Archive for optics

Nikon Aculon

Nikon's Aculon is the lightest, most compact rangefinder that the company offers—and it's wicked fast, too. So how does this "portable performer" hold up in the field? J. Scott Olmsted decided to put it to the test.

June 27, 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

Nikon Releases New PROSTAFF 7S Binocular Series

Nikon has announced the release of its new PROSTAFF 7S series binocular, a model that the company is calling its most advanced to date.

June 25, 2014

Bushnell Announces Lynx Night Vision Binocular

Bushnell has introduced the new Lynx 2.5x 40mm night vision binocular. The Gen I night vision unit features 2.5 times magnification and a viewing range of 750 feet.

June 24, 2014

EOTech Announces Summer Rebate Program

EOTech has announced a special Summer 2014 consumer mail-in rebate program on its holographic firearm sights and magnifiers.

June 16, 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

Why is My Scope Out of Adjustment?

So you've mounted a scope on your brand new rifle and can’t get it zeroed because it’s run out of adjustment. What do you do next? The BullShooters provide an answer.

June 11, 2014

Leupold Offering $50 Rebate on Select BX-3 Mojave Binoculars

Leupold is offering hunters the chance to upgrade their binocular lineup with a new $50 rebate on the purchase of the company's BX-3 Mojave model.

June 04, 2014

Reach Out and Touch 'Em: Turkey Gun Sights

New technology is stretching the limits of what turkey loads can do. It’s time to get a sight for your gobbler gun to match. Most of these can perform double-duty on your deer rifle, too.

April 18, 2014

Big-Bore Hardware

Scott Olmsted shares which guns and gear he used for a big-game hunt in Africa.

March 04, 2014

Nikon Launches "Get Outdoors" Promotion

Nikon has launched its new "Get Oudoors" promotion, which provides consumers with a chance to receive $50 instant savings on a variety of Monarch 5 42mm binoculars.

March 04, 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

Nikon Monarch 7 8x30 Binocular

Nikon has released a handful of new additions to its Monarch 7 binocular line, most notably an 8x30 version, which is meant to complement the existing 8x42 model.

January 15, 2014

Bushnell Elite Long Range Hunting Scope

Bushnell has introduced the Elite Long Range Hunting Scope (LRHS), a 3-12x 44mm configuration that is the inaugural offering in the Elite Tactical Hunter product line.

January 15, 2014

KonusPro T30 3x-9x-40 mm

Not long ago you had better odds of drawing a unicorn tag than finding a budget-friendly riflescope with dependable performance. But advances in technology and competition stiffened by the introduction of companies like Konus have made things better than ever.

January 09, 2014