Red dot sights are plentiful, and the plethora of choices makes them confusing. Some are cheap products best suited to .22-caliber rimfire firearms. Others are service grade and often expensive. While quality is never a bad investment, most of us are interested in a durable sight, with good features, at an affordable price. Enter the AR-F3.
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In the vast world of modern firearm accessories, few traits have quite as much significance as versatility—the ability to use one product for several purposes. Enter UTG’s Super Slim Series of Risers. UTG’s Super Slim Series of Risers not only save you money, they offer logistical simplicity. After all, most tactical firearms use standard MIL-STD 1913 top rails, many of which are often enhanced with optics or red dot sights.
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. Offerings include Leupold, Lucid, Meopta USA, Meprolight, Minox, NcSTAR, Nightforce Optics, and Nikon.
Don’t fret, there is plenty of rifle optics in this story, but we also have binoculars, spotting scopes, offerings for rimfires, centerfires and something special for the long-range hunter or target shooter. Here’s a look at some of the players in optics and the new gear they have to offer.
The Geovid-R boasts the same DNA as the field-proven, award-winning and best-selling Leica Geovid BRF, HD, and HD-R product lines.
Exciting news for carbine owners—the Trijicon MRO red dot sight is in stock and shipping! For a little over $500, the new MRO gives other sights a run for their money. Six other new optics are also featured in this post—including the 2,400-lumen Dominator, NcStar’s innovative blue laser and a revamp of Trijicon’s classic RX30-14.
Long-range shooting with your basic AR-15 isn’t impossible. With the right ammo and riflescope and a few calculations on a free ballistics app, you and your AR-15 will be shooting accurately up to 750 yards in no time. Here’s how.
Are you using the focus knob on your riflescope properly? Read “Understanding Parallax” to find out why the focus knob on your scope is much more than what most shooters think.
Good optics cost a fortune, so it is vital to take good care of them to help prolong their life. Here are a few easy to follow in-the-field options for carrying for your favorite optics.