Things That Don’t Suck: Armageddon Gear Ultralight Shooting Mat and Waxed Canvas Optimized Game Changer Support Bag

As seems to be routine, I have another confession to make before beginning my review. The box sent to me by Armageddon Gear with their Ultralight Shooting Mat and Waxed Canvas Optimized Game Changer support bag also included one of their Data Armbands. The plan was to use the pad, the bag and band during […]

Scope Review: Nightforce SHV 4-14×56 Riflescope

“Francois says a 3-12 variable scope and 250-300 yard shots.” – Zani The above message was the catalyst for the eventual purchase of the Nightforce SHV 4-14 x 56 Riflescope that is currently mounted on my pet rifle – a plain-Jane, synthetic-stocked, Remington Model 700 chambered to 7mm Remington Magnum. The question was directed to […]

Gear Review: Steiner Mk7 Shotgun Light

As I mentioned in my review of the Streamlight TL Racker, weapon lights on pump shotguns can be a tough conundrum. Magpul’s pump made it a little easier, but mounting a proper light to a pump shotgun can be a little tricky. Pump shotgun weapon light options from both Streamlight and Surefire are often the […]

Things That Don’t Suck: Magpul Bipods

When Magpul first released the aptly named Magpul Bipod in mid-2018, I didn’t get the appeal. It appeared to be effectively all-polymer, and I tend to lean into my bipods and load them up fairly firmly. So I had doubts. But then I got my hands on one, and my opinion changed 180 degrees. Magpul’s […]

Gear Review: Streamlight TL-Racker Shotgun Light

As far as defensive and military shotguns go, it seems that the pump-action still rules the roost in the United States. While semi-autos are more and more accepted, the transition is slow. The USMC adopted the M1014 shotgun in 1999, and my infantry battalion’s armory had zero of them…in 2012. We did have a ton […]