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Wednesday night, the U.S. Senate passed legislation by unanimous consent that will provide more flexibility within the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) for millions of American small businesses, including those in the firearm and ammunition industry. The proposal already received House approval with a vote of 417-1 and now heads to President Donald Trump’s desk for his signature.
Archery
Easton introduces the BowTruk Roller Bow Case. The BowTruk was designed from the ground up with innovative functionality to conveniently secure bows, arrows, and archery gear.
TenPoint Crossbow Technologies new Vengent S440 is the fastest and narrowest forward draw crossbow ever, delivering lightning speeds up to 440 FPS and features the new revolutionary ACUslide™ cocking and de-cocking system. The ultra-fast crossbow is also our narrowest ever, measuring an incredible 5.8-inches wide, and weighs a half-pound less than previous TenPoint flagship models.

Awards & Honors
Trinity Oaks will present one of its most prestigious awards the Partner of the Year Award, at the 8th Annual Gala Under the Stars on August 8 at La Villita Assembly Hall on San Antonio’s scenic River Walk.
Consumer Promos
Consumers receive a free two-month onX Hunt trial with the purchase at least two boxes of Federal Premium MeatEater Trophy Copper rifle, 3rd Degree or Bismuth shotshell ammunition, or CCI MeatEater Copper-22, Mini-Mag or Maxi-Mag rimfire ammunition. This promotion is for new onX Hunt members only.
Dealer Promos
Kelly Brand Management is rewarding downloads of its free app, Dealer Pro, through July with a special gear giveaway. Dealer Pro is the first-of-its-kind app, streamlining business between agency and dealer. Starting June 1 and running through July 31, dealers who download the app will be eligible to win prizes from leading outdoor manufacturers.

Industry Update
The May 2020 NSSF-adjusted NICS figure of 1,595,790 is an increase of 75.2 percent compared to the May 2019 NSSF-adjusted NICS figure of 910,910. For comparison, the unadjusted May 2020 FBI NICS figure 3,066,740 reflects a 32.1 percent increase from the unadjusted FBI NICS figure of 2,320,918 in May 2019.
Legacy Conservation Partners is proud to announce the launch of a new partnership with the Mi-T-M corporation, industry leader in manufacturing high-quality industrial equipment.
Pursuant to Texas State regulations, the Beretta Gallery in Dallas, Texas is now fully open for business. Whereas the Gallery has been open with certain restrictions since early April, those restrictions are lifted and customers may now enjoy a more normal shopping experience.

BPI Outdoors is pleased to announce the hiring of Damon Bungard to the position of Senior Marketing Manager. Bungard, who joins BPI with an extensive background in brand and product management, will be responsible for developing and deploying BPI’s marketing strategies along with website and social media management for its various brands – Bergara, CVA, PowerBelt Bullets, Quake and DuraSight.
Swanson Russell welcomes Ben Fleming, Juliane Glasco, Candace Jindra, Holly Kohel and Megan Moore. Swanson Russell is a nationally recognized full-service branding, advertising and public relations agency in Lincoln and Omaha, Nebraska.
FN America is proud to announce support for the #ResponsibleRecreation campaign established by the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) and other conservation partners.

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs
Kinsey’s Archery is seeking a Distribution Buyer to be responsible for maintaining and analyzing inventory levels, product selection, and vendor programs to ensure Kinsey’s Archery provides a high service and in-stock inventory level to our dealers.
Kinsey’s is seeking a Brands Sales Manager o increase sales of Kinsey’s Inc. private label brands and OEM through the development and execution of multi-channel strategies.
Newsstand, Radio & TV
Compared to previous buying surges from established gun owners fearing anti-gun legislation, many of the buyers today are first-time gun owners motivated by self-protection fears in the wake of COVID-19. The June issue of Shooting Industry spotlights trends and provides insights to dealers on how to ride out these unprecedented times.

Now Shipping
Legacy Sports Int’l is excited to announce that their new HOWA EXCL LITE Mini Action rifle series is now shipping. The HOWA EXCL LITE series is in a HOWA Mini Action and is available in three great calibers - .223, 6.5 Grendel, 7.62x39 - all in 20” Threaded Barrels.
Nineteen cartridge options are available in the Trophy Copper product line. New for 2020, is the flat-shooting 280 Ackley Improved cartridge. The new 140-grain load delivers the accuracy and expansion the product line is known for, yet produces limited, manageable recoil. Shipments of this product have begun to arrive at dealers.
Product News
Davidson’s continues to increase its product offerings with the addition of AK manufacturer Pioneer Arms. Davidson’s initially will be carrying Hellpup 7.62x39 Pistol and the Sporter and Sporter Elite AK47 rifles.
Stay safe and prepared with the SABRE Realtree EDGE Camo Pepper Spray with Key Ring. The maximum-strength formula is backed by Sabre's in-house, high-performance liquid chromatography laboratory, which guarantees maximum stopping power, eliminating the 30% failure rate experienced with other pepper spray brands.
The Fore Runner Ground Blind in Realtree EDGE Camo is the first portable soft-sided blind of its kind in the hunting industry. Fore Runner blinds have an integrated hitch system, allowing them to be towed by your ATV, side-by-side or electric bike.
Waterfowl hunters face demanding conditions. Savage Arms has risen to this challenge with their new 12 gauge: Renegauge Waterfowl. This semi-automatic sets a new standard for the fit and function of a hunting shotgun and is finished in Mossy Oak Shadow Grass Blades camo.
iota Outdoors is proud to present a brand new stock option available for purchase. The iota EKO Stock merges the key features of both the hunter and shooter stock shapes, iota EKO is an exposed carbon fiber rifle stock that provides stability to any shooting stance, from the shoulder to the sandbag.
Hi Mountain Seasonings’ seasonings, sauces & marinades, and dressings & dips make for the ideal Father’s Day gift.
SureFire is proud to announce the SOCOM50-SPS suppressor. This innovative suppressor tames the violent recoil, flash and sound of.50-cal precision rifles resulting in immense tactical and health benefits for the shooter.
Davidson’s is pleased to announce the addition of Elite Tactical Systems (ETS) magazines and cam loaders to its ever-growing product lines. Davidson’s has been actively adding a wealth of accessories over the past several months and ETS’ products are a natural fit.
Leica Sport Optics has relaunched its observation classic: the Leica Trinovid Classic. Paying tribute to the iconic glass of the 1960s, the new Trinovids are shapely, slim and elegant in a classic binocular design featuring black leather. They are a statement, a timeless accessory and a rugged companion in one.
Bear & Son Cutlery adds new series of Swing Guard Lockbacks to their American-made knife lines. Available in Rosewood, Genuine India Stag Bone™ and White Smooth Bone handles, the new pocket knives will make a perfect gift this Father’s Day.
Boss Buck now introduces brand-new flavored deer attractants that support antler growth for bigger racks and weight gain. Available in a 20-lb. bag or a 5-lb. Apple flavor bag, the strong aromas pull deer from surrounding areas.
20' Big Denali 1.5-Man Ladder Stand by HAWK
The Wraith 270 Deluxe Blind in Realtree EXCAPE Camo by Primal Treestands offers superior .concealment in a variety of terrains. This durable and highly functional blind is constructed with unique one-way walls that allow you to see all of your surroundings without being seen.
At Davidson’s we began offering a full line of products from Riton Optics earlier this year. As we continually expand our optics product line family we are excited to be partnering with yet another quality scope, red-dot sight, rings, and accessories manufacturer.
Hornady® is proud to introduce the new 6mm ARC (Advanced Rifle Cartridge). Recently tested, selected and fielded by a specialized group within the U.S. Department of Defense for its multipurpose combat rifle program, the 6mm ARC is a truly versatile cartridge that maximizes the potential of the AR-15 platform. The consumer offerings will feature bullets selected to deliver ideal performance for hunting, match shooting and personal protection applications.
Barrett Firearms Manufacturing, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Hornady Manufacturing to chamber the REC7 rifle series in the new 6mm ARC offering. The first production run has already been delivered to the U.S. Dept. of Defense. Barrett anticipates these rifles will be available to the US commercial market after all US Military deliveries have been completed.
Savage is pleased to introduce Minimalist, a distinctly different take on the classic rimfire design. Minimalist combines a laminate stock for lightweight strength with several additional features for excellent usability in the field. With its button rifled barrel and user-adjustable AccuTrigger, the bolt-action Minimalist delivers Savage accuracy.
Ranges
NSSF® is pleased to announce that registration is now open for its newest webinar, “Outdoor Range Models of Success During the COVID-19 Era.” The webinar takes place June 8 from 11:00 a.m. to 12 noon EDT. NSSF webinars relating to COVID-19 have proven to be extremely well-received.
 
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