Latest Optics

Primary Arms Optics Overview – An ARBuildJunkie Q&A

If you’re in the market for an LPVO for your AR-15, it’s hard to ignore Primary Arms optics and their wide variety of offerings.  To discuss Primary Arms PLx and Glx optics, and why they might be worth considering we recently reached out to Stephen Morgan of Primary Arms. 

Aimpoint Launches Aimpoint Duty RDS

When it comes to red dot optics, the T1/T2 from Aimpoint remains our first choice, as it is simple, extremely robust, and proven to work when it counts. Today, Aimpoint announced a new optic that, at first glance, looks a lot like the Aimpoint T1/T2, with a “budget friendly” price of $499 that makes it very attractive.

Precision Rifle Shooting for Beginners – Critical Gear with Jeremy Tye

We recently sat down with professional precision shooter Jeremy Tye to learn more about what it takes to get into precision gas gun shooting and advice on rifles, ammo, and more. In this article, we talk about the mission-critical accessories you need to get started and the best way to get your foot in the door of the competition world.

TacomHQ Alpha TARAC Optical Accessory – Is it Right for You?

After seeing a photo of a TacomHQ Alpha TARAC on a rifle and not knowing exactly what it was, we decided to reach out to the company that makes it to learn more. John Baker, owner, and founder of TacomHQ discusses just what the Alpha TARAC is, and why it might make sense to pair one with your red dot optic or LPVO.

Swampfox Arrowhead LPVO – A Budget LVPO Worth Considering?

We recently sat down with Michael Branson of Swampfox Optics to learn more about some of the company’s offerings, including the Swampfox Arrowhead LPVO. We learned a bit about the optic’s origins, pros and cons, details on the 1-10x offering, and more.

Holosun A.E.M.S. – An ARBuildJunkie Q&A with Steve “Yeti” Fisher

With the announcement of the Holosun A.E.M.S. or the Advanced Enclosed Micro Sight, we reached out to Steve “Yeti” Fisher of Sentinel Concepts, who has been using the new LED optic for several months. Fisher is our go-to source to learn about upcoming optics, and we wanted to get his first, but certainly not final, impressions of the new optic, learn about some of the features, and what firearms he feels the optic would be suited for.

Holosun Optics for the AR & More – An ARBuildJunkie Q&A

For many shooters looking for a relatively inexpensive red dot optic for their handgun or an offset red dot for their AR, a name that comes up is Holosun. The optics are often selected for their lower cost vs. U.S.-made optics, while still having a reputation for being reasonably well-made.

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