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AmmoLand Firearms News Aug 27th 2010

AmmoLand Firearms News Aug 27th 2010

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AmmoLand Firearms News Aug 27th 2010

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1. Team GLOCK Wins Metal at Steel Challenge World Speed Shooting Competition
2. Smith & Wesson Names Mike Brown as VP Sporting Goods Sales
3. Gun Rights & Gay Rights This Sunday on Gun Talk Radio
4. The Martini-Henry Rifle of the British Empire
5. Cannon Offers Dependable Security with its New HR Series Gun Safes
6. Blade-Tech Industries Introduces the Looper Leather Holster Series
7. Nebraska Dove Hunting Season Begins Sept. 1
8. Educating the Public About Hunting, Fishing, Conservation
9. Constitutional Carry Gaining Steam Across America
10. Professional Outdoor Media Association Presents Bill Konway with the 2010 Pinnacle Award
11. Kansas Brzon Wildlife Area Maintains Dove Hunting Areas
12. Kansas Dove Season Opener Sept. 1
13. Kansas Hunting Regulations for 2010 Now Online
14. Increased Beaver & River Otter Trapping Opportunities on ODNR Managed Lands
15. ODNR to Dedicate Wingfoot Lake in Portage County as Ohio’s Newest State Park & Wildlife Area
16. Zel Custom Introduces Magazine-Fed .50 BMG Upper Receiver for AR-15s
17. Ducks Unlimited & Partners Complete North Carolina Coastal Wetlands Project
18. Armalite Rifle’s Most Unusual Sale Ever
19. FOXPRO Scorpion Caller in Mossy Oak Camo
20. Movement on the U.N. Gun Ban

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AmmoLand Firearms News Aug 27th 2010

Contents

1. Team GLOCK Wins Metal at Steel Challenge World Speed Shooting Competition
2. Smith & Wesson Names Mike Brown as VP Sporting Goods Sales
3. Gun Rights & Gay Rights This Sunday on Gun Talk Radio
4. The Martini-Henry Rifle of the British Empire
5. Cannon Offers Dependable Security with its New HR Series Gun Safes
6. Blade-Tech Industries Introduces the Looper Leather Holster Series
7. Nebraska Dove Hunting Season Begins Sept. 1
8. Educating the Public About Hunting, Fishing, Conservation
9. Constitutional Carry Gaining Steam Across America
10. Professional Outdoor Media Association Presents Bill Konway with the 2010 Pinnacle Award
11. Kansas Brzon Wildlife Area Maintains Dove Hunting Areas
12. Kansas Dove Season Opener Sept. 1
13. Kansas Hunting Regulations for 2010 Now Online
14. Increased Beaver & River Otter Trapping Opportunities on ODNR Managed Lands
15. ODNR to Dedicate Wingfoot Lake in Portage County as Ohio’s Newest State Park & Wildlife Area
16. Zel Custom Introduces Magazine-Fed .50 BMG Upper Receiver for AR-15s
17. Ducks Unlimited & Partners Complete North Carolina Coastal Wetlands Project
18. Armalite Rifle’s Most Unusual Sale Ever
19. FOXPRO Scorpion Caller in Mossy Oak Camo
20. Movement on the U.N. Gun Ban

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TeamGLOCKWinsMetalat  SteelChallengeWorldSpeed   ShootingCompetition   
 AUG26,201008:30P.M.  
TeamGLOCKWinsMetalatSteelChallengeWorldSpeed    ShootingCompetition    
 DaveSevignyWinsTwoTitlesandRandiRogersFinishesStrong.  
GlockPistols   
SMYRNA,Ga.-  
-(Ammoland.com)-TeamGLOCKdisplayedtheir   championmentalityastheycompetedinthe2010SteelChallengeWorld   SpeedShootingChampionshipsheldAug.19-22,inPiru,Calif.Team     GLOCKCaptainDaveSevignypostedthefastestironsighttime,along    withthebestthreedivisionaggregatescores.  TeamGLOCKmemberRandiRogersfinishedhighamongthewomen’s   fieldofcompetitors.BothSevignyandRogersusedGLOCK17pistolsby   S&JCustomsforOpenCente   rfiredivision,wh   ileSevignyusedaGLOCK    17LforLimiteddivisionandRogersusedaGLOCK34inProduction   division.  SevignyisthefirstpersontowinoverallSteelMasterandLimited   divisionsatNationalandWorldlevelSteelChallengechampionshipsthe   sameyear.  Sevigny,earningasecondplaceoverallfinishattheOpenCenterfire   match,finishedatthetopofnearlyallthestagesincludingan
Outer    Limits”   
stagewin.  “Itr   ainedhardinthepastsixweeksforthistourname   nt,”  saidSevigny.“Notitlesareeveroniceforanyoneinthis   grou   pofguys.Youhavetogrindeverystepoftheway.”  Rogersco   ntinuedhersuccessfulseasonbyfinishingsecondLadySteel  Master;sixthplaceoverallinProductiondivisionandLadyOpen   Centerfirewithahighscore.  “TheSteelChallengeisbyfarthemostdifficultmatchIhave   evershot,”saidRogers.“Iwaspleasedwithmyperformances   andIlookforwardtocontinuegrowingandlearningsothatI  canwinthistitleinthefuture.”  “Ourshootingteamcontinuestoshowcasetheirtalentsand   demonstratethediversityoftheGLOCKpistols,”saidVice   PresidentofSalesandMarketingGaryFletcher.  “DaveandRandicontinuetoplaceatornearthetopofthe   standingsineverycompetitiontheycompetein.Allofusat  GLOCK,Inc.,onceagaincongratulateTeamGLOCKfor   anothersuperiorperformance.”   Asthetea   mpreparesforthefinalstretchofthe2010season,theirnext  competitio   neventwillbetheUSPSAArea8Championshipin   Fredericks    burg,Va.,heldAug.26-29.  Broughtto   youby-AMMOLAND.COM-Firearms&ShootingSports   NewsAmmoLand.comSubmitGun,AmmoandShootingRelatedNews   atAmmoLand.com     TeamGLO    CKW      insMetalatS   teelChal  lengeWorldSpeedShooting    Competition   Tags:Com     petitionSho   oters,CompetitiveShootingNews,DaveSevigny,  Glock,Tea   mGlock,Winners    AMMOLAND.C    OM     
Smith&WessonNamesMike   BrownasVPSportingGoods   Sales   
 AUG26,201008:10P.M.  
Smith&WessonNamesMikeBrownasVPSportingGoods   Sales   
Smith&Wesson   
SPRINGFIELD,Mass.-  
-(Ammoland.com)-Smith&WessonCorp.,the   legendary158-yearoldfirearmsmaker,announcedthatithasnamed   MichaelJ.BrowntothenewlycreatedpositionofVicePresidentof   SportingGoodsSalesintheFirearmsDivision.Brownwillreportto   LelandNichols,SeniorVicePresidentofSales,FirearmsDivision.  
 
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Brown,47,joinsSmith&Wessonwithover25yearsofbusiness   experience,including12yearsofexperienceinleadershiproleswithin   thehuntin   gandshootingsportsindustry.Brownmostrecentlyservedas   PresidentandCEOofCamfour,Inc.,aleadingshootingsports   distributorthatprovidesindependentretailerswithabroadrangeof   sportinggoodsp   roducts.Inhisro   leatSmith&Wesson,Brownwillbe    basedinSpringfield,Massachusettsandwillberesponsibleforthe   company’ssportinggoodssalesfunctionsandinitiatives.  Brownbeganhiscareerin1985atKPMGaftergraduatingfromthe    AmericanInternationalCollegeinSpringfield,MA.HethenjoinedPeter   PanBusLinesin1994ascorporatecontroller.In1998,Brownbecame   thePresidentandCEOofCamfourinWestfield,MA,whereheplayedan   instrumentalpartinleadingthecompany’sgrowtheffortsand   developingCamfourintoitspresentroleasasizeablefirearmsindustry   distributor.  Nicholssaid,“HavingworkedwithMikeasanindustry   colleagueformanyyears,wearepleasedtohavehisextensive   knowledgeandexpertiseaspartofoursalesmanagement  team.Inleadingoursportinggoodssalesinitiatives,hewill  haveresponsibilityformanagingourextensivedistribution   network,drivingoursportinggoodssalesprograms,  enhancingpartnershipswithourcustomers,andfurthering   oursalesandsharegrowthinitiativesfortheSmith&     Wesson,Walther,andThompson/CenterArmsbrands.”  BrownholdsaB.S.inAccountingfromAmericanInternationalCollege   inSpringfield,Massachusetts.HehasservedasaformerDirectorofthe   NationalShootingSportsFoundation,ChairmanoftheNational   AssociationofSportingGoodsWholesalers,andasaDirectorforthe   TALOGroup.  
 AboutSmith&Wesson    
Smith&WessonHoldingCorporation(NASDAQ:SWHC)isa   U.S.-based,globalproviderofproductsandservicesforsafety,security,  protectionandsport.Thecompanydesignsandconstructsfacility   perimetersecuritysolutionsformilitaryandcommercialapplications,  anddeliversabroadportfoliooffirearmsandrelatedtrainingtothe   military,lawenforcement,andsportsmarkets.SWHCcompanies   includeSmith&WessonCorp.,thegloballyrecognizedmanufacturerof   qualityfirearms;UniversalSafetyResponse,afull-serviceperimeter   securityintegrator,barriermanufacturerandinstaller;and   Thompson/CenterArmsCompany,Inc.,apremierdesignerand   manufacturerofpremiumhuntingfirearms.SWHCfacilitiesarelocated   inMassachusetts,Maine,NewHampshire,andTennessee.Formore   informationonSmith&Wessonanditscompanies,call(800)331-0852   orlogontowww.smith-wesson.com;www.usrgrab.com;or    www.tcarms.com.  Broughttoyouby-AMMOLAND.COM-Firearms&ShootingSports   NewsAmmoLand.comSubmitGun,AmmoandShootingRelatedNews   atAmmoLand.com     Smith&WessonNamesMikeBrownasVPSportingGoodsSales   Tags:SalesReps,ShootingIndustryNews,ShootingSportsJobs,Smith   &Wesson,WholesaleGuns    AMMOLAND.COM     
GunRights&GayRightsThis   SundayonGunTalkRadio   
 AUG26,201007:59P.M.  
GunRights&GayRightsThisSundayonGunTalkRadio    
GunTalkRadio   
MANDEVILLE,LA-  
-(AmmoLand.com)-AgunshopwithClassIII  items,powerful10mmammunitionandagroupthatsupportsbothgun   rightsandgayrightsarefeaturedthisSundayonTomGreshamsGun   Talk(R)Radio,theonlynationally-syndicatedradiotalkshowabout  gunsandtheshootingsports.  Dury’sGuns,inbusinessformorethan50yearsinSanAntonio,TX,  offersmorethanjustnewgunsforsale.AsownerofDury’sGuns,  JohnnyDuryandhisstaffsellnewandusedhandguns,riflesand   shotguns,ClassIIIitemsandshootingaccessories,andalsooffer   trainingclasses,gunsmithing,andacustomizingshop.  MikeMcNettofDoubleTapAmmunitionwentfromdevelopingloadsfor   reloadinghisownammunitiontomakingitforthemassesafewyears   ago.TheshootingforumsofferhighpraiseforbothDoubleTapandits   powerfulpunch.  ThePinkPistolsisanorganizationof60independentchapters,whose   focusitistopromotearmedselfdefensewithintheGay,Bi,Lesbianand   Transgend   ercommunities.NickiStallard,amemberofthePinkPistols   ,  dropsbyG    unTalktodiscussthegroup,whatherchapterisfocusingon   rightnow,  andthepoliticaladvantagethePinkPistolshaveover   traditiona   lgunrights’groups.  Inits15thyearofnationalsyndication,TomGreshamsGunTalkRadio   airsliveonSundaysfrom2PM-5PMEastern,andrunson100stations,  
 
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plusSIRIUSXMSatelliteRadio.AllGunTalkshowscanbedownloaded   aspodcaststhroughAppleiTunes,theGunTalkiPhoneApp,the   BlackberryPodcastApp,oratwww.guntalk.libsyn.com.More   informationisavailableatwww.guntalk.com.  
 About:  
TomGreshamsGunTalkRadioisinits15thyearofnational  syndication,andairsliveonSundaysfrom2PM-5PMEastern,andruns   on100stations,plusSIRIUSXMSatelliteRadio.AllGunTalkshowscan    bedownloadedaspodcaststhroughAppleiTunes,theGunTalkiPhone    App,theBlackberryPod   castApp,oratw     ww.guntalk.libsyn.com.More   informationisavailableatwww.guntalk.com.AllGunTalkshowscanbe   downloadedaspodcaststhroughAppleiTunesorat   www.guntalk.libsyn.com.Moreinformationisavailableat   www.guntalk.com.  Broughttoyouby-AMMOLAND.COM-Firearms&ShootingSports   NewsAmmoLand.comSubmitGun,AmmoandShootingRelatedNews   atAmmoLand.com     GunRights&GayRightsThisSundayonGunTalkRadio   Tags:DoubleTapAmmunition,DurysGunShop,GunOwnerRights,  GunTalkRadio,Guntalk.tv,NFAFirearms,ProGunRadio,Shooting   MediaNews,ThePinkPistols,TomGresham      AMMOLA    ND.COM     
TheMartini-HenryRifleofthe   BritishEmpire   
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MartiniHenryrifleandcarbineoriginalsparesfromthe1870sandthe   accessoriesthatareassociatedwit  hthisrangeoflongarms.MoreInfo    www.wdordnance.co.uk   FirearmsTruth.com     
Michigan-  
-(Ammoland.com)-Manyshotshavebeenheardaroundthe    world.Andeachtimeitwasfiredfromadifferentrifle.  DuringtheVictorianerathatriflewastheMartini-Henry.Attheendof   the1964filmZulu,whichchronicledtheeventsofthealmostinfamous   frontieroutpostofRorkesDriftalongZululandwhereapproximately   100BritishsoldiersfendedoffanattackbysomefourthousandZulu    warriors,StanleyBakerrepliesthatthevictorywasntmerelyamiracle,   butrather,  
“ashortchamberBoxerHenry.45-calibermiracle.”   
 WhethertherealLieutenantJohnChardeversaidsuchastatementis   mostcertainlylosttotime,butthefactremainsthatthecartridgeand   theweaponthatfiredthosebulletsplayedaverydecisiverolein   determiningtheoutcomeofthebattle.InmanywaystheBritishconflict   withtheZuluhasbecomesymbolizedbytherifleofthedayasmuchas   theredjacketsandtropicalsunhelmetswornbytheEuropean   combatants.ThisrifleistheMartini-Henry,andtodayithasbecomea   favoriteamongcollectors.Itremainstheembodimentoftheclassic    Victorian
“ThinRedLine,”   
andisEnglishthroughandthrough.  Moreimportantly,ifitwastheColtPeacemakerthattamedthe    AmericanWest,thenitwastheMartini-Henrythatcouldbeseenasthe    weaponthatmaintainedorderaroundtheglobe.Fromthedark   continentofAfricatothejewelofIndiatotheFarEastthesunneverset  upontheBritishEmpireoritswarriorswieldingtheMartini-Henry   duringthesecondhalfofthe19thCentury.  FollowingtheconclusionoftheNapoleonicWarstheageofthe   smoothboremusketwascominganend,andoverthecourseofthenext  50yearsfirearmswithrifledbarrelsandbreech-loadingoperationwould   transformmodernwarfare.Likewise,thiswasatimeofgreatexpansion    bytheEuropeanpowers,andnonesogreatasthemightyBritishEmpire.   AlthoughadvancedMartini-HenrycollectorJasonAtkin,whosepersonal  collectionincludesmorethan20oftheclassicrifles,seestheweaponas   moreof   
guardian’  
oftheexistingempire,headmitsthatitsplacein   historyiscertain.  Introducedin1853,theEnfieldRiflewasamuzzle-loading,rifledmusket  thathadarangeofabout1,000yards.Updatedin1867astheSnider-  EnfieldRifle,itincorporatedabreechsystemthatwasinventedbyJacob   SniderofNewYork.Thisinvolvedtheremovaloftwo-inchesofthebutt  endforabreechloadingsystemutilizingthenewbrasscartridge   ammunition.Thespacebehindthecartridgewasclosedwithaniron    breechblock,hingedtotherightsideofthebarrel.  The1860sandearly1870swereatimeofgreatconflictandtheBritish   closelyobservedthewarsaroundtheworldincludingtheAmericanCivil   War
(1861-1865)  
,theDanish-PrussianWar
(1864)  
,theAustro-Prussian    War(1866)andofcoursetheFranco-PrussianWar
(1870-1871)  
.The   adoptionofthePrussianneedle-gunandtheFrenchCassepotRiflewere   indicatorsthattheagingEnfieldRifleneededtobeupdated.Theresult   wasthestopgapSnider-Enfieldasaninterimmeasure,andmadegood   useofthehugestockpilesofP53sthattheBritishpossessed.Whilethese    weaponsareconsideredclassicstoguncollectorstoday,itwasclearto   militaryplannersofthedaythatasuitablereplacementwasneeded.  Martini-HenryArtilleryCarbineMarkI  ThatreplacementwouldbetheMartini-Henry,ariflethatsomeargue   shouldbeproperlydesignatedthePeabody-Martini-Henry.Itisactually   aPeabodypattern   
anAmericandesignedrifle,whichwasfirst   patentedin1862,butwasfullydevelopedtoolatetohaveanimpactin   theAmericanCivilWar—     
thatwasfurthermodifiedtoaself-cocking   

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