Article: Shot Show 2018

Well, it is that time of year again, SHOT SHOW 2018. I am very excited, as I am every year, for the show. I wanted to talk a few minutes about the State of GearsofGuns as a whole and what 2018 might hold for us.

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State of GearsofGuns in 2018

I first want to thank all of you who have been subscribing to the YouTube channel. We saw a 700%+ increase in 2017 over 2016 in new subscribers.

I have finally moved to a ranch where I have land to shoot on. This will enable me to bring more videos and content that I had previously had access to.

I am really excited to share that I will be doing more real world testing with firearms and gear in 2018. I have been given the ability to hunt hogs. So I will be able to test gear that might be more suited towards the hunting community. With that being said, I will not be changing the channel or website to include hunting. I will just be using the hunting to bring you more information about the firearms, gear and ammunition that we are using.

I am changing my internet provider so that I can release more content such as written articles. As it stands right now I am extremely limited to how much data I can use to do research and upload content. Anyone living on satellite internet knows the plight.

SHOT Show 2018

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If you are unfamiliar with what SHOT Show is, here is a little info and stats.

SHOT Show stands for Shooting Hunting Outdoor Trade Show. It is an industry only trade show so that media, buyers and the like have a chance to meet with other members of the industry to see new product.

Buyers may set up purchase orders for 2018 to sell in their stores and there are quite a few classes offered. As a member of the media we are invited to come out and get press content for 2018 as well as meet with the manufacturers who supply the products for our reviews.

The day before the show is called Industry Day at the Range (formerly known as Media Day at the Range). This is a range day where media and buyers alike are invited to test out select products.

The remaining 4 days we have in Las Vegas is dedicated to the trade show. This is where we get our videos and specs of the cool new stuff we are hoping to show you in 2018.

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Thank you again for all of our followers and friends and we can’t wait to bring you coverage of SHOT Show 2018!

See you soon!

-Atticus James

Video: Mossberg MMR FIRST LOOK

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Today we are checking out the Mossberg MMR Tactical rifle w/ Vortex optic. I think this is an awesome AR because it doesn’t force you to go out have spend more money just to go to the range. most people already are looking at vortex for the optic and this just means the cheap red dot market is go to need to up their game to compete if more companies do this for entry level rifles.

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Video: Mossberg Shockwave First Look

We picked up a Mossberg Shockwave a few weeks back and after working with this firearm just for the short amount of time I have found that I want this as my new Ranch gun.

The size of the gun plus the fact that my ammo options are plentiful makes this gun great for everything from snakes to mountain lions to the occasional pirate looking for your tractor rum stash.

This is a first look only and I will be publishing a full review a little later on this year after the ranch is set up and we have the range built enough to start full reviews.

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Video: Bergara LRP Elite .308 Full Review

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Today we are shooting the very smooth shooting Bergara LPR Elite. This was a fun project to work on as we worked not only with Bergara but also Federal who supplied the ammo we used in this review.

If you are not new to the channel you might have noticed I have created a new intro to the video so I hope you like that.

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Specs

The LRP Elite rifle starts at $2,850.

• Caliber .308 Win.
• Weight: 11 lbs
• Magazine: MAGPUL PMAG 5 7.62 AC AICS Style Detachable 5 Round (10 Round Optional)
• Trigger: Timney® 517 Flat
• Barrel Length: 20” in .308, 24” in 6.5C, 26” in 6MMC
• Barrel Taper: # 5
• Action: Bergara Premier Short
• Stock: Mega® Orias™ with Magpul® PRS Butt-Stock
• Rail Scope Mount: 20 MOA Picatinny
CALIBER/TWIST: .308 WIN/1:10,

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SHOT Show 2017: Day 2 Video

SHOT Show stands for Shooting Hunting Outdoor Trade Show, It is held at the Sands convention center at the Venetian Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas NV USA. It is a private INDUSTRY ONLY show. As media, we are invited to come out and see all the new firearms in the Industry so we may bring you the viewer new content.

DAY TWO

This quick 5 minute run thru of what we saw today.  Includes a quick interview with Dead Air Armaments.  I heard that if we wanted to see every booth in this show we could only spend one minute 18 seconds in a booth.  Bad news guys!  We aren’t going to see every booth.  But trust me when I say that we are spending time with the good guys.  Gotta go, lots to see……….

SHOT Show 2017: Day 1 Video

SHOT Show stands for Shooting Hunting Outdoor Trade Show, It is held at the Sands convention center at the Venetian Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas NV USA. It is a private INDUSTRY ONLY show. As media, we are invited to come out and see all the new firearms in the Industry so we may bring you the viewer new content.

Day One:

We spent the day visiting with old friends and making many new ones.  Guys, this is 630,000 square feet of AWESOMENESS!  There are over 1600 companies to see and meet with.  On top of all that, over 65,000 people are at the show with me!  We are working fast and furious to find lots of new guns to bring in this year to review.

SHOT SHOW 2017: Industry Day at the Range Video

SHOT Show stands for Shooting Hunting Outdoor Trade Show, it is held at the Sands Convention Center at the Venetian Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas NV, USA. It is a private INDUSTRY ONLY show. As media, we are invited to come out and see all the new firearms in the Industry so we may bring you the viewer new content.  This video is from Industry Day, also known as Media Day.  This is our “first day” where we get to shoot all different firearms, ammo, accessories, etc.  It is a really fun day to try many different types of firearms from skeet shooting to full auto.  Tomorrow starts the first official day of the trade show.

Video: SHOT Show Prep Vlog

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Today, I decided to give a wrap up on the year 2016 and all the awesome times we had and vlog a little about that 2017 has in store for us.
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Video: CMMG MK47 Cleaning and Field Strip

CMMG Field Strip Video

Today, after months of shooting and testing, we finally break the gun down and see how dirty the CMMG MK47 AKS13 really got.

It is days like this, that make me wish I had a sonic gun cleaning tank and better carbon cleaners.

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Video: #WindhamProject Final Full Review

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The #WindhamProject is a Windham Weaponry RMCS-4 AR which is chambered in 5.56, .300BLK, 7.62x39mm, 9mm and .22lr. We have grabbed some of the most awesome parts of the gun industry to help us better customize this rifle and show you how you can turn this rifle from something awesome to something EPIC and drool worthy at the range.
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Today on Part 2 of the #WindhamProject Review
We look at what all the RMCS-4 can do in terms of caliber changes as well as customization.

Today, we check out the Windham Weaponry RMCS-4 on the 100 yard range to see how the gun handles being changed from .223 to .300 blkout back to .223 and if the sights are still zeroed for 100 Yards.
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Video: #WindhamProject Part 1 | The RMCS 4 Review

#WP Part 1

The #WindhamProject is a Windham Weaponry RMCS-4 AR which is chambered in 5.56, .300BLK, 7.62x39mm, 9mm and .22lr. We have grabbed some of the most awesome parts of the gun industry to help us better customize this rifle and show you how you can turn this rifle from something awesome to something EPIC and drool worthy at the range.

Table of Contents:

00:04 Intro to the #WindhamProject
01:34 History of the RMCS-4
02:20 Sponsors of the #WindhamProject
03:27 5.56x45mm and the CMMG .22LR kit
10:37 .300BLK
15:10 7.62x39mm Using the AK Mags
22:59 9MM using the Colt SMG Mags
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Video: Zenith Firearms Z5-k Pistol Review

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Today we check out the awesome Zenith Firearms Z5k Pistol from Turkey. The Z5-k is an HK MP5k clone. Anyone who is a lover of 80’s action films will recognize this iconic gun. Our friends over at AmmoForSale.com was kind enough to ship out 10 boxes of 9mm ammo for testing. Check out the video to see what brands experienced problems and which brands cycled through this gun like a dream.
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