2022 Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts $180 and Up

Because they're worth it.

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posted on November 4, 2022
Gifts $180 and Up

The holiday season is a time to celebrate the gifts of life and liberty and the promise of a better future. Share those feelings by sharing a gift given from the heart.   

1 | RTS Tactical Bulletproof Memory Foam Pillow
Offering Level IIIA bullet protection, the RTS Tactical memory foam pillow adds yet another layer to your home-defense strategy. With a 13x20-inch ballistic plate on the inside and a bamboo pillowcase on the outside, sleeping well now includes peace of mind as well as comfort. rtstactical.com; $399.99

2 | Oryx Chassis Sportsman Rifle Chassis
Customize your long-range precision rifle with AR-15 grips, M-Lok attachment points, adjustable length-of-pull and Arca rails, along with the ease of a detachable magazine. Oryx Chassis’ Sportsman is available for a wide variety of bolt-action rifles and the Ruger 10/22. oryxchassis.com; $429.95

3 | Fix-It Sticks Field Tool Kit for Glock
Everything you need to clean or repair your handgun fits in a compact case. Included in the kit are a ratcheting “T” handle, mini-torque driver, cleaning tools and driver bits. store.fixitsticks.com; $184

4 | Springfield Armory XD OSP Slide Assembly
Own an older XD and wish you could add red-dot capability? With Springfield Armory’s new OSP slide assembly, it’s as easy as field-stripping your pistol to add a red-dot-ready slide. One plate for the RMSc footprint is included, and other plates for different optics are available separately. springfield-armory.com; $270

5 | Axil GS Extreme 2.0
Boasting better than double the audio quality of its predecessor, the GS Extreme 2.0 offers the convenience of earbuds with Bluetooth compatibility and 29 dB of noise-reduction technology in a compact package that fits in any range bag. goaxil.com; $199.99

6 | Rise Armament Iconic Trigger
In response to the clamor for a two-stage version of Rise’s lauded triggers, the Iconic is now here. It’s smooth, crisp and predictable, with an easy first stage that brings you to a low wall before cleanly breaking. risearmament.com; $299.99

7 | Mantis Blackbeard Auto-Resetting AR-15 Trigger
Give the gift of dry-practice this holiday! Mantis’ drop-in trigger allows repeated dry firing without needing to cycle the action each time, yielding more practice time for the AR enthusiast on your list. mantisx.com; $219 

8 | Recover Tactical P-IX
The P-IX clamshell helps improve your long-range accuracy and lets you take your Glock pistol to another level of cool. With simple, drop-in installation, anyone can transform their trusty sidearm. recovertactical.com; $199

9 | Exothermic Technologies PulseFire UBF
There is nothing to say about this incredible product apart from the fact that it is a flamethrower that mounts to a Picatinny rail. A real-life, honest-to-goodness flamethrower. And yes, it is perfectly legal in most jurisdictions. A flamethrower. That you can own. exothermic.tech; $689.99

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