Burris Optics 5 30 56Mm Riflescope Xtr Pro F

First Look: Burris XTR Pro Riflescope

Burris is taking its Xtreme Tactical riflescope lineup to the next level with the XTR Pro that features new reticles, glass, mechanics and accessories.

​America’s First Sniper Rifle: The Telescopic-Sighted Krag-Jorgensen

The American Civil War was the first conflict in our nation’s history in which telescopic-sighted rifles were employed in combat to any appreciable extent. These muzzleloading, percussion rifles were fabricated by a number of civilian gunsmiths and gunsmithing firms, primarily for benchrest shooting matches.

How To Mount A Precision Riflescope

Mounting a scope on a rifle for precision shooting can be a difficult and frustrating endeavor when doing it yourself. Here, we look at some tips on how to best accomplish precision scope mounting for rifles.

The Variable-Power Optic: History & Performance

When it comes to riflescopes, variable-power units have become almost ubiquitous. To better understand variable scopes—and how to use them properly—you need to know how they work.

Riflescope Tips & Techniques: 3 Easy Tricks

Working with riflescopes doesn't have to be hard. Here are three easy tricks that will help smooth out any optical obstacles.

The Hidden Costs of Buying a Cheap Riflescope

Sometimes trying to save money by purchasing a cheap optic for your rifle can cost more, as exemplified here by Frank Melloni.

Preview: SIG Sauer SIERRA6BDX Riflescope

SIG Sauer expanded its innovative BDX lineup of riflescopes with the launch of an all-new SIERRA6BDX options with 6X magnification.

Leupold Expands VX-Freedom Riflescope Lineup in 2020

Leupold expanded its affordable VX-Freedom riflescope lineup in 2020 with models designed for use with the popular .223 Rem.

Zeroing in on Counterfeit Scopes and Sights

Is the optic you purchased for a price too-good-to-be-true is the real deal? Read more on how to spot the fakes.

Rifleman Q & A: A Winchester Riflescope?

A reader inquires about an article in American Rifleman about the use of Winchester scopes as sniper optics during World War I.

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