Posts by Shelby Murdoc

Murdoc is a freelancer who writes at various publications and web sites including Shooting Sports Retailer and GunPundit.com.

armalite are-10 vsr

Armalite AR-10 VSR

The Armalite AR-10 VSR is a 7.62x51mm rifle with an 18-inch Cerakoted black stainless steel barrel and a 15-inch free floating VSR handguard forend. The stock is a lightweight MBA-1 adjustable stock with adjustable comb. It has a “Raptor” ambidextrous [Read More…]

meprolight tru-dot rds

Meprolight TRU-DOT RDS

Meprolight is making big inroads into the U.S. market, and their latest offering is sure to keep the trend strong. The TRU-DOT RDS red dot sight was designed to meet military durability and operational demands while being simple and affordable enough for mainstream [Read More…]

beretta arx 160

Beretta ARX 160 Rimfire

On display at the Beretta booth was the ARX 160, the .22LR version of their ARX100 rifle. Externally almost identical to its big brother, the ARX 160 has an 18-inch barrel and an overall length of 36.2 inches, weighing in at 6.6 pounds. It has the ARX 100’s [Read More…]

meprolight m21 hunter

Meprolight M21 Hunter

Originally developed for the Israeli Defense Forces, the Meprolight M21 self-powered day/night reflex sight has been a popular seller in the US since introduced here a few years ago. On display at the Meprolight booth is the latest variant, the M21 H which adds a splash [Read More…]

Del-ton Sierra 3G

Del-Ton Sierra 3G

New for 2015 from Del-ton, Inc., is the Sierra 3G, an AR designed and tuned specifically for the world of 3-gun competition. Del-ton put prototypes into the hands of both pro and recreational multi-gun competitors to get feedback and advice. It has a longer forearm for [Read More…]

Plinker Tactical SBR Colt LE6920

Colt LE6920s

Colt’s LE6920 is the company’s base lightweight law enforcement model. Like so many other products on display at SHOT, it comes in color schemes besides standard tactical black. LE6920MPATAC with Magpul MOE furniture in A-TACS camo: And the LE6920MP-USA in [Read More…]

Crimson Trace SFL-100 Rocket Aiming Laser
Manequins in 5.11 Storm Gray

Shades of Storm Gray

Though 5.11 has really put a lot of effort into breaking further into the civilian and hunting markets, they remain as focused on professional tactical as ever. Their new line of Storm gray gear is designed for law enforcement in urban settings. The shade of gray was [Read More…]

Nemo Pratka .300 Win Mag
FN's FN15 Carbine and Rifle

FN Decides to build ARs

Who would have ever guessed that FN would make the leap to manufacturing AR-15 based carbines and rifles? Seems like everybody is jumping on that bandwagon these days. Though they’ve produced the guns for quite a while, they’ve only had a few regular [Read More…]

4x32 Browe Sport Optic (BSO)

BROWE Sport Optic

Yesterday I noted the Browe Combat Optic, a titanium-housed optic that automatically sets reticle brightness based on lighting at the target. But not every shooter needs (or can afford) that kind of performance. As an alternative, Browe offers the Browe Sport Optic [Read More…]