Since the mid-1980s, Para-Ordnance, now Para USA, has been enhancing a classic American firearm, the M1911 semi-automatic pistol. Recent changes have kept Para out of the spotlight for several years, but now, with a fresh catalog of feature-filled guns, the creators of the “double-stack” .45 are back and ready to turn up the heat in the M1911 consumer market.
After visiting Ruger's new Mayodan, N.C. factory, John Zent says he sees a home run for Ruger and for the local economy.
The SIG Sauer P226 came out on top for its reliability, accuracy and durability.
While Beretta previously announced that it would expand its future manufacturing operations at a new Gallatin, Tenn., facility due to Maryland’s political climate—in particular oppressive gun laws—hings heated up with the announcement that ALL the company’s U.S. manufacturing will now move to the far-more-firearms-friendly (and business friendly) State of Tennessee.