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  2. Federal Way gun shop and former owner settles for millions ...

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    OLYMPIA — A suburban Seattle gun shop and its former owner will pay $3 million for selling high-capacity ammunition magazines despite a state ban, the Washington attorney general said Tuesday.

  3. Raven Arms - Wikipedia

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    Raven Arms was a firearms manufacturer established in 1970 by firearms designer George Jennings. The Gun Control Act of 1968 prohibiting the importation of inexpensive handguns prompted Jennings to design the MP-25, a .25-caliber semi-automatic pistol, and enter the firearms business. Raven has been referred to as the original "Ring of Fire ...

  4. 2008–2016 United States ammunition shortage - Wikipedia

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    The 2008–2016 United States ammunition shortage was a shortage of civilian small arms ammunition in the United States that started in late 2008, [1] and continued through most or all of 2010, with an additional shortage beginning in December 2012 and continuing throughout 2013. The 2008 election of President Barack Obama triggered increased ...

  5. Pinfire cartridge - Wikipedia

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    The pin-fire (or pinfire) is a type of metallic cartridge used in firearms, where the priming compound is ignited by striking a small pin that protrudes radially from above the base of the cartridge. Invented by Frenchman Casimir Lefaucheux in 1832, [1] but not patented until 1835, [2] it was one of the earliest practical designs of a metallic ...

  6. MidwayUSA - Wikipedia

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    MidwayUSA (formerly Ely Arms, Inc.) was a small start-up gun shop in Columbia, Missouri that opened on June 18, 1977. The business was opened by Larry Potterfield, with his next younger brother Jerry, in a 151 square metres (1,630 sq ft) metal, pole-frame building. Jerry sold his half interest to Larry in 1980 and returned home to farm.

  7. Washington gun shop and its former owner to pay $3 ... - AOL

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    A suburban Seattle gun shop and its former owner will pay $3 million for selling high-capacity ammunition magazines despite a state ban, the Washington attorney general said Tuesday. Attorney ...

  8. Heckler & Koch MP5 - Wikipedia

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    The Heckler & Koch MP5 ( German: Maschinenpistole 5) is a submachine gun developed in the 1960s by German firearms manufacturer Heckler & Koch. It uses a similar modular design to the Heckler & Koch G3, and has over 100 variants and clones, [14] including selective fire, semi-automatic, suppressed, compact, and even marksman variants. [15]

  9. Henry Repeating Arms - Wikipedia

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    Henry Repeating Arms is the official firearms licensee of the Boy Scouts of America, and several Henry Boy Scout editions are available. The Henry Single Shot Shotgun is available in hardened brass or steel in 12 and 20 gauge, and .410-bore . Henry also manufactures a garden sun smoothbore in .22 long rifle, intended for pest control using only ...