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Meprolight TRU-DOT RDS

Meprolight is making big inroads into the U.S. market, and their latest offering is sure to keep the trend strong. The TRU-DOT RDS red dot sight was designed to meet military durability and operational demands while being simple and affordable enough for mainstream recreational shooters. Show More Summary

Women's World Championship 2015: Player's Contract

FIDE is publishing the player's contract for the Women's World Chess Championship to be held in Sochi, Russia from 16 March (opening ceremony) to 7 April 2015 (closing ceremony). The qualified players are expected to fax or email scanned...Show More Summary

This Insane Archery Video Hides An Important Lesson Inside

I sincerely hope that none of you ever find yourself in a situation where being able to shoot an arrow out of the air as it races towards you is a necessary survival skill. But, I hope you can see past all the over the top archery stunts...Show More Summary

MSBS “Radon” Rifle: US Launch & Impressions

On this last day of the SHOT Show, I took a detour downstairs to see our friends at Fabryka Broni of the Bumar Group. I covered their MSBS (Polish for “Modular Weapon System” – alternately called “Radon” according to the Polish element...Show More Summary

New Fobus IWB Holster

Fobus Holsters as announced their new Inside the Waistband Holsters (IWB). The holsters are designed  to maintain a low profile during concealed carry, and to simulate the natural way to carry a weapon inside the waistband through their flexibility. Show More Summary

Where Are You Birding This Fourth Weekend of January 2015?

We are well and truly into whatever season your part of the planet is in. The Southern Hemisphere is mired...

Tata Steel round 11 results

Round: 11Giri, Anish vs Van Wely, Loek [1-0]So, Wesley vs Saric, Ivan [1-0]Wojtaszek, Radoslaw vs Ding, Liren [0-1]Carlsen, Magnus vs Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime [1/2]Aronian, Levon vs Ivanchuk, Vasil [1/2]Caruana, Fabiano vs Radjabov, Teimour...Show More Summary


Well, the prospects of a hosted trip appear a bit thin this year and that has me thinking about maybe doing a little DIY somewhere or maybe heading back to the Keys to get spanked again. This has been a crazy few weeks with the move up to Alameda, my daughter turning 8, a bunch […]

Slide Lock Ambidextrous Charging Handle by Mega

AR charging handles have always seemed overly-complicated and costly to me. So the new Slide Lock from Mega seems like a great idea. It is constructed of 7075 billet aluminum and is type III hard coat anodized. The capture latch is black nitrate coated for corrosion resistance. Show More Summary

86th FIDE Congress

86th FIDE Congress FIDE announces that the 86th FIDE Congress will be held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, from September 1st (Arrival) to September 9th (Departure), 2015. Chess Daily News from Susan Polgar

To Hell and Back — Distressing by DuraCoat

Duracoat has made a living by improving and preserving the look of your firearms, whether it’s clear coating to keep your shiny new gun shiny and new, bright colors to turn your serious gun in to a bright orange and green eye-catcher,...Show More Summary

TFB TV: The New MC Operator at SHOT Range Day with James and Rob Leatham

Springfield Armory unveiled a few upgrades to the MC Operator at SHOT 2015 Range Day.  Pro shooter Rob Leatham breaks down all the new mods to James on TFB TV, and James gets to take the MCO for a spin.  Have a look, and don’t forget to subscribe to TFB TV: The post TFB TV: The New MC Operator at SHOT Range Day with James and Rob Leatham appeared first on The Firearm Blog.

Back to Forest Park – and a Review of the Opticron Natura BGA

I was feeling fairly disheartened. My big year, after starting off with an incredible rarity, had fizzled. A literal wild...

Is Chocolate Killing Wild Bears? NH Officials Review Bait Regulations after 90 Pounds of Donuts Kill 4

How much chocolate is too much chocolate? For a group of four black bears, a 90-pound mountain of chocolate and chocolate donuts proved to be lethal. According to the Concord Monitor, the New Hampshire Game and Fish Department is considering new regu...

Puff balls and the virtue of laziness

3 days agoHobbies / Gardening : Digging

I love seasonal changes, don’t you? Even winter has its own beauty, if you look closely. These tawny puffballs are the seedheads of silver ironweed (Vernonia lindheimeri var. leucophylla)… …which in summer looks like this. I think it...Show More Summary

Shield CQS Relex Sight

So you want to join the British 22nd S.A.S. Regiment. Then you had better become very familiar with the Shield CQS (Close Quarter Sight). This is one of the primary sights used by the S.A.S., and after examining the features of the CQS I can understand their affection. Show More Summary

SHOT Show 2015: Les Baer’s New Products

Les Baer had a good representation of their line at shot. And while there were about two dozen of Les Baer’s esteemed 1911s at the event, the people at Les Baer wanted to remind you that they are pushing a premium product, so those couple...Show More Summary

Colt Producing New Model 1903 Pistols

Yes, Colt will be making brand new-production Model 1903 pocket pistols. The same man responsible for making Colt’s reproduction Gatling guns has been put in charge of producing a limited new run of the classic elegant pocket pistol, the Colt 1903. Show More Summary

ELCAN and Tenebraex optical products – SHOT Show Optic Preview

Tenebraex bumper shell for the Trijicon RMR mini reflex sight. The Killflash ARD (anti reflection device) filter is embedded into the unit. I really like the integrated design.   Tenebraex Killflash ARD filters for Trijicon ACOG without filter thread. The patented rubber ring design holds the Killflash securely in place. Show More Summary

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