Category Archives: Optics

Steiner’s P4Xi Riflescope – 2018 Optic of the year

  Steiner’s P4Xi has been selected as the 2018 National Rifle Association’s Shooting Illustrated Optic of the Year. Designed for patrol and tactical operations, the P4Xi offers quick, clear target acquisition in a lightweight compact design. “We knew the tactical … Continue reading

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SIG SAUER TANGO6 1-6×24 Riflescope Selected for US Army Squad Designated Marksman Rifle

Newington, N.H. (May 11, 2018) – The US Army has announced its selection of SIG SAUER’s TANGO6 1-6×24 riflescope for their Squad Designated Marksman Rifle (SDMR). The optic is the final component to be selected for the complete SDMR system … Continue reading

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Sightmark Citadel Riflescopes

(MANSFIELD, TEXAS) – Sightmark’s new Citadel line of premium riflescopes are on-target when it comes to affordable precision performance. Designed as perfect optic solutions for demanding, cost-conscious law enforcement and competitors, Citadel riflescopes are packed with the kind of features … Continue reading

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SIG SAUER INTRODUCES Ballistic Data Xchange (BDX)

Ballistic Data Xchange is an advanced fire control system for your hunting rifle. The system integrates the Sig Sauer BDX App, running on your smart device, with the company’s KILO2400BDX rangefinder via Bluetooth. Once range is determined, the rangefinder connected … Continue reading

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Bushnell has Added New Models to the Popular AR Optics Family

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas – April 18, 2018 – Bushnell, an industry leader in high-performance optics, has added to its top-selling line of AR Optics with several new options designed specifically for the Modern Sporting Rifle platform.The growing AR Optics line … Continue reading

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Sightmark Latitude long-range riflescopes

  (MANSFIELD, TEXAS) – Whether you are on the hunt of a lifetime, ringing steel on a Saturday morning or fighting for the top spot in your next precision shooting competition, Sightmark’s new Latitude riflescopes bring your most challenging targets … Continue reading

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Extend your range with new Sightmark T-3 and T-5 Magnifiers

  (MANSFIELD, TEXAS) – Helping shooters accurately extend the range of their reflex or red dot sight, new T-3 (SM19063) and T-5 (SM19064) Magnifiers provide 3x or 5x magnification in a straight tube optic system .7-.8” shorter than their predecessor. … Continue reading

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Nikon Introduces Match-Ready First Focal Plane Riflescope

Melville, NY (March 2018) – Nikon just made competition-grade FFP scopes accessible–to everyone. For 2018 Nikon expands its flagship BLACK tactical optics family with the introduction of the FX1000. Competition-ready straight from the box, the BLACK FX1000 combines match grade … Continue reading

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Tested & Recommended: Sightmark Pinnacle 5-30×50

(MANSFIELD, TEXAS) – Elite reviewers from the National Tactical Officers Association membership evaluation program have announced their findings on the Sightmark Pinnacle 5-30×50 riflescope. The Pinnacle took home an overall score of 4.4 with perfect scores from one reviewer in … Continue reading

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TRACT Optics Announces New TORIC 30mm Long Range Riflescopes

HUMMELSTOWN, Penn. – February 21, 2018 – TRACT Optics has released two new 30mm First Focal Plane (FFP) long range riflescopes in its flagship TORIC line. These offerings feature precision components and give consumers a world-class 30mm scope suitable for … Continue reading

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BUSHNELL SIGHTS TO LOOK FORWARD TO IN 2018

For 2018, Bushnell has done a superb job of filling in the gaps in its growing line of tactical optics. The company added the Tac Optics line which they’ve position as a  mid-priced sight with a projected street price of … Continue reading

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Steiner Defense Adds Exclusive the MSR2 Reticle

The MSR2 Reticle is now available on the M5Xi 5-25x56mm scopeThe M5Xi is a military grade sniper scope which sets the standard for performance and durability.  Crafted entirely in Germany, the optic is hewn from the finest materials and features … Continue reading

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Sightmark’s new Pinnacle 3-18×44 Riflescope: the Peak of Optics

(MANSFIELD, TEXAS) – As versatile an optic as they come, Sightmark is proud to introduce their latest first-focal-plane riflescope, the Pinnacle 3-18×44 (SM13030TMD). Bridging the gap between the 1-6x and 5-30x Pinnacles, the meticulously designed 3-18x Pinnacle is a first-class … Continue reading

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Pre-Order For UMQDS Mounts Is Now Open

The U.S. Optics UMQDS mounts are back. The mounts are available for pre-order now and by clicking on the link below, you can get in line. They will be available in a 34mm tube size with the option of 0, … Continue reading

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Bushnell Announces New Elite Tactical XRS II

    OVERLAND PARK, Kansas – November 15, 2017 – Bushnell, an industry leader in high-performance optical solutions, announces an enhanced level of precision and performance with a new Elite Tactical flagship riflescope – the XRS II.Delivery of precise rounds … Continue reading

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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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