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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 …

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How To Drill And Tap A Rifle For Scope Mounts

It’s always fun when you come across those cool old rifles that have never been set up for a scope. Many people love to have them and shoot them, then want to fit a nice scope onto them. The very best way to do this is to take it to a gunsmith to ensure it’s done right, and your rifle …

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How To Mount A Scope On A Lever Action Rifle

I love lever action rifles! It is just so satisfying working that lever, and I feel that it makes for a more steady hold on your firearm. If you are like me, you may want to do a number of shooting or hunting activities with these sweet rifles, and adding a scope onto the gun may be high on your …

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How To Use A Rangefinder Scope

You are planning a hunting trip with your buddy and think you have everything you need. Your rifle with a nice scope on it, rangefinder, binoculars, compass, plus all of the other necessary items in your day pack, or camping pack depending on how long and far you plan to trek. It seems like a lot of optics to tote …

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How To Sight In A 22 Rifle Scope Quickly And Easily

Ever found yourself doing everything right in lining up a target, steadying your breath, slowly and smoothly squeezing on the trigger, and still missing your intended shot for no apparent reason? You may be dealing with an un-sighted in rifle scope! In this guide, we will show you the fastest, easiest way for how to sight in a 22 rifle …