Top 3 Vortex Viper PST Gen II Riflescopes for Long Range Shooting

Vortex Viper PST Gen II 5-25×50 Riflescopes meet the need of demanding long-range shooters/hunters, thanks to the forward thinking design and engineering. They help long range tactical shooters and hunters take close to long-range shots.

Top 3 Vortex Viper PST Gen II Riflescopes for Long Range Shooting

#1 Vortex Viper PST Gen II 5-25×50 Riflescope PST-5255

What’s So Special?

Vortex Viper PST Gen II 5-25×50 Riflescope EBR-2C MOA Illum FFP PST-5255 comes with illuminated EBR-2C (MOA) reticle, located at First Focal Plane.

This reticle helps in effectively determining ranges, holdovers, windage corrections and moving target leads. Precision long-range shooters get optimum balance between precision aiming and low light visibility as this EBR-2C (MOA) reticle comes with fine center crosshair subtensions. Reticle designer has also included windage reference dots on drop lines. As the reticle is located at First Focal Plane, the MOA subtensions are valid for all magnification levels. Central horizontal crosshair helps in windage or moving lead corrections. To use this reticle optimally, the hunters and shooters should know the windage/moving lead corrections of the weapon in MOAs instead of inches.

Who Should Buy?

  • Tactical shooters
  • Hunters

#2 Vortex Viper PST Gen II 5-25×50 Riflescope PST-5258

What’s So Special?

Vortex Viper PST Gen 2 5-25×50 Riflescope EBR-2C MRAD Illum FFP PST-5258 comes with illuminated EBR-2C (MRAD) reticle, located at First Focal Plane.

This reticle helps in effectively determining ranges, holdovers, windage corrections and moving target leads. Precision long-range shooters get optimum balance between precision aiming and low light visibility as this EBR-2C (MRAD) reticle comes with fine center crosshair subtensions. Reticle designer has also included windage reference dots on drop lines. As the reticle is located at First Focal Plane, the mil-radian subtensions are valid for all magnification levels.

Who Should Buy?

  • Tactical shooters
  • Hunters

#3 Vortex Viper PST Gen II 5-25×50 Riflescope PST-5251

What’s So Special?

Vortex Viper PST Gen II 5-25×50 Riflescope EBR-4 MOA Illum SFP PST-5251 comes with illuminated EBR-4 (MOA) reticle, located at Second Focal Plane.

You must know the bullet drops in MOAs instead of inches so that you can choose correct drop reference line. With Vortex PST-5251 Viper PST Gen 2 5-25×50 Riflescope. If you want to get upper hand on shooting, right from close to long-range shots, Vortex PST-5251 is the scope you should buy. Once you know yardage distance, wind speed, moving target speed and total bullet flight times (including rifle lock time), you can estimate moving leads by using the center horizontal crosshair. Elevation correction can also be done with EBR-4 reticle. Instead of dialing, you can carry out elevation correction by using center horizontal crosshair for visually referencing windage corrections. EBR-4 reticle is located at Second Focal Plane of Vortex Viper PST Gen II 5-25×50 Riflescope PST-5251. Keep in mind that displayed reticle subtensions are correct only at highest magnification of the scope because of the SFP location of the reticle in PST riflescopes.

Who Should Buy?

  • Tactical shooters
  • Hunters

Specifications – Comparison Chart

Parameters

Vortex PST-5258

Vortex PST-5255

Vortex PST-5251

Magnification

5-25x

5-25x

5-25x

Objective Lens Diameter

50 mm

50 mm

50 mm

Reticle Name

EBR-2C (MRAD)

EBR-2C (MOA)

EBR-4 (MOA)

Reticle Position

First Focal Plane

First Focal Plane

Second Focal Plane

Eye Relief

3.4 in

3.4 in

3.4 in

Field of View

24.1-4.8 feet/100 yards

24.1-4.8 feet/100 yards

24.1-4.8 feet/100 yards

Tube Size

30 mm

30 mm

30 mm

Turret Style

Tactical RZR Zero Stop

Tactical RZR Zero Stop

Tactical RZR Zero Stop

Adjustment Graduation

.1 MRAD

¼ MOA

¼ MOA

Travel per Rotation

10 MRAD

25 MOA

25 MOA

Maximum Elevation Adjustment

20 MRAD

70 MOA

70 MOA

Maximum Windage Adjustment

10 MRAD

35 MOA

35 MOA

Parallax Setting

25 yards to Infinity

25 yards to Infinity

25 yards to Infinity

Length

16 inches

16 inches

16 inches

Weight

31.2 oz

31.2 oz

31.2 oz

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Bottomline

Vortex Viper PST Gen 2 5-25×50 Riflescopes are perfect for long-range tactical shooting and hunting. They come in three variants (Vortex PST-5258, Vortex PST-5255, and Vortex PST-5251), depending on the reticle and range measurements you choose. Vortex Viper PST Gen 2 5-25×50 Riflescope series is available with matching reticle and turret measurement, helping hunters and shooters to dial in shots quickly and accurately. These scopes have glass-etched reticles, helping shooters to get highly functional, intuitive, and detailed hold points. You also get uncluttered and optimal viewing, coupled with 10 intensity levels. Optimum edge-to-edge image sharpness and brightness is ensured as Vortex Optics has incorporated optically indexed lenses. Vortex’s VIP Unlimited Lifetime Warranty makes the deal sweeter as the Very Important Promise (VIP) ensures repair or replacement of the damaged or defective product in either better physical or perfect working condition.

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