Category: Optics

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The Krinks that never were, AKSU trial rifles

Following close on the heels of our other articles about the development and use of the AKS74U “Krinkov”, we now bring to TFB an article specifically about the prototypes that were entered into the design competition, that would later turn into the [Read More…]

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A Practical Solution for Shooting Around Corners at Last?

For as long as people have been fighting one another, it’s been self-evident that he who can avoid getting hit has the best chance of coming out of the fight alive, if not victorious. Warfare has come a long way from hunter-gatherers dodging atlatl-thrown spears, [Read More…]

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Firearms Food for Thought: Positioning Shooting Prone

In order to be a successful long-range shooter you must take a number of factors into consideration. From windage to optics to understanding the capabilities and limitations of your caliber of choice and everything in between, you’d better have it all covered. Of [Read More…]

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New Vortex Glass

Vortex Optics introduced a new rangefinder and a new monocular at the recent SHOT Show. This rounds out the company’s 2016 product introduction that included new rifle scopes and new binoculars. Ranger 1500 Vortex Optics previously offered only one rangefinder: [Read More…]

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New Bushnell Gear

For 2016, Bushnell Outdoor Products introduced a range of new optical products. While rifle scopes are a large part of the company’s business, Bushnell also manufactures other gear like spotting scopes and flashlights. Here is a quick look at a small portion of [Read More…]

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New Gun Case From Allen Company

For years gun cases have been seen as nothing more than a receptacle used to transport firearms from Point A to Point B. Of course, they’re far more than that  for many of us. As someone who shoots and hunts for work, I can attest to the fact that my gun cases [Read More…]

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Firearms Food for Thought: Does the Shooter Make the Gun, Or…?

It’s an argument that’s been knocked back and forth at more than one 3-gun event or hunting cabin: does the shooter make the gun, or does the gun make the shooter? Or, in other words, can a subpar or average shooter be made into a superstar with the [Read More…]

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