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6 Night Vision Safety Essentials to Follow! + Cleaning/Care Guide

Night vision devices are fascinating. The technology behind them is incredible. Their evolution from systems so large you need a backpack to tote them, to...
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How To Use Binoculars When You Have Glasses ( 2 Methods )

Just using binoculars might be tricky for some folks, not to even mention wearing eyeglasses on top of that too.There used to be a...
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...
Bushnell The Truth

Review: Bushnell the Truth 4x20mm – Do you Dare?

  Outdoor Empire pick for the best bowhunting rangefinder When you have the balls to call your product “the Truth”, you had better back it up with something...
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Review: Vortex Viper HD Binoculars

  Outdoor Empire pick for the best hunting binoculars. Many are familiar with the company Vortex due to their high-quality red dot optics. However, that is...
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7 Reasons Why Hunters Need A Laser Rangefinder!

One of the most valuable tools a hunter can invest in is a quality rangefinder. Rangefinding technology has both grown and shrunk at the same time....
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...
reflective vs non reflective target

Rangefinder Reflective Vs Non-Reflective Target Range Explained!

Let’s say you are in the market for the best rangefinder. You are doing your research, weighing your options, and thinking about those really...
telescope against the light

Optics 101: Light Transmission Explained!

Regardless of what kind of optic you have -- a spotting scope, a rangefinder, a pair of binoculars, or a sniper scope, there may...
Spotting scope on tripod at outdoor archery target range

The 5 Best Spotting Scopes For Target Shooting In 2019: The Definitive Guide (...

What is that? Is it a hole in the 9 ring? Wait, is it under the bull’s eye? Is that a smudge, or is...