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Firearm INDUSTRY UPDATE!

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March 22, 2021

(GSL) – At GSL, we hear a wide range of perspectives from gun industry insiders. Some have shared some of their observations in the past few weeks with our members at meetings and to GunNews. You already knew ammo was scarce, but you may not have known about the price hikes and how those...
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50-round Skill Sustainment Drill

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March 12, 2021
50-round Skill Sustainment Drill

If you didn’t already realize it, if you don’t continue to shoot over time, you will slowly lose your shooting skills. With ammunition so expensive and hard to come by, making every shot count now has a whole new meaning. How do you maintain your skill sets without burning through a lot of ammunition?...
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PLANNING AHEAD: Help Your Family Value Your Guns and Safely Sell Unwanted Firearms and Accessories

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March 11, 2021

Mark Twain once famously noted that the only certainties in life are death and taxes.  We’re all going to die someday, some of us a little sooner than others. Which is why it is important to prepare ahead of that eventuality by helping your loved ones identify and value your firearms collection. Like all...
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In Praise of the Revolver & the Lever-Action Rifle

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March 10, 2021

In the ‘Land of the Blind’ the one-eyed man is king!by Desiderius Erasmus, a GSL member Sometimes you...
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GUNNEWS: March 2021 Issue available to download

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March 9, 2021
GUNNEWS:  March 2021 Issue available to download

The March 2021 issue of GunNews is available to download! CLICK HERE.
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PRAISE THE LORD AND PASS THE AMMUNITION: President of Federal, CCI, Speer and Remington Addresses Your Questions About Ammo Availability

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January 26, 2021

Jason Vanderbrink is back again.  He is the president of four major ammunition manufacturers.   His last video discussing how his companies are working to produce as much ammunition as possible has garnered nearly two million views. He has a new video where he answers some of the most common questions from gun owners across...
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5.56 NATO vs. .223 Rem: What’s the difference?

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January 19, 2021

Maybe you just got a new rifle or want to sight in your latest scope.   If you’re grabbing ammo for your .223 or 5.56 rifle or “pistol,” assuming you can find any on the shelf anywhere, you might want to take a closer look, especially if you prefer greater accuracy and safety. Hardly discernible...
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JOIN US AT MEWE: GSL Dumping Facebook on January 20th.

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January 11, 2021

(GSL) – Acting like tyrants, America’s big tech companies deplatformed all manner of opposing viewpoints from their services in January. They deleted a number of accounts, including those of President Trump, AR15.com, Second City Cop and plenty of others. Their censorship of Americans’ free speech rights is, in our view, unacceptable. Does anyone thing...
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ATTENTION COLLECTORS:Two big IL gun sales featuring historical firearms Jan. 1 & 2

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December 22, 2020

Central Illinois will see two big gun sales in coming days. The sales will include the private collections of two prolific gun collectors, including a GSL member. Springfield Armory Pre 98 1896 Krag .30-40 Krag at Bauer’s. MATTOON: Bauer Auction 1000-gun auctionOn Friday, January 1st starting at 9am, Bauer Auction in Mattoon will host...
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HELD HOSTAGE NO MORE: GSL Peoria meetings will take place in January! UPDATED!

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December 17, 2020
HELD HOSTAGE NO MORE:  GSL Peoria meetings will take place in January! UPDATED!

Given the arbitrary and constantly changing orders, escalating threats and moving goalposts of Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s COVID response, we have had to cancel some GSL meetings. Sometimes on short notice. For that, we apologize. Now, given new restrictions, we are seeking short-term alternative meeting locations to replace regular venues unable to host us...
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