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Ultra-Light Binocular Harness

Veteran hunter Rick Young developed his Ultra-Light Bino Harness to reduce the bulk that inevitably builds up around a hunter’s neck and upper body.


Nikon M223 2-8x32 Scope

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Zeiss Terra ED 10X 42 mm Binocular

How did Zeiss—known for its image quality and a price point to match—pull off an optic worthy of its logo with a down-to-earth price?

Bushnell Legend Ultra HD 20-60X 80 mm

The Legend HD is a standout in the realm of affordable high-powered spotting scopes for serious long-range work.

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Buy a Leupold VX-3, VX-3L or VX-6 riflescope and get a free jacket.

Leupold Mark 8 3.5-25X 56 mm

Leupold Tactical’s Mark 8 riflescope was built to provide military and law-enforcement users with an optic that will not fail, no matter the size of the rifle or the range between it and its target.


Using a mini television camera linked to a computer, the ShotKam reveals the gun’s front bead in relation to the target as the shot is made.

Leupold Mark 6 Throw Lever

The throw lever allows for quick magnification adjustments.


By Bill McRae
February 28, 2013

There are a lot of technical terms when describing optics, such as riflescopes, binoculars and spotting scopes.

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Larry Stoddard wrote:
April 30, 2013

Excellent explanation and. Very helpful in understanding optics.

broknaxl wrote:
March 04, 2013

A good definition of Parralax would have been nice. We hear about it all the time,but a lot of people don't really understand what it is.

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