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Industry Day at the Range Introduces Taurus USA as 2023 Buyer Lunch Sponsor

Saturday, September 3rd, 2022

LAS VEGAS, N.V. – August 31, 2022 – SHOT Show® Industry Day at the Range Industry Day at the Range is pleased to announce that Taurus USA, manufacturer of premium handguns, will be the exclusive Buyer Lunch Sponsor at the 2023 range day event. Industry Day at the Range will take place at the Boulder Rifle and Pistol Club in Boulder City, Nevada on Monday, January 16, 2023 from 8:30a.m. to 4:30p.m.

As the Buyer Lunch Sponsor for the upcoming Industry Day at the Range, Taurus USA will provide lunch tickets to all registered buyers in attendance. Lunch vouchers may be redeemed at any of the food trucks throughout the premises.

“We’re honored to have Taurus USA as our exclusive Buyer Lunch Sponsor next year,” said Kelsey Puryear, Industry Day at the Range Manager. “This sponsorship means more face time with buyers, giving Taurus USA ample opportunities to engage with attendees and promote their brand and products. They will also be able to take advantage of standard sponsorship perks, including an exclusive shooting bay, additional media coverage and more.”

“Taurus USA is honored to be next year’s Buyer Lunch Sponsor and share new products with buyers in our industry,” says Cody Osborn, Marketing Director of Taurus USA. “At Taurus USA, we pride ourselves in our culture of innovation, rugged craftsmanship and next-generation design and engineering. And we’re thrilled to have the opportunity to share that story with Industry Day guests in 2023.”

Every year, several of the industry’s most well-known brands, manufacturers and organizations come together to give media and buyers the opportunity to test and evaluate new products. There are shooting lanes for all firearm types, tents for non-shooting companies and ample space for on and off-road vehicles and other product demonstrations.

Industry Day at the Range Action Target Safety Award Recipient is Franklin Armory

Thursday, February 3rd, 2022

LAS VEGAS, N.V. – February 1, 2022 – The Industry Day at the Range Safety Award, sponsored by Action Target, honors the participating company that demonstrates the highest standard of safety throughout the event. The 2022 Action Target Safety Award was awarded to Franklin Armory at the Boulder Rifle and Pistol Club Range on January 17.

The winner of the Action Target Safety Award receives a $2,000 credit toward the 2023 Industry Day at the Range event. Franklin Armory has elected to donate the $2,000 to Project ChildSafe. Project ChildSafe is a National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) program committed to promoting firearm safety to communities across the United States.

“Action Target recognizes the importance of promoting firearms safety throughout our industry. As market leaders, we understand the importance of building the safest and most advanced shooting ranges possible. We are proud to be a part of this great event and honored to recognize and congratulate Franklin Armory for taking the appropriate steps at Industry Day to promote firearm safety.”. says Mike Birch, President and CEO at Action Target.

Safety auditors judged shooting exhibitors during Industry Day, and the score was determined by range safety criteria such as providing hearing and eye protection, control of ammunition and safe handling of firearms on the firing line. Scoring also took into consideration the posting of rules, availability of first aid kits at the shooting stations and crowd management.

“We recognize that Industry Day at the Range is a fast-paced event, and like all firearms, our products require diligent adherence to the four rules of firearm safety,” said Jay Jacobson, Franklin Armory President. “Our team has consistently made safety not just a plan, but a process. The fruit of that labor has been a safe and successful experience for all who attended. We know all of our industry peers share this commitment, and it is with great honor that we receive this award.

This year’s Industry Day at the Range included quality and purpose driven media buyers who arrived for the annual event. With a steady stream of individuals at the range, visitors flowed through exhibitor lanes testing products and watching demonstrations by top manufacturers and suppliers.

The 2022 Industry Day at the Range was held at the Boulder Rifle and Pistol Club in Boulder City, Nevada on Monday, January 17. More information about Industry Day at the Range can be found at SHOTShowRangeDay.com

ePIG Group SHOT Show Sing-a-long

Friday, January 28th, 2022

Every SHOT Show, our friend Martin from ePIG Group talks folks into participating in his SHOT Show Sing-a-long.

Here is this year’s masterpiece, “Guns & Explosives: SHOT Show Top of the Line”.

SHOT Show 22 – Decibullz

Wednesday, January 26th, 2022

Decibullz Customs Molded Ear Pro allow you to customize your own ear inserts.

They’ve got a whole line of products, based on various needs.

The process is simple. You heat the inserts in hot water for 3-5 minutes and mold them into the proper shape. Even better, you can remold them later if you don’t get the fit you want.


SHOT Show 22 – Elite Survival Systems Military Shoulder Holster

Wednesday, January 26th, 2022

Here’s a blast from the past. Elite Survival Systems started out in the 1980s as Assault Systems, a company at the vanguard of tactical nylon.

One of their most popular products was a ballistic nylon version of the old M7 shoulder holster. They still make the Military Shoulder Holster which accepts a wide variety of handguns. It keeps it handy at the chest.

Offered in lady and right versions, in four sizes for a better fit of different pistols up to 8″ revolvers like the one you see here.

Made in the USA in any color as long as it’s Black.


SHOT Show 22 – TSSi a Noble Company

Wednesday, January 26th, 2022

Tactical Survival Specialties was purchased by Noble along with Federal Resources. All three are now under a single umbrella and serve as Tailored Logistics System vendors for the Defense Logistics Agency.

TSSi put together a display of various cold weather clothing and individual equipment brands they offer. Here’s a break down of what is on the mannequin.

The Blue Force Gear PLATEminus and pouches in winter camo livery is a one off to show the capability.

They also displayed two packs in two different configurations.

SHOT Show 22 – Maxim Ammunition 5.56mm Copper Frangible Ammunition

Wednesday, January 26th, 2022

Maxim Ammunition has released their 5.56mm Frangible ammunition. The COPPER-R4 (Reduced Range, Reduced Ricochet) projectile means shooting distance can be reduced without risking being hit by backsplashes or ricochets. The projectile is 40 gr and made from Copper/Iron in a polymer matrix.

SHOT Show 22 – Streamlight Sidewinder Stalk

Wednesday, January 26th, 2022

Streamlight launched the new Sidewinder Stalk during SHOT Show. This helmet light incorporates White, IR, Red, Blue and Green LEDs, all located in the head, each with low, medium, high and strobe modes.

It can also be mounted via Velcro due an adapter plate.

Although not depicted, there is also a PALS adapter for wear on armor vests and chest rigs.

Above you can see the output and battery usage specs. The Sidewinder Stalk is also IP67 Rated; dust-tight and waterproof to 1 meter for 30 minutes Meets MIL-STD-810H, Method 512.6 Immersion.