The Liberator HP™ headset is the next generation in electronic hearing protection.

The The Liberator HP provides enhanced hearing protection in all environments, such as protection from impulse/gunfire noise and high decibel constant background audio, while advanced sound localization provides maximum situational awareness and sound detection. The headset is programmed like an equalizer to enhance human speech over ambient noise. Multi-mode – Mode 1 – impulse noises; hearing protection, then active noise cancellation mode 2; consistent loud noise such as a generator. The Lib HP can conveniently select the multi-mode adjustability right from the headset.

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PRODUCT FEATURES:
  • First of its kind multi-mode adjustability providing Electronic Noise Compression, Active Noise Cancellation and both simultaneously
  • Industry leading sound localization for maximum situational awareness and sound detection
  • First of its kind Dual Fuel: runs on either two AAA or one CR123 battery
  • First headset with user audio profiles modifiable by using Near Field Communications (NFC) technology
  • 100-300-hour run time (mode dependent)
  • Proprietary high definition speakers and speaker enclosures
  • Modular headset suspension, user adjustable to be either over-the-head or behind-the-head for maximum comfort
  • Glass polymer injection-molded earcups provide excellent durability.
  • Proprietary Earcup design layered with sound barrier technology
  • MSRP $299.99 – $454.99

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Back and Better than Ever, The MEPRO RDS PRO V.2 from Meprolight®

An upgraded version of the popular MEPRO RDS PRO, the new electro optical red dot V.2 sight features LED technology for low power consumption.

Middletown, Penn. (February 2019)Meprolight USA®, the US sales and marketing division of Meprolight®, a world leader in a variety of optic solutions from electro-optics sights, self-illuminated night sights and innovative pistol sights, announce an upgraded version of the MEPRO RDS PRO V.2 electro optical red-dot sight. The latest generation features an optimized combination more brightness positions (16 brightness levels compare to 4 brightness levels in its predecessor, supports both red and green aiming patterns and multiple selections of aiming patterns all through a large crystal clear, transparent display window.

Now, the super versatile MEPRO RDS PRO V.2 supports thousands of operating hours, incorporating LED technology providing low power consumption without compromising any of its other optic advantages. The energy saving system allows the sight to automatically shut off when not in use and resume power as the firearm is moved into ready position. Powered by a single AA battery (alkaline or lithium), the MEPRO RDS PRO V.2 has a low battery indicator so the user is never caught by surprise.

The V2 comes with both red and green reticles to optimize the aiming patterns color within any environmental scenario and dependent upon the user’s preferences. Additionally, the reticle patterns include a dot, bullseye and a .300 Blackout pattern.

At just $599.00 retail, the super rugged MEPRO RDS PRO V.2 electro optical red-dot sight is as at home on the shooting range as it is in the field or on a mission.

MEPRO RDS PRO V.2 Technical Specifications:

  • Magnification: 1x
  • Display Window Dimensions: 33 x 20 mm
  • Eye Relief: Unlimited
  • Red-Dot Size: 2.0 MOA
  • Power Supply: 1x AA Battery (alkaline/lithium)
  • Energy Saving System: Auto shut-off / Auto power-resume
  • Reticle Patterns: Dot/Bullseye/.300 Blackout
  • Brightness Levels: 16
  • Dimensions (L X W X H): < 116 x 60 68 mm
  • Weight (with adaptor, w/o battery): < 300 g
  • MSRP: $599.00

Retailers contact Meprolight USA, the US-based division of Meprolight, atsales@meprolight.us or call 833-MEPROLIGT (833-637-7654).

 

About Meprolight®:

Meprolight is a leading International Electro-Optics company, developing, manufacturing and marketing systems for infantry, armed forces, law enforcement agencies and civilian markets since 1990.

Meprolight provides comprehensive solutions with a wide array of combat-proven products; electro-optical solutions, night vision devices, digital Low light handheld devices, thermal target acquisition systems, and a variety of night sights and other tritium illuminated products for safety and security applications.

In 2019, Meprolight establishes a US division, Meprolight USA, to better serve their North American customers in the commercial, law enforcement, security and military markets.www.meprolight.us



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DoubleStar Debuts Strongarm Pistol Tube

The Strongarm Pistol Tube is the newest revision to DoubleStar’s line of pistol buffer tubes.

Winchester, Ky. (February 2019) – DoubleStar Corp, manufacturers of high-quality, US-made AR components, rifles, pistols and edged weapons, is proud to debut the newest revision to its line of pistol buffer tubes, the Strongarm Pistol Tube. This tube not only incorporates a non-rotating QD swivel pocket in the rear of the tube, but also DoubleStar’s SOCOM Lock Nut system to eliminate any chance of the tube coming loose during use. Designed for use with the Strongarm Pistol Brace, the new Strongarm Pistol Tube is a rock-solid solution for AR-15 pistol builds. MSRP $59.99.

Strongarm Pistol Tube Specifications:

  • Material: 6061 T6 Aluminum
  • Finish: Hard Coat Anodized
  • Lock System: Ace SOCOM Lock Nut
  • Outside Diameter: 1.19”
  • Features: Non-Rotating Quick Detach Swivel Pocket
  • Can be used alone or with Strongarm Pistol Brace

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

About DoubleStar Corp.:

DoubleStar Corp., located in Winchester, Kentucky, was formed when customers of J&T Distributing, a leading manufacturer and supplier of thousands of AR15 parts and accessories, requested complete rifles and pistols crafted from the same high-quality, U.S.-made components. DoubleStar now manufactures and supplies not only the commercial market but military and law enforcement forces across the world with rugged and dependable firearms. www.star15.com

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The "Never Ending Magazine drill".

Chris “Cav” Cavallaro from SIG SAUER Academy demonstrates the “Never Ending Magazine drill”. In this drill, Cav will run you through 30 repetitions of good transitions and sight acquisitions with safety manipulation under stress and fatigue.

I tried this without the live fire component and this drill will give your deltoid muscle group a workout! Give it a try!

 

UPCOMING COURSES

M17/M18 TRANSITION (Armed Professionals Only) $450

This program is designed for Military Units and Law Enforcement Agencies to make a seamless transition to the M17/M18 platform.

Using the SIG SAUER Academy principles of firearms training, we have blended the concepts of adult learning theory, objective based training, and performance versus outcome approach in this course. Upon completion, students will have a clear understanding of how to disassemble, clean, lubricate, and perform a function check on The M17/M18 platform. They will also be able to safely manipulate, clear malfunctions, and perform reloads. Students will be given a refresher in marksmanship fundamentals, and learn how to safely and successfully apply new advanced shooting techniques.

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EPPING, NH, MARCH 13

SKILL BUILDER: CONCEALED CARRY PISTOL $125

This is a review of our 2-day Concealed Carry Pistol course. Review the basics of concealing a pistol in a strong-side hip holster and how to engage targets from a concealed carry posture.

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EPPING, NH, MARCH 17

NIGHT VISION OPERATOR (Armed Professionals Only) $250

As a law enforcement officer, SWAT operator, or military member, one must be prepared to operate in hours of limited visibility and total darkness.

It’s a fact that most deadly force encounters occur in hours of darkness. Because of this, the SIG SAUER Academy, in conjunction with N-Vision Optics, designed a Night Vision Operator course that is comprehensive and addresses all aspects of nighttime operation. This course introduces the capabilities of night vision that supplement existing tactics, techniques, and procedures. This is an introductory course designed to quickly showcase the entire potential of night vision!

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EPPING, NH, MARCH 18

COURSE SPECIALS

SHOTGUN FUNDAMENTALS $225 with code 201902SPECIAL

This course is for the new shotgun owner or those interested in learning to shoot the shotgun.

This introductory course provides the student with the basic knowledge and skills necessary to safely handle, load, fire and unload common types of shotguns. Time is spent both in the classroom and on the range in a comfortable learning environment. After zeroing the shotgun, students are guided through shotgun manipulation drills and range exercises designed to increase their comfort level and develop a solid skill base with the shotgun.

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EPPING, NH, MARCH 11

LOW LIGHT PISTOL INSTRUCTOR (Armed Professionals Only) $540 with code 201902SPECIAL

Approximately 69% of deadly force encounters in the US occur in reduced light environments. The objective of this course is for students to develop the skills and confidence required to instruct on prevailing with a weapon system in a reduced light environment.

Upon completion of this course, student instructors will learn how to effectively and safely engage targets in a diminished light environment using the most current techniques available today. Students who successfully complete the course will receive an instructor certification valid for three years in the use and instruction of low-light techniques in the law enforcement environment.

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EPPING, NH, MARCH 25-26

RIFLE FUNDAMENTALS $225 with code 201902SPECIAL

Rifle Fundamentals is for the new rifle owner or those interested in learning to shoot modern sporting rifles.

This course provides the student with the basic knowledge and skills necessary to safely handle, load, fire and unload common types of rifles. Time is spent both in the classroom and on the range in a comfortable learning environment. After zeroing the rifle, students are guided through rifle manipulation drills and range exercises designed to increase their comfort level and develop a solid skill base with the modern rifle.

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EPPING, NH, MARCH 28

REMOTE COURSES

SIG SAUER Classic Line Pistol Armorer $430

This comprehensive multi-gun armorer certification course will prepare students to fully service the complete line of classic SIG SAUER pistols (P220, P224, P225, P226, P227, P228, P229, and P239) while maintaining the factory warranty.
This hands-on program focuses on the mechanical functioning, complete disassembly/reassembly, maintenance, troubleshooting, and field repair of these pistols. Instructors will guide students through each step while encouraging active participation to ensure maximum retention of the material covered. Law enforcement armorers will also gain the knowledge necessary to develop a maintenance and inspection program for their department. A three (3) year certification is awarded upon successful completion of written and practical exams.

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CLARKSVILLE, IN, FEBRUARY 25-26 / OBETZ, OH, MARCH 12-13

SIG SAUER P320 Armorer $260

The program content focuses on the mechanical functioning, disassembly/reassembly, maintenance, troubleshooting, and field repair of the SIG SAUER P320 pistol.
This is a hands-on program that teaches and guides each participant through all armorer operations step by step with the instructor. Active participation coupled with question and answer periods provide a supportive learning environment for maximum retention of the material. The course is also well suited for law enforcement armorers to design their agency’s own maintenance and inspection program. Maintaining current practices and procedures for factory authorized service is essential for all pistols. A three (3) year factory certification is issued upon successful course completion.

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CLARKSVILLE, IN,FEBRUARY 27

ELKHART, IN, FEBRUARY 28

OBETZ, OH, MARCH 11

FERGUSON, MO, MARCH 20

BELLEVUE, WA, MARCH 25

SIG SAUER 1911 Armorer $260

Focused exclusively on the classic single-action 1911 pistol, this course provides students with a thorough understanding of the complete disassembly, inspection, and proper preventative maintenance, as well as parts replacement.

Certification received in this course is valid for three (3) years.

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CLARKSVILLE, IN, FEBRUARY 28

SIG SAUER P365 Armorer $260

This course focuses on the mechanical functioning, disassembly/reassembly, maintenance, troubleshooting, and field repair of the SIG SAUER P365 pistol.

This is a hands-on program that teaches and guides each participant through all armorer operations step by step with the instructor. Active participation coupled with question and answer periods provide a supportive learning environment for maximum retention of the material. The course is also well suited for law enforcement armorers to design their agency’s own maintenance and inspection program. Maintaining current practices and procedures for factory authorized service is essential for all pistols. A three (3) year factory certification is issued upon successful course completion.

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ELKHART, IN, MARCH 1

BELLEVUE, WA, MARCH 28

SIG SAUER M400/M16/M4/AR15 Rifle Armorer $430

The program content focuses on the mechanical functioning, disassembly/reassembly, maintenance, troubleshooting, and field repair of different variants of the M16/M4/AR15 direct gas impingement platform.

This is a hands-on program that teaches and guides each participant through all armorer operations, step-by-step with the instructor. Active participation coupled with question and answer periods provide a supportive learning environment for maximum retention of the material. The course is also well suited for law enforcement armorers to design their agency’s own maintenance and inspection program. A three (3) year certification is issued upon successful course completion.

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BELLEVUE, WA, MARCH 26-27

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This Dingbat Is No Puzzle. What is a Puzzle is What She’ll Come Up With Next !

T.G.I.F. readers! Hopefully you’ve had a nice Valentine’s Day and a productive week. In addition to recovering from Shot Show, I’m working on a couple of reviews so I got some range time this week – always a good thing. But, now it’s time for our weekly shoot the shit to help us cope with those stressors that make us think we have to discuss life with some jackass who’s  reason for studying psychology was solely so they could understand themselves. So, what’s a shoot the shit?

It’s a totally unstructured social interaction between individuals who may, or may not, know anything about the subject being discussed. During a shoot the shit participants can make any unsupported statement, use uncensored profanity, insult anyone they wish or change the subject altogether. There are no conversational protocols that must be followed, your group may be talking about some killer beer  when suddenly you decide to talk about someone’s bootay you found particularly interesting, let it rip.

So, let’s shoot the shit…

This week I received a video suggestion from my buddy Corn that had me laughing so damned hard I almost stopped breathing, it contrasts a martial artist with a normal person . So, here it is, I hope you enjoy it.

 

 

Boob of the week goes to New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a.k.a AOC, a.k.a. Dingbat.

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There are a number of things that should concern you about the Congresswoman,  but what blows me away is that she’s managed to garner 2 million followers on Twitter. Granted, some of those may be followers that would like to have their way with her, but for the most part they’re individuals who share her views. That should scare the crap out of you!

Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez  has been in Congress since January 2019 and in that short period  she’s accomplished:

  1. Chased Amazon along with 25,000 jobs out of New York City. Readers, she actually thinks she did good. I’ll bet you dollars to donuts that Cuomo & de Blasio are going ape-shit. Can anyone be that stupid? Did the natural selection process fail her? Apparently she felt that N.Y.C.  had enough millionaires. So, N.Y.C. will no longer be Amazon’s East Coast Headquarters.
  2. Her other accomplishment is the Green New Deal. What is the Green New Deal say you? It’s a plan to transition the country completely away from fossil fuels and calls for 100% renewable energy in ten years, it calls for converting all buildings in the U.S. to renewable energy,  It calls for eliminating the internal combustion engine, it expresses a concern about methane gas from cow flatulence and bans air travel in lieu of rail service. Universal income whether you work or not – just ask Italy how that’s working out for their economy and national debt. This she claims will make lives better for people and save the planet, which according to her will be destroyed in 12 years. Can anyone be that stupid?

Let’s just list a couple of the impacts

  • Closing down oil production will collapse the U.S. economy and destroy millions of jobs. It would also collapse the global oil markets.
  • Transitioning to all electric vehicles requires smaller and lighter cars. Smaller lighter cars require making extensive use of polymers. Polymers are made from petroleum byproducts recovered, cracked or synthesized from refining crude oil. Think about all of the plastics and polymers that you have in your homes or interact with in on a daily basis. VASELINE (a.k.a petroleum jelly) would disappear for God’s sake, think about that impact. MAGPUL Industries gone, synthetic fabrics gone, carbon fiber gone, siding and insulating materials gone, asphalt gone etc., etc. on and on! The countryside would be littered with windmills and solar panels think about what that does to land utilization and agriculture.

If this weren’t so serious it would be utterly laughable, but you need to take Ocasio-Cortez   and her ideas seriously because the implications are horrendous.

Have a great weekend friends.  Relax but stay focused and keep your eyes on the ball. Spend some quality time with your buds and family.  

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REVISION CELEBRATES NERV CENTR POWER MANAGEMENT SOLUTION ADOPTION WITH KEY U.S. CUSTOMERS

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Essex Junction, Vermont (February 13, 2019) – Revision Military—a world leader in integrated, soldier-worn power management solutions—has successfully supplied numerous Nerv Centr® power management systems to key customers in the U.S. Marine Corps and Air National Guard Joint Terminal Attack Controllers (JTAC).

“Revision’s Power division is a prime example of our unyielding commitment to meeting troop needs head on,” said Jonathan Blanshay, CEO, Revision. “If we see any opportunity to leverage our capabilities to improve warfighter equipment, in any capacity, we are going to pursue it relentlessly. The development of the Nerv Centr family of products—solutions designed to suit the real-world needs of troops on the ground, so they can count on longer-lasting energy reserves on extended and remote missions—fully embodies this pursuit. Revision’s power capabilities have grown significantly since we first staked out this territory in 2014, and we are poised to expand further with the recent acquisition of Protonex. The recent traction of the Nerv Centr line and this exciting partnership with the Air National Guard is a testament to our tenacious mindset, and reinforces all the work we’ve put in to get to where we are today.”

Revision was selected by the Air National Guard (ANG) to supply Nerv Centr power management solutions for their Battlefield Airman Kits, for use by Joint Terminal Attack Controllers (JTAC). Revision has delivered 652 kits, each of which includes a Nerv Centr SharePack® Power Management System, a Nerv Centr SoloPack™ Battery, an Enhanced Charger, and select cables.

This order by the Air National Guard builds on several recent successes for Revision’s Nerv Centr family of power management products. Especially noteworthy is Revision’s work with the U.S. Marine Corps to supply the energy needs for their Target Handoff System—a constellation of interconnected devices that provide Scout Observers, Joint Fires Observers, and JTACs with the ability to self-locate, acquire targets, and refine and relay coordinate data for target engagement. Revision’s SoloPack Batteries and Nerv Centr Chargers provide centralized power that has greatly exceeded expectations—powering the THS for upward of 20 hours, compared to the eight-hour threshold set by the program.

Collaboration with the Air National Guard for the Battlefield Airman Kits began two years ago, in response to JTAC instructors’ request for a higher-capacity alternative power solution with lower weight and less bulk. Revision worked closely with this group to understand their requirements, their equipment, and the integration specifications for their vest load outs. After trials with the Nerv Centr products, the ANG committed to outfitting all of their JTAC instructors across 15 squadrons in the U.S. Successful delivery of this order also included SharePack firmware improvements and the development of a new PRC 117G radio adapter. During this collaboration, the ANG also aided in the development of the user interface of the Nerv Centr mobile app—Revision’s first mobile application (available now in the Google Play store), designed to provide an intuitive interface for soldier-worn power system management, enhancing connectivity, device monitoring, and control over power reserves.

Nerv Centr Product Family

Above: Revision was selected by the Air National Guard (ANG) to supply Nerv Centr power management solutions for their Battlefield Airman Kits, for use by Joint Terminal Attack Controllers (JTAC). Each kit includes a Nerv Centr SharePack® Power Management System, a Nerv Centr SoloPack™ Battery, an Enhanced Charger, and select cables.

About Revision:

Revision develops and delivers purpose-built protective soldier equipment for military use worldwide. The company, which began with eyewear, has expanded to face, head, and torso protection, as well as energy storage and power management products. Revision continues to develop innovative capabilities for integrated, performance-enhancing soldier systems. To that end, Revision brings together the most advanced expertise, state-of-the-art facilities, and finest technical minds. Privately owned and ISO 9001:2015 certified, Revision’s operational headquarters is located in Essex Junction, Vermont, USA, with additional offices in Portsmouth, New Hampshire; Southborough, Massachusetts; Montreal and Ottawa, Canada; and the UK. For more information, visit www.revisionmilitary.com, writemedia@revisionmilitary.com, or call +1 802-879-7002.

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Norma Releases ECOSTRIKE – Lead-Free and High Impact Hunting Ammunition


Norma® has released its new ECOSTRIKE™ ammunition, bringing the latest in bullet technology to a lead-free projectile. The design features a polymer tip for better ballistic coefficients and more reliable terminal performance. Available in a variety of calibers, ECOSTRIKE is a great choice for hunting medium and large game because of its ability to expand at both low and high velocities.

“With ECOSTRIKE, Norma is ushering in a new era for lead-free hunting cartridges,” said Paul Lemke, General Manager for RUAG Ammotec USA. “ECOSTRIKE delivers the accuracy and terminal ballistics that hunters can rely on, while simultaneously raising the bar for the overall performance of lead-free hunting ammunition.”

ECOSTRIKE features a lead-free, copper bullet design for quality penetration and high weight retention. The polymer tip assists with bullet expansion and decreases drag, while its boat tail bullet design increases its ballistic coefficient and maximizes wind resistance. The ECOSTRIKE projectile is engineered with a cavity to guarantee optimal expansion, even at low velocities. Its proprietary plating also increases barrel life.

Norma ECOSTRIKE is available in the following configurations:

  • 300 Win Mag 150gr ECOSTRIKE
  • 300 WSM 150gr ECOSTRIKE
  • 30-06 150gr ECOSTRIKE
  • 308 WIN 150gr ECOSTRIKE
  • 7mm 140gr ECOSTRIKE

 

Norma is a registered trademark of RUAG Ammotec, a RUAG Group Company.

Established in 1902 and based out of Amotfors, Sweden, Norma has built a reputation world-wide for its dedication to quality, precision and reliability. Norma’s commitment to delivering trustworthy ammunition for hunters and shooters has been the driving

force in the continual growth and expansion of Norma’s product line-up and manufacturing capabilities. For more information on Norma ammunition and components, please visit Norma-usa.com.

Based in Tampa, Florida, RUAG Ammotec USA, Inc. is a division of Europe’s leading manufacturer of small arms ammunition and OEM components, RUAG Ammotec GmbH.  RUAG Ammotec USA, Inc. not only introduces Swiss, German, Swedish and Hungarian hi-tech offerings to the U.S. marketplace, but also leverages European offerings known for precision, reliability and innovation and combines them with disruptive U.S. components, know-how and partnerships to manufacture and deliver world-class small arms ammunition solutions for use by sports shooters, law enforcers and warfighters in the United States and abroad. RUAG Ammotec markets commercial product offerings under the Norma, Geco, Swiss P and Inceptor brands.

RUAG Ammotec belongs to the Swiss technology corporation RUAG Holding AG, which is headquartered in Bern.RUAG develops and sells internationally renowned technology applications in the field of aerospace along with safety and defense technology for use on land, sea and in space. A total of 57% of RUAG’s products and services are for civilian use, and 43% are intended for the military market. Its corporate headquarters are in Bern (Switzerland). Production sites are located in Switzerland and in 13 other countries in Europe, the USA, and the Asia-Pacific region. Around 8,700 employees – 430 of them trainees – represent 48 nationalities and generate revenue of around CHF 1.86 billion.

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Crosstac’s ARCA Rail for the Ruger® Precision Rifle

 

This very versatile Ruger® Precision Rifle dedicated Arca-Swiss style rail will enhance your next precision rifle competition or hunting adventure with multiple mounting options

Loveland, Col. (February 2019) – Crosstac, the innovator behind tactical/shooting gear for the serious competitor to the beginner shooter, offers an ARCA rail solely dedicated to the very popular Ruger® Precision Rifle. The 16” rail with an M-LOK mounting system also features three Quick Detach (QD) holes for various sling positions.

The M-LOK Crosstac ARCA rail is designed specifically for Ruger® Precision rifles with an M-LOK handguard. It also fits the Ruger Precision Rimfire .22LR with the M-LOK attachment. Whether used for precision long range competition, long distance hunting or law enforcement sniper duty, the CNC machined, Type 3 hard anodized stainless steel Crosstac ARCA rail accepts bipods, tripods, barricade blocks (Crosstac ARCA blocks available too) and QD slings on the ARCA QD holes, eliminating the need for any other sling attachment system.

A numbered scale on the rail makes it quick and easy to adjust or reposition accessories from one competition stage to the next. The front ramp keeps the forend from hanging up on barricades. On what is normally the flat bottom of the ARCA rail, Crosstac has sand grooved it to alleviate any binding from dirt or debris.

“An ARCA rail really becomes an integral part of the rifle,” Bret Heidkamp, one of the founders and president of Crosstac and competitive shooter, said. “The fact that we have taken it to the next level with the sand grooved bottom and the laser etched scale are results from real-world use of this type of rail in competition. With the popularity and the affordability of the Ruger Precision Rifle, we knew at Crosstac that our ARCA rail would only enhance the shooter’s performance.”

The Crosstac ARCA blocks have grooves machined into them, providing positive traction and increased stability when positioning the rifle’s ARCA blocks on either side of any PRS barricade, yet the rifle releases easily when moved vertically from the barricade. The blocks also feature a QD mount in the base for sling tensioning (no additional parts needed). Additionally, the blocks have a machined “window” for versatility or to allow for a finger grab.

The concept behind the ARCA rail comes from the original mount for cameras developed by the Arca-Swiss company in the 1990’s. The Arca-Swiss mounting system fit on a camera and allowed for quick attach and detach from tripods. From this simple, but effective method of quickly attaching and detaching photography equipment, Crosstac’s ARCA rail and blocks add a new performance dimension to shooting the Ruger Precision Rifle.

The Crosstac Ruger Precision Rifle ARCA rail is 100 percent made in the USA at Crosstac and is available for $149.99 retail. The Crosstac ARCA blocks are also 100 percent made in the USA and available for $49.99.

For more information on Crosstac, visit www.crosstac.com.

About Crosstac:

Headquartered in Colorado, with an additional factory in Florida, Crosstac designs and manufactures innovative tactical/shooting gear featuring smarter features that provide enhanced accuracy, performance and an overall better shooting experience for the serious competitor to the beginner shooter. www.crosstac.com

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SIG SAUER Announces Over 72,400 SIG Rifles to be Deployed with Indian Army

 

NEWINGTON, N.H., (February 20, 2019) –SIG SAUER, Inc. is pleased to announce the Government of India, Ministry of Defense has officially contracted with SIG SAUER to build and deliver 72,400 SIG716 rifles for its frontline infantry soldiers. The Indian Army, the second largest standing army in the world with more than 1.2 million active troops, is currently undergoing a comprehensive firearms procurement process to advance the capabilities of the Indian Army’s infantrymen.

“This is the first large firearms procurement of the Indian Government in decades, and the explicit mission for this tender was to modernize the infantry troopers of the Indian Army with the best rifle available,” began Ron Cohen, President and CEO, SIG SAUER, Inc. “We competed in an open tender with small arms manufacturers from around the world. The SIG716 rifle underwent a comprehensive and exhaustive testing and evaluation process where it outperformed the competition, and was ultimately chosen, and met all the criteria, as the best rifle to modernize the Indian Army.”

The SIG716 is an enhanced AR platform featuring a 16-inch barrel, M-LOK™ handguard, and a 6-position telescoping stock.

“The global importance of this contract for SIG SAUER is far reaching based on the size, location, and economic strength of India in the global market. We are very proud, and honored that the SIG716 was chosen for use by the fighting forces of the Indian Army, and we are looking forward to developing a strong partnership with India’s Ministry of Defense,” added Cohen.

SIG SAUER will build the SIG716 rifles for the Indian Army in New Hampshire.

About SIG SAUER, Inc.
SIG SAUER, Inc. is a leading provider and manufacturer of firearms, electro-optics, ammunition, 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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Crimson Trace Shipping Laserguard for Sig Sauer P365 Pistol

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(Wilsonville, OR) — Crimson Trace®, America’s recognized leading brand of laser sights, today announced that it is now shipping the Laserguard® LG-422 laser sight with red diode and the LG-422G laser sight with green diode, both designed for secure fit onto the Sig Sauer® P365® pistol. These easy-to-install laser sights secure onto the pistol’s trigger guard and are activated with Crimson Trace’s Instinctive Activation™ engagement system. The LG-422G also features a master on/off switch to aid with battery management and owner usage preferences.

Customers can purchase the LG-422/G red and green laser sights in retail stores and outlets across America, on commercial websites that sell Crimson Trace products, and in the company’s online store at www.crimsontrace.com. The Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price begins at $229 for the Laserguard LG-422 laser sight with red diode. Both LG-422 and LG-422G laser sights are covered under Crimson Trace’s Limited 3-Year Warranty and the company’s Free Batteries for Life program.

Crimson Trace continues to expand the tactical, mounted, and remotely activated laser sight options available to America’s firearms owners. The company offers more than 400 laser sights, including the award winning LiNQ® wireless laser sight and light system designed for modern sporting rifles. Crimson Trace laser sights are well-known for easy installation — no special gunsmithing skills required. These laser sights are also easily adjustable for windage and elevation. Nearly all Crimson Trace laser sights are covered under the company’s Free Batteries for Life program.

Crimson Trace leads the firearms accessory category by providing laser sights, lights, riflescopes and electro-optics sights through 2,500+ dealers across America. Those dealers include gun stores, ranges, big box outlets and numerous on-line retailers. For more information on Crimson Trace products and dealer locations, visit www.crimsontrace.com or call 800-442-2406.

About Crimson Trace Corporation

Based in Oregon, Crimson Trace Corporation offers laser sights, tactical lights, electronic sights, and riflescopes focused on the tactical, long range, hunting, and self-defense customer. The company’s riflescopes and red dot sights are engineered to meet the needs of professional users and recreational firearms and outdoor enthusiasts and incorporate numerous performance features including proprietary illuminated reticle designs.  The company’s industry leading laser sight innovations include: Lasergrips® laser sights, Laserguard® laser sights, LiNQ® wireless operated laser and light systems, and Lightguard® lights for firearms, each with Instinctive Activation™ firearm laser activation technology. Additional product lines include tactical lights and Defender Series™ and Rail Master® firearms accessories. Full details are available at www.crimsontrace.com or by calling 800-442-2406.

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NRA President LtCol Oliver L. North, USMC (Ret.), to be honored by The Marine Corps University Foundation

 

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FAIRFAX, Va. – The President of the National Rifle Association of America LtCol Oliver L. North, USMC (Ret.), has been announced as the 2019 recipient of the Semper Fidelis Award by The Marine Corps University Foundation. The awards ceremony will take place on March 16, 2019, in Pentagon City, VA.

“For almost two and a half centuries, the United States Marine Corps has produced millions of brave men and women who have fought courageously from the shores of Fort Nassau to the streets of Fallujah and the shadows of the Hindu Kush. The Marine Corps University Foundation’s noble mission is to help shape better Marines, indeed better warriors. I am humbled and honored to be recognized by this distinguished body,” said Col. North.

The Marine Corps University Foundation, originally the Command and Staff College Foundation, was incorporated on June 25, 1980, as a nonprofit organization supporting the Professional Military Education (PME) of Marines. Initially, the Foundation’s role was to enhance and enrich the professional education and leadership development of Marines at the Command and Staff College at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia.

Today, the Foundation’s program focus begins with the Marine Corps University at Quantico and extends to support professional military education for the Operating Forces throughout the Marine Corps, both Officer and Enlisted; active and reserve. The Marine Corps University Foundation provides financial support for academic chairs, faculty and student research, lecture Series and public forums, battle studies, and visiting scholars.

Past recipients of this award include former Presidents and Vice Presidents of the United States, Supreme Court Justices, senior cabinet officials, Members of Congress and an award-winning actor and director.

For more information about The Marine Corps University Foundation, attending the Semper Fidelis Award Ceremony and Dinner, and past award recipients, please contact Melissa Packard at (703) 640-6835 or mpackard@mcuf.org and visit www.marinecorpsuniversityfoundation.org.

About the National Rifle Association
Established in 1871, the National Rifle Association is America’s oldest civil rights and sportsmen’s group. 5.5 million members strong, NRA continues its mission to uphold Second Amendment rights and is the leader in firearm education and training for law-abiding gun owners, law enforcement and the military. Visit
www.nra.org.

About The Marine Corps University Foundation
The Marine Corps University Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that relies on tax exempt gifts, is the only Marine Corps charity solely dedicated to supporting the Professional Military Education (PME) of Active Duty and Reserve Officer and Enlisted Marines at the Marine Corps University and throughout the Operating Forces. The Marine Corps University leadership’s vision has been twofold – to prepare Marines at all levels to address complex security challenges in a rapidly transforming world through an unparalleled education in security and warfighting studies, and to groom the next generation of decision makers within the Marine Corps, government, and the private sector, equipping them with the critical thinking skills that will enable them to achieve success in any number of career paths. The Marine Corps University Foundation relies on tax-exempt contributions from those who support Marine Corps causes, including Corporate Members, Marine friends, former Marines helping Marines and donations in memory or in honor of someone special. Visit
www.marinecorpsuniversityfoundation.org

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Now Shipping Crimson Trace Laserguard for Smith & Wesson M&P Shield EZ

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(Wilsonville, OR) — Crimson Trace®, America’s recognized leading brand of laser sights, today announced that it is now shipping the Laserguard® LG-459 laser sight with red diode and the LG-459G laser sight with green diode, both designed for secure fit onto the Smith & Wesson® M&P Shield® EZ® pistol. These easy-to-install laser sights secure onto the pistol’s trigger guard, are activated with Crimson Trace’s Instinctive Activation™ engagement system, provide reliable operation, and are extremely light weight at approximately 1 ounce including the installed battery. The new Laserguard LG-459/G laser sights are designed to fit onto Smith & Wesson M&P Shield EZ pistols chambered in .380 caliber.

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Customers can purchase the LG-459/G red and green laser sights in retail stores and outlets across America, on commercial websites that sell Crimson Trace products, and in the company’s online store at www.crimsontrace.com. The Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price begins at $229 for the Laserguard LG-459 laser sight with red diode.

Crimson Trace continues to expand the tactical, mounted, and remotely activated laser sight options available to America’s firearms owners. The company offers more than 400 laser sights, including the award winning LiNQ® wireless laser sight and light system designed for modern sporting rifles. Crimson Trace products are well-known for being easy to install—no special gunsmithing skills required—and the laser sights are easily adjustable for windage and elevation. Nearly all Crimson Trace laser sights are covered under the company’s Free Batteries for Life program.

Crimson Trace leads the firearms accessory category by providing laser sights, lights, riflescopes and electro-optics sights through 2,500+ dealers across America. Those dealers include gun stores, ranges, big box outlets and numerous on-line retailers. For more information on Crimson Trace products and dealer locations, visit www.crimsontrace.com or call 800-442-2406.

About Crimson Trace Corporation

Based in Oregon, Crimson Trace Corporation offers laser sights, tactical lights, electronic sights, and riflescopes focused on the tactical, long range, hunting, and self-defense customer. The company’s riflescopes and red dot sights are engineered to meet the needs of professional users and recreational firearms and outdoor enthusiasts and incorporate numerous performance features including proprietary illuminated reticle designs.  The company’s industry leading laser sight innovations include: Lasergrips® laser sights, Laserguard® laser sights, LiNQ® wireless operated laser and light systems, and Lightguard® lights for firearms, each with Instinctive Activation™ firearm laser activation technology. Additional product lines include tactical lights and Defender Series™ and Rail Master® firearms accessories. Full details are available at www.crimsontrace.com or by calling 800-442-2406.

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SIG SAUER Introduces 120gr Supersonic 300BLK SBR Elite Copper Duty Ammunition for Short Barrel Rifles

 

NEWINGTON, N.H., (February 12, 2019) –SIG SAUER, Inc. is pleased to introduce its newest 300BLK ammunition – the 120gr supersonic 300BLK SBR Elite Copper Duty load, specifically designed for short barrel rifles.  Available to the commercial market for the first time, this supersonic duty round is engineered for reliable, controlled, 1.8x expansion, and superior feeding out of rifles with sub-9-inch barrels.

SIG SAUER Introduces 120gr Supersonic 300BLK SBR Elite Copper Duty Ammunition for Short Barrel Rifles

The supersonic SBR Elite Copper Duty ammunition features an all-copper bullet and black oxide shell case to visually denote SBR capability. Velocity is 1,897 fps with muzzle energy of 959 ft-lbs out of a 6 ¾-inch barrel.

“The new 120gr supersonic SBR Elite Copper Duty ammunition delivers the highest terminal performance possible in short barrel AR-style rifles, something the professional community has been asking us to provide,” said Brad Criner, Senior Director, Brand Management and Business Development, SIG SAUER Ammunition. “Our various SIG Elite 300BLK ammunition loadings have been well received by match shooters, hunters, and law enforcement and government agencies, and there will be more exciting 300BLK offerings from SIG in the weeks to come.”

SIG Elite Copper Duty ammunition uses flash-reduced propellant to minimize visible signature while shooting in low-light situations. Premium-quality primers are also used to minimize variations in velocity

The SIG SAUER 120gr supersonic 300BLK SBR Elite Copper Duty ammunition is now available for purchase at the sigsauer.com/store.

All SIG SAUER Elite Ammunition is manufactured by SIG SAUER at its state-of-the-art ammunition manufacturing facility in Jacksonville, Arkansas to the same exacting standards as the company’s premium pistols and rifles. For more information, visit sigsauer.com/ammunition

About SIG SAUER, Inc.
SIG SAUER, Inc. is a leading provider and manufacturer of firearms, electro-optics, ammunition, 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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SIG SAUER Inc.,
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(603) 610-3000
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The Counter Terrorist a Homeland Security Professional Journal

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I want to take the opportunity to recommend The Counter Terrorist Journal to our readers. In this issue, you’ll find an excellent piece on the FBI’s selection of officer sidearms, it discusses the Glock pistol, adoption of the 9mm cartridge and an RFP that may result in an agency transition to the SIG ARMS P320 already being issued buy DHS – USCG.

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Gun Safe Accessory Company Banned from Facebook Advertising

Bloomington, IL – February 7, 2019 – Gun Storage Solutions, manufacturer of gun safe accessories, has been shut down from advertising on Facebook.

Gun Storage Solutions manufactures products that aid in the safe storage of firearms within a gun safe. Their products Rifle Rods and Handgun Hangers will store a growing gun collection efficiently and safely within a small, secure space where the real estate is in high demand.

“The status of our advertising account with Facebook has been hit and miss for years because of confusion with whether or not we violate their policy on guns.” says Katie Stephey, Gun Storage Solutions VP of Marketing. “Ultimately our account has been blocked without further opportunity to appeal for our ads.”

It is no surprise that a privately owned company like Facebook has a strict policy against advertising the sale or use of firearms. However, Facebook is now discriminating against companies that provide products to help safely and securely store firearms.

With a mission to safely store firearms in a locked safe, out of the hands of criminals and curious children, why take away an advertising outlet from Gun Storage Solutions?
Gun Storage Solutions, and other companies that create products that work to preserve our civil right to bear arms, are all being swept up in this ban. Facebook is not the only culprit. Other large corporations give the illusion that they are doing what is necessary to fight gun violence. However, their answer is to undermine the Second Amendment by including manufacturers that increase the safety and security of gun ownership.
Gun Storage Solutions creates products that move us forward in retaining both our civil right to bear arms and to do so safely and responsibly. This advertising ban on gun safety products must end.

About Gun Storage Solutions

The mission of Gun Storage Solutions is to help gun owners develop a safe, usable, maximized storage space for your gun collection. Since 2008, this family owned and operated business has been making gun storage products for gun safes and display stands for gun retailers. Their products are made in Illinois and that is also where the family operates their business. Gun Storage Solutions is an American dream come to life.

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STREAMLIGHT® LAUNCHES PROTAC® RAIL MOUNT HL-X LASER

Multi-Fuel Light Features Double Switch Functionality, Adjustable Red Aiming Laser

EAGLEVILLE, PA, February 11, 2019 – Streamlight® Inc., a leading provider of high-performance lighting and weapon light/laser sighting devices, introduced a laser-equipped model of its popular ProTac® Rail Mount HL-X weapon light. The ultra-bright long-gun light delivers 1,000 lumens, while offering double-switch functionality and an integrated red aiming laser with a unique clamp design to maintain windage and elevation adjustments.

The ProTac Rail Mount HL-X Laser offers the latest in close combat/defense illumination technology for rifles, carbines, and sub-machine guns with MIL-STD-1913 (Picatinny) rails.  Its specially designed clamp allows the light to rotate to maintain windage and elevation settings in any mounted position. The new light also features multi-fuel options, including either a USB rechargeable system that uses a Streamlight 18650 USB battery, or a CR123A lithium battery version.

“Tactical, military and other users alike can benefit from the ProTac Rail Mount HL-X Laser’s targeted bright white light and its red aiming laser with adjustable windage and elevation for enhanced accuracy,” said Streamlight President and Chief Executive Officer Ray Sharrah. “It also offers the functionality of double switches, including both a push button tail switch or dual remote pressure switch, to suit user preference.”

The new light uses a high power LED to deliver blinding white light that produces a concentrated beam with optimum peripheral illumination.  Featuring high, low and strobe settings, on the high setting, the ProTac Rail Mount HL-X Laser provides 1,000 lumens and 18,200 candela over a beam distance of 270 meters. On low, the light provides 60 lumens and 1,100 candela over a beam distance of 66 meters.  The new light also features TEN-TAP® programming that allows user selection of one of three different programs: high/strobe (factory default); high only; or low/high.

The light is powered by either one Streamlight 18650 USB battery or two CR123A lithium batteries. When using an 18650 USB battery, the ProTac Rail Mount HL-X Laser delivers up to 1.5 hours of run time on high and 23 hours on the low setting.  With CR123A lithium batteries inserted, the light provides up to one hour and 15 minutes of run time on high and over 20 hours on low. 

The ProTac Rail Mount HL-X Laser mounts to a broad range of weapons safely and securely by means of a one-handed, easy on-and-tighten interface that permits users to keep their hands away from the gun muzzle. The light can be operated with either a multi-function, push-button tactical tail cap switch or a dual remote pressure switch with latching push-button. Both switches allow for one-handed operation of the momentary, variable intensity or strobe settings.

Fabricated from 6000 series machined aluminum with a black anodized finish, the light features a high temperature, impact-resistant Boro Float glass lens. It measures 6.56 inches in length, with its weight varying depending on the two battery options. With the CR123A battery, the light weighs 10.3 ounces; it weighs 10.8 ounces with an 18650 USB battery.   

The light is IPX4 rated for water-resistant operation. Extensively live fire tested, it features impact-resistant construction and an extensive operating temperature.

Streamlight offers an optional 18650 Battery Charger that can recharge either one or two batteries simultaneously, and permits charging through either AC/DC or USB power sources.

The ProTac Rail Mount HL-X Laser with the 18650 USB battery has an MSRP of $275.00 and includes a rail grabber, pushbutton tail cap switch, remote pressure switch, hardware kit and 22-inch USB cord. The CR123 A lithium battery model has an MSRP of $260.00. The light comes with Streamlight’s Limited Lifetime Warranty.

About Streamlight

Based in Eagleville, PA, Streamlight, Inc. has more than 45 years of experience making tough, durable, long-lasting flashlights designed to serve the specialized needs of professionals and consumers alike. Since 1973, the company has designed, manufactured and marketed high-performance flashlights, and today offers a broad array of lights, lanterns, weapon light/laser sighting devices, and scene lighting solutions for professional law enforcement, military, firefighting, industrial, automotive, and outdoor applications. Streamlight is an ISO 9001:2015 certified company. For additional information, please call 800-523-7488, visit streamlight.com

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SIG SAUER P365 and MCX Rattler Honored with 2018 ON TARGET Magazine Editors’ Choice Awards

NEWINGTON, N.H., (February 11, 2019) – SIG SAUER, Inc. is pleased to announce the SIG SAUER P365 pistol and the SIG MCX Rattler have each been recognized with a 2018 Editors’ Choice Award from ON TARGET magazine. ON TARGET Magazine’s 2018 Editors’ Choice Awards are given to the, “best-of-the-best in new guns, optics, gear, and accessories,” for the 2018 product year.

SIG SAUER P365 and MCX Rattler Honored with 2018 ON TARGET Magazine Editors’ Choice Awards

The SIG SAUER P365 is an everyday, concealed carry pistol. This high capacity micro-compact pistol is smaller and lighter than other pistols in its class. It features a high-capacity, patented modified double-stack magazine for a 10+1 full-size capacity, with 12-round factory made magazines available for 13-round capacity.  ON TARGET Editors have hailed the P365 pistol as, “in a class of its own,” and noted, “we can’t think of a better micro-compact pistol to slap the Editor’s Choice Award label on for 2018.”
Tom Taylor, Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President, Commercial Sales, SIG SAUER, Inc., began, “since its introduction the SIG SAUER P365 has taken the market by storm to become the top selling, and most awarded pistol for 2018.  We are honored to have the ingenuity, reliability, and quality of the P365 recognized with a 2018 Editors’ Choice Award.”

The SIG MCX Rattler PCB is the world’s most compact rifle.  Developed for elite Special Forces, the SIG MCX Rattler is capable of firing with the stock folded from an overall length of 16”, redefining the standard for concealable firepower.  In their award of the 2018 Editors’ Choice Award, ON TARGET Editors noted that, “if you were looking for the perfect platform for an M4 “like” PDW, the MCX Rattler is it,” and, “accuracy with the Rattler has always been impressive given its compact size.”

“It’s really exceptional to have the MCX Rattler recognized for its performance, versatility, and compact size with a 2018 Editors’ Choice Award from ON TARGET magazine,” continued Taylor.  “The popularity of the MCX Rattler platform is the driving force behind the rapid expansion of this product line for 2019.  Recently, we launched the MCX Rattler Canebrake, created for the consumer that wants to run the system suppressed without purchasing additional parts, and we are set to announce another expansion very soon based on consumer feedback.”

About SIG SAUER, Inc.
SIG SAUER, Inc. is a leading provider and manufacturer of firearms, electro-optics, ammunition, 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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IWB Profile Holster: Glock G43X / G48

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Jenks, Oklahoma (February 2019) – It was only a matter of time before Glock answered the call for increased round capacity for their Slimline series. Both the Glock 43X and longer slide G48 boast a comfortable, longer grip which offers the added magazine capacity of 10+1. With the Slimline pair releasing this January at Shot Show it’s sure to bring Glock back into the spotlight for some concealed carry enthusiasts. Now onto the holster details that we’ve had so many questions about.

While our current Glock 43 Profile holster did fit the 43X – the fitment was not perfect. After making some design improvements on our proprietary mold tools, we are excited to announce that the holster for the Glock 43 now fits both the G43 and new G43X. With those small changes completed, the Glock 48 molding tools have also been designed and put into production.

Moving onto the mag carriers – it’s as we expected. When we released the Universal Echo Mag Carrier in January of 2018 for the Single Stack 9/40s, it was designed off the width of the G43 magazines. Due to the staggered stack design of the G43X and G48 magazines, the Double Stack 9/40 Echo is the correct carrier of choice. For clarity, here is the breakout:

Profile Holster Details

From the ground up, each Profile Holster is designed to be an ultra-concealable, minimalistic, IWB holster without the drawbacks. Distinct features such as the matte-edge finish and minimal material used facilitate in a comfortable fit providing maximum concealment for concealed carry.

Each IWB Profile holster is formed with our proprietary molding tools to the Glock 43x and Glock 48 for a snug fit with low drag. The adjustable retention along with the inherent positive retention “SNAP” ensures the firearm is secure when holstered.

Removal of extra material between the muzzle and retention screw adds to a layer of comfort without digging into the body or thigh. The trigger guard is intentionally undercut to promote a higher grip on the Glock and allow for a magazine release while the firearm is fully holstered.

From the injection molded belt clip to the soft loop option, the cant settings are easily adjustable from 0-15 degrees to allow for a perfect grip on either Glock model.

This Profile holster can be ordered in many different colors and patterns for either Right or Left handed shooters.

Holster Features:

  • Undercut trigger guard.
  • Works with Quick Clip or Softloop Kit.
  • Adjustable retention.
  • Adjust cant from 0-15 degrees.
  • Full sweat shield.
  • Rounded and matte edges.
  • Minimal material.

For more information about Tulster products, visit: www.tulster.com

About Tulster:

Located in Jenks, Oklahoma, Tulster is all about development and manufacturing of EDC (Every Day Carry) gear. From a hobby to full time, owners, Justin Courtney and Richard Hobbs strive to dream big and innovate new products to better the conceal carry market and end-user. Embracing change and always allowing for mistakes while creating a fun working environment is what Tulster is all about. Tulster products are available through Authorized Dealers and online at www.tulster.com

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Tom Pertierra, Co-Founder of National Association of Police Equipment Distributors (NAPED), Passes

The association founded by Frederick Cannon and Tom Pertierra, to provide networking opportunities for public safety distributors and suppliers, mourns the loss of long-time administrative director Pertierra.

Left to right: Buzz Wilmont, Jim Horan, Henry Tellez and Tom Pertierra.

New Bern, N.C. (February 2019) – The National Association of Police Equipment Distributors (NAPED) announce the passing of co-founder and long-time administrator, Tom Pertierra, for the 35-year old public safety, non-profit association. He was 68 years old.

Pertierra began his career in the law enforcement industry in the mid-80’s with Reed Knight. In 1984, he and Cannon co-founded NAPED to bring together distributors and suppliers within a rapidly changing public safety environment. When Cannon retired in 1990, Pertierra took over the reins of the growing association. Besides his work with NAPED, Pertierra fostered a 30-plus year relationship with Garrett Metal Detectors as their marketing partner.

“Tom left an indelible fingerprint on our association and we were grieved to hear of his passing,” James Witmer, president of NAPED and CEO of Witmer Public Safety Group Inc., explained. “As the president of NAPED and a friend, we offer our deepest condolences to his surviving wife Betsy, his family and the staff of Thomas Marketing.”

A celebration of life will be announced at a later date. Offers of condolences, cards and tributes can be sent to Betsy Pertierra at 712 E. Turkey Dr., Greenville, FL 32331. Calls can be made to the Thomas Marketing Office at 850-997-0795.

About National Association of Police Equipment Distributors (NAPED): 

NAPED was created by bringing together law enforcement distributors, industry professionals and manufacturers to form a network for the purpose of mutually sharing the vast amounts of market experience, resources and product knowledge comprised within its membership. NAPED acts as a forum for member manufacturers and distributors to form long-term, profitable relationships. www.naped.com

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IDEX 2019 – DISCOVER OUR COMPOSITE RUBBER TRACK TECHNOLOGY

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Soucy Defence Division will exhibit their world leading Composite Rubber Track (CRT) from the Canadian Pavilion at IDEX 2019. Soucy has an operationally proven system serving in conflict theatres such as Iraq and Afghanistan on Canadas M113, the UK’s BVS10 (Viking) & Norway’s CV90 vehicles.

 

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A more recent CRT trial was conducted under a joint programme with BAE Systems on a WARRIOR Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) at the UKs Armoured Trials & Development Unit where its advantages surpassed the expected capabilities.

The 5 000 km, 3-month trial was conducted to strict mission profile parameters directed by the UK MOD, ensuring the CRT was trialled in a realistic operational environment. The 5 000 km durability was fulfilled with an additional 3000 kms extrapolated by the engineering teams.

CRT is integrated onto several different Armoured Vehicles (AV) across different vehicle weight categories worldwide including, M113 variants, BRONCO, CV90 and BORSUK proving the diversity of CRT as a system.

With CRT being on average 50% lighter than conventional Steel Track (ST) and able to operate in temperatures up to 50 degrees Celsius, it is thought that more and more middle east nations will seek to integrate CRT onto their platforms such as BMP3, M109 and the MCV-80 Desert WARRIOR.

To find out more about the capabilities of CRT or ask any questions on previous trials or test results don’t hesitate and visit the Defense team at Booth 01-B60 (Canadian Pavilion – Hall 2).

Press contact: if you wish to discuss with the team on-site, or need any additional information, contact Angeline HECKEL-ELIES – Coordinator Defense Division – Angeline.heckel-elies@soucy-group.com

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Birchwood Casey Joins Official Supporters of NSSF’s First Shots Program

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NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation®(NSSF®), the trade association for the firearms industry, is pleased to announce that Birchwood Casey has agreed to be the official target sponsor for the organization’s First Shots® program. Headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, Birchwood Casey is a leading manufacturer of firearms cleaning products, targets and other shooting and range accessories.

“Supporting the First Shots program is second-nature to us, as it starts at the core of who we are as a company and employees,” said Todd Binsfeld, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Birchwood Casey. “We hope our support can start and grow the shooting sports for many individuals for years to come by providing products to enhance the enjoyment of the shooting sports.”

“We are very pleased to have Birchwood Casey on board with our First Shots program,” said Zach Snow, NSSF Director, Range Services. “Connecting new shooters with the products that make their time on the range more enjoyable is important in taking them from first-time shooter to regular shooter, and we think everyone will appreciate Birchwood’s commitment to that.”

The NSSF First Shots program recognizes that the biggest challenge for new shooters is simply getting started. First Shots eases that challenge by providing basic safety instruction and a fun, memorable introduction to target shooting. More than 43 percent of First Shots participants are converted to target shooting enthusiasts who individually spend on average more than $600 annually on their shooting sports endeavors. Birchwood Casey will be providing its popular Shoot-N-C Targets, which reveal a bright-colored dot when hit for instant shot verification, to ranges signing up to be First Shots program hosts.

Ranges of all types and sizes should consider hosting First Shots events, which can focus on an introduction to handguns, rifles or shotguns. NSSF provides host ranges with all program materials and promotional packages to help defray the overall event expenses and help attract a whole new audience to the world of shooting sports. To learn more or to begin hosting First Shots events, contact Ann Gamauf at 203-426-1320 ext. 247.

About NSSF

The National Shooting Sports Foundation is the trade association for the firearms industry. Its mission is to promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports. Formed in 1961, NSSF has a membership of more than 12,000 manufacturers, distributors, firearms retailers, shooting ranges, sportsmen’s organizations and publishers. For more information, log on to www.nssf.org.

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Blue August Represents Naroh Arms

(Jackson, TN) – Blue August, LLC, a creative marketing and public relations firm specializing in the outdoors industry, is proud to announce a new relationship with Naroh Arms.
Blue August will assist Naroh Arms in public and media relations through brand awareness, product promotion and industry presence. Blue August will draft and distribute product announcements and other company news, find and place product evaluation opportunities, and serve as a mediator between the company and media representatives.
“We are very excited for the opportunity to work with Naroh Arms,” says Josh Sykes of Blue August. “They are bringing innovation and high quality products to the firearms and outdoor industry, and we look forward to sharing great things from this brand.”
Naroh Arms is a manufacturer of high-quality AR-15 parts and creator of the Naroh N1 9mm pistol, launching later this spring. Naroh Manufacturing has been making quality precision OEM parts for major firearms manufacturers around the country for the past five years. The Naroh Arms executive team came together after years of individual experience and success working in the firearms industry.
Robert Horan, President of Naroh Arms and Naroh Manufacturing, came from a background in the aerospace machine world and jumped into a successful career in Manufacturing/Engineering for an established firearms company in 1999. In the following years, he worked in Research & Development and Manufacturing/Engineering for another successful company before leaving to join a team and follow his dream to start a gun manufacturing company. When that venture did not work out, Horan went back into Research & Development work in the industry, furthering his knowledge and experiences. His dream of starting his own company did not fade, and Horan opened Naroh Manufacturing in 2013.
Matt Bradford, General Manager, has worked in Manufacturing/Engineering and Research & Development in the firearms industry since 2001. He spent six years in this capacity with a firearms manufacturer where his expertise was critical in the design and development of six major product launches. It was during this time that Bradford met Robert Horan. He left that position to join a startup firearms company where he worked for the next three years. Following that position, he worked in Manufacturing/Engineering in the industry for another three years. Bradford joined Horan in 2013 in the opening of Naroh Manufacturing.
Nathan Adair, Director of Engineering, joined the firearms industry in 2009 after graduating from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, IN. He immediately began working in Research & Development Engineering for a firearms manufacturer where he designed and worked through product development for new firearms for eight years. While working in this capacity, Adair met both Horan and Bradford. Adair served as R&D Manager for his final year with the company. In 2017, Adair was hired as part of the Naroh team to help develop their flagship product, the Naroh N1 9mm handgun.
The Naroh team continues to build their business in the industry, while following their ambition to develop their own innovative products and supply others with top quality parts. For more information about Naroh Arms, visit
NarohArms.com. 

About Naroh Arms:


In 2013, Naroh Manufacturing began as an OEM supplier, manufacturing products for top tier gun manufacturers in the industry. Naroh Arms was launched to bring its own product line to the firearms industry, offering top quality AR-15 parts and soon, its first handgun – the Naroh N1 9mm pistol. The minds behind Naroh Arms and Naroh Manufacturing have spent years working in the firearms industry in Manufacturing/Engineering and Research and Development capacities to create some of the most innovative firearms product launches in decades. Their expertise, passion for quality and detail, and ambition to follow the dream of launching their own product line have placed these individuals together under the Naroh name.

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CRIMSON TRACE NEW CTS-1300 Reflex Sight

Crimson Trace


New CTS-1300

The CTS-1300 Electronic Sight is a Compact Open Reflex Sight for Rifles and Shotguns. Featuring a 3.25 MOA round aiming dot, the CTS-1300 will elevate your long gun’s performance instantly. Easily user-installed by utilizing an industry standard mounting interface* for pistol mounting and other aftermarket accessories including: risers, QD mounts, 45º offset mounts, etc. The CTS-1300 includes a low-profile M1913 Picatinny mount. This open reflex sight is covered by our 3 Year Protection Guaranteed warranty and our Free Batteries For Life program.

Features:

  • 3.25 MOA round aiming dot
  • Industry standard mounting interface
  • Includes low-profile M1913 Picatinny mount
  • Externally accessible battery compartment
  • Low-profile, snag-free design
  • High efficiency LED for years of maintenance-free use
  • Free Batteries For Life
  • 3 Year Limited Warranty

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EXTREMA RATIO – BD2 LUCKY

Medium sized folder of the BD series. The handle is a techno-polymer which makes it light and stiff along with its steel frame.
This is a  LINER-LOCK design for an exceptional blade lockup. It retains all BDØ characteristics and differs only in blade length. It comes with double guard to mitigate the risk of hand injury during use. Available in Black and Desert versions.

Technical Specifications:

  • Weight g.: 107
  • Weight oz.: 3,77
  • Blade Length (mm): 96
  • Blade Length (in): 3,77
  • Total Length (mm): 225
  • Total Length (in): 8,85
  • Blade Thickness (mm): 3
  • Blade Thickness (in): 0,11
  • Blade Material: BöHLER STEEL N690 (58HRC)
  • Blade Finishing: STONE WASHED
  • Main Grid: FLAT
  • Handle Material: ANTICORODAL ANODIZED ALUMINUM
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Add Stability With the new Firefield Scarab Bipod

(MANSFIELD, TEXAS) – Need some height and stability? The new Scarab Two-piece Bipod has just what you need to be victorious. Ideal for the AR platform, the Scarab is perfect for hunting, shooting from a bench and prone target shooting.

The Firefield Scarab 9-12” Two-piece Bipod is available in M-LOK (FF34025MLK) and KeyMod (FF34025KMD) to fit the needs of all shooters. A two-piece split design creates stability over monopods with the help of grip feet which grasps securely on all terrains.

The Scarab height can be modified between 9 and 12 inches, for ultimate comfortable shooting positions and feature an adjustable leg angle to fit to your shooting environment.

About Firefield®

Firefield offers force multipliers and accessories for mission-critical operations and extreme shooting sports involving rifles, shotguns and pistols. Designed for next generation shooters, boot-on-the-ground operators and serious gun enthusiasts, Firefield provides products for hard-charging, action-oriented situations. Firefield—Victory Justifies Everything®! For more information about Firefield products, visit www.fire-field.com. For media requests related to Firefield, please email mediarelations@fire-field.com.

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Crimson Trace Laser Sight BOGO Offer Continues

 

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(Wilsonville, OR)— Crimson Trace®, America’s recognized leading brand of laser sights, today announced that its popular Buy One/Get One offer, which is currently underway, will continue until February 28, 2019. Under this easy-to-follow BOGO program, customers who purchase a new Crimson Trace laser sight (with specific exceptions) between January 1, 2019 and February 28, 2019, will be eligible to receive a free Crimson Trace laser sight — the popular Rail Master® CMR-201 universal red laser sight. This program is a great value — with a Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price of $159 for the laser sight designed for use on pistols and long guns — and is widely available to shoppers and firearms owners across America. (Buyers of factory/manufacturer pre-installed Crimson Trace laser sight products, the Crimson Trace tactical weapon light series, and a CMR-208 Universal Tactical Light are not eligible for this program.)

Consumers who purchase a qualified Crimson Trace laser sight from a dealer, online, or through the Crimson Trace online store at www.crimsontrace.com, can take advantage of this offer. There is a limit of one redemption per product purchased. Additional details on this offer can be found on the company’s website.

The Crimson Trace Rail Master CMR-201 universal red laser sight features Instant Activation™ –the popular Tap-On, Tap-Off operation — and the product packaging includes four insert adapters to ensure a secure and proper fit onto pistols, rifles, and shotguns with M-1913 Picatinny and Weaver-style accessory rails. The small and lightweight CMR-201 universal laser sight is packaged with a battery, the mounting hardware, and an owner’s manual.

To participate in this offer, purchasers simply complete and submit to Crimson Trace the proof of purchase form found at www.crimsontrace.com along with the receipt and the UPC bar code from the packaging. To obtain the free Rail Master CMR-201 red laser sight, all terms and conditions of the program must be met. Once Crimson Trace verifies that purchasing conditions have been met, the company will ship the complimentary Crimson Trace Rail Master CMR-201 laser sight directly to the purchaser. Additional details on the terms and conditions of this BOGO promotion are available at Crimson Trace dealers across America and on the company’s website at www.crimsontrace.com.

Crimson Trace leads the laser sight accessory category by providing more than 400 products through 2,500+ dealers across America. Those dealers include gun stores, ranges, big box outlets, and numerous on-line retailers. Crimson Trace products can be easily installed without requiring modification of the firearm or special gunsmith skills. For more information on Crimson Trace products and dealer locations, and to obtain a free copy of the company’s catalog, visit www.crimsontrace.com or call 800-442-2406.

About Crimson Trace Corporation

Based in Oregon, Crimson Trace Corporation offers laser sights, tactical lights, electronic sights, and riflescopes focused on the tactical, long range, hunting, and self-defense customer.   The company’s riflescopes and red dot sights are engineered to meet the needs of professional users and recreational firearms and outdoor enthusiasts and incorporate numerous performance features including proprietary illuminated reticle designs.  The company’s industry leading laser sight innovations include: Lasergrips® laser sights, Laserguard® laser sights, LiNQ® wireless operated laser and light systems, and Lightguard® lights for firearms, each with Instinctive Activation™ firearm laser activation technology. Additional product lines include tactical lights and Defender Series™ and Rail Master® firearms accessories. Full details are available at www.crimsontrace.com or by calling 800-442-2406.

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1791 GUNLEATHER PARTNERS WITH UNITED SPORTING COMPANIES

Expanding Product Reach Through Superior Dealer Support

Miami, FL, U.S. – (February 6, 2019) 1791 Gunleather®, innovative manufacturer of premium hand-crafted leather and Kydex® gun holsters, has significantly expanded its U.S. sales network with the addition United Sporting Companies (USC) as their premier wholesale partner. Currently stocking 1791 Gunleather holsters and belts, USC offers dealers the opportunity to purchase from one of the largest product selections available in the hunting and shooting industry.

“United Sporting Companies has earned a stellar reputation by providing unsurpassed service to retailers and suppliers,” said 1791 Gunleather CEO, Ramiro M. Romani. “Across the industry, they’re known for their top-notch sales reps and management team. As demand for our top-quality holsters continues to grow, this relationship will allow each of us to expand our market share while at the same time deliver the highest quality products and services to our valued retail partners,” he added.

United Sporting Companies Chief Purchasing Officer, Scott Walker, said, “The quality and craftsmanship of 1791 Gunleather products is remarkable, and we’re ready to share the benefits of these beautiful holsters and belts with our independent retail customers across all 50 states. We’re always on the lookout for products that provide advantages to our dealers,” he said, “and 1791 Gunleather’s commitment to product innovation through multi-fit designs and excellent craftsmanship make them an ideal partner for us.”

“Our reputation for providing versatile, multi-fit holsters is centered around two concepts,” said Romani. “First, our multi-fit design strategy provides holsters that accommodate a wide variety of firearms through a smaller assortment of holster models. Second, the 100 percent American-made materials we use to craft our holsters are of such a high quality that all our products enjoy a lifetime warranty. We choose only the finest Certified American Heavy Native Steerhide, the best flexible woven carbon fiber, and the optimal Kydex material for each of our handcrafted holsters and gun belts.”

The full 1791 Gunleather assortment is currently available through USC including the new for 2019 Project StealthOWB holsters that combine certified American Heavy Native Steerhide with flexible, woven carbon fiber. In addition, the newest 1791 Tactical IWB Kydex holsters are also on hand.

To set up a new account with United Sporting Companies, phone 1-800-234-2612 ext. 2222, or emailnewaccounts@ellett.com. For more information about stocking 1791 Gunleather, please contact 1791 Gunleather National Sales Director, Janette Palmer at janette@1791gunleather.com.

For further details on 1791 Gunleather visit www.1791gunleather.com.

About United Sporting Companies (USC)

United Sporting Companies (USC) is a leading nationwide distributor of hunting, outdoor and marine products. USC does business over two core subsidiaries, Ellett Brothers and Jerry’s Sport Center, which were founded in 1933 and 1949, respectively. Providing the Industry’s largest product selection of over 85,000 SKUs in combination with the support of the most knowledgeable sales force in the country, USC proudly and efficiently serves over 30,000 independent retail customers across all 50 states through sales offices and distribution centers in Chapin, SC, Newberry, SC, Pittston, PA, Downingtown, PA, Dallas, TX, Sacramento, CA, Bellefontaine, OH, Salt Lake City, UT and Waite Park, MN. www.unitedsportingcompanies.com

About 1791 Gunleather

On December 15, 1791, the United States Supreme Court adopted the Second Amendment as part of the Bill of Rights, promising individuals the right to bear arms. We chose to include the year 1791 in our name to signify our deep respect for those rights. Every 1791 Gunleather and 1791 Tactical piece is handcrafted one-at-a-time using 100% American-made materials. Four generations of professional leather artisans painstakingly integrate innovative materials with high-quality components, to deliver the versatility found in each piece. From the moment you receive your 1791 Gunleather product, you’ll recognize the uniqueness and perfection that distinguishes us from our competitors. 1791 Gunleather offers a Lifetime Warranty on every single product we craft. 1791 Gunleather is perfect for any condition, and duty-ready for tactical applications as well as everyday carry.

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NSSF Launches ‘My NSSF’ Mobile App

Download the "My NSSF" Membership App

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation®(NSSF®), the trade association for the firearms industry, is pleased to announce the launch of its “My NSSF” Mobile App.

“Smartphones and tablets have streamlined commerce and customer service for thousands of businesses. Providing such efficiency to our members through the new ‘My NSSF’ Mobile App is in keeping with our commitment to delivering the services and information our members need in the best possible manner,” said Mike Vrooman, NSSF Managing Director, Member Services.

The new app is available for iPhones and iPads through the Apple Store, and for Android devices through Google Play. The download is free, and once installed, NSSF members can log in and access the NSSF Store, the association’s comprehensive industry research offerings and a wide array of resources relating to store security, and OSHA and ATF compliance. Users can also renew their membership, coordinate their company contacts to ensure all staff members are receiving NSSF communications and request assistance from NSSF staff.

“My NSSF” is available to all professionals in the firearms industry, and those who have not yet joined NSSF are encouraged to download the free app and explore the many resources the organization has to offer, including the NSSF Store, and learn how membership with the association benefits the firearms industry as a whole. New membership applications can be submitted directly through the app. For more information, visit nssf.org/membership/memberapp.

About NSSF

The National Shooting Sports Foundation is the trade association for the firearms industry. Its mission is to promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports. Formed in 1961, NSSF has a membership of more than 12,000 manufacturers, distributors, firearms retailers, shooting ranges, sportsmen’s organizations and publishers. For more information, log on to www.nssf.org.

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Alchemy Custom Weaponry Introduces New Prime Elite Model 1911

(Geneseo, IL) – Alchemy Custom Weaponry (ACW), maker of handcrafted 1911s designed by master gunsmith Rob Schauland, is pleased to introduce the new Prime Elite model 1911 for 2019.
The Prime Elite, a deluxe version of the ACW Prime, boasts elite gunsmith custom features including a NEW ACW extended magwell, a reverse crown barrel, gold bead front sight and an HRT (hostage rescue team) slide stop. Wood checkered grips are standard, but upgrades to smooth figured Walnut, Ironwood, American Holly and Ebony are also available. The Prime Elite is the highest quality and most accurate 1911 available in it’s price range. ACW offers an accuracy guarantee of 1.5 inches at 25 yards. The ACW 1911s are loaded with special features and custom designed enhancements directly from founder Rob Schauland.
Schauland’s 30-year career focusing on the 1911 has resulted in fine tuned gunsmithing skills, which are evident in the superb blending elements in his latest creation. His blending of the extended magwell is unmatched. Schauland’s custom designed front strap “Carry Comfort” checkering is unique in the industry, and offers a smoother edge for concealed carry. These types of additions enhance the Prime Elite model to a new level while maintaining an impressive price point.
The ACW Prime Elite is a .45 ACP 1911 with a proprietary forged 4140 frame and slide, and hand polished blued finish. It features a hand-fit match grade 5″ barrel, flush cut and crowned at 45 degrees. It has the ACW high grip modification, custom “Carry Comfort” front strap checkering, and checkered 1-piece billet steel magwell with rounded butt treatment and blended to the frame The medium length, smooth face trigger is set at 3.5 lbs. It comes with an  ACW fixed rear sight with serrated sight picture and a gold bead front sight. It has an artisan grade hand filed carry bevel and traditional style billet spring guide and cap. MSRP is $2,999.00 and comes with two 8-round magazines.
For more information about Alchemy Custom Weaponry, visit www.alchemy1911.com. 


About Alchemy Custom Weaponry:
Rob Schauland, the founder and chief architect of Alchemy Custom Weaponry, is a world class gunsmith whose outstanding body of work and pedigree in the realm of handcrafted, custom firearms have earned him a devoted and loyal following.
One of the top 1911 experts in the field, his faithful yet innovative redesign and painstaking reproduction of the John Browning classic have resulted in a set of handmade, hand-fit guns that are every bit as precise and reliable as they are stunning.
A master of Old World Craftsmanship, Schauland’s artisanship is a prime example of American exceptionalism at its finest and is matched only by his superior work ethic, dedication to perfecting his craft, and adherence to uncompromising standards.
Alchemy Custom Weaponry is a division of Cabot Gun Co, LLC.

 

 

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Glock 43X, 48 and ZEV Technologies OZ9

Paul Levy shows us the brand-new Glock® G43X and G48 pistols. The G43X is the wildly popular G43 9mm EDC pistol with the length and thickness of the grip bumped up just enough to accommodate a 10-round magazine – that’s FOUR (4!) more rounds than the G43.

The G48 has the G43X frame topped with a G19-length slide – for those who want a carry pistol with a longer sight radius and more muzzle velocity.

The ZEV Technologies OZ9, a “feature-rich” 9mm/17-rd pistol whose polymer frame has a full-length steel chassis inside, not just the steel slide rails typical of most poly-framed pistols. This makes the OZ9 a very stable, smooth-shooting competition pistol. It also has a Trijicon RMR mounting slot, an oversized mag release button, a flared magwell opening, and MUCH more.

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Vara Safety Partners with Laura Burgess Marketing (LBM)

Vara Safety signs LBM to grow awareness of Reach, a biometric handgun safe designed for immediate access with reliable security.


Latham, N.Y. (February 2019)
Vara Safety, a young start-up combining biometric technology and precision manufacturing delivering real solutions to firearms accessibility and safety, has partnered with Laura Burgess Marketing to create awareness at the consumer level of the benefits provided by Reach.

The concept behind Reach, a biometric handgun “safe”, is the brainchild of Timothy Oh, a winner of the prestigious New York Business Plan Competition in 2016 that provided the seed money for his start-up company. Oh conducted research at the Los Angeles Police Department, where he discovered that even law enforcement officers face the challenge of choosing between immediate access or safe storage for their defensive handgun when they go home to their families. The problem was that locking up your handgun prevented immediate access in a potential emergency, especially under stress or in the dark. On the other hand, an unsecured handgun posed potential issues in regards to children or unauthorized individuals gaining access. With this in mind, Reach was designed enable both access and security without compromise. After creating dozens of prototypes and testing it with over 1,500 gun owners over several years of development, an effective firearm safe was created for enabling better home protection and safety.

“We are bringing to market a unique solution for gun owners that does not compromise on safety or access to a home protection handgun. LBM will provide the channels through which we can educate consumers on the many advantages of the Reach system,” Oh explained.

“To work with an innovative young company bringing a new level of technology to benefit firearms owners is an honor and pleasure,” Laura Burgess, president of LBM, added. “We look forward to driving content through our media partners to consumers and building a loyal following to Vara Safety products for the home, office and automobile.”

The first customer orders will ship in summer. Vara Safety will launch a pre-order campaign in mid-March through an email sign up on their website. Vara Safety is offering an exclusive $100 off the retail price of $299 a unit for signing up. The Reach Safe includes a Holster Insert (of the customer’s choice), charging mount, mounting hardware, charging cable, backup keys and user guide.

For more information on Vara Safety and their unique biometric firearms safe, Reach, visit www.varasafety.com.

About Vara Safety:

Incorporated in August 2017 and located in upper New York State, Vara Safety is a company dedicated to bringing the latest biometric technology to firearms safety. The first product is Reach, a patented biometric handgun safe that allows the user to simultaneously unlock the firearm using a fingerprint reader while drawing the handgun in ready and safe position, will be available to consumers in the summer of 2019. www.varasafety.com

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, Big Horn Armory, Cimarron Firearms Company, Copper Basin Gear, Crosstac, DNA Labs International, DoubleStar Corp., Go West Trading and American Reserve Munitions, Lyman Products, MasterPiece Arms Inc., Morphix Technologies, National Association of Police Equipment Distributors, Parabon NanoLabs, Shell Shock Technologies, Tasmanian Tiger USA and Vara Safety. Laura Burgess Marketing is headquartered in New Bern, North Carolina, with a satellite office in Maryland. www.lauraburgess.com

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Max Michel Opens 2019 with a Big Win for Team SIG Using ROMEO3MAX Open Reflex Sight

NEWINGTON, N.H., (February 7, 2019) – SIG SAUER, Inc. congratulates Team SIG Captain, Max Michel for kicking-off 2019 with a big win in his first match of the competitive shooting season for Team SIG.  Michel competed in the 2019 Miami Open held January 11th through January 13th at the Homestead Training Center in Homestead, Florida and claimed first place in the Carry Optics Division.

Max Michel Opens 2019 with a Big Win for Team SIG Using ROMEO3MAX Open Reflex Sight

“This is a great start to the 2019 competition season for Team SIG.  Max’s intensity and continued focus on the Carry Optics division is bringing home wins for Team SIG and driving product development,” began Tom Taylor, Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President, Commercial Sales, SIG SAUER, Inc. “Max has been working for years with the design and engineering team at SIG SAUER Electro-Optics to develop a high-performance, competition open reflex carry sight that we’ve named the ROMEO3MAX.  This was the first time he competed with the ROMEO3MAX and we couldn’t be more pleased with the results.”

To claim his first place finish at the 2019 Miami Open, Max competed through 12 courses of fire, winning 11 using his P320X5, the newly developed ROMEO3MAX open reflex sight, and SIG SAUER Match Elite Pistol Competition Ammunition.

“The Miami Open was my first time running the ROMEO3MAX and it ran perfectly from start to finish.  The sun was brutal in Miami for this competition, and while others had issues with their optics, the ROMEO3MAX performed flawlessly,” added Michel.

The ROMEO3MAX is a compact, open reflex sight featuring a 30mm Max round lens design for superior field-of-view, a special red-notch filter for vivid red dot and unrivaled optical clarity, 6 MOA dot size for rapid target engagement, twelve illumination intensity levels, MOTAC activation, and up to 20,000 hours of runtime.  The sight is machined from aircraft grade aluminum in a matte black finish, with a side-loading battery tray, and waterproof (IPX-7 rated).

“We’ve been working with Max for over two years to optimize the design of the ROMEO3MAX reflex sight for competition pistol shooters and USPSA Open Gun Division mount configurations, and we could not be more proud of the result, and his positive feedback the first time running the optic in competition,” said Andy York, President, SIG SAUER Electro-Optics.  “The ROMEO3MAX will be shipping July 2019, and congratulations to Max on what I’m sure is the first of many wins for 2019.”

The SIG SAUER Match Elite Pistol Competition Ammunition used by Max Michel in the 2019 Miami Open is available for purchase at sigsauer.com/store.

About SIG SAUER, Inc.
SIG SAUER, Inc. is a leading provider and manufacturer of firearms, electro-optics, ammunition, 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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Kahr Arms Announces Spring 2019 Rebate Program

 

 

(Greeley, PA) – Kahr Firearms Group, a leader in innovative firearms design and manufacturing, is pleased to announce its Spring 2019 Consumer Rebate Program.
Kahr Arms is offering a $45 Consumer Rebate for all new Kahr pistols purchased from February 1 to May 31, 2019. Purchasers can create an online account and submit the online form, along with the serial number and a photo proof of the receipt with the date of purchase, at
shopkahrfirearmsgroup.com. Kahr Arms will verify the serial number and receipt and send a $45.00 coupon code by email to be redeemed at shopkahrfirearmsgroup.com.
Only online rebates will be accepted (no fax or mail). The online rebate form will be closed on July 31, 2019. Terms and conditions apply. Customers must be 21 years or older to participate. The terms, conditions and duration of this offer are subject to change without notice. All requests for the $45 Consumer Rebate must be submitted from the Kahr Firearms Group Pro Shop website at
shopkahrfirearmsgroup.com.
*A participant will receive a coupon code to be redeemed on the website. Offer void where prohibited by law, subject to tax, or otherwise restricted. This offer is valid only to U.S. residents in the United States. This offer cannot be combined with any other Kahr Firearms Group offer and applies to individual sales of newly manufactured firearms purchased from authorized dealers. For more information, email promotions@kahr.com or visit shopkahrfirearmsgroup.com.

For more information about Kahr Firearms Group products, visit www.kahr.com, www.magnumresearch.com, www.auto-ordnance.com or www.customdeserteagle.com.

About Kahr Firearms Group:
Kahr Firearms Group, formed in 2012, includes Kahr Arms, Auto-Ordnance and Magnum Research.  KFG Headquarters reside in Greeley, Pennsylvania. Kahr Arms produces small concealable handguns in .380, 9mm, .40 and .45ACP. Auto-Ordnance is the maker of the famous “Tommy Gun”, M1 Carbine and WW2 GI Model 1911. Magnum Research Inc., designer and producer of the world renowned Desert Eagle Pistol, Baby Eagle, MLR .22LR and .22Mag Rifles and BFR Revolvers. All three companies are proudly located in the USA.

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CONGRESSIONAL CAUCUS or BABALU AYE

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Well readers we’ve made it through another week and its time for a little R&R. It’s also time for our weekly shoot the shit. That social interaction where participants can discuss any topic, but unlike more formal events where participants need to know what they’re talking about, a shoot the shit does not require participants to know anything. It’s as close to a Congressional meeting as you can get. So, participants are free to make any unsupported comment, use uncensored profanity, insult anyone they wish or change the subject altogether. A weekly shoot the shit will keep you from having to pay $150 hour to someone that studied psychology so they could understand themselves. So let’s get started…

You’ve undoubtedly herd of Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who I affectionately refer to as “Ding Bat”, represents New York’s 14th Congressional District (Eastern Bronx and North Central Queens). I can accept that she’s energetic, charming and cute, but add to that clueless. I’m not entirely sure what she studied at Boston University but she definitely missed study hall. I’d love to see her official college transcript. The poor woman’s ideas give anal extraction a new and expanded meaning and 14th Congressional District voters are paying $250K fully loaded a year plus travel and staff costs along with offices in the 14th District – unbelievable. Someone should tell AOC that the expulsion of intestinal putrefaction from cows and humans is methane (CH4) along with traces of sulfur dioxide and other gases. What AOC doesn’t get is that her policies will ensure that the number of “ordinary” people in the country would increase exponentially. Nancy Pelosi better get a handle on her Party.

As I watched AOC and her group of clad in white women , I did not see a group of serious, patriotic and dedicated professional problem solvers. I saw what reminded me of a Santeria shindig minus the chicken and BABLU AYE music.

Recognizing that readers may not be familiar with Santeria I’ll give you a brief expose’.

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Santeria Gathering Congressional Women at SOTU

The only thing missing from the Ocasio-Cortez Congressional group was the dead chicken ritual and a little music. If you hung out for whatever reason in Central America or Northern and Central South America you’ve undoubtedly seen some dead chickens on some door steps. The form changes from region to region, but, by far, the best is the Cuban dead chicken. The chicken’s throat is cut its breast is cut open then grains of corn and coins are placed inside. Taking the coins will curse you unless you wash them in your own urine. I kid you not!

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I hope you’ve enjoyed this week’s shoot the shit. Get a little rest and spend some quality time with your buds and family.

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GLOCK PERFECTION STRIKES AGAIN

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Say what you will, critique what have you but one thing is certain, Glock Inc. has a solid handle on building some of the best pistols around, and the company’s line of Slim Line pistols is but one example of Glock’s Perfection. We’ll test drive it this coming March, kick the tires and look under the hood. But, there’s a lot to like about Glock’s new G48 9×19.

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Norma Introduces TIPSTRIKE – A New Line of Hunting Ammunition with Unique Game-Stopping Power

Norma® is pleased to announce the availability of TIPSTRIKE™, a new line of hunting ammunition designed for stopping power, excellent energy transfer and penetration deep enough to reach the vital organs of big game. TIPSTRIKE is the ideal hunting ammunition for big game hunters who demand drop-dead results.

At the heart of the TIPSTRIKE design is a polymer tip that ensures expansion and gives a devastating shock effect due to the construction of the bullet jacket. To maintain a high weight retention, the jacket is reinforced with a mechanical lock, thus making TIPSTRIKE an outstanding bullet for shots where an immediate stop is crucial.

“TIPSTRIKE is a great all-around hunting cartridge that is designed to deliver a clean kill on even the toughest of big game,” said Paul Lemke, General Manager for RUAG Ammotec USA. “With the perfect combination of enhanced penetration and delayed expansion, TIPSTRIKE ensures that hunters across the country won’t have to spend time tracking wounded game this fall.”

TIPSTRIKE is available in the following configurations:

  • 243 Win 76gr TIPSTRIKE
  • 280 Rem 160gr TIPSTRIKE
  • 300 Win Mag 170gr TIPSTRIKE
  • 30-06 170gr TIPSTRIKE
  • 308 Win 170gr TIPSTRIKE
  • 7mm Rem Mag 160gr TIPSTRIKE
  • 7mm-08 Rem 160gr TIPSTRIKE
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Crimson Trace Celebrates 25 Year Anniversary

 

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(Wilsonville, OR)— Crimson Trace®, America’s leading laser sight manufacturer, began business in the backroom of a machine shop in 1994. It was a typical rainy Oregon day when founder Lew Danielson filled out and submitted the paperwork to launch the world’s premier laser sight manufacturer. In the days that followed, customers sent their GLOCK® pistols in for machining, wiring and installation of an embedded laser diode. Those laser sights continue to be serviced today—a strong commitment to the many loyal customers. Great customer service has been a cornerstone of business for Crimson Trace across the decades and years, and in 2019 those years in business equals 25—a quarter century.

The 25 years in business for Crimson Trace have seen many milestones, such as the release of the Lasergrips® laser sights for the popular 1911 pistols, and the LiNQ® wireless remote activation technology for laser sights and lights for MSR rifles. Crimson Trace also began the Free Batteries for Life program and introduced firearms owners to the patented Instinctive Activation™ laser sight engagement system. Laserguard®, Rail Master® and other laser sights have added to the numerous product lines the company offers to customers, including law enforcement and military units. The company added green laser diodes to numerous laser sights beginning in 2012. Recently, Crimson Trace added tactical lights, red dot sights and riflescopes to the growing product categories.

The 25 years at Crimson Trace have resulted in numerous prestigious recognitions, including a 2017 NRA American Rifleman Golden Bullseye Award for LiNQ, being noted as America’s Top Brand by Southwick Associates, several Academy of Excellence awards, many shooting sports industry awards and many patents for innovation and product designs. The company also sponsors many events in the shooting industry and launched the Midnight 3-Gun shooting competition in 2012. That all-night competition in the sandy desert required the use of laser sights and lights to complete the numerous shooting challenges.

In honor of 25 years of service to America’s firearms owners, in 2019 Crimson Trace is giving away numerous special firearms equipped with laser sights or tactical lights. These will be awarded each month in a special 25/25/25 drawing. Details are at http://www.crimsontrace.com.

Crimson Trace works with many firearms manufacturers in product designs and special product packages. Those manufacturers include Browning®, Kimber®, Remington®, Smith & Wesson®, and others. Many firearms manufacturers and retailers across America offer various firearms with Crimson Trace laser sights pre-installed.

Crimson Trace continues to lead the laser sight accessory category by offering products through 2,500+ dealers across America. The company’s products can be easily installed without requiring modification of the firearm —or special gunsmith skills. For more information on Crimson Trace products, dealer locations, and to obtain a free copy of the company’s catalog, visit www.crimsontrace.com or call 800-442-2406.

About Crimson Trace Corporation

Based in Oregon, Crimson Trace Corporation offers laser sights, tactical lights, electronic sights, and riflescopes focused on the tactical, long range, hunting, and self-defense customer.   The company’s riflescopes and red dot sights are engineered to meet the needs of professional users and recreational firearms and outdoor enthusiasts and incorporate numerous performance features including proprietary illuminated reticle designs.  The company’s industry leading laser sight innovations include: Lasergrips® laser sights, Laserguard® laser sights, LiNQ® wireless operated laser and light systems, and Lightguard® lights for firearms, each with Instinctive Activation™ firearm laser activation technology. Additional product lines include tactical lights and Defender Series™ and Rail Master® firearms accessories. Full details are available at www.crimsontrace.com or by calling 800-442-2406.

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SIG SAUER M18 Sets New Standard for U.S. Army’s Modular Handgun System (MHS) Reliability Testing

 

NEWINGTON, N.H., (February 5, 2019) –SIG SAUER, Inc. is proud to announce the M18, the compact variant of the U.S. Army’s Modular Handgun System (MHS), has successfully completed a recent Lot Acceptance Test (LAT) with zero stoppages during the required MHS Material Reliability Testing.

SIG SAUER M18 Sets New Standard for U.S. Army’s Modular Handgun System (MHS) Reliability Testing

Historically, Lot Acceptance Testing would include testing handguns to 5,000 rounds and allow for up to 12 stoppages to pass.  The recent MHS Material Reliability Test consisted of firing three M18 pistols to an unprecedented 12,000 rounds each, and in an extraordinary display of reliability, the M18 performed with zero stoppages. Additionally, despite undergoing this level of strenuous testing the M18 passed a parts interchange test, met all of the stringent accuracy and dispersion requirements, was tested for firing pin indent and trigger pull measurements to ensure consistency, and conformed to all workmanship standards.

The success of the MHS program, and the performance of both the M17 and M18 pistols, was further confirmed in the recently published Director of Operation Testing and Evaluation (DOT&E) Annual Report, which provides an independent review and analysis of the U.S. Department of Defense weapons systems.  The report states that, “the MHS meets or exceeds requirements for accuracy, lethality, ergonomics, and safety,” in addition to stating that, “both the XM17 and the XM18 are operationally effective and suitable.”

Ron Cohen, President & CEO of SIG SAUER, Inc., began, “the results of this testing for the M18 pistol is truly impressive. The M18 withstood the harsh testing and performance requirements set forth in the MHS contract and has set a new standard for reliability in service pistols.”

The M18 is a 9mm, striker-fired pistol featuring a coyote-tan PVD coated stainless steel slide with black controls. The pistol is equipped with SIGLITE front night sights and removable night sight rear plate, and manual safety.

After one of the most rigorous and highly competitive selection processes in the history of military firearms, SIG SAUER was awarded the Modular Handgun System (MHS) contract for the full-size M17 and the compact M18 with the P320-based pistol platform. Both the M17 and M18 pistols are being adopted by the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard. The MHS contract was awarded to SIG SAUER in January 2017 for delivery of 480,000 pistols over a period of ten years; to date SIG SAUER has delivered over 20,000 pistols.

“For this testing the U.S. Army set very high standards for quality and performance, and at SIG we relish the opportunity to meet a challenge and exceed expectations. The performance of the M18 not only surpassed the U.S. Army’s testing requirements, its performance was simply outstanding and nothing short of perfection,” concluded Cohen.

About SIG SAUER, Inc.
SIG SAUER, Inc. is a leading provider and manufacturer of firearms, electro-optics, ammunition, 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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New Mailing Address For NFA Forms

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As of February 1, 2019, the mailing address for NFA forms and applications has changed from Atlanta, Georgia to Portland, Oregon. The new address for Form 1 & 4 submissions is:

National Firearms Act Division (ATF Form 1 and Form 4)
P.O. Box 5015
Portland, OR 97208-5015

The change in address comes as a result of the NFA Division’s new contract with US Bank to process all NFA tax-related payments. Applications sent to the Bank of America address in Atlanta will be forwarded for the next 90 days, after which they will be returned to sender. Updated ATF forms showing the new mailing address can be downloaded from ATF’s website.

If you are a dealer or manufacturer, the new address for SOT applications and renewals is:

Special Occupational Tax (SOT) – NFA (ATF Form 5630.7)
P.O. Box 6200-13
Portland, OR 97228-6200

For a complete list of new mailing addresses, read the full ATF Press Release here:

https://www.atf.gov/resource-center/new-mailing-addresses-many-atf-registration-forms

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Howard Leight Blocks Out the Noise at SHOT Show

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New products, special appearances, and extensive buyer and media Interest highlight hearing- and eye-protection pioneer’s big week in Vegas

WESTWOOD, Mass. (February 5, 2019) – More than 2,500 people stopped by the Howard LeightTM Shooting Sports booth during last week’s 2019 SHOT Show to check out the latest in hearing and eye protection for shooters and hunters.

New in the exhibit space for 2019 was a sound booth where visitors could test electronic earmuffs, personally experiencing how the sounds of a series of gunshots ranging from pistols to rifles are safely reduced by Howard Leight ImpactTM Sport, Impact Sport BOLT and Impact Pro protective muffs to a safe 82 decibels.

Retired Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Will Markham of Tampa, Florida was the lucky winner of the massive Howard Leight Prize Package.

Two presentations by top-tier multigun competitor and Howard Leight Pro Ambassador, Travis Gibson, were also a hit, as was a fantastic giveaway of a $10,000 prize package featuring Howard Leight electronic earmuffs, shooting glasses, MuckTM boots, Vortex optics, MGM targets, Warne MSR mounting kits, a Safariland gift certificate and a Caracal competition rifle. 

The prize package was won by retired Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Will Markham, director of operations for the Special Operations Warrior Foundation, in Tampa, Florida. Markham, who Howard Leight later learned was instrumental in the battle to liberate Kabul, Afghanistan from the Taliban after 9/11, was elated at the news he had won, noting, “This will go to very good use, including some outdoors excursions with our Gold Star families [family members of a fallen service member] and wounded warriors.”

Chris Leight, national sales manager for consumer markets at Honeywell Safety Products, said, “The 2019 SHOT Show was very good for us. The sound booth was a big hit and industry buyers and the media liked the new MultiCam® patterns of our popular Impact Sport line of electronic muffs (MultiCam alpine, standard and black shown below). We had many new potential accounts come by and express interest in signing up with our wholesalers, as well as a number of dotcom outlets.”

Howard Leight Retail Product Marketing Manager, Mercedes Sune-Weaver, speaks with a representative of the media at SHOT Show Industry Day at the Range.

Howard Leight Shooting Sports also debuted the new Uvex Acadia™ and Uvex Hypershock™ shooting glasses. The premium lenses of these stylish glasses meet or exceed rigid American National Standards Institute (ANSI) 787+ high-velocity impact standards and feature Howard Leight’s proven anti-scratch and anti-fog coatings, all while preserving affordable price points. Howard Leight and Uvex have been at the top of the industrial safety eyewear market for decades, and the company is now using that vast expertise to bring exceptional quality shooting glasses to the sporting/recreational market.

“Howard Leight Shooting Sports offers a growing selection of styles featuring a choice of several available lens tints for any shooting application… all with great protection, low price points, and excellent optical quality,” says Leight. Several models on display at SHOT featured Howard Leight’s remarkable new HydroShieldTMcoating. “Our anti-fog coatings are so important in the world of shooting,” Leight adds. “If glasses fog up, people take them off and they’re no longer protected.” He adds that he sees growing awareness among consumers and retailers that ultra-high price points don’t always equate to a quality set of shooting or safety glasses. And, many sunglasses, which some shooters wear, are not safety rated. “Without lenses meeting high-velocity impact standards, you don’t have adequate eye protection,” he says.

“Our products are designed for that large market of people who can be rough on their gear, hardcore users who tend to scratch things up, bang them up. Fit, comfort and protection are the three main qualities of both hearing and eye protection,” Leight says. “If any of those are compromised, the consumer won’t wear it. We’re making sure we cover the bases across all of these important attributes.”

ABOUT HONEYWELL HOWARD LEIGHT

Honeywell Safety Products empower individuals and families across the globe to enjoy more and worry less. Our industry leading hearing and eye protection help people to more safely enjoy the events and activities they love. Our broad selection of comfortable and stylish protective eyewear delivers safety without compromise, many of which meet ANSI high-impact standards and offer UVA/UVB protection. Building on over 30 years of innovation, we’re continually developing new designs, materials and technologies to enhance comfort and protection for industry trade professionals, recreational and competitive shooters, DIY homeowners, and all fans of live music and sporting events. Whatever your passion, trust Howard Leight to block out the noise so you can listen to what’s important, while staying safely focused on the big moments that matter. Learn more at howardleight.com.

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