When I take binoculars into the woods they help me glass an area to ensure there are no other hunters/dogs/deer et cetera entering into my coyote ambush area. They also help me peer into low light woodlands and see what I can't otherwise see with my naked eyeballs. On travels out west, a pair of binoculars that can resolve color detail is invaluable in seeing prairie dogs in overcast conditions. Those buggers blend in really well in overcast conditions. So while I'm by no means a binocular snob, I am rather particular with respect to the ability
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M4 Upgrade: Leupold Firedot
Leupold's VX*R 2-7x33mm Ballistic FireDot Reticle mounted up on my stock Colt M4 carbine was just the ticket for reconnoitering a new dog town.
In the field I found the intermediate work this scope offered the right amount of magnification and bright clear optics.
The reticle is designed for larger game/intermediate ranges as the stadia are thicker than the standard Leupold fare.
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Leupold VX-R Patrol 1.25x Tactical Rifle Scope
Leupold's VX-R Patrol 1.25x4 is offered in both their hunting and tactical lines.
I think that makes sense.
At a svelte 11.5 oz and sporting a profoundly unobtrusive 20mm exit aperture on a rugged 30mm tube, the VX-R Patrol 1.25x4 is sized to stay out of your way in the woods.
And on the prairie and where people are wont to shoot at you.
The 30mm aluminum tube along with the - more -