New Optics From Trijicon at NRA Annual Meetings

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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 ….

Open Carry at the NRA Meeting 2017

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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…

3 Tips for Cutting Foam for a Custom Gun Case from LaRue Tactical

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This month many of us received the first issue of the “LaRue Accuracy Report” in the mail. The report is LaRue Tactical’s new “digest for the discriminating rifleman,” as Mark…

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Gear Review: Trijicon HD XR Sights

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…

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

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…

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

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…

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

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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…

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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…