(MANSFIELD, TEXAS 2015/01/28) – At SHOT Show 2015 in January, American optics manufacturer Sightmark® made it’s first-ever appearance upstairs in the main hall of the Sands Expo and Convention Center. A major milestone for the company, which has exhibited in the basement each year since 2007, reflects its success within the shooting sports industry. Sightmark underwent a $2 million expansion in the summer of 2014, doubling the facility in size to keep up with growth. Since this time, several innovative products have recently emerged. New products debuted at SHOT Show included premium first-focal plane riflescopes, prismatic weapon sights, red dot sights, and more. Here is a sample of Sightmark’s new product offerings:
Wolverine CSR Red Dot Sight
Engineered for quick-target acquisition in short–range engagements, the Wolverine CSR delivers unlimited eye relief on an AR platform. Compact and lightweight, yet exceptionally durable with a battery life far advanced than comparable models—this red dot sight is built for a lifetime of use.
Pinnacle 1-6x24TMD Riflescope
Designed in the U.S.A. and manufactured with Japanese glass, the Pinnacle 1-6×24 Riflescope delivers unparalleled optical superiority for every short- and long-range shooting application. Precision machined with high-definition optics, the 1-6x24TMD features a multi-purpose Tactical Mil-Dash reticle for competition, tactical or hunting scenarios. It includes fully adjustable ballistics-tested BDC dials for both 5.56×45 55gr and 7.62×51 180gr loads.
(MANSFIELD, TEXAS 2015/01/13) – Sightmark exhibited new products at the 2015 IWA OutdoorClassics, the international trade fair for hunting, shooting sports, and equipment for civilians and security professionals.
Wolfhound 6×44 LR-308 Prismatic Sight
With the help of ballistic holdovers and a crisp, prismatic optical system, the Sightmark® Wolfhound™ 6×44 LR-308 Prismatic Weapon Sight delivers quick target acquisition and bullet drop compensation. The reticle is ballistically matched for .308 Winchester 175 grain cartridge (7.62×51 M118LR). Durable enough to shield from impact, the Wolfhound™ yields scratch-resistant lenses and is made from anodized, high-grade aluminum with a rubber armor finish. It is fully submergible, dust proof and shock proof.
Mini Shot Pro Spec Reflex Sight
The Mini Shot™ Pro Spec Reflex Sight is an improved version of the most compact, lightweight sight in the Sightmark® reflex sight line. Designed for shotguns, rifles, and pistols, this sight is equipped with an advanced optical system with dual-pane glass, a scratch-resistant lens, and a battery life up to 10,000 hours. The device also includes windage and elevation click adjustments, and a side-mounted, digital on/off switch. Protected by a protective hood, it comes standard with a removable low-profile weaver mount and lower 1/3 co-witness riser mount. Additional pistol mounts are sold separately.
Pinnacle 1-6x24AAC Riflescope
Precision-machined with high definition optics and premium Japanese glass, the Sightmark® Pinnacle 1-6x24ACC offers crystal clear resolution from edge to edge, free from distortions at any magnification. The riflescope yields a first-focal plane ballistically-matched CDC-300 reticle for subsonic and supersonic 300 Blackout. Its red/green illuminated reticle accomplishes holdovers from 100-800 yards, allowing shooters to utilize this versatile round more effectively at all distances. The Pinnacle™ 1-6×24 is also available with a Tactical Mil-Dash reticle.
(MANSFIELD, TEXAS 2014/12/19) – Offering higher magnification, less weight, and an exceptionally longer battery life than other digital night vision riflescopes on the market, Sightmark® is proud to announce the all-new Photon XT™ line—a set of exclusively modified units never before accomplished in the market. By taking a daytime riflescope, removing the original objective lens, and replacing it with a night vision attachment complete with a CMOS sensor and built-in laser IR illuminator, Sightmark® has created a unique product capable of crisp daytime and nighttime viewing.
These extremely versatile scopes feature six red/green/white digital reticle options for a vast range of applications. Included are two crossbow reticles designed for 320, 350, 370 and 400fps crossbows; two Duplex reticles for hog and varmint hunting; a Mil-Dot reticle for rangefinding and holdovers; and a German-style reticle.
Engineered with 33 percent more battery life and 20 percent lighter weight than comparable digital night vision riflescopes, the Photon™ XT 6.5x50L’s high 6.5x magnification and large 50mm objective lens allows for vivid detailing at up to 250 yards. The Photon™ XT 4.6x42S – also 33 percent more battery life and 30 percent lighter weight – delivers precision accuracy for medium-range shots at 150 yards.
Shooters can to capture everything seen, day or night, through the video output feature, and attach additional accessories to the scope’s integrated Weaver rail. The device also utilizes a digital windage and elevation adjustment system for guaranteed precision and an overall streamlined design.
(MANSFIELD, TEXAS 2014/12/19) – Sightmark® is pleased to announce the first of its all-new ReadyFire™ handgun laser line, the G5 Green Pistol Laser. Featuring a compact design to securely fit pistols, the ReadyFire™ G5 Green Pistol Laser pin-points targets faster than lightning The streamlined laser mounts between the trigger guard and muzzle of any railed handgun, decreasing snag points and refraining from adding unnecessary weight to the firearm. Visibility extends to 50 yards during the day and 600 yards at night.
“We’ve all been waiting patiently for the ReadyFire™ G5’s release this year. The demand has been there from dealers asking for a compact, lightweight, durable green laser, and the ReadyFire was our answer,” said Chase Stephens, National Sales/International Development Manager. “Our designers did an incredible job installing ambidextrous power buttons and extending the battery life by using a CR2 housing, which makes batteries much easier to find.”
The ReadyFire™ G5 features two modes, continuous and pulsing, to increase battery life up to 15 hours. With ambidextrous digital on/off switches, the 5 mW laser can be activated by the right- or left-handed shooter. The included pressure pad allows the unit to conveniently mount on the quad rail of various AR platforms.
Designed with a Weaver/Picatinny mount, the laser has an operating temperature range of 0°F to 120°F, making it the laser of your choice for almost every shooting scenario.
(MANSFIELD, TEXAS 2014/12/19) – Equipped with a powerful Cree® T6 LED bulb, this high-intensity 600-lumen flashlight projects a concentrated beam bright enough to assist users with the most difficult shots in pitch black darkness. The Sightmark® T6 600 Flashlight features an aircraft-grade aluminum construction and Type II MIL-SPEC anodizing for incredible durability and endurance against corrosion. Its slim, lightweight design allows for hand-held operation and secure attachment on an AR platform.
“The T6 Flashlight is the first Sightmark flashlight to carry the T6 Cree LED bulb, doubling the output of our popular Q5 model, without an increase in size,” said Chase Stephens, National Sales/International Development Manager. “The bulb keeps a compact housing so weapons-mounting and pocket carrying are both viable options again.”
With a weather resistance rating of IP67, the unit is dustproof and waterproof, ready for the harshest climates and tactical situations. The T6 600 Lumen Flashlight is designed with a 3-prong, glass-breaking bezel, equipping operators with a powerful self-defense tool to escape out of windows when desperately needed. Built for heavy recoil, and device is guaranteed to stay securely attached when mounted on an AR up to 1,000 Gs.
(MANSFIELD, TEXAS 2014/12/19) – Inspired by military designs, the Sightmark® LoPro Combo delivers optimal precision accuracy and versatility. This multi-functional laser and flashlight device can be mounted on a Picatinny or Weaver rail of an AR-15, either in front of a riflescope without interference with field-of-view, or on the side of the quad rail. Its 220-lumen LED flashlight can be used for clearing a room or quickly spotting targets in pitch black darkness, and the laser is offset for clearing front sight post.
“After the successful introduction of the LoPro Green Laser last year, we knew that the LoPro Combo would be the next step in the product’s evolution,” said Chase Stephens, National/International Development Manager. “Designed to be paired with a riflescope or prismatic sight, shooters now have a unit that gives their AR flexibility for any shooting situation—whether it be 3-gun, home defense or tactical scenarios.”
Featuring 1-inch MOA click adjustments, the hand adjustable windage and elevation turrets permit the user to zero in the laser dot for close-range shooting. Laser visibility ranges from 50 yards in the daytime to 600 yards at night. The LoPro Combo is equipped with push button and pressure pad operation, simplifying use and allowing the operator to quickly place the light where needed.
Constructed of high-performance thermoplastic, the LoPro Combo yields a weather resistance rating of IPX6, making it exceptionally reliable in a wide range of harsh climates. Built for durability in tactical scenarios, the unit is also resistant to 1,000G’s of maximum recoil.
(MANSFIELD, TEXAS 2014/12/19) – Featuring a digital switch control with six variable brightness levels for daytime use and six settings in night vision mode, the new Sightmark® Ultra Shot™ M-Spec Reflex Sight is built for adaptation to any shooting environment. Its magnesium alloy housing offers exceptional durability along with a battery life of up to 1,000 hours of superior functionality.
“The Ultra Shot M-Spec utilizes a casted magnesium alloy, providing an extremely rigid and lightweight body that is stronger and lighter weight than aluminum,” said Jonathan Horton, Director of Product Development. “The incorporation of an improved electronic system that is powered by a CR2 battery has greatly increased the battery life up to 1,000 hours. We’re very pleased to offer this to our customers.”
The device features a protective hood that shields it from impact and a shock-proof frame for up to .50 caliber recoil. Fully submersible up to 40 feet of water, the Ultra Shot M-Spec is equipped with dual-pane glass and a parallax-corrected lens system, allowing shooters to sight accurately from 10 yards to infinity.
(MANSFIELD, TEXAS 2014/07/28) – Sightmark® is proud to announce the highly anticipated LoPro Combo™ in dark earth. The new shade offers more than just customization; it’s also a strong proponent of concealment. With the LoPro Combo™ in dark earth, shooters can hone in on their targets with the confidence they’ll remain hidden.
“Given the increasing popularity of the new LoPro Combo™ – which debuted earlier this spring – and the growing trend of this shade among AR users, it wasn’t long before our customers asked for this item in dark earth,” said Chase Stephens, National/International Development Manager. “We are constantly working to improve our products and strongly value customer feedback. The new LoPro Combo™ in dark earth reflects those efforts.”
This military-inspired, multi-functional laser and flashlight device can be mounted on a Picatinny or Weaver rail of an AR-15, either in front of a riflescope without interference with field-of-view, or on the side of the quad rail.
Its 220-lumen LED flashlight can be used for clearing a room or quickly spotting targets in pitch black darkness, and the laser is offset for clearing front sight post. Laser visibility ranges from 50 yards in the daytime to 600 yards at night. The LoPro Combo™ is equipped with push button and pressure pad operation, simplifying use and allowing the operator to quickly place the light where needed.
(MANSFIELD, TEXAS 2014-07-24) – Sightmark® is proud to announce an improved version of the ever-popular Night Raider™ Night Vision Riflescope. Engineered with a built-in, high-power laser IR illuminator for increased viewing range, the new Night Raider 3x60L is designed for exceptional short- to long-range nighttime hunting and observation. Its 60mm lens improves light gathering capability significantly, providing high resolution and vivid imaging nearly 250 yards out.
Featuring a red/green rangefinding reticle, the night vision scope is equipped with incremental reticle brightness adjustment and quick power-up operation. Adding to its superior functionality, the Night Raider 3x60L yields a stabilized power supply – two vertically inserted AA batteries – that resists heavy recoil and ensures uninterrupted operation with every shot.
The device includes a protective flip-up objective lens cover for added security to the lens, a remote control, and a weaver rail for a digital camera adapter. Protected by a three-year warranty on the tube and Sightmark’s Limited Lifetime Warranty on the housing, the Night Raider 3x60L Night Vision scope is built to meet the highest requirements and standards of the serious night vision user.
(MANSFIELD, TEXAS 2014/07/11) – Sightmark® is pleased to introduce the SS2000™ Tactical Flashlight—an advanced high lumen output flashlight small enough to mount on tactical firearms. Equipped with Sightmark’s unique Selector Switch, the SS2000 cycles through three settings: 2,000 lumens, 280 lumens or strobe. Similar to its predecessor, the Sightmark H2000™ Tactical Flashlight, the SS2000 features three Cree® LEDs to provide brilliant illumination for even the darkest of situations.
“The SS2000 Tactical Flashlight is the latest development in our line of award-winning flashlights,” said Jeff Murray, Vice President of Sales. “We took our already industry-leading H2000 and dramatically improved on it by adding our unique Selector Switch. We observed the market demand to develop a compact, high lumen output flashlight that could still be affordable, and the SS2000 encompasses all those features.”
The SS2000 Tactical Flashlight features Sightmark’s patented glass-breaking bezel for breaking windows and self-defense. Constructed with Type II MIL-SPEC, anodized, aircraft grade aluminum, the SS2000 is built for exceptional durability, protection against corrosion and heavy recoil resistance.
Included with the SS2000 Tactical Flashlight are: two rechargeable batteries, a battery recharger, a weapon mount, on/off push button, pressure switch and three color filters: blue, green and red.