Hundreds Of New Products Usher In The New Business Year
Welcome to the New Business Year.
Throughout the industry, companies are putting the finishing touches on their 2013 new product offerings. The following pages present Shooting Industry’s second look at new products being launched this year, and serve as a guide to help dealers maximize the New Business Year buying season.
Together, the December and January issues present the tools needed for a successful 2013, including forecasts from industry leaders on what to expect in the new year, and updated information on SHOT Show 2013, including a pullout floor map and Exhibitors Guide.
Here’s to a prosperous 2013.
In shotgun offerings for 2013, Browning introduces a new High Grade Program, with two Citori 725 models. The 12-gauge Grade III and Grade V feature 26- or 28-inch barrel lengths. The Grade III 725 receiver features high-relief engraving of pheasants on the left and mallards on the right with a dog on the bottom with silver nitride finish. The new Grade V 725 High Grade receiver features full coverage, high-relief engraving with gold enhanced pheasants on the left, mallards on the right.
Also new for 2013, the Citori 725 Feather 12 gauge has a lightweight alloy receiver with steel breech face and hinge pin. The low-profile receiver has accented, high-relief engraving with a silver nitride finish.
The A5 12-gauge semiauto is now offered in the new Mossy Oak Shadow Grass Blades camo.
Browning expands its Micro Midas line of youth-oriented shotguns to include the new BT-99 Micro Midas 12-gauge trap and BPS Micro Midas pump (12, 20 and 28 gauge, .410), both with 13-inch length-of-pull stocks.
Browning also expands the Maxus line of 12-gauge gas-operated semiauto shotguns to include the new Maxus Ultimate and Maxus Sporting Golden Clays. Both come with an ABS case and are available in 26-, 28- and 30-inch barrel lengths.
The Maxus Sporting Golden Clays model features gold-enhanced engravings, with a satin nickel finish. The shotgun comes with five Invector-Plus choke tubes, Inflex Technology recoil pad, Hi-Viz Pro-Comp fiber-optic front sight, shim adjustment and two 1/4-inch stock spacers.
In rifles, the X-Bolt Full Line Dealer Hunter features a low-luster finish on the receiver and matte blued free-floating barrel. The satin-finish walnut stock has a raised cheekpiece. The rifle, available to Browning Full Line Dealers only, is available in short- and long-action, and magnum calibers.
In handguns, Browning expands its Buck Mark 22 line with the Buck Mark Camper UFX and Camper Stainless UFX models. Both pistols feature a new grip style: the Overmolded Ultragrip FX, an ambidextrous design in black and gray, Pro-Target adjustable sights and lightweight alloy receivers in a matte blued finish.
By Roxanne Smith & Carolee Anita Boyles
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