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POTD: Sunrise and the Schmidt & Bender 3-21×50 Exos

After what felt like months of fog, clouds, darkness and other sorts of misery the clouds scattered one morning and the sunrise put some backlight on some clouds. The new Schmidt & Bender 3-21×50 Exos which TFB has for review was pointing in the right direction, and a few pictures were taken to enhance this […] Read More … The post POTD: Sunrise and the Schmidt & Bender 3-21×50 Exos appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Optics, TFB, SCHMIDT, Bender, Photo of the Day, Exos, Schmidt Bender, Microtech Knives, Spuhr Hunting Line, Microtech Combat Troodon, Schmidt & Bender 3-21x50 Exos


TFB Review: Schmidt & Bender 1.5-8x42mm STRATOS Hunting Rifle Scope

I would never really have considered the Schmidt & Bender 1.5-8×40 STRATOS, but as I was reviewing the Pulsar Krypton FXG50 thermal front attachment I was in need of a rifle scope with low-to-medium magnification, at least 42 mm exit pupil (for the Pulsar adapters to fit) and a reticle suitable for hunting. Schmidt & […] Read More … The post TFB Review: Schmidt & Bender 1.5-8x42mm STRATOS Hunting Rifle Scope appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Thermal, Optics, Stratos, SCHMIDT, Bender, Scopes, Schmidt Bender, Pulsar Krypton FXG50, Pulsar Krypton, Schmidt & Bender 1.5-8x42mm STRATOS, Spuhr SP-3006


POTD: Breitling Avenger 45 Night Mission Inspired Spuhr Mount

When more or less every riflescope mount is black, it’s time to be different. Therefore I wanted to create something unusual for my next project, so I asked my Cerakoter (SCR.Nu) to replicate the colors of the Breitling Avenger 45 Night Mission on a Spuhr mount. I think it came out really well, but I […] Read More … The post POTD: Breitling Avenger 45 Night Mission Inspired Spuhr Mount appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Optics, Breitling, Photo of the Day, Cerakote, Spuhr, Schmidt & Bender, Battleworn, Mile High Shooting Accessories, Stjernelund Custom Rifles, Spuhr Mount


Canada’s C20s get Schmidt & Bender 3-20×50 Ultra Short Scopes in Coyote M17 TAN

According to Schmidt & Bender GmbH, the Department of National Defence in Canada have decided to equip their new C20 semi-automatic precision rifles, made by Colt Canada, with 3-20×50 PMII Ultra Short riflescopes from the German manufacturer. In an order said to be worth CA$8.5 million, the Canadian Army ordered around 300 C20 Semi-Automatic Sniper […] Read More … The post Canada’s C20s get Schmidt & Bender 3-20×50 Ultra Short Scopes in Coyote M17 TAN appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Defense, Canada, Optics, Daily News, SCHMIDT, Department of National Defence, Bender, Canadian Army, Scopes, Cerakote, Colt Canada, Schmidt Bender, MIL/LE, TReMoR3, C20 Semi-Automatic Sniper Weapon


Schmidt & Bender Secures Optics Contract for German Short Range Sniper Rifle

The German Short Range Sniper Rifle (G26) tender was cancelled and rescheduled a few months ago, but that hasn’t stopped the Federal Office responsible for the Bundeswehr equipment procurement (BAAINBw) to place an order with the riflescope specialist Schmidt & Bender. The order was placed on December 28, 2020, and there were two companies fighting […] Read More … The post Schmidt & Bender Secures Optics Contract for German Short Range Sniper Rifle appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Bundeswehr, Optics, Daily News, SCHMIDT, Bender, Federal Office, Scopes, Spuhr, Schmidt Bender, G26, MIL/LE, TReMoR3, G26 Sniper Rifle, Schmidt & Bender 5-20x50


POTD: Schmidt & Bender 3-27×56 PMII with Pulsar Krypton FXG50 Thermal Clip-On

This Photo Of The Day is a little different. It’s to show what TFB is about to review, call it a teaser if you like. We’re looking at a Schmidt & Bender 3-27×56 PMII riflescope and the Pulsar Krypton FXG50 Thermal Clip-On. In terms of optics, and software applications, we seem to live in a Golden Era. […] Read More … The post POTD: Schmidt & Bender 3-27×56 PMII with Pulsar Krypton FXG50 Thermal Clip-On appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Thermal, SCHMIDT, Bender, Photo of the Day, Schmidt Bender, JP Rifles PCS-12, Safran Vectronix Terrapin X Rangefinder, Pulsar Thermal Imaging, Schmidt & Bender 3-27x56, Pulsar Krypton FXG50, Pulsar Krypton


French Army Buys Steiner Scopes, Trijicon Reflex Sights & Spuhr Mounts for Snipers

Steiner Optics and Humbert CTTS, a French distributor, has won a large contract to supply various riflescopes to the French Armed Forces. Initially, the contract is to supply 375 pieces of Steiner M5xi 5-25×56 riflescopes with Laser Protection Filters. The intention is that these optics will fit the current French heavy sniper rifles PGM Hecate II […] Read More … The post French Army Buys Steiner Scopes, Trijicon Reflex Sights & Spuhr Mounts for Snipers appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, France, Optics, Daily News, Steiner, Scopes, Steiner Optics, Spuhr, Schmidt & Bender, FinnAccuracy, Humbert, Reflex/Red Dot, Heckler & Koch HK417, Steiner M7Xi, FN SCAR H-PR, MSR2 Reticles


POTD: International Specialty Training Center High Angle Sniper Course

Photo Of The Day: Today’s pictures are from Hochfilzen, Austria, and as you can see it was quite a steep walk for the snipers as well as the photographer. Above you see Belgian Special Forces sniper teams as they engage long-range targets, from an elevated shooting range as part of the High Angle Sniper Course. Below are […] Read More … The post POTD: International Specialty Training Center High Angle Sniper Course appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Defense, Training, Austria, Photo of the Day, Hochfilzen Austria, Hochfilzen, Schmidt & Bender, Accuracy International, Barrett M107A1, High Angle Sniper Course


U.S. Marine Corps Select Multi-Spectral Weapon Night Sight from Elbit Systems

The ability to stay in the fight at night and at long distances is increasing in importance, and the United States Marine Corps is of course looking for competitive solutions in the area. For instance, the French Army selected the SCAR-H PR with a low variable power riflescopes from Schmidt & Bender (reviewed here) with thermal […] Read More … The post U.S. Marine Corps Select Multi-Spectral Weapon Night Sight from Elbit Systems appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Defense, Thermal, Daily News, Elbit Systems, United States Marine Corps, French Army, Night Vision, Schmidt Bender, Night Sight, Clip-on, ICATS


POTD: L129A1 Sharpshooter Rifle

Nothing to do? Take a cup of coffee and enjoy the pictures and story of the United Kingdom’s L129A1 Sharpshooter Rifle. According to Wikipedia, over 3,000 units of the L129A1 had been supplied to UK forces by 2014. In the competition, the Lewis Machine and Tool Company was up against firearms like the FN Herstal SCAR-H, Heckler […] Read More … The post POTD: L129A1 Sharpshooter Rifle appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: UK, Guns, Wikipedia, United Kingdom, Acog, Photo of the Day, Rifles, Surefire, Schmidt & Bender, AR Patterned, 7.62x51mm Sharpshooter Rifle, L129a1, FN Herstal SCAR, British Ministry of Defence, ACOG 6x48, L3A1 Bayonet


TFB Review: Schmidt & Bender 3-12×50 PMII Scope with Spuhr QD Mount

This riflescope was my first entry into the world of Schmidt & Bender, and I bought it second hand from a friend for a fair price. The box says 3-12×50 PMII LP P4F DT 1 cm, which means that it has an illuminated P4F reticle with 1 cm clicks. What makes the 3-12×50 PMII interesting is that […] Read More … The post TFB Review: Schmidt & Bender 3-12×50 PMII Scope with Spuhr QD Mount appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Optics, SCHMIDT, Bender, Scopes, Schmidt Bender, Ruger Precision Rifle, Spuhr ISMS, Spuhr QDP, GGG Ammo, schmidt & bender 3-12x50 PMII, Spuhr QD Mount


POTD: German Special Forces Sniper Training in Lithuania

Today’s Photo of the Day brings us to an almost exclusive Made In Germany experience, with the G28 DMR rifle (Designated Marksman Rifle) in use by the German Army. The rifle is a Heckler & Koch 417 with a Schmidt & Bender 3-20×50 DMR scope with a single turn turret and DMR reticle, as used by […] Read More … The post POTD: German Special Forces Sniper Training in Lithuania appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Germany, Defense, Training, Lithuania, Koch, DMR, Photo of the Day, Schmidt Bender, G28 DMR, KSK, G22A2 Sniper Rifle, German special forces, Special Forces Sniper Training


TFB Review: Schmidt & Bender 3-27×56 PMII High Power Riflescope + Aimpoint ACRO C-1

The Firearm Blog continues its mission of reviewing as many of the Schmidt & Bender PM II Riflescopes as possible. Previously we had a look at the top-seller S&B 5-25×56 PM II and the S&B 1-8×24 PM II ShortDot Dual CC, one of the few riflescopes with reticles in both planes. In this review, we’re going […] Read More … The post TFB Review: Schmidt & Bender 3-27×56 PMII High Power Riflescope + Aimpoint ACRO C-1 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Optics, SCHMIDT, Bender, Scopes, Schmidt Bender, Really Right Stuff, Reflex/Red Dot, Spuhr ISMS, GGG Ammunition, Aimpoint Acro, GR²ID, Innorel, MRS2, Schmidt & Bender 3-27x56


LRH-MOA – New reticle for the Schmidt & Bender 3-21 EXOS

The new Schmidt Bender 3-21×50 EXOS riflescope is mainly aimed at customer’s looking for a great hunting riflescope. The model is now available with a new illuminated LRH-MOA (Long-Range Hunting) reticle. The LRH-MOA reticle is in the second focal plane (SFP = stays the same regardless of magnification) and MOA based, which should attract customers on […] Read More … The post LRH-MOA – New reticle for the Schmidt & Bender 3-21 EXOS appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, SCHMIDT, Bender, Scopes, Exos, Schmidt Bender, 3-21x50 Exos


POTD: Korps Commandotroepen Sniper in Afghanistan

Photo Of The Day and yet another great photo by Hille James Combat Photographer. Today we’re looking at a Dutch sniper of the Korps Commandotroepen (KCT) in Afghanistan. The sniper has a Suppressed Heckler & Koch HK417 with, most likely, a Schmidt & Bender riflescope and an Aimpoint Micro as a secondary sight. I think the laser range […] Read More … The post POTD: Korps Commandotroepen Sniper in Afghanistan appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Afghanistan, Photo of the Day, Schmidt Bender, Wilcox RAPTAR - S, Heckler & Koch HK417, Hille James Combat Photographer, Hille James Combat Photographer Today, Korps Commandotroepen KCT


TFB Review: The 1-8×24 PM II ShortDot Dual CC – from Schmidt & Bender

The Firearm Blog is on a mission to review as many of the Schmidt & Bender PM II Riflescopes as we can. In case you didn’t know PM is short for Police & Military as well as Competition. Previously we had a look at the classic S&B 5-25×56 PM II with the LRR-Mil reticle, with a […] Read More … The post TFB Review: The 1-8×24 PM II ShortDot Dual CC – from Schmidt & Bender appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Optics, SCHMIDT, Bender, Scopes, Heckler & Koch, MR223, Schmidt Bender, Reflex/Red Dot, Spuhr ISMS, LPVO, SHTF Gun, 1-8x24 PMII Dual CC, Low Power Variable Optic, MDR-T6 Reticle


POTD: High-Tech Setups from The International Sniper Competition

Photo Of The Day – We go back to the International Sniper Competition 2019 for a look at a lot of high-tech rifles, lasers and optics. It seems that some of the competitors used their own personal firearms, which makes these pictures very interesting. Above is a JP Enterprises LRP-07 lower with what I think […] Read More … The post POTD: High-Tech Setups from The International Sniper Competition appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Nightforce, Photo of the Day, Spuhr, Schmidt & Bender, JP Rifles PCS-12, FN SCAR-H, International Sniper Competition, LRP-07, PCS-12, JP Enterprises LRP


Announced: Tender for the Next G26 German Sniper Riflescope

Recently TFB reported about the G26 7.62×51 mm “Short Range Sniper Rifle” that the German Army is looking for. Now the tender for the optics is out, so we can study the specifications of what they want. In short, they are looking for a high-end riflescope with a minimum of 5 to a minimum of 16 […] Read More … The post Announced: Tender for the Next G26 German Sniper Riflescope appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Optics, Editorial, TFB, German Army, Scopes, Schmidt & Bender, Designated Marksman Rifle, G26, Horus Vision, MIL/LE, TReMoR3, Concamo, G26 Sniper Rifle, Short Range Sniper Rifle, Sniper Gray


POTD: Sako TRG 42 A1 .338 LM + Schmidt Bender 5-45×56 PM II High Power

Photo Of The Day: It’s the SAKO factory in Riihimäki that produces the bolt-action Sako TRG 42 A1 rifle. Here we can see it equipped with goodies like a Schmidt Bender 5-45×56 PM II High Power scope with DTII turrets, in a mount from Spuhr. The bipod is from Fortmeier. This version is chambered in […] Read More … The post POTD: Sako TRG 42 A1 .338 LM + Schmidt Bender 5-45×56 PM II High Power appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Sako, Photo of the Day, Spuhr, Schmidt Bender, Riihimaki, 338 Lapua Mag, TRG 42, Sako TRG22A1, Schmidt & Bender 5-45 PMII, Fortmeier, SAKOT, LM Schmidt Bender


POTD: Heckler & Koch HK417 with Schmidt & Bender

Photo Of The Day – we are now on our 7th year of bringing you high-quality photographs from the world of firearms every day. Today we have the pleasure to join Norwegian Soldiers from the “Jegerkompani”,  during practice before their Night watch. This is in the Finnmark area in Northern Norway. It’s the first time […] Read More … The post POTD: Heckler & Koch HK417 with Schmidt & Bender appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Norway, Koch, SCHMIDT, Bender, Finnmark, Northern Norway, Photo of the Day, Schmidt Bender, HK417, HK M320, Hk416n, M72, AG-HK416, Jegerkompani


Schmidt & Bender – New Ballistic Elevation Turret for Hunting and Competition Shooting

In October of last year, TFB posted these great pictures taken through the reticle of the Schmidt & Bender 3-21×50 EXOS, a rifle scope focused on hunting. It is now time for a new interesting feature to enter the arena and enhance the performance of this scope. S&B have released a Single Turn Ballistic tower that […] Read More … The post Schmidt & Bender – New Ballistic Elevation Turret for Hunting and Competition Shooting appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Optics, Daily News, TFB, SCHMIDT, Bender, Exos, Ballistic Turret, Schmidt Bender, Product Announcement, 3-21x50 Exos