Take a look at some of the best must-see tactical gear compiled to help shooters have more fun and success at the range. These have been compiled by the Tactical Retailer editors.
BUSHNELL — TRS-26
Building on the success of the TRS-25, Bushnell’s TRS-26 combines durability, longevity and affordability in a compact red dot sight.
The TRS-26 is an evolution of its predecessor, the popular and affordable TRS-25 red dot sight. It retains the same waterproof, shockproof and fogproof durability of the TRS-25, plus it features a vastly improved 50,000 hour/5-year battery life. Other features include sealed button brightness controls instead of an adjustment dial, and a wider objective lens.
– Powered by a single CR2032
– 3 MOA dot
– 5 brightness settings
Butler Creek ASAP Loader
BUTLER CREEK — ASAP ELECTRONIC MAGAZINE LOADER
This is the ticket for shooters looking for an efficient and expedient tool to load their STANAG magazines.
Butler Creek’s ASAP Electronic Magazine Loader is an evolution of its ASAP line of magazine loaders that further simplifies the act of reloading magazines for shooters. Designed principally for those who rack up large round counts such as competitors, ranges and training facilities, the ASAP Electronic Magazine LOADER is designed for use with STANAG-pattern magazines as used in AR-15 pattern firearms. The ASAP Electronic Magazine Loader works with .223 Rem/5.56 NATO rounds only.
– Accurately load one to forty rounds with the push of a button
– Decreases strain and fatigue caused by constant reloading
– Feeds from a 60-round hopper
Crimson Trace CWL-200 tactical light
CRIMSON TRACE — CWL-200 TACTICAL LIGHT
Crimson Trace’s CWL-200 works with long guns and provides up to 900 lumens of LED-powered white light.
The CWL-200 is a tactical weapon light designed for use with long guns equipped with a Picatinny rail. Constructed with an all-aluminum black anodized housing, the CWL-200 is capable of putting out 900 lumens of LED white light on the high setting, and 90 lumens on the low setting. An included touch pad allows for remote, on-weapon activation; however, an included end cap also allows the CWL-200 to function as a handheld light.
– CWL-201 model also available for KeyMod and M-LOK rails
– Alternative operation modes including momentary and strobe
– Utilizes Crimson Traces’ proprietary Instant Activation function for rapid activation
DOUBLESTAR — ARP7 PISTOL
The Doublestar ARP7 pistol is a compact, fully-featured AR-pattern pistol that is ideal as a truck or trail gun.
The DoubleStar ARP7 pistol is a feature-rich AR-15 pattern pistol that comes in at just 24.5 inches in length. It features a 7.5-inch 4140 chrome moly steel heavy barrel with a 1:9-inch twist rate, outfitted with a Big Timber Brake to reduce muzzle climb and allow for quicker follow-up shots. The ARP7 is also equipped with DoubleStar’s Cloak M-LOK handguard and Strongarm pistol brace, an ambi selector, Ergo Sure Grip and Backbone Billet Charging Handle with Strike Industries Tac Latch.
– Weight: 5.4 pounds
– 7075 T6 receiver set
– Ships with one 30-round magazine
Witness Polymer Match pistol by Tanfoglio
EAA — WITNESS P MATCH PISTOL
EAA’s new Witness Polymer Match pistol by Tanfoglio features a large polymer competition frame, fully adjustable super sight, extended magazine release, extended safety and a standard hammer. The pistol has a single-action trigger with over-travel stop along with a competition magazine well.
– Available in 9mm, .38 Super, .40 S&W, 10mm or .45 ACP
– Weight 1.9 pounds
– Magazine capacity varies from 10 to 17 rounds depending on chambering
Firefield AR Multi-tool
FIREFIELD — AR MULTI-TOOL
This purpose-built AR Multi-Tool from Firefield combines 15 tools into one.
Firefield’s AR Multi-Tool is a 15-in-1 maintenance tool for AR-15 pattern firearms. It features pliers, bolt scraper, bit driver, hex wrench, metal pick and more. These tools allow the user to perform basic bolt cleaning, adjust the windage and elevation of their optics and tighten accessory and optics mounts.
– Durable metal construction
– Tools lock and stay in open position during use
– Spring loaded pliers for one-handed operation
Holosun 403GL Elite
HOLOSUN — 403GL ELITE MICRO REFLEX SIGHT
Holosun’s new 403GL Elite is a battery-operated reflex sight with a high-visibility green reticle and a durable, IP67 waterproof construction.
The Holosun 403GL is part of the HE403 series of Elite Micro Reflex Sights featuring a highly-visible green 2MOA reticle. The 403GL is capable of up to 50,000 hours of use on a single CR2032 battery. This sight also features Holosun’s “Shake Awake” technology that turns the optic off when it detects no movement, yet turns back on when moved, further extending battery life.
– 10 daylight and two NV brightness settings
– Includes low and 1/3 co-witness mounts
– HE403C solar model also available
LASERMAX — LMS-G43 GLOCK 43 GUIDE ROD LASER
The LMS-G43 allows shooters to install an aiming laser on their concealed carry pistol to improve their accuracy without altering the profile of the weapon.
LaserMax’s LMS-G43 is a red laser sight that replaces the standard G43 recoil assembly. This non-intrusive design allows for utilization of the same holsters as a stock G43. This design is also inherently closer to the bore than a standard laser module, and is factory-aligned to stock ballistics for guaranteed POA/POI accuracy.
– Outputs a 5mW aiming laser with a 600-700 NM wavelength
– Ambidextrous on/off switch
– Programmable for steady or pulsing beam
McCutchen Firearms’ MF-50M upper receiver
MCCUTCHEN FIREARMS — MF-50M .50 BMG AR-15 UPPER RECEIVER
With the proprietary M.A.P.S system, McCutchen Firearms’ MF-50M is one of the safest and accurate .50 BMG AR-15 uppers on the market.
McCutchen Firearms’ MF-50M is a magazine-fed, bolt-action .50 BMG upper receiver for AR-15 pattern rifles. Manufactured from 4140 steel billet, the MF-50M features single piece construction and is electro-induction hardened. Safety features include McCutchen’s proprietary Mechanically Assisted Pin Safety (M.A.P.S.) as well as an integrated hammer drop safety and a gas bleed hole in the breech. Additional features include a KeyMod-compatible 7075 handguard, free-floating barrel and an included five-round Accuracy International box magazine.
– Single Shot MF-50S also available
– Barrels options: 22-inch or 30-inch
– Choice of six-port gas or tank brake
Pachmayr G10 Tactical Grips
PACHMAYR — G10 TACTICAL PISTOL GRIPS
Pachmayr’s G10 Tactical Pistol Grips offer superior grip and a bit of flair for many popular handgun models.
Pachmayr’s G10 Tactical Pistol Grips are made of G10, a fiberglass-based epoxy resin laminate. This material’s durability and extreme resistance to moisture, weather and chemicals, as well as its inherent grip positive texture, makes it ideal for handgun grip panels. G10 Tactical Pistol Grips are available for a variety of popular handgun models including 1911s, SIG 238s and 938s, CZ75s and Ruger Mk IIIs.
– Available in grey/black and green/black colors
– Two texture options: Smooth and Grappler
– Additional supported pistol models: Browning Hi Power, Ruger Mk IV, Beretta 92 FS
Steiner S332 Prism Battle Sight
STEINER — S332 PRISM BATTLE SIGHT
Steiner’s S-Series Prism Battle Sights are designed for rapid target acquisition, pairing low-level magnification with greater eye relief and a wide field of view.
The S332 is a 3X Prism Battle Sight manufactured by noted field and weapons optics manufacturer Steiner. Sporting a compact profile, the S332 provides a 12.9-yard field of view at 100 meters, and features 80mm of eye relief for easy target acquisition. The S332 features easy windage, elevation and reticle brightness controls, is 100 percent fog- and shockproof, and waterproof up to 33 feet.
– Powered by a single CR2032 battery
– Weight: 21.6 ounces, OAL: 5.7 inches
– S432 4X sight also available