Category Archives: SHOT Show

SHOT 2017 – Fortis Manufacturing


Fortis Manufacturing announced their new LA™ (Lever Action) Stock at SHOT for 2017.  The LA™ Stock is based on the Lever Action design and is simple to operate.  The all aluminum (6061-T6) construction stock weighs in at 15.8 oz, fits a MIL-SPEC buffer tube and features a carbon fiber cheek weld.  The stock also features 3 QD Sockets and has a Type III Hard Coat Anodized finish.

SHOT Show 2017 - Fortis Manufacturing LA (Lever Action) Stock 001-1000

The LA™ MSRP’s for $395 and also available in a bundle with a MIL-SPEC buffer tube and Fortis QD End Plate for $450.

SHOT Show 2017 - Fortis Manufacturing LA (Lever Action) Stock 002-1000

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SHOT 2017 Range Day – Gemtech

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New from Gemtech this year at the SHOT Show Industry Day at the Range was their new INTEGRA Integrally Suppressed Upper Receiver and the new LUNAR-45 Suppressor.

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The INTEGRA, which is available in both 5.56mm and .300BLK, offers Gemtech’s G-CORE Technology that is removable, cleanable and replaceable as well as a Gemtech/Nemo Arms patented gas block which eliminates blowback.  The pictured Seekins Precision Rail is standard.

Gemtech INTEGRA Integrated Upper Receiver 002-1000

The INTEGRA was sound tested at 128 dB in .300BLK and features a 10″ barrel with an Integrated Length of 16.1″ (OAL).  In 5.56mm, the INTEGRA was sound tested at 131 dB and features a 10.5″ barrel with an Integrated Length also of 16.1″ (OAL).  Both caliber versions are Full Auto Rated.  The INTEGRA will MSRP around $1899.

Gemtech Lunar-45 Suppressor 002-1000

The LUNAR-45 pistol suppressor is modular and can be configured in two lengths, 6.9″ (Short) and 8.5″ (Long).  It is registered in the 8.5″ length.  The  LUNAR-45 sound tested for the .45 at 129 dB (Long) and 136 dB (Short) and for 9mm, 128 dB (Long) and 132 dB (Short).

The LUNAR-45 will MSRP around $799.

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Stag Arms to Introduce New Stag-10 and Stag-10S .308 Models at Shot Show 2017

The following is a Press Release from Stag Arms:

Stag Arms to Introduce New Stag-10 and Stag-10S .308

Models at Shot Show 2017
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Stag Arms LLC, manufacturer of the world’s first left-
handed MSR, is pleased to announce their entry into the .
308 platform with the Stag-10 and Stag-10S. These .308
models have been built with both the outdoorsman and
tactical operator in mind. Each model will carry Stag’s
industry leading lifetime transferable warranty and infinite
shot barrel guarantee.
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The Stag-10 and Stag-10S feature a QPQ Nitride BCG for corrosion resistance, a VG6 Gamma Compensator for maximum recoil mitigation, a lightweight Diamondhead VRST 308 Handguard with
Keymod mounting system for modular accessory mounting and a single stage trigger with Magpul enhanced trigger guard.
“Over the last 13 years, Stag has offered high quality, low cost rifles,” said Anthony Ash, President of Stag Arms. “The Stag-10 models will only reinforce that dedication to providing extraordinary craftsmanship at a great price point, and we offer our lifetime transferrable warranty to stand behind it.”
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The Stag-10 model features an 18” chrome lined barrel with a 1/10 twist for long range precision work and a Magpul Fixed Rifle Stock to provide the shooter with a stable cheek well and a consistent eye relief. The Stag-10S model features a 16” chrome lined barrel for easier rifle manipulation in close quarters while retaining accuracy out to distance, and a Magpul ACS buttstock to compliment the shorter barrel with adjustability and a cheek well.  Both models will be available in the coming months.
Visit Stag Arms at booth #20349 at Shot Show 2017 to see them firsthand. To learn more about each product go to

Press Release: Blue Force Gear Debuts New Tactical Equipment and Q&A Seminar at SHOT Show


POOLER, GA., Jan. 9, 2017
Blue Force Gear®, the designer and manufacturer of the world’s finest weapon slings and tactical equipment, will demo six new game-changing products at this year’s SHOT Show, scheduled for Jan. 17–20 in Las Vegas.
Blue Force Gear is best known for the patented Vickers Sling™, which was adopted as the standard issue sling for the U.S.M.C in 2011 and is now used by over 250,000 service members worldwide.
Blue Force Gear is also revolutionizing tactical load carriage equipment to make it lighter and stronger through proprietary design technology MOLLEminus™ and ULTRAcomp® high performance laminate. Their product line and experts can be found at booth number 31209 at this year’s SHOT Show.
New product demos and seminars are scheduled in the booth for the entire week. Larry Vickers, inspiration for the Vickers Sling, and retired U.S. Army 1st SFOD–Delta combat veteran, will be in the booth daily from noon to 1 p.m. Post retirement, he’s hosted tactical firearms television shows and has developed a variety of small arms accessories.
Blue Force Gear manufactures the signature Vickers Sling.
Attendees can also hear Travis Hall, 18 Delta Special Forces Medic, discuss preparation for today’s world and adding trauma care as part of your everyday carry essentials. He’ll be in the booth for 30 minutes every day of the show at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
“SHOT Show annually hosts more than 1,600 exhibitors and 64,000 industry professionals, so naturally it’s where we want to introduce our great new product lineup,” said Ashley Burnsed, CEO of Blue Force Gear. “We have a packed schedule with demos, Q&A’s and more, and we’re looking forward to showing everyone our next generation of gear.”
SHOT Show is owned by the National Shooting Sports Foundation, and is restricted to the shooting, hunting and outdoor trade professionals and commercial buyers and sellers of military, law enforcement and tactical products and services. The SHOT Show is not open to the general consuming public, and proof of professional affiliation is required.
 Find Blue Force Gear’s new products and current lineup in booth 31209 at SHOT Show. Personal interviews with company leaders will be available to media.
About Blue Force Gear:
Blue Force Gear designs the best weapon slings and leads the lightweight equipment revolution with its Ten-Speed® multi-use pouches. They also reinvented MOLLE to be the world’s lightest with their Helium Whisper® pouch attachment system and high performance laminate, ULTRAcomp®. Unrivaled innovation and attention to detail set Blue Force Gear apart from others in the
tactical equipment industry.
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SHOT Show 2016 – ESS Eyepro

ESS Eyepro introduced the new Crowbar protective eye wear at SHOT Show.  The frames come in three different color options (Terrain Tan, Black with Subdued Logo and Black with Silver Logo) and seven different lens options.

The Crowbar features a frameless bottom lens design and a lens gate that allows for quick lens exchanges.  The lens material is made from a military-grade polycarbonate that will provide crisp view and a broad range of ballistic protection.

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SHOT Show 2016 – Samson Manufacturing

Samson Manufacturing announced the new Field Survivor Model V Pistol Grip Insert.  The newest Pistol Grip Insert in the Line Up for Samson will fit inside of a Standard A2 Pistol Grip and will include Pliers, Screw Driver, Seat Belt Cutter, Front Sight Adjustment Tool and a Broken Shell Extractor.  Model V is only in the prototype phase right now, but production models should be available around April 2016.  The MSRP is TBD.

Samson Manufacturing Field Survivor Model V-1000

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Also at the Samson booth was a throwback to a childhood claw game, but instead of fishing for stuffed animals, an attendee could donate $1 per turn with the opportunity to fish out Samson Manufacturing Sights, Rails, Gift Cards, etc.  The money donated to the cause was to be donated to Wishes For Warriors.

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SHOT Show 2016 – Fail Zero / Alpha Omega Weaponry

Fail Zero introduced their new AR-15, which was a joint-collaboration with Alpha Omega Weaponry.

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The Limited Edition Billet AR-15, with Custom Serial Number, will feature a custom cerakote job, Magpul UBR Stock, CMC Triggers Curved Trigger, AXTS Raptor Charging Handle, Extended Magazine Release, Magpul MBUS Pro Sights and a Fail Zero NiB Bolt Carrier Group.

The Fail Zero/Alpha Omega Weaponry AR-15 will MSRP for $2995.

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SHOT Show 2016 – Unity Tactical

Unity Tactical introduced several new products at the 2016 SHOT Show.

Unity Tactical Clutch Belt 002-1000sFor those who need to carry covertly, the CLUTCH Belt (MSRP ~ $120) will offer a unique way to carry your equipment by providing a stretchable belt with four inches of adjustment.  The belt can be used to carry covertly or overtly and can take any existing holster or pouch with the addition of Velcro to securely attach into the pouches.  The dedicated pistol pouch has an opening in the bottom to allow for longer barrels.  The CLUTCH will initially be available in black or gray and offers padding on the inside of the belt.

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Unity Tactical Knuckl Mount 001-1000sThe KNUCKL Mount is a fully articulable helmet mount for attaching cameras, such as the GoPro, and lights.  The KNUCKL also has an adapter that will accept a Princeton Tech Light.

Unity Tactical TAPS Pressure Switch 001-1000sThe TAPS is a fully programmable pressure switch (momentary/ constant) that comes with attachment methods for KeyMod, M-LOK and Picatinny Rail options in one package.  If the pressure switch battery dies, the pressure switch will revert to momentary-only and will remain functional until the battery can be replaced.

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SHOT Show 2016 – Limitless Gear

Limitless Gear introduced the new MCR (Magazine Carrier Rifle), which is a hardened AR-15 Magazine carrier that can store the magazine in any position while securing the magazine in place.

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The MCR, which MSRP’s for $29.95, includes a belt adapter or can easily lock into MOLLE webbing with a sliding MOLLE attachment system.  The MCR will work with all know AR-15/M16 magazines, to include 10 and 20 round magazines.  Limitless Gear advises that if a 10 round magazine is used, a Ranger Plate will need to be used.  The magazine will not pull straight out of the carrier, though a slight twist of the magazine to the right will release the magazine catch.

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