Welcome to ScopesForYou, we are passionate about everything and anything scope/sight related whether that be for target shooting, hunting or just general self defense we are here to help.
Over the years we have spent A LOT of time researching, testing and reviewing some of the best and top rated scopes on the market so we decided to put together an ultimate resource list of all things scope related to help you, save you time and make sure you are getting the most out your shooting experience. (and for your money).
With so many different scopes available these days it can be a time consuming task trying to figure out which is best for you and where you can find one at the very best price so that’s where we are hoping to help. Whether you are looking for the best long range scope on the market or just a decent hunting scope that will not empty your bank account then we are confident we can help you with some great recommendations.
We aim to help everyone regardless of your budget, experience or knowledge so we hope you enjoy browsing through the site and if you need any help then feel free to give us a nudge, we will do our best to help.
Popular And Must Trusted Scope Brands
Choosing a specific brand name when it comes to a scope for your hunting or tactical rifle can be pretty hard and the choices are seemingly endless. To make things a little easier for you we have compiled a list of the top 6 most trusted scope manufacturers today. If you are in the market for a new rifle scope then one of the below brands is definitely the way to go.
Nikon is one of the oldest and most trusted manufacturers of rifle scopes and outdoor equipment in the world. This company has been around for over 90 years and they specialize in making outdoor optics such as binoculars and scopes in order to make your outdoor hunting pursuits much easier and more enjoyable. Nikon has been one of the main forces that has specialized in creating scopes that provide for maximum light transmission, use high quality glass, and provide for HD clarity even when shooting at night time. Nikon specializes in making long range rifle scopes that are ideal for both hunting and military applications.
Bushnell is another trusted manufacturer of rifle scopes and they have been around for over 65 years now. They specialize in long range rifle scopes for many different applications including tactical, hunting, and target practice. Bushnell has received a great number of awards thanks to their innovative designs and ground breaking technology that makes their rifle scopes some of the best around. One of the best parts about Bushnell scopes it that they are designed and manufactured with quality in mind, but also come in at a very reasonable price.
Leupold is definitely one of the best and most trusted makers of rifle scopes out there and their long time existence of over 110 years speaks to that fact. Leupold scopes were created by a German immigrant that moved to the U.S.A where he began to make some of the best rifle scopes of all time. Leupold is a family owned company and specializes in making very rugged and waterproof scopes that are of the best optical quality around. Leupold specializes in making both hunting rifle scopes as well as scopes for tactical purposes too. When it comes to shooting this brand is probably the best out there.
Vortex Optics is a truly all American gun sight manufacturer and they have been around for quite some time now. Vortex Optics specializes mostly in rifle scopes that are meant for the purpose of hunting, not so much for tactical reasons. However even though they are mostly about hunting they have done an excellent job in creating some of the best hunting scopes around. Vortex Optics has perhaps the largest selection of rifle scopes and red dot sights that can be found on the market today. This brand is known for being durable, long lasting, and very accurate.
BARSKA has been around for a great number of years and is now based in Southern California, although they have affiliates worldwide and is one of the most competitive scope producers around the globe. BARSKA Optics products can be found in virtually every hunting and rifle store in the U.S.A as well as in the rest of the world. BARSKA specializes in using high quality optics materials, special light transmission coatings, utilizing a short supply chain, and even in creating customized scopes for customers everywhere.
Interestingly enough Tasco rifle scopes have been around for over 50 years now and they are actually owned by the same people that own Bushnell. Tasco specializes in hunting rifle scopes and all sorts of optics designed to make your hunting trip a lot easier. Tasco scopes can be found all over the world for moderate prices and they are known for their quality optics, accuracy, performance, and their durability. Tasco isn’t quite as old as some of the other scope makers on this list however they are very quickly growing and taking up a big share of the market.
If you are a bowman (or bowlady) and need some suggestions then we are sure you will find our Best Bow Sights post very helpful, it’s probably one of the best buying guides online that will give you some great information and recommendations for 2016 and onwards.
5 Essential Shooting Safety Tips
It’s important to keep safe at all times when handling any kind of firearm, the below 5 points are what we feel are the essential safety tips. In general, please just be sensible and be aware of your surroundings and what you are doing at all times to keep you and other safe at all times.
- Make sure your muzzle is pointed in a safe direction.
- Ensure your gun is unloaded when not being used.
- Keep your gun clean. (it’s important to use the best gun cleaning kit you can get your hands on as it will make the task a lot easier, faster and provide the best results).
- Make sure your gun is stored safely and locked away.
- Have your firearm serviced regularly.
If you need more gun safety tips then I would recommend checking out this post.