Hogue Inc. Announces New HandALL Beavertail Grip Sleeves to Fit Ruger’s Security 9

 

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Henderson, NV – Hogue Incorporated is proud to announce their Beavertail™ HandALL® Grip Sleeve to fit the Ruger Security 9. This grip sleeve is designed for a unique precision fit on this popular mid-sized pistol. “Due to its built-in grip frame, the Security 9 will not accommodate replaceable grips,” said grip designer Matt Hogue. “Our solution was to create a model of our HandALL Beavertail Grip Sleeve that works with the firearm’s existing nylon frame to add comfort along with a precision fit.”
The Beavertail Grip Sleeve is installed by slipping it over the Security 9’s grip frame until it seats perfectly into position. The sleeve matches the unique contours of the nylon frame for a more secure and comfortable fit. Once installed, the HandALL sleeve provides finger grooves for instinctive handling and control of the firearm. These lead into a gentle palm swell that has been carefully designed to fit naturally in the hand. The beavertail built into the grip sleeve rises high along the backstrap of the frame. This provides full rubber contact for increased hand comfort higher on the grip. In addition to protection and comfort, the beavertail also cushions the hand during recoil by providing better distribution of recoil forces.
The HandALL is built from a long-lasting durable thermoplastic elastomer compound. This rubber ages very gracefully and keeps a firm, tacky feel throughout the life of the grip. It will not harden, split or crack with age or usage. The surface is covered with Hogue’s familiar Cobblestone™ texture, a series of small circular bumps that provide an efficient non-slip, non-irritating grip on the rubber.
Hogue’s Security 9 HandALL Beavertail Grip Sleeves have an MSRP of $10.95 for black, and $12.95 for OD green, flat dark earth, aqua, pink and purple.
Hogue Grip Sleeves are manufactured in their family-owned and operated facilities under the direct supervision of the Hogue family. Hogue, Inc. supports local dealers and encourages customers to purchase Hogue products locally. For more information please call Hogue directly at 1-800-438-4747 or visit
www.hogueinc.com to find a Hogue dealer near you.

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RETAY ARMS Receives U.S. Patent Approval For Innovative Rotating Bolt System

The innovation of the “Click Free” bolt system has been officially recognized in US PATENT 9,995,542 and is currently available in the Retay Inertia Plus ™ system.
WASHINGTON D.C. June 21, 2018 – RETAY ARMS LTD. STI.of Konya Turkey announces that on June 12, 2018 the United States Patent and Trademark Office issued PATENT 9,995,542 for “Rotating head assembly for use with the bolt assembly of a gun” in recognition of RETAY’s innovation of a rotating bolt head system that prevents the unintended unlocking of the bolt head from the breach of a firearm.

RETAY began developing its rotating bolt system in an effort to achieve a more reliable rotating bolt head for use in semi-automatic firearms. For decades the traditional kinetic energy powered rotating bolt system has enjoyed popularity for its simple design and ease of maintenance however,  the original design was plagued by a tendency of the bolt head to unintentionally unlock from the breach of the firearm when it was jarred by walking over rough terrain or by the impact of setting the firearm down. The resulting unlocking would often go unnoticed by the operator and cause a misfire. To prevent a misfire, the operator would have to first be aware of the state of the bolt and then manually re-engage the action which cost time and unnecessary noise that could startle game.
While the above scenario does happen sporadically, it need only happen once at the right time to make a for a frustrating situation. The unlocking tendency has also been the reason that several militaries including the United States armed forces have not adopted the kinetic / inertia driven semi automatic shotgun in spite of the many advantages over the gas operated system that it offers.
Retay Arms’ new design solves the aforementioned defect by forcing the bolt-head to stay locked to the breach under all conditions by means of an active torsion system that forces the bolt head to rotate and lock into battery with the firearm chamber and to automatically return to locked position even after a jarring force strong enough to unlock the head is absorbed by the firearm.

Reaty’s patent for this innovative design covers all manner of firearms and Retay sees far ranging application across the spectrum including rifle and shotgun actions in both gas and inertia configurations.
Currently this technology is available to consumers in the United States in the form of the RETAY Inertia Plus ™ shotgun action. The action comes standard in the RETAY Masai Mara series of shotguns that has been available in the United States since September 2017.    
The Masai Mara is a lightweight high performance semi-automatic recoil driven shotgun based on the original design by Bruno Civolani and features the Retay Inertia Plus ™ bolt system. Inertia Plus ™  is the world’s most advanced and refined kinetic energy driven rotating shotgun bolt design.
The Retay Inertia Plus System™  is capable of effectively cycling lightweight and low recoil shotgun shell loads as well as heavy hunting loads and eliminates misfires by ensuring the system’s rotating bolt locks into the battery with the chamber under all conditions, while at the same time preventing unintended disengagement.
The Inertia Plus System has been called “the first affordable, obvious, and substantial improvement to the Bruno Civolani action in 50 years”http://www.randywakeman.com/OntheRetayArmsInertiaPlusAction.htm
The Masai Mara is currently available in 12ga 2 ¾” – 3” in barrel lengths from 24” up to 30” and comes in several different finishes. MSRP for the Masai Mara starts at $799.00. Learn more at  www.retayusa.com

RETAY sees a bright future for it’s newly patented technology and plans to continue to develop new platforms that will utilize it. RETAY ARMS’  head of US operations Chris Handy states: “We are currently developing new and exciting firearm platforms that incorporate this fantastic innovation in reliability. As a company we know that reliability is the essence of any firearm and an innovation of this kind has far reaching implications across Military, Law Enforcement and Civilian sporting applications. We expect this will be a game changer in the firearms industry and will make possible new designs and open new markets for the company.  This is truly an exciting time to be a part of what RETAY ARMS is accomplishing!”

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Brownells Product Manager, Paul Levy, Goes Over Some of the New Products for the Week

Paul Levy gives us an inside look on what’s new at Brownells. This week’s new product list includes the Czech Small Arms (CSA) VZ.58 in 7.62×39, the TNW Firearms Aero Survival Rifle (ASR) 9mm Rifle, which accepts Glock Magazines, the Bergara B-14 BMP (Bergara Match Precision) in .308 and the Lewis Machine & Tool SR-25 .308 Modular Weapons System (MWS) Sharpshooter lower receiver in .308. Be sure to subscribe and you’ll be the first to see what’s new each week. Learn more: http://www.brownellsvideos.com

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Back From EUROSATORY 2018 Just In Time For a Good Shoot the SHIT !

It’s Friday and I’m looking forward to logging some R&R. It’s also my first shoot the shit since returning from Eurosatory 2018. I’ve got to tell you that between SOFIC 2018 and Eurosatory 2018 I’ve been busier than a one-legged man in an ass-kicking contest. All well worth the effort for personal enrichment and to bring readers some interesting information. Here’s a little morsel.

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The Polish Army is getting a new rifle (about 53,000 2017-2020). The new 5.56mm carbine, initially designated MSBS-5.56 and renamed in 2017 to GROT C16FB-M1, developed and manufactured by Fabryka Broni part of the Polish Armament Group (PGZ), will be morphing into a civilian version designated .223 Remington GROT S16 FB-M1. The EU press has already reported on it and you can bet your bottom dollar that Fabryka Broni will have some on hand at SHOT SHOW 2019. My understanding is that the GROT S16 FB-M1 will be introduced with the Magpul MLOK architecture; however, it will not support the MAGPUL PMAG M3 magazine. Go figure! And, there’s more to come…

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What’s happening in this country is an international embarrassment! To a great extent it’s we the voters with egg on our face. We’ve managed to elect Representatives and Senators that refuse to get behind the country, its citizens and problem solve. It’s disheartening to say the least, but its on us to change that with the upcoming midterm election. Democrats and Republicans alike need to clean house and focus on getting elected officials in office that will focus on accomplishing something positive for the country. Don’t even get me started on the jackasses in the media and entertainment industry. On the aggregate it’s a vulgar display of low class, hypocrisy and stupidity.

On a lighter note, we found out that Amazon and Marriott will be testing Alexa at select Marriott properties. Can you imagine Alexa, listing in on your moments of intimacy? I’d ask my significant other to start shouting “ oh baby that’s a biggy”, “did I take the whole thing?” Amazon assures us that any recorded conversations will be erased at the end of the day! Right, and honest to God I’ll respect you in the morning. The NSA may already be working on a hack and law enforcement will want to access audio to see if your shacking with a hooker.

Sadly, on Thursday we found out that Charles Krauthammer passed away. Those of you not familiar with Mr. Krauthammer should know that he was an intellectual’s intellectual and a prolific writer with the uncanny ability to reduce complex ideas to their least common denominator. A Pulitzer Price winner, Charles was a gem in an industry replete with crap. His passing is a great loss to a media that has grown increasingly mediocre. We extend our heartfelt condolences to his family and colleagues, Charles Krauthammer will be missed. R.I.P Charles.

As with all shoot the shits, participants don’t need to know anything about the topics and are free to make unsupported comments, use uncensored profanity, insult anyone you wish or change the subject altogether. Your alternative is to pay some jackass that studied psychology because they wanted to understand themselves $150+ per hour.

Have a great weekend! Be safe, and do spend some quality time with your buds and family.

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Texas Department of Public Safety Selects SIG SAUER P320

Newington, N.H. (June 18, 2018) – Today, SIG SAUER, Inc., announced the Texas Department of Public Safety (TXDPS) has integrated the SIG SAUER P320 as its official service firearm throughout its divisions.

The Texas Department of Public Safety is the statewide agency responsible for law enforcement and vehicle registration headquartered in Austin, Texas. The TXDPS is one of the largest law enforcement agencies in the country and is comprised of thirteen divisions including the Texas Highway Patrol, and the Texas Rangers.

“We are proud to continue our long-standing relationship with the Texas Department of Public Safety and honored that they have chosen the SIG SAUER P320 as their official service firearm,” began Tom Jankiewicz, Executive Vice President, Law Enforcement Sales, SIG SAUER, Inc. “The modularity and ability to customize the P320 pistol, combined with the ultimate in reliability and accuracy, made it the right choice for the diverse needs, across all divisions, for the Texas Department of Safety.”

The P320 is a modular, striker-fired pistol available in full-size, carry, compact, and subcompact sizing. The serialized trigger group makes the P320 adaptable to multiple caliber, size, and grip options. The P320 is available in 9mm, .357SIG, 40S&W, and .45ACP, with a choice of contrast, or SIGLITE Night Sights. The intuitive 3-point takedown requires no trigger pull for disassembly, and safety features include a striker safety, disconnect safety, and optional manual safety.

The Texas Department of Public Safety will acquire 4,000 SIG SAUER P320 pistols for official service use throughout the TXDPS Highway Patrol, Criminal Investigations Divisions (CID), Aircraft Division, Executive Protection Bureau, Intelligence and Counterterrorism, Texas Rangers, SWAT, and Special Operations Group.

“To earn the confidence of such a highly revered law enforcement agency is truly a privilege for all of us within the SIG SAUER organization. We value and appreciate the opportunity to assist the men and women of the Texas Department of Public Safety in carrying out its mission – to protect and serve the citizens of Texas,” concluded Jankiewicz.

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Adaptive Tactical’s ‘Less Than Lethal Orange’ Remington 870 EX Performance Stock and Forend Set Receives Approval from NTOA Member Tested and Recommended Program

 

Nampa, Idaho (June 2018)Adaptive Tactical, LLC, manufacturers of innovative firearm stocks and accessories, is proud to announce its ‘Less Than Lethal Orange’ EX Performance Forend and Adjustable Stock for the Remington 870 was field-tested approved by the National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA) Member Tested and Recommended Program (MTRP). The matching stock and forend set were tested by NTOA members in various parts of North America and rated on a scale of zero to five in a variety of categories such as design, performance and quality. The EX Stock and Forend Set received an approved passing score of 3.96 out of 5.

Both testers found installation to be very easy and appreciated the included forend wrench used to remove / replace the action rails of the Remington 870. Quality and Durability were rated very high by both evaluators, with the Alabama officer stating that his “initial observation of the Adaptive Tactical stock set was it appeared to be very well built and robust…the function and durability of the product is flawless, and the fact that it comes with a picatinny rail and multiple sling points is a big plus.”

Another common favorite feature was the recoil pad. “The thick rubber recoil pad was appreciated. The stock adjusted smoothly and did not break with repeated banging into concrete on its sides and butt, nor did it move from its selected position,” remarked the testing officer from Illinois. The Alabama officer agreed, stating “the recoil pad is thick, rubbery and provides a positive shouldering of the shotgun. The palm swell on the pistol grip is also ambidextrous and fills the hand well. The foregrip is robust and fills the hand well.”

The highly visible bright orange ‘Less Lethal Orange’ EX Performance Forend and Adjustable Stock easily marks the shotgun for use in ‘Less Lethal’ Law Enforcement applications. Optimized for law enforcement and tactical operations, the stock and forend come with a number of advanced design features. The forend features a two-inch Picatinny rail hidden under the nose cap. Once uncovered, it allows for the attaching of tactical accessories like lasers and lights. The stock and forend are made from high-impact, polymer construction and the stock has an oversized, extra strength adjustment pin, making it reliable and tough as nails. In addition to being tough, the adjustable stock has excellent ergonomics and comes with a pistol grip and includes an easy-to-reach rapid adjust lever for custom length-of-pull. The stock also includes an integrated QD swivel attachment and a molded-in non-rust standard sling swivel attachment for secure mounting to various sling systems. The stock has a nonslip vented rubber recoil pad which allows for maximum recoil absorption.

Features:

  • Designed for easy installation
  • Accessory rail concealed under forend nose cap
  • M4-style stock with pistol grip and adjustable length-of-pull
  • Integrated sling attachment points
  • Stock and Forend are molded in ‘less-lethal orange color’
  • Constructed of high impact polymer
  • Compatible with Remington 870 12-gauge pump shotguns
  • MSRP: $129.99 (Dealer & Agency Pricing Available upon request)

The NTOA MTRP, formed in 2003, has seen more than 2,000 products tested by its members in real world situations. Results of these tests are shared with the law enforcement community in NTOA’s magazine, The Tactical Edge, its online database and eNewsletter. The NTOA MTRP is designed as a service to assist the association’s membership in selecting the best products available to the tactical community.

Volume agency pricing available. For information, please call 208-442-8000 or emailsales@adaptivetactical.com. Test and Evaluation samples are also available with formal request.

For more information on Adaptive Tactical, visit www.adaptivetactical.com or “Like” us on Facebook and “Follow” us on Instagram.

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Shell Shock Technologies Sponsored Shooter John Vlieger wins High Overall

Vlieger wins High Overall title at the 2018 USPSA Michigan Sectional Championship held in Utica, Michigan, June 15 – 17, 2018.

Westport, Conn. (June2018) – Shell Shock Technologies, LLC., an early stage technology and manufacturing company focused on developing innovative case technologies for the ammunition industry, is pleased to announce its sponsored shooter John Vlieger won High Overall at the 2018 USPSA Michigan Sectional Championshipat the Detroit Sportsmen’s Congress in Utica, Michigan, held June 15 – 17, 2018. Vlieger finished with 1196.4947 match points and a time of 115.44.

“My Shell Shock Technologies NAS3 cases withstood the test of grueling match conditions once again. The temperature peaked at over 95 degrees and even with the sweat, dust and heat, my gear kept running. I’m so glad to be able to take home the win and to have a company like Shell Shock Technologies behind me,” commented Vlieger.

Vlieger has fired over 15,000 rounds of ammunition with Shell Shock Technologies’ NAS3 cases since becoming sponsored in 2017 and plans to continue using it.

Vlieger can be seen competing next at the Ryan Rocks Charity Blast in Brighton, Michigan, July 6 – 9, 2018.

About Shell Shock’s NAS

3 Cases:

Shell Shock’s NAS3 9mm cases are 50 percent lighter than brass cases, offer greater lubricity and will not abrade, clog, foul, wear-out or damage breach and ejector mechanisms. The cases offer greater corrosion resistance, tensile strength (2x stronger) and elasticity than brass. NAS3 cases will not split, chip, crack or grow (stretch) and are fully reloadable (using S3 Reload dies) and can be reloaded many more times than brass cases. NAS3 cases have been tested successfully by customers to pressures over 70k psi. NAS3 cases can be picked up with a magnet. The head can be colored for branding purposes and easy load identification.

NAS3 is “Best in Class” for maintaining consistent velocity between rounds. In an independent test performed by H.P. White Laboratory (a major munitions testing facility), rounds fired using NAS3 cases achieved a velocity standard deviation of 0.093 FPS (124-grain FMJ bullet, 4.2 grains Titegroup powder, 10 rounds, extreme variation 3fps).

To learn more about Shell Shock’s revolutionary technology, visitwww.shellshocktech.com.

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IDENTILOCK® Participates in the 2018 Personal Defense Network™ (PDN) Training Tour $20K Giveaway

Starting June 18 through July 31, PDN will be offering four different prize packages celebrating the spirit of the PDN Training Tour, a series of no-nonsense, defensive training classes offered across the country.

Detroit, Mich. (June 2018) – IDENTILOCK® is proud to support the 2018 Personal Defense Network™ (PDN) Training Tour in their $20,000 prize package giveaway. The PDN Training Tour, spearheaded by PDN’s Executive Director, Rob Pincus, and a cadre of professional instructors and contributors, tours the nation providing defensive training classes starting in the spring and running all through the summer.

IDENTILOCK’s biometric fingerprint trigger lock is among the accessories in each of the four prize packages. Each package allows the randomly chosen winner to build their own personal defense network from the ground up. All four prize packages include a Gold Membership to PDN plus a sponsored handgun, lights, optics, holsters, security equipment, rifle accessories and plenty more.

“PDN takes their core mission of personal defense and safety on the road every year to give customers access to the leading authorities on firearms training and self-defense,” Omer Kiyani, founder and president of IDENTILOCK, explained. “Whether you are a beginner or a professional, the take-away from any PDN class is preparedness and safety, the same two fundamental principals guiding IDENTILOCK’s mission. We are honored to work with PDN and support our joint commitment to responsible firearms ownership.”

Unlike traditional firearms safes or security systems, the IDENTILOCK trigger lock allows the user to place the primary personal defense handgun in easy access if the need arises without worrying about unauthorized individuals operating it. Placed in a nightstand, briefcase, car or purse, the firearm is securely locked until the owner-operator, places a finger on the 360-degree reader, which, in seconds, releases the trigger lock making the gun ready.

Entry into the 2018 PDN Training Tour $20K Giveaway, starting June 18 – July 31, 2018, can be found on www.pdntourgiveaway.com and www.gunsafes.com. To participate in the giveaway, entrants must complete a contact form and be of 21 years of age. Other stipulations are also required and can be found here. This giveaway is held in conjunction with Brand Avalanche Media.

For more on IDENTILOCK and to sign up for their email newsletter featuring exclusive news and offers, visit https://getidentilock.com. Available online and at Amazon,Brownell’s, Zanders and Optics Planet.

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Sneak Preview: Walther Arms PPS M2 RMSC

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For 2018 Walther Arms introduced a 9mm subcompact pistol designated PPS M2, and along with that offering, the company included a limited quantity of the PPS M2 equipped with the British RMS Shield red dot sight. In doing so, Walther created a tremendous value proposition. If you are fortunate enough to find one, you not only get the customary Walther quality and ergonomics but you also have an already machine slide and a quality red dot sight. We’ll give you all of the salient details in our late July 2018 review.

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STREAMLIGHT’s PROTAC HL® 5-X USB/PROTAC HL® 5-X HANDHELD FLASHLIGHT

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With the introduction of the Protac HL-5X, Streamlight expanded its Protac line to include extremely high output professional grade illumination tools. The TEN-TAP feature allows the customization need by the operator to meet any number of demanding conditions. The rechargeable design ensures that the light is powered to its optimum operational capabilities. It’s unquestionable that Streamlight had the law enforcement officer or professional security guard in mind when they designed the Protac HL-5X. Dollar for Dollar it’s among the best professional illumination tools you can have in your kit.

Read my review…

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Arsenal Suppressor By GEMTECH

 

Arsenal Suppressor

Arsenal, Inc. compact titanium 7.62mm quick mount suppressor, 19.5 oz.,  7.5”,  includes one 14x1mm LH and one 24×1.5 mm RH quick adaptors,  manufactured exclusively for Arsenal by Gemtech. Full-auto rated.

LIMITED WARRANTY:  GEMTECH warrants to the initial retail purchase  her that GEMTECH products will be free of defects in workmanship or  material and that the product meets manufacturing specifications at the  time of manufacture. This warranty is limited to the repair or  replacement of the product. This express limited warranty is exclusive  and no other express or implied warranty is otherwise provided. GEMTECH  MAKES NO WARRANTY OF MERCHANT ABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR  PURPOSE.

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Big Horn Armory AR500 in 500 Auto Max

The most powerful AR on the planet in 500 Auto Max available for big game hunters and law enforcement alike.

Cody, Wyo. (June 2018) – Big Horn Armory, makers of big-bore firearms, introduced their latest big bore gun in a completely different platform from their other models earlier this year: the AR platform. The Big Horn Armory AR500 in 500 Auto Max is available to big game hunters, big bore aficionados and law enforcement.

The gas operated AR500 was designed and produced by Big Horn Armory in the USA and is based on a DPMS style AR 308. The lightweight aluminum receiver features grooves cut into the front of the mag well for a confident grip and additional grooves in the front of the trigger to allow a finger rest while not firing. All steel parts have been salt-bath nitrite finished for corrosion resistance.

“All we do at Big Horn Armory is design and make big bore guns,” Greg Buchel, president of Big Horn Armory, said. “Using the 500 S&W magnum cartridge as our springboard, we wanted to bring back the concept of hunting using big bore cartridges for the simple reason it puts game down immediately, regardless of the bullet’s construction or speed. As hunters ourselves, our goal is to bring game down efficiently and ethically.”

The 500 Auto Max was developed by Big Horn Armory using a 500 S&W rimless straight walled casing. With a variety of loads available, the 500 Auto Max can exceed 4,000 FPE easily, making it the choice for Dangerous Game, world-wide.

The AR500’s precision machined stainless steel barrels are surface hardened to Rc82 with Big Horn Armory’s Nitride process for consistent downrange performance and in-the-field dependability. The 18-inch barrel is threaded at a ¾-inch x 28 TPI, standard for most 50 caliber muzzle devices and ships with a standard flash suppressor.

Big Horn Armory’s 500 Auto Max is a rimless version of the 500 S&W with the same ballistics. It is capable of feeding and firing any .500 diameter bullet between 200 and 700 grains. The AR500 has an adjustable gas block to allow the user to run sub sonic loads using a suppressor. 500 Auto Max ammunition is currently shipping from Buffalo Bore and Underwood Ammo. It is also available at Midway USA.

The Big Horn Armory AR500 rifle is capable of taking any big game animal. For law enforcement or military use, the AR500 is the ultimate checkpoint duty rifle replacing the .50 Beowulf, or CQC rifle in a short barrel configuration, or as a powerful breaching weapon capable of clearing any obstruction, including bullet proof glass.

Big Horn Armory AR500 Specifications:

  • Caliber: 500 Auto Max
  • Rate of Twist: 1 in 24
  • Barrel Length: 18 inches
  • Muzzle: Threaded
  • Crown: Recessed
  • Butt Stock: Adaptive Tactical EX Performance M4-style stock of high-impact polymer, collapsible and adjustable
  • Fore end: MLOK with full Picatinny rail
  • Action Materials: 7075 Aluminum hard anodized
  • Metal Finishes: Hunter Black Nitride on SS parts
  • Swing Swivel Mounts: Integral front and rear
  • Mag Capacity: 5
  • Length of Pull: Adjustable
  • Overall Length: Varies
  • Weight: 9.55 lbs.
  • MSRP: $1,999.00

For more on Big Horn Armory, visit www.bighornarmory.com

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Trailblazer® Firearms Adds Hicks Inc. as New Distributor

A leading, national wholesale distributor for outdoor equipment, Hicks, Inc. is now distributing the pocket-sized, folding .22LR LifeCard® pistol

Asheville, N.C. (June 2018)Trailblazer® Firearms, makers of the smallest folding .22LR pistol, proudly announce it has signed Hicks, Inc. as a wholesale distributor for the LifeCard® folding, single-action .22LR pistol. The diminutive pistol, launched last year, has superseded sales expectations. Public demand across the country for the pocket-sized pistol has necessitated the move to grow Trailblazer Firearms’ distribution network.

“Hicks Inc. has an outstanding reputation in the firearms industry for superb retailer service,” Aaron Voigt, founder and president of Trailblazer Firearms, said. “We look forward to a long and prosperous relationship with Hicks Inc. and know that their professional staff will not only take care of us, but our end users, as well.”

Chris Johnson, buyer for Hicks Inc., also commented, “The LifeCard is a perfect little EDC for individuals wanting something that they can easily and inconspicuously carry in a pocket or carry in a tackle box, backpack, purse or survival kit. Our retailers are eager to fill the demand for this little pistol.”

Trailblazer Firearms Specifications:

 

  • Caliber: .22LR
  • Action: Single Shot
  • Weight: 7 ounces
  • Length (closed): 3.375 inches
  • Height (closed): 2.125 inches
  • Thickness: 0.5 inches
  • Materials: 4140 pre-hardened steel (barrel, bolt, trigger)
  • Frame/Handle: 100 percent machined aluminum
  • Finish: Isonite® corrosion resistant and hard coat anodized aluminum
  • Safety: Will not fire when closed
  • MSRP: $399.00

For more information on Trailblazer Firearms, visit www.trailblazerfirearms.com

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Ammunition Depot Grab-and-Go Tactical Sling Packs

Ammunition Depot Tactical Sling Packs come pre-loaded with a variety of ammo choices for anytime you need to grab and go!

Boca Raton, Fla. (June 2018)Ammunition Depot introduces their Tactical Sling Pack, combining a rugged sling pack with a variety of ammunition choices for that grab and go situation. The sling packs can be easily slung over a shoulder or used as a pouch. The large zippered section features two internal pockets and the small zippered section with one internal pocket. A hook and loop patch on the front is perfect for placing patches and Ammunition Depot is placing their PVC Flag patch on every sling pack. Additionally, the sling pack has MOLLE straps on the front and sides for additional pouch attachments and on the back is a pouch for concealed carry. The sling pack measures 11″ H x 8″ W x 2″ D. The Tactical Sling Pack is available in Black, Coyote Tan and OD Green, Black Python and ACU.

“Our customers are busy people and when you ask them what they like about Ammunition Depot, besides the great service, pricing and variety, it’s convenience,” Scott Blick, managing partner of Ammunition Depot, explained. “Choose your favorite round and we’ll do the rest. We’ll pre-pack it in a convenient rugged tactical sling pack so all you have to do is grab your sling pack and hit the range. The pricing is so affordable, why just order one when you can have different packs already preloaded with different calibers?”

Whether its boxed or bagged ammo, Ammunition Depot’s Tactical Sling Pack stuffs each pack with your choice of .223, .380, .45 ACP, 9MM or 5.56 rounds for under $100 a pack. Summer is here, spend your time on the range instead of loading your ammo carriers.

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Savage Introduces New Lineup of High-Performance 110 Tactical with AccuFit System

 

 

WESTFIELD, Massachusetts – June 14, 2018 – When the stakes are high, settle for nothing less than the extreme precision, unflinching performance and industry-leading adaptability of the new Savage 110 Tactical. Caliber options include 308 Win, 6.5 Creedmoor and 6mm Creedmoor. Shipments of these firearms are currently being delivered to dealers.
The 110 Tactical’s revolutionary AccuFit system lets tactical and competitive shooters perfectly customize comb height and length-of-pull for the utmost consistency in all situations, while the user-adjustable AccuTrigger provides a light, crisp pull.
Together with the AccuStock, which secures the action three-dimensionally along its entire length, the 110 Tactical provides the fit and function of a custom rifle—right out of the box. It also features a suppressor-ready threaded barrel, a one-piece scope rail and 10-round detachable box magazine. Available in right- and left-hand models.
Features & Benefits
• AccuFit system lets shooters quickly adjust comb height and length-of-pull
• User-adjustable AccuTrigger
• AccuStock rail system secures the action three-dimensionally along its entire length
• Detachable 10-round Magpul AICS magazine
• Threaded heavy barrel with end cap
• 20 MOA EGW rail
• Gray or Desert Tan synthetic stock
• New Model 110 design and ergonomics
• Tactical oversized bolt handle
Part No. / Description / MSRP
110 Tactical (Gray)
57006 / 308 Win., 20-inch barrel / $784
57007 / 308 Win., 24-inch barrel / $784
57232 / 6.5 Creedmoor, 24-inch barrel / $784
110 Tactical LH (Left-Hand)
57009 / 308 Win., 24-inch barrel / $784
110 Tactical Desert (Desert Tan)
57008 / 6.5 Creedmoor, 24-inch barrel / $769
57137 / 6mm Creedmoor, 26-inch barrel / $769
To learn more about Savage, visit
www.savagearms.com.

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Tampa Police Department Replaces Official Duty Pistol with SIG SAUER P320

Image result for P320Newington, N.H. (June 11, 2018) – SIG SAUER, Inc., is pleased to announce the Tampa Police Department will replace their official duty pistol from the Smith & Wesson M&P, to the SIG SAUER P320. The Tampa Police Department has over 1,000 sworn officers, covering three districts that encompass the entire municipality of Tampa, Florida.

“SIG SAUER is honored to earn the trust of the men and women of the Tampa Police Department through their selection of the P320 pistol as their official duty pistol,” began Tom Jankiewicz, Executive Vice president, Law Enforcement Sales, SIG SAUER, Inc. “The modularity of the P320, with its ability to select grip size, combined with the proven reliability, accuracy, and safety of the firearm made it the right choice for this diverse group of officers.”

The P320 is a modular, striker-fired pistol available in full-size, carry, compact, and subcompact sizing. The serialized trigger group makes the P320 adaptable to multiple caliber, size, and grip options. The P320 is available in 9mm, .357SIG, 40S&W, and .45ACP, with a choice of contrast, or SIGLITE Night Sights. The intuitive 3-point takedown requires no trigger pull for disassembly, and safety features include a striker safety, disconnect safety, and optional manual safety.

The Tampa Police Department will acquire 1,375, P320 pistols to replace their current Smith & Wesson M&P’s as the approved official duty pistol.

“We here at SIG SAUER are very proud to gain the confidence of the Tampa PD and assist them in safely carrying out their department’s mission – to reduce crime and enhance the quality of life through a cooperative partnership with all citizens,” concluded Jankiewicz.

About SIG SAUER, Inc.
SIG SAUER, Inc. is a leading provider and manufacturer of firearms, electro-optics, ammunition, Advanced Sport Pellet (ASP) airguns, suppressors, and training. For over 100 years SIG SAUER, Inc. has evolved, and thrived, by blending American ingenuity, German engineering, and Swiss precision. Today, SIG SAUER is synonymous with bar-setting quality and innovation which has made it the brand of choice amongst the U.S. Military, the global defense community, law enforcement, competitive shooters, hunters, and responsible citizens. Additionally, SIG SAUER is the premier provider of elite firearms instruction and tactical training at the SIG SAUER Academy – a world class, state-of-the-art, 140-acre training facility. SIG SAUER is headquartered in Newington, New Hampshire, and has more than 1,700 employees across eight locations, and is the largest member of a worldwide business group that includes SIG SAUER GmbH & Co. KG in Germany, and Swiss Arms AG in Switzerland. For more information about the company and product line visit:
sigsauer.com.

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Morphix Technologies Exhibiting at 2018 National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA) Conference & Exposition

Morphix Technologies® will be displaying its TraceX® Explosive Detection Kit and Chameleon® Chemical Detection Armband at Booth #807 in New Orleans, Louisiana, June 15 – 19, 2018.

Virginia Beach, Va. (June 2018)Morphix Technologies®, an innovator in the science of detection devices for dangerous chemicals, will be exhibiting at the 2018 National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA) Conference & Exposition, June 15 – 19, 2018 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. Morphix Technologies will be exhibiting its TraceX® Explosive Detection Kit and its Chameleon® Chemical Detection Armband at Booth #807.

“The NSA Conference & Exposition is the place to exhibit if you are looking to reach the buying power of the nation’s sheriffs. We know our products have an immediate interest with NSA’s membership and to the conference attendees. We are looking forward to making valuable contacts and developing relationships with all those who attend the conference,” commented Kimberly Pricenski, vice president of sales and marketing for Morphix Technologies.

TraceX Explosive Detection Kit

The TraceX Explosive Detection Kit is an affordable and easy-to-use product that aids in the detection of major explosive material threats and their precursors in a single test without exposing the kit to contamination or the user to dangerous chemicals. It was developed by Morphix Technologies under contract from the U.S. Department of Defense and meets their demanding requirements. It is small enough to fit in a cargo pocket, lightweight and rugged. Each kit comes in its own disposable protective plastic case, so the handler will be ready to use it when needed and is shelf stable for 24 months. With a single swab, the TraceX Explosive Detection Kit detects all the major families of explosive materials and their precursors.

Chameleon Chemical Detection Armband

The Chameleon Chemical Detection Armband is an easy-to-use, inexpensive, wearable, reusable armband that can hold up to 10 cassettes, each of which detects a particular toxic chemical and changes color upon detection. One color indicates the absence of toxic gas. When two colors appear in the window, the user knows it is time to take action.  Designed for use in the arctic, tropical and desert conditions, the Chameleon Chemical Detection Armband can even be immersed in water. Morphix Technologies has prioritized its product development based on the advice of the U.S. military and law enforcement agencies, so the Chameleon Chemical Detection Armband cassettes are available for many of the high-risk Toxic Industrial Chemicals (TICs) identified by the U.S. government. It has also been approved by the U.S. SAFETY Act of the Department of Homeland Security as an anti-terrorist technology.

The NSA Annual Conference and Exhibition is one of the largest of its kind and displays products and equipment relevant to every facet of police work, jails, prisoner transport and courtroom security. Exhibitors contribute a large measure to the overall success of the conference. There are also over 60 seminars and workshops covering all aspects of the duties and responsibilities for sheriffs’ offices, including, but not limited to, law enforcement, jail operations, service of process, transportation of prisoners and court and judicial security.

If you’d like to receive more information on the Chameleon or TraceX, please contact Morphix Technologies toll-free at 800-808-2234 or locally at 757-431-2260. You can also email sales@morphtec.com.

Visit the website at www.morphtec.com to learn more

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FECHHEIMER BROTHERS COMPANY NAMED 2017 SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR

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Fechheimer Brothers Company, a global leader in the design and manufacture of uniform and lifestyle apparel and gear, has been named the 2017 Supplier of the Year by Curtis Blue Line. Supplying Curtis Blue Line with products from both of their premier brands, Flying Cross and Vertx®, Fechheimer partners with one of the nation’s largest distributors of police wear and tactical gear. This recognition marks the second consecutive year Curtis Blue Line has named Fechheimer Brothers Company as their Supplier of the Year. Read More…

ABOUT VERTX

Vertx is a premier tactical and outdoor brand for the modern day prepared professional. Vertx designs world-class apparel, bags and packs that are created by best-in-class designers to combine a low visual profile with superior functionality. Since its inception in 2009, Vertx has earned trust among the nation’s top operators for exceptional performance, fit and durability. Vertx is a brand of Fechheimer, a Berkshire Hathaway Company.

About Flying Cross

Flying Cross is a premier uniform manufacturer serving the military, federal, and state and local public safety service markets. As one of the industry’s most trusted brands, we pride ourselves in more than a century and a half worth of design innovation and fit, high performance fabric development, and handcrafted attention-to-detail. Our uniforms represent the honor, respect and pride reflective in public safety today.

 

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Jacksonville, Arkansas Police Department Transitions to SIG SAUER P320

Newington, N.H. (June 14, 2018) – SIG SAUER, Inc., is pleased to announce the Jacksonville, Arkansas Police Department has transitioned to the SIG SAUER P320 as their official duty firearm. The Jacksonville Police Department has a complement of 56 sworn officers protecting nearly 30,000 citizens.

“We are extremely pleased with our decision to transition to the SIG SAUER P320 as our official duty firearm,” commented Lt. Brett Hibbs, Support Services Division, Jacksonville Police Department. “All of our officers have completed the training and instruction process with the new pistol and we’ve found, overwhelmingly, that the P320 has made them more proficient shooters due to the ability for the officers to choose their preferred grip size, the smooth trigger, and ambidextrous controls.”

The P320 is a modular, striker-fired pistol available in full-size, carry, compact, and subcompact sizing. The serialized trigger group makes the P320 adaptable to multiple caliber, size, and grip options. The P320 is available in 9mm, .357SIG, 40S&W, and .45ACP, with a choice of contrast, or SIGLITE Night Sights. The intuitive 3-point takedown requires no trigger pull for disassembly, and safety features include a striker safety, disconnect safety, and optional manual safety.

“We are honored that the Jacksonville Police Department has chosen the P320 as the official duty firearm to assist its complement of officers carry out their mission – to protect the property and lives of its citizens for a better Jacksonville,” said Tom Jankiewicz, Executive Vice President, Law Enforcement Sales, SIG SAUER, Inc. “SIG SAUER’s commitment to the entire law enforcement community is to provide them with superior firearms to protect and serve their communities, and the superiority of the P320 exemplifies this commitment.”

About SIG SAUER, Inc.
SIG SAUER, Inc. is a leading provider and manufacturer of firearms, electro-optics, ammunition, Advanced Sport Pellet (ASP) airguns, suppressors, and training. For over 100 years SIG SAUER, Inc. has evolved, and thrived, by blending American ingenuity, German engineering, and Swiss precision. Today, SIG SAUER is synonymous with industry-leading quality and innovation which has made it the brand of choice amongst the U.S. Military, the global defense community, law enforcement, competitive shooters, hunters, and responsible citizens. Additionally, SIG SAUER is the premier provider of elite firearms instruction and tactical training at the SIG SAUER Academy – a world class, state-of-the-art, 140-acre training facility. SIG SAUER is headquartered in Newington, New Hampshire, and has more than 1,700 employees across eight locations, and is the largest member of a worldwide business group that includes SIG SAUER GmbH & Co. KG in Germany. For more information about the company and product line visit:
sigsauer.com.

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OTIS TECHNOLOGY ANNOUNCES CEO APPOINTMENT

 

Lyons Falls, NY: In a company meeting yesterday, the Board of Advisors of Otis Technology announced to its employees that Larry Williams will assume the role of Chief Executive Officer, effective July 9, 2018.
Otis Technology was founded 33 years ago by the Williams family and has grown to be the premier brand of gun cleaning equipment and related accessories for the U.S. Military, Law Enforcement, and sport shooters worldwide.  Larry has been an integral part of the company for over 20 years.  He led the operations function for many years, working diligently to push the envelope when it came to operational excellence.  He was the driving force for shifting the Otis culture to that of a lean organization.
In 2013, Mr. Williams assumed a role on the Advisory Board among his siblings where his focus became more strategic in nature and mentored a team of senior managers, including current CEO Leonard Puzzuoli, to carry out strategic initiatives.  He continued to take on special projects within various departments, helping them achieve efficiency, cost savings, growth or other key objectives.
Otis Technology was founded in 1985 by Doreen Garrett.  She and her siblings – Larry Williams, Denise Miller and Nick Williams, together with their parents, Jerry & Lori Williams, worked tirelessly to position Otis as the leader in firearms maintenance products.  Doreen was CEO for 28 years before assuming her current role as Chairwoman of the Board.
Mr. Puzzuoli has been with Otis Technology for nine years, succeeding Garrett in the CEO role for the past five years.  He will assist in the transition over the next month and will be leaving the company.  The Board would like to thank Len for his years of service as both CFO and CEO.  Under Len’s leadership, Otis has recognized continued success in manufacturing excellence, product launches and sales channel expansion.  
Mr. Williams commented, “I recognize the responsibilities and challenges ahead of us, and look forward to guiding Otis.  We are excited to continue to exceed our customers’ needs and expectations.  I appreciate the confidence the Advisory Board has shown in me and the entire Otis team.”
Otis Technology is known for manufacturing the most advanced gun cleaning systems and accessories available.  The superior Breech-to-Muzzle® design combined with unmatched quality has positioned Otis as the gun care system of choice with the US Military.

Otis Technology is SMART GUN CARE.

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The Remington Model 1911 R1 Limited Series

 

 

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Huntsville, AL – Born of the same competitive spirit that set the Model 1911 apart from all others more than a century ago, the Model 1911 R1 Limited is built for performance, match after match.

clip_image002The new Model 1911 R1 Limited Series has been engineered end-to-end for championship performance. With its PVD coating, the 5-inch match-grade stainless steel barrel, slide and frame deliver silky smooth operation in heavy use. The ambidextrous extended thumb safety makes for easy operation in either hand. An adjustable match grade skeletonized trigger for a clean crisp break. Its fiber optic front sight and fully adjustable LPA target rear sight are built for rapid target acquisition and shaving split seconds off your score.

1911 R1 Limited Double Stack Features and Benefits:

  • Full-length, 1-piece guide rods
  • Wide Rear and Front Cocking Serrations – For positive grip regardless of field conditions
  • Extended Beavertail Grip Safety – For positive grip in the field
  • Tough PVD Finish – For durability in all conditions
  • VZ G10 Grips – For solid hold while firing
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1911 R1 Limited Single Stack Features and Benefits:

  • Tough PVD Finish – For durability in all conditions
  • VZ G10 Grips – For solid hold while firing

 

 

Now available at retail.

Order #

Caliber

Mag

Capacity

Barrel Length

Twist Rate

Overall Length

Overall

Height

Trigger Pull lbs

Slide

Finish

Frame Material

Weight OZ

MSRP

96718

9mm

9 + 1

5”

1:10

8.5”

5.75”

3.5 – 5

PVD

Stainless

38

$1,250

96717

40S&W

8 + 1

5”

1:16

8.5”

5.75”

3.5 – 5

PVD

Stainless

38

$1,250

96713

9mm

19 + 1

5”

1:10

8.5”

5.75”

3.5 – 5

PVD

Stainless

41

$1,399

96714

40S&W

18 + 1

5”

1:16

8.5”

5.75”

3.5 – 5

PVD

Stainless

41

$1,399

96715

45 Auto

16 + 1

5”

1:16

8.5”

5.75”

3.5 – 5

PVD

Stainless

41

$1,399

 

About Remington Arms Company, LLC

Remington Arms Company, LLC, (“Remington”) headquartered in Madison, N.C., designs, produces and sells sporting goods for the hunting and shooting sports markets, as well as solutions to the military, government and law enforcement markets. Founded in 1816 in upstate New York, the Company is the nation’s oldest continuously operating manufacturer and continues to manufacture in its original plant located in Ilion, NY. Remington is a privately-held manufacturer of firearms, silencers, and ammunition products and one of the largest domestic producers of ammunition, shotguns, and rifles. The Remington family of companies has 8 locations across 8 states employing over 2,500 people and distributes its products throughout the U.S. and in over 55 foreign countries.

More information about the Company can be found at www.remington.com.

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A MESSAGE FROM B&T Industries L.L.C.

ATTENTION: CAL Production

We have had a series of challenges with the CAL bipod.  In part, as targets are being shot at increasingly longer distances, today’s end user expectations from a bipod are increasing. Rightfully so. As such, we’ve decided to address a design element that should better address these expectations. We have stopped production and stopped shipping CAL bipods as of today June 15, 2018.  I suspect 15 – 20% of all CAL bipod users will appreciate what we are doing, but as we cannot determine who will be doing what, with our gear, we are going to satisfy that minority KNOWING the majority will be getting a better product.

We apologize for any trouble this may cause anyone and sincerely appreciate your patience.

To be clear, there is no concern about using the CALs that you own. They will safely function as designed. We are simply improving it.

We will announce when we are in production of the CAL Gen 2, as well as, the upgrade we will make available to those that own a current CAL Gen 1 and want the upgrade.

Please, address any questions, comments or concerns to: customerservice@accu-shot.com

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Aimpoint Launches New ACRO™ Series Sight

Malmö, Sweden – June 2018 – Aimpoint, the originator and worldwide leader in red dot sighting technology, is proud to introduce their new line of red dot sights, the Aimpoint® ACRO™ (Advanced Compact Reflex Optic) Series. The unique small sight design of the Aimpoint® ACRO series electronic red-dot sight was developed for use on pistols and other weapon platforms.
For many years, end users have requested a small enclosed red dot sight to fit on handguns. Utilizing Aimpoint’s advanced sight technology, Aimpoint is proud to launch the first of its kind to the market. The Acro P-1, offers an enclosed system that is much more durable than those with open systems. It is also the only sight in its size category fully tested for shock, vibration, temperature span and other environmental stress.
The Acro P-1 optic can perform under tough conditions while adding negligible size and weight to the equipment. Tested with a minimum of 20,000 rounds on a .40 cal pistol slide, this small optic has proven itself in its size category as the leader in ruggedness and reliability.
Designed for direct integration onto pistol slides, the Aimpoint Acro P-1 sight can also be used as a backup sight for magnifying scopes, personal defense weapons, and on any system where a small red dot is applicable.
The Acro P-1 sight is a 1X (non-magnifying) parallax-free optic that features a 3.5 minute of angle (MOA) red dot for fast target acquisition. It is fully submersible to 25 meters and allows continuous operation for over 1 year on a single CR1225 battery. Dot intensity is adjusted with side push buttons.
“The development of the Acro P-1 sight sets a new standard for compact pistol mounted reflex optics,” said Aimpoint AB President Lennart Ljungfelt. “The commitment we make to our customers is to develop the highest performing red-dot sights available. The Acro P-1 optic fulfills that commitment by providing the lightest and most rugged enclosed red-dot sight in its size category on the market.”
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DoubleStar Co-Title Sponsor of 2018 Rockcastle 3 Man 3 Gun Match

The match, presented by DoubleStar and Samson Pro, will take place June 16, 2018 at Rockcastle Shooting Center in Park City, Kentucky.
 
Winchester, Ky. (June 2018) – DoubleStar Corp, manufacturers of high-quality, US-made AR components, rifles and pistols, is proud to announce it is a co-title sponsor, along with Samson Pro, of the upcoming 2018 Rockcastle 3 Man 3 Gun match. The fifth annual event will be held on June 16, 2018 at Rockcastle Shooting Center in Park City, Kentucky. Match Directors are Team DoubleStar / Samson shooters Bryan Ray and Brian Vaught. The match will be live streamed on DoubleStar’s Facebook pagewhere viewers can watch the match live and ask questions in real time.

The Rockcastle 3 Man 3 Gun match is one of the most popular matches in the region due to the uniqueness of the match. It allows the teams to capitalize on each other’s strengths on just about every stage. The most popular stage is aptly named “Rolling Down Rodeo” and gives each team member a chance to drive a golf cart while another teammate shoots targets downrange, making it one of the most video-worthy stages to record and watch.
“We love supporting this match because it gives us a chance to get out and see folks having a great time while supporting the Second Amendment. When they think of the fun they had and watch the videos after the match, they see our banners and our teammates and know that we support the sport they love,” Nick Collier, director of special operations, commented. “It’s never been about money, we sponsor this match because it’s about supporting the culture. Competitive shooters are loyal folks and we appreciate all the support we get from them.”
The match requires three shooters per team to negotiate five fast but challenging stages formatted in a way that requires shooting skill, thinking and teamwork with an approximate 75 round count of rifle, pistol, birdshot and five slugs per shooter.
For more information about DoubleStar, visit www.star15.com.
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Revolutionary New Smartphone/Tablet App Training System

SharpShot EZ-Trainer, Colorado Springs, CO, June 2018 – From OutWest Systems comes a revolutionary new high-tech LASER-operated training system for a smartphone and/or tablet app.
The SharpShot EZ-Trainer consists of two main elements:
  • a unique, self-contained target holding box (just insert a target and shoot); and
  • a smartphone/tablet app that shows your hits in real time, in order of firing and timing.
Whether you are a master shooter, or just learning where the trigger is, this system really works – and it will save you a lot of money on ammunition!

“We put thousands of hours into developing it,” says OutWest Systems president Paul Weissler, “and we succeeded in creating a simple yet state-of-the-art portable wireless system that shows exact hits on a smartphone or tablet with almost any make of LASER and firearm.”
Take an NRA target, or print your own 8.5 x 11-inch paper target, and insert it into the wireless target holder box. Load in a LASER firing unit from any company that fits your firearm and start practicing. Yes, we said any visible LASER. If it fits, it shows the hits!
Using the SharpShot app, your hits will instantly display on your portable device as soon as you fire. Additionally, the order and time is tracked for each hit, and all data can be saved indefinitely for later review. This system will show the exact hit location accurately in distance in or out of the bullseye – no more “sort of accurate” hit info.
The SharpShot EZ-Trainer is designed for indoor use with up to five SharpShot target holder boxes linked through the app. Several specialized scenarios and training exercises (such as shoot/don’t shoot) are included with the app.
This well thought-out system is ultra-handy; simply put the target holder box
OutWest Systems, Inc.
2817 Royal Front Dr.
Colorado Springs
CO 80919
(855)-697-6228
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Stabilize your Pulsar Units for Remote Viewing with the new C-Clamp Mount!

(MANSFIELD, TEXAS) – Mount your Pulsar Helion or Digiforce monocular with the new Pulsar C-Clamp Mount (PL79154)! The Pulsar C-Clamp is a valuable addition to any law enforcement department or hunt, enabling your monocular to remain stable.

The Pulsar C-Clamp is designed to serve Pulsar optics equipped with a 1/4” tripod mount. The C-Clamp features a pivoting ball head that allows the unit to be adjusted, aim the monocular with ease. This allows you to use your device with ease and hands free. Use the StreamVision app to observe, spot from blinds, or for security purposes while having your monocular mounted on the Pulsar C-Clamp.

 

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Registration Now Open for NTOA’s 35th Annual Law Enforcement Operations Conference and Trade Show

Over 70 courses to choose from in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Sept. 16 – 21, 2018.

Colorado Springs, Colo. (June 2018) – The National Tactical Officers Association(NTOA) is pleased to announce that registration for the 35th Annual Law Enforcement Operations Conference & Trade Show is now open. The conference will be held at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee from Sept. 16 – 21, 2018, and will be co-hosted by the Association of SWAT Personnel – Wisconsin. Conference attendees can register here:http://training.ntoa.org/registration/registration.asp.

The NTOA Law Enforcement Operations Conference brings together internationally renowned instructors, cutting-edge approaches to challenges faced by officers, a first-class two-day trade show and the opportunity to network and learn from peers over a six-day period. The conference features more than 70 courses, including seminars and practical tracks, and several contemporary incident debriefs. Topics include leadership, team management, risk mitigation, current case law and emerging trends in tactics. Featured seminars and debriefs include the Route 91 Harvest Festival Debrief, The Norwegian Massacre 2011, MAGNUS Leadership, Millennials and Tactical Teams, Civil Unrest and Ambush on Police, Law Enforcement Response to Suicidal Subjects, and many more.

Pere Marquette Park

The NTOA is hosting a Welcome Reception on Monday evening from 6 to 10 p.m. at Pere Marquette Park, located across the street from the Hyatt Hotel, next to the river. A live band, outdoor games, barbecue and drinks will be provided. All conference attendees, vendors and instructors are invited for a night of relaxation and fun. The reception is generously sponsored by First Tactical, Point Blank Enterprises and Lenco Armored Vehicles.

In order to make the Law Enforcement Operations Conference and Trade Show accessible to more members of the law enforcement community, the NTOA has expanded its registration options to include a two-day and one-day attendance package, in addition to the full-week conference package.

The NTOA is offering scholarships for law enforcement officers to attend our conference. Scholarships will cover the cost of the conference registration fee only; hotel, travel, per diem and personal expenses are not included. The conference scholarship is for the full-week package registration only. Applicants must hold a current individual membership to NTOA. These scholarships are generously sponsored by Bushnell, BLACKHAWK!, CamelBak, Eagle Industries and Federal Premium Ammunition.

Conference lodging in Milwaukee is also open. NTOA conference attendees can book their stay at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center, Hyatt Regency Milwaukee or the SpringHill Suites Milwaukee Downtown. Keep updated on the latest conference announcements by following the NTOA on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

For more information on the National Tactical Officers Association, visit www.ntoa.orgor call 800-279-9127. Join the NTOA today and start receiving the benefits of better training and stay on top of the ever-changing and challenging world of law enforcement.

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Big Horn Armory Signs Laura Burgess Marketing (LBM) as Press Relations Agency

 

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The designers and manufacturers of the big-bore, lever-action Model 89 and AR500 semi-auto rifles partner with LBM to grow customer awareness in the commercial and law enforcement markets.

Cody, Wyo. (June 2018) – Big Horn Armory, makers of big-bore firearms, has signed industry veteran, Laura Burgess Marketing (LBM), to facilitate press relations in the commercial and law enforcement markets.

Big Horn Armory came on the market in 2012 with their Model 89, based on John Browning type lever-action gun chambered in .500 Smith & Wesson Magnum. With an attention to detail, the guns fit and finish rival that found on most custom guns. In 2017, Big Horn Armory took the popular AR-style .308 platform and upped its game to accommodate the 500 Auto Max cartridge. Where power is needed, whether hunting big game or in protecting American assets, Big Horn Armory is the go-to designer and manufacturer of big bore guns.

“We had just partnered with Adaptive Tactical as our OEM EX Performance stock provider for our AR500 semi-auto rifle and LBM wrote and distributed a press release for Adaptive,” Greg Buchel, president and founder of Big Horn Armory, stated. “Because of the contacts and PR platforms available only through LBM, we saw immediate results, and realized that this was the marketing tool we needed to increase our market share.”

“Big Horn Armory is a great American success story and we are proud to help spread the word about their unique market, their passion for big game hunting and the dedication to craftsman and building fine quality guns,” Laura Burgess, president of LBM added.

For more on Big Horn Armory, visit www.bighornarmory.com

About Big Horn Armory:

Big Horn Armory was founded in 2008 with the expressed intention of designing a Browning-type lever-action gun chambered in 500 Smith & Wesson Magnum. The Big Horn Armory Model 89, made in America, closely follows the work of John Browning with modern refinements courtesy of modern metallurgy and machining capabilities. The first rifles began shipping in September of 2012 and since then, BHA has added to their big bore lineup with a Model 90 Carbine in 460 S&W, the Model 90A in 454 Casull, the Model 90B in .45 Colt, the Model 89A in 500 Linebaugh and the Model 89B in .475 Linebaugh. In 2017, Big Horn Armory took a departure from its lever-action series and developed the AR500 Auto Max, the most powerful short-range, semi-auto based on an AR .308 platform.

About Laura Burgess Marketing:

Laura Burgess Marketing provides public relations and marketing communications to companies within the law enforcement, tactical, military, shooting sports and outdoor markets. Laura Burgess, an industry veteran, and staff have over 40 years of combined experience in PR, marketing, social media and content development. Laura Burgess Marketing’s current client list includes: Adaptive Tactical, Ammunition Depot, Big Horn Armory, Cimarron Firearms Company, Copper Basin, Creedmoor® Sports, DNA Labs International, Dark Storm Industries, LLC, DoubleStar Corp., IDENTILOCK, Lyman Products, MasterPiece Arms Inc., Morphix Technologies, National Association of Police Equipment Distributors, National Tactical Officers Association, Parabon NanoLabs, Shell Shock Technologies and Trailblazer Firearms. Laura Burgess Marketing is headquartered in New Bern, North Carolina, with a satellite office in Maryland.www.lauraburgess.com

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New HE403 Series Elite Micro Reflex Sights from Holosun Technologies

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Walnut, CA (May 9, 2018) Holosun Technologies introduces their new HE403 Series Elite Micro Reflex Sights, including the 403C Elite solar failsafe model and the 403GL Elite battery-operated model. Both feature Holosun’s new and extremely visible green LED reticle.

Hunters, as well as tactical and competitive shooters, will get on target fast and effectively with both the HE403C and 403GL Elite units. Holosun’s impressive LED technology extends the lifetime for one CR2032 battery up to 50,000 hours. The HE403C is powered by Holosun’s new, dual power source “Advanced Super Solar Technology,” pairing a solar cell with a CR2032 battery.

Many units also employ Holosun’s “Shake Awake” technology. When they sense no movement, the optics go to sleep, saving battery life, yet automatically turn back on at the slightest movement.

Small but rugged, the HE403 Elites are IP67 Certified Waterproof, meaning they are rated to be  immersed in up to one (1) meter of water for 30 minutes without water entering the units. The crisp green 2MOA dot can be set to any of 10 Daylight and 2 Night Vision compatible brightness settings. The 22mm ocular lens has unlimited eye relief, and the optics themselves are parallax-free.

Product Features:
Holosun HE403 Series Elite Micro Reflex Sights
Model HE403C Elite (Solar)/MSRP $254.00
Model HE403GL Elite (Battery)/ MSRP $254.00

* NV Compatible
* Up to 50,000 hours of operation on one battery
* Green 2 MOA dot size
* Parallax-free with unlimited eye relief
* IP67 Certified Waterproof
* 10 Daylight and 2 Night vision Compatible Brightness Settings

* ½ MOA adjustments per click, elevation and windage

* Travel Range: +/- 50 MOA
* Ocular lens size:  22MM Diameter
* Low mount and 1/3 Co-witness mount included

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Pulsar Partners With Brian “Pigman” Quaca, host of Pigman

 

(MANSFIELD, TX) – Pulsar is proud to announce a new partnership with Pigman. Groesbeck, Texas native and show host, Brian “Pigman” Quaca, host of Pigman: The Series on Sportsman Channel, assumes his role on Pulsar’s elite pro staff, effective immediately, and will play an active role in driving awareness of Pulsar thermal imaging and night vision riflescopes, monoculars and binoculars.

In addition to Pigman: The Series, Quaca produces aggressive, engaging, high-traffic content for social video platforms and delivers millions of impressions to fans and followers in numerous social media channels. Pigman: The Series has amassed numerous outdoor television awards since the show’s first season aired in 2010. “We’ve been at it for over 8 years, all over the country. We’ve changed the landscape of outdoor television and fought our way to the top, like Pulsar has,” stated Pigman. “Now, it’s time to shake things up again and we’re doing it with top-shelf thermal and night vision.”

“Pigman is right here in Texas and is passionate about the same pastime as many of us, hog hunting,” said Sellmark president, James Sellers. “He’s driven to be the best in everything he does and it shows in both his work and his reach. We’re glad he’s expanding into thermal and night vision and believe his efforts will bring awareness to the many outdoor applications suited for our technology.”

About Pigman: The Series

Set deep in the heart of Texas, Pigman: The Series takes viewers on a wild ride with its ever unpredictable and crazy Host/Executive Producer, Brian “Pigman” Quaca, at the helm.  Now in its ninth season, Pigman: The Series has earned rank as one of Sportsman Channel’s top-rated shows by entertaining the masses with a plethora of hunts and locations; of course, Pigman’s pursuit of pigs are always his love and passion, but don’t think he isn’t capable of sharing the love to any species who dares to step out in front of his sights. Pigman: The Series is Executive Produced by four-time Sportsman Channel Host of the Year, Brian “Pigman” Quaca, in association with Los Angeles-based Luce Change Productions and Duality Filmworks. Learn more at www.PigmanTV.com.

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Galco Announces Multiple Fits for the new S&W M&P® 2.0 3.6” Compact Pistol!

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PHOENIX, May 2018
Galco Gunleather is excited to introduce multiple holster fits for the new Smith and Wesson M&P® 2.0 3.6” Compact pistol! Galco is pleased to offer a wide range of extremely popular holsters for the new pistol, including:
Galco also offers a variety of women’s holster handbags, the versatileUnderwraps™ belly band, day planners and ammo carriers for the new M&P pistol!
With holsters in every price range and multiple carry methods, Galco can help outfit M&P 2.0 Compact owners with the highest-quality American-made gunleather. Visit Galco’s website today and see the complete line of holsters!
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GLOCK Launches Annual Safety Pledge – June 2018

 

SMYRNA, GA. – Jun 4, 2017 GLOCK, Inc. continues to spread the message about firearm safety with the annual GLOCK Safety Pledge through the month of June.  Over the past four years, more than 50,000 people have taken the pledge to practice the four rules of firearm safety through #FollowTheFour.  GLOCK is asking responsible gun owners to join the movement to help spread awareness of firearm safety but this year, it is more than a pledge, it is about purpose.

Participants and partners are encouraged to take a moment to think about why you carry a gun and believe in your second amendment rights.  This year’s pledge is about more than following the four rules of firearm safety.  It is also about what you do it for. Tell the world why you #FollowTheFour by sharing what you are “four” on social media.

GLOCK actively works year-round to promote firearm safety across the United States and proudly joins a community of law enforcement, community leaders, businesses and the firearms industry to raise public awareness about reducing firearm incidents.

“We believe that the first and most important step to being a responsible gun owner is knowing how to handle and store your firearm safely” says GLOCK Vice President Josh Dorsey.  “And as a firearms manufacturer and a leader in the industry, it is GLOCK’s first and foremost responsibility to teach and promote firearms safety.”

GLOCK is providing new and creative ways for fans to show their support by sharing what they are “four” through a free digital download kit available at us.GLOCK.com/SafetyPledge.

To join the movement and help promote responsible gun ownership during National Safety Month and year-round, go to us.GLOCK.com/SafetyPledge.

Join the #FollowTheFour Movement for Responsible Gun Ownership

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Sol Invictus Arms with Tactical Superiority, Inc. Announced the Release of the AA-12 Shotgun.

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Melbourne, FL – Sol Invictus Arms with Tactical Superiority, Inc. is proud to announce the release of the AA-12 shotgun. This venerable, proven shotgun is a new addition to the Sol Invictus Arms product offering. With several improvements, changes to manufacturing processes and enhanced variants catering to the civilian market, this shotgun, once only available to law enforcement and military is now being re-released to the general public.

Originally designed by Max Atchisson, the design was sold in 1987, and the AA-12 underwent more than 100 changes made by Boje Cornils enabling a fully functional and reliable firearm. Now Boje Cornils is working with Tactical Superiority, Inc. and Sol Invictus Arms, to bring this amazing firearm to the masses. Not only will the production models include new and improved versions of the already known AA-12 in a full auto configuration for military and law enforcement, it will now include a never before seen, 100% legal semi-automatic version for the civilian market. The newly available AA-12 represents significant improvement over past production techniques, including improved design elements, and  is now available at a significantly more consumer friendly price point.

“We’re proud to be a part of the legacy of the infamous AA-12 Shotgun and happy to be able to bring a civilian version to market.” Said Michael Conn, President and CEO of Tactical Superiority, Inc. when asked for comment.

The first release of the AA-12 will be a pre-sale offering, available on Armslist.com initially and followed on Gunbroker.com a few weeks later as a limited edition called the “Boje Signature” model. Each edition will be limited to 1000 shotguns. Expected delivery will be in December of 2018.

You can find these limited edition firearms on the respective sites (Armslist.com and Gunbroker.com)  for pre-purchase.

About Sol Invictus Arms

Sol Invictus Arms was created by the team at Tactical Superiority as an avenue for innovation in the firearms industry. The name is derived from the Roman Sol Invictus, meaning “to protect the troops”, it represents the company’s dedication to producing the finest innovations in the industry and focusing on practicality, reliability and efficiency, suitable for use in the line of duty and beyond. Sol Invictus Arms is based in Melbourne, Florida.   www.solinvictusarms.com

About Tactical Superiority, Inc.

A multimillion dollar manufacturing company, founded in 2010, Tactical Superiority is a contract supplier to some of the largest names in the firearms industry. Chances are, you have personally used one or more of their parts in a firearm at some point. Their focus has been primarily in the M4/M16, AR-15 and M110/AR .308 markets. As a supplier to the largest companies operating in the space, Tactical superiority has cemented its legacy as a quality provider of parts kits, critical components and innovative add-ons to the industry.  www.tacticalsuperiority.com

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AB Mobile 2.1.9 Release Important Update.

 

App Update from Applied Ballistics:

We are getting ready to release a new version of our AB Mobile app on Android. This version addresses some bugs, but also has some changes required by google. https://developer.android.com/…/best-pra…/develop/target-sdk

In order to stay compliant we are going to target Android 8.0. As part of the new compliance, we have been notified to cut off anything prior to Android 5.0. This means if you are operating on Android 4.4.4 or any other 4.X – 2.X you may experience problems, or not be able to use the app. One of the major portions of this updating process address security flaws of older Android Operating Systems.

We apologize for any inconvenience this causes as we move the app forward to be compliant with these new guidelines and try to provide you with the most secure user experience.

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SafeShoot Introduces GreenShield, a Breakthrough Solution for the Prevention of Friendly Fire Incidents

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31 May, 2018 – SafeShoot – a company dedicated to finding a solution to friendly fire incidents in hunting, law enforcement, homeland security, and military scenarios – introduces Green Shield, a unique solution for the prevention of friendly fire incidents.

According to Gabi Davidson, VP Marketing of SafeShoot, “Modern warfare, much of which takes place in densely populated areas, has led to an increase in friendly fire incidents among many armies around the world. To meet this challenge, we have developed GreenShield, which allows an additional layer of safety, operational continuity and improved coordination among friendly forces. The solution also enables a short sensor-to-shooter cycle, an easier and faster decision-making process, closer support fire, and better situational awareness.”

SafeShoot offers two types of devices: the Shooter Device and the Defender Device.

The Shooter Device is applicable for the shooting elements within the forces including: heavy direct fire weapons (tanks or RWS), UAVs, attack helicopters, light infantry weapons, and relevant HLS weapons (pistols, etc.).

The Defender Device is designed for non-shooting elements such as support units, search dogs, instructors, medical aid and evacuation personnel.

The system detects the spatial position and barrel direction of all SafeShoot devices (Shooter and/or Defender). It immediately and automatically alerts the shooter when there is a high risk of executing friendly fire – even when there is no line-of-sight and under varying weather conditions, day or night. The system enables a dynamic wireless network and exchange of online data between the devices in the arena.

Mr. Davidson added, “We believe that, with the help of our products, which enable the identification of own forces in the field, we can significantly reduce the number of casualties caused by friendly fire.”

About SafeShoot

SafeShoot was founded by a group of seasoned entrepreneurs who had been exposed to tragic incidents of friendly fire during their military careers in the Israel Defense Forces. By combining their expertise in technological development and management, along with a thorough background in the military and a genuine love for outdoor activities, SafeShoot’s founding team has developed a unique and comprehensive solution to friendly fire incidents.

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DoubleStar Exhibiting Edged Weapons Line at BLADE Show 2018

New collaborations from Kim Breed and Hakim Isler will be on display at Table #20H at Atlanta’s Cobb Galleria Centre, June 1 – 3, 2018.

Winchester, Ky. (May 2018)DoubleStar Corp, manufacturers of high-quality, US-made AR components, rifles and pistols, will be exhibiting its edged weapons line atBLADE Show 2018, to be held in the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, Georgia, June 1 – 3, 2018. New collaborations from Kim Breed and Hakim Isler will be on display, as well as product staples such as the Brimstone Folder Knife, Drakon™ Blade, Fang™ Blade, MOTAC™ Blade, Fury™ Machete and Wrath™ CrashHawk. There will also be Drakon Blades in several special Cerakote® finishes debuted during the show.

DoubleStar recently announced two new collaborations with BLADE® Magazine’s Field Editor, Kim Breed, and with published author, television star and Iraqi War veteran, Hakim Isler. The Chico Diablo-X, designed with Breed, and the Path Seeker, designed with Isler, are affordable production versions of their designs that will be on display for the first time at the BLADE Show.

DoubleStar’s Edged Weapon Division was first unveiled at BLADE Show 2017. It is led by Rob Cabrera, its Director, and the designer of Filo Bladeworks. In addition to Breed and Isler, the Edged Weapon Division now features edged weapons designed by Ret. Sergeant Major and owner, operator and founder of TCT Knives, Darrin Sirois, as well as designs by the founder of FILIPINO COMBAT SYSTEMS, Tuhon Ray Dionaldo.

BLADE Show, hosted by BLADE Magazine, the world’s number one knife community and publication, is the destination for the best selection of knives and knife products found anywhere. Globally recognized exhibitors and legendary makers gather under one roof to introduce attendees to the largest selection of blades, knives and outdoor gear and accessories in the world. Over 700 tables, 450+ booths and 40 display tables of the world’s best and most in demand knives will be on display. From renowned custom knife makers to the industry’s best in mass production, BLADE Show is a cut above the competition. Tactical, utility, hand-forged, camping, art, hunting, fixed, folding, kitchen, Damascus, military, antiques and other knives, as well as the equipment and materials to make, sharpen and maintain them, will all be on display at the world’s largest knife show.

For more information about DoubleStar, visit www.star15.com.

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Tactical Medicine: Blast Injuries June 13, 2018 Gettysburg, PA

Explosions have the potential to create a multitude of injuries. It’s critical for first responders to understand how blasts affect the body in order to treat patients effectively on the scene. These events can pose multiple patient injuries and involve multiple agencies, making them particularly challenging for EMS. This course is approved for 8 hrs. of continuing education.

Topics covered in this 8-hour course include:

  • Injury Care
  • Prehospital Care
  • Lung Injury
  • Radiological Diagnosis
  • Crush Injury and Crush Syndrome
  • Post Exposure Prophylaxis for Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Abdominal Injuries
  • Extremity, Eye and Ear Injuries
  • Thermal Injuries
  • Pediatrics and Older Adults
  • And more

 

“The nature of attacks on US soil is evolving, with homemade explosives being used more frequently. Prehospital care training alone no longer adequately prepares first responders to properly treat this new age of blast injuries. Our course is taught by instructors with first hand experience treating these types of wounds.”

Jared Ross, owner of Rockwell Tactical & lead instructor of the Tripwire Tactical Medicine Blast Injuries Course

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Morphix Technologies® Exhibiting at 2018 International Hazardous Materials Response Teams Conference

Morphix Technologies® will be displaying its TraceX® Explosive Detection Kit and Chameleon® Chemical Detection Armband at Booth #504 in Baltimore, Maryland, June 7 – 10, 2018.

Virginia Beach, Va. (May 2018)Morphix Technologies®, an innovator in the science of detection devices for dangerous chemicals, will be exhibiting at the 2018 International Hazardous Materials (HazMat) Response Teams Conference, June 7 – 10, 2018 at the Hilton in Baltimore, Maryland. Morphix Technologies will be exhibiting itsTraceX® Explosive Detection Kit and its Chameleon® Chemical Detection Armband at Booth #504.

“The Hazmat Response Teams Conference is the premier conference in the United States for hazardous materials responders and we look forward to exhibiting what the TraceX and Chameleon detection devices can do to aid hazmat response teams in today’s challenging environment,” commented Kimberly Pricenski, vice president of sales and marketing for Morphix Technologies.

TraceX Explosive Detection Kit

The TraceX Explosive Detection Kit is an affordable and easy-to-use product that aids in the detection of major explosive material threats and their precursors in a single test without exposing the kit to contamination or the user to dangerous chemicals. It was developed by Morphix Technologies under contract from the U.S. Department of Defense and meets their demanding requirements. It is small enough to fit in a cargo pocket, lightweight and rugged. Each kit comes in its own disposable protective plastic case, so the handler will be ready to use it when needed and is shelf stable for 24 months. With a single swab, the TraceX Explosive Detection Kit detects all the major families of explosive materials and their precursors.

Chameleon Chemical Detection Armband

The Chameleon Chemical Detection Armband is an easy-to-use, inexpensive, wearable, reusable armband that can hold up to 10 cassettes, each of which detects a particular toxic chemical and changes color upon detection. One color indicates the absence of toxic gas. When two colors appear in the window, the user knows it is time to take action.  Designed for use in the arctic, tropical and desert conditions, the Chameleon Chemical Detection Armband can even be immersed in water. Morphix Technologies has prioritized its product development based on the advice of the U.S. military and law enforcement agencies, so the Chameleon Chemical Detection Armband cassettes are available for many of the high-risk Toxic Industrial Chemicals (TICs) identified by the U.S. government. It has also been approved by the U.S. SAFETY Act of the Department of Homeland Security as an anti-terrorist technology.

The HazMat Response Teams Conference is a four-day event offering hands-on training across a range of essential topics, including biothreat response and sample collection, incident management best practices, chemical and physical properties of hazardous materials and recognizing and responding to commercial explosive incidents. The HazMat Response Teams Conference is powered by the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), which represents the leadership of over 1.2 million firefighters and emergency responders. IAFC members are the world’s leading experts in firefighting, emergency medical services, terrorism response, hazardous material spills, natural disasters, search and rescue and public safety legislation. The IAFC’s Hazardous Materials Committee provides technical expertise related to hazardous material emergency response and promotes nationwide efforts to provide support to the hazardous materials emergency response community through education and public policy.

If you’d like to receive more information on the Chameleon or TraceX, please contact Morphix Technologies toll-free at 800-808-2234 or locally at 757-431-2260. You can also email sales@morphtec.com.

Visit the website at www.morphtec.com to learn more or join the ongoing conversation on Facebook.

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Brownells Product Manager, Paul Levy, Goes Over Some of the New Products for the Week

Paul Levy offers an inside look at some stellar new products. This week’s rundown includes the Area 419 Master Funnel Kit, Area 419 Hellfire Muzzle Brake, Polymer80 Subcompact Frames for Glock 26/27, CMC Triggers AK-47 Elite Drop-In Trigger and Knight’s Armament MRE Rail Kit for your favorite AR-15. Be sure to subscribe and you’ll be the first to see what’s new each week. Learn more: http://www.brownellsvideos.com

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WHAT YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT THE LATEST HELEMT DESIGNS FOR YOUR SOLDIER

Guys, the week just flew by with that Memorial Day Holiday, and I hope you all had a safe, relaxing and uneventful Memorial Day. We got rained out but it was great just the same.

So, it’s Friday and time for our weekly shoot the shit. This is a social event where anyone is free to participate. What’s great about a shoot the shit is that you don’t need to know anything about the topic. You can make any unsupported statements, use profanity, insult anyone you wish or change the subject altogether.

The other benefit of our shoot the shit is that it’s a non-billable  event. Unlike a mental health professional, who you would need to pay $150+ per hour, our shoot the shits cost you nothing. Why would you pay some jackass who studied behavioral sciences so they could understand themselves that kind of money?

This week’s topic on prophylactics should prove to be interesting and informative ; a topic that gets glanced over all too often when it deserves considerable attention.

Younger readers won’t remember the Dixie Lilly and La Vita brands of condoms. These products had more rubber than Humvee tires thus eliminating sensation for both parties or perhaps multiple parties. Then came the lambskins and a variety of products that were “ribbed for her pleasure.” This ribbing business had to be a derivative from the Benny Boys in the Philippines who  pierced their apparatus and installed gold chains to excite their male partners.

Readers, those products will be discussed by the cultural anthropologists of future generations; however, those days are gone and today we see Japan and China going toe-to-toe competing for the thinnest walled prophylactics on the market.

  • Japan’s Sagami Originals tout a wall thickness of 0.01mm and a 5 pack will set you back only $16.99

Sagami Original 001 Ultra Thin 0.01mm Condom 5 pcs Japan

Sagami Originals are a big deal in Melbourne Australia

 

  • Aoni’s Ultrathin 001 Condom Series. In 2013, Aoni was accredited by the Guinness World Records as the World’s “Thinnest Latex Condom.”Aoni is committed to exceeding ISO safety requirements to ensure there is no compromise between thickness and protection nor with safety and pleasure. Aoni’s product is pricier at $44 for two 12 pack.

 

 

 

In hot pursuit is China’s Guangzhou Daming United Rubber Products. Guangzhou Daming United Rubber Products Ltd (GDURP) is suing rival Japanese condom maker Okamoto for the rather dubious honor of continuing to promote its latex condoms as the world’s thinnest, even though they no longer hold the title. The company’s latex product averages a wall thickness of 0.036mm. Clearly nowhere near the Japanese offerings.

Guangzhou Daming United Rubber Products undergo extensive testing. Have you ever seen a woman installing a condom as fast as this gal. I hope this will become a Gutfeld monolog, she is impressive!
 
 
In this next video, you’ll see lab technicians performing stress testing of the product. Both hydro and pressure testing is part of the procedure.
 
imageI’ll close this shoot the shit by calling your attention to the Timberland boot on the left, it too was made in China. They were worn a total of 2 hours straight out of the shoe box. Fortunately Timberland’s outstanding customer service replaced them for me.
 
 
Have a great weekend readers, be safe and spend some quality time with your buds and family!
 

 

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