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Choosing Rifle Optics – The Best For Hunting

By Angela Young / February 8, 2016

Rifle scopes are shooting accessories that are used by marksmen to target and locate their quarry with high accuracy. Therefore, they are one of the most important gears a hunter should not miss. Rifles are far much better than the traditional iron sights that are present in all rifles. If you are a passionate hunter, you need a rifle scope that will match your commitment. It is important to use the best rifle scopes because your accuracy, efficiency and output will increase. You don’t want to be in a position where you waste a lot of time missing your targets. Below are some of the best rifle scopes that you may use.

Night force SHV-4-14x56mm

nightforce scope

The Night Force SHV is an adamant, well balanced and high-performance range that a hunter will love using. This scope is made of aircraft grade aluminum alloy, with high-end features. Examples of such features are the rugged construction, a 56 mm objective lens, shock and weather proofing, optimum precision and reliable adjustment control among others. Another important thing is that its price is quite favorable since it is always below $1000.

Vortex Viper 6.5-20×50 PA

vortex optics

The Vortex Viper 6.5 20 by 50 PA is the best riflescope that a beginner or a casual hunter can choose. It is a high-quality scope whose price is below $500. A quality XD Glass that enhances crisp visual output is incorporated. They have an XR antireflective coating that makes it easy to aim in bright conditions. The rifle scope also has a patented force spring system that stabilizes the spring pressure while increasing the erector system’s strength that minimizes inconsistency in aiming. Compared to other guns, it is favorably sold, by price class.
Nikon P-223 3-9by40 Mate BDC 600

The Nikon P-223 3-9by40 Mate BDC 600 scope is one of the best rifle scopes for those under $200. The riflescope boasts an unimaginable return to zero capability as well as target turrets. This scope is clearer than other types of riflescopes such as Leopold and Bushnell. It is surprising since it uses a bullet drop compensator to assist aiming across different ranges. Another advantage is that it has an eye relief feature that increases its convenience.

BARSKA 6.5-20×50 AO Varmint Target Dot

barska optic

As seen from the specifications in its name, this rifle scope is quite good for its price range. The scope has a 50 mm diameter objective lens that is so impressive. Its range of magnification is also wider, 6.5 to 20 times that is quite impressive. Since all the high magnification optics have a parallax problem, there are safeguard and a focus adjustment features that are incorporated into this cheap rifle scope. It is unbelievable to that quite an impressive range like this one can cost $75. By price class , in the industry, that is way cheap. Its features such as the adjustments and the high power magnification seem to be offered for free.

VX-3 Riflescope

leupold vx scope

This riflescope is one of the best scopes that a hunter cannot resist. It can be useful for a hunter either stalking antelopes in rugged terrain or whitetail from a tree stand. In simple terms, it has enhanced accuracy and a wider magnification range. The VX-3 is loaded with optical technology such as Blackened lens edge, Extended Twilight Lens system, second generation waterproofing, Diamond Coat to lens coating, cryogenically treated adjustments and spring erector systems. All these features enable you to make shots you cannot believe.

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