Savage Arms A17: Semi-Auto 17 HMR Rifle

Savage A17

At the recent SHOT Show, Savage Arms announced a new semi-automatic rifle chambered for the .17 HMR round. The new Savage A17 rifle was specifically designed for the .17 HMR, so it is expected to avoid the problems that Remington experienced with the 597 rifles. Let’s take a look at the new A17 rifles…

Convertible Taurus 85

Convertible Taurus 85 Revolver

Taurus was showing a new convertible revolver at the 2015 SHOT Show. The new version of the classic Model 85 has a thumb spur that (intentionally) twists on and off. The concept, as explained to me by a Taurus rep, is the revolver can be made “hammerless” for concealed carry but revert back to a […]

American Tactical Imports Polymer 1911

ATI polymer 1911

At the 2015 SHOT Show, American Tactical Imports (ATI) is now showing a prototype polymer 1911 pistol. This is the same gun that I first brought news of from the 2014 NASGW expo. The new guns are still in a prototype form, but I have been able to get some of the information about what […]

Kel-Tec SUB-2000 Gen2 – New Version of the Popular Rifle

Kel-Tec SUB-2000 Gen 2

At the 2015 SHOT Show, Kel-Tec introduced their new pistol caliber rifle: the SUB-2000 Gen 2. The original SUB-2000 has been a very popular folding carbine, and one of the company’s better known products. However, based on the feedback provided by thousands of shooters, Kel-Tec decided to enhance the classic gun and release it as […]

ProMag Rollermag

ProMag Rollermag

ProMag introduced a new magazine called the Rollermag. Designed for the AR-15 pattern firearms, these new magazines use followers with wheels to provide a very smooth, anti-tilt follower. It is a new design, and while I do have some concerns, the samples on the show floor were impressive. Here is what I found…

Diamondback DB10 Rifles

Diamondback DB10 EFDE

Diamondback Firearms introduced a new line of AR-10 style rifles at the SHOT Show. The new guns are SR-25 pattern rifles and are chambered for 7.62×51. At the show, two different rifles were on display. Let’s take a look at what Diamondback was showing…

Armscor 22 TCM 9R – Glock Conversion Kit

Armscor 22 TCM 9R

Armscor gave the media a sneak peek at the new 22 TCM 9R: a conversion kit for the Glock 17/22 pistols. The new kit converts the pistols to fire the .22 TCM 9R cartridge. The kits are still under development, but are far enough along for Armscor to allow writers to shoot a Glock equipped […]

SHOT Show Travel Day

SHOT Show

Welcome to the week gun owners everywhere talk about: the SHOT Show. Today, I am flying out to Las Vegas for a week’s worth of guns, ammo and other shooting gear. Monday will be the Industry Day at the Range (formerly Media Day.) I’ll have reports from that event during the day then. Tuesday kicks […]

New Guns & Gear at the SHOT Show

shot show 2015

Make sure you click here to check out my SHOT Show coverage page. I am putting up a lot of the new gun information there on a daily basis. A lot of the gear announcements will not make it into a full article, while significant product announcements (like the new Mossberg Patriot Rifles) will. To make sure […]

New Mossberg Patriot Rifles

Mossberg Patriot rifle

Mossberg will introduce a new line of bolt-action rifles at the SHOT Show called the Patriot. The new Mossberg Patriot rifle line is possibly the most complete line of guns ever introduced at one time: more than 50 models are in the initial release. And…there is a reason for the vast number of rifle options at […]

New Gun Rumors – What Will We See at the SHOT Show?

2009 SHOT Show SIG556

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 Size Diamondback Pistol – I spoke with an employee […]

The New EAA Witness Polymer 1911

Witness Polymer 1911

European American Armory Corp (EAA) will start selling a polymer 1911 in 2014.  The new new pistol will resemble a traditional 1911, but will have a black plastic frame.

NSSF Drops Reed Exhibitions

NSSF logo

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 company to manage the 2014 SHOT […]