Larry Vickers AK Operators Course is slated to run Nov. 17-18 in Gainesville, Florida. Classes run from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. both days and teach AK-specific topics, including safety, stance, zeroing for iron sights and optics, sight alignment and trigger control. Familiarization with the carbine includes field stripping and maintenance. Cost is $550.
As Halloween approaches, the Brownells Zombie Elimination Crew (ZEC) promotion is in full swing. The ZEC is made up of mismatched, post-Apocalyptic characters bent on saving the world from the wrath of the Undead. Their single commonality: absolute preparedness for an outbreak. Their continuing existence is evidence that when fully-equipped, anyone can survive.
Competitive clays shooters who were using Winchester AA ammunition had a good summer. Led by gold medalists Kim Rhode and Vincent Hancock, who won the Olympic skeet competitions in London, Winchester AA-equipped shooters took the top spot in or placed in several major competitions.
High-end sports-optics manufacturer Meopta USA is producing additional versions of the MeoPix iScoping Adapter to fit Swarovski, Leica and Zeiss spotting scopes and binoculars, as well as most popular mid-level optics brands.
Bill Hicks & Co., Ltd., has released a fully-anodized Colt M4 Carbine. Chambering is in 5.56mm/.223 Rem with a chrome-lined M4 profile barrel, A2 flash hider, bayonette lug and folding front sight.
Hi-Lux Optics has updated its CMR1-4x24mm model tactical scope with a new reticle designed for the standard AK-47 service round.
American Tactical Imports is now selling the $400 FMK 9C1 Generation 2 Pistol.
The new emergency powers statute takes effect on Monday, October 1. House Bill 843 made substantial changes to the North Carolina Emergency Management Act by adding critical language to the section of North Carolina statute that deals with what restrictions may be imposed during a declared state of emergency.
A Univision television report blames the Obama administration for helping fuel violence and a war between Mexican drug cartels because of Fast and Furious, which began in 2009. At that time, the report said, "the ATF and Arizona prosecutors told gun-store owners to sell weapons without restrictions to suspicious buyers."
The latest rumor making its way through the darker corners of the internet is an inaccurate spin on the U.N.'s never-ending mission to disarm the American people. The rumors vary, but some have wrongly claimed that the U.S. has secretly adopted a U.N. Arms Trade Treaty, subjecting Americans to the schemes of U.N. gun controllers, according to the National Rifle Association's Institute for Legislative Action.