For four days the center of the Firearms Industry is Las Vegas and the Sands Convention Center with more than 65,000 dealers and buyers looking for the hot new items for 2017. It’s a dealer only show. You can’t get in if you don’t have a Firearms License, but we can. That’s our assignment, to find the significant new products making news this year.
New Products Covered in the SHOT Show Special Listed Below Alphabetically by Manufacturer. Product photos enlarge when clicked. Product Names are links to the manufacturer’s website for more information.
25 years after starting Crimson Trace, Lou Danielson is the SHOT Business Person of the Year, and the man who virtually created the laser sighting category. He’s now retiring from the company to spend more time with his Harley’s. Which is a good reason to bring back a profile of Lew for another ride.
Inside S&W and the Making of the M&P 2.0
It’s a total update of the highly successful M&P line of pistols, 10 years after the introduction. In total, there are some 35 changes and enhancements in the new models. We were invited inside S&W to see the changes and the building process, including inside Deep River Plastics where the M&P Receivers are molded before assembly.
The Pros Meet the M&P 2.0
You can learn a lot watching Julie Golob and Jerry Miculek trying the M&P 2.0 for the first time.