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All you need to know about riflescopes

All you need to know about riflescopes youtu.be/YgcwiZ-mvco Can you buy a decent riflescope for under a grand in 2022? Absolutely says Dan Bibb of Shooting Sports UK – and he pulls three examples off the shelf to prove his point. Each one offers terrific optical performance and will almost

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On Test: Aimpoint Acro + roebuck stalking

  You have a buck in your scope at 200 yards, and you call it in to 50 metres. It’s time for the Aimpoint Acro to swing into action. The new sight from Aimpoint sits on the side of your scope, ready for you to take a snap, action shot.

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Best hunting binoculars

  It’s our Fieldtester binoculars survey. We sent out the survey during coronavirus lockdown and got more than 3,500 responses. Of these, we had over 600 responses to our binoculars survey. And the results? You certainly spend money on optics. Around half of you own one of the three most

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On test: Aimpoint Acro – see more, shoot more

  Sometimes you shoot an animal at a good range and you are pleased with the result. Sometimes, the animal emerges from the bushes just in front of you. And occasionally, both can happen at the same time. Swedish gunsight manufacturer’s her Aimpoint reckons it has found the solution. We

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Swarovski Z8i

by Charlie Jacoby This is the scope offer from one of the big three optics companies. The Z8i is the scope to have if you don’t want the Zeiss V8 or the Leica Magnus. With an 8x magnification, this scope takes your target from 1.7x to 13.3x. It is aimed

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Swarovski modular ATX spotting scope

by Charlie Jacoby For the big game hunter who likes to see their distant game up close, this is the Swarovski spotting scope to choose. Zoom is from 30x to 70x. This one has the 95mm objective lens. Modular means you can take the headpiece off and replace it. As

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On Test: Zeiss’s 2019 riflescopes

We go simulated stalking and long-distance rifle shooting out to 500 metres with Paul Childerley. It’s all so Zeiss can set out its stall to UK gunshops. We are on hand to see what they think of the product line-up. ▶ Click here for more about Zeiss sports optics ▶

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On Test: Leica Fortis riflescope

Roy Lupton has his hands on the new Leica Fortis riflescope, which launched at IWA 2019. He takes it out after muntjac deer. ▶ This film is supported by Leica. Find your local Leica dealer here ▶ Click here for all of Roy’s films on Fieldsports Channel ▶ Join the

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Swarovski EL binoculars – 2021 reboot

by Charlie Jacoby You see your animal through your binos, you shoot, it drops out of sight. Now Swarovski has come up with binos that help you find the carcase. The new EL range, launched in 2021, has a ‘tracking assistant’ that not only rangefinds your animal but places it

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Zeiss Conquest V6 riflescope – review

This film was first shown in Fieldsports Britain episode 414 The revolutionary new riflescope the V6, shoots long ranges, says Zeiss. We take it to West Wales to try it out with members of the British gun trade, plus Paul Childerley and Andrew Venables. For more from Zeiss, visit Zeiss.co.uk/hunting

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Binos destruction test – a lifetime of hurt in a day

Binos destruction test – a lifetime of hurt in a day

Just how much abuse can a pair of Zeiss binoculars take? In this film we drop them, drag them, crush them, drown and finally we shoot them. They are (they were) a mint pair of Victory HT binoculars. The guys at German optics company Zeiss wanted to replicate what a

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On Test: Aimpoint Micro S1 sight for shotguns

The people who make the famous red dot sight for wild boar have a new product comnig out. Aimpoint is developing a new sight for shotguns. We go to Mamima Jakt in Sweden to test it out. This film was first shown in Fieldsports Britain episode 385.  To watch the

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Hawke Airmax EV 4-12×50 AO – review

Hawke Airmax EV 4-12×50 AO – review

Airgunner and Airgun World technical editor Phill Price needed a new scope for his new Daystate Regal. He explains why he opts for the Hawke Airmax EV 4-12×50 AO. Phill talks through the reasons why he feels it’s a wise buy for someone looking for some decent glass that’s under

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