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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.

The “Romanian Dragunov” Returns

The Firearm Blog has the scoop at the link and Circle 10 has released the information that the PSL 54C’s are returning to Century Arms. These Dragunov lookalikes are actually overbuilt AK’s that fire the 7.62x54r and are designed as a designated marksman rifle. They fulfill that eastern/com-bloc want for the famous Russian semi-auto precision rifle at a much more affordable …

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Magpul® Bipod, A New Option in Stable Shooting

The Magpul Bipod offers serious strength and versatility at a price that provides unmatched value. Rich with important features, our lightweight Mil-spec hard anodized 6061 T-6 aluminum and injection-molded polymer bipod brings innovation in ergonomics, functionality, strength and value together. Its aesthetically clean, low-profile design conceals its functional hardware, smoothly brushing off snags and bumps. Optimized for rapid one-handed adjustments, …

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Romeo Romeo… Why Fail So Hard Romeo 1?

Sig Sauer has contracted and developed a substantial line of optical sights to parallel their suppressor and firearms development. Some, their Tango 6 series for example, are getting high marks and snagging contracts. Others… Take it away, Sage Dynamics. For myself. I’ve had a ROMEO 5 that has yet to quit on me with over a year and probably nearing …

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Magpul Now Shipping the Pro 700

Magpul® Pro 700 The Magpul Pro 700 rifle  chassis  is  an  uncompromising,  full  featured  precision  rifle  chassis  for  short  action  Remington®  700  actions  and  other  Remington®  700  footprint  actions.  The  Pro  700  combines  innovative  engineering,  precision  machining,  Mil-Spec  quality  finishes,  and  an  extensive  list  of  purposeful  design  features  with  complete  adjustability  to  provide  demanding  end  users  with  the  most  comprehensive  …

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IWI Academy Tavor I: The Bullpup School

In 2013 the bullpup and carbine markets of the United States received a shake up when Israeli Weapon Industries (IWI) opened on our shores and set up in Middleton, Pennsylvania. With their arrival they brought a rifle that many had been curious about and pining after for over a decade. The Tavor SAR. These modernized bullpups, built for the mechanized and …

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Primary Arms 1-6 FFP with ACSS Raptor Reticle

From Eric TGL,   For those not wanting to read the full review, the Primary Arms 1-6x First Focal Plane with the ACSS Raptor reticle is a marvel at the price point it is being offered. I tested both the 556 and 300 Blackout variants and they both performed identically. If you have a hunting rifle or a DMR type …

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U.S. Optics B-10: Initial Impressions of DMR Excellence

Since acquiring the dream rifle, the FN SCAR 17, the process of ‘kitting’ it has been a more arduous one than originally perceived. Actually just one aspect of kitting it. The optic. My SCAR saw a full spectrum of optical options in a variety of price points starting with a Burris 536 and going through variables, red dots, holographics, and …

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SIG SAUER Manufacturers 5,000 M17-Commemorative Edition U.S. Army Service Pistols for Purchase

Newington, N.H. (July 19, 2018) –SIG SAUER, Inc. is pleased to announce the limited release of the M17-Commemorative Edition of the U.S. Army’s M17 official service pistol, a variant of the SIG SAUER P320. The M17-Commemorative pistol shares the same components, coatings, and markings as the firearm that was awarded the U.S. Army contract for the modular handgun system (MHS). …

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Review: Sheppard Scopes Rugged 1-8x R-Mil

From Joseph S.   Low-powered Variable Optics (LPVOs) are exploding in popularity. They provide serious advantages when speed up close and precision at distance are equally important. When these advantages mean the difference between winning and losing a match–or between life and death–every little bit helps. I’ve used a handful of LPVOs over the years. I find them the most …

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Gun Clutter

From Dr. LateBloomer,   I’ve been reading a lot lately about cleaning and organizing one’s life. One trendy method is some Asian thing where you hold your possessions and commune with them before deciding whether to keep or pitch them. There’s another one out there called “Swedish Death Cleaning”. That last one sounds a bit morbid, but it stems from …

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