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ometimes its the little things that can make or break a shooting experience. The range is always fun, but if something's off, it can nag at you. But when you find a product that nudges that little thing into place, be it the perfect shooting bag, the most adjustable shooting table you've ever seen, a holster that fits just right, it can feel like coming home. There's a good chance one of the items on this list will fit that bill for you or someone on your list.

Galco Quick Slide Belt Holster
Galco Gunleather Slide Belt Holster
Galco Quick Slide Belt Holster • $54Galco Gunleather

If you're looking to gift a belt holster that makes carrying easy, give Galco Gunleather's Quick Slide belt holster a try. It tucks close to the body, especially for a belt holster, the Kydex pocket holds your handgun securely, and the draw is smooth and swift with its near-neutral cant. It's perfect for where open carry is legal, and because of its minimalist design, it conceals easily beneath winter clothing. The holster is molded to a specific gun, so you will have to know what the person on your list uses for their EDC. It's available for Colt, Glock, Kimber, Remington, Ruger, Sig-Sauer, Smith & Wesson and Springfield handguns. MSRP: $54 —Annette Doerr

Blackhawk! Premium Leather Holsters
Blackhawk! Premium Leather Holsters
Blackhawk! Premium Leather Holsters • Holsters, $99.95; Magazine Pouches $49.95; Belts $69.95Blackhawk

These holsters have a tactical edge with the handsome look and old school feel of leather. Recently, Blackhawk! jumped in to the leather game with their new Premium Leather Holsters, available to fit a wide variety of handguns, from full-sized 1911's and larger Glocks, to the Smith & Wesson Shield models and the small Ruger LCP II's. Available in either a three-slot pancake holster for outside the waistband carry or a clip-style or loop-style for inside the pants carry, the Premium Leather Holsters are finished in either Burnished Brown or an Antique Brown, the latter with more of a darker, worn look. The line also includes matching ammo pouches and belts. MSRPs: Holsters, $99.95; Magazine Pouches $49.95; Belts $69.95. —Brian McCombie

Champion Target Shooting Bags
Champion Target Shooting Bags
Champion Target Shooting Bags • $19.95 - $74.95Champion Target

Champion Targets' new line of Shooting Bags can provide that stability—at the range or in the field. They come in five different shapes including the Rail Rider Front Shooting Bag, the Front V-Bag, the Accuracy X-Ringer Bag, and the All Champion Shooting Bag, The bottom of each bag is covered in grippy, rubberized panels Champion calls "Tuff Hide." I've used these bags at my local shooting range, and the Tuff Hide really does stop the bag from skidding and slipping, even with the recoil of a 30-calber rifle. MSRP: $19.95 - $74.95. –Brian McCombie

MTM Case-Guards High-Low Shooting Table
MTM Case-Guards High-Low Shooting Table
MTM Case-Guards High-Low Shooting Table • $139.99MTM Case-Guards

Shooting ranges are great places to practice your marksmanship and to try out new firearms. But if your range is anything like mine, actual shooting positions tend to be limited by the size and shape of the standard range tables. In some cases, those tables are just fine. In other cases? Not so much. The MTM Case-Guard's new High-Low Shooting Table at my range isn't just adjustable for any shoot, but for pretty much any shooting position. This bench-rest style shooting table also works for both left- and right-handed shooters. At its maximum height, the High-Low Shooting Table stands 55-inches high, and can drop down to as low as 18-inches. I was able to practice with my rifle while standing, kneeling, and with me sitting on the ground. MSRP: $139.99 –Brian McCombie

Tritium Pro Night Sights From TruGlo
Tritium Pro Night Sights
Tritium Pro Night Sights From TruGlo • $108 per setTruGlo

Handgun sights with glowing tritium inserts are easy for the eye to lock onto and get you on target faster than traditional iron sights, plus they glow in the dark. Until now, they've been a bit pricey for the average gun owner. Enter TruGlo with their new Tritium Pro Night Sights. They are solid and very functional, plus they sell for literally half the price of the competition, making them a stocking stuffer that is sure to illicit a genuine smile. The front sight has a large, white FOCUS-LOCK ring that encircles the green tritium center, making it quick and easy to acquire a sight picture in daylight conditions. The rear sight's generous U-notch helps increase shooting speed and accuracy by simplifying alignment, as do the glowing tritium dots on either side of the notch for low-light scenarios.  In low light or complete darkness, the sights glow and transition to a standard 3-dot, green configuration. MSRP: $108 per set. —Brian McCombie

Vortex Viper HD Spotting Scope
Vortex Viper HD Spotting Scope
Vortex Viper HD Spotting Scope • $850Vortex

Spotting scopes are incredibly useful, both at the range and in the field. If you've ever tried to call hits for a friend on a target at even 200 yards with handheld binoculars, you know how difficult it can be. Usually you get what you pay for when it comes to glass, but the Vortex Optics Viper HD performs well above its price point. T

he Viper HD delivers crisp, high-contrast images with true-to-life color, even in low or challenging light conditions, thanks to fully multi-coated anti-reflection high-density extra-low dispersion glass elements in the lens system. Designed for rugged use, the chassis is constructed from a lightweight and durable magnesium alloy that is further protected by rubber armor. To keep the elements outside, the tube is O-ring sealed and filled with argon to resist fogging—even when moving from one temperature extreme to another. The Viper HD is available in both 45 degree and straight tube configurations. Pick the straight tube if you'll be trying to get on moving animals quickly, or glassing extreme downward angles regularly. If you'll be standing often, or want to get away with using a shorter tripod, go with the angled body. MSRP: $850 —Joe Albanese

Maven B.1 10x42 Binoculars
Maven B.1 10x42 Binoculars
These Maven B.1 binocs come in 8x42 and 10x42 sizes. • $950Maven

Is it time to upgrade your loved one's binoculars? But top quality optics cost thousands of dollars, right? Not if you're buying Mavens. This direct-to-consumer optics brand, based in Lander, Wyoming, is taking the outdoors scene by storm with good reason. Maven's high quality extra low dispersion (ED) glass provides superior performance in those dawn and dusk scouting trips as well as clarity across the entire field of view and excellent depth of field. The B.1 binocular from Maven is the standard bearer with options in 8x42 and 10x42 sizes, there are also enhanced (B.2), compact (B.3) and large objective (B.4) options in their binocular lineup. The eye cups are flat for use while wearing your glasses, or with a simple twist you can extend them so they cup your eyes and block out peripheral light. Focusing is super smooth and crystal clear, and the binoculars feature a lightweight sturdy design that can withstand whatever you plan to put it through. So yes, you might just be able to afford top quality optics for this year's holiday "wow" gift. MSRP: $950 —Jodi Stemler

WildEar Master Series Hearing Protection
WildEar Master Series Hearing Protection
WildEar Master Series Hearing Protection • $1,099WildEar

You only get one set of ears. Noise-induced hearing loss begins at 85 decibels, a typical gunshot is somewhere in the neighborhood of 140-190 dB. And that's without the amplifying effects of being indoors or under a roof at an outdoor range, environments that make gunshots significantly louder. While not as fun as the other items on this list, a good set of ear pro is the gift that keeps on giving—unless you’d rather tune the in-laws out at family gatherings.

Wild Ear's Master Series earbuds are custom-molded to your ear canal to provide all-day comfort at the range or in the duck blind, without impeding normal conversation. The low-profile design won't obstruct cheek weld or interfere with hats or masks in the field, and won't press the temples of your safety glasses into the side of your face like over ear protection can. The Master Series earbuds also enhance sounds, amplifying volume up to five times but cut off when sound levels rise. This top of the line product comes with a premium price tag, but your hearing is irreplaceable. So this year, ask Santa to shell out the extra coin for a pair. MSRP: $1099 —Joe Albanese

Caldwell AR Mag Charger
Caldwell AR Mag Charger
Caldwell AR Mag Charger • $79.99Caldwell

Only rookies and masochists like loading magazines. For the rest of us, there's the 50 round AR Mag Charger from Caldwell. Simply open the charger's top plate and line up the tips of boxed .223, 5.56 or .204 loads and dump. If your ammo is loose, Caldwell provides a stack tray to pre-load your bullets before one satisfying dump. Secure your AR magazine to the side, and run the plunger, which damn near effortlessly stuffs five rounds at a time. Dump, clip, stroke. That sounds like a dirty joke, I know, but it'll load a 30-rounder faster than you can come up with a punchline. The AR Mag Charger from Caldwell is fast, simple, and at $80 doesn't break the bank. My only beef is I wish it held 60 rounds instead of 50. MSRP: $80 – Michael R. Shea

Slip 2000 Gun Wipes
Slip 2000 Gun Wipes
Slip 2000 Gun Wipes • $12.05 for a pack of 20Slip

Gun Wipes from Slip 2000 have been a game-changer (and time saver) for me. Individually packaged (like a wet-nap for your gun), these 5" x 8" wipes are ready to go, no additional solvent or oil needed. (Larger 10" x 12" versions - called cloths - are also available.) Treated with Slip 2000 Gun Lube, the wipes are an all-in-one cleaning tool. The synthetic formula works as a cleaner to break down and remove carbon, copper, lead, and plastic wad buildup. It also works as a lubricant to reduce friction and prevent wear, and a protectant that utilizes a proprietary formula that deeply penetrates and protects your gun's surfaces without getting tacky or sticky, which would cause it to attract dust and other grime.

Each wipe is large enough to use on multiple guns and the material can be easily cut into patches to use on the inside of your bore. These wipes make what is generally an already mindless task even more mindless, if that's at all possible, and they're easy to throw into your range bag and have handy whenever you need one. MSRP: $12.05 for a pack of 20. –T. Logan Metesh

Rise Armament Handguards
RA-901 Slimline - $169.99; RA-902 Stinger Slimline M-LOK - $189.99; RA-905M-LOK - $209.99Rise Armament

If you know someone who is constantly building or rebuilding an AR, a new an excellent handguard would be an awesome surprise gift. RISE Armament has three disntinctive handguards in its roster, all with different attributes and capabilities, but all equally well constructed. The RA-901 Slimline rifle-length handguard features a smooth, thing center for enhanced grip along with a free-floating barrel designed for enhanced accuracy. It includes a full top rail as well as rail sections at the rear and front of the handguard along with integrated sling swivel mounting points.

RISE also offers a more minimalist and lighter Stinger M-Lok version, with an integrated rail section only for a front sight and M-LOK slots all round. For a fatter grip, the RA-905 M-LOK handguard is fully M-LOK compatible with a Picatinny upper accessory rail. It includes six quick-disconnect mounting points spanning 360 degrees for maximum customization. It's easy to install and comfortable to grip. MSRP: RA-901 Slimline - $169.99; RA-902 Stinger Slimline M-LOK - $189.99; RA-905M-LOK - $209.99 —David Maccar

SOG PowerAccess Deluxe
SOG Knives’ PowerAccess Deluxe
SOG Knives' PowerAccess Deluxe • $94SOG

I was intrigued when I learned of a new multi-tool from SOG Knives. From owning the company's 4-inch fixed blade Kiku and their Prophet 33 backpack, both of which are excellent pieces of gear, I expected quite a bit from SOG's Power Access Deluxe (PAD) multi-tool, and I wasn't disappointed. isn't a light tool at almost nine ounces. Inside, you'll find straight blades, serrated blades, wood saws, files, chisels, screwdrivers, and the requisite bottle opener. There's a protractor, and short rules marked in millimeters, inches, and centimeters.

Each tool deploys easily, and locks securely with a strong yet simple to operate thumb lock. And I especially like this feature – A 12-piece hex, Phillips, and straight blade screwdriver set, all in its own hard plastic case. Open the tool, and the bits fit securely into a magnetic socket in the nose. Somebody put some thought into this one, and I'm glad they did. When not in use, the PAD and bit set is housed snugly in a simple black heavy-duty nylon case, which sports a snap-style belt loop. It's a No Bullshit piece of gear that deserves a place on every belt or in every pack. MSRP: $94 –M.D. Johnson

Wheeler Engineering Fat Wrench
Wheeler Engineering Fat Wrench
Wheeler Engineering Fat Wrench • $55Wheeler Engineering

If you've ever worked with firearms, you know they use myriad screws that require any number of drivers of various sizes. Most gun owners use whatever they have around the house to tighten up screws on a receiver or to mount scopes. Odds are, they've boogered up plenty of screws along the way. The proper tool for adjusting precision screws is a torque wrench, and now, Wheeler Engineering has brought us the FAT Wrench, a handheld click/clutch-style torque wrence in the form of a typical screwdriver that lets you apply repeatable, accurate torque settings to scope rigns, guard and action screws, and other parts which aid in accuracy. It also uncludes a bunch of bits that are the most useful for firearms, all in a neat, injection molded case. It's a great gift for people who own one rifle or 20 handguns alike. MSRP: $55 –Joe Albanese

BONUS ITEMS: John Wick Action Figures

Because it's still fun to get toys as presents, no matter your age...

For the movie lover and gun lover on your list, there are a few Jon Wick toys out there that would make an excellent surprise. First up is the John Wick MAFEX No.070 depiction of the action antihero from the first film. Wick is in an all black suit, shirt, and tie and comes complete with a HK P30L with custom compensator and a Glock 26, plus an AR carbine with Holo sight and a Kel-Tec KSG shotgun.

John Wick MAFEX Chapter 2
John Wick Mafex action figure
John Wick MAFEX Chapter 2 • $94.99Medicom

The John Wick Chapter 2 figure from MAFEX has a black suit with a white shirt and an arsenal that includes a Taran Tactical Innovations custom Glock 34, Glock 26, Benelli M4, and a TR-1 Ultralight AR with an 11.5” barrel. Plus he has his pitbull and a pencil. A f#&$ing pencil. The details on the guns are pretty amazing for 6.3” toys. MSRP: $94.99

john wick chapter 2 collectible figure
Hot Toys John Wick 1/6th Scale Collectible Figure • $243Hot Toys

If you really want to drop some coin, there's also the Hot Toys 1/6th scale figure. HT is known for their extremely true-to-life figures and accessories, and the John Wick figure is no exception. It's based on the Wick from the second movie, and also includes all the TTI firearms…you can see the Picatinny rail slots and even make out the TTI logo on the Benelli. There's also a bunch of screen-accurate props from the second movie, and even a little Microtech OTF knife. They are pricey at $243, and won't arrive until Q3 of 2019, but still, it's an awesome gift for a big fan. —David Maccar

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