Metal-jacketed micro carbon arrows are field-proven for big game hunters seeking to maximize lethal penetration with the goal to provide bowhunters the highest level of success. The Full Metal Jacket (FMJ) arrow combines an aluminum jacket over a micro diameter carbon shaft that results in the most advanced arrow ever available to bowhunters.
Awards & Honors
Primary Arms Optics’ GLx® 4-16x50mm FFP Rifle Scope won Editor’s Choice in Outdoor Life’s review of the Best New Precision Rifle Scopes.
TrueTimber has announced a new partnership with ProLine Baits to co-launch a new series of fish attractants. The co-branded ProLine Bait series covers a variety of species including bass, trout, crappie and catfish. Products will be available in store and online at Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s, as well as online from and on the TrueTimber online store.

In Memoriam
It is with our deepest regrets that we announce the passing of Berger Bullets & Ammunition founder, Walter Berger. Walt passed peacefully on Sunday afternoon September 19th, 2021, surrounded by friends and family at the age of 92.
Industry Update
Primary Arms has named Gregory C. Barnez II as the Director of Government Programs and Sales. With over 25 years of experience in sales management, supply, and government distribution, Barnez brings strong leadership and a ‘team player’ attitude to support Primary Arms Government’s growth as an industry powerhouse.
The shooting sports industry leader in FFL technology, payments and compliance services, Orchid LLC is excited to announce the public launch of Orchid POS™ and Orchid eCommerce™ for retail gun stores. The new offerings are natively integrated with Orchid eBound™, Orchid Pay™ and 4473 Cloud to offer FFLs an all-in-one software solution from firearm operations and compliance experts.

NSSF® tracks and reports monthly U.S. import units for several sporting arms, ammunition, and optics categories from the US International Trade Commission. These are the results for June 2021 compared to June 2020. Additionally, second quarter (April–June) 2021 total units imported in the four sporting arms categories rose 88.1 percent while the two ammunition categories increased 94.2 percent over the same time period in 2021.
NSSF tracks and reports monthly U.S. export units for several sporting arms, ammunition, and optics categories from the US International Trade Commission. These are the results for June 2021 compared to June 2020. Additionally, second quarter (April–June) 2021 total units exported in the four sporting arms categories dropped 16.3 percent while the two ammunition categories increased 83.6 percent over the same time period.
NSSF® has announced a listing of industry research reports issued from January through August of this year that can help industry members, particularly firearm retailers, better understand buying trends across the nation and access data that can assist in developing marketing strategies.

Shoot Like A Girl is taking the Home of the Brave Tour to Bass Pro Shops in Colorado Springs, Colorado this weekend for a free interactive event that introduces women to the shooting sports in a fun, safe and comfortable atmosphere. Both new and experienced shooters are invited to stop by the Shoot Like A Girl trailer in front of Bass Pro Shops on Saturday, September 25 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, September 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
MKS Supply, marketer and exclusive distributor for Barnaul Ammunition, Full Forge Gear, and well-known firearms brands Hi-Point Firearms and Inland Manufacturing, has teamed with Mid-Ohio Hydrographics (Mansfield, OH) to further expand its hydrographic decorating services to more hunting and shooting industry manufacturers.
Primary Arms has announced the hiring of Guillermo Narvacan for the position of Creative Manager. As Creative Manager, Guillermo will work cross-functionally throughout Primary Arms, developing company brands with video, photo, and graphic content as it maintains record growth.

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs
Silencer Central, America’s largest silencer dealer, is seeking qualified applicants who want to join the team that’s changing the way Americans buy Suppressors. Silencer Central’s innovative business model allows the company to ship suppressors directly to customers in the 42 states where silencers are legal. To support its growth initiatives, Silencer Central will host a job fair on-site in Sioux Falls, September 24th.
Newsstand, Radio & TV
Today’s podcast topic takes listeners to the underwater world of catfish noodling. It is a phenomenon that Mike Rowe from the famed TV series “Dirty Jobs” profiled as his show was about to make history, and it is far from the ordinary. On this episode of “It’s Federal Season” podcast, the tiny but mighty Hannah Barron and her father Jeff join the discussion to talk about the sport and lifestyle that has brought them fame. The Alabama combination talk openly about their tactics and the dangers involved in submerging in mirky waters hunting for giant catfish.
Product News
Steiner Optics offers best-in-class optical clarity in a compact, lightweight design with the introduction of the Predator 4 hunting riflescope line. Three models offer a wide selection of magnifications to fit any hunter’s needs. The Predator 4 Series includes the 2.5-10x42, 4-16x50 and 6-24x50 models.

SIG SAUER is proud to introduce the SLX and SLH series of suppressors. The advancement of the SLX and SLH series of suppressors was realized through the wholesale transition of the SIG SAUER product line to Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS) resulting in the most innovative suppressor technology to date – the next generation of suppressors has arrived.
Real Avid presents the Bore-Max Speed Clean System, a line of brushes, jags and patches innovatively designed as a significantly faster way to clean a bore with less effort. With the Speed Jag and Speed Jag Patch, expect the same results as pushing four or more traditional square patches in only one pass through the bore.
Beretta USA is excited to announce the launch of the new 92X RDO. The 92X RDO aims for top performance ideal for competitive dynamic shooting and defensive purposes with a red-dot optic ready slide and dovetailed combat sights for optimal sight options, a short reset trigger, and the Beretta Vertec frame with included aggressively textured Vertec-style thin grips that ensure a more natural fit for all shooters.

DeSantis Gunhide® introduces a new holster fit for the Kimber R7 Mako with or without reddot. The Mini Scabbard® gives you all the essentials of a great holster: tough construction, precise gun fit and minimal printing.
Compact, concealable, secure and versatile, the open-muzzle design of the Silhouette™ makes it a favorite of gun carriers who own multiple barrel lengths of the same firearm model. Hand-molded to fit specific handgun frames, the Silhouette features a reinforced thumb break for security, firing grip accessibility for speed, and double-stitched seams for durability.
Apple BB2™ from Big&J is specifically formulated to meet the deer's dietary and energy needs by using an optimal dose of digestible fiber and just enough starch to maximize digestion. Apple BB2™ contains 110 percent of the energy value of corn with a minimum of 18 percent protein.
Beretta USA is excited to announce the launch of the new 92X Performance Defensive. Specifically designed for those consumers who participate in IDPA competitions, the 92X Performance Defensive maintains the same ergonomic design and controls as the popular 92X Performance Production platform with new enhanced features such as a lightened steel frame and slide, a red-dot optic ready slide, and aggressively textured 92X-style thin grips for instinctive control.
To many, the thought of a soft pistol case means skimping on protection or quality, but not this time. The Plano Stealth Pistol Case uses EVA construction making it a leader in durability while providing flexibility without sacrificing security.
Pocket carry offers unique advantages. Not only is the handgun completely covered and concealed, but the carrier can casually place a hand on the holstered/pocketed pistol if a nonspecific threat appears. The fastest draw is to have the gun already in hand.
The most popular pistol cases are now complete with the power of Rustrictor. The design of the Plano Rustrictor All Weather 2 (AW2) pistol cases incorporates the innovative and effective Rustrictor technology to create rust-blocking protection to protect valuable firearms.
The Mepro FT BullseyeTM Front Sight is based on a shooter’s training to focus on the front sight. Utilizing patented fiber optic technology, Meprolight's engineers combined tritium with fiber optics to create the FT Bullseye™ family.
The Habit Men's Early Dawn Sherpa Shell Vest in Realtree EXCAPE Camo offers the windproof and water-resistant technology that makes it the perfect go-to vest for rugged, unpredictable hunting conditions.
Expanding on the popular Weatherby® Orion® line of shotguns are the addition of three 20 gauge variants built on a smaller, dedicated action. Mirroring the current line of 12 gauge offerings but in a much more svelte form, the Orion 20 gauge will be available in two field versions and one Sporting version tuned for clay shooting.
Holosun is pleased to return to the NASGW Expo in Columbus, Ohio from October 27-29, 2021. Holosun will debut exciting new products including recent green reticle optics from the X2 line of pistol sights.
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