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Firearms

New Product Round Up — SHOT Day 3

Guns, Guns, and more Guns! Taurus has a new .22 LR target pistol that rocked the range. If you liked, Maxim Defense’s CQB stocked, you are about to blown away with the PDX! Beyond some of the finest ammunition on the market, Hornady is owning the security segment—and for good reason. Check out all of these offerings and more in The Shooter’s Log’s latest SHOT Show coverage.

woman learning how to shoot an AR-15 rifle.

Gear, Parts and Accessories

Setting Up Your AR-15 for Defense

Today’s market offers a multitude of options for personal defense. The plethora of aftermarket parts can be overwhelming to even the most gun-savvy individuals and picking the right components can be crucial to your success in building a gun that gives you the performance you are looking for.

News

SureFire Says New Model is Quietest 30-Caliber Suppressor

SureFire, LLC claims its new SOCOM300-SPS is the quietest suppressor ever built for .300 Blackout (subsonic and supersonic), .308 Win. and .300 Win. Mag. MSRP is $1075. Listening to the sound in the accompanying video suggests that might be true.

Black, Surefire flashlight with strike bezel.

Gear, Parts and Accessories

SureFire 6PX Tactical Lights

SureFire set the standard for tactical and duty lights. These tough-as-nails flashlights have gained quite the reputation for the best quality light for military, law enforcement and civilians a like. Building on the features of the 6P Original, SureFire released the 6PX Pro, 6PX Tactical and 6PX Defender tactical lights. In this article, the three flashlights from SureFire are compared.

Surefire M962LT WeaponLight

Gear, Parts and Accessories

10 Tactical Lights and Lasers for Self-Defense Long Guns

Better light on the target usually means better hits with your AR or other self-defense long gun. Here are ten lights, lasers, or light/laser duos to help you get that job done: Inforce WML Tact Light, Surefire M962LT WeaponLight, Beamshot X1-G Green Beam Laser Sight, Burris AR-Laser, Crimson Trace CMR-205 Rail Master Pro, Extreme Beam SX21-HO Remote Switch, LaserMax UNI-IR, LaserLyte Sight CM Dual Lens, CenterPoint Laser and Light Converter Kit, and the MFT Torch Back-Up Light. Check out this article for the details.

Picture shows a trigger guard laser sight on a GLOCK 42 pistol.

Gear, Parts and Accessories

Five New Gun Products

You got the guns, now you need accessories. If you are focusing on self-defense, LaserLyte just released a new laser for the GLOCK 42, the best tactical flashlight company gives us the ultra compact E1D Defender, while PMC has packed 9mm, .380 ACP and .45 ACP ammo in convenient vinyl battle packs for easy transport or long-term storage. This week’s new product spotlight includes a lit bit of something for every shooter.

Surefire-123-Lithium-Batteries

Camping & Survival

Gizmos and Gadgets: CR123A Batteries

While updating the storm prep supplies in between severe thunderstorms and tornado warnings, I stopped by a national chain store with the intent to pick up new batteries. The CR123A batteries were between $6 and $9 each! With a half-dozen or so flashlights all using two to three batteries each, that puts a pinch on the ‘ol budget. I decided to do a little surfing and came across Cheaper Than Dirt!’s dozen pack of Surefire CR123A also known as the SF123A batteries. The total package price for 12 was less than $2.00 per battery plus shipping.