Burris MTAC 1-4 x 24 Illuminated Scope

Burris MTAC 1-4 x 24 Illuminated Scope by Burris is one of the great scopes from Burris. Burris is a reputable rifle scopes brand that is known for making top quality scopes that are ideal for demanding outdoors and tactical uses. Many hunters have been known to favor riflescopes from Burris due to their ability to offer precision, performance and versatility. This is because these scopes are affordable and of high quality making them an ideal choice for people looking for high quality riflescopes but do not want to spend so much money.

Product description

Burris MTAC 1-4 x 24 Illuminated Scope is a versatile and resilient riflescope that features 24mm objective lens, illuminated reticle and multicoated lenses. The scope is designed using high-performance glass, solid 1-piece tube and internal double spring-tension assembly making it ideal for competitive shooters especially 3-Gun enthusiasts, and dangerous game hunters as well as law enforcement and military operators. The scope provides optical performance that is almost like that of ultra-premium scopes. The scope’s lenses are precision ground optical glass that is index matched, multi-coated with HiLume for clear, sharp, high resolution images. The scope makes it possible for you to quickly employ close targets or take accurate aim out for 600 yards.

Features

  • Elevation and windage dials
  • Finger-adjustable MTAC mil-rad target knobs
  • Illuminated reticle
  • Multicoated lenses
  • Double internal spring-tension system
  • Eye relief
  • Durable and solid 1-piece outer tube

Durable and solid 1-piece outer tube

The scope has 1-piece outer tube that is 30mm. The tube is nitrogen filled to ensure the scope is waterproof and to avoid fogging even during rainy or cold weather. It is also designed to withstand shock thus the scope can withstand vibration even in heavy recoiling.

Illuminated reticle

The Burris MTAC 1-4 x 24 Illuminated Scope has Ballistic CQ 5.56 illuminated reticle that features a separated power ring and eyepiece, letting it accommodates flip-up lens covers. The iluminated reticle is responsible for reducing time for the shooter to get on target in any lighting condition and increases accuracy when the target is dark. The reticle offers low magnification and bright, fast-action that is ideal for dangerous game hunting. The smaller reticle dots present in the scope’s reticle provide trajectory compensation out to 600 yds for the 5.56 and 7.62 cartridges.

Multicoated lenses

The Burris MTAC 1-4×24 Riflescope has multicoated lenses with HiLume for clear, sharp, high resolution images. The lenses are made using high-grade optical glass to provide outstanding brightness and clarity with lasting durability. Hi-Lume multicoating helps in low-light performance and glare elimination while increasing your success rate.

Eye relief

Burris MTAC 1-4 x 24 Illuminated Scope offers generous eye relief up to 4 in. for comfortable shooting.

Double internal spring-tension system

The double internal spring-tension system ensures that the scope holds zero through shock, recoil, and vibrations.

Finger-adjustable MTAC mil-rad target knobs

The finger-adjustable MTAC mil-rad target knobs ensure easy precision adjustments.

Elevation and windage dials

The scope has elevation and windage dials that are calibrated to 1 click = 0.5 MOA and can be reset to 0 once the scope is sighted in.

Specification

Finish:  Matte

Focal Plane:     RFP

Main Tube Size:          30 mm

Field of View:  100 low – 32 high (ft. @ 100 yds.)

Eye Relief:       3.5 – 4.0 in.

Exit Pupil:        24 low – 32 high (mm)

Click Value:     1/2 MOA

Elevation Adjustment, Total Capability:         130 MOA

Windage Adjustment: 130 MOA

Parallax/Focus:           None

Adjustable Parallax:    None

Length:            11.3 in.

Weight:           14.5 oz. (200437)

Illumination Control:   Rotary dial; intermediate “battery saver” stops

Illumination Settings:  10 brightness settings

Battery:           CR2032

Pros

  • The scope has illuminated reticle gets you on target faster in any lighting condition and increases accuracy when the target is dark.
  • The scope has generous eye relief up to 4 in. for comfortable shooting
  • Nitrogen-filled scope tubes prevent fogging even in cold and rain
  • The scope is waterproof and shockproof.
  • The scope is compatible with night-vision technology

Cons

None noted for now

Conclusion

The Burris MTAC 1-4 x 24 Illuminated Scope offers precision, performance, and versatility making it an ideal scope for big game hunting. It delivers optical performance that is virtually identical to ultra-premium scopes. The scope has an illuminated reticle is powered by a 3-volt lithium cell battery #CR2032. The battery is on the rotary switch. To install a new battery, you will need to unscrew the battery cap and install the new battery flat side (+) up. If you do not plan to use the scope for about a month, I would advise you to remove the battery for long term storage.

Vortex Crossfire 1×24 Muzzleloader Scope Review

The Vortex Crossfire 1×24 Muzzleloader Scope from Vortex Optics is a fully multicoated riflescope that features the V-Plex crosshair reticle for a wide field of view. Vortex Optics is a reputable riflescope brand that has been in the market for a long time thus you do not have to worry about the quality. This riflescope is a compact scope that has been designed to serve you for a long period of time.

Product description

Vortex Crossfire 1×24 Muzzleloader Scope is a compact riflescope that features a generous 3.8 inches of eye relief and a huge, 95-foot field of view at 100 yards, fully multi-coated optics and V-Plex reticle provide precise shot placement in low light conditions. The scope also has 1/2 MOA per click shot correction and windage and elevation adjustment ranges of 100 MOA to enable you get on-target. The adjustment knobs are intended to allow you re-index the zero indicators after sighting-in the scope so as to make it easier to return to your zero position after making temporary corrections. The Vortex Crossfire 1×24 Muzzleloader Scope body is 1″ and is made of quality aluminum with a scratch-resistant matte-black anodized finish and is nitrogen-filled and o-ring sealed to provide 100% water and fogproof performance.

Features

  • Fast focus eyepiece
  • Fully multi-coated optics
  • Second focal plane reticle
  • Capped reset turrets
  • Aircraft-grade aluminum construction with hard anodized finished
  • Waterproof, Fogproof and shockproof properties

Fast Focus Eyepiece

The fast focus eyepiece provides quick and easy reticle focusing.

Fully Multi-Coated Optics

The fully multi-coated optics provides a crystal-clear and ultra-bright unmagnified view by increasing light transmission with multiple anti-reflective coatings on all air-to-glass surfaces.

Second focal plane reticle

The second focal plane helps to uphold the same ideally-sized appearance. It ensures that the listed reticle subtensions used for approximating range, holdover and wind drift correction are precise at the highest magnification range.

Capped reset turrets

The capped reset turrets allow re-indexing of the turret to zero after sighting in the riflescope while the caps provide external protection for the turret.

Aircraft-grade aluminum construction with hard anodized finished

The Vortex Crossfire 1×24 Muzzleloader Scope is constructed from solid aircraft-grade aluminum for strength and rigidity and has highly durable scratch-resistant matte black anodized finish that helps camouflage the shooter’s position.

Waterproof, Fogproof and shockproof properties

The scope has waterproof, fogproof and shockproof properties. The scope has O-ring seals that prevent moisture, dust and debris from getting into the riflescope for reliable performance in any type of environment. To make the scope fogproof, the scope is nitrogen purged so as to prevent internal fogging over a wide range of temperatures. The riflescope has a rugged construction that helps to withstands recoil and impact.

Specifications

Magnification:            1 x

Objective Lens Diameter:       24 mm

Eye Relief:       3.8 inches

Field of View:  95 feet/100 yards

Tube Size:        1-inch

Turret Style:    Capped

Adjustment Graduation:         1/2 MOA

Travel per Rotation:    28 MOA

Max Elevation Adjustment:    100 MOA

Max Windage Adjustment:     100 MOA

Parallax Setting:          100 yards

Length:            8.9 inches

Weight            :         8 ounces

Pros

  • Fully multi-coated optics provides a crystal-clear and ultra-bright unmagnified view for accurate shot placement in low light conditions.
  • The scope has a generous 3.8 inches of eye relief
  • The riflescope is waterproof and fogproof for reliable performance in adverse weather conditions.
  • The scope has a fast focus eyepiece that enables quick and easy reticle focusing
  • He scope holds its zero perfectly

Cons

I have not noted any cons in this scope.

Conclusion

The Vortex Crossfire 1×24 Muzzleloader Scope images.  I bought mine about a year ago and mounted it on my AR with quick detach rings and found the optics to be clear, the windage, elevation, and magnification adjustments are crisp and the scope holds its zero. I have tried shooting 1″-2″ groups @ 100 yards with the AR and was successfully thus I can recommend this riflescope to anyone looking for a high performance riflescope at an affordable price.

Crossfire II 4 – 12x44mm Riflescope

The Crossfire II 4 – 12x44mm Riflescope is one of the popular Vortex scopes from Vortex Optics. Vortex Optics is a renowned company that makes riflescopes and other sporting equipment. If you are looking for a great riflescope from Vortex Optics, you should consider the Crossfire II 4 – 12x44mm Riflescope as one of your options.

Product description

The Crossfire II 4 – 12x44mm Riflescope is well designed with 1 inch main tube that is nitrogen purged and O-ring sealed to provide 100% waterproof and fogproof. This riflescope features fully coated lenses with anti-reflective coating, long eye relief, fast focus eye piece, finger adjustable and zero resettable 1/4 MOA capped turrets. The packet comes with the Crossfire II 4 – 12x44mm Riflescope, a lifetime warranty, sunshade, removable lens covers and dust cloth. Crossfire II 4 – 12x44mm Riflescope measures approximately 13″ l. x 2″ w. and weighs about 17 ozs.

Features

  • Construction
  • Long eye relief
  • Fully coated lenses
  • Zero resettable 1/4 MOA capped turrets
  • Second Focal Plane Reticle
  • Fast-focus eyepiece

Construction

The scope construction is made of aircraft-grade aluminum for strength and rigidity and has a hard anodized matte finish to help camouflage the shooter’s location. The riflescope is made up of a single-piece tube so as to maximize alignment for improved accuracy and optimum visual performance. Crossfire II 4 – 12x44mm Riflescope construction is nitrogen purged and O-ring sealed to prevent moisture and dust from getting into the riflescope to provide dependable performance in any kind of environment. Nitrogen purging also helps to prevents internal fogging over a wide range of temperatures. The scope’s lenses are locked in place with machined locking rings to withstand recoil and impact.

Long eye relief

The long eye relief of 3.9-4.4″; F .O.V. is 24.7-8.4 ft. at 100 yds provides comfort to the user.

Fully coated lenses

Fully multi-coated lenses with anti-reflective coating provide remarkable light transmission with edge to edge lucidity.

Zero resettable 1/4 MOA capped turrets

The zero resettable 1/4 MOA capped turrets allow re-indexing of the turret to zero once you have sighted in the riflescope. Caps offer external protection for the turret.

Second Focal Plane Reticle

The second focal plane reticle maintains the same ideally-sized look to ensure that enumerated reticle subtensions used for approximating range, holdover and wind drift correction are precise at the highest magnification.

Fast-focus eyepiece

The fast-focus eyepiece provides quick and easy reticle focusing.

Specification

Brand: Vortex Optics

Eye Relief: 3.9

Magnification: 4x – 12x

Objective Diameter:   44mm

Objective Outer Diameter: 51.5mm

Ocular diameter: 43.43mm

Capped Turrets: Yes

Click Value:   1/4 MOA

Field of View (@ 100 yards): 24.7 ft low – 8.4 ft high

Finger Adjustable Turrets: Yes

Focal Plane: Second Focal Plane

Gas Purged:   Nitrogen Purged

Illuminated:   No

Length: 13.1″

Parallax:   100 yards

Tube Diameter: 1″

Weight:   17.2 oz

Pros

  • Waterproof and fogproof construction thus you can use the scope in adverse weather conditions.
  • Fully coated lenses provide bright and quality images
  • It comes with a lifetime warranty
  • It has a fast-focus eyepiece that provides quick and easy reticle focusing
  • Exceptional performance at an affordable price
  • It is durable

Cons

It gets a little fuzzy around the perimeter at the highest magnification

Conclusion

I find the Crossfire II 4 – 12x44mm Riflescope to be a high performance and affordable scope. With long eye relief, a fast-focus eyepiece, fully multi-coated lenses and resettable MOA turrets, the Crossfire II 4 – 12x44mm Riflescope is probably the best option you can get at that price range. I would recommend the Crossfire II 4 – 12x44mm Riflescope to anyone looking for a high performance low cost scope.

Simmons ProHunter 4x32mm Handgun Scope Review

Choosing the ideal rifle scope for your type of rifle requires proper research. There is a wide variety of divergent riflescope brands that vary in features and prices. It is therefore necessary for you to consider some aspects prior to purchasing a scope for your rifle. To make it easier for you to choose the right riflescope you need to know the different categories of scopes. There are two main categories of riflescopes; fixed and variable power scopes. Choosing the scope with the right scope power is one of the most important part of identifying an ideal riflescope that suits your needs. If you are new to riflescope, the best way to identify your ideal riflescope is by doing proper research and comparing the different scopes in the market. Remember to choose a scope from a reputable brand.

Product description

The Simmons ProHunter 4x32mm Handgun Scope provides clear and bright images which is an important for any serious hunter. The scope features superior, multi-coated optics, TrueZero™ windage and elevation adjustment system and a QTA™ (Quick Target Acquisition) eyepiece that provides about 3.75” of eye relief during the whole magnification range. Simmons Pro Hunter 4x32mm Handgun Scope is waterproof, fogproof and shock proof thus you do not have to worry about using your scope during adverse weather conditions or situation. The scope is available in both black and silver matte finishes.

Features

  • Waterproof, fog-proof and shockproof construction
  • Fully coated optics
  • TrueZero fingertip windage and elevation adjustment system
  • Truplex Reticle
  • Raised tab on power change ring
  • Quick Target Acquisition (QTA) eyepiece

Fully coated optics

The fully coated optics of the Simmons ProHunter 4x32mm Handgun Scope are designed to make the most of the available light to provide high quality, bright and high-contrast target images.

TrueZero fingertip windage and elevation adjustment system

TrueZero windage and elevation adjustment system consists of a 1/4 MOA click windage and elevation adjustments that provide a locked in zero throughout.

Raised tab on power change ring

The raised tab on power change ring offers an easier hold and surer adjustment.

Quick Target Acquisition (QTA) eyepiece

The Quick Target Acquisition (QTA) eyepiece offers quick target acquisition and precise shot placement.

Scope construction

Simmons ProHunter 4x32mm Handgun Scope construction is waterproof, fog-proof and shockproof making this riflescope reliable in any environment.

Specifications

Description: 4×32

Field of View (ft. @ 100 yds): 15

Eye Relief (in):            11.8 – 11.6

Exit Pupil (mm):   8

Weight (oz):    8

Click Value (MOA):     1/4

Adjustment (Range):   75/75

Reticle:            Truplex

Parallax Settings:        50 yds

Pros

  • Fully coated optics that provide bright and high-contrast target images
  • The scope has a Waterproof, fog-proof and shockproof construction thus you do not have to worry about using your scope during any situation and adverse weather conditions.
  • ProHunter 4×32 Handgun Scope Quick Target Acquisition (QTA) eyepiece that offers quick target acquisition
  • Truplex reticle provide accurate shot placement.
  • TrueZero windage and elevation adjustment system ensure a locked in zero that lasts even through extreme hunting activities.

Cons

I have used the scope for about a month but I have not noted any cons.

Conclusion

Simmons ProHunter 4×32 Handgun Scope is a very affordable riflescope that can be a great choice for anyone looking for a cheap yet powerful riflescope. I think that this scope is one of the great scopes in its range of price. This sleek 1.0″ tube riflescope from Simmons provides rapid target acquisition and accurate shot placement thanks to the QTA eyepiece and Truplex reticle. To mount the Simmons ProHunter 4x32mm Handgun Scope on your firearm, you need a mounting base and rings. A wrong positioning the scope over receiver can result to an uncomfortable cheek-weld.

Simmons ProDiamond 4x32mm Shotgun Scope

The Simmons  ProDiamond 4x32mm Shotgun Scope is one of the Simmons Master Series scopes. Simmons is renown optical and scope manufacture headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas. The Simmons  ProDiamond  4x32mm Shotgun Scope is a premium hunting scope that can be used for both deer and turkey hunting or any other form of hunting. Simmons scopes are known to be of high quality and to be very reliable and durable. Both hunters and sportsmen have been relying on Simmons scopes for exceptional optical innovation and rugged durability over years. Simmons’ line of riflescopes are not only designed to provide spot-on accuracy, innovative features and desirable performance but they’re also built to last countless number of hunts making them stand out of all other scopes in the market today. Like most Simmons riflescope, the Simmons ProDiamond 4x32mm Shotgun Scope is designed using the high end technology to provide bright, crystal-clear images from rifles, handguns and shotguns thus meeting the demands of enthusiastic hunters from different regions.

Product description

The Simmons ProDiamond  4x32mm Shotgun Scope is a great riflescope that provides a combination of superior, multi-coated optics and rugged reliability. This particular ProDiamond  4×32 scope is designed for shotguns, with a limited 4x magnification and a 32mm objective lens. The scope’s optics is made using high-quality optical glass that is multi-coated to create sharp and clear images. A premium TrueZero windage and elevation adjustment system stays locked tight to zero through even the most strenuous hunts. The Quick Target Acquisition (QTA) eyepiece offers hunters a constant 4 inches of eye relief to boost fast, easy target locking. No matter the kind of hunting activity, the Simmons ProDiamond  4×32 scope is ready to take up the challenge and produce satisfying results.

Features

  • Multi-coated optics and high-quality optical glass provide the brightest, sharpest image in its class
  • Exclusive TrueZero windage and elevation adjustment system for a locked-in zero that lasts through even the most extreme hunts
  • ProDiamond reticle Raised tab on power change ring provides an easier grip and surer adjustment
  • Waterproof, fogproof and recoilproof to 1,000 rounds from a .375 H&H magnum rifle or 12-gauge slug gun firing a 3.5″ shell
  • QTA™ (Quick Target Acquisition) eyepiece

Multi-coated optics

The ProDiamond reticle scope has a limited 4x magnification and a 32mm objective lens with multi-coated optics made using high-quality optical to create sharp and clear to meet the demands of any serious hunter.

TrueZero windage and elevation adjustment system

TrueZero windage and elevation adjustment system stays locked tight to zero throughout even in extreme hunting activities.

ProDiamond reticle

The ProDiamond reticle provides a raised tab on the power change ring boosting an easier grip and surer adjustment

Waterproof, fogproof and recoilproof case

The scope is made of a waterproof, fogproof and recoilproof case. The case is nitrogen-purged to prevent fog and has an O-ring-sealed to ensure 100-percent waterproof. The Simmons 4×32 scope’s cover has a recoil-proof that can resist 1,000 rounds from a .375 H&H magnum rifle or 12-gauge slug gun firing a 3.5-inch shell.

QTA™ (Quick Target Acquisition) eyepiece

The QTA™ (Quick Target Acquisition) eyepiece provides at least 3.75 of eye relief throughout the entire magnification range.

Specifications:

  • Finish: Matte
  • Magnification: 4x
  • Objective lens: 32mm
  • Field of view: 23.6 feet @ 100 yards
  • Eye relief: 4 inches
  • Exit pupil: 8mm
  • Click value: 0.5
  • Adjustment range: 70 inches @ 100 yards
  • Reticle: ProDiamond
  • Weight: 8.6 ounces

Pros

  • It has quality optics which provide great HD clarity
  • It is made of 100% quality materials to ensure durability
  • Has a beautiful design
  • It is ideal for shotgun riflescope offering 4x magnification and 32mm objective lens
  • Multi-coated optics and high-quality optical glass ensure sharp, clear images
  • TrueZero windage and elevation adjustment system stays locked tight to zero
  • Has Quick Target Acquisition (QTA) eyepiece with 4 inches of eye relief
  • The scope has a ProDiamond reticle and is waterproof and fogproof
  • It weighs 8.6 ounces thus it is lightweight

Cons

It is only ideal for shotguns.

Conclusion

The Simmons ProDiamond  4×32 scope offers the ideal combination of superior, multi-coated optics and great reliability. It is a riflescope that is designed for shotguns and is very durable. Whether you are an avid huntsman, military or recreational riflescope user, Simmons 4×32 scope will fit your needs.

Nikon Buckmaster 3-9×40 Riflescope

Nikon is a reputable manufacture of cameras, lenses and other premium optical products in the medical, industrial and consumer fields. Other than cameras, riflescopes are other great products that Nikon make. They have used their patented technology to make several scopes. Amongst their lineup of scopes that they offer, the Nikon Buckmaster 3-9×40 is one of the great and successful scopes that they have created to deliver on high technology. The Nikon Buckmaster 3-9×40 scope is designed to offer lots of magnification for target shooting and sighting-in at the rifle range and ample field of view for most big game hunting uses.

Product description                                                                      

The Nikon Buckmaster 3-9×40 riflescope  is built to withstand the toughest hunting conditions. Its design integrates shock, fog, and water-proof construction, as well as numerous other great features. The scope can be used almost by any hunting rifle, muzzle loader or even rimfire. The scope boasts a one-inch main body tube, a bullet drop compensating (BDC) reticle for easy holdover out to 600 yards (magnum calibers) and ultra-high-performance lenses. The external finish of our test scope is a durable, scratch-resistant, deep satin black. The Nikon Buckmaster scope come with a Lifetime Limited Warranty and a Nikon Fog Eliminator wipe to help eliminate exterior fogging in even the most extreme conditions.

Features

  • Patented BDC reticle
  • Large exit pupils
  • Quick focus eyepiece
  • Brightvue™ multicoating optics
  • Precise, hand-turn 1/4-MOA click adjustments
  • Lifetime Warranty

Lifetime Warranty

This Nikon scope comes with a limited lifetime manufacturer’s warranty against defects in materials and workmanship.

Patented BDC reticle:

The patented BDC reticle allows hunters to hold “dead-on” at ranges beyond those formerly thought conceivable. The BDC reticle is one of the most notable features of the Nikon Buckmaster 3-9×40 riflescope. It is designed and calibrated to provide fast, simple aiming points for various short distances. The BDC system incorporates a series of small “ballistic circles” to produce an unobstructed view of the target for long range shooting while allowing a normal sight picture for shorter-range shots.

Large exit pupils

The large exit pupil helps to improve low light hunting at dawn or dusk, which is the time when the game is usually moving.

Quick focus eyepiece

The quick focus eyepiece allows the shooter to instantly bring the reticle into sharp focus.

Waterproof, fogproof, shockproof

Just like most modern scopes, the Nikon Buckmaster 3-9×40 riflescope is nitrogen filled and O-ring sealed to make it waterproof and fogproof.

Brightvue™ multicoating

Nikon’s Brightvue anti-reflective system of multicoated lenses offers over 92% anti-reflection capability for the high levels of light transmission and optical clarity essential for dawn-to-dusk big game hunting.

Precise, hand-turn 1/4-MOA click adjustments

The precise hand-turn 1/4-MOA click adjustments get you zeroed-in quicker and maintain your setting even with heavy recoil.

Sunshade adaptable

Optional accessory sunshade removes glare in particularly bright conditions and keeps dust and rain off of the objective lens on rainy days or in dusty surroundings.

Specifications

  • 3 to 9X actual magnification
  • 40-millimeter effective objective diameter
  • 4.4- to 13.3-millimeter exit pupil
  • 3.6-inch eye relief
  • 11.9- to 35.7-foot field of view at 100 yards
  • One-inch tube diameter
  • 49.3-millimeter objective O.D.
  • 43-millimeter eyepiece O.D.
  • 13.1-inch length
  • 16.1-ounce weight
  • 1/4 MOA adjustment graduation
  • 80 MOA maximum internal adjustment
  • 100-yard parallax setting

Pros

  • It is a durable, versatile riflescope thanks to the collaboration between Nikon and Buckmasters
  • Brightvue anti-reflective system of multicoated lenses provides over 92% anti-reflection capability
  • BDC reticle trajectory-compensating system is designed and calibrated to provide fast, simple aiming points for various shot distances
  • 100 percent water and fog-proof housing, O-ring sealing and nitrogen filling ensure moisture never penetrates interior
  • Includes limited lifetime manufacturer’s warranty

Cons

  • The turrets are quite tight requiring a coin or screwdriver to operate.

Conclusion

The Nikon Buckmaster 3-9x40mm riflescope is a great scope for deer hunting. It is a good scope at a good price and a good value. Nikon is world famous for fine optics and reliable products and this scope will help to maintain that reputation. The BDC reticle is one of the features of the Nikon Buckmaster 3-9×40 riflescope that I found to be absolutely great. I would recommend this scope to people looking for a durable and reliable riflescope for deer hunting that has a great price.

Simmons 44 Mag 4-12x44mm Riflescope

When looking for an ideal riflescope for your rifle, there are several factors that you need to consider to determine the best riflescope that will suit your need. The first thing that you need to do is to identify the purpose of the scope and the type of rifle you intend to mount on. There are so many types of riflescopes in the market that vary in price and have different features. Some scopes are specifically designed for small caliber, low recoil firearms and target shooting at shorter ranges which is ideal for hunting small game while others are designed for large caliber hunting or tactical rifles and are more suited to hunting big game at extended ranges. With this in mind, you can now embark on your search for an ideal riflescope to suit your needs.

Product Description

The Simmons 44 Mag riflescope is a one-piece tube construction scope with waterproof, fogproof, and recoil-proof construction to ensure durability. This riflescope from Simmons consists of multi-coated optics with huge 44-millimeter objective lenses so as to provide bright and wide field of view. This riflescope is designed for lightning fast target acquisition. Other features in this scope include; trademark QTA (Quick Target Acquisition) eyepieces, 3.75-inch eye relief, TrueZero windage and elevation adjustment system offering 1/4 and 1/8 MOA fingertip adjustments and 4 to 12x adjustable magnification.

Features:

  • One-piece, one-inch tube construction for reduced weight, better handling, and durability
  • Multi-coated, high-quality optics for clearer, brighter image
  • QTA (Quick Target Acquisition) eyepiece with Fast Focus
  • Comfortable 3.75-inch eye relief
  • TrueZero windage and elevation adjustment system for a locked-in zero
  • Precise 1/4 and 1/8 MOA fingertip windage and elevation adjustments
  • Side parallax adjustment
  • Waterproof, fogproof, and recoil-proof construction

Scope’s body

The scope’s body is made of quality aluminum to ensure durability of the scope. The Simmons 44 Mag 4-12x44mm Riflescope body is made using nitrogen purging technology to ensure it is waterproof and fog-proof. It also employs a recoil-proof design to make it easier for the user to hold their zero adjustment throughout the hunt.

Multi-coated optics

The Simmons 44 Mag 4-12x44mm Riflescope multi-coated optics provides bright images and 4-12x zoom for mid-to-long range or precision target acquisitions. To allow more light than most riflescope, the objective offers 44mm aperture so as to allow more light and improves visibility and image brightness in low light conditions.

QTA (Quick Target Acquisition) eyepiece

The QTA (Quick Target Acquisition) eyepiece has a fast focus eye relief of 3.75-inch for users comfort. It also allows more horizontal, vertical, forward and backward movement behind the scope, while maintaining precision.

TrueZero windage and elevation adjustment system

The TrueZero windage and elevation adjustment system provides 1/4 and 1/8 MOA fingertip adjustments letting you lock in your zero with sureness. The system uses a ball-bearing and spring arrangement to apply direct steel-on-steel pressure thus confirming that the TrueZero system locks tight to hold the “true zero” location throughout the scope usage.

Side parallax adjustment

The side parallax adjustment allows you to easily adjust the parallax while keeping the target in view.

Field of view

Simmons 44 Mag 4-12x44mm Riflescope has a field of view of 23.8 – 8.2′ (7.9 – 2.7 m) through a (44mm) diameter objective lens that is adjustable to achieve 4x to 12x zoom.

Specifications:

  • Objective lens diameter: 44 millimeters
  • Magnification: 4-12x
  • Reticle: Truplex
  • Field of View: 23.8 to 8.2 feet at 100 yards / 7.9 to 2.7 meters at 100 meters
  • Click Value: 0.25 inches at 100 yards / 7 meters at 100 meters
  • Adjustment: 60 inches at 100 yards / 1.7 meters at 100 meters
  • Eye relief: 3.75 inches / 95 millimeters
  • Exit Pupil: 11 to 3.7 millimeters
  • Weight: 13.3 ounces / 377 grams
  • Finish: Matte

Pros

  • The scope is well designed using high quality material to ensure durability
  • It is waterproof and fog-proof
  • The multi-coated optics in this riflescope offer optimal light transmission, high contrast and an exceptional glare regulation to provide clear and sharp images.
  • It is lightweight

Cons

  • It has a great matte finish but it scratches easily

Conclusion

The Simmons 44 Mag Rifle Scope is a lightweight and durable riflescope that offers you a fast focusing thanks to the Quick Target Acquisition (QTA) design. It is also waterproof and fog-proof to let you let go of the worry of using the scope in adverse weather conditions. I would recommend this riflescope for anyone looking for a quality scope for big game hunting or target shooting. It is a quality riflescope that is very affordable.

Simmons ProDiamond 1.5-5x32mm Shotgun Scope

The Simmons ProDiamond 1.5-5x32mm Shotgun Scope from Simmons Optics is a well-designed riflescope to provide clear and bright images thus making your hunting easier. Simmons Optics was established in 1983 and has since been in operation; providing high quality and durable range of riflescopes. Whether you are hunting for deer or turkey; the Simmons ProDiamond 1.5-5x32mm Shotgun Scope can help you stop and get a good shot of the game.

Product description

The Simmons ProDiamond 1.5-5x32mm Shotgun Scope is designed with a black matte waterproof, fogproof and shockproof cover to ensure durability. The scope’s features include TrueZero™ windage, elevation adjustment system and a QTA™ (Quick Target Acquisition) eyepiece among other great features. Simmons Pro Diamond 1.5-5x32mm Shotgun Scope can identify a turkey’s vital zone at 40 yards and a deer’s vital zone at 75 yards. It measures 11″ and weighs 9 oz. The scope comes with a limited lifetime warranty.

Features

  • TrueZero windage and elevation adjustment system
  • Quick Target Acquisition (QTA) eyepiece
  • Waterproof, fogproof and shockproof cover
  • Raised tab on power change ring
  • Multi-coated optics
  • HydoShield lens coating
  • SureGrip rubber surfaces

TrueZero windage and elevation adjustment system

The TrueZero adjustment system on the Simmons Pro Diamond Scope ensures accurate shot placement repeatedly.

Quick Target Acquisition (QTA) eyepiece

The Quick Target Acquisition (QTA) eyepiece provides at least 3.75” of eye relief throughout the whole magnification range.

Waterproof, fogproof and shockproof cover

The scope’s case is nitrogen-purged to prevent fog and has an O-ring-sealed to ensure 100-percent waterproof. It also has a recoil-proof that can resist 1,000 rounds from a .375 H&H magnum rifle or 12-gauge slug gun firing a 3.5-inch shell.

Raised tab on power change ring

Raised tab on power change ring provides an easier grip and surer adjustment.

Multi-coated optics

Fully multi-coated optics and Bak-4 prisms produce sharp, clear images.

HydoShield lens coating

HydroShield lens coating helps maintain a clear sight picture regardless of weather conditions.

SureGrip rubber surfaces

SureGrip rubber surfaces on power change rings and eyepieces make the Simmons ProHunter ProDiamond 1.5-5x32mm Shotgun Scope one of the easiest scopes to adjust under any shooting conditions.

Specifications:

  • Magnification & Objective (mm): 1.5-5/32
  • Special Features: Shotgun
  • Field of View (ft@100yds): 67/20
  • Field of View (M@100M): 22.3/6.7
  • Eye Relief (in/mm): 3.75/95
  • Exit Pupil (mm): 18/6.4
  • Weight (oz/g): 9.3/264
  • Click Value (in@100yds/M@100M): .5/14
  • Adjustment Range (in@100yds): 100/2.8

Pros

  • Quality optics with stunning HD clarity
  • 100% quality materials used and tested extensively
  • Beautiful design and durability built to last
  • Shotgun riflescope with 4x magnification and 32mm objective lens
  • Multi-coated optics and high-quality optical glass produce sharp, clear images
  • TrueZero windage and elevation adjustment system stays locked tight to zero
  • ProDiamond reticle; waterproof, fogproof housing; weighs 8.6 ounces

Cons

No cons have been noted yet about this riflescope.

Conclusion

Simmons ProDiamond 1.5-5x32mm Shotgun Scope can be a great deal for anyone looking for an ideal riflescope for turkey hunting. I particularly love the TrueZero adjustment system on this scope since it ensures accurate shot placement time after time. This Simmons Shotgun Scope also comes with the new Quick Target Acquisition eyepiece. This eyepiece delivers 3.75 inches of eye relief while the hydoShield lens coating helps maintain clear sight picture regardless of weather conditions. Simmons Pro Diamond Shotgun Scope is equipped with a hunt-proven ProDiamond reticle that can identify a turkey’s vital zone at 40 yards and a deer’s at 75 yards. This black matte Simmons Pro Diamond Scope can be a great choice for any hunter looking for durable yet quality riflescope.

Qinuke 2.5-10×40 Tactical Rifle Scope

Riflescopes are great items for archery as a sport or for hunting using long range rifles. A riflescope is made using a one piece metal tube with lenses on opposite ends and a prism at the middle. It works like a telescope only that it has a reticle for aiming. There is a wide range of riflescopes from different brands and different models. It is important for you to look out for the specification of the riflescope prior to making a decision of purchasing the riflescope. When shopping for riflescope, it is important for you to consider the scopes ability to capture light, how powerful the scope is, durability, ease to sight in, quality of the optics and the length and weight of the scope.

Product Description

The Qinuke 2.5-10×40 Tactical Rifle Scope is a tactical, combat and survival gear by Qinuke. Its dimensions are 3.2 x 1.6 x 15.8 inches and it weighs 2 pounds making it a lightweight riflescope. It comes packaged with one 2.5-10X40 illuminated rifle scope w/ red laser Lens caps, a cleaning cloth, six AG10 batteries (three spares), padded storage box for the rifle scope, a HD101 holographic red dot sight, 36mm rail to scope ring adapter, two hex wrenches, a storage box for micro dot sight and five CR2032 batteries. This cover of the riflescope is made of high quality aluminum with hard anodized finish and is black mattes. It is shockproof, waterproof and fogproof. Some of the features of this riflescope are; optical glasses, independently controlled laser, integrated mount and green/Red Illumination. This riflescope has a laser power of 2mW and a laser frequency of 532nm. The scope has a zoom of 2.5x-10x and an eye relief of 101.6 mm @ 2.5 x; 76.2 mm @ 10x. The laser reaching distance is 100 lawns. The Qinuke 2.5-10×40 Tactical Rifle Scope Mil-dot Dual illuminated w/ Red Laser & Mount uses 1 x CR2032 (lighting) battery type.

Features

  • Batteries included
  • High Quality optical Glasses
  • Long lasting all metal
  • Independently controlled laser
  • Integrated install
  • Green/Red Illuminated Scope

Specifications

Dimensions: 8.5″ x 3″ x 3″.

Weight: 20.5 oz.

Zoom: 2.5x-10x.

Goal Diameter: 40mm.

Brightness Control: Red: 5 levels/ Green: 5 levels.

Reticle Type: Mil-dot.

Exit Pupil: 16mm @ 2.5 x, 4mm @ 10x.

Field of View: 100 lawns of 32.5′ @ 2.5 x – 8.9′ @ 10x.

Eye Relief: 101.6 mm @ 2.5 x; 76.2 mm @ 10x.

Complete: Black Matte.

Laser Power: 2mW.

Laser Frequency: 532nm.

Laser Reaching Distance: 100 lawns.

Battery Type: 1 x CR2032 (lighting).

Pros

  • It is easy to install and sight in
  • The red and green glowing cross hairs are easy to operate and see in low light settings
  • It has a magnification of 2.5-10x
  • Has a Red and Green Illuminated Mil-Dot Reticle
  • Has integrated side mounted laser
  • The scope has a Field Of View of 100 yards of 32.5′ @ 2.5x – 8.9′ @10x
  • It is shockproof, waterproof and fogproof

Cons

  • The laser isn’t bright enough.

Conclusion

The Qinuke 2.5-10×40 Tactical Rifle Scope  is a great riflescope if you have a tight budget. This scope provides magnification of 2.5-10x, and an eye relief of 101.6 mm @ 2.5 x; 76.2 mm @ 10x. Considering the Sniper 4–16x50mm Qinuke 2.5-10×40 Tactical Rifle Scope Mil-dot Dual illuminated w/ Red Laser & Mount scope is priced at under $100, the scope is a great deal.

Aim Sports 4X32 Compact Rangfinder Scope

The search for the ideal riflescope might not be easy especially for people venturing into hunting for the first time. A riflescope is one of the most useful items that any serious hunter should have. It gives you a sloped rangefinding reticle that will help you get on target fast and accurately. There is a wide range of riflescopes that different features and vary in prices. You can choose the riflescope that best suits your needs and your type of rifle. The Aim Sports 4×32 Compact Rangefinder scope with Rings is designed to endure rugged hunting conditions and harsh combat environments.

Product Description

The Aim Sports 4×32 Compact Rangefinder scope comes packaged with two (x2) 20mm Weaver rail mount pieces. This scope is manufactured by AIM Sports Inc. It is a compact scope that is lightweight. It has a length of 19.68cm and a weight of 11 oz / 311.84g. The scope is made of anodized aluminum to ensure the scope is lightweight while ensuring durability. The Aim Sports scope makes use of rangefinder reticle that is not only exceptionally visible but it also makes it easier to precisely estimate long distance precision shots. The rangefinder can be adjusted for windage and elevation and can also be easily zeroed in with the adjustment knobs. The scope’s optic lens is blue fused multi-coated lens. The scope has four hash marks from zero to (and including) the number one on an adjustment knob. The value of each increment of adjustment on that knob is 1/4-MOA. The letters found on the windage and elevation dials refer to the direction that the point of impact of the bullet is moved when an adjustment is made.

Features

  • Milled from one solid piece of aircraft grade aluminum to withstand constant heavy recoil
  • Fog proof and shock-resistant housing
  • Nitrogen charged with weather resistant seals
  • Blue fused multi-coated lens provides superior light transmission, resolution and scratch resistance
  • Windage and elevation adjustment
  • 3″ eye relief provides safety from heavy recoil and enables fast target acquisition
  • Weaver / Picatinny 1913 ring mounts included

Specifications

  • Manufacturer:               AIM Sports
  • Model:                            JTM432B
  • Package Includes:           Scope, Lens Cloth, Scope Rings, Allen Wrench
  • Magnification:                 4x
  • Tube Diameter:               1″ / 2.54cm
  • Objective:                       32mm
  • Eye Relief:                     3″ / 7.62cm
  • Exit Pupil:                       8mm / 0.31″
  • FOV (feet at 100 yds.):   36.6′
  • O.A:                             ¼
  • Lens Coating:                   Blue
  • Length:                             7.75″ / 19.68cm
  • Weight:                             11 oz / 311.84g
  • Finish:                               Matte Black

Magnification

The scope offers a fixed 4X magnification which is enough for shooting out to about 50-60 yards. However, AIM Sports advertises using this scope out as far as 100 yards or more, but the reticle is quite thick for fine-tuned shooting at a distance of 100 yards.

Optics Quality

The optics are multi-coated to provides superior light transmission, resolution and scratch resistance but they lack enough clarity and contrast in poor lighting conditions

Light Gathering Capability

Light gathering capability of the Aim Sports 4×32 Compact Rangefinder scope is not that good for low light shooting or hunting but it can be fairly good on normal daylight hours.

Field of View Width

The width of the field of view of the Aim Sports 4×32 Compact Rangefinder scope is 36.6’ at 100 yards. This is one of the best things about this riflescope.

Durability

This riflescope is made of anodized aluminum thus it is very durable. The scope’s case is fogproof and shock-proof thus you do not have to worry about breaking the scope. It is a very durable riflescope and also come with a lifetime warranty.

Pros

·         It is durable

·         It has a field of view of 36.6’ at 100 yards.

·         3″ eye relief provides safety from heavy recoil

·         It is a compact scope that is lightweight

·      The scope is designed to endure rugged hunting conditions and harsh combat environments.

·         The scope sights in very easily

·         It is easy to mount

·         It is an inexpensive riflescope

Cons

·         The ring mounting screws work loose very easily

·         Poor light gathering capability

·         The reticle of this scope is too thick for small game hunting beyond 40-60yards.

Conclusion

The Aim Sports 4×32 Compact Rangefinder scope provides a sloped rangefinding reticle that will help you get on target fast and accurately. It is an inexpensive riflescope thus if you are looking for a cheaper riflescope and all the riflescope matches your needs or requirement, then it is a good choice.