About the Long Eye Relief Scope and Why You’d Want One

Long eye relief scopes are a lesser known type of scope, but are very useful for their specific niche. Long eye relief scopes allow you to maintain a proper sight picture with your eye further away from the eyepiece that what is possible with a regular scope. This can be useful for many reasons.

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How to Mount a Rifle Scope (Video)

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Mounting a scope properly is a vital first step to ensure that you get the most possible accuracy out of your rifle. In this article, we will breakdown a video showing you the proper way to mount a scope.
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3 Top Rated Nightforce Rifle Scopes

Nightforce is one of the US optics companies that have a major presence in the military optics and sniping field. They are extremely well known as high end scope maker and have been used in many competitions, including extremely demanding shooting competition styles, such as benchrest shooting. They have also been torture tested by Nightforce. They beat it on the ground, and even threw it on concrete, and it still retained it’s original point of impact. That can be seen here. The main downside to this fact is the price you have to pay. The cheapest scope we are giving an overview of has an MSRP (manufacturer’s suggested retail price) of 1,345.00. So to get this world class product, you’re going to need to pay a world class price, unfortunately. However, not many people will regret this purchase if they deem they need a scope of this caliber. Enjoy!

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Top 3 Rated Vortex Rifle Scopes

Vortex is a  a great choice of optic. This company offers scopes in a wide variety of product lines in many different price ranges. The tree scopes we’re discussing are from three different price tiers. The first scope is from the high end price range, and offers many premium features that justify that price, including a first focal plane precision etched reticle. The second scope’s price is a middle to high price scope and has many features to it that make it great for tactical shooting, and has a first focal plane optic, which makes it great for long range shooting and range finding. The final scope is a great entry level scope by vortex that still offers many great features that make it an amazing choice for the first time hunter and is well worth your look if you have a limited budget. All of these amazing scopes also feature illuminated reticles, making them great for shooting at targets that have less than optimal contrast compared to their background, and compared to a non-illuminated reticle.

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Trijicon Red Dot Sights Comparison

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Trijicon makes five different types of red dots; they are the ACOG, the MRO, the RMR, the SRS, and the Reflex. Each of these sights has it’s own unique features and has it’s own ideal POU that it can be used for. This article will help you decide which sight is optimal for you and your philosophy of use (POU). All of these have an aluminum alloy casing that is extremely durable, and have fixed magnification. [Read more…]

Top 3 Rated Leupold Rifle Scopes

Leupold is a well known maker of scopes, and offers a wide variety of products. The three we have chosen to give you an overview of come from three of the different price ranges that Leupold offers, though all are lower power scopes which makes them very useful for close range shooting. The first scope is from one of their more affordable lines of centerfire scopes, and is a fixed 4 power magnification. The second scope is from one the more middle of the road price range, and is also a low power scope, with a variable zoom that’s from 1.25 to 4 times. The final scope is from the higher end of Leupold’s scopes, and has a 1-6 times magnification, making extremely valuable for close to medium range shooting. This should hopefully help get you pointed in the right direction as you look for a great scope for your rifle.
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Top 3 Rated Bushnell Rifle Scopes

Bushnell has a wide variety of rifle scopes to choose from, all of which are covered by their no questions asked, everything’s covered, lifetime warranty. So, if you’re looking for a good rifle scope, Bushnells are a great scope to look at. We’ve looked over some of the top rated Bushnell scope reviews, and have compiled a list of the top 3 rated Bushnell rifle scopes to help you cut your research time drastically. Check out our compilations below, and enjoy the time we’ve save you!
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Top 3 Rated Zeiss Rifle Scopes

The Carl Zeiss company is known as a maker of many high end optical instruments, among other things. One of their product lines is rifle scopes, and they are amazing scopes, as on would expect from a German company that specializes in high end optics. Two of optics that we found to be top rated are from their middle of the road price range Conquest line, which offers many features of the high end scopes, while being affordable enough for the average middle class hunter to be able to afford. The last one is from the Terra product line, which is the entry level Zeiss scope, though it still retains all of the most important Zeiss features. This list of the three top rated Zeiss scopes will help you find what you are looking for quickly and efficiently!
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Choosing the Best Rifle Scope For You (Video)

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Now that we’ve covered the basics of scope components, it’s time to go into comparing some features on the scope that you will have to decide on, such as whether or not you want variable magnification, and what reticle you want, as well as several other features that can make a difference in your experience of the scope’s purchase and use. This is part two of a two part series about the YouTube video  “Gunsmithing – How to Chooses A Rifle Scope Presented by Larry Potterfield of MidwayUSA.” Part one of the series can be found here.

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Top 3 Rated Nikon Rifle Scopes

If you’re searching for a good rifle scope, Nikon has some great ones to choose from. We’ve reviewed all of the popular Nikon rifles scopes and put together a list of the top 3 best-rated ones, so you can cut your research time in half. Check out our detailed overviews below, and enjoy the research time we have saved you. Enjoy!
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