2016 Holiday Gift Guide: $151 to $300

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posted on November 9, 2016
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1. Flags of Valor Welcome Home

Made by combat veterans, this gorgeous, handcrafted wood flag is 100-percent made-in-America and gives you a meaningful way to display your patriotism at home. Other sizes are also available. MSRP: $199; flagsofvalor.com

2. Hornady RAPiDSafe 2600
Granting access either by mechanical (key) or electronic (RFID) means, Hornady’s RAPiDSafe 2600 offers padded, secure protection for your personal-defense handgun. MSRP: $275.20; hornady.com

3. Yeti Hopper Flip 12
This tough, leakproof soft cooler can keep a dozen cans of your favorite beverage cold for a long time, or hold 15 pounds of ice and keep it frozen until about the time we discover an actual Yeti. MSRP: $279.99; yeti.com

4. Blackhawk Tac Life Softshell Jacket
Two-layer construction combined with a water- and stain-repellent coating provide a lightweight garment capable of keeping you warm and dry. MSRP: $179.99 to $189.99 blackhawk.com

5. SureFire E2D Defender Ultra
Two settings toggle between 500 and 5 lumens, offering runtime between 2.25 and 67.75 hours. Add in a crenulated bezel and a push-button tailcap and the Defender earns its name. MSRP: $265; surefire.com

6. TruGlo TFX Pro Tritium/Fiber Optic Day/Night Sights
By combining self-luminous tritium with light-gathering fiber optics, TFX Pro sights provide a bright sight picture in virtually any light conditions. A contrasting ring around the front dot promotes faster front-sight focus. MSRP: $186; truglo.com

7. LaserLyte Laser Color Guard Kit
Do you want to hone your decision-making skills? The Laser Color Guard Kit is ideal for scenarios that test your situational awareness by randomly alternating between “enemy” and “friendly” color flashes. Points are awarded for hits on “enemy” and deducted for hits on “friendly,” perfect for practicing split-second decision-making. MSRP: $241.95; laserlyte.com

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