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Steiner H4Xi 3-12×56 Review: Quality in the Basics

By Kip Staton kipstaton.com I like technical scopes. Optics with intricate elevation knobs, long instruction manuals, and complex reticles are some of my favorite things to write about. I just enjoy learning about them, using them in the field, and always looking at what’s new. So when the Steiner H4Xi …

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Vortex Razor AMG UH-1 Review

  By Trampas Swanson For the past five years, Vortex Optics has been one of the hottest companies in the firearms industry. They have gained the most fame by bridging the huge gap between bargain budget scopes / red dots to high end products. By offering better pricing on familiar …

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Taurus Raging Bull Revolver Review

  By Pete Rogers Several years ago, I read an article about hunting with a pistol. I was intrigued. Until that time, I never thought of a pistol, or handgun, as a weapon used for killing animals. I always saw them as a personal protection gun and one for the …

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Zeiss Terra ED 10×42 Binocular Review

  By Tony Martins “Simple and rugged” is how Zeiss Sport Optics describes their “entry class” binoculars and riflescopes, called TERRA. It’s been five years since new management at Carl Zeiss made the decision to break from tradition and expand their binocular and riflescope lines to include moderately priced models …

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Kestrel 5700 Elite vs. 5700 Ballistic: Which is Right for You?

By Kip Staton kipstaton.com Many readers may balk at the high cost of entry associated with a ballistics powerhouse like the Kestrel 5700 Elite. It’s not a cheap tool, but it goes without saying that a more-than-basic wind meter is essential for the serious rifle shooter. While we did an …

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Desert Eagle .50 AE Review

  By Trampas Swanson Rarely does a firearm come along that is so unusual and powerful, it manages to transcend the firearms industry to become recognized worldwide by shooters and non-shooters alike. Due to television shows such as Miami Vice, The Shield and The Walking Dead as well as movies …

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Springfield XDS Pistol Review

By Vic Laboy In the world of concealed carry, most are searching for a firearm that not only feels good in the hand but is easy to conceal. If you are a first-time buyer, the choices are seemingly endless, making it difficult to decide on an ideal carry model. For …

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Sig Sauer P320 Post-Recall Review – 2,000 Round Reliability Check

By Kip Staton kipstaton.com I am not a gear geek. I quit pursuing the latest and greatest guns and AR accessories when I discovered I like shooting more than collecting. I’ve got one primary handgun and rifle, with a Ruger Predator thrown in when I need something accurate to review …

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Henry Lever Action .22 Carbine Review

  By Trampas Swanson There are few companies in the firearms industry as family oriented as that of Henry Repeating Arms. From the very start of business 1993, it has been the intention of the company, the founding president Louis Imperato and the now president, Anthony Imperato to focus on …