Archive for shot show 2013

Winchester's New Varmint X Ammo

Winchester has introduced a new, no-nonsense varmint and predator ammo line at SHOT Show 2013. Varmint X Ammo comes with brass shell cases and charcoal-colored, polymer-tipped bullets for supreme long-distance accuracy and rapid expansion. Varmint X Ammo will be offered in .204 Ruger, .223 Rem., .22-250 Rem. and .243 Win., and will be available to customers in the coming weeks, right in time for coyote hunting season. For more information on Winchester's new Varmint X Ammo check out the video below, or visit Winchester.com.

January 24, 2013

SHOT Show 2013: RAM Trucks

RAM has long been known for being a supporter of the shooting and hunting sports, and now the company is offering customers a great option for safely transporting guns and gear to the field with the RAM Box. RAM showed off its line on the SHOT Show 2013 floor. To get a look at the trucks—and the powerful engines that keep them going—watch the video below or check out AmericanHunter.org/OpeningDay.

January 24, 2013

The Upland Wingshooter Cleaning System from Otis

Otis has unveiled its new Upland Wingshooter Cleaning System, designed specifically for 12-, 20- and 28-gauge shotguns. This kit has everything you need to perform field maintenance on your gun, and is a great choice for any bird hunter in the field. If your shotgun ends up in the dirt, this cleaning kit will be just the ticket to get back to an upland hunt faster.

January 23, 2013

FoodSaver's New Storage Bags

FoodSaver has introduced four new specialty sealing bags for 2013: the Heavy Duty Heat-Seal Rolls, DAM Bags, Expandable Pleated Heat-Seal Rolls and the Portion Heat Seal Rolls. Heavy Duty Heat-Seal rolls are designed specifically for vacuum sealing various sizes of fish and game. These bags block air 40 percent better, are 30 percent stronger, and have twice the puncture resistance of a standard bag.

January 23, 2013

FoodSaver's GameSaver Silver and Bronze

FoodSaver is releasing its newest products with the GameSaver Silver and Bronze. The GameSaver Silver G500 seals your game or fish, in the field or at home. The 15-foot, 12-volt adaptor cord and 6-foot power cord make the Silver G500 perfect for when your in the car, or on a boat. The GameSaver Bronze G300 sealing system comes in a Mossy Oak Break-Up Infinity camo pattern, and is convenient to store. These machines keep food fresh five times longer than traditional storage methods.

January 23, 2013

More From the SHOT Show

Among the noise and crowds on the floor of the SHOT Show here are a few more things I found interesting.

January 23, 2013

Century International Arms Zastava Rifle

Century International Arms is now offering a series of new rifles from the Zastava factory in Serbia. The rifles are available in a classically designed short action M85 style and a standard/magnum action M70 style. Both Mauser action models features European walnut stocks, adjustable sights, and adjustable trigger and a modernized thumb actuated safety.

January 17, 2013

Remington 783

The firearms market has grown increasingly budget conscious in recent years, and for 2013 Remington wanted to roll out a bolt-action rifle that was easy-on-the-wallet, but still lived up to the company's stellar reputation. The result? The new Remington 783. That "7" in the designation is taken from the 700 line of rifles, the "8" a throwback to the model 788 and the "3" is for 2013. It's designed to fill the gap between the company's Model 700 and Model 770 rifles.

January 15, 2013

Rocky BroadHead Footwear for Bowhunters

Bowhunters are their own breed and have very specific requirements when they're in the field—and Rocky Boots set out to fulfill a few of those requirements with its new BroadHead line.

January 15, 2013

Media Day Musings

I attended my umpteenth Media Day yesterday. Every year I say it’s my last one, but I seem to always return like a moth to a light. And like every other year, I seem to find a few nuggets that pique my interest. Record cold temperatures powered by nearly gale-force winds and a new two-tiered schedule transformed the otherwise insane gathering of media types and wannabes into a fairly coherent event. With the swirling clouds of political fisticuffs looming over guns once again, it was the micro-pistols and AR-based rifles that garnered the most interest. However, I found a few other things that stimulated mine.

January 15, 2013

Preparing for SHOT Show 2013

It's that time of year again—The SHOT (Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade) Show is back. SHOT Show is the world's largest and most comprehensive trade show for shooting, hunting and law enforcement industries, and the AmericanHunter.org team will be on hand at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nev. from Monday, Jan. 14 to Friday, Jan. 18 in order to bring you all the latest news and releases.

January 07, 2013