My 5 Favorite Moments from 2014 SHOT Show!

The National Shooting Sports Foundation SHOT Show is the biggest event in the shooting/ hunting/ outdoor industry. Every year it is a wild week of meetings, business dinners, parties and lots and lots of new guns and gear. This year was one of my favorite so far with 5 big stand outs.

1) Signing Autographs at the Smith & Wesson Booth!


I recently had an awesome opportunity to join Team Smith & Wesson and I have to say being at the booth was SO much fun. My fellow teammates and the Thompson Center hunters were all so nice and so many people stopped by I almost didn’t get to say Hi to them all.

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Smith & Wesson® Introduces New Models

Really exciting news this morning. Smith and Wesson is coming out with new guns for SHOT show! Please see the release on the Tactical Wire!

Smith & Wesson® Introduces New Models
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Smith & Wesson Corp. announced today that the company has broadened its flagship line of professionally built M&P Series products with a new concealed carry pistol as well as new sporting rifle options for 2014. Leading the diverse lineup of exciting new models is the M&P BODYGUARD 380. Manufactured to be a premier choice in the company’s distinguished line of self-defense products, the M&P BG380 is designed to the elite standards of today’s working professional. The new sub-compact pistol along with the other latest M&P® models round out Smith & Wesson’s current lineup of high quality, purpose driven products. For 2014, Smith & Wesson has also introduced three new revolver models as well as state compliant models in its popular SDVE pistols for 9mm and .40 S&W.
New M&P Products
M&P® BODYGUARD 380 – A new sub-compact .380 ACP pistol enhanced with M&P style features.
Combining popular M&P characteristics with existing BODYGUARD features, the new M&P BG380 offers consumers a uniquely engineered, lightweight self-defense pistol. Compact, sleek and ergonomic, the M&P BG380 pistol benefits from new fish scale serrations on the rear of the slide for ease of use and like other M&P pistols, ships complete with two magazines. Chambered for .380 ACP, the lightweight sub-compact pistol features a high-strength polymer frame with a black, Maximum Corrosion Resistant (MCR®) coated stainless steel slide and barrel. The new M&P BG380 is standard with a 2 ¾ inch barrel, which contributes to an overall length of 5 ¼ inches and an unloaded weight of only 11.85 ounces. Additional standard features include a rapid second-strike capability, thumb safety, take-down lever and stainless steel drift adjustable sights.
M&P15-22 (Multi-color) – Highly sought M&P15-22 rifle now available in four new popular camouflage finishes.
Expanding on the most popular rimfire rifle in its class, the M&P15-22 by Smith & Wesson has been updated with new patterns available for 2014. Now offered with a Tan/Black, Pink Platinum, Purple Platinum or Harvest Moon Orange camouflage finish, the popular M&P15-22 semi-automatic rifle is available in both standard and state compliant models. With operating controls similar to the M&P15, the M&P15-22 rimfire rifle retains standard features such as a fully functioning charging handle, two-position receiver mount safety and lightweight polymer frame, making it a perfect rifle for recreation, small game or training purposes.