SHOTREP: NSSF SHOT Show 2018 Approacheth

NSSF SHOT Show 2018 Approacheth

SHOTREP: It’s the SHOT Show 40TH Anniversary

A SHOT Report from the Breach Bang Clear Staff

This year is not just 2018 anno Domini nostri Jesu ChristIt’s also the Wu-xu Year of the Dog (Earth Dog specifically), it’s Long Count Date in the Mayan calendar, and it’s the NSSF SHOT Show’s 40th anniversary!

The NSSF (National Shooting Sports Foundation) SHOT (Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade) Show began quite humbly back in 1979, in St. Louis, MO, with less than 6,000 attendees reported. Now it has the Las Vegas Sands Expo Center swoll up like a tick, sprawling across more than half a million square feet of floor space and seeing over 60,000 attendees and visitors over four days. It’s no exaggeration to say this that it’s the single most important annual convention in the tactical/firearm/outdoor industry there is, at least on this continent.

NSSF SHOT Show 2018 - it's the SHOT Show 40th anniversary
The S&W 439 and 459 were semi-autos were introduced in 1979, promising to be “guns for the 80s.”

If you want to appreciate SHOT Show history, you ought to know a little about the NSSF (which itself is now 57 years old). So, here ya go:

NSSF SHOT Show 2018 - SHOT Show 40th anniversary
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