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Supplier Showcase Highlights

SUB2000 GEN3 – Kel Tec (9MM or 40S&W)

Kel-Tec Sub 2000 is the third generation of the popular folding pistol-caliber carbine. It is a lightweight and compact firearm, with a polymer frame and steel barrel, making it easy to maneuver and transport.

The GEN III model features several upgrades from previous generations, including a new tube metal handguard with improved heat dissipation and a longer Picatinny rail for mounting accessories. The new handguard also has a top-mounted integrated sight system, eliminating the need for a separate optic.

The Sub 2000 GEN III also has a new, improved trigger with a crisp and clean break for enhanced accuracy and control. It has a threaded barrel, allowing for the attachment of suppressors and other muzzle devices.

Like its predecessors, the Sub 2000 GEN III is a semi-automatic firearm that can be folded in half for easy storage and transport. It is available in 9mm or .40 S&W calibers and accepts most popular handgun magazines, making it a versatile and practical choice for personal defense or recreational shooting.

Overall, the Kel-Tec Sub 2000 GEN III is a reliable and affordable option for those looking for a compact and lightweight pistol-caliber carbine.

M17x M18X / P320 – Sig Sauer (9MM)

Sig Sauer M17x M18X / P320 is an updated and improved version of the popular M17 and M18 pistols, which were selected by the US military as the standard issue sidearm for the Army and Air Force. This pistol comes with the Romeo M17 optic that was specifically designed for this firearm. The main difference between the new generation and the previous models is the chambering in 9MM, making it a more versatile and widely available option for law enforcement, military, and civilian use.

One of the key features of the new generation is the modular design of the P320, allowing users to easily change the size and shape of the grip frame to fit their hand size and preference. This makes it suitable for a wide range of individuals, from those with smaller hands to those with larger hands. Additionally, the P320 also has interchangeable trigger groups, allowing for customization of trigger pull weight and style. This enhances the shooting experience and allows for a more precise and consistent trigger pull.

Another improvement in the new generation is the updated slide design, which features serrations on both the front and rear for better grip when manipulating the slide. The M17x and M18X models also have a longer sight radius and come with a removable front sight for easier maintenance and customization.

The M17x and M18X / P320 models also feature a high-capacity, steel reinforced polymer magazine, with the M17X holding 17 rounds and the M18X holding 21 rounds. This allows for more rounds to be carried in a single magazine, making it a great option for law enforcement and military use.

Overall, the new generation of Sig Sauer M17x M18X / P320 chambers in 9MM combines the reliability, durability, and accuracy of the previous models with added customization options and safety features, making it a top choice for both professional and civilian shooters.

P322 COMP (Compensated) – Sig Sauer (22LR)

P322 COMP is a competition style 22LR featuring a compact and lightweight design. This gun is perfect for easy carry and use. It is chambered in the popular 22LR caliber, making it ideal for plinking, target shooting, and small game hunting. The barrel length is 3.9 inches, providing a good balance between maneuverability and accuracy.

One of the most notable features of the P322 COMP is its compensated barrel. This helps reduce muzzle flip and recoil, allowing for faster follow-up shots and more controllable shooting. This feature is especially useful for newer shooters or those with smaller frames.

The pistol also has a high-strength polymer frame, making it durable and corrosion-resistant. The slide is constructed from stainless steel, adding to its longevity. It has a textured grip for a secure hold and improved handling.

The P322 COMP is equipped with Sig Sauer’s X-Ray3 day/night sights, providing excellent visibility in any lighting conditions. It also has a single-action/double-action trigger system, with a smooth and consistent pull for improved accuracy.

Other features of the P322 COMP include a lightweight, skeletonized trigger, ambidextrous slide catch lever, and a reversible magazine catch. It has a 10-round magazine capacity and comes with two included magazines.

Overall, the new generation of P322 COMP offers improved ergonomics, enhanced shooting performance, and a durable yet lightweight design. It is a reliable and compact option for those in search of a high-quality 22LR pistol.

RESPONSE – Smith and Wesson (9MM)

Smith and Wesson RESPONSE is a compact and lightweight handgun designed for effective self-defense and everyday carry. Chambered in 9mm, it offers a reliable and powerful ammunition choice for both novice and experienced shooters.

One of the major advancements in this new generation is the use of a polymer frame, making it highly durable and lightweight. The gun also features a textured grip for improved control and comfort while shooting.

The slide is made of stainless steel and has front and rear serrations for easy manipulation, especially when racking the slide. The barrel is also made of stainless steel, ensuring longevity and accuracy.

The trigger has been reworked to provide a smoother and lighter pull, allowing for better accuracy and quicker follow-up shots. The trigger also has a short reset for faster shooting.

The sights on the RESPONSE have been upgraded to a tactical white dot sight, providing quick and precise target acquisition. The rear sight is adjustable for windage and elevation.

Another notable feature is the ambidextrous controls, including the slide stop and magazine release, making it suitable for both right and left-handed shooters.

The magazine capacity ranges from 10 to 17 rounds, depending on the model, providing ample firepower for any defensive situation. The gun also has a loaded chamber indicator and an accessory rail for attaching lights or lasers.

In addition to its functional features, the RESPONSE has a sleek and modern design, making it visually appealing and discreet for concealed carry.

Overall, the new generation RESPONSE by Smith and Wesson is a well-designed and reliable handgun that offers improved features and performance for self-defense purposes.




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Best of Shot Show 2024

January 23, 2024 – Jan 26, 2024

It is currently too early to determine which specific companies will be present at the Shot Show 2024 in Las Vegas, as the event is still four years away. The Shot Show, which stands for Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade Show, typically features hundreds of exhibitors from various companies and organizations in the shooting, hunting, and outdoor industries.

That said, some of the large and well-known companies that have been present at previous Shot Shows include:

  1. Smith & Wesson
  2. Glock
  3. Ruger
  4. Beretta
  5. Colt
  6. Sig Sauer
  7. Remington
  8. Browning
  9. Winchester
  10. Leupold
  11. Savage Arms
  12. FN Herstal

Additionally, several smaller and up-and-coming companies also attend the show.

  1. Further improvements in firearm technology and design, such as advancements in optics, triggers, and materials.
  2. Higher demand for compact and lightweight firearms for concealed carry.
  3. Increased focus on long-range shooting and precision shooting.
  4. Continued growth in the popularity of suppressors (also known as silencers).
  5. More options for customization and personalization of firearms.
  6. Integration of technology, such as smart scopes and electronic sights.
  7. Expansion of the use of alternative ammunition, such as frangible rounds and non-lead bullets.
  8. More emphasis on environmentally friendly products and practices in the shooting and outdoor industries.

As the event draws closer, more specific information about participating companies and new products will become available. For more up-to-date news from Ace of Spades Armory  our our news channel here.

How To Attend Shot Show?

SHOT Show, also known as the Shooting, Hunting, and Outdoor Trade Show, is an annual trade show that takes place in Las Vegas, Nevada. It is the largest trade show of its kind in the world. This show bringing together over 60,000 industry professionals from all around the globe.

Here is how you can attend the SHOT Show in Las Vegas 2024:

  1. Register for an Industry Badge: The SHOT Show is only open to industry professionals, including retailers, buyers, range owners, manufacturers, and media members. To attend the show, you will first need to register for an industry badge, which will qualify you to attend the show for free.
  2. Submit Proof of Industry Affiliation: To register for an industry badge, you will need to provide proof of your industry affiliation, such as a business card, resale certificate, or company website. This is to ensure that only qualified individuals attend the show.
  3. Register Online: The preferred method to register for SHOT Show is online. You can visit the official SHOT Show website and register by creating an account and filling out the registration form. You will need your proof of industry affiliation to complete the registration process.
  4. Pay for Your Badge: While registration for an industry badge is free, there are some optional upgrades and add-ons that you can purchase for an additional cost. These include the SHOT Show University, New Product Center, and the Executive Management Seminar. You can pay for these add-ons during the online registration process.
  5. Book Your Accommodations: The SHOT Show takes place at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, so you will need to find accommodations close to the venue.
  6. Plan Your Travel: Las Vegas is a popular tourist destination, so there are many options for getting there. You can fly into McCarran International Airport, or you can drive if you are within driving distance. Make sure to plan your travel in advance to avoid any last-minute stress.
  7. Attend the Show: Once you have completed the registration process, booked your accommodations, and planned your travel, you are all set to attend the SHOT Show in Las Vegas. Make sure to bring your industry badge and any necessary identification with you to the show.
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