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OR – SJK – Prototype Hunting Vest

Thursday, August 6th, 2015

SJK tactical and hunting gear has been working on a prototype Hunting Vest but looking at it, I can see a lot of utility here.  Especially if they meet their price point goal of under $100. Naturally, it will be offered in Kryptek Highlander.

SIG SAUER Range Day 2015

Friday, March 6th, 2015

SilencerCo Won Best Booth Award At SHOT Show 2015

Monday, February 2nd, 2015

SilencerCo Given Coveted Award for Best Booth at SHOT Show 2015

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WEST VALLEY CITY, UTAH – Feb. 2, 2015 – SilencerCo, the industry leader in silencers and accessories, was awarded Best Booth at SHOT Show 2015 by prominent firearms marketing agency Primer Strategy. SHOT (Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade) Show is the firearms industry’s largest annual tradeshow, bringing nearly 70,000 people to Las Vegas each January.

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The accolade was given to recognize SilencerCo’s enclosed art gallery-style installation, which used 10 striking gallery wrapped portraits and more than 20 silenced firearms to kick off a yearlong protest theme – #FightTheNoise. The attention to detail employed the use of pasted playbills and posters affixed to an exposed brick façade – all to illustrate the gritty, street-worn feel made iconic by many of the most successful social movements of the past century.

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“While walking the SHOW Show floor we noticed a sea of repetition and lack of evolution from year to year – the same booths, same looks and same ideas,” said Katie Perrine, president of Primer Strategy. “Then we saw SilencerCo’s design and had to stop for a closer look. It really embodied what Primer sees as the new direction of the firearms industry – strong, creative, unconventional designs without fear of breaking traditions.”

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“Hopefully manufacturers in the upcoming years will enter the ‘race’ for the best design at SHOT,” added Primer’s creative director, Benjamin Forde, whose past accomplishments include art direction for FX’s Sons of Anarchy and HBO’s Generation Kill and The Pacific.

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#FightTheNoise – SilencerCo’s grass-roots campaign for gun owners to demand quieter firearms and fewer federal and state regulations on firearm silencers – will continue to be a major platform for mobilizing the public throughout 2015.

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“SilencerCo has always been an advocacy leader in our space, and with silencers growing faster than any other segment of the firearms industry, we thought it was time to get consumers involved in change for the better,” said SilencerCo CEO Josh Waldron. “Silencer owners can expect calls to action throughout the year, supporting the deregulation of silencer purchase and ownership, as well as their use in hunting applications.”

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For more information on SilencerCo’s products or vision, or to join the #FightTheNoise movement, visit

SHOT Show – SAI Jailbreak

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

SHOT Show is big! It’s so big that even though we continue to post content almost a week after it ended, we didn’t see anywhere near everything we wanted to. One of the things we missed was the Jailbreak from Salient Arms International.


The Jailbreak is definitely unique. It’s not a muzzle device. It screws on directly to SAI’s rail and can be used with or without a muzzle device. In fact, it can be used in conjunction with virtually any muzzle device.


Yes, that’s a SureFire can sitting just below the Jailbreak which is designed to slow gasses down, reducing felt recoil.


Photos by DEFCON Group.

SHOT Show – SureFire Introduces 2211X Wrist Light

Thursday, January 29th, 2015


The newest version of the wrist mounted 2211-series of lights is a lower cost alternative that its predecessors. It relies on an easily swappable, single CR123A to offer 150 lumens at 1.5 hours or 15 lumens at 13 hours. It uses a lightweight polymer body and offers a wide beam. Push button switching at the top of the light gives max power with momentary touch or if you hold it down the light switches to low power mode.

SHOT Show – Yeti Tank

Thursday, January 29th, 2015


Down in the bowls of the basement at SHOT Show are some of the coolest products on the show floor. On the third day, I ran across a very packed Yeti booth. So packed, that I couldn’t get a photo of anything. These coolers are popular! They’ve got several new items coming but I thought the readers of SSD might appreciate the Tank.


Offered in 45 and 85 sizes, the Ice Blue is currently in stock with white and Desert Tan coming in April. The larger 85 model will accommodate up to 60 longnecks, 96 cans, 1 keg, 51 blue crabs, 24 mullet & menhaden, 98 slices of watermelon, 20 gallons of trash can punch, or 2 bushels of oysters. Yeti also offers insulated lids for transport, storage, keeping everything cooler longer or as a place to plop down around a campfire.

SHOT Show – Elzetta/IWC Offering New Light Collaboration

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

In the stuff we missed at SHOT Show category are these new lights from Elzetta/IWC.

Elzetta-IWC Mini-CQB M1913 installed

Elzetta Design, LLC is pleased to announce our collaboration with Impact Weapon Components in developing the new Mini-CQB Modular Weaponlights. Based on Elzetta Alpha technology, the new Mini-CQB delivers 315 lumens of diffuse neutral-tint light in a beam pattern optimized for close quarters battle engagements. The Mini-CQB is available with any of six Tailcaps (Rotary, Click, Alpha High/Low, High/Strobe, or Tape Switch with 5″ or 12″ Cable). It is also available with two ambidextrous attachment mechanisms; M-1913 Picatinny or Keymod/M-LOK. The Keymod/M-LOK system fits both mounting systems by utilizing the patent-pending reversible nuts in one direction for Keymod and flipped for M-LOK. The Mini-CQB Weaponlights join Elzetta Alpha, Bravo, and Charlie Modular Flashlights as The Toughest Flashlights on the Planet, featuring fully-potted electronics and solid-acrylic optical lenses (no reflectors). Mini-CQB Weaponlights start at $210 MSRP with deliveries beginning in April 2015. Like all Elzetta products, Mini-CQB Weaponlights are Made in USA with a lifetime guarantee.

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