July 31, 2020
It doesn’t seem so long ago that things were pretty cut and dry when it came to riflescopes for precision rifles. A proper .308 Win “tactical rifle” wore a fixed power 10x42mm scope or perhaps a 2.5-10x42mm. It had ¼ or ½ MOA adjustments and a Mil Dot reticle. A bit later, an illuminated reticle option was added. If you were old school and distrusted electronics though, you simply got by with a tiny glowstick taped up and placed on your ocular lens. This provided just enough light to illuminate your mil-dot reticle.
Looking back now, these old scopes resemble ungainly beasts from some forgotten prehistoric age. The world has changed a lot since 2001. The...
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