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Red Dot vs. Laser Sights – Which is Best for Pistols?

Despite their similarities, there are some distinct differences between red dots and lasers.

Richard Nance

Leupold Freedom RDS Review

The Leupold RDS is made of 6061 T6 aluminum and has a beefy 34mm main tube. It comes mounted

Alfredo Rico

Aimpoint ACRO P-1 Review

The window of the Aimpoint ACRO P-1 is generous, allowing a good sight picture and good light

Jeremy Stafford

TruGlo Omnia 8 1-8x24mm Scope Review

While the Omnia 8 1-­8x24mm isn't the ideal choice for precision riflery, it is an excellent

Tom Beckstrand

Guns & Ammo TV: Irons vs. Optics

How much of an edge do optics give shooters? In this segment of Pros vs. Joes, Guns & Ammo TV

Guns & Ammo Staff

Pulsar Thermion XM38 Thermal Scope Review

The Pulsar Thermion XM38 thermal scope is loaded with features that include quick start up,

D. Faubion

Guns & Ammo TV: TruGlo Ignite Red Dots

The TruGlo Ignite series includes two affordable red dots ready for your AR-15: Ignite 30mm

Guns & Ammo Staff

Leupold Adds Night Vision Optimized Model to DeltaPoint Pro Line

Leupold expands its DeltaPoint Pro reflex sight line with the addition of two models optimized

Guns & Ammo Staff

Leupold Freedom RDS Black Ring Model – First Look

Leupold & Stevens, Inc. announced its Freedom RDS (Red Dot Sight) is now available in a Black

Guns & Ammo Digital Staff

SIG Sauer Electro-Optics SIERRA6BDX Riflescope – First Look

SIG Sauer Electro-Optics introduced the addition of the SIERRA6BDX super zoom riflescope line

Guns & Ammo Digital Staff

Vortex Optics 1-10X Razor HD Gen III Review

Vortex Optics unveils the 1-10X Razor HD Gen III scope.

Tom Beckstrand

Trijicon Credo 2-10x36mm Scope Review

From its clarity to the usefulness of the MRAD Precision Tree reticle, the Trijicon Credo

D. Faubion

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