New Review: V22N8

By The Small Arms Review Editorial Staff

1095TS Edge 10mm Semiauto Camo Carbine

Hi-Point’s 1095TS Edge 10mm carbine (auto-wrapped in Realtree’s Edge Camo pattern) is threaded for a suppressor and comes with a thread protector. If one wishes for noise reduction, serious bullet energy at longer ranges, reduced carbine recoil and a reasonable price, this is the gun. The carbine comes with various Picatinny rail attachment points and may be purchased with optional laser, red dot, optical sights, tactical lights, vertical grip and several other options. hi-pointfirearms.com

SW22 Victory® Target Pistols

Smith & Wesson Corp. announced four new Performance Center SW22 Victory Target pistols to the Performance Center’s rimfire line of handguns. The Performance Center SW22 Victory Target pistols are chambered in .22LR and are designed specifically for target shooting competitions. These pistols feature 6-inch target barrels, muzzle brakes and Tandemkross hiveGrips, among many other high-performance features. The Performance Center SW22 Victory Target pistols ship with two 10-round magazines and a Picatinny-style rail for the quick mounting of an optic and are available both with and without a Vortex® Viper® Red Dot Sight. smith-wesson.com

MOD*X GEN III Modular Rifle System™—LITE Version

American Built Arms Company (A*B Arms brand) has introduced the latest version of their best-selling chassis for the Remington Model 700 SA; the A*B Arms MOD*X GEN III Modular Rifle System™—LITE. The A*B Arms MOD*X GEN III Modular Rifle System™—LITE is a lightweight (1 lbs. 10 oz.), ergonomic, drop-in chassis for the Remington® 700 Short Action. It serves as a modular foundation on which tactical accessories can be added according to the operator’s needs. The system includes a multi-point radial cut inlet which allows barreled action to sit in stress free for utmost accuracy (no V-block) and 11.5-inch, free-floating modular forearm (13.5-inch upgrade available). abarms.com

ACRO™ Series Sight

Aimpoint introduced their new line of red dot sights, the Aimpoint® ACRO™ (Advanced Compact Reflex Optic) Series. The unique small sight design of the Aimpoint® ACRO series electronic red-dot sight was developed for use on pistols and other weapon platforms. The ACRO P-1 optic can perform under tough conditions while adding negligible size and weight to the equipment. The ACRO P-1 sight is a 1X (non-magnifying) parallax-free optic that features a 3.5 minute of angle (MOA) red dot for fast target acquisition. It is fully submersible to 25m and allows continuous operation for over 1 year on a single CR1225 battery. Dot intensity is adjusted with side push buttons. aimpoint.com


CMMG has announced the addition of the new BANSHEE series of short-barreled rifles (SBRs) and AR pistols. The BANSHEE’s sleek new design sports the shortest barrels CMMG offers in 9mm, .45 ACP, 300 BLK and .22 Long Rifle. This ultra-compact and lightweight platform is extremely portable, making the BANSHEE a great option for close protection, home defense, plinking, competition shooting or any other application that benefits from the reduced size. The BANSHEE line offers an ambidextrous charging handle, safety selector and sling plate and comes standard with CMMG’s cerakote finish, an RML M-Lok handguard and Magpul MOE pistol grip. cmmginc.com

ShapeShift Shoulder Holster

The ShapeShift Shoulder Holster, available in black and brown, includes edge-bound premium English Bridle Leather and CoolVent Neoprene and offers multiple configurations of the company’s injection-molded polymer handgun shell and single- or double-cloak mag carriers. The shoulder holster is anchored to the beltline and centered between the shoulder blades. It can be configured with one handgun and two mag carriers, two handguns or four mag carriers. aliengearholsters.com

Jr. F-Stop™ Flashlight

Streamlight® Jr. F-STOP™ is an ultra-compact 2AA alkaline penlight that allows users to smoothly transition between spot and flood beams to meet both close-up and area lighting needs by simply sliding the flashlight’s bezel. The penlight features the latest in power LED technology, providing 220 lumens, 5,600 candela and a 150m beam distance on the spot setting. The flood setting offers 250 lumens, 360 candela and a 38m beam distance. Its run time is 6 hours; 10 hours with (L91) lithium cell batteries; it weighs 4.4 ounces; it’s IPX4-rated for water-resistant operation; and is impact-resistant tested to 1m. streamlight.com

Amend2 AR-15 Laser-Engraved Magazine Mod2

The Amend2 30-round magazine is a sturdy, reliable 5.56x45 NATO (.223 Remington) AR-15/M4/M16 magazine made of advance polymer material. It is a light, durable and excellent alternative to the standard M4/M16 USGI aluminum magazine. blackrainordnance.com

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Muzzle Flash Regulator—Master Key

For pistols or short barrel rifles, the muzzle flash regulator with master key weighs 9.8 ounces, is 3.2 inches long, has a 1.375-inch outside diameter and comes in 5.56 and .308 calibers. Thread for 5.56 is 1/2-28; .308 is 5.8-24. blackrainordnance.com

Renegade Plus SPR .224 Valkyrie

POF-USA announces the addition of the .224 Valkyrie caliber to the award winning Renegade Plus family. Embodying everything a direct impingement AR-15 can be, the .224 Valkyrie Renegade Plus boasts virtually every luxury one would want in a long-range MSR package. Featuring a 20-inch 1:7 twist match grade barrel, 3.5-pound flat single stage trigger, 9-position adjustable gas block, Ultimate Bolt Carrier Group with patented roller cam pin, heat sink barrel nut, 14.5-inch M-LOK compatible free-floating handguard, fully ambidextrous billet lower receiver and more. pof-usa.com

This article first appeared in Small Arms Review V22N8 (October 2018)
and was posted online on August 24, 2018


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