Top Five Riflescopes for 2015

Nightforce, Zeiss, and Vortex Optics have come up with some new and happening riflescopes this year. While Nightforce Optics has come up with its new ATACR models, Vortex has brought short range Strike Eagle scope. Zeiss has brought a new crossbow scope Terra XB75. Now, let’s check out these new scopes closely.

1. Nightforce ATACR 5-25×56 F1

2015 has been a great year for Nightforce lovers as the leading optics manufacturer has brought some of the most desired scopes to the market. The first one to mention is Nightforce ATACR F1 5-25×56, which is supposedly the perfect all-around long range scope you will come across. It is loaded with advanced features including DigIllum digital reticle illumination, patented ZeroStop feature, integrated Power Throw Lever, four kinds of reticle choices (MOAR, TReMoR3, H59, and MIL-R), 45 yards to Infinity parallax adjustment, and most importantly reticle present at First Focal Plane.

2. Nightforce ATACR 4-16×42 F1

 Nightforce ATACR 4-16x42mm F1 ZeroHold .1 Mil-Radian PTL H59 C550When it comes to mid-powered optics, Nightforce ATACR F1 4-16×42 raises the bar with its quality and features. Just like the 5-25×56 ATACR variant, this scope comes with reticle located at First Focal Plane. Instead of ZeroStop feature, this scope comes with Nightforce ZeroHold elevation. Some of the other important specifications of ATACR 4-16×42 F1 scope include 3.35-3.54 inches eye relief, 26.9ft to 6.9ft field of view, 45 yards to Infinity parallax adjustment, .250 MOA or .1 Mil-rad Click Value, standard PTL, and four types of reticle choices (TReMoR3, H59, MIL-R, and MOAR). You can buy this scope within the price range of $2,813 and $2,328 from Scopelist.

3. Vortex Strike Eagle 1-6×24 Riflescope

Vortex Strike Eagle ScopeIf you are an AR shooter and want to engage targets from point-blank to extended range, Vortex Strike Eagle 1-6×24 is the preferred scope. It provides speed as well as versatility. This riflescope is equipped with fully multi-coated lenses of highest quality, helping users to make a strike even in low light conditions. Most importantly, shooters get crisp and clear sight through this scope. Vortex Strike Eagle 1-6×24 scope is best for close quarter target acquisition as the magnification level ranges from 1x to 6x. Some of the important specs of this scope are 10.5 inches long optical device, 17.6 ounces weight, 30 mm tube, 3.5 inches eye relief, 24 mm objective lens diameter, 280 MOA maximum elevation/windage adjustment, 1/2 MOA Adjustment Graduation, 44 MOA Travel per Rotation, 100 yards Parallax Setting, and Capped Turret Style. This scope will be available at $429.00 MSRP.

4. Nightforce SHV 3-10×42

 Nightforce SHV 3-10x42mm .250 MOA IHR non-illuminated C562 This scope is perfect for those who want to buy a good scope at affordable price. It comes with a short to medium range magnification (3x to 10x) and objective lens diameter of 42mm. You can use Nightforce SHV 3-10×42 for varmint hunting, big game shooting, and target shooting. The best part of this riflescope is that you can customize it as per your shooting requirement. There are two reticle choices available and they are MOAR reticle and IHR (International Hunting Reticle).

Some of the important specs of the scope are reticle at Second Focal Plane, 34.9ft to 11ft @100 yards Field of View, 88mm eye relief, .250MOA Click Value, 25 yards to infinity parallax adjustment, 30 mm tube diameter, Capped and Finger Adjustable elevation, Power Throw Lever as accessory, and 90 MOA-80 MOA internal adjustment range. Nightforce SHV 3-10×42 is available at a mid-range price of $873.

5. Zeiss Terra XB75

Zeiss Terra 2-7x32 Riflescope with XB75If you are a hunter and looking for a crossbow scope, you can check out the Terra XB75 from Zeiss. This is the first time the German optics manufacturer has stepped into the crossbow optics market. However, the result is commendable. Zeiss Terra XB75 comes with the precise ballistic reticle having 20, 30, 40, 50, 60 and 70 numerals beside appropriate crosshair, helping you take a quick shot at heat of the hunting moment. This scope comes with good quality glass having anti-reflective mirror coatings, giving you highest quality image even in low light conditions. It is a budget scope and is available at a starting price of $444.43 MSRP.

These are the 5 new and happening scopes available in the market that you can buy for better shooting experience. Hurry, buy your preferred scope before they go off the shelves!

by Scopelist