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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
Hunters and competition shooters and known have long enjoyed Burris as America’s premiere optic manufacturer. With the introduction of the AR-332, AR-536 and AR-1X the tactical community will quickly understand what they have been missing.
EOTech’s Model 512 leads sales and for good reasons such as fast target acquisition, outstanding reliability and long battery life just to name a few, but the EOTech 512 has so much more. Read the entire article to learn why the Model 512 is in such high demand.
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.
Now that the panic buy has receded, there are some really great deals on budget AR-15s and the accessories to make them great. Check out our experts list of must have accessories and upgrades.