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Cobalt Kinetics is BACK and BETTER than Ever!

Monday, July 26th, 2021

July 23rd, 2021: Cobalt Kinetics, a manufacturer of American Masterpiece firearms; is proud to announce the re-launching of the famed brand. Cobalt started initially in 2014 and immediately became a statement brand by releasing their highly polished, competition grade rifles. Competitive shooters from all different disciplines saw podium level victories with their original Cobalt rifles, and that pedigree for performance is still in Cobalt’s DNA today. With the recent re-launch of the brand Cobalt the new management has taken the opportunity to update the brand to encapsulate consumer needs from all different arenas (Defense, Tactical, LE/MIL, and Competition).

The “Cobalt 2.0” updated series of firearms falls under the BAMF-Pro line of carbines/ pistols, and all of them have received major updates. From incorporating seamless upper receiver to lower receiver fitment, to creating a hybrid-mono handguard system all changes have had the end user in mind. To add to the new thirst for evolution, Cobalt has also teamed up with brands like; Rosco Manufacturing (barrels), Geissele Automatics (triggers), Radian Weapons (charging handles), VLTOR Weapons (A5 tube system), B5 Systems (furniture), and SB Tactical (pistol braces). All these items now come as standard OEM pieces when you purchase a BAMF-Pro line rifle/ pistol.

As an even SWEETER incentive to run a Cobalt, Cobalt Kinetics has secured financing through Credova for purchases made directly through their website. You heard right! You can configure your dream build today and not worry about paying it off right away. Head to Cobalt Kinetics to configure your blaster now!

“We are extremely excited to be back and working to bring consumers the best rifle that we can produce. It is a pure joy to be able to do what we love, to provide shooters a platform designed/ built by shooters. We are also excited about being able to offer financing to all perspective Cobalt owners. Having an organization like Credova willing to offer financing in the 2A community is a breath of fresh air. The opportunity to offer this option to our customer gives them the power to purchase a platform that they can use for defense, recreation, etc. Bigger things are on the horizon for our brand, so I would suggest that folks stay tuned.”

-Aaron Quinn (Owner/ CEO)

For more information on Cobalt Kinetics and their products go to www.CobaltKinetics.com

PROOF Research MDT Chassis Rifle

Wednesday, July 21st, 2021

The PROOF MDT Competition Chassis Rifle

Competition ready out the gate

The PROOF Competition Chassis features a Zermatt Arms TL3 action, Triggertech Pro Curved Diamond Trigger with an adjustable pull weight from 4 to 32 oz, and a MDT 12 round AICS-pattern steel magazine. The 26″ PROOF Competition Contour Steel Barrel is paired with an Area 419 Hellfire Brake.

Additionally, it offers adjustable length of pull and comb height, a full Arca rail down the entire length of the forend and M-Lok mounting points for weights and accessories.

A custom fit hard case is included to haul your rifle to your next match.

Calibers:
223 Rem
6 ARC
6 Dasher
6 Creedmoor
6.5 Creedmoor
308 Win

proofresearch.com/rifles/proof-mdt-chassis

GLOCK Announcement Regarding “BLOCK19” Pistol

Friday, July 16th, 2021

Provo, Utah-based company Culpeper Precision recently created a modified version of the GLOCK 19 called the “BLOCK19” due to its outward appearance.

Festooned with appear to be LEGO pieces, the pistol is no longer offered by Culpeper Precision after allegedly being contacted by LEGO Corporation.

In further response, and in order to avoid any public confusion, GLOCK issued the following statement:

GLOCK, Inc. USA (“GLOCK”) has recently become aware of the “BLOCK19,” a customized GLOCK pistol by Culper Precision, a company based in Utah. Culper Precision modified a genuine GLOCK pistol by adding bright colors to the pistol and covering the exterior of the pistol in materials that mimic toy Lego blocks.

GLOCK was made aware of the “BLOCK19” from news articles and through public concerns posted on social media. GLOCK is not affiliated with Culper Precision or its products. GLOCK had no involvement in the design or sale of the “BLOCK19.” GLOCK does not endorse customization of its pistols, specifically, a pistol that has been customized to look like a toy.

GLOCK has been on the forefront of gun safety since its founding and we have not designed or ever supported a pistol that looks like a toy.

For more information on GLOCK’s dedication to firearm safety, please visit us.glock.com/en/LEARN/Firearms-Education/SAFE.

Taylor’s & Company Introduces the TC86 Takedown Rifle

Wednesday, July 14th, 2021

Winchester, VA – (July, 12 2021) Taylor’s & Company, the world’s leading marketers and importers of state-of-the-art historical firearms utilizing the latest innovative designs, is pleased to announce the addition of “The TC86 Takedown” rifle to their Lifestyle Series for 2021.

The TC86 Takedown is a hunting rifle where style meets functionality. Made for the ultimate expedition, while maintaining a finish fit for a classic design. The TC86 becomes a versatile companion for any hunt, hike, or to just go plinking at the range. The color case receiver and checkered pistol grip walnut stock. A rubber butt plate absorbs recoil, and the wide lever size allows for easy use in all conditions. It also Includes a weaver rail sight with a skinner peep sight on it.

“Taylor’s & Company brings to the gun enthusiast classic firearms that made cowboys, lawmen and outlaws famous, but with a modern twist,” said Rob Girard, VP of Sales & Marketing. “All Taylor’s premium firearms are made using the latest in precision machinery and high-quality materials with one goal in mind; to create reliable and accurate reproductions of Civil War, Old West, hunting and tactical guns from the 19th century. The TC86 Takedown is a perfect example of this.”

The new TC86 is not the only Taylors and Company takedown style rifle. Many lever gun aficionados (and hunters, especially those from “The Last Frontier”) will remember their 1892 Alaska Takedown model.

The 1892 Alaskan is a previous TC release that continues to be popular. As Taylor’s describes it, it’s a “…A take-down rifle chambered in caliber .44RM or .357 Mag, and featuring the time-proven 1892 action, the Alaskan delivers serious knock-down power when using Hornady Lever evolution ammunition which the action is specifically tuned for.”

The TC86 Takedown is available and models are shipping now. Be the first to own and carry Taylor’s newest arrival. new with this first look at new products rolling out in 2021. With both revolvers and rifles in the mix, your customer’s next firearm is here.

SPECS:

LENGTH: 16.5” | CALIBER: .45-70

MSRP: $1839.86

To learn more about the TC86 Takedown and the complete product offerings from Taylor’s & Company, please visit www.taylorsfirearms.com or follow us socially @taylorsfirearms.

Blaser Introduces the R8 Rifle in 6.5 PRC

Tuesday, July 13th, 2021

San Antonio, Texas (July 13, 2021) – Blaser is pleased to now offer its iconic R8 modular rifle in a 6.5 PRC chambering.  Known for its accuracy and long-range performance, the 6.5 Precision Rifle Cartridge is essentially a magnum version of the 6.5 Creedmoor with a flatter trajectory and higher impact velocity making it a favorite of long-range hunters.

The straight-pull R8 bolt-action rifle, renowned for its reliability, repeatability, speed, and precision, offers hunters a vast number of configurations to meet their needs in the field.  Options include a wide array of stock options, a recoil reduction system, adjustable comb, adjustable length of pull, and numerous barrels and bolt heads to facilitate quick conversions to different calibers, depending on the type of game one is hunting.

“If you combine all the different standard options on an R8, you can build over 47 million unique rifles and that does not even include custom shop options,” said Jason Evans, CEO, Blaser Group. “The interchangeability makes it incredibly easy to convert your rifle from one caliber to another by simply switching out the barrel and bolt head.  This can be done in less than a minute. The engineering and craftsmanship is so extraordinary, after any barrel change, the rifle will shoot to within 1/2 MOA every time.“

The compact overall length and modularity of the Blaser R8 offer distinct advantages to hunters who travel frequently, allowing them to carry one rifle with several different barrels instead of transporting multiple guns around the world.  The Blaser Saddle Mount system allows for easy and precise mounting of a riflescope by allowing the one-piece base of the mount to fit into notches machined into the top of the free-floating barrel.  The barrel and saddle mount become one accurate unit, ensuring absolute repeatability once the scope has been zeroed, regardless of how many times the scope is removed from the barrel.  The R8‘s concentric locking lugs with 14 locking surfaces provide 360-degree enagagement, further enhancing accuracy.  This rifle also features one of the safest actions in the world thanks to its highly-acclaimed manual cocking mechanism.

The R8 is available in numerous calibers from 204 Ruger to 500 Jeffrey.  For more information visit www.blaser-usa.com.

SilencerCo AR-15 Lowers Expands Availability Through Major Distributors

Wednesday, June 9th, 2021

Previously only sold at exclusive locations, SilencerCo AR-15 Lowers are now available to all firearm retailers through gun distributors.

Fully customizable, they are manufactured from billet 7075-T6 aluminum and hardcore Type III anodized.

Unique features include ambidextrous bolt catch, flared magwell, integrated QD sling cups and an enlarged integral trigger guard.

Available through following distributors: RSR Group, Lipsey’s, Camfour, Allen Arms Tactical, Sports South, Bill Hicks, Silencer Shop, Brownell’s and Capitol Armory.

MSRP: $249

For more information, visit silencerco.com/silencers/sco15

New 12th Edition of Firearms Guide is Published

Saturday, May 22nd, 2021

Impressum Media Inc., Los Angeles, CA – May 09.2021 – Firearms Guide, the largest gun guide, gun values guide and gun schematics & manuals library just published its Online and Flash Drive 12th Edition.

“The New Firearms Guide Flash Drive 12th Edition is published as a cloud-based Online Edition and a as off-line Flash Drive Edition for Windows. It is the world’s largest searchable guns & ammo reference guide that presents over 80,000 antique and modern firearms, air guns and ammunition from 1,500 manufacturers from 62 countries. It covers all types of guns from the oldest black powder muskets to American classic guns to the newest 2021 guns. Users can search the guide by caliber, type of action or stock, by year of production, country of origin, or any other way and will get all the tech specs, prices, features and up to 12 high-resolution pictures per gun. That is the reason why Firearms Guide is used by many police forces around the world as a firearms identification tool” says Chris Mijic, publisher of Firearms Guide. “If you are a gunsmith you will love the fact that the new 12th Edition has over 18,500 printable high-resolution gun schematics, blueprints, manuals and antique catalogs that you can check on your computer or tablet and you can print them out when you work on a client’s gun.” All that material is available to gunsmiths online 24/7 or off-line with Flash Drive for Windows computers.

“Many Firearms Guide users love the fact that they can use the Flash Drive Edition offline, completely anonymously, without Google or any search engine or internet provider tracking and archiving their gun related searches that they can later sell to any client or deliver to the government” says Chris Mijic, publisher of Firearms Guide. The Flash Drive Edition keeps privacy private.

Published since 2009 for shooting industry professionals and gun enthusiasts, with its new 12th Edition published as Online Edition at www.FirearmsGuide.com and as Flash Drive Edition, Firearms Guide is:

1. A Reference Guide that presents over 80,000 antique and modern firearms, air guns and ammunition from 1,500 manufacturers from 62 countries.

2. A Gun Value Guide that presents antique and modern guns with gun values online based off of the 100% – 30% condition ratings

3. A Gun Schematics, Blueprints & Manuals Library with 18,500 printable hi-res gun schematics, blueprints, catalogs & manuals for all types of antique and modern guns & ammo.

Firearms Guide Flash Drive 12th Edition is available in a combo with the Online 12th Edition and with free updates at www.firearmsguide.com

Troy Industries Moving to Tennessee

Monday, May 17th, 2021

Troy Industries was founded in Massachusetts by Air Force Veteran and Massachusetts State Trooper Steve Troy. There’s no doubt that Massachusetts? is Troy’s home so it came as quite a surprise to find out that Troy Industries had recently announced that they are moving their operation to Clarksville, Tennessee beginning in June. Of course, Steve Troy is also a pragmatist.

“While TROY has enjoyed a very successful period of growth in Massachusetts, the changing climate for firearms manufacturers in the state determined the need for our relocation to Tennessee to ensure the continued success of the company. We are excited to begin this new venture and appreciate all the support we have already received from Representative Mark Green, Governor Bill Lee and the state of Tennessee in making this relocation possible.”

Steve Troy,
President and CEO,
Troy Industries, Inc.

They plan to employ 75 employees and Tennessee is glad to have them.

“I appreciate TROY for choosing to relocate to Tennessee and am proud to partner with this world-renowned firearms manufacturer. When companies pick Tennessee to locate or expand their operations, it is a vote of confidence to our state’s business-friendly climate and skilled workforce. I thank TROY for this investment and the creation of new jobs for Tennesseans.”

Bill Lee
Tennessee Governor