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Best Airsoft MP5 SMG

The real MP5 (machine pistol model 5) is actually a 9mm SMG (submachine gun) developed by engineers from a thriving German small-arms maker, Heckler & Koch, sometime in the ‘60s. With more advanced weapons technology, several gun companies have ventured into making faithful replicas of MP5s in the form of airsoft or paintball guns, to the delight of many gun...

Best road bike upgrades — without breaking the bank!

best road bike upgrades for the money
I like to tinker with my bicycles, and I know I'm not alone. But I don't always want to cash in the savings and 401K to get the best road bike upgrades for the money. Let's look at a few bicycle upgrades that cost about $100 a piece. These are parts that you can install fairly easily -- from swapping...

Best Sights for Glock 19 Pistols

Best sights for Glock 19
You may be shooting 5-in groups at 50 feet or 7-inch groups at 70 feet with your handgun, but there are always methods with which to enhance your shooting accuracy. Today’s vast array of technology offers a wide variety of tools to improve and upgrade sight accuracy. That includes getting one of the best sights for Glock 19 (9mm) pistols. Read...

What are the Best Bore Sights?

best bore sight
The best bore sights will make sure that the bore of your gun and the optical sight are aligned. Always keep in mind that bore sighting does not sight in your gun. It will only provide the reference point so you could get down to sighting in your gun, and save valuable time and ammunition costs by avoiding extensive live-fire...

Best crappie reel: A spinning reel buyers guide

best crappie reel on the market
When I was a young lad, I had access to a small lake that was a short walk from my house. I use to fish at the lake with a bamboo pole and worm for bluegill. The lake was so over-populated with panfish that I could drop the line in and get a bite in under 1 minute. It was...

Best Scope for 300 Blackout: Recommendations for your crosshairs?

Best Scope for 300 Blackout
Reader question: What is the best scope for 300 Blackout rifles? The 300 Blackout cartridge has made great headway in terms of advancing from the standard 5.56-mm round used in AR-platform rifles to one that’s more powerful and more effective. With proven performance and reliability, it eventually became popularly used not only among military and law enforcement personnel, but with big...

17 tennis racket brands

best tennis racquet brands
I want to pick up tennis this year, so I am in the market for a good tennis racket. To help others, I compiled a short list of tennis racket brands and a guide on buying a good racket. Find good tennis racket brands in 2023 on Amazon. The list, which is not comprehensive, provides some of the top tennis racket name brands on...

Best Shotgun Recoil Pad: Reviews in 2023

best shotgun recoil pad
No doubt you’d have a blast after a few good rounds with your shotgun, but not without some good bruising, too. Guns often come with their own cushioning but these are not often the best shotgun recoil pad for you. Pads of very soft materials will give in more easily than sturdier materials. Aside from the material, the pad’s face...

Best Paddle Holster on the Market

Best Paddle Holster
The best paddle holster, while not as popular as IWB or OWB, is often preferred for the ease of drawing and re-holstering they offer. A paddle holster is a kind of gun holster which uses a flat, concave-shaped piece of plastic, steel-reinforced leather, or kydex, which can be worn securely against the body inside of the pants for concealed carry. Read...

Best Slug Gun Scope: Reviews in Your Sights!

Best Slug Gun Scope
Reader question: I'm a bird hunter and am trying to find the best slug gun scope. I don't need long-range magnification and am looking for a sight that is one of the best on the market under 250 dollars. Before we look at what is the best scope for a slug gun, let's learn what makes a good sight for...