Bushnell Introduces Extended Range Riflescope: AR Optics 4.5-18x 40mm
Bushnell introduces a new extended range riflescope for the AR Optics line. The new scope is the AR Optics 4.5-18x40mm which features anything you would expect from a high-end rifle scope from Bushnell. It sports a BDC (bullet-drop compensation) reticle, target turrets and high-quality optics. It is clearly designed for long range target acquisition for the skilled hunter.
The new riflescope provides exceptional light transmission and highest quality edge-to-edge image clarity through the multi-coated optics that are offered on the AR Optics 4.5-18x40mm. Bushnell also introduced the new Drop Zone 223 Reticle with this scope. It is a simple BDC reticle that is designed to enable a hunter to quickly and accurately acquire a target. The reticle has aiming points at 100 yard intervals ranging from 100 to 500 yards. It has a 100 yard zero and is calibrated for .223/5.56 mm ammunition. The bullet weight range is specified as 55-62 grain for this calibration settings.
The scope is constructed with a single-piece tube that measures one inch in diameter. The scope is rather short at just 12.5 inches in overall length. The target turrets allow for quick windage and elevation adjustments. The AR Optics eyepiece offers fast focus capabilities and side parallax focus. This allows shooters to keep a crisp picture of the sight at all ranges.
The estimated retail prices of the Bushnell AR Optics 4.5-18 x 40 mm is $299.99. You will typically find a better price on Amazon.com. Click here to check the price on Amazon to get the best deal on this Bushnell AR Optics riflescope .