Shot – Wednesday

LaRue Tactical is coming out with the PredatAR, in both 5.56 and 7.62. It features a standard height upper rail and a lightweight barrel. It lacks the PST of the standard OBR. The price for the 7.62 version will be $2,500.

Colt’s new 901, a modular 7.62×51 weapon, will sell for “under $10,000” according to a senior official.

The Glock beavertail will be sold separately as an accessory for the Gen 4 Glocks.

Ruger is coming out with a 22/45 that has a threaded barrel and picatinny rails on the top and bottom, as well as a Scout configuration bolt rifle.

LWRC has a new 6.8 mag, in polymer, that requires the use of a new upper and lower receiver.

Midwest Industries is coming out with a lightweight drop in quad rail for ARs.

Colt will be selling the Rail Gun in carbon steel.

HK will be selling a 9x19mm XM25 to the civilian market… Just kidding.

Elzetta has a new and pretty innovative tapeswitch.

Kimber introduced an all-steel pocket 9.

Trijicon is bringing the crosshair reticle to the TA33, along with high visibility night sights and an adjustable brightness RMR.
My feet hurt.

Taurus brought ridiculousness to a new level with the 28 gauge Raging Judge.

Smith & Wesson’s Governor is a 6 shot revolver that fires 45 ACP with moon clips as well as 45 Colt and .410.

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6 responses to “Shot – Wednesday

  1. Redchrome

    “LWRC has a new 6.8 mag, in polymer, that requires the use of a new upper and lower receiver.”

    This is huge. If we can finally start abolishing the broken-by-design AR mag it will be a major leap forward in AR reliability.

    Makes me wonder if existing uppers can be easily modified (such as for the AR47 lower, that takes AK mags) to fit it.

  2. Josh

    Have you been over to PCP’s table yet? They have some of that polymer ammo sitting around saying it solved all its problems.

  3. What about the ADCOR B.E.A.R? I want one in 7.62!

  4. Mark

    I think the Kimber Solo pocket 9mm has an aluminum frame and is not all steel. From their web site, “Solo frames are machined from the finest aluminum and finished in KimPro II”.

    From the pictures I’ve seen, Vltor has no Bren Ten / Fortis pistols in their booth. Is this true? If so, not a good sign since they haven’t delivered any after missing several ship dates.

    And thanks for the coverage!

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