Hands-On Product Reviews

Product Testing Table

Our hands-on reviews ensure the products we recommend in our Best Of lists are indeed the best of the best. We put products from every category to the test.

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Real Avid Tools Review [Hands-On]

Have you ever walked into a hardware store and been overwhelmed by the number of tool brands? It’s hard to know what brand makes the best products, what tools will last a lifetime, and what is crap. Real Avid is one of the best.

Product Testing Table

Monstrum Scope Review [Hands-On]

Some optical brands are household names — Leopold, Vortex, Bushnell, and Trijicon are all jump to mind when thinking of new glass. Monstrum is not

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Olight PL-Mini 2 Review [Hands-On]

We put one of Olight’s most popular products, the PL-Mini 2, through its paces to see if the comparisons with more established manufacturers are truly warranted.

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In-Depth Review: Taurus G3C [Hands-On]

Is the subcompact Taurus G3C the best budget polymer handgun on the market today? We take this striker-fired polymer frame pistol through its paces and

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Canik TP9SFX Review [Hands-On]

Canik calls the TP9SFX “The Choice of Champions.” And with all the features packed into its price point, it’s hard to argue with that sentiment.

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The Glock 29 Reviewed [Hands-On]

The no-nonsense Glock 29, a pint-sized 10mm subcompact, is a handgun that trends towards the unique and offers a lot for the person with the