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After much waiting and anticipation, we finally have Muninns back in stock. The smaller companion to the Hugginn. Some people say it the perfect EDC knife. Pick one up and find out for yourself. Comes with with slimline uberscabbard + optional Discreet Carry Concept Gear Clip. Chattanooga leatherworks scabbards are on order and will in within a few weeks.
More info/purchase:

Odin’s Ravens – Huginn and Muninn fixed blades — from @rob_orlando_photography
O’er Mithgarth Huginn and Muninn both
Each day set forth to fly;
For Huginn I fear lest he come not home,
But for Muninn my care is more.

We have had a lot of requests to add the G48/G43x mag carrier combo to the line so here it is. I use a mag carrier combo personally everyday. Pick one up and you will see why. We also have Huginn G48/G43X avalable.
Shown here: Muninn with G48/G43x mag carrier combo. Bronze Two ToneTitanium St Michael Protection Pendant
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ASGARD Appoints Industry Veteran Amy Coyne as Chief Executive Officer of Revision Military LTD




ESSEX JUNCTION, VERMONT (October 10, 2019) – Revision Military Limited (“Revision” or the “Company”), an ASGARD Partners & Co. (“ASGARD”) portfolio company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Amy Coyne as Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”).

Ms. Coyne has over 23 years of professional experience and has held several leadership roles touching all facets of the tactical equipment industry. Most recently, Ms. Coyne was selected to lead ASGARD’s portfolio company Wild Things, LLC, where she has led the team through the revitalization of an industry legacy brand now experiencing significant growth and success. Ms. Coyne previously was the Vice President of the Organizational Clothing and Individual Equipment (“OCIE”) Market at ADS Inc. (“ADS”). In that role, Ms. Coyne oversaw the entire OCIE market category for ADS, the premier equipment, procurement, support, and logistics solutions specialist to the U.S. Military and Department of Defense (“DoD”). She was responsible for establishing the strategic vision and developing executable plans for the OCIE market.

Prior to this role at ADS, Amy was President and CEO with Propper International. In this position, Ms. Coyne was responsible for leading and overseeing one of the largest official apparel and gear suppliers to the U.S. Armed Forces, which has manufactured over 120 million garments for the U.S. DoD – Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard and Special Forces and law enforcement and tactical retail stores across the country.

“We think very highly of Amy, and her vast experience in the OCIE market coupled with her outstanding leadership skills makes her the best choice to step in as CEO of Revision’s eyewear business. We have no doubt that the team at Revision will thrive and grow under Amy’s guidance,” said Karan Rai, Founder and Managing Partner of ASGARD.

“I am thrilled to join the talented and passionate team at Revision,” said Amy Coyne, CEO. “We have a unique opportunity here at Revision to build upon the Company’s strong heritage and, with an intense focus on the optics business, expand our product offering and pursue new market channels.”

ASGARD acquired the eyewear business of Revision Military Ltd. on September 27, 2019, including the protective eyewear product line, the world-renowned Revision name and branding, the Essex, Vermont 53,000 square foot manufacturing operation and team of 130 employees. Under the guidance of ASGARD and new CEO Amy Coyne, the Company will expand capabilities to pursue new growth opportunities and support the needs of existing customers. Amy Coyne will maintain her role as CEO of Wild Things, LLC and continue her responsibilities with that company.

Amy Coyne Named Chief Exeuctive Officer

Above: Revision Military Ltd, an ASGARD Partners & Co. portfolio company, announced that industry veteran Amy Coyne has joined as Chief Executive Officer.


ASGARD Partners & Co. is a private equity firm based in New York that primarily invests in founder, family, and management-owned companies. ASGARD predominantly focuses on manufacturing, services and distribution businesses, with ties to defense, government or aerospace markets, located in North America. The partners at ASGARD form a cohesive team, with decades of investing and operating experience, well‐suited to drive value and assist companies with transformational change. The firm invests in all forms of corporate divestitures, management buyouts, recapitalizations, generational ownership transitions, and going-private transactions. ASGARD believes business is a powerful platform that can change the world for the better and is committed to serving entrepreneurs, companies, and investors that share this belief. For more information about the firm, please visit https://asgardpartners.com.


Revision develops and delivers purpose-built eye protection for military and tactical use worldwide. Revision specializes in integration for the optimum and necessary balance of protection and performance. To that end, Revision brings together the most advanced expertise, state-of-the-art technology, and finest technical minds. The Company is headquartered in Essex Junction, Vermont, USA. For more information, visit www.revisionmilitary.com, write media@revisionmilitary.com, or call +1 802-879-7002.

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Cover and Concealment – Pistol: Gunsite Academy NOW! Vol. 1

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Richard Mann, host of Gunsite Academy NOW!, and Gunsite Academy Instructor Eric Ingersoll discuss and demonstrate the difference between cover and concealment – they aren’t the same – when it comes to defense with a pistol. Filmed on location at Gunsite Academy with Panteao Productions.

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Steve “Mato” Matulewicz Joins SENTRY Products Group Board of Directors

Virginia Beach, Virginia, (October 10, 2019)SENTRY Products Group, a leading manufacturer and distributor of products focused on protection, storage, and transportation of outdoor, military, and law enforcement equipment, is pleased to announce Steve “Mato” Matulewicz has joined the SENTRY Board of Directors. Mato brings his depth of experience in sales and operations to the SENTRY Board of Directors, in addition to a distinguished career as a U.S. Navy SEAL.

“We are honored to add Mato to the SENTRY Board of Directors. Mato’s knowledge from his corporate positions, combined with his leadership and training as a U.S. Navy SEAL, makes him an outstanding addition to our Board of Directors,” began Mike Noell, Founder and CEO of SENTRY. “Having worked with Mato in both his corporate capacities and the SEAL Teams, he is the perfect fit for SENTRY, and we look forward to his input and guidance in the development of our expanding product lines.”

Mato is currently Vice President of the SIG SAUER Academy overseeing the daily operations of a 140-acre facility providing the highest quality firearms instruction and tactical training in the world, and the SIG SAUER Academy Pro Shop in Epping, New Hampshire. Previously, Mato was the Executive Director of Global Defense Sales for SIG SAUER, Executive Director-Special Operations Division at ATK/BLACKHAWK!, and Vice President of Sales Operations BLACKHAWK! Products Group.

As a U.S. Navy SEAL, Mato served for 24-years retiring at the rank of Command Master Chief. He has held numerous executive/leadership positions as a U.S. Navy SEAL including the Naval Special Warfare Development Group (Squadron Command Master Chief), SEAL Team TWO (Command Master Chief), and Naval Special Warfare Advanced Training Command (Command Master Chief).

“I am excited about the opportunity to join the SENTRY Board of Directors, and look forward to lending my experience to positively influence the growth of the company, and to advance its mission of Live to Protect,” added Matulewicz.

Mato also sits on the Board of Directors for the National UDT/SEAL Museum, holds a Bachelor of Science Degree (Excelsior College, Albany, NY), attended the U.S. Navy Senior Enlisted and Command Master Chief Academy’s (Naval War College, RI), and is Six Sigma Lean Manufacturing Certified (Old Dominion University).

About SENTRY Products Group, LLC:

Headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia with distribution world-wide SENTRY designs, manufactures and distributes products focused on protection, storage, and transportation of Outdoor, Military and Law Enforcement equipment. To learn more about SENTRY Products Group visit sentryltp.com.

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NSSF Welcomes Federal Court’s Dismissal of Case Against Firearms Manufacturers

October 10, 2019

NSSF The Firearms Industry Trade Association

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®) welcomes the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio Eastern Division’s dismissal with prejudice of the Primus Group v. Smith & Wesson, et. al. case. The decision was delivered Oct. 9, brushing aside the frivolous claims against several AR-15 firearms manufacturers, including Smith & Wesson, Remington Arms Company, Sig Sauer, Sturm, Ruger & Company, Colt’s Manufacturing and Armalite.

“This decision by the federal judge to dismiss with prejudice this frivolous case is pleasing, if not unexpected,” said Lawrence G. Keane, NSSF Senior Vice President of Government Relations and Public Affairs and General Counsel. “These are lawful and federally-regulated AR-15 modern sporting rifle manufacturers that make semiautomatic rifles for lawful purposes. The judge was absolutely correct to assert that the proper venue to establish public firearms policy is through the legislature and not the courts.”

Primus Group, LLC, is an entertainment venue in Columbus, Ohio. The limited liability company filed suit after the tragic murders in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio. They claimed racketeering, intentional misrepresentation claims and “a clear and present danger” of all American lives due to “assault weapons.” The modern sporting rifles manufactured and sold by the companies named as defendants are semiautomatic rifles, meaning one round is fired for each trigger pull.

The court found the plaintiffs had no standing to bring the case against the defendants. This decision rightfully asserts that those who purposefully and criminally misuse firearms are the ones who are responsible for those crimes. It further affirms that activist lawsuits to prompt judicial action are not the proper avenue to establish policy.

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 thousands of manufacturers, distributors, firearms retailers, shooting ranges, sportsmen’s organizations and publishers nationwide. For more information, log on to www.nssf.org.

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RCBS Introduces Its Fastest and Most Accurate Powder Dispenser – The MatchMaster.


MatchMaster Powder Dispenser. Precision 0.04 Grain Accuracy with Dual Tube Dispensing Technology.

MatchMaster_98941_Ad_July2019OVERLAND PARK, Kansas – October 10, 2019 – RCBS, the leading manufacturer of ammunition reloading equipment for rifles and pistols, announced today that it has released the company’s fastest and most accurate powder dispenser with the launch of the new RCBS MatchMaster. Featuring precise 0.04 grain consistent measurements and a new patent pending dual tube dispensing technology for enhanced speed, the new RCBS Matchmaster saves users precious time on the reloading bench while promoting maximum accuracy.

Among its many design enhancements, the one-piece Matchmaster unit features an LCD touchscreen display that is Bluetooth compatible with the new RCBS app. This exclusive compatibility provides complete user control to calibrate scales and dispense powder in auto or manual modes. With pre-configured powder types readily accessible, handloaders now have the ability to create and or modify their own customized powder configurations in order to easily fine tune their favorite loads.

Through the MatchMaster’s patent pending dual tube dispensing technology, the dispenser is capable of delivering quick charges, each delivering between 0.10 and 0.04 grain accuracy every time. This consistency allows handloaders to obtain the most reliable performance possible while promoting confidence in each individual round.

The MatchMaster delivers charges in two mode configurations: Standard mode and Match mode. Standard mode drops charges to 0.10 grain accuracy in under 20 seconds while the Match mode drops charges to 0.04 grain accuracy. Other standard features include a patent-pending Bottom Drain function with Open Drain Alert. This exclusive combination ensures users will never experience unwanted powder on their bench when filling the dispenser.

“The new RCBS Matchmaster has taken powder dispensing and weighing to the next level,” said Will Hemeyer, Sr. Product Line Manager for RCBS. “With its user adjustable powder settings, Bluetooth compatibility, and revolutionary dual tube dispense technology, the Matchmaster reduces reloading time and simplifies the entire operation all while maintaining zero impact to charge accuracy.”

RCBS is the leading manufacturer of ammunition reloading equipment for rifles and pistols, offering reloading equipment throughout the world. To learn more about the new MatchMaster Powder Dispenser, visit https://www.rcbs.com/matchmaster-powder-dispenser.html

For new product sheets and high-resolution images, access the online press kit: http://media.vistaoutdoor.com/p/RC/1207.aspx

About RCBS

RCBS has dedicated itself to the craft of reloading ammunition since it was founded in 1943. RCBS started with one simple bullet die and has grown into the leading manufacturer of reloading equipment for rifles and pistols. Reloading is an exact process with tight tolerances. It requires precision and skill to be done correctly. That’s why RCBS makes state-of-the-art products – everything from presses, dies, shell holders, powder measurers and priming products. All are backed by RCBS’s industry-leading reputation to give you a premium reloading experience. RCBS: Precisioneered Reloading.

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Air Venturi and Steambow Announce Strategic Partnership

Air Venturi


New Collaboration Brings the Best of Archery, Airguns together

CLEVELAND, OHIO (October 10, 2019)  Air Venturi, a leading manufacturer and importer of airguns and airsoft guns is pleased to announce its partnership with Steambow GmbH, a leading manufacturer of innovative crossbows.

“We’re excited to be expanding the “power of air” to the archery industry with the Steambow / Air Venturi partnership.  We introduced bolt-shooting air powered hunting rifles under the Seneca line as our first step into the archery.  Now, as we partner with Steambow, and their innovative line of crossbows, we’re excited to continue our expansion to provide retailers and hunters something new and exciting,” says Scott Stevens, Air Venturi’s National Sales Manager.

Steambow found the perfect partner in Air Venturi.  Air Venturi’s unparalleled expertise of precharged pneumatic airguns and “everything air” makes them ideal to bring Steambow’s innovative products to the US,” stated Gerald Missbach, CEO of Steambow GmbH.

First to be released is the ONYX, the industry’s first and only one-push cocking (OPC) crossbow.  The ONYX features collapsible limbs for easier transport and an arrow speed of up to 330 fps.  But the biggest differentiator is the one-push cocking system powered by a refillable high-pressure air tank – a simple touch of a button can cock and decock the unit, thus erasing the safety concerns associated with a traditional crossbow.  With traditional crossbows, hunters need to carry them fully cocked and ready to fire.  With the ONYX, one can automatically cock the crossbow when they need it…immediately before shooting!

For additional information on the Steambow line from Air Venturi, contact Air Venturi Marketing Manager, Kristen Coss by phone: 216-292-2570 ext. 253 or email:kristen.coss@airventuri.com. Steambow GmbH contact: Chase Rohlfsen, President Rubline Marketing by phone: 319-488-6879 or by email: chase@rublinemarketingcorp.com.

For up-to-date news and information from Air Venturi, sign up for email updates direct on airventuri.com.

About Air Venturi

Air Venturi is a manufacturer and exclusive importer for international airgun, ammo and accessory manufacturers such as: Air Arms, Beeman, Evanix, Feinwerkbau, Haendler & Natermann, Hellraiser, Kral Arms, Mantis, Seneca, Springfield Armory and Western Justice. We also carry a full line of airgun products from leading manufacturers including: AirForce, Anschutz, Ataman, Benjamin, Beretta, Browning, BSA, Colt, Crosman, Daisy, Diana, Gamo, Hawke, Smith & Wesson, Tanfoglio, Umarex, Walther, Webley, Weihrauch, Winchester and many more. For more information, visit us at airventuri.com.

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Big Horn Armory Celebrates the U.S. Navy’s Birthday with Special Promotion

All new rifle purchases made from Big Horn Armory between Oct. 13 – 20, 2019, will receive a complimentary Navy Core T-Shirt with their order.

Cody, Wyo. (October 2019)Big Horn Armory (BHA), makers of big-bore firearms, is celebrating the United States Navy’s 244th birthday on Oct. 13, 2019, by rolling out a special promotion. Any new BHA rifle purchased directly from the website between Oct. 13 – 20, 2019, will receive a complimentary Navy Core T-shirt with their purchase.

The U.S. Navy, originally known as the Continental Navy at its founding on Oct. 13, 1775, consisted of a small fleet of ships patrolling to intercept ships sent to resupply British Army troops at or near the colonies. The creation of the fleet was hotly debated for 11 days by the Continental Congress. Naval Operations Admiral Elmo Zumwalt in 1972 declared official recognition of the holiday to honor all who have served in a Navy uniform, past and present. Today, the Navy’s birthday is celebrated in many different ways throughout the U.S. and the world, including the annual U.S. Navy Birthday Ball.

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

About Big Horn Armory:

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

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Winchester Repeating Arms Adds True Timber Strata to the XPR Line


Winchester XPR Hunter Strata


October 10, 2019— The new XPR® Hunter TrueTimber® Strata™ bolt-action rifle from Winchester Repeating Arms offers versatile concealment and a stunning appearance in an accurate, value-driven package.

The XPR Hunter TrueTimber Strata has an eye for accuracy with the features to back it up. The adjustable M.O.A. Trigger is a three-lever design that offers zero creep, zero take-up and zero overtravel with the advantage of a crisp, light pull. The high-quality chromoly steel barrel is button rifled and thermally stress relieved. A target-style crown protects the rifling at the muzzle. The steel action is through-hardened and includes a steel recoil lug that prevents twisting in the stock under recoil and is precision bedded to ensure the barrel is free-floating. The rigid, full-diameter bolt body is Nickel Teflon® coated for smooth operation and the short, 60° bolt lift easily clears optics.

The action, barrel and bolt handle are coated with tough, corrosion-resistant Perma-Cote™ finish in flat dark earth color that adds concealment and complements the TrueTimber Strata camouflage finish on the stock.

The advanced polymer stock is equipped with textured panels that enhance wet weather grip. A flattened fore-end profile provides added stability when shooting from sandbags or a rest.

The XPR Hunter TrueTimber Strata comes in 13 popular calibers from 243 Win. to 338 Win. Mag. — including the Winchester 350 Legend. Barrel lengths are 22″ for short action calibers, 24″ for short magnum and standard long action rounds and 26″ for magnum calibers. The XPR Hunter TrueTimber Strata sells for an MSRP of $599.99.


  • M.O.A. Trigger System
  • Bolt unlock button
  • Nickel Teflon® treatment on bolt body
  • Detachable box magazine
  • Composite stock with TrueTimber® Strata camo finish
  • Perma-Cote flat dark earth finish on the action, barrel and bolt handle
  • Inflex Technology recoil pad
  • Steel recoil lug
  • Receiver is machined from solid steel bar stock
  • Two-position thumb safety with bolt unlock button
  • Button-rifled, free-floated steel barrel
  • Recessed target crown

For more information on Winchester Firearms, visit winchesterguns.com.

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Where Did Lithium-Ion Batteries Come From?

Thank God it’s Friday! We made it through another week. Anyone out there tired of the impeachment extravaganza? I think these poor bastards think that we’ll get sick of hearing about it and get turned off towards Donald J Trump. Have I got news for them! There are life long Democrats switching parties in my neck of the woods. However, it does take a toll on you so you may be thinking about seeing a therapist. STOP!

A therapist is someone who studied psychology so they could understand themselves. There’s also a very good chance they couldn’t pass the MCAT (Medical College Admissions Test). A therapist will charge you $150+ per hour for something you can do free of charge through a good shoot the shit. What’s a shoot the shit?

A shoot the shit is a social interaction during which any topic is up for discussion. Participants don’t need to know anything about the topic being discussed, make any statements or assertions without providing support for their opinions, use uncensored profanity, insult anyone they wish or change the subject.

So, let’s shoot the shit.

We often go through life taking things for granted, things like the lithium-ion battery, which is now common place.

I read an outstanding article, in the Wall Street Journal, where they identified U.S. engineer John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham of the U.K. and Akira Yoshino of Japan as the lithium-ion battery inventors. The three scientists received the Nobel Prize for Chemistry, and will split a $906,000 prize awarded by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

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Sony Corp. was first to commercialize the lithium-ion battery in the early 1990s, followed by a joint venture of Asahi Kase i Corp., which Dr. Yoshino is affiliated with, and Toshiba Corp.

Without the work of these three distinguished scholars we would not have weapon mounted lights, NVGs, laser sights, Thermal Imagers, red dot sights, external power packs, aircraft fires and automobile explosions. All kidding aside their work ushered in a new era of self-contained power subsystems.

Impeach, Impeach, Impeach …

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This impeachment movement has possessed the Democrat Congress. It’s mindboggling! Here’s how we are being floor-flushed. The possessed House Democrats without a shred of evidence are alleging :

  1. The President has abused his power.
  2. The President has obstructed justice.

My question to those allegations is tell me specifically who, what, where and when Presidential power was abused or justice obstructed. Support your allegations! They can’t, this entire charade is designed to convince an electorate that does not know what obstruction of justice or abuse of power is, but it sounds bad.

This week our favorite Congressional luminary, Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez, went on record calling for an end to jails and incarceration.

AOC said on Twitter:

“Mass incarceration is our American reality. It is a system whose logic evolved from the same lineage as Jim Crow, American apartheid, & slavery. To end it, we have to change. That means we need to have a real conversation about decarceration & prison abolition in this country.”

Folks, it’s hard to imagine someone as imbecilic as Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez, truly remarkable!

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Have a great weekend, be happy, be safe, keep the sweat pumps in low speed and do spend some quality time with your buds and family.

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Helix 6 Precision and Savage Rifles

Vancouver, WA ( Oct. 9, 2019) -Changing the barrel on a Savage 10/110-series rifle is quick, easy and only requires a few tools. Helix 6 Precision’s pre-fit Savage barrels allow self-installation-without using a lathe-of four popular long-range and hunting cartridges. Each of our Savage barrels features a hand lapped button-rifled 416R stainless steel core wrapped in carbon fiber using our proprietary process. The final product is a precision rifle barrel that delivers outstanding accuracy and performance. At Helix 6 Precision, we build the world’s ultimate pre-fit barrels for Savage rifles.

All Helix 6 Precision barrels are proudly 100% made in the USA. Every Savage barrel is built using a match-grade 416R stainless steel core. We then wrap the Savage barrel with our proprietary carbon fiber layup-our design dampens barrel harmonics for outstanding accuracy. Button rifling and hand lapping improve accuracy while minimizing fouling.

Savage pre-fits come in a variety of chambers. The four most popular calibers are 6.5 Creedmoor, 7mm Remington Magnum, 308 Winchester, and 300 Winchester Magnum. The 7mm Rem Mag, 300 Win Mag, and 6.5 CM feature a 26-inch barrel while the 308 Win features a 24-inch barrel. The 30 caliber barrels use a 1:10 twist and while the 6.5 mm and 7mm have faster 1:8 twist barrels. Its straight taper contour weighs about 2¾-pounds! We cut industry-standard 5/8-24 muzzle threads on all our Savage pre-fit barrels for easy installation of an aftermarket muzzle brake or suppressor.

Installing a Helix 6 Precision carbon fiber barrel on your Savage rifle is simple. All that’s needed is a Savage barrel nut wrench, a barrel vice with inserts and a cartridge-specific headspace gauge (no-go and go). If this is beyond your comfort level, ask your gunsmith for help.

We use only premium materials and cutting-edge manufacturing technology to create the world’s ultimate carbon fiber barrel. Available now as pre-fit barrels for Savage rifles, it is easy to upgrade to a Helix 6 Precision barrel.

Helix 6 Precision began with the singular goal of producing the world’s finest carbon fiber barrel. For 20 years it has been their passion to build the finest precision rifles available using only premium components. Bad experiences and dissatisfaction with the industry’s carbon fiber barrels led them to seek out the world’s most innovative engineers in carbon fiber design and fabrications.
We continue to push the limits of innovation to improve our process and products. We use only premium materials and cutting edge manufacturing technology, to produce the highest quality, handcrafted, carbon fiber barrel on the market. 100% Made in USA.

For more information, please visit WWW.HELIX6PRECISION.COM

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SURVIVOR FILTER Active Filtration Bottle


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Survivor%20Filter%20Active%20Filtration%20BottleTORONTO – October 9, 2019 – SURVIVOR FILTER is proud to introduce the SURVIVOR FILTER ACTIVE Filtration Bottle. The ACTIVE Filtration Bottle combines the convenience and portability of a water bottle with the assurance of a reliable filter. The ACTIVE Filtration Bottle provides the ultimate assurance for anyone concerned with the quality of municipal tap water.

The filter sits between the water bottle and its lid. Simply fill the bottle, insert the filter, and screw the lid back in place. Squeeze the bottle and drink as the filtered water passes through. The ACTIVE Filtration Bottle will filter 100 gallons—eliminating the need for 426 one-liter single-use water bottles.

“Most Americans are rightfully concerned about the water quality coming from their taps,” said SURVIVOR FILTER Owner Mark Zakaib. “ If you’re traveling, in hotel, or even at home, you may want an extra layer of assurance. The ACTIVE Filtration Bottle provides just that. This is one filtration system you can take with you, anywhere.”

The ACTIVE Filtration Bottle filters 99.99% of bacteria, parasites, volatile organic compounds (VOCs), toxic chemicals, and heavy metals. The ionic absorption filter improves taste, while the whole system has been tested to meet ANSI/NSF Standards 42&53—levels that match or exceed in-home filtration systems.

The ACTIVE Filtration Bottle is made and independently tested in the USA.

Read more about the SURVIVOR FILTER ACTIVE Filtration Bottle [https://www.survivorfilter.com/collections/all/products/survivor-filter-active-filtration-bottle-900ml]


SURVIVOR FILTER is a company with a simple goal – to provide people with access to clean water in any environment when they need it most. We offer you the best emergency water filter systems for your Bug-Out-Bag and the outdoors on the market today. What’s more, we back up all our products with a defect-free Lifetime Warranty and personalized customer support from our knowledgeable outdoor loving staff.  See the full lineup and learn more at www.survivorfilter.com.


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SIG SAUER Electro-Optics ROMEO1PRO Open Reflex Red Dot Sight Now Available

NEWINGTON, N.H., (October 9, 2019) – SIG SAUER Electro-Optics is pleased to introduce the all-new ROMEO1PRO Open Reflex Red Dot Sight.  The ROMEO1PRO is capable of mounting to any pistol with a SIG SAUER PRO slide cut, and is crafted for durability, and for use in harsh environments.

“The ROMEO1PRO is the latest evolution of the ROMEO1 sights and brings a new level of durability and performance to the open-reflex red dot sight,” said Andy York, President, SIG SAUER, Electro-Optics.  “The adoption of a red dot sight on pistols is becoming the standard in the commercial, law enforcement, and military markets, and the ROMEO1PRO is the ultimate solution for fast, responsive target acquisition and accuracy combined with the easy mounting option of the PRO footprint.”

The SIG SAUER Electro-Optics ROMEO1PRO is a miniature open reflex red dot sight, available with either a 3MOA or 6MOA red dot.  It comes with 12 brightness settings for a full range of lighting conditions, and the TruHold™ Lockless Zeroing System designed to endure recoil and return to zero shot after shot.  The ROMEO1PRO features a molded glass aspheric lens with high-performance coatings for superior light transmittance and zero distortion, a new upgraded point-source emitter for increased brightness in day or night conditions, MOTAC, a 20,000-hour battery life, and an IPX-7 waterproof rating.  The ROMEO1PRO is housed in aircraft grade aluminum to ensure corrosion resistance, includes a ruggedized steel protective shroud in the box for extreme durability, and is available in black or FDE.    

SIG SAUER pistols with a PRO slide cut (rev2) include the P320 XFIVE Legion, P320-M17, P320 XFULL, P320 XCARRY, P320 XCOMPACT, and P320 XVTAC. 

ROMEO1PRO Open Reflex Red Dot Sight Specs:

  • Magnification:              1x30mm
  • Illumination Settings:  10 Daytime / 2 Night Vision
  • Window Height:           .71in / 18mm
  • Window Width:            1.1in / 28mm
  • Weight:                        1.0oz / 28g
  • Battery:                       CR1632
  • Waterproofing:            IPX-7
  • Overall Elevation Adjustment Range: 100MOA
  • Overall Windage Adjustment Range: 100 MOA
  • MSRP: $519.99 – Black
  • MSRP: $549.99 – FDE

The SIG SAUER Electro-Optics ROMEO1PRO is currently shipping, and available for purchase at retailers nationwide and on the SIG SAUER Webstore.  Complete product specs and information for the ROMEO1PRO are available at sigsauer.com.

About SIG SAUER, Inc.

SIG SAUER, Inc. is  a leading provider and manufacturer of firearms, electro-optics, ammunition, airguns, suppressors, and training. For over 150 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. Headquartered in Newington, New Hampshire, SIG SAUER has almost 2,000 employees across eight locations. For more information about the company and product line visit:sigsauer.com.

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Hatsan Goes Mobile with New Hercules Bully


The Hercules Bully offers hunters a compact, lightweight hunting airgun that delivers game-stopping power.

Bentonville, AR (October 9, 2019) – The new Hercules Bully from Hastan, provides hunters with a lightweight airgun that packs a powerful punch. Following up on the success of the Hercules rifle, the Bully features a more compact bullpup design and delivers serious stopping power.

The Hercules Bully is available in six calibers, including .177, .22, .25, .30, .35 and .45, giving hunters plenty of options for every species from squirrels to hogs. At just 36.2″ and 10.3 lbs., the highly maneuverable Bully delivers an impressive 290 ft.-lbs. of energy in .45 caliber, making it the perfect airgun to stalk large-bodied game through the thick brush. The Bully is 3 lbs. lighter and 12″ shorter than its older brother, making it perfect for mobile hunting. Thanks to a 480cc carbon fiber air tank mounted at the forend, the Bully is capable of delivering up to 45 shots of .177-caliber pellets, allowing you to stay in the field longer.

Unlike traditional bullpup airguns, the Bully features a cocking mechanism just above the trigger. This design feature is more advantageous for shooters when making fast follow-up shots since it allows for cocking the airgun without taking it off your shoulder. Likewise, an extended-length combo optics rail allows for a wide range of scopes and sights to extend your effective range with the airgun. The Bully comes equipped with removable, adjustable, and foldable TruGlo fiber optic sights that can serve as your primary or backup sighting option in the field.

The Bully also features a synthetic bullpup stock with thumbhole configuration and ambidextrous fit, while an elevation-adjustable comb provides a customizable fit that adjusts to your body type and size of optic. The stock’s forend houses the air tank, which utilizes a quick-fill nozzle and allows you to spend your time hunting rather than refilling. The Bully also comes with three magazines, two of which can be stored in carrying slots located on the stock, and conveniently allows you to keep shooting when the critters are aplenty. 

Best of all, the Hercules Bully offers hunters excellent noise reduction thanks to QuietEnergy barrel technology. Featuring a fully-shrouded barrel and Integrated Sound Moderator, the QuietEnergy system is up to 50 percent quieter, protecting you and your hunting partner’s hearing even on the longest hunting days. Likewise, the rifled and choked barrel delivers premium accuracy, giving you the confidence to make a lethal, ethical shot on game.

Hercules Bully Features:

  • Bullpup design; manual loading, side lever-action
  • Pre-Charged Pneumatic (PCP) air rifle
  • QuietEnergy fully shrouded barrel
  • Integrated Sound Moderator
  • Precision rifled barrel for accuracy
  • Detachable, caliber-specific, multi-shot magazine
  • Two spare magazine carrying slots in stock
  • Quick fill nozzle
  • Ambidextrous bullpup thumbhole synthetic stock
  • EasyAdjust check comb
  • Picatinny rail beneath forearm
  • Built-in pressure gauge
  • Black anodized aluminum receiver
  • Manual safety
  • Anti-Double-Pellet feed mechanism, prevents more than one pellet from loading
  • Folding, adjustable, removable front and rear sights with TruGlo fiber optics
  • Two-stage adjustable trigger

Hercules Bully Specifications:

  • Available in .177, .22, .25, .30, .35 and .45 caliber
  • 480cc carbon fiber, forend-mounted air tank
  • Magazine capacity: 17 (.177) / 14 (.22) / 13 (.25) / 10 (.30) / 9 (.35) / 7 (.45)
  • Rear sight: .035″ Green; Front sight: .060″, Red
  • Maximum fill pressure: 250 BAR (3625 PSI)
  • Overall Length: 36.2″
  • Barrel Length: 23″
  • Weight: 10.3 lbs.


HatsanUSA Inc., provides U.S. customers the opportunity to experience the exceptional quality, craftsmanship and hard-hitting performance of Escort Shotguns, Hatsan Airguns, H&N Pellets, TactAir Fill Solutions, and Optima Optics.

For more information, please visit WWW.HATSANUSA.COM

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Simultaneous Device Activation by TNVC and Unity Tactical

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CCI’s New Bottle of Pink Clean-22 Shoots Clean and Helps Fight Cancer


LEWISTON, Idaho – October 9, 2019 – CCI Ammunition is proud to announce new Clean-22 Pink ultra-clean 22 LR rounds. This new product will keep your rimfire running cleaner and helps in the fight of breast cancer. A portion of the proceeds from every box sold goes directly to the effort to find a cure. Shipments of the 22 LR ammunition are being delivered to dealers.

Like other Clean-22 loads, its exclusive polymer bullet coating greatly reduces copper and lead fouling in the barrel—without leaving a residue. It also cuts lead buildup in suppressors 60 to 80 percent and comes in a 400-round bulk bottle that’s perfect for long days at the range. With dependable CCI priming and consistent propellant, Clean-22 Pink provides flawless cycling through semi-automatics and all 22 LR firearms.


  • Pink polymer coating greatly reduces lead fouling in the barrel without leaving residue
  • Cuts lead buildup in suppressors 60 to 80 percent
  • A portion of the proceeds goes to support the fight against breast cancer
  • 40-grain lead round nose bullets
  • Optimized bullet geometry for improved accuracy
  • Reliable function in semi-automatic firearms
  • Great option both casual and competitive shooters
  • 400-count bulk bottle

Part No./ Description/ MSRP:

955CC / High Velocity 22 LR 40-grain pink poly LRN, 1235 fps, 400-count / $29.95

For more information on CCI Ammunition, go to www.cci-ammunition.com.

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Sightmark Mini Shot M-Spec LQD now NTOA Tested and Recommended!



(MANSFIELD, TEXAS) – After being meticulously field tested and abused by members of the National Tactical Officers Association, Sightmark is proud to announce the Mini Shot M-Spec LQD (SM26043-LQD) is NTOA Tested and Recommended. Multiple officers ran this particular Mini Shot reflex sight model through range and torture testing in order to grant it recommended status.

An innovative optic designed for serious real-world use, the 3 MOA Mini Shot M-Spec LQD is truly versatile, coming standard with both riser and low-profile mounts, making it an ideal red dot to use with shotguns, rifles and even handguns. Featuring a durable aluminum housing with a steel protective shield, the Mini will take almost anything you throw at it and boasts a 12 hour auto shut-off to conserve battery life while not in use. 10 brightness settings and ambidextrous digital switch controls keep the Mini usable by all kinds of shooters in many different kinds of environments.

NTOA members have tested more than 2,000 products in real-world situations through the NTOA’s Member Tested and Recommended Program (MTRP) since 2003. Results of these tests are shared with the law enforcement community in The Tactical Edge magazine, our online database, our eNewsletters and the product manufacturers themselves. The MTRP logo displayed on product packaging and websites is regarded by many law enforcement agencies as paramount to their product purchasing decisions.

About Sightmark®

Sightmark manufactures award-winning products including riflescopes, gun sights, laser sights, night vision, flashlights, bore sights and other cutting edge, premium shooting accessories. Inspired by military and law enforcement technology, Sightmark products are designed for competition, shooting, home defense, personal safety and other tactical applications, as well as hunting. For more information about Sightmark products, visit www.sightmark.com. For media requests related to Sightmark, please email mediarelations@sightmark.com.

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Azimuth Technology Selects Murray Road Agency


CHARLESTON, South Carolina – October 8, 2019 – The Murray Road Agency announces a new partnership with Azimuth Technology. The Murray Road team will help shape Azimuth’s brand, messaging and approach to key market segments. Azimuth Technology is the leading precision manufacturer of major firearm components and other products and components used by hunters and shooters as well as military, law enforcement and aerospace customers.

Murray Road’s experience and current client lineup is rooted in the shooting and hunting space. The company specializes in content generation, social media, media buying, brand building, public relations and more.

Azimuth Technology is a company founded on operational excellence and has been making key parts and components for some of the most popular firearm and accessories brands available in the United States for almost a decade. The leadership team has a 50-year legacy of success in delivering exceptional manufacturing quality for industries where precision operation is critical.

“We have known Cathy and the team for many years,” said Azimuth President and CEO Len Zaiser. “They were some of the first people we met in this industry and we’re happy to be formally working together. We look forward to combining our innovation, experience and expertise with a marketing partner that takes Azimuth Technology to new markets, customers and levels of growth.”

“The Murray Road team brings a wealth of knowledge and relationships to this partnership,” said Azimuth Senior Vice President Cameron Grantham. “We have grown significantly over the last few years, and we have plenty more in the pipeline. Murray Road will help ensure this growth continues by charting a strategic plan to engage our customer base and help us navigate new opportunities.”

“Azimuth Technology is different—and that’s evident when you see the manufacturing facilities and sit down and talk to Len, Cameron and the team,” said Murray Road President Tim Brandt. “The first step into the factory helps you understand just how talented, advanced and knowledgeable Azimuth is as a manufacturer and a top-to-bottom organization. And a quick walk through the rows of CNC machines will have hardcore gun enthusiasts sold by the speed and process—and the brand names and logos on the parts.”

More information on Azimuth is available at AzimuthTechnology.com.

About The Murray Road Agency

Murray Road offers a full spectrum of marketing, communications, sales support and business services. The team delivers dynamic content, messaging and materials to audiences, customers, fans, followers and partners. Founded in the outdoor industry, Murray Road drives engagement and results for a variety of brands and organizations. More information is available at MurrayRoadAgency.com.

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XS Sights Introduces 3-Dot RAM Night Sights

XS Sights RAM Night Sights - Lifetyle Photo on Glock

Fort Worth, TX (October 8, 2019) – XS® Sights is pleased to introduce RAM™ Night Sights – the brightest sight options for fast and accurate shooting in bright and low light.

The RAM (radioactive material) night sights have a traditional 3-dot tritium, notch and post sight picture.  The rear sight is blacked out to increase contrast against the front sight which is available in bright orange or green.  The front sight features XS’s proprietary Ember™ Glow Dot technology which absorbs ambient light and glows in low light.  The front tritium lamp in the RAM sight charges the Ember Glow Dot, making the front sight glow brighter than the rear, keeping one’s focus down range.

“Our high-performance night sights are purpose driven tools fine-tuned for Law Enforcement use,” said Zack Kinsley, Marketing Manager for XS Sights. “Having our own tritium license has significantly strengthened our capabilities.  We now test and use raw materials we didn’t have prior access to, resulting in broader and more advanced product offerings that ensure front sight visibility at all times.”

XS Ram Night Sights - Green and Orange on Left in Bright Light; Green and Orange on Right in Low Light

RAM Night Sights were designed to overcome three common issues with 3-dot tritium sights:

  1. Confusing the front dot with one of the rear sight dots when under stress
  • The brightly colored Ember Glow Dot in the RAM front sight is a much brighter color which differentiates the front dot from the two rear dots.
  1. The 2-dot tritium rear sight glowing brighter than the front sight drawing the eyes there instead of towards the downrange threat.
  • The Ember front sight is brighter than the rear tritium lamps.
  1. Tight sight pictures
  • RAM Night Sights use a notch that is 15% wider than the front sight, allowing more visible light around the front sight.  This makes it easier to see the front sight in changing light conditions and when shooting on the move, aiding in sight alignment and increasing accuracy.

Other key features include a rear sight overhang that reduces glare in bright light for greater sight definition.  The anti-reflective rear tritium lenses also reduce glare in daylight while increasing contrast against the front sight.  RAM sights also have a rear sight ledge to aid in one-handed slide manipulations.

As for color choice, the orange front sight contrasts best in bright light and the green glows best in low light; however, people see color differently and eyesight issues can affect which color performs best for each individual.

The steel RAM Night Sights are extremely durable and easy to install by hand or with a sight pusher tool.  All tritium sights from XS are backed by a 10-year, No-Questions-Asked Warranty.  Front blade width is 0.145” (3.68 mm) and the notch width is 0.170” (4.32 mm).  While height varies by model, all models fit standard holster options.

Available Models:


  • 17, 19, 22, 23, 24, 26, 27, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, & 36
  • 20, 21, 29, 30, 37, 30S, 40, & 41
  • 42, 43, 43X, & 48

Sig Sauer®

  • P225, P226, P228, P229, P320, SP2009 & SP2340

Smith and Wesson®

  • M&P® Full-size & compact
  • M&P® Shield®

Springfield Armory®

  • XD®, XDM®, & XDS®


  • FN 509®

Retail Price: $100 to $120 depending on the model

For more information on XS Sights, visit xssights.com.

About XS Sights

XS Sights is known for making the fastest sights in any light. For more than 20 years, the XS team has created some of the most innovative sights on the market today for pistols, rifles and shotguns.  Whether used for personal defense or hunting, these sights are designed and built to be the absolute best for their specific purpose.

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CAA USA Confirms Exclusive Licensing Agreement with SB Tactical


CAA USA, designer and developer of the MCK conversion kit for popular handguns, confirms that it has an exclusive licensing agreement with SB Tactical®, the originators of the Pistol Stabilizing Brace® for use on the MCK and Micro Roni.

Pompano Beach (October 2019)CAA USA, designers and developers of the MCK/Micro Conversion Kit, confirmed that since May 2019, it has a licensing agreement with SB Tactical®, the originators of the patented Pistol Stabilizing Brace®, for exclusive use on CAA USA products.

“CAA USA is very excited about this exclusive agreement with SB Tactical,” LTC. (Ret.) Mikey Hartman, CEO of CAA USA, commented. “Both CAA USA and SB Tactical are committed to developing superior products that meet the demands of our customer base and ensuring quality and integrity above all.”

The agreement specifies that only CAA USA MCK/Micro Conversion Kits have the right to utilize the intellectual property associated with the Pistol Stabilizing Brace. Any similar products not produced by CAA USA but sold under the CAA Israel name violate the SB-Tactical contracts and are not sanctioned by either company.

Alex Bosco, founder and owner of SB Tactical said in a statement, “We would like to inform our US distributors and dealers that CAA USA is the only manufacturer of MCK, Micro Roni and Roni Stabilizers authorized to produce handgun conversion kits with the SB Tactical patented Stabilizing Brace® technology. We respectfully request that any purported, counterfeit and/or unauthorized use of Stabilizing Braces in handgun conversion kits manufactured, sold or marketed by other companies be reported to SB Tactical. Please notify SB Tactical of any Micro Roni or Roni Stabilizers coming from companies like YRS Inc., CAA Industries (Israel) and Jay Technology, as they are unauthorized sellers of this product.”

Hartman added, “We at CAA USA have cut all ties with CAA Israel because of unauthorized actions of one of its minority shareholders, who began infringing on the SB Tactical patent, as well as violating the MAP prices on the Micro Roni, by selling through an Israeli internet company called YRS. Given these unlawful actions, we had no choice but to design and manufacture our own 100% made in the USA conversion kit called the MCK. In addition, we have taken legal action to stop CAA Israel’s minority shareholder from making false and defamatory statements about the safety of our MCK”. In legal filings, CAA USA has also established that CAA Israel has been facing financial difficulties, further contributing to the need for separation of the two companies.

The CAA USA MCK is the next-generation Micro conversion kit, 100% American-made, easy to assemble, and compatible with the most popular handguns including GLOCK, SIG Sauer and Smith & Wesson. The MCK GLOCK model can accommodate 12 different GLOCK pistol models, allowing the end user more options at a lower cost.

For assembly, simply place the pistol in the CAA USA MCK/Micro Conversion Kit, lock it in and go! There is no pistol disassembly required. The exposed side release allows for direct contact and is easier to use. The MCK is ambidextrous and the right-folding stock arm brace allows for concealment and carry and locks in the folded position. Lots of options for adding accessories and optics with a top Picatinny rail and side Picatinny rails. A spare magazine holder is located in the front for faster reloads and the ergonomic finger groove grip provides the user more stability.

The CAA USA MCK is a vast improvement from previous generations of the Micro Roni Stabilizer. CAA USA is introducing a new patent-pending, revolutionary forward-grip that allows for incredible stability with one-of-a-kind ergonomics. The MCK also provides a new spare magazine holder option that was not available in the older stabilizer versions. CAA USA also now offers models that were not available in the previous conversion kits such as the GLOCK 20/21, the SIG Sauer P320 full-size and compact, the S&W M&P Gen 1 full-size and compact, the M&P 2.0 full-size and compact, and CAA USA will introduce a new Springfield model as well the new Gen 2 MCK in the fourth quarter of 2019. CAA USA will unveil the new products at the 2019 NASGW Expo in Orlando, Florida on Oct. 22 – 25th at booth 1719.

The CAA USA MCK MSRP starts at $249.00 at CAA USA online.

About CAA USA:

CAA USA is a designer, developer, and distributor of modern tactical accessories, optics, and handgun conversion kits targeting the Armed Forces, Law Enforcement and firearm enthusiasts across the globe. CAA USA’s famous conversion kit, the MCK/Micro Conversion Kit, has taken the country by storm with models for GLOCK, SIG Sauer, and Smith & Wesson, as well as the upcoming Springfield, H&K, and CZ. This made for end-user conversion kit allows you to increase your accuracy and is an overall fun range tool. The Stabilizing Brace® is a licensed, patented product by SB Tactical and is a non-NFA item that ships directly to your home.

CAA USA has also ventured into the world of optics, through its sister company Hartman Optics, developing the MH-1, a 21st-century optical sight with advantages and features found nowhere else.


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Pilgrim Ammunition Release New Product Information

Pilgrim Ammo’s new line of self-defense projectiles specifications are made public in advance of the product launch.

USA (October 2019) – Pilgrim Ammunition, a new disrupter in the ammunition market, is responding to social media consumer requests for more information regarding their highly anticipated line of self-defense ammunition to be launched in Q4 of 2019.

The new line of ammo demonstrates multiple key benefits for consumers and law enforcement. The primary benefit of Pilgrim Ammunition is its stopping power. Most of the traditional handgun ammunition on the market does not dissipate its energy upon entering a soft tissue target, but tends to over-penetrate, thus making it more likely to strike bystanders. Pilgrim Ammunition’s rounds expand into a starburst pattern, slowing the round while creating devastating wound channels, with minimal chance of over-penetration. For both personal defense and law enforcement, the ability to stop an assailant is paramount. Minimal over-penetration protects innocent bystanders and can lessen the chance of lawsuits against police agencies.

The up and coming new rounds, which include .380 Auto, 9mm +P, .40 S&W, and .45 ACP +P projectiles, also all offer less felt recoil than traditional handgun ammo. For new shooters, and individuals with sensitivity to recoil, the Pilgrim Ammunition line-up reduces issues, such as flinch, by making the experience more comfortable. Another valuable benefit is the reduced weight of the cartridges. For police officers or anyone that carries additional magazines or a fully loaded conceal carry on a daily basis, less weight to carry means less stress on the human body and greater prevention of physical injury without compromising on superior firepower.

The innovator behind Pilgrim Ammunition is ballistics expert P.J. Marx, along with international investors with Spec Ops backgrounds. Pilgrim Ammunition will develop and produce ammunition of the highest quality using premium components at their US-based facility. Marx is an innovator and inventor with over 10 patents to his name in the musical equipment and ballistics industry. He first brought his unique abilities to the ballistic industry after 9/11, in an effort to provide our military and first responders with a superior bullet. As a result, Marx engineered a new kind of bullet specifically designed for the new US Army initiative to find a round more lethal, and at the same time, more environmentally friendly. His new bullet design was capable of penetrating a hard target and would fragment upon entering a soft target, increasing the severity of the injury with superior stopping power. Marx’s ballistic expertise has made him a sought-after ammunition contractor for the US and Allied Forces.

In 2005, Marx started Liberty Ammunition, a company to produce rounds based upon the principles of the bullet design Marx initiated with the proposed military round. He left Liberty Ammunition in 2017 to pursue other interests but was soon coaxed to return to the ammunition sector by an international group of investors with military backgrounds interested in designing and manufacturing premium ammunition for civilian, law enforcement, and military customers worldwide.

Marx realizes that consumers may assume that Pilgrim Ammunitions’ products’ specifications appear familiar, but he assures future customers the differences will be apparent. “Pilgrim Ammunition is sourcing only premium components. Our quality control is superior to many other ammo producers on the market. Pilgrim Ammunition will be the only manufacturer producing the ammunition I originally designed to provide ultimate stopping power with drastically reduced overpenetration.”

Pilgrim Ammunition is still on track to launch their website in Q4 of 2019, followed by the release of their self-defense ammunition line available online.

Information leading up to the launch can be found on the Pilgrim Ammunition Facebook page, on the Instagram page and Twitter page.

Pilgrim Ammunition’s product line was developed by a foremost innovator in the field of ballistics and will continue to recalibrate the ammunition industry with products that exceed consumer expectations and deliver outstanding performance.

About Pilgrim Ammunition:

Pilgrim Ammunition, a US-based research and development, manufacturer and marketer of premium ammunition, was founded in 2018 to deliver an uncompromising product to the commercial, law enforcement, and military markets.

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SURVIVOR FILTER Donates Water Filters to Bahamian Hurricane Relief Efforts

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TORONTO– October 8, 2019 – SURVIVOR FILTER is proud to work with Kalashnikov USA, a firearms company in Pompano Beach, Florida, who will be shipping disaster relief supplies to the Bahamas, where Hurricane Dorian left thousands without the basics of food, shelter, and clean water.

“SURVIVOR FILTER was founded on the premise that everyone should have access to clean drinking water,” said SURVIVOR FILTER Owner Mark Zakaib. “Hurricane Dorian has left thousands of people in a desperate and potentially life-threatening situation. We’re honored to team up with Kalashnikov USA in their effort to help those in need.”

The 2019 Atlantic hurricane season opened in catastrophic fashion as Hurricane Dorian slowly churned across the Bahamas and up the eastern seaboard of the United States and Canada. On September 1, the storm stalled over the islands of Grand Bahama and Abaco, unleashing catastrophic winds and flooding. More than 70,000 have had their homes destroyed.

While the storm’s dramatic impact made headlines around the world, the real work of recovery begins after the clouds clear. Many of the newly homeless are evacuating. Those that stay behind face widespread power outages and damaged infrastructure. Survival, for many, now rests on their ability to find clean water. This is SUVIVOR FILTER’s mission. The company is pleased to offer their support to Kalashnikov USA’s coordinated relief efforts and encourages everyone to do what they can to help care for those in need.


SURVIVOR FILTER is a company with a simple goal – to provide people with access to clean water in any environment when they need it most. We offer you the best emergency water filter systems for your Bug-Out-Bag and the outdoors on the market today. What’s more, we back up all our products with a defect-free Lifetime Warranty and personalized customer support from our knowledgeable outdoor loving staff.  See the full lineup and learn more at www.survivorfilter.com.

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MasterPiece Arms (MPA) Introduces Two New Calibers to the MPA BA Precision Match Rifle (PMR) Competition Rifle

The MPA BA PMR Competition Rifle is now available in .223 and 6.5 PRC caliber options.

Comer, Ga. (October 2019)MasterPiece Arms (MPA), manufacturers of the MPA BA Rifles and Chassis Systems, is pleased to announce it has added two new calibers, the .223 and 6.5 PRC, to its popular MPA BA Precision Match Rifle (PMR) Competition Rifle. This rifle is designed specifically for the Production Class requirements of the Precision Rifle Series (PRS) and has been approved for use within this division. It includes many competition-related features while staying under the $2,000 price limit for this class. It is available in either a Black or Tungsten Cerakote® finish.

The MPA BA PMR Competition Rifle utilizes the MPA BA Hybrid Chassis, which is machined on MPA’s CNC Horizontal Machining Centers to exacting tolerances from 6061 aluminum. The v-bedding system provides additional clearance for glass bedding action and straight section of the barrel. The chassis also includes a built-in inclinometer, thumb notch, lower mounted Picatinny Rail, 20 MOA Scope Rail, A2 Style Pistol Grip and is R.A.T. System compatible. The MPA Buttstock comes with an adjustable cheek riser and length of pull that is locked in position with a series of set screws that are embedded into the buttstock body. This is the same system MPA uses on its Standard BA Chassis but without the thumb wheels.

The MPA BA PMR Competition Rifle includes an X-Caliber hand lapped 416R Stainless Premium Barrel Blank with a polished barrel finish. The chamber is indicated within 0.0001” or less to the bore of the rifle.

MPA makes every effort to get the product to the customer as quickly as possible. These are hand-built precision instruments and not production components. To see MPA’s latest delivery and lead times for all Bolt Action Rifles and Chassis, visit https://masterpiecearms.com/bolt-action-rifle-and-chassis-current-delivery-times/.

For more information on MasterPiece Arms and their product line of rifles, chassis systems, and accessories, visit www.masterpiecearms.com.

About MasterPiece Arms:

MasterPiece Arms main offices, located in Comer, Georgia, combines quality engineering and state-of-the-art manufacturing to design and produce firearms, such as highly successful BA Rifles and Chassis Systems. Masterpiece Arms uses high accuracy CNC machining, turning, barrel making, laser cutting and bending in its manufacturing process controlled by their ISO9002/TS16949 Registered Quality System.

MPA engineers test and retest our weapons to provide customers with one of the most enjoyable guns available. With versatile uses, such as personal and home protection, long range shooting, hunting and tactical interests, MPA products are one of a kind and backed by a lifetime warranty for original owners. Learn more about MasterPiece Arms products at www.masterpiecearms.com or call 866.803.0000.

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RAFAEL will showcase its Suite for Future Armored Vehicles including the revolutionary ‘Transparent Cockpit’ and quantum leap in AI capabilities


October 2019 – RAFAEL Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. is participating at AUSA 2019 in Washington, D.C., October 14-17, 2019.

RAFAEL is a leading international defense contractor with combat-tested and proven systems that are optimized for multi-domain operations, survivability, maneuverability, and lethality.

One such example is the TROPHY, the world’s first and only operational, combat-proven, safety-certified APS, in serial production and in service on the IDF Merkava Mk III and IV MBT’s and NAMER AFV’s, recently sold to the US Army and Marines for the Abrams MBT’s, and integrated on more than a dozen platforms. In total, TROPHY is under contract for some 2000 systems for several users.

Last winter, the US Army decided to procure the Iron Dome air defense system to protect its expeditionary forces and strategic assets. Iron Dome has been widely used by the Israeli Air Force, with over 2000 combat interceptions against a variety of very short and short range threats, including UAV’s.

At the heart of RAFAEL’s systems, are advanced artificial intelligence and deep learning capabilities that optimize performance. These are also at the heart of two of RAFAEL’s leading next generation technologies, that have been integrated into its Suite for Future Armored Vehicles, featuring a Transparent Cockpit and quantum leap in AI capabilities, combining the most advanced subsystems and optionally-manned technologies, and transforming any armored vehicle – including AFVs, APCs and tanks – into an ultra-modern combat system. Another breakthrough system developed by RAFAEL is the FIREWEAVER, a Revolutionary Networked Attack System for the new wave of Land-Based Operations Digitization

In today’s rapidly changing battlefield, the combat helicopter still holds a central and important role. The combat helicopter is a valuable asset for the military commander both in defense and offence missions. RAFAEL is a leading supplier and integrator of a full armament upgrade package, including both 4th and 5th generation stand-off Precision Guided electro-optical (EO) Missiles in different weights and ranges of up to 30 km, EO devices, Guided/unguided Rocket interface, Command & Control interfaces for pilot situation awareness, HMDs (Helmet-Mounted Displays for cueing of SPIKE Seeker and EOS to pilot head orientation) and even heliborne broadband Digital Data-link for continuous communication among the squadron helicopters.

Throughout the years, RAFAEL has signed numerous joint ventures with American companies for joint development, production and marketing of  air, land and marine systems. In fact, most of the systems listed above came to the U.S. military via partnership with major U.S. primes, including Boeing, General Dynamics, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, and Leonardo DRS.


RAFAEL is proposing solutions for a number of US programs and tenders and will be displaying a variety of systems at AUSA 2019, including:

· SPIKE Family – Precise, tactical, electro-optical, multi-platform fire-and-update missiles, sold to 33 countries, with over 30,000 missiles supplied. SPIKE and its variants (NLOS, ER2, LR2) are being offered for a number of U.S air, naval and land programs.

· SPIKE FIREFLY – Revolutionary Miniature Tactical Loitering Weapon System from the SPIKE Family, weighing only 3 kg and providing behind-cover precision attack capabilities for the dismounted soldier

· DRONE DOME ‒ An innovative end-to-end system designed to provide effective airspace defense against hostile drones. Drone Dome has 360° circular coverage and is designed to detect, track, and neutralize drones either by jamming their communication or destroying them using a laser beam.

· TROPHY VPS (Vehicle Protection System) – the world’s only operational active vehicle protection system, combat-proven in numerous combat scenarios against a large variety of threats. Recently delivered to the US Army Abrams MBT’s, and tested on the Bradley IFV.

· SKYHUNTER – Iron Dome’s advanced interceptor (also called TAMIR). Iron Dome is an active CRAM air defense system, which has to-date intercepted over 2,000 threats in battle.

· FIRE WEAVER – Networked Targeting Control System (NTCS), providing real-time pixel-based target designation and fire coordination, allowing simultaneous, precision strikes on multiple targets within seconds

· SUITE FOR FUTURE ARMORED VEHICLES – RAFAEL’s solution for the future combat fighting vehicle enables two crew members to perform their mission, in a fully protected closed hatch vehicle, with a breakthrough transparent cockpit design, enabling 360 degree situational awareness, using augmented reality for real-time battlefield information and data. This includes targets, Blue Forces, and other Points Of Interest (POI’s), as well as an autonomous mission support system, for autonomous mission planning, driving, and simultaneous operation of all vehicle weapon systems, all based on combat artificial intelligence capabilities.

· BNET – Broadband MANET IP Software Defined Radio (SDR) for transmission of reliable digital information at high data rates among a large number of users. BNet is an integrated C3 system providing position and jam-resistant high-speed Data and Voice (Analogy and VoIP) used for combat communications in a modern battlefield.

Please visit us at Hall D, stand 6215 or contact me directly to schedule a meeting with one of our experts.

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Company’s Total Contribution to Date is $752,300 and 15,000 Research Hours

EAGLEVILLE, PA, October 8, 2019 – Streamlight® Inc., a leading provider of high-performance lighting equipment, donated $752,300 and 15,000 research hours over 11 years to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation® (BCRF), a not-for-profit organization seeking to prevent and cure breast cancer. Each October, Streamlight proudly recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month, donating proceeds from its pink line of lights to BCRF.

In 2018/2019, Streamlight donated $27,000 in sales proceeds to BCRF from the pink Nano Light® key chain light, the pink Siege® AA ultra-compact lantern, and the pink Strion® LED tactical light. For each of the lights, Streamlight donates $1.00, $2.00, and $5.00, respectively. 

Over the years, a number of Streamlight employees have been affected by breast cancer. Given the tight-knit company culture, Streamlight’s management wanted to contribute in some way to finding new treatments for the disease. In 2008, the company’s management decided to create a line of pink flashlights and donate the proceeds to BCRF. 

“As breast cancer research continues at an unprecedented pace, Streamlight is proud to contribute to BCRF’s efforts to find a cure and to bring awareness to this terrible disease,” said Streamlight Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Michael F. Dineen. “We count a number of employees among those who are breast cancer survivors, and we are steadfast in our determination to promote such a worthy cause.”

In 2019, the American Cancer Society estimates that more than 269,000 women will have been diagnosed with invasive breast cancer, and nearly 42,000 will die from the disease. Men also are affected, with 2,670 men expected to be diagnosed, and 500 expected to die from the disease.

The BCRF pink Nano Light, Siege AA, and Strion LED have MSRPs of $13.10, $55.06, and $206.35, respectively. All lights come with Streamlight’s Limited Lifetime Warranty. 

About BCRF

The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) advances the world’s most promising research to eradicate breast cancer. Founded by Evelyn H. Lauder in 1993, BCRF has raised more than $500 million to fuel discoveries in tumor biology, genetics, prevention, treatment, survivorship and metastasis; making it one of the largest non-governmental funders of breast cancer research in the world. For more information about BCRF, visit www.bcrf.org.

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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Otis Technology acquires DRD Tactical


Lyons Falls, NY: Otis Technology is pleased to announce that it has acquired the cutting edge brand of tactical rifles, DRD Tactical.  The acquisition took effect October 1, 2019.
DRD Tactical leads the market in the design and manufacture of innovative tactical rifles.  Each rifle is designed around three key characteristics – discreet, reliable and precise.  They specialize in a patented Quick Take Down rifle that ensures the utmost discretion when operators are traveling on covert operations.  These rifles are designed for the military and law enforcement elite with a need for discreet carry.
“We are very excited for this opportunity.  Our technology and the base of our product line was built on innovation and it’s a key pillar of our values today,” states Larry Williams, CEO for Otis Technology.  He continues, “DRD Tactical fully embraces that innovative culture with industry leading, patented rifle designs.  We are extremely optimistic about not only the current product line, but what’s in development – as well as the huge potential in firearms and firearm accessories.”
“DRD Tactical complements with the Otis Technology brand very well.  Not only is Otis’ mainstay firearm cleaning gear but we have an incredible facility with advanced manufacturing capabilities.  The synergy here is twofold – allowing us to vertically integrate as well as develop new products,” remarks Jim Brooker, Vice President Engineering for Otis Technology’s dedicated R&D Facility located in Phoenix, NY.
DRD prides itself on designing and building firearms in the United States and operations will continue in their facility in Georgia while sales, marketing and administrative support will be out of Otis headquarters in Lyons Falls, NY.
This is the second acquisition for Otis Technology in recent years.  In 2018, Otis acquired Shooter’s Choice, the industry leader in firearm cleaners, lubricants & protectants.
For more information on Otis or Shooter’s Choice products, please visit
www.otistec.com and www.shooters-choice.com.  Please visit www.drdtactical.com to learn more about DRD Tactical.
Otis Technology is known for manufacturing the most advanced gun cleaning systems and accessories available.  The superior Breech-to-Muzzle® design combined with unmatched quality has positioned Otis as the gun care system of choice with the US Military.  Otis Technology is SMART GUN CARE.


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Sneak Preview: Streamlight TLR-8 G


Streamlight has enjoyed tremendous success with their TLR line of weapon mounted lights and light/laser products. It continued that success when it launched the TLR-7 and TLR-8 at Shot Show 2018. It was at Shot Show 2019 when good got gooder – did I say that – when the company introduced the TLR-8 G. I’ll be closing out the month with a review of this truly outstanding offering from Streamlight.

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US Has Ordered More than 11,000 JLTV Oshkosh

Source U.S. Military Notes
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Now Announcing: Alien Gear Holsters Gun Cleaning Mats.

A good gun cleaning mat is a fantastic accessory. You can place your gun on a stable, soft surface for regular maintenance. Add a mat to your battery of accessories for easier cleaning and you’ll wonder how you did without it.

Bundle your gun cleaning mat with any holster or expansion pack and save $5.


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Brownells Launches Wrenchman™ AR-15 Handguards


GRINNELL, Iowa (October 7, 2019) – Brownells has launched its own Wrenchman™ series of AR-15 handguards, providing customers with easy-to-mount, free-float handguards at very attractive prices.

Installed with any commonly-available crescent wrench, Wrenchman™ Handguards include a timing tool to ensure proper alignment, a barrel nut and hardware and are available in two different models.

The standard Wrenchman™ Handguard has a two-screw locking system to securely clamp it into place. The Wrenchman™ Precision Handguard has a 2.5″ long barrel nut with three locking screws for maximum strength and rigidity.

All Wrenchman™ models offer a full-length Picatinny top rail, and give plenty of M-LOK mounting slots for accessories.

Wrenchman™ Handguard models include the following:

“The Wrenchman Handguards were designed to be a rigid, simple to install setup at an affordable price point,” said Brownells Director of Product Management Paul Levy.  “The Precision model’s elongated barrel nut provides an impressively rigid platform, without adding a ton of weight. “

To see the full lineup of Wrenchman™ Handguards, visit Brownells.com.

About Brownells

Serious About Firearms Since 1939™, Brownells is the world’s leading source for guns, gun parts and accessories, ammunition, gunsmithing tools and survival gear. With a large selection of both common and hard-to-find items, and an extensive collection of videos, articles, and gun schematics, Brownells is the expert for everything shooting-related. Committed to maintaining our great traditions, Brownells has more, does more and knows more – and guarantees it all, Forever. For more information or to place an order, call 800-741-0015 or visit Brownells.com.

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Newington, NH Police Department Transitions to SIG SAUER P320 Pistol



NEWINGTON, N.H., (October 7, 2019) – SIG SAUER, Inc. is proud to announce the Newington, New Hampshire Police Department has transitioned to the SIG SAUER P320 (9mm), as their official duty pistol.  The Newington Police Department is a full-service law enforcement agency responsible for protecting the citizens of Newington and the Pease International Tradeport, home to SIG SAUER Worldwide Headquarters.

“When it comes to quality, performance and safety the SIG SAUER P320 really delivers.  Our officers appreciate the modularity and having the ability to fit the pistol to their grip,” began Captain Michael Sullivan, Newington, NH Police Department.  “We carry the SIG SAUER P320 with great pride because it’s the premier pistol for law enforcement, and the fact that it’s made right here in the community we are sworn to serve and protect makes it especially meaningful.”

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

“On behalf of everyone at SIG SAUER, I want to thank the men and women of the Newington Police Department for their service, and commitment to the safety of our community,” added Tom Jankiewicz, Executive Vice President, law Enforcement Sales, SIG SAUER, Inc.  “We are honored to be the official duty firearm of the Newington Police Department, and have the opportunity to strengthen our partnership with the department as they transition to the SIG SAUER P320.” 

About SIG SAUER, Inc.

SIG SAUER, Inc. is  a leading provider and manufacturer of firearms, electro-optics, ammunition, airguns, suppressors, and training. For over 150 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. Headquartered in Newington, New Hampshire, SIG SAUER has almost 2,000 employees across eight locations. For more information about the company and product line visit:sigsauer.com.

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The Vigil 1911 Series From Dan Wesson Lighter-Weight and More Affordable

Kansas City, KS (October 7, 2019) – A more affordable entry into the Dan Wesson lineup of high-quality semi-automatics, the Vigil Series 1911 pistols are built around a forged aluminum frame with a stainless-steel slide. The round-top slide sports a tritium night sight on the front and a serrated tactical rear sight. The front strap is checkered at 25 lines per inch, as is the rear strap, and the Vigil’s feature a rounded butt for comfortable carry.

The aluminum frame is a real weight saver, too, shaving off approximately six ounces in the Vigil Government-size compared to standard Government-size 1911s. All Vigil 1911’s are made from premium components and feature a beveled magazine well, carry bevel treatment, undercut trigger guards, and hand-polished flats. The Dan Wesson triggers are crisp and creep-free and are set at 3.5 to 5 pounds.  Each pistol comes with two magazines.

In addition to the government model with a five-inch barrel, Dan Wesson offers these Vigil options:

  • The Vigil Suppressor-Ready variant, a Government-sized 1911 with an extended, threaded barrel and high sights with a tritium front.
  • The Vigil Commander with a 4.25-inch barrel, and the same features as the Government-size Vigil. This shorter Commander drops a couple-ounces, making it a mid-sized pistol that is easier to carry on-body all day yet remains very accurate.
  • The Vigil CCO model, combining a sub-compact Officer frame with a compact Commander slide and barrel. Ideal for concealed carry, it is very light yet retains the sight radius of a Commander model, making it very shootable.

All Vigil models are also available in 9MM Luger, which adds another round to the ammunition capacity.

DW Vigil 45 ACP Specs:

  • SKU: 01832
  • Caliber: 45 ACP
  • Mag. Cap.: 8
  • Frame Material: Aluminum
  • Frame Finish: Duty Black
  • Slide Finish: Duty Black
  • Grip: Wood
  • Overall Length: 8.6 In.
  • Barrel Length: 5.0 In.
  • Width: 1.45 In.
  • Weight: 32.8 Oz.
  • Sights: Front Night Sight, Tactical Rear
  • Safety Elements: Manual Thumb and Grip Safety
  • MSRP:  $1,298.00

DW Vigil 9MM Specs:

  • SKU: 01833
  • Caliber: 9MM Luger
  • Mag. Cap.:  9
  • Frame Material: Aluminum
  • Frame Finish: Duty Black
  • Slide Finish: Duty Black
  • Grip: Wood
  • Overall Length: 8.6 In.
  • Barrel Length: 5.0 In.
  • Width: 1.45 In.
  • Weight: 32.8 Oz.
  • Sights: Front Night Sight, Tactical Rear
  • Safety Elements: Manual Thumb and Grip Safety
  • MSRP: $1,298.00

DW Vigil 45 ACP Suppressor-Ready Specs:

  • SKU: 01830
  • Caliber: 45 ACP
  • Mag. Cap.:  8
  • Frame Material: Aluminum
  • Frame Finish: Duty Black
  • Slide Finish: Duty Black
  • Grip: Wood
  • Overall Length: 9.4 In.
  • Barrel Length: 5.75 In.
  • Width: 1.45 In.
  • Weight: 33.6 Oz.
  • Sights: High Front Night Sight, Tactical Rear
  • Safety Elements: Manual Thumb and Grip Safety
  • MSRP: $1,397

DW Vigil 9MM Suppressor-Ready Specs:

  • SKU: 01831
  • Caliber:  9MM Luger
  • Mag. Cap.:  9
  • Frame Material: Aluminum
  • Frame Finish: Duty Black
  • Slide Finish: Duty Black
  • Grip: Wood
  • Overall Length: 9.4 In.
  • Barrel Length: 5.75 In.
  • Width: 1.45 In.
  • Weight: 33.6 Oz.
  • Sights: High Front Night Sight, Tactical Rear
  • Safety Elements: Manual Thumb and Grip Safety
  • MSRP: $1,397.00

DW Vigil 45 ACP Commander Specs:

  • SKU: 01834
  • Caliber: 45 ACP
  • Mag. Cap.:  8
  • Frame Material: Aluminum
  • Frame Finish: Duty Black
  • Slide Finish: Duty Black
  • Grip: Wood
  • Overall Length: 7.9 In.
  • Barrel Length: 4.25 In.
  • Width: 1.45 In.
  • Weight: 30.5 Oz.
  • Sights: Front Night Sight, Tactical Rear
  • Safety Elements: Manual Thumb and Grip Safety
  • MSRP:  $1,298.00

DW Vigil 9MM Commander Specs:

  • SKU: 01835
  • Caliber: 9MM Luger
  • Mag. Cap.:  9
  • Frame Material: Aluminum
  • Frame Finish: Duty Black
  • Slide Finish: Duty Black
  • Grip: Wood
  • Overall Length: 7.9 In.
  • Barrel Length: 4.25 In.
  • Width: 1.45 In.
  • Weight: 30.5 Oz.
  • Sights: Front Night Sight, Tactical Rear
  • Safety Elements: Manual Thumb and Grip Safety
  • MSRP:  $1,298.00

DW Vigil CCO 45 ACP Specs:

  • SKU: 01836
  • Caliber: 45 ACP
  • Mag. Cap.:  7
  • Frame Material: Aluminum
  • Frame Finish: Duty Black
  • Slide Finish: Duty Black
  • Grip: Wood
  • Overall Length: 7.9 In.
  • Barrel Length: 4.25 In.
  • Width: 1.45 In.
  • Weight: 29.5 Oz.
  • Sights: Front Night Sight, Tactical Rear
  • Safety Elements: Manual Thumb and Grip Safety
  • MSRP: $1,298.00

DW Vigil CCO 9MM Specs:

  • SKU: 01837
  • Caliber:  9MM Luger
  • Mag. Cap.: 8
  • Frame Material: Aluminum
  • Frame Finish: Duty Black
  • Slide Finish: Duty Black
  • Grip: Wood
  • Overall Length: 7.9 In.
  • Barrel Length: 4.25 In.
  • Width: 1.45 In.
  • Weight: 29.5 Oz.
  • Sights: High Night Sight, Tactical Rear
  • Safety Elements: Manual Thumb and Grip Safety
  • MSRP: $1,298.00

Since 1997, CZ-USA has given American shooters and hunters the best firearms the Czech Republic has to offer. In 2019, we completed yet another milestone by producing CZ firearms here in the United States at CZ-USA’s Kansas City, Kansas, facility. With our ever-increasing production capabilities stateside, CZ-USA will continue to improve, innovate, and add to the CZ-USA line-up of high-quality, affordable handguns, rifles, shotguns, and suppressors, plus custom-quality handguns from Dan Wesson.

For more information, please visit WWW.CZ-USA.COM.

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Galco’s Fits For The New Springfield Armory Hellcat


The Springfield Armory Hellcat Fits Are Here!

Galco is excited to introduce a wide range of extremely popular fits for the new Springfield Armory Hellcat, including:

  • Ankle holsters like the widely-acclaimed Ankle Lite™.
  • Belt holsters including the popular Combat Master™ and Quick Slide™.
  • IWB designs like the new QuickTuk Cloud™ and the perennially popular Royal Guard™ and Summer Comfort™.
  • Pocket holsters including the popular new StukOn-U™ and Pocket Protector™.
  • Signature shoulder holster systems like the Classic Lite™.
  • Galco also offers women’s holster handbags, the versatile Underwraps™ belly band, day planners and ammo carriers for the Hellcat!

With holsters in every price range and multiple carry methods, Galco can help outfit owners of the Springfield Armory Hellcat with the highest-quality American-made holsters and accessories. Visit Galco’s website today and see the complete line!

Galco International, LTD is the designer and manufacturer of the Galco holster brand, the premier American-made line of superb-quality holsters, belts and accessories. Encompassing law enforcement, military, defensive and sporting use, the Galco brand utilizes leather, nylon, injection-molded plastic and Kydex® to meet the demands of today’s consumers. The award-winning Matrix™ line of holsters and accessories, women’s holster handbags, tactical slings and hunting accessories round out the line. All Galco products are proudly made in the USA since 1969.

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Survivor Filter Electric PRO X – the World’s First Portable Electric Water Filter


Canadian Company Survivor Filter has just introduced the first portable electric water filter. The Company’s Electric PRO X water purification system will keep you and your family hydrated anywhere in the world or under any condition where water quality concerns are an issue.

Find out more about it…

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FLIR Thermal & Night Vision for the Outdoors

The Latest in FLIR Thermal
for Hunting & Outdoors

Whatever you’re looking to do—track big game, stop predators from harming your livestock, or find a member of your hunting party in the woods—FLIR thermal vision will help you get it done.
See more of your surroundings more than ever. Learn more about the latest in thermal imaging technology for hunting and outdoor activities.

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A Holster for Your Mantis X10

Glock Holster for X3/X10

Mantis has partnered with Comp-Tac to design a holster that works with the company’s Mantis X3/X10 and your Glock. The holster is compatible with Glock 17/19/22/23/31/32/34/35 and the X3 or X10. X3 and X10 user will now be able to run holstered drills. The holster will also accept a variety of  lights Surefire XC-1, Crimson Trace 201/ 206, Truglo Micro Tac, Lasermax Micro.

Glock Holster for X3/X10HOLSTER FEATURES: 
  • Modular Design Allows One Holster to be Used with Multiple Firearms and Lights, as well as the Mantis X3 and X10, Saving Money.
  • Three Sets of Mounting Clips Allow Multiple Wear Options: Inside the Waistband, Outside the Waistband, Offset for Tilt Away from Body
  • All Kydex Construction for Smooth Fast Draw and Easy Re-holster even when Worn IWB
  • Open Ended to Allow Multiple Firearm Lengths or Threaded Barrel Use
  • Tall Sight Channel- Holster Designed to Accommodate up to .5” Tall Front Sights
  • Optics Ready- Designed to Accommodate Most Slide Mounted Red Dot Optic Sights
  • Retention Adjustment Screw Allow for User to Choose Retention Tightness
  • Available in Right and Left Hand

This holster is an all Kydex, pancake style, modular holster that will fit multiple firearms WITH multiple firearm mounted lights attached. This holster will accommodate a variety of “medium” size lights to help fill a greater variety of needs.
Lights tested with the this holster include: Surefire XC-1, Crimson Trace 201/ 206, Truglo Micro Tac, Lasermax Micro. Holster may work with additional lights with dimensions no greater than: 1.1″ wide, .75″ tall and 2.4″ long.

Fits Glock models 17/19/22/23/31/32/34/35 and the X3 or X10.

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Now Shipping – PMAG 35 EV9 – CZ SCORPION EVO 3

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NSSF Unveils New Podcast, ‘The Gun Industry Speaks’

For immediate release | October 4, 2019

NSSF The Firearms Industry Trade Association

The Gun Industry Speaks Podcast

— The National Shooting Sports Foundation®(NSSF®) today unveiled a new podcast series, “The Gun Industry Speaks,” to help inform the national conversation on firearms.

“Our goal is to have a frank and ongoing conversation that addresses some of the major concerns about guns in America,” said Joe Bartozzi, NSSF’s President. “It’s important to highlight what is already being done by law, policy and industry action to help keep guns out of the wrong hands. This series will explore the pros and cons of some of the potential solutions being discussed today.”

NSSF developed the series in part as a response to the lack of information being shared by the media regarding the industry’s perspective on everything from background checks and trends in gun crime to suicide prevention and bans on certain types of firearms. The podcast is also meant to articulate the industry’s position that it is possible to enhance public safety and protect Americans’ rights simultaneously.

The program is hosted by Elizabeth McGuigan, NSSF’s Director of Legislative and Policy Research. The first three episodes, covering NSSF’s gun safety and crime prevention programs, background checks, and gun store security, are live now. New episodes will be added in the coming weeks, covering subjects such as bans on modern sporting rifles and so-called “high-capacity” magazines, Smart Guns, NSSF’s Project ChildSafe® Program, Firearms and suicide prevention, and the current laws in place that are meant to keep guns out of the hands of criminals.

“We do share the concerns of all Americans, and while there may not be agreement on some ideas, discussions like this are needed, because the national conversation around guns is too often a shouting match, and that is a disservice to everyone,” Bartozzi says. “No one wants crime or gun accidents to occur, and everyone is looking for meaningful solutions. Our hope with this podcast is to get us all closer to that goal.”

“The Gun Industry Speaks” is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, and NSSF’s Real SolutionsTM website.

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 thousands of manufacturers, distributors, firearms retailers, shooting ranges, sportsmen’s organizations and publishers nationwide. For more information, log on to www.nssf.org.

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First Lady Melania Trump and Secretary Bernhardt Highlight the Importance of the Every Kid Outdoors Program at Grand Teton NP


News Release

Date: October 4, 2019

Grand Teton, Wyo. – Today, First Lady of the United States Melania Trump and U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt joined second and fourth graders in Grand Teton National Park for a field trip highlighting the importance of the Every Kid Outdoors Program.

“This trip highlighted some of the beautiful national parks, lands, and waters that make up our country,” said First Lady Melania Trump. “Spending time outdoors with children and learning more about our incredible and complex surroundings was a very meaningful experience for me. I want to thank the people of Wyoming for making me feel so welcomed. I also want to thank the many dedicated organizations including Jackson District Boy Scouts and the National Park Service for all they do in protecting and taking care of our national parks.”

“Grand Teton National Park and the Department of the Interior were honored to have the First Lady visit today. America’s National Parks and public lands provide great opportunities for children to explore, investigate and learn,” said Secretary Bernhardt. “The First Lady’s advocacy for children to ‘Be Best’ is right on the mark! The Every Kid Outdoors program, which was signed into law by President Trump, is also a great way for fourth grade students to expand their horizons and be their best selves by experiencing the wonder of public lands. I am hopeful that fourth grade students, their parents and their educators take full advantage of the Every Kid Outdoors Program.”

Every Kid Outdoors is an interagency collaboration between the Department of the Interior, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and U.S. Forest Service that provides fourth graders with free access to explore, learn, and recreate in spectacular settings, including national parks, wildlife refuges, marine sanctuaries, and forests.

Fourth grade students can get a free annual pass to visit more than 2,000 federal recreation areas with their families, classmates, and friends. To obtain the free pass, fourth grade students visit the Every Kid Outdoors website, participate in a short educational activity, and download a voucher. The voucher is valid for multiple use between Sept. 1, 2019 and Aug. 31, 2020 to correspond to the traditional school year. The voucher may be exchanged for a keepsake pass at participating federal lands.

The bipartisan John D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management and Recreation Act, which was signed into law by President Trump on March 12, 2019, authorized funding for Every Kid Outdoors for the next seven years, which replaced the Every Kid in a Park program.

Acting Superintendent for Grand Teton NP Gopaul Noojibail, First Lady Melania Trump, and Interior Secretary David Bernhardt, walking.

From Left to Right: Acting Superintendent for Grand Teton National Park Gopaul Noojibail, the First Lady of the United States Melania Trump, and Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt.

First Lady Melania Trump with students.

The First Lady and Secretary Bernhardt with fourth grade students at Grand Teton National Park.

Every Kid Outdoors

The Every Kid Outdoors Program replaces the Every Kid in a Park Program. The program focuses on children 10 years of age—the age of most fourth graders—based on research that indicates children ages 9–11 are at a unique developmental stage in their learning where they begin to understand how the world around them works in more concrete ways and they are more receptive to engaging with nature and the environment. By focusing on this age group year after year, the program aims to ensure every child in the United States has the opportunity to visit their Federal lands and waters by the time he or she is 11 years old, thereby establishing a lifelong connection to enjoy and protect our American outdoor heritage.

There are seven federal agencies participating in the Every Kid Outdoors Program. You can search for participating lands and waters (by agency) through the links below:

Economic Impact of National Parks

National parks are great contributors to our nation’s economy; supporting a historically low unemployment rate of 3.6%, which is the lowest the unemployment rate has been since 1969.

According to the annual National Park Service report, 2018 National Park Visitor Spending Effects, more than 318 million visitors spent $20.2 billion in communities within 60 miles of a park in the National Park System. Of the 329,000 jobs supported by visitor spending, more than 268,000 jobs exist in the park gateway communities.

In 2018, visitors to Grand Teton National Park spent $629 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 8,620 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $792 million.

US Department of Interior

About the U.S. Department of Interior

The Department of the Interior (DOI) conserves and manages the Nation’s natural resources and cultural heritage for the benefit and enjoyment of the American people, provides scientific and other information about natural resources and natural hazards to address societal challenges and create opportunities for the American people, and honors the Nation’s trust responsibilities or special commitments to American Indians, Alaska Natives, and affiliated island communities to help them prosper.

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