OPW Blog

Welcome to the Opticswarehouse blog; this is home to all the latest rifle scope, scope mounts and optics news. This is a great space to keep track of any new products in the optics & scope mount world that have just been launched, coming into stock to us or that we are genuinely excited about. Our aim, is to allow you to keep track of the newest technologies in riflescopes, night vision stuff, and thermal imagers, using our info to keep you ahead of your competition.

  • Pulsar Thermal Monocular Range Quick-Fire Review: Pulsar Thermal Monocular Range XQ38F, XP50 and XQ30V Wednesday 18th October 2017 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LL0vKEPeo1M Shaun from Optics Warehouse introduces the 2017 Pulsar Thermal Monocular range. The Pulsar range of Thermal monoculars are split into the Pulsar Quantum lite which is the cheapest option then the Pulsar Helion series which is split into the XQ & XP series. This video will explain the difference between each model within the Read more...
  • Quick-Fire Review: Nikko Stirling Diamond 10-50x60 Illuminated Mildot Riflescope Quick-Fire Review: Nikko Stirling Diamond 10-50×60 Illuminated Mildot Riflescope Monday 18th September 2017 - https://youtu.be/CdZeNNe_Pqc Here’s Shaun with another Quick-Fire review, this time we’re looking at the Nikko Stirling Diamond 10-50x60 Illuminated Mildot Riflescope. This has been our best-selling 10-50x60 riflescope for the past five years. The scope features target turrets under caps and top quality Japanese glass. The versatile 10-50x60 magnification is perfect for field target and long-range Read more...
  • Quick-Fire Review: Hawke Airmax 30 SF 8-32x50 AMX IR Riflescope Quick-Fire Review: Hawke Airmax 30 SF 8-32×50 AMX IR Riflescope Friday 15th September 2017 - Shaun shares a two-minute overview of the Hawke Airmax 30 SF 8-32x50 AMX IR Riflescope. We think this is the perfect entry level scope for those looking to get into Field Target shooting, no wonder it’s one of our best sellers!
  • Mil to MOA Calculator Mil/MOA Measurement Converter Friday 15th September 2017 - You can use this handy MOA/Mil converter to convert MOA to Mil or vice versa. It also converts to centimetres and inches.
  • Night Vision Our Suggested Night Vision Air Rifle Scopes Wednesday 13th September 2017 - These are our top picks for Air Rifle Night Vision. We've chosen these based on our experience of using these scopes in the field. Night vision units come in a few different designs: Add on units, Digital units and Tubed Units.
  • Air Rifle hunting Our Recommended Scopes for Air Rifle Hunting Monday 11th September 2017 - Entry Level Hawke Airmax 4-12×50 AMX AO Riflescope £179.99  £159.00 The Hawke Airmax 4-12×50 AO AMX Riflescope comes with 16 layer fully multi coated optics for exceptional clarity aswell as a glass etched reticle to withstand high recoils. The Hawke Airmax 4-12×50 AO is constructed along a 1 inch mono-tube chassis for superior strength and Read more...
  • Newton Meter Converter Newton Meter Converter Sunday 10th September 2017 - Use this useful converter to convert Newton Meters to inch pounds, foot pounds and Meter Kilograms.
  • Quick-Fire Review: IOR Recon 4-28×50 Illuminated FFP MIL MIL Riflescope Quick-Fire Review: IOR Recon 4-28×50 Illuminated FFP MIL MIL Riflescope Sunday 10th September 2017 - Shaun gives us a two-minute overview of the fantastic IOR Recon 4-28×50 Illuminated FFP MIL MIL Riflescope. With 120 moa (34. MRAD) of elevation adjustment and 50 moa of windage adjustment this scope provides the ultimate in long-range shooting. A wide field of view and parallax correction from infinity to less than 8 metres (9 Read more...
  • Quick-Fire Review: Schmidt & Bender 5-25x56 PM II Double Turn or Single Turn Riflescope Quick-Fire Review: Schmidt & Bender 5-25×56 PM II Double Turn/ Single Turn Riflescope Saturday 9th September 2017 - In the first of our quick-fire reviews, Shaun provides a two-minute overview of the world-renowned Schmidt & Bender 5-25x56 PM II Double Turn/ Single Turn Riflescope. This is one of the most versatile and highest performing long-range riflescopes in the world.
  • Benchrest Our Favourite Air Rifle Benchrest Scopes Friday 8th September 2017 - Entry Level Hawke Sidewinder 30 SF 8-32×56 Riflescope with Free BSA Shooting Rest/Bag and Scope Rings £439.99  £369.00 The Hawke Sidewinder 30 SF 8-32×56 was built with long range shooting in mind, with this being said it ticks all the specific boxes that long range shooting requires when choosing an optic. The Hawke Sidewinder 30 SF 8-32×56 delivers Read more...
  • Quick-Fire Review: Athlon Argos BTR 8-34x56 FFP Riflescope Quick-Fire Review: Athlon Argos BTR 8-34×56 FFP Riflescope Tuesday 5th September 2017 - Shaun from Optics Warehouse gives us a Quick-Fire review of the Athlon Argos BTR 8-34x56 FFP Riflescope. Coming in at under £400, this scope offers excellent value for the shooter looking to pick up a high-magnification first focal plane riflescope without breaking the bank.
  • Air Rifle Our Top Picks for Air Rifle Hunter Field Target Shooting Monday 4th September 2017 - Entry Level Nikko Stirling Panamax 3-9×50 AO Illuminated Half Mildot + Free Scope Rings £174.99  £85.00 The Nikko Stirling Panamax 3-9×50 AO Illuminated Half Mildot Riflescope has been designed around an extremely wide angle field of view which is approx 20% more than the average comparable 1” scopes on the market today. Continuing with our Read more...
  • Quick-Fire Review: Bushnell Elite Tactical DMR 3.5-21x50 FFP G2DMR Riflescope Quick-Fire Review: Bushnell Elite Tactical DMR 3.5-21×50 FFP G2DMR Riflescope Sunday 3rd September 2017 - https://youtu.be/FxzOozW9a1c Shaun from Optics Warehouse breaks down the key features of the Bushnell Elite Tactical DMR 3.5-21x50 FFP G2DMR Riflescope. We think this is one of the most versatile FFP riflescopes available for under £1,000. It features a 34mm main tube, which is hard to find on a riflescope at this price-point, as well as Read more...
  • Optics Warehouse YouTube Channel The Optics Warehouse YouTube channel has arrived! Friday 1st September 2017 - Optics Warehouse has started up a YouTube Channel to keep you up to date about some of our latest and greatest products. Shaun will be releasing regular quick-fire scope reviews which include information from his personal experience and that of the Optics Warehouse team, who have a combined 75 years industry experience. Be sure to Read more...
  • Long range Our Favourite Long Range Centerfire Scopes Monday 28th August 2017 - Entry Level Vortex Viper HS-T 6-24×50 SFP £550.00 - £575.00 The Vortex Viper HS-T 6-24×50 takes many of the best features from our popular Viper HS and Viper PST riflescopes, the new Viper HS-T (Hunting Shooting Tactical) delivers shooting versatility for hunters, as well as tactical enthusiasts. The Viper HS-T boasts a hashmark-based second-focal-plane reticle Read more...
  • Centre Fire Hunting Our Selections for Centre Fire Hunting Friday 25th August 2017 - Entry Level Ultimax 3-12×56 Illuminated 4A Riflescope £616.99  £395.00 The Ultimax 3-12×56 Riflescope has been developed for hunters seeking top end performance at a reasonable price. Best glass, optimized coatings and optical calculations combined with production to tightest tolerances in the industry delivers a premium product with a crisp clear image. Precise small fiber illuminated Read more...
  • Our Favourite Scopes for Centerfire Benchrest Shooting Sunday 20th August 2017 - Entry Level Sightron SII 36×42 BRD Bench Rest 1/8 MOA £475.00 The Sightron SII 36×42 scope is designed purely for benchrest it combines value with added performance. The Sightron SII 36×42 comes with a one inch main tube made of high quality aircraft aluminium. The Sightron SII 36×42 is made with Japanese lenses giving a Read more...
  • Our Top Picks for Air Rifle Field Target Shooting Wednesday 16th August 2017 - We've put together a selection of our favourite scopes for air rifle field target shooting. This includes top, mid and entry level riflescopes as recommended by our team of experts with over 75 years combined experience.