Gun Scopes & Optics

Every scope and optic I reviewed below has been hand-tested, torture-tested, and extensively researched. Here you’ll find my best optic recommendations for every firearm, caliber, and use from ARs to Astigmatism as well as advice on how to zero a scope, and more.


Start Here – Most Popular Scope Reviews

best ruger 10/22 scope: Leupold VX-Freedom 3-9x40

The Best Ruger 10/22 Scopes & Red Dot Sights in 2024

I tested countless rimfire scopes and red dots on Ruger 10/22 rifles for clarity, durability and value. The overall best Ruger 10/22 scope: the Leupold VX-Freedom 3-9×40.

Vortex PST Gen II best scope for AR15

The Best AR-15 Scopes, Optics & Red Dots in 2024

I’ve used every AR-15 scope, optic and red dot sight on the market. From personal experience, the best AR-15 scope is the Vortex PST Gen II 1-6×24.

The Best 1-6x Scopes & LPVO in 2024

Looking for the best 1-6x scopes and Low Power Variable Optics (LPVOs)? I’ve reviewed all of the optics on the market to find the best LPVO.

aimpoint pro best red dot sight

The Best Red Dot Sights in 2024

I tested over 20 red dot sights on various rifles. I looked for a crisp dot, long battery life, and rugged reliability. The best red dot sight: Aimpoint PRO.

Best Scope for AR-10

The Best Scopes for AR-10 in 2024

This guide will show you the best scope for AR-10 in 2021. In fact, I’ve hand-tested over 20 optics alone for this review and…


Rifle Scope Reviews

Leupold VX-3i 3.5-10x50

The Best Scopes for .308 in 2024

I tested over 15 scopes for .308 rifles across various price ranges and shooting scenarios. The best scope for 308 with outstanding low-light clarity, durability, and versatility is the Leupold VX-3i 3.5-10×50.

best ruger 10/22 scope: Leupold VX-Freedom 3-9x40

The Best Ruger 10/22 Scopes & Red Dot Sights in 2024

I tested countless rimfire scopes and red dots on Ruger 10/22 rifles for clarity, durability and value. The overall best Ruger 10/22 scope: the Leupold VX-Freedom 3-9×40.

best rimfire scope Vortex Crossfire II 2-7x32 Rimfire

The Best Rimfire Scope for 22LR in 2024

I tested over 20 rimfire scopes for 22LR rifles, from budget to high-end models. After hands-on evaluation, the best overall rimfire scope is the Vortex Optics Crossfire II 2-7×32 Rimfire.


Red Dots & Holographic Sights Reviews

aimpoint pro best red dot sight

The Best Red Dot Sights in 2024

I tested over 20 red dot sights on various rifles. I looked for a crisp dot, long battery life, and rugged reliability. The best red dot sight: Aimpoint PRO.

vortex venom vs viper red dot sights

Vortex Venom vs Viper Red Dot Sights Comparison (2024 Review)

What’s the difference between the vortex venom vs viper red dot sights? In this comparison review, I hand-test everything from battery life to glass quality.

vortex sparc vs sparc 2

Vortex Sparc AR vs. Sparc 2 Comparison (2024 Review)

What’s the difference between the Vortex SPARC AR and Vortex SPARC 2? In this comparison review, I hand-test everything from field of view to durability.


Pistol & Shotgun Sights Reviews

best glock suppressor sights

The Best Glock Suppressor Sights in 2024

Looking for the best glock suppressor sights? Read this guide. I cover the top glock suppressor sights based on use. So whether you’re on a budget or looking for quality…

best sights for walther ppq m2

The Best Sights for Walther PPQ M2 in 2024

Looking for the best sights for Walther PPQ M2? Read this guide. I cover the top sights based on use. So whether you’re on a budget or looking for quality…

best sight for ksg

The Best Sight for KSG in 2024

Looking for the best sight for KSG? Read this guide. I cover the top KSG sights based on use. So whether you’re on a budget or looking for quality…


Night Vision & Thermal Scopes

ATN X Sight 2 5-20x review

ATN X-Sight II 5-20X Night Vision Scope Review (2024): Worth the Money?

Is the ATN X Sight II 5-20x worth it? I wasn’t sure. So I bought this night vision scope and hand-tested everything from durability to NV quality. Here’s my review.


Scope Mounts

best m1a scope mount

The Best M1A Scope Mount in 2024

Looking for the best M1A scope mount? Read this guide. I cover the top scope mounts for M1A based on use. So whether you’re on a budget or looking for quality…

best quick detach scope mounts

The Best Quick Detach Scope Mounts in 2024

Looking for the best quick detach scope mounts? Read this guide. I cover the top quick detach scope mounts based on use. So whether you’re on a budget or looking for quality…


Advice & Instructions

How to adjust a rifle scope

How to Zero a Rifle Scope (Explained in Plain English)

In this article I’ll show you exactly how to zero your rifle scope.

where are vortex scopes made

Where are Vortex Scopes Made? (Verified by Vortex Optics)

Where are Vortex Scopes made? I wanted to find out, so I called Vortex Optics and asked them. Here’s what they said.

What does a 4x32 scope mean?

What Does 4×32 Scope Mean? (Explained For Dummies)

In this quick article, I explain what a 4×32 scope means in plain english.


Most Recent Scopes & Optics Reviews

aimpoint pro best red dot sight

The Best Red Dot Sights in 2024

I tested over 20 red dot sights on various rifles. I looked for a crisp dot, long battery life, and rugged reliability. The best red dot sight: Aimpoint PRO.

Leupold VX-3i 3.5-10x50

The Best Scopes for .308 in 2024

I tested over 15 scopes for .308 rifles across various price ranges and shooting scenarios. The best scope for 308 with outstanding low-light clarity, durability, and versatility is the Leupold VX-3i 3.5-10×50.

best ruger 10/22 scope: Leupold VX-Freedom 3-9x40

The Best Ruger 10/22 Scopes & Red Dot Sights in 2024

I tested countless rimfire scopes and red dots on Ruger 10/22 rifles for clarity, durability and value. The overall best Ruger 10/22 scope: the Leupold VX-Freedom 3-9×40.

best rimfire scope Vortex Crossfire II 2-7x32 Rimfire

The Best Rimfire Scope for 22LR in 2024

I tested over 20 rimfire scopes for 22LR rifles, from budget to high-end models. After hands-on evaluation, the best overall rimfire scope is the Vortex Optics Crossfire II 2-7×32 Rimfire.

Vortex PST Gen II best scope for AR15

The Best AR-15 Scopes, Optics & Red Dots in 2024

I’ve used every AR-15 scope, optic and red dot sight on the market. From personal experience, the best AR-15 scope is the Vortex PST Gen II 1-6×24.

How to adjust a rifle scope

How to Zero a Rifle Scope (Explained in Plain English)

In this article I’ll show you exactly how to zero your rifle scope.