Is the Free Cabelas Scope Mounting Service Any Good?

Rifle Scope Mounting Set-up

I recently received the following email through the riflescope-reviews.com site and thought it was worth sharing (with the sender’s permission, of course): “I need an honest opinion! I’ve never mounted a scope to a rifle before and am thinking about heading over to my local Cabelas to let them do the mounting and bore sighting. … Read more

A Comparison of the Leupold Rifleman vs VX1 Scope Models

Leupold Rifleman vs VX1

Trying to compare scopes from two different scope makers is always a challenge as it may not be an apples-to-apples comparison. However, at my day job, I’m routinely asked to compare one scope to another or asked if scope X is better than scope Y? I recently received an email from someone asking me to … Read more

Can You Use a Rifle Scope on a Shotgun?

Mossberg 500 Shotgun with Scope

Shotguns are one of the most versatile firearms on the market today and offer a level of flexibility not seen in any other type of firearm. For example, with the right shotgun load and shotgun choke configuration, a shotgun can be used for the following: Home defense Hunting large game (deer and bear) Hunting game … Read more

Do I Need to Register My Vortex Scope?

Vortex VIP Warranty Program

Vortex Optics is one of the most popular sporting optic brands in the U.S. and has grown exponentially over the last few years. At my day job, we sell quite a few Vortex scopes, and one question that I routinely hear is: do I need to register my Vortex scope? In the sporting optics world, … Read more