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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Episode 8- Crossbow
Episode 8 was one of the very coolest episodes to film all season. The owner of Excalibur Crossbows came out to set up the course and show us all how to shoot! It was a really amazing experience.
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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.
Episode 7- Long Range
Episode 7 was all about explosions! I loved, loved, loved filming the episodes with exploding targets, and episode 7 was especially fun with the exploding hay bales!
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With the start of a new year my biggest goal is always to get organized! Nothing makes it easier to focus on shooting, training and all around gun stuff than to be organized. However, getting organized can be difficult; where do you start, what do you do how do you possibly make room for everything?
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Episode 6- Rodeo
Episode 6 was all about livestock and the rodeo! This was by far the scariest episode we filmed all season and probably the most exciting.
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