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Kel Tec PMR30 with orange fiber optic rear sight

Gun Gear

Pistol Sights: Speed, and Minute of Felon Accuracy

In a combat situation, the perfect sight picture is elusive. That being said, I almost always use my sights when shooting. The only time the sights are not visible to my eye when I fire is when I am firing from the retention position with the handgun hard against my ribs. For all other situations, the sights and sight picture matter. However, all sights are not created equal. Which sights are right for you and your situation?

Hunter holding a dead coyote

How To

Late Winter Rules for Coaxing Coyotes

Anybody who has spent time hunting coyotes knows these animals are very smart. Like other wild canids and cats, they are wary to the point of paranoia. Their craftiness is legendary, and they consistently make hunters look foolish—whether the hunters know it or not. If you want to up your success rate on song dogs, read on!

Springfield Armory 1911 with a Shoot-n-See target

How To

Training Tip: Double Taps

The double tap drill is considered by most to be two shots delivered to the target as quickly as possible—but are you doing it right? Practice does not make perfect; perfect practice makes perfect. However, among the most misunderstood tactics in personal defense is the double tap. More than half of those practicing for defense shooting execute the double tap incorrectly. Worse yet, it is most often taught incorrectly.

Mechanix Glove Winter Armor insulated camo back

Gear

Review: Mechanix Glove

The number one bodily injury since the dawn of mankind is…. yes, you guessed it, hand injuries. Like eye protection, most of those injuries could be prevented with something as simple and comfortable as Mechanix Wear’s line of gloves.

Otis 7.62MM MPSR Cleaning System with cleaning brushes

Gun Gear

Review: Otis 7.62MM MPSR Cleaning System

If you have a .308/7.62 caliber rifle and need a comprehensive compact packable cleaning kit for the field, then the Otis 7.62mm MPSR Cleaning System is an obvious choice, however there is more to the Otis cleaning kit than just size.

Impact Sport Bolt Electronic Earmuff

Gun Gear

Shot Show 2017: Accessories: The Best for the Best

If there’s one thing that retailers know, it’s that accessories sell—no matter which firearms are hot. With plenty of handguns and MSRs driving foot traffic in 2016, retailers also reported high accessory turns for rails, flashlights, and waterfowl decoys. Women’s specialty products were up, and there were plenty of deer-hunting items making the register ring. For the 2017 SHOT Show, there are literally miles of accessories to view. Here’s a look at what’s new on the floor this year.

Sightmark SS6600 flashlight with NTOA logo

General

Sightmark’s SS600 Tactical Flashlight — NTOA Approved

It is one thing for a manufacturer to recommend a product, it is quite another to get a recommendation from the National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA). After all, it is your hard earned money that will be going into your next purchase of a tactical torch, so why not get the best?

Aimpoint Micro S1 mounted to a shotgun barrel

General

Aimpoint Announces New Micro S-1 Shotgun Sight at SHOT Show 2017

Aimpoint announced the release of the new Aimpoint Micro S-1 sight at SHOW Show 2017. Designed specifically for use on shotguns with a ventilated rib, the Micro S-1 greatly enhances hit percentage for waterfowl and upland bird hunters, on the sporting clays course, and provides a compact, low-profile optic for turkey and deer shotgun hunters.

General

Umarex’s Second Zero Opens Up Long Range Possibilities

Umarex debuted the Second Zero system, under its new Axeon Optics Solutions brand. The Second Zero is a precision optical device that gives any rifle shooter an instant second zero distance whether in hunting or tactical application. It works with all optical sights from rifle scopes to dot sights.

SilencerCo Maxim 9 pistol right side profile

Firearms

Video: Standby, Revolution Is on the Way — SilencerCo Maxim 9

Suppressor ownership is on the horizon and hopefully coming to your home soon—without waiting months or paying for costly tax stamps. Talking with suppressor manufacturers, few believe we will see the legislation in the first 100 days of Donald Trump’s presidency, but all are confident that it will come. To that end, SilencerCo’s Maxim 9 is worth a look.