Tag: optics

Sniper Hider

If you have ever shot scoped rifles in direct sunlight you will be aware that it can sometimes be a big problem. It can be a struggle to see anything with glare on the lens. Scope manufacturers will often sell a tube which screws onto the front of the scope. These act as a sunshade…

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Scope Mounts.

Scope mounts are probably everyones least favourite subject. Unless you are Nerdy.. I am. I wrote a whole article on Torque settings entitled “Lets talk about Torque”. It surprised me that popular demand hasn’t prompted the sequel “Look who’s torqueing”.. Anyway I digress.. Scope mounts…. We all spend a hell of a lot of money…

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Sig Sauer Kilo 2000 Rangefinder

When it comes to all things shoot related, I am probably one of the luckiest chaps alive. I work as an instructor at one of the very best ranges in the UK (Orion Firearms Training) and I get to see almost every variable piece of shooting kit there is, whether firearms, binoculars, rangefinders, clothing etc…

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Lets talk about torque!

  Torque as some of you will know is rotational force. You apply torque with your arm when using a screwdriver for example. If you apply too much torque you may snap the head from the screw, too little and the screw will not hold materials firmly together. The application of measured torque is important…

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Vortex Diamondback 10×42 Binoculars.

Application.  There are so many binoculars out there, from cheap Chinese £30  pairs to £2000 Swarovski specials. People use binoculars for different purposes. Civilian Marksmen may use them for spotting, hunters to identify prey, ornithologists and Wildlife enthusiasts for observing fauna and of course there are the numerous tactical uses. The interesting thing, is that…

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Sights explained.

If you are new to shooting sports you might be left feeling slightly bewildered by the sheer number of sighting options available to you. In this article I will aim to cover them all briefly in order to give new shooters a better idea of what they might require and and explain some of the…

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The trend of “tactical’.

The word tactical is everywhere at the moment in the firearms industry. However it is a word that generates controversy for a variety of different reasons. Why has “tactical” become so popular? What does it even mean? This article aims to shed some 850 lumen, aircraft grade aluminium, LED light on the subject… In the…

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Scope Review – Vortex Viper PST 6-24X50

I have owned the PST for about a year now. It sits on my Remington 700 based .308. It has seen extreme rain, cold, heat, wind, dust, mud and the odd bang on the gun cabinet. I know some scope reviews go into serious detail when rating glass. I have neither the equipment or optical…

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