Catch up on exclusive shooting industry news from this week

What's new this week in the ever-changing shooting sports industry?

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Whether products are brand new or receiving an upgrade, manufacturers are always pushing the envelope to deliver better gear to the end user. This week is no different. Here’s some exclusive relevant news from this week in the shooting industry.

Week of Oct. 9

MTM CASE-GARD Introduces the Game Trail Camera Case

Since 1968, MTM has continued to design and produce products for the shooting enthusiast. From ammo boxes to gun rests to clay target throwers, MTM offers a huge variety of products essential to the sportsman. MTM releases the new Game Trail Camera Case for ease of transportation and storage.

The Game Trail Camera Case is redefining the way hunters store and transport their game cameras.  The price of trail cameras is too steep to not have them properly cared for so MTM provides a solution for outdoorsmen.  This resilient case comes lined with sturdy foam padding that holds up to four cameras.  Each camera fits in its own slot, preventing collisions between them.  Included is an SD card case that protects SD cards with important images of big bucks and other game animals you are dying to see again next season.  The Game Trail Camera Case can be quickly and easily secured to an ATV for those who travel through the roughest environments to hang trail cams. For more information on these practical products, please visit

         Game Trail Camera Case Features:

  • SD card case included
  • Securely stores up to four modern game trail cameras
  • Sturdy foam padding holds each camera in its own individual slot
  • Case is easily secured to ATV’s for easy transportation
  • MSRP: $27.99


CrossBreed Holsters Outfitted for Smith & Wesson M&P 2.0 Compact

CrossBreed Holsters, a leading manufacturer in the category of concealed carry, adds the Smith & Wesson M&P 2.0 Compact to their ever-growing product line of holsters.

CrossBreed has hand-crafted each of their popular holster models for the newly released Smith & Wesson M&P 2.0 Compact handgun.  Smith & Wesson’s new gun is designed for personal protection, shooting at the range or law enforcement use. CrossBreed Holsters are built for ultimate comfort when carrying and features premium leather backing with custom molded Kydex® for security.  CrossBreed Holsters are an ideal companion for the new Smith & Wesson M&P 2.0 Compact whether you carry inside- or out-of-the waistband.

Visit to view the holsters available for the new M&P 2.0 Compact to fit your everyday carry needs.

Week of Oct. 2

FN Launches Fourth-Quarter Free Gear Promotion

FN America, LLC is pleased to announce the launch of the fourth and final installment of the FN Free Gear promotion for 2017. Customers who purchase an eligible, new model FNX-45 Tactical pistol, FN 15 rifle or carbine will receive a free Vortex optic.

Customers who purchase an eligible, new FNX-45 Tactical are eligible to receive a Vortex Venom red dot optic with 6 MOA dot, valued at $329. The optic promotes rapid target acquisition with precise point of aim. The FNX-45 Tactical, one of the first optics-ready pistols available, comes standard with a plate mounting kit to easily mount your new optic.

Customers who purchase any new FN 15 rifle or carbine are eligible to receive a Vortex Spitfire AR 1x Prism scope, valued at $349. This optic enhances the performance capability of FN’s optics-ready FN 15 platforms in an ultralightweight package with MOA accuracy.

To view the full program terms and conditions or to redeem for this promotional offer, please visit To qualify, customers must provide a copy of their dated sales receipt, full legal name, physical shipping address, contact information, product and serial numbers, and the dealer where the purchase was made. Promotional redemptions can be submitted online or by mail to FN America Free Gear Promotion, Dept. #FN17-3800, PO Box 472, Scottsdale, AZ 85252-0472. Please allow 6 to eight weeks for processing and shipping.

Week of Sept. 25

A*B Arms MOD*X is now shipping

American Built Arms Company (A*B Arms), a veteran-owned, Type 07/NFA FFL manufacturer of firearms and firearms parts and accessories to the law enforcement, military and civilian market, is now shipping the A*B Arms MOD*X Side Folder Mechanism for the KRISS Vector line of firearm products.

Made in the U.S., the MOD*X Side Folder Mechanism is an affordable, lightweight adapter compatible with the KRISS Vector. The MOD*X Side Folder Mechanism allows KRISS Vector owners to add their own AR-style pistol braces or butt stocks to be used in a side-folding configuration.

“The MOD*X Side Folder Mechanism was originally designed around the extremely popular MOD*X GEN III™ Modular Rifle System,” says Jason Combs, President and Founder of American Built Arms Company. “We found that our MOD*X Side Folder Mechanism works perfectly with the KRISS Vector.”

The MOD*X Side Folder Mechanism can be purchased on the A*B Arms web site at or through a variety of A*B Arms Dealers and Distributors.

For more information on American Built Arms Company and their products or programs for manufacturers, distributors and dealers please visit, Follow A*B Arms on Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest.

Delta introduces Chunk archery target

Delta McKenzie, the leader in manufacturing and supplying archery targets, has introduced the Chunk layered target for broadhead and field-point practice. Chunk’s innovative features include integrated handles so no ropes or wraps are needed. The cube design offers equal arrow penetration depth on all sides providing an increased total shootable area. With the ability to shoot all sides, archers will appreciate getting more use out of their target. Additional features include bright white aiming spots and durable Mo’Foam. Patented Mo’Foam is the densest foam on the market and Delta’s exclusive heat process fuses it together into a single block. The welded-solid design eliminates the straps and bands that are needed to hold other brands’ layered targets together. Chunk is rated for high-speed bows and most crossbows. Visit to see the Chunk and full line of Delta McKenzie archery targets.


· Cube design — shootable on all sides

· Integrated handles

· Heat-welded layered durable Mo’Foam construction

· Field-point and broadhead compatible

· Available in three sizes: 12, 15, and 18 inches

· MSRP: 12 inches: $39.99; 15 inches: $74.99; 18 inches: $119.99

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