ESS is a leading producer of a variety of eyewear options. The company claims to be the largest supplier of eyewear to the U.S. Armed Forces, as well as militaries, police, and fire personnel from over 100 countries. ESS has a well established line of “ballistic” sunglasses and goggles that offer … Read more about New ESS Eye Protection
Rock River Arms (RRA) introduced their new X-1 Series rifles at SHOT Show. Rock River Arms has continued to expand on a successful line of AR platform rifles, after winning a Federal contract to supply rifles to the DEA and several other Federal law enforcement agencies. Since that time Rock River … Read more about Rock River Arms X-1 Rifle
[Editor's Note: Click here for the SHOT Show 2020 coverage.] Another SHOT Show has come and gone. Even though we still have articles, photos and information to post from the show, I thought it might be interesting to post some of my observations of the media and media-related activities from the … Read more about SHOT Show 2014: Good and Bad Observations of the Online Media
Mossberg recently joined forces with the wildly popular real-TV show Duck Dynasty. Adding to their very popular line of shotguns, Mossberg will now offer a Duck Commander Series. The Series includes 11 pump-action and auto-loading waterfowl shotguns that will feature the Duck Commander logo, … Read more about Mossberg Duck Dynasty Line
Perhaps the coolest gadget I’ve seen at the SHOT Show so far this year is the Caldwell AR-15 Mag Charger. Being displayed at the Battenfeld Technologies booth, the Mag Charger is designed to quickly load AR-15 magazines in three easy steps. According to the advertisement, the Mag Charger can load … Read more about Caldwell Mag Charger for AR
The new year is starting to sound like it will be a really big one for SIG Sauer. While few official announcements have been made by the company, reliable information tells us the company is introducing both a new modular rifle platform and a modular pistol platform in 2014. Of course, this does … Read more about A Big Year for SIG: Modular Rifles, Pistols and More
Ruger announced a number of new gun models including a new DA/SA version of the LCR called the LCRx. One deviation from prior Ruger product announcements is that some of the guns are not ready to ship immediately. In the past, when Ruger announced a new firearm, the gun was already in production. … Read more about New Ruger Guns for 2014
[Editor's Note: Click here for the SHOT Show 2020 coverage.] T-Minus four weeks and counting. The 2014 SHOT Show is nearly here, and we are starting to hear about some of the new products that will be on display in Vegas. Here is a list of new guns that are rumored to be coming in January. Full … Read more about New Gun Rumors – What Will We See at the SHOT Show?
Armscor is developing a new duty pistol that will "revolutionize the law enforcement industry." Martin Tuason, the CEO of Armscor, was on the Down Range Radio podcast with Michael Bane last week. During the course of the conversation, Tuason spoke candidly about the company's current lines, the … Read more about Armscor to Introduce “Super-Secret” New Duty Pistol
The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) just announced that they have reached an agreement with Reed Exhibitions to terminate the contract which put Reed in charge of managing the SHOT Show. Reed had managed the show for more than 30 years. Starting immediately, the NSSF is seeking a new … Read more about NSSF Drops Reed Exhibitions
Industry Day at the Range - is this the death of Media Day? There would seem to be significant changes coming to Media Day at the Range. Two of them are already in place. Those changes suggest many more to come. The first change is a new logo, which no longer includes the word media. Instead, … Read more about Industry Day at the Range: The Death of Media Day?