Gear Archive

SHOT Show 2018 Videos are Up!

We have posted the videos from SHOT Show 2018 on our Youtube channel. There are over 40 videos – be sure to check them

Gear Update – Mantis Firearms Training System

In this Gear Update the 6.5 Guys take a look at the Mantis Firearms Training System. The device attaches to your firearm and communicates

SHOT Show 2018 – Day 4

Well folks it’s a wrap, but the work is just beginning as we get all the videos together. We’ll be producing forty-two videos as

SHOT Show 2018 – Day 3

Day three started off with a bit of celebrity sighting. We ran into Lou Ferrigno in the Nikon booth. Just a few steps away,

SHOT Show 2018 – Day 2

We’ve concluded day two with sore feet but feeling well overall. With all the news of a really bad flu going around, we’re taking

SHOT Show 2018 – Day 1

SHOT Show Day 1 kicked off at the Las Vegas Sands convention center to the usual large crowds. This year we are covering SHOT

Gear Update – JC Steel Slotted Hook Target Hanger

JC Steel Targets, the industry leader in premium AR500 Steel Targets released a new target hanging system in the fall of 2017. In this

2017 Year in Review

The 6.5 Guys take a look back at 2017 to make observations about their journey and current trends in the sport of Precision Rifle.

DIY Paper Targets

Paper targets are a mandatory item in any shooter’s kit. Whether it is for zeroing a scope, testing turret tracking, practice drills, or just

Rear/Support Bags, 2017 Update

In the sport of long range precision field matches, rear/support bags are an essential part of the competitor’s kit. In this episode we provide

Gear Update – Traust Positional & Rear Bags

Having a good shooting support bag is an indispensable part of the precision rifle shooter’s kit. In this gear update we take a closer

Gear Update – Insite Arms, “Heathen” Muzzle Brake

In this gear update we take a closer look at the Insite Arms “Heathen” Muzzle Brakes which they both have been running on extended

Modular Practice Barricade

The 6.5 Guys have been talking for almost a year about the idea of designing and building a new set of practice barricades. The

Weekly Gear Update – Auto Trickler, Auto Throw Combo with Area 419 Billet Base

In this gear update we take a closer look at the Auto Trickler and Auto Throw combo and how it integrates with a the

2017 Match Rifles

Like many competitive shooters, we upgrade our gear based on innovations and trends. We also upgrade our gear so we can try out new