Nikon MONARCH 3 4-16×42 Riflescope Review

Nikon MONARCH 3 4-16x42 Riflescope

The Nikon MONARCH 3 4-16×42 Riflescope features all the power and clarity for hair-splitting accuracy at extreme distance. The scope is also versatile enough to make it possible for you to make accurate shots through dense brush at mid-range. The Nikon MONARCH 3 4-16×42 Riflescope power is based on its Nikon Ultra Clear Coat Optical System that provided unparalleled clarity and light transmission during dusk and dawn. The MONARCH 3 4-16×42 Riflescope is 100% weatherproof and fogproof. It is a rugged 1-piece tube made using high quality materials that are extensively tested for durable and highest performance making the scope the best optic choice for hunters and shooters.

Features                             

Mildot Reticle

Spring Loaded Zero-Reset Turrets

Spot On Ballistic Match Technology

Ultra ClearCoat™ optical system

Hand-turn 1/4 MOA windage and elevation adjustments

Rugged, one piece body tubes

Enhanced mount ring spacing

MONARCH 3 Eyebox Technology

Smooth zoom control

Waterproof/Fogproof

Mildot Reticle

The Nikon MONARCH 3 4-16×42 Riflescope has Mildot reticle. The Mildot reticle is ideal for shooters who wish to engage targets at various yardages without having to make on-the-fly adjustments to their elevation settings. The mildot reticle enables you to make elevation adjustments using the various aiming points built directly into the reticle.

Spring-Loaded Instant Zero-Reset Turrets

The Nikon MONARCH 3 4-16×42 Riflescope is one of the scopes from Nikon that has the spring-loaded instant Zero-reset turret feature. The spring-loaded instant zero-reset turret makes it possible for you to sight in at 100 yards and get to your zero by lifting the adjustment knob and rotate to your “zero”.

Ultra ClearCoat™ Optical System

The ultra clear coat optical system is one of the unique features of the MONARCH 3 4-16×42 Riflescope.  The optical system is designed to shooter with a bright, sharp and incredibly flat sight picture and light transmission of a maximum of 95% for clear sight picture even in low lighting.

Spot On Ballistic Match Technology

The Nikon MONARCH 3 4-16×42 Riflescope integrates Nikon Spot On Ballistic Match Technology that makes it possible for you to discover all of the exact aiming points on the BDC reticle for your exact ammunition and load.

Windage and Elevation Adjustments

To adjust the reticle of the MONARCH 3 4-16×42 Riflescope, you use the 1/4 MOA click-stop that is audible and easy to turn. The positive click reticle adjustments get you zeroed in quickly and sustain your setting even with repeated recoil and under rough conditions.

Rugged, One-Piece Body Tubes

The Nikon MONARCH 3 4-16×42 Riflescope designed for minimum weight and maximum strength and durability. It is a one-piece body tube made using aircraft grade aluminum alloy and utilizes larger internal lenses for maximum resolution. Larger tubes improve resolution, wider windage and elevation travel and ensure superior low-light performance.

Enhanced Mount Ring Spacing

The enhanced mount ring spacing provides greater mounting versatility. The MONARCH 3 4-16×42 Riflescope can easily be mounted to virtually any rifle regardless of caliber.

MONARCH 3 Eyebox Technology

The MONARCH 3 Eyebox Technology helps keep your brow safe even with the heaviest recoiling cartridges, lightweight rifles and severe shooting angles.  The Nikon MONARCH 3 4-16×42 Riflescope features an impressive 4-time zoom range and up to 4 inches of non-critical eye relief. A large ocular lens delivers a huge, exceptionally bright, high-resolution sight picture.

Waterproof/Fogproof

The riflescope is nitrogen filled and has an O-ring sealed for waterproof and fogproof performance.

Smooth Zoom Control

Magnification reference numbers of the Nikon MONARCH 3 4-16×42 Riflescope are visible from the shooter’s position, making adjustments in the field quick and precise.

Pros

  • Nikon MONARCH 3 4-16×42 Riflescope features MONARCH 3 Eye Box Technology with 4-time zoom range and up to four Inch of eye relief.
  • Adjusting the reticle is easy with Spring-Loaded Instant Zero-Reset Turrets
  • The MONARCH 3 4-16×42 Riflescope has a quick focus eyepiece that allows the shooter to instantly bring the reticle into focus.
  • The ultra ClearCoat Optical System of the Nikon MONARCH 3 4-16×42 Riflescope ensure up to 95% light transmission to provide clear and bright images even in low lighting.
  • The scope is optimized for use with Nikon’s Spot On Ballistic Match Technology.
  • The riflescope in waterproof and fogproof.

Conclusion

The Nikon MONARCH 3 4-16×42 Riflescope is a high performance scope that is durable and provides you with all the power necessary for long range shooting. The scope also offers a big enough field of view at the low end for close shots. This makes the MONARCH 3 4-16×42 Riflescope an all-purpose riflescope ideal for shooting in the field or on the bench.