Category Archives: Optics

Setting the RZR Zero Stop | Vortex Optics

This video tutorial takes you through a step-by-step procedure to set the RZR Zero Stop. The RZR Zero Stop is used on Vortex’s Viper PST Gen II and Razor HD 5-20×50 scopes. You can download hard copy of the straight … Continue reading

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BORESIGHTING YOUR RIFLE

Jared Hinton, Savage Arms Communications Coordinator, shares three easy methods for boresighting your rifle.your Savage rifle.

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Mount Your Scope—The Right Way

Savage Pro Jared Hinton shows you how to mount your magnified optic the right way

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Practical Magnification Tips From Sniper’s Hide Frank “Lowlight” Galli

 

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Bushnell Offers New Purpose-Built AR Optics

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas – July 14, 2017 – Bushnell, an industry leader in high-performance optical solutions for more than 65 years, has extended its popular AR Optics line with four additional sights that are each optimized for the modern sporting … Continue reading

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HENSOLDT Optical Units for Germany’s Future Soldier Programme “Infanterist der Zukunft” Part 3

Wetzlar, Germany, 07/07/2017 – HENSOLDT has received another order for the German Bundeswehr’s “Infanterist der Zukunft – Extended System” (IdZ-ES) modernisation programme. The order includes the delivery of the IRV 600 A1 infrared attachment, the NSV 600 night vision attachment, … Continue reading

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Schmidt & Bender PMII Special Edition

As precision tactical and extended range shooters know, the list of high performance professional optics worthy of your sub minute of angle rifle numbers six and Schmidt & Bender holds the number one spot. The S&B PMII has enjoyed wide … Continue reading

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Bushnell Announces New Best-In-Class Engage Optics Line at 2017 NRA Show

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas – April 27, 2017 – Bushnell, an industry leader in high-performance optical solutions for more than 65 years, announces a new line of high-quality, performance-driven optics for modern hunters and shooters. The new Engage riflescopes and binoculars … Continue reading

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Sightmark XT-3 Magnifier

(MANSFIELD, TEXAS) – Designed specifically to improve close-range optic versatility, the new Sightmark XT-3 Magnifier adds lightning fast mid-range reach for faster, more accurate shot placement at extended ranges. The XT-3 Magnifier is compatible with Sightmark reflex and red dot … Continue reading

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LUCID Optics Adds Additional Web Domain

(Wyoming) – LUCID Optics, manufacturer of the best value line of optics on the market, has recently added an additional website domain in order to best serve its customers.In the past, LUCID has operated its website at http://www.mylucidgear.com. Recently, LUCID … Continue reading

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Nikon Black Force 1000 Precision Rifle Scope

For 2017, Nikon introduced a high performance magnified optics line which they brand as the Black series. The model pictured above is their 1-4 x 24 mm  optic. This scope features a 30mm tube finished in a very nice “tactical” … Continue reading

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GPO, USA INTRODUCES THE GPOTAC 8XI RIFLESCOPE

Midlothian, Virginia, February 10, 2017—GPO, USA, the industry’s newest premium optics company, introduces the GPOTAC™ 8Xi riflescope. This product is German-designed and engineered to bring extreme features for the benefit of most serious tactical shooters. The GPOTAC™ 8Xi is built … Continue reading

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EOTech VUDU 1- 6X 24mm Precision Rifle Scope

At this year’s Shot Show, I finally got the opportunity to take a close look at EOTech’s Vudu 1-6X24mm rifle scope.  EOTech makes the 1-6 x 24 Vudu in 3 models, the SR-1, SR-2 and SR-3; the difference being reticle … Continue reading

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GPO, USA INTRODUCES PASSION™ HD BINOCULAR LINE

Midlothian, Va., February 6, 2017 — GPO USA, the industry’s newest premium optics company, introduces the PASSION™ HD binocular portfolio. This product is German designed and engineered, and it combines quality, features, price and value for the benefit of the … Continue reading

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CORRECTION TO MY BURRIS 1-8 x 24 XTR-II REVIEW OF 17 NOVEMBER 2016

Mid November 2016, I published a review of the Burris 1-8 x 24 XTR-II. In that review, I commented on the turret cap retention mechanism. My comments were factually incorrect. You can read the original review here. My original comments … Continue reading

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Bushnell Announces New Optics at SHOT Show 2017

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas – January 13, 2017 – Bushnell, an industry leader in high-performance sporting optics for more than 69 years, is set to announce several new scopes and red dot sight to dealers at booth 14551 at the 2017 … Continue reading

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NEW 2017 BURRIS PRODUCT

Visit Burris Optics at SHOT SHOW main hall, booth #12755. Stop by to see everything in person! All these products will be added to www.BurrisOptics.com next week.  Droptine Binoculars   Burris Optics binoculars are back! The new Droptine line offerings will come in … Continue reading

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STEINER OPTICS NEW FOR 2017

R1X Red Dot Tactical Sight Reticle can be instantly changed from single red dot to 3-dot stadia Ideal for military and law enforcement Low-profile red dot sight designed for AR and patrol rifle platforms Available in standard and QD mounts … Continue reading

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LUCID Optics Introduces MLX Riflescope for 2017

(Wyoming) – LUCID Optics, manufacturer of the best value line of optics on the market, is proud to introduce the MLX Riflescope, new for 2017.After many requests for a First Focal plane, Mil / Mil rifle scope, LUCID spoke with … Continue reading

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MEOPTA INTRODUCES ZD 6-24×56 RD LONG RANGE RIFLESCOPE FOR PRECISION RIFLES.

  The ZD 6-24×56 RD is a precision long range riflescope developed for sniper rifles in order to achieve deadly-accurate shot placement at extreme distances. The new Mil Dot 2 illuminated reticle with integrated range-finding markers is calibrated for accurate … Continue reading

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EOTech Inc. Now Shipping Their High-End Vudu Optics

  EOTech developed this high-end line of scopes to address the needs of the demanding marksman. “…We feel the time and effort that went into this product line will be well worth the wait. Special Thanks is owed to our … Continue reading

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Sun Optics USA Offers CS10 Tri-Rail Tactical Series

(BURLESON, TX) – Sun Optics USA, makers of innovative high quality optics and accessories, is now offering the CS10 Series of Tri-Rail Tactical Scopes.The Tri-Rail Tactical Scopes are all-inclusive with integral mount and accessory rails for endless light, laser and … Continue reading

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BURRIS OPTICS XTR 1-8 x 24

  We got this review done just in time for gift giving season, and boy what a gift under the tree this superb optic would make. If you’ve got a high end AR or 300 BLK rifle just begging for … Continue reading

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Sneak Preview: A LOOK AT THE BURRIS XTR II 1-8X24

Before rolling into the Holiday Season, we’ve got a great review coming your way. The BURRIS XTR II line of magnified optics with the M.A.D. turret feature has all of the sudden become a very serious competitor in the tactical … Continue reading

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U.S. Optics Has A New Website

If you haven’t had a chance to visit U.S. Optics new website you really should. Arnold and the gang have done a great job in putting together an informative web resource that is easier to navigate and very informative. Finally, … Continue reading

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LUCID Optics Compact SC9 Spotting Scope

LUCID Optics, manufacturer of the best value line of optics on the market, offers a compact spotting scope that anyone can appreciate in the SC9.The SC9 Compact Spotting Scope was introduced earlier this year at the 2016 SHOT Show. It … Continue reading

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LUCID Optics Sponsors NRA World Shooting Championship

LUCID Optics, manufacturer of the best value line of optics on the market, is honored to announce its support as a Match Alliance Sponsor of the NRA World Shooting Championship, to be held September 15-17 at the Peacemaker National Training … Continue reading

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Bushnell Introduces AK Optics Red Dot and Riflescope Sighting Systems For The AK-47 Platform

  Bushnell has introduced a pair of sighting solutions aimed at the AK-47 platform, the AK Optics 1-4 X 24mm magnified optic and the AK 1 x 25 Red Dot with 3 MOA dot. The AK Optics 1-4X 24mm Riflescope … Continue reading

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ATN Activates the X-Sight II’s Smart Shooting Solution

South San Francisco, Calif. (August 2016) –ATN, innovators of advanced night vision, thermal imaging and digital Smart HD optics for hunters, outdoor enthusiasts, military and law enforcement, is pleased to announce its latest firmware update (V2 1.05.619) for the X-Sight … Continue reading

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WEAVER INTRODUCES THE NEW GRAND SLAM RIFLESCOPE WITH MULTISTOP TURRET.

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas (July 21, 2016) – Weaver, an industry leader in high-performance optics and mounting systems for more than 80 years, continues its quest to revitalize the Grand Slam series and rewrite optics history by introducing the new Grand … Continue reading

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LRHSi 4.5-18x 44mm Riflescope Is Bushnell’s Latest Addition To Its Long Range Hunting Scope Line

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas (July 18, 2016) – Bushnell, an industry leader in high-performance optics for more than 65 years, now offers its proven Elite Long Range Hunting Scope (LRHS) with an illuminated reticle to help hunters quickly put their aiming … Continue reading

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FLIR Systems Acquires Armasight, Inc. for $41 Million

Acquisition Enhances FLIR’s Recreational and Tactical Scopes and Sights Business to Better Serve Outdoor Sporting, Law Enforcement, and Military Markets WILSONVILLE, OR — (Marketwired) — 06/28/16 — FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced today that it has acquired Armasight, Inc., … Continue reading

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ATN’s X-Spotter HD, the World’s First Intelligent Spotting Scope, in Action

  American Technologies Network Corp. (ATN), produced this video to illustrate some of the key features of its new ATN X-Spotter HD Smart Day/Night Spotting Scope.  The ATN X-Spotter HD is the world’s first true high definition, digital, intelligent spotting … Continue reading

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BURRIS XTR SIGNATURE RINGS

The famous Signature Rings go tactical Burris Signature Rings have been perennial best sellers for Burris, for very good reasons: the Pos-Align Inserts not only stop damage to the scope finish, they solve all sorts of alignment issues, and make … Continue reading

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Steiner M536 5X Tactical Sight

Close and medium range engagements require lightweight, quick-to-point sights. The lean M536 provides a fast, clear aiming point in all light conditions and battlefield scenarios. An oversized, 36 mm objective lens gathers more light for a brighter image, 5x magnification … Continue reading

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Steiner M830r LRF 1535nm

  The M830r LRF 1535nm ranges farther for targeting accuracy. It calculates target distance from 25 meters to beyond 6,000 meters, using a wavelength invisible to normal night vision devices. Opponents won’t know they’re being targeted, your position stays hidden, … Continue reading

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DIGISCOPING WITH YOUR SPOTTING SCOPE

It’s Friday and time for our weekly shoot-the-shit. Outdoors enthusiasts are prolific users of magnified optics. Everything from monoculars to large spotting scopes are on their list of must have kit. If you are a tactical rifle or long range … Continue reading

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EOTech Vudu 1–6 x 24mm Rifle Scope

EOTech is also jumping into the midrange magnified optics space. The company introduced the Vudu line of rifle scopes in three magnifications of 1 – 6 x 24mm, 2 – 10 x 44mm and 3.5 – 18 x 50mm and … Continue reading

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SIG SAUER OSCAR3 IMAGE STABALIZED SPOTTING SCOPE

SIG ARMS is not just another prestigious firearms manufacturer that’s vertically integrated, it’s also adding product lines at a blinding pace; this was clearly visible at this year’s Shot Show in Las Vegas. Optics is one of those areas where … Continue reading

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Vortex Optics To Debut Its New Razor AMG Scope At Shot Show 2016

  This is a 6-24×50 magnified optic that is 100% USA made to include its glass!

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