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Springfield Range Officer Compact 1911 45ACP Photoshoot

Posted by Josh Wethington on

This past weekend I picked up a new pistol at a local children charity event.  The subject in question is a Springfield Armory Range Officer 1911 Compact chambered in .45 ACP. Here are a few specs courtesy of Springfield's website.  CALIBER: .45ACP RECOIL SYSTEM: Dual Spring w/ Full Length Guide Rod SIGHTS: Fiber Optic Front & Low-Profile Combat Rear WEIGHT: (WITH EMPTY MAGAZINE) 28.5 ozs. HEIGHT: 5" SLIDE: Forged Carbon Steel, Parkerized BARREL: 4" Stainless Steel Match Grade, Fully Supported Ramp, Bull LENGTH: 7.6" GRIP TYPE: Compact RO Double Diamond Thin Line Rosewood FRAME: Forged Aluminum Alloy, Black Hardcoat Anodized MAGAZINES: 2 - 6 Round, Blued Steel In the same weekend I...

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Tread On Gear Updates Shipping Policy & Upcoming Announces Rebranding

Posted by Josh Wethington on

The coming of the new year (2017) is bringing a lot of changes to Tread On Gear. The website in now in the process of being re-branding to better reflect my vision of the company and the route I wish to take the brand in the next 5 years.  As part of this initiative I will be unavailing a new logo within the first quarter of 2017, and adding more manufactures to the product lineup. In addition and active immediately I have created a completely new shipping standard.   Please be patient we me with as my team implements this...

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SHOT Show 2017 Brings Awesome AR Stocks from Fortis and Odin Works

Posted by Josh Wethington on

Its that time of year again, when the outdoor industry descends upon the city of Las Vegas for the US's largest firearms trade show know as SHOT Show. Manufactures use this opportunity to launch new products, and set the tone for the upcoming year. Two of this years standouts, in the AR stock category, belong to Odin Works and Fortis Manufacturing.  Odin Works Zulu Stock: The Odin Works Zulu stock turns a pistol buffer tube into a is fully adjustable rifle stock. Manufactured entirely in the USA from 6061 billet aluminium, the Zulu weighs in at a mere 12oz. The...

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.300 Blackout: My New Favorite Rifle

Posted by Josh Wethington on

I generally don't limit myself to a particular gun, brand, caliber, ect. That being said there are parts/ accessories/ manufactures that hold appeal to my likes and hold attention for a bit. My latest fascination, the 300 Blackout cartridge, its load data, and how it pertains to the AR platform.  My journey begins with a Faxon Firearms 16" 300 BLK SOCOM profile barrel with a carbine length gas tube. Tread On Gear has been stocking Faxon barrels for over a year so their Loud Mouth Muzzle brake has been on my radar of a while now so I used this opportunity to try...

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Hexmag Authorizes DesignHex to Design & Manufacture Graphics for Magazine

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