10 Best Vortex Monoculars for January 2021

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Vortex Optics Recon R/T 15x50 Tactical Scope Monocular
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Vortex Optics Recon R/T 15x50 Tactical Scope Monocular

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What We like

The versatile utility clip securely attaches to pack webbing or pocket edges for quick access. The ambidextrous strap helps provide a superior grip and added stability.

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Product Features

  • Textured rubber armor improves your grip and enhances durability while Armortek coatings protect your lenses from scratches, oil, and dirt. Fully waterproof and fogproof this unit can be used anywhere for any mission.
  • Close Focus: 12 feet
  • Extra-low dispersion glass and XR anti-reflective coatings provide excellent light gathering capability in low-light situations. The flared eyecup blocks extraneous light and folds down for use with glasses.
  • A large focus wheel and the smaller reticle focus allow the user to properly focus the image and reticle to their eye for optimal target milling capability.
  • The Recon R/T Monocular with 15x magnification and 50mm objectives lens is a great option for long range observation and range estimation.

Textured rubber armor improves your grip and enhances durability while armortek coatings protect your lenses from scratches, oil, and dirt. fully waterproof and fogproof this unit can be used anywhere for any mission. A large focus wheel and the smaller reticle focus allow the user to properly focus the image and reticle to their eye for optimal target milling capability. Extra-low dispersion glass and xr anti-reflective coatings provide excellent light gathering capability in low-light situations. the flared eyecup blocks extraneous light and folds down for use with glasses. Close focus: 12 feet The recon r/t monocular with 15x magnification and 50mm objectives lens is a great option for long range observation and range estimation.

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Vortex Optics Solo R/T 8x36 Monocular
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Vortex Optics Solo R/T 8x36 Monocular

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What We like

The Solo R/T comes complete with a utility clip which attaches easily to a vest or belt for quick access in the field

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Product Features

  • Fully multi-coated lenses with anti-reflective coatings, the Solo R/T provides excellent light gathering capability in low light situations. The flared eyecup blocks extraneous light and folds down for use with glasses
  • The Solo Recon Tactical Monocular with 8x magnification and a 36mm objective lens is a great choice for observation and range estimation in a lightweight and compact package
  • A large focus wheel and the smaller reticle focus allow the user to properly focus the image and reticle to their eye for optimal target milling capability
  • Textured rubber armor provides added grip and durability. O-ring sealed and nitrogen purged, the monocular brings waterproof and fogproof performance

Textured rubber armor provides added grip and durability. o-ring sealed and nitrogen purged, the monocular brings waterproof and fogproof performance The solo recon tactical monocular with 8x magnification and a 36mm objective lens is a great choice for observation and range estimation in a lightweight and compact package Fully multi-coated lenses with anti-reflective coatings, the solo r/t provides excellent light gathering capability in low light situations. the flared eyecup blocks extraneous light and folds down for use with glasses A large focus wheel and the smaller reticle focus allow the user to properly focus the image and reticle to their eye for optimal target milling capability

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Vortex Optics VMX-3T Magnifier with Built-in Flip Mount
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Vortex Optics VMX-3T Magnifier with Built-in Flip Mount

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What We like

Allows for lower 1/3 or absolute co-witness mounting heights and is ideal for shooters who want to increase the effective range of their red dot sight. Field of View: 38.2 feet/100 yards

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Product Features

  • The lens are fully multi-coated maximizing resolution, light gathering capability, and color fidelity. Eye Relief-2.2 inches. Field of View-38.2 feet/100 yards
  • The VMX-3T does not require any special sight-in. The dot centering screws can be used to help center your red dot image in the VMX-3T's field of view.
  • The VMX-3T Magnifier and Flip Mount combo adds a 3x magnification to your rifle's red dot sight. Simple, fast, and effective, the push button design engages and disengages the flip mount allowing the magnifier to lock in at your desired position.
  • The magnifier is nitrogen purged for reliable waterproof and fogproof performance in the field.Use lens cleaning fluid and optical tissue or cloth to clean lenses

The lens are fully multi-coated maximizing resolution, light gathering capability, and color fidelity. eye relief-2.2 inches. field of view-38.2 feet/100 yards The magnifier is nitrogen purged for reliable waterproof and fogproof performance in the field.use lens cleaning fluid and optical tissue or cloth to clean lenses The vmx-3t magnifier and flip mount combo adds a 3x magnification to your rifle's red dot sight. simple, fast, and effective, the push button design engages and disengages the flip mount allowing the magnifier to lock in at your desired position. The vmx-3t does not require any special sight-in. the dot centering screws can be used to help center your red dot image in the vmx-3t's field of view.

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Vortex Optics Recce Pro HD 8x32 Monocular
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Vortex Optics Recce Pro HD 8x32 Monocular

by Vortex Optics
What We like

The versatile utility clip securely attaches to pack webbing or pocket edges for quick access. The unit also comes with a MOLLE/PALS Compatible pouch.

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Product Features

  • The recce Pro HD is a tactical monocular with 8x magnification and a 32mm objectives lens. A mil-based reticle with quick-ranging silhouettes assists with range estimation, calling shots, and other reconnaissance work.
  • The recce Pro generates bright, sharp high definition images with its high density, extra-low dispersion glass and XR anti-reflective coatings. The flared eyecup Blocks extraneous light and folds down for use with glasses.
  • Textured rubber armor improves your grip and enhances durability while armored coatings protect your lenses from scratches, oil, and dirt. Fully waterproof and Fog proof this unit can be used anywhere for any mission.
  • The large focus wheel is easy to adjust and allows for smooth one-handed operation once focused while the reticle focus keeps your reticle looking tack sharp.

The large focus wheel is easy to adjust and allows for smooth one-handed operation once focused while the reticle focus keeps your reticle looking tack sharp. Textured rubber armor improves your grip and enhances durability while armored coatings protect your lenses from scratches, oil, and dirt. fully waterproof and fog proof this unit can be used anywhere for any mission. The recce pro hd is a tactical monocular with 8x magnification and a 32mm objectives lens. a mil-based reticle with quick-ranging silhouettes assists with range estimation, calling shots, and other reconnaissance work. The recce pro generates bright, sharp high definition images with its high density, extra-low dispersion glass and xr anti-reflective coatings. the flared eyecup blocks extraneous light and folds down for use with glasses.

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Vortex Optics Impact 850 Yard Laser Rangefinder
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Vortex Optics Impact 850 Yard Laser Rangefinder

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What We like

The primary HCD mode displays an angle compensated distance that is ideal for the majority of hunters and shooters. An advanced LOS mode provides the option to calculate long distance, high angle shots with increased precision.

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Product Features

  • Fully multi-coated optics enhance light transmission in low light settings. Waterproof and shockproof performance keep you in the hunt no matter what the conditions.
  • The Impact runs on a common CR2 battery and the battery life indicator is always visible in the display.
  • A scan feature gives continuous range readings to pan across a landscape or track a moving target. All modes can be set to read in yards or meters.
  • The Impact Rangefinder features a non-illuminated display and highly intuitive menu in a compact and lightweight package. Added magnification brings targets in for a closer look and more accurate ranging.

Fully multi-coated optics enhance light transmission in low light settings. waterproof and shockproof performance keep you in the hunt no matter what the conditions. A scan feature gives continuous range readings to pan across a landscape or track a moving target. all modes can be set to read in yards or meters. The impact runs on a common cr2 battery and the battery life indicator is always visible in the display. The impact rangefinder features a non-illuminated display and highly intuitive menu in a compact and lightweight package. added magnification brings targets in for a closer look and more accurate ranging.

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Vortex Optics Diamondback 3-9x40 SFP Riflescope Dead-Hold BDC MOA
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Vortex Optics Diamondback 3-9x40 SFP Riflescope Dead-Hold BDC MOA

by Vortex Optics
What We like

Lenses are fully multi-coated for crystal clear, bright images from dawn til dusk. The fast focus eyepiece allows for quick and easy reticle focusing

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Product Features

  • Metal on metal precision turrets offer the ability to zero reset after sight-in. A precision glide erector system ensures accurate tracking and repeatability
  • Argon purged and o-ring sealed the scope will deliver a lifetime of fogproof and waterproof performance
  • The Diamondback 3-9x40 riflescope is ideal for big game, muzzleloader and slug shotgun applications. The Dead-Hold BDC reticle is good for any hunting or shooting at varying ranges where estimating hold-over would be a concern
  • A solid one-piece tube with a hard anodized finish creates a shockproof and durable scope while helping camouflage the shooter's position

The diamondback 3-9x40 riflescope is ideal for big game, muzzleloader and slug shotgun applications. the dead-hold bdc reticle is good for any hunting or shooting at varying ranges where estimating hold-over would be a concern A solid one-piece tube with a hard anodized finish creates a shockproof and durable scope while helping camouflage the shooter's position Argon purged and o-ring sealed the scope will deliver a lifetime of fogproof and waterproof performance Metal on metal precision turrets offer the ability to zero reset after sight-in. a precision glide erector system ensures accurate tracking and repeatability

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Vortex Optics Diamondback 2-7x35 Rimfire, Second Focal Plane Riflescope - V-Plex Reticle (MOA)
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Vortex Optics Diamondback 2-7x35 Rimfire, Second Focal Plane Riflescope

V-Plex Reticle (MOA)

by Vortex Optics
What We like

Lenses are fully multi-coated for crstyal clear, bright images from dawn til dusk. The fast focus eyepiece allows for quick and easy reticle focusing.

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Product Features

  • Metal on metal precision turrets offer the ability to zero reset after sight-in. A precision glide erector system ensures accurate tracking and repeatability.
  • The Diamondback 2-7x35 Rimfire riflescope is ideal for use at close range on 22 rimfire, shotguns, and muzzleloaders. The V-Plex reticle is a popular all-purpose hunting reticle intended for a wide variety of hunting applications.
  • Argon purged and O-ring sealed the scope will deliver a lifetime of fog proof and waterproof performance.
  • A solid one-piece tube with a hard anodized finish creates a shockproof and durable scope while helping camouflage the shooter's position.

The diamondback 2-7x35 rimfire riflescope is ideal for use at close range on 22 rimfire, shotguns, and muzzleloaders. the v-plex reticle is a popular all-purpose hunting reticle intended for a wide variety of hunting applications. Metal on metal precision turrets offer the ability to zero reset after sight-in. a precision glide erector system ensures accurate tracking and repeatability. A solid one-piece tube with a hard anodized finish creates a shockproof and durable scope while helping camouflage the shooter's position. Argon purged and o-ring sealed the scope will deliver a lifetime of fog proof and waterproof performance.

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Vortex Optics Diamondback 4-12x40 Second Focal Plane Riflescope - Dead-Hold BDC Reticle (MOA) with Baseball Hat, Black, DBK-04-BDC & Hat
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Vortex Optics Diamondback 4-12x40 Second Focal Plane Riflescope

Dead-Hold BDC Reticle (MOA) with Baseball Hat, Black, DBK-04-BDC & Hat

by Vortex Optics
What We like

Lenses are fully multi-coated for crystal clear, bright images from dawn till dusk The fast focus eyepiece allows for quick and easy reticle focusing

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Product Features

  • A solid one-piece tube with a hard anodized finish creates a shockproof and durable scope while helping camouflage the shooter's position Argon purged and O-ring sealed the scope will deliver a lifetime of fog proof and waterproof performance
  • Metal on metal precision turrets offer the ability to zero reset after sight-in A precision glide erector system ensures accurate tracking and repeatability
  • Dead-Hold BDC reticle is good for any hunting or shooting at varying ranges where estimating hold-over would be a concern
  • The Diamondback 4-12x40 scope is one of multiple configurations in the Diamondback lineup and is ideal for big game and long-range applications. Vortex Optics hat included, hat color may vary

The diamondback 4-12x40 scope is one of multiple configurations in the diamondback lineup and is ideal for big game and long-range applications. Vortex Optics hat included, hat color may vary Dead-hold bdc reticle is good for any hunting or shooting at varying ranges where estimating hold-over would be a concern A solid one-piece tube with a hard anodized finish creates a shockproof and durable scope while helping camouflage the shooter's position argon purged and o-ring sealed the scope will deliver a lifetime of fog proof and waterproof performance Metal on metal precision turrets offer the ability to zero reset after sight-in a precision glide erector system ensures accurate tracking and repeatability

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Vortex Optics Crossfire II Dead Hold BDC Reticle Riflescope, 3-9x40, Black (CF2-31007)
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Vortex Optics Crossfire II Dead Hold BDC Reticle Riflescope

3-9x40, Black (CF2-31007)

by Vortex Optics
What We like

With long eye relief and an ultra-forgiving eye box, you'll be able to quickly get a sight picture and acquire your target. The fast focus eyepiece allows quick and easy reticle focusing.

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Product Features

  • Capped reset turrets are finger adjustable with MOA clicks that can be reset to zero after sighting in.
  • The 3-9x40 Crossfire II riflescope is one of many configurations in the Crossfire II line. The Dead-Hold BDC reticle is good for hunting/shooting at varying ranges where estimating holdover is a concern.
  • A single piece tube constructed from aircraft grade aluminum ensures strength and shockproof performance. O-ring sealed and nitrogen purged, the Crossfire II delivers waterproof and fogproof performance.
  • Anti-reflective, fully multi-coated lenses provide bright and clear views for the user.

Anti-reflective, fully multi-coated lenses provide bright and clear views for the user. A single piece tube constructed from aircraft grade aluminum ensures strength and shockproof performance. o-ring sealed and nitrogen purged, the crossfire ii delivers waterproof and fogproof performance. Capped reset turrets are finger adjustable with moa clicks that can be reset to zero after sighting in. The 3-9x40 crossfire ii riflescope is one of many configurations in the crossfire ii line. the dead-hold bdc reticle is good for hunting/shooting at varying ranges where estimating holdover is a concern.

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Vortex Optics Strike Eagle 4-24x50 Second Focal Plane Riflescope - EBR-4 Reticle (MOA)
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Vortex Optics Strike Eagle 4-24x50 Second Focal Plane Riflescope

EBR-4 Reticle (MOA)

by Vortex Optics
What We like

The single piece, 30mm tube is ruggedly built to withstand recoil and impact. O-ring sealed and nitrogen purged, the Strike Eagle delivers waterproof and fogproof performance.

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Product Features

  • Zero resettable, tactical style turrets have clearly marked adjustment rotation indicators that ensure accurate dialing and reference of travel within the optic's adjustment range.
  • A highly verstaile 6x zoom range lends itself to a wide array of shooting scenarios. A streamlined, side parallax knob with built-in illumination rotates through 11 levels of brightness and runs on a CR2032 battery.
  • The Strike Eagle 4-24x50 is built to execute technical, short-to-long range shots while offering rock solid quality and repeatable performance.

Zero resettable, tactical style turrets have clearly marked adjustment rotation indicators that ensure accurate dialing and reference of travel within the optic's adjustment range. A highly verstaile 6x zoom range lends itself to a wide array of shooting scenarios. a streamlined, side parallax knob with built-in illumination rotates through 11 levels of brightness and runs on a cr2032 battery. The strike eagle 4-24x50 is built to execute technical, short-to-long range shots while offering rock solid quality and repeatable performance.

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