Vortex Viper HS 6-24x50 Dead-Hold BDC

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CODE: VHS-4319


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Viper HS 6-24x50 Riflescope

Vortex Viper HS riflescopes offer hunters and shooters an array of features sure to be well received. The advanced optical system, highlighted with a 4x zoom range, provides magnification versatility. A forgiving eye box with increased eye relief gets shooters on target quickly and easily. Built on an ultra-strong 30mm one-piece machined aluminum tube, the Viper HS delivers increased windage and elevation travel for optimal adjustment.

Dual use for Shooting Tactical / Hunting

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Optical Features

XD Lens Elements Extra-low dispersion (XD) glass increases resolution and color fidelity, resulting in crisp, sharp images.
XR Lens Coatings Vortex proprietary XR fully multi-coated lens coatings increase light transmission for maximum brightness.

Construction Features

30 mm Tube Provides greater strength and wider adjustment lattitude.
One-Piece Tube Maximizes alignment for improved accuracy and optimum visual performance as well as strength and waterproofness.
Aircraft-Grade Aluminum Construction from a solid block of aircraft-grade aluminum delivers increased strength and rigidity.
Waterproof O-ring seals prevent moisture, dust, and debris from getting inside the tube for reliable performance in all environments.
Fogproof Filled with argon gas to inhibit internal fogging over a wide range of temperatures.
Shockproof Lenses are locked in place, fore and aft, with machined locking rings to remain in perfect alignment and withstand recoil and impact.
Hard Anodized Finish Hard-coat anodization is durable; the low-glare matte helps camouflage the shooterÂ’s position.
ArmorTek Ultra-hard, scratch-resistant coating protects exterior lenses from scratches, oil and dirt.

Convenience Features

Capped Turrets Protect from accidental movement and impact.
MAG-View Combines a fiber optics magnification indicator with raised rear-facing magnification references for clear viewing in low light conditions.
Fast Focus Eyepiece Allows quick and easy reticle focusing.
Side Focus Uses an adjustment mechanism on the left side of the riflescope to fine-tune focus for the purpose of reducing parallax shooting error.

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This is a lot of scope for the money, and quality to back it up.
I have had it on my 300 Win Mag for a year, and it has held steady. The optics are bright, clear, and no discernible color distortion at the edges. The knobs click sharply, are set low for hunting, and the side focus is spot on. The dead hold reticle is unobtrusive. The magnification for which the reticle subtentions match the calibrated drops has a detent and an easily noted visible marker (I believe it is fiberoptic). The 24X setting is beyond this setting--see the reticle specifications. It compares well with my Leupold VarXIII of similar power priced 30%-40% higher, but this one has lower turrets and easier mag ring.
Improvements could include a locking eye piece ring to preserve the diopter setting once adjusted....a minor point.
I liked the scope enough to order a 44mm 4-16 x version for another rifle. Certainly these scopes are worth investigating if Schott glass, USA or Teutonic scopes are not on target with you wallet.