June 5th, 2007

New Robertson F-Class "GBF" Stock

Robertson Composites today unveiled final production CAD-CAM drawings of its new MK IV “GBF” F-Class stock. According to Ian Robertson, “this new design evolved with considerable input from the British F-Class team, hence the ‘GBF’ name. We’ve refined the grip area, and the fore-end is completely new, with a stepped design for a lower center of gravity and improved tracking. The front of the fore-end is also relieved on the underside. This effectively lets the stock run on two integral rails. We’ve learned that this also improves tracking and reduces rocking since the stock doesn’t contact the hump in the middle of the front sandbag.” Click for BIG PHOTOs.

Robertson MK IV GBR F-class Stock

Stocks intended for F-Class shooters will have a solid, high-strength fore-end fill for increased rigidity, improved balance, and to eliminate the need to add external weight to bring guns up to the 22-lb (10 kg) F-Class Open weight limit. However, Ian noted, the stock can also be built lighter to “make weight” in 16.5-lb and 17-lb benchrest classes.

Robertson composites GBR MK IV Stock

Robertson Composites F-Class Stock

Ian expects the first completed “GBF” stocks to ship within three weeks. The price of the stock will be $799.00 US through July 4, 2007 as a promotion for AccurateShooter.com readers. After that, the price will be $825.00 US. As delivered the stock includes the following:

- Two-color high-grade gelcoat finish (customer choice of colors including granite).
– Full inletting for Rem-style actions and most popular custom actions.
– 3-way adjustable buttplate and pad, installed with all hardware.
– Adjustable integral cheek-piece, with magnetic clamp and all hardware.

If you want one of the new Robertson MK IV F-Class stocks, call Ian soon at 1 + (613) 228-7543. Robertson Composites already has numerous advance orders for this outstanding new stock.

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June 5th, 2007

Intermedia Acquires Sportsman Channel

sportsman channel hunting

InterMedia Outdoors Holdings, LLC announced that it had completed its acquisition of The Sportsman Channel, a 24-hour television channel dedicated solely to hunting and fishing programming. InterMedia Outdoors now claims to be the leading outdoor media company in the United States, having recently acquired 17 hunting, fishing and shooting magazines, including Guns & Ammo, Handguns, RifleShooter, and Shooting Times, from Primedia. The Primedia deal included web sites, television and radio programming, and branded products related to the 17 publications.

Commenting on The Sportsman Channel acquisition, Jeff Paro, CEO of InterMedia Outdoors, said, “With over 22 million readers and over 15 million page views per month on our websites, we have the ability to drive significant growth of The Sportsman Channel through targeted promotional campaigns in coordination with our distribution partners. The reach of our combined assets far exceeds that of any existing outdoor cable network.”

Beginning immediately, InterMedia will integrate its sales and marketing functions with those of The Sportsman Channel. In addition, InterMedia Outdoors will produce a number of new original shows for The Sportsman Channel and will use its large content library to enhance its popular Video on Demand (VOD) offerings to Channel viewers.

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