Gear Trijicon VCOG 1-8×28 Riflescope on RECOILtv’s Gun Room RECOILtv September 1, 2019 Join the Conversation In this installment of RECOILtv's Gun Room, we join Editor-in-Chief, Iain Harrison, as he profiles Trijicon's extension of their VCOG line. From a 1-6x power scope to the new 1-8×28 scope, Trijicon has set the bar for scopes designed with durability, ruggedness, and superb sight picture at its heart. Tailored for those who desire flat sight pictures at 1x power, to those who need to make distance shots with accuracy and precision, this VCOG boasts a ton of beneficial features. FEATURES LED Illuminated First Focal Plane Reticle Superior Quality Glass Rugged Aluminum-Alloy Housing Adjustable Brightness Settings Bullet Drop Compensating & Ranging Reticle Quick Magnification Adjustments Constant Eye Relief Waterproof to 20 Meters (66 ft.) No Rings Needed Designed to be as soldier-proof as possible, the turret caps on the VCOG are dummy corded to the scope itself, making it difficult to lose them in the field. As well, you will not find any hash marks on the turrets since you won't be dialing with this scope, but instead, ranging and elevating the scope using the reticle itself. Powered by a single AA lithium battery, operators are able to source power from virtually anywhere, and can utilize this single-piece scope in nearly any environment. This is a definite plus, though it does produce a sort of odd lump on the side of the scope itself. When it comes to the illumination, the VCOG has 11 different settings, including two night vision and nine day settings. PROS Sturdy, one-piece design Aluminum body Superb glass quality Flat 1x power image AA Battery powered CONS Big and bulky Heavy Thumbscrew mount Simply put, the VCOG from Trijicon is built to last, and will have those who are looking for a low-power, variable scope drooling. For more information on the full VCOG line, be sure to head on over to www.trijicon.com Want to see more from RECOILtv? WATCH NOW! Explore RECOILweb:Doomsday Intercepts - TAD Pants "from the ashes"Shooting Position FitnessCurated Offers: Mini CannonsPaul Leitner-Wise Takes LWRC and Sig Sauer to Court NEXT STEP: Download Your Free Target Pack from RECOILFor years, RECOIL magazine has treated its readers to a full-size (sometimes full color!) shooting target tucked into each big issue. Now we've compiled over 50 of our most popular targets into this one digital PDF download. From handgun drills to AR-15 practice, these 50+ targets have you covered. Print off as many as you like (ammo not included). Get your pack of 50 Print-at-Home targets when you subscribe to the RECOIL email newsletter. We'll send you weekly updates on guns, gear, industry news, and special offers from leading manufacturers - your guide to the firearms lifestyle.You want this. Trust Us.