SIG Sauer, Inc. has announced its new .300 Blackout Supersonic Elite Performance Ammunition match grade center-fire cartridges.
Every Thursday we'll share an article from the American Rifleman archives. In this week's article from July 1967, the author emphasizes how, since the early 1500s, snipers have been changing the course of history.
Apparently it's "Back to the Future" Day, which commemorates the date that Marty McFly traveled to in "Back to the Future II." While the firearm industry does not have anything as glitzy as a flying DeLorean, there have been some major introductions worthy of reflection since 1985, the year the iconic movie takes place.
From the January 1992 American Rifleman: It has been more than two decades since the Oxford Lightning Illuminated Gunsight became the first “dot sight'” tested here.
Competitive shooters and the U.S. military have known about the advantages of reflex sights for years, but it wasn’t until these “red dots” were miniaturized that rank-and-file gun owners took note. Several major gun companies now make handguns with integral mounts for these sights, and more are surely on the way.
Something of an aesthetic departure from the company’s other Ruger 10/22 replacement stocks, the Hogue Tactical Thumbhole was created with competition shooters and varmint hunters in mind.