At SHOT Show 2024, Iver Johnson introduced a selection of new firearms, expanding its product offerings with both shotguns and a pistol. While not manufactured in the U.S., as the company’s website explains, their firearms are produced by partners in Turkey and the Philippines for Iver Johnson but maintain the commitment to quality and affordability the brand is known for.
BLP12 is a semi-automatic, magazine-fed bullpup shotgun notable for its compact design and practical features. Designed for ease of use and modularity, it comes equipped with flip-up sights and a Picatinny rail for optics. The shotgun has a fixed stock with an adjustable cheekrest and an additional rail under the barrel to attach lights or other accessories.
– Barrel Length: 18.75 inches
– Length of Pull: 16 1/4 inches
– Overall Length: 29 1/2 inches
– Unloaded Weight: 8 pounds 3 ounces
Alongside the BLP12, Iver Johnson showcased its MF410, reinforcing their catalog of versatile, semi-automatic shotguns. This model sports an AR-style design and is chambered in .410 Bore, although there is a 20-gauge variant available. This shotgun features a fixed stock with an adjustable cheek rest, a rail system for customization, and flip-up iron sights.
– Barrel Length: 20 inches
– Overall Length: 38.5 inches
– Unloaded Weight: 7 pounds 4 ounces
– Length of Pull: 15 inches
The Eagle XL10 Swamp Snake
Rounding out the new releases, Iver Johnson added the Eagle XL10 Swamp Snake to its distinctive snake-themed line of pistols. The Eagle XL10 is a long-slide, 10mm caliber 1911-pattern pistol with a ported barrel and slide, finished with a unique Swamp Snake pattern and fitted with G10 snakeskin grips. The pistol also comes with an adjustable rear sight, a white-dot front sight, an extended slide stop, and thumb safety, enhancing both aesthetics and functionality. The Eagle XL10 Swamp Snake, with its standout finishes and adaptations, offers a fresh take on the classic 1911 design with the powerful chambering of 10mm.
– Barrel Length: 6 inches
– Unloaded Weight: 45 ounces
– Overall Length: 9.75 inches
Consumers and firearms aficionados will make the final call on how these new offerings compare to the established products in the current market. Other models from the company’s past offerings have set a foundation of expectations that these new firearms will be measured against.
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