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I was a sworn iron sight hunter. Growing up on a homestead in the wilderness of Alaska, I saw more hunters using iron sights than scopes. I watched my father down deer with iron sights at ranges most hunters with Continue reading The Best of Both Worlds: Practical Tips to Maximize Your Low to Mid Range Magnified Optic
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I wake up on the third day of training with a sense of pride and accomplishment. The previous day went by so fast and the memory of seeing the steel swing at hundreds of yards away energizes me now. Tyler Continue reading Rookie Review: US Optics Academy Long Range Precision Rifle Course – Part 3: Pride and Accomplishment
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Nearly everyone knows that not all rifle scopes are created equal. I’ve used some really cheap scopes. I’ve used some really nice ones. One of the more notable scopes I’ve gotten my hands on is the US Optics LR-17 3.2-17x. Continue reading US Optics LR-17 3.2-17x – Lethal Vision