RICHMOND, Va. – -(AmmoLand.com)- Gray’s Sporting Journal has awarded the GPO USA PASSION 3X 3-9×42 riflescope its coveted Gray’s Best Award as one of the editors’ top choices for hunting and shooting gear for 2019 in Vol. 43, Issue 7 of the magazine.
“GPO Stands for German Precision Optics, a company founded several years ago by a group of senior German optics executives with the goal of combining German technology and production standards with Far Eastern precision and low-cost production,” wrote Gray’s Terry Wieland. “Design, engineering and quality control are all done in Germany. The American branch is headed by Mike Jensen, and few industry executives know American hunting (and hunters) as well as he does. The result is a line of riflescopes and binoculars that look German and perform as if they were German, but seem to be missing a few digits from the price.”
“The 3X line is not extensive—yet—but consists of the eminently useful (but neglected of late) one-inch scopes. Among these is the one I would nominate as the single best for most hunting situations: 3-9×42. It lists at $400, astonishingly inexpensive …Read the Rest