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Thermal scopes evolve much like a computer or cell phone. At a recent FLIR Systems, Inc. media event, one of its employees highlighted just how significant the field of thermal optics has improved over the last 10 years. He pointed out that the FLIR One (a cell phone attachment that retails for $200) had better capability than an old thermal riflescope that cost $15,000 only a decade prior. That quickly got my, and other attendees,

AimpointCompM2

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My first real experience with Aimpoint’s Comp M2 (or M68 in Army circles) came on my first trip to Afghanistan in 2003. I had trained with the optic stateside while I was in the 82nd Airborne Division and again once I was assigned to 3rd Special Forces Group. In 2003, while on deployment with 3rd Group, I learned how much I revered it after using it for several months on a wide variety of combat

The new Trijicon MRO with a 2 MOA adjustable green dot can be had with or without a mount. Mounts that co-witness with the dot or place the dot in the lower 1/3rd with reference to back-up sights are available as well as three mounts with quick-release levers. $613 – $750The new Trijicon MRO with a 2 MOA adjustable green dot can be had with or without a mount. Mounts that co-witness with the dot or place the dot in the lower 1/3rd with reference to back-up sights are available as well as three mounts with quick-release levers. $613 – $750

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Red is an irritating color to the human brain. Red grabs our attention, which is why stop signs, red lights and sports cars

Ed Brown’s CCO LW is the best example of a 9mm 1911 carry gun you’re going to find.Ed Brown’s CCO LW is the best example of a 9mm 1911 carry gun you’re going to find.

Because of watching too many episodes of “Miami Vice” as a teenager, when I was in my early 20s I found myself the owner of a Lightweight Colt Officer’s Model. It was the closest thing I could afford to the Detonics Combat Master detective Sonny Crockett carried in his ankle holster.

New 1911 in hand,

SubscribeThink of it as a jigsaw puzzle, that when fully assembled, creates one of the most recognizable gun profiles of all time. The C96 Mauser, or as it’s more commonly known, the Broomhandle Mauser, is not only a machine of warfare, but the finest expression of Victorian era gun making, and maybe the ultimate steampunk pistol.

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Strangely enough, the C96 Mauser was not invented by Paul Mauser. Rather, the three brothers in charge of Mauser’s experimental workshop,

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“Few individuals denied firearms purchases are prosecuted and ATF should assess use of warning notices in lieu of prosecutions,” a September report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office states in a response to a request by Congress. Bottom line: 25.6 million National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) checks were performed by the FBI in 2017, 181,000 attempted purchases were denied, ATF investigated 12,700 of those and referred 12 to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for