Getting Started in 3 Gun [Beginner's Guide]

Getting Started in 3 Gun In the world of shooting sports, nothing is quite as dynamic and exciting as 3 Gun competition. Shooting high-power or your local bench rest competition is great, don’t get us wrong. It’s fun to test the limits of your own precision, and that of your rifle, and all competition with firearms is a good, fun time. That said, for many younger shooters and a new generation of shooting sports athletes, the combination of speed, precision, and action that 3 Gun brings to the world of shooting competitions is the ultimate thrill. What is 3 Gun? Well, as the name implies, it’s a shooting sport that tests your prowess with a a shotgun ,a pistol, and a rifle. Under the pressure of the timer, competitors move through uni...[ Read More ]

Join The Movement: The NSSF +ONE Campaign

JOIN THE MOVEMENT: THE NSSF +ONE CAMPAIGN As firearms enthusiasts, hunters, and recreational shooters, how do we do our part to advance the positive, educational, and informative conversations happening around the country about firearms? Have you ever asked yourself that question? If you’re like me, the regular time you spend shooting your firearm is often your “me time”. I love to have my wife join me on the range or in the woods when our schedules permit, and she loves shooting and hunting too. But far more often I am squeezing in a range trip on the way home from work or even over a lunch break if I’m lucky. It’s a chance for me to unwind and do something I enjoy. The same goes with hunting season. I love to include my wife and famil...[ Read More ]

300 Blackout vs. 7.62x39mm: Beefed Up Black Rifles

Beefed Up Black Rifles: 300 Blackout Vs. 7.62x39mm The AR-15 was designed around the .223 Remington / 5.56 NATO cartridge to achieve a very specific purpose. The lighter, smaller cartridge meant that soldiers could carry more ammunition into the field than the enemy. Greater firepower through quantity. However, in today’s market where the AR platform is more customizable than ever, people are opting more and more to move away from the smaller 5.56 NATO and upgrade to some higher-powered cartridges. The venerable 7.62x39 cartridge was the direct competition responsible for the AR-15’s adoption of the 5.56 NATO cartridge. The heavier, bulkier bullet is famously known for its service in the Russian SKS, AK-47 and other former Soviet rifl...[ Read More ]

Introducing: the ACSS Aurora Reticle

Introducing: the ACSS Aurora Reticle Exclusively in the Trijicon TA31 ACOG In 2016 We teamed up with Trijicon to bring you the revered ACOG prism scope combined with our Advanced Combat Sighting System (ACSS). Just three years later we are doing it again, only this time we developed a new reticle designed specifically for use in the ACOG. Our new ACSS Aurora reticle has been modified to align with the philosophy of use that Trijicon set forth to accomplish with the ACOG. We believe the ACSS Aurora reticle is the icing on the cake that fully realizes the idea of an optic that increases first hit ratio whether at 800 meters or CQB distances. Let us tell you why: Why The Trijicon ACOG The Trijicon ACOG is a scope that requir...[ Read More ]

Red Dot Hacks: Battle Sight Zero [Maximum Point-Blank Range]

How To Zero A Red Dot You want to get the most out of your red dot sight. An intentional, well-planned zero can help you achieve this. You’ve read our article on the most important zeroing hack. Your new optic is mounted properly, you remembered to bring a screwdriver to make your adjustments, you’ve brought some quality ammo that will hold a tight group if you do your part, and you’ve got sight-in targets with an inch grid printed on them. Now, at what distance should you place that target to achieve the most versatile performance, and why? Opinions differ on where exactly your rifle’s zero should be locate...[ Read More ]