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What Type Of Scope Does The Military Use?

The military has been at the forefront of advancement. Both in weapons and technology. The equipment they use in the field had been tested by some of the countries finest men and women. Well, what type of scopes do the military use? The answer to that question is based upon a lot of different factors such as government contracts, and …

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How To Sight In A Red Dot Scope

Finally got yourself a red dot scope eh? Only to mount it and fire off a couple shots down range to produce a hit spread that looks like you were firing birdshot from distance? Hopefully you don’t get that far before you realize you need to “sight in” the scope first. If you’re looking to have a spread so tight …

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How To Sight In A Rifle Scope At 50 Yards Step By Step

So, you want to learn how to sight in a rifle scope at 50 yards? Is it taking more time and effort than you expected? It takes some know-how to get your scope spot on at 50 yards but the steps we provide below will get you up to speed and help you sight in your scope. Reducing the amount …

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How To Use MRAD Reticle

I will explain how to use an MRAD Reticle to your advantage. Using an MRAD reticle will enable you to measure a distant object, find the range of a distant object and to adjust accurately for bullet drop or wind drift.  First some basic information to get you familiar with your MRAD Reticle… MRAD UNIT OF MEASURE = MILLIRADIAN This …

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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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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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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 …