In addition to terrible sweaters, cast iron fruit cake and your Uncle Earl getting hammered, saying mean-but-true things about mother-in-law and passing out by the fire—again—you can expect to get deluged by endless gift guides as Christmas nears. G&A would never pass up the chance to jump on a bandwagon, but at least our tactical gift guide is interesting and full of stuff you can actually use. Fill your shooting buddy’s stocking with Pow! Pow! awesomeness, pass the eggnog and the ammo.
- OK, so you are probably already well aware of Slide Fire's popular slide stock that can transform your measly semi-auto AR into a rapid-fire attention getter. Up to this point, the Texas-based company has only been known to offer an aftermarket add-on stock. That's all changed with the recent addition of the Slide Fire Colt AR-15: Hydro, a Colt LE 6920 custom tailored specifically for the Slide Fire stock. The company is nice enough (for a small fee, of course) to have already installed all the items found to work best including the SSAR-15 OGR Hydro Stock, accompanied by ergonomically designed Hydro hand guards. The rifles will also be equipped with a Custom Precision Trigger. The bottom line here is your tactical guy has an out-of-the-box range toy with absolutely no assembly required. That will leave him a lot more time to play.