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Nighthawk Custom Releases New Ladyhawk 2.0 Pistol

The following is a Press Release from Nighthawk Custom:


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 Ladyhawk line. The new Ladyhawk 2.0 is the first major upgrade to this series of pistols. The slim framed commander sized gun has been a huge hit with women who desire high quality handguns designed for smaller hands.

Available in both 9mm and 45acp, as no cost options, this gun supports full powered modern ammunition in a thin framed package. What makes the Ladyhawk 2.0 different however, are it’s aesthetic elements. Shooters have been asking for more feminine colors and styes to match the unique craftsmanship provided by Nighthawk Custom. The Ladyhawk 2.0 marries modern coating options like DLC and Rose Gold TICN with Obsidian, Abalone and Zinc.

 

Here are just some of the features:

 

• Finish: DLC with Rose Gold TICN finish on controls and barrel
• Grips – Custom Obsidian, Abalone, and Zinc
• Forged commander size frame and 4.25″ barrel (also available with an officer size frame)
• Match grade 9mm barrel (also available in .45 ACP as a no-cost option)
• Heinie Slant Pro Straight Eight Tritium night sights
• Thinned front strap and mainspring housing
• Serrated slide top
• Scalloped front strap and mainspring housing
• 40 lines per inch serrated rear of slide to match rear sight
• Shortened slide stop and beveled frame
• Crowned barrel flush with bushing
• Lightweight aluminum Nighthawk Custom tri-cavity trigger
• New ultra hi-cut front strap
• Completely dehorned for comfortable carry
• Heinie recoil spring plug

Retail price on the Nighthawk Custom Ladyhawk 2.0 is $4695 with dealer and online orders being fulfilled starting today.
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Link for more information:  http://www.nighthawkcustom.com/heinie-lady-hawk2

Press Release: FN unveils new FN 15 models ahead of 2018 SHOT Show

The following is a Press Release from FN:

(McLean, VA – January 4, 2018) FN America, LLC announces the launch of new additions to the FN 15® series, including a pistol variant in two calibers and a new, full FDE carbine, in advance of the 2018 SHOT Show. The new FN 15s will be on display at the show for a first-hand look and on sale at dealers nationwide within the first part of the year.

The first new additions to the series are the FN 15 Pistols, chambered in 5.56x45mm NATO or .300 AAC Blackout . Their 10.5- or 12-inch, cold hammer-forged, chrome-lined barrels have a 1:7 twist, carbine- and pistol-length gas systems optimized to reach the highest level of performance out of each cartridge in terms of accuracy and reliability.


Each AR pistol variant has an M-LOK-equipped rail, fixed low-profile stainless-steel gas block, FN combat trigger weighing in between 4.5-7.75 lbs. and includes an SBX-K™ Pistol Stabilizing Brace that make these little carbine-caliber pistols a breeze to shoot.

The FN 15 Tactical Carbine that FN customers know and love is now available in full Flat Dark Earth (FDE). The enhanced MIL-SPEC lower receiver and legendary match-grade free floating, chrome-lined, cold hammer-forged barrel offer extreme durability and performance.

Maintaining the distinguishing features of the FN 15 Tactical series are the 3-prong flash hider found on the FN SCAR rifles that reduces flash, mid-length gas system and H1 buffer that decreases recoil, a B5 grip, buttstock and 12.5-inch P-LOK rail with M-LOK accessory mounting system.

To learn more about the new FN 15s or other FN products, please visit www.fnamerica.com, or visit the FN Booth (#13662) at the 2018 SHOT Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, Jan. 23-26, 2018, at The Sands Expo and Convention Center.

Press Release: Streamlight launches Twin-Task USB Headlamp

The following is a Press Release from Streamlight:

USB Rechargeable Light Features Spot and COB Flood Modes; Delivers 375 Lumens

EAGLEVILLE, PA, January 4, 2018 – Streamlight®, Inc., a leading provider of high-performance lighting, announced its popular Twin-Task® line of work lights now includes a hands-free, rechargeable model, the Twin-Task® USB Headlamp.  The new light uses two unique LEDs to provide a spot beam or flood light, allowing for hands-free lighting for both distance and close-up applications. Delivering up to 375 lumens, it also features a built-in USB port for on-the-go recharging in the light.

The Twin-Task USB headlamp uses a traditional LED to provide spot lighting for distance illumination, while a new technology COB LED delivers a smooth, diffused flood light that reduces glare while filling a work area with light.

“With two light sources to choose from, the new Twin-Task USB brings the versatility of the handheld model to a headlamp,” said Streamlight Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Michael F. Dineen. “With its main beam for distance spotting and a COB Flood LED for working close up, automotive, industrial and other professionals always have just the right mode for their lighting needs. It also offers the convenience of USB recharging, or the option of quickly changing to a backup battery if a USB charging source isn’t available.”

The Twin-Task USB Headlamp features a rechargeable lithium ion battery which is located in a rear battery pack that is contoured for user comfort.  Its multi-function, push-button switch allows users to access five lighting modes. The Spot LED (with high, medium and low modes) ranges from 375 lumens and 4.75 hours of run time on high to 50 lumens and 20 hours on low.  The COB Flood LED has two modes: high, 250 lumens and a 5-hour run time; and low, 125 lumens and a 9.25-hour run time.

The headlamp features a low profile, ergonomically balanced design, including a 120 degree tilting head to reduce neck fatigue. With a body made of impact-modified nylon, the light weighs 6.1 ounces with the included battery. The light’s head bracket measures 2.67 inches long and the rear battery pack is 3.34 inches in length.

Featuring an IPX4 rating for water resistance, the Twin-Task USB Headlamp is water resistant to 2 meters.

Available in a black/red combination, the Twin-Task USB Headlamp has an MSRP of $100.00 and comes with Streamlight’s Limited Lifetime warranty.

For more information, please visit:  https://www.streamlight.com/

Press Release: Phoenix Weaponry’s 45-70 Auto

The following is a Press Release from Phoenix Weaponry:
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Phoenix Weaponry of Longmont Colorado is pleased to announce the launch of their .45-70 auto rifle platform.  That’s right, .45-70!  The classic round born in 1873 through the Springfield Armory and labeled “Government” and designed specifically for the Springfield Model 1893, or “Trapdoor Springfield”.  Phoenix Weaponry blown the lid off the marketplace with a unique twist to this classic cartridge as they have rebated the rim so that it can be adapted to a standard .308 bolt head and fired through a high pressure AR platform with shocking, sub MOA results, and a boosted performance curve.

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The standard rifle bears a 18” custom profiled Douglas barrel utilizing a 1:14 twist with 8 grooves.  Mated with a Phoenix Weaponry billet upper and lower, along with custom trigger and muzzle brake, this piece weighs in at just over 9 lbs.  Master gunsmiths have toiled to produce one of the most exciting rifle evolutions seen in the MSR industry since Stoner fielded the SP1, with the added benefit of delivering tremendous down rage punishment to anything that stands in its way.

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The beauty in the details is that this case, once rebated, can be reloaded easily using existing load information for the .45-70, based on Ruger No.1 loads, and the reloader can use standard .45-70 die sets with the exception of using a .308 shell holder.  Factory brass will be available shortly and available for purchase from Phoenix Weaponry.  Each rifle initially will be supplied with 50 pieces of brass to help the new user get started.

Immediate order slots are available now.  Rifle base price as advertised is $4,800 with a multitude of custom options that can be added to enhance your enjoyment of this weapon platform. Just call them and make your wish come true.

For more information, please click HERE.

NIGHTFORCE OPTICS ANNOUNCES 25th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION With Special Edition Ruger 10/22 Promotion

The following is a Press Release From Nightforce:

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Lavonia, GA, U.S. – (October 6, 2017
) Nightforce® Optics, Inc., a leading manufacturer and marketer of premium sport optics and related products including riflescopes, spotting scopes, and accessories, announces the celebration of their 25th anniversary by offering a Special Edition Ruger® 10/22 rifle with the purchase of select Nightforce riflescopes. The promotion applies to riflescope purchases made from October 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017.

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“We’re celebrating a quarter-century of phenomenal success by ‘giving back’ to our steadfast fans and customers,” said Gordon Myers, Director of Sales and Marketing. Nightforce is offering a complimentary Nightforce 25th Anniversary Special Edition Ruger 10/22 at no additional charge with the purchase of select Nightforce riflescopes from authorized Nightforce Optics dealers. “Partnering with a trusted brand like Ruger and offering a limited edition of their renowned 10/22 rifle to purchasers of our riflescopes is a win-win for our consumers and dealers alike,” Myers said. “This exclusive offer honors our 25-year commitment to excellence in optics, embraced by shooting and hunting enthusiasts from amateur to professional, by delivering a truly legendary firearm to the collections of shooting enthusiasts. It’s our way of saying thank you to the shooting community that supports our industry,” he added.

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Qualifying purchasers receive a Nightforce 25th Anniversary Special Edition Ruger 10/22 rifle featuring:

  • “Nightforce 25th Anniversary” engraved on red and black laminate hardwood stock
  • Receiver / Barrel – Satin Stainless, Threaded Barrel with Flash Hider (CA compliant model available)
  • NFO-0000 Serialization
  • Ruger® Combination Weaver Rail
  • Ruger® Clear BX-1-CLR 10-Round Mag
  • Ruger® BX-Trigger
  • Extended Magazine Release

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This complimentary, no additional charge Nightforce 25th Anniversary Special Edition Ruger 10/22 rifle offer is good for new retail purchases of the following riflescope models only, while supplies last, from authorized Nightforce Optics dealers only:

  • ATACR 7-35×56 F1 Model Numbers: C569, C570, C571, C578
  • ATACR 5-25×56 F2 Model Numbers: C553, C554, C555
  • NXS 8-32×56 F2 Model Numbers: C350, C354, C437, C509, C530
  • Competition 42×44 Model Numbers: C558, C559
  • Competition 15-55×52 Model Numbers: C511, C512, C513, C514

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Eligibility:

  • Customer must be at least 18 years of age where legally required, and must be at least 21 years of age where legally required.
  • Customer must be a U.S. resident, and must provide a U.S. address.
  • Customer must be able to legally possess the firearm in this offer.
  • Customer must comply with all federal, state, and local laws for redemption.

Customers must meet all the promotion requirements to be eligible to redeem the complimentary rifle offer. Further details regarding eligibility, and all redemption requirements are on the Nightforce 25th Anniversary Special Edition Ruger 10/22 rifle landing page at www.nightforceoptics/1022.

For consumer and dealer questions regarding the redemption process, ordering information, and inventory, please call 208.476.9814 or email promotions@nightforceoptics.com.

Press Release – Faxon Firearms sets up Hurricane Relief Fund

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Faxon Firearms is pleased to announce that they have set up a Hurricane Relief Fund for all those affected by Hurricane Harvey.

100% of the donations will go to two outstanding organizations:

Disabled American Veterans – Disaster Relief Fund
Mathew 25 Ministries – Disaster Relief Fund

“Our hearts go out to everyone in the Houston and surrounding areas affected by the hurricane. The team at Faxon put together a donation page to help.  To show our appreciation for everyone who makes a donation, they will enter them into a raffle to win a custom ARAK-21 XRS rifle,” remarked Bob Faxon.

To learn more and make a donation, please visit http://faxonfirearms.com/hurricanerelief

About Faxon Firearms: Faxon Firearms is a leader in constant evolution in the firearms marketplace focusing on US-made quality and innovation. From the ARAK platform, GUNNER & FLAME barrels, upper receivers, and an ever-expanding portfolio of innovative accessories, Faxon offers quality complete rifle systems and components. New dealers and OEM accounts are welcome.

For more information contact Curt Staubach curt.staubach@faxonfirearms.com

Grey Ghost Precision Announces Strategic Partnership with Aero Precision

The following is a Press Release from Grey Ghost Precision and Aero Precision:

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Lakewood, WA and Seattle, WA – Grey Ghost Precision, leading manufacturers of accurate, reliable, and attainable weapon systems, is excited to announce a strategic partnership with Aero Precision, an industry leader in high-volume manufacturing of firearms components. 

The partnership will allow GGP’s current GLOCK line of components to leap to the next level, in utilizing Aero’s manufacturing abilities and expertise, as well as their distribution channels to help reach the end-users without the commonly found long lead times. GGP’s products can be in your hands faster and without compromising the quality both companies are best known for. 

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Combining the minds at both Grey Ghost Precision and Aero Precision creates a fully in-house solution in the manufacturing of the Grey Ghost Precision’s entire weapon system lines, for a complete service OEM production.  This manufacturing capability will allow for the GGP customer to bypass the extended waiting periods before they are able to receive their GGP orders.

Customers will soon begin to see the two companies collaborating on the GGP line of slides, introduced at SHOT Show in Las Vegas. GGP’s slides are available in two different machine patterns for the G19 and G17, as well as the option of with or without an RMR optic cut. 

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“We are incredibly excited about what this partnership brings to the market,” stated Grey Ghost Precision CEO, Casey Ingels.  “Both of our brands are focused on top tier products and our customers are of the upmost priority. We wanted to align ourselves with a company who shared our same values, and work ethic – the fact that they come from the Pacific NorthWest only further cemented their place in our hearts.”

Aero Precision is well known in the industry for high quality design with a strict production values, quality control measures of the highest order and an incredible work ethic. The combination of the two entities not only promises the best in quality but an unparalleled composition of innovation, drive and perfection. 

Both GGP and Aero take the satisfaction very seriously, making it a point to remain relevant to each of their customers by being in constant contact with them. Relying on end-user feedback is the most important aspect in design and manufacturing – and both companies have demonstrated how imperative it is to know and live that credo.

“We are incredibly end-user focused; and with several of our products currently being deployed with teams in combat, our focus on the feedback from those who put themselves into harms way is the most imperative,” stated Ingels.

The partnership of these two awesome teams not only promises to bring new products to the market, but ensure that each product that goes out the door is to the ultimate end-user satisfaction and perfection. 


About GGP

Grey Ghost Precision produces weapon systems that are accurate, reliable, and attainable while ensuring that these platforms are ready for combat and will stand the rigors of hard use and perform with devastating results. The GGP team collectively has an extensive background in the military and in manufacturing. Rifle and pistol design specifications are directly influenced by a network of industry and shooting sports experts.

When customers include family and friends that use these rifles, pistols and accessories to protect themselves in dangerous environments, you are very serious about their safety and survival. GGP has zeroed in on quality and reliability to ensure that these platforms are ready for combat and will stand the rigors of hard use and perform with devastating results.


About Aero Precision

Aero Precision is known for two things: superior engineering & machining, and the ability to get the customer what they need, when they need it. Their products have been recognized across the country by members of the military and law enforcement communities for one simple fact – they work better. Aero Precision’s roots are deeply tied to aerospace, and the company’s drive for clean, perfect engineering and machining stems from that. When you’re building something that will fly in the air, there is no margin for error. The team at Aero takes that same approach in the firearms industry. Not every manufacturer will have razor thin tolerance levels. Not every manufacturer will personally oversee the development, design and machining of every part that comes off the line. Aero Precision is not every manufacturer.

Manufacturing a great receiver isn’t just about what the end product looks like. It’s about what it feels like, how it works, how it handles and performs. Aero Precision pushes the boundaries of manufacturing and challenge the status quo by constantly looking for new ways to use, develop or evolve existing processes. By personally designing and engineering state of the science tooling in-shop, they are able to leverage the latest machine tool technologies to provide you with components of the highest quality.

https://aeroprecisionusa.com/

Lancer Systems Announces L5AWM Smoke 30 Round Magazine NSN

The following is a Press Release from Lancer Systems:
Quakertown, PA – July 11, 2017 – Lancer Systems LP, a leading advanced weapons and components engineering company, today announced their L5AWM 30 round Smoke magazine has been given an official National Stock Number (NSN) by the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA). “The NSN will allow U.S. Government Agencies, U.S. Military and NATO partners to streamline their procurement of the L5AWM magazine,” stated Kas McManus, Business Area Manager for Small Arms at Lancer Systems.

lancer-magazinesLancer set out to engineer a better 5.56 magazine; one with the reliability of steel, durability of polymer and weight of aluminum – the L5AWM. The magazine design includes a one-piece, wrap-around steel feed lip assembly and an aggressive surface texture to create the ultimate hybrid magazine tough enough for military, LE and commercial use. The internal geometry of the Advanced Warfighter Magazine is a constant curvature utilizing a non-tilting follower for reliable feeding of 5.56X45mm NATO ammunition. The body and component materials are corrosion and chemical resistant, passing military chemical testing. The L5AWM is compatible with modern weapon systems, including M4/M16/AR, SCAR16, HK416, ARX160, SIG MCX etc.

NSN: 1005-01-657-7839
P/N:  999-000-2320-01

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From concept through production, Lancer engineers solutions that make a difference. Whether it is in the hands of our Service men/women to protect and serve, our OEM partners to meet their most demanding requirements or our commercial customers to enhance their shooting experience, our products will provide a definitive advantage.
About Lancer Systems
Lancer creates value solutions for challenging and harsh environment applications using composite, ceramic and fiber optic technologies. With engineering and manufacturing capabilities that span across our advanced weapons & components, composites, fiber optics and seals business areas, Lancer delivers innovative solutions trusted by customers in the defense, aerospace, natural gas and oil industries. For additional information, contact Lancer at 610.973.2600, email info@lancer-systems.com or visit
To order L5AWM Smoke 30 Round Magazines utilizing the NSN contact:
Tactical Global Solutions
34618 Spindle Tree St.
Winchester CA, 92596
951-796-9825

Steyr M9-A1 Pistol Now Available in OD Green

The following is a Press Release from Steyr Arms:

BESSEMER, Ala. (July 5, 2017) — Steyr Arms announced the introduction of its M9-A1 pistol with an OD Green grip frame today. OD Green has been a staple color for Steyr’s polymer furniture for nearly than 50 years, having been used extensively on the SSG 69 rifle and the STG 77, more commonly known as the AUG. Now the M9-A1 has been added to the list of Steyr firearms in OD Green, due in no small part to the overwhelming number of requests from U.S. shooters.
M9-A1_ODG_R_Env In the Steyr pistol line, the M9-A1 is the full-size offering with a 4-inch cold-hammer-forged barrel. These pistols have achieved a great deal of regard among American shooters for their comfortable ergonomics, remarkable safety features, intuitive sighting system, amazing accuracy and extreme reliability.
The M9-A1 features an innovative polymer frame that offer shooters unparalleled ergonomics with a high grip and an extremely low bore axis that mitigates muzzle rise, and the grip angle is optimal for a very natural point of aim. On the bottom of the frame’s dust cover is a Picatinny rail for mounting illumination and laser-aiming devices. An integrated trigger safety with a Reset Action System trigger requires positive finger pressure to operate, and the striker-fired M9-A1 also incorporates a keyed safety lock.
The suggested retail price for OD Green M9-A1 is $560.
Established in Steyr, Austria, in 1864, Steyr Mannlicher, GmbH, is one of the world’s oldest and most prestigious firearms manufacturers. Steyr’s comprehensive lines of premium hunting rifles and precision sporting and tactical firearms are technically mature, and their subtle elegance also communicates the harmony between appearance and substance. Steyr’s legendary SBS actions and cold-hammer-forged barrels are distinctive and unparalleled. Steyr Arms is the subsidiary headquarters of Steyr Mannlicher in the U.S. For more information, contact Steyr Arms at 2530 Morgan Rd., Bessemer, AL 35022; call (205) 417-8644; or visit  www.steyrarms.com.

Tyrant Designs CNC announces the release of the HALO Handstop

Following on the heels of the very popular HALO Vertical Grip, Tyrant Designs CNC is announcing the release of their new HALO Handstop.  See the below Press Release from Tyrant Designs for more information.

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The following is a Press Release from Tyrant Designs:
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Tyrant Designs CNC is at it again, this time coming out with their new HALO Series AR HandStop. Machined from aerospace grade aluminum and finished in hardcoat Black, Red, Grey and Blue these little AR-15 handstops fit directly onto MLOK and KeyMod handguards by utilizing Tyrant Designs’ 2 in 1 technology.
They’ve stated that the HALO HandStop works great as a forward stop and a barricade stop as well.
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Their Pre Sale event is going on now, so head to their site if you’re interested in picking a few up at a great price. “After the success of our AR-15 vertical grip, we are very excited to release our new HALO Series AR HandStop. We only hope that our customers enjoy it as much as the VFG. We plan on growing out the HALO Series even more with a new AR pistol grip coming soon! ”
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SHOP PRE SALE PRICING OF THE HANDSTOP NOW AT WWW.TYRANTCNC.COM
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Tyrant Designs CNC is an AR accessories manufacturer based just outside of Chicago. They have had several successful designs for AR pistol grips and are now working on expanding their product line.