There are endless ways of configuring an AR-15. But, when it comes to home defense there are two accessories that are musts. If you focus on lights and sights, your gun will be decked out with what you need when it matters most.
The Close Medium Range (CMR) scope from Leatherwood is tough, versatile and best of all, affordable. Giving it my Best AR-15 Optic for 2013 endorsement was an easy decision.
One variable you need to keep under control when long-range shooting is rifle and scope level. To compliment the Whiz Wheel, Accuracy 1st has developed the very slick Anti-Cant Scope Level.
Testing the Leatherwood ART scope at long range, does it live up to the fanfare?
For the general purpose AR, a dedicated weapon-mounted light is a popular accessory, whether mounted on the rail or the vertical foregrip. If you're using a remote tape switch with your light, there are a couple of critical points to watch for.
In this installment, Part II, we’ll discuss setting up and sighting in the Leatherwood Hi-Lux M1000 ART Scope - a unique optic developed during the Vietnam War.