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More photos from Didrik Johnck, taken at the 2009 S&W Gunsite Writer's Invitational Shoot.  Check out Didrik's work and photos here - the man is a serious photographer and adventurer! The man behind the rifle (which is an S&W M&P15-MOE) is Tom Benge, lead trainer for Cutting Edge Training.  Tom was also a guest recently…

Breaking news of the "oh snap" variety from The Outdoor Wire: Jessie Abbate has signed with Team S&W. Professional shooter Jessie Abbate has signed with Team Smith & Wesson. Ending months of speculation, Abbate joins a multi-disciplined team of experienced professional shooters. Abbate is considered by many to be the rising star in the shooting…

On display at the NRA show floor (but nowhere to be found on S&W's website) were the M&P VTAC pistols.  These are a partner to the M&P15 VTAC rifle, and while for the most part they're a pretty standard M&P they do have some very interesting features. Click any picture to make it larger, as…

Now this is pretty cool, the new Smith & Wesson M&P15 VTAC rifle.  This is another model of the M&P15 rifle from Smith and Wesson which uses a neat line-up of parts from Viking Tactics.  Here's the feature list from Smith & Wesson's website on the VTAC M&P: Surefire flash hider and G2 light with…

  I talked about the new SD9 and SD40 pistols from Smith & Wesson a couple of weeks ago when I got the press release about them.  The short summary is that they're a specifically marketed self defense pistol with a lower price point than the M&P.  Unlike the earlier budget polymer gun from S&W,…

Here's an interesting gun from Smith & Wesson, the 386 Hunter model.  Obviously, the name implies that S&W is targeting the hunting market with this gun, which frankly doesn't make a lot of sense to me.  Look at it.  It has a six inch barrel, a scandium frame with a stainless steel cylinder, and a…

Smith and Wesson has their new website up, just in time for the NRA Annual Meetings. This is about 1000 times better than their old website.

Previously on Gun Nuts Media... After battling with the strain screw in my 625 and finding out it had been ground down by the previous owner of the gun, I had gone ahead and installed the strain screw from my 8 shot S&W 627 in the .45 ACP 625, which then gave the 625 a…