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NRAAM 19 – Trijicon Launches 1-8×28 Variable Combat Optical Gunsite

Friday, April 26th, 2019

There’s lots of info on the web about the new Specialize Reflex Optic, but no one is talking about the latest variant of the VCOG.

At the 2019 NRAAM Trijicon has launched a 1-8×28 version of the VCOG. It features a first focal plane, variable intensity illuminated reticle (powered by AA battery) with a constant 4 inches of eye relief. The reticle incorporates bullet drop compensation and ranging.

There is also an integrated mounting adapter and throw lever for quick magnification changes.

Kestrel Ballistics and Hornady Join Forces To Launch New Ballistics Weather Meter With 4DOF Solver

Friday, April 26th, 2019

New advanced handheld meter for long-range hunters and shooters offers next-level accuracy for first- round hits at extended ranges

BOOTHWYN, PA – April 23, 2019 Kestrel Ballistics, the leading brand in rugged American-built weather meters and long-range shooting accessories, has partnered with Hornady, premier manufacturer of bullets, ammunition, reloading tools and more, to launch an all new advanced ballistics weather meter for hunters and shooters. The Kestrel 5700 Ballistics Weather Meter with Hornady 4DOF will debut at the 2019 NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits in Indianapolis and be available to pre-order online. Visit the Hornady booth #5251 on Friday, April 25 at 12PM EDT to witness the unveiling of the all-new Kestrel 5700 with 4DOF($499) and learn about how this unit can help shooters achieve first-round hits at nearly any distance.

Combining reliable onsite environmental measurements with precise Hornady 4DOF trajectory solutions – this all-in-one, compact unit is fully functional as a complete, durable tool for long-range precision shooting. The integrated Hornady 4DOF Ballistic engine provides trajectory solutions based on projectile Drag Coefficient along with the exact physical modeling of the projectile and its mass and aerodynamic properties. Coupled with features like zero angle and aerodynamic jump calculation it is ideal for long- range calculations. Leave the phone behind, and forget about apps – now hunters and shooters can focus on the shot, without the distraction of fumbling with a phone in the field. Accounting for all environmental and ballistic variables that affects bullet trajectory over distance, the Kestrel with integrated 4DOF solver quickly and accurately delivers dead-on aiming solutions for any rifle or round.

Key Features

Accurate Environmentals – Measures wind speed and direction, temperature, altitude, and more

G1/G7 Ballistics Solver – Large library of independently tested bullet data

User-Friendly – Easy operation for outdoor use with large buttons for navigating screens and entering information along with bright, clear backlit display readable in direct sunlight or low light situations

Rugged, All-Weather Durability — IP-67 Waterproof, MIL-STD-810 drop-tested, and backed by a 5-Year Warranty

Long-lasting Power – Powered by 1 AA Lithium battery, expect hundreds of hours of use from a reliable tool that won’t quit when you need it most

Load & Go Convenience – Set up a Gun Profile via the free Kestrel LiNK app, then the Kestrel unit is field-ready allowing users to calculate trajectories under any conditions, even in areas without cellular service

To preorder and for additional information on the Kestrel 5700 Ballistics Weather Meter with Hornady 4DOF, please visit

NRAAM 19 – North American Rescue Sportsman Line

Friday, April 26th, 2019

North American Rescue is exhibiting their Sportsman Line of medical gear.

It’s the same quality, but you’ll notice new colors for use by outdoorsmen and the contents of IFAKs will be more focused on the booboos encountered during a weekend in the woods. But don’t fret, you’ll still have the gear you need to deal with trauma in the unfortunate incident it’s encountered.

NRAAM 19 – Nightforce Expands NX8 Lineup Of Optics

Friday, April 26th, 2019

At the NRA Annual Meeting Nightforce showed the new FFP NX8 2.5-20×50 (12″ long at just under 28 oz) and 4-32×50 (13.4″ long, at just under 28 oz) scopes.

They are 30mm, First Focal Plane and feature ZeroStop turrets and Digillum illuminated reticles.

NRAAM 19 – Blackhawk x Arrabito Knife Collaboration

Friday, April 26th, 2019

Blackhawk has teamed up with Navy SEAL Andy Arrabito (founder of Half Face Blades) to introduce five new knife designs.

Here is a first look

Look for details soon here on SSD for these new blades coming May 2019 from

2019 National Rifle Association Annual Meeting & Exhibits

Friday, April 26th, 2019

This begins our live coverage of the 149th Annual National Rifle Association Annual Meeting & Exhibits in Indianapolis, where we’ll spend the next few days diving into 15 acres of guns and gear.

Savage to Introduce More Than 12 New Guns at the 2019 NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

WESTFIELD, Massachusetts – April 24, 2019 – Savage will announce more than a dozen new rifle configurations at the 2019 NRA Meetings & Exhibits in Indianapolis, Indiana, April 26-28. These new firearms will be available at dealers this summer. Savage invites attendees to visit booth 4955 during the show to see these new products and more.

The introductions include several great caliber additions and model upgrades to Savage’s existing centerfire and rimfire product lines. In addition, the company is poised to release a full lineup of firearms in new Mossy Oak Overwatch, the official camouflage pattern of the NRA.

For starters, Savage has expanded its Apex Hunter XP and Engage Hunter XP package rifles series to include 450 Bushmaster. The Apex Hunter XP comes with a Vortex Crossfire II 3-9x40mm scope and a one-piece rail, while the Engage Hunter XP features a Bushnell Engage 3-9x40mm. Both scopes are mounted, bore-sighted and ready to shoot.

The new 110 Classic features a quality walnut stock with modern ergonomics similar to those of the new Model 110 design. The stock’s length-of-pull and comb height adjust in quarter-inch increments to allow peak comfort, consistency and precision for any shooter. The 110 Classic is available in eight popular chamberings.

Savage has also expanded the A17 line with a chambering for 17 Mach 2, another flat-shooting, high-velocity rimfire cartridge. Its unique delayed-blowback action provides safe, reliable operation with any 17 Mach 2 load.

The new A22 FV-SR semi- automatic 22 LR upgrades the original A22 platform with a button-rifled, medium-contour barrel and threaded muzzle. It features a gray synthetic stock, user-adjustable AccuTrigger and reliable straight blowback action. This rifle is complete with a matte black finish, a new feature for this product line.

Savage has expanded the AXIS II line to include a chambering for 300 Blackout, providing the ballistics that made the cartridge famous—now in a bolt-action platform built for hunters. Savage also expanded the 110 Tactical lineup to include left-hand models, a 6.5 PRC chambering, and other options.

Finally, Savage has partnered with Mossy Oak to create several firearms with new Overwatch camo. Models include A22 FV-SR semi-auto in 22 LR, B Series bolt action in 22 LR and 17 HMR, A17 semi-auto in 17 HMR, MSR 15 Recon 2.0 semi-auto in 5.56x45mm /223 Rem., MSR 10 Hunter semi-auto in 308 Win. and 6.5 Creedmoor, Model 110 Ridge Warrior bolt-action in 308 Win. and 6.5 Creedmoor, and AXIS II bolt-action in many caliber options.

Mossy Oak Overwatch utilizes cutting-edge design technology and features the NRA logo embedded within the pattern. Wearing it helps NRA members show their support and passion for the right to keep and bear arms, and the protection of America’s hunting, fishing and outdoors heritage.

These products and many more from Savage can be viewed at booth 4955 during the NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits. Learn more about Savage at

Rosco Manufacturing to exhibit NEW PRODUCTS & show specials at the 148th NRAAM

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

April 23rd, 2019: Rosco Manufacturing; a proud manufacturer of quality American made gun barrels is proud to announce that they will be showcasing their Bloodline barrels, Purebred barrels, new products, & show specials at the 2019 NRAAM (April 26th-28th at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, IN). Rosco will also be showcasing new products like the 12.5”, 13.7”, Purebred accessories and also selling their legendary products at their booth (#4404).

Be sure to stop by booth #4404 and see what we have going on. We will be displaying our popular Bloodline barrels/ Purebred barrels and accessories for folks to check out as well as purchase. Show specials will include a 15% off on orders totaling $150 or more that are placed at the show. Customers will also receive FREE shipping and a FREE Rosco hat (while supplies last).

Come to the NRA show, hang with the #BarrelGang, buy Rosco products, and have it delivered to your house for FREE!

To see the Rosco barrels in action click here: Rosco videos For more information on Rosco Manufacturing and their products go to