Category: Nikon Scopes

  • Reviewing the Nikon Monarch 7 Series of Rifle Scopes

    Reviewing the Nikon Monarch 7 Series of Rifle Scopes

    Here’s a fairly in-depth overview of the new Nikon Monarch 7 series of rifle scopes. I’ve published the entire review and then added my thoughts under the original review. “Today’s refined rifleman demands modern reticles featuring holdovers for elevation, wider magnification ranges, improved optical systems, better lens coatings, improved turret designs and illuminated reticles. Many…

  • Nikon Omega BDC Muzzleloader Riflescope

    As far as I know, the Nikon Omega is the first riflescope that was ever produced just for muzzleloaders and blackpowder shooters.  It features a built-in BDC (bullet drop compensator) that allows you to accurately shoot a muzzleloader out to 200 – 250 yards.  Prior scopes would produce an accurate effective muzzleloader range of about…

  • Nikon ProStaff Riflescope

    The Nikon ProStaff is one of Nikon’s most popular riflescope lines.  It’s their least expensive series but offers quite a bit of scope for the money.  The ProStaff utilizes Nikon technology that is simialr to the Buckmaster and Monarch scopes at half the price.  The ProStaff series features 4 models that will cover most applications.…

  • Nikon Buckmaster Riflescopes

    The Nikon Buckmasters series is basically the next series under the Monarch. It has a number of the same features, but is a little bit less expensive.  The Buckmaster comes in 7 configurations, while the Monarch is available in 9 configurations.  Like the Monarch series, the Buckmaster also features traditional and side focus models.  The…

  • Nikon Monarch Scopes

    Nikon Optics markets the Monarch series as it’s top of the scope offering.  In addition to the standard Monarch line, Nikon also offers two upgraded lines called the Monarch X and the Monarch Gold.  Both the X and Gold series are a step up in the Monarch series, but are really geared towards precision benchrest…