Sports & Outdoors
After performing a thorough and detailed analysis on the best wood bats on the market, the Mizuno Bamboo Elite is a clear favorite based on important metrics. Besides its distinctive look, it combines natural bamboo wood with glass fibers. This results in a bat with unrivaled strength and durability, ideal for both competitive and recreational use.
The Bushnell Trophy 3-9x40mm is our top choice for the best scope for AR-15 under $100. After comparing and testing its accuracy, reticle clarity, durability, ease of use and features, it became clear to us that this scope outclasses the rest in this price range overall. The addition of the DOA 600 reticle and its overall performance make the Bushnell Trophy 3-9x40mm the best scope for AR-15 under $100.
We embarked on a journey to find the best youth compound bow based on several key metrics, and the Diamond Atomic has a clear edge over similar bows. Besides the aluminum riser, its design closely imitates that of bows priced above $500. Its infinite adjustment makes it ideal for beginners as well as intermediates with a passion for archery.
After comparing a large number of bug out bags currently on the market based on several key metrics, the Yukon Tactical Bugout Bag has a clear edge over the others. Its unique design brings unrivaled versatility in a well thought-out form. It’s made of heavy-duty polyester for durability, and also features the molle system to maximize space for all your gear while on the move.
After comparing gun cleaning kits on the number of accessories, quality of materials, ease of use, and cleaning method, the Otis Elite Cleaning System is the most complete cleaning kit you can find. It has brush sizes for all popular calibers and pre-cut 100% cotton patches. The kit contains memory-flex cables which are faster and safer than traditional rods. The addition of optics care accessories is the icing on the cake.
After comparing a whole bunch of two wheel scooters on suspension, looks, ease of use, safety, and durability, it became clear that the Razor A3 Kick Scooter deserves the title of best two wheel scooter. The 125mm urethane wheels are great on all types of terrain and they provide safety by offering superior traction. The rear brakes are very efficient and the folding mechanism just makes the scooter that much easier to handle.
After comparing a wide range of machetes based on the key metrics of blade quality, durability, versatility, and ease of use, the Condor Golok machete has a clear edge over others. Besides having a flowing, well-balanced design, it has a high carbon steel blade that’s strong and easy to sharpen. It comes in an easy-to-use 100% leather sheath.
After comparing a variety of fire ant killers on key features such as delivery method, effectiveness, protective qualities, and price, the Ortho Orthene Fire Ant Killer emerged as the superior fire ant killer. One pack is capable of handling up to 54 mounds in just a few hours. The effect also lasts up to 6 months, which is enough to prevent new colonies from forming.
We compared rangefinders in the key metrics of accuracy, ranging capability, display quality, advanced features, price-to-performance ratio and reviews, and arrived at the Leica CRF 1000-R as the best rangefinder. With accuracy up to +- 1 yard, angle compensation and ballistic programming, you will find in the Leica CRF 1000-R a deadly companion to your rifle (or bow) and scope on every hunt.
After comparing portable basketball hoops in terms of backboard size and material, design, playability, stability, durability, value, and reviews, the Lifetime 71524 XL emerged as the best portable basketball hoop available on the market today. The Lifetime 71524 XL’s 54” Shatter Guard backboard and Slam-It Pro rim designs are virtually unbreakable for serious hoop action right on your driveway.
It was a very close call, but overall, the Burton Clash snowboard just has more quality features than its closest competitors. Many improvements were made from previous models, and since the price tag isn’t that much higher, it looks like the product to beat. The twin-flex and durable wood core make this board the best investment for any beginner or intermediate snowboarder.
We compared recurve bows on the market today and found that the Samick Sage has made significant progress to close the gap between high-end and affordable compound bows, and it is our best compound bow after taking into account accuracy, power, ease of use, price/value, durability, and user feedback. This solidly built bow features an easy to store and carry takedown design. It is equally adept at bowfishing, hunting, and target practice.
After comparing rifles scopes in the key areas of accuracy, brightness and clarity, ease of sighting with the reticle, features, and reviews, with a weighted emphasis on price-to-performance ratio, we concluded that the best rifle scope is the Leupold VX-1 3-9x40. The VX-1’s reticle is the brightest and clearest reticle possible in a non-illuminated scope.Its compact size and extra-light weight of 11.2oz ensure compatibility with all rifles.
After analyzing barrel design, range, visual features and the overall effectiveness of these three paintball guns we determined that the Tippmann Cronus tactical paintball gun offers superior versatility when it comes to how you approach the battlefield. It’s the best paintball rifle at an affordable price that provides stealth, accuracy, and durability. The semi-automatic firing mode is good for people of all skill levels.
After comparing a wide range of baseball gloves available on the market today in terms of playability, build quality, fit and comfort, durability, and value, the Wilson A2000 baseball glove sets itself apart by using ProStock leather and DryLex Lining for long-term durability and comfort.
After comparing rifle scopes in the key areas of accuracy, clarity, adjustments, ease of use, durability and price/value, we can wholeheartedly recommend the Leupold VX-3i as the best rifle scope under $500. The duplex reticle of this 50mm scope is clear and sharp at any light conditions. The accuracy and repeatability of this scope’s ballistic and elevation compensations are particularly impressive, and its windage adjustment is not far behind.
It's clear that the Tippmann Cronus was built by some exceptionally skilled paintball engineers. It’s durable and will only break if you sabotage it. It’s simply designed, shoots quickly and accurately, and it’s easy to maintain. If it’s your first time buying a paintball gun, this is the one for you. Happy hunting!
The RWS Model 34 is the best air rifle for both amateur and seasoned hunters. This rifle offers an impressively high velocity, which makes it a great choice for hunting any kind of small game. It is an easy to use hunting tool, and an elegant addition to any home.
We compared leading electronic dart board brands on key metrics of build quality, playability, display quality, ease of use, features, and reviews. In the end, the Arachnid Cricket Pro 800 proved to be the best of the bunch. The display is huge and it keeps all the stats you'll need to play like a pro. While more expensive than its competition, you know the old adage: you get what you pay for.
After comparing leading electronic earmuffs in real-world noise reduction, sound quality and spatial cues, reliability, size and comfort, price-to-performance ratio, and reviews, we recommend the Howard Leight Impact Sport. The Impact Sport will not interfere with rifle stocks, is as comfortable as high-end stereo headphones, and you’d have to step up to very pricey military-grade electronic earmuffs to get better sound quality.
The E125 Electric Scooter from Razor is a great present for any kid and a nice eco-friendly transport alternative over short distances. It’s so lightweight that it is maneuverable even by kids as young as 8. The uptime and fast recharge rate are also amazing, to say the least.
After comparing BBCOR-rated baseball bats in the key metrics of hitting ability, balanced swing, barrel design, vibration damping, value and reviews, our choice for the best baseball bat is the Marucci Cat7. It features the most responsive and optimized barrel design for the biggest sweet spot to be found on a baseball bat. You’ll love hitting the ball with frequency and authority with this bat.
We compared recurve and compound bows that are configured for bowfishing in terms of accuracy, durability, ease of aim and draw, value, and user feedback. It is clear to us that the best bowfishing bow is the Barnett Vortex H2O. In bowfishing, the Vortex H20 rivals dedicated bowfishing compound bows costing as much as 3 times more. You can also adjust the draw weight for shooting fish of all sizes.
The Inboard M1 electric skateboard offers the best value, efficiency, safety, and durability. The board’s engineered precision as well as great design features not found on competitor’s boards make the Inboard M1 electric skateboard a stand-out in its field. Regardless of whether you use this electric skateboard to commute to work or for weekend outings, the M1 will make it a pleasurable experience.
After comparing competing models in the key metrics of configurability, ease of use, power, price/value, reviews and user feedback, we arrived at the Diamond Archery Infinite Edge Pro as the best compound bow. It is a one-of-a-kind bow that is highly configurable and versatile enough for all applications. You can own it as a beginner and grow with it to become an expert user, and without feeling the need to upgrade.
If you are a young archer looking for a beginner-friendly bow, look no further than Diamond Atomic Package Youth Model. It is compact, lightweight, has a solid aluminum body, and is made from sturdy materials. It has a 75% let-off but it can even be set to zero. Once you get accustomed to it, you will feel like the next William Tell.
We evaluated all the leading brands on criteria such as the blades, the outsole, ankle support, and general practicality, and we recommend the Jackson Ultima Mystique women’s ice skate as the best choice for beginners and recreational skaters.
For beginning bikers, or anyone looking for a great hybrid bike for city riding, the Vilano Diverse 3.0 is the best choice. It is well-built, lightweight, and reliable in all weather conditions.
After comparing trail cams in the key metrics of day and night time image quality, detection system, battery life, features, durability, and reviews, it’s clear to us that the Reconyx HyperFire Covert Security Camera is the best trail camera available on the market. Everything about this American made trail cam screams quality. It’s going to be a good hunting season.
After comparing the three scooters on 5 key metrics, the undisputed winner is definitely the Micro Mini Original Kick Scooter. It has received consistently high praise from both parents and kids due to unrivaled stability, design, and durability. Beginner scooters and experienced riders marvel at its smooth, quiet rides.
After comparing ping pong tables in the key metrics of playing surface quality and consistency, build/stability, durability, value, and user reviews, it is clear that the best ping pong table is the STIGA Advantage. The quality is top-notch and the price is modest, an awesome combination that’s bound to satisfy both enthusiasts and casual players.
We recommend Callaway Supersoft as the best golf balls for beginners. The ultra-soft core does precisely what it was designed to do: give top distance and control. Playing golf is effortless with these balls and even though they cost more than twice the amount of the other two balls, we believe the premium is worth it.
Look no further than the Killerspin JET800 for a ping pong paddle that will see you through the toughest of matches. Featuring carbon technology and a durable seven-ply design, the paddle offers that extra bit of power, speed, and quality you need to win tight games.
The KICK Triumph 55-inch foosball table offers the quintessential foosball experience in the comfort of your own home. With a strong cabinet and plenty of accessories, this is a table that can stand up to the most competitive matches. Couple that with amazing customer service and a lifetime warranty and you have the only foosball table you will ever need.
Look no further than the Spalding NBA Zi/O Indoor/Outdoor Basketball if you want a great outdoor basketball. Just at home on indoor courts as it is on the tarmac, this ball is affordable and will stand up the hours of competitive play. Play like the professionals with this officially licensed ball.
The TenPoint Pro Lite Carbon Arrow is the best crossbow arrow in terms of accuracy, durability, build quality, user feedback, and long-term value. Bow hunters can trust this arrow to fly where it’s aimed and go right through the game and into the ground.
The Excalibur Matrix 380 Xtra emerged as the best crossbow after rigorous comparisons in the categories of power, accuracy, handling, value, and fit and finish. The accuracy of this crossbow in the field has been demonstrated at up to 70 yards. The Excalibur Matrix 380 Xtra is legendary for its deadliness at the hunt.
We’ve compared a full range of deer attractants in terms of attraction effect, benefits to deer, ease of use, proven results and economy, and found the Evolved Black Magic to be the granddaddy of them all. Not only will you be attracting deer with it, you’re dispensing essential minerals needed for buck antler growth and doe pregnancy and lactation.
After comparing crossbow broadheads in the key metrics of accuracy, penetration, lethality, durability, user feedback and value, the Excalibur Boltcutter shines across all of these categories and is thus is the best crossbow broadhead available today.
We compared climbing tree stands against each other with respect to the key metrics of build quality, comfort, ease of use, portability and value. At the end, the Summit Viper SD emerged the best climbing tree stand money can buy.
We compared the key metrics of noise reduction effectiveness, features, comfort, durability and user feedback, and arrived at Honeywell’s Howard Leight Impact Sport as the best ear protection for shooting. The reputation of this top-selling model is heard throughout the industry. The hearing aid works great and the earmuffs are the most comfortable and durable of all the models we reviewed.
The Excalibur Twilight DLX is the best crossbow scope after comparing against others in the key metrics of clarity, accuracy, reticle system, build quality, and ease of use. This scope is called Twilight DLX because it’s in its element at twilight when the big games are more likely to be sighted.
After comparing the best boxing gloves in the key metrics of protection, comfort, punching prowess and user feedback, it’s clear that the Winning MS-600 is the granddaddy of boxing gloves for training purposes. Almost every pro boxer owns a pair of Winning gloves for training and all boxing enthusiasts look up to Winning gloves high up in their exalted stratosphere.