New guns, gear abound at NRA Atlanta on Day 1 (PHOTOS)

New guns, gear abound at NRA Atlanta on Day 1 (PHOTOS)

The National Rifle Association’s 146th Annual Meeting and Exhibits kicked off Friday. (Photos: Chris Eger/Guns.com)

A whole crop of fresh products were on hand to greet attendees on the first day of the National Rifle Association’s 2017 annual meeting with that oh so sweet new gun smell.

To welcome the estimated 80,000 attendees were offerings from Springfield Armory, Remington, Colt, Heckler & Koch, Glock and others at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.

Team Springfield's Rob Leatham was on hand to break down the company's new slimline 9mm hammer-fired striker fired pistol, the XDE. http://www.guns.com/2017/04/28/springfield-unveils-new-xde-pistol/

Team Springfield’s Rob Leatham was on hand to break down the company’s new slimline 9mm hammer-fired striker fired pistol, the XDE.

Did we mention that it is hammer fired and has a “low-effort-slide” that requires 27 percent less racking effort when compared to other leading semi-auto pistols?

Did we mention that it is hammer fired and has a “low-effort-slide” that requires 27 percent less racking effort when compared to other leading semi-auto pistols?

Team Colt Shooter Mark Redl broke down Colt's new 70 series long slides including a Gold Cup Trophy and Competition model.

Team Colt Shooter Mark Redl broke down Colt’s new 70 series long slides including a Gold Cup Trophy and Competition model.

Colt also had a special edition Team USA 1911 on display

Colt also had a special edition Team USA 1911 on display

The summer production run: Glock 17 and 19 pistols with front slide serrations. (Photo: Daniel Terrill/Guns.com)

The summer production run: Glock 17 and 19 pistols with front slide serrations. (Photo: Daniel Terrill/Guns.com)

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SIG brought a whole wall of modded handguns.

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While the SIG MHS winner was not available for comment, SIG did have a number of P320 models present.

While the SIG MHS winner was not available for comment, SIG did have a number of P320 models present.

Lehigh Defense was on hand with their ever expanding line of premium ammunition

Lehigh Defense was on hand with their ever expanding line of premium ammunition

Ruger's Silent-SR ISB is designed to work with their new Takedown series of 10/22, the 16.12-inch suppressed barrel is a simple changeout and its 2.6-pounds retains a center of gravity close to the rifle's receiver.

Ruger’s Silent-SR ISB is designed to work with their new Takedown series of 10/22, the 16.12-inch suppressed barrel is a simple changeout and its 2.6-pounds retains a center of gravity close to the rifle’s receiver.

Tactical Walls made sure attendees were in touch with their options for hiding precious metals in plain sight.

Tactical Walls made sure attendees were in touch with their options for hiding precious metals in plain sight.

As well as coffee tables

As well as coffee tables