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Victor Company Viper Skins

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We are excited to get our review of the Victor Company USA Viper Skins posted! I have been following the product development over at Victor Company USA since Michael Victor, the owner, announced his products a few years ago over on the Sniper’s Hide Forum. At the time I had been using my Accuracy International Chassis System with my custom Remington 700 rifle for a few years. Accuracy International was pushing their new AXCS, or AX AICS chassis, pretty hard. What Michael Victor did with Victor Company was take the best features of the Accuracy International AX Chassis and apply them to the legacy stocks that thousands of loyal AI customers had been using for years.

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Howard Leight Impact Sport

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An essential piece of shooting gear every shooter has in their bag is some form of hearing protection. There are many kinds at many price levels. The Howard Leight Impact Sport hearing protection muffs would fall into what I would consider the middle ground of hearing protection. Entry level stuff is your disposable plugs and $10 dollar muffs from large retail outlets. When you get up into the $50.00+ range you start to get more features for your money. In the case of the Howard Leight Impact Sport muffs you get both a nice set of passive protection muffs as well as an active sound amplification and filtering system. These muffs will amplify ambient sounds so you can still have a conversation with your shooting buddy without having to yell. At the same time they shut the sound boosting feature off when the ambient noise level reaches a certain level preserving your hearing during active shooting.

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Hornady Concentricity Gauge

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If you are into shooting at all, you are either reloading already, or you probably will begin to in the future. Particularly in the precision shooting realm, affordable and match grade are terms that do not mesh well. At the time this review was written, Federal Gold Medal Match ammunition, is going for $29.99 per box of 20 rounds. That works out to $1.50 every time you pull the trigger. That’s all fine and well and you can’t take anything away from Federal, they make great ammo. Unfortunately, most of us can’t afford to shoot as often as we want at that price point. So we learn to reload our own ammo. Reloaders are a fickle and superstitious group, always looking for ways to make their ammo a little better, a little more accurate, and a little more consistent. Runout is one issue that can cause issues for the reloader, and Hornady has a solution, the Hornady Concentricity Gauge.

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Eberlestock X4 HiSpeed

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About a year ago I was preparing for the 2012 Sniper’s Hide Cup in Douglas, Wyoming. I knew I needed a decent field pack for the event so I started doing some research. I had heard Eberlestock’s name many times. Their packs with built in scabbards are quite popular in the precision shooting crowd. Ironically, the scabbard is the one feature of the Eberlestock packs that I wasn’t very enamored with. I did some searching around on the Eberlestock site and landed on the X4 HiSpeed pack. This is essentially a spinoff of their popular X3 LoDrag pack, minus the scabbard option. Just what I was looking for!