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Two New 4-12x Vantage Series Scopes by Hawke Optics

Hawke Optics are adding new models to their Vantage line of scopes. With more than 100 variants to chose from, the latest additions are focused on hunting and recreational shooting. The new models are called Vantage 4-12×40 and Vantage 4-12×50 and they both use the 30/30 Duplex reticle. Both are based on one-inch mono-tube frames […] Read More … The post Two New 4-12x Vantage Series Scopes by Hawke Optics appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Optics, Daily News, Vantage, Scopes, Product Announcement, Hawke Optics, 30/30 Duplex, 4-12x40, 4-12x50


TFB Review: Meopta Optika6 4.5-27×50 SFP Scope

The Meopta Optika6 series of riflescopes aims to push the limits of you and your rifle at distance.  The Optika6 lineup features eight different reticles in both first and second focal planes. As long-range rifle season is in full swing, I requested the Optika6 4.5-27×50 SFP to test out on my Ruger Precision Rifle in .300 […] Read More … The post TFB Review: Meopta Optika6 4.5-27×50 SFP Scope appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Optics, Riflescope, Scopes, Meopta, Second Focal Plane, Sfp, Optika6, 4.5-27x50


GPO SPECTRA 5X 3-15x56i Riflescope for $999.99

The SPECTRA 3-15x56i is a new riflescope from German Precision Optics (GPO). Their aim is to attract customers like hunters and precision shooters. The combination of a large 56mm lens with a 3-15 power range should attract quite a few, especially given the MSRP of $999.99. Some of the other features include a 30mm main […] Read More … The post GPO SPECTRA 5X 3-15x56i Riflescope for $999.99 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Gpo, Daily News, Scopes, Spectra, Product Announcement, German Precision Optics, GPO SPECTRA 5X


GPO SPECTRA 5X 3-5x56i Riflescope for $999.99

The SPECTRA 3-15x56i is a new riflescope from German Precision Optics (GPO). Their aim is to attract customers like hunters and precision shooters. The combination of a large 56mm lens with a 3-15 power range should attract quite a few, especially given the MSRP of $999.99. Some of the other features include a 30mm main […] Read More … The post GPO SPECTRA 5X 3-5x56i Riflescope for $999.99 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Gpo, Daily News, Scopes, Spectra, Product Announcement, German Precision Optics, GPO SPECTRA 5X


SIGHTRON Announces the New SIII SS 36x45mm ED Premium Competition Riflescope Line

North Carolina-based SIGHTRON have announced the addition of the SIII SS 36×45 ED to their line of competition rifle scopes. It has a precision-ground ED glass objective lens, 30mm tube diameter, an eye relief of 3.6in and a weight of 20.5 oz. MSRP for the SIII SS 36×45 ED is $1,249.99. Here’s what SIGHTRON have to say […] Read More … The post SIGHTRON Announces the New SIII SS 36x45mm ED Premium Competition Riflescope Line appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Ed, North Carolina, Optics, Daily News, Scope, Scopes, Product Announcement, Sightron, SIII SS 36x45mm


TFB Review: Leupold Mark5 HD 5-25×56 PR2 Reticle

Earlier this year Leupold released a new reticle for their Mark5 HD scopes. The new PR2 reticle was developed in collaboration with professional shooters and was designed for speed and precision. It is a reticle that is perfect for Precision Rifle Series shooters. Leupold sent their Mark5 HD 5-25×56 with their new PR2 reticle in […] Read More … The post TFB Review: Leupold Mark5 HD 5-25×56 PR2 Reticle appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Optics, Prs, Scopes, Leupold, Long Range, 5-25x56, Mark5 HD


New Brand & LPVO from Armament Technology: SAI Optics SAI 6 1-6x24mm

It’s not every day that you see a new brand in optics, but Armament Technology Inc. (ATI) has released both a new brand and a new optic called the SAI 6 1-6x24mm Riflescope. The brand name SAI Optics stands for S – Speed, A – Accuracy, I – Integrity. Some of the features include first focal […] Read More … The post New Brand & LPVO from Armament Technology: SAI Optics SAI 6 1-6x24mm appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Companies, Optics, Daily News, Scopes, Product Announcement, Armament Technology Inc, LPVO, Tangent Theta, SAI Optics, Armament Technology Inc ATI


Primary Arms Adds New ACSS Gemini Reticle to GLx 2x Prism Scope

Fans of the Primary Arms series of Prism Optics will be happy to hear there is another reticle option now available for the GLx 2x Prism scope. The ACSS Gemini reticle has now been added to the lineup and is specifically designed around use for 9mm PCCs and pistols. The optic will be priced right […] Read More … The post Primary Arms Adds New ACSS Gemini Reticle to GLx 2x Prism Scope appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Optics, Daily News, Scopes, Primary Arms, Submachine Guns/Pistol Caliber Carbines, GLx 2X, ACSS Reticle, Prism Scopes, ACSS Gemini


Kenton Industries Customizable Turrets for Trijicon Riflescopes

Kenton Industries makes custom adjustable turrets for just about any riflescope on the market today. Recently they added Trijicon riflescopes to their lineup of customizable products. Now those of you who like to sport Trijicon optics can have fully customizable windage and elevation turrets that are dialed into your exact rifle, scope, ambient conditions, and […] Read More … The post Kenton Industries Customizable Turrets for Trijicon Riflescopes appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Optics, Daily News, Custom, Scopes, Riflescopes, Turrets, Kenton Industries, Kenton Industries Customizable Turrets, Trijicon Riflescopes


TFB Review: Nightforce ATACR 5-25×56 SFP + SPUHR Mount

The Nightforce ATACR has made a name for itself as the tried and true optic for long-range shooters and military snipers.  Held to insane durability standards, and using a 34mm tube and multi-coated ED glass, the ATACR series is where quality meets durability.  I purchased this ATACR 5-25×56 SFP Enhanced roughly a year ago to […] Read More … The post TFB Review: Nightforce ATACR 5-25×56 SFP + SPUHR Mount appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Optics, Riflescope, Scopes, Nightforce Optics, Second Focal Plane, ATACR, Nightforce ATACR, Spuhr Mount, Nightforce ATACR 5-25x56 F2


USMC Fielding Squad Common Optic

The United States Marine Corps (USMC) has begun fielding a new standard magnified day optic for its small arms that will allow their infantry to engage adversaries at greater distances. Designated the Squad Common Optic (SCO), the new scope can be fitted to both the M4 carbine series as well as the M27 Infantry Automatic […] Read More … The post USMC Fielding Squad Common Optic appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Defense, Optics, Daily News, Usmc, Scopes, United States Marine Corps USMC, Squad Common Optic, TRIJICON VCOG 1-8X28, USMC Fielding Squad Common Optic, Squad Common Optic SCO


Masterpiece Arms Introduces New Enhancements for the Bolt Action Mount

Those of you who are heavily invested in the bolt action rifle game will no doubt be familiar with the Masterpiece Arms Bolt Action Mount. The Bolt Action Mount is a precision machined scope mount meant to mate high-performance rifle optics with Picatinny-equipped rifles. Masterpiece Arms have just announced a few new enhancements to their […] Read More … The post Masterpiece Arms Introduces New Enhancements for the Bolt Action Mount appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Mpa, Optics, Daily News, Other Gear & Gadgets, Scope Mounts, Scopes, MasterPiece Arms, Bolt Action Mount


POTD: Schmidt & Bender 5-45×56 PMII with Pulsar Krypton FXG50 Thermal Clip-On

Photo Of The Day – And yes as you probably already guessed we also have the Tikka TAC A1 in 6.5 Creedmoor and a Spuhr mount to carry the heavy burden of the Schmidt & Bender 5-45×56 PMII with Pulsar Krypton FXG50 Thermal Clip-On. The 5-45 PMII really is something else. I was expecting a […] Read More … The post POTD: Schmidt & Bender 5-45×56 PMII with Pulsar Krypton FXG50 Thermal Clip-On appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Thermal, Optics, SCHMIDT, Bender, Creedmoor, Photo of the Day, Scopes, Schmidt Bender, GR²ID, Tikka TAC A1, LRR-MIL reticle, Schmidt & Bender 5-45 PMII, Pulsar Krypton FXG50, Pulsar Krypton


New Thermal Sight: Pulsar Thermion 2 XP50/XQ38/XQ50

The rapid development in the thermal imaging market doesn’t seem to care about all the difficulties that are happening in the global economy. Pulsar begins the year by releasing the second generation of the Thermion Riflescopes – Thermion 2 XQ38, Thermion 2 XQ50 and the top model Thermion 2 XP50. The heart of the new […] Read More … The post New Thermal Sight: Pulsar Thermion 2 XP50/XQ38/XQ50 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Thermal, Daily News, Scopes, Product Announcement, Pulsar Thermion, Lynred USA, Pulsar Thermion 2 XP50, Pulsar Thermion 2 XQ38, Pulsar Thermion 2 XQ50


TFB Review: Schmidt & Bender 5-20×50 PM II Ultra Short Series

Looking to transform your high-quality AR-platform or bolt-action rifle from being reasonably accurate to a precision instrument? Then the ultra-compact Schmidt & Bender 5-20×50 PM II Ultra Short might be the answer. This review is also another important piece in the puzzle in TFB’s quest of reviewing all of the PM II series of riflescopes […] Read More … The post TFB Review: Schmidt & Bender 5-20×50 PM II Ultra Short Series appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Optics, SCHMIDT, Bender, Scopes, Schmidt Bender, Blaser R8, MSR2, P4L Fine, Pulsar Krypton FXG50, 5-20x50 PM II Ultra Short, Schmidt & Bender 5-20x50 PM II Ultra Short


POTD: The Kahles 1-8×24 Riflescope (3GR)

Photo Of The Day and time for another picture taken through the reticle. We’re looking into the Kahles K18i, with the 3GR reticle. There is also an IPSC reticle, but I would prefer the 3GR. The K18i has a slim and streamlined design with all but the necessary features removed. It’s a great optic! You […] Read More … The post POTD: The Kahles 1-8×24 Riflescope (3GR) appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Optics, Photo of the Day, Scopes, Kahles, 1-8x24, Kahles K18i, 3GR


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


New Leupold VX-3HD Line of Riflescopes

Leupold & Stevens, Inc. has introduced a new line of riflescopes called the VX-3HD. They all have a 3:1 zoom ratio and Leupold’s CDS-ZL elevation dial which you can use instead of holdovers on the long-range. The line includes 5 new models, from 1.5-5×20 up to 4.5-14×50. After looking at the reticles offered, I’d say that […] Read More … The post New Leupold VX-3HD Line of Riflescopes appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Optics, Daily News, Scopes, Leupold, Leupold Stevens Inc, Product Announcement, Leupold & Stevens, Leupold VX-3HD, VX-3HD


Long-Range Dominance with the new Leupold PR2 Reticle Mark 5HD

Leupold has just announced that as part of their new 2021 products lineup, the Mark 5HD riflescope will be given a new cutting edge reticle specifically designed for long-range shooters who need an enhanced degree of speed and precision. The PR2 reticle will feature a “clutter-free” Christmas tree design combined with the first focal plane […] Read More … The post Long-Range Dominance with the new Leupold PR2 Reticle Mark 5HD appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Optics, Daily News, Scopes, Leupold, Long Range, Riflescopes, Mark 5HD, PR2 Reticle


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


[TFB GUNFEST] New Primary Arms Optics for 2021

In this episode of TFBTV, James is with Primary Arms to discuss new optics offerings from them. From economically priced to higher-end, from red dots to magnified optics, pistols to rifles, Primary is releasing a diverse group of optics for 2021. ««« GUN AND GEAR GIVEAWAYS »»» PLEASE check out our Patreon and Subscribe Star […] Read More … The post [TFB GUNFEST] New Primary Arms Optics for 2021 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Optics, TFBTV, Scopes, TFBTV James, Primary Arms, Reflex/Red Dot, Gun Fest 2021


POTD: The Vortex Optics Razor HD 5-20×50

This is the Vortex Razor HD 5-20×50 FFP, in an excellent photograph through the reticle. It makes me long for the summer (or the spring for starters), and to go out and ring some steel. The photo is taken from the Vortex Facebook page. While I haven’t looked through the 5-20 model myself, I really […] Read More … The post POTD: The Vortex Optics Razor HD 5-20×50 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Photo of the Day, Scopes, Vortex Optics, Vortex Razor HD, 5-20x50, Vortex Optics Razor HD, Vortex Facebook


New NightForce ATACR 4-20×50 F1 Scope

NightForce has just added a new member to the ATACR family called the 4-20×50 F1. To be honest, this is probably my favorite magnification range as it suits almost every spectrum where your rifle can be used. The ATACR 4-20×50 F1 scope has the following four reticle options: Horus TREMOR3, MIL-XT, MOAR F1 and MIL-C […] Read More … The post New NightForce ATACR 4-20×50 F1 Scope appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Optics, Daily News, Nightforce, Scopes, Product Announcement, ATACR, Nightforce ATACR, NightForce ATACR 4-20x50 F1


More Optics from Brownells: New 1-8×24 MPO Riflescope

In 2019 Brownells introduced their new MPO (Match Precision Optic) line of optics, with lenses made in Japan. It’s now time for an LPVO (Low Power Variable Optics) to join the lineup in the form of a 1-8x24mm. This type of riflescope is best suited for AR15s but can be used on other platforms too. There […] Read More … The post More Optics from Brownells: New 1-8×24 MPO Riflescope appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Japan, Guns, Optics, Daily News, Scopes, Product Announcement, Brownells mpo, Brownells scopes, brownells 1-8x24 MPO, MPO Riflescope, MPO Match Precision Optic, LPVO Low Power Variable Optics


New Swarovski Smartscope – dS 5-25×52 P Gen II

I attended Swarovski’s online press conference and apart from various binoculars the only new riflescope was an updated version of the dS 5-25×52. This is already an amazing product as it is, but things can always be improved upon and that is what Swarovski has done. Apart from a slimmer design and a new battery […] Read More … The post New Swarovski Smartscope – dS 5-25×52 P Gen II appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Optics, Daily News, Swarovski, Scopes, Product Announcement, Smart Scope, Gen II, dS 5-25x52


New Pulsar Thermion XM30 Thermal Riflescope

Pulsar USA have just released the new Pulsar Thermion XM30 Thermal Riflescope. The product is Made in Europe but intended for the U.S. market. Pulsar Thermion looks like a traditional riflescope but offers thermal performance. Check here to see what it may look like when mounted on an AR-15. This thermal riflescope offers 3.5-14x magnification with […] Read More … The post New Pulsar Thermion XM30 Thermal Riflescope appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Europe, Guns, Thermal, Optics, Daily News, Scopes, Pulsar, Product Announcement, Thermal Riflescope, Thermion XM30, Pulsar USA


Primary Arms GLx 2.5-10×44 with ACSS Griffin MIL Reticle

Primary Arms shows no sign of slowing down. They have introduced several new optics this year, including the new budget-friendly SLx MD-20. Well, you can add another one to the list. Introducing the Primary Arms GLx 2.5-10×44 FFP Rifle Scope with an illuminated ACSS Griffin MIL reticle. The GLx 2.5-10×44 is built to enhance both agility […] Read More … The post Primary Arms GLx 2.5-10×44 with ACSS Griffin MIL Reticle appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Optics, Daily News, Scope, Scopes, Riflescopes, Product Announcement, Primary Arms, First focal plane, ACSS Griffin MIL, GLx 2.5-10x44, ACSS Griffin


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


TFBTV Reviews the Maven RS.4 5-30X56 Scope

$1,800 doesn’t sound cheap, but when you are competing against German optics that cost over twice as much, the Maven RS.4 sounds like a reasonably priced piece of glass. James has used the Maven RS.4 at Thunder Ranch and his own range for the past few months to see where the RS.4 excelled and if […] Read More … The post TFBTV Reviews the Maven RS.4 5-30X56 Scope appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Optics, James, Maven, TFBTV, Scopes, Thunder Ranch, 5-30x56, RS.4


New Budget LPVO: Athlon Optics Ares ETR 1-10×28 UHD

Say hello to the new LPVO (Low Power Variable Optic) from Athlon Optics. It’s called Ares ETR 1-10×28. It’s been designed for close-range shooting as well as precise long range shots. With a 10x magnification range it’s supposed to provide fast target acquisition as well as a wide field of view. There are two reticles to […] Read More … The post New Budget LPVO: Athlon Optics Ares ETR 1-10×28 UHD appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Optics, Daily News, Scopes, Athlon Optics, LPVO, Ares ETR 1-10×28, Athlon Optics Ares ETR, LPVO Low Power Variable Optic