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  1. Buttpads, Buttstocks, and Cheek Risers...OH MY!

    Stability is everything when you're trying to hit your target, and the right accessories for your stock can make all the difference! Many longer guns already come with a stock, allowing it to nestle into your shoulder for added stability when aiming and firing.  In other situations, it's possible to add a stock to weapons that didn't originally have one...
  2. Self-Illuminating Gun Sights: Everything You Need to Know

    For many weapons enthusiasts, nothing beats a great pair of iron sights.  In fact, even if you utilize optics on your weaponry, most people recommend having a good Backup Iron Sight (BUIS) in your bag, just in case something goes wrong with the high tech sight. The primary concern with iron sights, however, is that they don't work in the...
  3. How to Choose the Best Foregrip for Your Weapon

    Stability is critical when firing a rifle, which is why finding the right foregrip for your shooting style is essential.  Rather than simply gripping the barrel, a good foregrip gives you extra stability and control of the weapon.  They're a must-have if you're planning on firing off a lot of rounds. There's no single "best" gun foregrip, and there are plenty...
  4. Weaver Rails vs Picatinny Rails: What are the Differences?

    When you're mounting accessories onto just about any firearm, you need a rail.  Rail systems are versatile mounting brackets designed to be standardized and capable of holding a variety of accessories.  Foregrips, scopes, lights, and more can all be attached to rails. However, as with most semi-standardized systems, there are still compatibility issues to deal with.   The two most common...
  5. Choosing the Right Holster for Your Weapon

    If you plan on carrying a handgun on your person, then few decisions are more important than choosing the right holster.  You need a holster which is comfortable to wear, will safely protect your firearm and - of course - provides easy access when you need it.  There are a lot of gun holsters to choose from, so how do you...
  6. Optics or Sights - Which is Right for you?

    Often debated and never fully settled, the argument of optics versus sights is one for the ages. There are plenty of folks who swear by one or the other... but most people recognize that both forms of aiming have their advantages. The question really shouldn't even be "optics OR sights?" but rather, when and how each should be used to...
  7. Why RTS Reactive Targets Should Be Part Of Your Shooting Range

    Some things are just worth paying extra for - like the FAB Defense Reactive Target System (RTS). At first glance, the price tag for RTS targets may have people thinking "Why should I pay that when I could just use cardboard for targets?"  And the answer is simple…because the RTS system really is far beyond any other set of targets...
  8. Improving Target Efficiency with Advanced Optics - The Mepro 4X

    When it comes to advanced optics, it's hard to do better than Mepro.  As one of the world's leaders in sights and optics, they supply directly to the IDF, as well as numerous other militaries around the world.  When you buy Mepro advanced optics, you are getting top-quality gear which helps you accurately identify and pinpoint targets in any scenario...
  9. Why the MEPROLIGHT Tru-Dot RDS Should Be Your Only Choice

    Are you looking for an excellent all-around red-dot night sight which will offer years of service, and has compatibility with a wide variety of weaponry? You'd be hard pressed to do better than a Tru-Dot RDS from Meprolight!    You can get a Tru-Dot RDS for a huge variety of firearms. The basic models fit onto standard picatinny rails, while...
  10. Gifts for Hunters: GL Shock, RDS, M21, Ultimag 5R, AGM500FKSB

    The holiday season is upon us, and if you’re anything like me you have several folks on your list to buy for that are avid hunters. Here at Mako, we often market our items as being perfect for law enforcement, military, or the everyday shooter but may not mention that there are a lot of great options for hunters Continue reading →

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