Tag Archives: optics

More precise sight for M1 carbine

Detailed range review is coming soon.

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WW2 Uhertl scope, others like it

Does anyone in or near Nasvhille have such an item that I could photograph? I could use images of any optics older than about 1970.

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Review of Riton 2-7x Scope: new on AllOutdoor

An inexpensive optic with useful features.

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A scope so clear…

…that you can see right into the afterlife of your foes! NEMO 300WinMag rifle, US OPtics 3-17x scope. A skilled shooter with a spotter could dominate a significant stretch of landscape with this combo.

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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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Pew-pew with a PU

Mosin with a 3.5x PU scope.

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A Solid Platform for Semi-auto Handgun Optics: new on AllOutdoor

UM Tactical pistol optic mount

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Just figured out a new way to light people

Just two lights without reflectors set at 180 degrees to each other, and almost no post-processing is required. Kel-Tec RDB-C in 6.5 Grendel, Meopta 6-24x scope, ESS goggles.

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Her various attitudes

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Primary Arms 1-8x FFP scope: new on Shooting Illustrated

A high end scope at a reasonable price.

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Scoping the PTR91

So I finally got curious about the accuracy potential of the MAD 33AR and the PTR91. With iron sights, I can do OK but not well enough to make hits on smaller targets. The scope mount I got didn’t quite fit the … Continue reading

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7.62x54R proved a bit much for the eight year old girl

A little while ago, Alexis tried SVD sniper rifle, found the recoil excessive. The slanted stock shape contributed to the problem. 6.5 Grendel, a mild cartridge with high ballistic coefficient bullets, may be the reasonable solution for her long-range use. … Continue reading

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The night is young, but we have enough NVG batteries

YHM Black Diamond carbine, Aimpoint CompM4, ATN NVM14 night vision monocular. Quite an accurate combination

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Primary Arms 1-8x FFP scope: new on AllOutdoor

A very impressive new optic.

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Long range on a budget: new on AllOutdoor

NCStar 3-9x compact BDC scope — a review of something affordable, for a change. 

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Black, red and yellow…

…nature’s danger warning, slightly subdued in this instance.     The rifle is an update of the Doublestar “teen gun” with Strike Industries forend for Mlock capability. Good ventilation and heat shields are pretty helpful to the gun with a pencil thin … Continue reading

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Superhuman senses.

She can hear better and tell bearing of the sound source more precisely with the amplified hearing protection. She can see in the dark with the thermal scope. And she’s definitely compensating with the Tavor for her inability to well-aimed … Continue reading

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Volquartsen solution for the left-handed.

Volquartsen Ultra Lite .22 is an awesome rifle, but the thumbhole stock is fairly long and designed purely for right-handed users. Fortunately, one minute with a screwdriver puts on an even lighter Hogue stock which is shorter and ambidextrous. Add … Continue reading

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Savage Rascal, scoped

I’ve written about Savage Rascal before. It’s one of my favorite little rifles, tiny enough for kids but built well enough for adults to use as well. I use mine with the default peep sight and that’s good enough for … Continue reading

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Brenneke slugs work well

Origin 12 shotgun with Trijicon RX30 sight (unmagnified 6.5MOA dot reticle), Brenneke full power magnum slugs. Five shots at 25 yards, with the shotgun rested on a porch railing. The sight wasn’t fully adjusted at that point, we fixed it … Continue reading

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