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Triangle Gun Store Owners Talk AK-47 Sales Surge

The Triangle Business Journal did a piece on the new import sanctions for Russian AK-47s and the effect that it has been having on local Triangle area gun stores. They interviewed Barry Perry of Perry’s Gun Store in Wendell, and Jim McComas from Carolina Gunrunners in Raleigh. “It’s not going to change the way we do business at all,” says McComas. “It may make (the AK-47) more desirable for collectors, but that’s a very small …

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It Followed Me Home: Shield Edition

Local gun shops are dangerous places for your wallet, especially when the guys behind the counter know you well enough to know your taste in guns. This afternoon I stopped in to Carolina Gunrunners in North Raleigh to consign a pistol that I don’t shoot anymore, and we got to talking about the XDs recall and Mike suggested that I should buy a S&W Shield to carry while the XDs is off getting repaired. I’d …

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Carolina Gunrunners Grand Opening

After the C&E gun show today, we headed over to Carolina Gunrunners for their Grand Opening celebration. These guys continue to amaze me with their willingness to take feedback, and carry the items that their customers want. They have been soliciting feedback from area shooters on local shooting web forums, and shooters were telling them that they wanted a shop that carried reloading supplies. CGR wasn’t originally planning to carry reloading supplies, but they took …

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Carolina Gunrunners

I had a chance to stop by Carolina Gunrunners in North Raleigh today for their “quiet opening”. I have known some of the owners/employees for some time, and was invited to swing by today and check out their new store before they officially open to the public. I stopped by about 4:00pm after attending a Carolina Shooters Club lunch with some forum members at a local restaurant. WOW. First impression: Quiet opening, not very quiet. …

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