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Thursday, January 08, 2015

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Long Range Shooting Tips

Looking to Improve your Long Range Shooting? 
Bullet seating depth and case length have a profound impact on accuracy. If you reload, read these tips to increase the accuracy of your reloads. 
Improve your shooting skills with these periodic tips from Cactus Tactical.    

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Sunday, November 23, 2014

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Important Holiday Shipping Cut-off Dates for 2014

Following are some important dates to keep in mind when buying and shipping packages this Holiday season. Make sure to get your purchases and gifts delivered on-time to family, friends, and others.

Here is a round-up of this season's cut-off dates from USPS, FedEx, and UPS to get packages delivered in time for Christmas Day. Use these dates to set your own cut-offs so you have plenty of time to get customer's shipment on their way.
Keep in mind that weather, natural disasters and unforeseen circumstances can affect these dates. To avoid disappointment, buy and ship as early as you can.

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Thursday, November 20, 2014

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Thoughts on LED Flashlights

5 Tips helps you to distinguish a good quality flashlight

There are many flashlights on the market today, being produced both here in the USA and coming in from foreign countries. The basic components of a high power flashlight are: luminant, battery, circuitry, body housing, reflector, circuit board, switches and other components.

So How Should We Judge the Value of a Flashlight?

Tip 1 : The body of the flashlight
The body of a flashlight is divided into three types: common oxidation, hard oxidation and HAIII hard oxidation. The first is the most common being used in flashlights today while HAIII hard oxidation costs the most. While the manufacturing process produces some defective bodies. (Bodies considered B-class have a small amount of defects that do not affect appearance and C-class are considered highly defective. ) These defective bodies should be recycled or sold only as seconds.

Tip 2: Interior details and material
The interior details and material of the body should be inspected. Many flashlight tail caps are poorly made and easy to break, so are switches. A good quality flashlight is equipped with a copper lamp holder with super heat radiation. Small-sized flashlight needs the most.

Tip 3: Interior Structure
The more accessories on a flashlight, generally the higher quality. While the cheaper ones have a very simple build with only a few options, this is because of reduced build costs and short cuts in the building process. For example, most tail caps use a spring, but better built ones use a copper spring that has a long life and provides good connectivity.

Tip 4 : LED
The price of LED’s and circuitry varies greatly. The price of quadrinucleate is the most expensive, followed by CREE mononuclear. Tthe price from low to high is that Q5→R2→R3→R4→R5→T6→U2→L2-T6→L2-U2. The more expensive the LED is, the larger the luminous flux.

Tip 5: Circuit
And finally, the circuit board has its own classification. The cheapest is made using a board without IC resistance (also called direct drive plate); The most common board in use has IC resistance and constant voltage or booster pressure; Higher quality boards have IC resistance and constant voltage. The best boards have constant voltage, various modes and full electricity etc.

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Thursday, August 04, 2011

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Extensions Tubes for the Stoeger 2000 Now Available

Brand New Product

Nordic Components - extended magazine tubes for Stoeger 2000 shotguns.

These are the finest machined shotshell tube extensions currently available. Each tube has a unique swirl style barrel nut adding a distinctive touch while also providing a quick and sure grip.

Currently available in +2, +3, +4 and +5 shell configurations for the
Stoeger 2000 shotguns. Shell capacity is defined by Nordic as the shell increase above the standard capacity provided by the fixed magazine tube (tube inside the forearm). If your shotgun currently has a short tube extension that extends past the fixed magazine tube, the round capacity of that extension would be lost as it is removed and replaced. Magazine tube length is the length of the tube and nut.

Overall length of the tube extensions (including the nut):
+2 - 5 3/4 inches
+3 - 8 1/4 inches
+4 - 10 inches
+5 - 11 5/8 inches.

Friday, April 15, 2011

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Fobus Polymer Holsters

Fobus Holsters have been around quite a few years now and were developed in Israel for their military. The combat proven, injection molded polymer Fobus Concealed Carry Holster was a giant step forward in holster design. The polymer construction allows Fobus to create many styles and designs that fit exactly.

Comfort is key when you are carrying a concealed weapon and Fobus designers, with their advanced polymers have produced holsters that weigh only 2 ounces. These Fobus holsters ride high, fit close, have a low profile, a rubberized paddle for comfort and include a steel reinforced rivet attachment system for durability. They are one of the most rugged, reliable and almost maintenance free holsters on the market. Fobus holster also utilizes a passive retention system that allows for an extremely rapid presentation.

Fobus Holsters are proud of their products and stand behind all of their products with a lifetime warranty.

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Saturday, October 30, 2010

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GG&G 40 mm Salt and Pepper Shakers

The Christmas holiday buying season is right around the corner. If you want to surprise someone with that unusual gift for a firearms enthusiast or military veteran, check out the 40mm Grenade Salt & Pepper shakers from GG&G. Available with either silver or gold anodized top sections, these measure 4 inches tall by 1 5/8 inches in diameter. GG&G’s matched salt and pepper shakers are milled from solid billet 6061 T-6 aluminum, and closely replicate the dimensions of the original 40mm grenade. The tip of the projectiles are engraved with “S” or “P” to easily identify the contents. The top halves (gold or silver sections) unscrew for easy filling. Cost for either gold (GGG-1315) or silver (GGG-1316) versions is $39.99. These would also be a great “conversation pieces” for your Thanksgiving family get-together.

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Wednesday, October 27, 2010

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Hogue AR-15 Knurled Forearms Now Available

We are now carrying the economical line of Hogue AR-15 and M4 forearms and kits.

We have the well received Hogue Over Moulded product lines as well as the upscale Knurled line of forearms currently in stock.

Hogue products are made in the USA by Americans for Americans.