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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

Here's a fun shooting sport your whole family will love.

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

What are the more common pitfalls of optics? How can you get around them?

Riflescopes: Lens Coatings

Here's what people are talking about when lens coatings enter the conversation.

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

The next in our series about optical sights.

Optical Sights: Describing a Riflescope

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

MidwayUSA's Larry and Brenda Potterfield: Hitting the Golden Bullseye

These friends of the Second Amendment just received NRA Publications' highest honor.

Optical Sights: Basic Principles

We answer the questions you were too embarrassed to ask.

6 Cheap Tricks for Home Security

Professional home-security systems are a fine tool in your defensive plan, but they can be...

Gun Sights 101: Iron Sights, Pt. 2

Understanding how your gun's iron sights work will improve your shooting.

Gun Sights 101: Iron Sights, Pt. 1

We've talked a lot about how guns function. Here's how to make them really work...

Top 4 Ways to Carry a Binocular

Quality glass is a boon to a hunter—but what's the best way to keep your...

How To Prevent "Scope Bite"

They call it "scope bite," "scope eye" or a "Bushveld tattoo." You can avoid it;...

Hot From SHOT: Leupold VX-6HD Riflescope

What's the last word in long-range shooting? The new VX-6HD from Leupold.

Video: Shooting Pistols With Red-Dot Optics

We look at the pros, cons and how-tos of pistol-mounted red-dot optics

What You Need to Know Before Buying Optics

If you're on the market for an optic for your gun, it's important to understand...

Red-Dot-Equipped Handguns for Home Defense

Simple and intuitive—what's not to love?

Laser Sights: Red vs. Green

It's more complex than "stop" versus "go."
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