Author archives: Jeremy L

  • FLIR Sweepstakes

    FLIR Handheld Thermal Sweepstakes

    Sep 30, 2014 • News12 Comments

    Hunting, boating, camping, surveillance – have you always dreamed of the different things you’d do with a thermal device? Well here’s your chance to make those dreams a reality. has teamed up with our friends at FLIR to bring...

  • A Streamlight TLR for Every Occasion

    Sep 13, 2014 • NewsNo Comments

    It goes without saying that I’m a total flashaholic aka flashlight nerd.  Even my abnormally small gear junkie brain has a hard time remembering all of the names and nomenclature that go along with flashlights and weapon lights. Thankfully there’s a...

  • Gun Nut, Lawyer and Host of the NRA’s Newest Show-Colion Noir

    Sep 3, 2014 • News2 Comments

    Depending on where live, when the topic of guns comes up people are generally split down the middle. It’s clear where I stand on the issue but I’m also not the typical gun owner. Catering to folks like myself, Millennials and people that may not be ready...

  • CRKT TAC Pack Giveaway

    Aug 20, 2014 • News646 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:...

  • Cut To The Chase: A Gear Junkies Guide To Knives

    Aug 14, 2014 • News4 Comments

    The dilemma of the century, you know without a doubt that you want to shell out some decent cash on a new knife but you haven’t the faintest clue what to look for in a knife. You’re not alone, we get hundreds upon thousands of people wondering the...

  • 5 Must-Read Shooting Tips from 3-Gun Professional Shooters

    Aug 12, 2014 • News7 Comments

    Tired of your buddies shooting better than you at the range or during competitions? I got to sit down with professional 3-Gun competitors Jesse Tischauser and Kalani Laker to talk about how shooters of any  level can increase their shooting skills. 1.Know...

  • Living For That First Shot

    Living For That First Shot

    Aug 12, 2014 • News1 Comment

    It’s been a rough week at work, you’ve been working your butt off on something only to have your boss tear you a new one. Trust me, we’ve all been there and it’s not a good feeling. But today’s your lucky day, you’ve got plans to hit the range...

  • Airsoft for Training

    Airsoft for Action Pistol Training

    Jul 27, 2014 • News5 Comments

    Lets be honest with ourselves here, when it comes to shooting, you get out of it what you put in. Not to get all philosophical on you guys but there are no shortcuts in life and there sure as hell aren’t any when it comes to becoming a better shooter....

  • Tactical Pens

    5 Pens That Could Save Your Life!

    Jul 17, 2014 • News3 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...

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

    7 Camping Items That’ll Supercharge Your Next Trip Outdoors

    Jul 9, 2014 • News3 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 • NewsNo 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...

  • DPx Gear HEST 4 Expedition Knife

    A Cut Above- DPx Gear HEST 4 Expedition Knife

    Jun 3, 2014 • NewsNo Comments

    Stupefy, meaning to stun, as with a shock, or a strong emotion. Why the vocabulary lesson? The word stupefy is what happened to me when I crossed paths with the DPx booth at the NRA Annual Meeting and saw this knife.  I’ll be honest, my brain was on...