Skip to comments.From the Publisher (Guns & Ammo opening letter, Jan 2014)
Posted on 12/08/2013 4:50:52 PM PST by mykroar
Dynamic changes for "Guns & Ammo" have been in development for many preceding months and were to first appear in the March issue. Given recent events, we have decided to move forward and implement these changes effective immediately.
The February issue will mark the introduction of Eric R. Poole as the new editor of "Guns & Ammo" magazine. Eric has previously written features with "Guns & Ammo" on new products and has contributed to the "Modern Sporting Rifles" column every other month. He's known for his passionate advocacy of Second Amendment rights and continues to be a lifelong student of all things related to firearms. Most recently, you may recognize him for having been the editor-in-chief of special interest publications produced by "Guns & Ammo," including "Book of the AR-15," "SNIPER," "Surplus Firearms," "Book of the AK47," "TRIGGER" and many others since 2009.
Eric Poole is himself a long-time reader of "Guns & Ammo" and brings with him a fresh vision for the magazine and digital products. In the coming months he will introduce new contributors carrying credible backgrounds, thoughtful content and a new style. He is a graduate of Virginia Military Institute, a Marine combat veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom, a smallbore and highpower rifle competitor, a gun collector, as well as a marksmanship instructor. During his formative years, he worked for four years at the NRA headquarters in Fairfax, Virginia. He views the opportunity to lead "Guns & Ammo" as the ultimate achievement in his shooting career, which began decades ago with his father, himself a retired police officer and gun enthusiast.
Every reader is extremely important to "Guns & Ammo" magazine. I ask you personally to consider maintaining your support of "Guns & Ammo" magazine and give Eric Poole the opportunity to continue the prominence that "Guns & Ammo" has had in promoting all types of firearms, firearms sports and firearms rights since it was first published in 1958.
Chris Agnes, Publisher
They must have lost a lot of subscribers when they went full Sarah Brady.
Good, let them keep losing readers now that we know how the ownership really feels.
I received my $15 check from them maybe a week ago.
I was surprised that I still got my January issue. After they took the action they did, I almost regret cancelling but I guess all those cancellations may have been what made them change.
As a retired journalist, and a writer in other genre, I will wait till the magazine issues come forth, and divine ‘the slant’, then judge accordingly. I hope to be pleasantly surprised.
One thing which did surprise me is the check came from some outfit I had never heard of in New York City.
Dynamic changes for “Guns & Ammo” have been in development for many preceding months and were to first appear in the March issue
***Bowlsheet. They’re in full retreat mode. They didn’t plan this. They blew it. Full and simple.
They lost me once I read that column.
I’m one they lost. Canceled as soon as I read the article.
I don’t read that mag. What happened?
Good lesson for the “brown rifle” Fudds to learn before they throw “black rifle” people under the bus again.
The people they are trying to impress are NOT their friends.
Like Cheaper than Dirt sheeting themselves after Sandyhook and stopping gun sales, like a lot of people I stopped CTD purchases.
And we gun owners have memories like elefunks.
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