Scope & Optic Reviews

Learn all about the most popular scopes and optics for pistols, rifles, and shotguns.

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The Best Rifle Scopes in 2022

Rifle scopes come in a huge variety of prices, options, sizes, and features – but they’re generally all designed with one goal in mind – hit the target. We break down the best glass around.


Best Thermal Scopes for Coyote Hunting

Thermal scopes are amazing tools to have in your optical toolbox — especially for tackling nocturnal predators like coyotes. We break down some of the best thermal scopes for coyote hunting to help you separate the wheat from the chaff.

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The Best AR-15 Optics in 2022

When it comes to AR-15 optics, there isn’t a one-size-fits-all answer. A rifle’s purpose — what you are trying to

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The Best Shotgun Sights

Stock shotgun sights will get the job done in a pinch, but who doesn’t love customizing the sights on a new gun? We walk you through the best shotgun sights for your next scattergun.


The Best Rangefinder Binoculars

To find the best rangefinder binoculars, we had a professional hunting guide spend over 20 hours field-testing 12 pairs against

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The Best LPVO Scopes in 2022

To add flexibility to your rifle or hunting set-up, you may want to consider a Low Power Variable Optic (LPVO).


The Best Budget AR-15 Scopes in 2022

Technology often has a fantastic trickle-down effect. Anti-lock brakes used to be fully optional – now they’re standard safety features.

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The Best Rimfire Scopes in 2022

While bigger calibers get all the coverage, using a smaller caliber for plinking, practice, and target shooting can make your

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Firearm Faceoff: MRAD vs. MOA

Accuracy at long-range requires a significant degree of precision, which is why it’s critical to pair a precision rifle with

The latest from American Firearms:

Anderson Adds Quad Rail Options

Kentucky’s Anderson Manufacturing, the budget AR guys, have just introduced three new AR models complete with some very old-school T-marked quad-rail foreends that may look familiar…

S&W Brings 3 New M&P Models to Market

In a refreshing change of pace at a time when all the world seems to be fixated on micro 9s, Smith & Wesson just announced three new full-sized M&P M2.0 pistols.

What is Shotgun Fit & How Important Is it?

Shotguns are designed to deliver their payload differently than rifles, which means how the gun fits you has an outsized impact on whether you hit what you think you're aiming at.