All Of My Reviews and Guides

The Story – How it All Started

Before Mike took over from Bill and the team, this site once was the home of a fantastic tool called the MicroLevel to help resolve canting errors. Read an extract from the old team below: However you look at it canting or tilting a firearm causes errors in accuracy. (See our articles on canting.) Canting or

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Cant Tests

Cant test The following test was designed to illustrate the results of canting a scoped rifle. Targets were shot with airgun, smallbore, and highpower rifles at preprinted targets designed to help the shooter intentionally introduce a known cant. Definitions:Cant: any deviation from a vertical hold position.Vertical hold: where the scope is held directly above the barrel. Background

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Instructions for Vertical Reticle Instrument

Instructions for Vertical Reticle Instrument Important Safety Information Safe handling and use of firearms depends on you. Always follow the manufacturers safety instructions provided with your firearm. If you do not have this information contact the manufacturer of the firearm and request it. Always follow established firearm safety rules and practices. Firearms retailers and shooting

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MicroLevel Features

MicroLevel Features The problem of rifle canting or tilting won’t go away. Now you can conquer the complex problem with a simple to use device. The Long-Shot Microlevel® is a precision electronic device that  indicates to the shooter in his peripheral vision when a True Vertical Position has been achieved. The device mounts to the ocular

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Aimpoint T1, T2, H1, H2 Comparison – Which is Best?

All Scope Reviews All Sight Reviews Guides & How-To How to Choose a Red Dot All Aimpoint T1, T2, H1, H2 Comparison – Which is Best? What’s the Difference?There’s no question that Aimpoint has set the industry standard for red dot sights, so buying one is a no-brainer. What’s the difference and which Aimpoint sight should

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Aimpoint Pro vs Aimpoint Comp M4/M4s – Which is Best?

Aimpoint remains a superior choice when it comes to red dot sights and the brand now has a diverse line of products for military operations, modern sporting and hunting. As an entry level shooter or a professional, you are sure to find something from Aimpoint’s range that is the ideal choice for your needs. But

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Aimpoint ACO vs PRO – Which is Best?

All Scope Reviews All Sight Reviews Guides & How-To How to Choose a Red Dot All Aimpoint ACO vs PRO – Which is Best?Today we will be comparing two red dot sights from the same brand, the Aimpoint ACO and the Aimpoint PRO, two very similar and popular sights that can be hard to choose

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Trijicon MRO vs Aimpoint Pro – Which is Best?

All Scope Reviews All Sight Reviews Guides & How-To How to Choose a Red Dot All Trijicon MRO vs Aimpoint Pro – Which is Best?Looking for a comparative buying guide between the Trijicon MRO vs Aimpoint Pro red dot sights? (Jump straight to our best red dot optic list) You’ve come to the right place. Both

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Vortex Venom vs Viper – Which is Best?

All Scope Reviews All Sight Reviews Guides & How-To How to Choose a Red Dot All Vortex Venom vs Viper – Which is Best?Looking for a comparative buying guide between the Vortex Venom and Vortex Viper? You’ve come to the right place.   Both are comparable in price. In fact, there are mini Red Dot optics on

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Aimpoint Pro Review | In-Depth Red Dot Sight Review

All Scope Reviews All Sight Reviews Guides & How-To How to Choose a Red Dot All Aimpoint PRO Review – Everything You Need to KnowTrying to set themselves apart from the competition, Aimpoint resolves to (and succeeds in) creating a worthwhile red dot optic at an inoffensive price.  Aimpoint is really trying to pack all of

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Vortex Viper Red Dot Sight Review

All Scope Reviews All Sight Reviews Guides & How-To How to Choose a Red Dot All Vortex Viper Red Dot Sight ReviewVortex Viper Review – Is this Red Dot Sight Worth It? Our Rating: 7.6 / 10 Accuracy: 8.5 Features: 8 Optics: 7.5 Construction Quality: 9 Value: 6 In a NutshellVortex decides that low profile

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Vortex SPARC AR vs SPARC II – Which is Best?

All Scope Reviews All Sight Reviews Guides & How-To How to Choose a Red Dot All Vortex SPARC AR vs SPARC II – Which is Best?The budget red dot market is highly competitive. Even for the well-known Vortex Optics, there are multiple models in competition with one another. Thanks to the fact that a good

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Burris AR-332 Review

All Scope Reviews All Sight Reviews Guides & How-To How to Choose a Red Dot All Burris AR-332 ReviewIn a market rife with copycats and cheap imitations, Burris makes a mark with a high-quality tactical scope offering a lot for the price. Quick Look: Our Rating 8.6 Burris AR-332 ReviewThanks to prism optics and clever

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Burris FastFire III Red Dot Review

All Scope Reviews All Sight Reviews Guides & How-To How to Choose a Red Dot All Burris FastFire III Red Dot Review FastFire III – Summary Accuracy Features Value Overall rating :  8.2 / 10 Burris’s next iteration in the FastFire series is a convincingly strong amendment to the structure and design of the FastFire

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Burris mtac 4.5 Review

All Scope Reviews All Sight Reviews Guides & How-To How to Choose a Red Dot All Burris mtac 4.5 Review Our Rating: 7.6 / 10 Accuracy: 8.25 Features: 6.5 Optics: 8 Construction Quality: 7.5 Value: 7.5 In a NutshellAn excellent all-rounder that’s since been discontinued, the Burris MTAC 4.5-14×42 is a great scope with a

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Bushnell TRS 25 Review

All Scope Reviews All Sight Reviews Guides & How-To How to Choose a Red Dot All Bushnell TRS 25 Review Our Rating: 7 / 10 Accuracy: 7Features: 6Optics: 8 Quality: 6.5Value: 7.5 In a NutshellBushnell has come out with a micro red dot optic that manages to confuse the entire market by being great 90% of

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EOTech 512 Review

All Scope Reviews All Sight Reviews Guides & How-To How to Choose a Red Dot All EOTech 512 Review Our Rating: 8.4 / 10 Accuracy: 9 Features: 8 Optics: 9 Construction Quality: 8 Value: 7 In a NutshellEOTech’s entry-level holographic sight offers everything you’d need expertly crafted in a must-buy package – just as long

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Leupold LCO Review

All Scope Reviews All Sight Reviews Guides & How-To How to Choose a Red Dot All Leupold LCO Review Our Rating: 9.2 / 10 Accuracy: 10 Features: 9 Optics: 9.5 Construction Quality: 9 Value: 8.5 In a NutshellLeupold sets themselves apart by creating a super high quality red dot against which all other red dots

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Leupold VX-2 3-9x40mm Review

Leupold VX-2 3-9x40mm Review Our Rating: 7.8 / 10 Accuracy: 9 Features: 6 Optics: 8 Construction Quality: 9.5 Value: 8.5 In a NutshellA fan-favorite entry-level hunting scope was discontinued, and a lot of people got upset. If your impulse is to say that maybe they were upset for a reason, you’d be right. The Leupold

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MeproLight M21 Review

All Scope Reviews All Sight Reviews Guides & How-To How to Choose a Red Dot All MeproLight M21 Review Our Rating: 7.8 / 10 Accuracy: 8.5 Features: 7 Optics: 7.5 Construction Quality: 9 Value: 7 In a NutshellFor infantry and patrol, a matter of a split-second can make all the difference, and for infantry in

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Nightforce SHV Review

All Scope Reviews All Sight Reviews Guides & How-To How to Choose a Red Dot All Nightforce SHV ReviewIn a NutshellNightforce’s SHV builds on the reputation for excellent quality that Nightforce has created for themselves and does it justice – at a (relatively) low price point and with really, really great materials.What’s the Scope?Nightforce’s SHV

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Nikon Buckmasters 2 LINE Review

All Scope Reviews All Sight Reviews Guides & How-To How to Choose a Red Dot All Nikon Buckmasters 2 LINE Review Our Rating: 8.4 / 10 Accuracy: 9 Features: 8 Optics: 9 Construction Quality: 8 Value: 7 In a NutshellNikon’s Buckmasters II line is a really promising set of entry-level scopes that won’t break your

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Nikon ProStaff 3 9×40 Review

All Scope Reviews All Sight Reviews Guides & How-To How to Choose a Red Dot All Nikon ProStaff 3 9×40 Review Our Rating: 8.4 / 10 Accuracy: 8.75 Features: 8.25 Optics: 9 Construction Quality: 9 Value: 10 In a NutshellReviewing is an art. In this art, you’re expected to review things not based on what

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Nikon Rimfire II Review

All Scope Reviews All Sight Reviews Guides & How-To How to Choose a Red Dot All Nikon Rimfire II Review Our Rating: 7.4 / 10 Accuracy: 8 Features: 6.5 Optics: 7 Construction Quality: 7 Value: 7.5 In a NutshellIn a market where scopes aren’t top priority, Nikon seeks to change that buy putting out a

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Sig Sauer Romeo 5 Review

All Scope Reviews All Sight Reviews Guides & How-To How to Choose a Red Dot All Sig Sauer Romeo 5 Review Our Rating: 9.4 / 10 Accuracy: 1o Features: 9 Optics: 9 Construction Quality: 9 Value: 10 In a NutshellIf you want a red dot and only have less than $200 to spend – buy

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Trijicon MRO Review

All Scope Reviews All Sight Reviews Guides & How-To How to Choose a Red Dot All Trijicon MRO Review Our Rating: 6.8 / 10 Accuracy: 8.5 Features: 6 Optics: 5.5 Construction Quality: 8 Value: 6 In a NutshellTrijicon tries to put out a worthwhile reflex sight and does, in a word, okay. However, the optics and

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Trijicon RMR Review

All Scope Reviews All Sight Reviews Guides & How-To How to Choose a Red Dot All Trijicon RMR Review Our Rating: 7 / 10 Accuracy: 9 Features: 6 Optics: 9 Construction Quality: 5 Value: 6 In a NutshellTrijicon really manages to let me down with the RMR series. Your mileage may vary, but I wouldn’t

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Vortex Crossfire REVIEW

All Scope Reviews All Sight Reviews Guides & How-To How to Choose a Red Dot All Vortex Crossfire REVIEWIn a NutshellIn a rare misstep, Vortex completely misses the mark on the Crossfire. An otherwise great sight is ruined by the fact that a lot of them have manufacturing defects. Money is best spent elsewhere –

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Vortex Golden Eagle Review

All Scope Reviews All Sight Reviews Guides & How-To How to Choose a Red Dot All Vortex Golden Eagle Review Our Rating: 9.2 / 10 Accuracy: 10 Features: 9 Optics: 10 Construction Quality: 9 Value: 8 In a NutshellIf you have the money and need a scope that can basically land you a perfect shot at

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Vortex SPARC AR Review

All Scope Reviews All Sight Reviews Guides & How-To How to Choose a Red Dot All Vortex SPARC AR Review Our Rating: 8.4 / 10 Accuracy: 9 Features: 8 Optics: 9 Construction Quality: 9 Value: 10 In a NutshellVortex’s high quality offerings continue to stun, this time in the arena of red dot optics. Regardless

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Vortex SPARC II Review

All Scope Reviews All Sight Reviews Guides & How-To How to Choose a Red Dot All Vortex SPARC II Review Our Rating: 8.6 / 10 Accuracy: 9 Features: 8 Optics: 9 Construction Quality: 7.5 Value: 8.5 In a NutshellVortex’s discontinued SPARC II continues to this day to stand up well against the competitors, even in

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Vortex Spitfire 3x Review

All Scope Reviews All Sight Reviews Guides & How-To How to Choose a Red Dot All Vortex Spitfire 3x ReviewSporting rifle owners rejoice – yet another well-known company has come out with a great close-to-medium range scope, and this one might just be the best one in the price range. When a scope instantly starts

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Vortex Strike Eagle vs Primary Arms 1-6 – Which is Best?

All Scope Reviews All Sight Reviews Guides & How-To How to Choose a Red Dot All Vortex Strike Eagle vs Primary Arms 1-6 – Which is Best?There are few scopes that offer such raw versatility as the 1-6x scope. The scopes are renowned for being able to be used in a variety of settings. Whether

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Vortex Strikefire Review

All Scope Reviews All Sight Reviews Guides & How-To How to Choose a Red Dot All Vortex Strikefire Review Our Rating: 7.8 / 10 Accuracy: 9 Features: 6 Optics: 7 Construction Quality: 8 Value: 9 In a NutshellVortex’s no-frills entry to the Strikefire series stands the test of time as a great entry-level red dot

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Vortex StrikeFire II Review

All Scope Reviews All Sight Reviews Guides & How-To How to Choose a Red Dot All Vortex StrikeFire II Review Our Rating: 7.8 / 10 Accuracy: 9 Features: 7 Optics: 8 Construction Quality: 7 Value: 8 In a NutshellBudget red dots are a crowded market – Vortex makes it easier to purchase without fear by

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Vortex Viper HST 6-24×50 Review

All Scope Reviews All Sight Reviews Guides & How-To How to Choose a Red Dot All Vortex Viper HST 6-24×50 Review Our Rating: 7.9 / 10 Accuracy: 9 Features: 7 Optics: 8.5 Construction Quality: 8.5 Value: 6.5 In a NutshellVortex wants to give their customers a solid middle-of-the-road scope. People loyal to Vortex will love

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Vortex Viper PST Gen 2 Review

Vortex Viper PST Gen 2 Review Our Rating: 8.4/ 10 Accuracy: 9 Features: 7 Optics: 8 Construction Quality: 8 Value: 9.5 In a NutshellVortex brings out a solid upper-mid range offering for those looking to shell out a little bit but still wanting the best bang for their buck.What’s the Scope?Vortex is a renowned purveyor

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ATN X-Sight II Review

All Scope Reviews All Sight Reviews Guides & How-To How to Choose a Red Dot All ATN X-Sight II Review Our Rating: 9.4 / 10 Accuracy: 9 Features: 10 Optics: 9 Construction Quality: 9 Value: 10 In a NutshellATN’s X-Sight II offers high-tier shooting at any hour at a mid-tier price, with video and photo

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Athlon ARGOS Line Review

All Scope Reviews All Sight Reviews Guides & How-To How to Choose a Red Dot All Athlon ARGOS Line Review Our Rating: 7.8 / 10 Accuracy: 9 Features: 8 Optics: 9 Construction Quality: 7 Value: 8 In a NutshellThe Argos BTR line isn’t a no-go, but it’s not an automatic go either. Consider it, but

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Sig Sauer Tango 4 Review

All Scope Reviews All Sight Reviews Guides & How-To How to Choose a Red Dot All Sig Sauer Tango 4 ReviewIn a NutshellSig Sauer’s Tango 4 line serves as a sterling example of Sig Sauer’s general dedication to making optics that are of excellent quality.What’s the Scope?The line offers several different magnification ranges, meaning there’s

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Vortex SPARC II vs StrikeFire II – Which is Best?

All Scope Reviews All Sight Reviews Guides & How-To How to Choose a Red Dot All Vortex SPARC II vs StrikeFire II – Which is Best?Low-end red dots are hit or miss. Vortex is always trying to prove that you don’t have to spend  a lot in order to get a great red dot shooting experience.

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Sig Sauer Whiskey 3 Review

Sig Sauer Whiskey 3 LINE ReviewOur Rating: 8.8 Accuracy: 9.0 Features: 7.0 Optics: 9.0 Construction Quality: 9.0 Value: 10.0 ​Buy on Amazon In a NutshellSig Sauer’s Whiskey 3 line offers a really promising opportunity for new shooters who are looking for a good scope prime for medium- to long-range shooting.What’s the Scope?The Sig Sauer Whiskey

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Vortex Strike Eagle Review

All Scope Reviews All Sight Reviews Guides & How-To How to Choose a Red Dot All Vortex Strike Eagle Review Our Rating: 7.9 / 10 Accuracy: 8 Features: 8 Optics: 7.5 Construction Quality: 8 Value: 8 In a NutshellVortex’s Strike Eagle line isn’t as good as it really could be. Disappointing coming from them, but

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Best Red Dot Sight

All Scope Reviews All Sight Reviews Guides & How-To How to Choose a Red Dot All Best Red Dot SightRed dot sights are the ubiquitous choice for shooters who want a little aiming assistance in short to mid-range combat. By optionally adding in magnification, you can also extend the effective range of your red dot

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Find the Best Gun Sight for You

All Scope Reviews All Sight Reviews Guides & How-To How to Choose a Red Dot All Find the Best Gun Sight for You​Best Sight Buying GuidesBest Red Dot Sight Best Holographic SightRifle and Gun Sight ComparisonsAimpoint ACO vs PRO Aimpoint PRO vs Aimpoint Comp M4/M4s Aimpoint PRO vs EOTech 512  Aimpoint T1, T2, H1, H2 Comparison Trijicon MRO vs Aimpoint

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Find the Best Gun Scope for You

All Scope Reviews All Sight Reviews Guides & How-To How to Choose a Red Dot All Find the Best Scope for You​Rifle Scope ComparisonsVortex Strike Eagle vs Primary Arms 1-6Rifle Scope ReviewsAthlon Argos  ATN X Sight II Burris Eliminator III Burris MTAC 4.5  Leupold VX-2 3-9x40mm Nightforce SHV Nikon Buckmasters 2 Nikon ProStaff 3 9×40Nikon Rimfire II Sig Sauer Tango 4 Sig Sauer Whiskey

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Guides & How-To

All Scope Reviews All Sight Reviews Guides & How-To How to Choose a Red Dot All Guides and How-To ArticlesCant Errors – What are they and how to solve them Cant Test – Designed to illustrate the results of canting a scoped rifle About Scopes Sights All Reviews and Guides Copyright 2019 RifleScopeLevel, all rights reserved.Riflescopelevel.com

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Cant Errors

All Scope Reviews All Sight Reviews Guides & How-To How to Choose a Red Dot All Cant Errors Explained(also see “Varmint Hunter” July 1999 magazine article) IntroductionIn precision shooting, there are many factors that affect the ability of a shooter to hit a target with accuracy. One of these factors is the cant error. Cant error

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Aimpoint Pro vs EOtech 512

All Scope Reviews All Sight Reviews Guides & How-To How to Choose a Red Dot All Comparing Aimpoint PRO and EOTech 512 SightsYou’ve arrived to the point in your journey where you’re ready to choose an optic for your weapon. A quality red dot sight is essential in order to improve your target acquisition and

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Burris Eliminator III LINE Review

All Scope Reviews All Sight Reviews Guides & How-To How to Choose a Red Dot All Burris Eliminator III LINE ReviewBurris shoots and scores with an excellent line of ballistic laser scopes that makes shooting easier than you ever thought it could be. Quick Look: Our Rating 9.6 Burris Eliminator III LINEAvailable in a 4-16x50mm

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How To Use a Red Dot Sight

All Scope Reviews All Sight Reviews Guides & How-To How to Choose a Red Dot All How to Use a Red Dot SightIntroduction to the Red Dot SightAccuracy when shooting is a necessity when you are wanting to hit your mark. Sometimes, it’s quite difficult to aim with the standard iron sights on your firearm,

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Best Holographic Sight

All Scope Reviews All Sight Reviews Guides & How-To How to Choose a Red Dot All Best Holographic SightHolographic sights are a relatively new thing. Expanding the capabilities of the more traditional reflex red dot sights, the holographic sight offers a handful of advantages over them that for some buyers may make it a more

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