Mounted behind a standard red-dot optic, the Lucid 2X-5X Variable Magnifier adds new versatility, allowing the shooter to transition between 2X and 5X magnification settings with a twist of the unit’s power ring. Featuring a 30-mm tube with a 21-mm objective lens, a diopter-adjustable ocular lens and fully multi-coated lenses, Lucid’s Variable Magnifier is shockproof, fogproof and waterproof. Mount not included. Price: $230. Contact: Lucid LLC; (307) 840-2160; mylucidgear.com.
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Although he probably didn’t plan it, when New England shirtmaker Oliver Fisher Winchester acquired the Volcanic Repeating Arms Co. in 1857 and re-named it the New Haven Arms Co., he ended up dramatically altering firearm technology, helped settle the American West and subsequently created a legacy that continues to this day.
Smith & Wesson has issued a safety recall this week for the new M&P12 bullpup shotgun.
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