Astroturf? Not. NSSF Breaks 10,000 Member Mark

As big as it is, the NSSF SHOT Show is only a small part of what the National Shooting Sports Foundation does for the industry.

The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) reports that it has recently surpassed the 10,000 member mark, reflecting strong industry support for its efforts. No, these new members were not paid with a pack of cigarettes, bussed in to enrollment centers or counted multiple times. The best part? All of these new members are actually living. […]

Brownells 2012 Gunsmith Career Fair: Does Rifling Really Make Demons Fly Off The Bullets?


Continuing momentum for the gun industry was evident at the Brownells 2012 Gunsmith Career Fair. Attended by nearly 200 current and prospective gunsmiths and 50 exhibiting companies, Larry Weeks of Brownellscalled the event a great success. “I was particularly impressed by the professionalism of the attendees” noted Larry. “Many participants from various gunsmithing schools showed […]

Cheaper Than Navel Lint Files Chapter 11

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In a prepared statement released today, upstart online shooting sports discounter Cheaper Than Navel Lint announced that it has filed for bankruptcy protection. Few industry insiders were surprised today by Cheaper Than Navel Lint’s bankruptcy announcement. While company leaders have always expressed confidence, few outside the firm were optimistic about the company’s ability to compete […] Trounces In First Quarter Of Operation the future of guns online

Today, CEO Ben Cartwright announced dramatic market share increases over arch-rival On the companies quarterly analyst call, Cartwright explained that recent research indicates that enjoys a 99.94% market share of the gun enthusiast online community market compared to GunDown’s .06% share. Admittedly, the competitors have slightly different target audiences.’s mission is […]

Smith & Wesson Market Cap Exceeds GDP of Micronesia

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Today, Smith & Wesson (SWHC), long time maker of firearms and accessories, has experienced a meteoric rise of its share price over the past six weeks, resulting in a total market capitalization greater than that of the Federated States of Micronesia. “We could not be more pleased with the recent share price growth” said Smith […]