Hands on with Leupold’s LTO-Tracker – SHOT Show 2017

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In late October 2016, Leupold released a hand held thermal optic called the LTO Tracker as an accessory for the modern hunter. Unfortunately, they’ve been made of unicorn teeth since…

Hawkins Precision New DBM – SHOT Show 2017

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I’m a sucker for precision rifle gizmos, especially those geared towards competitive precision rifle shooting. Seen above is Hawkins Precision new-for-2017 detachable bottom metal for Remington 700 pattern rifles. Following…

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Leupold Updates Mark 8, VX Series – SHOT Show 2017

Perusing the Leupold booth at the 2017 SHOT show, I was reminded of the old saying – “Nobody ever got fired for hiring IBM.” Sure, the guys in the crisp…

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Gerber Brings a Bald Eagle to SHOT – Freedom Ensues

Like any conference, SHOT Show exists to get eyeballs looking at products. One of the easiest ways to do that is via the tried and true “booth babe” concept that our…

OTIS Patriot Cleaning Kit – SHOT Show 2017

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If you’ve ever set foot inside a sporting goods or gun store, you’ve no doubt seen the name Otis. They’re synonymous with gun cleaning and their Breech-to Muzzle cleaning cable…

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Vanguard Optics & Accessories at the 2017 SHOT Show

With a few minutes to kill before a meeting and a mandate from the bossman to find optically related things, I took the opportunity to check out Vanguard and their line…

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AimPoint Introduces Micro S-1

Anyone who has given consideration to the purchase of a red dot sight has surely looked at the Aimpoint line, especially the Micro series of sights. Having spent some time…

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Eberlestock Rapid Acquisition Shooting Rest (RASR)

Shooting in the field from whatever you can scrape together is, in a word, hard. Some of the shooters I respect most are those that can put together a stable shooting…

Freedom Armory Titanium Silencers – SHOT Show 2017

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Like the perfect hunting rifle, the perfect silencer weighs practically nothing, never affects your shot, allows you to leave your ear pro at home, and costs pennies. Though I keep…

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Hands on with Eberlestock Rifle Chassis

Boise, Idaho based Eberlestock is probably better known for their hell-bent for stout and muy expensive packs than anything else. Chances are, if you own an Eberlestock pack or case, you’re quite serious…

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From the Deepest Depths of SHOT Show Uselessness: Ice Pick Gloves

The NSSF was nice enough to provide me free eggs and bacon with the caveat that I’d go to the new product center and look around for some cool things…