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The Mossberg Shockwave has both revived and created an entirely new portion of the firearms industry. While the Shockwave wasn’t the first company to produce a not a shotgun firearm, but they were the first major company to produce an NFA defying 12 gauge. The Shockwave spread like wildfire, quickly becoming one of the top selling guns in the world, and now we have a 20 and 410 version of these guns. The Shockwave family has expanded significantly, and it doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon.

The Mossberg Shockwave 590 reinvigorated the shotgun industry, and in 2018 we saw …


The NRA Annual Meeting was in full effect earlier this month. The NRA show is open to all members and is a lot like a mini-SHOT show. The NRA show is an opportunity for not only the NRA to connect with members,m but for companies to show off some new guns and gear that we’ll likely be seeing sometime this year. We gathered our top 5 Highlights of SHOT Show 2018 and wanted to share with our faithful readers.

5. Mossberg Shockwave in 410

The Mossberg Shockwave was likely the biggest hit of 2017. These lightweight and compact totally not shotgun firearms …


While as Americans we enjoy the freedom the Second Amendment grants us, some restrictions do apply. Most are mainly nonsensical and confusing. The difference between a braced AR pistol and an SBR for example. Or the fact we regulate suppressors like they are machine guns. It’s easy to get wrapped up in the red tape and walk away thinking what the hell? One topic we see a lot of confusion on is the ability to give guns as gifts. We are going to go ahead talk about gun gift giving on both a federal and state level.

So You Wanna Give …


You’ve got your FFL! You are buying guns at low prices, and selling them for a bit of profit, and of course keeping your favorites here and there. The business is doing well, but maybe you are looking for additional streams of revenue. It’s important to be diverse in terms of revenue. You want different streams to match the different needs of your customers. This allows you to not only make more money but also bring new customers in. A customer attracted to service A may be suddenly attracted to service B.

What services can a gun-slinging FFL offer? We …


There has been a wave of hysteria over the Parkland School Shooting from all sides. The anti gun agitprop machine fires up and wars are fought over Twitter, Facebook, and of course in the halls of legislature. What was new about this particular tragedy is now the battles are being fought on the retail shelves.

Dicks Sporting Goods, announced they would no longer be selling modern sporting rifles like the AR 15. If this sounds like dejavueits because Dicks did the same thing years ago. They virtue signaled as hard they could, and it seems they didn’t want to miss …

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