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Know the Difference: 22TCM vs. 10mm

Posted by Team Armscor on Sep 29, 2016 | Topics: Firearm Facts, Ammo and Accessories

Ready to switch up your go-to caliber? Or just in the market for something to add to your roster of ammunition types?

Armscor's selection of calibers can get you there - two such varieties, the 10mm and the Armscor original 22TCM, offer a powerful alternative to your everyday 9mm and 45ACP. But which is the right choice for you? Let's break it down.

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Why You Should Consider Buying a 9mm Pistol

Posted by Team Armscor on Sep 22, 2016 | Topics: Firearm Facts

Classic calibers may not always be the most obviously exciting choice, but when one of said calibers is growing in popularity as a defensive round and evolving leaps and bounds from previous iterations, it might be worth taking a second look.

We all know the 9mm - but when you're considering adding a new pistol to your collection, there are a handful of reasons why this tried and true caliber is still the right choice.

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8 Rock Island Armory Handguns Ideal for Home Defense

Posted by Team Armscor on Sep 15, 2016 | Topics: Staying Safe

Your home and everything (and everyone) in it is important to you. That's why arming it with the best possible defense against intrusion or theft might be a high priority for you. When it comes to home-defense pistols and revolvers, Armscor has you covered.

Try these RIA favorites on for size when you're stocking up for your home-defense arsenal.

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4 Factors in Picking Ammo for Competition

Posted by Team Armscor on Sep 8, 2016 | Topics: Competition, Ammo and Accessories

When you have the resources and the connections, a competition shooter is often apt to custom-load his or her own ammunition. However, that's not always in the cards for every level of competitive shooter. If you're a weekend warrior or simply swear by factory ammo, there are things to keep in mind when selecting the best product for your use.

Here are four potential factors to consider when choosing your ammo for competition.

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Free Download: Buying a Pistol for Self-Defense: What You Need to Know

Posted by Team Armscor on Aug 24, 2016 | Topics: Staying Safe

Protecting yourself, your loved ones and your home are all important to you. But when it comes to self-defense 1911s and other handguns, not all firearms are built to meet these needs. Luckily, there are a variety of ways you can find the ideal handgun for your own purposes that won’t break your bank or skimp on the benefits you need.

Before you start the search, we've got the handy guide you need.

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Ammo Time: $2.50 Off Per Box with Advanced Tactical

Posted by Team Armscor on Aug 1, 2016 | Topics: Events, Ammo and Accessories, Promotions

Finish your summer with a bang.

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Armscor Featured on Gun Stories

Posted by Team Armscor on Jul 19, 2016 | Topics: Events

Armscor and Rock Island Armory will be featured on a new episode of the Outdoor Channel’s “Gun Stories”, airing on Wednesday, July 20th at 11pm EST. 

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Why You Should Consider Buying a 22TCM Pistol

Posted by Team Armscor on Jul 15, 2016 | Topics: Firearm Facts

When a new caliber comes along, it can be tough to adopt if you're set in your ways. And while your go-to might have done right by you for decades, it sometimes pays to be open-minded to a little enhancement.

Case in point, the 22TCM line of pistols - it takes the best of both worlds and positions itself as a viable defense option for any experienced shooter.

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RIA Rundown: TCM TAC Ultra MS HC Combo

Posted by Team Armscor on Jul 7, 2016 | Topics: Firearm Facts

 

When you hear the word "combo" you know you're getting a little bit of both - just not necessarily the best of both worlds. But Armscor-Rock Island Armory wouldn't let you down. We combine the best aspects of two great calibers so you've got your choice of barrel.

Enter the TCM TAC Ultra MS HC Combo.

Don't limit yourself when it comes to your go-to tactical firearm - take your pick and shoot with confidence.

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10 Best Rock Island Armory 1911s and Pistols Ideal for Self-Defense

Posted by Team Armscor on Jun 29, 2016 | Topics: Staying Safe

Protecting yourself, your loved ones and your home are all important to you. But when it comes to self-defense 1911s and other handguns, not all firearms are built to meet these needs. Luckily, there are a variety of Rock Island Armory pistols that are expressly created to optimize your self-defense carry.

Take these Rock Island Armory 1911s and pistols into account when picking out your ideal pistol for self-defense.

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