Scope Mounting

Riflescope Setup: Installing Standard Bases & Rings

Mounting a scope on a rifle is not all that hard, and anyone who is reasonably handy can, with a minimum of tools, do it right. This is one of those projects that works as well on a kitchen table as it does in a fully equipped shop.

Riflescope Ready: Sighting-In A Hunting Rifle

Properly sighting-in a rifle before embarking on a big-game hunt is as fundamentally important as buying a license. If you forget or choose to ignore the process, you simply deserve to miss.

Review: Primary Arms GLx 2x Prism Scope

With an illuminated, etched ACSS reticle, multiple caliber calibrations, the ability to use existing ACOG-style aftermarket mounts and an economical price point, the Primary Arms GLx 2x is a capable prism scope option for a wide range of modern sporting rifles.

Preview: Warne Magazine Extension For Glock Model 43X, 48

Glock Model 43X and G48 pistols can benefit from additional capacity using Warne’s U.S.-made Handgun Magazine Extension.

Rifleman Q&A: Riflescope Shims

I was attempting to sight-in a Winchester Model 94 side-eject rifle in .30-30 Win. using a telescopic sight. The shots printed high with the elevation cranked all the way down. Am I right to conclude that placing shims under the front telescopic sight base should correct this problem?

Review: Vortex Venom 5-25X Scope

Follow Frank Melloni as he takes a closer look at Vortex Optics' middle-of-the-road, long-range riflescope, the Vortex Venom 5-25X.

Preview: Talley Mfg. Anti-Cant Indicator

An easy upgrade for Talley’s factory scope rings is the company’s anti-cant indicator, a simple accessory that helps shooters get on target—especially distant ones.

Non-Permanent Scope Mounts For Military Surplus Rifles

Follow Frank Melloni as he takes a closer look at three non-permanent modern scope mounting solutions for popular military surplus rifles. 

Optical Resolution: How Sharp Is Sharp?

Can’t see the deer rack your buddy spotted, despite the fact you have bigger binoculars? Can’t find the holes in the paper but the guy next to you can? It’s time you learned about optical resolution.

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.

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