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 […]

Silencer Review: YHM Turbo K 5.56 Suppressor

With all the CoronaZombies out and about I’ve upped my EDC gun to a Brownells BRN-180S upper on their BRN-180M lower (review coming soon). Chambered in .223 Wylde and in my case shooting either 5.56 NATO or .223 Remington, this beast needed to be suppressed . . . but in the most compact, unobtrusive way […]

Gear Review: Stukeys Shooting Bench

I have fired rifles and handguns from card tables, end tables and even – one time – an ottoman (long story). Each of these ‘rests’ could be charitably referred to as subpar. In particular, when I need to see how well a firearm can perform, for hunting or a review, none of the above provide […]

Silencer Review: Gemtech Lunar 9 Suppressor

It’s official; the silencer market has gone modular. Which makes sense given you’re asked to plunk down $200 in Federal tax and wait about as long as it takes to make a new human being before receiving approval to take that new suppressor home. Long can? Short can? Booster? Fixed mount? Yes, yes, yes, and […]