Gear Review: Trijicon HD XR Sights

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I first encountered Trijicon sights in the IDF (Israeli Defense Force). I received the Trijicon ACOG sight for my M4 rifle and never looked back (so to speak). Since then, Trijicon…

Nightforce introduces 7-35×56 ATACR & FIXED 4.5X24 – 2017 SHOT Show

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You never forget your first, and the first piece of nice glass I ever peered through was a Nightforce scope. I was sold right up until it came time to whip…

Gear Review: Trinity Force Legacy Optic 1-6×24 Rifle Scope

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There’s a sweet spot when it comes to rifle scopes that’s occupied by the 1-6x variable power models. The ability to crank the scope down to 1x for quick shots…

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New From Inteliscope: Smartphone Thermal Rifle Scope Mount – SHOT Show 2017

In SHOT Show’s new exhibitor area, we ran into Inteliscope showing off their wares. They’re making a smart phone rifle mount that contains a SEEK Thermal Compact camera and a ballistics-calculating…

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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…

AimPoint Introduces Micro S-1

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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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New From U.S. Optics: Bravo Series of Long Range Rifle Scopes

U.S. Optics, Inc. is well known for making some of the highest-quality rifle scopes in the business. Their new product line, the B-Series, is in production now and replaces their…

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Gear Review: Fix It Sticks Ultimate Kit

In late October I was scanning the endless sea of imagery on Instagram when a post by Fix It Sticks caught my eye. Unfamiliar with the company, I dug into…

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Gear Review: Bushnell AR Optics 4.5-18x40mm Riflescope

One of the most common questions I see on message boards and in the comments section of reviews is, “What optic should I put on this rifle?” Most of the modern…

Homebrewed .50 Cal Captured From ISIS in Iraq

Jake Hamby has posted photographs of a small shop-manufactured .50 caliber single shot, scoped rifle. The rifle was captured from ISIS forces in Iraq. Many on the Internets are disparaging…

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Gear Review: Primary Arms 2.5x ACSS Prism Scope

Prism scopes offer fixed magnification — typically between 1x and 5x — and compact size, like a red dot, but the use of an etched reticle means they function even…

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Gear Review: SIG SAUER TANGO6 3-18x Riflescope

SIG SAUER continues to flesh out its Sig Optics line of products in its quest to dominate nearly every aspect of the firearms and accessories marketplace. I previously reviewed a…