December 19th, 2014
The RCBS Rock Chucker is a rugged, classic design that can last a lifetime. If you are looking to get started with hand-loading, or just need another press for your reloading room, the Rock Chucker is a great choice. And now it’s easier than ever to purchase a Rock Chucker. Right now, Bullets.com has slashed the price on its RCBS Rock Chucker Supreme presses. As part of an inventory reduction sale, Bullets.com is now offering the RCBS Rock Chucker Supreme (with full RCBS warranty) for just $99.95. Act soon — this offer is limited to supplies on hand.
More Savings — $10.00 Rebate from RCBS
Getting a great press for under one hundred bucks is hard to beat. But get this — RCBS is currently offering a $10.00 rebate with any qualifying RCBS product purchase of $50.00 or more made before December 31, 2014. So… if you buy this press before the end of 2014, you can get a $10.00 RCBS rebate. That lowers your effective cost to $89.95 for the Rock Chucker Supreme. That is one amazing deal. CLICK HERE for REBATE INFO.
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December 9th, 2014
You’re looking at the #1 product our readers have purchased at Amazon.com this month. And we’re not surprised. What outdoorsman would not want a thermos configured like an giant-sized shotgun shell? This is an ideal gift for the shooting enthusiast. Stansport offers shotshell-style thermal bottles in two sizes. The “12 gauge” bottle holds 25 ounces of liquid while the smaller “20 gauge” bottle carries 16 ounces. Both bottles feature a brass-colored screw-on top that doubles as a drinking cup. There is a second, gasket-sealed stopper with a quick-dispense feature. This allows you to pour the hot contents without needing to remove the screw-in stopper. That’s smart — one less item to drop on the ground.
12ga Shotgun Shell Thermos — 25 oz.
These shotshell thermal cannisters are offered in four colors: Red, Black, Green, and Yellow (16 oz. only). All shotshell thermal bottles feature double-wall 18-8 stainless steel insulated construction with insulated cap. Prices for the red, 25-oz. version start at $27.31 on Amazon.com. (Other colors may cost more — also check for free shipping offers).
20ga Shotgun Shell Thermos — 16 oz.
Shotshell Thermos Demo Video on YouTube
Disclosure: AccurateShooter.com has an affiliate relationship with Amazon.com.
A hunter who owns one of these Shotshell Thermos bottles has posted a video of his bottle on YouTube. The video will give you an idea of the size of the cannister and how the outer cap/cup and inner stopper work. CLICK HERE to watch Shotshell Thermos Video.
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December 8th, 2014
Christmas is coming up soon, so today we’re featuring a hand-picked collection of “stocking stuffers” for precision shooters. You can order most of these items online, and if you get your orders in soon, your selections should arrive before December 25th. So as not to bust your holiday budget, all of our selections are priced under $10.00. These items are handy tools that you’ll use over and over again at the range and/or at your loading bench (so you’re allowed to buy them for yourself, even after Christmas).
|Gifts $1 to $5
Hood Kwik Estimator
Bifocal 3X/6X Magnifier
Barrel Mirage Shade
Surveyors’ Tape. Always watch the wind when you shoot. Inexpensive, Day-Glo Surveyors’ Tape (aka “Flagging Tape”), attached to a stake or target frame, makes a good wind indicator. It will flutter even in mild breezes, alerting you to both angle and velocity shifts. This should be part of every range kit. Don’t leave home without it.
Hood Kwik Estimator. Here’s a very handy tool to measure your 6mm groups. Bracket the group within the diverging lines of the Kwik Estimator and you’ll instantly get a good approximation of the actual group size. No more trips to the tool box for calipers. The inexpensive Kwik Estimator fits in a shirt pocket. (Thanks to Boyd Allen for this suggestion.)
Bifocal 3X/6X magnifier. This handy, inexpensive dual-power magnifier is always close at hand on our loading bench, because it helps with so many task. We use a compact magnifier to inspect bullet tips, to check brass chamfers, and inspect the internals of triggers and other parts. Priced at just $2.75, a magnifier like this (or the folding variety) is a “must-have” item for every hand-loader.
Sinclair Barrel Mirage Shade. For high-volume varminters, and competitors who shoot fast in warm weather, a mirage shield is absolutely essential. This prevents hot air rising off the barrel from distorting the image in your scope. The aluminum Sinclair shield can be trimmed to fit, and comes with stick-on Velcro attachments. Two lengths are available: 18″ for short BR barrels, and 24″ for longer barrels.
|Gifts $6 to $10
Ballistol Aerosol Lube
Sinclair Barrel Bag
Sinclair Load Block
Dewey Crocogator. The Crocogator tool, with knurled “teeth” at both ends, is simple, inexpensive, and compact. Yet nothing zips though primer-pocket gunk faster or better. Unlike some cutter-tipped primer pocket tools, the Crocogator removes the carbon quick and easy without shaving brass. One end is sized for large primer pockets, the other for small.
Ballistol Aerosol Lube. Ballistol is a versatile, non-toxic product with many uses in the reloading room. We have found it is ideal for lubricating cases for normal full-length sizing. It is clear, not gooey or chalky like other lubes. It is very, very slippery, yet is easy to apply and just as easy to wipe off. As you lube your cases, the Ballistol will also clean powder fouling off the case necks. For heavy-duty case forming and neck expansion, we’ll still use Imperial die wax, but for every-day case sizing, Ballistol is our first choice. It also helps prevent your dies from rusting and it even conditions leather. Ballistol is a favored bore cleaner for Black Powder shooters because it neutralizes acidic powder residues.
Sinclair Barrel Bag. If you run a switch-barrel rig, or take spare barrels to a big match, this simple but effective barrel bag will protect your valuable steel. The bag is moisture-resistant vinyl on the outside with a soft, quilted interior to protect the barrel’s finish and delicate crown. There are two sizes: one for barrels up to 26 inches, the other for barrels up to 31 inches. Both sizes are priced at $9.95 per bag. That’s cheap insurance for those priceless barrels.
Sinclair ‘Poly’ Loading Block. We’ve tried wood and injection-molded loading trays, and we prefer Sinclair’s white polyethylene loading blocks. They featured chamfered holes properly sized for the particular case you reload. The blocks are heavy enough to be stable on the bench, and the “dishwasher-friendly” material is easy to clean. The standard Poly Loading Block holds 50 cases, while the Competition Loading Block holds 25 cases with a tray for empties. For a bit more money, there’s also a Heavy-Duty 50-case model with an extra-thick 1″ base.
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December 3rd, 2014
If you want to build your arsenal of tactical rifles, here’s the Deal of the Decade. If you buy one large-caliber Armalite Rifle (.50, .416, .338, or .308 cal) you can get one FREE .223-cal AR-type carbine. That’s right, buy one rifle, and get one free. In fact, as a special added bonus, if you purchase the Armalite AR-50A1 .50 BMG National Match Rifle, you get TWO AR carbines. Buy one, get two free.
These spectacular deals are being offered through Eurooptic.com, via phone-in orders only. You won’t find these offers on the Armalite or Eurooptic websites. You need to call (570) 368-3920 (and ask for Jason). NOTE: this offer is limited to supplies on hand. You snooze, you lose.
Option One: Purchase AR-50A1 National Match, receive TWO 223-caliber AR rifles for free: LEC15A4CBK and 15A4CB (optical sights NOT included). Yes — you get three (3) rifles total.
Option Two: Purchase qualifying rifle and receive EITHER one LEC15A4CBK OR 15A4CB (optical sights NOT included). You get two (2) rifles total. Qualifying primary rifle purchase: 50A1B-416, 50A1B, 10SBF, 10SCBF, A10SBF, A10SCBF, 30A1B338, 30A1BT338, 31BT308, 31BTC308, 30A1B300, or 30A1BT300.
Get TWO more rifles with purchase of AR-50A1 National Match
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November 29th, 2014
All right boys and girls — if you haven’t already spent every last red cent of your disposable income (not to mention your children’s inheritance) purchasing useless gadgets and gewgaws on Black Friday, here’s your chance to get some really important stuff — reloading tools and supplies.
Sinclair Sale Through 12/1/2014
Yes, Sinclair International, purveyors of reloading supplies and shooting accessories, is having a big sale right now. You can save big bucks on shooting rests, tools, bullets, and more. Plus, you can get 10% OFF all orders over $150.00 with PROMO CODE J2Y. Don’t delay — this 10% Savings Offer expires Monday, December 1, 2014 at 11:59 pm CT. So, you have a couple days left to pile on the savings.
Here’s a sample of the good deals to be had this weekend at SinclairIntl.com:
Sale Tip from EdLongrange. We welcome reader submissions.
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November 28th, 2014
Here’s a simple, easy-to-understand offer that will save you twenty bucks. Right now MidwayUSA is offering twenty dollars ($20.00) off orders of $100.00 or more. To knock $20.00 off your next MidwayUSA order simply use Promo Code 14BLKFRI during check-out. MidwayUSA’s $20 savings offer is good now through 11:59 pm Central Time on December 1, 2014.
Though this is a pretty straight-forward promotion, there is some fine print. The offer only applies to “regularly priced, in-stock products without quantity limits.” To get your $20.00 savings, enter “14BLKFRI” into the box labeled “Promotion Code” on the MidwayUSA Shopping Cart page. If you typed in the Code correctly, you should see the discount applied on the Confirmation page near the end of the checkout.
We want to remind our readers that this is a limited-time offer. This MidwayUSA Promo Code 14BLKFRI expires after 11:59 pm on December 1, 2014.
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November 26th, 2014
Black Friday is just around the corner. That means big holiday season promotions are about to kick off. Many vendors will be offering significant savings, and/or free shipping on firearms accessories, gun stocks, reloading gear, bullets and more. Here are some of the upcoming Black Friday offerings we’ve found. Warm up your credit cards and get ready for some very cool deals.
Graf & Sons — Free Lapua T-Shirt with Lapua Brass, Bullets, or Centerfire Ammo.
Midsouth Shooters Supply — Big Discounts — Prices Announced 11/27/2014 at 10:00 PM CT.
EuroOptic.com — Big Savings on Nightforce, Leica, Vortex, Steiner and other Major Brands.
NOSLER — FREE Shipping and FREE Nosler Hat at Shop.Nosler.com
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November 24th, 2014
If you’ve been looking for a premium quality stock for a new gun project, now’s the time to buy. McMillan is offering exceptional deals now through November 30, 2014. As part of a pre-Black Friday promotion, prices have been slashed by as much as $342 on many of McMillan’s most popular stocks, including the A5 for Rem 700 Long action. Along with big savings on the purchase price of stocks, you can even get FREE ground shipping with Promo Code “DOORBUSTER”.
Shown below are some of the items originally on sale — but there were other discounted stocks in McMillan’s Online Store. You can find some awesome deals this week — but be advised that the Doorbuster sale prices are for a limited time. Also the free shipping offer expires November 30, 2014. In addition, these sale items are “Limited inventory — While supplies last”. There will be no rain checks, and shipping charges on previous orders will not be reimbursed.
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November 21st, 2014
To promote its upcoming Black Friday Specials, Midsouth Shooters Supply is giving away three (3) Hornady Reloading Systems. You don’t need to purchase anything to enter the contest. Ten days from now Midsouth will select three lucky winners at random. The third prize winner gets a Hornady Lock-N-Load Classic Kit. The second prize winner receives a complete Lock-N-Load AP press. The luckiest person of all, the Grand Prize winner, will receive the impressive Lock-N-Load Ammo Plant, complete with bullet and case feeders. ENTER CONTEST HERE. Good luck!
To enter contest (for free) CLICK HERE to launch contest page.
Once you’re on that page, scroll down and fill in your contact information.
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November 20th, 2014
Nightforce makes great scopes — just ask the man who owns one. And Vortex offers scopes that offer exceptional “bang for the buck”. Here’s your chance to get a Nightforce NXS, or Vortex Viper PST scope at very low “close-out” prices from Bullets.com. The folks at Bullets.com tell us: “We are selling these at deals that are so low your viewers won’t be able to pass them up. We want this stock gone before the end of the year and have slashed prices to move it.” Here is a partial sample of the items on sale. NOTE: CLICK HERE to see the complete list of sale items, which include other lower-magnification Nightforce NXS scopes, as well as Vortex spotting scopes. Supplies are limited at these close-out prices.
|Nightforce Scopes ON SALE (Partial sample)
Vortex Scopes ON SALE (Partial Sample)
Online Shopping Tips
Before placing your order with Bullets.com, be sure you are 100% certain about the model you are ordering. Some scopes with the same magnification range come with a choice of either 50mm objective or 56mm objective. Likewise, there are various reticles offered for each basic model, and Nightforce offers 1/4 MOA clicks on some scopes, with 1/8 MOA clicks on others.
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November 18th, 2014
Sig-Sauer has commenced a contest with a Grand Prize that should make any gun guy (or girl) drool. The lucky winner of Sig’s P320 Take-a-Shot Contest will get a custom-fitted Pelican case with TWO Handguns, a 9mm MPX PSB, a 300 BLK MCX Carbine, mags, and more. You even get two cases of ammo (9mm and 300 BLK). Along with this Grand Prize, Sig is giving away twenty (20) P320 pistols.
The Grand Prize will be awarded in a contest between two finalists. One finalist will be chosen based on the popularity of a video he (or she) creates. In addition, the Top 10 video entrants will each win a P320 9mm pistol. The video’s theme should be: “The P320 is Epic because (fill in the blank)”. Submit your video between now and November 30, 2014.
The second way you can be “in the running” for the Grand Prize is to submit a Sweepstakes Entry Form (no purchase required). Even if you’re not selected for the Grand Prize competition, you can win a valuable Sig handgun. For 10 business days from December 1 – December 12, Sig will give away one Sig P320 9mm pistol every day. From the ten winners, one will be chosen at random to win a trip to Las Vegas to compete for the Grand Prize.
The two (2) semi-finalists (one from the Sweepstakes Drawing and one from the Video Contest) will each win 5 days and 4 nights in Las Vegas. There they will compete one-on-one at the SIG SAUER Range Day on January 19, 2015 in the P320 Take-A-Shot Competition for the $10K Grand Prize.
The Ultimate SIG SAUER Collection, worth over $10,000, comes in a Pelican Case filled with:
SIG 9mm MPX PSB (with two extra mags), SIG 300 BLK MCX Carbine (with two extra mags), M11-A1 Pistol, MK25 Pistol, P226 Threaded Barrel, M11-A1 Threaded Barrel. In addition the Grand Prize winner receives One Case of 9mm V-Crown™ JHP Elite Performance Ammo, and One Case of 300 BLK Elite Performance Ammo.
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November 15th, 2014
On “Black Friday”, the day after Thanksgiving, stores nationwide offer big discounts on merchandise. There are some amazing deals to be had in retail outlets — if you’re willing to fight hordes of crazed consumers.
Thankfully, many smart merchants now offer Black Friday deals online, so you can avoid the mobs. Traditionally, electronics, video games, clothing, toys, and home furnishings are discounted deeply on Black Friday. But there are also many money-saving opportunities on guns, shooting accessories, hunting gear, and reloading supplies.
To aid your Black Friday deal hunting, SlickGuns.com has assembled a list of gun- and shooting-related Black Friday bargains and special promotions. On the SlickGuns’ Black Friday 2014 Deal Page you’ll find a long list of Black Friday sale items including air guns, handguns, ammunition, reloading gear, gun safes, hunting gear and much more. SlickGuns.com also has scans of the Black Friday print flyers so you can see deals that may not be listed on websites.
CLICK HERE for Gun-Related Black Friday Deals
Outdoor gear vendors offering Black Friday Sales/Promotions include Bass Pro Shops, Big 5, Brownells, Cabela’s, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Gander Mountain, Sports Authority, Sportsman’s Warehouse, Walmart (and more). On the SlickGuns.com website, you can access all Black Friday Specials with one click, and then narrow your search by vendor, product category, or price.
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