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What Does AO Mean In Scopes

One of the biggest questions about scopes is about the AO feature, which can greatly impact the price and capabilities of the scope. What does AO mean? AO stands for adjustable objective, but unlike what you may believe, it has nothing to do with the image focus and doesn’t only focus the reticle. It has to do with focusing the …

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How To Use MIL Dot Reticle

Does your riflescope reticle have small hash marks running through the sightlines? Those are Mil-dots, do you know what they’re for and how to use them? If you bought your riflescope without knowing what a Mil-dot reticle is or just need a refresher. I have everything you need to know and will give a quick lesson on how to use …

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How To Sight In A Rifle Scope At 25 Yards

For years hunters and competition shooters have been arguing about the most efficient range to sight in a riflescope. More often than not, it is between 100 – 200 yards. However, have you actually shot a scope that’s been sighted in correctly at those ranges? The average hunter is firing at a target ~150 yards away, quickly, and sometimes moving. …

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What Is A Killflash?

Scopes, as with any other optics or high-tech gizmos, are accompanied by a barrage of foreign terminology that is not always obvious from the name as to what the heck the thing actually is. With a killflash, you get kind of an idea, but it’s not completely clear and can leave you baffled. What is a killflash? We’ll clear that …

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How To Adjust Eye Relief On A Rifle Scope

Do you often find yourself uncomfortably hunched over trying to find the entire field of view through your rifle scope? Losing all functionality in the process? The answer to your problem is most likely eye relief. If this is the first time you’ve heard that term or wanted to find out how to adjust eye relief on a rifle scope. …

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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 …