Gear Review: Leupold VX-Freedom 1.5-4×20 Duplex Reticle Scope

I’ve rarely been dissatisfied with Leupold optics. Their consistent quality and durability are characteristics I have come to rely on throughout the years. For certain, that gold ring carries some weight. In late January Leupold announced their newest family of optics, the VX-Freedom Series. One hundred percent designed, machined, assembled, and (if necessary) serviced in […]

New from Leupold: VX-Freedom Series Riflescopes

  BEAVERTON, Ore. -(Ammoland.com)- Leupold & Stevens, Inc. has introduced the VX-Freedom line, a new series of riflescopes that will deliver relentless reliability and elite optical performance at a price point that’s impossible to disagree with – especially given that the line is designed, machined, and assembled in the United States. Military-spec lens coatings provide abrasion resistance, […]

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 be awfully difficult to track down wounded game in twilight conditions. Enter Leupold with their new LTO-Quest handheld thermal optic, a pocketable thermal scanner that […]

NWSSE: Leupold Custom Shop

This year at the first Northwest Shooting Sports Expo, Leupold was in the house with its custom shop products in tow. That’s right, Leupold has a custom shop and they had a booth all to themselves. What you can expect from these guys are customizations to Leupold’s off-the-shelf products with quick delivery and agile capabilities. […]

Gear Review: Primary Arms 1-6x ACSS Reticle Scope

A year ago we reviewed the .22 LR version of Primary Arms’s ACSS reticle optics line, which is made to quickly and intuitively range cans, bottles, and clay pigeons out to 200 yards. Focused more on combat use, the 1-6x scope‘s patented ACSS reticle is designed to range, well, combatants. It blows traditional range-finding reticle technology back […]

Gear Review: Leupold RX-800i/TBR Rangefinder

Visual range estimation is one of the most difficult elements of long-range marksmanship. You can have an amazing rifle, match ammo and perfect trigger control, and you can memorize the ballistic and atmospheric charts for your favorite handload, but you’ll never pass for Carlos Hathcock or Matthew Quigley if you don’t know the range to […]

SHOT 2012: I’m So Sick of Zombies I Could Puke

If some other bloggers are calling SHOT 2012 “The Year Of The Zombie,” I think they’re missing something important. SHOT 2012 was really “The Year The Zombie Jumped The Shark.” Zombie ammo? Check. Zombie ammo boxes? Got it. Zombie knives (obviously not designed by anyone who’s read Max Brooks’ survival guides)? Roger. But why stop […]

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