Class Glass: The 12 Best Optics for 2012

There's a plethora of awesome new optics for shooters and hunters—everything from solar-powered red-dot sights to laser rangefinders, spotting scopes, binoculars, and riflescopes.


Here's a quick look at a dozen of the coolest new offerings.

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Harvey Donaldson: Pioneer Benchrester

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Review: Smith & Wesson Model 19 Classic Revolver

Joel J. Hutchcroft - March 08, 2019

The Smith & Wesson Model 19 is back in production after being on ice for almost two decades.

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Five Great .270 Cartridges

Layne Simpson - May 28, 2019

Considering how popular the .270 Winchester has become, it's a great mystery why more...

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Rifles

Review: Daniel Defense Delta 5

Joel J. Hutchcroft - May 31, 2019

Daniel Defense has blazed a new trail with its first-ever bolt-action rifle.

Handguns

Review: Smith & Wesson Model 19 Classic Revolver

Joel J. Hutchcroft - March 08, 2019

The Smith & Wesson Model 19 is back in production after being on ice for almost two decades.

Optics

Burris Veracity RFP Riflescopes

Jake Edmondson - June 04, 2019

Burris has expanded its top-of-the-line Veracity hunting riflescope line with new 2-10X 42mm...

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Optics

XS Sights - F8 Night Sight

Jake Edmonson - December 04, 2018

XS Sights's newest high-visibility personal-defense sights feature a figure-eight, inline...

Optics

Gradient Lens Hawkeye Borescope

Jake Edmondson - November 05, 2018

If you are a serious shooter, handloader, or gunsmith and you haven't considered using a...

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Introducing the Trijicon Nickel Boron ACOG and Trijicon Suppressor Night Sights

Shooting Times News - January 22, 2013

Trijicon introduced two new sights during the 2013 SHOT Show in Las Vegas—the Trijicon...

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