Archive for John Barsness

Cabela's Euro Optics

Many American hunters firmly believe European optics are the finest in the world. A few years ago Cabela’s recognized this widespread notion by introducing its 10x42 Euro binocular, made by Meopta, a company with a long and successful history.

September 16, 2013

Brunton Eterna 3X-9X-40mm

The Brunton company first became known for its sophisticated "Pocket Transit" compass, but has branched out into a number of other directions—including the riflescope business.

May 23, 2013

Leupold FX II 3x20

Leupold's 3X line of scopes has returned with the FX II 3x20, an optic that's designed with one purpose in mind: hunting dangerous game.

April 30, 2013

Burris Eliminator III

The rangefinding scope's improved ballistic program and 96 LED dots support a maximum range of 1,200 yards.

February 06, 2013

Kruger Optics

Low prices and top features make Kruger a great value.

October 23, 2012

Minox ZA3 3x-9x-40mm

The German-designed but American-made Minox ZA3 is powerful, rugged and affordable.

July 19, 2012

Bushnell Fusion 1600 Arc 10X42

Bushnell’s Fusion 1600 ARC binocular adds two functions to a laser rangefinder: a ballistics program and an inclinometer.

January 12, 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

Shooting 70 Years of Model 70s

How well do the various generations of Winchester Model 70s shoot?

July 02, 2010

Kudu Quest

One hunt is never enough when it comes to the pursuit of a big kudu bull.

December 15, 2009