Reports keep rolling in from Cheaper Than Dirt! staffers at SHOT Show 2013 in Las Vegas. Here is the third installment about new ammunition and accessory introductions made at the event. You can read extended reviews of selected products by clicking the links in this list:
- SHOT 2013: Molon Labe Industries to Begin Production of AR Polymer Magazines
- Stash Your Ammo in The MTM Survivor Can
UTG Rechargeable Long Range LE Patrol/Biking/Hunting Multi-application LED Scanlight
When shooters are in the market for a flashlight, they take five things into consideration: performance, versatility, durability, long battery life, and outstanding value. UTG’s Long Range LED Scanlight LT-SEL555 delivers them all.
On the performance side, it gives off a 530-lumen long range spot focus beam that reaches out to 500 meters.
Application-wise, this light can be mounted on firearms, bicycles, or can be hand held for patrolling purposes.
The durable aircraft grade aluminum flashlight and weather proof polymer battery housing are very thoughtfully designed and well connected by a waterproof coil cord with locking connecters, making it virtually invincible to the elements.
The scan light boasts 5 different functions from low (120 Lumens), medium (240 Lumens), high (530 Lumens) brightness to strobe and SOS signals. The rechargeable 9.6 volt lithium iron phosphate battery can last up to 4 hours on the highest setting and over 20 hours on the lowest.
The product comes complete with the light, QD Picatinny weapon mount, bicycle mount, grip mount, battery, nylon battery case and cord.
UTG Universal QD Lever Lock Adaptors/Risers MNT-RSQD403/MNT-RSQD605
If you use Picatinny rails on your firearms, these Universal QD Lever Lock Adaptor/Riser Mounts can serve you in an endless number of ways. These mounts can enhance all of your flashlights, lasers, optics, and foregrips with the quick-detach lever lock feature, making it easier to install and remove them with speed. The adaptors also function as quick detach risers for optics. They feature a 15mm saddle height, perfect for dot sights and scopes with larger objectives. Made from aircraft aluminum with matte black anodizing, these tactical wonders come in 40mm 3-slot and 60mm 5-Slot models.
UTG PRO Model 47 Tactical QD Low-profile Rail System MTU014
How many of you love your AK rifle but loath its iron sights? How many of you want to mount your optics on the receiver but can’t use a side rail adaptor? UTG PRO has permanently solved your problems with the Model 47 QD Low-Profile Rail System.
Its excellent design allows you to mount it in place of your rear sight, clamping in to the rear sight housing and retaining a solid grip independent from the wobbly dust cover with the buttstock screw. This low-profile 19-slot Picatinny rail mounts virtually any kind of optic. It also features a windage adjustable rear sight near the buttstock, enabling you to quickly get on target and improve your overall accuracy by increasing the sight radius.
This rail system also incorporates a quick flip-up-to-open design that will not impede the field stripping and cleaning of your AK. The superb tactical gem is designed and made in the U.S.A. and fits Romanian, Chinese, and US AK variants, so it helps AK owners stay 922R compliant.
UTG PRO Made in USA Quick-detachable AK Side Mount MTU016
Made out of high-quality aircraft grade aluminum using world class CNC machining, deburring, and anodizing technology, the side mount is compatible with most AK type rifles with side dovetails. Simply slide the mount onto the dovetail and use the ergonomic quick lock/release lever with adjustable tension to tighten it in place.
The mount’s top rail has 16 Picatinny slots providing ample real-estate for a wide variety of optics. If you need to go back to iron sights, this side mount has a deep U-cut in between the top rails allowing you to use them with optics still on.
It also comes with a removable 6 slot Picatinny side rail capable of mounting a variety of flashlights, lasers and anything else you may have in mind. The mount can also be quickly removed and reinstalled without losing zero of your optics. Also, you can stay 922R compliant with this made-in-USA mount.
UTG 24/7 Scout Messenger Bag PVC-P228B
This bag is designed to tackle all the elements, providing comfortable carry, and storing everything you need for your daily escape. One crucial feature this bag offers is the ability to let you discreetly carry your handgun, with its hidden rear pocket.
This bag includes an ambidextrous pistol holster for small and medium frame pistols but the pocket is large enough for a full size model as well. The front pocket provides quick access to all sorts of small personal belongings, while the middle compartment provides 346 cubic inches of storage for larger items.
The robust front buckle tightly secures the flap and can be quickly engaged when needed. The symmetrical design along with its padded mesh panel and ergonomic shoulder strap provide optimal comfort for both left and right handed users. This bag is manufactured from a tough polyester material with external lining making it extremely durable.
UTG Rapid Mission Deployment Daypack PVC-P368B
If you are in the market for a fine backpack for both practical and tactical operations, then check out UTG’s Rapid Mission Deployment Pack.
This backpack has it all. It’s made from a tough polyester and uses external stitch lining making it extra durable and weatherproof. It features the first application of UTG’s soon-to-be-famous “Submarine Pocket”; a pocket that that dwarfs typical external front pockets by running deep into the bottom of the bag for more versatility in storing more accessories.
The X-large middle front deep well pocket is intended for storing several digital accessories such as tablets, phones, GPS, radios, and more, while the deep well side and auxiliary lower front pockets provide ample room for smaller accessories. The main compartment provides generous and balanced storage for all your overnight travel essentials.
This backpack also features a generous rear compartment designed to fit your 17” laptop. The well padded back mesh back panel, fully adjustable shoulder straps, and chest buckle make this bag extremely comfortable for people of all shapes and sizes. Overall, this back pack has more than 10 storage compartments.
UTG Alpha Battle Carrier (ABC) Sling Pack
This modern-looking pack looks like a sporting bag on the outside, but packs up to 2 carbines and 1 pistol within. It’s a fashionable and discreet way to store and transport firearms, which makes it ideal for law enforcement and undercover operations.
One of the most notable features of this bag is its quick pull tabs. When these tabs are in use they can quickly undo the zippers allowing you to rapidly deploy your firearm in an emergency situation.
The pack has a fully ambidextrous design. The main shoulder strap can be attached to either side of the pack. It can also be carried vertically or horizontally with its wraparound carry handles. The top pocket has an ambidextrous pistol holster suitable for small to medium framed handguns. There are also two additional pockets perfect for storing spare magazines, parts, cleaning kits and other essential hunting and range equipment. The firearms won’t wobble or shift in the case once they are secured with the Velcro strap and trapezoidal barrel catch.
The shoulder strap and back side of the bag are well padded for optimal comfort. All of the straps are fully adjustable and are equipped with heavy duty buckles for extra durability. The sling pack is available in both 30” and 34” sizes. The 30” model (PVC-PSP30BN) has a sporty electric blue/black finish while the 34” bag is available in electric blue/black (PVC-PSP34BN) or metallic grey/black (PVC-PSP34BG).
UTG’s sub-compact red laser can be used in normal solid dot mode or blinking dot mode for better visibility. It is built on UTG’s unique True Strength(TS) platform with the Smart Spherical Structure (SSS) offering exceptional ruggedness as well as responsive windage/elevation adjustment. This laser will not lose zero, thanks to its precise windage/elevation adjustment reinforced by a robust recoil spring. It includes AG5 batteries and has an integral mount that will fit on virtually any firearm with Picatinny rails.
3-9X32 AO Compact CQB Bug Buster IE Scope SCP-M392AOIEWQ
It features premium zero lockable and resettable windage/elevation target turrets. While it retains some great features of its predecessors, like its emerald coated lenses, front AO adjustment starting from 3 yards to infinity, and long eye relief capabilities, it also includes UTG’s exclusive Illumination Enhancing (IE) System provides either red/green or any color from the 36 color spectrum for its mil-dot reticle to accommodate all weather and light conditions.
It comes with a 2” sunshade, flip-open lens caps and Max Strength QD Lever Lock Picatinny/Weaver rings.
AccuShot 2-7X44 30mm Long Eye Relief Scout Rifle Scope SCP3-274LAOIEW
Have you been looking forever for a scope capable of working with your Mosin Nagant or any other scout rifle? UTG’s AccuShot 30mm 2-7×44 IE Scout Rifle Scope features up to 11” of eye relief allowing you to effectively use it on any firearm where the optics cannot be mounted directly above the action.
It also features Leapers’ signature EZ-TAP illumination controls with Illumination Enhancing (IE) 36-color etched glass mil-dot reticle, allowing the user to choose the perfect color reticle for any environment.
This scope is built on UTG’s TS (True Strength) platform, making it shockproof, rainproof, and fog-proof. It also includes all the AccuShot deluxe scope options – multi emerald coated lenses, zero locking/resetting windage/elevation knobs, SWAT side AO, Max Strength QD rings and flip-up lens covers.
30mm SWAT 8-32X56 EZ-TAP IE Scope SCP3-UG832AOIEW
The AccuShot 30mm 8-32X56 IE scope is one of the classic premium models offered by Leapers/UTG. Like all other UTG scopes, it is built on the True Strength(TS) Platform and is completely sealed and nitrogen filled, making it shock-proof, fog-proof, and rain-proof.
In addition to the Side Wheel Adjustable Turret (SWAT) for parallax adjustment from 10 yards to infinity, it also features premium zero lockable and resettable windage/elevation target turrets with an even bigger W/E adjustment range than its predecessor.
The UTG exclusive Illumination Enhancing (IE) System provides either red/green or any color from the 36 color spectrum for the finely-etched glass mil-dot reticle to accommodate all weather and light conditions. With 8 – 32 power, 30mm tube, 56mm objective and precise 1/8″ impact adjustment, this scope is the dream for all long range shooters and distance hunters who demand absolute precision and tight shot group.
The scope comes with bonus flip-open lens caps and high profile Max Strength Picatinny/Weaver rings.
UTG Rubber Armored Full Metal QD Bipod TL-BP20Q
This bipod stands 6.0″ to 8.5″ and has legs from 5.5″ to 8.0″. The aluminum/steel construction can withstand any environment it’s introduced to. UTG has improved bipod ergonomics and comfort by using impact resistant rubber to cover both legs.
The bipod also incorporates a bi-directional leg folding design for versatile applications. Adjusting the length of the legs is easier and more precise with its 5 extension notches for positive and secured positioning, which are further supported by lockable thumb wheels for fine and precision adjustment.
The bipod’s unique non-slip rubberized foot pads can tackle any terrain or surface. The bipod can quickly attach or detach from any Picatinny rail with its quick detach lever lock system and comes with a Picatinny adapter for swivel-stud applications.
UTG Super Duty Full Metal QD Bipod TL-BP98Q
Adjusting the length of the legs is easier and more precise with its 5 extension notches for positive and secured positioning, which are further supported by lockable thumb wheels for fine and precision adjustment.
The unique non-slip rubberized foot pads can tackle any terrain or surface. The bipod can quickly attach to or detach from any Picatinny rail with its panning capable quick detach lever lock system. It also comes with a Picatinny adapter for swivel stud applications.The mission of Cheaper Than Dirt!’s blog, “The Shooter’s Log,” is to provide information—not opinions—to our customers and the shooting community. We want you, our readers, to be able to make informed decisions. The information provided here does not represent the views of Cheaper Than Dirt!