[SHOT 2024] Mantis Laser Training Gets New SKUs – New Blackbeard SKUs!

In the realm of laser training, Mantis is a well-recognized brand known for its comprehensive range of products. In recent developments, the company has set out to upgrade its Blackbeard system for the year 2024, making it available for platforms beyond the AR-15. The new upgrades will include compatibility with AR-10, AK, Scar 17, and Scar 16.

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[SHOT 2023] Mantis Expands BlackbeardX Digital Training Line

Mantis are set to expand their range of training systems with new Blackbeard X models. The system is already available for pistols and AR-15 pattern rifles and in a number of configurations and price points but 2023 will see the range expand to AK pattern rifles, AR-10s, CMMG’s Banshees and SIG Sauer’s MCX line later this year.

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Mantis Unveils the New BlackbeardX AR Training Platform

Ammunition is still outrageously expensive in this day and age and the advent of ammo-less training devices has brought the industry some much-needed innovation in terms of how we train with our rifles and pistols. Mantis is well known for providing customers with one of the most comprehensive at-home training devices on the market that uses a combination of your phone and a laser device to give you feedback on your performance all without the need to use your precious ammunition. Mantis has announced their latest offering, the new BlackbeardX which features new dynamic drills to enhance your dry fire training.

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[SHOT 2022] Mantis Blackbeard AR Dry Fire Trainer

Mantis showed off their Blackbeard AR Dry Fire Training System at SHOT Show 2022 Industry Range Day. This unique system is a drop-in replacement for the bolt carrier group and charging handle of a standard AR-15. It also uses a battery pack in the magazine well, which powers the Blackbeard and resets the trigger after each pull. Instead of constantly racking the charging handle to the rear, you simply pull the trigger again and again.

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ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS: Mantis X3 … and Maybe Some Scratchers

A lot of us are pretty tight on cash. This year has not been kind to those of us with an expensive passion. Whether you celebrate any of the upcoming holidays or not, these companies keep putting on deals that can tempt even the most frugal among us. So, what if you grabbed a scratcher, won a few bills, and decided to treat yourself? What would you get? With ammunition availability and the limits thrust upon us due to the pandemic, I would buy the Mantis X3 – Shooting Performance System.

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[SHOT 2018] NEW Mantis Silencers From AMTAC

AMTAC Suppressors is releasing their new Mantis line of silencers, three of which feature their signature over-barrel design, with a new monocore system that focuses on overall signature reduction and capable of handling magnum rifle calibers. Available in four different models that are designed for different calibers, barrel profiles and overall lengths, pricing starts at $799 and are now available for purchase.

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Mantis Pistol Training Device

Considering handgun is my single worst firearm in 3-gun, I am keenly interested in the Mantis, a new pistol training device. Essentially, its a Bluetooth enabled package of accelerometers that interprets your shooting and tracks the firearm and deviation from the aiming position. It can detect trigger pull movement and suggest improvements based on the data.

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