RCBS Introduces Chargemaster Lite – 2017 SHOT Show

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Every article that ever discusses reloading compared to buying factory ammo inevitably touches on the touchiest topic of all – cost. Nearly every reloader I’ve ever met, teeth clenched, smile…

Hands on With U.S. Optics New B Series – 2017 SHOT Show

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U.S. Optics has a reputation for making edgy, dare I say, weird scopes for the commercial and law enforcement markets. I have one of their LR-17 units on test right…

CADEX Defence CDX-R7 – 2017 SHOT Show

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Perhaps 2017 is the year of the precision bolt gun as nearly every manufacturer seems to be bringing one to market. Or in the case of an established manufacturer like…

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New From 3M PELTOR: Bluetooth Active Electronic Hearing Protection

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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Tikka T3x TAC A1, Compact Tactical, and Arctic Rifles at SHOT Show 2017

As I understand it, Tikka is the more affordable line from Finnish manufacturer SAKO (both ultimately owned by Beretta Holding S.p.A., along with a whole lot more), but is still definitely…

Kestrel Expands Bluetooth Functionality – 2017 SHOT Show

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When I got the opportunity to review the Kestrel 5700 Sportsman last year, I came away really impressed with the functionality, ruggedness, and accuracy of the unit. The only downside was…

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Nighthawk Custom at SHOT Show 2017

Nighthawk Custom is guaranteed to come up in any discussion of where one can find the best 1911 available. A quick stroll through their SHOT Show booth this year left…

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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…

John Wick’s GLOCKs at SHOT Show. Also, GLOCK Accepts TTAG’s Reader’s Choice Award

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GLOCK was showing off two of the guns used by Keanu Reeves while playing “John Wick,” lead character in the second John Wick movie, aptly titled John Wick 2. After recovering from…

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CADEX Defence Falcon Bipod – 2017 SHOT Show

The bipod is an oft overlooked piece of rifle equipment. Given that a good bipod can mean the difference between a hit or a miss, it pays to pay attention…

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CADEX Defence Competition Chassis – 2017 SHOT Show

New for 2017 is CADEX Defence’s series of Competition chassis. CADEX has long offered a series of chassis with an integrated top rail, completely free from the receiver of the…