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Liemke Optics

First Look: Liemke Luchs-1 and Luchs-2 Thermal Optics

German optics plus the latest electronics team up to make a first-rate thermal scope.

First Look: Riton 5 PRIMAL 2-12x44 Riflescope

A rugged new medium power, second-focal-plane optic.

First Look: Sightmark Wraith Mini Thermal Riflescope

An improved and more-compact version of the Wraith thermal vision optic.

First Look: Riton Optics 3 PRIMAL 3-18x50 mm Riflescope

A First Focal Plane optic with Riton's LRH reticle.

I Carry: Staccato CS 9 mm Pistol in a Blackpoint Holster

In today's episode of "I Carry," we have a Staccato CS 9 mm pistol carried in a Blackpoint DualPoint AIWB holster with a Holosun 507C X2 red dot and a Bear Forest The Simple 2 fixed-blade knife.

First Look: Nightforce Optics MOA-XT Reticle

All the advantages of a "Christmas Tree" reticle, but with MOA subtensions.

Rifle Roundup: Ruger MPR With A Leupold Patrol6HD Optic

A Proof Research barrel means it's light. A Magpul MOE bipod means it stays on target.

First Look: SIG Sauer Romeo M17 Red Dot Sight

A closed-emitter dot sight for mil-spec M17 and M18 pistols.

I Carry: Taurus 605 T.O.R.O. Revolver in a Dark Star Gear Holster

In this week's episode of "I Carry," we have a Taurus 605 T.O.R.O. .357 Magnum revolver with a Holosun EPS Carry green-dot sight carried in a Dark Star Gear Apollo holster.

LPVO History and Applications

The story behind the creation and use of the LPVO, or low power variable optic.

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