Smith & Wesson purchased Crimson Trace back in 2016, and each year since then the gun manufacturer has taken advantage of that acquisition by introducing firearm models featuring Crimson Trace technology straight from the factory. A case in point, the new-for-2018 M&P15T with Crimson Trace LiNQ pairs a high-quality AR-15-style rifle with the wireless LiNQ light/laser system—packaging them at a price point below their combined retail prices. The 5.56x45 mm NATO-chambered M&P15T features a 16" carbine barrel with 5R rifling and a 13" free-floating M-LOK-compatible handguard. LiNQ’s control unit serves as the gun’s pistol grip and activates the system’s green laser sight and/or 300-lumen white light when grasped by the firing hand. Price: $1,500. Contact: Smith & Wesson; (800) 331-0852; smith-wesson.com.
Product Preview: S&W M&P15T with Crimson Trace LiNQ
As I went through all of the data for the previous article, now Part I, I saw how my daughter Laney struggled with micro 9s, so a natural question jumped out: How would she do with a larger 9 mm handgun?
Industry legend Hornady is already experiencing a big year. On Feb. 1, for example, the Hornady family was inducted into the Nebraska Business Hall of Fame at the annual NE Chamber Hall of Fame Banquet held in Lincoln, Neb.
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