Texas Firearms Festival

Douglasville PD SWAT with Bergara Premier Tactical (courtesy bergarausa.com)

Bergara Rifles Supplies GA SWAT Team. Come and Shoot It at the 2015 Texas Firearms Festival! [VIDEO]

Cruising this year’s SHOT Show looking for exhibitors for the 2015 Texas Firearms Festival, we happened upon Bergara Custom Rifles. We described the event to them. They immediately asked about the 1000-yard spots on the Rifle Range (sponsored by The Range at Austin). We told them we only had space for three manufacturers at maximum range. Bergara… Continue reading »

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National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) Sponsors VIP Tent at 2015 Texas Firearms Festival

The National Shooting Sports Foundation may be best known for representing outdoorsmen and the traditional shooting sports, as their logo depicts. While the NSSF continues the fight for hunters’ rights, access to public lands and the firearms industry’s interests, the trade association is looking more and more to introduce itself to “Guns 2.0”: younger, ethnically… Continue reading »

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Walther Intros The New PPQ 45

The Walther PPQ has developed quite a following thanks to its great ergonomics and superior trigger. Check out TTAG’s review of the 9mm M2 model. The only thing some people longed for was a big bore version. Well Walther has just announced the PPQ 45, their first pistol in .45ACP. It has pretty much all the 9mm PPQ… Continue reading »

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A History of Henry Repeating Rifles. Come and Shoot It At the Texas Firearms Festival, Nov. 14 and 15

By Marc Cammack [via AmmoLand Gun News] The 1860 Henry rifle was one of the most advanced firearm designs to come out of the American Civil War. It helped save the lives of many Union soldiers, and angered Confederate soldiers who faced it in battle. It also served as the basis for the successful and famous Winchester line… Continue reading »

Texas Gun Fest Veterans Shoot

Texas Vets! Warm-Up for the Texas Firearms Festival with the Veterans Shoot on August 29th At Best of the West, Liberty Hill

Sunday, November 15th is Veterans’ Appreciation Day at the Texas Firearms Festival at Best of the West Shooting Sports in Liberty Hill. Texas (just NW of Austin). All prior and active U.S. military members receive a $5 discount on standard shooting tickets. (To qualify, veterans should send an email with any form of military ID to… Continue reading »

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Free Ammo! at The 2015 Texas Firearms Festival

According to our 2014 exit survey, some 90 percent of last year’s attendees at the Texas Firearms Festival promised they’d be back for year two. Even so, we’re expecting an influx of newbies who may not know exactly how this thing works. It’s simple enough. You buy a ticket, you shoot guns. That’s it. Your Saturday or Sunday Shooter or… Continue reading »