Top 10 Vortex Scopes for January 2021

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Vortex Optics Strike Eagle 1-8x24 Second Focal Plane Riflescope - BDC3 Reticle (MOA), Black
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Vortex Optics Strike Eagle 1-8x24 Second Focal Plane Riflescope

BDC3 Reticle (MOA), Black

by Vortex Optics
What We like

The fast focus dial on the eyepiece allows for quick and easy reticle focusing. Anti-reflective coatings on all air-to-glass surfaces provide increased light transmission for greater clarity and low-light performance.

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Product Features

  • The magnification ring has been updated and now includes a thread-in throw lever, and the magnification indicators can now be seen without coming off the scope.
  • The new illuminated BDC3 reticle focuses the shooter's eye to the target faster and holdovers allow for immediate use out to 650 yards for targets of known distance.
  • The updated Strike Eagle 1-8x24 is defined by speed and versatility. A true 1x on the low end adapts to a wide range of scenarios, letting shooters rapidly engage targets from point-blank to extended ranges.
  • The scope is nitrogen purged and o-ring sealed the for water and fogproof performance. The one piece, aircraft grade aluminum, 30mm tube is shockproof shrugging off recoil and other impacts.

The new illuminated bdc3 reticle focuses the shooter's eye to the target faster and holdovers allow for immediate use out to 650 yards for targets of known distance. The updated strike eagle 1-8x24 is defined by speed and versatility. a true 1x on the low end adapts to a wide range of scenarios, letting shooters rapidly engage targets from point-blank to extended ranges. The magnification ring has been updated and now includes a thread-in throw lever, and the magnification indicators can now be seen without coming off the scope. The scope is nitrogen purged and o-ring sealed the for water and fogproof performance. the one piece, aircraft grade aluminum, 30mm tube is shockproof shrugging off recoil and other impacts.

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Vortex Optics Crossfire II 1-4x24, 30mm Tube, SFP Riflescope - V-Brite Illuminated Reticle (MOA) with Sport Cantilever 30mm Mount - 2-Inch Offset
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Vortex Optics Crossfire II 1-4x24, 30mm Tube, SFP Riflescope

V-Brite Illuminated Reticle (MOA) with Sport Cantilever 30mm Mount, 2-Inch Offset

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

  • The 2-inch offset of this cantilever mount positions the scope in a forward location, allowing the correct eye relief and head placement on your rifle at a height of 1.59 inches (40.39 mm) from the base. Weighs 6.7 ounces.
  • The 1-4x24 Crossfire II riflescope is one of many configurations in the Crossfire II line. The V-Brite reticle uses the V-Plex format with battery-powered electronics to illuminate the center dot for hunters/shooters during extra-low light conditions.
  • Anti-reflective, fully multi-coated lenses provide bright and clear views for the user. Capped reset turrets are finger adjustable with MOA clicks that can be reset to zero after sighting in.
  • 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.

The 1-4x24 crossfire ii riflescope is one of many configurations in the crossfire ii line. the v-brite reticle uses the v-plex format with battery-powered electronics to illuminate the center dot for hunters/shooters during extra-low light conditions. The 2-inch offset of this cantilever mount positions the scope in a forward location, allowing the correct eye relief and head placement on your rifle at a height of 1.59 inches (40.39 mm) from the base. weighs 6.7 ounces. 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. capped reset turrets are finger adjustable with moa clicks that can be reset to zero after sighting in.

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Vortex Optics Diamondback HD Spotting Scopes (16-48x65 - Straight), Black
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Vortex Optics Diamondback HD Spotting Scopes (16-48x65

Straight), Black

by Vortex Optics
What We like

the redesigned diamondback hd spotting scope has all the optical horsepower the western hunter needs, and excels in low light. it features a streamlined exterior for a sleeker profile and a built-in helical focus wheel for fast and fine adjustments.

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Product Features

  • hd optical system delivers exceptional resolution, cuts chromatic aberration and provides outstanding color fidelity, edge-to-edge sharpness and light transmission. multiple anti-reflective coatings on all air-to-glass surfaces increase light transmission
  • the scope is tripod adaptable allowing use on a tripod or car window mount. arca-swiss compatibility allows it to be mounted to arca-swiss tripod heads without using additional plates. also accepts 1/4-20 threads for use on alternate style tripod heads.
  • o-ring sealed and argon purged, the scope delivers waterproof and fogproof performance. armortek coatings protect the lenses from oil, scratches, and dirt. rubber armor enhances both durability and grip for the user.
  • adjustable eyecups twist up and down for comfortable viewing with or without eyeglasses. the built-in sunshade reduces glare and shields the objective lens from raindrops and snow.
  • Department name: Unisex-Adult

O-ring sealed and argon purged, the scope delivers waterproof and fogproof performance. armortek coatings protect the lenses from oil, scratches, and dirt. rubber armor enhances both durability and grip for the user. Department name: unisex-adult The scope is tripod adaptable allowing use on a tripod or car window mount. arca-swiss compatibility allows it to be mounted to arca-swiss tripod heads without using additional plates. also accepts 1/4-20 threads for use on alternate style tripod heads. Hd optical system delivers exceptional resolution, cuts chromatic aberration and provides outstanding color fidelity, edge-to-edge sharpness and light transmission. multiple anti-reflective coatings on all air-to-glass surfaces increase light transmission Adjustable eyecups twist up and down for comfortable viewing with or without eyeglasses. the built-in sunshade reduces glare and shields the objective lens from raindrops and snow.

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Vortex Optics Viper HD Spotting Scope 20-60x85 Angled
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Vortex Optics Viper HD Spotting Scope 20-60x85 Angled

by Vortex Optics
What We like

A multi-position eyecup provides proper eye relief while a locking collar allows the scope to rotate into different viewing positions.

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Product Features

  • The Viper HD 20-60x85 Angled Spotting Scope is packed with features for incredible glassing and high end optical performance.
  • O-ring sealed and argon purged, the Viper delivers waterproof and fogproof performance. Armortek coatings protect the lenses from oil, scratches, and dirt. Rubber armor enhances both durability and grip for the user.
  • The smooth helical focus helps dial in your image for ultra-sharp viewing and maintains a trim profile for ultimate packability. A built-in sunshade pulls out to help reduce glare.
  • The HD optical system comprised of premium components generates vivid high-definition images. XR anti-reflective coatings on exterior surfaces help obtain brighter views in low-light situations.

The viper hd 20-60x85 angled spotting scope is packed with features for incredible glassing and high end optical performance. O-ring sealed and argon purged, the viper delivers waterproof and fogproof performance. armortek coatings protect the lenses from oil, scratches, and dirt. rubber armor enhances both durability and grip for the user. The smooth helical focus helps dial in your image for ultra-sharp viewing and maintains a trim profile for ultimate packability. a built-in sunshade pulls out to help reduce glare. The hd optical system comprised of premium components generates vivid high-definition images. xr anti-reflective coatings on exterior surfaces help obtain brighter views in low-light situations.

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Vortex Optics Viper HS 2.5-10x44 Second Focal Plane Riflescope - Dead-Hold BDC Reticle (MOA)
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Vortex Optics Viper HS 2.5-10x44 Second Focal Plane Riflescope

Dead-Hold BDC Reticle (MOA)

by Vortex Optics
What We like

Ultra-hard, scratch resistant Armortek coatings protect the exterior lenses of the scope. Argon purging provides fog proof and waterproof performance. The hard-anodized matte black finish is extremely durable and looks awesome too.

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Product Features

  • Whether hunting whitetail in the Midwest or elk in the Rockies, the Viper HS is designed to be your all around workhorse optic.
  • Featuring capped quick-reset turrets you will be able to quickly reindex your zero after sighting in. They're built on a 30mm main tube which increases the amount of elevation and wind age travel for optimal adjustment.
  • The Viper HS 2. 5-10x44 is one of multiple configurations in the Viper HS (Hunting & Shooting) line. The Dead-Hold BDC reticle is good for any hunting or shooting at varying ranges where estimating hold-over would be a concern.
  • In the advanced optical system, the XD glass renders an image that is sharp and clear from edge to edge. There are XR multi-coated lenses allowing you to capture the most light from dawn till dusk. The 4x zoom range will pull you close to your target.

In the advanced optical system, the xd glass renders an image that is sharp and clear from edge to edge. there are xr multi-coated lenses allowing you to capture the most light from dawn till dusk. the 4x zoom range will pull you close to your target. The viper hs 2. 5-10x44 is one of multiple configurations in the viper hs (hunting & shooting) line. the dead-hold bdc reticle is good for any hunting or shooting at varying ranges where estimating hold-over would be a concern. Featuring capped quick-reset turrets you will be able to quickly reindex your zero after sighting in. they're built on a 30mm main tube which increases the amount of elevation and wind age travel for optimal adjustment. Whether hunting whitetail in the midwest or elk in the rockies, the viper hs is designed to be your all around workhorse optic.

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Vortex Optics Viper 6.5-20x50 PA SFP Riflescope Dead-Hold BDC MOA
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Vortex Optics Viper 6.5-20x50 PA SFP Riflescope Dead-Hold BDC MOA

by Vortex Optics
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The Viper 6. 5-20x50 riflescope is ideal for long range, predator/varmint, and target applications. O-ring sealed and argon purged, the Viper provides fogproof and waterproof performance.

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Product Features

  • The fast focus eyepiece allows for quick and easy reticle focusing while the MAG-Bar allows rapid, easy changes in magnification.
  • The Viper 6. 5-20x50 is built on a 30mm main tube with a hard anodized finish providing a rugged, tough hunting riflescope. The Dead-Hold BDC reticle is good for any hunting or shooting at varying ranges where estimating hold-over would be a concern.
  • Capped reset turrets allow quick re-indexing of the turret to zero after sighting in the riflescope. Side knob parallax adjust allows quick and easy parallax adjustments with range numbers visible while in the shooting position.
  • Incorporating our premium, fully multi-coated, extra-low dispersion lenses brings excellent resolution and color fidelity. The XR coatings provide enhanced light gathering capability while Armortek coating protects the lenses.

The fast focus eyepiece allows for quick and easy reticle focusing while the mag-bar allows rapid, easy changes in magnification. Incorporating our premium, fully multi-coated, extra-low dispersion lenses brings excellent resolution and color fidelity. the xr coatings provide enhanced light gathering capability while armortek coating protects the lenses. Capped reset turrets allow quick re-indexing of the turret to zero after sighting in the riflescope. side knob parallax adjust allows quick and easy parallax adjustments with range numbers visible while in the shooting position. The viper 6. 5-20x50 is built on a 30mm main tube with a hard anodized finish providing a rugged, tough hunting riflescope. the dead-hold bdc reticle is good for any hunting or shooting at varying ranges where estimating hold-over would be a concern.

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Vortex Optics Razor HD Spotting Scope 11-33x50 Angled
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Vortex Optics Razor HD Spotting Scope 11-33x50 Angled

by Vortex Optics
What We like

The zoom eyepiece allows easy adjustments to magnification. The adjustable eyecup folds up and down for comfortable viewing with or without glasses.

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Product Features

  • The Razor HD is Vortex Optics' top of the line spotting scope. The 11-33x50 Angled Razor is ultra-lightweight and packable for your convenience.
  • Triplet Apochromatic lens combined with high density, extra-low dispersion glass delivers unparalled resolution and color fidelity. XR Plus anti-reflective coatings were applied to the lenses to yield maximum brightness for critical low-light glassing.
  • Close Focus: 6.6 feet
  • O-ring sealed and argon purged, the Razor HD delivers waterproof and fogproof performance. Armortek coatings protect the lenses from oil, scratches, and dirt. Rubber armor enhances both durability and grip for the user.
  • The focus wheel is broken down to macro and micro adjustments. The macro adjustment allows the user to rapidly focus while the micro adjustment allows you to fine tune the image.

Close focus: 6.6 feet The focus wheel is broken down to macro and micro adjustments. the macro adjustment allows the user to rapidly focus while the micro adjustment allows you to fine tune the image. Triplet apochromatic lens combined with high density, extra-low dispersion glass delivers unparalled resolution and color fidelity. xr plus anti-reflective coatings were applied to the lenses to yield maximum brightness for critical low-light glassing. The razor hd is Vortex Optics' top of the line spotting scope. the 11-33x50 angled razor is ultra-lightweight and packable for your convenience. O-ring sealed and argon purged, the razor hd delivers waterproof and fogproof performance. armortek coatings protect the lenses from oil, scratches, and dirt. rubber armor enhances both durability and grip for the user.

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Vortex Optics Viper HS LR 4-16x50 Second Focal Plane Riflescope - Dead-Hold BDC Reticle (MOA) (VHS-4307-LR), Black
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Vortex Optics Viper HS LR 4-16x50 Second Focal Plane Riflescope

Dead-Hold BDC Reticle (MOA) (VHS-4307-LR), Black

by Vortex Optics
What We like

Ultra-hard, scratch resistant Armortek coatings protect the exterior lenses of the scope. Argon purging provides fogproof and waterproof performance. The hard-anodized matte black finish is extremely durable and looks awesome too.

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Product Features

  • The Dead-Hold BDC reticle is good for any hunting or shooting at varying ranges where estimating hold-over would be a concern.
  • A subset of the Viper HS line, the Viper HS LR (Hunting & Shooting Long Range) 4-16x50 Second Focal Plane scope is perfect for when you need to extend your shooting range and bullet drop and wind drift compensation are crucial.
  • The HS LR offers exposed target-style elevation turrets for dialing elevation at extended ranges. The CRS Zero Stop allows you to get back to referencing zero even after coming up several revolutions on the turret.
  • In the advanced optical system, the XD glass renders an image that is sharp and clear from edge to edge. There are XR multi-coated lenses allowing you to capture the most light from dawn til dusk. The 4x zoom range will pull you close to your target.

A subset of the viper hs line, the viper hs lr (hunting & shooting long range) 4-16x50 second focal plane scope is perfect for when you need to extend your shooting range and bullet drop and wind drift compensation are crucial. The dead-hold bdc reticle is good for any hunting or shooting at varying ranges where estimating hold-over would be a concern. In the advanced optical system, the xd glass renders an image that is sharp and clear from edge to edge. there are xr multi-coated lenses allowing you to capture the most light from dawn til dusk. the 4x zoom range will pull you close to your target. The hs lr offers exposed target-style elevation turrets for dialing elevation at extended ranges. the crs zero stop allows you to get back to referencing zero even after coming up several revolutions on the turret.

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Vortex Optics Razor HD LH 1.5-8x32 SFP Riflescope G4 BDC MOA
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Vortex Optics Razor HD LH 1.5-8x32 SFP Riflescope G4 BDC MOA

by Vortex Optics
What We like

The Razor HD LH 1.5-8x32 is an ultra-sleek, lightweight hunting scope. High density, extra-low dispersion lenses and premium XR coatings combine to produce razor sharp resolution from edge to edge.

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Product Features

  • The Razor HD LH gives hunters and shooters premium optics and performance in a streamlined, light-weight package.
  • A highly forgiving eyebox gives generous eye relief. The locking ocular focus ensures your reticle always stays sharp and crisp.
  • A single piece, hard anodized tube enhances strength and durability. Armortek coatings protect exterior lenses from scratches, oil, and dirt.

The razor hd lh gives hunters and shooters premium optics and performance in a streamlined, light-weight package. A highly forgiving eyebox gives generous eye relief. the locking ocular focus ensures your reticle always stays sharp and crisp. A single piece, hard anodized tube enhances strength and durability. armortek coatings protect exterior lenses from scratches, oil, and dirt.

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Vortex Optics Diamondback Spotting Scope 20-60x80 Angled
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Vortex Optics Diamondback Spotting Scope 20-60x80 Angled

by Vortex Optics
What We like

Other convenience features include the smooth, easy to use focus wheel and a powerful zoom eyepiece. Eye Relief: 20-16.5 mm

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Product Features

  • O-ring sealed and nitrogen purged, the Diamondback delivers waterproof and fogproof performance. Rubber armor enhances both durability and grip for the user.
  • The Diamondback 20-60x80 Angled Spotting Scope is a superb choice when you need a heavyweight performer in a light, compact package.
  • A twist-and-lock collar allows you to move the scope for various glassing positions. The adjustable eyecup twists up and down to maximize comfort during use.
  • XR fully multi-coated lenses combined with a retractable, built-in sunshade give the user excellent light transmission and a clear image.

Xr fully multi-coated lenses combined with a retractable, built-in sunshade give the user excellent light transmission and a clear image. The diamondback 20-60x80 angled spotting scope is a superb choice when you need a heavyweight performer in a light, compact package. A twist-and-lock collar allows you to move the scope for various glassing positions. the adjustable eyecup twists up and down to maximize comfort during use. O-ring sealed and nitrogen purged, the diamondback delivers waterproof and fogproof performance. rubber armor enhances both durability and grip for the user.

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