Category Archives: Optics

Weaver T-22 2-Piece Adapter Scope Base 3/8″ Grooves to Weaver-Style Base Matte Adapt and Conquer!

THE CLAIM: “The Weaver T-22 2-Piece Adapter Scope Base allows you to use Weaver-style rings on a rifle designed for use with 3/8″ dovetail accessories. It provides a sure, tight fit for the ultimate in reliability”. – Source: Weaver Optics … Continue reading

Scoping the CZ 527M Carbine

Scoping the CZ 527M carbine has been a contentious project for me. So much, in fact, that I decided to write a separate article so that you can learn from my mistakes should you decide to purchase a CZ 527M … Continue reading

Nikon PROSTAFF Rimfire II 3-9×40 BDC 150 – Product Review A "Spot On" Rifle Scope

There are many .22 caliber rifles that you cannot simply take out of the box and expect to hit anything with any degree of accuracy; they require that an optic be mounted – magnified or otherwise. For my Ruger 10/22 … Continue reading

The Ruger 10/22 Target Project

If you are in the Ruger 10/22 frame of mind, and if the 10/22 Target model interests you, this article may be worth a read. The Ruger 10/22 Target, in the current models, is offered in two models; the 1121 … Continue reading

Optic Rings and Demonic Possession

Having mounted a number of magnified and non-magnified optics on long guns and handguns in my brief time as a firearms operator, I have a few thoughts on optic mounting rings. Like many who are handgun enthusiasts, I have a … Continue reading

Ruger 10/22 Target (Model 1262) – Product Review

The Ruger 10/22 is a semi-automatic rimfire rifle that was introduced in 1964 and was chambered in .22 Long Rifle. As popular then, as it is now, the Ruger 10/22 has almost a religious following among adults, has served as … Continue reading

BDC Rifle Scopes Fact and Fallacy

Bullet Drop Compensation rifle scopes, or more commonly referred to simply as BDC scopes, lead to more questions than answers for most of us. Questions stemming from using BDC scopes may also apply to MIL-DOT scopes as well.  Factually speaking, … Continue reading

Nikon PROSTAFF RIMFIRE II 4-12×40 BDC 150 – Product Review Peering Through A New Looking Glass!

It is not unusual for me to try out different, reasonably-priced scopes on a rifle until I find one that I like. After all, you can read the reviews and reports, and after reading many of them you will still … Continue reading

Scouting Around – Part II (Ruger Gunsite Scout Review - Continued – Finally!)

If you have read my review of the Ruger Gunsite Scout in .308 Winchester (Scouting Around – Part I: http://guntoters.com/blog/2014/11/15/scouting-around-part-i/, I presented a somewhat detailed view of the RGS and promised a range report.  My, oh my, how time flies! … Continue reading

UTG 3.9″ CQB Red/Green Single Dot Sight w/Integral QD Mount

I have used several UTG red dot sights in the past and they have always worked well and are of good quality. The best part is that they are inexpensive. ]The UTG 3.9″ CQB Red/Green Single Dot Sight w/Integral QD … Continue reading