Archive for the ‘News’ Category

  • OPMOD Gear For Your Gun

    OPMOD Gear For Your Gun Guide

    Jun 27, 2014 • NewsNo Comments

    Being a complete and utter gun nut has its advantages and its disadvantages. One of the biggest disadvantages about being passionate about firearms is that when you see something whether it be a good looking pistol or the latest red dot, you go absolutely...

  • Vortex Spitfire Red Dot Sight

    Vortex’s New Spitfire AR Specific Red Dot Sight

    Jun 27, 2014 • News3 Comments

    If you’ve ventured in to your local gun store or have taken a look at some of the online gun dealers websites, then you’ve probably seen the record low prices of America’s rifle, the AR-15. You never would think that these rifles were going...

  • Canon Capture This Moment Sweepstakes

    Canon “Capture This Moment” Sweepstakes

    Jun 25, 2014 • NewsNo Comments

    Whether you’re just getting in to photography or your Jedi photo shooting skills have left you wanting more than what your current platform is capable of, this prize pack will have you drooling. Lets face it most of us are no Jimmy Chin (click here if...

  • Trijicon VCOG

    Trijicon VCOG, The Evolution of Greatness

    Jun 11, 2014 • News1 Comment

    Many of you are extremely familiar with the Trijicon ACOG scope. First introduced in the early 90′s, this wonder weapon sight quickly became popular with soldiers downrange. With an uber robust housing and simple to use controls, its a no-brainer why...

  • Last minute fathers day gifts

    OPMOD Last Minute Fathers Day Gear

    Jun 10, 2014 • News4 Comments

    What do you get the dad that has everything? If you’re tired of the 10 piece barbeque kit or the “worlds greatest dad” t-shirt, then you may want to start leaving hints to kids for these gifts. Now a word of warning, these are products that...

  • 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...

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    Big Water + Big Fish = Big Smile! Action is Picking Up in the Great Lakes

    Jun 2, 2014 • News1 Comment

    Two weeks ago I was fortunate enough to take off for the long Memorial Day weekend. The plan: race out of Chicago after work and to run and gun to Michigan for some fishing catch a few hours of zzzz’s and hit the boat by 4am (EST). The location: west coast...

  • What to Look for In a Flashlight

    Top 4 Things to Look for In a Flashlight

    May 30, 2014 • News6 Comments

    I have to say that out of all the gear that I am fascinated with, knives, guns, backpacks, optics and apparel, that flashlights have been advancing leaps and bounds over everything else. Thanks to the latest L.E.D. (light emitting diode) technology,...

  • Trijicon RMR

    Trijicon RMR-Miracle Micro Reflex Sight

    May 30, 2014 • NewsNo Comments

    Its a fact,  your eyes will have a harder time picking up your iron sights the older you get. With the addition of some of the latest illuminated sights that you can throw on your favorite rifle or shotgun, you’ll have no problem hitting your mark no...

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    3-Gun Competitor Brian Williamson’s Review of the Vortex Razor HD Scope

    May 29, 2014 • NewsNo Comments

    As a sponsor of the Superstition Mystery Mountain 3 Gun Competition back in March, OpticsPlanet was allotted a shooting slot for the match. As much as we love to shoot these matches ourselves, we decided to instead offer the slot to local 3-gunner Brian...

  • Home Defense on A Budget

    Home Defense Shotgun on A Budget

    May 21, 2014 • News25 Comments

    Being the “gun guy” in your family and group of friends has it privileges. One of the many great things is that you can directly affect the safety and well being of the people you care about. However what I hate most is constantly dispelling gun...

  • Steiner M30R LRF Binocular

    Steiner M30R LRF Binocular: German Made, Long Range Target Shooter Approved

    May 8, 2014 • NewsNo Comments

    I know what you may be thinking, “we know that everything the Germans make is great, tell us something we don’t know.” In all actuality, not everything that’s born wearing the black, red, and yellow flag is that outstanding. All too...