Category Archives: Optics

The Long-Term Test

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Weaver’s 3-15×42 Super Slam Has Been Giving John Perfect Satisfaction since 2010 By John Barsness Weaver scopes have been known

Let’s Make It Clear

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Here’s What The Optical Terms Used To Describe Binoculars And Riflescopes Really Mean. By John Barsness Most shooters know some

For Wide-Open Spaces

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The New, Lightweight Leupold VX-R 4-12×40 30mm CDS Helps Extend The range Of Today’s Rifles. By John Barsness Every generation

Optical Brightness

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Why Some Scopes Work Better Than Others. By John Barsness Many shooters think optical brightness is totally due to good

Top Glass

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Swarovski X5 Riflescopes Deliver High-End Performance. By John Barsness Many riflescope companies really like the hot trend toward “tactical” style

Homemade Zero Stops

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If You Like To Twirl Dials, Returning To Your Original Zero Is No Longer A Problem. The development of affordable

The Optics Of Iron

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Traditional Rifle Sights Use Neither Lenses Nor Batteries, But Obey Similar Physical Laws. Most shooters think optical sighting devices must

Fit For A King

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Nikon’s Monarch 3 2.5-10×42 is a durable hunting scope able to withstand magnum recoil. Among the most interesting and valuable

Reticle Rangefinding

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Riflescopes Offer A Simple Way To Check Or Compute Range. Here’s How. Sometimes it seems rifle shooters went directly from

Clearly Superior

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The Nightforce NXS 2.5-10x42mm Compact scope. Ever since Nightforce Optics opened shop in the little town of Orofino, Idaho, in

The Monarch 7

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Nikon’s 4-16x50mm SF BDC Custom XR Delivers Performance Beyond Its Price. On my new quest to find top-notch hunting scopes