The Wilcox J-arm remains very popular despite some very fundamentally flawed design and execution flaws. The steel pin + drum detent system that Wilcox likes to employ so much uses an aluminum drum and a steel pin. A hard impact will cause the steel pin to begin to damage the aluminum drum, developing a fairly noticeable […]Read more "Why the Wilcox J-arm is bad. And why Wilcox should feel bad."
After using several permutations of Wilcox and Norotos mounts, and with the intention to run binocular NVs for extended periods of time, I sought to reduce headborne weight as much as possible. The reality of the situation was: I never used the breakaway feature of mounts like the Wilcox L4 G24 The mount almost always stays […]Read more "New and Old – Wilcox L4 G30 and L2 G05"