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...
vortex-viper-hd-binoculars

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...
hunter using rangefinder

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...
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...
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...
Bushnell Trophy XLT 20-60x65mm

Review: Bushnell Trophy XLT Spotting Scope

Outdoor Empire pick for best spotting scope for the money. Bushnell is a pretty big optics company who has been around for quite some time....