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UTG Super Slim Riser

Gear, Parts and Accessories

UTG Rocks New Super Slim Series of Risers

In the vast world of modern firearm accessories, few traits have quite as much significance as versatility—the ability to use one product for several purposes. Enter UTG’s Super Slim Series of Risers. UTG’s Super Slim Series of Risers not only save you money, they offer logistical simplicity. After all, most tactical firearms use standard MIL-STD 1913 top rails, many of which are often enhanced with optics or red dot sights.

Gear, Parts and Accessories

SHOT Show 2016 Special Edition Day 4: Even More New Optics!

This year, there are numerous compact, low- to medium-power riflescope options for those 3-Gun shooters who have a need for speed. Going long is also a continuing trend, with plenty of long-range scopes with huge tubes and gaping objectives at all price points. Offerings include Leupold, Lucid, Meopta USA, Meprolight, Minox, NcSTAR, Nightforce Optics, and Nikon.

Trijicon MRO

Gear, Parts and Accessories

7 New Innovative Lights, Laser and Optics for Sale

Exciting news for carbine owners—the Trijicon MRO red dot sight is in stock and shipping! For a little over $500, the new MRO gives other sights a run for their money. Six other new optics are also featured in this post—including the 2,400-lumen Dominator, NcStar’s innovative blue laser and a revamp of Trijicon’s classic RX30-14.

Diagram explaining parallax error


Understanding Parallax

Are you using the focus knob on your riflescope properly? Read “Understanding Parallax” to find out why the focus knob on your scope is much more than what most shooters think.


Transparent AR-15 Lower? Spinel Might Make It Possible

A special ceramic called spinel {spin-ELL} that the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) has been researching over the last 10 years could be used to make a variety of cool things — such as a transparent lower for AR-15s or other gun parts like pistol frames.