Optics

My introduction to red dot sights came in the mid-90s.  I was working at the range in the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center (MCAGCC) in 29 Palms, California.  My Gunny came up to me and asked me if I wanted to volunteer to work …

The AR-15/M16 M4 rifle defines the contemporary firearm.  The thin wispy 20″ barrel and triangular hand guards of the original models are long gone, replaced by shorter modular rifles capable of a wide range of applications.  The old Chief Warrant Officer who ran the range at …

Aimpoint Micro T-2 Review

December 19, 2014 // 0 Comments

Aimpoint Micro T-2 Review The Aimpoint Micro T-2 is the updated version of the tried and true Micro T-1.  I’ve been using the T-1 (initially in 4 MOA dot size, then 2 MOA) since it was introduced in 2007 and think its durability, long battery …

Spuhr Ideal Scope Mount System (ISMS)

August 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

I’ve been using the Spuhr Ideal Scope Mount System (ISMS) on my rifle for the past two years.  Equipped with a Picatinny rail interface, the ISMS is machined from a single billet of 7075 Aluminum and uses stainless steel screws. The ISMS offers a series …

How to bed a rifle scope base

January 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

An important part of building an accurate rifle is eliminating stress in the various components.  On the Remington 700, once piece scope bases can often require bedding in order to get the most out of your rifle and optic. To complete this project, I ordered …

Quite a few respected trainers have been suggesting the use of small red dot sights on tactical and defensive shotguns.  In theory, the single focal plane of a red dot sight should make for rapid target engagement.  Additionally, rifle shooters who are already using red …

  McCann Industries SIRS system with PVS22 in place. Installing a PVS 22/27 Universal Night Sight (UNS) mount: McCann Industries Stock Imbedded Rail System (SIRS) Night vision is becoming increasingly popular among shooters.  Beyond its military, law enforcement and defensive uses, predator and pest control applications have pushed its …

3-Gun Rifle Review

November 24, 2012 // 0 Comments

3-Gun Rifle Review Our custom built 3-Gun AR15. We recently headed to the range to test out our custom built 3-Gun competition rifle.  A detailed account of the build can be found in our article “3-Gun Rifle Build“.  A list of parts provided by Brownells is available at …

Aimpoint T1 Micro 2MOA Review

November 1, 2012 // 0 Comments

The compact T1 Mirco with 2 MOA dot. We recently acquired an Aimpoint T1 2MOA sight from Brownells.  Among the smallest and lightest of the red dot sights, the T1 in the traditional 4MOA dot size is a Rifleshooter.com favorite.  Weighing 3.7 ounces and submersible to 80 …

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