Vortex Viper

Review: Vortex Viper HD Spotting Scope

  Outdoor Empire pick for best spotting scope for hunting The Vortex Viper is one of the three spotting scopes that Vortex creates. It is a mid tier...
spotting scope and rifle

How To Use a Spotting Scope for Shooting

Spotting scopes are interesting optics used to see a wide variety of objectives. They can be used to stare at the stars, watch birds,...
Bushnell Scout DX 1000 ARC

Review: Bushnell Scout DX 1000 ARC

Outdoor Empire top pick for hunting rangefinder. If you’re a diehard hunter, then only the best gear will do. Having good gear can mean the...
Halo XRT6

Review: Halo XRT6 – An Angel of a Rangefinder?

  Outdoor Empire best for the money rangefinder Technology is a truly amazing thing. I can hold a pocket-sized optic in my hand, and with the press of a...
digiscoping with Swarovski scope

Getting Started With Digiscoping ( All You Need To Know )

One interesting aspect of spotting scopes is the ability to turn them into a powerful camera lens. Digiscoping applies to both spotting scopes and...
man holding binoculars

Looking Through Binoculars 101: How to Focus, Adjust, and More

  Using binoculars seem to be simple in nature. It's two lenses you stick to your face and look at things through. But if you've...
Simmons Volt 600

Review: Simmons Volt 600 Laser Rangefinder

Outdoor Empire top pick as budget rangefinder. When rangefinders came out, all they did was give distance. The new features of bullet compensation, arrow arc...
Vortex Ranger 1500

Review: Vortex Ranger 1500 – Is it Worth the Cost? 

Outdoor Empire pick for the best long-range shooting rangefinder Is quality your biggest concern when purchasing a rangefinder? Is budget not an issue? If you answered yes...
Various lenses

Optics 101: Anti-Reflective Lens Coatings

We live in a time where optics are clearer than they have ever been before. You can see farther and better in low light conditions, allowing you...
Armasight Nyx7 Gen 2+

Review: Armasight Nyx7-ID Gen 2+ Goggles

Outdoor Empire pick for best NV goggles for the money. Night vision goggles lets you own the night. They enable people to easily walk, shoot and even...