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Meopta ZD Tactic 4-16×44 RD Riflescope

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The new ZD Tactic 4-16×44 RD riflescope from Meopta USA includes an illuminated mil-dot reticle designed for use by special forces, law enforcement snipers and professional target shooters at distances up to 825 yards. The ZD 4-16×44 RD delivers exceptional accuracy and features an adjustable objective for setting zero parallax at distances from three yards to infinity. Meopta’s ZD tactical target turrets feature .05 mi-rad positive click-stop adjustments for unparalleled repeatability. The elevation turret allows calibration of bullet drop to virtually any known distance, and easily resets to zero. The ZD 4-16×44 allows shooters to quickly and precisely determine exact distances of targets at almost any range with its RD-illuminated mil-dot style reticle. Other features include large, well-protected glass lenses for a virtually parallax-free sight picture; proprietary ion-assisted lens coatings for brightness and moisture resistance; and a MeoShield coating that protects lens surfaces from cuts and scratches. The ZD’s left-side turret controls seven levels of reticle intensity with intermediate off positions between each setting. The turrets also feature .05 mil rad positive click-stop adjustments for unparalleled repeatability and tracking performance.The 30mm one-piece aircraft-grade aluminum tube weighs 15.9 ounces, and it is hard anodized, nitrogen-purged, fog-proofed and shock-proofed for life. The ZD Tactic retails at $1,259.99 (meoptausa.com).

Nikon Riflescope For The .300 AAC Blackout Cartridge

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Nikon’s P-300 BLK riflescope is engineered from the ground up for the 300 AAC Blackout cartridge, which has come on strong for feral hog hunting with AR-15/MSR-platform rifles. The 300 BLK is a versatile cartridge that shoots subsonic ammunition for low-noise applications and supersonic ammunition for longer-range shots. The P-300 BLK features the new BDC SuperSub reticle, which excels on both sides of the 300 BLK round. “The .300 BLK cartridge is an amazing caliber, and Nikon is excited to be able to match its ballistic profiles with this scope,” said Jon LaCorte, senior product marketing manager of Nikon Sport Optics. The P-300 BLK comes in a 2-7x32mm configuration, and its versatile reticle is compatible with Nikon’s Spot On Ballistic Match Technology. The BDC SuperSub reticle offers shooters unique, open-circle aiming points out to 600 yards in 100-yard increments. Additional hash marks are spaced at 50-yard distances.Adjustments in the field are incredibly easy with spring-loaded instant zero-reset turrets. Just sight in at 100 yards, lift the adjustment knob, rotate to your “zero” and re-engage. The P-300 BLK has an MSRP of $199.99 (nikonhunting.com).

Bushnell Expands Elite Tactical Lineup

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Elite Tactical riflescopes are Bushnell’s leading line of military-grade law-enforcement optics, and for 2013 Bushnell has added to the lineup 1-8.5X, 3.5-21X and 4.5-30X options.The 4.5-30x50mm scope is part of Elite’s XRS, or Extreme Range Series. Even with all that magnification power, shooters still have some lower-end options with the 4.5X magnification. These scopes feature side-parallax adjustments and easily raised target turrets that lock into place. They also have a zero stop, so if the shooter is doing some serious dialing for 1,000 yards, simply listen for the click when dialing back, and it’s locked in without losing zero. Elite scopes are built with a 34 mm tube to allow room to dial at extended ranges, and sturdy T-Lok locking target turrets with .1 mil click values and 10 mils per revolution. They also feature fully multi-coated optics and Bushnell’s new anti-reflective Ultra Wide Band (UWB) coating, which delivers light transmission across more of the visible light spectrum. This creates exceptional clarity, brightness and true color from dawn to dusk. The Bushnell Elite retails at $2,149 (bushnell.com).