Kodiak Defence WK180C Aiming To Cure Your Summer Time Blues
Words by: Wally F. Photos by: Wally F.
……….In America in late 1960’s and early 1970’s the Armalite AR-18 design was powered off of a short-stroke gas piston system that allowed for a very compact build that had recoil springs in the receiver instead of in the butt stock. This allowed for folding stocks to shorten it’s overall length but still function properly. In 2003 ArmaLite introduced a model featuring a polymer lower receiver, this rifle the AR-180-B, accepted AR-15 trigger groups, magazine releases, and magazines. The AR-180-B received poor sales worldwide and wasn’t adopted readily, as a result in 2007 production was discontinued.
Continue reading Wolverine Supplies is Bringing Some New Hotness Back To An Oldie
Lockhart Tactical Unveils Their Long Awaited Raven 9
Words by: Wally F. Photos by: Lockhart Tactical
……….So probably not the best kept secret from this west coast veteran owned company, but Lockhart Tacitcal has got a little something for firearms enthusiasts to look forward to.
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Canada’s First Shooting Sports & Tactical Show Is Good To Go
Words by: Wally F. Photos by: TACCOM Canada
……….While most people in the firearms and related industries are gearing up for IWA in Nuremberg, Germany. In typical understated Canadian fashion, folks up here in the true north strong and free are quietly launching our very own shooting sports and tactical tradeshow: TACCOM Canada.
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Production in Full Swing for the SLR-Multi Caliber Rifles
Words by: Wally F. Photos by: Maccabee Defense Inc.
……….Throughout the years up here in Canada there have been many promises made to creating an AR style rifle that would be in the non-restricted category. There have been a few successes but at an extremely high cost when filtered down to the consumer level. Enter Maccabee Defense.
Continue reading Firing on All Cylinders for Maccabee Defense
A Possible 100,000 Colt Canada Small Arms Order in the Works
Words By: Wally F. Photos By: TV-PressPass, Various Internet Sources
……….With the United States hesitant to sign an arms deal with Ukraine as to not agitate the current Russian government, and Putin warning the US in September to not arm the Ukrainians, Canada is has stepped in to potentially help support the Ukrainian government in the area of arms supply. In 2017 the Canadian government changed their arms export rules that now will allow shipments such as machine guns and other small arms to other countries on a case-by-case basis.
Continue reading Colt Canada Actively Seeking Small Arms Contract with Ukraine
A Conversation with Tracey Wilson VP of PR for the CCFR – Part 2.
Words by: Wally F. Photos by: Shaun Arntsen, Tracey Wilson, and CCFR
……….Here’s is part two of my multi-part interview series with Tracey Wilson the Public Relations VP for the Canadian Coliation for Firearms Rights or the CCFR. Tracey and I talk about women in shooting sports, advocacy in Ottawa, and their new television show launching on Wild TV this fall.
Continue reading Inside the New Faculty – Canadian Coalition For Firearms Rights
Tried, Trued, and Tested
Words By: Wally F. Photos By: Wally F. / Geissele
……….While there were dozens and dozens of aftermarket AR triggers at SHOT this year. This one… again is my pick. The Geissele Super Dynamic – Combat Trigger (SD-C) to me is still the best two stage AR trigger money can buy right now.
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The NX8 1-8×24 F1 From Nightforce is a Beauty to look at and look through!
Words By: Wally F. Photos By: Wally F. / Nightforce Optics
……….So one of the things I noticed this year with optics manufacturers is that they have improved production and reduce cost on building good quality glass for short/medium distance shooters. Nightforce Optics is no different. I took a good close look at the NX8 1-8×24 rifle scope.
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SHOT Show 2018 Round Up
Words By: Wally F. Photos By: Wally F.
……….SHOT Show, another one bites the dust again. Even though I stepped into Edward O’s shoes last December for TV-PressPass to continue to deliver firearms news, reviews, and promoting shooting sports and outdoor gear from Canada and beyond, it hasn’t sunk in until now.
Continue reading SHOT Show 2018 – “The New Ed”
The 1911 World Just Got Better
Words By: Wally F. Photos By: Nighthawk Custom
……….It seems like it was not that long ago that I was hands on with the Agent 1. Just ahead of SHOT Show. Nighthawk Custom is busting out it’s sophomore effort in it’s collaboration with Railscales, Cerakote, Agency Arms, Heinie Sights, and Hillybilly 223 with the Agent 2!
Continue reading Nighthawk Custom Announces The Agent 2