Spotting Scope or Binoculars for Target Shooting?

Spotting Scope or Binoculars for Target Shooting?

What should a wise shooter choose for a trip to the target range? I have heard this perplexing question asked often. To decide what is the most useful and practical tool for the job, let’s look at some important points before I announce my personal pick. Let’s examine this question together with the facts about both binoculars and spotting scopes. …

Binoculars or spotting scope for bird watching

Spotting Scope or Binoculars for Bird Watching?

I love nature, and started taking note of my natural surroundings at a relatively young age. That’s when I began to notice the plethora of different species of plants and animals, and how they related to each other. It naturally followed that I would need some type of visual magnification, especially for the observation of the members of the Animal …

Best Spotting Scope for Hunting

2021’s Best Spotting Scopes for Hunting (Buyer’s Guide & Review)

With new inventions seemingly being released every week to make hunters’ lives easier, there is one thing that I know for sure; we all want products that improve our hunting abilities. With that being said, what are the most helpful products available for hunting? You guessed it: optics. Optics allow us to see things that are vastly too far away for …

How To Clean Your Spotting Scope

How To Clean Your Spotting Scope

No matter what you use your spotting scope for, it is inevitable that you will eventually need to clean its lenses. Although it might seem easy, cleaning a scope’s lenses is a task that can easily be screwed up if you attempt it before you are aware of the proper cleaning technique. You must use proper technique if you want …

Spotting Scopes What is a Spotting Scope?

What is a Spotting Scope?

A possible question that a newbie might ask is, “What is a spotting scope?” After all, spotting scopes aren’t as popular as other optics, e.g. binoculars. So, what is a spotting scope? A spotting scope is just a small, light, portable telescope, used for seeing things that the human eye can’t see by itself. There are several things that differentiate …

Spotting Scope Window Mount

The 4 Best Window Mounts for Your Spotting Scope (2021)

Do you want the ability to use a spotting scope without getting out of your car or truck? That is what window mounts are made for. Window mounts are designed to let you quickly attach your spotting scope to a stable platform (your window) from the comfort of your vehicle. To use a window mount: Roll your vehicle’s window down …

The 5 Best Spotting Scope Tripods in 2021 (Review & Guide)

If you have been using spotting scopes for a while, you probably know that your tripod can make or break your setup. Spotting scopes allow people to see far distances. When a spotting scope is zoomed at short to mid-range magnification, it will work well no matter how stable it is. However, once it is zoomed to higher magnifications it …

Best Spotting Scope for Target Shooting

Best Target Shooting Spotting Scope (at 100, 200, 300, 400+)

Spotting scopes are the most frequently used optic for target shooting. They make it easy to see your bullet holes from where you’re shooting with their combination of high glass clarity, high magnification power, and large objective lens. However, they are most commonly used for birding, hunting, and wildlife viewing. The problem is that if you purchase a spotting scope …

What Are Spotting Scopes Used For?

What Are Spotting Scopes Used For?

A lot of people don’t know the benefits they would gain if they added a spotting scope to their collection of optics. The unique abilities of a spotting scope could be beneficial to anyone that does outdoors-related activities, especially things related to wildlife. If you don’t know, spotting scopes are basically telescopes but they are used for looking at the …