You no longer need a blowtorch or ice pack to zero your thermal riflescope. Therm-X brings military target tech to the sport shooter, so you can practise shooting in the dark, whether it’s with a centrefire, rimfire or air rifle. The idea is simple – take a steel target and heat it using a battery. The targets come in all shapes and sizes and remain warm for around three hours – plenty of time to get zeroed. To help showcase these targets, Zeiss brand ambassador Paul Childerley is using the latest Zeiss thermal gear to explain what is happening down-range.

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