Jump-Start Sales With These Must-Have Products.
Hundreds of new products were introduced at this year’s SHOT Show and other events, creating much needed excitement around the industry. In the following pages, Shooting Industry presents a collection of must-have new products — handguns, long guns, knives, lights, lasers and more — that will be popular with consumers.
Dealers, your customers will be reading about many of these new products in Shooting Industry’s sister publications: American Handgunner, GUNS Magazine and FMG Special Editions. If they see a product they want, they can visit your store and handle it firsthand. Adding these products in inventory will help ignite your 2015 sales.
— Roy Huntington, Editor, American Handgunner
The 10mm G40 Gen4 in MOS Configuration combines a full 6-inch barrel length for improved velocity with a 15-round capacity magazine. It features an 8-inch sight radius and open sights, and measures almost 9.5 inches in length.
The V3 3-inch chambered shotgun features a VersaPort gas system and cycles all 2.75- to 3-inch 12-gauge loads. It is available in wood and synthetic version with an adjustable stock system to fit shooters of almost every size.
The CW9093BB pistol features a 3.565-inch barrel with conventional rifling, and a 1:10-inch right-hand twist. With a 7+1-round capacity, the CW9 features drift adjustable white bar-dot combat rear sight and pinned in polymer front sight. The slide is treated with a high-temperature Cerakote finish in Burnt Bronze, with a black trigger and black slide stop lever.
The Titan Plus Flashlight provides up to 125 lumens and features a MaxVision Beam through the use of a faceted reflector. The Titan can run for two hours on a 15-lumen setting, or 30 minutes on 125-lumen output. Measuring 3 inches long, the flashlight is contained in an aluminum body.
O.F. Mossberg & Sons
The Blaze-47 autoloading .22 LR rimfire is available in wood, fixed length, and adjustable synthetic stocks and 10- or 25-round magazines. The rifle features a 16.5-inch blued barrel, with a stock/barrel stabilizer and fiber optic adjustable rear and raised front sights.
Hornady Manufacturing Co.
The American Gunner line of ammunition features XTP (eXtreme Terminal Performance) bullets with propellants matched to each load to ensure optimal pressure, velocity, volume and consistency. American Gunner ammo is offered in .380 Auto, 9mm Luger, 9mm +P, .38 Special, .357 Mag., .40 S&W and .45 Auto.
Leupold & Stevens
The Dual Enhanced View Optic (D-EVO) is designed for use with the Leupold Carbine Optic or other red-dot, holographic or reflex sights and delivers 6X magnification. The Z-shaped D-EVO features a 6x20mm optics package, and is designed to “look around” the CQB sight. The eyepiece is situated just a few inches below the red dot window. With Leupold’s CMR-W reticle, the D-EVO adds mid-range accuracy and wind holds well beyond those of the red dot alone. At 4.6 inches long, the D-EVO takes up 3.2 inches of rail space and weighs 13.8 ounces. The D-EVO allows 50-MOA of adjustment for both elevation and windage, with 0.1-mil adjustment dials. Completely shock- and fog-proof, D-EVO is waterproof to 66 feet.
The Kingtuk 2 IWB Holster features Hybrid Kydex/line premium steerhide construction and carries a spare magazine forward of the holster pocket. It features a spare magazine carrier mounted on Velcro for full-position adjustment, a tuckable design with metal belt clips and optional patented C-Hooks. The holster features a mild butt-forward cant and standard metal belt clips that fit belts up to 1.75 inches.
Deer Season XP is a deer-specific centerfire rifle brand that features EXTREME POINT Winchester bullets. It comes in eight calibers: .243 Win., .270 Win., .270 WSM, 7mm Rem. Mag., .308 Win., .30-06 Sprg., .300 Win. Mag. and .300 WSM.The polymer tip design includes a maximum impact diameter.
The Pro-Series Diamond-Coated Pivot Pinch Files three-piece set features precision grab tools with highly-abrasive, diamond-coated tips ideal for cleaning small posts and terminals, filing and enhancing grip when servicing all types of firearms. These tweezers have pivoting arms that swivel open so the tip can be used for precision filing and cleaning hard-to-reach areas. The set includes small, medium and large sizes in a leather-type holster with magnetic clasp.
The 1312 X2 Range Bag features a back pocket for additional storage and folds out to serve as a padded gun mat on the bench. Large multi-purpose pockets flank each end of the 1312 X2 Range bag — one fully zippered and the other with a Velcro flap — providing ample storage for shooting accessories, tools or personal protective gear. The outside of the large front pistol pocket is adorned with three specialized magazine pockets. It includes a Plano 1312 Ammo Box, a water-resistant O-ring seal and can hold up to eight boxes of ammunition. The bag also features a heavy-duty carry handle and brass bail latch.
The HK G36 rifle is offered in .22 LR. The rifle features a folding stock, detachable sling swivel and Picatinny rail. It comes with an ambidextrous external safety and fixed front and adjustable rear sights.
The Glock Suppressor Height Sights allow for the use of suppressors and slide-mounted optics. Big Dot and Standard Dot front with a tritium or white stripe rear sight options are available. The sights are made to fit small- and large-frame Glock pistols.
The M-15 3-Gun Rifle features a stainless steel barrel welded to the break, aluminum key-mod handguard, an MBA-1 buttstock and Armalite tunable brake. It’s chambered in .223 WYLDE with a 1:8-inch twist. The rifle has an 18-inch barrel and features an ambidextrous safety, Timney 3-pound single-stage trigger and “Raptor” ambidextrous charging handle. It comes with a 20-round Magpul PMAG magazine.
The DVC Open features a 5-inch precision-fit bull barrel and Trubor-style integrated compensator coated with Titanium Nitride. It features hand-textured grip, hard-chromed steel parts, an ambidextrous slide-racker and a Dawson Precision tool-less guide rod. The DVC comes with two 140mm magazines. The pistol features a 6-MOA C-More Sight and is available in either .38 Super or 9mm.
The Aimpoint Carbine Optic (ACO) is designed for use on the MSR platform. The entry-priced ACO features a 30mm aluminum alloy sight tube with a fixed height mount, to provide co-witness with MSR backup iron sights. A 2-MOA red-dot is used to allow for fast target acquisition speed and accuracy. The ACO is completely waterproof and includes front and rear flip covers and an anti-reflection filter.
Smith & Wesson
The M&P9 pistol features an extra threaded barrel, allowing users to add sound suppressors to personal firearms where legal. The pistol features a durable, lightweight polymer frame reinforced with a stainless steel chassis and a through-hardened black corrosion resistant finish on the stainless-steel barrel and slide. With a 17+1-round capacity and a 4.25-inch barrel, the pistol features a White Dot front sight and low-profile carry rear sight.
The MeoPro line of riflescopes now includes 3-9×40 in hunting and target versions. Featuring a low-profile 40mm objective, the 3-9×40 R/M is specifically designed for rimfire rifles and muzzleloaders with parallax optimized at 50 yards for close-range accuracy. It features four inches of eye relief, a MeoTrak RZ turret and 1/4 adjustments per click.
The big-bore Carnivore airgun line is available in .30 and .35 calibers with muzzle velocities of up to 860 fps. The airguns feature QuietEnergy technology, utilizing a fully integrated shrouded barrel that tapers into a sound moderator to reduce overall noise. These airguns are powered by a 300-bar air cylinder, capable of delivering up to 21 shots at a range of 100 yards. They feature an anodized aircraft aluminum alloy receiver, high-quality Turkish steel barrel and fully-adjustable two-stage Quattro Trigger. The Carnivore is also fitted with an elevation-adjustable comb, three Picatinny rails, and a heavy-duty secure 11mm/22mm Weaver-style scope mount.
Legacy Sports International
The Howa Alpine Mountain Series Rifle from Legacy Sports weighs 6.7 pounds and features a Vortex Viper 3-9×42 scope and Talley rings. The rifle features the HACT two-stage trigger, Ammo Boost detachable magazine system, Cerakote-barreled action and Pachmayr Decelerator buttpad.
The Rubicon features a Carson Flipper opening mechanism and a powdered-produced CPM S30V steel, drop-point, hollow-ground blade. It features ball-bearing washers, and opens using either the Carson flipper mechanism or the Spyderco Trademark Round Hole. The blade features a Michael Walker LinerLock, a three-dimensional polished carbon fiber handle with an orange G10 textured back spacer and customized pivot cover with skeletonized titanium liners. It features a curving pocket clip for right-hand, tip-up carry. The blade measures 3.03 inches and overall length is 4.75 inches.
The FNS-9 Compact features a striker-fired autoloader, double-action operation and is available with standard and manual safeties. The pistol features 5.5- to 7.7-pound trigger pull, and the stainless steel slide features an external extractor with loaded chamber indicator and front and rear cocking serrations. The FNS-9 Compact features polymer construction with replaceable steel frame/slide rails, two interchangeable backstraps with lanyard eyelets and a mil-std 1913 accessory mounting rail. It comes with a fully ambidextrous slide stop lever, magazine release and optional manual safety lever.
The Taurus Curve is engineered to fit the unique contours of the wearer’s body with no visible printing. It features an LED light and laser built into the frame, smooth lines, a snag-free design, bore-axis sighting system for instinctual shooting and a built-in holster-free belt clip. The .380 ACP pistol features a 6+1 capacity.
The Over-and-Under 828U 12-gauge shotgun features a steel locking system and plate, a removable trigger group receiver, adjustable drop and cast and impulse-activated ejectors. It comes in 2.75- and 3-inch versions, with respective barrel lengths of 26 and 28 inches. The shotgun is finished with AA Grade Satin Walnut, and is offered in nickel or anodized versions. It measures 43.25 to 45.25 inches long and weighs around 6.6 pounds.
Magpul Industries Corp.
The PMAG D-60 is a 60-round 5.56×45 NATO/.223 Remington polymer magazine for MSR/M4 compatible firearms. The unique drum configuration keeps the height of the magazine manageable, allowing prone firing and easier storage. It features a paint pen dot matrix for easy marking and a rear window for instant capacity indication. The PMAG D-60 is compatible with a wide range of firearms.
The Desert Eagle .50 AE is now available with stainless steel construction in the frame, slide, barrel, rail on the frame and an integral muzzle brake. The stainless steel models are made in the U.S. and currently in production ready to ship to wholesalers and dealers. The Desert Eagle all-stainless steel model is offered in either a standard 6-inch barrel or with an integral muzzle brake. The integral muzzle brake is also offered on the DE50, DE44 and the DE357 6-inch barrel models in black.
ThermaCELL’s Lantern Camp Lantern produces 300 lumens of light on low, medium, high and SOS setting. The battery life indicator turns green to yellow to red as power drains, the lantern is water resistant. The base of the lantern features a hanging clip and it measures 9.5 inches tall by 4 inches wide. The lantern features mosquito protection of up to 15×15 feet, and a ThermaCELL butane cartridge refill lasts 12 hours.
SABRE Red’s Girls Night Out Kit includes SABRE’s hard case pepper spray with a quick release key ring and a booklet of five drink test pads. The tests are designed to detect illicit “date rape” drugs GHB and Ketamine in both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. The kit is available in pink and black.
Polycase Inceptor 380 High Penetration ARX Ammunition features maximum energy transfer to target from the hydrodynamic ram effect. The enhanced surface area of the ARX exploits the rotational force of the bullet and feeds like a round nose. The ammunition penetrates soft targets and barriers including non-hardened 1/16-inch steel without deformation or degradation in terminal performance.
Winchester Repeating Arms
The Model 1873 Sporter Octagon Color Case lever action features a 24-inch octagon barrel with color case hardening. A Grade II/III walnut straight grip stock with a satin oil finish is also featured. It comes in .357 Mag., .38 Special and .44-40 Win.
The Tread is a wrist-worn multi-tool crafted of high-strength, corrosion-resistant 17-4 stainless steel links that include two to three functional tools each, making a total of 25 usable features like box wrenches and screwdrivers. Other link tools include a cutting hook, hex drives and a carbide glass breaker.
The T/C Encore Pro Hunter is available in .243, .30-06 and .308 as a complete rifle or chambered in .223 and .308 as a pistol. The interchangeable firearm system is fully supported with accessory stocks and barrels ranging from .204 to .500 S&W Magnum along with additional shotgun, slug and muzzleloader barrels. The one-of-a-kind break-open platform allows owners to customize the Pro Hunter to match their individual and hunting preferences.
The 245 MWG features 5160 spring steel blade, heat-treated for a Rockwell hardness of 57-58 Rc for excellent shock-absorbing properties. It’s BERRY-compliant, IR-compliant and comes with custom Micarta layup handles. The knife features a textured thermoplastic TEK-LOK belt clip.
The O5870A1 Series 70 Gold Cup National Match pistol features an Adjustable Wide Trigger, National Match Barrel and adjustable Target Sights. The new iteration of the Colt Gold Cup National Match features the Series 70 firing system, a lowered and flared ejection port and blued carbon steel slide.
The Star Chamber Cleaning Tool is available in 5.56mm and 7.62mm, and effectively cleans the star chamber area of MSR/AR-style rifles. This rigid, extendable tool is compatible with many cleaning solvents.
The CenterFire LED WeaponLight for the Glock 42 provides 100 lumens of bright white light on target, constructed with Fiberglass Reinforced Nylon (FRN) housing that withstands the shock of repeated recoil. The CenterFire WeaponLight weighs less than an ounce and provides an hour of continuous run time. Other features include an ambidextrous tap on/tap off activation switch, 10-minute auto timeout feature and a strobe mode option.
The 92G Brigadier Tactical features all-steel Beretta and Wilson Combat custom parts right out of the box. It features steel ambidextrous decocker-only levers, an enhanced Brigadier slide, a modified M9A1-style checkered frame with accessory rail and a rounded triggerguard. This model is exclusive to Wilson Combat and features checkered frontstrap and backstrap, a beveled magazine well and rail for mounting a light or laser. The 9mm pistol has a 15-round capacity, a barrel length of 4.7 inches and an overall length of 8.25 inches.
The IWI US Galil ACE pistol is available in 7.62x39mm with an 8.3-inch barrel and an overall length of 18 inches. The pistol has a two-piece Picatinny rail with adjustable front and rear sights with a Tritium post on the front sight. The Tri-Rail forearm system features removable covers, including a protected pressure switch area. The Galil accepts standard AK-style magazines. The charging handle is located on the left side for control and target re-acquisition. The safety selector is available on right and left sides.
The Hawkeye FTW rifle features a two-stage target trigger, Green Mountain laminate stock, stainless steel receiver and medium contour barrel. Models are available with either a 22-inch barrel with a 1:10-inch twist chambered in .308 Win., or a 24-inch barrel with a 1:8-inch twist chambered in 6.5 Creedmoor. It features an adjustable rubber buttpad, a non-rotating, Mauser-type controlled round feed extractor and a hinged, solid-steel floorplate. The Hawkeye also features integral scope mounts.
The LG-454G with a Crimson Trace Green laser is designed for the S&W M&P BODYGUARD 380 pistol. The Laserguard features Instinctive Activation via a touch pad under the triggerguard. The LG-454G both has a master on/off switch and allows for windage and elevation adjustments.
The Citori 725 Sporting Grade V has a receiver with deep-relief engraving in a silver nitride finish. The stock and forearm feature oil-finished Grade IV/V walnut with a close radius pistol grip and palm swell. The Grade V features a 30-inch barrel.
Viridian Green Laser Sights
Viridian Green Laser Sights now offers a triggerguard mounted green laser for the Springfield Armory XD-S as part of the REACTOR series. It offers INSTANT-ON, includes a free holster, has a bi-color battery indicator and multiple modes of operation. The Viridian R5-XDS is a complete carry package with a belt holster included and is constructed of leather and polymer.
Armscor Precision USA
Armscor has expanded its line of TCM (Tuason-Craig-Magnum) ammunition by introducing the TCM 9R round. The ammo matches the length of a standard 9mm round, which allows it to feed and function properly. It can be used with Armscor’s new TCM/9mm pistol conversion kits. The TCM 9R has a velocity of 1,900-2,000 fps and is designed for use in only 9mm pistol platforms and TCM-chambered 1911s from Rock Island Armory.
The 22-inch-barreled A17 features a Delayed-Blowback Action specifically designed for high-performance magnum cartridges, a hard-chromed bolt with dual controlled round feed and a 10-round rotary magazine. It features a case-hardened receiver, button-rifled barrel and adjustable AccuTrigger.
The 180-grain 10mm Elite Performance V-Crown Jacketed Hollow Point (JHP) features a toothed cannelure located halfway up the shank of the bullet. Its location more effectively locks the jacket and lead/alloy core, providing exceptional structural integrity in a jacketed bullet. The proprietary SIG V-Crown stacked hollow point bullet design along with the V-shaped jacket skives, aid in providing controlled, uniform expansion. The ammunition also features DUCTA–BRIGHT 7A coated brass casing.
The Model 518 Holographic Weapon Sights feature the quick-release base and side-button functionality of the EXPS series and run on AA batteries. The 518 and 558 are compatible with the G33 Magnifier and the recently released EOTech Laser Battery Caps (LBCs), doubling the aiming capability. Simply remove the standard cap and replace it with the drop-in LBC visible laser or the LBC2 with both visible and infrared lasers.
The XD Mod.2 .45 ACP Sub-Compact model features the GripZone, high-visibility, low-profile sights and a slim-contour frame. It handles 9+1 rounds of .45 ACP or 13+1 rounds with an X-TENSION magazine. It features a 3.3-inch barrel, striker status indicator, loaded chamber indicator, grip safety, internal firing pin block and an Ultra Safety Assurance Action Trigger System.
The Cabot S-Class custom 1911 features a “blind” front sight with matching glare-reducing machining on the top strap. Cocking serrations feature the Cabot Trinity stripes, and the TriStar trigger and guide rod feature the company’s signature stars. The S-Class features a front strap and main spring housing embellished with Rhombus Cut 24 LPI checkering. The S-Class comes in 416 stainless steel with an optional black nitride finish, in government or commander length.
The Leek, Composite Blackwash 1660CBBW features a 3-inch D2 blade with a Sandvik 14C28N spine. It features a modified drop-point blade, SpeedSafe-assisted opening system and an ambidextrous flipper. The Leek also features a stainless steel, BlackWashed handle, secure frame lock and a Tip-Lock slider. The pocketclip can be configured for tip-up or tip-down carry and the handle is drilled to accept a lanyard. It measures 4 inches closed, and 7 inches when opened.
The Strion HPL (High Performance Lumen), a high-lumen, long-range light with an ultra-bright hotspot for illuminating a broader area on targets. It offers high, medium and low microprocessor-controlled variable intensity modes, plus a strobe function. It can produce up to 615 lumens and 40,000 candela. It features C4 LED technology and a deep-dish parabolic reflector and is powered by a lithium ion battery. The light’s casing is made of 6000 series-machined aircraft aluminum with an anodized finish. It features a multi-function, push-button tactical tail switch that provides one-handed operation of the momentary, variable intensity and strobe modes. The Strion HPL measures seven inches long, weighs 7.1 ounces, is IPX4-rated for water-resistant operation and is impact resistance tested to 2 meters.
The Sport Zoom 8-24x25mm binoculars feature a sleek, compact design, include a stadium-compliant clear carrying case and twist-up eye-cups. The binoculars come in black, green and white, and feature multi-coated optics and a zoom lens for quick power adjustments.
By Jade Molde & Holly Parker
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