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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.

Gear, Parts and Accessories

Aimpoint T-1 vs. T-2 Comparison and Review Video

For years the Aimpoint T1 has been the gold standard of red dot sights, so when I first got wind of a T2 in the works, I was pretty curious. The T2 costs a little more, so what’s the big deal? Watch a side-by-side comparison in the video below, or read the rest of the post below the video for more on these optics.

Meprolight MOR tri-powered reflex light with toggle switch


Meprolight Mepro MOR Reflex Sight Wins 2015 Golden Bullseye Award

The Mako Group celebrated yesterday when the company officially received its Golden Bullseye Award for the Meprolight Mepro MOR reflex sight. In stock and shipping free from Cheaper Than Dirt! the Mepro MOR is a battle-proven, military-grade weapon sight with features unlike any other. Read this news story for more information.

Hunting and Outdoors

How to Set Up an AR-15 for Hog Hunting

Why focus specifically on setting up the AR-15 for hog hunting? It’s this generation’s gun, and for good reason. The limitless configurations make it one of the most versatile guns on earth. The hardest part is figuring out what you want—never mind need—as you customize your AR-15. Since you’re reading this, you’re more likely to own an AR-15 than any other single gun. Here are some questions and answers for you to consider when getting set up to hunt wild hogs with yours.

Gear, Parts and Accessories

The Best Tactical Sight for Under $50

Recently, I had a chance to look at the Leapers UTG Gen 4 Red/Green Dot Sight. A friend at the range recently purchased a used Smith & Wesson Performance Center .44 Magnum Hunter revolver and the sight was mounted on it. A sub $50 sight on a $1250 magnum? This was a test I had to experience. After all, if the UTG sight could survive the abuse from a .44 mag., imagine how safe it would be atop an AR-15.


The World According to Guns & Ammo: 2014’s Best of the Best Awards

Guns and Ammo magazine recently released its 2104 Best of the Best of the year awards to the best firearm, rifle, shotgun, optic, ammunition and suppressor. The editors of the leading rag of the firearms industry chose their top picks according to performance, durability and value. Some of the winners, The Shooter’s Log editors agreed with, like the H&K VP9 9mm handguns. However, other winners from the Best of the Best 2014 firearm awards are not Cheaper Than Dirt’s picks. Read on to find out who won and why.

RAZAR Riflescope on a AR-15


RAZAR Riflescope Offers Push-Button Magnification

RAZAR is an acronym for Rapid Adaptive Zoom for Assault Rifles optical prototype. At the push of a button, RAZAR can toggle between high and low magnifications, enabling soldiers to zoom in without having to remove their eyes from their targets or their hands from their rifles.