First Focal Plane vs. Second Focal Plane Reticle

First focal plane vs. second focal plane reticle

A scope with variable magnification will have either a first focal plane (FFP) reticle or a second focal plane (SFP) reticle. The FFP vs. SFP debate is a common one in gun circles, especially among long-range shooters and serious hunters. Which is best is largely a matter of personal opinion. Since we firmly believe knowledge … Read more

How to Choose a Rifle Scope? – Full Explained

How to choose a rifle scope?

Like a lot of kids growing up in the American West, I started shooting with an open-sighted .22 rimfire rifle.  It is a great way to learn rifle marksmanship.  I learned how to shoulder the rifle, hold the grip, break the trigger, following through the shot, control my breathing, etc.  I found shooting was simplified … Read more