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January 24th, 2022

Bargain Finder 331: AccurateShooter’s Deals of the Week

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At the request of our readers, we provide select “Deals of the Week”. Every Sunday afternoon or Monday morning we offer our Best Bargain selections. Here are some of the best deals on firearms, hardware, reloading components, optics, and shooting accessories. Be aware that sale prices are subject to change, and once clearance inventory is sold, it’s gone for good. You snooze you lose.

1. Bruno Shooters — Berger Bullets Sale, Big Inventory in Stock

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Big selection of Berger bullets, many calibers/weights, good prices

Berger bullets have been in short supply recently, but Bruno’s has a big supply right now, and they are on sale at attractive prices. You’ll find a large selection of bullets from .17 Cal up to .375 Cal, with plenty of .224, 6mm, 6.5mm, 7mm, and .308 caliber match bullets. And some hard-to-find match bullets, such as the 7mm 190gr Hybrids and .30 Cal 200.20X Hybrids are in stock now. Visit BrunoShooters.com now and get your Bergers — Bruno’s has many Berger bullet types not currently available at other vendors.

2. MidwayUSA — Vortex 5-25x50mm Viper PST Gen II, $699.99

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Good, solid 5-25X FFP optic for PRS/NRL now 30% OFF

This Vortex 5-25x50mm Viper PST Gen II is a good choice for getting started in the PRS/NRL game, being reliable, capable, and affordable. This 5-25X optic features an EBR-2C or EBR-2D MRAD First Focal Plane (FFP) illuminated reticle. Control Elevation and Windage with 0.1 Milrad clicks and Zero-Stop. Now on sale for just $699.99 ($300 off), this scope is covered by the great Vortex VIP unconditional warranty.

3. Creedmoor Sports — Lapua Brass In Stock, Most Varieties

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Get superb Lapua brass now before it sells out

Premium cartridge brass has been hard to find recently. Thankfully, Creedmoor Sports has a large inventory of top-quality Lapua Cartridge Brass in stock now. Most of the popular match cartridges are available at reasonable prices. Varieties in stock as of 1/24/2022 include: .220 Russian, .223 Rem, 6mmBR Norma, 6.5×47 Lapua, 6.5 Creedmoor, .260 Rem, 6.5-284 Norma, .284 Win, .308 Win, .308 Win Magnum, and .338 Lapua Magnum.

4. Palmetto State Armory — Rossi RS22 Rimfire Rifle, $129.99

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Rossi rs22 RS 22 .22 LR training rifle MossbergReliable, with very impressive accuracy — awesome deal under $130!

Looking for a very affordable first rifle for a young family member? Here’s one of the best low-cost options you’ll find among .22 LR rimfire rigs. The Rossi RS22 is a reliable, semi-auto rifle that comes equipped with barrel-mounted iron/fiber optic sights. There are also dovetails on the receiver for mounting scope rings. The RS22 also takes most Mossberg 702 magazines. The Rossi RS22 features an 18″ free-floating barrel, adjustable fiber optic sights and a synthetic Monte Carlo stock. For added accuracy, 3/8″ dovetail mounts allow the mounting of a scope or other optic. Overall weight, without scope, is 4.1 pounds.

5. EuroOptic — Athlon Talos 20-60x80mm Spotter, $156.99

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Good reviews for budget spotter, now discounted $180 (53%)

The Athlon Talos 20-60x80mm is a solid, affordable spotting scope. And right now you can save $180.00 (53%) with the EuroOptic Athlon Sale. This spotting scope has multi-coated lenses and is fog-proof and waterproof. Verified purchaser reviews have been positive: “This scope is a GREAT value for the money” and “I really like this scope … it is better than most spotting scopes below about $400.” This spotter is also available with tan scope body for the same $156.99 price.

6. MidwayUSA — Hoppes Gun Vise and Cleaning Kit, $32.33

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Good basic gun vise at great price with bonus cleaning kit

The Hoppe’s Gun Vise is a good basic support for working on your firearms. Clamping brackets in the front and rear hold your rifle or shotgun securely without scratching. The vise is made out of a durable, chemical resistant polymer and has multiple compartments for your cleaning chemicals, tools, and accessories. Included with this vise is a 12-piece Cleaning Kit for rifles, pistols, and shotguns. Features include: Dual lockable no-scratch brackets, multiple compartments for tools, and adjustable feet.

7. KYGUNCO — CCI .22 LR Ammo Sale — Save up to 57%

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Great deal on CCI .22 LR ammo — Mini-Mag (40% Off), Quiet-22 (57% Off)

Celebrate — good rimfire ammo is available again, and now at very attractive prices. As part of a big Feed Your Guns ammo sale this week, KYGUNCO has slashed prices on CCI .22 LR rimfire ammo. Among the rimfire bargains are CCI Mini-Mag at $11.99 for 100 rounds and CCI Quiet-22 at just $5.49 for 50 rounds. The latter is a subsonic, 710 FPS, low recoil round that is good for training or indoor shooting.

8. LockedLoaded.com — Sellier & Bellot 9mm Ammo, $16.99/50

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Great deal on excellent CCI .22LR Rimfire ammo

Yes, just $16.99 for FIFTY rounds. You read that right. That’s a a great price on high-quality Sellier & Bellott 9mm Luger ammunition with 115gr FMJ bullets. This is reliable, brass-cased ammo. We’ve shot this in many 9mm pistols. It was accurate, though speedier than some domestic brands, so you may feel a bit more recoil. At this price, grab it before it’s gone.

9. Midsouth — Forster Accu-Ring, $14.99

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Great accessory makes setting shoulder bump quick and easy

The new Forster Accu-Ring has precise markings so you can set your sizing dies with extreme precision in your press. The anodized ring has laser-etched precision markings in .001″ increments. This allows you to more easily set the amount of sizing and shoulder “bump” you get when you move a die up or down in your press. In addition, if you have a conventional seating die without a micrometer adjustment, this new Forster Accu-Ring can help you achieve more precise bullet seating. SEE Ultimate Reloader Review.

MidayUSA — Blaze Orange Hunter’s Vest, $11.91 (60% off)

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Serious 60% savings on Hi-Viz Hunting Vest with pockets

Planning a hunt in 2022? Then grab a Hi-Viz Orange vest for a bargain $11.91 price right now. This Men’s Deluxe Blaze Orange Vest is lightweight yet durable with a quality YKK zipper. It has twin front cargo pockets with handy snaps. This vest is now 60% off, just $11.91 at MidwayUSA. At that price, you might pick up a couple to have an extra for a hunting buddy.

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January 24th, 2022

What Was Hot at SHOT — Other Notable New Products

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Now that SHOT Show 2022 has wrapped up, we’ve had a chance to sort through the thousands of new products on display and spotlight some notable new items — some that may surprise you. Nosler is now selling suppressors, and there’s an affordable new Howa hunting rig well under five pounds. And 3-Gun and pistol shooters should definitely check out the New Kestrel KST1000 Shot Timer.

Nosler Suppressors — Advanced Design and Metallurgy

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At SHOT Show 2022 Nosler unveiled its new line of Nosler Suppressors, designed to be very light but also very rugged. With both all-titanium and aluminum/Ti models, the new Nosler Suppressors incorporate cutting-edge materials and construction. Weighing just over 13 ounces, the all-titanium family includes the SR-22Ti (.22 caliber) and SR-30Ti (up to 30 caliber) with MSRP of $899.99 and $949.99 respectively. They are designed to strike an ideal balance between size, light weight, and sound mitigation.

Zeiss Thermal Imaging Camera

The hybrid aluminum/titanium family has two models each weighing just NINE ounces. The 22-ALTi (22 caliber) and 30-ALTi (30 caliber) are engineered to offer the same balance of size, light weight, and sound mitigation for $649.99 and $699.99 respectively. All the ALTi and all-titanium Nosler suppressors are compatible with 5/8-24 (30 caliber models) and 1/2-28 (22 caliber models) threaded muzzles. All four models can also attach over a Nosler muzzle brake.

ZEISS DTI 3/25 Thermal Imaging Camera

Zeiss Thermal Imaging Camera

Along with its excellent riflescopes, binoculars, and rangefinders, Zeiss displayed an impressive night vision system for hunters. The new ZEISS DTI 3/25 Thermal Imaging Camera “provides a view in total darkness, especially at close range,” says Tammo Lüken, Head of Category Management Hunting at ZEISS. The 25mm focal length offers an enlarged field of view of 26 meters at a range of 100 meters and provides a decisive advantage when hunting in wooded areas. The high-resolution HD LCOS display combined with a 0.5 zoom increments deliver detailed images for reliable spotting. The the new DTI 3/25 as well as the ZEISS DTI 3/35 thermal imaging cameras can be connected to the ZEISS Hunting app via Wi-Fi to share photos and videos and even livestream from the field.

Berger .30 Caliber 245 Grain Long Range Hybrid Target Bullets

Berger LRHT hybrid target .30 Caliber

Berger displayed an impressive new .30 caliber 245 Grain Long Range Hybrid Target (LRHT) bullet. This ultra-heavy projectile is optimized for use with large-capacity cartridges such as the .300 Norma Magnum, .300 PRC, and .300 Remington Ultra Magnum. Berger notes that “the 245 Grain LRHT is a heaviest-in-class solution for the longest of .30-caliber target and tactical applications.” The 30 caliber LRHT boasts a high BC, jump-tolerant hybrid ogive profile that is Doppler Radar verified with less than 1% BC variation. The new 245 Grain LRHTs was developed with the U.S. Military to increase long-range target hit percentage at 1,500+ meters. These new 245-grainers boast Berger’s innovative Meplat Reduction Technology which ensures ultra-consistent Ballistic Coefficients (BC).

Howa SUPER LITE — Hunting Rifle Weighs Just 4 lbs. 7 Ounces

Berger LRHT hybrid target .30 Caliber

“Light is right” — that seems to be the trend in the current generation of hunting rifles. For those long treks in search of game, hunters prefer a light-weight rifle. Now with carbon composite stocks and other weight-savings measures, we are seeing rifles that are one-third lighter than typical hunting rifles of the past. For 2022 Legacy Sports Int’l unveiled the new Howa SUPER LITE Series of rifles. These rigs tip the scales, without optics, at a mere 4 pounds, 7 ounces. Yes, well under five pounds! That’s impressive for a sub-MOA accurate, reliable rifle with a $1399.00 MSRP. The new Howa SUPER LITE features a new action that is larger than a Howa Mini Action but smaller and lighter than a standard short action. The Howa SUPER LITE will be initially offered in 6.5 Creedmoor and .308 Winchester in Stocky’s Carbon Fiber stocks with choice of Kryptek Altitude or Obskura camo patterns. Measuring 39″ overall, the SUPER LITE comes with the nice HACT 2-stage trigger, Picatinny rail, and flush-fit detachable magazine.

Kestrel Ballistics KST1000 Shot Timer

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Kestrel Ballistics released its impressive new KST1000 Shot Timer at SHOT Show. The KST1000 Shot Timer raises the bar, promising to be the most modern, versatile, advanced, and dependable shot timer on the market. And yes it even has Bluetooth capability. Kestrel’s new KST1000 offers five nameable setting presets, two easy-to-use screens, and an extra loud buzzer. The device is compatible with dry fire and suppressed shooting. Backed by a 5-year warranty, this Shot Timer is waterproof, dustproof, and durable (drop tested to MIL-STD-810G standards).

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Doug Koenig, world champion shooter, had the opportunity to test out the new KST1000 Shot Timer and stated, “This is a must-have, next-level shot timer for serious shooters!”

Browning X-Bolt Target Pro McMillan

X-Bolt Target Pro McMillan Suppressor Ready

Making its debut at SHOT Show 2022 was the new X-Bolt Target Pro McMillan suppressor-ready model. This is an updated version of the X-Bolt with a beefed up action in a handsome McMillan stock. Features include a stiffer, heavier receiver, fluted stainless steel barrel with Recoil Hawg muzzle brake on 5/8″-24 suppressor-ready threads, new adjustable Target DLX trigger, and extended bolt handle. This model features a handsome McMillan A3-5 carbon fiber stock with adjustable comb, and a fore-end underside rail.

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January 24th, 2022

Athlon Optics Offers $65,000 in Cash & Prizes for Shooters

Athlong shooting sports giveback prize contest giveaway

Here’s a good opportunity for all folks who compete in the shooting sports. Athlon Optics is running a big Athlon Shooting Sports Giveback program. This program provides competitive shooters from all disciplines a chance at $65,000 in combined cash and prize payouts. Athlon invites participation in multiple shooting disciplines — locally, regionally, and/or nationally.

To enter the Athlon Giveback visit: AthlonOptics.com/giveback.

Here’s how it works. Athlon will draw four (4) names throughout the year, meet the winners at their next matches, and present them with $5,000 cash along with a $5,000 prize package. You don’t even have to use an Athlon Optic. Just compete in a shooting event locally, regionally, or nationally and enter via the Athlon website at Athlonoptics.com/giveback.

And for shooters who DO compete with an Athlon optic on their firearm(s), there are more chances to win. Competitors using Athlon scopes who finish first, second, or third in a qualifying match will be qualified to enter the Grand Prize Drawing. That gives them a chance to WIN $20,000 cash and $5,000 in optics. The combined value of all the givebacks and the Grand Prize is $65,000!

Athlong shooting sports giveback prize contest giveaway

2022 Athlon 22 ELR Match

In conjunction with the Athlon Shooting Sports Giveback, Athlon will be hosting the 2nd annual Athlon 22 ELR match. This event provides a course of fire ideally suited to both new shooters and die hard competitors alike. Watch for the official announcement in the coming weeks.

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