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An overview of Nikon Rimfire Riflescopes on By Alexandr Naumovich Rimfire ammo predates centerfire cartridges. It had a decline in popularity as centerfire took over. But the last couple of decades have seen a big comeback of rimfire ammunition. It’s cheap and easy to fire and packs well enough …

Belleville Tactical Research Minimalist Boot Review

By David Link Minimalist footwear is one of the big trends in the outdoor industry these days, and you see it in everything from “barefoot” shoes with individual toes to lightweight, flexible running shoes. The idea is simple really. The human foot is designed to run a specific way, and …

Garmont T8 Extreme GTX Boot Review

By David Link I was in the middle of a challenging scree field when I stopped to take a deep breath. A few hundred yards remained until I could step out of the scree and onto the nearby glacier, and my 65 lb. pack was really starting weigh on my …

Leupold LTO-Tracker 2 Review

Leupold makes it easier than ever to add thermal monocular to your gear essentials. Better yet it is versatile and easy to use both in the field and around the home. By David Link When I first saw the Leupold LTO Tracker Thermal a couple years ago at SHOT Show, …

Leupold RX-2800 Rangefinder Review

Leupold’s current top of the line hunting rangefinder (excluding the RBX-3000) is compact, powerful and lightning fast. By David Link The name of the game today in rangefinders is maximum distance, and each year at SHOT Show (the industry’s premier tradeshow in Las Vegas), optics companies brush shoulders as they …

NCSTAR Universal Cleaning Kit Review

These days gun cleaning kits are a dime a dozen, but there is no doubt every gun owner needs a few reliable kits in his or her safe. The real question is which brand do you trust and how much should you spend on a cleaning kit? After all, you …

SIG Sauer Legion 229 RX Compact Review

By Trampas Swanson If you are a fan of SIG SAUER firearms, then you are already aware of this company’s approach to the gun industry is to provide the finest German engineering and design. SIG firearms and accessories seem to constantly evolve within their lineup based on end user input …

Sitka Gear Mountain Hauler Dry Bag Review

By David Link Sitka Gear is well known for their impressive line of hunting apparel and gear. Whether you spot and stalk, hunt elevated from a tree stand or hunker down in a blind, Sitka Gear has you covered with a specific pattern designed just for that activity. Perhaps what …

Nikon Monarch 2000 Rangefinder Review

By Trampas Swanson Perhaps one of the biggest challenges for hunters in the wild is judging distance. Depending on the tool used, whether it be bow, crossbow, rifle, shotgun, or pistol, factoring in the wrong distance can mean the difference between a clean, humane kill and a complete miss. I …