This week's news in the shooting industry

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This week's news in the shooting industry

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 relevant news from this week in the shooting industry. If you like what you see here, view full stories at for exclusive industry news.

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.

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.

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.


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