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First Colorado Agency Implements Viridian Gun Cameras

Monday, May 11th, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – May 11, 2020 – The Kit Carson County Sheriff’s Office has deployed the FACT Duty™ Weapon-Mounted Camera (WMC™). Sheriff Tom Ridnour has been working to equip his force for modern policing over the last year. Every sworn deputy of the Eastern Colorado county now has a Weapon-Mounted Camera in the field to compliment body cameras.

The rural force is responsible for patrolling over 2,000 square miles that includes the border with Kansas. Sheriff Ridnour has been working to implement Viridian gun cameras, and was able to get them deployed on March 1 of this year. That timing coincided with the first time footage from Viridian’s gun camera was used in an officer-involved shooting (OIS) trial in Texas. A jury quickly convicted the defendant of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon on a public official. The WMC provided the critical evidence in the case by showing the defendant pointing a sawed-off shotgun at Vernon, Texas Police Corporal T.J. Session.

“The Weapon-Mounted Cameras provide a new layer of visibility and perspective for our deputies,” said Sheriff Ridnour. “As a rural force, we cover a huge area with a limited number of personnel. The range of responsibilities our deputies have is equally as great—and knowing we now have the FACT Duty gun cameras in the field gives us even more coverage and awareness.”

Viridian has created an important category for law enforcement with the introduction of the Weapon-Mounted Camera. This distinctive camera provides an unobstructed view of critical use-of-force events from the end of the firearm, addressing limitations officers can face with body cameras.

“Sheriff Ridnour has been dedicated to bringing the latest technologies to his department, and we’re thrilled he added the FACT Duty,” Viridian President and CEO, Brian Hedeen, said.  “Our technology can be a supplement or alternative to body cameras as a mandatory evidentiary tool to provide the critical evidence in an officer involved shooting. We commend Sheriff Ridnour for being the first to deploy in Colorado and wish him and his deputies the best during these unprecedented and challenging times for all first responders.”

The highly advanced WMC employs a 1080p full-HD digital camera with a microphone and 500 lumen tactical light. Viridian’s proprietary INSTANT-ON® technology automatically activates the camera and microphone whenever the officer draws the firearm from its holster. Not only does this eliminate risk of failure to manually turn on the camera during a critical event, but it also keeps the officer from fumbling with cumbersome equipment.

More information on the FACT Duty can be found here or by contacting Viridian directly at [email protected].

Samson Introduces the New 15” DPMS G2 SXT M-LOK Handguard

Sunday, May 10th, 2020

The NEW 15” DPMS G2 SXT handguards feature a free-floating AR-15 handguard with an M-LOK® attachment system. The simple clamping system uses cross bolts that fit into the proprietary barrel nut for a rapid and easy installation. Will not fit .308s with a fixed front sight.

The handguards come with a hex wrench and a barrel nut for the DPMS G2.

For more information on these, and all of Samson Manufacturing’s products, visit the Samson website.

Clawgear AUG A3 Toprail

Friday, May 8th, 2020

The new Clawgear AUG A3 Toprail provides extended rail space to the front and rear in comparison to the original AUG rail.


-Made of high strength aluminium with Mil-Spec Type III hard coat anodized finish
-20% lighter with no compromise in stability and ruggedness
-Features a non-glare coating to reduce reflections
-Makes the A3 rifle compatible with the Clawgear AUG Handguard
-Features a 30 slot picatinny rail (NATO STANAG 4694)
-Anti-rotational QD attachment point at the front


Langdon Tactical Revolutionizes the PX4 Again

Thursday, May 7th, 2020

(Pheonix, AZ) – Langdon Tactical has revolutionized the Beretta PX4 platform again, with the brand new Optimized Performance Trigger Bar (OPTB). Following the success of the 92 series Optimized Performance Trigger Bar released last year, the company has meticulously reengineered the PX4’s trigger bar to provide the best possible performance for the polymer DA/SA pistol.

The LTT Optimized Performance Trigger Bar for the PX4 reduces reset to less than a tenth of an inch in single action and significantly reduced overtravel, setting a new standard for the Beretta PX4 Platform.

The PX4 OPTB is machined from A2 tool steel, heat treated to a Rockwell hardness rating of 52 HRC, and finished with an NP3 coating, producing an incredibly durable bar that will last through years of hard use.

Langdon Tactical’s NP3 PX4 Optimized Performance Trigger Bar is available now for 9 mm and .40 cal PX4 pistols as an option on the Langdon Tactical PX4 Carry & Compact Carry models, LTT’s PX4 Trigger Job in a Bag kit, and individually for an MSRP of $67.00 at www.LangdonTactical.com.

Installing the Langdon Optimized Performance Trigger Bar should be performed by a qualified gunsmith or by the team at Langdon Tactical.


Butler Creek ASAP Electronic Loader Wins NRA Golden Bullseye

Monday, May 4th, 2020

Shooting Illustrated Names ASAP Electronic Loader as 2020 Accessory of the Year

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas – April 20, 2020 – Butler Creek, maker of smart, field-proven hunting and shooting accessories, is pleased to announce that the company’s ASAP Electronic Magazine Loader was named the 2020 Accessory of the Year by Shooting Illustrated magazine. Butler Creek will be recognized with the NRA Publications Golden Bullseye Award in the May 2020 issue of Shooting Illustrated.

“Shooting an AR-15 is incredibly fun, but in order to shoot them, you first have to load magazines, which is decidedly less fun,” said Ed Friedman, Editor-in-Chief, Shooting Illustrated. “The Butler Creek ASAP Electronic Magazine Loader makes loading AR magazines fast, easy and effortless, leaving you with more mags loaded in far, far less time. That translates into more time to shoot and fingers that don’t hurt. That alone made it an obvious choice for the Golden Bullseye Award for Accessory of the Year.”

The ASAP Electronic Magazine Loader is the only product of its kind on the market. Through its state-of-the-art designs, the ASAP EML allows users the ability to fill the hopper with loose .223/5.56 rounds, select the desired round count and simply press one button to load their magazines. The machine automatically orientates the ammunition and can load a 30-round magazine in 45 seconds.

Made with serious competitors and training facilities in mind, the ASAP EML will work with most AR15/M16 magazines. The loader is standard with a dual power supply via an AC adapter or through lithium-ion batteries. Users can easily load magazines with 1 to 40 rounds through the selection menu, with the ability to set up multiple magazines to coincide with various training drills or firearms platforms.

For more information on the ASAP EML or to view the complete line of Butler Creek products, visit www.butlercreek.com.

Reptilia Corp – Saddle Mount

Monday, May 4th, 2020

Introducing the Saddle Mount by Reptilia. Designed at the request of a U.S. military customer seeking a more durable miniature red dot solution for machine gun applications, the Saddle Mount allows attachment of Aimpoint® Micro T-1/T-2 and CompM5™ optics to the Elcan® SpecterDR 1.5-6x and 1-4x Optical Sights. The Saddle Mount has been tested and validated by a 3rd party for use on the Mk 17 SCAR, M240, and Mk 48 machine guns, and is now shipping to the DoD via the Tailored Logistics Support Program (TLS-SOE).

For more information, visit www.reptiliacorp.com.

Butler Creek Featherlight Multi-Purpose Sling Now Shipping

Sunday, May 3rd, 2020

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas – April 27, 2020 – Butler Creek, maker of smart, field-proven hunting and shooting accessories, announced today that the company’s new Featherlight sling is now shipping to retail partners and is available for purchase on the Butler Creek website.

The new Featherlight sling features an industry first design made from close cell foam and is 45% lighter than any other sling made by the company. The foam material not only helps to reduce weight but allows the sling to be extremely durable making it the perfect addition for any long gun this hunting season.

As comfortable as it is durable, the Featherlight is a true multi-purpose sling. Whether used on bolt-action, shotgun or modern sporting rifles, the Featherlight sling makes transporting any firearm into the field a breeze. Optional swivels or a conventional strap allow it to be easily added to any firearm, providing all day comfort on the most strenuous hunts.

Once in the field, hunters and shooters will appreciate the Featherlight’s breathable construction. Made possible by cut out slots that are evenly spaced across the close cell foam, the Featherlight sling reduces more trapped heat than other competitive models. The Featherlight’s close cell foam also provides superior gripping ability, allowing it to easily adhere to synthetic clothing.

For added security when navigating rough terrain, the Featherlight sling features a large thumb loop attached to the bottom of the sling. Additional features include two built-in cartridge holders giving shooters immediate access to extra ammo should the need arise. Adjustable from 22 to 36-inches, the Featherlight sling can be easily tailored to meet the required length of any user. 

The new Featherlight slings are available in two color options and carry an MSRP of $34.95.

For more information on these new products or to view the complete line of Butler Creek products, visit www.butlercreek.com.

SureFire Spotlight: The 3P Eliminator

Saturday, May 2nd, 2020

SureFire Spotlight videos are a high level rundown of specific products. This one focuses on the 3P Eliminator.


SureFire’s 3P Eliminator three-prong flash hider features a patent-pending design that greatly reduces muzzle flash — typically greater than 99%—when compared with a plain muzzle. Boasting robust tines built to withstand the rigors of combat, the SureFire 3P Eliminator duplicates the key functional design elements of the SureFire SF3P flash hider, but unlike the latter it cannot be used to mount SureFire SOCOM suppressors.

Precision machined from US mill-certified steel bar stock—including high-precision single-point cut threads for optimum thread interface—the SureFire 3P Eliminator muzzle brake has a black Melonite finish that provides maximum protection under harsh environmental conditions and facilitates cleaning even after extreme use.

3P Eliminator 5.56

3P Eliminator 7.62