Gear > Optics

Konus Emperor 10x42 W.A.

Every air-to-glass surface in the Emperor is fully multi-coated, meaning maximum light passes through and no distracting flares.

January 11, 2011

Conetrol Scope Mounts

Conetrol rings are vertically split rings, but unlike others there are no screws connecting the ring halves.

January 11, 2011

Burris Eliminator

The main virtue of the Eliminator is almost instantly combining all the steps of laser rangefinding, computer punching and scope adjustment.

January 11, 2011

Trijicon Reflex RX30

With no extra time required for target acquisition and far more precise aiming, the Reflex gives its operator an advantage over a bead-sight hunter.

January 11, 2011

XS Ghost Ring Hunter Sights

XS’ peep sight is simple and made of steel, so it’s extremely tough; you don't have to worry about knocking it out of zero during a pickup ride.

January 07, 2011

Scope Mounts

Choosing a system to mount a scope to your new rifle can be more confusing than actually deciding on a new rifle.

January 07, 2011

Monarch African 1.1x-4x-24 mm IR

By no means limited to just African hunting, the Nikon African series features a good design for any close and fast-shooting situation.

January 04, 2011

Leica 2.5X-10X-42mm

Leica is back with riflescopes made in its German factory but with features designed specifically to address the needs of American hunters.

November 05, 2010

Bushnell Rangefinder Rebate

Bushnell is offering a $50 rebate on the purchase of Scout 1000 ARC.

September 01, 2010

Aimpoint Hunter Series

Can the new Aimpoint Hunter Series bring the technology of the red-dot sights deployed by the U.S. military to the hunting world?

May 11, 2010

Leica Rangemaster CRF 1200

My day pack in Africa always contains a rangefinder, and having played with most of the major brands, I’ve finally found one I like.

April 20, 2010

Dangerous Game Sights

Out there at binocular distances, none of Africa’s game is dangerous. Stalk close and use your sights the way they were intended.

April 06, 2010

First Look: New Optics for 2010

These new riflescopes, sights, binoculars and rangefinders are destined to win in 2010.

March 02, 2010

Leupold VX-3

To maintain its competitive edge against more expensive European riflescopes and quality Japanese glass, Leupold has enhanced and renamed the VX-III line.

January 14, 2010

Redfield Revived

Given the present state of the economy, an American-made scope for $129 should have no trouble finding its place in the market.

December 15, 2009