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2022 New Optics Guide

2022 New Optics Guide

Optics are an increasingly vital part of more and more firearms, from traditional rifles to MSRs to shotguns and even ultracompact, concealed-carry handguns. With few exceptions, however, nearly every optic is made overseas, and every manufacturer uses at least one or two components of foreign origin. 

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Springfield Armory Hellcat Pro with Shield SMSc Red Dot Sight facing right

First Look: Springfield Armory Hellcat Pro 9 mm Pistol with Shield Red-Dot Optic

Springfield Armory now offers its popular Hellcat Pro 9 mm pistol with a factory-installed Shield SMSc red-dot optic.

First Look: Blackhound Emerge Series Riflescopes

Four new riflescopes that are ideal for longer distances.

I Carry: Springfield Armory XD 9 mm Pistol in a Crucial Concealment Holster

In today's episode of "I Carry," we have a Springfield Armory XD 9 mm pistol with an OSP 9 mm slide assembly carried in a Crucial Concealment Ambi Cover IWB holster and topped with a Bushnell RXC-200 red-dot sight.

Review: Leupold Patrol 6HD Riflescope

Looking for a versatile, exceptional optic for your MSR? Leupold’s latest is a nearly perfect choice.

First Look: ZeroTech 3-18 x 50mm Illuminated Riflescope

A First Focal Plane scope with ZeroTech’s LRH reticle.

I Carry: Glock G19 Gen5 MOS Pistol in a TacRig Holster

In today's episode of "I Carry," we have a Glock G19 Gen5 MOS pistol with a Holosun SCS/MOS green-dot sight in a TacRig holster.

I Carry: Springfield Armory Hellcat Pro Pistol in a PHLster Holster

In today's episode of "I Carry," we have the Springfield Armory Hellcat Pro 9 mm pistol with a Bushnell RXU-200 red-dot sight carried in a PHLster Skeleton holster.

First Look: Brownells MPO LPVO Riflescope

Brownells is now shipping their new LPVO (Low Powered Variable Optic) scope, the 1-6X magnification MPO scope.

2022 New Optics Guide

Optics are an increasingly vital part of more and more firearms, from traditional rifles to MSRs to shotguns and even ultracompact, concealed-carry handguns. With few exceptions, however, nearly every optic is made overseas, and every manufacturer uses at least one or two components of foreign origin. 

2022 New Optics Guide: Thermal and Night-Vision

New advances in electronics and updated manufacturing processes have made thermal and night vision optics more affordable than ever before.

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