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SHOT Show 2014 – Trijicon

Trijicon VCOG
Trijicon VCOG


New for Trijicon in 2014 is their Variable Combat Optical Gunsight, or VCOG, which has a 1-6x range and continues the tradition of rugged capability expected from Trijicon.  The VCOG has seven different FFP reticle choices, functions on a single AA battery for a continuous 700 hours of operation, and is rail mounted.

The VCOG offers 6 brightness settings with off settings between each brightness setting.  The first VCOG model to be introduced will be the 5.56 77 gr model, with 7.62 175 gr and 300BLK models to follow.  The VCOG retails for $2,800.00.

For more information visit,, or call 1-800-338-0563.

SHOT Show 2014 – The Sharps Rifle Company

The Sharps Rifle Company Reliabolt
The Sharps Rifle Company Reliabolt

The Sharps Rifle Company has introduced a 100% drop-in compatible AR-15 bolt for 2014.  The S7 steel bolt will withstand over 200,000 PSI, has beveled lugs on the bolt face to assist with any timing issues, has a Nickel Teflon coating, rubber extractor spring donut, and a standard ejector and extractor.  The Sharps AR bolt retails for $149.99.  For more information visit,

SHOT Show 2014 – Chris Reeve Knives

Chris Reeve Knives Sebenza 25 Micarta Inlay
Chris Reeve Knives Sebenza 25 Micarta Inlay

Legendary knife manufacturer Chris Reeve Knives is proud to offer a 2014 variation of the Sebenza line with the Sebenza 25 Micarta Inlay.  The 3.625-inch CPM S35VN stainless steel blade is adorned with double titanium thumb lugs and when closed, rests in a 4.71-inch 6AI4V titanium handle with attached pocket clip of the same material.  This knife offers a robust blade and overall admired quality that is sure to last many years with typical use.  The black canvas Micarta inlay makes for a very positive and attractive gripping surface.  For more information visit,

SHOT Show 2014 – Blade-Tech Holsters

Blade-Tech has two new concealable holsters for 2014, the Ambi-Eclipse and the Ambi-Klipt.

Ambi-Eclipse (L) and the Ambi-Klipt (R)

The Ambi-Eclipse builds on the popular Eclipse holster and creates a 4 in 1 system that will allow for an inside the waistband or outside the waistband option for both right and left sides.  The holster itself is not contoured and features sweat guards on both sides of the holster.  The removable belt loops are flexible for better contouring on the body and both belt loops and IWB clips are included.  The Ambi-Eclipse is available for Glock (including the new Glock 41 and 42, Smith & Wesson M&P, and 1911’s with more options coming soon.  The Ambi-Klipt is an IWB holster with an adjustable and reversible polymer clip to adjust hand selection and height adjustment.  The Ambi-Klipt was designed for compact handguns and is currently available for the Glock 26, Glock 42, and the Remington 51.  Both of these holsters are 100% made in the U.S.A.  For more information visit,

SHOT Show 2014 – Beretta Nano 9mm

Beretta Nano 9mm Handgun
Beretta Nano 9mm Handgun


New from Beretta for 2014 is the Nano 9mm conceal carry handgun.  The Nano features a snag-free design, is Beretta’s first striker fire handgun, and has an interchangeable frame for your preference of a variety of colors.  The serial number is sub-chassis to remain in ATF compliance while changing out the frame.  There are 3 passive safeties on the Nano; the trigger safety, the fire pin block, and a deactivator that will “lock” the handgun not allowing the trigger to be pressed without first pulling the slide back approximately ¼ inch.  Two magazines are included, a 6+1 flush magazine and a 8+1 extended magazine.  The Nano retails for $475.   For more information visit,, or call 1-800-929-2901.

SHOT Show 2014 – Armalite AR-31

Armalite AR-31
Armalite AR-31

Armalite has added another model to their precision rifle line-up in 2014 with the sub-MOA Armalite AR-31.  The AR-31’s 24” barrel is chambered in .308 WIN, has a short bolt action, a single-stage Shilen trigger, and accepts AR-10B double-stack magazines.  While test firing this rifle, there is very light felt recoil, which is similar to shooting a 5.56mm AR-style rifle, and consistently hit a 5” steel plate at 100 yards (maximum distance at range during test).    The AR-31 retails for $3,46.00.  For more information visit,, or call 1-800-336-0184.

Drink in Style with Battle Mug

If you are looking to stand out while drinking your favorite beverage (alcoholic or not), check out the Battle Mug BattleComp Drink.Oh! 7oz Highball Glass and the Bullet Shot.

The BattleComp Drink.Oh! 7oz Highball Glass is a heavy duty chunk of billet aluminum made to resemble the infamous BattleComp AR Compensator and at least for a few batches, were serial numbered, adding to their appeal.

The Battle Mug BattleComp 7oz Highball Glass


Holding four fluid ounces, the Bullet Shot will definitely trump any other shot glasses out there.  Made in the USA out of a huge chunk of aluminum billet, this 7 inch long shot glass weighs in around 1 lbs.  The solid aluminum bullet cap firmly secures inside the casing with an o-ring.


The Battle Mug Bullet Shot



Battle Mug Bullet Shot 011-1000


Though the cost of both of these drinking apparatuses ($109 and $79 respectfully) will probably prevent you from  buying a full set for all of your friends, they will definitely still be a great conversation starter and will make you stand out at any party.

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