9 Scopes that Go the Distance

Nightforce ATACR 5-25x56.

Nightforce ATACR 5-25×56.

Nightforce ATACR 5-25×56

Nightforce’s ATACR—Advanced Tactical Riflescope—builds on the company’s successful NXS series to create a scope designed to meet a wide variety of long-range shot challenges. The 34mm tube allows for 120 MOA/34.0 Mils of elevation adjustment, and with a magnification range of 5x to 25x, provides for a wider field of view (17.96 feet at 5x). The multi-coated ED glass allows for 90 percent light transmission for clear, bright sight images. ($2,328; www.nightforceoptics.com)

Nikon Monarch 3 6-24x50SF.

Nikon Monarch 3 6-24x50SF.

Nikon Monarch 3 6-24x50SF

Monarch 3 features include Ultra ClearCoat optics for 95 percent light transmission; spring-loaded instant zero-reset turrets and a locking side focus parallax adjustment. Compatible with the Spot-On Ballistic Match Technology to determine bullet drop at various distances when shooting with the BDC reticle. Also available with Nikoplex and fine crosshair reticles. ($690; www.nikonhunting.com)

Steiner 3-15x50mm Military Riflescope.

Steiner 3-15x50mm Military Riflescope.

Steiner 3-15x50mm Military Riflescope

The 34mm one-piece extruded aluminum tube scope boasts true 5x rapid magnification, elevation knobs with visual and tactile rotational position indicators, a front focal plane and a choice of G2B Mil Dot or MSR illuminated reticles with 11 brightness settings. Digital illumination and parallax adjustment are combined in a left-side turret. ($2,990; www.steiner-binoculars.com)

This article appeared in the April 8, 2013 issue of Gun Digest the Magazine.


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