Holiday Gift Guide: 20 Must-Have Items For The Range

posted on November 13, 2017

Choosing the perfect holiday gift for the gun owner who has everything can be a challenge. However, we at Shooting Illustrated have brought forth the latest and greatest range toys and tools from the past year, so there's something for every firearms enthusiast in this 2017 holiday gift guide. Check out all that the industry has to offer, and pick out the product that will make your loved one smile this holiday.

Holiday Gift Guide: For The

1 | Caldwell Lead Sled DFT2

The latest Lead Sled allows shooters to slide the front cradle forward or backward along its frame to optimize the rest’s length for most any long gun. The synthetic cradle won’t tear, and the bottom tray is perfect for adding recoil-absorbing weight. MSRP: $259.99

2 | Crimson Trace LiNQ for AK-47
Crimson Trace now offers its innovative LiNQ system for fans of AK-47-pattern rifles, with the standard AK pistol grip and a light/laser that attaches to an accessory rail. Simply grab the rifle in a firing grip and the light and/or laser is activated. MSRP: $649

3 | Swagger Bipod
This all-terrain bipod has flexible, hyperextending joints which allows infinite maneuverability, dramatically expanding your shooting zone. Need to switch from full flex to rigid legs, just push a button to convert back to a traditional bipod. MSRP: $199.99

4 | Otis Ripcord .223/5.56 NATO
Constructed from heat-resistant Nomex, the Ripcord’s material acts as both a brush and a patch to loosen and capture fouling, while its helix shape engages the molded-rubber core and keeps the cleaning surface pressed against the bore. MSRP: $14.99

5 | HERA CQR Buttstock
An easy-to-install replacement AR-15 buttstock weighing in at only 14.4 ounces, the HERA-USA CQR buttstock works in combination with the CQR Frontgrip, offering compactness and light weight. MSRP: $119-124

6 | LabRadar Doppler Chronograph
Place LabRadar’s Doppler Chronograph next to your shooting area and it uses continuous-wave Doppler radar and advanced digital-signal processing technology to provide velocity of  sub- and supersonic cartridges.MSRP: $559.95

7 | Hornady Rapid Rack
For those who prefer to keep their chambers empty for safety reasons, the Rapid Rack offers a lightning-fast method to get your semi-automatic rifle or 12-gauge shotgun into action by simply pulling on the handle to load a round. MSRP: $12.48

8 | Hoppe’s Lead B Gone Skin Cleansing Wipes
A handy addition to your range bag, these skin-cleansing wipes come in containers of 40 and are designed to remove lead, nickel, cadmium, arsenic, silver, mercury, zinc, chromium, copper, antimony and 98.8 percent of shooting residue from hands. MSRP: $12.99

9 |  Multi-Purpose Adaptable Target System (MPATS)
Accura Outdoors and SRM Manufacturing have created the MPATS Multi-Purpose Adaptable Target System. Each system is shipped with a folding target base, target topper, blast shields, target handle and a mini-man target. MSRP: $200

10 | Champion Center Mass 8-inch Circular AR500 Steel Target
This 38-inch thick, AR500 steel target can withstand up to .338 Lapua Mag. at 100 yards. MSRP: $39.95

11 | Case-Gard Ammo Wallet
Need to have additional ammo that is quickly accessible? MTM Case-Gard Ammo Wallets are offered with options that can accommodate numerous calibers for your rifle or handgun. These ammo wallets provide a secure way to store backup rounds in your shirt or jacket pocket. MSRP: $7.65

12 | ELCAN Anti-Reflector
See while remaining unseen by retrofitting your ELCAN scope with an Anti-Reflector. The honeycomb grid, which fastens over the objective lens, breaks up light to keep it from reflecting off of the lens’ surface, revealing your location. Available for the SpecterDR 1X/4X, SpecterDR 1.5X/6X and M145. MSRP: $77-$150

13 | Wiley-X Black Ops Nash Model
Shatterproof lenses meet ANSI and OSHA standards, making these stylish, UVA/UVB-protected sunglasses perfect for the range or the beach. MSRP: $80

14 | HERA CQR Frontgrip
HERA-USA has created the CQR Frontgrip that is easy to install on the rail of your AR-platform system. Constructed of reinforced polymer in multiple colors, it’s lightweight and ergonomic. MSRP: $39

15 | Okay Industries Tan 30-Round AR-15 Magazines
These self-lubricating, desert-tan, 30-round AR-15 magazines are made by Okay Industries, trusted by troops around the world for its SureFeed system. MSRP: $18.95

16 | Walker’s Silencer Electronic Ear Buds
Walker’s Silencer Electronic Ear buds filter hearing-damaging sounds, amplify soft sounds for situational awareness, and allow proper cheek weld. MSRP: $229.95

17 | Propper Range Bag
The Range Bag from Propper is loaded with organization pockets. It features a fold-out cleaning mat and MOLLE-compatible webbing for added customization. MSRP: $59.99

18 | Thyrm CellVault
The CellVault battery storage unit gives prepared individuals the ability to keep batteries and other items out of the elements. MSRP: $19.99

19 | SB Tactical AK Arm Brace
This brace is designed to complement the aesthetics of the AK-type platform. It works with any AK-style pistol (like the Galil) and comes complete and ready to install, including an AK adaptor and adjustable nylon straps. MSRP: $169.99

20 | Oakley Pistol Case
Made of padded 600D poly, the Oakley pistol case is tough but treats your guns gently. A hook-and-loop panel, ¾-length zipper and divided interior assure convenience. MSRP: $45


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