8 Range-Ready Holiday Gifts for Your Shooter

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posted on October 22, 2019
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Struggling to find the perfect holiday gift for your family firearm enthusiast? Well, every firearm owner is always looking for ways to improve their range experience. Many companies have developed innovative range-ready gear over the past year, and each of these options make heading to the range easier, more comfortable and more fun! Find the ideal range-enhancing toy here:

For The Range


1 | Venture Gear Tactical Loadout

These ballistic goggles offer outstanding protection with minimal fogging. A vented frame allows for breathability, but filters dust and debris for safety. Foam padding provides comfort, so you can wear them for even the longest day on the range. $34.99; pyramexsafety.com

2 | Dark Energy Reaper Portable Charger
Nearly indestructible, the Reaper portable charger is waterproof, drop-proof, crushproof and a must-have when you’re on the go and need some juice. Stay powered no matter your environment. A survival cable lightning cord can also be added for an additional cost. $109.99; darkenergy.com

3 | Axeon Optics Absolute Zero
Zeroing your optic has never been easier thanks to the Absolute Zero, which uses two lasers and a rock-solid mount to make a one-shot zero not only possible, but also simple. $79.99; axeonoptics.com

4 | Motorola Solutions T800 Two-Way Radios
With the ability to share and track locations with travel companions, there’s no need to worry if you’re out of cell range. Simply download the app and connect your smartphone via Bluetooth. $109.99; motorolasolutions.com

5 | Butler Creek ASAP Electronic Magazine Loader
On the range, everyone wants to spend more time shooting and less time loading magazines, and this innovative loader made by Butler Creek makes mag loading fast and easy. It takes just 45 seconds for this unit to automatically load a 30-round magazine, giving you more trigger time. $299.99; butlercreek.com

6 | Quake Industries The Claw Gear Bag Strap
Give someone’s shoulder a break. Designed for quick and easy attachment to any D- or O-ring hardware found conventional range bags, the all-grip, no-slip pad provides ample purchase while reducing carry fatigue to your shoulder and neck. Choose from eight available colors. $24.95; quakeinc.com

7 | Howard Leight Impact Sport Electronic Earmuffs
Thanks to the technology of today’s hearing protection, there’s no reason not to take advantage of a cutting-edge pair of muffs like those in the Howard Leight Impact Sport line. These muffs protect your hearing while also amplifying ambient noise, allowing wearers to hear range commands. $70; howardleightveripro.com

8 | Safariland Shooters’ Range Backpack
Humping your stuff when going shooting can now be far more pleasant. Available in black, tan or gray, this backpack provides an abundance of compartmentalized storage for all of your range gear. It has lockable zippers; a removable, dual pistol sleeve; a large, reinforced lower compartment for heavy items and an all-weather cover. $195; safariland.com

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