Gear

If you need it in the field we will do our best to review it here. Learn about bags, packs, pouches, holsters, scopes, sights, ammunition and anything else you need to be ahead of the curve.

Blue Force Gear RACKminus and SPLITminus Is A Plus

We love Blue Force Gear and that should be no surprise to our regular readers. One of the main reasons for this is they do not rest on old technology. They’re innovating and using the newest advantages in manufacturing and materials evolving and updating battle tested systems. They’re not re-inventing the wheel, instead they’re finding ways to make them lighter, …

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Great Resource for Pocket Knife Info

I love every knife I have and I have a habit of buying more knives then I need. However if you are new to knives or just don’t research the types of knives available it can become overwhelming.   Knife Depot has put together the quintessential Knife guide. This is a small excerpt from the full article that can be …

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Why You Might Want Multiple Concealed Carry Permits.

A recent article by our friends at Concealed Nation goes over the advantages of multiple concealed carry permits.   The 3 main reasons are: Reason #1: Reciprocity Reason #2: The laws change Reason #3: It’s relatively cost-effective   We recommend you look at the USA Carry Reciprocity Map to determine where you would be best served getting a non resident …

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Notch Gear the Evolution of Hats

We get approached here at 248shooter on a regular basis from new companies looking to get products out to the general public. Many times the product that gets brought to us is an over reaching solution to a problem that did not really exist. In most of these cases we do not review the product. What we have found traditionally …

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AT3 Tactical LED Flashlight & Green Laser Combo

The Tactical market has seen an exponential growth in the last few years.   The amount of manufacturers developing rails, lights, lasers, optics, grips and anything else that can be strapped to a AR-15 is just staggering.   This huge growth and lack of knowledge on the part of many new shooters leaves many customers in a difficult position when trying …

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What You Need to Know Moving to Michigan

So you, your employer of significant other has decided it is time to become a Michigander. Let me be the first to welcome you to our great state. Having moved around a few times over the years I can tell you with great certainty that you made a great choice. While I am not a native Michigander my children are …

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The 7 Things to Look for in an AR-15 Handguard

Choosing gear for an AR-15 is a monumental task due to the sheer number of options out there. This article originally published by at3tactical.com does an excellent job of breaking down the different types of rails available to you. It also goes on to highlight 7 specific things to consider when purchasing a handguard.   We have been given permission to post …

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Shadez of Gray Tactical Boonie Hat

We recently got a chance to check out some of the work being done by Shadez of Gray Tactical. Shadez of Gray are retailers of everything tactical ninja including bags, clothing, morale patches, firearms, knives, survival gear and much more.   The team at 248shooter has a serious addiction to hats. Our hat addiction is on par with a balding …

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Ballista Tactical Systems Nautilus Rotating Rail

The other day we received a package from Ballista Tactical Systems (BTS). BTS makes an incredibly unique rail system unlike anything I have ever seen. They have developed the Nautilus Rotating Rail (NRR) which is a rotating quad Picatinny rail system.   The NRR allows a user to replace the 7 inch plastic hand guards standard on most carbine and …

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Barrel Length, Muzzle Velocity and Accuracy How Much Does it Matter?

The Truth about guns recently published a fantastic article that really breaks down the affect barrel length has on both muzzle velocity and accuracy.  When deciding on a barrel, taking into account Dan’s research can help you to achieve the goal of your build or purchase.   A big thanks goes out to Dan Zimmerman for all the hard work and research …

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