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Vortex Optics – Impact 1000 Rangefinder

Thursday, May 7th, 2020


BARNEVELD, Wis. – The next evolution in the Impact® line of laser rangefinders offered by Vortex® gives hunters and recreational shooters the affordable, angle-compensated rangefinder they’ve been looking for.

Simple to use and easy to carry, the Impact® 1000 offers features bowhunters will love—like angle compensation and ranging as close as five yards—and the power range lovers need to go out to 1,000 yards.

It also features three ranging modes: Angle compensated Horizontal Component Distance (HCD), Line of Sight (LOS), and Scan, giving users the choices they need to get range for a shot, or distance for a calculation. It’s all packaged in an intuitive interface that won’t get in the way in the field.

The Impact® 1000 packs a whole lot of value into a small package. And, like all our optics and electronics, it’s covered by the Vortex® VIP Warranty. Now, there’s no excuse for entering the field without a rangefinder.

$269.00 – Impact® 1000 Rangefinder

Range Reflective (yards) 1000 yds
Range Tree (yards) 800 yds
Range Deer (yards) 500 yds
Magnification 6x
Linear Field of View 341 feet @ 1000 yds
Angular Field of View 6.5 degrees
Eye Relief 15 mm
Operating Temperature -10 C to 55 C
Length 3.8 inches
Width 1.4 inches
Weight 5.5 oz

NRAAM 18 – Vortex Optics Crossfire

Sunday, May 6th, 2018


The Crossfire is a new red dot sight from Vortex, somewhat similar in appearance and size to Aimpoint’s T-2 micro. The Crossfire features an aluminum body with a hard anodized finish, with o-ring seals to prevent debris and moisture from entering the housing, and lenses with multiple anti-reflective coatings. The 2MOA dot can be adjusted from 11 brightness levels, and the battery life is up to 7000 hours on a single CR2032 battery.

A skeletonized mount is included with the Crossfire, either low mount, or lower 1/3 co-witness.


American Defense Manufacturing To Attend NYTOA

Friday, April 21st, 2017


New Berlin, WI – 23APRIL2017 – American Defense Mfg® is proud to support our nations law enforcement officers with high quality, intentionally superior products. American Defense Mfg® will be displaying a full line of rifles and mounting solutions at NYTOA www.nytacticalexpo.com in conjunction with Vortex Optics and CMC Triggers 25APR & 26APR.


SHOT Show 17 – Vortex Optics Razor AMG UH-1

Monday, January 23rd, 2017


The Razor AMG UH-1 is a new Holographic Weapon Sight, utilizing Vortex’s Fusion Hologram with Quantum Well Light Control technology, which Vortex claims makes it “…the first holographic sight to meld the durability and energy efficiency of a red dot with the impressive sight picture, zero-distortion, and reticle pattern of a holographic sight”. Featuring a shockproof body with ArmorTek coating, the Razor is submersible up to 10m/33ft for 5 minutes, is powered by a single CR123A battery, and has 15 individual brightness settings. Additionally, the Razor has a 14-hour auto shut-off feature, which can be turned off by the end user, and a integrated Picatinny rail mount.


If you’re wondering what reticle the Razor uses, here’s a subtension detail diagram from Vortex:



Joe Carley Joins Team Vortex

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

Vortex Optics of Middelton, Wisconsin is proud to announce the addition of Joe Caley to their small and select cadre of sponsored shooters.

Joe served in the US Army from 1990 to 2011 as an enlisted Infantryman, Cavalry Scout and Infantry Officer. Joe was severely wounded in Iraq in 2009. As a result he spent two years in hospitals for his second TBI, several surgeries for his legs, feet, a spinal injury and vestibular paresis. With the help of his doctors and therapists they were able to train and calibrate a Bioness System that allows him to climb obstacles, hills and walk and traverse mountain trails.

A year ago, Joe was approached by a friend at AMU asked him to shoot a PRS match. Joe jumped at the chance and hasn’t looked back. At time of writing he is 19th in Tactical Division, placed 9th at Mammoth Sniper Challenge and was invited to shoot in the exclusive Allegheny Sniper Challenge in Seneca Rocks, WV. Joe plans to move to the open division in 2017.

“Competing in PRS and tactical matches is challenging for most able bodied competitors, I often get told by other Shooters that they don’t know how I do it, and though they are beat up and tired they can’t possibly go and complain about it. A lot of times I show them the burn marks on my skin that the devices give me from putting electrical impulses through my legs. I don’t complain, I wear the scars with pride because I’m out there competing and not sitting around feeling sorry for myself. I enjoy meeting the many competitors and learning new things from all the top shooters. Most rewarding to me is when someone comes up and tells me they had no idea I had those injuries because I wear long pants to cover my equipment. This makes me feel great because I’m not looking for attention. I am just looking for a new normal.

Along the way I’ve had some great help with PRS and shooting, Vortex Optics being one that always got me some great optics to use, but now as of April I was notified that I am now one of the only sponsored match shooters of Vortex Optics. I know this is a huge honor because this family of shooters is very small and they are world and national champions. I feel fortunate to have the backing of Vortex and their entire staff”


Marine South – Quantico Tactical / Vortex Optics

Monday, April 11th, 2016

Another interesting item I saw in the Quantico Tactical booth was this scope cap insert from Vortex Optics. These Dope Disks were announced awhile ago but I hadn’t seen any in the wild. They are designed to fit into the Vortex Defender Flip Caps which are offered in 44mm, 50mm and 56mm so they will fit a wide variety of optics. The Defender Flip Caps have two stop positions; 45 and 90 degrees. What’s really cool is that the removable Dope Disks can be custom ordered for different ammunition.

This and other weapon accessories are available via Quantico Tactical.

2013 MagPul Dynamics Partners

Sunday, March 24th, 2013


MagPul Dynamics produced this graphic to recognize their partners for 2013: Arc’teryx LEAF, Aimpoint, Inc., Thunder Beast Arms Corporation, Vortex Optics, Knight’s Armament Company, NIGHTHAWK CUSTOM FIREARMS, Dark Angel Medical, LLC, Trijicon, Inc., and Ares Gear, LLC.

Companies Who Have Dropped Advertising With ‘Recoil’ Magazine – Updated

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

SWR Manufacturing
Panteao Productions
ITS Tactical
Haley Strategic Partners
Truly Tactical
Magpul Industries
Bravo Company USA
DSG Arms
Vortex Optics
Advanced Armament Corp
ITW Military Products
Mission First Tactical
Ares Armor
Tactical Tailor
Daniel Defense

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