Gear Review: XS RAM Night Sights

By Virgil Caldwell Self luminous night sights are required equipment for any handgun relied on for twenty-four hour protection. Accurate fire is a necessity for personal defense. We don’t aim for the whole target. That’s area aiming. We aim for a finite point that will do the most good. The modern technique teaches that the […]

Gear Review: Leupold VX-3i 4.5-14×40 CDS-ZL Rifle Scope

When it comes to hunting scopes, Leupold has always been my go-to scope brand. I own over 30 samples of their work. They are rugged and durable, resolve detail in low light, and are very lightweight compared to the competition. Leupold now adds a significant improvement to their venerable VX-3i design: zero lock turrets on […]

Gear Review: Swampfox Blade 1×25 Prism Sight

What is the point of a 1X prism sight? Some will most certainly point out that a 1X prism is a red dot replacement for those with astigmatism. The dot in a prism sight won’t streak, blur and go crazy like a standard red dot for those who suffer from astigmatism. That’s true, but a […]

Gear Review: Athlon Optics Argos BTR Gen2 1-8×24 Rifle Scope

Do you remember when optics were pretty much divided into either cheap crap or very expensive, high performing glass? Thank God for the powers of free market capitalism that have brought us a happy middle ground in the world of optics. Companies like Athlon Optics are producing high-quality optics at great prices, scopes like the […]

Gear Review: Mantis X10 Elite Training System

I’ve had a Mantis X10 Elite training system for quite some time now and I’ve been trying to figure out how to write this review. It’s not easy to fully encapsulate what this little device can do. It’s an intimidating prospect, and my goal is to try and capture all the ways you can train […]