Is Your Local Gun Shop Helping or Hurting the Cause?

Over the last few years my involvement in the 2A community has been quite enlightening. One of the realities I have become more and more aware of is that our tendencies as human beings to engage in petty rivalries, competition, and back-stabbing is alive and well within the 2A community. While this really shouldn’t be […]

Optics Review: ACME Machine 6-24x50mm FFP TR Scope

Reader Ken Whitmore writes: ACME Machine is a relatively new entrant in the firearm parts, accessories, and optics business. They’ve been around for a couple of year now, while their parent company, Global Precision Parts (originally known as ACME Machine Automatics), is over 30 years old. I have gotten a chance to review some items […]

Gear Review: Leupold VX-Freedom 1.5-4×20 Duplex Reticle Scope

I’ve rarely been dissatisfied with Leupold optics. Their consistent quality and durability are characteristics I have come to rely on throughout the years. For certain, that gold ring carries some weight. In late January Leupold announced their newest family of optics, the VX-Freedom Series. One hundred percent designed, machined, assembled, and (if necessary) serviced in […]

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 AR Optics from Bushnell

Bushnell has been one of the better-known optics companies in the gun industry for more than 65 years. Since they became a subsidiary of Vista Outdoors several years ago they’ve continued to grow and have – in my opinion – also experienced an increase in quality and design performance. Their AR Optics line is tailored […]