MAP Reticles are big news for airgun hunters! Jim takes these scopes out in the field and has the chance to try them on a number of springers and PCPs. With this as a backdrop, let me say that when I was contacted by Hawke and asked to test out a couple of their products I jumped at the opportunity. Hawke has been providing scopes to the airgunning world for several years, and has a very strong following in the European marketplace. In our first call we discussed the guns I would be using, both spring piston and pcp power plants, and the type of field conditions I’d be shooting under. A few days later I was unpacking the companies MaxPro and Airmax models, both 3-9x variable magnification, with the 40mm and 50mm objectives respectively. I now have had a few weeks experience with these products and have mounted them on everything from a Webley Patriot .25 magnum springer to a DAQ .457 pcp, with many other test guns in between. While intending to spend a lot more time with these scopes during the upcoming small game seasons, I feel comfortable giving a preliminary review based on current experience. Both of these scopes are well made and built on a shockproof 1â€� mono tube, with multi-coated lenses that are waterproof and said to be fog proof. I compared the image quality obtained with these scopes to several models of Leapers, Burris, Tasco, Niko Stirling, and Leupold that I own, andRead More →