Gear

If you need it in the field we will do our best to review it here. Learn about bags, packs, pouches, holsters, scopes, sights, ammunition and anything else you need to be ahead of the curve.

Springfield Armory’s XD-S Mod.2, Return of the GripZone!

The next evolution of the acclaimed XD-S pistol is here. (and isn’t a blatant Sig clone) The latest edition of Springfield’s most popular pistol is engineered in a slim, single-stack frame, holding 6 rounds of .45 ACP and offers upgrades from the inside out. The XD-S Mod.2 features a higher hand position, enhanced grip texturing, thinner slide, an Ameriglo® Pro-Glo™ …

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Meopta Introduces the New MeoAce 3×20 Tactical Sight

Meopta is pleased to introduce the new MeoAce 3×20 tactical sight.  The illuminated reticle in the MeoAce 3×20 is designed for use with rifles chambered in 5.56 NATO and 7.62×39 NATO (or 7.62×51 NATO or 180gr .308 Win when using the 5.56 side of the reticle) and is accurate up to 400 meters. The MeoAce (Aiming Compact Equipment) sight is …

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Magpul Pro 700 Rifle Chassis

With SHOT Show right around the corner it is time to begin our annual pre-SHOT new product announcements.  Like years past, we will be rolling out an email a day, telling you what is on the horizon for Magpul Industries, followed by an exciting week in Vegas where you can stop by our booth and get your hands on the …

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SHOT 2018 T-Minus One Week: Product Interest Leaders

We’re only 7 days away from the NSSF hosted industry show that sets the stage every year for the shooting industry.Huge product rollouts, teasers, giveaways, and company announcements mark January as an exciting month for shooters. As usual, there have been plenty of “leaked” products to get our minds racing and again as usual a few get legs and run marathons …

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Sunday Sermon: If You Can Choose What to Bring to a Gunfight, Bring a Long Gun and Some Friends with Long Guns

The old saying goes “The handgun is used to fight to your long gun”. The phrasing may vary sightly but the intent of the message remains consistent. Get to a rifle or shotgun as quickly as you can in a fight and you will have a considerable advantage. Long guns trump handguns in every feasible scenario, save within arms reach. …

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STREAMLIGHT® INTRODUCES STYLUS PRO® COB

EAGLEVILLE, PA, January 11, 2018 – Streamlight® Inc., a leading manufacturer of high-performance lighting equipment, introduced the Stylus Pro® COB, a sleek, compact USB rechargeable work light. The pen-sized light includes a pocket clip and integrated magnet for hands-free lighting, and a micro USB port that gives users the flexibility of on-the-go charging. The new light offers the newest COB LED technology, featuring a body-mounted …

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SHOT 2018 Show Prediction: LPV Evolution

SHOT Show is a time for predictions as much as it is for launches. This year I’m seeing exciting signs in optics. Specifically Low Power Variable or LPV’s In the past few years we’ve moved beyond the first 1-4x LPV’s with the prices on those sliding rapidly lower, even for premium models. The standard is now 1-6x and Front Focal …

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Nighthawk Custom’s Lady Hawk 2.0: The Woman’s Premium Purpose Driven 1911

Jan 11th Berryville, AR: Nighthawk Custom, makers of heirloom quality 1911’s shotguns and revolvers, is pleased to announce its first of several new models for 2018 by revamping the top selling Lady Hawk line. The new Lady Hawk 2.0 is the first major upgrade to the line. This slim framed commander style gun has been a huge hit with women …

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Armament Systems and Procedures: Who?

Seriously… Who? Armament Systems and Procedures or ASP Never heard of them? Neither had I until about a month ago but if you’re in police equipment procurement you probably know the name. ASP has been a leading Law Enforcement supplier for decades. Flashlights, batons, handcuffs, training, and training aids have been ASP’s premier products to the LEO community. Products useful for …

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