The importance of purchasing the best rifle scope cannot be understated. The proper rifle scope to fit your rifle may be the difference between killing the game and going home without any hunting trophies. You need to be able to see through your rifle scope accurately to make the shot that will kill your game.
The rifle scope you need to consider when buying:
Does the scope look like its well-built when you take it initially out of the package? Are all the pieces there? Does it come with instructions on how to assemble it and how to mount it? You might consider if the best rifle scope you want to purchase is packaged well when it comes to your front door. Also, can you answer a resounding yes to the above questions? The last thing you want to discover about your rifle scope is that it wasn’t what you ordered or expected.
Who wants to spend a considerable amount of time researching the best rifle scope the person can purchase for their money. Then the product is finally shipped to your front door, you excitedly tear open the packaging and find that the instructions are missing. Or the instructions that you received with the rifle scope are the wrong instructions. Worse yet the instructions are for the rifle scope you ordered but the actual rifle scope you were sent is the wrong scope! You just spent a good amount of money on this rifle scope and you get the wrong one.
Another scenario, what if you receive your rifle scope and the packaging is intact. The scope was carefully and deliberately packaged to hold up to anything that could happen to the package during shipping. You are impressed with the packaging and you have a feeling of confidence. You open the package and the rifle scope is missing parts. Or it has no instructions on how to assemble it. In essence, you wasted your money ordering this scope.
You may save yourself a lot of money and heartache if you do a background check on the gun manufacturer you plan on buying the best rifle scope from. Look and see what other users are saying about this company. Did you find that there were more negative reviews than positive reviews about the company?
You will find reviewers will be honest and realistic in their reviews of rifle scope products. You may want to find out if the company sends the right product and that all the guaranteed parts are in the package. You may also want to investigate if the company sends the right instructions with the right rifle scope. You know you can find out a lot about a company by reading other people’s experiences in dealing with that company.
It is the manufacturer’s responsibility to guarantee that they send you the exact rifle scope kit you ordered.
All the parts need to be there and they need to be clean and in good working condition. Any parts that are moveable should move with no difficulty or obstruction. The parts should be well oiled and easy to operate like they were originally intended to function. Their instructions should be simple and clear to read and understand.
Furthermore, none of the parts should be shipped broken or missing any components. All the parts should be intact so the rifle scope will function as a whole unit like it is supposed to function once it is mounted to your rifle. The rifle scope instructions should have some type of warranty information clearly stated on it. These are some things you may want to consider before buying your rifle scope from a particular manufacturer.
This may be a vital consideration for your best rifle scope purchase. Will this rifle scope install easily and fit on just about any gun. Is your new rifle mount easy to put together if this is required. You might consider this, is your new rifle scope easy to mount on your rifle. Once you have it mounted on your rifle does it seem like a sturdy mount that won’t come off easily once it’s mounted on the rifle? You might want to think about if your rifle scope is sitting snugly and squarely on your rifle. You should be able to look clearly through your rifle scope once it is mounted on your rifle.
Does your rifle scope come with any adjustment settings? They should and the settings should be easy to read and they should adjust easily. You should observe if your crosshairs align properly when you line up your scope in your line of fire. Your eyes the see the target from a particular distance and vantage point. Your crosshairs should ideally line up with the same distance and vantage point on the target as your eyes. These are some reasons to investigate to be sure you are getting the best rifle scope your money can buy.
This scope is loaded with some nice features. It has 30 millimeter SWAT 3-124XX IE tactical range estimating scope with mil-dot, full 36-color EZ Tap reticle 0-Millimeter tube built on a True Strength Platform: is sealed and nitrogen filled, shockproof, fog-proof, and rain-proof .
The Best in the class of multi emerald coated lenses; they are integrated angled front sunshade complete with flip-open lens caps. Special circuit and housing design for uninterrupted illumination even under heavy recoil. Premium zero locking and zero resetting target turrets with most consistent and precise adjustment; lifetime warranty. Very good warranty
This scope has the BDC 600 Reticle with open circle aiming points and hash marks from 100 to 600 yards making for some long distance shooting. You can make quick hand-turn 1/4-inch @ 100 yard adjustments with Rapid Action Turrets.
This scope is made with Nikon's fully multicoated optics for maximum brightness and light transmission. This is a big plus for night shooting.
The adjustments are made quite easily with Spring-Loaded Instant Zero-Reset Turrets.
This scope is optimized for use with Nikon's authentic Spot on Ballistic Match Technology
This scope has very good optics with outstanding HD clarity. Beautiful design and durability built to last. The materials are of high quality they have been tested extensively.
The BTR-1 first focal plane reticle has excellent low light performance and holdovers 500 yards out. The scope has a Unique Power Change Lever for quick power changes. It has target turrets for pinpoint-precise adjustments (1 mil click value). Fully made multi-colored optics for premium brightness.
This scope is made with high-durability aluminum alloy, anodize-finished and it’s sealed to protect the inside from external elements.
It has Generous and Consistent Eye Relief-Keeps your brow safe even if you have the heaviest recoiling cartridges, lightweight rifles, and severe shooting angles. The BDC Carbine Reticle was Developed specifically for the trajectory of the .223 Rem /5.56 NATO round with 55-grain polymer tip bullet.
The new BDC Carbine reticle provides a 200 yard crosshair with ''hash marks'' marked at 400 yards and 600 yards. The Nikon Fully Multicoated Optical System-Provides up to 98-Percent light transmission and maximum brightness from dawn to dusk.
The extremely, precise, 1/4-MOA Hand-turn Tactical-Style, Zero-Reset Turrets-Positive click reticle adjustments get you zeroed in quicker. You can maintain your setting even with repeated recoil. The scope is Waterproof and Fogproof. The scope is Nitrogen filled and sealed with O-rings.
It has a Generous, Consistent Eye Relief-This scope will keep your brow safe. Even with the heaviest recoiling cartridges, lightweight rifles, and severe shooting angles your brow will remain safe.
The BDC 600 Reticle-has been developed specifically for the trajectory of the .223 Rem /5.56 NATO round with 55-grain polymer tip bullet. The BDC 600 reticle offers shooters some unique open circle aiming points and hash marks from 100 to 600 yards. Precise, 1/4-MOA Hand-turn Tactical-Style, Zero-Reset Turrets.
The positive click reticle adjustments help you get you zeroed in quicker.You are able to maintain your settings. Even with repeated recoil. The 100-yard Parallax Setting-Eliminates parallax for precise shooting. The scope is waterproof and it is Fogproof. It is Nitrogen filled and O-ring sealed
We prefer the Nikon P-223 BDC 600 Riflescope with Rapid Action Turret, Black, 4-12×40 is the best pick of the five rifle scopes we reviewed. This scope had the fewest negative reviews eight out of a total of 180+ reviews. The scope received an overall rating of 4.9/5.0 which is very commendable. The scope is reasonably priced and Nikon’s customer service is excellent. One reviewer gave the phone number of the Nikon representative in his review. He even gave the rep’s name and said ask for him personally. He was very concerned about an unrelated issue. You might seriously consider purchasing this scope of the five