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October 25th, 2014

Resources for Hunters — Websites and Classic Hunting Books, a leading online vendor of optics, range gear, and hunting accessories has prepared a helpful guide for new hunters. This “how to” article Before You Start Hunting provides basic information on preparing for a hunt, finding a hunter education class, choosing appropriate gear, and selecting a safe, approved area for hunting.

Hunting Affiliation Groups
There are many good organizations dedicated to promoting hunting and preserving our hunting habitats. These groups all offer valuable information for hunters:

Ducks Unlimited
Mule Deer Foundation
National Wild Turkey Federation
Pheasants Forever
Quail Forever
Rabbits Unlimited
Safari Club International
Squirrels Umlimited
Varmint Hunters Association
Whitetails Unlimited

Recommended Books about Hunting
There’s no shortage of hunting hunting-related reading material. Here are some of the best books written about hunting.

Hemingway on Hunting by Ernest Hemingway

A Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold

Beyond Fair Chase: The Ethic and Tradition of Hunting by Jim Posewitz

Meditations on Hunting by Jose Ortega y Gasset

Eating Aliens: One Man’s Adventures Hunting Invasive Animal Species by Jackson Landers

It’s Only Slow Food Until You Try to Eat It by Bill Heavey

The Beginner’s Guide to Hunting Deer for Food by Jackson Landers

Whitetail Nation: My Season in Pursuit of the Monster Buck by Peter Bodo

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November 21st, 2012

Leupold Mark-4 FFP 12-40x60mm Spotting Scopes on Sale just let us know about a very special deal — FFP Mildot Spotting Scopes priced way below the original U.S. Army contract price. This is an excellent deal for guys looking for a spotter with mildot ranging ability. Webyshops’ buyer tells us: “We picked up a limited number of Leupold spotting scopes (it was originally a military order and they decided not to take all or did not get the budget approved for all). It has a First Focal Plane Duplex Mil Dot Reticle. Normal retail price is $2800.00. We have them available on a first come, first serve basis for $999.” CLICK HERE for more info.

Leupold Mark 4 Mark IV spotting scope

The rugged, waterproof Leupold Mark 4 Tactical spotting scope is currently in service with several branches of the U.S. military. The LEUPOLD Mark-4 12-40×60 Tactical Spotting Scope, Duplex Mil-Dot Reticle (67180) utilizes a front focal Duplex Mil-Dot Reticle. With the reticle located in the front focal plane, the reticle magnifies with the image, so you can calculate range at any power setting.

LEUPOLD Mark-4 12-40×60 Tactical Spotting Scope
Duplex Mil-Dot Reticle
  • Xtended Twilight lens system provides high definition and superior luminance.
  • Lightweight (37 ounces).
  • Very compact design (12.4″ long).
  • Ranging capability at ALL power settings.
  • Universal 1/4-20 thread tripod attachment mount
  • Includes soft-side protective case which remains on the scope during use.
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December 13th, 2011

Bushnell 5-15x40mm Elite 3200 on Sale for $349.00

Here’s a great December Deal from Right now, until supplies run out, Webyshops is offering Bushnell’s Elite 3200 5-15×40 AO Riflescope (item 325154T), for just $349.00 — that’s one hundred bucks cheaper than Webyshops’ regular low price. This is a very popular scope and Webyshops’ #2 top seller. It has excellent glass.

Bushnell Elite 3200 Mildot

The Bushnell Elite 3200 5-15×40 AO Riflescope is a quality hunting and target scope. It’s also great for rimfire guns because the front adjustable objective can focus all the way down to 10 yards. The Elite 3200 5-15×40 features Target Turrets with 1/4-MOA clicks, Mildot reticle, 1″-diameter maintube, and it ships with a sunshade. Stated elevation range is 50 MOA (so you may need an angled base for 1000-yard shooting). The scope is NOT a Front Focal Plane, so the ranging capabilities of the Mildot Reticle are limited to one magnification.

Here’s a review from a recent purchaser: “Great scope for the money. This is my 6th Bushnell Elite Scope, and the glass is as clear as more expensive scopes. The impressive thing about this scope is that the parallax can be adjusted down to 10 yards…between that and the target turrets, it was an easy decision to buy it for my CZ 452 American.” — Sam H., Pennsylvania

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January 4th, 2011

WebyShops Offers $1000 Sweepstakes on Facebook Page

Webyshops sweepstakes FBDidn’t get ALL the gear you wanted for Christmas?, an online optics vendor, is sponsoring a special sweepstakes with over $1000.00 in prizes. Entry into the contest is FREE — no purchase is necessary. The Grand Prize Winner will be awarded a $1000.00 shopping spree from Additionally, one in ten entrants will win one of these four prizes:

1) Scopecoat Neoprene Cover
2) Laser Boresight
3) Accuscope Sighting Chart
4) Surefire CR123 3V Battery 12 Pack

How to Enter Contest
It’s simple to enter the contest. No purchase is required, but you will be asked for your name and email address. (If you prefer NOT to provide an email, just stop here — that’s a contest entry requirement.)

  • Go to WebyShops’ Facebook Page:
  • Click the “LIKE” button at the top center of the page.
  • After the new page loads, Click ENTER at the bottom of the picture.
  • Complete the entry fields (name, email, hobby preference) and click ENTER.

The contest ends January 30th. The Grand Prize winner will be notified by email and his/her name will be posted on Webyshops’ Facebook Page on January 31, 2011. Additionally, one out of every 10 entrants will win a free gift. For more info, visit, or call (800) 851-9321.

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December 14th, 2010

WebyShops Offers Reticle Tables for Popular Riflescopes

WebyShops RiflescopesWhen choosing a riflescope, picking the right reticle is vital. Even the highest-quality scope can be disappointing in the field if you don’t select the best reticle for your intended application — whether hunting, tactical, or target use.

Online retailer has made the process of reticle selection much easier by providing Reticle Selector Tables for popular riflescope brands and models.

The folks at WebyShops tell us that customers often have trouble picking the right combination of reticle type, magnification option and scope finish: “Typically, customers have already narrowed down the brand and often the model, but they want to know all their reticle and finish options for the scope”. To make the process easier, WebyShops now offers Reticle Tables for many of the most popular riflescope brands and models. To access the tables, log on to the WebyShops site and select a scope brand. When you see a gray button like the one below, just click on it to see a list of reticle and finish options. Reticle Selector button

Shown below is a sample table for Nikon Monarch scopes. The table provides all available choices for this brand and model, classified by reticle type, magnification, and exterior finish.

Webyshops Reticle Selector Table

WebyShops currently offers Reticle Selector Tables for the following scope brands and models. More tables will be added in the future. Click the links below to access Reticle Tables for particular scope brands and models:

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June 24th, 2010

Special Optics Offers — Exclusively for Our Readers has a new sponsor,, which sells a full range of sporting optics for hunters, varminters, and competition shooters. To kick off WebyShops’ participation with our website, Mike Orlov, who runs Webyshops, has agreed to provide some EXCLUSIVE specials for readers. These specials, just for our readers, are a full $50 below the normal low price. The Super-Sale items are limited quantity, first come, first serve, and subject to availability. When they’re gone, they’re gone. Go ahead and comparison-shop first. We think you’ll find these exclusive specials are hard to beat. For example, the Eotech 516 sells for $456.56 at, and $479.99 at

IMPORTANT: To qualify for these special prices, use Coupon Code ACCSHOOTER when you check out with your online order. For phone orders, call (800) 851-9329, ask for MIKE, and say you are an reader.

EOTECH 516 Holographic Weapon Sight, 65 MOA Ring/1 MOA Dot Reticle, (516.A65/1)

Regular price: $449.00
AccurateShooter price: $399.00
SAVINGS: $50.00 off

Eotech Holosight
BUSHNELL Yardage Pro 4-12×42 Laser Rangefinding Riflescope, Mil-Dot Reticle, Matte (204124)

Regular price: $679.99
AccurateShooter price: $629.99
SAVINGS: $50.00 off

bushnell laserscope
LEUPOLD DeltaPoint Reflex Sight, 7.5 MOA Delta, All Mounts (65930)

Regular price: $449.99
AccurateShooter price: $399.99
SAVINGS: $50.00 off

Leupold Reflex
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