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FLIR ONE on Guns

The FLIR ONE is a very nifty new product from FLIR (maker of high-end thermal imaging sensors and scopes). It is a low-cost thermal camera that attaches to an iPhone 5 and iPhone 5S. At a cost of just $350 it is perfect for DIY folks and has many uses around the home [Read More…]

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How to Shoot a rifle with No Sights.

Kirsten Joy Weiss shares some tips on how to shoot a rifle in case the worst happens. You scope or your blade sight breaks off. She chooses a point above the receiver and a point on the barrel. Then shoots and walks the shots. She gets some impressive groupings.

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Meopta MeoPro HD 80 Spotting Scope

New from Meopta USA is the MeoPro HD 80 Spotting Scope. It is a premium low light spotting scope with a large 80mm objective lens made from fluoride glass (an expensive type of glass that prevents chromatic aberrations). It has the same basic design as the Meopta [Read More…]

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TRUGLO Turkey Gear

TRUGLO is now offering several products for turkey hunters: the Strut Stopper Extreme choke tube and the Gobble Stopper Triton Series of 1x optics. The Strut Stopper Extreme choke tube is designed to be used without the need of a choke tube wrench and is made in both [Read More…]

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BLK SOLO Single Rings

BLK Technologies has introduced a new range of rimfire and airgun mounts and bases. Each of the SOLO series rings are being sold individually rather than in pairs so you can mix and match them for your gun/optic combination. The SOLO ring range includes offset rings, [Read More…]

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Accessory Review: Arsenal SM-13 Quick Release Scope Mount for Universal AK Side Rail

Optic mounting on an AK is problematic for two reasons: one, the platform is not ideally designed for optics mounting.  Second, when an AK operator does decide to shoehorn glass onto this six-decade-old design, there are actually many good options for solid mounting [Read More…]

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Colt SWORD: Bringing Guns, Android Phones and Drones Together

The Colt SWORD (Sniper Weapon & Observer Reconnaissance Devices) Technology Demonstrator connects a variety of COTS (Commercial Off-The-Shelf) and MOTS (Military Off-The-Shelf) components together into a deployable package. The system is hard to describe in a single [Read More…]

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