A red-dot sight with a 2-m.o.a. reticle and a 22 mm objective lens, the Vortex SPARC AR’s Multi-Height Mount system allows it to provide either absolute or lower-one-third cowitness with standard AR-15 iron sights. Rear-facing controls and a front-mounted battery compartment mean the unit doesn’t need to be removed from the gun in order to replace its single AAA battery. The SPARC AR has 10 illumination settings; the lowest two are compatible with night vision equipment. Price: $259. Contact: Vortex Optics; (800) 426-0048; vortexoptics.com.
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There are few places in the country more impressive than The Cody Firearms Museum for history buffs and firearms enthusiasts, and Henry Repeating Arms, Baron Engraving and Davidson’s have created something special to support the facility.
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