Axil XCOR Earbuds Review: Windproof Active Hearing Protection

An inherent problem with most active hearing protection is wind. With most active hearing protection, wind is picked up by the microphone and registers as a loud noise. This causes the noise compression technology to activate to shut it out—along with everything else. However, Axil has solved this problem with its XCOR earbud hearing protection, […]

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More Than Just Firearms: Less-Lethal Weapons Expand the Options at SHOT Show 2024

SHOT Show is chocked full of things that go bang and things that cut. However, there are also some options for situations that don’t require that level of force. While I’m personally an advocate of stun and tear gas grenades for personal protection, the authorities frown upon it. So, I stayed away from those and […]

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Range Bag: Revision Slingshot Ballistic Sunglasses Perform

You only get one set of eyes, so you ought to cover them with products that you can trust. Revision Military is 100% US-owned and operated and creates products that are ballistically rated, laser-proof, or both. Located in Essex Junction, Vermont, the team specializes in eye shields, goggles, sunglasses, and a full array of products […]

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32 of the Best Knives to Cut Their Way Into SHOT Show 2024

SHOT Show may be all about the guns, but knives certainly have their share of the show floor as well. Even with four days of the show, I didn’t get to cover every company as I traversed the multiple levels and numerous rooms of the show. But I did hit a bunch of them. Let’s […]

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Get the Gifts the Shooter in Your Life Really Wants this Valentine’s Day

Love is in the air! Throw traditional gift ideas aside this year and check out some of our favorite options for that special someone in your life. These Valentine’s Day Gifts will be just what your special shooter will want most. And while you’re at it, go ahead and get a little something for yourself. […]

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Secure Your Firearms: 20 Gun Safes and Storage Options from SHOT Show 2024

There is a large number of gun safes and storage options available on the market today. So, there’s really no excuse for being unable to find what you need to store or display your firearms safely. But, to get you started, here are some of the best options I found this year at SHOT Show […]

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Goldilocks Riflescopes: Four scopes that are just right for ringing steel and scoring on big game hunts

Goldilocks Riflescopes: Four scopes that are just right for ringing steel and scoring on big game hunts

Riflescope design and market appeal are a little like Goldilocks’ beds and porridge, swinging from too basic (second-plane duplex reticles in 3-9×42 configurations) to too complicated (first-plane precision reticles in monster 5-30×56 configurations).

But happily the industry has recognized a just-right combination of precision and simple. Here are four new scopes that can do an adequate job in precision-rifle steel matches and are at home in the wide-open game lands of the West, where hunters might have to take a fast shot at an elk or an antelope out beyond 400 yards.

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Hidden in Plain Sight: Hornady SnapSafe In-Wall Safe Installation

Hornady has long been known as an innovative leader in top-quality ammunition for personal defense, hunting, and precision shooting. Now, you’ll see its name tied to Hornady Security and SnapSafe. These are new and separate companies formed to focus on practical storage solutions for gun owners of all types. The surge in first-time gun purchases […]

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