Author:Buckley, Jenna


With the arrival of the 2018 New Business Year, manufacturers have introduced an impressive slate of new products to boost early-year business for storefront dealers. In this issue alone, products from 183 companies are featured over the next 50 pages. Coupled with the first half of this showcase, which appeared inside the Dec. 2017 issue, products from more than 240 companies are represented--an impressive showing from the industry.

A big "thank you" to the participating manufacturers, distributors and importers --and members of Shooting Industry's team--who made this spectacular showcase possible. Here's to a prosperous 2018!

For more new products, visit www.shootingindustry.com/new-products.


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New for 2018, EKREST ELECTRONIC MUFFS from Birchwood Casey provide hearing protection while allowing clear and amplified sound. The earmuffs attenuate all sounds above 85 dB and have an NRR of 26 dB. An on/off switch with volume control facilitates easy sound amplification. Two omnidirectional microphones ensure users hear everything going on nearby. An adjustable padded headband, auxiliary input jack with cord and two AAA batteries are included. The muffs come in both carbon fiber and desert tan finishes.

The BORE WEEVIL eliminates the hassle of dealing with dirty pull-through bore cleaners and bent or broken rods. A fully retractable pull-through tether reduces contact with cleaning chemicals. It comes with three Quick Attach Couplers that accept almost any 8/32 thread cleaning brush, jag, mop or looped patch puller. Its compact size makes it easy to carry in any shooting bag or pocket.


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The 12-gauge TOMAHAWK PISTOL GRIP FIREARM from Nighthawk has an overall length of 26 inches and has a total capacity of six shells when one is loaded in chamber. The hand-honed action and rails, Hogue overloaded pistol grip and forend and a black Cerakote finish complement Nighthawk's reputation for style and performance. The Vang Comp backbore and barrel porting system helps minimize recoil.


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Wiley X introduces WX HAYDEN and WX KLEIN styles combining the classic metal-framed Aviator look with clear vision and state-of-the-art eye protection. The WX Hayden features a more squared off lens shape while WX Klein models have a more traditional oval lens design. Both styles include comfortable acetate-coated temples and spring-loaded hinges for a custom fit. Various models within these two styles also offer distinctive marbling patterns on the inside of the temples, polarized lenses in different colors and are Rx-ready for prescription wearers.


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Following its debut at the 2017 NRAAM, the APX line of striker-fired pistols has been expanded. The APX RDO accepts four different red dot optics to suit the needs of the modern handgunner. Combining the modularity of the APX RDO, the APX COMBAT comes equipped to accept any 1/2x28 TPI suppressor. Additionally, the APX line is now available in FLAT DARK EARTH.

In accessories, Beretta announces the new B-WILD collection--the company's largest hunting accessory line. With entry-level pricing, this collection is designed to cover the needs of both rifle and shotgun hunters. The TRANSFORMER and TRANSFORMER LIGHT collections have been added to Beretta's competition offering. The BERETTA TERRAIN collection is a hunting line designed for the classical hunter, which blends natural fabrics and technology in cases, slings, packs and more.


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INCEPTOR .223 REMINGTON SHORT RANGE RIFLE rounds feature injection-molded bullets loaded to SAAMI specifications. The unique projectiles are designed for unparalleled frangibility on hardened steel targets and allow users to train for all scenarios. The .233 Rem., 35-gr. rounds are available in boxes of 20, 50 and 500.


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The ROVER MOBILE WORK LIGHT by Striker Concepts is designed to be a primary basecamp light. Boasting 1,200 lumens and a variable lens, this light offers wide-angle flood light, or a spotlight. It's surrounded by a steel exoskeleton, and powered by dual lithium-ion rechargeable batteries. The FLEXIT SOLAR offers hands-free flexibility in a flashlight. The bendable LED panel can be manipulated to focus or flood the light. Powered by the sun or a backup USB charger, the FLEXiT Solar offers a versatile tool fit for the avid outdoorsman.


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The ProMag 50 RD DRUM MAGAZINE fits all SR-25/LR-308 pattern compatible .308/7.62mm NATO AR-type rifles. The patent-pending design brings belt feed reliability and performance to drum magazines. Features include steel feed lips and magazine catch, high impact injection molded glass fiber reinforced nylon polymer housing and heat treated stainless steel spring.


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The MARK 5 line of tactical riflescopes from Leupold & Stevens debuts with two models: 5-25x56 and 3.6-18x44 New M5C3 ZeroLock delivers 30 mils. of adjustment in three turns, at 10 mils. per turn. Models are available with or without illuminated reticles, feature 35mm maintubes for increased adjustment travel and a high-speed power selector ring featuring an optional low-profile throw lever that provides additional leverage. Initial offerings are available in a variety of etched glass reticles, including the Tactical Milling Reticle (TMR), Combat Competition Hunter (CCH), H59 and Tremor 3.


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The EDGE PERSONAL SAFE and EDGE MINI PERSONAL SAFE from Cannon Safe feature two active locking bolts and a dual-alarm system to prevent unauthorized access. Internal hinges offer additional pry-protection. Both models have a programmable twist-to-open digital lock and are pre-drilled with hardware for mounting. Each safe is constructed with thick steel plates, a soft interior lining and is offered in five colors: black, green, orange, yellow and blue. The EDGE Personal Safe measures 9.06 x 16.93 x 13.78 inches. The EDGE Mini measures 9.8 x 13.8 x 11.02 inches.


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From BenchMaster, the FOUR GUN CONCEALED CARRY VERTICAL PISTOL RACK is designed to hold multiple pistols and magazine racks in a safe and secure manner that allows rapid access. The rack stores four concealed carry-size pistols and additional magazines. It protects against unwanted nicks and scratches, resists chemicals (such as gun oil) and is impervious to rot, mold and mildew.

The SINGLE GUN PISTOL RACK WITH FRONT ACCESSORY HOLDER has a rack for a pistol and front accessory rack, with or without magazines, and secures a firearm in a manner that allows rapid access. It features closed-cell chemically crossed-linked polyethylene foam for high resiliency, thermal insulation, high strength and shock absorption. It's impervious to rot, mold, mildew and bacteria, and has extreme low water absorption and chemical resistance.

The WEAPON RACK ADJUSTABLE 3-PIECE BENCH BLOCK is comprised of three interlocking bench blocks that can be used separately or in any combination of the blocks. It is ideal as front or rear rest, or can be used for both. The rubber bottom prevents slipping and it has two carry loops for easy transportation.


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The Lithgow LA 105, chambered in 6.5 Creedmoor and .308 Win., has a 24-inch proprietary military-grade steel, cold hammer forged barrel, a Lithgow Arms' muzzlebrake, large grip panels and over molded high grip cheek piece. The .308 has a 1:10-inch rifling, while the 6.5 Creedmoor has a 1:8-inch twist rate.

Available in 6mm Creedmoor, 6.5 Creedmoor and .308 Win., the HOWA BRAVO is available in 20-, 24- and 26-inch heavy barrels (threaded). On a KRG Bravo chassis, its full-length aluminum center section provides a rigid precision bedding surface. It has an adjustable LOP from 12.5 to 15 inches, 10-round AICS magazine and M-LOK compatible forend.


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Outdoor Edge introduces the CHOWPAL all-in-one utensil set and multi-tool. In addition to a fork, knife and spoon, the Chow Pal includes a can opener, bottle opener, flathead screwdriver and a graduated wrench (8, 10, 11 and 13mm). Crafted of 420J2 steel, the two-piece ChowPal set is lightweight and portable at 2.4 oz. and measures 6.5 inches long. It also includes its own easy-to-find orange nylon carry pouch.


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The FURY PRIME glove by BLACKHAWK! combines protection and performance. The top is coated with sonic-welded TPR overlay for top-of-hand protection. Strategically placed padding on the thumb and palm protect against impact. The gloves are touchscreen compatible, and a silicon grip print on the palm offers dexterity. Fury Prime gloves are available in black, Coyote Tan and Urban Grey in sizes ranging from small to 2XL.

PREMIUM LEATHER holsters, magazine pouches and belts are now available from BLACKHAWK! Available in antiqued or burnished brown, the accessories are handmade from premium Italian leather with unique finishes. A variety of styles are available for common firearms, magazines and belt widths.


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