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Innovative Firearms Optics – Traditional Practicality

We deliver firearms optics that change the way you enjoy your gun. From rifle optics built for precision shooting to pistol optics that let you take control of dynamic tactical situations, we engineer sights and scopes packed with bleeding-edge features and build them with a craftsmen’s attention to detail, then price them fairly for gun owners that require the best on the range, on duty, or in their hand. 

Why Gideon Hits The Mark


Shooting technology evolves, and we make it happen. Our engineers push the design envelopes to create more precise pistol and rifle optics for our customers.


Innovation without application is useless. We work hard to make the latest rifle and pistol optics technology work for you.


You need consistent results that give you a tight grouping every time. Our precision optics are built to stand up to field conditions and stay dialed in for the shots that matter the most.


With over a decade working with every aspect of the firearms industry–from design and production to field testing and sales–we know how to translate firearms optics innovations into real-world results.

Shop Precision Firearms Optics

Browse our selection of affordable firearms optics with flexible mounting options that will give you the precision and accuracy you need.

The Gideon Difference

Passionate About Progress

Gideon Optics is what happens when you take some of the leading minds in firearms parts, accessories, and optics, get them together in one place, and throw out the rulebook. We’re not interested in how things were done. We’re setting the bar for how they’re going to be from now on.

Quality Over Quantity

We don’t waste time inflating our product line by reinventing the wheel. We create precision firearms optics that are suitable for real-world situations faced by our customers every day. Each one has been engineered for success, built for real life, and performance tested in the hands of experts who demand excellence, accuracy, and reliability.


Our sights look good, but they’re built for action. With an intuitive design, quality materials, and a price that makes it easy for gun owners to upgrade their weapons, our firearms optics are meant to be used.

The Gideon Optics Blog

The Gideon of the Bible is known as a warrior and leader, but he was also a righteous man who contributed to his community–an example we strive to follow. Our blog brings you the latest shooting news, tips for improved accuracy with your rifle and pistol optics, and the information you need to educate yourself about firearms optics and how to use them efficiently. 

Mike from Gideon Optics adjusting elevation on Guardian LPVO

Guide to Parallax Error and Adjustment

Manual scope parallax adjustments let you stay on target when shooting at ranges where your scope isn’t parallax-free. Learn what parallax error is, how it affects your aiming, and how to practice the skills necessary to keep tight, accurate shot groups.

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Gideon Optics sight mounted to an APC9 at the range

Using A Red Dot in Low Light Conditions

Using a red dot sight in low-light conditions can give you the same benefits as it does in daytime shooting, but it takes preparation and practice. Whether you’re getting ready for night shooting or night vision shooting, we’ll talk about best practices and getting ready to light up the target when the lights go out.

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How to Zero a Red Dot Sight

Knowing how to zero a red dot sight will help you shoot better at the range or in the field. Sighting in a gun can be done in a short amount of time, but it will have a big impact on your shot placement. Find out how to adjust your optics, then get a red dot sight you can count on from Gideon Optics today.

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Mounting of Gideon Optics Guardian LPVO in process

How to Mount the Gideon Optics Guardian LPVO

When you mount an LPVO optic on your rifle or carbine, you’re getting a flexible short-to-intermediate-range optic that improves your accuracy and precision. Learn how to mount a scope the right way to ensure a stable sight picture.

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Mounting a 1X Prism Optic to an AR-15

The Advocate 1X Prism makes a great AR-15 scope for short to mid-range shooting. Learn how to mount your AR-15 scope, bore sight it, and get it zeroed in for improved accuracy without breaking the bank. Order your optics and accessories from Gideon Optics today.

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Innovative, Affordable Optics

Get the performance you need, the features you want, and prices that leave you more money for ammunition. Order your precision sights and scopes from Gideon Optics today.