I want to take a minute to wish all of you a Happy Thanksgiving. I hope that you are able to sit down and truly enjoy some time with friends and family. Please say a prayer for those in our Armed Forces who are deployed and for our First Responders who will be keeping watch. Be safe brothers and sisters.
As soon as the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus hit the stores, Magpul aficionados were begging for an update to the Field and Bump cases. Today, Magpul announced the Field Case for the iPhone 6 plus is available for order. Ship date is listed as November 25. This should leave plenty of time if you are trying to get then in stockings for Christmas. Continue reading
This slick little funnel from Xtreme Hardcore Gear can dress up your reloading and help to keep spilled powder off the bench! Continue reading
Chantilly, VA, October 20, 2014 – Aimpoint announced the release of a new lower-cost, carbine oriented optic. Coming in at a MSRP of $393, the Aimpoint Carbine Optic (ACO) is designed specifically for the AR15 and M4 rifle. The ACO comes out of the box equipped with a mount that will provide “absolute co-witness” with most AR15 iron sights. The ACO is completely waterproof and offers one year of battery life for the 2 MOA red dot from a single 1/3N battery. Branded Flip-cap covers, ARD and spare battery holders will be available to setup the ACO for your specific needs. Continue reading
Recently Geissele Automatics posted a video on their YouTube page (seen below) of a trigger producing less than .1 sec split times on a PACT Shot Timer. Immediately the internet blew up with speculation that this may be Geissele’s new “three position” trigger. That was discussed on this AR15.com post.
If speculation is correct, this trigger would have the standard “Safe” position and function like the current Geissele SSA in the “Semi” or “Fire” position. The slick part of this system is that the selector could them be rotated to the third position that is usually reserved for full-auto rifles. In this third position, the trigger would function similar to the Geissele SD3G trigger with a super short, single stage pull. If this would indeed produce the 0.1 sec split times seen in the video it would keep up with fully automatic rifles. Continue reading
A very large number of violent encounters, SWAT standoffs and military operations occur at night. Professional shooters know that training at night is a necessity.
Shooting at night holds some benefits for recreational shooters as well. Ranges are generally deserted. The temperature is cooler in the summer. The winds are mild. Did I mention the range is deserted? Continue reading