[SHOT 2024] EOTECH Launches the Vudu X Series Rifle Scopes

EOTECH, the renowned optics manufacturer, has announced the launch of its latest product line, the Vudu X series of rifle scopes. These scopes, aimed at outdoor enthusiasts such as hunters, 3-gun shooters, and recreational shooters, are set to elevate the standards of the field with their advanced features.

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EOTECH Adds More Budget-Friendly Vudu X Series to Scope Lineup

While EOTECH‘s most well-known products may be their holographic sights, that’s certainly not all they do. They’re also players in the night vision/thermal market, and they launched their first red dot with the EFLX pistol optic in 2022. They also offer several models of riflescopes, with the Vudu line having first released back in 2016. Their current Vudu offerings include four first focal plane variants and three featuring second focal plane reticles. These range from 1-6x, 1-8x, and 1-10x LPVOs up to an 8-32x option, among others. Now EOTECH has announced that they’re bringing a new series of riflescopes to their product catalog, meant to be a bit more budget-friendly than the existing choices. Meet the new Vudu X series, detailed in the press release below.

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Three New Scopes From Trijicon For 2024

Trijicon has three new scopes for 2024, with two new Credo 1-10×28 models and a new Tenmile HX 5-25×50 FFP. All three are premium models with high-end features. They also have illumination in both red and green.

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Leupold Factory Tour 2023 – Part 2

Last week I was lucky enough to be invited out to Beaverton OR to take a tour of the Leupold factory with a number of other outdoor journalists. This is part two of the tour so if you have not read my previous article, I highly recommend starting here before reading this one.

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Leupold Factory Tour 2023 – Part 1

Last week I was lucky enough to be invited out to Beaverton OR to take a tour of the Leupold factory with a number of other outdoor journalists. Our tour began in the beautiful front lobby of Leupold HQ where our tour guide Nic Kytlica gave us a brief history of the company. 

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New Steiner H6Xi Series of Rifle Scopes

Today, Steiner released the new H6Xi series of rifle scopes. These are more geared towards the outdoor/hunting market than the tactical market-oriented T- and P-series optics. Here’s the press release:

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Three NEW Optics From Primary Arms: Two Rifle Scopes And A Red Dot

Primary Arms Optics has just added three new optics to their vast lineup, which will include a flat dark earth version of their PLx 1-8×24 FFP Low Power Variable Optic (LVPO), a second generation of their existing SLx 3-18x First Focal Plane scope, and a new CLx RD-25 red dot optic. These three new offerings are available for purchase now. Primary Arms’ full press release can be read below.

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NEW Primary Arms 3-18×44 & 4.5-27×56 FFP GLx Rifle Scopes Ready For Pre-Order

If you’ve been visiting TFB regularly, you’ve probably noticed that Primary Arms has been busy releasing a number of new products this winter. We’ve recently announced new binoculars, a 1-6x LPVO optic, pistol red dot sights, and a 5x prism sight. Primary Arms has just announced the pre-order status for their new First Focal Plane (FFP) GLx rifle scopes in 3-18x44mm and 4.5-27x56mm with several reticle configurations, all of which are illuminated models.

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New Flip-Up and Fold-Flat Pro Lens Covers from ZEISS

ZEISS is adding a new product line for their riflescopes for 2023 with the introduction of new Flip-Up and Fold-Flat Pro Lens Covers. These new proprietary lens covers will retail for about $90 per set and should start showing up online and in stores sometime in Q2 of 2023. Some cool features ZEISS will be adding to their lens covers to set them apart from other manufacturers is the inclusion of an integrated spare battery containment system, and an on-board Torx wrench containment system which should prove to be invaluable at the range for minor adjustments or when that illumination battery inevitably dies just after you’ve set off on a range trip.

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Primary Arms SLx 1-6×24 SFP Gen IV Scope Available For Pre-Order

Primary Arms’ popular SLx 1-6×24 SFP Riflescope is receiving its fourth generational change and release soon. The fourth generation scope will now feature new reticle options, clearer glass, improved light transmission, and even greater durability than before. Primary Arms is also aiming to keep the price of this new generation of the SLx LPVO affordable at only $339.99.

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[SHOT 2023] New Scopes And Mounts From Hi-Lux Optics

Hi-Lux Optics had a few new optics on display at Shot Show 2023. Though they may be best known for their vintage scopes, the do offer modern options as well.

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Primary Arms Odyssey 2023 – A Full Suite Of New Optics

Our friends at Primary Arms sent over their list of new optics that includes everything from red dots and prisms to a first focal plane (FFP) with a 56mm objective. Branded Odyssey 2023, these Primary Arms optics include binoculars and magnifiers on top of other optics made for various weapons platforms. The one Primary Arms Odyssey 2023 release that caught my attention immediately is also the smallest – the Autolive Battery Cap. This motion activated cap can be added to Primary Arms optics or other manufacturer’s optics to add “waking” capabilities to save battery life.

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New Emerge Family of Riflescopes from Blackhound Optics

Blackhound Optics are producers of affordable, accurate, and guaranteed factory-direct sporting optics for US customers. Blackhound recently announced their new  Emerge series of riflescopes. The Emerge series encompasses high magnification optics, all with 56mm objective lenses, and illuminated reticles to provide hunters and precision shooters with a more affordable optic that still leaves room in the budget for other important things like accessories and ammunition.

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New SLx HUNTER Rifle Scopes from Primary Arms Optics

Four new hunting-oriented optics have just been announced by Primary Arms as upgrades to their already existing SLx riflescope lineup. These new optics include the 3-9x40mm and 3-9x50mm, 4-12x40mm, and 4-12x50mm SLx HUNTER riflescopes. Each one of these optics has been optimized for hunting applications and helps to increase visibility on targets, and duplex-style reticles for precision shooting.

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New Multi-Slot Bases for Savage Axis Rifles from Weaver

The Savage Axis is an extremely popular hunting rifle for many across the nation. The trusty bolt action rifle comes in a wide variety of caliber options and styles including left-handed models, compact ones, and models with hardwood or synthetic stocks. All of these rifles are quite affordable, generally costing between $400 and $700. Newer models of the Savage Axis, however, have changed the old receiver and updated it with standard, extended and 20-MOA one that feature larger 8-40 screws. That is why Weaver has picked this time to update their scope base offerings to include new multi-slot bases for the Axis rifle.

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