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How To Level A Scope On A Rifle

Mounting a scope is easy and straight-forward. Install the rail base, bottom rings, scope, then top rings and you’re done, right? So simple.  And yet, something’s still just not quite right. You very well may have forgotten to level your scope. Your scope may look perfectly aligned, but without being properly leveled you could run into some problems. Even the …

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How To Sight In A Slug Gun Scope

A slug gun is the bear of the rifle world, and shooting one is like being kicked by a mule. Scopes for these guns need to be low magnification, if any, and be tough enough to be able to withstand the abuse they’re going to take from the recoil. When you do have the perfect scope, you will want to …

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Meet The Heritage Foundation

The Heritage Foundation is a group of professionals dedicated to bringing conservative policy solutions into action through research, communication, and outreach.  This foundation believes in an innovative approach to political issues that utilizes traditional American values to solve complex and ever-changing policy issues.  Their top priority is protecting the freedom, safety, and constitutional values of America and its citizens.  The …

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How To Understand Scope Magnification

So, you’ve just bought your first rifle, and the shop owner is asking if you’d like to buy a scope to go along with your new purchase. He shows you a dizzying array of options, and you have no idea which one would be best for you and, of course, that will fit within your budget. Then, the old man …

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The Best Scope Rings For Long Range Shooting

You certainly want to be set up right when preparing for any long-range shooting. You need a good long-range rifle and a scope that will stand up to what you need of it. There’s a lot of choices and research that goes into these two items alone, but there is another important piece of equipment that needs to be considered …

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How To Adjust A Scope For Windage

You line up your target in your crosshairs…take a cleansing breath and exhale…squeeze slowly on the trigger…and then watch in frustration as your round sails harmlessly to the right and your prey scampers off! What happened?! You, my unfortunate friend, may have failed to adjust for windage, and your bullet was pushed off course by wind as it traveled to …

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How To Use A Multi-X Reticle

Mil-dot reticles, MOA dot reticles, first plane reticles, second plane reticles, bullet drop compensator reticles, illuminated reticles, dot reticles, duplex reticles, truplex reticles…are you in the scope or reticle market and feeling totally overwhelmed at the ridiculous amount of options?! What does it take to simply line up a shot in your crosshairs and hit a target?! If you’ve ever …

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How To Use The Boone And Crockett Reticle

Did you know that the record for the longest sniper shot ever was broken last year by a Canadian sniper who took out an ISIS soldier from 3,540 meters?! There’s no doubt that this amazing marksman was using some of the best equipment out there to make such an astounding shot, and if you’re looking for tools to help you …

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How To Use Bushnell DOA 600 Reticle

Hey there, sharpshooter! Aiming for those far-off targets but sick of using good ole-fashioned Kentucky windage and Arkansas elevation? If so, consider stepping up your game by learning how to use the Bushnell DOA 600 reticle to increase your accuracy and precision for out to 600 yards! The DOA 600 is a bullet-drop-compensator (BDC) reticle (for more info on these …

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What Is A Side Focus On A Scope

Most people who own scopes are fairly familiar with adjustments made with the windage and elevation knobs. The elevation knob is on top of the scope and moves the reticle up and down, while the windage knob is generally on the right side of the scope and moves the reticle left and right. Uh-oh, you have a third knob on …