CMC Triggers GLOCK Trigger: SHOT Show 2017

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CMC Triggers has been selling very nice, drop-in AR-15 triggers for many years. Just last year they branched out into AK-47 triggers and, in what was certainly a surprise to me,…

Spartan Precision Equipment Carbon Fiber Bipods: SHOT Show 2017

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Spartan Precision Equipment is a UK outfit specializing in carbon fiber and aluminum bipods, tripods, and shooting systems designed for the hunting and tactical markets, including LE and special forces….

Beretta Off Shot Hearing Protection: SHOT Show 2017

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This year at SHOT Show we got a sneak peek at Beretta‘s new “Off Shot” hearing protection line. Included in the lineup is active electronic ear pro with bluetooth connectivity, ambient sound…

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Polymer 80’s 80% Pistol Lowers: SHOT Show 2017

Polymer 80 specializes in 80% receivers made from, you guessed it, polymer. Since they’re a maximum of 80% completed, they aren’t considered a firearm by the Powers That Be; these paperweights…

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Fire Funder: A New Crowdfunding Source for the SHOT Community

“Crowdfunding” allows companies to raise capital without traditional borrowing (debt financing) or selling stock (equity financing). Those in the “crowd” (you and me) who pony up capital are rewarded with…

New From 3M PELTOR: Bluetooth Active Electronic Hearing Protection

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It isn’t every day we get excited about a topic as banal as hearing protection, but at SHOT Show 2017 we got the scoop on two new ear pro offerings…

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Liberty Suppressors Goliath and Sovereign at SHOT Show 2017

John from Liberty Suppressors gave us the walk-through on their two newest cans, the Goliath and the Sovereign, at SHOT Show this year. I think they’re both destined to be…

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New From Hardened Arms: LumaShark Integrated Illumination Handguard

Hardened Arms says “The LumaShark is an Illuminated, weaponized, 12″ free float handguard whose patented features have eliminated the need for bulky bolt on flashlights on the AR Platform.” While…

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Dress Up your AR-15 with the BlastAR Kit from NcSTAR – SHOT Show 2017

There’s not a whole lot of variation in AR-15 rifles. Whether you buy one from Wilson Combat or the guy down the street who builds his own, bone stock AR-15s will look…

Easy California Compliance with Franklin Armory’s New DFM Magazines

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Franklin Armory is showing off their new solution for California AR-15 compliance. Starting this year bullet buttons are no longer an acceptable solution to keep a magazine from being easily…

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Tom at the Wild Sheep Foundation Sheep Show in Reno

While most of the TTAG crew was at the SHOT Show, I was chasing my passion in Reno at the other outdoor exhibition scheduled last week…the Wild Sheep Foundation Sheep…

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New From Inteliscope: Smartphone Thermal Rifle Scope Mount – SHOT Show 2017

In SHOT Show’s new exhibitor area, we ran into Inteliscope showing off their wares. They’re making a smart phone rifle mount that contains a SEEK Thermal Compact camera and a ballistics-calculating…