Category Archives: Optics

The Monarch 7

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


FinallY, A Do-IT-All Rangefinding Binocular For Hunters. We knew it would happen. Someday, someone would design a binocular fulfilling all

Magnification vs. Light

And the Vortex 20-60x85mm Razor HD Spotting Scope. Two of the attributes most commonly advertised for marketing purposes by manufacturers

Rigged For Long Range

Bushnell’s New Tactical Scope Is A Game-Changer. When stacked up against Steiner and Schmidt & Bender, Bushnell’s XRS 4.5-30x50mm Elite

Protect Your Glass

Scopes Are Tough, But Accidents Happen. Bolt-action rifles, for example, will take a lot of abuse in a hunting or

Point-Of-Impact Shift

Benchrest competition offers some scope innovations other precision shooters may apply. Do riflescopes shift point-of-impact and for what reasons? They

Easier Holdover Hits

The Zeiss Conquest 4.5-14x50mm MC Riflescope. Zeiss’ American Conquest riflescopes represent a good bargain for varminters, hunters, and competitors. Almost