Ochoco Arms wins VC funding

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Friday, November 08, 2013

Prineville-based Ochoco Arms CEO Sam Lambert designed a multi-laser shotgun sighting system, winning the $10,000 prize at the Bend Venture Conference.

“One evening, after a day of duck hunting, I was sitting on my couch cleaning my shotgun and watching TV. I was watching a movie that had a military tactical operation in progress — guys busting into a room using single laser sights on rifles,” said Lambert. “I got to thinking, ‘How cool would it be if you had a laser system for a shotgun — but instead of one laser it showed you the pattern of where the shot would be going?' So after some research, I found out no one had designed a sight like that.”

This is important because law enforcement frequently need to make split-second decisions about firing a weapon. Lambert’s invention provides an officer with immediate knowledge about the impact zone, minimizing collateral damage should he or she fire the shotgun.

Read more at The Central Oregonian.

 

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