Gear Expert Author:  Matt S.

    About Matt S.

    Hi, my name is Matt and I am a Gear Aficionado. I like trying out new gear whether it is a bag, a knife, an optic, or a firearm accessory. I want to know exactly what an item can and can't do or whether it's worth recommending or not. My friends may say I have a problem, but that doesn't stop them from asking for my feedback. Hopefully you do too.

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  • Nikon P-Tactical Superdot Red Dot Sight

    Nov 13, 2019 • NewsNo Comments

    Red dot sights give shooters a fast aiming system while remaining target focused. While the originals were bulky and expensive, today there are a variety of options that are compact and affordable. They are a great option for any platform – carbines,...

  • Leica Rangemaster CRF 2800.COM

    Nov 13, 2019 • ReviewsNo Comments

    Thanks to the advancement of cartridges like .224 Valkyrie and 6.5 creedmoor, shooting accurately at long range distances is well within the average shooters capability. But knowing the distance to the target and how to adjust the scope is vital to a...

  • Hiperfire Hipertouch Blue Line Special Edition Trigger

    Jul 1, 2019 • ReviewsNo Comments

      Overview The Hipertouch Blue Line trigger by Hiperfire takes their ultimate AR trigger and makes it an unbeatable deal. Instead of the red trigger shoe that the Hipertouch Competition model has, the Hipertouch Blue Line includes a blue trigger shoe. More...

  • SB Tactical SBA4 AR Stabilizing Brace

    Jul 1, 2019 • ReviewsNo Comments

    If you don’t own a stabilizing brace for your AR, there has never been a better time to get one. If you do own one, you have SB Tactical to thank. A pistol stabilizing brace secures the firearm to the forearm for better control. When used in place of a...

  • Sig Optics Bravo3 and Bravo5

    Jun 29, 2018 • ReviewsNo Comments

    Sig Bravo3 and Bravo 5 Similar to the Sig Bravo 4, the Sig Bravo3 and Sig Bravo5 are prismatic sights meant for the AR platform. They are a rugged, fixed power optic with an etched reticle available in several configurations. Overview The Sig Bravo line is...

  • Sig Bravo4 4×30 MegaView Battle Sight

    Dec 29, 2017 • ReviewsNo Comments

    Prismatic sights like the Sig Bravo4 offer a rugged, fixed power, illuminated optic in a compact package that pairs exceptionally well with ARs. While there are lots of options for the entry level budget, the premium side has long been ruled by the ACOG. But...

  • Dream 3-Gun AR Build

    Dec 29, 2017 • News, ReviewsNo Comments

    I’ve made a decision – my 2018 resolution is to improve my shooting skill set, and my method is going to be participating in local 3-Gun competitions. While practicing, drills, and techniques are an important step to achieving this goal, I also...

  • Leupold VX3i LRP 4.5-14×50 FFP

    Dec 27, 2017 • ReviewsNo Comments

    Long range shooting is becoming more popular and more accessible every year. Both long range hunters and precision rifle competitors demand accuracy and usability. Leupold delivered the VX-3i LRP to answer that demand. Combining their proven clarity and...

  • Leupold VX-5HD 3-15×44 CDS-ZL2: Unmatched Clarity

    Nov 16, 2017 • ReviewsNo Comments

      Clarity, quality, and performance driven. All things Leupold is known for and exactly what you get with the VX-5HD series of riflescopes. The VX5-HD offers the features you need in a sleek and lightweight package that is just as at home on an AR as it is...

  • Quality You Can Afford: GPO Passion 4-12×42

    Nov 15, 2017 • ReviewsNo Comments

    German Precision Optics Passion 3x 4.-12×42 Spending hundreds of dollars on an optic is dangerously easy but finding quality at various price points can be much harder. So when I began considering optics for my backup/loaner rifle, I wanted to try...

  • Gear Up – for a Cause! 2017

    May 12, 2017 • NewsNo Comments

    GUFAC – Gear Up for a Cause Once more, the time has come to give back. OpticsPlanet is implementing our Gear Up for a Cause campaign for the third year in a row. We need your help to show our support for the Hope For The Warriors® charity. We have...

  • MultiVault: Security without Compromise

    Apr 4, 2017 • NewsNo Comments

    Whether you are a new firearm owner or an experienced one, you should have been taught that keeping your guns secure is a priority. What most people soon learn though is that finding a balance between secure and accessible can be tough. You want to be able to...