The new Kestrel 5700 series brings several new features over the 4500 series and splits the units into two models. An entry level Sportsman version, and the one that you really want – the Elite with Applied Ballistics. Let’s have a quick look at the two.
What are the differences between the V3 and the cheaper Sporter version, which one should I get? Here there are: Magnetospeed V3 vs Sportster
The Kestrel is one of those items that can seem to have a bit of black magic about it. For those who haven’t used one, it is a small device that looks like a handheld GPS that long range shooters pull out of their pockets, point towards the target, hum and hah about for a…
This isn’t a MagnetoSpeed Chronograph Review That will come later. Right now though, this is a quick overview of the additional picatinny rail you can get for the system. I knew right from the get-go that I was going to want a Chronograph that I could use for both the rifle(s) and the pistol(s) –…
A couple of weeks ago I went on a bit of a rant about my Garmin Tactix.
It’s not like it’s even a ‘cheap’ watch – but the face on my Garmin Tactix already has a scratch in the middle of it.
To me, heaps of power is totally useless without a good way to control it. This makes the torch interface often even more important than overall power.
Because of a torches relatively high current draw, rechargeable batteries are often the better choice. A rechargable has the obvious advantage of being able to be re-used multiple times. Saving both money and reducing environmental waste.
It’s a watch, it’s a GPS, it’s got all sorts of things in it. But does the Garmin Tactix replace a handheld GPS unit?
A comment on my article about PLBs asked what the primary differences between a PLB or EPIRB were.