One of my favorite things to do is to set up and shoot a new gun. I enjoy the process from choosing the correct rings to bore sighting to spending time at the range—and yes, even to working up the perfect and most accurate load for each gun.
Posts Tagged ‘Riflescope’
There is a difference between mounting a rifle scope to your long gun and properly mounting a scope for the shooter. While one ensures the optic is secure, the other adds the additional factor of ensuring the shooter may obtain a comfortable, repeatable mount for increased accuracy. Few of us shoot to miss, so let’s look at how to do it right the first time with this video from the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF).
Turret dialing is a great way to aim precisely at extreme range targets—But it’s not perfect. Before you wed yourself to a turret dialing scope, you should consider your targeting needs and how they balance with the pros and cons of turret dialing scopes.
Eye relief can be more than drops in a tiny bottle. It can be a critical part of riflescope performance. If you hope to fire a powerful rifle without cutting your eyebrow with the scope, you need to understand and employ proper eye relief (ER.) There are two kinds: optical and functional.
Riton Optics is an up-and-comer in the optics world that, while it has been in existence for over 5 years, Riton attended SHOT Show as an exhibitor for the first time in 2018. While many optics companies looked to expand existing products and product lines, Riton “broke its mold” with two new, unique riflescopes.
Bryan Litz, Founder and President of Applied Ballistics LLC, Chief Ballistician at Berger Bullets and champion rifle shooter, discusses important things to consider when setting up your long-range rifle.
One of the trends I am seeing in the market is the optics manufacturers really starting to push to deliver exponential jumps in quality. The Burris’ premier XTR II lineup is definitely one of the optic lines pushing the envelope of higher quality.
Looking for a compact optic that excels in ruggedness, clarity, and fast target acquisition? Check out UTG’s new 4X32 Compact Prismatic T4 Scopes. Here is the full press release from Leapers UTG.
Hunting season is right around the corner, so you’ll want to maximize your summer getting ready. Are you in the market for a new hunting rifle or optic? If glass is what you’re looking for, Bushnell has what your looking for with the introduction of the new Trophy and Trophy Xtreme Optics Lines.
Several Shooter’s Log customers have asked for explanations of minute of angle and the measurement term “milliradian” (mil) and how to use a mil-dot scope to measure the distance to your target at the range and in the field. In the accompanying two videos, the National Shooting Sports Foundation’s Ryan Cleckner explains both concepts and how to put them to best use.
The best part of the hunt is the memories you will carry in the back of your mind for a lifetime and sharing those memories with friends and family.
Guest post by Robert Sadowski, courtesy of SHOT Daily.
The influence of 3-Gun shooting has affected all sectors of the industry, including optics. This year, there are numerous compact, low- to medium-power riflescope options for those 3-Gun shooters who have a need for speed. Going long is also a continuing trend, with plenty of long-range scopes with huge tubes and gaping objectives at all price points.
Bushnell is an iconic name for high-quality optics that are fog-, shock- and waterproof. Now, consumers can add