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The Swarovski STR 80 isn't just another spotting scope. With an illuminated reticle and first focal plane subtensions, the optics is engineered to get shooters on target lightning fast.

Swarovski Optik Unveils New STR 80 Spotting Scope

Long-distance shooters searching for a spotting scope might find everything they want and more in Swarovski's new optic. With illuminated reticle with first focal plane subtensions, the STR 80 is engineered to get shooter on target fast, no matter the distance.

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.

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.

SecureIt Tactical's MILSPEC Conversion Kit looks to whip nearly any gun safe into shape.

SecureIt Gun Safe Organization Kit – Firearms Within Reach

SecureIt Tactical offers quick and logical solutions to organizing firearms storage. But there is no need to run out and buy a brand new safe to reap the benefits. The company offers a conversion kit that helps whip existing storage into shape.

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Adapter Opens Stock Options for 20-Gauge Remington 870

There's little doubt 20-gauge shotguns are gaining popularity as defensive firearms. And with Mesa Tactical's new stock adapter for the Remington 870, the smaller bore guns can now be decked out with a slew of different stocks.