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EOTech's new Model 518 (above) and 558 aim to be more convenient sights for shooters, since the a designed to accept AA batteries.

EOTech Introduces Two New Holographic Sights

EOTech has released a couple new sights that are certain to bob shooters' corks. What makes the new red-dot optics so nifty is their ability to run off one of the most common batteries in the world.

Doug Childers of New Braunfels, Texas, runs Bear Creek Holsters, a one-man workshop finely crafting custom holsters that are gaining some attention. In addition to cowhide, he offers holsters made of horsehide, which is denser, smoother and more moisture resistant than cowhide. Color choices are black, brown or natural leather, which has a marbled light brown appearance. Holsters are hand tooled and stitched without rivets. Childers also offers accents and exotic materials such as alligator, shark, elephant, ostrich or stingray. Delivery times can vary based on demand. Check Bear Creek Holsters’ website for current delivery times. (Prices vary, bearcreekholsters.com)

Home Sweet Concealed Carry Holster

Editor James Card takes a look at some of the best concealed carry holsters out there - solid rigs to keep your handguns safe and secure.

Speed strips hold loads flat and are flexible, making them easier to carry in a pocket than a bulky speedloader.

6 Bad Excuses to Not Carry Spare Ammo

Too many shooters who practice concealed carry overlook spare ammo — a critical aspect of effective personal protection. Here Massad Ayoob refutes 6 of the most common objections to carrying more rounds.

Aimpoint's Micro T-2 is an updated version of an older red-dot optic, and comes with some intriguing improvements.

Aimpoint Introduces Two New Red-Dot Optics

Aimpoint has always been at the forefront of electronic red-dot optics. And recently, the Swedish company expanded its catalog with a couple new optics that might be worth drawing a bead on.

Emplacing a modular unit is child’s play compared to installing one of the non-modular units and is quick and simple, if somewhat more expensive at times.

Modular Triggers, Simple AR Accuracy Upgrade

Searching for a way to squeeze more accuracy out of your AR-15? A trigger upgrade is a safe bet and it's never been easier than with the modular trigger units presently available on the market.