Scopes

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Nikon M-223 Scope: A Match Made in Heaven?

Nikon is jumping into the AR market with both feet. The new M-223 scope line offers classic Nikon quality, built into scopes (six models in all) specifically designed for the trajectory of the .223 Rem/5.56 NATO round with a 55-grain polymer-tipped bullet, the new BDC 600 reticle offers shooters unique open-circle aiming points and...

Carlos Hathcock, Winchester Model 70 Long-Tube Scope

Leatherwood/Hi-Lux Offers Vintage USMC Sniper Scope

Leatherwood/Hi-Lux is offering a reproduction of the long-tube style USMC scope. For lovers of vintage military arms, this is indeed exciting news — reigniting the long lost feelings one has as a kid staring at the ceiling waiting for Christmas morning to arrive.

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Video: Understanding Mils (Milliradians)

NSSF's Ryan Cleckner explains the measurement term "milliradian" (mil) and how to use a mil-dot scope to measure the distance to your target at the range and in the field.

Report from the Field: Optics

An upbeat SHOT Show can trigger irrational exuberance and the marketing of products with no real utility. Alas, such items appear even in somber times. In this report Wayne Van Zwoll winnows that chaff and separates the worthy from the merely recent in the world of optics.

Nikon Unveils New AR Rifle Scopes

Nikon has developed the new M-223 line of riflescopes, five scopes specifically engineered for the 223 Rem./5.56mm NATO round, with a 55-grain polymer-tipped bullet and a muzzle velocity of 3240fps.

Optics Necessities

Whether you're a hunter, shooter or operator, you must be able to see your target. Thankfully, there's a large assortment of glass nowadays for specific needs.