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By Jenna Buckley & Jade Moldae
New products represent a dependable way to foster early-year excitement in the consumer market — and the 2018 New Business Year will be no exception. Manufacturers, distributors and importers have released a bevy of new product lines and upgrades to keep customers coming in your door. In this first installment of Shooting Industry’s two-part 2018 New Product Showcase, products from over 60 companies are represented.
Consider contacting your distributor, sales rep or the manufacturer directly to stock these must-have products and boost your early-2018 sales. If you’re attending SHOT Show or other industry events, we encourage you to stop by the company’s booth to see these products firsthand.
Keep an eye out for next month’s issue: The second part of this New Product Showcase will include scores of products from companies across every segment of the industry!
Rosco Manufacturing has added 9mm options to its line of Bloodline AR platform barrels. The 9mm barrels are available in 5.5-, 7.5- and 14.5-inch lengths. The barrels are a compliment to the newly opened Pistol Caliber Carbine division of the USPSA with an ideal length-to-weight ratio. The barrels also feature a 1:10-inch twist to help support heavier defense and subsonic loads.
The Ammo Armor protective sleeve prevents dust and dirt from damaging or jamming ammunition in a spare magazine. Ammo Armor is made from military grade ABS plastic and designed with a tapered opening for easy use. The compression fit ensures once it’s installed, it stays put. It is currently available in three colors: Midnight Black, Olive Drab and Desert Tan.
From SureFire comes the new G2X-MV and G2Z-MV lights boasting 800 lumens of powerful LED light. The dual-output G2X flashlight with MaxVision features a reflector shaping the LED output into a wide beam for optimized field of view. The single-output G2Z Combat Light was designed for tactical use. Its single push tailcap switch provides foolproof activation of a MaxVision beam.
M&P9 Shield m2.0 w/ integrated laser
Smith & Wesson
Smith & Wesson has introduced the M&P9 SHIELD M2.0 pistol series. Sporting a 3.1-inch barrel, the Shield M2.0 features an aggressive grip texture for enhanced control and the new M&P M2.0 trigger. Its stainless steel barrel and slide have an Armornite finish — enhancing corrosion and wear resistance while reducing light reflection. It ships with two magazines, with seven- and eight-round capacities respectively. The M&P9 Shield M2.0 is also available with an integrated Crimson Trace red laser.
In the M&P9 M2.0 line, TRUGLO TFX Sights (both front and rear) have been added as an option for customers.
Smith & Wesson has added the M&P10 SPORT to the M&P10 rifle lineup. It features a 16-inch barrel with a .30-caliber A2-style flash suppressor. Chambered in .308 Win./7.62×41 NATO, the M&P10 Sport is equipped with ambidextrous controls for both right- and left-handed shooters in an optics-ready configuration. Additional features include a six-position telescopic stock and a corrosion-resistant Armornite finish on the barrel’s interior and exterior.
In the Smith & Wesson Performance Center Pro Series line, the SW1911 is chambered in 9mm and sports a 3-inch barrel. This subcompact pistol has a scandium alloy frame and comes in a black finish. Other features include an oversized external extractor, three-hole curved trigger with overtravel stop, a full-length guide rod, roundbutt frame, grim safety and ambidextrous thumb safety.
The L-Framed Performance Center 686 has a 4-inch barrel, while the 686 Plus has a 5-inch barrel. With a capacity of six rounds, the 686 is chambered in .357 Mag./.38 S&W Spl. +P. Additional features include a vented, ribbed barrel, PC speed release thumbpiece, an interchangeable front sight (orange included), PC tuned action and more.
The new AR-15 9mm cal. complete upper receiver combo kit from Guntec USA includes a 9mm upper receiver, 9mm complete BCG and a charging handle. The contents will match any brand 9mm lower receiver and are constructed of T6 6061 Billet aluminum with MIL-A-8625 Type III anodizing.
The Freyr represents CRKT’s new tactical axe. The blade measures 4.5 inches and is made of 1055 carbon steel. Finished with a magnesium phosphate coating and a Tennessee hickory handle, it weighs 1 lb., 12.7 oz. and is 16 inches in overall length.
The Goken tactical folding knife was designed with new Field Strip technology for tool-less maintenance and cleaning. The 3.7-inch Tanto blade is finished with a deep black powder coat. Tough G10 handles house an inconspicuous flipper with a locking liner.
As an everyday carry folding knife, HVAS, was designed to be the centerpiece of a light-packing outdoorsman’s gear. It has a 3.3-inch drop point blade with a satin finish, glass-reinforced nylon-injected molded handles and a closed length of 4.525 inches.
New to the Forged By War lineup is the SiWi compact tactical fixed blade. The stout, modified drop point SK5 carbon steel blade is 3.34 inches long and finished with a non-reflective, highly resistant black powder coat. Subtle jimping on the back spine and G10 handles add to its unique look. The SiWi weighs 5.6 oz. and has an overall length of 7.438 inches.
Ruger High-Brass folders feature the OutBurst assisted-opening mechanism enabling the 3.19-inch drop point blade to open quickly and easily. With a textured glass-reinforced nylon handle for grip, a Ruger callout on the pivot and a locking liner for safety while in use, the High-Brass is ideal for everyday carry or a range bag.
The 15-inch ERGO SuperLite Modular Free Float Rail System is now available in a Dark Earth color option. The 15-inch system provides a 1.8-inch outside diameter and a 1.37-inch inside diameter for a clean, sleek profile. Ventilation cutouts aid in rapid cooling and provide substantial weight reduction. M-LOK or KeyMod slots are located at 3, 6 and 9 o’clock positions with a Picatinny rail at 12 o’clock. A three-pack of M-LOK or KeyMod rail covers in black and an 18-slot ladder in black are included. The system is constructed from 6061-T6 aluminum and has a Cerakote finish.
Critical Defense Rifle
DGX Bonded bullet
RAPiD Safe 4800KP
6.5 Precision Rifle Cartridge
Hornady Manufacturing Co.
Designed for short-range defensive situations, Hornady Critical Defense Rifle delivers quick expansion for reduced potential of over-penetration. The patented Flex Tip of the Critical Defense FTX bullet not only helps keep the nose cavity free from clogging as it passes through heavy clothing but also helps the bullet expand quickly, even at low velocity. It’s available in three loads: .223 Rem. (55- and 73-gr. FTX) and .308 Win. (155-gr. FTX).
The 6.5 Precision Rifle Cartridge was designed to achieve high levels of accuracy, flat trajectory and extended range performance in a sensibly designed compact package. Utilizing moderate powder charges resulting in repeatable accuracy, low recoil and reasonable barrel life, the 6.5 PRC still produces high velocities for both hunting and target shooting with performance beyond 1,000 yards. It’s available in the Hornady Precision Hunter and Hornady Match Lines.
Hornady has also launched Frontier Cartridge, a supplier of American-made, military-grade ammunition at affordable prices. It features Hornady bullets in both .223 Rem and 5.56 NATO.
The new DGX Bonded (Dangerous Game eXpanding) bullet features a copper-clad steel jacket bonded to a lead core to provide limited, controlled expansion with deep penetration and high weight retention. DGX Bonded bullets are built to the same profile as the corresponding DGS (Dangerous Game Solid) bullets but expand to 1.5 to 2 times their bullet diameter.
In reloading, Hornady has introduced the Rotary Tumbler, Rotary Media Sifter, L-N-L Impact Bullet Puller and Vibratory Trickler.
In security, the company has added two additions to the RAPiD Safe line: the RAPiD Safe 4800KP and RAPiD Vehicle Safe.
Textron Off Road
The all-new 2018 Havoc X from Textron Off Road is a side-by-side UTV delivering 100-horsepower and 67 ft. lbs. of torque. With 13 inches of ground clearance, it boasts upwards of 18 percent more ground clearance than the competition when fully loaded. It has standard electronic power steering, standard full doors and front/rear sway bars. The Havoc is capable of towing 2,000 lbs. with a 600-lb. capacity tilt bed. Additional features include 14-inch cast aluminum wheels, class-leading 24.
HM Defense has released the HMB Bolt, an enhanced durability bolt for M16, AR-10 and AR-15 rifles. The HMB Bolt corrects a natural weak point in existing Mil-Spec M16, AR-10 and AR-15 bolts where the cam pin hole passes through the bolt. The HMB Bolt replaces the pass-through cam pin hole with a cam pin socket and tapered cam pin design to remove the weak point of Mil-Spec bolts. It also reduces contact between cam pin and firing pin for smoother operation of firing pin, bolt lugs and aft gas rings. It’s compatible with Mil-Spec M16 and AR-15 BCGs and can be installed as a drop-in bolt replacement in any existing M16 or AR-15 rifle.
The Photon RT improves upon the success of Sightmark’s Photon XT series of digital night vision scopes with an upgraded core and new, user-friendly features. The series consists of four models: 4.5x42S, 4.5×42, 6x50S and 6×50. Photon RTs feature an upgraded 768×576 CMOS sensor with 40 percent higher resolution over the XT series and a 640×480 LCD display. Features include integrated built-in video recording with sound, 2x digital zoom, an IR illuminator, side weaver rail, six reticle options, one-shot zeroing and IP55 water-resistant protection. The series works with the Pulsar Stream Vision app to allow remote viewing on phones and other smart devices.
New drip bags from Harmon Scents allow hunters to keep a fresh scent around their hunting area for 24 hours up to 48 hours depending on the drip setting. The drip bag comes with Harmon Scents’ Triple Heat and Dominate Buck Scent, but is easily reused and is flexible to work on liquids, gels and other attractants. The re-sealable and refillable drip bag can be capped and moved without spillage.
Pro Ears Silver 22 earmuffs amplify sound 5x and protects hearing to a safe 82dB. The super sensitive stereo microphones are strategically located for 360-degree situation awareness. Gel ear seals provide extra comfort and extended wear in hot and cold climates. The slim, low profile cups have a leather cut out to protect stocks and ensure a quiet shoulder mount. The single roller power controls are easy to use, even with gloves. Silver 22’s have a NRR of 22 and operate with two AAA batteries (not included).
Walther Arms Inc.
Built around the PPQ platform, Walther’s Q4 TAC features an optics ready slide with a Trijicon RMR, Leupold DeltaPoint and Docter optic-ready mounting plates. Fiber optic front sights and standard LPA competition iron sights are included. The 9mm Q4 TAC has a 4.6-inch threaded barrel with a 1:10-inch twist rate and 5.6 lb. trigger pull. Overall length is 7.8 inches and weight is 26 oz. unloaded. Two, 17-round magazines and one, 15-round magazine are included.
The new DS Paddle holster from DeSantis Gunhide is light, durable and custom molded. KYDEX allows the holster to mold to a firearm with pinpoint precision with minimal friction when drawn. A unique dual tension device keeps the gun planted in the holster for every day carry. The holster comes with an optional belt attachment, and can customized for rearward cant.
Designed to accommodate the S&W M&P Shield M2.0 with integrated Crimson Trace laser, the Pro Stealth is an ambidextrous IWB holster made from high-tech ballistic nylon. The specially designed spring clip anchors the Pro Stealth to a belt and can be removed and re-fitted for left- or right-hand carry. The magazine pouch is a standard feature for auto loader models, and an optional thumb break style is available separately.
The Ultra-Compact Sporting Case from Negrini is constructed with double-wall ABS technology and accommodates over-under or side-by-side shotguns with low or high rib barrels up to 34 inches, including extended chokes. A padded shoulder strap allows for hands-free carry, and three ATA accepted locks secure the case for air travel and home security. The lightweight case is 6.7 lbs. Two models are available, a standard version with polymer trim finish and deluxe version with Italian leather trim and handle.
Sun Optics USA
Sun Optics USA, exclusive North American importer of Vixen Performance Optics, introduces the Desert Brown 1-6X24 CQB scope. The compact, 30mm one-piece tube design with 1/4 MOA low profile, fingertip adjustable turrets with return to zero capabilities delivers optimal performance no matter the conditions. Zero+ reticle design with IR microdot makes target acquisition quick and precise.
The new 27-Piece Pro Gunsmith Screwdriver Set is ideal for shop or field use. It includes a variety of 26 driver bits — including Philips, Posi-Drive, Blade, Hex and Torx — an adjustable locking screwdriver shaft and a unique ratchet option for jobs in need of a bit more torque. The clear top storage case keeps bits in order and visible at all times.
The Hunter Plus II HP Predator scope available in 2.5-15X50, 6-25X50 and 10-40X50 options. The 30mm one piece tube is made of lightweight aircraft aluminum. Lenses are precision ground and fully multi-coated with wide band coatings. Locking turret targets have precise 1/10 clicks. The scope is waterproof, shockproof and fogproof.
Rio Royal Pheasant shot shells are Rio Ammunition’s newest offering. Sure-fire primers ignite clean and powerful powder mixtures to propel heavy payloads of copper plated shot in sizes 4, 5 and 6 downrange at speeds up to 1400 fps. Rio Royal Pheasant cartridges are currently available in 12-, 20-, 28- and 40-gauge options in 2.75-inch length.
Viking Solutions introduces its Rack Jack 4×4 Solo Lift System. Capable of hoisting up to 300 lbs., the Rack Jack 4×4 can be used on the back of a UTV or pickup truck. To help ensure years of use, this lift system includes all aluminum-machined pulleys, a 600-lb. capacity winch and powder coated finish. It weighs 45 lbs. and fits nicely in most UTV beds for immediate use in the field.
Channel Cleaning Tool
New Battle Ropes from Breakthrough Clean are designed to thoroughly clean the bore of a firearm. The integrated bronze brush and detachable hard bristle nylon brush provide double the cleaning action. The threaded brass link allows for quick detachment of the hard bristle nylon brush and its weighted brass end makes it easy to guide through the barrel. Battle Rope fills the bore completely and its caliber tag makes it easy to identify the rope in use. It’s available in .22/.223, .243, .270, .35/.38 9mm, .30, .40, .44/.45, 12-ga and 20-ga. calibers.
Additionally, Breakthrough Clean introduces the Vision Series Cleaning Kit. Its plastic tray keeps each of the pieces of the kit organized neatly inside a durable case that serves as a mini toolbox. These cleaning kits come with cleaning rod sections, various hard bristle nylon brushes, jags, patch holders, and cotton patches — along with a detachable aluminum handle with knurling for an easy grip and mini bottles of Breakthrough Military-Grade Solvent and Battle Born High-Purity Oil.
The Channel Cleaning Tool is designed to provide a simple and effective way to clean the many recesses and cuts inherent to firearm design. It works on any type of firearm. The flat tips and square edges reach into edges and corners typically missed using other cleaning implements. The Channel Cleaning Tool is non-marring and will not scratch or damage the finish of firearms.
North American Arms
The RANGER II from North American Arms is a small, five-shot capacity, mini-revolver chambered in .22 Magnum. It has a 1.625-inch break-top barrel, which ejects shells as it breaks open, and is equipped with bead sights. An additional defining feature is the rosewood NAA classic grip, however any of the North American Arms grips or accessories will fit as well. The Ranger II comes with the option of an additional conversion cylinder, able to shoot in .22 LR.
Dark Storm Industries
The DS-10 Typhoon Featureless in 6.5 Creedmoor from Dark Storm Industries is a mid-length direct impingement gas system AR-style rifle. It’s built from a DS-10 billet 7075 aluminum lower receiver and a DS-10 billet upper with a forward assist and ejection port cover. Features include a charging handle with extended latch, a DSI billet ambidextrous 90-degree safety selector and DS-10 nitride bolt carrier group. The 18-inch non-threaded barrel has a twist rate of 1:8 inches. Overall length is 37.25 inches, and weight is 9 lbs., 4 oz. It is available in black, Olive Drab Green or Flat Dark Earth finishes.
The all-new SUB-1 from Mission Crossbows delivers groups less than 1 inch at 100 yards and features an innovative trigger system to safely de-cock without firing a bolt or disengaging the trigger. The stock is fully adjustable and the length can be set in six different positions. The SUB-1 has a crisp trigger pull of 3.4 lbs., 30.25-inch length, draw weight of 200 lbs. (adjustable) and weighs just 7.5 lbs. Models are offered in two color choices, Under Armour’s Ridge Reaper Forest or black.
The Can-Am Defender MAX Lone Star HD10 side-by-side vehicle delivers a tough, capable and clever composition with specific package enhancements designed for the modern Texas rancher and outdoorsmen. The Lone Star HD10 vehicle includes a full hard roof, heavy-duty front steel bumper, custom seat trim and a painted Deep Metallic Black finish.
DoubleStar has unveiled the Halcon-X “Non-Traditional
Karambit,” which features optimized cutting positions and striking angles for military or self-defense applications. Made from Nitro-V stainless steel and tumble-finished, the blade has a custom look. It has an overall length of 6.75 inches and sports a 5.75-inch edge, weighing 4.8 oz. The Halcon-X features a 0.187-inch thick black, coarse-textured G10 handle and a ring 1-inch in diameter.
Jagemann Sporting Group
Jagemann’s expanded line of rifle brass now includes .308 Win. This newest casing is available at MidwayUSA, Black Hills Shooter Supply and Steele Components.
Tyrant Designs CNC
The HALO Series of AR-15 HandStops from Tyrant Designs are now available in red, blue and grey colors. The handstops fit on both MLOK and KeyMod handguards by utilizing Tyrant Designs’ two-in-one technology. It works great as a handstop, forward stop and barricade stop.
The new iO Cover for the Aimpoint T-2 (iO-004) from TangoDown offers the same sleek and snug fit as the T-1 iO cover. The iO-004’s solid caps provide protection from lens damage. They conveniently nest together to keep them out of the way while the optic is in use. The iO-004 accommodates the following optics only: Aimpoint T-2/H-2/R-2, and is available in black and Flat Dark Earth color options.
CrossBreed Holsters adds the Smith & Wesson M&P M2.0 Compact to its growing product line of holsters. CrossBreed has hand-crafted each of their popular holster models for the newly released Smith & Wesson M&P M2.0 Compact handgun: including the SuperTuck IWB Holster, QwikClip IWB Holster, Founder’s Series SuperTuck IWB Holster, SuperSlide OWB Holster lines and more.
Brass Smith 8-Station Turret Press
Brass Smith C-Frame Press
Brass Smith Single StaGe Press
Lyman Products Corp.
The Brass Smith 8-Station Turret Press from Lyman is forged from heavy duty cast iron. The 8-die station turret is the largest available and will hold two complete 4-die sets or up to four 2-die sets. The straight line primer feed is easy to use, and for added safety, a heavy steel shield surrounds the primer tubes. A comfortable ball handle can be positioned for either right- or left-hand use. The Brass Smith 8-Station Turret Press is designed for use with any standard 0.875 inch x 14 thread-dies and accepts standard shell holders.
Lyman’s Brass Smith C-Frame Press is an ideal beginner press or precision companion press for experienced reloaders. Its compact design requires minimal bench space. It features a one-inch diameter ram and a 3.875-inch press opening for pistol calibers and rifle cartridges with a loaded length of up to 3.7 inches. A central handle position allows for ambidextrous use. The C-Frame Press accepts all 0.875 inch x 14-thread dies and standard shell holders.
The Brass Smith Single StaGe Press features heavy duty cast iron construction in an “O” frame design, one-inch diameter ram and compound linkage. The straight line primer feed comes with large and small primer tubes, and the large 5-inch frame opening works with the largest cases. The Single Stage Press is designed for use with any standard 0.875 inch x 14-thread dies and accepts standard shell holders.
Pachmayr’s new Guardian Grip features a unique finger extension. With the press of a button, the spring-loaded finger extension drops down out of the grip, converting a two-finger compact grip into a controllable three-finger grip. The grip’s polymer construction is impervious to moisture, weather and chemicals. An open backstrap allows for greater concealability along with textured panels for positive control.
The new Long Range Precision Rifle Reloading Handbook from Lyman includes specific data for long-range cartridges including .223 Rem., 6mm Dasher, 6×47 Lapua, 6XC, 6mm Creedmoor, .243 Win., 6.5×47 Lapua, 6.5 Creedmoor, .260 Rem., 6.2-284 Norma, .308 Win., .300 Win. Mag., .300 Norma and .338 Lapua. The handbook includes pressure and velocity data, and articles by top PRS shooters and industry experts in a full-color format.
SB Tactical has introduced the SB-MAG20 and SB-SAC. The SB-MAG20 is a magazine pouch that mounts inside most SB Tactical AR braces and fits 5.56 aluminum GI, Magpul PMAG and Lancer L5AWM 20-round magazines. It comes with a 1-inch Velcro replacement strap and is available in black or FDE. The SB-SAC soft pouch is sized to accept a C-A-T tourniquet (or similar sized items), and designed to work with most SB Tactical pistol stabilizing braces. It can be mounted inside or outside the brace and is water, chemical, UV and corrosion resistant. The SB-SAC is compatible with 1- and 1.5-inch strap SB Tactical braces and is available in black or FDE.
MPA 224BA Bolt-Action Rifle
MasterPiece Arms debuts the MPA 224BA Bolt-Action Rifle. Built specifically for the newly released .224 Valkyrie caliber, the MPA 224BA Bolt-Action Rifle will appeal to competitive and long-range shooters, as well as hunters of varmint and medium game — with a 1/2-inch MOA guarantee. The chassis is machined on MPA CNC Horizontal Machining Centers to exacting tolerances from 6061 aluminum. It weighs 5.2 lbs., has a 24-inch barrel with a 1:7-inch twist (with other twist rates available) and is available in black, burnt bronze, gunmetal, tungsten, FDE, Marine Red, NRA Blue and Sniper Green.
Additionally, the company has introduced the MPA Rapid Adjustment Technology (RAT) System. The RAT system allows MPA Chassis users to rapidly adjust bipod, tripod and barricade stops on the fly. It’s composed of the Base, Harris Adaptor, Dovetail Adaptor Plate, Picatinny Rail Adaptor and Magnetospeed System.
NovX Ammo introduces Engagement: Extreme Self-Defense cartridges. The stainless steel and copper polymer blended 9mm Luger +P bullets travel at 1,655 fps and weigh a mere 65 grains. The bullet flies flatter than lead, offers less recoil and creates substantial wound channels. Four variations are available: ARX Engagement and ARX +P Engagement in 26-round boxes, and RNP CrossTrainer and RNP +P CrossTrainer in 51-round boxes.
The BTX binocular system from SWAROVSKI OPTIK enables observers to use their entire field of vision without strenuous squinting. The angled view and adjustable, ergonomic forehead rest allow for hours of comfortable use. An aiming aid is integrated above the right eyepiece so the user need only glance up to find the target. The BTX has a 30x or 35x magnification, according to the objective module chosen (65mm, 85mm or 95mm). It’s compatible with all objective modules in the SWAROVSKI OPTIK ATX/STX family.
For those wishing to mount a micro reflex sight on a rifle or shotgun, Leapers has created a mounting base that will appeal to these users: the UTG Super Slim Picatinny RMR Mount. These mounts enable customers to quickly install a mount at an economic price point. Super Slim mounts are constructed from 6061-T6 aircraft aluminum and are finished in a matte black anodize; giving them durability in a lightweight package. To guarantee zero retention, locking Torx screws are utilized to clench the full-length slide plate onto any MIL-STD-1913 Picatinny rail and three square-shaped recoil stops on the bottom of the mounting base fully engages the Picatinny rail slots. Several options are available: MT-RMRAC (absolute co-witness mount), MT-RMRXS (low profile, 0.40-inch mount), MT-RMR13C (lower 1/3 co-witness mount) and MT-RMRKIT (includes low profile and absolute co-witness mounts).
Game Trail Camera Case
Gun Cleaning Rod Case
MTM Case-Gard’s new Game Trail Camera Case offers a safe and secure way to transport game cameras. The sturdy case is lined with foam padding and holds up to four cameras — each in its own slot to prevent collision. An SD card case is included. The case is easily secured to an ATV for travel through the rough environments.
The rugged Gun Cleaning Rod Case can store four rifle or shotgun cleaning rods up to 47-inches long within a foam padded interior. Each rod is held in an individual slot for rattle-free transport and there is room for patches, jags and brushes.
Designed to replace the average every day carry wallet requiring a pocket or purse, the Quick, Click & Carry wallet from JM4 Tactical attaches to the user’s waistline with rare-earth magnets. Users have the ability to carry their wallet inside or outside the waistband, at the appendix, or anywhere else they feel comfortable. It’s especially useful with lightweight, pocket-less athletic gear. The slim, leather wallets are currently available in black, tan and brown, and for an additional cost, teal, purple and pink.
White River Knife & Tool
White River’s new Camp Clever is an all-round handy camp knife. Built for both cutting and chopping it can also be a very effective skinner. The CPM S35VN steel sharpened blade is 0.156-inch thick and 5.5-inches long. The handle is ergonomically formed of tough green Micarta. Overall length is 10.25 inches and total weight is 9.3 oz.
The TK75 is a rechargeable flashlight which has a maximum output of 5,100 lumens and distance of 850m. The innovative rechargeable battery holder comes with a Micro USB port, powered by four 18650 batteries. Fitted with four Cree XHP35 HI LED, the TK75 flashlight goes the distance in power and versatility to satisfy various lighting demands. Dual stainless steel switches offer user-friendly output selection of six brightness levels and two flash modes.
HL40R is an all-round rechargeable focusing headlamp, emitting a max output of 600 lumens. With a rotary focusing design, it satisfies up-close and far-reaching lighting demands. It features Micro USB port, fitted with a built-in 2000mAh Li-polymer battery and four charging and discharging indicators. Additionally, the integrated metal body, overlapping headband, IP66-rated protection, enable the HL40R to be used while hiking, camping, searching, photographing and more.
T5Ti is a tactical pen tool that can be used for writing and self-defense in harsh environments. The pen body is made of TC4 titanium alloy in CNC-finished machining.
HatsanUSA announces the arrival of the Sortie, a semi-auto air pistol. The pre-charged pneumatic air pistol is available in .177, .22 and .25 calibers. It sports a refillable 62cc on board air cylinder for up to 28 shots per fill. The Sortie features a fully shrouded, precision rifled barrel, includes a quick-fill nozzle and comes with adjustable TRUGLO fiber optic sights. A combo Weaver/dovetail rail is milled into the receiver for 11mm or 22mm optics. It comes with three rotary magazines (14-shot capacity in .177, 12 shots in .22 and or 10 shots in .25 caliber).
American Built Arms Company
American Built Arms Company (A*B Arms) is now shipping the A*B Arms MOD*X Side Folder Mechanism for the KRISS Vector line of firearm products. The MOD*X Side Folder Mechanism is an affordable, lightweight adapter compatible with the KRISS Vector — allowing Vector owners to add their own AR-style pistol brace or buttstock to be used in a side-folding configuration.
Leica Sport Optics
Leica’s new Rangemaster CRF 2700-B makes it even easier to be on target every time, even when determining distance with the naked eye is a challenge. Retaining the compact, lightweight and practical qualities of its forebears, the latest model in the line of monocular rangefinders benefits from several significant improvements. These include a 30 percent increase in effective range, enabling precise distance determination up to a class-leading 2,700 yards. At distances of less than 200 yards, measurements are now given to the nearest 0.1-yard for added accuracy, whether with rifle or bow.
From TulAmmo USA comes a new line of range-friendly, brass jacketed rifle ammunition. Combined with a non-steel-jacketed projectile, it offers a significant benefit for users in states or at ranges prohibiting bi-metal jackets. The ammo is legal in all 50 states, mitigates spark risk, is non-magnetic and offers better expansion and fragmentation reduction. It is currently available in 40-round boxes of 122-gr. FMG 7.62x39mm, and 20-round boxes of 55-gr. FMJ .223 Rem.
Armament Systems and Procedures (ASP) has expanded its offering of high-performance tactical lights with the introduction of the company’s first programmable flashlights: the PRO DF and PRO AA. These lights offer primary illumination of 500 and 300 lumens, respectively, with secondary light that’s user-programmable at 15, 60 or 150 lumens, or strobe. The AA model uses AA batteries, while the DF (“Dual Fuel”) works with either an 18650 rechargeable battery or two CR123A primary (single use) cells. Other features of the Pro Lights include a hardcoat-anodized body with spiral knurling, machined aluminum parabolic reflector and a multi-position pocket clip.
For years, ADCO Sales has provided target shooters with a simple item to hold down the magazine follower while reloading during pistol matches. The company developed the JRSET — which includes the STJR (in red) and STSW (in blue) — to help alleviate confusion between the basic black STJR and STSW. The STJR is compatible with firearms from Ruger, High Standard, Browning, Colt and others, while the STSW focuses on the S&W M41 and Walther GSP .22 target pistols.
Bushnell Outdoor Products
As Bushnell’s flagship optic, the XRS II riflescope features ED Prime Glass — which delivers rich color and contrast, even in low-light conditions. The 4.5-30x zoom and wide 50mm objective lens is designed to acquire targets out to 1,000-plus yards. Making adjustments is simple, with a lock windage turret and an elevation turret featuring a RevLimiter Zero Stop that will not turn past zero. A locking diopter maintains the XRS II’s focus.
Cimarron Firearms Company
Cimarron Firearms announces the arrival of the Bad Boy, a .44 Mag. on a Pre-War frame with an Army style grip and an octagonal barrel. The classic Model P design has modern touches and features a standard blue finish with smooth walnut grips and flat top with adjustable sights. It’s available in 6- or 8-inch barrel models.
The Magna T5 Commander 4.25 Custom Carry from UA Arms weighs only 25 oz. and has been specifically designed for left-handed carry. With its all-custom magnesium zirconium, its frame is non-corrosive. All parts are forged material, CNC-machined from billet. This 1911 is chambered in .45-caliber.
With the SwitchBack 2.0, Thyrm has introduced the next evolution from the original SwitchBack. New features include: a stronger pocket clip (able to work with MOLLE/PALS webbing), a pocket-clip position that allows for deeper carry, an optimized design to ease installation, wider thumb rest with traction features, small crush ribs on the lip (creating a custom fit across a broader range of lights), an aluminum spacer (expanding compatibility with Streamlight HL and HL-X flashlights) and a finger ringer able to release under heavy force/torque — but can be reset.
The Quest 25-Quart Soft-Sided Backpack by Canyon Coolers has been redesigned for enhanced function, durability and ruggedness. On the outside, raft-grade 800 denier PVC shell resists tears and scratches while AirCore insulation lining on the inside keeps ice intact for days. Tie-downs and lashing points offer easy access to gear and hands-free traveling. The Quest comes in two new colors: sage and Arctic White. It also features a mesh hip pocket and a water-resistant zippered stow area for extra storage. The backpack measures 20H x 12W x 10D inches.
Triple K Manufacturing Co.
Triple K Manufacturing Co. has announced the Space Cowboy is now available for Ruger Super Blackhawk models. This holster is designed for the long-range handgun hunter, and can accommodate handguns with or without scopes. Carried strong side, the Space Cowboy can be worn with any waist belt up to 2.25 inches wide. It features a leg strap for added stability.
Additionally, the Lucky Gator holster can now accommodate most semi-auto pistols. It had previously been available for 4- to 5-inch model 1911s only. These holsters are made with select American alligator hide over premium vegetable-tanned steer leather with waxed nylon stitching. Features include a draw shield to provide comfort when drawing or reholstering. It’s available in brown or black.
The Trijicon ACCUPOINT 4-16×50 riflescope gives tactical shooters, long-range hunters and precision rifles shooters added versatility to extend their range in a variety of light conditions. This riflescope’s dual-illumination system automatically adjusts aiming-point brightness to existing lighting, while a manual brightness override allows shooters to easily adjust the reticle to their preferences. It’s constructed with an aircraft-quality, hard-anodized aluminum. Easy-to-use capped turret controls allow for precise and tool-free windage and elevation adjustment.
The Carbon Trad arrow from Victory Archery houses a 100 percent carbon core with a unique flax linen outer layer to give it the look and texture of wood. The small-diameter shaft decreases wind drift potential and aids penetration. Each shaft is Nano-Ceramic coated with Victory’s ICE technology. Carbon Trad arrows come with 80-grain SHOK stainless steel inserts and Bohning A- nocks. Every arrow is hand-fletched with a genuine, barred turkey feather, shield-cut to 4 inches for optimal broadhead flight and stability. Four spines and two straightness tolerances are offered.
The Qualifier Holster by UM Tactical is designed to meet all law enforcement firearm qualification requirements. It comes with a belt band and IWB clip for carry inside or outside the waistband. The holster can also be used for lawful civilian concealed carry. The Qualifier is manufactured in left- or right-handed models and fits many popular L.E. pistols including GLOCK Models 19 and 43 and the S&W Shield. It’s manufactured from Boltran 4332 — an ultra-high impact thermoplastic — to provide rigidity and durability to maximize serviceability.
Developed for accuracy and extreme long-range performance, Sierra introduces 6.5mm 150 grain HPBT MatchKing bullets. A sleek 27 caliber elongated ogive and a final meplat reducing operation (pointing) provide an increased ballistic coefficient for optimal wind resistance and velocity retention. To ensure precise bullet-to-bore alignment, a unique bearing surface-to-ogive junction uses the same 1.5 degree angle commonly found in many match rifle chamber throats. This bullet requires a barrel twist rate of 1:7.5 inches or faster.
MAXXTech has released a new .223 Remington rifle cartridge available in 50-round boxes of .380 Auto, 9mm Luger, .40 S&W and .45 Auto pistol cartridges, and 20-round boxes of .223 Remington rifle cartridges. The clean, consistent FMJ is an ideal training round.
Iver Johnson Arms Inc.
Iver Johnson Arms introduces the 1911A1 Carbine, chambered in .45 ACP with a 16.25-inch barrel — featuring a black oxide finish. It has a detachable walnut stock, 1911A1 military-style external parts and includes one, eight-round magazine. Its overall length is 35 inches and weighs 4 lbs.
The Eagle XLC is a long-slide 1911 (6-inch barrel) and is available in 10mm and .45 ACP. It has a satin chrome finish, 1045 steel frame and slide, front- and rear-angled serrations and three-hole trigger and skeleton hammer. Additional features include Super Walnut dual texture grips with an engraved logo and a slightly beveled magwell to make magazine changes quicker and easier. Unloaded, the Eagle XLC weighs 44 oz.
Battle Rifle Company
Battle Rifle Company has introduced the BR10 rifle platform. The BR10 platform is Battle Rifle Company’s second generation of precision 7.62×51/.308-caliber rifles. The BR10 platform has an 18-inch 416SS barrel with Nitrite finish, a 1:9.73-inch twist rate, weight of 8 lbs., 11 oz. and overall length of 39.75 inches. Each BR10 purchase comes with one metal magazine and a tactical bag.
Guardian w/ Mag Pouch
Underground Plus Rapid Slide S3
Versacarry introduces the Underground Plus Rapid Slide S3 holster series. Made with handcrafted, premium leather, these holsters are imprinted with custom, innovative and stylish designs and offer an expedited break-in time and protection against an unintentional magazine release. They’re ambidextrous and can be used for IWB or OWB carry.
Each holster in the Guardian line has been handcrafted using premium water buffalo leather, designed to expedite the break-in time of a normal leather holster — enabling it to easily conform to the user’s waistline. Left- or right-hand options are available and this OWB holster will fit most handguns. The Guardian w/ Mag Pouch represents another option for concealed carry customers. It includes a spare magazine pouch, allowing for convenient access to extra ammunition.
SAR USA introduces the SAR 9, a polymer-framed, striker-fired semi-auto constructed to NATO specs. Users will have a choice of three backstraps for a customized fit, and the pistol features a low-barrel axis-to-grip ratio to lessen muzzle climb and a 20-degree grip angle — providing control and fast second-shot recovery. It features a patented, double-action-style trigger and metal sights. The SAR 9 ships with a lockable hard case, two, 17-round magazines, a gunlock, cleaning equipment and a polymer holster.
Designed by a member of the USA Shooting Team for preparation and loading of match ammo, the Bullets.com Bald Eagle Heavy Duty-Match Press (Model #BE1218) is designed as a versatile, single-stage reloading press. Featuring a heavy-duty and cast-iron C-frame design, this press enables match shooters to perform body and neck sizing, primer decapping, case-mouth expansion and bullet seating accurately. Weighing 22 lbs., the Model BE1218 has two mounting holes for added stability. The 12.5-inch press handle can be positioned for right- or left-handed use. The heavy-duty, 1.125-inch wide ram with a 3.85-inch stroke and 4.95-inch throat height accommodates a variety of brass cases for handguns and rifles.