FRI | FEBRUARY 14, 2020

No Wires on President’s Day Holiday
In observance of the federal President’s Day holiday we will not be publishing any services on Monday, February 17. We resume our normal distributions on Tuesday, February 18, 2020.
The Redding Type S Elite die set is a result of customer feedback and is available for 85 different cartridges. The set is comprised of a Type S Bushing Full Die, a Type S Bushing Neck Die and the Redding Competition Seating Die.
The Benelli M4 H2O Tactical shotgun received Ballistic Magazine’s Best Semi-Auto Shotgun award for 2019. It was cited as reliable and noted for its light felt recoil.

TRUGLO, Inc. announced that the editors of On Target magazine have chosen the company's IGNiTE series red dot optics to receive the publication's 2019 Editor's Choice Award. The IGNiTE series optics debuted with the IGNiTE 30mm and the IGNiTE Mini tactical red dots.
The editors of Predator Xtreme Magazine presented their Readers’ Choice Awards at SHOT Show in January, and Savage Arms is pleased to announce that their bolt-action rifles received the Gold Award.
For the third straight year, Team Lapua won the F-Open Grand Aggregate Team Award at the Berger Southwest Nationals. The team achieved an additional win and established a new range record in the Palma Team Match with a score of 1791-113.

Scott Satterlee, the newest addition to the Savage Arms shooting team, has taken the top spot in the Best of Texas Production Class Precision Rifle Series match held in Navasota, Texas. Satterlee won the top spot with his Model 110 Elite Precision.
The Civilian Marksmanship Program invites the public to explore the world of air rifle competition Feb. 14-16, 2020, as hundreds of coaches, competitors and spectators take part in the 2020 JROTC Regional Air Rifle Championships, held at the Gary Anderson CMP Competition Center at Camp Perry and the CMP’s South Competition Center in Anniston.
SAAMI would like to clarify the recent press release of February 7th. SAAMI and SIG Sauer felt that it was important to clarify that the cartridge was in fact developed by Wilson Combat with the induction into SAAMI sponsored by SIG Sauer.

Federal Ammunition recently announced more than 130 individual product SKUs in more than 34 cataloged product lines. Now the company is set to exhibit and showcase many of these new products to customers at three large conservation-driven shows in February.
Beretta will be showcasing several new-for-2020 products at the 2020 Sports Inc. Show in Phoenix, AZ. Displayed in the Beretta booth (#831), visitors will have the opportunity to view a variety of Beretta new and featured guns and accessories, including the 92X line of pistols, the new 694 over-and-under competition shotgun, the new 686 Silver Pigeon I, and several new additions to the 21A Bobcat and 3032 Tomcat pistol lines.

Polymer 80 has selected Global Defense Trade Network as an international sales representative for export of P80 products to distributors and dealers around the world to service commercial, military and law enforcement markets.

At the 2020 SHOT Show, Buck Knives awarded their “2019 Sales Rep Agency of the Year” to Upper Canada Sports and “Sales Rep of the Year” to Matt Hicks of Tackett Brothers, Inc.
Rival Arms™ has announced that Brownells, the world’s leading source for gun parts and accessories, is now offering Rival Arms products to its wide-ranging customers.
The executive director is responsible for the overall management of the organization and for leading and directing the implementation of the organization’s philosophy, mission, and strategic goals and objectives.

The Viridian Weapon-Mounted Camera (WMC™) provided the key evidence in the Wilbarger County, Texas trial of Walter Orellana for unlawful deadly force against a police officer.
The National Shooting Sports Foundation and a small Washington state business have filed a motion in the U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington in Seattle to intervene in a lawsuit filed by 23 state attorneys general to block two recently announced rules by the Trump administration. The rules changes would create jobs and reduce onerous and costly regulations on small businesses.
Galco announced the Concealable belt holster made for the new Ruger-57 pistol. It features the "forward molded" two-piece construction, contoured on the body side to the natural curve of the body.

Legacy Sports International glad to announce they will be displaying at the upcoming NBS Buy Group show in Dallas Forth Worth from February 14 to Feb. 17.
Legacy Sports International glad to announce they will be displaying at the upcoming NWTF National Convention Feb. 13 to Feb. 15. at the Gaylord Opryland Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee.
ZEISS announces the addition of six new sets of rings to their series of ZEISS Precision Rings. The line offers features like an integral anti-cant bubble level, integral recoil lug, and unique designs.
It’s a looming vote on an expansive gun ban in Virginia, encouraging 2A activism and training, the scoop on the .280AI cartridge and reloading, and more, this week on Tom Gresham's Gun Talk Radio.
Daniel Defense issued a Safety Notification Replacement Campaign on October 8, 2019 related to a condition identified with the firing pin cross pin in DELTA 5 Bolt-Action Rifles manufactured before September 20, 2019. More specifically, the firing pin cross pin can break under normal usage.
Wisconsin S3DA held an Indoor Regional at Old 45 Archery in Hortonville, Wisconsin with attracted more than 200 spectators.
Scholastic 3-D Archers in Wisconsin and Illinois came together for a Cross-Border Indoor Regional competition.

As the drama in Virginia plays out, various vendors are trying to help the citizens who are at the mercy of the urban elites who run the state government. For example, Atlanta Arms is offering free shipping and a 5% discount on ammo shipped to Virginia residents. The ad states that the company is showing support for freedom loving folks in Virginia. Let’s hope those folks remember to vote – and get the like-minded to vote – next time.

CMP image.

After a small break in 2019, the annual Western Civilian Marksmanship Program Travel Games is back for another set of marksmanship events at the Ben Avery Shooting Facility. The week-long series of recreational vintage and modern rifle competitions is set to be held March 13-22 and is open to competitors of all ages and experience levels.

Photo from Wilson Combat.

Wilson Combat now offers the AR9X - an AR9 receiver compatible with the Wilson Combat-Mec Gar EDC X9 9mm magazines - giving users the option to share the same high capacity magazines as their favorite carry pistol.

Photo provided by 5.11 Tactical.

5.11 Tactical introduced its “All Terrain Load Assistance System” (A.T.L.A.S.) footwear line at SHOT last month. Available in 8-inch and mid heights, the boots have high rebound/high impact foam midsoles. The Trainer variant is for gym, hiking, and roadwork.

Diamondback Firearms photo.

Diamondback Firearms announced the DBX 5.7. A “one-of-a-kind semi-auto pistol chambered in 5.7x28mm with an 8" barrel,” it features a standard AR-15 mil-spec trigger and a Magpul MOE-K grip. Made with a hard coat anodized 7075 aluminum frame and a 6061 aluminum handguard, it includes a DBX muzzle device, a Magpul Handstop kit and a 20-round magazine. Diamondback unveiled this unusual new product at Range Day for SHOT Show. It will begin shipping on May 7, 2020, according to the release.

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