Archive for the ‘News’ Category

  • Why You Never Want to Work for A Firearms Company

    Why You Never Want to Work In the Firearms Industry

    Dec 10, 2014 • News7 Comments

    I’m at that age where social gatherings with friends, some new and some old, happen on a frequent basis. We’re all exuding ambition and eager to talk about our new careers as well as life in general. This is especially true when I meet a lovely...

  • Mini Multi-tool Madness

    Mini Multi-tool Madness!!!!

    Nov 19, 2014 • News3 Comments

    I read somewhere that a love for multi-tools is built into a man’s DNA. Firmly planted in its ranking amongst other things like bacon, fast cars, and of course guns. Rarely have I met a person who isn’t fond of multipurpose tools. What draws us to...

  • Aimpoint Micro T-2

    Aimpoint Micro T-2 :The Evolution of Greatness

    Nov 19, 2014 • News6 Comments

    It goes without saying, that I’m no Larry Vickers. Now that I got that out of the way, if you came here to see me shoot out to infinity and beyond with a 2moa , non magnified red dot sight then you better look elsewhere. Because that just...

  • $4,500 AR15 Rifle Package Sweepstakes

    Enter for Your Chance to Win a $4,500 AR-15 Rifle Package!

    Nov 18, 2014 • News6 Comments

    That’s right! We know how much you folks like our giveaways so we pulled out all the stops and put together one of the coolest prize packages ever created. How cool?!   One lucky grand prize winner will take home the following AR-15 package: 1-...

  • 3 Days In Airports and 1 Night Killing Zombies

    3 Days In Airports and 1 Night Killing Zombies

    Nov 7, 2014 • News1 Comment

    I’m writing this on a plane home from Dallas, shoehorned in the middle economy seat and a few drinks deep, so I’ll just apologize now if I go off on a few tangents here or there. I don’t know who said it or where I heard it, but it goes...

  • 7 Shooters Take On The OPMOD StrikeFire II

    7 Shooters Take On The OPMOD Vortex StrikeFire II

    Nov 5, 2014 • News2 Comments

    The word is out on our new OPMOD Vortex StrikeFire II, and it’s incendiary to say the least. We know that every shooter is unique, and so are their opinions when it comes to an optic. That’s why we decided to work with 7 significantly...

  • OPMOD Vortex StrikeFire II

    Vortex OPMOD StrikeFire II : A Versatile Red Dot Optic

    Nov 5, 2014 • NewsNo Comments

    Red dot sights have soared in popularity over the past 15 years. Their versatility and the ability to make a firearm more “shooter friendly” makes red dot optics an easy choice for a variety of uses.  They can be found on the front lines with our...

  • Social Brilliance Award Winners

    2014 Social Brilliance Awards Winners

    Oct 30, 2014 • NewsNo Comments

    After some of the most intense voting we’ve ever seen on Gear Expert, we’ve tallied your ballots for the various social polls. The results are in and the category winners are as follows:   1: FAVORITE PROFESSIONAL SHOOTER- Winner: Katie...

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    Does A Gun Make The Movie or The Movie Make The Gun?

    Oct 15, 2014 • News1 Comment

    After coming down with a mild cold this past week, I spent more time than I probably should have on my couch watching action movies. It may have been the rather large spoonfulls of cold medicine that spawned what I would call a “eureka” moment, but...

  • Best Red Dot Sight Under $200 - Vortex OPMOD StrikeFire II

    Best Red Dot Sight Under $200 -Vortex OPMOD StrikeFire II

    Oct 9, 2014 • News, Reviews6 Comments

    If  you’re a gun guy, then you’ve seen some of the crazy deals on AR-15 lower receivers recently. Personally, I couldn’t hold off on these deals any longer, so a few months back I got my hands on a couple lowers for right around $50 a...

  • Ducks & Bucks Sweepstakes

    Ducks and Bucks Sweepstakes

    Oct 8, 2014 • NewsNo Comments

    It may seem as though we’re constantly giving away a bunch of awesome gear on the OpticsPlanet Facebook page. However generous our previous sweepstakes were, they are nothing compared to our ground-breaking “Ducks and Bucks” giveaway. EVERY...

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    4 Ways to Become A Firearm Fanboy

    Oct 8, 2014 • News7 Comments

    According to Urban Dictionary, a “Fanboy” can be defined as: “A passionate fan of various elements of geek culture (e.g. sci-fi, comics, Star Wars, video games, anime, hobbits, Magic: the Gathering, etc.), but who lets his passion override...