30 May

The Aimpoint CompM4 red dot sight is the latest and greatest offering by the fine Swedish company. The mount is integral with the sight and is positioned perfectly to align your eye when mounted on top of a flattop AR type gun. The Quick release Picatinny clamp is a joy to use, and typical Aimpoint quality is apparent in every aspect of the unit. A single AA battery lasts up to eight years! It is simply put, the most reliable and longest lasting red dot sight in existence. You get what you pay for.…

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28 May

The front sight post on an AR-15 type flattop is invisible for all practical purposes when looking through a scope. No need to have a flip-up or removable front to use magnification. With lower powered scopes you may see a shadow, and with higher powered scopes your clarity and resolution is a bit degraded, but for scope testing or informal plinking you don’t need to be overly concerned. If you want to swap for a flip-up, consider the Troy Industries sights. Rears are available also.…

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25 May

I love raccoons. They are pleasant little creatures for the most part. They also taste good when made into jerky. But when the little bastards get into my attic and have babies in my walls I draw the line. Last night I observed the little buggers through my Bushnell night vision goggles. These inexpensive units may be used in a variety of ways, and another way presented itself when my dog Radical Lee Von Dundee noticed a parked car in the shadows outside my property. I kennelled him and crept to about 50 yards away from the dark vehicle. I watched the two people smooch for just a couple minutes and then went on my way, no longer concerned for the security of my abode. These goggles have to be the best buy on the market in a first generation goggle. The headset is easily fitted, and the goggles flip up out of the way with the push of a button. The unit itself has similar resolution to about any gen one product, but the small size of the package is a big plus. Everyone needs a pair.…

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02 May

In August 2006 the Atwater City Council spent $54,000 on the new video digital camera system, actually the first one in their department. The purpose of video recording is to benefit police officers and residents by giving a neutral record of conversations and behavior.
Audio and video recording can be used as evidence in court, help with internal investigations and allow sergeants to make sure officers are patrolling carefully, and are safe themselves.
Each of Atwater’s nine police cruisers are equipped with two cameras and a microphone. The recording begins when the officer turns on the car’s lights and sirens.…

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01 May

Recently Bushnell Outdoor Products announced that its industry-leading Bushnell PinSeeker 1500 Laser Golf Range Finder Tournament Edition received the “Partner’s Club Member Tested & Recommended Seal of Approval” from the PGA Tour Partners Magazine with an overwhelming 100 percent overall approval rating.
This PinSeeker model earned perfect scores in the “game improvement”, “distance”, “accuracy”, and “effectiveness” categories.
While Bushnell rangefinders are heavily used across all professional areas, consumer tests provide tremendous validation for the product and its ability to shoot distances accurately and efficiently.…

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