Welcome to the Optics hub. This is where we index all our articles on the subject of Optics. From our informational articles to our buying guides for crossbow scopes to spotting scopes, they’re all here.
Resources, Guides and Info
This is where we cover informational and useful topics about optics.
Guides that inform and teach on a range of subjects all within the field of optics.
Do you need an angled or a straight spotter? Which is best and why? What can you do with an angled that you can’t with a straight scope?
Does 4-32×80 make no sense? Our guide will make this and all other specifications you find on scopes from spotting scopes to binoculars clear.
A quick informative guide to the principles behind how laser, optical and other types of rangefinders (LIDAR, SONAR etc) work.
If you’re not sure whether you need a spotting scope vs binoculars our guide compares the two optics and lets you know which works for which jobs.
If you’re not sure whether you need a spotting scope vs a telescope our guide compares the two optics and lets you know which works for which jobs.
If you want to shoot accurately and consistently at any sort of range with your crossbow, you’ll need a scope.
Our guide to the crossbow scope market from fixed magnification to speed compensated scopes and red dot scopes.
Spotting scopes are used for birding, hunting, archery, target shooting and many other outdoor hobbies and pursuits. We’ve done our market research and found you the best scopes and accessories for a wide range of uses in these articles.
Our guide to spotting scopes in general and those we consider to be the best in each market segment. Entry level, mid level and high level scopes.
Need a spotting scope for target shooting? We’ve identified and reviewed the best for each distance from 100, 300 to 500 yards+.
Need a spotting scope but have a restricted budget? We’ve identified and reviewed the best budget spotting scopes for you.
Need the best spotting scope for up to 100 yards? Maybe you’re a short-range target shooter, archer or backyard birder we picked out the best for you.
Types, sizes, legs, heads, mounting plates cases and features in general. We take you through choosing the best spotting scope tripod for you.
Up your optical game! There’s a spotting scope on the market for every hunter and every situation.
Rangefinders, essential kit for modern hunters and archers. What do you look for when you’re after one on a budget?
Looking for a rangefinder that works out to 1000 yards or more? There’s a plethora of options on the market. We’ve narrowed it down to 5 of the best.
A good rangefinder doesn’t just measure distance. It let’s you prepare to use your bow as effectively as possible. Before you choose a model, figure out what you need from your rangefinder. We’ve put together guide below to help you do that.