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The 12 Best Binoculars Reviewed & Tested ( 2019 Hands-on Buying Guide )

Getting the right pair of binoculars is confusing since they come in different styles and sizes. Not all of them are the same, that's for...
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How To Choose A Long-Range Shooting Reticle? ( 3 Great Reticles )

Everything about long-range shooting requires a degree of specialized equipment. Different types of shooting have different expectations. A red dot reticle wouldn’t be used...
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Night Vision Device Guide

Night vision technology changed the face of warfare. It was first implemented in World War II in limited numbers. It was refined in Korea and...

How To Setup, Program, and Position Trail Camera For Maximum Success!

Game cameras are excellent tools for any hunter who hunts on his or her own property. They take timed or motion-activated photos, so you can...
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6 Night Vision Safety Essentials to Follow! + Cleaning/Care Guide

Night vision devices are fascinating. The technology behind them is incredible. Their evolution from systems so large you need a backpack to tote them, to...

The 6 Best Pistol Red Dots Reviewed in 2019 ( For All Budgets )

If you’ve been paying any attention to the firearms industry, you know that red dots on handguns are the new hotness. Both optics and...
Steiner T1042r

Review: Steiner T1042r Tactical Binoculars

  Outdoor Empire pick for the best tactical binoculars. Throughout the time I spent in the Marine Corps, I learned to appreciate what solid optics can...
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Rifle Scope Turret Systems, Explained! ( A Complete Guide )

Turrets, a name that makes people envision those towers on the side of castles or machine guns on the top of humvees. Or, if...
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The 7 Best Infrared NV Goggles of 2019 Reviewed: The Definitive Guide

We’ve all seen it, the steady green glow of night vision in film and video games. The hero looking like some form of robotic...

The 11 Best Trail Cameras Reviewed – Hunting, Wildlife Monitoring and Home Security

Good information is vital to any hunt. Sure, you can venture into the woods with a rifle and a dream, hoping to see a deer. You'll...