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SHOT Show is the largest trade show of its kind covering shooting sports, outdoor, hunting and law enforcement industries. Stay tuned for live coverage coming straight from the 2014 SHOT Show floor.
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–1426– Day 1 of the 2014 SHOT Show is in the books! Tune in tomorrow to see what Day 2 holds and thanks for following along. ^MP
–1621– Kifaru EMRII (Extended Mission Ruck) is the new successor to the EMR. Expansion capability from 2400 to 8400 cubic inches. Made from 500d Cordura and priced at approximately $800 with frame. ^KB
–1604– The PowerTraveller PowerMonkey Extreme is a waterproof and rugged solar charger priced around $240. This includes a Blue Force Gear MOLLE pouch but shown here is the case by Raine Inc. Depending on phone type, you can get up to 12 charges (most smart phones around 4-6) out of the 9000mAh capacity battery. ^MP
–1601– The SolarGorilla and PowerGorilla from PowerTraveller can provide up to 6 hours of laptop time and charge loads of other devices through multi-voltage settings. These panels are 3-4 times more efficient than the roll up style. The panel and battery pack are sold separately and priced around $230 each. ^MP
–1548– This is the new Kifaru Urban Zippy. No PALS webbing and a clean design overall. No price yet but looks to be great for everyday use. Also offers a lot of internal organization and has a 1500 cubic inch capacity. This is their first non military specific pack. ^MP
–1528– These Spade Grips from KNS Precision are a pretty cool accessory for the AR platform. Requires no modification and is easy to put on and take off. Works on semi and full auto rifles and retails around $460. ^MP
–1515– This GoPro mount from KNS Precision provides an extremely stable platform for recording video. There’s also no sway in the camera thanks to an extra metal bracket that comes with each mount. MSRP $50. ^MP
–1454– The Vulture A4 is perfect for carrying a camera or binoculars or whatever else you can imagine. It’s overbuilt and capable of being a stable platform with no worries of failure. This A4 model features a quick release and the MSRP is $179. ^MP
–1450– Turtleskin’s tactical gloves help keep LE protected from needle sticks, glass shards and metal cuts during searches. Comfort, dexterity, cold weather and light weight protection with various levels of puncture protection depending on the product. MSRP $89. Check out Turtleskin for product specs and retailer information.
–1432– The new MK18 Carbine from Daniel Defense with the new standard grips available in Black or MSP+ (FDE) from Acusport weighs 5 lbs 11-14 oz depending on model.
–0224– This new grip and butt stock from Daniel Defense is very cool. Comfortable and grippy. These should be shipping with rifles shortly and then available for purchase as individual options later in the spring. ^MP
–0210– The X320 from EOTech delivers advanced thermal imaging technology in a compact, rugged design. The X320 provides an impressive 320 x 420 resolution with a 30 Hz refresh rate and is waterproof and shockproof up to 1 meter. Its ability to detect activity from more than 800 yards makes it perfect for public safety, first responders, security operations and hunting where local laws allow. $3499.00 retail ^NH
–1150– The Frontier Pro portable water filter from Aquamira filters up to 50 gallons of water and removes >99.9% of cryptosporidium and giardia. Weighs only 2 ounces when dry and is roughly the size of a small flashlight. The cap is also attached so you won’t have to worry about losing it but can move it out of the way when necessary. It can be attached to hydration bladder hoses, Platypus bottles and water or soda bottles with an adapter. Looks like an interesting device and something in between the Sawyer Squeeze and Life Straw. MSRP $24.95. ^MP
–1130– It was great running into Chris Sajnog at SHOT Show this year. Chris has been a big supporter of ITS and we’re happy to show off his new book, “How to Shoot like a Navy SEAL.” ^BB
–1121– The Pelican ProGear Elite Cooler comes in a variety of capacities and offers an ice retention of 7-10 days. Freezer grade seal and 2″ thick solid insulation. The entire cooler is ruggedly overbuilt for heavy use. Guaranteed for life. ^MP
–1057– Pelican ProGear for iPad and iPad Mini.
–1054– The Pelican Urban Elite U160 is a very interesting idea for carrying and organizing camera gear. ^MP
–1046– New from Laser Devices is the DBAL-PL. Pistol mounted light with 500 lumen white light and visible laser with eye safe IR laser and IR red illuminator. Takes 2 CR123 batteries that can be replaced without removing the light from the gun. MSRP between $650 and $750 depending on red or green laser. Very light and compact for the amount of features it includes. ^MP
–1026– Very cool Kryptek wrapped Jeep by Rapid Wraps. ^MP
–0956– L3 GPNVG-18 Parallax-free with great depth perception (97 degree field of view) runs on an external battery pack containing 4 CR 123s, but can even run on a single 123 for two hours. Yours for the low price of $35,000 ^BB
–0943– It’s certainly crowded this year! ^MP
–0940– The Accuracy International AX Mk2 in .308 can break down easily using the Allen wrench that’s stored in the butt stock. Super simple and only takes 3 screws to fully break down. ^MP
–0929– The Dual Bridge from N-Vision Optics makes mounting two PVS-14s easy. They allow the optics to move up and out of the way but also can rotate downward in that position to keep a lower profile and lower center of gravity. Price is around $600.
–0815– Its another gorgeous day in Las Vegas and we’re getting ready to check out what’s new at the 2014 SHOT Show! Keeping checking back for coverage throughout the day.
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@ITStactical did you get approval to post that?! Lol! Never had a manufacturer stop so many people from taking pics before...
@ITStactical did you get approval to post that?
@ITStactical can you change sides for lefties?
@ITStactical How's the mood on the floor this year? I understand last year was a little bleak, for obvious reasons.
@ITStactical I own a Frontier Pro. It was made obsolete by the Sawyer Mini. 100000 gallons versus 50. At nearly the same price point.
The Sawyer mini filters 100,000 gallons and sells for the same price. What are the differences? Seems like Sawyer is the way to go.
@ITStactical Why not get a LifeStraw that filters 1000 liters and costs less? Got 2 in my 72-hour bag.
@ITStactical this shows just how advanced the industry is becoming
@ITStactical I need one of these
@RichardRyan Yeah the guy was super cool and didn't mind at all. ^MP