Dark mode is

Articles - Fresh from the firearms industry

Articles on various subjects in firearms industry - Rainier Arms Blog

  1. This weeks build is a slight departure from what we normally feature. Nearly all the firearms we have shown on these emails are various personal builds from employees here at Rainier Arms. The rifle we are showcasing today was built specifically for one of our local police departments here in Western Washington. The philosophy behind the build of this rifle was something to replace the department’s bolt guns for longer range shooting that also allowed SWAT sniper teams to participate in close quarters engagements if needed.

    Continue reading

  2. This week’s build is a bit different than ones we have shown off before. For a number of years Rainier Arms has been involved with the international sales of firearms and accessories to numerous countries around the globe. This rifle in particular was assembled for an international show, therefore the parts chosen were used to showcase some of the best products Rainier has to offer.

    Continue reading

  3. The phrase that makes me shutter and shake the most is, “Oh… I’m good with my gun.  I go to the range.” I hear this so much when I invite people out to the facility to improve their skills as a CCW Civilian.  In fact… I’m serious when I say that 99% of the time, that is the response I get when I encourage people to come train with us. So… that leads me to… Training… the word “training” is one of the most over used words in any industry.  Especially in the firearms/self-defense world.

    Continue reading

  4. The industry term for the defensive items that you carry with you on a daily basis has a an acronym called, “EDC.”  It stands for Every Day Carry… or the things you carry with you every day.

    Continue reading

  5. When I'm checking in on my Facebook groups, one of questions I see most often is "What is the best ____________ for my AR/pistol/shotgun?" Doesn't really matter what you fill in the blank with. It could be trigger, grip, rail, stock, whatever. Usually, that's all the information presented, and not a single specification more. When you're sitting on a retailer's site, especially one with a lot of options, picking out gear can seem pretty daunting. There's a wide range of pricing, quality, and designs. Let me see if I can recommend a few questions to ask yourself that will make choosing gear easier. They might also cut down on the snarky responses you get from the forums. Let me try to help you with buying gear with these 5 questions.

    Continue reading

  6. If you want to bypass the set-up fluff in this article and go straight to the “Lessons Learned” portion, look for this headline and start there: Let me now just break down my general thoughts about Off Body Carry and what I experienced and felt during one year.

    Continue reading

  7. The 6-Step Process of Attacks Why do they attack? There are many, many, reasons why a predator seeks out victims and attacks them, and there are a zillion ways and methods they use to go about executing their plots and plans. This article is very short and not designed to be a comprehensive and detailed breakdown of the psychology of predators.

    Continue reading

  8. Everyone keeps saying, “This has got to stop.” But, we all know that it isn’t going to stop. In fact it’s going to keep getting worse and worse until some fundamental things radically change.

    Continue reading

  9. I'd like to take a minute to talk about an issue. It's an issue that is slowly picking up steam, but still hasn't reached as far as it needs to. That issue is medical knowledge and equipment.

    Continue reading

  10. Carrying a concealed weapon is one of the best ways to protect yourself from those who might wish you harm. Anyone could be carrying a concealed weapon and you wouldn't even know it unless a situation arose in which the weapon became necessary. Of course, owning and carrying a concealed weapon comes with a long list of responsibilities. Here are a few tips to help stay on top of those responsibilities.

    Continue reading

Items 1 to 10 of 14 total

Page