Archive: January, 2014
Strike Industries had a number prototypes on display at their SHOT Show booth. Thier ultra low profile (or “no profile”) backup iron sights are ingenious. They mount on picatinny rails but are so low profile they extend no higher than the rail itself, [Read More…]
Arsenal Firearms had their beautiful double barrel 1911 on display again this year at SHOT Show.
Tactical gear manufacturer Crye Precision debuted their first firearm at SHOT Show. Instead of entering the firearm industry the easy way with a branded AR-15 they enlisted the skilled gun designer Eric Burt, who has previously worked on the AAC Honey Badger and Magpul [Read More…]
SIG has some impressive custom pistols made by their Master Shop on display at SHOT Show. It was the first (and probably last) time I have ever seen a salmon tail used as a front sight.
England has sent its throne over for the varmint hunter. I saw this chair in the new product booth and was determined to check it out. Yes this is outside of the box of most products on this blog but the varmint hunting sport is a large community. I am used to the [Read More…]
Gemtech (Gemini Technologies) out of Eagle, Idaho has released the new G-Core line of suppressors at SHOT Show this year. Gemtech started as a consortium of suppressor designers back in 1993, and has been creating and expanding suppressor technology ever since. In [Read More…]
Crimson Trace SFL-100 Rocket Aiming Laser: Only reusable aiming laser for M72 LAW rocket Improved first shot accuracy of over 60% Waterproof to 1 meter for 2 hours Designed to military standards Available in IR and visible red Puts rounds on target faster and more [Read More…]
Hi-Lux Leatherwood displayed their new MaxTac Dot red-dot sight at SHOT Show 2014. This new red-dot packs a lot of features for just $199 MSRP. Some of those include a robust machined aluminum housing, dual-mode digital illumination control, build-in picatinny mount and [Read More…]
So perhaps the average guy may not want a rifle that is not black. He especially may not one that is a silvery metallic. But I do! If you have not seen the coating called NiB-X you should check it out. A nickel boron coating provides an exceptionally durable and smooth [Read More…]
This post first appeared at AllOutdoor.com LMT is one of the premier names in hard-use, no-nonsense, ultra-reliable ARs. Unlike many AR makers who talk the military talk but only walk the civilian walk, LMT’s guns are actually standard-issue service guns for parts [Read More…]
Masterpiece Arms is displaying this offensively colored bullpup with no plaques or press releases partnered with the mock-up. Working with Charles St George they are working on a gun that is visually similar to his earlier design, the Bushmaster M17S, but chambered in [Read More…]
Shown is a first shot, an early run without texture, of the unnamed new vertical grip from BCM. There will be a picatinny and KeyMod slot version (shown). The grip uses a more comfortable shape for directly grasping when manipulating the firearm, rather than using a [Read More…]
The H&K booth at SHOT was busy as could be, and they had their entire product line on display including the Grenade Machine Gun. I was lucky enough to talk with Wayne Weber, the H&K USA President for a while but HK PRO Member Anthony.L sat in on a morning [Read More…]