The FLIR ThermoSight R-Series offers something the consumer market has been missing for some time now -- a top-of-the-line thermal scope that, price-wise, falls in line with night vision technology.
Instead of dropping several thousand dollars on a night-vision scope, check out Bering Optics’ new Night Probe, an attachment that converts almost any daytime scope into a night-vision scope.
From iron sights to high-powered scopes, anyone paying attention knows optics abound in the firearms world. Here are three new low-powered options unveiled at the 2014 SHOT Show that may be worth scoping in on.
Redfield use to be the acme in hunting scopes. The brand still has a fine selection in this realm, but has made headway in another shooting niche. The Battlefield line has proved popular enough Redfield is offering a new version of the scope.
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.