Special-purpose rifle scope reticles are not exactly a new invention. For example, the common duplex-reticle-based, mil-dot design has been around since the 1970s. Ballistic Drop Compensating (BDC) configurations are much older than that. However, modern reticles that feature extensive aiming grids and ranging scales are direct descendants of Horus Vision’s hunting-scope reticles.
So, you’re thinking about putting a red-dot sight on your rifle. Here are some tips on what to look for and how to use this type of optic.
Two new first-focal-plane reticle options for the rugged optic promise benefits for long-range shooters.
Bushnell Outdoor Products, an industry-leader in high performance sports optics for more than 60 years, has introduced two new reticle options in its popular Elite Tactical 3-12x 44mm long range riflescope (LRS).