Optics, Optics, read all about the new optics at SHOT Show 2021.
SHOT Show 2021 New Red Dot Sights
⊕HAWKE Optics New Red Dot And Reflex Sights
Hawke, a sporting optics company headquartered in the United Kingdom, expanded into red dots ARs, hunting firearms, and handguns. Here are the goods.
The Endurance sights have a 3 MOA red dot with eight-stage digital brightness controls, so you can match lighting and shooting conditions. The sights come in a 25mm and 30mm body size and both have 25 layer multi-coated optics for ultimate clarity and are parallax-free from 10 yards. Endurance Red Dots are supplied with 2 Weaver-style bases: a low mount ideal for shotguns and pistols, and a quick-detach high mount for co-witnessing AR iron sights.
Hawke also added two new models of Reflex sights. Like other Hawke red dot sights, these are a perfect fit for your handguns, shotguns, and AR-pattern rifles and pistols. These Reflex sights have been designed with the smaller 3 MOA red dot, with the Micro Reflex Dot being compatible with optics-ready pistols.
Read more at Hawke: https://www.hawkeoptics.com/
SHOT Show 2021 New Scopes
⊕ATN X-SIGHT LTV 3-9x and 5-15x Digital Rifle Scopes
What if you could get a digital rifle scope that works great during the day, has a night vision mode, can record video when you make that shot of the year, is lightweight, has a low power consumption, and is easy to mount? ATN claims they have all that in their ATN X-Sight LTV Ultra Light Day & Night Vision Rifle Scopes.
You can now turn those images in your sight to HD videos. ATN scopes come with a 4-64 GB Micro SD Card, so you can prove your hunt.
The scopes are also meant to last all day, at least that’s what they tell us. If you’re out on a long hunting trip, you could use your scope continuously for about 10 hours before having to replace the internal lithium-ion battery.
ATN credits the long life to the scopes’ low power ATN Obsidian LT Core.
Read more at ATN: https://www.atncorp.com/
⊕Bushnell Elite Tactical Lightweight Modular Spotting Scope
Bushnell’s got a new spotting scope, with a couple of reticle options.
Two models of the scope are available, one with the TREMOR 4 reticle and the other with the HORUS H322 reticle. Bushnell advises that these reticles are ideal for spotting with any MRAD-based riflescope reticle. The H322 is suited for when real-time measured targeting information is required as well as when you’re looking for robust wind and drop compensation, target range estimation, and follow-up shot spotter communication capabilities.
Read more at Bushnell: https://www.bushnell.com/
⊕Crimson Trace Launches FIFTY New Optics for 2021!
Yes, you read that right. FIFTY optics in two new lines: HARDLINE scopes—designed for tactical and competition use, and BRUSHLINE—geared for hunting. You can check them out on their New Product page, but we’re eager to learn more about these new scopes during SHOT SHOW 2021 On Demand.
⊕Leupold New SX-2 Alpine HD Spotting Scope
Read about it at Leupold: https://www.leupold.com/
⊕Primary Arms Optics GLx 2.5-10 FFP Scope with ACSS Griffin MIL Reticle
⊕Primary Arms Optics SLx 1×20 Prism Scope with Green Illuminated Reticle
PA’s latest iteration of the SLx 1x Prism features a green-illuminated reticle.
From Primary Arms:
The SLx 1×20 Prism Scope with ACSS Cyclops reticle is currently one of Primary Arms’ best-selling optics. With a massive eyebox, compact body, and 9.7oz weight, this prism optic is able to recreate the speed and agility of red dot and holographic optics with an etched ACSS reticle.
The benefit of the etched reticle is two-fold, as it usable without batteries and does not blur with an astigmatism. With the all-new green illumination option, customers can now choose between either a red or green reticle depending on their preferences.
⊕Pulsar Digisight Ultra LRF Digital Riflescopes
These new scopes feature 1024×768 AMOLED screens, Wi-Fi connectivity, built-in recording with sound, Picture-in-Picture digital zoom, compatibility with the Stream Vision App, and ten variable electronic reticles. Digisight Ultras come with a battery pack, charging kit, USB cable, IR illuminator, wireless remote control, QD weaver/Picatinny rail, cleaning cloth, carrying case, and Hex wrench.
Construction and durability:
•Glass/nylon composite housing
•IP67 waterproof and dustproof ratings
•Operating temperatures from -13F to 122F
•Recoil rating of .375 H&H
Read about it at Pulsar: https://www.pulsar-nv.com/
⊕Pulsar Thermion XM30 3.5-14x Thermal Riflescope
⊕Sightmark Core HX riflescope for 350 Legend and 450 Bushmaster
⊕US Optics FDN 17X
The FDN 17X from US Optics is a 3.2-17X50mm optic from their new Foundation series of riflescopes. They describe the series as a,
“…line of optics incorporates and improves upon core components that U.S. Optics has developed, proven, and popularized since 1991. The Foundation Series is machined from aircraft grade 6061-T6 aluminum, and features a low profile ER3K elevation knob with a zero stop, capped US#1 windage knob, adjustable integrated parallax and illumination knob, rapid adjustable 180° magnification throw, and customizable options to easily meet the needs of every end-user.”
US Optics advises, “Its wide magnification range, optical clarity, and feature set make the FDN 17X a multipurpose optic for use across many shooting applications.”
FDN 17X 3.2-17X features
• 50mm objective
• 6061-T6 aluminum 34mm tube,
• low-profile ER3K elevation knob with zero stop, capped windage knob
• integrated illumination and parallax knob,
• rapid adjustable 180° magnification throw, and
• further customization options to better suit the needs of the individual shooter.
Be sure to check out all the other great new guns and gear from SHOT Show 2021.
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