SHOT Show: A tactical gear lover's paradise (PHOTOS)

High Threat Concealment's Low Profile System.

High Threat Concealment’s Battle Belt lets you pack around carbine and pistol mags, plus medical and other gear. all concealed.

Magpul's drum mag. Because shooting is more fun than reloading.

Magpul’s drum mag. Because shooting is more fun than reloading.

Struggling with cheek weld? Voodoo Tactical has this ambi cheek pad with both ammo and whatnot storage.

Struggling to get a cheek weld? Voodoo Tactical has this ambi cheek pad with both ammo and whatnot storage. A real problem solver!

CAA ran these Israel-made Hartman optics on their SBRs at Range Day. Nice!

CAA ran these Israel-made Hartman optics on their SBRs at Range Day. Nice!

The view through the Hartman. Lots of real estate with a pinpoint red dot, enhanced by a horizontal line on each side of the dot.

The view through the Hartman. Lots of real estate with a pinpoint red dot, enhanced by a horizontal line on each side of the dot.

Battle Rifle Company's Cutlass in 5.56, dripping wet! This maritime security-purpose rifle with NP3-coated parts spent 30 days soaking in Galveston Bay. No rust.

Battle Rifle Company’s Cutlass in 5.56, NATO, dripping wet! This maritime security-purpose rifle with NP3-coated parts spent 30 days soaking in Galveston Bay. No rust.

Battle Rifle Company's Cutlass. Floated barrel is standard.

Battle Rifle Company’s Cutlass. Floated barrel is standard.

Camillus Knives' new tactical series, in three sizes with a drop point blade.

Camillus Knives’ new tactical series, in three sizes with a drop point blade.

Paddle holsters by Spetzgear. Note the claw-like construction of the paddles.

Paddle holsters by Spetzgear. Note the claw-like construction of the paddles.

Spetzgear's thigh rigs are the choice of LAPD SWAT. The company is now making holsters in suede finish, too.

Spetzgear’s thigh rigs are the choice of LAPD SWAT. The company is now making holsters in suede finish, too.

Imported by FIME Group and made by Arex of Slovenia, the Rex 01S 9mm tactical version Is now ready for US sales.

Imported by FIME Group and made by Arex of Slovenia, the tactical version of the Rex 01S 9mm is now ready for US sales.

Voodoo Tactical's new packs aren't so tactical-looking. Laser-cut MOLLE is the new style.

Voodoo Tactical’s new packs aren’t so tactical-looking. Of course, that makes them more tactical.

American Tactical's polymer-lightened .410 Omni shotgun. It was love at first sight with this one.

American Tactical’s polymer-lightened .410 Omni shotgun. It was love at first sight with this one.

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