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Leica Magnus 2.4-16×56 i Review

  By Kip Staton From what I can see, many of the recent innovations in rifle optics have largely steered clear of the hunting market. These past few years have seen things like advanced reticles, amazing zoom rations and mil-based systems largely taking over the long range tactical/practical market segments. …

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Traditional German Hunt With Zeiss

  This past fall our president Igor Motkin was invited to participate in a traditional German hunt with our friends at Zeiss Optics. We thought we’d share the experience with some background on German hunting culture, details on the gear we used and plenty of photos to capture the experience. …

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Hawke Optics Vantage IR 4-12×50 And Frontier 1-6×24 Review

  By Trampas Swanson Recently, I had the great opportunity to review a pair of scopes from an optics company I haven’t never tried before, Hawke Sport Optics. I have been shooting for over 35 years and prided myself in having tried hundreds of various models and manufacturers so when …

One Million Trijicon ACOGs

  By Guy J. Sagi Trijicon has never offered a rebate on its Advanced Combat Optical Gunsights (ACOG), but this month the company is celebrating the one millionth 4×32 to roll out of the factory by offering $150 back on purchases from an authorized dealer (1800GunsAndAmmo is an authorized dealer). …

Leupold VX-5 HD 2-10x42mm Riflescope Review

  By Guy Sagi Simpler and Better – Leupold’s new VX-5HD 2-10x42mm CDS-ZL2 continues the company’s dedication to innovation internally, but shuns the kind of useless modern-day complication on the user interface that so-often muddies field expediency. It’s a refreshing in a world of technological confusion, and an under-reported subtle …

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Leupold VX-3i LRP 4.5-14x50mm Review

  By Kip Staton www.kipstaton.com To be quite honest, this is the first Leupold product I’ve come across in a long time that I’ve actually gotten excited about. Leupold’s newest scope combines features at a mid-range price level that the long range target shooter can truly appreciate. Like the name …

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Nikon BLACK X1000 4-16x50SF Illuminated X-MRAD Review

  By Kip Staton kipstaton.com Unless you’ve been living under a rock in the gun blog landscape for the past few years, you know that long-distance rifle games have never been more popular. From matches like the Mammoth Sniper challenge to the somewhat more “domesticated” Precision Rifle Series and casual …

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Nikon BLACK X1000 Scope Review with Alpha Dog Down

  YouTube producer and hunting personality Alpha Dog Down specializes in predator hunting, especially in long range hunting scenarios. An important part of his hunting setup is a good long range scope, and the new Nikon BLACK X1000 Scope is perfect for the job. Check out his video review below, …

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SIG Tango 6 Scope Review

  By Trampas Swanson As with most things within the firearms industry, training, equipment, and tactics are always evolving. Optics are not immune to these trends. To financially survive in the industry, traditional companies such as Leupold, Burris, and Nikon have tried to stay on top of these growing trends. …