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Aimpoint Announces Limited Run of Micro T-2 Flat Dark Earth Sights

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Manassas, Virginia – March 15, 2018 – Aimpoint, the originator and worldwide leader in reflex sighting technology, has announced the launch of a limited run of Micro T-2™ carbine ready sights in Flat Dark Earth (FDE) color. This is the first time the company has offered an FDE finished sight to the US market.

The sights are being finished with Cerakote® H-Series surface coating – an advanced thin-film ceramic coating that bonds completely with the aluminum alloy housing of the sight. Cerakote® finishes are known worldwide for their corrosion and chemical resistance, UV and thermal stability, and durability under extreme conditions.

“We needed to match our choice of color surface finish with the durability and performance of the Micro T-2 sight,” said Jonas Ardemalm, Director of Commercial Sales & Marketing at Aimpoint AB. “Cerakote® offers an extremely durable coating that has been proven to perform under very demanding conditions, and it offers advantages beyond typical paint applications. We are very happy to offer this enhanced Micro T-2 to our customers in the USA.”

This initial run of FDE Micro T-2 sights is being offered on a test basis through a select group of authorized Aimpoint Dealers in the USA, and they are expected to sell out quickly.

SIG SAUER Introduces the X-Five ASP Air Pistol

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

Newington, N.H. (March 14, 2018) – SIG SAUER, Inc. expands its world-class Advanced Sport Pellet (ASP) line of airguns with the introduction of the new X-Five ASP CO2-powered pistol. Based on the popular X-Five Competition pistol, this semi-automatic .177 caliber air pistol has a single action only (SAO) trigger, ambidextrous safety and 20-round Rapid Pellet Magazine (RPM™). The X-Five also features a full-metal slide and frame with realistic blowback action and is virtually the same weight and feel as its centerfire counterpart.

“The new SIG SAUER X-Five air pistol is an outstanding training tool as are all of our Advanced Sport Pellet airguns,” said Joseph Huston, Vice President and General Manager of the SIG SAUER Airgun Division. “Airguns allow for more flexibility as to where you can shoot, such as your back yard, and more and more professionals are buying airguns for this very reason. Airguns are also perfect for teaching beginners firearms safety and the fundamentals of shooting.”

The X-Five ASP air pistol has an adjustable rear sight and an accessory rail which allows easy mounting of a laser or tactical flashlight. There is also a cam lever CO2 loading port for quick loading of the 12-gram CO2 cartridges. The X-Five shoots up to 430 fps; however, velocity results may vary depending on temperature and altitude. Available in two colors: Silver/Black or solid Black.

MSRP: $139.99

For more information on SIG SAUER airguns, visit www.sigsauer.com/airguns.

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Cerus Gear Introduces series of Instructional Gun Cleaning Mats:

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

New for 2018, the evolution of gun cleaning has begun with ProMat Gun Cleaning Mats. Featuring vivid colors, accurate to scale designs and manufactured in the USA.

Our signature line of Instructional Promat’s guide firearm owner in field striping and cleaning of weapon.

No more ruined towels or scuffed barrels. Simply unroll ProMat and convert any kitchen table, truck bed or work bench into a gunsmith station.

As a rule, the first thing a new/or seasoned shooter should do after purchasing a new weapon is learn its assembly and disassembly. This is done for a few reasons, 1) the more rounds you put through the weapon, the dirtier it will become and with the dirt the likelihood of a malfunction requiring proper cleaning and maintenance. 2) periodic inspection each component for damage.

Cerus Gear Instructional ProMat’s are the perfect blend of form and function. These lightweight, heavy duty cleaning mats are the perfect addition to your armorer’s bench. Large enough to handle a field-stripped handgun or rifle while instructions remain visible. The soft poly top sheet won’t mar or scratch your investment or heirloom, and resists gun oil or solvent stains, preserving your counter and kitchen towels. Educational, protective, and tacti-cool!

Complement your next firearm purchase with Cerus Gear’s new line of Instructional ProMat.


  • Spacious (12” x 17”, 12” x 27”, 12” x 36”, 14” x 48” 3mm) padded work area
  • Non-slip textured rubber base protects your work surface
  • Heat bonded soft polyester protects your firearm from scratches
  • Dye sublimation printing won’t wear or rub off
  • Rolls up for easy compact storage 
  • Solvent and oil resistant
  • Hand washable
  • Life time warranty
  • Made in the USA
  • For more information please visit www.CerusGear.com

    Bushnell Launches New Ballistics Calculator App

    Monday, March 12th, 2018

    OVERLAND PARK, Kansas – March 9, 2018 – Bushnell, an industry leader in high-performance sport optics, announces the release of a new Bushnell Ballistics App powered by the proven and powerful Applied Ballistics Ultralite Engine.

    The new Bushnell Ballistics App is a companion app to use with Bushnell riflescopes to calculate firing solutions for ammunition and rifle combinations. The app allows users to use current atmospheric data and AB Laboratory bullet data to calculate the hold-overs needed to make precise shooting solutions.

    “The new Bushnell Ballistics App is powered by the Applied Ballistics Ultralite engine, the most trusted ballistics data-cruncher in the industry,” said Bushnell Marketing Manager Matt Rice. “With a clean and user-friendly interface, this app allows users to easily build and modify gun profiles and build range cards to calculate firing solutions based on their specific scope and ammunition choices. All of our Bushnell scopes and reticles have been pre-loaded, giving users simple ballistic solutions anywhere they go.”

    The free app works on both Android and iOS operating systems, and is available on Google Play and the App Store. It is optimized for Bushnell riflescopes and reticles, but is compatible with all optics. Once downloaded, the app functions off the grid, with no cell service required.

    The app features AB Connect, which gives users a live library of G1/G7 data as well as the Applied Ballistics Bullet Library with more than 740 pre-loaded bullets. The Bushnell scope library features more than 150 scopes and 30 reticle options. Gun profile management provides up to five saved profiles with reticle-based firing solutions. Plus, multiple target engagement saves up to five targets. Atmospheric data can be updated manually or from the internet when connected. Angle range compensation is also calculated. Range cards can be shared or printed using the Email Range Card Function.

    “The new Bushnell Ballistic App puts the power of long-range, first-shot accuracy into the hands of any shooter,” Rice said. “Like all of our products, it was designed to perform in any condition and to offer our consumers true value, with features that far exceed the price—which, in this case, is free!”

    To download the app, simply go to Google Play or the App Store and search “Bushnell Ballistics” to get started.

    Bushnell, a Vista Outdoor brand, is one of the most recognizable and trusted names in precision hunting, tactical and recreational optics and accessories. For more information, visit www.bushnell.com.

    Air Venturi Releases Nomad 4500 PSI Portable Compressor

    Saturday, March 10th, 2018

    Compact compressor is designed to fill PCP guns directly from a wall outlet or a car battery

    Solon, Ohio (March 8, 2018) – Air Venturi, the leading manufacturer and importer of airgun, airsoft, and ammunition brands, is introducing the Air Venturi Nomad, a 4500 PSI portable air compressor built for the airgunner on the move. Now available at AirVenturi.com, the release offers a portable, affordable filling option for PCP shooters.

    “With the release of the Air Venturi 4500 PSI Compressor last year, we gave airgunners one of the first affordable PCP fill stations, a workhorse that could fill tanks and PCP guns alike at a much faster rate.” Says Kristen Coss, Marketing Manager at Air Venturi, “The Nomad is positioned as a portable fill station you can take with you, and is designed for filling PCP guns directly. It won’t fill as fast as the original AV compressor, but can easily pressurize a 250cc cylinder from empty to filled in just 9 minutes. If you have access to a car battery, you can fill your gun in as little as 3 minutes.”

    According to Paul Milkovich, Air Venturi’s Director of Business Development, the Air Venturi Nomad Compressor marks a turning point in PCP airgunning and may attract more users to PCP airguns. “Typically compressors can be heavy, large, and have to stay cooped up in the garage. With an MSRP of $549.99, our compressor puts fast, portable refills within reach, at an attractive price.”

    The Nomad plugs into a standard 110V outlet or attaches to a standard car battery. Once connected, it can fill PCP guns directly up to to 4500 psi with an adjustable cut-off switch. Each compressor includes a hose with female quick disconnect fitting, integrated moisture catch, and a bleed valve.

    Approximate fill times:

    Benjamin Marauder Pistol (65cc): 0-3000 psi in approx. 3 min
    Diana Stormrider (100cc): 0-3000 psi in approx. 3:45 min
    Air Arms S510 Xtra FAC (231cc): 1450-2900 psi in approx. 5:30 min
    Ataman M2R Carbine Ultra Compact (130cc): 0-4350 psi in approx. 8 min
    Evanix Rainstorm (250cc): 0 – 3000 psi in approx. 9 minutes
    Airforce Texan (490cc): 0-3000 psi in approx. 17 min



    Thursday, March 8th, 2018

    Tribe ID Platform, A New Generation of Accessories

    Tel Aviv, Israel – (March 8, 2018) Black Bunker™, game-changing designer and marketer of distinctive tactical accessories for shooting sports and firearms enthusiasts, today unveiled an innovative holster identification system. The Tribe ID Platform is the industry’s first recognition system adapted for gun holsters that visibly communicates the identity of the person carrying.

    “Leading the way for a new generation of accessories, the Tribe ID Platform can be adapted to any individual, unit, force, team, group, belief, organization, family, state, nationality, place, or tribe,” says President of Black Bunker, Romain Lecosnier. “Whether you’re in an urban or wilderness environment identification and communication is paramount. Customizing your holster with the Tribe ID Platform provides an added level of immediate, non-verbal contact making you even more prepared,” he said.

    Initially designed for integration with one of the most popular holsters in the world, the Fobus GL-2ND for Glock pistols, the Tribe ID Platform is adaptable to other holsters and brands and offers an unlimited opportunity for gun holster customization.

    The Tribe ID Platform is designed and manufactured in Israel to military-grade specifications and standards and accepts a custom-made 54mm patch. The reinforced polycarbonate construction fits Fobus GL-2ND holsters for Glock 19, 17, 22, 23, 31, 32, 34, 35.

    Please visit Black Bunker at the 2018 IWA Outdoor Classics in booth 8-200 to see the new Tribe ID Platform and learn more.

    For additional information on Black Bunker and the new Tribe ID Platform, please email ADAPT.SURVIVE@BLACK-BUNKER.COM, or visit the website at WWW.BLACK-BUNKER.COM.

    Pyramyd Air Announces Date for Pyramyd Air Cup

    Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

    National competition will be held at Tusco Rifle Club in New Philadelphia September 21-23, 2018

    Solon, Ohio (March 7, 2018) Pyramyd Air, the world’s largest online airgun retailer, is holding its 5th Annual Pyramyd Air Cup Competition at the Tusco Rifle Club in New Philadelphia, Ohio September 21st through the 23rd. The Cup brings shooters nationwide together for one of the most dynamic competitions in the airgun world. In anticipation for the event, three new Gunslynger Target Competition Packages will be offered through Pyramyd Air. These new packages feature the same targets used at the Cup to bring the excitement of the event to airgunner’s backyards.

    Last year’s PA Cup saw record attendance as the most attended Field Target event in the country, hosting over 100 airgunners from as far away as Puerto Rico. In addition to Field Target and Gunslynger Events, Pyramyd Air will repeat the popularity of the 2017 Cup with customers by offering 20% off all on-site sales.

    “This year’s competition promises to be our biggest event yet,” says Val Gamerman, President of Pyramyd Air. “Each year we introduce more people to the sport of airgunning by bringing in the best airgun sharpshooters around with multiple events and challenging courses. All participants, regardless of whether they’re amateurs or professionals, are invited to compete for the top spots. Beyond that, it’s a great way to meet people just as passionate about this sport as we are.”

    Airgunners who want to practice their skills before September have the opportunity to purchase three new GunSlynger target packages at PyramydAir.com. These new packages include official GunSlynger targets, banners for personal ranges, and even allow shooters to host their own shooting competitions with chances to win Pyramyd Air Gift Cards.

    2018 Pyramyd Air Cup Events:

    Field Target: Spanning over the course of the entire weekend, the Field Target Competition will feature Open, Hunter and World Field Target Federation shooting classes. This competition is considered a Grand Prix event and scores will count towards 2018 AAFTA Grand Prix scoring.

    GunSlynger: This fast-draw competition combines speed and accuracy where competitors must knock down the designated targets at varying distances in the shortest time possible. Cash prizes available for top finishers. This event is available to PCP and Spring/Gas-Piston Airgun shooters.

    On-Site Sales: Repeating the successful sale last year, all purchases made through our sales booth at the PA Cup will receive 20% off their purchase. Pyramyd Air customer service professionals will be onsite to answer questions.

    Demonstration Lane: At the demo lane, shooters have an opportunity to shoot some of the most popular airguns featured on PyramydAir.com. Pyramyd Air technicians will be available to answer questions, and help perfect your technique.

    For more information about each competition see pyramydaircup.com/competitions.

    Shooters can register online for an early bird discount at PyramydAirCup.com on or before August 3, 2018. The final registration deadline is August 31, 2018. Hotel rooms have been reserved in the area, and on-site camping is available. Click here to register today.

    For more information , contact Marketing Manager, Kristen Coss by email: kristen.coss@pyramydair.com, or phone: 888-262-4867 ext. 253.

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    DoubleStar Strongarm Pistol Brace takes Pistol Stabilizers to a Whole New Level

    Tuesday, March 6th, 2018

    Made tough, made to last and Made in America. Strongarm your pistol.

    Winchester, Ky. (March 2018) – DoubleStar Corp, manufacturers of high-quality, US-made AR components, rifles and pistols, is proud to offer an alternative to cheap pistol stabilizers with the new DoubleStar Strongarm Pistol Brace. What sets the Strongarm apart from the competition is that it is made from rugged 6061 billet aluminum, unlike many of the plastic or soft foam products currently on the market.

    Made in America, the Strongarm is built to last, just like the rest of the DoubleStar and Ace product lines. The Strongarm features three QD swivel mounting points with swivel included and fits pistol buffer tubes with a 1.11 to 1.2 inch diameter. Finished with a Type 3 hardcoat anodize to withstand plenty of use, it also comes with a hook and loop strap for increased stabilization, making the Strongarm your shooting arm.

    “With the popularity of pistol stabilizing braces on the rise, there are many that make the shooting experience less desirable because of poor materials or faulty production,” Nick Collier, director of special operations for DoubleStar, said. “We at DoubleStar know that people rely on our products, whether it is because they are military, law enforcement or serious competitors; therefore, it is extremely important to us that every part is carefully designed and manufactured in our state-of-the-art facility using only the materials and technology that will ensure our DoubleStar and Ace products will perform to our stringent standards.”

    For more information about DoubleStar, visit www.star15.com.

    SIG SAUER® Introduces the X-Five Advanced Sport Pellet Air Pistol

    Monday, March 5th, 2018

    Newington, NH (March 5, 2018) – SIG SAUER, Inc. expands its world-class Advanced Sport Pellet (ASP) line of airguns with the introduction of the new X-Five ASP CO2-powered pistol. Based on the popular X-Five Competition pistol, this semi-automatic .177 caliber air pistol has a single action only (SAO) trigger, ambidextrous safety and 20-round Rapid Pellet Magazine (RPM™). The X-Five also features a full-metal slide and frame with realistic blowback action and is virtually the same weight and feel as its centerfire counterpart.

    “The new SIG SAUER X-Five air pistol is an outstanding training tool as are all of our Advanced Sport Pellet airguns,” said Joseph Huston, Vice President and General Manager of the SIG SAUER Airgun Division. “Airguns allow for more flexibility as to where you can shoot, such as your back yard, and more and more professionals are buying airguns for this very reason. Airguns are also perfect for teaching beginners firearms safety and the fundamentals of shooting.”

    The X-Five ASP air pistol has an adjustable rear sight and an accessory rail which allows easy mounting of a laser or tactical flashlight. There is also a cam lever CO2 loading port for quick loading of the 12-gram CO2 cartridges. The X-Five shoots up to 430 fps; however, velocity results may vary depending on temperature and altitude. Available in two colors: Silver/Black or solid Black.

    MSRP: $139.99

    For more information on SIG SAUER airguns, visit https://www.sigsauer.com/airguns.

    Follow SIG SAUER on social media, including Facebook at www.facebook.com/sigsauerinc, Instagram at www.instagram.com/sigsauerinc, and YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/user/sigsauerinc.

    Team SIG Begins 2018 with Big Wins in the Sunshine State

    Saturday, March 3rd, 2018

    Max Michel wins 1st place in Carry Optics, Lena Miculek takes High Lady in PCC

    Newington, N.H. (February 28, 2018) – SIG SAUER, Inc. congratulates Team SIG Members Max Michel and Lena Miculek on their outstanding placings at the USPSA Florida Open. Team Captain Max Michel won first place shooting his P320 RX and P320 X5 in the Carry Optics Division, while Pro Shooter Lena Miculek took the title of High Lady with a 5th place overall finish in the Pistol Caliber Carbine (PCC) Division shooting her SIG MPX Rifle.

    Drawing in almost 450 shooters from across the United States, Canada, Europe and South America the USPSA Florida Open Pistol Shooting Tournament was held at the Universal Shooting Academy in Frostproof, FL on February 15-18th. Competitors clashed in 11 challenging and unique stages, forcing shooters to keep up the pace and make complex decisions on the fly.

    “There is a balance of speed and accuracy that must be met,” Michel said. “I feel I am able to do this best in the Carry Optics division.” Michel won 10 out of the 11 stages which clinched his first place victory. “I also believe the SIG P320 RX and P320 X5 I compete with give me the best chance to win.”

    Earning the title of High Lady, Miculek kicked off her season by dominating the competition in what she believes may be one of the most creative and challenging matches of the year. “I would definitely say this wasn’t a warm up match,” Miculek said of the Florida Open. “Hard cover, half targets and long shots everywhere you look.”

    “We are excited to have Team SIG out there representing SIG SAUER, and we look forward to seeing Max and Lena continue to push our products,” exclaimed Tom Taylor, Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President of Commercial Sales for SIG SAUER.


    KRISS USA Launches New Division Edelweiss Arms

    Thursday, March 1st, 2018

    Edelweiss Arms specializes in the import and resale of collectible and antique firearms

    March 1, 2018 – Chesapeake, Virginia, USA – Today KRISS USA, manufacturers and developers of the KRISS® Vector family of firearms, launch Edelweiss Arms, a new division focused on the import and sale of C&R (curios and relics) and antique firearms, with a specialty on Swiss firearms, to collectors in the United States. Edelweiss Arms is a direct to consumer e-commerce business that leverages strategic partnerships in Switzerland, and throughout Europe, to source only the highest grade and historically significant collector’s firearms.

    “This is an exciting new venture for our business, and we’re looking forward to providing some value to the collector’s market in the United States,” states KRISS USA Marketing Manager, Tim Seargeant. “Edelweiss Arms is positioned to provide the discerning collector in the United States unprecedented access to some of the most pristine condition antique and C&R firearms from Europe. Additionally, our Edelweiss Arms website is designed to streamline the decision making and ordering process, to reduce the guess work that is traditionally associated with shopping for collector’s pieces.”

    Edelweiss Arms’ initial offerings include a wide variety of Schmidt-Rubin rifles. In addition to long arms, Edelweiss Arms also boasts a selection of Lugers in different variations from Waffenfabrik Bern (W+F Bern) and Deutsche Waffen Munitions Fabriken (DWM). Other handguns include several SIG P210 semi-automatic pistols as well as the P49, the Swiss military version of the P210. Edelweiss Arms also specializes in antique firearms, as defined by 27 CFR 478.11, which can be transferred in the United States without a Federal Firearms License (FFL).

    For more information about Edelweiss Arms, or to view the current inventory, visit: www.edelweissarms.com.

    Creedmoor® Sports Wants Your Ideas!

    Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

    Creedmoor® is always looking to expand their namesake line of precision rifle equipment and gear and are looking to their customers for ideas.

    Anniston, Ala. (February 2018) – Creedmoor® Sports, the leader in precision rifle equipment and gear, is looking to their customer base for the next great Creedmoor Sports product. Creedmoor products are designed and produced several ways; first, by evolving an older product to meet today’s shooters needs; second, as a company by and for shooters, many ideas are born internally; and third, many of Creedmoor’s greatest ideas come from shooters who are out using products every day and know how to make it better. Creedmoor Sports wants to hear from you.

    “We love it when a customer calls or emails us with an idea. If the idea has merit we will immediately try to put it into play. If a soft-good we try to take it from idea to sample within a couple days. The idea is walked back to our designer, it’s cut and sewn on the spot in our Anniston, Alabama facility and we start testing. If a hard-good, we start designing the product on our mill and lathe and see what it would take to bring to market,” said Dennis DeMille, Vice President of Operations, Creedmoor Sports.

    Customer inspired products have included the Scope Kennel, a seemingly “why didn’t I think of that” product. Made with a top strap for easy rifle carry, it serves to protect a rifle scope. The Quad Fold Shooting Mat, another made in Anniston, Alabama and customer suggested, is designed for high power, smallbore, air rifle and casual shooting. The Quad Mat provides an extra comfortable platform and stable base for elbows and knees and when folded, measures just 2.5” X 19” X 29.” The recently released Bench and Field Shooting Mat was another customer inspired product. Not just a ground or just a bench platform, it’s both! Easy to carry and set up and totally color customizable, including a variety of hunting camos and military camos.

    Got an idea? Contact Creedmoor Sports at shoot@creedmoorsports.com.

    Also, don’t forget to join Creedmoor Cash, a first in the industry. Why not earn points while shopping for equipment and components? Make your purchases work for you! Shop, Earn and Shoot! Now, for a limited time, sign up and Creedmoor Sports will credit your account with 100 FREE points!

    Visit the Creedmoor InfoZone for the latest how-to’s and product reviews.

    Savage Unveils Hard-Hitting, Custom-Fitting Model 110 Hunter

    Monday, February 26th, 2018

    WESTFIELD, Massachusetts – February 26, 2018 – Built for any hunt, and any hunter, the accurate, hard-hitting new Savage Model 110 Hunter allows shooters to enjoy a custom fit, reliable performance and flawless accuracy. Shipments of these firearms are currently being delivered to dealers.

    The Model 110 Hunter’s revolutionary AccuFit system makes it easy for hunters to customize the length-of-pull and comb height for a personalized fit, while the user-adjustable AccuTrigger offers a crisp, clean pull.

    Together with the AccuStock, which secures the action three- dimensionally along its entire length, the Model 110 Hunter provides the fit and function of a custom rifle—right out of the box. Plus, the matte black barrel’s button rifling provides tag-filling accuracy whether the target is antelope, elk or anything in between.

    Features & Benefits
    • AccuFitt system lets shooters quickly adjust comb height and length-of-pull
    • User-adjustable AccuTrigger
    • AccuStock rail system secures the action three-dimensionally along its entire length
    • Gray synthetic stock
    • Matte black button-rifled barrel
    • Detachable box magazine
    • Soft grip overmold fore-end and pistol grip surfaces
    • New Model 110 design and ergonomics
    • Drilled and tapped for scope mounts

    Part No. / Description / MSRP
    57061 / 223 Rem., 22-inch barrel / $749
    57062 / 204 Ruger, 22-inch barrel / $749
    57060 / 22-250 Rem., 22-inch barrel / $749
    57063 / 243 Win., 22-inch barrel / $749
    57064 / 7mm-08 Rem., 22-inch barrel / $749
    57065 / 308 Win., 22-inch barrel / $749
    57038 / 25-06 Rem., 22-inch barrel / $749
    57039 / 270 Win. 22-inch barrel / $749
    57040 / 30-06 Sprg., 22-inch barrel / $749
    57041 / 7mm Rem. Mag., 24-inch barrel / $749
    57042 / 300 Win. Mag., 24-inch barrel / $749
    57145 / 280 Ackley Improved, 22-inch barrel / $749

    Savage is a brand of Vista Outdoor Inc., an outdoor sports and recreation company. To learn more about Savage, visit www.savagearms.com.

    Nikon Becomes Title Sponsor of the National Rifle League

    Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

    Melville, NY (February 20, 2018) – Nikon has announced that it will become the first-ever Title Sponsor of the NRL (National Rifle League) for the approaching 2018 season. The NRL Presented by Nikon will host 15 national-level precision rifle matches beginning February 23, 2018, and the season will culminate at the NRL Presented by Nikon Championships October 19-21, 2018.

    Nikon celebrated its 100th Year Anniversary in 2017 with the introduction of its flagship BLACK precision optics line and has more than doubled the size of the line for 2018. The new BLACK FX1000 match grade FFP riflescope and BLACK RANGEX 4K 4,000 yard rangefinder—combined with the NRL Title Sponsorship—demonstrate Nikon’s commitment to the competitive shooting sports.

    According to Nikon’s Sr. Manager; SRO Sales & Operations, Jeremy Bentham, “Nikon is proud to be partnering with the NRL for 2018 and we are looking forward to working to promote the sport together.” The NRL is recognized for its support of competitive rifle shooting and of the athletes who are participants.
    “Nikon is a world-renowned optics manufacturer and with the introduction of the new BLACK line we are thrilled to have the opportunity to work together to help grow the precision rifle sports. We could not be more excited to be partnered with Nikon in 2018 and look forward to a very successful season,” stated Travis Ishida, President of the National Rifle League.

    About Nikon
    Nikon Inc. is the U.S. distributor of Nikon sports and recreational optics, world-renowned Nikon 35mm cameras, digital cameras, speedlights and accessories, Nikkor lenses and electronic imaging products.
    For more information on Nikon’s full line of Riflescopes, Reflex/Red Dot Sights, Binoculars, Rangefinder Binocular, Fieldscopes, and Laser Rangefinders, visit: www.NikonSportOptics.com

    About National Rifle League
    National Rifle League is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to the growth and education of precision rifle shooting through a range of outdoors-related public interest activities. These activities are designed to develop marksmanship skills for those participating in the shooting sports, and to educate the public about firearm safety.

    Its mission is to enable growth in the competitive shooting sports, for those who have aspiration for their communities, their businesses, families, and themselves. National Rifle League supports them on their journey from ambition to achievement. And therefore, it is so proud to support match directors and competitive shooting athletes as they represent all of us over the United States. For more information, please visit: www.nationalrifleleague.org.


    Friday, February 16th, 2018

    em>Brightest Addition to Tactical Light Series Offers 3,500 Lumens, Multi-Fuel Options

    EAGLEVILLE, PA, February 15, 2018 – Streamlight® Inc., a leading provider of high-performance lighting and weapon light/laser sighting devices, introduced the ProTac® HL 5-X USB rechargeable system, the newest and brightest addition to the ProTac® series of tactical lights. Delivering up to 3,500 lumens, the new light comes with two of Streamlight’s new 18650 lithium ion batteries with an integrated micro USB charging port and a charge cord. A ProTac HL 5-X with four CR123A batteries is also available.

    The ProTac HL 5-X USB offers three selectable programs and is powered by either two rechargeable 18650 USB batteries or four 3-volt CR123A lithium disposable batteries. This multi-fuel capability enables users to charge the light on the go, or insert cell batteries when a charging source is not available.

    “The ProTac HL 5-X USB is one of the brightest tactical lights on the market, with flexible battery options for every situation,” said Streamlight Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Michael F. Dineen. “The ideal hand-held flood light, the ProTac HL 5-X USB lets you see what is all around you, including hard-to-reach perimeters and corners.”

    The ProTac HL 5-X USB uses the latest in power LED technology for extreme brightness. When using 18650 batteries, it delivers 3,500 lumens on high, and a run time of one hour and 15 minutes. It also provides 2,500 lumens and a run time of 1 hour and 30 minutes on the high setting when using CR123A batteries. Run times on low are 10 hours and 30 minutes, and 11 hours and 30 minutes, respectively.

    The light features a TEN-TAP® programmable switch, which allows for user selection from among three programs: high/strobe/low (factory default); high only; or low/medium/high.

    Fabricated from 6000 series machined aircraft aluminum with an anodized finish, the ProTac HL 5-X USB features a multi-function, push-button tactical tail switch that permits one-handed operation. It also has a “sure grip” rubber sleeve to ensure users never lose their grip.

    The ProTac HL 5-X USB is 9.53 inches in length and weighs 1 pound, 2.4 ounces with four CR123A batteries and 1 pound, 3.4 ounces with two 18650 rechargeable batteries. The light has an IPX7-rated design for waterproof operation to one meter for 30 minutes, and is impact resistance-tested to one meter.

    Available in black, the ProTac HL 5-X USB and the ProTac HL 5-X have MSRPs of $175.00 and $145.00, respectively. Both come with a lanyard and Streamlight’s Limited Lifetime Warranty.

    Colonial Williamsburg Expands On-site Amenities for Military Guests as Liberty Lounge Welcomes its 100,000th Visitor

    Monday, February 12th, 2018

    New Volunteer-staffed Military Information Desk to Open at the Colonial Williamsburg Regional Visitor Center this Month

    Elisabeth Reiss poses with Liberty Lounge volunteers and Colonial Williamsburg guest David Cook, a World War II veteran.

    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (Feb. 12, 2018) – Colonial Williamsburg’s Liberty Lounge, a complimentary space for ticketed military guests to relax and recharge in the Historic Area, welcomed its 100,000th visitor Feb. 3. The milestone comes less than two years since the lounge first opened its doors May 26, 2016.

    Part of a broad military outreach initiative led by Elisabeth Reiss, wife of Colonial Williamsburg President and CEO Mitchell B. Reiss, the Liberty Lounge is staffed full-time by 63 Foundation volunteers with more than 435 years of collective service in the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps.

    The donor-funded lounge, located in the Margaret Hunter Workshop just off Duke of Gloucester Street, offers amenities such as hot and cold beverages, wireless Internet access and a children’s area, and showcases vintage military memorabilia from Foundation collections.

    “It was a dream of mine to create a special space for our military guests and their families to recharge while visiting Colonial Williamsburg,” said Elisabeth Reiss. “We could never have anticipated the overwhelming support the Lounge has received from guests and the community, and we are grateful to our volunteers, donors and corporate sponsors for making it all possible.”

    Elisabeth Reiss added that the Liberty Lounge assists volunteers and staff with communicating the year-round military discounts and offerings available to Colonial Williamsburg guests, including complimentary and discount admission through the Honoring Service to America program, sponsored by the Home Depot Foundation, and discounts on Colonial Williamsburg hotels, food and beverage, military retreats, golf and spa services.

    In the wake of the Liberty Lounge’s milestone, Colonial Williamsburg expands its on-site amenities for military guests President’s Day weekend with the opening of a new military information desk at the Colonial Williamsburg Regional Visitor Center. The desk will be staffed full-time by Foundation volunteers and will help drive awareness of Colonial Williamsburg military offerings by orienting guests with military amenities, programs, exhibits and discounts. Information on scheduled demonstrations involving musket and cannon fire will also be available to guests who would like advance notice.

    In addition to funding from generous anonymous donors, corporate sponsor Royal Cup supplies tea, coffee and beverage compliments to Liberty Lounge.

    Additional information about the Liberty Lounge and Colonial Williamsburg military outreach is available at Colonial Williamsburg ticketing locations, online at www.colonialwilliamsburg.com/military or by calling 1-855-296-6627 toll-free. Information is also available by downloading the free Colonial Williamsburg Explorer app via the Apple App Store and Google Play, and by following Colonial Williamsburg on Facebook and @colonialwmsburg on Twitter and Instagram.


    Friday, February 9th, 2018

    High-Performance Area Light Offers Individual or Combined Spot and Flood Lighting

    EAGLEVILLE, PA, February 9, 2018 – Streamlight® Inc., a leading provider of high-performance lighting, introduced the Dualie Waypoint®, a high performance spot and area light that allows for individual or simultaneous use of a forward-facing spot beam for distance and a bottom-facing flood light. The alkaline battery-powered light, which delivers up to 750 lumens, combines the best of two popular Streamlight products – the Dualie® dual-function LED flashlight and the Waypoint® pistol-grip searchlight.

    First responders, industrial professionals, and outdoor enthusiasts alike will appreciate the Dualie Waypoint’s flexible options, whether using it for illuminating low-lit pathways or performing close-up tasks. And combining both the spot and flood beams can help users to see what is ahead and around them so they can avoid slips, trips and falls.

    “The Dualie meets the Waypoint in this all-purpose tool that can be used for virtually every long-range and close-up lighting need,” said Streamlight Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Michael F. Dineen. “Users can choose between an ultra-bright spot light or a flood light with a soft, wide beam to meet their distance and area lighting needs, or combine them to optimize navigation and eliminate blind spots. And the Dualie Waypoint provides them with hands-free options for any situation.”

    Featuring an ergonomic handle, the Dualie Waypoint hooks over doors, pipes, bars, cables, or ladder rungs for hands-free operation and its innovative D ring and kickstand allow for every lighting need. Because the light is sealed and floats, it even can be used for wet applications.

    Offering high, medium, and low intensity modes, the new light uses the latest in LED technology and 4 “C” alkaline batteries (not included) to deliver both extreme brightness and long run times. On high, the front light delivers 750 lumens, 72,000 candela, and a 535-meter beam distance; the bottom-facing light offers 450 lumens, 240 candela, and 31 meters of beam distance. With the front and bottom lights combined, the Dualie Waypoint provides 750 lumens.

    Run times for the light range from 3-55 hours when the two beams are combined to 3.5- 125 and 5.75-170 hours for the front and bottom lights, respectively.

    The Dualie Waypoint features a push-button switch with momentary and click-on operation. The rotary switch behind the button selects the main (front) beam, bottom (area) light, or both for a combination of distance and pathway lighting in one setting.

    The new light features a high-impact polycarbonate casing, an unbreakable polycarbonate lens, a rubberized lens cover, and is O-ring sealed. The light measures 6.75 inches long and 6.5 inches high; it weighs 2.06 pounds with batteries.

    The Dualie Waypoint is IPX7-rated, and is impact-resistant tested to 2 meters.

    The Dualie Waypoint has an MSRP of $95.00 and a yellow and black design. The light comes with Streamlight’s Limited Lifetime Warranty.


    Crosman Corporation Announces New Director of Sales for LaserMax Products

    Thursday, February 8th, 2018

    Bloomfield, NY – Crosman Corporation announced that Kurt Worden has joined the company as Director of Sales for LaserMax Products. Kurt is a seasoned sales and marketing executive with over 20 years of experience in servicing customers and driving organizational revenue growth.

    “I’m honored to join Crosman Corp and be part of a company with a deep tradition of developing product innovation with all of its categories,” said Kurt. “I am looking forward to bringing these technology advances to our customers to ensure we continue to bring solutions that will help our consumers train and protect themselves better.”

    Prior to joining Crosman, Kurt spent three years at Beretta as Director of Sales, retail chains. Kurt has also held a number of sales leadership roles at various companies including a stint at LaserMax from 2012-2015, prior to Crosman’s acquisition of the commercial business.

    “The LaserMax family of products leads the market in terms of innovative, quality laser aiming solutions,” said Steve Upham, Senior Vice President of Sales. “We are confident that the addition of Kurt to the team will give us the dedicated focus to be able to grow our business with the retail channel as well as further develop our strategic partnerships with firearms manufacturers.”

    Kurt will be based in the Crosman corporate headquarters in East Bloomfield, New York.

    About Crosman

    Since its founding in 1923, Crosman has been driven by the steadfast pursuit of quality and innovation. Crosman’s history is rooted in the airgun industry, where today Crosman remains the market leader in airguns, airgun ammunition, and consumables. In addition to airguns, Crosman has a diversified product lineup in the outdoor sporting goods industry that includes airsoft, firearms optics and laser aiming devices under the Lasermax brand, and archery products under the CenterPoint brand. Crosman is a subsidiary of Compass Diversified Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CODI). For more information visit www.crosman.com or contact Jay Duncan at jduncan@crosman.com.

    Primary Weapons Systems Releases Multiple New Product Lines at SHOT Show

    Monday, February 5th, 2018

    Primary Weapons Systems released multiple new product lines and updates at SHOT Show last month.


    Starting with the MOD 1-M line (replacing the MK1 MOD 1-P line) with M-LOK handguards and Radian Raptor charging handles. Keeping the internals the same, the MK1 MOD 1-M line got a simple facelift. To match that, the MK2 MOD 1-M line also got M-LOK handguards and Radian Raptor charging handles.


    Past the more expected updates, we take a look at the MK1 MOD 2-M line which replaces the MK1 MOD 2 line. The MK1 MOD 2-M line features not just an M-LOK handguard, but their patent pending PicLok handguard. Yes, it offers M-LOK along the entire length of the handguard, but also offers Picatinny in the front quarter of the rail. What sets the PWS MK1 MOD 2-M handguards apart, is the fact that M-LOK accessories direct thread into the handguard, meaning you don’t use the back T-nut of the accessory. This allows the shooter’s rail to truly stay as slim as possible while still offering a variety of mounting options. In addition to the PicLok handguard, the MK1 MOD 2-M line includes the Radian Raptor charging handle and Radian Talon safety selector.


    For PWS customers wanting to do a quick handguard swap, we have good news! Handguards will be available as standalone items, so you can easily swap your current PicMod to PicLok.


    The ALPHA line of rifles, easily differentiated by the FDE anodizing, was designed specifically for military use, but will be available for civilians. A few features of the ALPHA line are the heavier barrel profile, 1:7 barrel twist rate and gas adjustment knob in front of the handguard.


    The last big release from PWS was the new PCC line in 9mm. Using a straight blowback system, taking GLOCK mags and having last round bolt hold open, PWS expects the PCC line to be a popular addition to their current offerings.

    The PWS website is currently being rebuilt, but will be live by mid-February. In the meantime, customers can contact sales@primaryweapons.com for questions and purchasing.

    Company Information:
    Primary Weapons Systems (PWS) was formed in 2008 as a rifle component company and has since grown to be one of the largest firearms manufacturers in the Northwest. PWS initially made firearm accessories and compensators, but quickly moved into firearm manufacturing as they developed their PWS Long-Stroke Piston System which takes the operating system from Kalashnikov’s AK design and merges it with Stoner’s AR platform giving a hybrid rifle to shooters looking for a low-maintenance yet reliable and accurate firearm. PWS manufactures AR-15s in 223 Wylde, 300BLK and 7.62×39 as well as DPMS .308 pattern builds in both .308 Match and 6.5 Creedmoor- all with the long-stroke piston operating system. The PCC line of 9mm products is the only line that varies from the piston system, being a straight blowback system. Also manufactured by Primary Weapons Systems are lightweight buffer tubes, steel body buffers, accessories and a wide selection of compensators for firearms both piston driven and direct impingement.


    Crosman Introduces Expanded Line of Remington Airguns

    Wednesday, January 31st, 2018

    Bloomfield, NY January 30, 2018 – Two years ago at the 2016 SHOT Show, Crosman announced the acquisition of the Remington license for airguns. Now, in 2018, Crosman features an expansive lineup of Remington products, including one of the most powerful break barrels on the market, the all-new Remington Model 725 VTR .25 caliber air rifle.

    The Remington 725 VTR delivers more than 30 foot pounds of energy, more than enough knock down power for even the toughest varmints and mid-sized game. This .25 cal hunting rifle is powered by a Nitro Mag gas piston and features a shrouded, sound-suppressed bull barrel and a two-stage adjustable trigger. The custom ambidextrous all-weather stock design was inspired by the sleek and modern Remington 783. The gun comes packaged with a CenterPoint® 3-9x32mm scope and will retail for $199.

    Rounding out the Remington Break Barrel line are the black all-weather synthetic Express Hunter .177 and .22 caliber guns and the all new 777SB wood stock, silver-barreled .177 and .22 caliber guns. All four guns feature a Nitro Mag gas piston, a two-stage, adjustable trigger, and CenterPoint 4 x 32mm scopes and are backed by Crosman’s industry-leading customer service and 5 year warranty.

    The legendary Remington AirMaster™ variable pump BB/pellet rifle features a rifled, silver-colored steel barrel, an all-weather synthetic stock, a fiber optic front sight, and a 4 x 15 mm scope. The AirMaster delivers blazing speeds up to 1000 fps, making it one of the fastest pump guns on the market.

    Also in the lineup are Remington air pistols, led by the wildly successful R1875, a heavy, high-quality, dual-ammo revolver replica that has a nickel finish with a faux ivory grip. The pistol line also includes the R1911/R1911RAC and the RP45 replicas.

    About Crosman
    Since its founding in 1923, Crosman has been driven by the steadfast pursuit of quality and innovation. Crosman’s history is rooted in the airgun industry, where today Crosman remains the market leader in airguns, airgun ammunition, and consumables. In addition to airguns, Crosman has a diversified product lineup in the outdoor sporting goods industry that includes airsoft, firearms optics and laser aiming devices under the Lasermax brand, and archery products under the CenterPoint brand. Crosman is a subsidiary of Compass Diversified Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CODI). For more information visit www.crosman.com or contact Jay Duncan at jduncan@crosman.com.

    Henry Repeating Arms Introduces the ‘Patriot Series’

    Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

    BAYONNE, NJ – January 30, 2018 – Following the release of several new models last week Henry Repeating Arms is introducing the Patriot Series- a new category of firearms and products available through their eCommerce store celebrating America, patriotism, and the Second Amendment.

    God Bless America Edition Golden Boy

    The God Bless America Edition Golden Boy is a .22 S/L/LR lever action rifle built on Henry’s time-honored and award-winning Golden Boy platform known for its smooth action, American walnut stocks and blued steel octagonal barrel. Intricate floral scrollwork engraving on both sides of the nickel-plated receiver cover frames iconic images of America’s heritage like the American flag, the Liberty Bell, and a bald eagle, all of which have details highlighted in 24-carat gold. A banner on the right side of the receiver cover contains the words, “Home of the Free Because of the Brave.” The stock is engraved and hand-painted with the Statue of Liberty’s torch, and in similar colors, the rifle’s forend displays the words, “God Bless America.”

    God Bless America Edition Big Boy

    Henry is also introducing a centerfire version, the God Bless America Edition Big Boy, featuring similar imagery on a rifle chambered for .44 Magnum/.44 Special with a 10. The God Bless America Edition Golden Boy, model #H004GBA has an MSRP of $1,208, and the Big Boy version, model #H006GBA has an MSRP of $1,523.

    Stand for the Flag Edition Golden Boy

    The Stand for the Flag Edition Golden Boy is a direct salute to the American flag with a full red, white and blue depiction applied to both sides of the receiver cover with a durable polymer-ceramic coating known as Cerakote. The finish adds a layer of further abrasion and corrosion resistance on top of the nickel plating. The buttstock features a hand-painted image of a man standing hand-on-heart with the words, “O Say Can You See” written underneath. The Stand for the Flag Edition Golden Boy, model #H004SFF is chambered in .22 S/L/LR with an MSRP of $1,208.

    The Patriot Series also includes three plaques that include hardware for mounting on a wall or the lawn, all of which are available through Henry Pride, Henry Repeating Arms’ eCommerce store. The We Proudly Stand plaque depicts a soldier standing to salute the flag of the United States, rendered in full red, white and blue color across the plaque. Beneath the flag is the underlined text, “We Proudly Stand.” The Patriotic Home Plaque shows a New Original Henry rifle with the message, “This House Believes in God, Country & Family.” It’s finished with a French Bronze color. The Second Amendment Plaque carries the message, “This House Is Protected By the 2nd Amendment,” in a black and gold finish. All three plaques are made of highly durable cast aluminum to withstand the elements outdoors or in.

    Henry firearms can be purchased from a licensed firearms dealer. Most dealers offer a discount off of the MSRP.

    For more information about the company and its products visit henryusa.com or call 866-200-2354.

    About Henry Repeating Arms

    Henry Repeating Arms is one of the leading firearms manufacturers in the country and the leading lever action manufacturer. Their company motto is ‘Made In America Or Not Made At All,’ and their products come with a lifetime guarantee backed by award-winning customer service. The original Henry rifle played a significant role in the frontier days of the American West and is one of the most legendary, respected and sought-after rifles in the history of firearms. The company’s manufacturing facilities are in Bayonne, NJ and Rice Lake, WI.

    Dickies Debuts New Tactical 2018 Gear at SHOT Show

    Sunday, January 21st, 2018

    Dickies® Tactical

    Since 1922, Dickies has been outfitting hard-working women and men, many of whom dedicate their lives to protecting and serving the public. Whether you’re a beat cop, an elite operative or live the survivalist lifestyle, chances are Dickies Tactical has the performance gear that works when seconds count and movement matters.

    New Product Snapshot


    Dickies Men’s Tactical Ripstop Cargo Pant $42.99
    Dickies delivers the new Stretch Ripstop Tactical Pant engineered to provide mobility and comfort in hot and humid climates. The lightweight design keeps you cool through the rigors of the job, while the flex ripstop fabric ensures comfort whether seated, standing or running. Roomy cargo pockets with a hidden built-in mag pouch and front leg cell pocket keep your magazines and cell phone immediately accessible.

    Dickies Men’s Tactical Covert Ripstop Pant $32.99
    Intended for stealth movement, the Dickies Covert Ripstop Pant is built to remain inconspicuous until the moment matters. Large hidden pockets at the back yolk and side leg give you plenty of easy access storage space without blowing your cover.

    Dickies Men’s Concealed Carry Weapon Snap Front Tactical Shirt $32.99
    Dickies new Snap Front Tactical shirt is designed to stand up to the toughest environments. It keeps the sweat off when the pressure is on with flexible fabric and ventilated side panels and back yoke. Hidden snap front for easy access to CCW means you can safely carry while out in the field. Available in Short and Long Sleeves.

    Dickies Women’s Tactical Covert Ripstop Pant $42.99
    Constructed with performance stretch fabric, these pants were crafted specifically for women who work hard and never stop moving. Hidden pockets provide discreet storage of ammo and cell phones until the last moment.

    Visit Dickie’s at booth #10662 for an exclusive first-look at their new tactical collection.

    Crosman Introduces the Benjamin Fortitude

    Saturday, January 20th, 2018

    Bloomfield, NY – January 19, 2018 – Crosman Corporation announces the launch of the Benjamin® Fortitude™, the latest generation of pre-charged pneumatic (PCP) air rifles for hunters and shooters, in .177 and .22 calibers. The Fortitude is packed with the most highly desired features and technologies that demanding airgunners will appreciate, including a regulator that deliver up to 90 shots per fill at a stunning 950 fps in .177Caliber/800 fps in .22 caliber with consistent velocities from the first trigger pull to the last.

    “The Benjamin brand has always provided premier airguns that are unmatched in performance and value,” said Philip Guadalupe, Product Manager. “Our consumers told us that they wanted the Benjamin performance they’ve always relied on, but with the added benefit of being able to take more shots and extend the time between refills. We developed the Fortitude to deliver on what they were asking for.”

    The Fortitude is a multi-shot repeater with a regulator that uses interchangeable 10-shot rotary magazines for bolt-action firing. The Fortitude features a lightweight all-weather ergonomic stock. The Fortitude is built for endurance, getting up to 90 shots per fill. The regulator built into the 3000 PSI reservoir controls the output air pressure for shot-to-shot consistency, making the Fortitude the best option for backyard plinking, target shooting, pest control or small game hunting. All of these features will be available at the blazing low price of a $299.99 MSRP.

    For a sneak peek at the Fortitude, visit https://youtu.be/KH_yy6ps2-s or visit the Crosman booth
    # 13940 at SHOT 2018 to see the Fortitude and other new products.

    GERBER Introduces New Empower Automatic Knife Series at SHOT Show 2018

    Friday, January 19th, 2018

    PORTLAND, OREGON (January, 23rd, 2018) – GERBER, an industry-leading manufacturer of knives, multi-tools, and gear, announced today that it will debut the Empower™ series at Shot Show 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The first look at the series comes ahead of the May 1st launch date, when the American-made automatic knife will be available to purchase for $125 at retail. The new series is available in 4 distinct styles, each with varying color and material combinations that aim to appeal aesthetically to the EDC consumer.

    Urban Blue w/ Black Oxide Blade


    “The Empower series navigates the user divide between EDC users and tactical operators with 4 colorways and a unique new blade shape,” says Karrson Koivisto, Product Manager for Gerber. “This American-made automatic knife is another distinct step in Gerber’s pursuit of delivering choice materials and world-class craftsmanship at an accessible price point. The Empower balances the innovation of Armored Grip™ Tech and a snappy opening mechanism with the time-tested durability of S30V steel and the battle-ready chassis of the Propel. It has the spirit of a warrior, evolved for the everyday carry user.”

    Based on the chassis of the field-proven Propel, the Empower is Gerber’s newest American-made automatic knife. Specifically designed with a focus on everyday carry, this daily workhorse wields lightning-quick deployment and safety-focused locking mechanisms. A false edge spear point blade (available in a stonewash or black oxide finish) delivers utility and piercing capability, ideal for survival situations and daily chores alike. The oversized plunge lock and safety slide partner together to provide unrivaled control when deployed, as well as keep it safely stowed when in pocket. The Armored Grip™ handle scales offer reliable control and a tactile hand feel; photo-chemical etching provides a quick, confident grip as well as different design options to choose from.

    The Empower joins an honored lineage of iconic products that are manufactured in the Portland, Oregon facility – learn more about Gerber’s commitment to American manufacturing here. As always, Gerber remains dedicated to crafting tools that stand the test of time, and each product is backed by Gerber’s limited lifetime warranty.

    Black w/ Stonewash Blade


    Black w/ Black Oxide Blade


    Grey w/ Black Oxide Blade



    Crosman Introduces the DPMS SBR Full Auto CO2 Rifle

    Thursday, January 18th, 2018

    Bloomfield, NY – January 17, 2018 – Crosman Corporation, in partnership with DPMS Panther Arms, is proud to announce the new DPMS SBR full auto CO2 rifle – the most fun you’ll ever have shooting an airgun.

    The DPMS SBR is a tactical compact CO2 rifle that sends out a barrage of steel BBs through either a single shot semi-auto mode or full-auto mode with an insane 1400 rounds per minute rate of fire. “The rifle speaks for itself,” says Philip Guadalupe, Product Manager. “It’s one of the most badass air rifles on the market.”

    The SBR was inspired by the popular DPMS PDW short-barreled rifle, with a tactical twist. It features a 6-position buttstock, AR compatible Pistol grip, Quad Picatinny rails for accessories, angled fore grip and flip up iron sights (BUIS). It is powered by dual 12 g CO2 Powerlets that is housed in a drop out 30rd magazine for ease of access.

    This air rifle has a heavy, realistic weight and features such as blowback bolt action, ejection port cover, and forward assist button. This model will have a MSRP of $179.99.

    Visit https://youtu.be/i7fiiAz-kJw to see a video demonstration of the DPMS SBR right now, and visit the Crosman booth at SHOT 2018 #13940 to see it live.