Posts Tagged Remington

Remington Facing Bankruptcy, Sale To Navajo Nation

From Guns.com:

Remington, America’s oldest gun company, is reportedly headed to bankruptcy and is in talks with the Navajo Nation as to its post-Chapter 11 future.

As a sovereign nation under the Navajo Sovereign Immunity Act, the tribe is largely insulated against personal injury claims, which have to be filed in the Nation’s own courts, a factor that could help Remington in persistent civil filings.

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Gun Industry Helping During Emergency

From NRA-ILA:

Remington Arms, the nation’s oldest gun maker, has offered the use of its manufacturing facilities in Ilion, New York. In a letter to President Donald Trump and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, Remington CEO Ken D’Arcy offered “approximately one million square feet of unused and available manufacturing space.”

Cole-TAC, a New Hampshire-based company “dedicated to creating the toughest gear for shooting enthusiasts,” is now making gowns and masks for a local nursing home.

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Remington Offers Plant To Help With Emergency

From The Truth About Guns:

Remington Outdoor’s CEO Ken D’Arcy has just released this video offering use of the factory’s 1 million square feet of production space in the fight against the Chinese coronavirus.

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Lawsuits Can Threaten Rights

From Overlawyered:

The brief emphasizes two lines of argument that I find exactly to the point. First, under the right circumstances, the workings of tort lawsuits can impinge on individual rights guaranteed by the Constitution: exorbitant libel verdicts can menace freedom of speech, and similarly stretching of tort and public nuisance law can endanger Second Amendment rights. It is worth making explicit the parallels between the Supreme Court’s acknowledgment of the first in New York Times v. Sullivan and Congress’s recognition of the second in its passage of PLCAA.

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Conn Court Rules Against Civil Rights

From Powerline Blog:

The Connecticut Supreme Court’s decision is not a good faith exercise of judicial judgment. The four-judge majority engaged in political activism by issuing an anti-gun ruling that is obviously wrong under the Constitution and federal law. It will be reversed by the U.S. Supreme Court. But there is a lesson here: liberals love to talk about the rule of law, but what they mean is rule by lawyers. Rule by lawyers who dictate policies that the people and their elected representatives don’t want, and that are likely to be at odds with the Constitution. This Connecticut decision is a prime example.

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Gun Makers Flee Hostile States

From AL.com:

Remington has publicly opposed New York’s passage of the Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement (SAFE) Act, which restricts gun ownership and sales. A Military Times report Friday said Remington’s decision to move to Alabama will not affect its largest facility in Illion, N.Y., but one union leader is already speaking out.

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Remington, Khar and ATI Bail on New York

All three gun companies are in the process of leaving New York state because of the “SAFE Act” and taking their tax dollars with them.

The Washington Free Beacon has the story:

“It is a law forced on rural New Yorkers by a liberal elite who opposes the principles of the U.S. Constitution,” Hempel said by email. “The majority of the state wants a hands-off, non-intrusive government, which does not interfere with their right to bear arms or crush business with harmful regulation.”

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.22 Remington Recall

Remington has issued a recall on two lots of .22 ammo. Click here for more information.

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Remington Builds Plant In Arkansas

More and more firearms manufacturers are moving south.

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Freedom Group Names Scott Blackwell President

 Freedom Group, Inc. (FGI), which includes Remington, Bushmaster, DPMS, Marlin and others, has named Scott Blackwell as president. He had served as FGI’s chief sales and marketing officer since 2010. As president he will oversee all revenue, branding, marketing and communications for FGI.

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Remington Versa

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Military M24s to be Sold to Civilians

Remington is preparing to sell used/refurbished military M24’s on the civilian market. This comes as the military begins switching to the XM2010 sniper platform.

More from Guns.com and Defense Review

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The Army’s New Sniper Rifle

Remington has been awarded the contract to produce the XM2010, the army’s new sniper rifle.

Remington Defense

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XRAIL Press Release

XRAIL SYSTEMS AVAILABLE THROUGH BROWNELLS

ORDER ONLINE NOW!!

December, 2010…Appleton, WI- Roth Concept Innovations (RCI) designer and manufacturer of high capacity solutions for your shotgun, makes available their new XRAIL Systems through Brownells.  The XRAIL System is an auto indexing loader for shotguns.  The XRAIL System operates as a magazine extension for shotguns that allows up to 23 rounds of ammo without altering your gun.  Taking only minutes to install and no gunsmiting required.  All XRAIL and RCI products are 100% MADE IN THE USA.

Consumers, Dealers and Law Enforcement personal now have the ability to order the XRAIL Systems online as well.  Just go to www.brownells.com or www.PoliceStore.com and purchase your XRAIL System.

XRAIL Systems Specifications:

  • Made of hard coated black anodized aluminum and stainless steel all non corrosive with black nylon or clear polycarbonate unified tubes
  • Compact unit weight is 2.0 lbs. empty
  • Full version weight is 2 lbs. 5 oz. empty
  • Available for use with Mossberg, Winchester, FNH, Benelli and Remington (visit www.XRAILbyRCI.com for model specifics.)

About RCI: Roth Concept Innovations is the ONLY manufacturer of the XRAIL System.  RCI provides the best capacity solution for your shotgun that is easy to use and installs in minutes with no gunsmithing required.  There are various high capacity solutions for the shotgun, but RCI’s is the only one that is NOT a gun (which you will have dependability and capacity all in one).  The XRAIL System has the versatility to be used on more than one shotgun.  All XRAIL’s and RCI products are 100% MADE IN THE USA.  For more information (or to order your XRAIL System) about RCI and to view their complete line of products please visit www.XRAILbyRCI.com or by calling 920-585-6534.

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Remington 870 or Mossberg 590? Which shotgun is best for you?

If you surf around gun forums you’ll see that “discussions” about “the best” shotgun can get pretty emotional. It’s like guys arguing about Fords or Chevys; not always objective.

Here’s a collection of observations by shotgun users that I found helpful, not just guys ranting, but helpful information that may make your decision a bit easier.

As always, understand this is opinion and anecdotal information, bear that in mind. We’re not making any claims on accuracy of info, just passing along some discussion.

(spelling and text formatting kept as it was on the forums)

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