Reviews, breakdowns, information and insights to optics, equipment, nylon and other support gear for shooters and hunters.

  • A 2011 Life: Magazine Followers Gen 2 followers for the STI 2011 9mm magazines.
  • A 2011 Life: Safariland ALS Holster I’ve been a long-time fan of Safariland products, particularly the SLS and then ALS retention holsters. These are great for 3-gun, run-n-gun or other field shooting competitions where there is ...
  • Load Out: Mammoth Sniper Challenge 2020 – Primary Shooter Having the “right” loadout is often debated as each team has their beliefs and preferences on what to bring. You ultimately have to answer the question, how do I prepare ...
  • Load Out: 2019 RBGC Run and Gun 5K My loadout for the 2019 River Bend Gun Club Run and Gun 5K run was very similar to my 2018 setup. Guns and Ammo Rifle: After wearing out my 20” rifle for ...
  • Load Out: 2018 Competition Dynamics Team Challenge The Competition Dynamics Team Challenge involves a  lot of shooting and movement with all of your equipment. Having good glass and accurate rifles as part of the loadout are essential. ...
  • Nightforce NX8 1-8x F1 Rifle Build & Scope Review   Many people tend to select an optic for their rifle build, but every once in a while something comes along that changes the paradigm. With the release of the Nightforce ...
  • Load Out: 2018 Stillwater Tactical Championship The course of fire for the Stillwater Tactical Challenge involves shooting carbines, precision rifles and pistols. This event is fairly unique in it’s variety of firearms and shooting tasks involved, ...
  • MGM Steel Challenge Target Set Review There are many ways one can practice to better their shooting, from dry-fire to airsoft to working on physical training, however there is nothing like practicing with live ammunition. Steel target plates ...
  • Load Out: 2018 RBGC Run and Gun 5K Run and Gun, aka Centerfire Biathlon events are a newer competition growing in popularity. After competing in my first one (AAR here) I can see why. It’s basically a 5K ...