New Binoculars and Optics for 2016

By author of Brow Tines and Backstrap
TruGlo Tru-Brite 30

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1 | TRUGLO Tru-Brite 30 Series

The Tru-Brite is a 30 mm Illuminated-reticle tactical rifle scope. The scope is offered in two magnifications: 1-4X or 1-6X. The scope includes two calibrated BDC turrets. The .223 turret is calibrated for 55-grain bullets while the .308 turret is calibrated for 168-grain bullets. Both turrets provide ballistics compensation for targets out to 800 yards. The scopes also have side windage turrets to compensate for wind drift. 

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Vanguard Major League Bowhunter Binocular

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2 | Vanguard Major League Bowhunter 10x42 binoculars

Vanguard has partnered with the boys from Major League Bowhunter for a new Realtree-clad binocular. The MLB 10x42 comes with vanguards premium lifetime warranty. Sporting  Realtree's MAX-1 XT camo pattern, these binoculars are not only sharp-looking but are priced affordably at about $200.

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Bushnell red dot scope

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3 | Bushnell TRS 25 Red Dot Scope

Bushnell just unveiled a nifty compact red dot for any hunting situation. The TRS-25 uses a 3 MOA dot for fast target acquisition. This little sight would be right at home on top of any type of hunting gun where shots happen fast.

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4 | TRUGLO TFX Pro Handgun Sights

TRUGLO has been very well known for their outstanding TFO handgun sights. The TFO sights utilize both Tritium and fiber optic quality’s that makes a sighting system that you can use in any lighting conditions. Tritium for night. Fiber-optic for day. The new TFX sights are the same awesome design but are made to be virtually indestructible. By using a hermetically-sealed process the sights can be put through the rigors and still keep on rocking.

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Bushnell Trophy Extreme binocular

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5 | Bushnell Trophy Extreme Binocular

Bushnell's Trophy Extreme binocular features top-notch technology at a welcome price.

They're waterproof, fog-proof and armor-plated to withstand anything that you can throw at it.  Available in 8x42 or 10x42.

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There's no shortage of new guns for 2016. But if you can't hit what you're aiming at, the best gun on the show floor can't help you.

That's where optics come in. Here's a few of the best from Realtree licensees.