SHOT Show 2019 SIG MCX Rattler Canebrake Suppressor-Ready System

We checked out the very cool SIG Sauer MCX Rattler Canebrake suppressor-ready .300 Blackout pistol with innovative pivoting (and folding) pistol brace. The SIG MCX Rattler Canebrake is the newest configuration in the MCX line. SIG designed this one to be completely suppressor-ready and ships with an “inert muzzle training device,” i.e. fake suppressor, so […]

New from Pulsar Thermal Imaging SHOT Show 2019

We checked out Pulsar’s new thermal monocular the Axion and the new thermal scope the Thermion. Thermion First things first, we’re not sure why we think it’s so super cool that the new Thermion thermal scope looks like a traditional riflescope, but it really is. We’re especially impressed with the customizable reticle and color palette […]

SHOT Show 2019 Day 1 New Products

We hightailed it over to the GLOCK booth to get our hands on the new 43x and 48 and ask about the silver-finished slide choice. Glock told us, “It’s a PVD coating like on the 19x. It allows us to make other slide colors.” When asked, the GLOCK rep said that there would be more […]

Breaking News: Mossberg (Reenters) Handgun Market

The following pre-SHOT Show news has surprised us the most… (so far…) Mossberg releases their first handgun in 100 years—Mossberg Carry 1 Sub-Compact—the MC1SC. What’s not surprising is this: The MC1SC is a 9mm, striker-fired sub-compact concealed carry pistol with a 3.4-inch barrel and integrated trigger safety. This perfectly-timed release honors Mossberg’s 100-year anniversary. In […]

New GLOCK 43X Leaked

According to Patrick Roberts at the Firearm Rack, the new GLOCK 43X was leaked to Recoil magazine a few weeks ago and now, Sootch00’s review of the gun was released prior to the embargo date. Apparently, this sliver-slided thing is real… The GLOCK 48 was also part of the leak. So, what’s up with what […]

Barrett on the Bucket List

SHOT Show 2019 is only 25 days away and we’ve started out “must see” list, including the new “battle-ready” Barrett REC10 .308 Winchester AR-10. The military had already committed to purchasing the rifle even before it was available. Everything Barrett put into this rifle is about balance and quality. The fit is spot-on with tight […]

SHOT Show 2018: Benchmade Knives Booth

Benchmade was building knives live during the show, which was really neat to watch.   Benchmade had a lot of new knives for 2018 at their booth. The big deal knife is the Altitude for hunting. Other new knives: Mini Crooked River: Made in the U.S.A., 3.40-inch blade, wood handle, hunting and EDC Mini Freek: […]

SHOT Show 2018: H&K Booth

Your new excuse: “Mid-Life Improvement” Here we have a few cool guns at the H&K Booth. First is the MP5 MLI RAL8000. It’s an MP5 “Mid Life Improvement” model. The upgrades are a railed handguard and a three-position adjustable stock. The RAL8000 is the color, which isn’t quite FDE. It’s chambered for 9mm. The MP7A2 […]

SHOT Show 2018: STI Marauder 2011 Race Gun

If you are unfamiliar with STI, they are a smaller handgun company making custom 1911s 2011s right outside Austin, Texas. STI dominates 3-Gun competition, winning more championships than any other pistol manufacturer. STIl builds a solidly reliable and accurate race gun that also serve incredibly well for defense use and target shooting. They call their […]