Tactical Gear Focus: See the Latest Must-Have Accessories

In the latest Tactical Retailer Gear Focus, check out some must-have items for shooting, competition and hunting activities chosen by our editors.
Tactical Gear Focus: See the Latest Must-Have Accessories

In this installation of Tactical Retailer Gear Focus, check out some of the latest must-have items for your shooting, competition and hunting activities chosen by our editors:

ATN X-Sight 4K Pro Series Smart HD Riflescope

The X-Sight 4K Pro Series Day/Night Smart HD Riflescope from ATN (pictured above) allows for recording 1080p full HD video while the ballistic calculator ensures your shots are on target. A dual core processor allows for live streaming via wi-fi to a mobile device and enhanced image quality with richer and more vivid tones. Available with 3-14x or 5-20x magnification, the X-Sight 4k Pro is compatible with iOS and Android devices, offers 18 plus hours of battery life with an internal lithium ion battery and is weather resistant with night vision capabilities. Other features include a 3-D gyroscope and accelerometer, smart range finder, multiple reticle choices and 30mm standard rings.

Big Horn Armory AR 500

Big Horn Armory AR500 Pistol

Big Horn Armory has released the 500 Auto Max AR500 pistol, built of lightweight black anodized 7075 aluminum with a 10-inch nitrated barrel, full-length Picatinny rail and pistol brace. The 500 Auto Max is capable of feeding and firing any .500 diameter bullet between 200 and 700 grains and has an adjustable gas block to allow the shooter to run subsonic loads using a suppressor. The 500 Auto Max was developed by Big Horn Armory using a .500 S&W rimless straight walled casing with the same ballistics.

Browning X-Bolt Pro Long Range Rifle

Browning X-Bolt Pro Long Range Rifle

The Browning X-Bolt Pro Long Range Rifle is built for reliable accuracy at extended ranges. A free-floating, fluted, heavy sporter contour stainless steel barrel paired with a proprietary lapping process offers improved accuracy right out of the box. The X-Bolt Pro Long Range features a recoil-reducing threaded muzzle break, adjustable Feather Trigger, Inflex recoil pad and a detachable rotary magazine. The second-generation carbon fiber stock, stainless steel action, spiral fluted bolt body, handle and barrel all feature a Cerakote Burnt Bronze finish.

Century Arms VSKA

Century Arms VSKA

The VSKA (vis-kuh) from Century Arms is its newest heavy-duty rifle. The VSKA rifle features an all new bolt carrier, front trunnion and feed ramp machined from S7 tool steel that’s heat treated for maximum durability. With a nitro-carburized 4140 steel bolt, chrome-moly 4150 barrel and a RAK-1 enhanced trigger group, Century Arms adds a little style with an American maple wood buttstock and fore end. The VSKA is 100-percent American made and is now rolling out on the commercial market. Each VSKA ships with one 30-round standard-capacity magazine.

Crimson Trace CTL-5324 5-Series

Crimson Trace CTL-5324 5-Series Tactical Riflescope

The new CTL-5324 5-Series Tactical Riflescope from Crimson Trace offers 3-24x56mm magnification with a first focal plane, glass etched LR1-MIL Advanced Illuminated reticle. The exposed .1 MIL tactical turrets with zero-stop provide precise adjustment with a rugged feel for dialing in the shot. As with others in the Crimson Trace scope line, the CTL-5324 5-Series offers EZ Mount leveling indicators for quick and exact mounting and a red alignment ring for proper eye placement. With a single-piece 34mm tube crafted from 6063-T6 aircraft aluminum, the CTL-5324 uses fully multi-coated ED glass to protect from scratches, oil and debris.

Firefield Battle Tek

Firefield BattleTek Sights

Firefield has a BattleTek sight to fit the needs of every user. The BattleTek flashlight with green and IR laser, flashlight with green laser and flashlight models utilize a 150-lumen flashlight that’s great for identifying targets. Two more models, one with a red laser and one with a green laser, are built without the flashlight. All laser models feature a 5mw laser offering up to 50 yards of visibility in daylight. BattleTek sights also feature an ambidextrous digital switch to fit any shooter and mount to Weaver and Picatinny rails.

Fobus Appendix Series Holster

Fobus Appendix Series Holster

The Appendix Series from Fobus is completely customizable for optimum form and function. With adjustable passive retention, the Appendix features a unique, removable Concealment Wing that draws the firearm closer to the body to reduce printing without sacrificing comfort and wearability. The Appendix also features an ambidextrous rotating belt clip and sweat guard, as well as a protected sight channel.

Handi-Racker Range Racker

Handi-Racker Range-Racker

The new Range-Racker from Handi-Racker is used much like the original Handi-Racker except it has five slots to accommodate most semi-automatic pistols. Use the Range-Racker to safely clear jams, assist with disassembly or assembly and load or unload semi-automatic pistols. The Range-Racker is available with or without a base. With the base it can be mounted to a range wall or shooting bench; without the base it can be used as a handheld unit or laid flat on a table or shooting bench.

Kimber EVO

Kimber EVO SP (CDP)

New for 2019 from Kimber, the EVO SP CDP (Custom Defense Package) features a beveled magazine well, deep crown barrel and Truglo Tritium PRO night sight along with Kimber’s streamline carry melt treatment for a reduced chance of snagging during the draw. The aluminum frame EVO SP (CDP) is striker fired, weighs 19 ounces with an empty magazine and is offered in 9mm. It also features a set of heavy duty G10 grip panels and backstrap with diamond checkering for a more positive grip. The factory trigger is set at between 6 and 7 pounds pull.

Legacy Sports Citadel Tac Ultra

Legacy Sports International Citadel Tac Ultra

New to the Citadel Pistol lineup for 2019 from Legacy Sports International, the Tac Ultra M1911 is an ideal choice for recreational and competition shooters alike. Outfitted with a full tactical rail and built with 4140 ordnance steel refined by a hand-fitting process, the Tac Ultra comes standard with a full-length guide rod, dust cover, adjustable rear sight and high-visibility fiber optic front sight. The Tac Ultra also features a skeletonized hammer and trigger with an adjustable over-travel stop. Available in .45 ACP (8-round capacity) or 9mm (10-round capacity).

Mission First Tactical Extreme Duty 5.56 Magazine

Mission First Tactical Extreme Duty 5.56 Polymer Mag

The Mission First Tactical Extreme Duty 5.56 Polymer Mag features a flared floor plate, ribbed front and rear gripping surfaces and an aggressive texture that aid in handling but is still compatible with tight magazine pouches. Constructed of a “Next Generation Long Glass Fiber Polymer” for improved durability, the Extreme Duty mag functions with tool-less disassembly and an oversized bolt catch. The USGI-spec stainless steel spring and anti-tilt self-lubricating follower ensure reliable feeding.

Sentry Armorer's Kit

Sentry Armorer’s Kit

The Armorer’s Kit from Sentry was developed with the armorer or collector in mind, offering a variety of oil-free performance products along with patches, swabs and brushes. The kit includes a 12x12-inch lint-free Tuf-Cloth that delivers oil-free lubrication and protection in a spill-proof pack and Smooth-Kote fast-drying firearms lube and bore treatment with needle applicator. Also included is a 12cc syringe of Hi-Slip grease that lubricates, waterproofs and prevents rust, and three grams of BP-2000 Powder, a dry lubricant for trigger jobs, fine-tuning feed ramps, bores, bolts and slides.

Sig Air M17 Air Pistol

Sig Air M17 ASP Air Pistol

The Sig Sauer Sig Air M17 semi-automatic .177 caliber pellet pistol is a replica of the U.S. Army issued P320 M17 and is field strippable like its centerfire counterpart. The polymer frame and metal slide with realistic blow-back action add to the authentic feel while the proprietary drop magazine houses a 20-round Rapid Pellet Magazine and 12g CO2 cartridge. The M17 ASP pistol weighs 2.15 pounds, which is within 0.3 pounds of the weight of the commercially available P320 M17. The sights are fixed with a white dot front sight and the accessory rail allows for mounting of a laser or flashlight.

Sig Sauer P320


Sig Sauer is offering the P320-M17, the commercial variant of the U.S. Army’s M17. The P320-M17 is a 9mm, striker-fired pistol featuring a coyote-tan PVD coated stainless steel slide and black controls. It ships with a SIGLITE front night sight and removable night sight rear plate and two 17-round magazines. The P320-M17 features a coyote-tan carry-length grip module available in three sizes, and comes standard with a manual safety. Non-manual safety P320-M17 pistols will be shipped at a later date. An exclusive M17 Collector’s Case made from cherry wood with a tempered glass top is also available for purchase.

Sightmark Level Bubble Ring

Sightmark Bubble Level Ring

Make sure your riflescope is mounted properly and level on the firearm with Sightmark’s new 30mm and 34mm Bubble Level Rings. Built from aircraft-grade aluminum, Bubble Level Rings are lightweight and durable. They attach to the riflescope with a single bolt and feature a highly visible center line that helps ensure the bubble is centered, eliminating the possibility your riflescope is anything but level.

Walther Arms PPK

Walther Arms PPK

The Walther PPK and sportier PPK/S utilizes an internal slide stop to reduce snags making it an ideal choice for concealed carry. Available in black or stainless, the PPK holds six rounds while the PPK/S holds seven. Both are available with an extended magazine with a finger rest or a flat magazine for smaller hands or better concealment. The double/single action trigger requires 13.4 pounds pull for double action and 6.1 pounds pull for single action. Features include slide serrations, beavertail extension, fixed front and rear sights and a manual safety. The PPK/S features a longer grip and greater magazine capacity.


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