Nikon ProStaff 4-12 x 40 Riflescope

Nikon ProStaff 4-12 x 40 Riflescope Review

The Nikon ProStaff 4-12 x 40 Riflescope is a riflescope from Nikon, the world leader in sports optics. This riflescope features fully multicoated optical system and 4 to 12x magnification range. The riflescope has an optical system that conveys about 98% of light making it easier for you to see even in the low light environment. The Nikon ProStaff 4-12 x 40 Riflescope also features a zero-reset turret, patented BDC reticle, a generous and constant eye relief and an O-ring-sealed housing that’s waterproof and fog proof.

Nikon ProStaff 4-12 x 40 Riflescope Features            

4x-12x magnification

The Nikon ProStaff 4-12 x 40 Riflescope has zoom levels ranging from 4x to 12x. The objective lens has a diameter of 40mm.

Fully coated optical system

The riflescope has a fully coated optical system that allows 98% of light transmission making the Nikon ProStaff 4-12 x 40 Riflescope an ideal riflescope in low light environments. Most hunting is done at dusk or dawn when there is a minimal amount of light. The fully coated optics makes it easier for you to clearly see your target in the low light surrounding.

Zero-reset turret with spring-loaded adjustment knob

Nikon ProStaff 4-12 x 40 Riflescope has zero-reset turrets that use a spring-loaded adjustment knob. The riflescope’s adjustments are quick and easy to use for an accurate adjustment.

Waterproof and fog-proof                                

The Nikon ProStaff 4-12 x 40 Riflescope has a nitrogen-filled and O-ring-sealed construction that makes the riflescope waterproof and fog proof. You can comfortably use the riflescope even during rainy seasons without worrying about spoiling your riflescope.

BDC reticle

The Nikon ProStaff 4-12 x 40 Riflescope has a BDC reticle has see-through ballistic circles that help make bullet drop compensation easier.

Quick-focus eyepiece with 3.7” eye relief

The quick-focus eyepiece provides a fast target acquisition while the consistent eye relief of 3.7” reduces strain on the eyes and increase the comfort of use.

Pros

  • The Nikon ProStaff 4-12 x 40 Riflescope has fully coated optics that allow 98% light transmission thus it can be used in low light surroundings.
  • The riflescope has built zero-reset turrets that are easy and quick to adjust.
  • The scope has a patented BDC reticle, which allows you to use a variety of long ranges.
  • The Nikon ProStaff 4-12 x 40 Riflescope structure is nitrogen-filled and O-ring-sealed to ensure that the scope is waterproof and fog proof.

Cons

The Nikon ProStaff 4-12 x 40 Riflescope is ideal for mid-long range shooting thus can only be used with rifles or other high-caliber firearms but cannot be used with short guns.

Conclusion        

The Nikon ProStaff 4-12 x 40 Riflescope is a high-quality long range rifle scope that is ideal for hunting deer or coyotes. It has numerous features that make hunting easier and fun. The riflescope is reasonably priced and is very effective. The ability of the scope to allow about 98% of light through the scope makes it easy to hunt at dusk and dawn. I would highly recommend this riflescope to serious hunters who are looking for a high quality and effective riflescope.