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Archery
Featuring the industry’s only 45° 3K carbon weave, the TKO lineup from Victory Archery® has more hoop strength and less torque than other arrows. The VF TKO utilizes 100% high modulus carbon in its woven fiber construction resulting in increased precision while also allowing for tighter, more uniform spine consistency and faster recovery in flight.
Developed in coordination with Easton and the world’s top shooters, the Bowhunter Basecamp is a new series of content-based archery workshops that began earlier this summer.
Industry Update
NSSF® is proud to share the Presidential Message on National Shooting Sports Month® 2020, in which President Donald Trump commemorates “…our Constitutional right to bear arms by celebrating America’s cherished past time of recreational and competitive shooting sports.” National Shooting Sports Month was developed by NSSF to celebrate, share and invite newcomers and grow participation in the shooting sports.

The July 2020 NSSF-adjusted NICS figure of 1,848,307 is an increase of 122.5 percent compared to the July 2019 NSSF-adjusted NICS figure of 830,579. For comparison, the unadjusted July 2020 FBI NICS figure 3,614,192 reflects an 80.3 percent increase from the unadjusted FBI NICS figure of 2,004,277 in July 2019.
Celerant Technology announced a partnership with Big Rock Sports. Celerant’s integration with Big Rock enables outdoor and hunting dealers to easily import products, automatically reorder inventory, and display merchandise in store and online.
Scott Lester has joined Davidson’s as the Director of Marketing. In his new position, Scott will lead the marketing team, which will encompass print, digital, and web design.

Scott Lester has joined Davidson’s as the Director of Marketing. In his new position, Scott will lead the marketing team, which will encompass print, digital, and web design.
Hunter Outdoor Communications (HOC) is pleased to announce that Kellen Goodall has joined its team as an intern. Goodall will assist the company in its social media efforts, primarily on Instagram.
Hunter Outdoor Communications (HOC) is pleased to announce that Kellen Goodall has joined its team as an intern. Goodall will assist the company in its social media efforts, primarily on Instagram.

The U.S. House of Representatives passed landmark legislation to promote conservation and access to public lands and waters on a strong bipartisan vote of 310-107. Passage of the Great American Outdoors Act represents the single greatest financial commitment to increasing public land access and opportunities for sportsmen and women in a lifetime.
Camfour and Hill Country Wholesale are pleased to announce that Eddie Mazzeo has joined the leadership team as the Vice President of Sales. Eddie is responsible for leading the growth and performance of the sales team for both companies.
Camfour and Hill Country Wholesale are pleased to announce that Eddie Mazzeo has joined the leadership team as the Vice President of Sales. Eddie is responsible for leading the growth and performance of the sales team for both companies.

Meprolight’s highly trained and experienced engineers are recognized for utilizing the latest state-of-the-art technology to design and manufacture premium targeting solution products. Precision engineering in conjunction with precision ISO-9001:2008 and ISO-14001:2004 manufacturing provides accuracy and proven product durability.
NSSF® is troubled by the politically-driven decision of New York Attorney General Letitia James to seek to dissolve the National Rifle Association, America’s oldest civil rights organization. The lawsuit filed today by Attorney General James seeks to punish the over five million members of the National Rifle Association based on mere allegations of possible wrongdoing by a few individuals.
Newsstand, Radio & TV
As sustained consumer demand sets records, defensive long guns continue to stand out. The August issue of Shooting Industry addresses self-defense long guns, and includes a focus on defensive shotguns.

“With an execution most typically reserved for nuclear reactors or interplanetary spacecraft and a sticker price to match, the NXR .44 Magnum is the powerful rarefied handgun for the shooter of distinction,” proposes Will Dabbs, MD of the GUNS October cover gun.
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RCBS announced that it has begun shipping the 6mm ARC SB T/C Die Set, a new addition to the AR Series Dies line for progressive reloaders. The 6mm ARC SB T/C Die Set (#28007), is specially designed for the versatile 6mm ARC cartridge, which utilizes efficient, high ballistic coefficient (BC) bullets to deliver top performance from AR-15 rifles.
Bushnell® announced that it has started shipping the Powerview™ 2, an evolution of their popular Powerview line of binoculars that have offered industry-leading value for over a decade.
SIG SAUER, Inc. is pleased to announce the SIG SAUER CROSS Bolt-Action Rifle is now shipping and will be available in retail stores soon. Whether you're hunting the steep terrain of mountains or densely forested hills, the CROSS delivers PRS performance, built for the backcountry hunter.
Product News
Hunter Safety System is entering into a new price-point category with the introduction of its Shadow harness. This new harness is the latest in affordable treestand safety. Simple by design yet comfortable and extremely rugged, the Shadow is a great harness at an incredible value, priced at just $49.99.
Viridian’s new HS1 hand stop for the AR-15 platform offers increased control and faster target acquisition with a highly visible green laser that’s intuitively activated by the grip of the shooter’s support hand.
Real Avid expands their smart gunsmithing tools with the introduction of the new Master Sight Pusher™. This innovative tool is designed to easily and safely remove and install press-fit pistol sights.
Outdoor Edge is proud to introduce the company’s latest multi-purpose tool, the Swinky. This new compact multi-tool is simple in design, but long on performance. The sleek 2.0-inch Wharncliffe/Cleaver blade performs cutting tasks with surgical precision. The 7Cr17 stainless steel blade is precisely heat treated and then hand finished to a shaving-sharp final edge.
PROOF® Research is proud to announce the newest addition to their precision, long-range rifles with the Conviction Ti. PROOF Research combined a lightweight, titanium receiver with their match-grade, carbon-fiber barrel and laid carbon-fiber stock. With a starting weight of just 6 lbs. 6 oz., the Conviction Ti is backed by Proof Research’s SUB ½ MOA guarantee.
Blackhawk™ announced that it has expanded its popular line of T-Series holsters with the introduction of the Level 2 Compact (L2C) models specifically engineered to accommodate Colt 1911 and Springfield XD pistols.
Apex Tactical Specialties is pleased to announce the upcoming release of its new Action Enhancement Trigger for the hugely popular Hellcat pistol from Springfield Armory. Starting at just $79.95, the trigger kit significantly improves the feel of the trigger pull while reducing overall trigger travel and pull weight to that appropriate for a duty or carry pistol. Retailers and wholesale distributors that have not yet ordered and wish to stock the new trigger can contact Apex for pricing and quantity availability.
Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE: RGR) is proud to introduce the Fourth Edition of the Ruger® Collector's Series - the Vote 2020 10/22® Carbine. Accompanied by unique collector's memorabilia, this Fourth Edition of the Collector's Series is a great way to start a 10/22 collection, add to an existing collection, or simply celebrate your right to vote.
Beretta is excited to announce the global launch of a brand-new collection of tactical clothing and accessories, the Beretta Tactical Defense Training Gear. The new Beretta Defense Training Gear line provides the maximum technical performance to everyday tactical shooters and defense enthusiasts.
 
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