Monthly Archives: November 2008

20 Nov

>A Merry Red Dot Christmas

Steven K. Ledin,

Red dot sights always make great gifts because they are adaptable to so many applications. Some special deals going on this season are represented by the Burris Fastfire with the picatinny mount, or if you need the sight without the picatinny so you can choose a different Fastfire mount, you can do that too. Another great choice and an excellent value is this single ring version of the Tasco Propoint. The Bushnell HOLOsight is a proven performer, and made by EOTech, a main provider of holographic sights for our military. All make great gifts.

20 Nov

>Fobus Holsters and Accessories

Steven K. Ledin,

It’s hard for the average consumer to choose a holster by themselves. There are seemingly countless choices available, and fit charts seem to get exponentially more confusing as pistol models increase. Even I have a hard time reading charts from some manufacturers. The Fobus holsters and accessories are among the easiest to peruse because of their excellent holster fit chart available on OpticsPlanet.com. Magazine pouches are listed in their own category as well. I use Fobus products regularly and think they are some of the most durable and user friendly products available. They even make holsers that hold guns with …

08 Nov

>Riflescope Tracking

Steven K. Ledin,

I got an email the other day about a customer who bought an inexpensive riflescope and wanted to return it because it wouldn’t “shoot a box”. Shooting a box is a good test of riflescope tracking. Here’s how I do it. Sight in in the center of a large target. The target should also have aiming points in each of the four corners some distance away. My aiming points are 10 inches away from each other. When you’re sighted in, move your elevation turret 10 inches up, or forty clicks on a 1/4 minute scope. Aiming at the lower left