Surefire SOCOM 566-RC2 w/ Wolf A1 Piston Upper

With the Wolf A1 Piston upper in for testing we wanted to start the testing off right so we put a Surefire SOCOM 566-RC2 on it and got to work.

The SOCOM name was earned after the U.S. Special Operations Command selected it for their M4 and Mk18 carbines.   Read more »

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First Look: Remington R1 1911 Ultralight Executive

Brand new and in the wild, the first R1 1911 Ultralight Executive from Remington is in for testing.

Remington is coming hard with their latest 1911 offering, the R1 Ultralight Executive features a 3.5″ match bull barrel, tritium night sights, rounded and deburred edges, g10 grips, skeletonized  hammer and adjustable trigger and checked front strap just to get started.
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13C Subscriber discount codes and links.

Currently a number of manufactures and distributors are offering discounts for 13C Subscribers, below is a list of the current active codes and discounts as of April 2017.

One of the best ways you can help support 13C is to use the links and codes below when placing an order with our industry friends.

Even if you find a better discount code, such as during Black Friday sales, please remember to use our referral links when possible. Read more »

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AAC M4-2000 Silencer w/ Bushmaster ACR

After our review on the Bushmaster ACR Enhanced vs DMR we were inundated with requests for a followup shooting it suppressed.

The M4-2000 from Advanced Armament Corporation utilizes a AAC 51t Blackout Flasher for mounting and one is already standard an OEM item from Bushmaster on the ACR so it was great pairing for the followup. Read more »

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TacticalRx Custom Prescription Eyewear and safety glasses

Eye Pro is a question we get frequently here and protecting your eyes is paramount.  You only get one pair and you need to keep them safe.  Clear vision also aides immensely in the shoot sports.

We first came across TacticalRx nearly two years down in Florida at the Big 3 East training Center.  I spoke briefly with Bret Hunter about his company and some of technology they employ with their designs. Read more »

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Snowflake, Recluse and Roadhouse w/ Kit Cope and Spikes Tactical

The newest offerings from Spikes Tactical for 2017 are the “Snowflake” and the .308 Roadhouse.  Kit Cope and Cole join us at the fall Big 3 East to talk about these and the integrally suppressed 9mm Recluse.

The Snowflake is a AR15 lower with a Unicorn and marked “Safe Space” – “Triggered” and “Full Libturd”.   They come standard but you can request a color fill directly from Spikes if you prefer. Read more »

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PA-65 & AR-45 from PSA – Palmetto State Armory at the Big 3 East 2017

Adam Ruonala joins us at the Big 3 East media event of 2017 to talk about the new PA-65 and AR-45 offerings Palmetto State Armory has for 2017.

The PA-65 is chamber in 6.5 Creedmoor with a 20″ Stainless Steel barrel and a 1:8 twist.  It also has PSA’s polished trigger group, a free float MLOK rail and a magpul stock. Read more »

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RS Regulate showcases new products for 2017 at Big 3 East Media event

The Big 3 East media event just celebrated it’s 10th anniversary last week and 13C was in attendance once again.

Our first look at the event focuses in on RS Regulate and their new product offerings for 2017. Read more »

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Bushmaster ACR: Enhanced vs DMR

After months of testing and shooting the full review of the Bushmaster ACR Enhanced vs DMR has been completed.

Reliability and Magazine testing along with accuracy and point of impact shift for barrel changes as well as breaking the rifle down and subscriber questions. Read more »

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Bushnell Incinerate Red Dot and 3X Magnifier

In our latest review we look at a pairing from Bushnell, the Incinerate and their 3X Magnifier.

The Incinerate features a 2 MOA dot with an outer 25 MOA circle and 8 brightness settings with a “off” position between each level.  It’s water proof, shock proof and fog proof and comes with a removable hi rise mount. Read more »

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