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Blue Force Gear Awards Dealership Award to Edgar Brothers

Friday, January 17th, 2014


Edgar Brothers was awarded the 2013 International Distributor of the Year award by Blue Force Gear. Above, we see BFG President Ashley Burnsed presenting the award to Edgar Brothers’ Lord Mike Newman and Paul Ainsworth.


In another upset, Lord Mike Newman and Paul Ainsworth were both awarded the coveted International Man of the Year award.

Congrats to all!

Hot Shots James Bond Archives Picture Book – SIGNED

Friday, December 13th, 2013


Edgar Brothers currently has a bid up on eBay for a limited edition James Bond Archives Picture Book signed by Hot Shots models India, Rosie, Daisy, with a special personal message from Kelly Hall. The proceeds from the auction go in support of UK-based charity Help For Heroes.

Edgar Brothers PMD Catalog 2013

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

Edgar Brothers Catalog

EB PMD Brand Programme Guide

Edgar Brothers was passing out these catalogs during the recent DSEi in London. Enjoy!

DSEi – Daniel Defense

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013


The entire line of Daniel Defense products are now available in the EU through Edgar Brothers. Daniel Defense produces the Picatinny rail for the SA80.


Additionally, they have introduced an M4A1 clone that is available to US civilians. In the US they are currently offered through AcuSport. Although mechanically it’s a clone, it does ship with a Magpul stock and a pinned DD flash hider on a 14.5″ barrel.

DSEi – Edgar Brothers

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013


We’ll start by breaking down the massive Edgar Brothers booth.

Follow Our DSEi Coverage Courtesy of Edgar Brothers

Monday, September 9th, 2013

SSD is attending our first international arms show and our live DSEi coverage is coming to you starting tomorrow, courtesy of our friends at Edgar Brothers.


Held every two years n London, DSEi features over 1,500 vendors from over 50 countries in the defense and security markets.

Established in 1947, Edgar Brothers is a family owned importer and wholesaler of firearms, ammunition and associated products in the UK and Northern Ireland. Its Police and Military Division has served the nation’s uniformed for over 30 years. Additionally, Edgar Brothers is a major force behind the Hot Shots Calendar, a contributor to Help for Heroes, a UK charity for wounded service families and their families.

If you’re attending DSEi, be sure to visit Edgar Brothers in booth #S4 280 in the UK pavilion.

In addition to live coverage each day here on SSD, we will also provide unique content on Instagram at

2014 Hot Shots Calendar Cover Revealed

Friday, August 9th, 2013

A3 Cover comp CMYK (Large)

Combat Flip Flops Available in UK Thru Edgar Brothers

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013


Edgar Brothers has introduced Combat Flip Flops for those of you in the UK looking to get your hands, or should I say “feet”, on them. The story of how CFF came to be is just as cool as the look.

Started by two Army Rangers and a Bass player from Montana, Combat Flip Flops was born on a trip to Afghanistan in 2010. While working with Remote Medical International, Matthew Griffin, ‘Griff’, toured an Afghan-owned boot manufacturing plant where he saw a factory worker wearing a makeshift pair of flip flops using the sole of a combat boot – the idea was born.

TacJobs – Edgar Brothers

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013


UK-based Edgar Brothers is looking for talented individuals to join their sales desk operation with their Shooting Sports Division as a Shooting Sports Sales Advisor.

To apply please click the link below.

Hot Shots Calendar Launch Party

Tuesday, December 25th, 2012

On the evening of 14 November, 2012 Edgar Brothers hosted a launch party for the 2013 Hot Shots Calendar at the Imperial War Museum North in Manchester, UK. SSD was on hand to witness the event. The models are all Page 3 girls from the United Kingdom. I had the opportunity to speak with models Rosie Jones, Holly Peers, India Reynolds, Emily O’Hara, Sam Cooke and Kelly Hall and I can tell you that they are all great ladies who wholeheartedly support the troops.

The Calendar

But before we can talk about the launch, we have to discuss the calendar itself. Back in August the models, film crew, and supporting cast of sponsors and various camp followers (us included) descended upon the Los Angeles, CA area for the photo shoot.

This year’s theme was 1940s Pinups.

Prior to the shoot hundreds of examples of period art were reviewed.

A great deal of research was conducted looking for inspiration and, as always, fashions were provided by Crye Precision.

As you can see, despite the frantic pace of shooting, Crye kept the costuming side of things quite organized.

Additionally, SureFire served as host for some of the shoot and secured some great vehicles for use as backgrounds.

And, what would a military pinup calendar be without guns? There was a little bit of a twist on these pinups tho, they feature both period as well as modern weapons and equipment.

Even after all of that, thousands of photos were taken to get just the right pose for the calendar. Here, each photo is reviewed to determine what changes must be made to lighting and pose.

And, from another angle.

The Launch Party

So that was the calendar. Now, we can talk about the launch party. As was said, it was at the Imperial War Museum North in Manchester, England.

They did a great job making the place up for the party as you can see. Who could ever say ‘No’ to a 40 foot Kelly Hall?

The models signed calendars for the troops in attendance and mingled with the crowd. Looks like the squaddies from the local TA unit had a brilliant time.

In addition to great company and food, we were entertained by British X-Factor 2010 finalist Ruth Lorenzo who hails from Canada. She performed a couple of numbers that really showcased her talent.

While we had a great time, ultimately, we were all there to aid Help for Heroes. 50% of the proceeds for UK sales of the Hot Shots Calendar go to Help for Heroes which runs Tedworth House, Personal Recovery Centre for wounded troops and their families. Here, we see Edgar Brothers Director, Derek Edgar presenting a cheque to Denise Mellor of Hope for Heroes for an additional £ 6,000 (GBP).

Here are some of the recovering troops at Tedworth House, Personal Recovery Centre which is funded by Help for Heroes to help put a face on that donation.

If you haven’t ordered your 2013 Hot Shots Calendar, the playing cards, or badges yet, it’s still not too late. Just visit Purchase calendars at to support Hot Shots and their charities, Help for Heroes and the Special Operations Warrior Foundation. Remember, 50% of proceeds go to these charities.

Big thanks to the folks behind Hot Shots – Edgar Brothers, Smith Optics Elite Division, Daniel Defense, Independent Studio Services, Crye Precision, and Magpul Industries.

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