Posted June 20, 2016 2:48 pm by Comments

By Tom Beckstrand

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The Radius comes packaged with a rangefinding unit, a pressure switch, orange reflective tape to help zero, a zero target and an owner’s manual.

I expect firearm-​mounted rangefinders to become equally crucial on sniper rifles. When mounted on a rifle, rangefinders can be employed much faster than handheld models. There is no need to break from our shooting position, grab the rangefinder, range the target and then get back behind the rifle. All that gun juggling takes time, and time lets Charlie slip away. Not my war, but you get the idea.

Snipers should pay attention to the firearm-​mounted rangefinder trend. LE snipers might think that rangefinders don’t really apply to them, and that assumption would be incorrect. If the rifle is zeroed at 100 yards and the sniper needs to slip a bullet through a window that’s only been cracked open an inch, knowing the precise distance to the opening becomes crucial.

The SilencerCo Radius represents the first time this type of rangefinder has been within reach of the mainstream long-​gun community, and boy have they set the bar high. The SilencerCo Radius is 5 inches long, 3 inches wide and 2 inches deep. It can be mounted above the …Read the Rest

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