Archive for optics

Bushnell Fusion 1 Mile ARC

Two years ago Bushnell’s then-new Fusion laser rangefinder/binocular made Ron Spomer feel blue. The new Fusion 1 Mile ARC laser rangefinder/binocular, though, is a different story. Get Ron's full thoughts in this review.

September 20, 2014

Vortex Vulture HD 15x56mm

Big country often calls for big glass. Does relative newcomer Vortex deliver? Find out in this review from Executive Editor Adam Heggenstaller

September 16, 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

Bushnell Trophy Cam HD Wireless

With Bushnell’s new Trophy Cam HD Wireless you can be Bond, James Bond, master spy of the whitetail woods. Or anyplace else. Check out this complete review from Field Editor Ron Spomer.

August 06, 2014

Swarovski Optik North America Announces 65th Anniversary Specials

Swarovski Optik North America, a subsidiary of the Austrian-based company, is celebrating its 65th Anniversary—and, to celebrate, consumers are being offered the chance to cash in on some special anniversary pricing.

August 05, 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

7 Inexpensive Binoculars for Hunters

For all their revealing brightness, binoculars are dark and mysterious things. Ron Spomer's going to make things easy for you: Here are seven binoculars that won't break the bank.

July 31, 2014

Glass That Won’t Break the Bank

What you need to know to save a bundle.

July 30, 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 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