Top Products To Enrich Early-Year Sales
By Jenna Buckley & Jade Moldae
With SHOT Show and other industry trade events held early in the business year, dealers can expect with near certainty there will be products appealing to every demographic of customer.
The 2018 SHOT Show did not disappoint, with manufacturers, importers and distributors introducing a wide variety of firearms, ammunition, knives, holsters, accessories, gun-care products and more for hunting, sporting and self-defense applications. This showcase presents some handpicked products from nearly 70 manufacturers that caught the eye of attendees. Dealers, consider adding some of these products to your inventory to capture early-year interest from your customers.
Stay tuned for additional SHOT Show new product coverage in Shooting Industry. Next month, we’ll present an L.E./Tactical-themed Showcase with products from 30-plus manufacturers. Looking for more new products? www.shootingindustry.com/new-products.
The Type B series of pistols from Archon Firearms represents a new class of compact, polymer grip, striker-fired handgun, and features an extremely low-bore axis and unique recoil-reducing mechanical design for improved accuracy over conventional pistols. The 9mm Type B accepts GLOCK sights, has front and rear slide serrations, a Picatinny rail, integrated beaver tail and innovative grip mapping/frame texturing. For added performance, it has a flat-faced, short-reset trigger. Four 15-round magazines are included.
Streamlight has added two low-profile models to its line of TLR rail-mounted tactical lights, the TLR-7 and TLR-8. Powered by a single 3 Volt CR2 lithium battery, the TLR-7 and TLR-8 deliver 500 lumens. The TLR-7 offers two lighting modes (LED only or LED strobe), each with a run time of 1.5 hours. In addition, the TLR-8 also offers a 640-660nm red laser. The light can be deployed in Laser-Only mode; in LED-Only mode; or in dual mode, using both light sources. Run times are 1.5 hours in LED-Only, LED and Laser, and strobe modes, and 18 hours in Laser-Only mode. The TLR-7 and TLR-8 weigh 2.40 and 2.64 oz. respectively; both measure 2.15 inches in length.
Hodgdon Powder Company
Hodgdon announces a new solution for muzzleloader hunters and shooters, the TRIPLE SEVEN FIRESTAR PELLET. This pellet is designed for modern, .50-caliber inline muzzleloaders using 209 primers. The revolutionary, star-shaped geometric design features longitudinal grooves to provide more surface area for ignition. The outcome of this unique shape is a cleaner burning pellet, as well as higher velocity, delivering up to 50 feet per second increase over similar 100-gr. equivalent loads. It began shipping in February 2018 in a 60-count clamshell that can hang on a peg or set on a shelf.
Hogue, the exclusive manufacturer of Heckler & Koch knives, offers three product lines within the HK category — the Exemplar, Hadron and Karma. Exemplar folder knives have a 3.25-inch clip point blade, pivot lock and G10-scaled handles. Hadron models, out-the-front automatic openers, feature a 3.375-inch blade in Tanto or clip-point style, and an aluminum frame. Karma flipper knives, ideal for first-response use, have a 3.75-inch partially serrated, spear point or Tanto blade and G10-scaled handles. Various color, blade edge and finish options are offered in each model.
Walther Arms Inc.
The newest addition to the Walther Arms PPQ line is the PPQ M2 Sub-Compact. Featuring signature Walther ergonomics and a Quick Defense trigger, the Sub-Compact has a 3.5-inch 9mm Luger barrel with 1:10-inch twist. The slide has front and rear serrations for easy manipulation and is outfitted with polymer three dot target sights. The rear sight is adjustable for windage. The slide stop level is ambidextrous and the magazine release button can easily change sides for left-handed users. The PPQ SC is 6.6-inches long overall and weighs 21.2 oz. unloaded. It comes with one 10-round magazine and one 15-round magazine.
Realtree introduces the Realtree EDGE camouflage pattern. The pattern features an abstract background with realistic limbs and leaves in the foreground to allow for seamless concealment in a variety of hunting environments. Leaves of varying shades and colors create a random pattern, and a variety of crisscrossing branches with highlights and shadows disrupt the vertical silhouette of the human shape.
Smith & Wesson
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.
The new Texas Carbine from AirForce Airguns offers the power of the Texas Big Bore family of air rifles, but with a carbine-length barrel. It’s available in .457, .357 and .308 calibers, weighs 7.5 lbs. and is 29 inches overall. Muzzle velocity achieves up to 930 fps and energy of up to 400 ft-lbs.
Crimson Trace has released Laserguard LG-499 (red) and LG-499G (green) laser sights for Heckler & Koch’s VP9/40 and VP9SK pistols. The laser sight utilizes Instinctive Activation, and is easily adjusted for windage and elevation. The adjustment tool and battery are included. The LG-499G green laser sight also has master on/off switch.
The Raikiri everyday carry knife from CRKT is built with a modified wharncliffe blade featuring a satin finish and a low-profile flipper. Field Strip technology allows for simple cleaning and maintenance without tools. The Raikiri has a 3.759-inch steel, plain edge blade, aluminum handles and overall length of 8.938 inches. It weighs 5 oz.
Viridian Weapon Technologies
Viridian Weapon Technologies has released a new E Series red laser sight designed exclusively for the Ruger Security-9 semi-automatic 9mm pistol. Viridian’s universal C Series and X Series laser/light combos are also compatible with the new Security-9 handgun.
Benelli’s new line of ETHOS Sport models includes 12-, 20- and 28-gauge versions. The new shotguns are equipped with a recoil-absorbing cheek comb pad twice the size of those on field models, and feature a raised, carbon fiber sporting rib and barrel porting. Each model sports a 28-inch barrel, engraved, nickel-plated receivers and interchangeable fiber optic front sight with red, green and yellow inserts. Overall length is 49.5 inches and weight ranges from 5.4 lbs. (20-ga.) to 6.6 lbs. (12-ga.). All gauges are chambered for both 2.75- and 3-inch shells.
New from Browning is the X-Bolt Hell’s Canyon Speed Long Range McMillan rifle featuring a McMillan Game Scout stock with integrated aluminum pillars, vertical pistol grip with thumb shelf and a stale medium width forend. The 26-inch barrel is fluted, free floating and features a muzzlebrake (thread protector included). A 20 MOA Picatinny rail, QD sling swivel studs, bipod stud and Pachmayr Decelerator recoil pad are also included. The steel barrel and receiver are finished in Cerakote Burnt Bronze. Stock has A-TACS AU camo with Dura-Touch Armor Coating. It’s available in 6mm Creedmoor, 6.5 Creedmoor, 300 WSM, 26 Nosler, 7mm Rem. Mag., 28 Nosler and 300 Win. Mag.
The BORE WEEVIL eliminates the hassle of dealing with dirty pull-through bore cleaners and bent or broken rods. A fully retractable pull-through tether reduces contact with cleaning chemicals. It comes with three Quick Attach Couplers that accept almost any 8/32 thread cleaning brush, jag, mop or looped patch puller. Its compact size makes it easy to carry in any shooting bag or pocket.
Adding to its FN 15 series, FN America introduces FN 15 Pistols chambered in 5.56x45mm or .300 AAC Blackout. The 10.5- or 12-inch cold hammer-forged, chrome-lined barrels have a 1:7-inch twist. Each AR pistol variant has an M-LOK-equipped rail, fixed low profile stainless steel gas block, FN combat trigger (weighing between 4.5–7.75 lbs.) and an SBX-K Pistol Stabilizing Brace.
The new high-capacity, micro-compact P365 from SIG SAUER is a striker-fired 9mm ideal for concealed carry. The pistol’s narrow-neck modified double-stack magazine holds 10 rounds in both the flush-fit and extended versions, plus one in the chamber. The grip is fully textured polymer with a slim-line rail to accommodate SIG light or laser accessories. The stainless steel slide comes standard with front and rear serrations for easier slide manipulation, as well as SIGLITE night sights. The P365 measures 1-inch wide, 5.8 inches long and has a 3.1-inch barrel. It weighs 17.8 oz. unloaded. A 12-round extended magazine is available separately.
The .50-caliber Umarex Hammer air rifle boasts 760 ft-lbs of energy and delivers three full-power shots of 350-gr. lead slugs within an inch at 50 yards. It has a standard Magpul AR grip, Picatinny rail and three slots in the forearm for M-LOK attachment. The Hammer features three safeties: a hammer block, magazine lock-out and a trigger block. The rifle’s Lightspeed valve, coupled with a precision regulator, instantly pulses a measure of air compressed to 3,000 psi behind the projectile. It’s 43.75 inches long, weighs 8.5 lbs. unloaded and has a 29.5-inch barrel with full-length composite shroud.
Dickinson Arms unveils the IMPALA PLUS line of semi-auto shotguns engineered for hunters and sport shooters. Dozens of 12-gauge inertia shotgun models, barrel lengths, configurations and colors are available to choose from. Several models feature stocks and fore-ends crafted from hand-checkered Turkish Walnut. Impala Plus models have 18- to 32-inch barrel lengths and come standard with Skeet, IC, Mid, Imod, Full and Slug choke tubes. Other models feature synthetic stocks and fore-ends with “Gecko Touch” anti-slip material for superior handling.
Christensen Arms has debuted the MODERN PRECISION RIFLE. Developed with a proprietary chassis, it weighs under 7 lbs. in a 16-inch, .308 Win. configuration. The Modern Precision Rifle features a Christensen Arms 416R stainless steel aero-grade carbon fiber-wrapped barrel (in 16-, 20- and 24-inch lengths). Other features include a match-grade flat trigger, oversized tactical bolt knob, tactical mag release and a folding stock with locking hinge and Magnelock technology. It’s available in two chamberings: 6.5 Creedmoor and .308 Win.
Sierra Bullets introduces a 6.5mm 107 grain bullet to the Tipped MatchKing line. The bullets have a .264-inch diameter and are available in 500- and 100-boxed quantities.
The SHAMAN houses a 3.58-inch CPM S30V blade featuring a high saber grind and prominent unsharpened back bevel. A round hole in the blade facilitates swift, one-handed opening. G10 scales and skeletonized steel liners combine for a sturdy handle. A stonewashed four-position pocket clip provides left- or right-side, tip-up or tip-down carry options for users. The Shaman is available in either a plain edge or fully serrated Spyder Edge blade.
The GLOCK 19X represents GLOCK’s first “crossover” pistol. It combines features of its two most popular platforms, the GLOCK 17 frame and the compact GLOCK 19 slide. The GLOCK 19X’s improved nPVD slide coating prevents corrosion, resists chemicals and stands up to the elements. The GLOCK Marksman Barrel delivers increased accuracy with enhanced polygonal rifling and improved barrel crown, no finger grooves, ambidextrous slide stop levers and a lanyard loop. It comes in Coyote color with a standard 17-round magazine, two 17+2-round magazines and a matching pistol case.
Beretta USA Corp.
Following its debut at the 2017 NRAAM, the APX line of striker-fired pistols has been expanded. The APX RDO accepts four different red-dot optics to suit the needs of the modern handgunner. Combining the modularity of the APX RDO, the APX Combat comes equipped to accept any 1/2×28 TPI suppressor. Additionally, the APX line is now available in Flat Dark Earth.
New from Steyr, the Pro THB (Tactical Heavy Barrel) is chambered in .308 Win. and available in 16-, 20- and 26-inch barrel lengths. The cold hammer-forged barrel is finished with Mannox coating and comes with 5/8×24 right-hand thread to attach muzzle devices and suppressors. The durable synthetic stock resists weather and rough use and features removable spacers in the buttstock to adjust length of pull. The magazine is a standard two-position, 5-round detatchable box (a 10-round conversion kit is also available). The standard Pro THB has a 20 MOA Picatinny rail (a long, SSG 04 A1-style Picatinny rail is available separately).
Sturm, Ruger & Co. Inc.
Ruger introduces the Ruger Precision Rimfire line, which features two initial entrants — the model 8400 and 8401. Both models feature an 18-inch cold hammer-forged, threaded barrel, Quick-Fit adjustable stock, Big-Gun bolt throw adjustment to change from a rimfire to a short-action centerfire, adjustable trigger and a 15-inch free-float Magpul M-LOK handguard. Capacity of the 8400 is 15 rounds and 10 rounds on the 8401. Overall length is 35.13–38.63 inches and weight is 6.8 lbs.
RIO Ammunition introduces the Spreader line of shotshells — available in Practice, Rabbit and Speed variants. The new offering boasts a cutting-edge wad specifically designed by RIO to improve dispersion by 25 percent compared to other spreader wads. Combined with a high velocity of 1,350 fps, the shotshells are ideally suited for rabbit targets and close distance clays.
New ShadowQuest binoculars from Steiner offer 96 percent light transmission for optimum light-gathering optics. The binoculars are offered in 8×56 and 10×56 with Steiner’s proprietary Diamond Night lens coating formula to provide unsurpassed clarity in low light. Both include the new Steiner Lumiclip that glows with just enough light to help hunters easily locate binoculars in the dark. A wide field of view and Sports-Auto-Focus feature allows the binoculars to be used with one hand once the eyepieces are set. The extremely rugged models are submersible to 16 feet.
In partnership with Outlaw Ordnance, Kahr Arms introduces the Desert Eagle 1911CSS – .45ACP with stainless steel frame and slide, and a 4.33-inch bull barrel. This custom model features a deep laser engraving of “We The People” on the left side and a portion of the Second Amendment, “Our right to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed,” on the right side. It has a two-color Cerakote finish in black and titanium, finished with a clear coat. It also has titanium controls and a matte black frame. The grips are engraved with approximately 40 signatures from the Constitution.
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.
Left: EDGE MINI PERSONAL SAFE
Right: EDGE PERSONAL SAFE
Cannon Safe Inc.
The EDGE PERSONAL SAFE and EDGE MINI PERSONAL SAFE from Cannon Safe feature two active locking bolts and a dual-alarm system to prevent unauthorized access. Internal hinges offer additional pry-protection. Both models have a programmable twist-to-open digital lock and are pre-drilled with hardware for mounting. Each safe is constructed with thick steel plates, a soft interior lining and is available in five color options: black, green, orange, yellow or blue. The EDGE Personal Safe measures 9.06 x 16.93 x 13.78 inches. The EDGE Mini measures 9.8 x 13.8 x 11.02 inches.
SOG Specialty Knives & Tools
Adding to its extensive multi-tool line in 2018, SOG introduces the POWERLITRE. At just 4.6 oz., this multi-tool features SOG’s compound leverage pliers and 16 other tools, including a hex bit holder, a Phillips and flathead screwdriver and a corkscrew. It’s an ideal choice for everyday carry or as an addition to a range bag.
Buck Knives Inc.
The 110 Auto has returned with the upgraded 110 Auto Elite. The Elite’s clip-point blade engages with the push of a button and features an upgraded steel S30V. The blade is finished with Buck’s advanced Edge2x blade technology for additional out-of-the-box sharpness and retention. This handle bypasses the classic 110 look with black G10 and nickel silver bolsters. The 110 Auto Elite ships with a black leather sheath.
On the heels of the reintroduction of the Colt .38 Special, Colt introduces the Night Cobra. Geared specifically for self-defense, the stainless steel revolver has matte black DLC coating for ultra corrosion resistance. The VZ G10 grips aid in handling and daily use. DAO only, the Night Cobra features a 2-inch barrel, front night sight, bobbed hammer and six-round capacity.
Stack-On Products Company
Stack-On’s Table Top Safe has an auto-open feature and two live-action locking bolts. The compact, secure safe with padded interior stores personal belongings and up to three handguns and two ammo boxes. It’s DOJ approved and offers electronic or biometric lock capabilities. The safe measures 6.5H x 11.75W x 16L inches.
European American Armory Corp
EAA is importing the NEO and SP series of shotguns built by ATA Arms. The NEO semi-automatic shotgun is comprised of only three primary parts and contains no springs, action bar linkage or heavy under barrel gas cylinder, allowing the inertia system shotgun to balance like a fine game gun. The SP is offered with either standard steel or a lightweight aluminum alloy receiver for easy and comfortable handling.
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.
Nosler announces the M48 Long Range Carbon rifle. The model builds on the features that made the M48 Long Range a success with the addition of a PROOF Research carbon fiber-wrapped, match-grade barrel. Precisely mated to a trued and faced M48 receiver and bedded in a Manners MCS-T carbon fiber stock, the PROOF barrel brings additional features to Nosler’s latest hunting rifle. The M48 will be offered in the following cartridges: 6.5 Creedmoor, 26 Nosler, 28 Nosler, .300 Win. Mag., 30 Nosler and 33 Nosler.
Hi-Point Firearms introduces the 1095TS, a carbine chambered in 10mm Auto. The 1095TS carbine is ideal for hunting (in states allowing straight wall cartridge), home defense or just ringing steel at the range. Features include a polymer stock, recoil-dampening butt plate and protected iron sights. It also has a raised soft rubber cheekpiece to aid in sight picture and recoil control. The 1095TS weighs 7 lbs., has a 17.5-inch barrel and a 10-round detachable box magazine.
Traditions Performance Firearms
Traditions introduces three new bullet lines to the SMACKDOWN series. The BLEED bullet is 170 grains with a hollowpoint tip delivering terminal damage upon impact. This lighter bullet lowers recoil and increases velocities. The CARNIVORE series is available in 250-gr., 275-gr. or 305-gr. bullets. The polycarbonate tip provides bullet stability and maximizes expansion. The XR series is for long-distance shooting. Available in 200-gr., 230-gr. or 250-gr., XR bullets have a polycarbonate tip ensuring performance at all ranges. The series incorporates Traditions’ new Ridgeback sabot with horizontal ribbing and a deeper cut to provide a better gas seal, easier loading and improved accuracy.
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).
Leupold & Stevens Inc.
The Mark 5 HD line of riflescopes from Leupold & Stevens has debuted with two models: 5-25×56 and 3.6-18×44. The line features all new M5C3 ZeroLock adjustments, providing precise, repeatable tracking with a dead-on return to zero. The M5C3 elevation dials deliver 30-mils of adjustment in three turns, at 10 mils per turn, affording users exceptional long-range performance. Both models are available with or without illuminated reticles, feature 35mm maintubes for increased adjustment travel and a high-speed power selector ring with an optional low-profile throw lever for additional leverage.
Savage Arms has unveiled the updated Model 110 series of rifles, which boasts cosmetic and ergonomic enhancements as well as the form-fitting AccuFit System. AccuFit features adjustable components allowing users to custom-fit both comb height and length of pull. The only tool needed is a Phillips-head screwdriver. Additionally, all Model 110s include an AccuTrigger, which offers a light, crisp trigger pull and prevents the firearm from discharging if jarred or dropped.
The TP9SF ELITE by Canik is chambered in 9mm Luger and comes with industry standard dovetail sight cuts compatible with many aftermarket sights. The semi-auto pistol features forward slide serrations, a loaded chamber indicator, striker status indicator, reversible magazine catch and improved single action trigger. Warren tactical sights with a red and green fiber optic front sight and Mil-Std 1913 Picatinny rail round out the highlights. The match-grade barrel is 4.19 inches in length and weight is 1.77 lbs. unloaded. It comes with two 15-round magazines, poly holster, paddle/belt attachment, interchangeable backstraps and cleaning rod and brush.
MISSION CRITICAL from Otis includes 1 fl. oz. spray bottle of High Performance Cleaner, 1 fl. oz. spray bottle of High Performance Lubricant and a microfiber gun cloth. High Performance cleaner prepares surfaces for MC-10 Lubricant, removes oils and contaminates from a firearm and removes MC-10 Lubricant if desired. High Performance Lubricant is a synthetic firearms lubricant that won’t freeze, burn or carbonize. Mission Critical is recommended for slides, slide rails, bolt/bolt carrier, actions and other metal-on-metal contact points. It’s safe on all gun metals and finishes.
Champion Range & Target
Champion’s WHEELYBIRD 2.0 features timely upgrades to its original mobile trap including a wireless remote, 1.75-second cycle time and solid tires for easy transport. The remote has a programmable delay up to 15 seconds, and can trigger the trap from up to 100 yards away. The improved metal clay stack holder and quicker motor enable faster shooting.
Federal Premium Ammunition
Developed for the MSR-15 platform, Federal Premium’s 224 Valkyrie ammunition provides flat trajectories and match accuracy beyond 1,300 yards. The cartridge offers significantly less wind drift and drop than other loads in addition to half the recoil of comparable ballistics. 224 Valkyrie is available in 90-gr. Gold Medal Sierra MatchKing, 60-gr. Nosler Ballistic Tip, 100-gr. Fusion MSR and 75-gr. American Eagle TMJ.
FTI Inc. introduces TETRA GUN STOCK OIL, a natural oil conditioner for gunstock wood — designed to rejuvenate and preserve surfaces. This new, advanced formula restores unfinished gunstock wood to its natural luster. Stock Oil completes Tetra Gun’s portfolio of high-quality products for wood gunstock conditioning, along with the Tetra Gun Stock Finishing Kit, which includes a Walnut Stain and Stock Finish. Tetra Gun Stock Oil will be available in a 2 fl. oz. bottle this spring.
Taurus USA has expanded its 1911 line to incorporate the Taurus 1911 Commander in .45 ACP. It has a shorter profile than full size 1911s with a 4.2-inch barrel, but maintains a full size grip providing a positive grip purchase. The pistol features a black-on-black finish, Novak drift adjustable front and rear sights, checkered black grips and extended beavertail. The Taurus 1911 Commander has an overall length of 7.9 inches, eight-round magazine capacity and weighs 38 oz.
With 28-GAUGE and .410 BORE shotshells, TxAT/Aguila Ammunition has announced its entrance into the sub-gauge shotshell market. The newly improved 28-gauge will be offered in target and game loads — the target features a 0.75-oz. payload at 1,275 fps and is available in shot sizes 7.5, 8 and 9. The .410 bore line is also available in target and game loads (target: 2.5-inch, 0.5-oz. payload, 1,275 fps; game: 3-inch, 11/16-oz., 1,200 fps).
The TK75 from Fenix is a rechargeable flashlight boasting 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.
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.
With extreme stopping power, the TACTICAL STUN GUN WITH BOWLING PIN DESIGN delivers an industry-leading 2.517 microcoulomb charge. The device also houses a 130-lumen LED light with three settings, and emits 95 dB of sound. Push button activation is intuitive for switching between modes. The aircraft-grade aluminum housing is lightweight, yet durable and strong. It includes a belt holster for instant access and a rechargeable battery (cord included).
Crosman has introduced a portable air compressor for use at home or in the field. The Benjamin Traveler can be used to fill a maximum of 4,500 psi, and is suitable for airguns and paintball cylinders less than 0.6 L. A quick-connect hose plugs directly into the fill nipple of the gun. It can either be plugged into a standard home outlet, or off any 12-volt car, lawn mower or ATV battery. Built-in safety features include an automatic shut-off to prevent battery drain or overheating.
Conquest V4 riflescopes from ZEISS were designed as a lightweight, performance-oriented riflescope product line for demanding hunting and shooting applications. The V4 line is based on a 4x zoom ratio; incorporates a 30mm main tube; and consists of 1-4×24, 3-12×56, 4-16×44, and 6-24×50 models. Each model delivers 90 percent to-the-eye light transmission, offers .25 MOA click values, capped windage adjustment, second focal plane reticle designs and provides 80–100 MOA of total elevation travel adjustment. All exposed elevation turrets also feature ZEISS’ Ballistic Stop to ensure an absolute and positive return to zero under any conditions. Illuminated reticles are standard for the 1-4×24 model and optional for the 3-12×56 and 6-24×50 models.
The 911 pistol from Springfield Armory offers small frame shooting with the familiarity of a 1911. Features of the .380 ACP include a 5-lb. trigger with a G10 Trigger shoe from Hogue, an ambidextrous safety, Ameriglo Pro-Glo green tritium front sight and a tactical rack U-notch rear sight. Springfield’s Octo-Grip allows for secure grip without harming clothes if carrying concealed. Four configurations are available: black, stainless, black with green Viridian laser and stainless with green Viridian laser. The 911 has a 2.7-inch barrel and accommodates a flush six-round or seven-round extended magazine.
Built on the Browning Model 71 frame, the Signature 475 from Turnbull Restoration is a large-bore lever rifle chambered in .475 Turnbull with a rust blued 26-inch octagon barrel. It features Turnbull’s unique color case hardened finish on the receiver, hammer, lever, forend cap and grip cap. Engravings are inspired by the Winchester No. 6 pattern, highlighted with a gold inlaid Turning Bull logo on one side and the customer’s initials on the other. Stocks are top grade English walnut with a pistol grip. The carving and checkering are in the Winchester factory F pattern. The 475 has an ivory/brass reversible front sight and a sporting-style rear sight.
The M18 bolt-action rifle from Mauser features a cold hammer-forged barrel and steel receiver. It houses a five-round magazine, adjustable trigger and three-position safety. Its soft inlay grip and ultra-rugged synthetic stock give the M18 a high-end look at an affordable price point.
RISE Armament has introduced the RA-905 Handguard to its line of high performance products. The RA-905 is durable and lightweight, and M-LOK compatible with a Picatinny upper rail. It houses six quick-disconnect mounting points spanning 360 degrees around the handguard. Easy slip-on alignment and installation, anti-rotation and anti-slip technology round out its features. The RA-905 is available in 13.5- and 15-inch lengths. Color options include flat black (hardcoat anodized), Foliage Green Cerakote or Flat Dark Earth Cerakote.
CrossBreed Holsters now offers a custom-fit hybrid design holster for the Springfield Armory X-DE .45. The holster features premium leather backing with custom molded Kydex for security, and can be used for inside or outside the waistband carry.
Warne Manufacturing Co.
Warne’s Range Tool is designed to be the go-to multi-tool for every shooter’s range bag. The compact and durable tool features 12 of the most popular driver bits to perform basic firearm maintenance and scope adjustment in the field. It houses Allen heads in 0.05-, 0.078-, 0.094-,0.125- and 0.156-inch sizes; Torx driver sizes in T10, T15 and T20; 0.10-inch pin remover; flat blade screwdriver and a No. 2 Phillips-head screwdriver.
Galco Gunleather introduces the ExtremeTuk IWB Holster. The ExtremeTuk (ET) features a broad cowhide backing plate combined with a full-length Kydex holster pocket. This design gives the gun carrier the comfort of smooth leather that contours to the wearer’s body, along with the fast and easy draw of Kydex. The ET’s mild forward cant also eases the draw while helping conceal even large service-size pistols. Available in black, the ET is supplied with two types of interchangeable tuckable clips: a traditional clip and the Ultimate Sheath clip.
Lyman Products Corp.
Ideal for those new to reloading, the Brass Smith Ideal press from Lyman Products boasts a rugged frame of cast iron, steel parts and central handle for ambidextrous use. Its compact size requires minimal bench space and compact linkage includes a 1-inch diameter ram and 3.875-inch press opening for all pistol calibers and rifle cartridges with a loaded length up to 3.7 inches. The Ideal press accepts all 0.875 x 14 thread dies and standard shell holders and weighs just 12.6 lbs.
Pro-Shot Products Inc.
Pro-Shot’s HAWK-EYE LENS CLEANING KIT delivers superior lens cleaning solutions for all glass and plastic surfaces. The lens cleaning formula not only cleans, it provides extreme protection from harsh elements found in dirt and dust. The anti-fog, anti-static and scratch prevention formula is non-toxic, biodegradable and ammonia- and silicone-free. The kit includes cleaning swabs, brush, cloth and 0.5 fl. oz. bottle of lens cleaner in a convenient storage case.
O.F. Mossberg & Sons
The MVP PRECISION tactical rifle sports an all-new Mossberg chassis design and Luth-AR MBA-3 adjustable stock. Available in 6.5 Creedmoor and 7.62mm NATO/.308 Win., the MVP bolt designs accept and feed from standard AR-style magazines. Each MVP Precision rifle comes with a Magpul 10-round PMAG. It’s also available in a Vortex Scoped Combo option, with the Viper HS-T scope.
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.
The Volt 300 crossbow from CenterPoint Archery features a reduced draw weight of 130 pounds for near-effortless cocking/drawing. Anti-dry fire, auto-safety trigger mechanism, quad limbs and a fully machined cams system contribute to the smooth shooting experience. The Volt 300 also features a CenterPoint 1x40mm three-dot illuminated optic, quick, carbon arrows and an adjustable butt stock.
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 flattop with adjustable sights. It’s available in 6- or 8-inch octagonal barrel models.
MTM introduces a new way of storing ammo boxes with its AMMO RACKS. The durable Ammo Racks are available in two different sizes, the AR9M (9mm) and ARRS (Rifle Small). The AR9M comes with eight, P50-9 ammo boxes — offering storage of up to 400 rounds of ammo. The ARRS includes four, RS-50 ammo boxes — holding up to 200 rounds of ammo. Racks may be stored standing, stacked flat or hung on a wall and are ideal for gun safe storage. There are four holes molded into the back of the racks for secure wall mounting.
Maglula has unveiled the UNIVERSAL MAGAZINE UNLOADER for 10/22-type .22 LR magazines. Constructed with durable reinforced polymer, it’s simple to use, unloads magazines quickly, eliminates wear on feed lips and is reliable in all weather conditions. The UnLoader fits and unloads 10/22-type .22 LR magazines from several manufacturers, including: Ruger, Butler Creek, Black Dog, Eagle, ProMag, Shooters Ridge and Tactical Inc.