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    Glock “GO-Fast” Mods

    May 20, 2015 • No Comments

    With more accessories and parts available for it than a 95 honda civic, finding the right modifications for my Glock 34 was the tallest of tasks indeed. The end use of this famed amalgamation of polymer and tenifer finished steel is that of a competition...

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    And Now, A Look At Our Gear Up for a Cause Sponsors

    May 20, 2015 • No Comments

    This week, we bring you an article from Megan Y., a brand expert and longtime OpticsPlanet’er, to talk to you a bit about the amazing brands that are helping us support the Fisher House Foundation as part of Gear Up for a Cause.     For those of...

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    Vortex Viper Hunting Bino Sweepstakes

    May 19, 2015 • 32 Comments

      Heading on a hunt without a quality binocular is basically setting yourself up to go home empty handed. Whether you’re a seasoned sportsmen or are eagerly awaiting your first hunt, bringing glass from Vortex Optics is one of the best decisions if...

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    The Definitive Guide to All Things Hiking Boots

    May 8, 2015 • 2 Comments

    I have to get this off my chest right away, I’m a boot nerd. By nerd I mean that I like to stay in “the know” on footwear technology and actively search out the very best boot based on my needs. What can I say? I believe that every person needs a solid...

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    Serving Veterans One Penny at a Time with Gear Up for a Cause...

    May 3, 2015 • No Comments

    Here this week is one of our guest writers Clair Belmonte to talk with you all about Gear Up for a Cause, OpticsPlanet’s current promotion and charity drive to help our nation’s active duty personnel and Armed Forces veterans.   Here at...

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The Definitive Guide to All Things Hiking Boots

May 8, 2015 • 2 Comments

I have to get this off my chest right away, I’m a boot nerd. By nerd I mean that I like to stay in “the know” on footwear technology and actively search out the...

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How to Acid Etch your Knife or Multi-Tool

Tired of the same old look of your favorite knife? Wouldn’t it be nice to add some flash to your blade? Sure you could have it engraved...

May 9, 2014 •

Day at the Range: Ultimate Gift Guide

A Day at the Range:Ultimate Gear Guide

It may feel as though these cold temperatures are never going to release their grip, but spring is right around the corner. This means its...

Mar 4, 2014 •

Winter Hunting

Don’t Hibernate! Dealing with the Cold on the Hunt

As an avid hunter and someone from the Midwest, I hunt in a very wide range of weather patterns and temperatures. Living in Chicago, I have...

Jan 10, 2014 •