Not taking into account A1 and A2 iron sights, your AR can have one of two types of optics - red-dot sights or magnified scopes. Here's a look at both.
Trying to decode conflicting measurement systems on rifle scopes using MOA- turrets with Mil-based reticles is now a thing of the past on Leupold's line of optics thanks to their new TS-32X1 MOA-based reticle.
The FLIR ThermoSight R-Series offers something the consumer market has been missing for some time now -- a top-of-the-line thermal scope that, price-wise, falls in line with night vision technology.
Instead of dropping several thousand dollars on a night-vision scope, check out Bering Optics’ new Night Probe, an attachment that converts almost any daytime scope into a night-vision scope.
From iron sights to high-powered scopes, anyone paying attention knows optics abound in the firearms world. Here are three new low-powered options unveiled at the 2014 SHOT Show that may be worth scoping in on.
Redfield use to be the acme in hunting scopes. The brand still has a fine selection in this realm, but has made headway in another shooting niche. The Battlefield line has proved popular enough Redfield is offering a new version of the scope.
There are endless ways of configuring an AR-15. But, when it comes to home defense there are two accessories that are musts. If you focus on lights and sights, your gun will be decked out with what you need when it matters most.
The Close Medium Range (CMR) scope from Leatherwood is tough, versatile and best of all, affordable. Giving it my Best AR-15 Optic for 2013 endorsement was an easy decision.
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.