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Mounting a Rifle Scope: Is Yours Too Far Back?

If you have to pull your head back to see a full field or prevent the ocular ring from dinging your brow, your rifle scope is mounted too far back. Check out these tips on how to scope a rifle.

Accuracy 1st Anti-Cant Scope level is easy to install and mil-spec tough. It's curved vial and ceramic ball bearing allow for smooth adjustment and discrimination down to less than 1 degree of cant.

Best Scope Level for Long-Range Accuracy

One variable you need to keep under control when long-range shooting is rifle and scope level. To compliment the Whiz Wheel, Accuracy 1st has developed the very slick Anti-Cant Scope Level.

Hunting with a handgun scope

Handgun Hunting: Choosing Scopes and Sights

  Also Check Out: Handgun Review: Smith & Wesson Model 629 V-Comp Performance Center Revolver Selection, Understanding Your Needs Greatest Cartridges: The Indispensable .45 ACP You have made the decision to hunt with your new big-bore revolver, and now you are facing the decision of choosing a sighting system for this short-barreled firearm. Or...

Get practical tips for mounting and using weapon-mounted lights and laser sights, in "Own the Night" by Scott Wagner

Tips for that Remote Tape Switch on Your AR-15

For the general purpose AR, a dedicated weapon-mounted light is a popular accessory, whether mounted on the rail or the vertical foregrip. If you're using a remote tape switch with your light, there are a couple of critical points to watch for.