January 14th, 2013

Otis Hosts Koenig, Rhode and other Celebs at 2013 SHOT Show

Otis TechnologyIf you’re going to SHOT Show this week in Las Vegas, head over to the Otis Technology booth, #14213 (You can’t miss it — Otis has big tall banners). Otis has arranged for several “big name” shooters and other celebrities to make personal appearances at the show. Show attendees will have a chance to meet these industry celebrities (including Olympic Gold Medalist Kim Rhodes) and get a signed autograph photo.

Doug KoenigDoug Koenig, one of the top pistol shooters in history, will be at the Otis booth daily from 9 am to 10 am. Doug has won multiple Bianchi Cups, Masters Tournaments, and Steel Challenges.

Kim Rhode, 5-time Olympic medalist in Double Trap and Skeet, will appear in the booth Tuesday through Thursday from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm. Kim won gold at the 2012 Olympics in London, giving her five medals in five consecutive Olympic Games.

Mark Wills, country music entertainer and 3-Gun Nation host, will visit the Otis booth for autographs on Tuesday and Thursday from 11:00 am to noon. Mark is a platinum-selling country singer with eight Top 10 hits.

Matt Hughes, 9-time MMA champion, will be at the Otis booth Tues – Thurs from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm. Besides being a member of the UFC Hall of Fame, Matt is an avid hunter and firearms collector.

Matt Hughes

Otis Technology produces advanced gun cleaning systems. Otis pull-through Breech-to-Muzzle® bore-cleaning products are widely used throughout the US Military.

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January 14th, 2013

High-Quality NRA Targets Now Available from Kruger

Kruger NRA TargetsKruger of Germany produces match targets for the ISSF and major World Championships. Kruger’s quality control is second to none. Now officially-licensed NRA targets are available from Kruger Premium Targets in the USA. With elite competitions being decided by thousandths of an inch in shot placement, shouldn’t your club use the best-quality targets available? Kruger targets are made from premium-grade paper to permit precise, reliable measurements. For example, to ensure that target holes do not have irregular edges, Kruger’s NRA Air Rifle and Air Pistol targets are printed on machine-smoothed 210 gram board made from short-fiber materials. Mike Krei, Director of the NRA’s Competitive Shooting Division, has stated: “It is generally accepted that Kruger has the best heavy pulp target paper in the world and that directly relates to the excellent clean bullet holes which are essential for precise scoring.”

Kruger NRA Targets

Kruger offers the full array of official NRA air rifle, air pistol, international pistol, and smallbore targets. In addition, Kruger sells photo-realistic Animal Targets, plus a cool series of Fun Targets for plinking and informal practice. Kruger targets can be ordered online through www.Kruger-US-Targets.com or you can call Kruger’s USA distributor, MK Tactical, at (503) 746-6816. MK Tactical is located in Hillsborough, OR.

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January 14th, 2013

Nammo Lapua OY Announces Distributor Changes

To ensure the increasing demand of Lapua ammunition and Vihtavuori powder in the USA market is met with sufficient supply, Nammo Lapua Oy has made changes to its distribution network. Effective Jan 1, 2013, Lapua centerfire ammunition and components, as well as Lapua and SK brand rimfire ammunition, will be distributed by Graf & Sons of Mexico, Missouri; Sport Shooting International (SSI) of Anaheim, California; and Crow Shooting Supplies of Brooklyn, Iowa.

VihtaVuori smokeless powder products will continue to be imported and distributed by the Hodgdon Powder Company of Shawnee Mission, Kansas.

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