For this review, we taking a look at what we consider as the best 3 options available for the archery hunter; the Leica Rangemaster 1000-R, the Leupold RX-1000i TBR, and the Vortex Ranger 1000. We’ll be comparing them based on optical quality, fast ranging ability, a responsive scan mode, good ergonomics, and angle compensation.
Too many camouflage patterns are designed to look good on the shelf at your local sporting goods store but don't truly work well in the field. Thankfully, First Lite's new "Fusion" pattern is different.
I have over 8 years of hunting experience behind a 50mm spotting scope, and during that time I have come to believe that most hunters should be packing these small spotters, despite their drawbacks. Here are my thoughts on Vortex's 50mm offering.