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4 Pistol Conversion Kits for a Budget Buyer

Posted by Team Armscor on Feb 16, 2017 | Topics: Ammo and Accessories

Do you want a 22TCM pistol or a short-barreled rifle but don’t want to spend thousands of dollars buying new guns? Pick up a conversion kit to adapt your current pistol to accept 22TCM.

Armscor-Rock Island Armory has a kit that can give you some extra length on your current TCM pistol. You’ll avoid burning a huge hole in your wallet and still get what you want.

Here are four pistol conversion kits that won’t ding your budget.

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6 Tactical 1911 Pistols to Add to Your Collection

Posted by Team Armscor on Feb 9, 2017 | Topics: Firearm Facts

Do you find yourself in need of a 1911 that gives you an edge in caliber, capacity or versatility? We have a wide array of 1911s that cover one or all of those categories. Whether you want a high-velocity bullet or something compact and lightweight in a 1911 configuration, Armscor-Rock Island Armory has your back.

Here are six 1911 pistols that can give you a tactical advantage. 

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The TCM BOGO: Buy a TCM, Get Some Ammo

Posted by Team Armscor on Feb 2, 2017 | Topics: Events, Ammo and Accessories, Promotions

Get a little something more out of your TCM purchase.

Armscor-Rock Island Armory's (RIA) own TCM line just came with an added bonus - 2017 is the time to buy. Earn yourself a box of TCM ammo at no additional cost by registering your new 2017 TCM purchase.

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The 1911 Pistol History: Where It's Been

Posted by Team Armscor on Jan 31, 2017 | Topics: Firearm Facts

If you haven’t heard of John M. Browning before today, then you’re in for a treat. Mr. Browning earned the reputation as the “The Father of Automatic Fire,” and some of his famous pieces of work include the Browning Automatic Rifle (a.k.a. the BAR), the Browning Hi-Power and the 1911 pistol.

Let’s take a closer look at the history of the 1911.

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The Benefits of 45ACP Ammo in Your 1911 Pistol

Posted by Team Armscor on Jan 24, 2017 | Topics: Ammo and Accessories

Whether you’re looking for a reliable, concealed-carry pistol or a fun range gun, you’ll have plenty of calibers from which to choose. When you start researching calibers, it won’t take long before you find yourself reading arguments over which round takes the top spot.

One of the most ongoing of these debates pits the 9mm and 45ACP against each other. 

We won’t get into the full-fledged debate, but here are a couple of reasons the 45ACP might be a preferable round for you.

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3 Rock Island 1911 Accessories You Need

Posted by Team Armscor on Jan 17, 2017 | Topics: Ammo and Accessories

Everyone loves a 1911. After all, owning one is accompanied by a great feeling of pride in the legacy of the firearm and the power of a tried-and-true pistol classic. But the gun on its own doesn't always check every box. You’ll probably want some items to go along with that classic pistol.  

Go ahead and check out these must-have accessories for your Rock Island Armory 1911.

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The Guide to Shooting Competitions: Breaking Down Your Options

Posted by Team Armscor on Jan 12, 2017 | Topics: Competition

Tired of taking your 1911 to the usual spot and shooting the same old targets? Perhaps you're someone with a competitive spirit and a love for firearms? Do you want to refine your skills or learn some new tricks?

Then you should strongly consider jumping into the world of competitive shooting.

Here are a few good starting points to get you on your way.

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Over-Under vs. Side-by-Side: What Shotgun is the Right Fit?

Posted by Team Armscor on Jan 5, 2017 | Topics: Firearm Facts

There are several varieties of shotguns, from pump-action to side-by-sides to semi-automatics. Two popular options for hunting birds are the side-by-side and over-under options.

But what’s the difference, and which one is your ideal fit? Read on to find out.

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3 Reasons Carbine Conversion Kits are the Way to Go

Posted by Team Armscor on Dec 29, 2016 | Topics: Firearm Facts, Staying Safe

Rifles are generally easier to control than pistols and have the capability to reach out to greater ranges.

Though, if you’re not interested in shooting hundreds of yards down range and just want better control over your pistol, the TCM RONI Pistol Shell carbine conversion stock should be on your shopping list.

Here are three ways a conversion stock can benefit you.

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The Best 1911 Pistols for Gift-Giving

Posted by Team Armscor on Dec 8, 2016 | Topics: Firearm Facts

Does someone on your holiday shopping list desperately need a new 1911? Not sure what 1911 model to buy among the vast expanse of 1911 options?

Well, here are some excellent options to consider putting under the tree this year.

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