Smith & Wesson to Purchase Gemtech
Smith & Wesson has purchased suppressor manufacturer Gemtech, according to a press release from its parent company, American Outdoor Brands Corporation.
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Smith & Wesson
Smith & Wesson's origins can be traced to 1850, when Horace Smith and D B. Wesson first became acquainted while working as subcontractors supervising the manufacturing of different firearms at the Robbins and Lawrence Company in Windsor, Vermont. Now, after more than 160 years in existence, the company created by their eventual partnership is one of the most well-respected of its kind. As you might imagine, a lot can happen—and be forgotten—during such an expansive history. With that in mind, here are 10 things you probably didn't know about Smith & Wesson.
Smith & Wesson Relocating Headquarters to Tennessee
Smith & Wesson is relocating its headquarters and a significant portion of its operations to Tennessee due to changing business climate for firearms manufacturing in Massachusetts.
Smith & Wesson M&P-10
.308 Winchester is perfect for most big game, and Smith & Wesson has provided hunters an M&P that's just right for the job.
Smith & Wesson Performance Center Model 629
While the new Performance Center Model 629 is decked out with modern updates and upgrades developed over the decades—including a stainless steel frame, cylinder and barrel implied by the “6” prefix—it is Model 29 to the core.
Smith & Wesson Ships 3 Millionth M&P Shield
Smith & Wesson announces that it has produced and shipped over 3 million of its M&P Shield pistols.
Use Enough .375
Back when life was mellow, I read a book by Robert Ruark called “Use Enough Gun,” which pretty much describes it. Ruark also wrote “The Old Man and the Boy,” which should be required reading for every young person.
Reacquainting With An Old Friend
It's good to reconnect with old friends, especially when they're Smith & Wesson Model 27's.
Hardware: Smith & Wesson Model 69 Combat Magnum
A handgun does no good on a shelf back in camp. But the trouble is, handguns chambered for cartridges appropriate for wilderness protection and/or big-game hunting tend to be a bit heavy. It’s common enough to head into the hunt with good intentions, but after a few exhausting days when even your shoelaces become too heavy, you often find a reason to leave the handgun behind.
First Look: Smith & Wesson Bone Collector
Smith & Wesson's Performance Center has rolled out the 460 "Bone Collector." Here are three things you need to know.