Archive for riflescopes

Hardware: Meopta MeoStar R2 1X-6X-24mm RD

The Czech Republic may not have the market cachet that’s been established by brands from Germany and Austria, but that doesn’t mean the quality isn’t there. Keith Wood takes a closer look at the Meopta MeoStar R2 1X-6X-24mm RD.

February 20, 2015

First Look: Leica ER5 2-10x50mm

Leica optics for less cost. That’s the promise of the new ER 5 series of scopes from this 170-year-old German company. Here are five things you need to know.

February 18, 2015

SIG Sauer's Electro-Optic Hunting Riflescope

SIG Sauer had one of the hottest booths at SHOT Show 2015, and for good reason—the company rolled out its new optics line for the first time. Hunters should pay attention.

January 30, 2015

First Look: Meopta MeoPro 4.5-14x50mm

The U.S.-made MeoPro scopes begin right at $500 for the 3-9x40mm model and climb to just under $1,000 for the 4.5-14x50mm version, though the “street price” from retailers is often lower. Here are five features worth mentioning.

January 14, 2015

Hardware: Burris Veracity 4X-20X -50mm

The 4X-20X-50mm Burris Veracity is a big scope, but it offers a lot of features that will help long-range hits on varmints, predators and targets become a reality if the shooter does his or her part.

November 12, 2014

Hardware: Leica ERi 2.5X-10X-42mm IBS

Despite the superb quality of its binoculars and innovative laser rangefinders, Leica has struggled to gain a foothold in the riflescope market—until now.

October 14, 2014

Nikon Announces Fall 2014 Promotions

Nikon has announced a pair of promotions for the 2014 fall season that hunters should be paying attention to: the Power Up Your Next Adventure campaign and BDC Bonus Days.

September 11, 2014

Hardware: Trijicon VCOG

Thanks to reviewers and bloggers, and lots of social media chatter, Field Editor Brian McCombie was sure the Trijicon VCOG would be one heavy beast of a scope, bulky, a regular boat anchor. He found those reports to be entirely untrue. Check out his complete review right here.

August 12, 2014

Leupold Offering $50 Rebate on VX-2 Riflescopes

From August 1 through Sept. 1, 2014, Leupold is offering hunters and shooters the chance to cash in a $50 rebate on the purchase of any VX-2 riflescopes.

August 05, 2014

Ruger American Rifle/Redfield Revolution Combo Deal

Ruger's Craig Cushman discusses the new combination package featuring the Ruger American Rifle and Redfield's Revolution riflescope.

July 25, 2014

Nikon Offers Hunters Chance to "Answer the Challenge of Long Distance" With Promotion

Nikon has announced the launch of its latest promotion, this one geared toward hunters and recreational shooters that are willing to "Answer the Challenge" of a long-distance shot.

June 26, 2014

Leupold CDS Dial and Custom Reticle

Available as a factory option on many Leupold models and as a Custom Shop addition to a number of existing, already purchased scopes, the CDS replaces the elevation turret cap with a low-profile, click-adjustable dial.

June 11, 2014

Nikon Mount 'Em Up Promotion Returns

Nikon's Mount 'Em Up promotion is back. For the fourth year in a row consumers have the opportunity to receive one of Nikon's AR-specific scope mounts for free with purchase of select models of AR riflescopes.

February 26, 2014

Weaver Launches "New Year, New Gear" Sweepstakes

Weaver is providing its Facebook fans with an opportunity to win a variety of prizes with its "New Year, New Gear" sweepstakes.

February 19, 2014

Meopta MeoStar R2 1-6x24

Meopta has introduced its latest generation of MeoStar riflescopes with the new R2 series, starting with the 30mm MeoStar 1-6x24 RD.

January 16, 2014