Category Archives: SHOT SHOW 2015

GA Precision AT SHOT SHOW 2015

George Gardner’s smile flows from success and the fact that he’s one hell of a nice guy. He started GA Precision back in 1999 and has been making precision rifles ever since. GA Precision rifles are some of the best … Continue reading

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COLT DEFENSE AT SHOT SHOW 2015

Although not new for 2015 Colt’s Sub Compact Weapon (SCW) remains an exciting system for me. The SCW is built on Colt’s patented monolithic upper receiver  that features a Colt’s collapsible folding buttstock. This is an arrangement that provides the … Continue reading

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CAMELBAK AT SHOT SHOW 2015

CamelBak dominates the hydration space through constant innovation, product development and great marketing.  They are a must see stop for me at Shot Show or any other venue for that matter. New for 2015, CamelBak has introduced two packs in … Continue reading

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FN HERSTAL AT SHOT SHOW 2015

FNH introduced its newest precision rifle, the SCR 20, at SHOT SHOW 2015. The rifle was specifically designed to meet a U.S. Army solicitation for a more compact 7.62×51 platform. The SCR 20 is an adaptation of the SCAR platform … Continue reading

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WOLF PERFORMANCE OPTICS 1x/4x 32 PSU

WOLF Performance Ammunition has expanded its operations to include some interesting optics. One that is particularly noteworthy, and similar to the ELCAN Specter DR, is the WOLF 1x / 4x 32 PSU. The PSU  has been characterized as a variable … Continue reading

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AMERICAN TECHNOLOGIES NETWORK CORP. ATN AT SHOT SHOW 2015

American Technologies Network Corp. (ATN) has been supply advanced high technology optics for just about 20 years. The company calls South San Francisco, CA home. I recently had the opportunity to review the company’s Shot Trak HD, weapon mounted camera, … Continue reading

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KLASHNIKOV USA WILL OPEN A FACTORY IN THE U.S.A.

Matt Korovesis with the Outdoorhub reports that the RWC Group, official importers of Russian made AKs, will be opening a factory in the U.S. later this year. The U.S. manufacturer is called Klashnikov USA. According to his report, the announcement … Continue reading

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U.S. TACTICAL SUPPLY AT SHOT SHOW 2015

  U.S. Tactical Supply hails from Albany, OR but they have a national reputation for being the one-stop shop for military and law enforcement tactical gear. I want to recognize them for having a particularly interesting flair for precision shooter … Continue reading

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HENSOLDT AT SHOT SHOW 2015

If military optics had a Who’s Who, Hensoldt would be at the top of that list. I fully recognize the existence of exceptional quality optics in the market; however, if the day comes when I look out of my kitchen … Continue reading

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MAGPUL INDUSTRIES HUNTER 700 STOCK AT SHOT SHOW 2015

That rumbling you felt was the great disturbance in The Force when Magpul Industries, king of all things polymer, announced its Hunter 700 stock at Shot Show in Las Vegas. This is a Remington 700, short action, drop-in with optional conversion … Continue reading

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SIG SAUER SUPPRESSORS AT SHOT SHOW 2015

I’m going to make a prediction right now and that is SIG Sauer Suppressors will have a very successful market entry. Not an easy task given the level of competition in the space mind you. However, SIG is approaching it … Continue reading

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ACCU-SHOT AT SHOT SHOW 2015

If you move in precision shooting circles, whether professionally or as an enthusiast, Accu-Shot needs no introduction. The Accu-Shot monopods and more recently the Atlas bipods are ubiquitous. I stopped by Accu-Shot’s booth while at Shot Show to visit with … Continue reading

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BERETTA M9A3 AT SHOT SHOW 2015

I thought I’d give readers a glamour shot of Beretta’s M9A3 wearing the Steiner SBAL-PL. This, believe it or not, was proposed by Beretta to the U.S. Army as an Engineering Change Proposal (ECP) saving the Army millions. At last … Continue reading

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MATBOCK BEYOND SHOT

  New Product at Beyond Shot: We would like to thank everyone for stopping by our suite to see the MATBOCK team.  We met a lot of great people and hope everyone had a wonderful time at Shot Show, but … Continue reading

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STREAMLIGHT AT SHOT SHOW 2015

For 2015, Streamlight has upped the ante with higher outputs across most of their tactical line. The TLR-1 HPL went from 300 lumens to 775 lumens. In character with all of Streamlight’s weapon mounted lights, the TLR-1 HPL has a … Continue reading

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KFS INDUSTRIES TACMOD CHASSIS SHOT SHOW 2015

When I mentioned in an earlier post that 2015 is the year for Remington 700 shooters I meant it sincerely. The availability of advanced short action chassis has never been better and with competition comes pricing options never available before. … Continue reading

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BEST BOOTH AWARD FOR SHOT SHOW 2015 GOES TO SILENCERCO

WEST VALLEY CITY, UTAH – Feb. 2, 2015 – SilencerCo, the industry leader in silencers and accessories, was awarded Best Booth at SHOT Show 2015 by prominent firearms marketing agency Primer Strategy. SHOT (Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade) Show is the … Continue reading

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A*B ARMS MOD*X Rifle Chassis SHOT SHOW 2015

The MOD*X is an advanced drop-in chassis for the Remington 700 Short Action and one of several making their debut at SHOT SHOW 2015 in Las Vegas. The designer and manufacturer, American Built Arms Company, provides a 20 MOA full … Continue reading

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DESERT TECH R7S Chassis AT SHOT SHOW 2015

Remington 700 short action shooters are in for a real treat in 2015 because there are a number of new chassis entering the field, in the Q1-Q2 timeframe. These range for the budget minded polymer designs to the more intricate … Continue reading

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SIG SAUER AT SHOW SHOW 2015

SIG is unquestionably the juggernaut of the industry. SIG’s growth in both size and depth and breath of product is astonishing. So where to begin is my challenge. How many readers knew that SIG is now in the air gun … Continue reading

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RADOM-SPORT SEMIAUTOMATIC RIFLE AT SHOT SHOW 2015

For me, one of the highlights of Media Day At The Range was having the opportunity to check out the Fabryka  Broni Radom Sport Semiautomatic rifle. This is a very sweet rifle with all of the pluses of the Avtomat … Continue reading

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LEUPOLD D-EVO MAKES ITS DEBUT AT SHOT SHOW 2015

One thing that can safely be said about our industry is that there is no shortage of innovation. Admittedly, some it is fluff but others solve real problems and add value. Such is the case with the introduction of D-EVO … Continue reading

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STEYR HS .50-M1 AT SHOT SHOW 2015

  I’ve always been a fan of Steyr HS .50, it was possibly one of the most accurate .50BMGs on the market. The rifle has a cold hammer forged barrel that turned the HS .50 into a tack driver. The … Continue reading

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IWI U.S. HAS RELEASED ITS 2015 CATALOG

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Bushnell Elite Tactical Hunter LRHS SHOT SHOW 2015

Bushnell introduced the Elite Tactical Hunter at this year’s SHOT SHOW with some very nice features that meet the needs of precision rifle shooters at a mid price point. These scopes feature 30mm tubes, single piece construction, target turrets with … Continue reading

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BURRIS ANNOUNCED THREE TACTICAL KITS AT SHOT SHOW 2015

AR-332 Tactical KitThe Burris AR-332’s 3x magnification with the Ballistic CQ™ reticle is perfect for instinctive target acquisition and quick shooting from point blank to intermediate ranges. The black reticle is etched directly onto the prism, with red or green … Continue reading

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Burris Upgrades Popular XTR II Riflescope Line

XTR II™ line of tactical riflescopes gets two new reticles for 2015, improved turret knobs and higher magnification models. The new Burris SCR™ (Special Competition Reticle), available in MIL and MOA versions, increases precision for long-range competition without adding clutter … Continue reading

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THE NEW GLOCK TBs AT SHOT SHOW 2015

If there was ever a year to seriously consider a forklift upgrade to your weapons locker 2015 is certainly the year to do that. As far as features and selection, I’ve never seen more viable choices than what’s available today. … Continue reading

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Highlights From Shot Show Theater SHOT SHOW 2015

2015 was a first for Shot Show Theater and what a great idea it is; one I hope will continue and expand throughout the coming years. It is a great venue for exhibitors to get the word out to members … Continue reading

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SPYDERCO INTRODUCED A NUMBER OF NEW KNIVES AT SHOT SHOW 2015

The MATRIARCH 2 with the Emerson Opener has a very aggressively serrated Reverse “S” blade that does an amazing job of cutting through harnesses, web belts, etc. It is an ideal tool for our EMS folks. The Emerson Opener snags … Continue reading

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MTM Special Ops AT SHOWT SHOW 2015

MTM had a very nice display of some very cool looking time pieces. All of these watches use Swiss movements and come in a wide range of styles and sizes. My favorite, by a long shot, is the piece in … Continue reading

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Steiner eOptics DBAL-A3 AT SHOT SHOW 2015

Steiner eOptics has introduced the DBAL-A3, which is a dual beam laser with IR illuminator. One of its more interesting features is the visible override function that allows you to integrate a weapon mounted light without the need for multiple … Continue reading

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RUAG AT SHOT SHOW 2015

  RUAG SWISS P Ammunition requires no introduction. It is used by the FBI, Secret Service and a number of Special Operations units and specialized law enforcement units around the world. I have personally used the company’s .308 Swiss P … Continue reading

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Weaver’s Line Of Tactical Optics At SHOT SHOW 2015

It seems like everyone these days is producing a “tactical” magnified optic with varying degrees of success;  Weaver is no exception. This is great news for consumers who don’t want to pay, or can’t pay, for German glass. Prior to … Continue reading

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Aimpoint’s Micro T2 Media Day At The Range SHOT SHOW 2015

On my list of must see for this year’s Media Day At The Range was Aimpoint’s Micro T2, the company’s latest Micro reflex sight since they were first introduced in 2007.  Generally speaking, product evolution is approached in incremental improvements … Continue reading

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IWI Tavor SAR Media Day At The Range SHOT SHOW 2015

Since the Tavor SAR began shipping in March 2013, this superb carbine has steadily gained in popularity for good reason. Its bullpup design reduces the weapon’s overall length while preserving the longer 16 inch barrel so muzzle velocity and accuracy … Continue reading

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Silencerco’s OMEGA Suppressor Media Day At The Range SHOT SHOW 2015

Devin Standard rocks a Noveske Rifleworks carbine with the OMEGA I spent quite a bit of time with Silencerco at this year’s Media Day and I have to tell you the OMEGA is the quietest multi-caliber suppressor I’ve ever shot, … Continue reading

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A Gunny Sighting At Glock’s Booth Media Day At The Range SHOT SHOW 2015

R. Lee Ermy, U.S.M.C.,  a.k.a  The Gunny, was present at Glock’s Booth meeting and greeting members of the press. In true Gunny fashion, the loved ambassador for 2nd Amendment rights, finds himself using spent shell casings as hearing protectors. DROP … Continue reading

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KRISS Vector SMG .45 ACP At The Range SHOT SHOW 2015

The KRISS Vector .45 ACP sub machine gun is not new to SHOT SHOW but it never fails to attract a great deal of attention. This agile SMG features a semiautomatic, two round burst and fully automatic selector with a … Continue reading

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Sphinx Subcompact At The Range SHOT SHOW 2015

The Sphinx Subcompact remains at the top of my very short list of professional grade 9mm pistols. Everything about this pistol is meticulously implemented to the Nth degree including its superb ergonomics and trigger.

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