Riflescope Rings And Bases Lead

Riflescope Rings and Bases: How Much Do They Really Matter?

All scope mounting systems are not created equal. While some may work just fine on one rifle/cartridge combination, another may show the weaknesses of the design.

Hardware: Leupold Mark 5HD 3.6-18X44

If you're in the market for a solid “do-all” scope that will work for hunting, long-range shooting or even tactical applications, the Leupold Mark 5HD is a great choice.

A Hunter’s Guide to Holdover Reticles

Holdover reticles can be a quick and effective means of precision holdover without having to take your eye out of the scope. Here’s a detailed look at how they work.

Hardware: Trijicon IR-HUNTER Thermal Riflescope

The IR-HUNTER thermal riflescope boasts a 640x480, 12-micron thermal image sensor that delivers exceptional image quality, intuitive turret controls for easy manipulation of menu options and a USB-C connector to allow the use of external battery packs for extended time afield.

First Look: Maven CRF.1 Rangefinder

Maven has expanded its C Series optics with the introduction of the first rangefinder in the lineup—the CRF.1.

FFP vs. SFP Riflescopes for Hunting

On a first focal plane riflescope, the reticle grows and shrinks as magnification is adjusted, allowing a hunter to use a reticle with holdover marks. This is not the case on a second focal plane scope. Which is best for your hunting rig?

Hardware: Leupold RX-FullDraw 5 Rangefinder

If you’re in the market for a top-tier archery rangefinder that promises ease of use and maximizes purposeful technology, Leupold’s RX-FullDraw 5 is the one you want to have tucked into your pocket.

Top 5 Long-Range Hunting Scopes

Here’s a look at some of the best long-range hunting scopes on the market.

Hardware: Maven CRS.1 3-12x40 SFP

Weighing in at just 14.2 ounces, the CRS.1 offers a clear, sharp, high contrast image and promises to do just what hunters need—put bullets on target.

Choosing the Best Optics Setup for Western Big-Game Hunting

An ideal optics setup for Western big-game hunting includes a binocular, spotting scope, rangefinder and riflescope. Here’s how to choose the best of each for your needs.  

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