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Savage Announces Backcountry Xtreme Series Rifles

Friday, November 20th, 2020

WESTFIELD, Massachusetts – November 12, 2020 – Savage Arms is pleased to announce the creation of a dynamic new series of performance-driven rifles designed for the most rugged and demanding hunts: The Backcountry Xtreme Series. These rifles are purpose-built and define the top tier of the 110 hunting line. Though each is unique, they all embody the most functional refinements Savage builds into its bolt action designs. These 110s can do it all.

“The Model 110 has been evolving for more than six decades,” said Jessica Treglia, Sr. Brand Manager at Savage Arms. “That’s longer than any other bolt-action rifle in production. The new Backcountry Xtreme Series is building on this legacy. These rifles mark the apex of the 110’s incredible journey. These rifles are more capable than any 110’s we’ve ever built. They feature protective finishes, innovative product features, and the best of our patented technologies. These rifles have premium features added and can do it all. The Backcountry Xtreme Series shows what it means to be Savage.”

The extras that define the Backcountry Xtreme Series are all built on the tested foundations that make the 110 so successful. AccuTrigger™ allows users to set pull weights as low as 1.5 pounds. AccuStock™ provides the receiver with the solid bedding needed for repeat accuracy, and AccuFit™ allows for a tailored fit—without the need of a gunsmith.

With the official designation of the Backcountry Xtreme Series, Savage is launching two new Model 110s:

The 110 Ultralite Camo:

Savage teamed up with PROOF Research® to craft a 110 that comes in under 6 pounds. The carbon fiber wrapped stainless steel barrel and melonite skeletonized receiver help minimize weight. This new Ultralite features a KUIU® Verde 2.0 camo for the ultimate concealment.

The 110 Timberline:

The 110 Timberline is built to maximize accuracy with a fluted barrel, overmold surfaces, target crown, and omni-port muzzlebrake. The Model 110 action is secured three-dimensionally along its entire length within the AccuStock internal chassis and AccuFit system lets hunters customize length-of-pull and comb height of the Realtree® Excape synthetic stock. The OD Green Cerakote® on the barrel, receiver and other critical parts protects against corrosion. It will be available in both left-handed and right-handed configurations.

The full line of Backcountry Xtreme rifles can be found here, and include these models:

110 Bear Hunter: A true heavy hitter designed for dependability.

110 Ridge Warrior: Take on targets one day, and trophies the next.

110 Timberline: Built to be concealed and to withstand the elements.

110 High Country: Maximize accuracy on long range shots.

110 Ultralite: A featherweight designed for tall peaks and treacherous terrain.

110 Ultralite Camo: Built for endurance and concealment at the highest altitudes.

SAR USA by Sarsilmaz Announces the SAR 2000 9mm Pistol

Thursday, November 19th, 2020

Auburn, AL- November 17, 2020 – SAR USA by Sarsilmaz, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of firearms, is pleased to announce the launch of the new SAR 2000 pistol line in the US. Designed as a duty and defensive pistol for military officers, the rugged all steel hammer-fired SAR 2000 pistol is a favorite among military and police forces around the world.

“It is truly unprecedented that we can offer real-world military and police proven products to the US consumer,” said Todd Pearson, COO of SAR USA. “There is no better way to validate the quality, performance and reliability of the SAR 2000 than to have the chosen by elite forces all over the world.”

Offered in single / double action, the new SAR 2000 line features a 4.5-inch hammer-forged barrel with recessed crown for increased accuracy, alloy-forged steel and forged stainless-steel frame and slide. Other features include an ergonomic trigger guard, picatinny rail for accessories, dovetail rear sight and changeable front sight. The SAR 2000 offers a choice of two 10 round or two 17 round capacity magazines, making it compliant in capacity restricted states. Model offerings come in Blued, Stainless and finishes. This firearm is a must-have for any gun enthusiast.

Technical Specifications:

Caliber: 9x19mm
Capacity: 17+1 or 10+1

Height: 5.5”
Width: 1.4”
Overall length: 8.0”
Barrel Length: 4.5
Weight: 32.2 oz

Blued $477.77
Stainless: $499.99

To learn more about the complete product line from SAR USA by Sarsilmaz, please visit: www.sarusa.com or follow us on Facebook www.facebook.com/sarusaofficial

SAUER Introduces Ultralight S101 Highland XTC Carbon-Fiber Rifle

Wednesday, November 11th, 2020

San Antonio, Texas (November 10, 2020) – J. P. Sauer & Sohn, Germany’s oldest manufacturer of hunting firearms, is pleased to introduce the ultralight S101 Highland XTC carbon-fiber rifle.  Weighing just 5.4 lbs. in the .308 Win version, this highly accurate bolt-action rifle is ideal for strenuous hunts when every ounce counts. 

The S101 features a hand-laid, carbon-fiber stock with advanced recoil absorbing properties.  The barrel is fluted and threaded for additional weight reduction and cold-hammer forged for guaranteed precision of less than one MOA at 100 yards.  The barrel and receiver also feature Sauer’s Diamond-Like-Carbon (DLC) surface for maximum corrosion protection.

“The DLC layer is 40 times thinner than a human hair while offering key advantages such as superior surface hardness and maximum rust protection and wear resistance,” said Jason Evans, CEO, Blaser Group.  “Many advances were made in the production of the Highland XTC, and it now holds the record as Sauer’s lightest rifle ever.”

Additional features include superb balance, a crisp match-grade trigger, fluted bolt, and Sauer’s Dura Safe direct firing pin safety which operates as an ergonomic slide on the bolt shroud for enhanced safety and optimum operation.  The Highland XTC consistently delivers precision and accuracy even under the most extreme climate conditions. 

The Sauer S101 Highland XTC carbon-fiber rifle is available in all current calibers in the S101 series and, depending on the caliber, in barrel lengths from 20-inches to 22-inches.

MSRP: $3,000

For further information, visit: www.sauer.de/en  or contact Blaser USA via email at [email protected].

MasterPiece Arms (MPA) Unveils the MPA AR9 PCC (Pistol Caliber Carbine)

Wednesday, November 4th, 2020

Designed specifically for superior reliability and maximum accuracy by competition shooters for all-out performance, the MPA AR9 PCC is still capable of in-home personal defense and other tactical situations.

Comer, Ga. (November 2020) – MasterPiece Arms (MPA), manufacturers of the MPA BA Rifles and Chassis Systems, is pleased to introduce the MasterPiece Arms AR9 PCC (Pistol Caliber Carbine). Specifically designed for superior reliability and maximum accuracy, the AR9 PCC still retains the familiar handling and controls of the AR platform. This outstanding carbine was designed by competition shooters for maximum performance but is still capable of in-home personal defense and other tactical situations. The AR9 PCC is the first release from MPA’s recent product line acquisition from CK Arms.

The MPA design team has designed the MPA AR9 PCC lower receiver to be compatible with the GLOCK pattern magazines in 9mm. The new 7075 billet-machined aluminum receiver models also accept standard AR accessories like furniture, triggers, charging handles, buttstocks, and optics, and incorporate an integral trigger guard and flared magwell for fast reloading.

The MPA AR9 PCC closed-bolt blowback operating system is soft shooting and reliable with a wide variety of 9mm loads and exhibits flawless feeding with all common pistol bullet profiles, including hollow point and ball ammunition. The AR9 PCC proprietary bolt carrier group with heavy duty claw extractor and plunger ejector is tuned for exceptional reliability and has been optimized in weight for less reciprocating mass, which equals a flatter and softer shooting platform.

During the test and evaluation process, multiple buffers and recoil systems were tested and evaluated. MPA chose the best performing combination that enhanced the shootability of the rifle that puts it a tier above the competition. The AR9 PCC is also an excellent suppressor host with minimal gas blowback and enhanced accuracy over the other designs. Like all of its rifle products, MPA uses 416R SS match-grade button-rifled 1-10” twist 9mm barrels to ensure that the AR9 PCC meets MPA’s stringent quality and accuracy requirements.

MPA AR9 PCC Specifications:
• Billet machined lower from 7075 aluminum
• Caliber specific upper with a flared ejection port
• Hard coat black anodized (type 3) and Cerakoted
• Enhanced magwell for easy magazine loading
• 16” lightweight 416R stainless steel barrel, 1:10 Twist
• Anodized low profile handguard and buffer tube
• Multi-port steel Cerakoted compensator
• Optimized buffer and recoil system
• Machined aluminum S2 Grip
• Match grade accuracy
• Suppressor ready
• ½-36 TPI muzzle threads
• Competition ready
• Adjustable buttstock
• GLOCK style 17 round Magpul magazine included (PMAG17 GL9)
• Rifle Weight 6.25 lbs.
• Available in black, blue, red, and green
• MPA Lifetime Warranty
• MSRP $1,499.99

MPA makes every effort to get the product to the customer as quickly as possible. These are hand-built precision instruments and not production components. To see MPA’s latest delivery and lead times for all Bolt Action Rifles and Chassis, visit masterpiecearms.com/bolt-action-rifle-and-chassis-current-delivery-times.

For more information on MasterPiece Arms and their product line of rifles, chassis systems, and accessories, visit www.masterpiecearms.com.

Glock Salute to Veterans Program

Monday, November 2nd, 2020

Are you an honorably discharged veteran? Be sure to take advantage of Glock’s Salute to Veterans program before it ends November 11th.

Learn more here.

The RAW15 300 Blackout Pistol from Red Arrow Weapons

Friday, October 30th, 2020

The Capable and Versatile RAW15 300AAC AR Pistol

Perhaps one of the most versatile firearms in the Red Arrow Weapons lineup, the 300 Blackout Pistol is ready for just about any challenge you can throw at it. Available in RAW’s two staple color packages, midnight bronze and black with red accents, the RAW15 300 AAC pistol is as sexy as it is accurate. Forged 7075 T6 Aluminum upper and lower receivers complimented with a Tailhook Mod 2 brace and slew of other performance parts complete this serious Turn ‘Em Red pistol package.

The 300 AAC pistol package from Red Arrow Weapons features a 10” barrel and a 9” M-Lok RAW-Rail. The Diamondback barrel features 4150 Chrome-moly construction with a black nitride coating process and operates with a 1:8 twist rate. A drop in 3.5 lbs single-stage trigger and a Mil Spec 8620 magnetic particle, nitride coated bolt carrier group complete this high-performance package.

The RAW15 in 300 AAC pistol is capable of a wide range of applications. The shorter pistol frame makes it a very desirable personal defense option- the perfect “truck gun” or home defense firearm, plus it is a tournament shooter’s dream option for 3-gun competitions and, even though it is shorter, it’s still an extremely viable hunting firearm option. The fit and function of this premium Red Arrow Weapons package, is sure to become one of your favorite go-to firearms for many years to come.

Savage Announces New Thumbhole 320 Shotguns

Wednesday, October 28th, 2020

WESTFIELD, Massachusetts – October 28, 2020 – Savage Arms is pleased to announce the addition of three new models to their venerable Stevens 320 shotgun lineup. These new thumbhole stock pump-actions provide control and versatility and offer a new option for fans of the classic Stevens design and will be available this holiday season.

“Our Stevens shotguns have proven to be very versatile for hunters and home defense,” Jessica Treglia, Sr. Brand Manager at Savage Arms, said. “And now we’re adding the thumbhole option to our 320 line with a new Turkey gun, and two different defensive shotguns. These shotguns are light, highly ergonomic, and built on the tested pump action that makes Stevens shotguns so reliable.”

The new 320 Thumbhole Security provides a new level of ergonomics to the tested 320 action. The 320 Security Thumbhole model combines a 18.5” barrel with a matte black forend and aggressive stock texturing. Each is available with either ghost ring sights or a traditional front bead sight. Both options are chambered in 12 gauge and 20 gauge.

320 Thumbhole Security Features

• Pump action shotgun with dual slide bars and rotary bolt

• 12 & 20 Gauge Options

• Matte black synthetic stock and forend

• Thumbhole stock with ambidextrous cheek riser and rugged grip textures

• Chrome alloy steel 18.5” matte black security barrel

• 3-inch chamber

• Swivel stud on stock and magazine cap

• Bottom-loading tube magazine (5+1 Capacity)

• Recoil pad

• Ghost Ring Sight or Front Bead Sight models available.

Part No. / Description / MSRP

23246 / 320 Thumbhole BEAD, 12 GA. 18.5-inch barrel / $275

23247 / 320 Thumbhole BEAD, 20 GA. 18.5-inch barrel / $275

23248 / 320 Thumbhole GRS, 12 GA. 18.5-inch barrel / $305

23249 / 320 Thumbhole GRS, 20 GA. 18.5-inch barrel / $305

The reliable 320 pump action is now available in a thumbhole stock. The 320 Turkey also has an ambidextrous cheek riser. The olive drab stock and forend have built-in grip textures, and the receiver is drilled and tapped. It comes with an extended extra full turkey choke and adjustable fiberoptic sights.  With its proven rotary bolt, and dual slide bars, the new 320 Turkey Thumbhole is ready to hunt.

320 Turkey Thumbhole Features

• Pump action shotgun with dual slide bars and rotary bolt

• 12 & 20 Gauge Options

• OD Green synthetic stock and forend

• Thumbhole stock with ambidextrous cheek riser and rugged grip textures

• Chrome alloy steel 22” matte black, ventilated rib barrel

• 3-inch chamber

• Swivel stud on stock and magazine cap

• Bottom-loading tube magazine (5+1 Capacity)

• Recoil pad

• Adjustable fiberoptic turkey sights

• Extended Extra Full Choke Tube (Win. Choke)

Part No. / Description / MSRP

23250 / 320 Turkey Thumbhole, 12 GA. 22-inch barrel / $323

23251 / 320 Turkey Thumbhole, 20 GA. 22-inch barrel / $323

Kimber Names Troy, Alabama Corporate Headquarters

Tuesday, October 27th, 2020

TROY, AL, October 26, 2020 — Kimber Mfg., is pleased to name Troy, Alabama, as its official corporate headquarters and to announce it is hiring aggressively in all departments. After a carefully planned shift of leadership, R&D and manufacturing resources, Kimber has made substantial progress in the transition to its new, state-of-the-art headquarters in Troy, Alabama. The final step in completing this new facility is adding staff across all departments.

Kimber’s new headquarters is situated on 80+ acres with more than 225,000 square-feet of space and is now home to industry-leading design engineering, product management and manufacturing capabilities. After an exhaustive search, Troy was chosen for a multitude of reasons including its proximity to top-tier engineering schools as well as gun- and business-friendly support from the city of Troy and the great state of Alabama.

Kimber’s Alabama expansion is well ahead of schedule, having filled hundreds of its planned Troy-based positions. Kimber is seeking qualified applicants across multiple positions and business areas including CNC technicians, machinists, quality control specialists, lean technicians, design engineers, compliance analysts, customer service representatives, materials planners, maintenance technicians, finishing operators, and assembly technicians.

“Kimber is a great place to work, especially if you love firearms,” said Pedi Gega, director of assembly and product finishing. “We have two indoor gun ranges, one outdoor range, a state-of-the-art design and prototype fabrication center, and a dynamic team of professionals who pride themselves in producing firearms with unmatched attention to detail, design and performance. Every Kimber firearm is created with a unique blend of advanced precision technology and authentic human craftsmanship.”

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply at www.kimberamerica.com/careers.