Tag Archives: Rifle Scopes

New From Nightforce – The Power of Eight

Nightforce Optics has introduced two new riflescopes, each with a full 8x zoom ratio, resulting in optics at home in virtually any environment from up-close hunting in a whitetail blind to the longest shots in wide-open mule deer country.

The NX8 2.5-20×50 F1 and the NX8 4-32×50 F1 mean that now, one riflescope can suffice for just about any game, anywhere in the world. Each comes with legendary Nightforce durability and repeatability over a lifetime of hard use.

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The Trijicon AccuPoint 2.5-12.5×42 – A Great Hunting Scope

The Trijicon AccuPoint Series has firmly established itself as a Brilliant Aiming Solution for hunters. The 2.5-12.5×42 AccuPoint model is ideal for close to mid-range shots for use in a multitude of big game hunting applications.

In any hunting situation, being able to see your reticle is imperative. To ensure absolute illumination during critical moments in the field, the Trijicon 2.5-12.5×42 AccuPoint features an innovative fiber optic dial configuration and tritium for a battery free illuminated reticle day or night. A Manual Brightness Adjustment Override allows you to control the light output of the fiber optics during daylight.

In addition, the AccuPoint 2.5-12.5×42 has multi-layer coated lenses for  superior distortion-free light transmission, quick-focus eyepiece,  generous eye relief and precise windage and elevation adjustments. All these features make a great hunting scope.

Swarovski’s X5i—A True Superscope

It’s not very often that a riflescope excites me, but Swarovski’s X5i really gets my heart beating quickly. For years, scope makers have experimented with packing all kinds of features into Continue reading Swarovski’s X5i—A True Superscope

Perfecting Zero

Is there an ideal range for zeroing-in a rifle? Of course there is, but it obviously depends on the cartridge in question. I mean, you don’t buy a .450 Marlin with the idea of posting yourself on a stand where the average shot is 300 yards. Conversely, you don’t zero-in a 7mm Ultra Mag to print dead-on at 100 yards. Continue reading Perfecting Zero