The scopes include features such as a 4:1 magnification zoom ratio, LockDown Zero System turrets and the choice of several motion-activated, illuminated reticles in the first focal plane.
I chose big and mounted a TANGO4 4-16x 44mm on a Colt LE-901 .308 Winchester. The Colt is a battle-ax of a rifle, emitting a braying muzzle blast from its 16inch barrel as its bolt slams back and forth like a dungeon door while emptying a 20-round magazine. But once the scope was sighted in, it never wandered an inch from zero after shooting about 150 cartridges.
Two reticles are available for TANGO4 1-4x and 3-12x scopes. One is a Horseshoe Dot with bars spaced on the lower vertical wire to match trajectories of the 5.56 and 7.62 NATO cartridges or .300 Blackout. A second reticle contains hash marks on the vertical and horizontal wires spaced in milliradian (MILS) or minute of angle (MOA) units.
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MAUSER MODEL 1898
THE HUNTER'S TRIGGER
LOCK, STOCK & BARREL
EOTECH VUDU 5-25X 50MM FFP
A RIFLEMAN’S OPTICS
WHY THE WINCHESTER PRE-'64 MODEL 70 STILL MATTERS
MOSTLY LONG GUNS
INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION: THE SEQUEL
H-S Precision PLR Rifle
Shooting the 6.5-284 Norma
AN INTERESTING OPEN SIGHT
After using a 6.5 Grendel to cull a goodly number of Texas feral hogs, I’ve developed a great deal of respect for the cartridge. This has mostly involved nighttime forays shooting with thermal imaging optics. The 2.26-inch confines inherent to AR-15 magazines, and the Grendel’s limited case capacity, make 123- to 130-grain bullets the practical upper limit for such activities. These projectiles chug along at around 2,350/2,450 feet per second (fps), but deliver well out of proportion to its diminutive size.
.240 WEATHERBY MAGNUM
The .240 Weatherby Magnum gets little respect. Knowledgeable varmint hunters will spend a lot of dough to build up a custom 6mm-284 or one of the variations of the 6mm-06 wildcat rounds to get the ballistic features already available in a .240 Weatherby Magnum factory rifle: flat trajectory, good performance in wind and the ability to anchor larger game more reliably if called upon to do so.
The 6mm Creedmoor was designed for long-range target shooting with long and skinny, heavy-for-caliber bullets that slip through the air with the greatest of ease. Wind affects these bullets little; they just fly right through it, almost unaffected.
MARLIN .44 MAGNUM HEAVYWEIGHT BULLETS
BULLETS & BRASS
RIFLE BRASS HARDNESS
.222 Remington Magnum
Modern Powders and Bullets for an Old Classic
Keeping Up With Precision
Leupold takes share in the PRS game with the Mark 5HD 7-35x56
From New Hampshire With Love?
SIG’s MCX SBR turns 7.62 X 39 RED and we love it
An MK 18-ISH Folder
The MK18 is as iconic as it gets when it comes to SBRs.
Good Things Do Come In Small Packages
A look at McMillan's new A-10 stock.
CET THE LOOK: FAMILY GALLERY
This is the time of year for rediscovering all those treasures that represent happy memories, and for finding new things to be keepsakes going forward. Think nostalgic pieces to hand down to kids, or extra-special decorations to get everyone talking on Christmas Day.
The human cost of battling terror
BRITAIN has paid a heavy toll for its two-decade mission in Afghanistan – with 457 military deaths.