NWSSE: Beyer Barrels

Located in Forks, Washington, the rainiest town in the contiguous U.S. and the setting of the Twilight vampire series, Beyer Barrels has been manufacturing hand-crafted and machined barrels since 2006. Custom designs aren’t a problem, but there are also plenty of off-the-shelf options for 10/22s (including the Takedown), 77/22s, and AR-15s. My friend, “CASES4CASES,” who attended […]

NWSSE: Leupold Custom Shop

This year at the first Northwest Shooting Sports Expo, Leupold was in the house with its custom shop products in tow. That’s right, Leupold has a custom shop and they had a booth all to themselves. What you can expect from these guys are customizations to Leupold’s off-the-shelf products with quick delivery and agile capabilities. […]

NWSSE: 2A Armament XANTHOS-lite Receivers & Lightweight Mag Catch

2A Armament showed off their wares at the Northwest Shooting Sports Expo, including a couple of products that further solidify the company as a leader in the lightweight AR-15 space. Seen above and immediately below: the XANTHOS-lite “Large Frame” receiver set. It’s DPMS/SR-25 compatible for .308/7.62×51 AR builds. Weighing in at 16 oz for the upper […]

TTAG Attends 2016 Northwest Shooting Sports Expo

Last weekend, August 27th and 28th, marked the first of what will likely become an annual firearms-related trade show located in the Pacific Northwest. Organized by Rainier Arms, the Northwest Shooting Sports Expo — or NWSSE — is basically a smaller version of SHOT Show and was located in the Tacoma Convention Center in Tacoma, […]