Editor’s Picks: Top 10 Shooting Sports Retailer Stories of 2020

Gun reviews, technical tips and major industry happenings highlight our biggest stories of the year.

Editor’s Picks: Top 10 Shooting Sports Retailer Stories of 2020

As the end of 2020 approaches, it’s a good time to look back over some of the top stories we’ve covered this year at shootingsportsretailer.com. If you missed any of them, now is your chance to catch up.

Here are our picks for the top 10 Shooting Sports Retailer stories of 2020.

10. Federal Ammunition Goes Massive in 2020

This year, Federal Ammo introduced an astonishing number of new SKUs, and there's no sign of slowing down.

9. 11 Red-Hot Red-Dots

Reflex sights can serve a variety of shooting sports segments and provide a wide cross-section of potential customers.

8. Range Report: Trijicon's SRO Pistol Red-Dot

Trijicon’s marketing for the SRO is focused on target and competitive shooters, but retailers should anticipate sales among handgun hunting and self-defense customers too.

7. The .300 Win. Mag vs. 300 PRC

In the author's opinion, the 300 PRC will stand for some time as a two- or three-box shelf space limit unless additional manufacturers decide to add it to production.

6. Bigger Bite: Colt King Cobra in .357 Magnum

Colt adds to its den of snakes with the King Cobra, available now in .357 Magnum.

5. What Now, With SHOT Show Canceled?

It may have been expected, but the news that 2021 SHOT Show is canceled still is jarring. Companies are amid plans to shift gears regarding new product announcements, virtual events and more.

4. Beretta Invests Big With New 92X, APX Pistols

Beretta has invested big with its new 92X and APX pistols. Find out more about them from this range test.

3. How To Properly Calibrate a Riflescope

Knowing how to properly calibrate a riflescope is critical for making accurate, effective adjustments.

2. Sig Sauer MCX Virtus: A Carbine Built for Serious Work

People were impressed when Sig Sauer introduced the original MCX. The new MCX Virtus is an improved version of a serious gun designed for serious work.

1. Review: Marlin Dark Series Lever-Action Rifles

Marlin’s new Dark Series rifles combine classic action with modern tactical features.


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