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Saturday, May 5th, 2018

The ROMEO8T was designed to answer a military solicitation. This 1x red dot optic offers a 34mm Viewing window with a 2MOA aiming dot which has four user selectable reticle options.

It has 10 daytime and 2 night vision brightness settings. Adjustments are .5 MOA with total travel from optical centerline of up to 60 MOA. Additionally, they report the ability to retain zero despite temperature shifts, although they haven’t offered us details of those temperature ranges yet.

The ROMEO8T weighs 13.87 oz (388 g) and is IPX8 Waterproof Rating (20m for 2 hours). A CR123a Battery provides 50,000+ hours of battery life on visible setting.

There are two variants (Hunting and Tactical), but both feature a 7075-T6 aluminum housing. The Tactical model also incorporates the steel reinforcement chassis seen in these photos as well as flip caps for sand/debris protection.

NRAAM 18 – SureFire XH30

Friday, May 4th, 2018

Coming later this year, the XH30 is a 1000 lumens which features a TIR (same as X300U) producing a spot compared to the MaxVision beam of the XH35.

Don’t forget, the H in the product number denotes Holster, for compatibility with their MasterFire Holster.

NRAAM 18 – ZEV Technologies CORE Series

Friday, May 4th, 2018

ZEV Technologies has unveiled their new CORE series, a family of AR rifles and pistols which is more price competitive than their other offerings.

The barrel is guaranteed at 1MOA or better and they are equipped with their Wedgelock handguard as well as Magpul pistol grip and stock (Shockwave Brace for Pistol). However, the upper and lower are forged and the trigger is GI and the gas block is fixed.

Coming later this month in .300 and .223. 224 Valkyrie will follow soon.

NRAAM 18 – Shadow Systems Complete Slide Assemblies

Friday, May 4th, 2018


Shadow Systems, a Texas-based manufacturer of Glock slides, barrels, and accessories, has examples of complete Glock slide assemblies on display at NRAAM. Available for G17 and G19, generations 3 & 4, the slides can be completely configured to customer specification via Shadow’s website, allowing for different threaded and unthreaded match barrels, styles of slide, internals, and sights. The end result is designed to drop right onto an OEM Glock frame, or a P80, although the reps did state additional fitting may be required for the later.

NRAAM 18 – Brownells / LMT M203 37mm LAUNCHER

Friday, May 4th, 2018


Brownells had a new LMT manufactured M203 37mm flare launcher mounted to one of their Retro ARs, and they revealed it’s now up for sale on Brownells website as a stand-alone item, and it’s exclusive to Brownells. The M203 37mm launcher is constructed of aluminum with a MilSpec anodized finish, and mounts and operates just like the 40mm version. The 37mm M203 attaches to standard Government rifle & carbine length barrel assemblies with a .625” front barrel profile, and a GI compatible barrel nut system.

NRAAM 18 – GGP S-Heavy & Light Mk II

Friday, May 4th, 2018

Grey Ghost Precision has introduced the new Mk II versions of the S-Heavy and S-Light. Aside from bringing the manufacturing in-house, they’ve also introduced a more open architecture, allowing use of commercial parts. The orgiginal version of the rifle used a proprietary upper, lower and rail which only worked with one another. Now the upper and lower are DPMS style for the Heavy and Standard AR for the Light. Additionally, users aren’t stuck with just one rail system now.


S-Heavy Feature:
GGP MKII 7075-T651 billet upper receiver
GGP MKII 7075-T651 billet ambi lower receiver
GGP MKII Extended length (15″) M-LOK hand guard
True Black Type III Mil Spec hard coat anodize
16″ .308WIN match grade BBL. 1×10 twist, 5/8-24 threaded muzzle with GGP muzzle brake, Black Nitride coating in and out, Mid Length gas.
Superlative Arms Adjustable Gas Block
Bolt Carrier Group is Black Nitrided and MPI tested
Carbine .308 buffer set
CMC Flat-Faced Single Stage trigger, 3 1/2 pound pull
Radian Weapons Talon safety selector
Radian Weapons Raptor charging handle
MAGPUL MOE pistol grip
No sights or optics included
Offered in .308 and 6.5 CM
Made in the USA


Upper and lower sets are also available.


Available for pre-order from

NRAAM 18 – Mossberg Introduces Shockwave 590 in .410

Friday, May 4th, 2018

Mossberg has introduced a .410 variant of their popular Shockwave 590 shotgun which joins the 12 and 20 ga models already on the market. As you may recall, the Shockwave is classified as a “firearm” under the Gun Control Act Of 1968 which means its dimensions of 14.73″ barrel and overall length of 26″ aren’t considered a short barrel shotgun.

147th NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits

Friday, May 4th, 2018


The convention center is massive and I had to go in a side door to get out of the rain here in Dallas. Looks like a fun weekend!