Holiday Gifts for the Gun Enthusiast: 11 Options from $125-200

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posted on November 12, 2018
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Once your holiday-gift budget begins to expand a bit, a whole range of awesome options begin to emerge from the firearm and accessories industry. Finding just a few items out of the countless products offered in this ever-growing marketplace was a challenge for our staff, but there are some stand-out items here that haven't been seen before this year. Check out the following list and see which product your gun enthusiast will love:

1 | Blackhawk – STAX EDC Pack

Containing 1,400 cubic inches of storage space and loop-lined MOLLE attachments throughout, Blackhawk’s STAX EDC pack contains useful features like a hydration section and padded laptop storage. $139.95; blackhawk.com

2 | Streamlight – Stinger Switchblade Multi-Function Work Light
Five lights in one, the rechargeable Switchblade can serve a variety of needs, from a droplight and hands-free illumination tool to a UV light for detecting HVAC leaks. $170; streamlight.com

3 | LEDLenser – MT18
The flagship in LEDLenser’s Outdoor Series, the MT18 is capable of delivering between 30 and 3,000 lumens, depending on setting and is IPX4-rated for water resistance, making it perfect for your hiking kit. $199; ledlenserusa.com

4 | CMMG – RipStock
Ideal for PDW-style carbines or SBRs, CMMG’s new RipStock AR-15-style stock opens securely without stops and can be set precisely for each user. For an additional fee, many different Cerakote finishes can match the RipStock to your carbine. $199.95; cmmginc.com

5 | North American Rescue – Audio Bleeding Control Kit
This must-have first-aid kit comes with the necessary bandages and a tourniquet to help control bleeding in an emergency, along with an audio module with directions to help make sure you’re doing it correctly. $189.99; narescue.com

6 | Mossberg – JM Pro Trigger
Designed with input from professional shooter Jerry Miculek, Mossberg’s JM Pro Trigger can be easily installed in any AR-style rifle for a user-adjustable trigger pull between 3 and 6 pounds. $161; mossberg.com

7 | CTK Precision – P3 Ultimate Shooting Rest
Engineered for both rifles and handguns, the CTK Precision P3 Ultimate Shooting Rest provides a customizable, steady rest that’s easy to move when needed. $125; ctkprecision.com

8 | 2A Armament – T3 Titanium Compensator
Whether you’re looking for weight reduction, longevity or simple aesthetics, the T3 Titanium Compensator from 2A Armaments offers a bead-blasted finish with only a 1.35-ounce weight. $129; 2a-arms.com

9 | LaRue Tactical – LT-101 QD Tactical Picatinny Riser
Precision-machined from bar-stock aluminum and measuring 5.5 inches long, the LT-101 raises any optic 58 inch above its host rail while providing 13 MIL-STD 1913 lug spaces anchored by robust dual QD levers. $135; larue.com

10 | Magpul – Terrain
Magpul just released a full line of fashionable, functional eyewear. This model provides ballistic protection with polarized, polycarbonate lenses and padded temples for comfort. $149; magpul.com

11 | SureFire – 2211 Signature Wristwatch light
What better way to make sure you always have a powerful light on you than to couple it with a quartz-movement wristwatch? SureFire’s 2211 watch light offers USB-rechargeable utility with up to 300 lumens. $199; surefire.com

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