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Leupold VX-3i LRP 4.5-14x50mm Review

  By Kip Staton www.kipstaton.com To be quite honest, this is the first Leupold product I’ve come across in a long time that I’ve actually gotten excited about. Leupold’s newest scope combines features at a mid-range price level that the long range target shooter can truly appreciate. Like the name …

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Nikon BLACK X1000 4-16x50SF Illuminated X-MRAD Review

  By Kip Staton kipstaton.com Unless you’ve been living under a rock in the gun blog landscape for the past few years, you know that long-distance rifle games have never been more popular. From matches like the Mammoth Sniper challenge to the somewhat more “domesticated” Precision Rifle Series and casual …

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Nikon BLACK X1000 Scope Review with Alpha Dog Down

  YouTube producer and hunting personality Alpha Dog Down specializes in predator hunting, especially in long range hunting scenarios. An important part of his hunting setup is a good long range scope, and the new Nikon BLACK X1000 Scope is perfect for the job. Check out his video review below, …

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SIG Tango 6 Scope Review

  By Trampas Swanson As with most things within the firearms industry, training, equipment, and tactics are always evolving. Optics are not immune to these trends. To financially survive in the industry, traditional companies such as Leupold, Burris, and Nikon have tried to stay on top of these growing trends. …

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Nikon Black Force 1000 Review

  By Trampas Swanson While attending the firearms industry’s largest event known as the SHOT SHOW in Las Vegas, NV earlier this year, I discovered the newly released Black Force series of scopes from Nikon Optics. Having used Nikon products for over 30 years, I have always associated the company …

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NRA Annual Meeting – Atlanta 2017

  By Pete Rogers peterogersoutdoors.com After attending the NRA annual Meeting in Atlanta, two things really stand out with the experience. First, why would I ever go to Atlanta again? With a long history of some of the worst traffic in the nation, it proved it once again when it …

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Scout Rifles Part 2 – The Savage Option

  By John M. Buol Jr. Continued from Scout Rifles Part 1. The Scout Rifle concept has been in development for several decades now. Initially, obtaining these features was a custom-only proposition. However, as the word spread manufacturers were slowly wrangled into producing purpose-built equipment. The most notable of the …

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Scout Rifles Part 1

  By John M. Buol Jr. The first Scout Conference was held at Gunsite Ranch, Arizona on 6-8 December 1983 under the auspices of the Ekeiboloi Society (from Hoi Ekeiboloi which translates to “those who hit what they aim at.”) The purpose of this conference was to critically evaluate the …

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Nikon Monarch 7 (2.5-10×50) Advanced BDC XR Turret

  By Craig Reinolds This month, I wanted to take a look at the Monarch 7 Advanced BDC series of scopes recently released by Nikon. The specific model I was shipped for this review was the Nikon Monarch 7 Advanced BDC 2.5-10X50. When I received the scope for testing and …