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Hunt Protected with ScentBlocker’s Bug Blocker

  By Jason Herbert I’ll never forget the moment I realized I needed to bring bug spray with me while turkey hunting. I was perched along an old fence, overlooking a spring wheat field. The wise old tom had earned his stripes, and wasn’t coming in without a fight. As …

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Bering Optics Urban Patrol 1.0x-2.0x Digital NV Pocket Scope Review

  By Mike Burchett I recently had the ability to see in complete darkness.  No, I didn’t have a bionic procedure done on my eyes, although that would be something to talk about.  My son and I went out one crisp winter night in search of some Coyotes.  No, we …

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Nikon PROSTAFF 5 20-60×82 mm Fieldscope Review

  By Guy Sagi Nikon’s hard-earned reputation for camera gear rugged enough to thrive in hostile environments, yet precise enough to capture some of history’s most iconic images, has an unintended consequence. The company’s sport optics division will probably always operate in the shadow of its counterpart, despite delivering the …

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Product Review: Nikon Monarch Gold LASER1200 Rangefinder

-By Tony Martins– There are dozens of laser rangefinders available, with a vast array of features and a wide range of prices. The Nikon Monarch Gold LASER1200 Rangefinder is a high quality, medium priced model that ranks at the top of the list of dual purpose units for hunting with …

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Which Nikon Binocular Is Best For Me? Monarch 5 Vs. Prostaff 7s

  By Jason Herbert When the guys at the 1800Gear.com headquarters asked me to demo a few different Nikon binoculars and write a review, I was certainly up for the challenge. I had no idea how much of a challenge I had gotten myself into though. To be honest- I …

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The Battle Of The 10×42 Binoculars: Hawke, Leupold, And Nikon

  By Nancy Jo Adams Any hunter would agree that a quality pair of binoculars is important on the list of necessities when it comes to hunting equipment. A quality pair of binoculars can be pricey; however, with binoculars, you will most likely find that a “bargain” is usually not …