New From Nikon: LaserForce Rangefinder Binocular

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That “S.” after my name doesn’t stand for Sherpa, but it may as well have yesterday as I schlepped a range finder, spotting scope, camera, and all manner of things…

3 Tips for Cutting Foam for a Custom Gun Case from LaRue Tactical

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This month many of us received the first issue of the “LaRue Accuracy Report” in the mail. The report is LaRue Tactical’s new “digest for the discriminating rifleman,” as Mark…

Gear Review: Trijicon HD XR Sights

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I first encountered Trijicon sights in the IDF (Israeli Defense Force). I received the Trijicon ACOG sight for my M4 rifle and never looked back (so to speak). Since then, Trijicon…

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Nightforce introduces 7-35×56 ATACR & FIXED 4.5X24 – 2017 SHOT Show

You never forget your first, and the first piece of nice glass I ever peered through was a Nightforce scope. I was sold right up until it came time to whip…

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Gear Review: Trinity Force Legacy Optic 1-6×24 Rifle Scope

There’s a sweet spot when it comes to rifle scopes that’s occupied by the 1-6x variable power models. The ability to crank the scope down to 1x for quick shots…

New From Inteliscope: Smartphone Thermal Rifle Scope Mount – SHOT Show 2017

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In SHOT Show’s new exhibitor area, we ran into Inteliscope showing off their wares. They’re making a smart phone rifle mount that contains a SEEK Thermal Compact camera and a ballistics-calculating…

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Leupold Updates Mark 8, VX Series – SHOT Show 2017

Perusing the Leupold booth at the 2017 SHOT show, I was reminded of the old saying – “Nobody ever got fired for hiring IBM.” Sure, the guys in the crisp…

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AimPoint Introduces Micro S-1

Anyone who has given consideration to the purchase of a red dot sight has surely looked at the Aimpoint line, especially the Micro series of sights. Having spent some time…

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New From U.S. Optics: Bravo Series of Long Range Rifle Scopes

U.S. Optics, Inc. is well known for making some of the highest-quality rifle scopes in the business. Their new product line, the B-Series, is in production now and replaces their…

Gear Review: Fix It Sticks Ultimate Kit

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In late October I was scanning the endless sea of imagery on Instagram when a post by Fix It Sticks caught my eye. Unfamiliar with the company, I dug into…

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Gear Review: Bushnell AR Optics 4.5-18x40mm Riflescope

One of the most common questions I see on message boards and in the comments section of reviews is, “What optic should I put on this rifle?” Most of the modern…

Homebrewed .50 Cal Captured From ISIS in Iraq

Jake Hamby has posted photographs of a small shop-manufactured .50 caliber single shot, scoped rifle. The rifle was captured from ISIS forces in Iraq. Many on the Internets are disparaging…