Category Archives: SHOT Show

Missing Out on All the Kewlness

Normally this would be the day I was starting my annual SHOT Show experience with Media Day at the Range. Alas, I’m buried in job-related YUM! Brands franchise agreement sale stuff, which is all rather new to me and very … Continue reading

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View from the Prestige Lounge

This 12,000-square-foot giant room next to the exclusive Prestige concierge check-in area was a great space to relax outside of our suite but away from the teeming masses at SHOT Show. This was the view from some exquisitely overstuffed chairs … Continue reading

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ATF Shotgun Announcement Update

Still nothing on the ATF website as of this am regarding that threatened anti-Saiga/Rossi/Raging Judge imported shotgun “ruling,” and perhaps this is why. Re: ATF going after Saiga 12? by wakkoss ยป Mon Jan 24, 2011 10:39 am UPDATE I … Continue reading

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SHOT Show 2011: Walking to SHOT from our Suite

I’ve always liked long reveals in film; this was kind of a fun way to head to the show each morning.

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SHOT Show 2011: Kel-Tec KSG

At $800 or so MSRP for a pump shotgun, I would hope they’d have the problem Caleb identified eliminated by the time they reach production, which is expected in 3rd or 4th quarter of 2011. My wife, at, 5’2″, found … Continue reading

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SHOT Show 2011: A View of the Main Floor

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SHOT Show 2011: A 1911 for the Children

Seriously, this thing is cute as all get out and as a fully-functional 1911 in .22LR sized for very small hands, it’s an obvious “My First 1911” for young shooters. Way to go, Browning!

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SHOT Show 2011: Colt SP901 in .308/.223

I failed to see this rifle in person at SHOT, but here is the Colt press release. A .308 AR that shoots .223 just by swapping the upper! Click to embiggen. – Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone

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SHOT Show 2011: THANK YOU Budweiser!

Coming back from Bass Pro Shops’ Media Day at the Range, I was hard-pressed to find an open plug to charge my iPhone. Budweiser saved the day! Also the press room is someplace I would have loved to have the … Continue reading

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SHOT Show 2011: B is for Brains Patch bleg

Patch found by The Packing Rat who noticed it on the cute Maxpedition booth babe’s tag (my attention was on things other than the tag). Anyway, she got it from some enterprising fellow carrying a batch of them in a … Continue reading

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