SHOT Show 2021

[SHOT 2021] Peek-A-Boo! The Silver Shadow Corner Shot Scorpion

The ability to shoot from behind cover is pretty cool. More importantly, it can keep you alive. With good ol’ fashioned Israeli engineering, the CornerShot made this a real possibility. Extending the reach of the famous CornerShot, Silver Shadow Israel has introduced the Corner Shot Scorpion.

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[SHOT 2021] Browning Buck Mark Plus Vision Black/Gold – Suppressor Ready .22LR

The Browning Buck Mark line grows with a new model that should be of interest to many of TFB’s readers, a 2021 SHOT Show Special. It features a lightweight Vision barrel in .22LR with an all-black aluminum outer sleeve. Gold Cerakote finish covers the inner steel barrel and there’s a Picatinny rail for your optics if you don’t want to use the fiber-optic front sight and adjustable rear sight.

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[SHOT 2021] AR-15 Mag Dispenser from Mag Storage Solutions

Remember our backpack magazine dispenser post from a while back? Well here’s another magazine for your magazines, this time around it’s from the folks over at Mag Storage Solutions. They have a cool giant wall-mounted Pez dispenser for AR-15 magazines that they are debuting at SHOT Show 2021 On Demand.

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[SHOT 2021] Primary Arms SLx 1x and 3x MicroPrism Scopes

Primary Arms have published their 2021 catalog which includes a number of new products. In this article, we’ll take a look at the new family of compact prism scopes called SLx MicroPrism. These scopes are designed from the ground up and according to Primary Arms, have passed extensive endurance testing during the development such as withstanding 7000 rounds of .308 Win fired through a SCAR-17S. Currently, there are two sights in this product line – the non-magnified SLx 1x MicroPrism and the SLx 3x MicroPrism which has fixed 3-power magnification.

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[SHOT 2021] USAC AR-15 Lower Receiver with Built-in Receiver Tensioning System

In the new products section of the  SHOT Show On Demand, the virtual version of the world’s largest arms exhibition, I came across this rather interesting AR-15 lower receiver made by the  U.S. Arms Company (USAC). What makes the USAC M-4 CLS UTAW lower receiver unique is the built-in mechanism that allows applying tension and tightening the upper and lower receivers against each other.

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[SHOT 2021] Benelli Add 20-Gauge and 3-Inch 12-Gauge Shotguns to Super Black Eagle 3 Line

Alongside their additions to their ETHOS line, Benelli have also introduced some new options to their classic Super Black Eagle 3 series of semi-auto waterfowl guns with new additions now available in 20 gauge and 3-Inch 12 gauge.

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[SHOT 2021] Benelli Announces New Shotguns For their ETHOS Series

Benelli have announced a couple of additions to their ETHOS line of semi-auto shotguns. The new guns were introduced at this year’s virtual SHOT Show. The ETHOS SuperSport is aimed at the competitive shotgun shooter market while the ETHOS Cordoba BE.S.T utilises Benelli’s BE.S.T. finish technology for rust and corrosion protection. Check out Benelli’s announcements below for more information.

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[SHOT 2021] SIG Sauer P320 XCarry Legion Pistol

New from SIG Sauer this year is the P320 XCarry Legion, a compact pistol set up with a threaded barrel, suppressor height night sights, and a flared magwell.  In addition, it has the tungsten infused grip module for added weight and comes ready for a pistol optic.  SIG has also equipped the three included magazines with aluminum Henning Group base pads for extra capacity.  The XCarry Legion seems to be the only threaded pistol in SIG’s current catalogue, as the most recent “TacOps” threaded pistols were discontinued in 2019.

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[SHOT 2021] New Savage Arms Renegauge Competition Shotgun

The Savage Renegauge shotgun was released a year ago and it is now time for the Competition version. The Renegauge Competition looks delicious in black and red, don’t you think? The barrel is finished with Melonite, while the receiver, magazine tube and extended Skeet2 Light Modified choke are finished in Cerakote.

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[SHOT 2021] Award-Winning Benelli Lupo Expands Offerings with Three New Calibers

It doesn’t seem a full year since SHOT 2020 but at 2021’s virtual SHOT Benelli have announced the introduction of three new calibers to their Lupo bolt-action line. The new Benelli Lupo rifles are chambered in 6.5 Creedmoor, .308 Win. and .243 Win.

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[SHOT 2021] SmartGunz Announce RFID-Enabled 9mm Sentry Pistol

Kansas-based SmartGunz have announced that their Sentry 9mm pistol, the company’s first product, will begin shipping in the 2nd quarter of 2021. Physically the SmartGunz Sentry is a 9x19mm 1911 pistol, but it utilises RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) technology to enable the gun to be used by its designated user.

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[SHOT 2021] Franchi Expands Instinct Line with New LX & SLX Models

At this year’s virtual SHOT Show, Franchi took the opportunity to unveil a pair of new 28 gauge over – under shotguns. Expanding their Instinct range they have added a new 28 gauge option to their Instinct LX and SLX lines.

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[SHOT 2021] New from Strike Industries – GEN5 Magwell for Glock G5 19/23

When the Gen5 Glocks were announced, reactions were a mixed bag. Some people welcomed changes like the flared magwell, while others either didn’t want it or thought it wasn’t enough. Well, for the people who wanted more flare in their lives, a new option now exists. True to themselves, Strike Industries has released a sharp, minimalistic magwell for Gen5 Glock 19/23 frames. This is the Strike Industries GEN5 Magwell.

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[SHOT 2021] New Armscor International VR82 20ga Semi-Auto Shotgun

The VR series semi-automatic shotguns from Armscor International / Rock Island Armory get an addition with the 20 gauge version called VR82. The thumbhole stock design reminds me of the HERA Arms CQR stock, don’t you agree?

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[SHOT 2021] New Uberti Hardin & Teddy Revolvers and .357 Magnum Additions to "Outlaws & Lawmen" Series

Wheelgun lovers and cowboy action shooters alike will be happy to know that Uberti USA is expanding the Outlaws & Lawmen Series. In the SHOT Show 2021 days, Uberti USA released two new models and added a .357 Magnum option to two existing ones.

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[SHOT 2021] Rock River Arms Introduce The RBG-1S Precision Bolt Action Rifle

Rock River Arms is well known for their quality AR-15 rifles, but they’ve just announced a brand new precision bolt action rifle, the RBG-1S series. RRA actually ran a soft launch of the RBG-1S at SHOT Show 2019 but took their time to hone it. Early examples featured a fluted barrel, but that was one of the things that were refined on the final product. RRA states that the RBG rifle action is a proprietary short action receiver, fitted with a stainless steel, threaded barrel with varying length options and uses AICS pattern magazines.

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[SHOT 2021] Mepro FUBS Self-Illuminating Backup Sights from Meprolight

Meprolight is a division of the SK Group, and a well-known manufacturer and global supplier of electro-optical and optical sights. In this article, we’ll focus on their new self-illuminated backup sights designed for the AR platform. You know, the sights that you must have, but pray you never need? The Mepro FUBS folding back-up sights are self-illuminated, by tritium, front and rear.

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[SHOT 2021] SIG Sauer ROMEO7S & JULIET3 Micro

A timeless love affair continues. At this year’s somewhat unconventional virtual SHOT Show, SIG Sauer announced the new models of their popular ROMEO red dot sights and JULIET magnifiers. SIG Sauer say the ROMEO7S compact sight and the JULIET3-MICRO Magnifier will be ‘coming soon’.

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[SHOT 2021] New Timney Alpha Competition Glock Triggers

Timney Triggers has released a new series of competition handgun triggers called Alpha. First in line in the Timney Alpha series is a new trigger for the Glock Gen 3 and Gen 4 pistols. Timney’s trigger bar and sear are Teflon nickel treated, with a pull weight of three pounds. All stock Glock parts and springs are kept. According to Timney, the break is “crisp”, and the trigger is easy to install with no gunsmithing needed.

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[SHOT 2021] ZEV Tech & SIG Sauer Collaboration – The ZEV Octane Z365XL

A lot of us have the need to increase the amount or the extent of things and carry guns are no exception. So after the ZEV Z365 Octane, enter the Octane Z365XL. As you can imagine, it’s the “hot rod” version of the SIG Sauer 365XL, and mainly intended for 9×19 mm carry.

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[SHOT 2021] New ATN TICO LT – Thermal Clip-On Sight

Like I predicted, 2021 is going to be the year for Thermal Clip-on sights. TFB has already reported about the Pulsar KRYPTON FXG50, the Leica Calonox and several other manufacturers are ready to jump on the thermal train.

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[SHOT 2021] New Kahles Riflescope – K525i Dynamic Long Range

With 120 years of experience in the development and production of riflescopes for hunting and sports shooting Kahles have a lot of tradition and experience within their company. Their line of K525i 5-25x56i riflescopes now has another star where the focus is dynamic long range competitions.

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[SHOT 2021] Modern Retro – Ed Brown KC9-VTX with Red Dot Optics

If you’re into 1911s and prefer to use a dot instead of the iron sights  Ed Brown now has an updated version of their KC9 model which combines the old with the new. It’s a 9x19mm with an overall length of 7.5″, in black stainless steel. The capacity is 9+1, which should be plenty enough if you know how to handle the Vortex Venom with its 6 MOA red dot.

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[SHOT 2021] New N-Vision Optics HALO-X Thermal Sight

Recently TFB broke the news about the Nox Thermal Monocular from N-Vision Optics, and since it’s that time of the year again there’s more to be revealed. The3 models of their new HALO-X series thermal sights combine a BAE Systems sensor and the most demanded features like video recording and WiFi connectivity. The top model, HALOXRF, also has an integrated laser range finder.

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[SHOT 2021] DryFireMags Now Available for Springfield XD, S&W M&P and SIG P320

A few SHOT Shows back I stumbled upon the DryFireMag and gave it a try at their booth. I liked it so much I went out and bought one for myself.  Back then it was only available for Glock pistols. Well, they now have training mags available for the Springfield XD, S&W M&P and SIG Sauer P320 pistols, with M&P Shield mags coming soon as well.

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[SHOT 2021] Reserve Series O/U Shotguns from Mossberg

Looking for a new over-and-under shotgun? With the new Mossberg Reserve Series Over-and-Under Shotguns you should be equally at home in upland fields or shooting clays in a competition.

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[SHOT 2021] New Shadow Systems DR920 Full Sized Pistol

Shadow Systems have released a new full sized pistol called the DR920. It is available in either Combat or Elite models, with the difference being in the slide features. One interesting feature is that it works with Glock G17 holsters and magazines.

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[SHOT 2021] Browning X-POINT DEFENSE Handgun Ammunition

For 2021, Browning Ammunition has a new personal defense handgun ammunition line dubbed X-Point Defense. This ammo is offered in the most popular pistol calibers – .380 Auto, 9mm, .40 S&W, .45 Auto and 10mm Auto. Let’s take a closer look.

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[SHOT 2021] SIG P320MAX Pistol

New from SIG Sauer Inc. this year is the SIG P320MAX. Replete with his logo on the side, this pistol seems to be the evolution of what Team Sig Captain, Top-Tier pistolero and US Army Veteran Max Michel has come up with. Based off the P320 X-Five Legion, the P320MAX sports a bull barrel, unique slide serrations, and a one-piece guide rod. All of this is topped off with a Romeo3MAX pistol optic. I could be wrong, but I do believe this was the configuration that Max Michel used in his win at the USPSA Area 5 competition this last fall in Kentucky.

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[SHOT 2021] Stoeger Condor With Synthetic Stock Now Available

This year’s SHOT Show may be a little different, ok that’s an understatement but as usual, there’s a healthy range of new shotguns being released. Maryland-based Stoeger have announced the addition of a synthetic stocked version of their Condor over/under. The new synthetic Stoeger Condor comes in at $349 (MSRP) making it an interesting option for a slick, robust, affordable over/under.

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