Tag: rifle

[SHOT 2018] New from Lyman, Brass Catchers, Snap Caps, and Reloading Presses

Lyman has released a number of new products this year, but we’ll only be able to get to a few of them that really stand out. First off is the company’s new reloading line, branded in bright orange. In order of weight, they are the Brass Smith Ideal C-Frame [Read More…]

[SHOT 2018] Robinson Armaments Tailhook Brace Equipped Pistol and M-Lok Addition

Robinson Armaments has added a new Tailhook Brace to a new line of pistol XCR versions of their full-length XCR rifle configurations, in addition to adding M-Lok to their entire line, along with the previous Keymod rails they had mounted on them previously. The pistol [Read More…]

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NGSW: Industry Competitors to FACE OFF to Replace the M4 Carbine by 2021 in Next Generation Squad Weapon Program

In the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Wednesday, top Army officers talked about their plans to modernize the force, and, as part of that, replace both the M249 SAW and the M4 Carbine, the latter of which has been in service since the early 1990s. The [Read More…]

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US Army Will Not Buy USMC M27, Sets Course for Next Generation Squad Weapon, Cased Telescoped Ammunition

Despite the suggestion being raised more than once in Congress, the United States Army will not be buying M27 Infantry Automatic Rifles from Heckler & Koch, but instead is devoting its small arms resources towards the Next Generation Squad Automatic Rifle program, [Read More…]

[SHOT 2018] Kinetic Development Group’s SIDELOK for RMR and Versatile Spotting Scope Mount

Kinetic Development Group, known for working on SCAR accessory upgrades, is introducing an RMR mount for their product family of SIDELOK optics mounts. The SIDELOK sets itself apart from other mounts in its class by having the ability to be pressed on and off a [Read More…]

[SHOT 2018] Primary Weapon Systems and Bootleg


In today’s episode, we follow Miles to Shot Show 2018 at the PWS booth. Primary Weapon Systems is known for their long stroke piston system AR platforms. This year for 2018, PWS is releasing their M line of products offering MLok rails as well as adding a radian charging handle, ambidextrous [Read More…]

[SHOT 2018] Ryker FISTGrip, an Offset, Picatinny mounted “Horizontal Grip”

The Ryker FIST Grip is a new take on Picatinny mounted forward grips. Instead of being mounted at the 6 o’clock position like virtually every other forward grip on the market, the RYKER is designed to be mounted at the 3 or 9 o’clock of any firearm that has [Read More…]

[SHOT 2018] Cadex’s Sheep Dog Rifle and Innovative M2 MG Mount


Miles starts by examining the Cadex M2 Cradle Mount, designed for the Browning M2. On inspection of the mount we see the zero gravity capability and the ease of use provided for manipulating the Browning M2. On top of the Browning we notice the Cadex Kolos mount integrating a recoil mitigation [Read More…]

[SHOT 2018] Aero Precision’s Comps, Suppressors and Build Kits


Aero Precision had some interesting products for 2018. The company is working on a new line of compensators for 9mm, 5.56, and 7.62 rifles. These have a number of unique features such as the ability to slide a gas block over them while installed. They also have a titanium suppressor which wil MSRP [Read More…]

[SHOT 2018] LMT’s Semiautomatic 224 Valkyrie and Suppressor Entry


In today’s episode, we follow Miles to Shot Show 2018 Media Day at the Range and visit the Lewis Machine and Tool (LMT) booth. Adam from LMT introduces us to their new AR platform in .224 Valkyrie and the great potential of this impressive new cartridge. The Valkyrie allows for a great deal of [Read More…]

[SHOT 2018] Hands On with FightLite’s MCR Lightweight Belt-Fed, Raider Pistol

At the 2018 SHOT Show Industry Day at the Range, Florida gunmaker FightLite Industries, best known for their SCR “ban state” lower receiver that allows “compliant” rifles to be made using AR-15 components. FightLite also is the manufacturer of [Read More…]

[SHOT 2018] Ellison Dynamic Concepts, A Suppressor you Should Check out


In today’s episode, we follow Miles to Shot Show 2018 Media Day at the Range and visit Ben with Ellison Dynamic Concepts. Ellison Dynamic Concepts offers a new take on direct thread rifle suppressors with their bulbous-shaped cans. While this is their first entry into small arms, Ellison Dynamic [Read More…]

Nammo to Produce Polymer-Cased Ammunition, Acquires MAC, LLC

The golden age of polymer cased ammunition has probably already begun. Certainly, Norwegian-Finnish ammunition manufacturer Nammo seems to believe that, as they recently took a significant stake in American company MAC, LLC, makers of polymer-cased composite ammunition, [Read More…]

[SHOT 2018] Lithgow’s PRS Challenger: The LA105 Woomera

In the Legacy Sports International booth at the 2018 SHOT Show Industry Day at the Range, Australian company Lithgow Arms brought out their precision rifle series dark horse, the LA105 Woomera. Based on the excellent Lithgow LA102 bolt action rifle platform, the LA105 [Read More…]

[SHOT 2018] KR-9 9mm Vityaz AKs Shipping SOON from Kalashnikov USA

Kalashnikov USA, orphaned stateside importing partner of Kalashnikov Concern, brought their latest prototype and production guns to the 2018 SHOT Show, and there is good reason to be excited. Chief among them: The KR-9 9mm AK carbine. Here’s one of those [Read More…]

[SHOT 2018] Kinetic Research Group’s New SOTIC Precision Rifle, Bravo Chassis, FOX-42 Semiauto 7.62, and Bushmaster ACR Accessories

At the 2018 SHOT Show, Kinetic Research Group – known for their high quality chassis for Remington 700 and Tikka T3 rifles – displayed something totally new: A complete precision bolt action rifle they called the “SOTIC”, after the Special [Read More…]

[SHOT 2018] Cobalt Kinetics Custom .308 ARs & More

At the 2018 Industry Day at the Range, innovative premium AR manufacturer Cobalt Kinetics brought out several new rifles which they will be selling for the new year. Chief among these was their new .308 pattern AR, which can be produced in calibers like .308 Winchester [Read More…]