Archive for category: Gun Slings

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Long Range Shooting Guide: Essential Gear

At its core, long-range rifle shooting combines precision, patience, and skill with an innate understanding of the environment. But as any seasoned marksman will tell you, even the steadiest hand and keenest eye require the support of top-tier equipment. Read more

The Role of Rifle Slings in Precision Rifle Series Competitions

In Precision Rifle Series (PRS) competitions, each piece of equipment matters. The rifle sling is essential for stability during shooting, aiding in quick transition between stages, and ensuring safe firearm handling. Making the right sling choice can directly impact your performance. Here’s how Flatline Fiber Co’s rifle slings can give you a competitive advantage. Read more

Understanding Cordura: The High-Performance Fabric in Rifle Slings

When one thinks of rugged durability and versatile performance in fabrics, one name often stands out: Cordura. Birthed in the laboratories of DuPont in the 1920s, this high-performance fabric rapidly evolved by the late 1960s, setting unparalleled standards in the industry.  Read more

Comparative Analysis: Durability and Performance of Different Rifle Sling Materials

Rifle slings are a vital piece of equipment for any shooter. They provide a secure way of carrying your rifle and also free up your hands while in the field. However, there are many different materials used to make rifle slings, each with its own unique properties that can affect performance and durability.

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Why AR-15 Slings Are Crucial in Tactical Situations

In the world of firearms, the AR-15 holds a special place. Originally developed for military use in the 1960s, this semi-automatic rifle has become incredibly popular among civilian shooters for its versatility, accuracy, and customization. 

While many gun enthusiasts are familiar with the different types of ammunition, scopes, and barrels that can be used with an AR-15, there is one crucial accessory that often gets overlooked: the sling. Read more

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AR-15 Sling Material: Which Is Right for You?

A good sling can be your best ally, especially in high-stress situations where control and stability are critical. It provides the necessary support for maintaining your weapon’s balance, ensuring fast transitions, and allowing for hands-free operations. However, the efficiency of a sling is heavily influenced by its material, which can impact factors such as durability, comfort, maintenance, and even aesthetic appeal.

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Is an Expensive Sling Worth the Money?

So you’re on the quest for a sling. Maybe you’re here because you’ve been burned by cheap stuff in the past. Maybe your gear is doing OK so far, but you’re wondering what it’s like to have a nice piece to add to your rig. Is the juice worth the squeeze?


Your sling has an immediate effect on your comfort and capability with your rifle. Expensive slings are worth the money because of the benefits you receive from using them. High-quality slings will be more expensive, but they offer far more utility, comfort, and value. 

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How to Choose the Correct Rifle Sling


When choosing a rifle sling, we believe that we have two options that will work the best for any shooter. At Flatline Fiber Co., we offer both a padded and standard rifle sling that will easily work with any rifle. Finding the right one might seem like the easiest decision in the world, but there is a lot of thought that should go into choosing the correct one.


Selecting the ideal rifle sling is essential to making sure you have all the necessary tools for success. Opt for a sling that best coordinates with your desired comfort, as well as its intended use. Consider factors such as mounting and adjustment capabilities, attachment points, the purpose of use, stowing potentiality, and overall ease of use when deciding which one meets your needs best.

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5 of Our Favorite Pistol Braces

The popularity of pistol braces has slowly been on the rise since its inception in 2012 when the idea was thought of by SB Tactical’s Alex Bosco. They then became a reality and came to market. Pistol braces may not have even crossed the mind of many pistol shooters, but they can have a ton of benefits for shooters of all different walks of life. They help create a better base of stability for shooters.

Here, we will be covering and ranking our five favorite pistol braces that shooters should consider for additional stability when shooting their favorite pistol. We will be looking at pistol braces that offer the best stability, comfort, and affordability for the user along with other features of each of our choices.

Before we jump into our list, let’s look at what a pistol brace is and what it does for those that might be new to the world of pistol braces.

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Best Rifle Sling for Police

Police officers are often put in a variety of situations where they need different equipment, and their needs can change on a whim. When it comes to carrying a tactical rifle, police officers need a rifle sling that keeps their rifle secure, is easy to transition with, and allows them to go hands-free for the use of other equipment and other activities that do not require a firearm or equipment. These slings must be durable and versatile for police officers to use effectively in the field. Read more

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