Category: Product Reviews

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Vortex Fury HD Review

  By Trampas Swanson As a life long outdoorsman, I have had the good fortune to enjoy hunting and fishing for almost four decades now. Since I was 4 years old, my dad, Rick Swanson and Grandpa, Charlie Swanson had me catching fish for dinner, camping, hiking and joining them …

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FIRST LOOK: Eberlestock Camo Performance Apparel

  By Tony Martins Back in the day, the typical “early season” hunting outfit was a pair of blue jeans and a camouflage t-shirt. As seasons progressed and temperatures cooled, a flannel shirt and finally a jacket were added. Adaptation of technology and design specialization in the clothing market, along …

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Taser Strikelight Review

By Carlos Huerta Nobody expects to be the victim of an attack, but that doesn’t mean it won’t happen. When it does, you’ll want to be prepared. These days many people carry a self-defense weapon: lethal or non-lethal. The newest addition to my everyday carry collection is the Taser Strikelight. …

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Otis 17-22 Cal Micro Cleaning Kit Review

  Cleaning your rifle the Otis way. By Seth R. Nadel I have a long history with cord or “pull through” firearm cleaners. As a collector of military firearms, the pull through was a staple in many countries for many years. Take a piece of cord, attach a fitting for …

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Nikon M-Tactical vs. P-Tactical Riflescopes

By Guy J. Sagi There’s no denying the optics are crystal clear in both the Nikon P-Tactical and Nikon M-Tactical series of riflescopes, with the kind of edge-to-edge color rendition and contrast that reflect the quality we’ve come to expect from Nikon. You can’t go wrong in choosing either line, …

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AR500 XL Plate Carrier Review

  By Carlos Huerta Picking out the right body armor can be tricky or flat out frustrating. Some steel plates usually stop one type of common round while others won’t. Some plates are made from ceramic, steel, or plastic materials. Or plates are thin, thick, light, heavyweight and so on. …

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Nikon P-Tactical SPUR Reflex Sight Review

  By Trampas Swanson When you look at the firearms market today, the range of optics available to the new shooter can be a bit overwhelming. With prices ranging from $50 to well over $1000, factors such as budget and intended use are key issues when trying to decide which …

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SIG Sauer Kilo1200 Laser Rangefinder Review

By Tony Martins In today’s technologically driven, overly complicated world, it’s nice to find a product that is simple to use, affordable and performs as advertised. The SIG Sauer Kilo1200 Laser Rangefinder is one of those products. Along with its big brother the SIG Kilo1250, these are uncomplicated and easy …

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Open Vs. Concealed Carry

  By Vic Laboy Finally, your time has come. You’ve aced your qual and submitted your documents, and now you’re waiting for your permit to arrive. Since you are legally permitted to publicly carry your firearm, the question arises: “Should I conceal or open carry?” Some states allow both carry …