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Deal of the Day by Webyshops: MAGPUL CTR (Compact/Type Restricted) Carbine Stock

The MAGPUL CTR (Compact/Type Restricted) Carbine Stock, Mil-Spec, Flat Dark Earth (MAG310-FDE) is a drop-in replacement butt stock for AR15/M16 carbines using mil-spec sized receiver extension tubes. Designed for light, fast action the streamlined A-frame profile avoids snagging and shields the release latch to prevent accidental activation.
The extra-power lock mechanism uses a premium chrome-silicon spring to avert auto-collapse failure and maintains strength by resisting spring relaxation. The CTR also features a supplemental friction lock system that minimizes wobble for enhanced weapon stability and accuracy.
The Mil-Spec model includes a standard 0.30″ rubber butt-pad which provides positive shoulder purchase to prevent slippage even with body armor or modular gear.
Features

AR-15 CTR Rifle Stock
Mounts on mil-spec sized carbine receiver extension tube (not included) from manufacturers such as Colt, Armalite, S&W, LMT, and others
Supplemental friction lock minimizes accuracy robbing wobble
Sloping cheek weld combines a slim profile with user comfort
Shielded release latch prevents snagging and accidental operation
Premium chrome-silicon lock spring provides positive locking and long service life
Side mounting slots accept optional cheek risers for NON-AR15/M16 applications
Removable 0.30″ Rubber Butt-Pad offers an anti-slip surface and increases impact protection
Compatible with Magpul ASAP and other receiver-mount sling attachments
Sling Mounts:
- Rear – Push-button QD swivel sling mount accommodates up to 1.5″ swivels (ambidextrous)
- Rear/Bottom – 1.25″ sling loops
- Toe – Lanyard hole for custom para-cord rigs
Flat Dark Earth Finish
Made in U.S.A.

Price: $68.00 SALE!

Safariland Ballistics International Launches Line of Armor Solutions

 

ONTARIO, California – Safariland Ballistics International (SBI™) proudly announces today the launch of its premier line of armor solutions. Backed by a company with more than four decades of experience in engineering and manufacturing industry-leading body armor, the SBI brand delivers innovative and quality armor designs for the international market, featuring an array of purpose-built carriers to suit any on-duty needs. SBI first presented its initial series of armor solutions at the 2013 IWA Conference and now features the core product line on the new SBI website at www.Safariland.com/SBI.

“We are very excited to release our core family of armor solutions for the international customer,” said Tim O’Brien, Category Director for the SBI brand. “With an emphasis on technology, performance and style, we are proud to have achieved a quality line that will keep our customers comfortable during those long hours on duty, but more importantly, we take pride in having developed products that will bring them home safely at the end of the day.”

SBI products are built to deliver the ultimate in ballistic and multi-threat protection, while also offering the utmost in comfort and design. The line features eight unique carrier models categorized by three specific functional needs – Covert, Multi-Purpose and Overt – designated to accommodate ballistic packages precisely developed for the European VPAM and SK1 standards.

The Covert carrier models include the SUBZR0™ Ultra Concealable Carrier, featuring a clever design that allows armor panels to contour tightly to the body, and the MATRIX™ Standard Concealable Carrier, offering the perfect balance of functionality and style. Both carriers offer a low-profile design, a lining system with Luxilon Luxicool®advanced cooling system for heat and sweat control and anti-microbial/anti-static materials for odor management.

Adding to SBI’s line of armor solutions are the Multi-Purpose carriers, XVERSE™ Low Profile Multi-Use Carrierand XVERSE™ PRO Low Profile Multi-Use Carrier. Both carriers feature an advanced design and maximum adjustability for covert or overt situations. These Multi-Purpose carriers have an integrated suspension system, which secures its panels in place for reduced shifting and feature an advanced 3D inner lining system for improved air flow. Additionally, the XVERSE and XVERSE PRO are individually designed to accommodate 5″x8″, 7″x9″ or 10″x12″ PROTECH® IMPAC™ special threat and rifle plates. Specific to the XVERSE PRO, this multi-purpose carrier provides the ability to add collar, throat and groin protection attachments.

The most robust and mission-specific carriers of SBI’s new product line are the four Overt carriers. Intended for use over a shirt or under a jacket, the ADX™-DUTY Standard Overt Carrier, ADX™-HI-VIS Standard Overt Carrier, and ADX™-UTILITY Standard Overt Carrier feature adjustable shoulders and pockets accommodating special threat and rifle plates. Specifically intended for various working conditions, each of these carriers are designed with a 3D lining system for improved air flow for added comfort against an array of environmental conditions. For example, the ADX-HI-VIS utilizes Reflexite® prismatic tape which offers high visibility, while the ADX-UTILITY includes a modular webbing attachment system to allow for added customization for mission-specific requirements. The last product in the new line, the LNX™ Overt Response Carrier, provides additional pockets for plates and also accommodates collar, throat, bicep and groin protection attachments to accommodate a more tactical environment.

All eight carrier models premiered in this core family of armor solutions offer three levels of threat protection:SILVER (NIJ 2005 Interim Requirements – U.S. Standards), VS (VPAM Standards – VPAM Ballistic Level 2), andGX (SK1 Standards – Level 1 Ballistic Protection).

For more information regarding SBI’s line of armor solutions now available for sale, pleasevisitwww.Safariland.com/SBI.

About SBI
Backed by a company with more than four decades of experience in engineering and manufacturing industry-leading body armor, the Safariland Ballistics International (SBI) brand is redefining armor solutions across nations.Equipped with one of the most advanced testing laboratories in the world, SBI engineers are continually driven to meet and exceed a variety of stringent international testing standards. By integrating advanced technologies with a keen sense of design, SBI products deliver the ultimate in performance, comfort, and style. SBI produces all products with an underlying dedication to excellence and the commitment to helping save lives.

About The Safariland Group
The Safariland Group is a premier global provider of trusted, innovative, high-quality law enforcement and security products for the public safety, military and outdoor recreation/personal protection markets. Offering many of the world’s most recognizable names in these markets, principal brands include Safariland®, ABA®, Second Chance®, Bianchi®, Break Free® and Mustang Survival®. Forensics brands include Identicator® and NIK®. The Safariland Group’s mission, Together, We Save Lives™, is inherent in the lifesaving products it delivers. The Safariland Group has its headquarters in Jacksonville, FL.

The Safariland Group is a trade name of Safariland, LLC.

Contact:
Chastine Gabiola
Communications Specialist
The Safariland Group
Tel 1+909-923-7300 x31302
chastine.gabiola@safariland.com

Winchester Repeating Arms Announces the Return of the Model 1873 Lever Action Rifle

 

Winchester Repeating Arms is pleased to announce the return of the Model 1873 lever-action rifle for 2013. The Model 73 is world-renowned as “The Gun that Won the West”.

Consumers can now own a genuine Winchester Repeating Arms Model 73 with an oil-finished walnut stock, classic blued steel crescent buttplate and 20″ round barrel, just like the original.

Other features include a full-length magazine tube, semi-buckhorn rear sight with Marble Arms® gold bead front sight. A steel loading gate and receiver rear tang that is drilled and tapped for a tang-mounted rear sight. The Model 1873 is offered in .357/38 Special chambering. Suggested Retail, $1,299.99.

For more information, please visit www.winchester-guns.com.

Contact:
Scott Grange - scottg@browning.com
(801) 876-2711 ext. 3306

Paul Thompson - pault@browning.com
(801) 876-2711 ext. 3229

 

Gerber Releases Downrange Tomahawk

 

Portland, Oregon — Gerber, a leading global supplier of personal outdoor, tactical and industrial gear recently released the new Downrange Tomahawk. More than a traditional axe, the Downrange Tomahawk is a complete breaching tool featuring a triple-purpose axe head, pry bar, hammerhead and G-10 scales to keep the tool firmly at hand.

Proudly made in Portland, Oregon, the Downrange Tomahawk delivers a three-tiered approach to breaching. The axe head’s beveled edge is capable of chopping through drywall and turning walls and doors to splinters. The backside of the axe head functions as a hammer for getting through hinges, doorknobs and other obstacles. And the pry bar at the end of the handle, controlled by a cut away grip in the axe head, blends physics and force for incredible leverage.

“The Downrange Tomahawk is another product forged from Gerber’s close relationship with the United States Armed Forces,” said Andrew Gritzbaugh, Marketing Manager for Gerber. “By collaborating with a variety of experienced professionals we’ve developed a tool that accomplishes multiple forced entry tasks, reduces the number of tools carried and ultimately lightens the load. This product accomplishes our mission of providing the warfighter with better battlefield solutions.”

The Downrange Tomahawk includes a MOLLE-compatible sheath and Kydex blade cover for safe carry and fast, unrestrained deployment.

Features
• 420 HC steel body with durable Cerakote™ finish
• Integrated prying handle
• Desert Tan G-10 scales
• Welded Hammer head
• MOLLE-compatible sheath

Tech Specs
• Overall Length: 19.27″
• Weight: 1.9 lb (without sheath), 2.5 lbs (with sheath)

The Gerber Downrange Tomahawk is now available.
MSRP: $285. For more information please visit www.gerbergear.com

About Gerber:
Gerber is a leading global supplier of personal outdoor, tactical and industrial gear. Founded in 1939 as Gerber Legendary Blades, the trusted brand now includes a diverse portfolio of innovative activity-essential equipment for enthusiasts and professional end users.

Contact:
Mike May, Backbone Media Andrew Gritzbaugh, Gerber
Mike.May@backbonemedia.net Andrew.Gritzbaugh@gerbergear.com

 

Pachmayr® Introduces New Master Gunsmith™ Products

 

Pachmayr Expands their Line of Master Gunsmith products with the addition of three new “must-haves” on every Gunsmith’s bench.

Pachmayr has added three new items to their Master Gunsmith line that every gunsmith needs on their workbench. The first is the Gunlocker Adhesive Kit, which includes various strengths of threadlockers for many different uses, anti-seize compound, Drive Grip anti cam-out fluid and instant super-glue to cover all aspects of anything that needs to be stuck or un-stuck when working with firearms. At MSRP of only $29.95, this is a must for every gunsmith’s bench.

The second two additions are screw kits, featuring difficult to find hex-style and torx-style
screws to fit most gunsmithing applications. Packaged in handy storage boxes with individual compartments for each screw size, the kits also include tweezers and a thread size gauge which doubles as a shortening jig used to grind a screw to a shorter length. Both kits are available for only $34.98 at any Lyman Dealer.

Pachmayr’s New Master Gunsmith™ products are available nationally through firearms and sporting goods dealers and mail order companies. To see the full listing of products included in each kit, visit our website.

Contact:
Liz Friedmann
Manager, Marketing Services
Lyman Products
860-632-2020 x334

Viridian Releases World’s First Pocket Pistol Taclight

 

Minneapolis, MN-The country’s fastest-growing laser sight brand has launched the world’s first tactical light made for pocket pistols, giving popular weapons like the Ruger® LCP® vastly improved defensive power.

The new Viridian® Reactor™ TL tactical light packs world-class technology into the industry’s smallest frame: advanced Radiance™ illumination, powerful 140 lumen light, and a unique Enhanced Combat Readiness™ feature for instant, automatic activation.

In addition to its game-changing size and sleek design, the Reactor™ TL’s unique Radiance™ wide-beam technology illuminates over twice the horizontal area of standard taclights, for faster discovery and targeting. High-output constant and strobe functions have the power of far bigger lights — up to 140 lumens – to expose, blind and disorient without weight or bulk.
Exclusive Enhanced Combat Readiness™ (ECR™) ignites the light the moment you draw, for instant illumination without fumbling with buttons or changing your grip – split-second speed that could make a life-saving difference.

The advanced lithium-powered Reactor™ TL has extended-life power cells for constant readiness, up to 40 minutes of operating time (strobe function), and a 3-level state of charge display so you always know your power level. A Viridian® ECR™ equipped holster is included with every Reactor™ TL to arm the Enhanced Combat Readiness™ feature.

Reactor™ TL models for the Ruger® LCP® are shipping now, and are available at gun dealers and sporting goods shops across the country. Units for other pistols, such as the Ruger® LC9® and Smith & Wesson® M & P Shield™, will be shipping this summer.

ABOUT VIRIDIAN
Viridian® is the fastest growing laser sight manufacturer in the nation, responsible for a number of industry-leading product innovations in green and red laser sights, taclights, TacLoc™ ECR™ automatic laser-ignition holsters, and shooting accessories. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Viridian® is devoted to utilizing cutting-edge technology to offer compact, powerful self-defense products for the civilian, military, and law enforcement markets. Viridian products are designed and built in the USA.

Contact:
Joe Houser
800-990-9390
Joe@ViridianGreenLaser.com

The NVG-7 Night Vision Series of Goggles for Hands-Free, Night-Viewing Usage by American Technologies Network Corp. (ATN)

 

South San Francisco, CA – American Technologies Network Corp. Corp., makers of military, law enforcement, security and outdoor night vision and thermal applications, introduce the ATN NVG-7 series of night vision goggles.

The multi-purpose series allow users to operate the NVG-7 as a hand-held, head-mounted or helmet-mounted night vision device. The single-tube night vision goggle is built around a high-grade 18mm Gen 2+ or Gen 3 Image Intensifier Tube and uses a binocular style design for convenience. Lightweight and compact, the NVG-7 is housed in a durable body and has a built-in IR light source for close-up illumination in total darkness. Other features include auto-brightness, bright source shut-off and an adjustable interpupillary distance. The NVG-7 series is water and fog resistant and the all-glass optics are multi-coated to provide brilliant clarity with no distortion.

The ATN NVG-7 series is available in 1X with 3X, 5X and 8X optional lenses available. It comes with a flip-up head mount assembly, brow pads, eye cups, day light filter, manual, lens tissue and one 3V lithium CR123A battery in a soft carrying case. The NVG-7 series is available as Gen 2+ or CGT, HPT, Gen 3, Gen 3A, Gen 3P and WPT models. The ATN NVG-7 Gen 2+ has an MSRP of $1,749.00.

For more information on American Technologies Network Corp, visitwww.atncorp.com. Visit Facebook to stay up to date on new products, images and promotions.

About American Technologies Network, Corp.:
Headquartered in South San Francisco, California, ATN is a leading manufacturer of precision optics that includes night vision, daytime scopes, thermal imaging and binoculars. With over 100 models and over 15 years’ experience in producing precision optics, ATN offers the world’s largest selection from 1st Generation to 4th Generation.www.atncorp.com

Contact:
Laura Burgess Marketing
P.O. Box 13978
New Bern, NC 28561
P: 252-288-5805
laura@lauraburgess.com

American Technologies Network, Corp.
1341 San Mateo Ave.
South San Francisco, CA 94080
P: 800-910-2862
www.atncorp.com

Sitka Gear® Goes Lite On The Jetstream

 

Bozeman, MT- Sitka Gear, the industry leader in performance hunting gear, introduces the Jetstream Lite Jacket and Vest featuring the extremely weather resistant WINDSTOPPER® technology. The Jetstream Lite Vest and Jacket are essential items for the active western hunter who requires a lightweight and packable wind protection piece.

A key design feature on the Jetstream Lite series is the utilization of a unique 4-way stretch GORE fabric that provides a trimmer fit and increased mobility, with Traverse fabric on the shoulder, ease of movement and not feeling weighed down by your gear won’t be an issue. With 2 chest pockets and 2 hand pockets on the jacket and 1 chest and 2 hand pockets on the vest, you’ll be sure to have all of your key items within easy reach.

The Jetstream Lite Vest is nearly 30% lighter than the original Jet Stream and features added length in the tail. The lighter weight makes it ideal for the hunter looking to pack an extra insulation layer or an outer wind barrier.

Jetstream Lite Jacket Specs:
4-Way Stretch Side & Shoulder Panels
2 Chest & 2 Hand Pockets
Micro Check Backer
Camo Sizes: M-3XL
Solid Sizes: M-XXL
GORE™ OPTIFADE™ Concealment Open Country
MSRP: $229

Jetstream Lite Vest Specs:
4-Way Stretch Side Panels
1 Chest & 2 Hand Pockets
Micro Check Backer
Sizes:M-3XL
GORE™ OPTIFADE™ Concealment Open Country
MSRP: $149

Sitka Gear’s top-quality products feature the most scientifically advanced visual concealment pattern ever to hit the market – GORE™ OPTIFADE™ Concealment, the first-ever concealment based on the science of animal vision. The unique micro-pattern considers the way a deer or other ungulate perceives color, the ratio of positive to negative space and other visual elements to create an effect that allows the hunter to blend with the animal’s perception of the environment. The macro-pattern breaks up the symmetry of the human body so that if a hunter is detected, the animal will not be able to identify the hunter as a predator.

About Sitka Gear
Sitka Gear is the leading manufacturer of high-performance hunting apparel that utilizes cutting-edge technology to keep hunters warm, dry and comfortable in any condition. For more information about Sitka visitwww.sitkagear.com or call 877.SITKA-GR.

Contact:
Glenn Walker 715.442.2078 or glenn@providencemarketinggroup.net

Deal of the Day by Webyshops: SITKA Traverse Zip-T

The SITKA Traverse Zip-T, Optifade Open Country (10001-OB) is a mid layer top that has insulating qualities, moves with you, and is treated with an antimicrobial bath to ward off odor causing bacteria.

Wind resistant and durable face allow the Traverse layers to be worn in all technical situations, while the soft lofted inside will hold in heat and silver will ward off odor causing bacteria. The Traverse Zip-T has thumb loops on the extended sleeve cuff, a welded chest pocket, and a deep chest zip.

Features

  • Mid-weight
  • Quiet
  • Warm
  • Wicks moisture away from skin
  • 1/4 zipper adds versatility and ventilation
  • Tight woven jersey face
  • Micro fleece backer
  • Deep center front zip
  • 4-way stretch
  • Thumb loops
  • Welded chest pocket
  • Technology: Anti-microbial treatment
  • Fabric details: Super stretch polyester knit
  • Optifade Open Country Color
  • Sizes: S-XXXL

Open Box by Webyshops:5.11 Brokos Vtac Belt

5.11 Brokos Vtac Belt, Sandstone, S-M (58642-328-S-M)
Price: $$79.99
Quantity: 1
To place an order email cs@webyshops.com. Copy and past the following into the subject line of your email: Interested in Open Box Item 511-58642-328 : 511-58642-328-S-M. Alternatively, call 800-851-9329 between 8 am and 6 pm Central Standard Time to place your order.

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