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MAS High Speed Boat Training

Sunday, January 19th, 2020

MAS and FROGSTRONG are hosting a Response Vessel Maneuvering/High Speed piloting course on SAFEBOAT 25 DEFENDER

WHO: Open to the public

WHEN: 23 March – 27 March 2020

WHERE: Destin FL, USA

PRICE: Upon request Point of contact: contact@mas-sot.com

All necessary equipment will be provided.

Contact us if you need assistance regarding accommodations.

Course details will be provided upon request.

Murray C. will be the lead instructor for that course, serving over 25 years as a U. S. Navy SEAL and five years as a coxswain in the United States Coast Guard. Skilled Navigator, wide experience in piloting offshore and near shore vessels, 100 ton Captain License.

David Reeder Takes The Helm At “The Mag Life”

Sunday, January 19th, 2020

January 19th, 2020 (Miami, FL)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Mag Life, the official online publication of GunMag Warehouse, is proud to announce that longtime industry insider David Reeder will be taking the helm as Chief Editor on Monday, January 20th ? the same day as Industry Day at the Range kicks off SHOT Show 2020. The timing couldn’t be better.

Daniel Shaw, Director of Marketing for GunMag Warehouse (and HMFIC of both The Gunfighter Cast and Shaw Strategies), says,

“David has been a friend for many years. The quality of his work speaks for itself, and you’d be hard-pressed to find someone in the industry who would not speak highly of his character. As a part-timer over the last few months he has significantly increased our readership. Having him on the team in a full-time capacity is going to help us tremendously to achieve some truly ambitious goals we’ve set for the year, not to mention for the overall future of The Mag Life.”

Reeder is the co-founder of Breach-Bang-Clear and a former Digital Editor at both RECOIL Magazine and Military.com. He is a prolific writer who has contributed to a wide variety of publications, including the Military Times, Guns & Ammo, US News & World Report, SWAT Magazine, Police Link, OFFGRID Magazine, SWAT Magazine, SWAT Digest, Officer.com, the SOLSY Group, and others. A retired USAF/ANG Security Forces SNCO and former (small town) LEO, Reeder spent several years teaching both MOUT and combat tracking, and in his law enforcement role served in a number of capacities including Patrol, Training, SWAT, PIO, a multi-agency drug task force, and OC for the National Homeland Security Training Center  ?  all of which, he will be the first to tell you, sounds far cooler than it really was.

Michael Lambka, President of GMWH, advises,

“David stands out among his peers for many reasons, but what I like most about him is his voice. He brings a certain tone that is rare in our industry. His finished product often contains an element of humor that is coupled with his knowledge and love for what we do. That love and excitement translates well to the readers of The Mag Life.” 

Reeder (@reederwrites) takes over ramrodding The Mag Life as we add a number of other contributors, including Chris TranJeremy StaffordMike SearsonVarg FreebornFrank WoodsJoe DawsonPeter SuciuMichael KupariDaniel Bales, and others.

See what Reeder’s up to on The Mag Life. There we endeavor to bring quality information  ?

ours, and that of other publications and SMEs  ?  to an active and engaged gun-owning readership. GunMag Warehouse is online at gunmagwarehouse(dot)com.

 

Meopta DichroTech Reticle Technology Wins Gray’s Best Award

Sunday, January 19th, 2020

TAMPA, FL, January 15, 2020 – Meopta’s groundbreaking DichroTech reticle technology, which delivers battery-free illumination, has won a 2020 Gray’s Best award.  This advanced dichroic coating enables reticles in multiple color configurations to automatically adjust color tone and intensity in varying light conditions without the use of a battery.   DichroTech provides maximum contrast and visibility, enhancing target acquisition while speeding and improving shot placement.

The following are excerpts from the Gray’s Sporting Journal 2020 Expeditions and Guides Annual:

“This is the first time in the 25-year history of Gray’s Best that we have given the award for a reticle technology, but when Meopta refers to their DichroTech as “game changing,” they are not exaggerating. 

In recent years, the hot item has been illuminated reticles, with the illumination powered by batteries.  These have steadily improved, with such modifications as variable intensity to suit ambient conditions and prevent loss of night vision, and automatic shut-offs to conserve battery power.  Each has had its drawbacks, however, not least being the need for instant adjustment when seconds count (a glimpse of a moving deer at twilight) to batteries dying at the most inopportune moment, and the need to remember to carry spares.

Meopta’s new “dichroic” technology gives you a coating, for lack of a better term, which adjusts the reticle’s visibility to ambient light conditions with no action on your part.  It is permanent, battery free, and never threatens your night vision.”

• Terry Wieland, Shooting Editor

“We are honored to receive this prestigious award from Gray’s Sporting Journal and appreciate their recognition of Meopta’s efforts to offer hunters and shooters a unique alternative to battery-powered illuminated riflescopes,” said Pavel Stastny, Senior Director of Sales and Marketing at Meopta.  “DichroTech reticles have been well received, and we will continue to add more reticle options using this new technology.”

DichroTech reticles are currently available in the MeoStar and Optika6 riflescope lines with more offerings to come.

SURVIVOR FILTER Offers Hands-On Demonstrations at Industry Day at the Range

Saturday, January 18th, 2020

TORONTO – January 16, 2020 – SURVIVOR FILTER is proud to announce it will be showcasing its line of water filtration systems at Industry Day at the Range™, January 20th in Boulder City, Nevada. Attendees can get hands-on demonstrations of SURVIVOR FILTER ‘s capabilities at booth NS-28. The company will be distributing a limited number of its newest American Made filter bottle, the SURVIVOR FILTER ACTIVE to attendees of the event.

“At SURVIVOR FILTER, we believe everyone should have access to clean drinking water, wherever they go,” said SURVIVOR FILTER Owner Mark Zakaib. “Industry Day at the Range will offer us the opportunity to show everyone what our filters can do.”

SURVIVOR FILTER offers the best emergency water filter systems for Bug-Out-Bags and outdoor recreation on the market. What’s more, all SURVIVOR FILTER products are backed with a defect-free Lifetime Warranty and personalized customer support from knowledgeable staff.

The SURVIVOR FILTER SQUEEZE and PRO removes 99.999% of Protozoa, Cryptosporidium, Giardia and other parasites from water. Independently tested to remove 99.999% of tested virus strains and staph. The PRO also strips 99.5% of mercury and 93% of lead.

Additionally, the SURVIVOR FILTER PRO Portable Water Filter Pump can process 17 ounces of water per minute and the Membrane Filter elements are designed to be cleaned and re-used for up to 100, 000 Liters.

They’ll also be demonstrating the SURVIVOR FILTER PRO X Portable Electric Water Filter Pump, which makes filtration effortless, and fits in any daypack. The PRO X uses the same filters as the PRO and easily fills large containers at the push of a button and is exceptional for travel and family use.

Finally, they’ll be showcasing their new American made SURVIVOR FILTER ACTIVE Filtration Bottles which not only removes Parasites and Bacteria, but Chlorine, Heavy Metals, Chemicals and Volatile Organic Contaminants . These squeeze bottles make filtration even more portable for those on the move. Now there’s no need for disposable water bottles at the office or at the gym. Simply fill the ACTIVE Filtration Bottle, and go.

www.survivorfilter.com

 

Federal’s New Punch Personal Defense Ammo Delivers a Knockout

Saturday, January 18th, 2020

ANOKA, Minnesota – January 16, 2020 – Federal Ammunition has been a leading producer of law enforcement ammunition for more than thirty years. Drawing on that knowledge, the company recently set out to design a new self-defense load that would provide excellent overall performance from popular carry guns. The result of this effort is one of the most exciting new line of defensive loads to hit the market in years—Federal’s new Punch ammo.

This new line of ammunition will be on display in Booth No. 14551 at the 2020 SHOT Show, January 21-24 at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. New Federal Premium Punch is scheduled to ship at the end of January 2020.

Punch provides a great option for common self-defense scenario use—where performance through more complex duty barriers, like those in the FBI protocol test, are less likely to be a factor.

“Many personal defenders think, ‘If it works for law enforcement then it’s good for me.’ That is a great guideline and still our ultimate recommendation,” said Laack. “But that may add features not required for everyday carry for everyone.”

Federal saw a need for a reliable, accurate, terminally effective option that doesn’t have to be the top scoring product in duty ammunition test procedures.

 “Concealed-carry permit holders, especially new shooters, need an uncomplicated answer to the question ‘What ammo do I need for self-defense’,” said Federal Handgun Ammunition Product Manager Chris Laack. “Things to consider such as function, reliable ignition, barrier performance, terminal performance, ballistics and other considerations are a lot to digest for most people. What some consumers really need to know is it will function in their gun, every time, and that it will be effective stopping a threat as quickly as possible. Punch is our easy answer for them.”

Most concealed carry permit holders are less concerned with factors such as barrier penetration through steel, plywood and auto glass and more concerned about choosing a bullet that is engineered from the ground-up to stop an attacker and work effectively in their chosen firearm. And, as the data shows, Punch bullets perform well in the tests that matter most to the average shooter—penetration and expansion through bare gel and heavy clothing. Federal has made Punch ammunition a natural choice for concealed carry.

What’s more, Punch ammunition features Federal’s smooth-feeding nickel-plated cases, advanced powders, and the sealed reliability of high-quality, sensitive primers. With Punch, self-defenders can be assured its components will do its job when it matters most.

The five new Punch options include a .380 Auto 85-grain offering with a muzzle velocity of 1,000 feet per second, a .38 Special +P 120-grain load at 1,070 fps, a 9mm 147-grain load at 1,150 fps, a .40 S&W 16-grain load at 1,130 fps, and a .45 Auto 230-grain load at 890 fps. What’s more, all these loads will be available immediately, and with MSRPs from $15.95 to $20.95 per box of 20.

Federal ammunition can be found at dealers nationwide or purchased online direct from Federal. For more information on all products from Federal or to shop online, visit www.federalpremium.com.

Savage Arms Signs Scott Satterlee to Precision Rifle Team

Saturday, January 18th, 2020

WESTFIELD, Massachusetts – January 15, 2020 – Savage Arms, makers of the most reliably accurate long-range production rifles in the United States, is proud to announce a new addition to its shooting team. Veteran Precision Rifle Series shooter Scott Satterlee will join Savage, shooting production class with the 110 Elite Precision.

“Master Sergeant Satterlee brings a wealth of experience to Team Savage,” said Beth Shimanski, Director of Marketing for Savage Arms. “He served 26 years in United States Army Special Operations Command and was deployed on multiple combat tours including Panama, Afghanistan, Iraq, and the Philippines. Now he’s sharing his expertise with everyone. We are excited to watch Scott compete this season in the PRS Production class with the new 110 Elite Precision rifle”

“I’m super excited to be working with Savage on their new Model 110 Elite Precision, which is a purpose built, race ready, competition rifle,” Satterlee said. “Savage Arms has always had one of the most modular and versatile platforms available at any price. The modularity and functionality of the new 110 Elite Precision platform will allow me to go from a .223 trainer to a 6mm Creedmoor competition match rifle to a medium weight long range hunting rifle, and with only a few tools.”

Satterlee took 24th overall in 2019’s PRS standings, and 17th over all in the NRL. In addition, he won 3 separate matches. Satterlee is an ideal brand ambassador for Savage Arms. He will serve as the Director of Match Operations for the National Rifle League and the Director of the International Precision Rifle Federation in 2020. In addition to his administrative roles, Satterlee will compete in PRS events with his 110 Elite Precision.

Saterlee will also be taking his shooting expertise on the road. He’ll compete in international matches and hold clinics in Limpopo, Johannesburg and Capetown, South Africa. After, Satterlee will head to the north to hold clinics and compete in Scotland and Ireland.

Pixels on Target to Launch the Next Generation of Thermal Optics at 2020 SHOT Show

Saturday, January 18th, 2020

Pixels on Target LLC will formally launch the VooDoo Family of Thermal Sights at the 2020 SHOT Show in Las Vegas, NV, January 20-24, 2020.  The VooDoo Family of Thermal Sights includes the VooDoo-S Short/Medium Range Multi-Mission Sight, and the VooDoo-M Medium/Long Range Multi-Mission Sight.  Both sights utilize 12 micron, 640×480 resolution cores and provide best-in-class accuracy at less than 1 Minute of Angle (MOA).  Designed around military requirements, the VooDoo Family of Thermal Sights are Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) items that are simultaneously available to Law Enforcement, Security, and Precision Shooting customers.

The VooDoo-S, debuted as a prototype at the 2019 SOFIC Conference, is now in full production.  VooDoo-S can be used as a hand-held device, helmet-mounted viewer, stand-alone sight, and true clip-on sight.  At under 10 ounces, the VooDoo-S is the smallest 12 micron weapon sight available, providing effective target engagement range at 500 meters.

The VooDoo-M will debut at SHOT Show 2020, and is now in full production.  It can be used as a hand-held viewer, stand alone sight, and true clip-on sight, providing effective target engagement at 1500 meters.  At only 18 ounces, the VooDoo-M is the smallest, lightest thermal sight to provide this range and peformance.  VooDoo-M also includes dual aiming lasers in near-IR and visible.  

The VooDoo-S and VooDoo-M Sights will be demonstrated at the ATAC Range Day on Monday January 20, and will be on display at the SHOT Show in Booth # 30103 with our distribution partner TSSI, and at Booth # 6503 with TNVC.  ATAC Range Day and the SHOT Show are not open to the public, and require registration.  ATAC Range Day registration can be completed at RANGEDAY.ATACGLOBAL.COM.

Remington Announces Sponsorship of Season 2 of WILDCraft on Amazon Prime

Saturday, January 18th, 2020

Columbia, SC, January 17, 2020 – WILDCraft Entertainment is excited to announce that Remington Arms Company, LLC. has signed on as the firearms and ammunition sponsor for Season Two of their Amazon Prime hunting adventure series. Remington joins Land Rover and BF Goodrich in sponsoring this eight-episode, reality based production, WILDCraft: Texas Overland Adventure.

Following on the heels of a very successful Season One —WILDCraft: South Africa, on Season Two, cast members Ron Spomer, Luke Hartle, Richard Mann, and African professional hunter Geoffrey Wayland, will hunt in West Texas along the Davis Mountain Range with Backcounty Hunts for free-range Aoudad. Viewers will get a realistic look at hunting as the cast overlands across the rugged terrain of West Texas, hunting from and living out of brand new Land Rover Defenders. This eight episode series will be available on demand for streaming, direct from Amazon Prime instant Video in early fall of 2020.

Remington Arms Company, LLC, (“Remington”) designs, produces and sells sporting goods for the hunting and shooting sports markets, as well as solutions to the military, government and law enforcement markets. Founded in 1816 in upstate New York, the Company is the nation’s oldest continuously operating manufacturer of the same product and continues to manufacture in its original plant located in Ilion, NY.

Christian Hogg, Director of Marketing at Remington Arms Co. LLC, said, “Remington is stoked to have the opportunity to team with WILDCraft, which is a series that captures the true essence of hunting. This series will allow Remington firearms to be showcased in a challenging environment where they thrive. WILDCraft Entertainment represents the evolution of hunting television and as a hunter’s best companion, Remington had to be a part of it.”

WILDCraft Season 2 is currently in the pre-production stages and sponsorship/partnering opportunities are currently available. WILDCraft Entertainment’s Season One, WILDCraft: South Africa is available streaming direct from Amazon Prime Instant video.