For years, firearms designers have been aware of the potential advantages of igniting a primer with electricity rather than the blow of a firing pin, but until now, no one has been able to come up with a workable system. EtronX works, and it offers a superior trigger pull, faster ignition resulting in greater accuracy, and the safety of a rifle that can be rendered inoperative with the turn of a key. Will it be a commercial success? We won’t know for a while, but there is no doubt that it is a landmark in sporting firearms design. Suggested retail price: $1,999. Remington Arms Company, Inc.;