Gear Review: Maven S.1A Spotting Scope

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My first exposure to Maven was at the Gunwerks L201 Advanced Long Range Shooting Course (reviewed here). On the range, helping us spot out to 1,440 yards, were half a dozen…

Accelerate 3x, Transition/Optics 3x Magnifier, AR Optics 1-4x24mm : New From Bushnell

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AR stands for Armalite Rifle. It could just as easily stand for America’s Rifle. As manufacturers ramped-up and stuffed the sales channels for a Clintonian shock, the market is flooded…

Scope Mounting with a Digital Protractor: Pro-Tip

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C.a.R Firearms is a small shop that specializes in custom work and related services (think build vs. assemble) located south of Seattle. Every time I’m there I make a mess, drooling…

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New From Revic Optics: PMR 428 Riflescope

From the guys who brought us the powerful and quite badass Gunwerks G7 BR2 rangefinder comes a riflescope with ballistics solving power built right in. Angle, compass direction, temperature, and…

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Gear Review: Shield Sights RMS (Reflex Mini Sight)

Shield Sights isn’t yet a household name in the U.S., but it should be and likely will be soon enough. SHIELD has been around for about 30 years making optics,…

New from Primary Arms, Advanced 30mm Red Dot

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Primary Arms makes some pretty good optics for the money. And their lineup now includes a 30mm red dot. The new Advanced Red Dot has some great features and a…

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Gear Review: Aimpoint PRO (Patrol Rifle Optic)

Aimpoint’s PRO — Patrol Rifle Optic — is an extremely rugged, always-on red dot optic designed for duty use by law enforcement, military, and the armed citizen. Freeze it, torch it,…

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New Optics From Trijicon at NRA Annual Meetings

Trijicon is in Atlanta at the NRAAM in force, with lots of new wares on display. MRO Patrol, thermal optics, and a 1-8x AccuPower riflescope. Photos and details follow ….

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Open Carry at the NRA Meeting 2017

For the last three NRA Annual Meetings, open and concealed carry have been legal and practiced on the premises. In 2015 it was in Nashville. 2016 was Louisville, Kentucky. In the…

New From Bushnell: Engage Line of Riflescopes and Binoculars

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New at the 2017 Show is a budget-minded optics line from Bushnell, called Engage. It’s a full line of riflescopes and binoculars in the $149 to $449 range, and from…

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New from Leupold: LTO-Quest Handheld Thermal Optic

If you’ve ever been hunting at dusk, you know that no matter how hard you try for a clean kill, it doesn’t always work out that way. And it can…

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New From Nikon: LaserForce Rangefinder Binocular

That “S.” after my name doesn’t stand for Sherpa, but it may as well have yesterday as I schlepped a range finder, spotting scope, camera, and all manner of things…