OPTICS

BETTER OPTIONS FOR HITTING THE TARGET

Trijicon’s New SRO Is More Than A Red Dot Sight

With an unobstructed field of view, the Specialized Reflex Optic from Trijicon offers
faster target acquisition with faster red dot acquisition.

C-More RTS2 Red Dot Sight

There’s no doubt red dot sights make it easier to shoot your pistol more accurately. The single sight-plane, aim, and shoot operation is fast, natural and...
Read Full Article Jeff "Tank" Hoover
Sights & Optics See It —...

Sights and optics are better than ever, constantly benefitting from the firearm industry’s ongoing technological innovations.
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scope setter

To state the obvious, this tool does just what it says. I always seem to wrestle getting the reticles straight when I mount a scope. Doesn’t matter if...
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ZEV Technologies:...

It would make no sense and strike as arrogant to assume refinements to GLOCK striker-fired handguns would not benefit the user after nearly 40 years of...
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Safely Practice With Your Gun

You can train with a blue gun or a red gun but it won’t be your gun. But when you do non-shooting training drills with your gun — a real gun —
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HiViZ H3 Tritium/Fiber...

Front sights provide direction, while rear sights allow us to fine-tune our aim. In combat or other shooting scenarios, the mantra is, “Front sight,...
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Power-Up Yer’ Peepers

The Swarovski Z8i 1-8x24 impressed me with top marks for optics and luminosity, as well as for an outstanding field of view for the size. With a 1-8x...
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Close Look At: Lights & Lasers

When “tactical” lights first came out we all thought 50 lumens was mind-blowing and couldn’t imagine needing more.
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They Made A What?

When my friend Zach Waterman of Nosler told me they were working on a handgun project I didn’t believe him. Nosler makes premium bullets, brass and...
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SIG's P320 X-Five

The SIG P320, introduced in 2014–2015 has proven to be a solid success, most notably its acceptance by the U.S. military. It’s also becoming popular as...
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In Hog Heaven

When His Editorship asked me if I wanted to test a Nighthawk Custom pistol, it only took me a second to respond. Did he really think I was going to pass up...
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Sight And Optics Love At...

Handguns are inherently challenging to shoot accurately and the challenge increases in direct proportion as distances grow, combined with the age of our...
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Why So Many Sights?

As the story goes, William Bonney and Tom Horn met in Las Vegas, New Mexico. Tom was just 15, Billy not much older — though he had five notches on the...
Read Full Article Wayne van Zwoll