[Ultimate Resource]: Gun Scopes & Optics

We shot at it, torched it, and put it under all torture tests imaginable.

Here, you'll find hands-on reviews of some of the most popular optics on the market and we'll share with you the results of how they fared. We’ll cover everything from red dots to magnified scopes…and everything in between.

Long Range Scope Reviews

Best 3x Magnifiers Under $200 [Real Views + Video]

Have a red dot or holo and want to reach out? We bought the most popular 3x magnifiers and tested their clarity, eye relief, mounts, and bang-for-the-buck.

9 Best Long Range Rifle Scopes [2020 Hands On+Video]

Want the best long range scope for your purpose? We hands-on test the 9 most popular scopes. Complete with real view-throughs, tracking tests, and video.

Best 1-6x Scopes & LPVO [Real Views+Video]

1-6x scopes are perfect for almost anything. We have some of the most popular in-hand and tested through years of competitive use. Find out our best picks through several price points.

Best Scopes for the M1A: Long-Range & Scout Scopes

Want to upgrade your Springfield M1A? We go over our favorite long range and scout scopes with plenty of real view-throughs and hands-on experience.

5 Best Ruger 10/22 Scopes: Maximize Your Accuracy

Want to get the max accuracy out of your Ruger 10/22 rifle? We cover 5 of the best scopes made for rimfire rifles at a variety of budgets.

Best Nightforce Scopes (And Where to Buy Them)

Intent on getting a Nightforce scope...but not sure which or where to get one? Learn our go-to spot plus our favorite variants of the entire Nightforce series.

10 Best Spotting Scopes [View-Throughs]: Range & Hunting

Looking for a spotting scope? Not even sure you need one? We hands-on review some of the most popular with tons of view-through pictures.

Best AR-15 Offset Iron Sights [View-Throughs]

Need a quick transition from a magnified scope to close-up targets? Check out offset irons which give you a nice sight picture with a quick rotation.

Individual Optics Review

[Review] Aimpoint PRO (Patrol Rifle Optic): Best Red Dot?

Need a rock solid optic for your go-to rifle? We review the Aimpoint PRO with plenty of rounds down range. Plus accuracy testing, remounting shift testing, and torture testing with a hammer.

[Review] Vortex Strike Eagle 1-6x: First Person Views

Looking for an affordable scope? The Vortex Strike Eagle 1-6x might fit the bill. We hands-on review it for clarity, robustness, worth-it-ness, and more.

[Review] Sig Sauer BDX Scope: Future of Optics

Need a scope that auto changes its reticle based on range? The future is now with Sig Sauer's BDX line of scopes. We hands-on test one and wow it's awesome.

[Hands-on Review] Bushnell TRS-26: Improved & Reliable

Is the Bushnell TRS-26 a worthy upgrade from the TRS-25? We hands-on review it for build, clarity, robustness, affordability, ergonomics, and more.

[Hands-On Review] Swampfox Arrowhead 1-8x

Looking for a sub-$500 low power variable optic (LPVO) in the 1-8x range? We hands-on review the Swampfox Arrowhead for glass, eye-box, price, and more.

[Review] Primary Arms SLx 1-8x Scope: Hands-On

Is a low power variable optic like the PA 1-8x for you? We hands-on review it for reliability, durability, box test, glass quality, price, and more.

[3000 Round Review] Bushnell TRS-25 Red Dot

Looking for an affordable red dot? We hands-on review the Bushnell TRS-25 for accuracy, durability, battery life, and worth-it-ness after 5 years of use.

[Review] SWFA SS 2.5-10x32 Scope & Boyds Spike Camp Stock

Looking for an affordable scope and stock? We hands-on review SWFA's SS 2.5-10x ultralight scope and Boyds Spike Camp stock on our Howa 1500 action.

Trijicon MRO [Review+Video]: Go-To Duty Red Dot

Crazy durable, clear glass, insane battery life, and large field of view. We love the Trijicon MRO and we hands-on test it for everything that matters.

[Hands-On Review] Romeo 3 vs Romeo 5 from Sig Sauer

Looking for a new red dot? We hands-on test Sig Sauer's made-in-Japan Romeo 3 and 5 with lots of rounds, some freezing temperatures, and water submersion.

[Review]: Swamp Fox Optics Liberator & Kingslayer Red Dots

Are Swamp Fox's new red dots worth the move from established brands? We hands-on test their Liberator & micro Kingslayer to find out.

[Review] Trijicon SRO Micro Red Dot: RMR Killer?

Want the best micro red dot? We hands-on review the Trijicon SRO for a lot of rounds downrange to see if it's better than the Trijicon RMR.

[Review] Primary Arms 1-6x ACSS Gen 3: Budget LVPO

Want the best bang-for-the-buck 1-6x scope? We hands-on test the Primary Arms 1-6x Gen 3 with ACSS reticle. With tons of view-through videos and pics.

Riton Mod 5 1-4x Scope Review

The perfect scope for hunters: clear glass, first focal plane, illuminated reticle, and affordable pricing. Plus comparison pictures vs other scopes.

Review: Seek Thermal Camera with Inteliscope Mount

Wanna turn your phone into a thermal scope you can use with your rifle? Does that sound insane to you? Well, strap in as we take a look at the Seek Thermal Camera and Intelliscope mount and find out if its just an expensive novelty, or an actually useful tool.

SeeAll Open Sight [Review]

What sight combines a red dot and regular irons? We try out the pistol and rifle variants of the SeeAll Open Sight and give our take on whether this different optic deserves a place on your firearm.

[Review] Ruger American Predator: Affordable 1000 Yard Rifle

Can you get a 1000 yard rifle with an optic for under $1000? The Ruger American Predator plus a sweet Vortex scope show that you can. See the results!

Lasers & Other Optics Review

5 Best Handgun Laser Sights: Light Up Your Targets

Laser sights make aiming your handgun easier, especially in high-stress situations. Here are some of the best and useful ones out there.

7 Best AR-15 Lasers [Hands-On]: Budget to Pro

Want the fastest acquisition in low light? We hands-on review 6 of the most popular green & red lasers for brightness, zero, ergonomics, price, and more.

6 Best Prism Scopes [2020 Hands-On]

Prism scopes right for you? We cover the Pros & Cons plus hands-on pictures and view-through video for a few of the most popular models out right now.

5 Best Scout Scopes [Hands-On]

A good scout scope is almost perfect for multiple purposes and ranges. We hands-on test some of the most popular with videos and view-through images.

6 Best .300 Blackout Scopes and Optics: Correct Drops

Want a scope catered to your .300 Blackout round? We cover 6 of the best red dot, magnified optic, and prism scopes with the ideal .300 dropoff.

6 Best Binoculars: How to Choose Your Perfect Pair

Hunting, bird watching, or shooting groups...binoculars are an integral part of your kit. But what makes a great pair and how do you choose the best one?

5 Best Laser Bore Sights [Hands-On Tested]

Boresights make zeroing a lot easier, but not all boresights are created equal! Take a look at our top picks and save yourself time and money!

Best 3x Magnifiers Under $200 [Real Views + Video]

Have a red dot or holo and want to reach out? We bought the most popular 3x magnifiers and tested their clarity, eye relief, mounts, and bang-for-the-buck.

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