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Kit Up: Best Gun Gear Reviews (2020)

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Find that perfect piece of kit to improve your shooting with the help of our best gun gear reviews from the past year.

As you most likely know, the past year saw record gun sales. Brace yourself, the market doesn’t show any sign of letting up as we plunge into the roaring ‘20s. This means discretion is imperative.

Spotty availability of guns, ammo and accessories for the foreseeable future means you should get your mind right on what you need—and which brand best provides it. Education is the key and we’re here to help you down this path.
We’ve gathered up our best ammo and gun gear reviews and buyer's guides from the past year to pull back the veil on what’s out there right now. Do your research and critically consider what will enhance your performance—be it hunting, self-defense or plain old plinking—and you'll get the kit you need.

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Gear Buyer's Guides

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How To Select The Best Shooting Targets For Your Needs (2020)

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5 Best Steel Targets For Years Of Shooting Fun (2020)

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Best Pistol Targets To Sharpen Your Handgun Skills (2020)

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.30-06 Ammo: Turn The Warhorse Into A Thoroughbred (2020)

Find out the .30-06 ammo that gets the more than century-old cartridge shooting with the best of them.

Best 6.5 PRC Ammo Available Right Now

Load up on the right 6.5 PRC ammo and you take your shooting to a new level.

8mm Mauser Ammo That’s Right On Target

Find the 8mm Mauser ammo that gets the old warhorse running like a thoroughbred.

6 Top Performing 6.5 Grendel Ammo Choices (2020)

Whether you’re sniping swine or looking to go the distance with your AR-15, these 6.5 Grendel Ammo options are sweet shooters.

M1 Garand Ammo: What Should You Shoot in Your M1?

As supplies of M2 Ball ammo dwindle, knowing what M1 Garand ammo you can safely fire in your military surplus rifle is critical.

Best .22 Ammo For Every Application (2020)

Not all .22 Ammo is created equal. Here are the top match, hunting and self-defense options for your .22 pistol or rifle.

4 Must-Have Concealed Carry Upgrades (2020)

No need to break the bank. These four concealed carry upgrades will have you carrying like a pro on the cheap.

7 Shoulder Holster Options To Carry Up Top Like A Pro (2020)

The shoulder holster isn't just for cinematic good and bad guys. It has a role in real life as these seven upper-body rigs prove.

What Is The Best Concealed Carry Holster? (2020)

When it comes to choosing the best concealed carry holster, the process has never been more difficult.

10 Pocket Holsters For Easy Everyday Carry (2020)

Here are several pocket holsters that simplify carrying a self-defense gun and keep it at the ready.

Quiet Advantage: Best AR-15 Suppressor Options (2020)

Looking to keep a lid on your black rifle? Here are some of the best AR-15 suppressor choices around.

Best .22 Suppressor Choices To Mute Your Plinker (2020)

Get a handle on your rimfire's report with these top .22 suppressor options.

Upgrades: Top AR-15 Parts And Accessories (2020)

No need to settle for a stock carbine. We’ve got the AR-15 parts and accessories that will get you rifle humming.

Got-To-Have Long-Range Shooting Gear

Marine Corps veteran sniper Frank Galli highlights the past year's top long-range shooting gear, from the must-have ammo to the on-target stocks and scopes.

Gun Gear Review

Gear Review: Thumbs-Up To Ben’s Easy Magazine Loader

Ben’s Easy Magazine Loader it's exactly as it sounds.

Real Avid Gun Tool Core: Shooter’s “Duct Tape”

The Real Avid Gun Tool Core: something you need, will want … and must acquire.

Fix-It Sticks Kits Keep Nearly Any Gun Running Like A Top

Fix It Sticks introduces competition-inspired 3-Gun and Long-Range kits, giving shooters the tools to troubleshoot their guns anywhere.

KonusPro EL-30: One Riflescope, 10 Reticles

No matter your shooting situation (or range) the Konus EL-30 sets you up for success with a multitude of reticle options at the push of a button.

Snap Safe TrekLite: Gun Security On The Go

Composed of rugged polycarbonate and securable nearly anywhere, the Snap Safe TrekLite keeps your gun under lock and key anywhere you roam.

Scope Review: Leupold VX-3i CDS-ZL Optics Line

Sporting the high-end features of their military cousins, Leupold's VX-3i CDS-ZL line takes shooting to a different level without breaking the bank.

Gear Review: AR-15 Brass Deflector, A Neat Solution From KET

So, picking up spent cases is a drag, particularly if your AR kicks them all over hell and high water. Which is what makes Kinetic Energy Tools brass deflector an out-and-out godsend.

The Godsend: The Delta Series Compact AR Tool

Wheeler Engineering offers that one little piece of gear you can’t live without in the Delta Series Compact AR Tool.

Is The Trijicon Huron The Ultimate Whitetail Optic?

In sub-zero conditions, the Trijicon Huron riflescope still put whitetails on ice.

Mantis X10 Elite: Training Speed And Accuracy

With tools to improve recoil management, the Mantis X10 Elite gets you on target again and again … fast.

Dry-Fire 2.0: Getting On Target With The ELMS By G-Sight

No ammo? No problem! G-Sight ELMS allows you to sharpen accuracy while dry-firing for minimal startup cost.

Gear Review: Recoiling Recoil With Kick-Eez Grind-To-Fit Pads

Constructed of a cutting-edge polymer, Kick-Eez Grind-To-Fit recoil pads take a bite out of your gun's kick.

On The Hunt With Sierra Prairie Enemy

If Prairie Enemy varmint ammo is any indication of what's to come, shooters are very lucky Sierra Bullets has entered the ammunition manufacturing game.

Gun Maintenance On The Go With Wheeler Engineering

How do you face gun trouble on the go? The Wheeler Engineering Micro Precision Multi-Driver Tool Pen is one of the answers.

Gaining A Ballistic Data Edge With Labradar

Forget traditional chronographes and their potentially shaky readings. The cutting-edge Labradar makes collecting critical data easy.

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