Category: Optics

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TFB’s Rifle (And Subgun) Weight Omnibus – How Heavy is Your Rifle? (Part 2 of 3)

(This is Part 2 of the TFB Rifle Weight Omnibus. You can read Part 1 here.) In October, I traveled out to see my co-writer Alex C. to collect data on the weights of different long guns and some of their components. Over that weekend, I weighed 58 rifles and submachine [Read More…]

DIY Sub Zero Eotech Test

David of Very Traumatic sent this to us. He decided to test the Eotech recall on his own. He shot his AR with an Eotech and then submerged the Eotech in dry ice to get the Eotech cold enough and test if there is a shift. Cut to the chase, there is POI shift. David [Read More…]

Libyan illicit arms Facebook Group

I came across this on accident, but there is a Facebook Group, based in Libya that is completely centered around the illicit small arms trade in that country. There is nothing surprising about the huge trade of illicit small arms in war torn countries, but the [Read More…]

GunTV auction channel set to launch for 2016

A venture that has been talked about for some time now, is set to launch on January 20th, during SHOT this upcoming year. GunTV is going to be a 24/7 live auction channel where viewers can call in (maybe an online process as well?) and place bids on firearms on the TV [Read More…]

Meprolight Fiber Tritium

New Meprolight Sights

For 2016, Meprolight will have a number of new products available to customers in the United States of America. one of these new items is a fiber tritium sight system for Glock and Springfield Armory handguns. The Fiber Tritium (FT) sight is a combination handgun sight [Read More…]

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Armasight Predator

Armasight introduced a new thermal imaging rifle scope called the Predator. These thermal imaging rifle scopes are designed to be lightweight and compact in addition to being the “most technologically advanced.” At the center of the technology is a FLIR Tau [Read More…]

Review:Lights, Sights, Lasers Course Overview

Recently, myself and three friends attended a course taught by Wes Doss called Lights, Sights, and Lasers Tour in Wabash, Indiana. We’ve blogged about the course before on TFB but this will be an in depth review of the course materials covered and the courses of [Read More…]

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New Leapers UTG Optic

Not everyone can afford to spend $500 on optics.  Fortunately, for those in search of lower priced reflex sights, there is a plethora to choose from.  The challenge is sorting out the quality gear in this expansive category. Love them or hate them, UTG optics seem to [Read More…]

How to avoid scope bite

Kirsten Joy Weiss’ latest video is on the subject of avoiding scope bite. Most of the time scope bite is nothing more than a slight pain and embarrassment. Other times it can be worse. A friend of mine, a veteran hunter and hunting magazine writer, has a large [Read More…]

New Lasers, Weapon Lights and Red Dot Sights from Kinetic Concealment

You make a good number of friends over the years in the gun industry. One of those friends, Josh Sykes, not only works in the marketing end of the industry but has a company of his own named Kinetic Concealment. Up until now Josh has been designing and making holsters [Read More…]