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Shooting Winchester's Blind Side at Media Day

Winchester generated a lot of buzz at SHOT Show Media Day for two reasons:

January 26, 2011

Mossberg's Patrick Flanigan Kicks Some Cans

As we discussed here, Patrick Flanigan jumped ship from Winchester to Mossberg late last year, and Mossberg has moved quickly to promote its sponsorship of the shotgun trick-shooter.

January 26, 2011

Berated by "The Gunny"

It just so happens that the first person we ran into at the 2011 Bass Pro Media Day in Las Vegas last week was by far the most famous. R. Lee Ermey, the infamous “Gunny,” was holding court at the Glock booth when we walked by, and I thought it seemed like a perfect time to live out one of my dreams—to be berated by the Gunny, Full Metal Jacket style.

January 26, 2011

The Yamaha Grizzly 450

American Rifleman Managing Editor Aaron Carter, myself, and a few other NRA editors got a chance to tear up the Nevada desert on theYamaha Grizzly 450 at Bass Pro Media Day at the SHOT Show. This automatic 4x4 has many of the same great features as big brothers Grizzly 700 and 550, including four-wheel independent suspension, and it’s powered by a fuel-efficient, liquid-cooled engine.

January 26, 2011