Category: Optics

How NOT to mount your Aimpoint

The advert from a chain of firearms dealer started with the words: “A new Drilling package will be launched tomorrow” (translated). You can see a picture of an Antonio Zoli Drilling combination gun and an Aimpoint H-1 Micro red dot. Unfortunately whoever [Read More…]

1-8x Variable Power Optics for USMC? Squad Common Optic Solicitation Released

The United States Marine Corps is looking for new advanced optics for rifles and IARs that are capable of switching between a low magnification mode and a high (6-8x) magnification mode, according to a recent request for information (RFI) released through FedBizOpps at [Read More…]

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Merdeka 2017: Malaysia’s Small Arms Arsenal On Parade

Irfan Z. is a long time friend of TFB, and has contributed tips about various subjects, particularly within Southeast Asia. This is his first guest post entirely written by him, for TFB. Malaysia has just completed Independence Day 2017 celebrations and just like every [Read More…]

New Vortex Impact 850 Rangefinder

I have a great Laser Range Finder inside a pair of high quality Made in Germany binoculars. Press a button and get very accurate distance readings, out to further than I can hit with my rifles (at least accurately). There’s just an issue, that pair of binoculars [Read More…]