Category Archives: light/laser

Office help

One of the best things about freelancing: I get to choose who works with me.

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Mini review of a micro light: new on Alloutdoor

Ghost 130

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Darkness, my old friend…

RDB-C bullpup in 6.5mm Grendel with 3x Bering Optics scope and a quick-detachable night vision device.  Infrared illuminator is off to the right. PMR30 on the side for close-range backup. Spare mags ride over AR50o steel plates. The smiley gunner … Continue reading

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Custom rifles are always works in progress

The first approach looks like this: light tapering 1:8 twist barrel, muzzle brake and charging handle by Strike Industries, ambi safety by them also. Mission First Tactical grip and stock, carbon fiber forend by Brigand Arms. Improved trigger. Lancer magazine. … Continue reading

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Self-defense Firearm Selection for a Non-Shooter: new on AllOutdoor

Optimizing defensive weapon selection under specific constraints.

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Less fear. More preparation.

A shotgun might be more appropriate, but a pistol with a laser can be quicker to grab from the nightstand.

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Laser training for kids

Alexis is a pretty good shot already, but she wants more practice. Not being able to drive herself to the range, she’s limited to airsoft and laser trainers. My SU16D airsoft just went with her, along with the Laserlyte kit. … Continue reading

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A good role model for adults

At age 8, this young man can shoot Glock 17 (9mm) competently and safely. With this kind of examples in front of them, adults who are apprehensive about firearms might just realize that they aren’t difficult to operate properly. It might … Continue reading

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Hot weather carry option

Glock 43 with Viridian R5 laser. Might work with something like this garter holster.

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Raising kids today to become independent humans of tomorrow

Alexis Nicole practices her pistol stance with papa. By the time she grows up, she will have one more skill that adds up with the others to an independent personhood.

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“Hey, I carry one just like it!”

A big advantage of working with competent models is that they can be asked to do a task instead of being directed, minute degree at a time, into a position which mimics doing the task. For example: “Please point the … Continue reading

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Don’t Cast Needless Shadows with Weapon-mounted Lights: new on AllOutdoor

X5L light/laser combo in practical use

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Fashionable lady

Kel-Tec PLR16 with Viridian X5L light/laser on a Midwest Industries forend.

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Good use for a laser

Since pocket pistols usually have abbreviated sights, I find lasers very helpful for accurate shooting. Older shooters whose eyes can’t see the sights up close benefit even more.

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Friends in arms

Modern Classic.

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Portraits of friends

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Taurus Curve .380: new on AllOutdoor

A review by my friend Michelle, a self-defense instructor, with my photos.  

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A Case for Mounting Lasers Above the Bore Line: New on AllOutdoor

Non-standard but effective solution.

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LaserLyte and AR Training: new on CTD

For improving marksmanship and point shooting skills.

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Red Lion Precision rotating rail

With Keltec Sub200o, you can either mount optics OR fold the rifle. Red Lion Precision rail allows both — loosen the collar, turn the forend 90 degrees left or right, re-lock. To deploy, reverse the process. It keeps zero. RLP … Continue reading

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