Optics companies haven’t held back this year with a slew of new and improved options ready to deck out rifles, pistols and shotguns. To boot, the companies appear to have an option for nearly every budget — no matter how big or small. Check out these 11 new firearm optics and see what’s worth setting your crosshairs on.
Editor’s Note: This article is from Gun Digest the Magazine’s Shooter’s Guide 2015.
The Leatherwood ART M1000 scope makes long-distance shooting simple. Simply place the reticle on the target. Use the brackets on the reticle to frame an 18-inch or 1 meter target (i.e. the 18″ height of a buck’s chest cavity) by zooming in to an area of known size. Aim and shoot. The scope automatically ranges the target and compensates for bullet trajectory for distances of 250 to 1,000 meters. This means no holdover or guesswork. Take Aim On Accuracy