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How To Measure Scope Ring Height

Have you ever felt during target practice that there’s something just a little off? Your gun is cleaned and oiled properly, and the scope’s mounted and zeroed accurately, so what’s the deal? Maybe you should double check your scope ring height. The correct height of your scope rings could be as important as the scope itself. If the height is …

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How To Use Open Sights On A Rifle

Have you ever wondered about how to use open sights on a rifle? Such a simple thing, and yet if you’re not familiar with firearms or are an all-out-scope person, then maybe you don’t even know what those little knobs on the front and rear of your barrel are! Well, that’s okay, because in this guide we will show you …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …