Category Archives: 2013

U.S.M.C. MARSOC Selects Leupold Mark 8 CQBSS

Anyone who tells you that you have to go with Schmidt and Bender Optics to get the best performance has not spent quality time with the recent crop of tactical optics from Leupold Stevens. At this year’s SHOT SHOW I … Continue reading

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DKX Max III From Advanced Manufacturing

The DKX Max III complies with NIJ Standard 0101.06 by the NIJ Compliance Testing Program and is listed on the NIJ Compliant Products List. The DKX Max III by Advanced Manufacturing is made from DSM’s Dyneema®; the world’s strongest fiber™. … Continue reading

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Revision Introduces The New StingerHawk™ Military Eyewear System.

Revision Military,  introduced the StingerHawk™ Spectacle System at this year’s SHOT Show in Las Vegas. StingerHawk™ Spectacle System incorporates a contemporary look with  Revision’s ballistic protection and superior quality optics. The StingerHawk’s high-impact polycarbonate lenses provide full side impact protection … Continue reading

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Daniel Defense Introduced the DDM4ISR 300

The Daniel Defense DDM4ISR (Integrally Suppressed Rifle) 300 was introduced at SHOT 2013 in Las Vegas.  The ISR is chambered in 300 Blackout and integrates an SBR with a suppressor into one weapon system.   The DDM4ISR comes with a 10.3” … Continue reading

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In 2013 Leica’s Geovid HD-B Will Feature An Internal Ballistic Calculator.

Leica’s Geovid HD-B is the company’s premier range finding binoculars available in 8 x 42 or 10 x 42. The new Geovid HD-B has a built in ballistic calculator. The range finder supplies barometric pressure, altimeter, range and temperature to … Continue reading

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Premier Reticles Ltd. Is Acquired By Tangent Theta Inc.

Precision tactical shooters have long been familiar with Premier Reticle Ltd. of Winchester, VA. PR’s optics can be found across the globe from SOF to security contractors. Their optics, reticle designs and service are among the best in the world. … Continue reading

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CARACAL F Quick Sight

I’m often asked what I recommend for home defense, which prompts my usual response of “get what you can control.” I have to admit that I’m not consumed by caliber selection; however, I’m intimately familiar with the importance of being … Continue reading

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Two New Tactical Folders From CRKT

Ken Onion’s Foresight™ is typical Onion throughout, a slight recurve, full belly and a modified drop point make this all purpose design ideal for EDC. The blade is 3.5 inches in length and .16 inches in thickness translating to an … Continue reading

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Walther’s PPX M1SD

Most of the tactical pistols on the market tend to be full frame bulky side arms. Walther’s PPX breaks that mold with its compact and very ergonomic PPX M1SD. The PPX M1SD comes with an extended barrel ready for suppressed … Continue reading

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COLT’s USMC 1911

I had the opportunity to check out the, new, USMC’s service pistol, the COLT USMC 1911, at SHOT Show 2013. What a dream gun folks! Colt has done a great job with this pistol: seven round magazine, cerakote finish, 5”match … Continue reading

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NEW LONG RANGE Marksmanship Firearm Training System

OutWest Systems, Colorado Springs, CO launched a new and affordable LONG RANGE, high-tech, marksmanship training system for shooters anywhere. http://www.ocats.com The OCAT Advanced Long Range Marksmanship System is a revolutionary firearm training tool that will work inside a residence (laser … Continue reading

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STREAMLIGHT® ADDS HIGH LUMEN MODELS TO TLR® FAMILY OF LIGHTS

Streamlight® Inc., added two new High Lumen (HL) models to its popular TLR® family of gun-mounted lights, the TLR-1® HL™ and TLR-2® HL™. The new models give tactical, outdoor and other users full situational awareness by delivering a blazing 630 … Continue reading

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Arsenal’s SLR106-F and SLR106-FR

Arsenal has done a great job of developing an industry wide reputation for the best off-the-shelf AK rifles available anywhere. At this year’s SHOT Show they reaffirmed that commitment with their SLR106 family of 5.56 x 45 AK rifles. The … Continue reading

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The Illustrated Lady

Those of you that are science fiction fans will remember Ray Bradbury’s book titled “The Illustrated Man,”  published in 1951. There’s no central theme, instead Bradbury uses a series of 18 science fiction short stories connected not by plot or … Continue reading

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Magpul Industries New AK-47 / 74 Pistol Grip

Dan Hunter of Magpul Industries shows us their new MOE® AK GRIP, a drop-in upgrade for AK-pattern pistol grips. The MOE AK Grip is compatible with reinforced and un-reinforced receivers. It is designed to improve ergonomics, with an aggressive texture … Continue reading

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Industry Legend Ichiro Nagata At Magpul’s Exhibit SHOT Show 2013.

 

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Images From SHOT Show 2013

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KRISS® Arms Announces the KRISS Vector in .22LR.

KRISS® Arms, has announced that it will design and manufacture the KRISS Vector in .22LR. The Vector .22LR is the ideal platform for users desiring to maintain shooting skills with minimal cost.With the rising price of .45 ACP ammunition, KRISS … Continue reading

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HK Introduces The HK MP7A1-UTM At SHOT 2013

Heckler & Koch has added the HK MP7A1-UTM to its line of training products. The UTM is a non-lethal variant of its hugely popular MP7A1 PDW, which fires a 4.6mm round. The UTM designation stands for Ultimate Training Munitions, which … Continue reading

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Preview Of Sig Sauer’s SD Line Of Suppressors

Sig Sauer launched its SD line of suppressors at SHOT Show 2013. The SIG suppressors will be available in 9mm (wet), .22, 30 caliber and 5.56. The company expects to start shipping product mid to late Q1, 2013. The SD … Continue reading

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When We Said It Was Cold At The Range We Meant It…

Outdoor Channel’s media crew huddles for the slightest bit of warmth…

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Armalite’s Redesigned AR-30 the AR-30A1

Armalite, has done a superb job of recreating an already top performer, its well established, AR-30. The new version, designated AR-30A1, offers a number of features absent in its predecessor: Muzzle brake threads on the end of the barrels employ … Continue reading

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COLT’s USMC At Media Day

Colt’s USMC rendition of the venerable 1911 shoots every bit as good as it looks.

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IWI’s Tavor At The Range

 

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Surefire Debuts The 2211-B™ Wristlight w/ Luminox

Adding a timepiece to Surefire’s WristLight was a great touch from America’s leading supplier of tactical lighting.

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875 Yard Hit – Media Day

I have to admit that making an 875 yard hit with a 20+ mile per hour 9 o’clock wind with the Ashbury International Super Sport .375 Cheytac – XLR was the highlight of my day Ashbury’s Super Sport .375 Cheytac-XLR … Continue reading

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Quick Stop At Lion Steel’s Booth To Check Out Their Cutlery.

International participation at SHOT Show has been growing over the years. I am huge fan of many of the Italian knife makers and Lion Steel is no exception. The Lion Steel Molletta is 4 5/8″ closed – heavy duty – … Continue reading

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3 Zip Overload From Mystery Ranch At SHOT 2013.

  VOLUME: 3000 CU-IN (49L) WEIGHT:8LBS 4OZ (3.75KG) INTENDED USE:LOAD-HAULING, WEAPONS CARRY FRAME SYSTEM:NICE FRAME  

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Adam Painchaud Takes Me Through SIG’s MPX-C At SHOT SHOW 2013.

SIG’s MPX-C is an innovative carbine that operates from a closed bolt for accuracy and safety. The operating system is a short stroke gas operated piston making the MPX line highly reliable. The “C” designation stands for carbine. The MPX … Continue reading

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Ted Nugent Delights Media At SHOT 2013–We The Sheepel.

Ardent Second Amendment supporter, and never to be outdone Ted Nugent, reminded all at his press conference that we are all in this together. If we are to succeed in preserving the Founder’s vision for future generations we must work … Continue reading

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Yellow Jacket Introduces A Stun Gun For Your iPhone…

The Yellow Jacket Case was by far the most innovative product at SHOT SHOW 2013.  The Yellow Jacket Case provides as 650,000 volt stun gun; concurrent with a stun gun, the Yellow Jacket protects your phone and acts as a … Continue reading

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Optimisim Remains Strong In The Face Of Stormy Seas.

SHOT Show 2013, held annually in Las Vegas, is the premier outdoors and shooting sports trade show in the world. Last year, SHOT Show contributed $60 million to the depressed Las Vegas economy, and there are signs that 2013’s event … Continue reading

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SHOT SHOW 2013 – Media Day A Huge Success In Spite Blistering Weather.

SHOT Show’s Media Day is an opportunity for members of the media to put their hands on many of the new offerings and send a little lead down range. This year’s event was plagued by unseasonably low temperatures and a … Continue reading

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Wes Doss To Conduct Tactics Seminar in the Steyr Arms Booth at SHOT Show.

Steyr Arms has announced that Khyber Interactive Associates founder and President Wes Doss, Ph.D., will be at the Steyr booth (#10246) Wednesday, Jan. 16, at 1 p.m. during the 2013 SHOT Show in Las Vegas to present a tactical seminar. … Continue reading

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