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Kahr® Firearms Group to Sponsor NRA World Shooting Championship

June 12, 2017

Greeley, PA – Kahr Firearms Group is proud to announce that they are Silver Level Sponsors on the 2017 NRA World Shooting Championship. The event takes place September 14 – 16, 2017 at the Peacemaker National Training Center in Glengary, West Virginia.

The Championship brings both amateurs and professional shooting enthusiasts together to compete in 12 challenging stages. Each of the 12 Stages requires skills in using various types of firearms including; pistol, rifle, and shotgun. In the end, one winner will be honored with the title of “World Shooting Champion”.

Competing for the title, while also representing Kahr Firearms Group, is Joby Goerges, Director of Manufacturing & Engineering, Magnum Research. This is the first time that Goerges has competed in this challenge. Also competing for the title will be John “Tig” Tiegen, pro-staff for Kahr Firearms Group. Tiegen is most noted for his heroic role in the terrorist attack on September 11, 2012 when Islamic militants attacked the American diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya which killed four Americans. Tiegen is also co-author of 13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi and was a consultant on the movie 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi. Tiegen has also received the Award for Heroism and Valor in recognition of his bravery.

 

John “Tig” Tiegen Appearance in the Kahr® Firearms Group Booth at NRA Annual Meeting

April 12, 2017

Greeley, PA – If you are attending the 146th NRA Annual Meeting and Exhibits in Atlanta, Georgia April 27-30, save the date of Saturday, April 29th to meet John “Tig” Tiegen in the Kahr Firearms Group booth. “Tig” will be in the booth from 2:00-4:00 that day signing his book: 13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi.

Tiegen, a former Marine Sergeant, Infantry Squad Leader, and an Annex Security Team member for CIA’s GRS (Global Response Staff) is most noted for his heroic role in the terrorist attack on September 11, 2012 when Islamic militants attacked the American diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya which killed four Americans. John has also received the Award for Heroism and Valor in recognition of his bravery.

Stop by the Kahr Firearms Group booth, number 3832, and meet John “Tig” Tiegen in person to shake his hand and thank him for his service. The NRA Annual Meeting, which brings together over 80,000 attendees and has over 800 exhibitors, is the largest NRA hosted event of the year. It is being held at the Georgia World Congress Center.

 

Kahr Firearms Group to Sponsor John ‘Tig’ Tiegen

March 21, 2017

Greeley, PA – Kahr Firearms Group is proud to announce a sponsorship agreement with John ‘Tig’ Tiegen. As a sponsor of Kahr Firearms Group, Tiegen will serve as a representative of the brands to include: Kahr Arms, Magnum Research and Auto-Ordnance and will participate in promotional appearances, shooting events, and for demonstration and instruction in firearm classes.

Tiegen, a former Marine Sergeant, Infantry Squad Leader, and an Annex Security Team member for CIA’s GRS (Global Response Staff) he is most noted for his heroic role in the terrorist attack on September 11, 2012 when Islamic militants attacked the American diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya which killed four Americans. Tig is also co-author of 13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi and was a consultant of the movie 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi. John has also received the Award for Heroism and Valor in recognition of his bravery.

“As a veteran and an honored military hero, Tig adds great value to the Kahr Firearms Group brand, especially at a time when the war on terrorism looms on and the U.S. continues to come together in solidarity to support our troops” stated Frank Harris, VP of Sales and Marketing, Kahr Firearms Group. “Tig’s skills, life experiences, and knowledge of firearms blend well with what we represent here and it is an honor to be working with him.”

Stop by the Kahr Firearms Group booth and meet John ‘Tig’ Tiegen in person at the USCCA Concealed Carry Expo to be held April 7-9 at the Fort Worth Convention Center in Fort Worth, TX.

 

H & G Marketing Coffman is Kahr® Firearms Group Rep of the Year

February 1, 2017

Greeley, PA – During the 2017 SHOT Show, Kahr Firearms Group awarded honors to Dustin Coffman as the 2017 Rep of the Year. Coffman is employed by H&G Marketing based in Big Lake, Minnesota and has been with the company since 2013. His territory is the state of Florida.

“We brought H&G Marketing on as our rep group in 2016 and it has proven to be a very successful partnership” stated Frank Harris, VP of Sales & Marketing for Kahr Firearms Group. “Dusty Coffman is a giant of a man with an incredible knowledge of our products, the ability to work exceptionally well with our customers, and is a very likable guy. We are proud to honor him as our first H&G Marketing, Rep of the Year.”

 

NOTICE: Regarding the IMI SP-21 Pistols

January 26, 2017


Pillager, MN - Magnum Research has become aware of some Israeli manufactured IMI SP-21 pistols that recently are being sold in the USA that were not imported or distributed by Magnum Research. Many of these pistols have been and are being returned to Magnum Research for repair. Although they have Magnum Research's name on them, Magnum Research is not responsible for the integrity or quality of them. Our professional staff of gunsmiths may be able to service these pistols on a limited and a for charge basis. Service issues connected to them will not be handled on a warranty basis.

Magnum Research apologizes for this confusion and inconvenience and wishes to assure our customers that products we import are of the highest quality and reliability.

 

Kahr® Firearms Group Introduces Convenient New App

January 25, 2017

Greeley, PA – Convenience is the newest product from Kahr Firearms Group (KFG). Introducing, the 2017 Kahr Firearms Group App. This new app is not only convenient, but is also packed full of useful information about KFG products.

The free KFG app includes product catalogs for Kahr Arms, Thompson, Auto Ordnance, and Magnum Research products. It also includes owner’s manuals for nearly all of the products in the Kahr Firearms Group arsenal. If you are looking for a parts list, technical data, diagrams, operating instructions, dismantling and reassembly instructions, safety information, or cleaning and lubrication recommendations – it can all be downloaded from the Kahr Firearms Group App.

The KFG App is available free for all iOS and Android phones and tablets. From iTunes, the link is https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/kahr/id1095545176?mt=8 or through Google Play by linking to https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=kr.global.ebookn.kahr&hl=en.

 

Kahr Firearms Group Video Shooting Contestant gets big win!

January 16, 2017

On behalf of all of us at Kahr Firearms Group, we congratulate Drac Thalassa from McDonough Georgia on his win in the Kahr Firearms Group Video Shooting contest. Using a Kahr P9, Drac demonstrated the effectiveness of the pistol by shooting through 2 decks of cards. Drac’s video was viewed 118,483 times giving him the win in the contest. He will now be able to choose from up to $5,000 in Kahr Firearms Group. Thanks for sharing, Drac.

>> Kahr Firearms Group Shooting Video Contest 2016

 

Magnum Research® Introduces Combo Caliber Package for the Desert Eagle®

January 2, 2017

DE44WB6 combo caliber package

Greeley, PA – If you have 15 seconds, you can swap out a Desert Eagle .44 Magnum caliber barrel for a .50 AE caliber barrel. Next, swap out the magazine from a .44 Magnum to a .50 AE magazine and you are ready to launch .50 AE rounds down range. Magnum Research is proud to introduce their brand new DE44WB6 combo caliber package.

New for 2017, the Desert Eagle Mark XIX, Model Number DE44WB6, features a .44 Magnum caliber with a 6” barrel, O/A length of 10.75” a slide width of 1.25” and a height of 6.25”. The steel-framed pistol is manufactured in Israel and has a black oxide finish with a black barrel, and a combat-type fixed sight. The new combo caliber package includes a .50 AE caliber barrel in a black finish and a .50 AE magazine. The MSRP for this 3-piece package is $1949. This is the first time that Magnum Research has offered a combo caliber package featuring the .44 Magnum and the .50 AE calibers in one gun case.

“We know that some of our Desert Eagle fans like to switch between a .44 Magnum and a .50 Action-Express. But, until now, they have had to buy the barrel and magazine separately” stated Frank Harris, VP of Sales and Marketing, Kahr Firearms Group. “We decided that it was time for us to create a combo caliber package featuring our two most popular calibers. We are already hearing some very positive feedback from our dealers about this package.”

 

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