Many hobbyist gunsmiths consider performing their own checkering of the front straps of their pistols. To have this professionally done, which many times includes refinishing the frame, can be very expensive. The expense is understandable due to the needed skills and the time required to complete this task. Also, many pistol smiths dislike checkering because they consider the process to be too time consuming and, frankly, rather boring. This is high on their list of gunsmithing tasks they would rather not do.
Welcome back for the 2018 ATAC Range Day™, showcasing the latest products and services for military, contracting and Law enforcement units, this global event, dedicated to veterans, is a place where manufacturers, retailers and distributors can interact and get direct feedback from end users. Over 40 countries represented, going on its 8th year, the ATAC Range Day 2018 is an event you don’t want to miss.
The 2018 ATAC Range Day is a private event, pre-registration invites went out the first week of March 2017. General registration opens 1 April 2017.
Event Date: Monday 22 January 2018
Event Time: Start time 1000hours – 1600hrs PST
We will reserve your exact 2017 location if you notify us via e-mail: RangeDay@ATACGlobal.com.
The 2018 ATAC Range Day is brought to you by ATAC Global. Special thanks to our sponsors: Action Target, Barrett, NRA
Special thanks to our 2017 Exhibitors: Adler & Assc, Aimpoint, American Snipers, Asendance Int, ATEI, Barrett, Blade-Tech, Bore Smith – Rigel Products, Cadex Defense, Colt, Cutting Edge Bullets, Cyber Dust, Daniel Defense, DRS Technologies, General Dynamics, Heckler and Koch – H&K, IWI – Israel Weapon Industries, Kaiser, Kestral, Knight’s Armament, Gemtech, LaRue Tactical, Leupold, Lewis Machine & Tool – LMT Defense, Mac Ammo, Magpul, Marathon Robotic Targets, Milkor USA, Mystery Ranch, IEC Infrared, NG2, Night Force Optics, Oakwood Controls, OSS Suppressors, PolyFrang Ammo, Pratt Miller, Precision Remotes, Regulus, Robar, Safran – Vectronix, SilencerCo, Schmidt & Bender, SDI, Serving California, TacProGear, TomCar, Tommy Knife, Tracking Point, Troy, US Ordnance, and White Heart Note: The 2018 Exhibitors will be posted at a later date.
On 15 February FIREARMS UNITED held a fruitful meeting with Rapporteur Vicky Ford in Strasbourg.
This meeting was followed up with a letter that the Rapporteur sent us and which we reproduce below.
FIREARMS UNITED appreciates the sterling work done by the Rapporteur in securing the best possible terms within her remit in spite of the intense pressure exerted by the Council and the Commission during the Trilogues.
Nevertheless, FIREARMS UNITED and its team of technical experts have grievous concerns about the text that will be tabled in Plenary, which still presents a potential minefield for the criminalistion of innocent and law-abiding citizens and for diverting valuable Member State resources in dealing with unduly complex and unenforceable legislation.
The provisional deal on the revision of the EU firearms directive, which sets out the conditions under which private persons may lawfully acquire and possess guns or transfer them to another EU country, was backed by the Internal Market Committee on 26 January 2017. The vote by the full Parliament is expected to take place …
About a year and a half after its first participation at the IWA 2014, the company ZMF appears increasingly intentioned to make a name for itself on the market of components for weapons.
There has been considerable interest by both Italian and foreign producers, and the number of important companies in the sector that use ZMF products is starting to be quite large.
The coupling of AR15 with its aluminum receivers obtained from forging, are known to be an original American-made product. In over half a century from their first production, only few industries in the world were able to face and win the technical and economic challenge of providing quality AR15 components made by forging process. One …