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Heritage Jump Boots from GORUCK

Let’s look at the soon to be released Heritage Jump Boots from GORUCK. With paratrooper ops in mind, the original Jump boots were designed in 1941 and were used by the 82nd Airborne Division. They were distinguished by their stiff toe caps and calf-length lacing and saw action in Sicily, Italy, France, Holland, Belgium, and Germany. Having the same motivation, [READ MORE…]

ATN X-Sight 4K Pro Edition 3-14x Smart HD Day Night Riflescope prey 2
Night Vision Devices

X-Sight Riflescopes from ATN

Let’s take a look at the ATN X-Sight 4K Pro Edition 5-20x Smart HD Day/Night Riflescope from ATN. Using a riflescope makes it more natural to hit targets at a longer distance with much greater precision because it helps adjust the rifle with the target. A riflescope upgrades your shooting efficiency significantly, and the quality of the scope you prefer [READ MORE…]

Night Vision Devices

ThOR Thermal Smart Rifle Scopes from ATN

Let’s take a look at the ATN ThOR 4 640 4-40x Thermal Smart HD Rifle Scope from ATN. Day or night in whatever weather condition, you can take your hunting and scouting to a whole new level with thermal rifle scopes. They can see through obstacles that would otherwise conceal your vision, such as smoke, fog, branches, and trees. Instead [READ MORE…]

Ruck Plate Carrier - 45 Lb sandbag
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Ruck Plate Carrier 45 Lb Pre-Order

Here comes the Ruck Plate Carrier 45 Lb – from GORUCK. This is a Pre-Order. The Ruck Plate Carrier houses a Ruck Plate (sold separately) and is used high and snug on your back for natural stability. It is an excellent addition to your garage gym when a workout calls for adding to your body weight, or it can also [READ MORE…]

ATN ThOR LT 320 3-6x Thermal Rifle Scope game
Night Vision Devices

ThOR LT Thermal Rifle Scopes from ATN

Let’s take a look at the ThOR LT Thermal Rifle Scopes from ATN. Thermal Rifle Scopes have the ability to recognize objects in thick darkness. They are static infrared weapon sighting systems that enable you to detect heat signatures day or evening in the rain through deep/tall grass, dust, fog, and smoke. They can see the thermal signatures of all [READ MORE…]

ATN OTS LT 160 3-6x Thermal Viewer main
Night Vision Devices

OTS Thermal Viewers

Let’s take a look at the OTS Thermal Viewers from ATN. Thermal scopes can cut through sunlight and take your scouting and hunting to an entirely new level. They don’t need any light to operate. What they need is changes in temperature and use those minute intervals to create a picture. The sensors in a thermal imager can identify variations [READ MORE…]

GORUCK Brick Bag top view
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GORUCK Brick Bag Pre-Order

GORUCK is coming out with a new load-carrying item – the Brick Bag. Here’s the catch – if you want one, you have to pre-order now. If you participate in a GORUCK Challenge, you probably bring bricks to stuff in your ruck. But bricks are extremely rough that they cut holes even in the Cordura. Holes still happen no matter [READ MORE…]

GORUCK GR2 Shooter - USA 34L interior shooter
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GORUCK Tactical – Shooter Rucksack Pre-Order

The GORUCK Shooter Rucksacks are back – but you have to pre-order now. GORUCK Shooter Rucksacks are specially made for firearms carry and tactical use. People around you wouldn’t know you are carrying firearms as these rucksacks look like all GORUCK’s rucksacks. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: GORUCK Shooter Rucksacks – Overview GORUCK [READ MORE…]

Pulsar Axion XQ38 Thermal Imaging Monocular hunting 5
Night Vision Scopes

Pulsar Accolade 2 LRF XP50 Thermal Binocular

Let’s take a look at the Pulsar Accolade 2 LRF XP50 Thermal Binocular from Pulsar. Because of the innovation of hi-tech equipment and technology improvement, our lives have been made better, faster, and more efficient. Some of the best innovations that benefited the hunters are thermal scopes, binoculars, and monoculars. These pieces of equipment can see your target beyond darkness [READ MORE…]

Pulsar Thermion XQ38 Thermal Riflescope shooting 2
Night Vision Scopes

Pulsar Thermion XQ38 Thermal Riflescope

Let’s take a look at the Pulsar Thermion XQ38 Thermal Riflescope from Pulsar. Technology has made some unimaginable and impossible things imaginable and possible. It has made us and the way we do things better and more efficient. One impressive example of how technology changed our lives was the ability to identify things in deep and darker nights. Not only [READ MORE…]

Pulsar Thermion XQ38 Thermal Riflescope shooting 4
Night Vision Scopes

Pulsar Trail LRF XQ50 Thermal Riflescope

Let’s take a look at the Pulsar Trail LRF XQ50 Thermal Riflescope from Pulsar. Night-time hunting adventure has become a trend to some hunters, and using thermal scopes are supremely suited for that purpose. Thermal scopes use infrared light, hidden to people, to pick up heat signs. They can distinguish animals even when hidden from our eyes by identifying the [READ MORE…]

Lead Exposure While Shooting
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Lead Exposure While Shooting

Let’s talk about lead exposure while shooting. Lead exposure is a big concern in all modern industrial societies in general, and especially when it comes to firing guns, that is a very large concern. So without further ado, I want to talk about how we can identify the certain factors that add to lead exposure. We’ll also cover ways to [READ MORE…]

Magazines & Mag Pouches

Rules of Gun Safety

Let’s get started right by talking about firearm safety. I think everything needs to start there, no matter how experienced or inexperienced you are. There are some very basic rules that you need to keep in mind. When going into your firearm use, I don’t care how confident you are. Everybody messes up. These rules are here to make sure [READ MORE…]

AK-74 Rifle in use
Magazines & Mag Pouches

AK-74 Magazine Buyers Guide

Let’s look at high-capacity magazines for the AK-74 rifle. Here’s some of the models we are going to look at: AK-74 Magazines – Overview Several of these magazines are high-capacity. As such, please check with your state regulations for ownership of high capacity magazines. Several states restrict ownership or possession of high capacity mags! Let’s talk about construction first. AK [READ MORE…]

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AK Magazine Buyer’s Guide

Got AK? Then you need AK magazines. We’ll be reviewing AK-47 and AKM magazines in this article. Here’s some of the models we are going to look at: AK-47 Magazines – Overview Several of these magazines are high-capacity. As such, please check with your state regulations for ownership of high capacity magazines. Several states restrict ownership or possession of high [READ MORE…]

WWSD 2020 Rifle - What Would Stoner Do 2020 AR-15 style rifle
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WWSD2020 Rifle – What Would Stoner Do 2020

Let’s talk about the WWSD 2020 Rifle. WWSD stands for What Would Stoner Do 2020. This is an attempt to create an AR-15 style rifle using the most reliable and advanced gun technology here in the year 2020. In other words – What Would Stoner Do? It’s going to be available soon, and you can pre-order from Brownells now: WWSD [READ MORE…]

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Magazines & Mag Pouches

Firearm Safety Rules and Weapon Carrying Conditions

Remember these basic firearm safety rules – whether at home, at the range, or in the field. FIREARM SAFETY RULES The following rules apply to all weapon systems. Treat every weapon as if it were loaded Never trust your memory or make any assumptions about a weapon’s safety status. Always confirm what condition your weapon is in if there is [READ MORE…]

Brownells AR-15 Magazine
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AR-15 Magazine Buyer’s Guide

Let’s look at some options for AR-15 magazines. We’re going to look at 30 round and 60 round magazines for the AR-15/M-4 series of rifles (like the soon to be released WWSD2020 Rifle. Here’s some of the models we are going to look at: AR-15 Magazines – Overview Several of these magazines are high-capacity. As such, please check with your [READ MORE…]

Radio Comms & GPS

FCC Licensing for Radio Operators

What is the FCC? The Federal Communication Commission, or FCC, is an independent agency created by the United States Federal government to regulate communications via radio, television, wire, satellite, cable and internet. Why does the FCC require that certain radio frequencies are only used by licensed and trained operators? The FCC was initially created in 1934 for the purposes of: [READ MORE…]

AN/PVS-30 Night Vision Scope
Night Vision Scopes

AN/PVS-30 Clip-On Night Vision Sight

In this article we’re going to take a close look at the AN/PVS-30 Clip-on Sniper Night Sight (COSNS) as used by the U.S. Army and other armed forces. A Night Vision Scope let’s you see in the dark – and in particular accurately aim a weapon in the darkness. Here’s the gear we’re going to review: These types of sights [READ MORE…]

AN/PAS-13 Thermal Weapon Sight mounted on an M240B machine gun.
Night Vision Scopes

Thermal Weapon Sight – AN/PAS-13

There’s more than one way to see in the dark. In this article, we’re going to take a close look at a thermal weapon sight used by the U.S. Army, Marine Corps, and others. The AN/PAS-13 is a Thermal Weapon Sight used in the US military. It enables night vision capabilities, although thermal sights are useful in the daytime too. [READ MORE…]

AN/PEQ-15A - the DBAL-A2 - the latest version of the PEQ-15
Night Vision Scopes

Dual Beam Aiming Lasers

In this article we’ll take a close look at Dual Beam Aiming Lasers (DBAL), such as those from Steiner Defense. First of all – what is a Dual Beam Aiming Laser? It’s a laser pointing device that contains both a day-light visible red or green laser combined with a co-aligned Infrared (IR) laser that is visible only with night vision. [READ MORE…]

AN/PEQ-16B mounted on an M4 carbine.
Night Vision Scopes

US Army Aiming Lasers

The US Army and US Marine Corps use a variety of weapon sights and scopes. We’re going to review the current crop of sights and scopes – and explain what they are used for. We’re going to start with aiming lasers – also called laser pointers, target pointers, or target designators. The US armed forces consider optics, sensors and lasers [READ MORE…]

A DAGR military GPS device.
Radio Comms & GPS

Understanding GPS and the Future of Positioning Tech

What Is The Global Positioning System? The Global Positioning Systems (GPS) is a U.S-owned and operated system that can give precise, relative, or general location information. Officially, information about location is called Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) because those three elements come together to provide GPS services. For most people, GPS is a way to figure out where they are [READ MORE…]