A new AR is essentially a blank slate. If you want it for tactical use, a light, laser, and red dot sight may be in your future. If your AR is destined for varmints or deer, elk, or antelope, a sling, bipod, and scope will be standard fare. Maybe your new AR will reach out to targets on the 1,000 line with a premium scope and benchrest accessories. Whatever your next AR is destined to be, the right accessories define the Modern Sporting Rifle.
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For the average shooter who takes their .270 or .308 to the range on the weekends, the .338 Lapua is like a Ferrari Enzo. Without devoting a large amount of time and resources, the cost of owning and maintaining a rifle in that caliber is too great for the payoff. However, being the stubborn sort, I figured there had to be a way to shoot the .338 while not having it rip a Grand Canyon sized dent in your wallet.
The arguments over firing the shotgun by feel and handling versus aiming are many but the bottom line is this, both techniques should be used. A moving target demands fast action and swinging and firing by feel. A stationary target at longer range demands strict use of the sights.
Looking for a compact optic that excels in ruggedness, clarity, and fast target acquisition? Check out UTG’s new 4X32 Compact Prismatic T4 Scopes.
TruGlo added an integrated laser to the Tru Tec to create a winning combination. Then, by pricing the combination under $250 it created a story worth reading—even if you’ve been burned by budget optics before.
Here is a video produced by the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) detailing how you can zero your rifle in only two shots.
With big game seasons right around the corner, you want to make sure your gear is good to go. Before heading out, here are a few top recommendations to ensure your optics are game ready including, checking fasteners, checking the zero, cleaning the firearm and more.
Nikon has announced the release of the PROSTAFF 3S binocular, featuring 8×42 and 10×42 models. These new optics offer Nikon’s legendary optical quality, along with a durable waterproof/fogproof exterior design, satisfying the diverse demands of sport optic beginners to seasoned veterans—at a price you can afford!
Beyond loving good glass, we all want to save a few bucks. To this end, Zeiss is offering some great rebates on some of its most popular products. Here are the details from Zeiss.
Red dot sights are plentiful, and the plethora of choices makes them confusing. Some are cheap products best suited to .22-caliber rimfire firearms. Others are service grade and often expensive. While quality is never a bad investment, most of us are interested in a durable sight, with good features, at an affordable price. Enter the AR-F3.