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Best Scope for 300 Blackout: Recommendations for your crosshairs?

Best Scope for 300 Blackout
Reader question: What is the best scope for 300 Blackout rifles? The 300 Blackout cartridge has made great headway in terms of advancing from the standard 5.56-mm round used in AR-platform rifles to one that’s more powerful and more effective. With proven performance and reliability, it eventually became popularly used not only among military and law enforcement personnel, but with big...

Best Scope for 270: On target reviews

best scope for 270 winchester rifle
Reader question: I'm a new hunter and have a Winchester .270. What are the best scopes for 270 rifles? Before we answer the question, let's learn a little bit about the Winchester .270. The .270 is often called the “fast and flat shooter” because of its flat trajectory. It is ideal for hunting in the open fields, and fires fast and...

Best Scope for 30-30: Good Recommendations for My Rifle?

Best Scope for 30-30
The best scope for 30-30 is normally used within the range of 100-150 yards – that’s about the effective range for this calibre. Some say 200 yards, others 250, but that’s stretching beyond the maximum. On the average, it’s 100 yards and there isn’t really much use for extremely high-powered scopes. Imagine sighting your deer-sized target, 100 yards away, through...

Best Scope for 30-06: What’s in Your Sights?

best scope for 30 06
Reader question: What is the best scope for 30-06 -- whether a Remington 700, Ruger American, or any deer hunting rifle. We won't cover the AR 15, though. Gun nomenclature has gone such a roundabout, with several coding systems applied for naming guns. More modern guns are named starting with the calibre or groove diameter followed by the company name. Not...

Best Scope for 17 HMR: Good Scope Reviews

best scope for hmr 17
Reader question: I'm looking for the best scope for 17 hmr? What is it and where can I find reviews in 2022? The .17 Hornady Magnum Rimfire, or simply .17hmr, performs best with a riflescope specially designed for .17s. Parallax settings for big games are generally fixed at 150-200 yards, which is the reason for a matching riflescope. Generally, smaller ones are...

Best Scope for 300 Win Mag: Sights for the Winchester Magnum Rifle

Best Scope for 300 Win Mag - winchester magnum
Many shooters say that the mere Winchester Magnum already spells disaster on your budget and finding the best scope for 300 Win Mag would right away refer to the higher-priced bracket of $500 dollars or more. It could well be true considering that 300 Winchester Magnum sniper rifles are known for their fire power and excellent performance when hunting big...

Best Rimfire Scope for the Money: A Buyers Guide in 2022

Best Rimfire Scope
Reader question: I'm looking for the best rimfire scope. Where can I find a guide to buying one? Read customer reviews of good rimfire scopes on the market on Amazon. Rimfire guns produce little recoil and, oftentimes, the rifles are lighter; hence, many shooters prefer them for small-game hunting. If you’re shooting at varmints and short-range targets with these guns, rimfire scopes...

Best budget spotting scope

best budget spotting scope
The best budget spotting scope can be use for surveillance, bird watching, hunting, verifying a shot to zero in guns, or whatever purpose that calls for more magnification (to the power range of 20x to 60x) than a handy pair of binoculars can offer. Inexpensive spotting scopes come in a variety of brand names, models, sizes, magnification and, of course,...

Best Airsoft MP5 SMG

Best Airsoft MP5
The real MP5 (machine pistol model 5) is actually a 9mm SMG (submachine gun) developed by engineers from a thriving German small-arms maker, Heckler & Koch, sometime in the ‘60s. With more advanced weapons technology, several gun companies have ventured into making faithful replicas of MP5s in the form of airsoft or paintball guns, to the delight of many gun...

Best Elk Hunting Boots: Reviews in 2022

Best Elk Hunting Boots
Next to your gun, your second-best friend during a hunting expedition is a sturdy pair of boots. You should never venture to the woodlands without this indispensable gear. The best elk hunting boots are designed to keep your feet dry, warm and comfortable, whether you’re on a trek, up on your tree stand, or poised to shoot a game. Read customer...