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Awesome Autumn: $50 Pistol Rebate

Posted by Team Armscor on Aug 15, 2019 | Topics: General

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Recommended Firearms for Every Lifestyle

Posted by Team Armscor on May 21, 2019 | Topics: General

So, you know you want a Rock Island Armory gun, but you aren't sure which one matches best with how you're looking to shoot? With our well-optioned lineup of 1911s, shotguns and rifles, it can be a bit overwhelming trying to pick the gun that's right for you. To help you out, we put together a list highlighting our favorite gun for every shooting application.

Read on to find out what gun best matches your shooting needs.

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Pick Your Player: The Return of Team Armscor Family Game Day

Posted by Team Armscor on Apr 15, 2019 | Topics: General

Game night is a time-honored tradition filled with fun for the whole family—that's why Team Armscor is back for their third annual Family Game Day competition!

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SHOT Show 2019 - Facebook Live Event Schedule

Posted by Team Armscor on Jan 21, 2019 | Topics: General

SHOT Show 2019 is here, and Armscor/Rock Island Armory is live on the scene in Las Vegas, Nevada. Follow the excitement on Facebook live to see updates from the members of Team Armscor and Armscor/RIA CEO and President, Martin Tuason.  

Check out the schedule below to stay up to date on the latest news from SHOT Show 2019. 

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NRA Annual Meeting - 2018

Posted by Team Armscor on May 3, 2018 | Topics: General

The NRA Annual meeting is today and we’ll be in the middle of the action! If you’re planning on attending, be sure to stop by our Booth #10444 to enter for a chance to win an RIA firearm each day of the convention. You can also snap a photo at our booth, share it on social, and be entered to win a Swag Bag!

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What You Should Know About the MAPP Series

Posted by Team Armscor on Apr 11, 2018 | Topics: General

We love 1911 pistols, but over the years we’ve ventured into a few other types of guns such small caliber rifles, shotguns and revolvers. In addition, we also have the MAPP series of pistols.

What’s the MAP/MAPP series and how does it differ from our 1911s? Here’s what you need to know.

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5 Reasons a Revolver Makes Sense for your Budget

Posted by Team Armscor on Nov 9, 2017 | Topics: General

Do you have a million dollars? Odds are—probably not. Like most people, you probably have to put your income toward things like food, utilities, your family and so forth. But don't let budget stop you from enjoying a favorite hobby or having adequate self-defense.

Thankfully, with a bit of saving, you can obtain a quality revolver on a budget that fits your needs. In fact, there are quite a few reasons a revolver makes sense on a budget.

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Free Download: How to Pack a Range Bag

Posted by Team Armscor on Oct 10, 2017 | Topics: General

The ever-important range bag is crucial for a successful visit to your local gun range—how you pack it, what you bring and your preparedness all play a role in how your day will likely go. That's why it never hurts to work from a guide. 

It just so happens that we have a free infographic that will do the trick.

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Best 1911 Pistols for Secure Home Storage

Posted by Team Armscor on Sep 14, 2017 | Topics: General

What kind of storage you use for your guns largely depends on what type of guns you own. If you’re looking for a pistol that can be easily stored and secured, then you’ll want to look at compacts. You wouldn’t necessarily have trouble storing full-size or mid-size pistols, but compacts are, as the name suggests, a more size-efficient option.

Here are some compact 1911 pistols you can store safely in your home.

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End of Summer $5K Giveaway

Posted by Team Armscor on Sep 13, 2017 | Topics: General

Don't let the summer end without one last hurrah! Let's count down the days with some thrill by offering the chance for one lucky winner to end the summer with a bang. Together with our partners Springfield Armory, CrossBreed Holsters, MGM Targets, AR500 Armor and Armscor, we're bringing you the "End of Summer $5K Guns & Gear Giveaway."

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