At SportOptics.com we know rifle scopes and over the years we’ve gained the respect and appreciation of thousands of American shooters for our expertise and unbiased advice. As you browse our site you’ll soon discover we don’t carry every rifle scope on the market, but have chosen instead to specialize in the better quality end of the market and run our store as if it were a Pro Shop in your town. If you’re considering making a sizable investment, be it for your first great riflescope, or to add another to a vast collection, we encourage you to use our staff for information and unbiased opinions. Please give us a call, you’ll find a professional ready to assist you in your rifle scope selection process.
For many years there were limited options if you were seeing a premium grade riflescope, but now there are so many scopes on the market that it can be a bit confusing sorting thru everything. Below is a list of each of the rifle scope brands we carry, just click on any manufacturer name for more information, or feel free to call us if we may be of assistance in your selection process, (800) 720-9625.
Swarovski Optik - There is little doubt that this Austrian manufacture of sporting optics offers one of the worlds most respected brands of binoculars, rifle scopes, spotting scopes and range finders. When you have a company mantra of "Continuous improvement of the Good" it's easy to see why so many sportsman are completely dedicated to the brand. If you're looking to make a sizable investment on a top tier product then you might want to give some serious consideration to the Swarovski Optik line of quality binoculars and scopes.
Burris Optics - With a large selection of tactical optics, handgun scopes, red dot site, and traditional hunting scopes, Burris manages to cover just about every need the shooting sportsman might have. They also manage to offer a variety of price ranges too, to fit every budget possible. So whether you’re looking to spend a day on the range or in the woods, Burris will have a rifle scope to cover you.
The company is most recently noted for their introduction on the Eliminator Laser Range Finding Scope. This product take long range precision shooting to the next level by eliminating the guess work associated with long range ballistic compensation.
Carl Zeiss Optical - There is little doubt that this German company is renowned for making the finest optical products in the world and their sporting optics are now exception. Each Zeiss binocular, riflescope, spotting scope or rangefinder is a marvel of innovation, function, design, and robustness. If a sportsman wanted to find one brand to serve all the optic needs then the Zeiss brand would be worthy of serious consideration. Most recently they have introduced the Victory HT line of hunting optics which offer the highest light transmission of any sporting optic ever produced, a product line sure to peak the interest of those searching for low-light hunting performance.
Leica Camera - Few brands enjoy a more dedicated following then the German company Leica Camera, and while they do not carry the largest sporting optic selection in the industry the quality minded sportsman can certainly find everything he needs from this manufacturer. Most recently they have begun to offer a line of riflescopes that live up to their world class reputation for performance and exactness, thus completing their product line for the sportsman who wants to find everything under one roof. They also offer a full line of quality binoculars, spotting scopes and of course the finest laser range finding optics in the world. Most recently they have introduced the game changing Leica Geovid HD-B, a new binocular range finder that sets a new high watermark for the rest of the industry.
Nightforce - Nightforce rifle scopes are a marvel of mechanical precision and durability and have a reputation of winning over the most particular and demanding of shooting sportsman. Once you spend some time behind a Nightforce scope you'll understand why some shooters have completely abandoned other brands to fully and completely equip with Nightforce. The have a wide offering of riflescopes including products that will serve the hunter, competition shooter, and the professionals of our military and law enforcement communities. Their products include the Benchrest, NXS, ATACR, Beast and Competition. Most recently they have introduced a line of spotting scopes that is sure to complement their existing line of quality offerings.
Aimpoint - When it comes to close quarter battle scopes there is little argument that Aimpoint is the company who revolutionized the task of quickly and accurately acquiring targets at close distances, they are the pioneer of the red dot sight product segment. While these scopes are now commonplace Aimpoint still leads the pack with their reputation for robustness and ease of use, and there is little doubt that Aimpoint features the most advance electronics system of any product in this class. The battery life associated with some of these products is nothing short of amazing, some sights may be left in the on position for 5 years or longer allowing the unit to always be at the ready.
Leupold - Known today for superior products that hold the test of time, Leupold is a company that was formed by American History as we know it. For over 100 years they have striven to help advance sport optics as we know it, and produce some of the most well-known rifle scopes around the world.
Kahles Rifle Scopes - An Austrian company that has managed to maintain their original values and implement them in today’s society to provide a class of optics meant for people who are earnest about their outdoor endeavors. Not only are they serious about their customer relationships, but they focus on environmental conservation in every improvement they make company wide.
Trijicon - A rifle scope brand that is known for having the US Marine Corps, Army, Special Ops Forces, Government, and local law enforcement agencies as clients. Trijicon produces some of the world’s finest any-light aiming systems which have been proven to work with use on actual battlefields.
Meopta - This Czech Republic company has spent the last 80 years developing a host of optical instruments. With their unique history, it’s no wonder they quickly found their way to the top of the Sport Optics world. They focus on educating their workforce to become the top of their field so they can produce high quality, durable products.
Schmidt Bender - Not only does Schmidt and Bender produce riflescopes that are beautiful to look at, but they are rugged, composed of the highest quality material available, and are put together in such a way that they will last a lifetime. They offer two series of scopes, the Klassik and Zenith, which both have a multitude of options to make sure your every need is met.
EoTech - Since 2005, EoTech has risen to become one of the top defense companies in the United States. The outstanding patented holographic and laser technologies make it no question as to how they grew so popular so quickly.
Zeiss Hensoldt - This defense and security division of Carl Zeiss produces premium quality sport optics for military, law enforcement, and civilian use. This company manages to produce high end military grade rifle scopes and spotting scopes at the Carl Ziess standard that you have become accustomed to over the past 160 years.
Vortex Rifle Scopes - While they have only been around for 20 years, Vortex has quickly proven to be one of the leaders in manufacturing quality optics. They’re so confident that you’ll love their product, that they offer an unconditional, transferable, lifetime VIP-warranty.
Minox - All of the scopes that Minox produces are designed in Germany, and assembled in the United States. Each of their rifle scopes are covered by their comprehensive no questions warranty with any services or repairs being in the U.S.
Browe - Browe optics is a company founded by a former executive from Trijicon. While this is a relatively new company, they are quickly proving their ability to produce unique, quality products to suit your target, hunting, or military needs. May people see the Browe combat optic as the evolution of the Trijicon ACOG.
Steiner - Since 1947, when Karl Steiner began pioneering optics in Germany, their products have been a leader and example of what true quality should be. For many decades they were considered the finest binocular manufacturer in the world. Now that the company is owned by Beretta they have introduced a line of riflescopes that are sure to impress. Most recently this company has shaken the high end tactical scope world with the introduction of the Steiner Military scopes line. An absolutely world class product line that adds yet another alternative to those seeking a premium German made tactical optic.
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