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Binoculars: A Beginner's Guide

Binoculars: A Beginner's Guide

How to properly use the ultimate outdoor tool.
Careers in the Firearms Industry

Careers in the Firearms Industry

Why not turn your passion into a career?
Why is the AR-15 So Popular?

Why is the AR-15 So Popular?

In short: They’re reliable, efficient, infinitely versatile and the ultimate kit gun.
How to Mount a Scope in 6 Easy Steps

How to Mount a Scope in 6 Easy Steps

A precise scope mount can make all the difference on the range and in the...

Video: NRA's Guide to Using Your Sights

Understanding your sight picture is a key to accuracy and success.
5 Easy Steps to Zero Your AR-15

5 Easy Steps to Zero Your AR-15

Here are a few tips for zeroing your AR-15 that will save you time as...
Shooting Accessories: Binoculars & Spotting Scopes

Shooting Accessories: Binoculars & Spotting Scopes

Optics for shooters don't begin and end with riflescopes.
5 Tips for Building Your Own AR-15

5 Tips for Building Your Own AR-15

Interested in putting together your own version of America's most popular rifle? Author Richard Mann...
Optics Terms Defined: Twilight Factor & More

Optics Terms Defined: Twilight Factor & More

No, it has nothing to do with sparkly vampires (thankfully).
Get Into Black Powder Target Rifle

Get Into Black Powder Target Rifle

Let’s imagine that the year is 1874 in the Texas panhandle, you are one of...
Optics Terms Defined: Ocular Lens & Parallax

Optics Terms Defined: Ocular Lens & Parallax

Here are what all those terms you hear being bandied about actually mean.
Optics Terms Defined: Magnification and Objective Lens

Optics Terms Defined: Magnification and Objective Lens

It's not quite as simple as it sounds...
Optics ABCs: What All Those Terms Mean

Optics ABCs: What All Those Terms Mean

When it comes to optics, the argot can be confusing. Here's what all those terms...
3-Gun: Family-Friendly Shooting Sport

3-Gun: Family-Friendly Shooting Sport

Here's a fun shooting sport your whole family will love.
Gun Optics: What Are Aberrations?

Gun Optics: What Are Aberrations?

When people talk about "aberrations" in relation to gun optics, here's what they mean.
Problems (Some) Riflescopes (Can) Have

Problems (Some) Riflescopes (Can) Have

What are the more common pitfalls of optics? How can you get around them?
Riflescopes: Lens Coatings

Riflescopes: Lens Coatings

Here's what people are talking about when lens coatings enter the conversation.
Riflescopes: All About Reticles

Riflescopes: All About Reticles

It's more than just two lines on the scope. Here's what you need to know.
Riflescopes: Adjustments & Variable Power

Riflescopes: Adjustments & Variable Power

The next in our series about optical sights.
Optical Sights: Describing a Riflescope

Optical Sights: Describing a Riflescope

The basic knowledge that will let you know what's what when discussing riflescopes.
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