9 Scopes that Go the Distance

Laxco SmartScope.

Laxco SmartScope.

Laxco SmartScope

The SmartScope is billed as the “world’s first fully automated auto-targeting” riflescope that has the features of a standard riflescope, but incorporates an auto-targeting system with a built-in digital rangefinder. The scope actually provides bullet drop compensation visible in the eyepiece, while the conventional layout of the 4x-16x-44mm scope permits manual windage adjustment. ($1,500; www.laxcoinc.com)

Leupold VX-6 3-18x.

Leupold VX-6 3-18x.

Leupold VX-6 3-18x

Leupold added this 18x offering to its premier riflescope line this year to meet the growing crowd of long-distance shooters. Side-focus adjustment and Custom Dial System (CDS) compatible elevation and windage dials make for quick adjustments. Three illuminated reticle options are also available including Leupold’s FireDot. Even at a low power setting, this scope is designed to present a wider field of view for edge-to-edge clarity. ($1,250; www.leupold.com)

Meopta ZD Tactic 4-16x44.

Meopta ZD Tactic 4-16×44.

Meopta ZD Tactic 4-16×44

Features of this new tactical scope by Meopta include an illuminated Mil-Dot reticle, an adjustable objective for setting zero parallax at distances from 3 meters to infinity, tactical turrets with .05 Mil Rad positive click-stop adjustments and an elevation turret that permits ready calibration of bullet drop to any known distance and a quick zero reset. ($1,260; www.meoptausa.com)

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