘Save Recreational Shooting in Arizona
Phoenix, Arizona – The future of recreational shooting in Arizona looks a little brighter after a successful fundraising event at the Ben Avery Shooting Facility in Phoenix on Saturday, April 12. The Arizona Game and Fish Department teamed up with TreadLightly! to sponsor the combination fun shoot and dinner party attended by nearly 200 people.
Recreational shooting in Arizona came under increased scrutiny when the Sonoran Desert National Monument, one of the last parcels of public land open to recreational shooting within a 30 mile radius of Phoenix, was ready to ban recreational target shooting. As an alternative to closure, Game and Fish, TreadLightly!, the BLM and the U.S. Forest Service were asked to develop a model public/private partnership to keep Arizona’s public lands open to recreational shooting. This partnership is considered a pilot project that can, when proven successful, be replicated across the nation.
More on Arizona's fun shoot and dinner ...
From Steyr Arms - Steyr HS.50 Shooters Take First and Second in Hunter Class at the FCSA World Championships
Bessemer, Alabama - Walter Wilkinson and Eduardo A. de Fontcuberta proved once again that the Steyr HS.50 is the world’s most accurate factory production .50 BMG bolt-action rifle by placing first and second, respectively, in the Hunter Class at the Fifty Caliber Shooters’ Association World Championships held July 3rd through 5th at the NRA Whittington Center near Raton, NM.
This marks the third time in four years that a shooter behind an out-of-the-box HS.50 has won the Hunter Class Score 1,000-yard World Championship, where competitors engage their targets with bipod-mounted rifles from the prone position. The three other FCSA World Championships classes are contested from rests atop solid concrete benches. It is also the first time HS.50 shooters took the top two places, ahead of a class filled with—and once dominated by—custom rifles.
More on the Fifty Caliber Shooters’ Association World Championships ...
From GLOCK - GLOCK Awards Marietta Police Department for Partnering in the GLOCK Safety Pledge Drive
Marietta, Georgia – Executives from GLOCK, Inc. Traveled to Marietta City Hall on Wednesday to Recognize the Marietta Police Department for their Outstanding Representation of Public Safety Awareness in Partnership with GLOCK’s Gun Safety Campaign.
GLOCK launched June National Safety Month with an online pledge drive to promote gun safety and awareness to the general public. GLOCK asked for the community and the industry to join them in making the same commitment to safety, which they uphold and is at the core of GLOCK Confidence.
More on GLOCK's work with the Marietta Police Department ...
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