Victory and The American are two handguns brand new for 2016 and large reveals in SHOT Show.
Handguns are among the best selling guns in the USA and every year a new crop that is innovative debuts at the behemoth business event in Las Vegas.
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Both Smith & Wesson and Sturm, Ruger & Co (known widely by the abbreviated”Ruger”) were bringing plenty of attention for the newest pistols at SHOT Show. Meet with The American and Victory.
Smith & Wesson SW22 Victory
The SW22 Victory had a major debut at SHOT Show drawing on a lot of buzz.
The 9.2-inch single action pistol includes a framework, spool and bolt made of stainless steel using a Satin Stainless finish. There is A Kryptek Highlander camo finish another choice.
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Weighing in at 36 oz, Victory is 5.6 inches high with a diameter of 1.1 inches.
This gun is designed to be very user friendly and easy to take down. To disassemble, there is a screw located under the barrel and forward of the trigger guard. Remove the screw and the rifle readily comes apart to clean or to replace the barrel.
The textured plastic grip has finger cuts and there is a user-adjustable trigger stop.
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The sight is green fiber optic, whereas the rear sight is adjustable fiber optic.
A Picatinny rail is comprised that easily mounts on the pistol to customize. It requires 10 round magazines and includes two included.
There is a version with a barrel for adding a sound suppressor, in addition to the Kryptek Highlander camouflage pattern variant.
Victory is expected to retail for about $409. Both additional variations will probably be priced about $20 to $50 more.
Ruger American Pistol
Ruger introduced the American Pistol, designed with law enforcement and military specialists to meet U.S. military standards. As the organization’s tagline states”Anything else would be un-American.”
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This new pistol is offered in 9mm and .45 ACP. The barrel is designed to function as a recoil reducing. The 9mm weighs 30 oz and the overall length is 7.5 inches using a 4.2-inch barrel. The 31.5-ounce .45 ACP is eight inches long with a 4.5 inch barrel.
The American has a one-piece precision-machined stainless steel chassis with frame rails and flame controls. To reduce corrosion and corrosion, the slide is nitride.
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The American Pistol includes a short trigger pull with reset that is favorable. Magazine release and the slide stop are ambidextrous.
For lasers, infrared illuminators or additional accessories, there’s a 1913 Picatinny rail. The American pistol is designed to be simple to take down with no tools.
It is expected to retail for $579.00.