View Post

How To Reset A Scope To Factory Zero

You’ve just bought your first scope like I did in January 2018 and now you want to put it on a different rifle and avoid stress at the range where minor adjustments on your scope bring about major adjustments on the target. The answer is simple: reset your scope to factory zero, also known as optically centering your scope. By …

View Post

What Is A Cantilever Mount?

With all the different riflescope mounts and rings and rails out there, it may be confusing keeping them all straight and what the difference is. After all, we think of the rifle, the fire-power, the optics and other accessories. One more important piece for your performance that you may not even think of, however, is the scope mount, and there …

View Post

How To Use A Red Dot Scope

Are you wondering how to use a red dot scope? This is a great question if you’ve never had or used one before. They can be a wonderful asset depending on what you need. There may be a misconception that these are too high-tech or difficult to operate. I had this impression, but it’s just not the case.  Red dots …

View Post

Rifle Scope Magnification Vs Distance

A very common question asked when considering your rifle scope is, “what is the best scope magnification for the distance?” The best answer to that is both very simple and kind of tricky at the same time, as scope magnification can either enhance your target or throw you off. How does that work? Let’s find out. Magnification Magnification is a …

View Post

What Is An ACOG Scope?

Watching an action movie, what’s the first thing you notice? Does your attention center on the protagonist firing off rounds like his life depends on it? Does your mind’s eye immediately jump to his gun? Do you even consider what sight this fictional action hero has equipped himself with? For the vast majority of us, I would wager that the …

View Post

What is a BDC Reticle?

With all the different terminologies and nomenclatures of optical scopes, you’re bound to run into abbreviations claiming “best in technology” or at least “cool feature,” enticing you to want to buy or even spend more money on this scope versus the competitor, without even knowing what that abbreviation means. That said, what exactly is a BDC Reticle? Let’s explore exactly …

View Post

How To Sight In A Pellet Gun Scope in 5 Steps

So you need to know how to sight in a pellet gun scope, huh? Too bad you can’t just bore sight the thing like a regular rifle. Zeroing your air scope is not such a difficult thing though. Follow through these few short steps and I’ll show you how! First, we need to get some things together so we can …