2018 Black Friday Deals for Firearm Fans

posted on November 23, 2018

Black Friday shopping is traditionally crowded and noisy, but Daniel Defense is taming some of the din this year with 40-percent discounts on its DD WAVE quick-detach suppressors and 35 percent off the threaded version. That’s a total savings of more than $450 and $340, respectively. The offer is good through Nov. 25 at any authorized Daniel Defense Dealer—here’s a convenient link to find one near you—or if you prefer to avoid the chaos, visit Silencer Shop on line.

Have a Mossberg owner on your list? Avoid the crowds and take up to 60 percent off the company’s sights, scopes, rails, barrels and more on the company’s special Black Friday’s deals page.

Ammo is always appreciated by enthusiasts, and right now you can receive $20 back on the purchase of Federal, Blazer Brass or American Eagle Black Pack bulk boxes or cans—up to $100 per household. Here’s a link to full details and rebate form. Offer runs through Dec. 2. 

Viridian Weapon Technologies is taking 48 percent off the price of its X5L-RS (Gen 2) long-gun weaponlight/laser combination. At $229 it’ll please every modern sporting rifle or tactical shotgun owner on your list. There’s also a 20 percent discount across the company’s entire website when you enter promotional code BF2018. The discounts expire Dec. 2.

Through Nov. 26 LWRC also has a 20 percent discount on everything seen on its website through Nov. 26. You can save even more on its uppers, which are reduced during that time by 25 percent.

Visit Steyr Arms USA’s Black Friday Sales website to take advantage of 35-percent off all Steyr parts, accessories and apparel (not including optics or courses). You’ll also uncover 40-percent off Merkel gear and 50- to 70-percent discounts on a selection of Jaghund and XJagd clearance items.  

Savage Arms is running five special offers through the holidays, including money back on firearm/optics packages, rimfires and more. Visit SavageArms.com for full details.

And if you really want to avoid the crowds, Apex Tactical Specialties has the definitive excuse. Orders made on its website through Nov. 26 qualify for free shipping. Sure beats traffic and parking nightmares.

Hornady Manufacturing is also offering a host of holiday sales on the company's line of branded apparel and accessories.


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