Most of us at some point or another have wished for a third or fourth arm. Nowhere is this as true as with firearms maintenance.
The BBT (big, brown, truck) graced us with its presence yesterday and left a box from Bushnell Outdoor Products. Inside was a brand spanking new 8-40x60m Lightweight Modular Spotting Scope. I was so excited that I broke out the camera and actually shot an unboxing video.
We don’t usually do “unboxings” because I am dubious of their value to the consumer. When I “unbox” something, it’s pretty obvious that I have little experience with that actually product. This isn’t really true with the LMSS.
We got a chance to play with the pre-production version of the LMSS at a Bushnell hosted event at Rockcastle Shooting Center in Park City, Ky. I have used several different “tactical spotters” from several different manufacturers. This was the first I have seen in awhile that actually got me exited. You can take a look at our previous comments about it from the Rockcastle shoot here.
As soon as we get some time behind it and a some shots through it, we will run a full review. Everything about this scope screams “quality” and we can’t wait to field it.
We live in a very expansive country. More than once I have had to drive through numerous states with my rifles. The problem is that we live in the United States of America. Each state has the right to make its own laws within reason. This poses a problem for travelers. It is often difficult to keep track of 50 different sets of laws and the case-law that dictates how they shall be enforced. In fact it is often difficult for Citizens to keep track of the changes in laws in their own states. Continue reading Traveling with Firearms