Gun Optics

For centuries, men have sought to be more efficient marksmen. Since the 17th century, different optical aiming aids have been made and strapped to guns in the hopes of a better shot. The early gun optics were nothing more than primitive telescopic sights and had many limitations. Throughout history, gun optics have improved drastically and new technologies have been introduced, such as integrated laser rangefinders, ballistic support devices, and CCD and LCD technology. These new technologies have made gun optics an incredible new science. Continue reading

It’s That Season Again!

Its the summer fishing season again! If you’re anything like us, you can’t wait to get out on the water as often as you can. It’s no fun when you’re out on the water and you run out of bait, hooks, or line before you’re done for the day. Of course, no fisherman would ever go out without plenty of fishing tackle. We can help make sure you have everything you need so you can get out at dawn and stay out until dusk. Continue reading

The History of the .223 Remington and the 5.56x45mm NATO

The .223 Remington

In the 1950s, the 7.62x51mm NATO rifle cartridge was selected to replace the .30-06 Springfield as the standard NATO rifle cartridge. The 7.62 cartridge received a lot of criticism for being too heavy, producing too much recoil, and not allowing for a high enough rate of fire in combat. During this time, the U.S. was starting tests and research, ultimately leading to the 5.56x45mm NATO cartridge. 5.56 NATO Cartridge Continue reading

Customizing your AR-15

Firearm Accessories
LG Outdoors carries hundreds of AR-15 accessories.

Everyone has their preferences. When it comes to your AR-15, customizing it to fit your preferences and uses is important. All parts of the gun can be customized, and how you use it should be taken into account. The most common AR-15 Accessories include uppers, forends/handguards, rail covers, magazines, tools, swivels, stocks, grips, sights, parts mounts, and slings. Each of these items can be customized to your preference and should be added to your AR-15 for your preference and use. Continue reading

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