New From Grayboe: Detachable Mag Bottom Metal and Ridgeback Stock

If you aren’t yet familiar with Grayboe, you probably should be. They make extremely nice, composite stocks for Remington 700 compatible actions, including the Ridgeback that’s now in full production. Additionally, Grayboe has just released their own DBM bottom metal that fits AICS type magazines. Stay tuned for a full review, as Chris is about to […]

First Look: Wake Island Sports Battery Buttstock Power Source (Prototype)

Like it or not, electronic technologies continue to “invade” the traditionally very mechanical firearms space. As consumers rely more and more on smart phones, rangefinders, smart scopes, night vision optics, rechargeable lights, smart targets, chronographs, GPS units, tablets, and lord knows what else while out on the range, the need for portable power grows and […]

New From Gear Head Works: Tailhook MOD 3 Pistol Brace

Gear Head Works‘ Tailhook line of pistol braces (reviewed here) has proven extremely popular, showing up on factory pistols from dozens of manufacturers. What’s more, the aftermarket has responded by creating adapters for mounting a Tailhook to all sorts of different firearms. One common option involves connecting a Tailhook MOD 1 to a collapsible wire […]

New From SIG SAUER: Ballistic Data Xchange (BDX) System

Possibly the most exciting new product released at the 2018 NRA show is a system called BDX from SIG SAUER. It links rangefinder, smart phone, and riflescope to instantly provide ballistic holdovers inside of the scope. Right there on the reticle, an LED illuminates to mark the correct holdover for the distance, angle, and weather […]

New-ish From Rock Island Armory: XT 22 Magnum 1911

The world of semi-automatic .22 Magnum pistols has been pretty darn small. In fact, the release of this XT 22 Magnum from RIA effectively doubles one’s realistic options. In the Rock Island’s case, it’s a real steel, 1911-style pistol with a delayed blowback action and a 14+1 capacity . . . Chris and I were […]