• Tactical Pens

    5 Pens That Could Save Your Life!

    Jul 17, 2014 • 3 Comments

    If you’re unlucky enough to be caught in a self defense scenario, you should try and de-escalate the situation first . However, we all know that sometimes we might be backed into a corner and the only way to get out is to match force with force. In...

  • OPMOD Bags

    Ultimate Guide to OPMOD Bags

    Jul 15, 2014 • No Comments

    The difference between a good bag and great bag is all in the details. When you really think about it, what makes most things in life great are the small things. A Corvette and a Ferrari 430 will both get you from point A to point B with speed and style,...

  • 7 Pieces of Gear That'll Supercharge Your Next Camping Trip

    7 Camping Items That’ll Supercharge Your Next Trip Outdoors

    Jul 9, 2014 • 3 Comments

    Nowhere in the camping handbook does it say that you need to buy a whole bunch of gear in order to have a great time in the outdoors. Some of you may enjoy leaving all technology behind and getting back to the basics. Others may like their campsite to feel...

  • THYRM Switchback Chris Costa

    THYRM Switchback-EDC Ready, Costa Approved

    Jul 2, 2014 • No Comments

    It’s not often that us guys in the shooting community can all agree on a single thing . I guarantee that all of the trainers, influencers, companies, Youtube personalities and bloggers alike will all confirm that a flashlight and a pistol are like...

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Acid Etching

How to Acid Etch your Knife or Multi-Tool

May 9, 2014 • 8 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....

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 •

What Hangun to buy?

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...

Apr 30, 2013 •

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4 Awesome Joker Knives

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...

Bulldog Range Bags

Bulldog Range Ready Bags

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

Mar 20, 2014

Streamlight Tlr 2

Streamlight TLR’s- Blinded By The Light!

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

OPMOD Edge Shooting Glasses

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