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.

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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Federal Premium Launches All-New Syntech Action Pistol Ammunition, Partners with USPSA

ANOKA, Minnesota – January 8, 2018 – Federal Premium’s all-new Syntech Action Pistol ammunition helps competitive action sports shooters stay on top of their game. The clean-burning, hard-hitting and extremely accurate ammunition offers a variety of benefits that make it a perfect choice for fast-paced, high-volume competition shooting. Federal Premium will launch Syntech Action Pistol at the 2018 SHOT Show (Booth No. 14551) January …

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SIG SAUER® Introduces the P365: The Ultimate Concealed Carry Pistol

Newington, NH (January 8, 2018) – SIG SAUER, Inc. introduces the new High-Capacity Micro-Compact P365 – the ultimate concealed carry pistol.  This revolutionary striker-fired 9mm pistol offers the perfect balance of capacity and concealment with unrivaled shootability and ergonomics.  The P365’s patent-pending, narrow-neck, modified double-stack magazine holds 10 rounds in both the flush-fit and extended versions, plus one in the …

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Meopta Introduces the MeoMag 3x Magnifier for Red Dot Sights

TAMPA, FL, January 8, 2018 – Meopta is pleased to introduce the new MeoMag 3x magnifier.  Designed for use with red dot sights, it can also be used as a monocular.  This new generation Meopta magnifier features supreme optical performance, dioptric correction and can be used with any red dot sight on the market today.  An added benefit of the …

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Review: Streamlight’s PROTAC RAIL MOUNT HL-X LONG GUN LIGHT

From GAT Daily Choosing a weapon mounted light is one of the more difficult accessory decisions, second perhaps only to an optic on long guns. There are a myriad of options that span a wide price range from well under $100 to several hundred. Streamlight reached out to me a few months back to evaluate some of their newest products. …

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The G19X and Two New Gen5’s join Glock’s line for 2018

The US Army’s Modular Handgun System competition saw several designs and submissions along its multi-year down select process. Nearly all of those various designs have hit the commercial market. The M9A3 and APX from Beretta. The 509 from FN. The M&P M2.0 from Smith & Wesson. All of these were gunning (pun intended) for the new military M9 replacement and …

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Meopta Introduces the MeoRed T Reflex Sight

TAMPA, FL, January 2, 2018 – Meopta is pleased to introduce the MeoRed T reflex sight (1x30mm).  The outstanding optical quality and unlimited eye relief of this red dot sight enable fast and accurate target acquisition when it matters most, regardless of eye position behind the sight.   The MeoRed T is an excellent primary sight on today’s MSR/AR platforms …

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Springfield Armory Enters the Micro 1911 Game with the 911

From GAT Daily The New Springfield Armory 911 The “Nine One One” I assume, not “Nine Eleven” which would be phonetically similar to the 1911’s “Nineteen Eleven” and matching the firearm’s historic vernacular is SA’s entry into the popular .380 Single Action field. Firearms like the Sig Sauer P238 and the newer Kimber Micro 380 have been extremely popular as …

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