FFP Vs SFP Lead

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?

Top 5 Long-Range Hunting Scopes

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

2022 Optic of the Year: ATN ThOR 4 Thermal Riflescope

ATN Corp. sits at the cutting edge of consumer-based thermal technology, and its ThOR 4 Series 640x480 2.5-25x50mm is the best such riflescope it offers.

Dialing vs. Holdover for Hunting

Younger hunters seem to be more apt to embrace the ‘dial’ method, while those with a bit more snow on the roof are skeptical of the moving parts. Here’s a closer look at compensating for trajectory in the modern era.

5 Best Budget Big-Game Riflescopes

These five riflescopes offer big-game hunters great value at a budget-friendly price.

Hardware: EOTech Vudu 1-8x24 SFP

If you’re looking for a do-all hunting scope with a balance of quality and value, EOTech’s Vudu 1-8x24 SFP can’t be beaten.

Meopta Introduces Optika5 2-10x42 PA Riflescope

Meopta Sport Optics has announced its new Optika5 2-10x42 PA riflescope with side parallax adjustment from 10 yards to infinity for fine-tuned focus at any range.

Hardware: Leupold VX-3HD 4.5-14x40 Side Focus CDS-ZL Wind-Plex

The VX-3HD CDS-ZL gives you more than your money’s worth. If you’re an old-school (or at least older) hunter who’s settled in with your old scope, you might want to entertain a roving eye in the scope realm.

Review: Leupold VX-3HD 4.5-14x40mm

Leupold’s VX-3HD riflescopes are lightweight, rugged and well balanced, and included in the line may be the best value for a hunter looking to cover all the bases: the 4.5-14x40mm. With its 30mm main tube, this scope offers a wider range of elevation adjustment than its 1-inch counterparts, as well as better light transmission.

2021 Optic of the Year: Trijicon Huron Riflescope

The Huron line provides a value-priced optic to hunters who desire the premium glass, durability and performance Trijicon is known for. With both turret and reticle shooting systems in place for downrange accuracy, you’ll know with confidence where your bullet is headed before pulling the trigger.

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