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Freedom Group Acquires ParaUSA

So says NSSF. Press release here.┬áPara Ordinance started out as a Canadian company, then moved to North Carolina and renamed themselves ParaUSA. A while back, Para took some of the gun bloggers to summer camp at Blackwater, and I reviewed their LDA trigger. While as a Glock shooter, I didn’t have too much trouble with the trigger that many 1911 shooters had, Joe Huffman found a failure mode with it that was unaccepable in a carry gun, so I’ve never carried it. I was able to replicate this failure mode on mine as well, though I never experienced it during live fire.

Para always seemed to be a company struggling to figure out what it wanted to be, and struggling to figure out ways to differentiate itself, and stand out in a crowded market. I’ve always thought they had the potential to be much better, and maybe the Freedom Group will be able to take them somewhere interesting. We’ll see.

One Response to “Freedom Group Acquires ParaUSA”

  1. SBeck says:

    Had it posted in the lunchroom this morning.

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