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Colt Announces King Cobra Target Revolver

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

WEST HARTFORD, CONN., (DATE) – Colt continues to develop its re-imagined family of “snake guns” with the release of the much-anticipated King Cobra Target. Featuring a 41?4” barrel, adjustable rear sight, elevated fiber optic front sight, and custom wood medallion grips, this revolver was thoughtfully engineered to adapt the powerful .357 magnum King Cobra to the competitive range. The new King Cobra Target is available now through the Colt dealer network for $999 MSRP.

Forged from American stainless steel, the 6-round capacity, double-action revolver is the third model in the modern King Cobra series. Colt reintroduced King Cobra .357 in January 2019, followed by the King Cobra Carry in May of 2019. Colt’s snake guns continue to be popular for defense, target shooting, and with collectors.

“After releasing the King Cobra earlier this year we received a flood of requests for a 4” model with adjustable sights. Our customers are excited to bring their Colts to the range and the King Cobra Target is engineered for accurate and enjoyable shooting. The longer barrel and custom wood grips also just look fantastic,” said Justin Baldini, Director of Marketing at Colt. “We’ve precisely tweaked this revolver to get it exactly where we want it and know our customers will feel the difference.”

Customers can visit colt.com to purchase the King Cobra Target and find their local stocking dealer.

Black Aces Tactical Announces Release of the Long Awaited Pro Series M and M Pump Magazine Fed Semiautomatic and Pump Action Shotgun

Monday, August 5th, 2019

Black Aces Tactical (BAT), a veteran owned American manufacturer, is proud to announce the release of the Pro Series M and M Pump line of magazine fed 12-gauge shotguns.

Said Black Aces Tactical, “The Pro Series M and M Pump project has been underway in secret for some time. The number one request from dealers and customers since the launch of the Pro Series magazine fed line in 2013 has been a semiautomatic version.  Not only has Black Aces Tactical developed the semiautomatic traditional style magazine fed 12 gauge, Black Aces Tactical has once again heeded customer demand in that the Pro Series M and M Pump are fed by off the shelf, standard Saiga 12 magazines and drums.”   

 Pro Series M and M Pump Specs are:

·              12 Gauge magazine fed shotgun

·              6061 T6 Aluminum Receiver

·              18.5″ and 24” Barrel Options

·              Uses Benelli style chokes

·              Choice of Black Synthetic or Walnut Furniture

·              Front blade sight with white dot

·              5 round magazine included

·              Extremely Smooth Action

·              Ambidextrous Oversized Smooth Charge handle (Semiautomatic)

·              AR Style Safety

·              Accepts 2 ¾ and 3” shells

The Pro Series M starts at only $449.  The Pro Series M Pump starts at only $399.  

Unboxing Video

590M vs Pro Series M Shootout Video

Shotgun Nation Video

For more information about Black Aces Tactical, contact Eric Lemoine at 407-630-9359, email sales@blackacestactical.com, or visit www.blackacestactical.com.

MasterPiece Arms (MPA) Introduces the MPA BA Precision Match Rifle (PMR) Competition “Ready” Rifle

Thursday, August 1st, 2019

The MPA BA PMR “Competition Ready” Rifle configuration includes several key accessories, an MPA BA mount, and optic.

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Comer, Ga. (August 2019) – MasterPiece Arms (MPA), manufacturers of the MPA BA Rifles and Chassis Systems, is pleased to introduce the MPA BA Precision Match Rifle (PMR) “Competition Ready” Rifle. This rifle is designed specifically for the Production Class requirements of the Precision Rifle Series (PRS) and has been approved for use within this division. The special “Competition Ready” configuration includes several key accessories, an MPA BA Mount and optic. MPA has packaged these items together to offer a tremendous value on the “Competition Ready” package with a special MSRP of $2,999.99 for the rifle and all included accessories. The value of the items included is $3,459 (MSRP), so the “Competition Ready” package provides approximately a $500 savings.

The MPA BA PMR “Competition Ready” Rifle utilizes the MPA BA Hybrid Chassis, which is machined on MPA’s CNC Horizontal Machining Centers to exacting tolerances from 6061 aluminum. The v-bedding system provides additional clearance for glass bedding action and straight section of the barrel. The chassis also includes a built-in inclinometer, thumb notch, lower mounted Picatinny Rail, 20 MOA Scope Rail, A2 Style Pistol Grip and is R.A.T. System compatible. The MPA Buttstock comes with an adjustable cheek riser and length of pull that is locked in position with a series of set screws that are embedded into the buttstock body. This is the same system MPA uses on its Standard BA Chassis but without the thumb wheels.

The MPA BA PMR “Competition Ready” Rifle includes an X-Caliber hand lapped 416R Stainless Premium Barrel Blank with a polished barrel finish. It is available in 26” for 6.5mm and 6mm and 24” for .308 M24 barrel profile. The chamber is indicated within 0.0001” or less to the bore of the rifle.

Additional items included in the “Competition Ready” package include an EVG Grip, Bag Rider, V4 Spigot Mount, MPA 30mm, 1.125, 0MOA Mount, MPA DN3 Brake and a Bushnell Forge Optic (RF4275BF2 – 4.5 – 27×50 FFP MRAD Forge Black Deploy MIL Riflescope, box).

MPA BA PMR “Competition Ready” Rifle Specifications:
Caliber: 6mm Creedmoor, 6.5 Creedmoor, 308
Action: MPA/Curtis Short Action
Bolt: 60 Degree Bolt Throw
Chassis: MPA BA Hybrid Chassis
Chassis Weight: 3.5 lbs.
Rifle Weight:11.5 lbs.
Barrel: X-Caliber Hand Lapped 416R Stainless Premium Barrel Blank
Barrel Twist: Caliber specific
Barrel Length: 26” (6.5mm and 6mm); 24” (.308)
Barrel Muzzle Thread: 5/8-24 TPI
Barrel Profile: #M24 Contour
Coating: Cerakote Chassis, Polished Barrel
Length of Pull: 13.75 – 15”
Trigger: Trigger Tech Special
Trigger Pull: 1 – 3 lbs. (Customer Choice)
Magazine: AICS Type (10 Round Magpul/AICS Type Magazine Included)

MPA makes every effort to get the product to the customer as quickly as possible. These are hand-built precision instruments and not production components. To see MPA’s latest delivery and lead times for all Bolt Action Rifles and Chassis, visit masterpiecearms.com/bolt-action-rifle-and-chassis-current-delivery-times.

For more information on MasterPiece Arms and their product line of rifles, chassis systems, and accessories, visit www.masterpiecearms.com.

Four Colt Cobra Revolver Models Approved For Sale In California

Friday, July 26th, 2019

WEST HARTFORD, CONN., (July 26, 2019) — Four Colt revolvers have been added to California’s “certified for sale” roster approved by the state’s Department of Justice. Each handgun passed all firing, safety, and drop tests required for certification and can now be legally purchased in California through licensed firearms dealers.

Models now available for sale in California include the 2” stainless matte Cobra with fiber-optic front sight (SM2FO) and its big brother, the brushed stainless steel, 3”.357 magnum King Cobra with brass bead front sight (KCOBRA-SB3BB). Most recently approved are two variations of the 2”, matte black DLC coated, .38 special Night Cobra – one with custom Colt G10 grips and night sight (COBRA-MB2NS), the other with hyena brown grips and a brass bead sight (COBRA- MB2BB-HB). The approved models are currently shipping to California dealers and are available for purchase.

“We have a loyal customer base in California, and we are following state-mandated protocol to ensure as many of our models as possible are available to them,” said Justin Baldini, Director of Marketing at Colt. “We are happy to know that California residents will have the chance to become Colt owners and we encourage them to stop by any of our stocking dealers. We plan to see additional models approved soon.”

Customers can find specific product and Colt stocking dealer information at colt.com. California’s Department of Justice manages the Bureau of Firearms which oversees education, regulation and enforcement actions regarding the manufacture, sales, ownership, safety training, testing and transfer of firearms.

Exclusive Lipsey’s x Vickers Tactical Edition Glock

Monday, July 15th, 2019

The Lipsey’s exclusive Vickers Tactical Glock 43 is now available. Announced at SHOT Show, it includes a TangoDown parts kit which includes custom enhanced slide lock, enhanced magazine release and Vickers plus two magazine extension.

They’ve also added the Wilson Combat rear sight and AmeriGlo ProGlo tritium front for ultra-fast target acquisition. And for the first time on a G43, the Larry Vickers edition features front cocking serrations. Added bonus LAV serial numbers makes it a collector.

Find yours at lipseys.com/dealerfinder

Black Aces Tactical Announces the Release of a $569 Side by Side Shotgun with Both Full Stock and Bear Claw Grip

Tuesday, July 9th, 2019

Black Aces Tactical (BAT), a veteran owned American manufacturer, is very proud to announce the release of a very special line of shotguns.  

Said Black Aces Tactical, “Black Aces Tactical has been working quietly yet diligently to bring to the waiting public a quality side by side. One of the most requested items from our valued customers and dealers was a well built side by side 12 gauge that is offered as a good price. This is why we include many features and options customers might not expect. For instance we include free of charge a small bear claw grip along with the full stock.  So the shooter can use the side by side with the full stock as normal, and then utilize the bear claw grip when he or she wants something more compact.  With the bear claw grip, the side by side is 26.5” overall length, or the length of a standard Shockwave.”

Side by Side specs are:

• 12 Gauge shotgun with chokes

• 26.5” Overall length with bear claw grip

• 18.5″ Barrel

• 35.5″ Overall Length

• Choice of Black finished Walnut or Walnut Furniture

• Choice of Black receiver or Nickel plated receiver

• 2 ¾ and 3 inch chamber

• Extractors

• Gold trigger

• Barrel Selectors

The Side by Side features the most options available in a price point weapon.  Black Aces Tactical is proving itself focused on value, quality, and affordability by offering options like a full set of chokes, gold trigger, barrel selectors, and the all important short bear claw grip as standard.  Moreover, we are offering receiver and furniture options that will suit virtually every shooter.  The Side by Side shotguns are shipping now from Black Aces Tactical.

For more information about Black Aces Tactical, contact Eric Lemoine at 407-630-9359, email sales@blackacestactical.com, or visit www.blackacestactical.com

SIG SAUER P365 XL Now Shipping

Monday, July 8th, 2019

NEWINGTON, N.H., (July 8, 2019) – SIG SAUER, Inc., is continuing to redefine the expectations for Everyday Carry with the introduction of the P365 XL pistol by combining the capacity, control, and shootability of a full-size pistol, with the concealability of a micro-compact. The P365 XL, much like its predecessor, is set to redefine Everyday Carry. Again.

“When the P365 was introduced it hit the market by storm, and was a game-changer when it comes to Everyday Carry, by delivering unprecedented capacity in a micro-compact size. The P365 instantaneously became the top-selling pistol, and one of the most award-winning pistols in history,” began Tom Taylor, Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President, Commercial Sales, SIG SAUER, Inc. “With the P365 XL we have once again redefined Everyday Carry by delivering 12+1 capacity, or 15+1 capacity, in a highly concealable, compact profile while bringing many of the XSERIES features to the P365 that are extremely popular and sought after by consumers.”

The SIG SAUER P365 XL is a 9mm striker-fired pistol, featuring the XSERIES P365 grip module with an integrated carry magwell and extended beavertail, a flat trigger with a 90-degree break, and a 3.7” barrel for increased accuracy while retaining concealability. The P365 XL features an optics-ready slide, compatible with the new SIG SAUER Electro-Optics ROMEOZero and RMSc Optics, comes equipped with X-RAY3 Day/Night sights, and ships with two 12-round magazines (15-round magazines available separately.)

The P365XL Pistol Specs:
Total length: 6.6”
Barrel length: 3.7”
Weight (Incl. magazine): 20.7 oz.
Height: 4.8”
Width: 1.1”
Sight Radius: 5.6”

The SIG SAUER P365 XL pistol is now shipping.

SIG SAUER Introduces Tungsten Infused Polymer Grip Module For New P320 XFIVE Legion

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019

People have been asking for years, when SIG would bring a striker fired pistol into their exclusive, members-only Legion line, but all of the SIG Legion models have been metal guns.

For the XFIVE Legion, SIG SAUER engineers introduced a patent-pending process which infuses tungsten into the polymer material providing the weight of steel with the flex of polymer. The result is the TXG grip module.

The SIG SAUER P320 XFIVE is a 9mm striker-fired pistol, with a Coyote Tan TXG tungsten infused heavy XGrip module, a Legion Gray PVD Slide with lightening cuts, 5” match grade bull barrel, and a lightened and skeletonized trigger.  The recoil assembly of the P320 XFIVE Legion has been upgraded to include a one-piece stainless steel guide rod and a 14 lbs1911-style spring, plus an extra 12 lbs spring, allowing the end user to easily adjust the recoil spring for a customized shooting experience.  The pistol comes optic ready and is compatible with a SIG SAUER Electro-Optics ROMEO1PRO Optic or a standard DeltaPoint Pro Optic, features Dawson Precision Fiber Optic front and adjustable rear sights, and comes with three 17-round magazines with anodized aluminum Henning Group base pads.

“We are really excited about the introduction of the SIG SAUER P320 XFIVE Legion to the market because it embodies the forward-thinking SIG SAUER mindset when it comes to product development,” said Tom Taylor, Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President, Commercial Sales, SIG SAUER, Inc.  “The P320 XFIVE Legion is defining innovation and changing the game for competition pistols, and it’s these exclusive features that are designed to enhance the shooting experience that our Legion members have come to expect from us.  The grip module is heavier, substantially reducing felt recoil and muzzle flip, and the newly developed trigger reduces pull weight by up to 30% for a crisp, fast shooting experience – and that’s just the start.” 

Heres’s SIG’s Phil Strader going over the XFIVE Legion.

P320 XFIVE Specs:
Total length: 8.5”
Barrel length: 5”
Weight (including magazine): 43.5 oz
Height: 5.8”
Width: 1.6”
Sight Radius: 6.8″

They’re shipping now. If you’re a striker fired pistol fan, this is your chance to join the Legion. Upon registration of any Legion Series firearm, members receive a complimentary case, a challenge coin matched to the firearm, exclusive access to Legion gear and merchandise, and receive exclusive communications from SIG SAUER and the Legion.

www.sigsauer.com/store/p320-xfive-legion