M+M CEO Considered Pulling M10X Rifle From Canada After Brouhaha

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The M10X rifle. The M10X-DMR for Canada (not shown) will have a longer barrel and other impovements. Source: M+M Industries

M+M Industries Inc. came close to aborting plans to offer its M10X rifle in Canada after a storm of confusion about the seller and price, Chief Executive Officer Mike Meier said. The discord has overshadowed enthusiasm about the gun and poisoned relations among companies, unleashed a wave of anger by shooters and prompted calls for boycotts.

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How Much Does a Gun Cost in Canada?

Factoid: The average price of a gun in Canada is $564, based on official statistics and some assumptions.

That information and the rest of this article won’t help you budget your next purchase or the cost of getting into shooting or hunting. It probably won’t help you with anything at all, unless you enjoy geeking out about firearms and data about them.

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Gun Imports Rise in Choppy Year to 2nd-Highest Level on Record

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Canadian gun imports jumped in the first nine months of the year to the second-highest level on record, in a turbulent period that saw shipments surge before a planned legal change, and then plunge.

The gains were driven by shotguns from Italy, rifles from Finland and handguns from Austria.

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Yukon’s Gun Store: Hunters Mean Business Is ‘Really Good’

If you want to talk with Tammy Gabriel, the manager of Yukon’s main gun store, you’d better make an appointment outside of business hours. During my visit to Hougen’s Sportslodge in Whitehorse on the Friday before Labour Day weekend, she kindly agreed to my last-minute request for an interview, but was so busy serving customers that I mainly just watched her in action.

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