The Leupold Mark 4 LR/T have been chosen for all of the US Army's primary sniper systems and it keeps getting better for 2011 with the addition of the Horus reticle.
Rocky Hill, CT (PRWEB) April 28, 2011
The Rifle Scope Store announces the arrival it’s 2011 line of riflescopes. The major scope manufacturers have improved usability and functionality in new and existing models. Most new models will available by mid-2011.
The Leupold VX-R scope is a new model and features an LED illumination system that employs the exclusive push button activation of the FireDot reticle system. Where most illuminated scopes use a dial to turn the reticle on and control the intensity that is inconveniently located on the eye bell, the VX-R has a push button opposite the windage adjustment. This allows the user to turn on the illumination and adjust the brightness while never taken their eye off the target. The VX-R also has a sleek look that will compliment any rifle.
The Leupold Mark 8 riflescope is a new model designed with the input from military and law enforcement personnel. The most notable feature is the huge magnification range, 1.1-8x magnification. The front plane M-TMR illuminated reticle, tough 34mm main tube and 0.1 mil adjustments create the perfect blend of rapid acquisition and precision.
Another new offering from Leupold is the VX-6. Providing a 6x magnification range, the VX-6 is designed to do the job of two scopes. Available in 1-6x24mm or 2-12x42mm, the VX-6 gets it done in close quarters or far down range.
The Leupold Mark 4 LR/T have been chosen for all of the US Army's primary sniper systems and it keeps getting better for 2011 with the addition of the Horus reticle. Battle tested for rapid re-engagement, the Horus reticle expands the LR/T’s capabilities.
Nikon is taking advantage of the growing popularity of crossbows and came out the new Bolt XR Crossbow Scope. This 3x fixed power scope features a BDC 60 reticle that, when sighted in at 20 yards, has graduations for holdover at 30, 40, 50 and 60 yards. The Bolt XR is also parallax free at 20 yards.
Turkey hunters will be pleased to hear that Nikon has developed the BTR (Ballistic Turkey Reticle) that improves an already very good TurkeyPro scope. This new reticle will subtend a turkey's head from crown to waffles at 5x for a distance of 40 yards to help properly pattern the shot.
Nikon has also made improvements to the venerable ProStaff scope line. The biggest improve is incorporating optics that allow for 98% light transmission. Also upgraded is the fast focus eye piece. At the Prostaff’s price point, the new features will make the Nikon Prostaff a very desirable scope.