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HISTORY OF SMITH & WESSON

HISTORY OF SMITH & WESSON HISTORY OF SMITH & WESSON Horace Smith and Daniel Baird Wesson formed a partnership in 1852 to manufacture a firearm that could fire a fully self-contained cartridge. From the beginning, Smith & Wesson® firearms were noted for their innovative design, high quality production and reliability. The accomplishments of Smith & Wesson are numerous and its…

SMITH & WESSON TO SPLIT OFF INTO ITS OWN FIREARM COMPANY

SMITH & WESSON TO SPLIT OFF INTO ITS OWN FIREARM COMPANY Smith & Wesson, a name which officially vanished as a company in 2016, is going to stand on its own feet again (Photo: Chris Eger/Guns.com) American Outdoor Brands Corporation announced Wednesday that they intend to split their operation and let S&W stand on its own again. The historic firearms company, originally…

NEW SMITH & WESSON M&P15-22 SPORT WITH RED/GREEN DOT OPTIC

NEW SMITH & WESSON M&P15-22 SPORT WITH RED/GREEN DOT OPTIC Smith’s now has three M&P15-22 rimfire models that come with factory-installed optics (Photos: S&W) Massachusetts-based Smith & Wesson this week added a trio of new rimfire M&P15-22 Sport rifles to their catalog, complete with factory-mounted optics. Designated the M&P15-22 Sport OR (optics ready) series, the .22LR semi-auto MSR-style rimfires come standard with…

Springfield’s legendary gun maker Smith & Wesson faces future, controversy

Springfield’s legendary gun maker Smith & Wesson faces future, controversy Activist Catholic nuns from around the country succeeded Tuesday in getting shareholders of Smith & Wesson’s parent company to pass a resolution asking management to give an accounting of how the company monitors gun violence and what it’s doing to make safer products and keep firearms away from those who…