Tag: rifles

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RUGER PC Carbine 9mm Rifle Review

  By Trampas Swanson Sometimes in life, the best new idea is simply an old one re-imagined from a different point of view. In the firearms industry, no company better illustrates that creative mindset than Ruger Firearms. In 1996, Ruger first released an innovative, semi-automatic carbine rifle aimed at the …

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Kriss Vector Review

  By Trampas Swanson Often the firearms industry tends to fall into a rut when it comes to innovation and design changes. Manufacturers are all too often apt to chase popular trends and dump money into the saturated AR-15 market due to sales volume rather than focus on being the …

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Rifle Iron Sights vs. Red Dots

  By Vic Laboy Whether you are building your first rifle or a true beginner, you may notice others around you are either sporting a red dot atop their rifle or strictly running iron sights. Although the decision is purely personal preference, there are pros and cons to both configurations. …

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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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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 …

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Savage Arms Mark II Rifle Review

  By Trampas Swanson When one looks at today’s shooting sports, the advancements in technology are absolutely amazing. We live in a time where you can now find a scope to not only range the distance to your target but make the needed adjustments as well. Lights, lasers, red dots …

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Trijicon TA33 Review – Best General-Purpose Optic?

By Kip Staton Trijicon really needs no introduction. As a supplier of magnified optics to the military for years, they recently celebrated the millionth ACOG to roll off their production line. Exceptional glass quality, bomb-proof durability and battery free illuminated reticles have made the ACOG a legendary military optic. In …

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Henry Repeating Arms U.S. Survival Rifle Review

By Trampas Swanson In the face of economic down fall and turmoil in the news worldwide over the past decade, there has been a growing interest in post-apocalyptic survival by people of all walks of life. It’s no coincidence television reality shows like Survivorman, Mountain Men, Survivor and anything associated …

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Magpul D-60 Drum Review: 1,000 Rounds Later

  By Kip Staton www.kipstaton.com Drums for the AR-15 are not a new invention. However, the Magpul D-60 may be the very first option of its kind that’s actually built well enough for serious use. Introduced at the beginning of 2015, the Magpul D-60 drum magazine generated much interest within …