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Many spotting scopes come bundled with tripods, but my own experience has found that most of these tripods aren’t worth the added weight in the shipping box. It’s always a good idea to purchase a tripod dedicated to your spotting scope, but how do you know what to look for? Here are some tips to […]
Just about everyone can figure out how to focus their binoculars, using the central focusing wheel that moves the optics on both barrels simultaneously.
What many people don’t realize, though, is that there is another step required to making sure you get the clearest, sharpest image possible. This step is properly calibrating your binoculars for your […]
When you look at the features of a pair of binoculars, spotting scope, or some other piece of glass, you’ll often see it labeled as waterproof, fogproof, or both. You might have asked yourself just what that means, and whether it’s really necessary.
Let’s take a look at what manufacturers do to make scopes and other […]
You can always have your local gun shop mount your riflescope for you, but most shops will charge money for this service if you didn’t buy the scope directly from them. Many will even charge a mounting fee if you did buy your scope from them, so it’s always a good thing to know how […]
For many beginning (and even some more experienced shooters), the most frustrating aspect of setting up a new riflescope is sighting it in. They recognize the importance of properly sighting in the scope, which is ensuring your shot goes where you want it to go at any range you might want to shoot. However, the […]
If your crossbow doesn’t come with a scope, or if you want to replace a bundled scope, you will need to know how to properly mount the scope. Sure, you could have a bow technician do it for you, but that takes all the fun out of owning a crossbow! Plus, they’ll usually charge a […]
Whether you’re just starting out with crossbows, or even if you’re a veteran x-bow shooter, you might find that the most perplexing parts of setting up a new scope is sighting it in. It’s important to get it done right, since this is key to your accuracy being dead-on and getting those all-important kill shots, […]