Gun Trade News presents the second part of a round up of the latest product releases, from the British Shooting Show and further afield.
Kestrel HUD Heads Up Display
This Heads-Up Display gives precision shooters a competitive edge with distinct features for improving visibility and performance especially in fast-paced, high-pressure match situations.
The gun-mounted sturdy display puts accurate firing solutions and critical target data right in your line of sight – where you need it most. 10 Target Display allows you to view up to 10 targets without ever breaking out of the scope and a DOPE Card Screen eliminates the need for sleeves, providing convenient eye-level access to ballistic data.
Richard Paul Russell Ltd
Exos 3-21×50 Rifl escope
Schmidt & Bender’s new Exos 3-21×50 riflescope is especially designed for crucial hunting and shooting situations. The handcrafted second focal plane 34mm tube scope is the latest addition to the popular high-zooming Exos hunting line.
All parts are fashioned from anodised aluminium and the 50mm diameter objective – with integrated thread for accessories – is ideal for mounting the scope as low as possible to the rifle barrel. Night vision can also be easily mounted to the scope.
The diffractive illuminated reticle has the smallest deviation of less than 1cm at 100m (0.39″ at 109 yards) giving precise point-of-impact performance even though it is a 7x zoom second focal plane reticle scope.
Schmidt & Bender
Fairfax (Shooting Products) have announced new releases for 2019, including the Range/Cartridge Bag. This small and practical bag has capacity for 250 cartridges.
Made from a 100 per cent waterproof nylon fabric, the bag features an adjustable shoulder strap and double carry handle. The bag measures 36x26x23cm and contains three separate compartments including an insulated bottle holder.
Available in green or blue orders can be placed for box quantities of 20 units.
Delta Optical Stryker HD SFP
The upgraded version of the Delta Optical Stryker HD 5-50x56SFP features a new and improved locking turret design. Designed with not only the long range precision shooter in mind but also Field Target air rifle shooters who require depth of fi eld, range finding capabilities and superb tracking.
The versatile 5-50x magnifi cation paired with a side focus system allows parallax down to 10m at 50x magnifi cation yet it can still be dialled out to extreme ranges – so all in all, it can handle any form of target shooting.
The 34 mm tube provides 100 MOA of internal elevation adjustment and a Zero Lock mechanism, while the SFP reticle is equipped with a central illuminated point for quick target acquisition when shooting in low light or against dark backgrounds.
Pulsar Saxon Laminate
Daystate displayed celebratory variants of their iconic Pulsar PCP at the British Shooting Show as the company celebrated their 40th anniversary.
Their flagship bullpup with its avant-garde electronic action will feature stylish laminate woodwork previously appointed on the limited edition Saxon, which debuted in 2016 The Pulsar with Saxon Laminate will be available in .177, .22, .25 and .303 calibres with power levels up to 70ft/lb.
The design is complemented by a ballistic nylon forend that sports a picatinny rail for fitting accessories. A 10-shot auto-loading mag, reversible solid side-lever, integral laser sight, and LCD display finish off this highly-advanced PCP bullpup.
The new Leica Rangemaster CRF 2800.COM is the first Leica rangefinder with integrated Bluetooth. With the specially designed smartphone app, this combines precise distance measurement, the Leica ABC ballistics system, intuitive operation, Bluetooth technology and a unique design.
With the Leica Hunting app, developed especially for the CRF 2800.COM, individual ballistics settings can be configured on the smartphone. The app makes it possible to select the appropriate calibration for the gun.
Leica’s own ABC ballistics program calculates the individual ballistic output values based on caliber, bullet type, trajectory and weight. This data is transmitted to the CRF 2800. COM, calculating the exact ballistic distance and holdover correction, adjusting for temperature, air pressure and angle and displaying on the riflescope.
Wind direction and speed can also be taken into account in the calculation through the ‘Kestrel Elite’ weather meter.
B525 Sporter Laminate
Browning has deployed all of its knowhow to design the latest addition to the B525 range, the Sporter Laminate. This firearm is designed to provide excellent results both when clay shooting and when hunting.
It’s super-stable, rigid stock will improve shooting results and increase the life expectancy of your shotgun, even after tens of thousands of cartridges. The Laminate design also makes this gun more resistant to abrasion and moisture.
Available in 76cm (30”) or 81cm (32”) barrels for 12M (76mm) calibres.
SRP: £2,175 Browning
Strasser RS14 Evolution
The RS14 Evolution is the new flagship straight-pull rifle from Austria’s Strasser. The key feature of the RS14, both past and present, is its modular design. This gives it the ability to quickly, easily and accurately change calibre with no special tools or equipment; in fact, all the tools you need are hidden within the rifle itself.
The barrel can be removed and changed in less time than it takes to load a magazine, and will always return back to zero. You also only need one magazine for each calibre group which further enhances the calibre change process. The RS14 Evolution also includes a ‘drop out’ trigger mechanism which is fully hand-adjustable.
Sportsman Gun Centre
Winchester XRP Strata
The Strata is one of the latest additions to Winchester’s XPR range. Designed with True Timber Strata Camo, it comes with a 19mm mid-weight barrel for outstanding accuracy.
The M14x1 threaded barrel suits all calibres except .338 WM, while the M15x1 barrel does take .338 WM. With a threaded cap and T1 muzzle break for maximum shooting comfort, the Strata is also designed with outsize bolt lever, MOA trigger and Infl ex recoil pad.
Henry Survival AR-7 Rifle
At just 16.5″ long when all the components are stowed, this innovative, semi-automatic model is lightweight (3.5 lb) and highly portable It’s chambered in .22 LR so ammunition won’t add much weight to the
user’s loadout either.
When disassembled the pieces fit inside the impact-resistant, water resistant stock. It comes standard with a sturdy steel barrel covered in tough ABS plastic with a protective coating for complete corrosion resistance.
It’s engineered for perfect balance and the ability to maintain its tack-driving accuracy. Although the Henry AR-7 is not factory threaded, it can easily be threaded for most UK requirements.
The rifle is available in black or camo and all models are equipped with an adjustable rear sight and blade front sight.
Teague Titanium Series
Tipping the scales 40 per cent lighter than their original stainless steel chokes, the new Titanium series from Teague are ideal for shooters who prefer the balance and feel of less weight at the end of the barrel.
Despite reduced weight, the choke will not compromise the unrivalled patterned performance often associated with Teague.
Teague Precision Chokes