Follow Binoculars Blog:

Monthly Archives: September 2015

25 Sep

Fall is finally upon us.  The time of year for colorful leaves, crisp air, and good smells is my favorite.  Aside from the awesome weather we’ll be having, I also know I’ll be spending a lot of time outside.  Summer is nice but the air conditioner is a better option than 100 degrees and 90 % humidity, in my opinion at least.  While I enjoy autumn and will be outside more than any other time of the year, I don’t care to freeze so it’s time to stock up on some new gear again.  I wear what I have pretty …

Continue reading

21 Sep

Fall is here, which means winter is around the corner. Winter is always a project season for my firearms, whether it is just maintenance or calibration/customization. Since the AR is the king of the customization projects, I thought I would review some products that I have or will be acquiring this winter, starting with grips.   

AR grips are possibly one of the most important part to upgrade, but there really isn’t a clear cut choice of which is best since everyone’s hands are different. But we can all agree, if your grip isn’t comfortable then it is pretty unlikely …

Continue reading

10 Sep

Every day, our department answers numerous emails, live chats, and telephone calls with technical or application questions pertaining to the products we sell. The Product Intelligence Team prides itself on the many dozens of years of combined knowledge we offer to our customers and co-workers and we really hate to be wrong – ever! A little over a month ago, I spoke with a gentleman calling from "somewhere out West" who needed help with an optic for watching out for fires over hundreds of miles of forest from an observation tower. He explained that he had been using a basic …

Continue reading

02 Sep

Okay, actually they visit a website and leave product reviews, but that’s not nearly as catchy of a title.

We here in Product Intelligence have the greatest job in the world.  All day long, we get to read about, talk about, play with and give our opinions about gear.  When I get home from work, I eventually grab my iPad and end up on one or more relevant forums, because I’m interested in what people have to say about the products – I just can’t get enough of this stuff.  It's impossible to own one of everything, so I supplement …

Continue reading