The Combat Optic Tool – Perfect for Every Range Bag

Anyone who runs multiple optics on their rifles knows what a pain it is to keep track of all the different adjustment tools needed to set them up properly. Everything from windage to elevation to mounting seems like it requires another sized or shaped tool. It looks like the people over at Patriot Products AZ were in the same boat and decided to do something about it – and their solution is the Combat Optic Tool. The Combat Optic Tool is a single tool that...

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How to Mount Your Dot Sight on Your Rifle

After purchasing a red dot sight its typically left up to the shooter to install it on their rifle or carbine. This usually isn’t a hard task for anyone to complete, but there is some important things to keep in mind when doing it. The end goal is a solid mount that holds the sight’s zero and positions it in the perfect spot. Below we’ll discuss what it takes to achieve this. Getting Familiar With the Components When talking about mounting optics it...

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The Cheap Red Dot Sight Buying Guide

You’re in the market for a red dot sight but don’t want to break the bank. It makes sense, some of the top dot sights are well into the hundreds of dollars, causing a bit of sticker shock. These high-end sights are marketed to military and law enforcement who usually aren’t personally footing the bill for such a pricey piece of hardware. The good thing is the average shooter doesn’t require all the bells and whistles that come on the more expensive...

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Sight Specs To Consider

There are a lot of different options for red dot sights on the market today.  More and more optics manufacturers are putting out new products or updates to previous generation models. Every year now technology allows for some new feature or optimization to be introduced, pushing the performance and accuracy of these sights to new levels. With all these different configurations and options to choose from it can be a challenge to figure out what pecs are actually important to...

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Red Sight Sights Vs. Iron Sights

If you’re shopping around for a red dot sight then you probably are already familiar with its advantages over iron sights.  While iron sights are great for some situations it is more often the case that a red dot can out perform them for most objectives. Such so is the point that now red dots are standard issue in most military outfits and for law enforcement.  These organizations have done the real world testing to know that an investment in upgraded optics is...

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Which Reticle Should You Use?

When comparing different red dot sights one of the key features that needs to be considered is what kind of reticle  style it utilizes.  This choice can have an effect on target acquisition, accuracy, and situational shooting. Every style has its tradeoffs in each of these categories so it is important for shooters to know the difference between reticles and figure out which ones will work best for their setup. Depending on what type of rig they are running a shooter will...

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