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Trijicon RMR – The Hunter’s Perfect Solution

Trijicon’s supremely dependable RMR (Ruggedized Miniature Reflex) optic may quite possibly be the perfect non-magnified aiming system for hunters of virtually any discipline. Incredibly durable and Continue reading Trijicon RMR – The Hunter’s Perfect Solution

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Warne Horizontal Steel Rings

After almost 27 years of producing vertically split scope rings, Warne introduced a new horizontal steel ring family to its Maxima ring line. The Maxima Horizontal scope rings are designed, Continue reading Warne Horizontal Steel Rings

Glassing the Dead Field of View

Bill Hardy is one of the leading pioneers of modern hunting methods used in the desert southwest.

“I don’t know who put the first scope on a high-powered rifle…and I don’t know who the first guy was to put a sight on a bow and arrow.  But I know who was the first one to put a binocular on a tripod—that I know,” Tracy Hardy tells me as he gestures to his father, Bill Hardy, as we relax in his trophy room one evening to hear Bill tell how hunting in the Southwest has changed over the decades and the influence he had on those changes. Continue reading Glassing the Dead Field of View

Scopes – When Is Tactical Practical?

Talking with a friend the other day, the subject of tactical scopes came up. “Why do they cost so much more than regular hunting scopes?” was pretty much the gist of the conversation. A darn good question, but one that is very difficult to answer because there are so many exceptions to the rule. In fact, there is no rule. Indeed, many scope makers designate some models or series as Tactical/Long Range because they share many of the same features. Continue reading Scopes – When Is Tactical Practical?