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Underfold Stocks for Ruger 10/22 rifles

Here was a cool little aftermarket gizzy for when you want to pack down a Ruger 10/22 rifle but don’t want to buy one of Ruger’s takedown versions. Underfold Stocks, LLC is making this underfolding stock in the USA. The company offers a variety of stocks with angled and straight arms and for all 10/22 barrel types. The patented design …

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FX-H Polymer 1911

American Tactical pioneered the Omni Hybrid MAXX Series of polymer AR-15s and now has a new FX-H Hybrid 1911 handgun in this line of polymer-based firearms.

The FX-H 1911 has a polymer frame with two metal inserts at the stress points while keeping the overall weight of this full-frame 1911 down to 1.6 lbs. making the FX-H possibly the lightest full-size …

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Multi-Caliber Survival Package

MGI had its Survival Package at SHOT Show set up for four popular calibers all in one tactical case. The package includes a 9mm HYDRA rifle utilizing Colt Style 9mm SMG magazines; an MGI 5.56 Conversion Kit that includes a 16-inch 5.56 barrel, a complete MGI modified bolt carrier group, a, MGI D-Fender D-ring for increased reliability, and the AR …

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HMG Sturmgewehr: STG-N

The original Sturmgewehr, or StG 44, was a selective-fire weapon deployed by Germany during WWII. It is generally considered the first true modern “assault” rifle. One of the key features to its success was its chambering for the 7.92x33mm Kurtz cartridge, as it generated more controllable recoil than the full-size 7.92x57mm Mauser cartridge. That provided a compromise between firepower needed …

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Chicks Dig SCARS, And I Dig The MREX

Kinetic showed its MREX SCAR receiver extension as a simple, durable and lightweight solution for the SCAR rifle platform. It allows for removal of the barrel with the extension still attached, allowing users to change out their barrel assembly with just a few screws. The overall design puts modularity in the places you want it and need it and nowhere …

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AR-15 Folding Stock

Dead Foot Arms showed a Modified Cycle System retro fit kit that allows a standard AR-15 platform to transform into a folding stock rifle that allows firing with the stock folded. The system uses proprietary dual spring technology that eliminates bolt bounce and reduces the overall length of a rifle with a 16-inch barrel to 26.5 inches when the stock …

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American-Made AKs And More From Century Arms

My first big boy gun came from Century Arms and the company has been near and dear to my heart ever since I pulled that long, greasy, beat-up M91 Moisin Nagant from its cardboard box several decades ago. In addition to surplus, Century Arms is always turning up interesting new guns and this year SHOT Show was no different. The …

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ShockStop System For Smith & Wesson J-Frame Lasergrips

My first concealed carry gun was a Smith & Wesson Model 640-1. That little 5-shot J-Frame in .357 Mag. was a dream to carry and really, really accurate, but it was a bitch to shoot. Let’s face it, snub-nose .357s kick hard and they’re tough to aim because of the short sight radius. When Crimson Trace came along a few …

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Thermal Imaging For Less Than $3K

Armasight introduced its latest and most technologically advanced family of Predator thermal imaging weapon sights to the sporting, law enforcement and military markets. The Predator product line is based on the latest FLIR Tau 2 VOx microbolometer core. Each model of the line has optimizing performance and state-of-the-art technology for a variety of uses and mission applications ranging from the …

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Lots of Suppressors

There were a lot of suppressors at SHOT Show this year and if the American Suppressor Association can get the Hearing Protection Act passed and remove them from the NFA, then owning a suppressor won’t be the paperwork hassle it is right now. The new SEG Micro Suppressors are almost half the length with most of the suppression of many …

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The Can Cannon – Too F-ing Fun!

Some of my fondest shooting memories happened at a small, restored slave cabin in Flint Hill, VA, where the Technical Editor of American Rifleman, Pete Dickey, and I would find creative ways to do things with guns that we could never put in print. Frequently, our shenanigans involved a blank-firing cannon he had with a bore big enough to take …

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Ruger’s Line Up – 2016 SHOT Show

Ruger’s big deal at SHOT was, of course, its new American pistol available in either 9x19mm or .45 ACP. This is a continuation of Ruger’s “American” branding, which is really a new market segment that uses sound manufacturing processes in the most efficient manner possible to create functional guns at lunch bucket prices. American pistol literature states it’s “designed with …

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Bolt Carrier Offers Gas Adjustment

2A-Armament LLC introduced its Regulated Bolt Carrier (RBC). This is a lightweight carrier with a gas regulating gate built into the carrier itself to provide a drop in, lightweight solution for those looking to tune their AR-15’s gas system. It eliminates the need for adjustable gas blocks and allows the firearm to be restored to a factory full weight system …

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A “Bifocal” Scope

Pardon the pun, but this one really caught my eye. The Eagle Eye 3.5 is what I would call a “bifocal” scope. It has a normal field of view for quick target acquisition, but also in the view is a magnified version of the sight picture for precise aiming when firing. In the upper part of the field of view …

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Aimpoint AR-Ready Micro Sight

Aimpoint announced the addition of a new line of pre-mounted Micro T-2 and Micro H-2 sights that are immediately ready for use on AR-15 and M4 Carbine style rifles. These sights come equipped with Aimpoint’s Lever Release Picatinny (LRP) Mount, and a 39mm spacer that provides absolute co-witness with backup iron sights on AR-15 and M4 Carbine style rifles. The …