Guns, Gear, SHOT Show and the Year 2016

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I spent all of last week in Las Vegas. Normally, I’d rather be in the mountains somewhere, or chasing wild hogs across Texas wheat fields. But last week was the annual Shooting, Hunting, Outdoors Trade Show, aka, SHOT Show. Or Continue reading Guns, Gear, SHOT Show and the Year 2016

Tactical Advantage: Hunt with Red Dot (Reflex) Sights

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I was recently at the range helping a shooter get started with his new AR-15. He was using inexpensive backup sights, but talking about optics so I handed him a rifle with a reflex sight mounted. He immediately closed one Continue reading Tactical Advantage: Hunt with Red Dot (Reflex) Sights

New and exciting – Five highlights from the NRA Convention

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What do you get when you cram an insanely diverse crowd of 70,000 people into eight acres of floor space filled with 400+ vendors? Smiles, lots and lots of smiles if we’re talking about the annual NRA meeting, aka “NRA Continue reading New and exciting – Five highlights from the NRA Convention

Aimpoint T-1 vs. T-2 Comparison and Review with Video

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For years the Aimpoint T1 has been the gold standard of red dot sights, so when I first got wind of a T2 in the works, I was pretty curious. They sure look a lot alike. Both have 2 MOA Continue reading Aimpoint T-1 vs. T-2 Comparison and Review with Video

Twelve Gifts of Christmas for the Hunter and Shooter

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Christmas time is here again! Many of you have been thinking about what to get the hunter or shooter in your life (or maybe what YOU’D like to get). We’ve put together some of our favorite picks of the year. Continue reading Twelve Gifts of Christmas for the Hunter and Shooter

Predictable and Exciting Married and Had a Baby: The Aimpoint ACO

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Predictable and Exciting married and had a baby. Predictable’s DNA contributed the red dot, familiar controls and mount. Exciting naturally delivered the surprises – the price point and availability. I’m not writing this off a press release, I’ve used this Continue reading Predictable and Exciting Married and Had a Baby: The Aimpoint ACO

Teaching Wild Hogs to Cartwheel with a Weatherby Hog Reaper, Aimpoint and DRT Ammo

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Bolt actions are boring, I once thought. Kind of funny that my most spectacular filmed hog hunting shot to date would feature me shooting a bolt action Weatherby. Granted, it was a Hog Reaper chambered in .308 topped with an Continue reading Teaching Wild Hogs to Cartwheel with a Weatherby Hog Reaper, Aimpoint and DRT Ammo

An Experience Like No Other in America – Sportsman Shooting Center Live Fire Cinema Shooting Range

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If you want to save money, be a better shooter/hunter, like to have fun in a gun friendly environment or host a corporate event, then you need to check out the Sportsman Shooting Center in Grapevine, Texas. Housing a live Continue reading An Experience Like No Other in America – Sportsman Shooting Center Live Fire Cinema Shooting Range

6.8 SPCII vs. West Texas Wild Hogs

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I’d been waiting for this opportunity. I’d already set up and reviewed the Daniel Defense M4V7 chambered in 6.8 SPCII a couple of months ago. The AR-15 is solid, well made with all the trappings of a top tier mil-spec Continue reading 6.8 SPCII vs. West Texas Wild Hogs

Daniel Defense M4 Carbine V7 in 6.8 SPCII Hands On Review

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What is quality? You read a gun review, and it seems like more often than not you get something like this: “With a name like X, you know you’re getting quality.” With the number of solid AR-15 manufacturers in the Continue reading Daniel Defense M4 Carbine V7 in 6.8 SPCII Hands On Review