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    OPMOD and Zeiss created a BEAST and I got to let it out...

    Aug 28, 2014 • No Comments

    I was at the OpticsPlanet main office this spring and found a nice little box on my desk. Inside contained model #1 of the OPMOD Zeiss Scope. The new 3-9×40 scope built with German glass and developed by the OPMOD team stands in a field of its own when...

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    Guns After Dark: The 2014 Crimson Trace Midnight 3 Gun Invitational

    Aug 21, 2014 • No Comments

    Lights, Cameras, Night Vision, Lasers, Suppressed Full-Autos, Grenade Launchers, Belt-Fed SAWs…   While this may sound like a summary of a behind-the-scenes tour of the latest Schwarzenegger movie set, in actuality, this is a short but accurate...

  • CRKT TAC Pack Giveaway

    Aug 20, 2014 • 633 Comments

    This is definitely one of the coolest giveaways that we’ve done here at OpticsPlanet. For nearly 2 weeks, gear lovers everywhere will have the chance to win some of the best products CRKT has to offer. The  CRKT Tac Pack giveaway prize pack features:...

  • Going the Distance with Nikon

    Aug 15, 2014 • 1 Comment

    You’ve been using the same scope for years and its been working flawlessly, that is until you dropped you rifle and put a sizable crack in the glass. Your rifle being down for the count is not an option, you need good glass back on your gun and you need...

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How to Acid Etch your Knife or Multi-Tool

May 9, 2014 • 10 Comments

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 but that’s really expensive....

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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...

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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...

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4 Quick Tips for Buying a Handgun

We may not sell handguns at OpticsPlanet.com, but we certainly know a thing or two about them.  We have thousands upon thousands of...

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Four Joker Knives That Are No Joke

Apr 3, 2014 • 1 Comment

Alright, everyone. If there’s one thing you’ve learned from your time here on Gear Expert, it’s that we take knives seriously. Whether it’s a...

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I’ll tell you from firsthand experience: organization is half the battle. No matter where you shoot or what types...

Mar 20, 2014

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Imagine this, the sound of glass breaking wakes you up in the late hours of the night. You immediately open up your...

Mar 4, 2014

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OPMOD Edge ZRG+ Shooting Glasses

The human eye has more than two million moving parts and is one of the most sensitive parts of our body. Protect those...

Feb 25, 2014