Centrefire excellence

This month GTN offers a comprehensive selection of centrefire riflescopes, from great value glass to top-end optics

Konus M30 1.5-6×44

This 30mm tube 1.5-6×44 is a functional choice for the no-nonsense hunter. This It all the boxes for close and mid-range pest control as well as being solid for deer stalking – in other words it’s something of a ‘one stop shop’.

Faint light conditions and fast-moving targets are no problem. Despite its bargian price, the Konus M30 delivers impeccable clarity & performance. The 30/30 reticle uses an illuminated dot sight and has finger adjustable tactical turret with ½ MOA.

The waterproof, shockproof and fogproof optic has a fully multi-coated optical coating. The locking fast focus ocular benefits from a 30mm tube diameter design and is available with a flip-up cover included in the price.

SRP: £140

Range Right

01423 881919

Bushnell Forge Riflescope

Engineered in the United States and available in the UK via Edgar Brothers, Bushnell scopes are built with premium components, exclusive technologies and highly sought-after feature.

Its Prime, Nitro and Forge riflescopes set a new standard for performance in low-light and adverse conditions. 

Starting off with Prime and leading up to the highest level of performance with the Forge, these riflescopes are built to excel when it matters most – in the field when everything is on the line.

The Forge line includes 1-8×30, 2-16×50 and 3-24×56 (pictured) models to suit all kinds of shooting requirements.

SRP: From £795

Edgar Brothers

01625 613177

edgarbrothers.com

Leupold VX-5HD Riflescope

With high-definition lenses, the Leupold VX-5HD offers extended low-light hunting performance, so stalkers can keep going right until last light. When it’s time to pull the trigger, the accuracy and additional elevation provided  byu the two-turn CDS ZeroLock 2 dials are a godsend.

Described as the lightest, most rugged 5:1 riflescope in its class, a VX-5HD features Leupold’s proprietary argon/krypton gas bland, which nearly eliminates the effects of thermal shock and reduces the diffusion of gases sealed inside your scope even more than proven nitrogen technology.

Blackened lens edges reduce light diffusion and the fast-focus eyepiece ensures a generous eyebox and superior field of view.

SRP: From £1,822 

Viking 

01423 780810

vikingshoot.com

Leica Magnus 1.5-10x42i

Thanks to its 6.7-fold zoom factor, the Magnus 1.5-10x42i is as multi-faceted as hunting itself. This riflescope is a universal all-rounder for stalking, shooting from blinds or driven hunts, at close or long range, and offers maximum versatility and superior accuracy in every hunting situation.

The crisply displayed red dot and extremely fine graduation of its brightness settings guarantee protection against flaring and halo effects around its edges. With its outstanding zoom range, brilliant low-light performance, and excellent transmission, this rugged and enduring riflescope impresses in every hunting situation.

SRP: From £1,940

Leica

07801 575887 

en.leica-camera.com

Hawke Endurance WA 223/308

The Endurance WA wide angle optical system boasts a stunning 24-degree field of view with zero edge distortion, providing a wide and clear sight picture while keeping an important four-inch eye relief.

The range also showcases unique glass-etched, illuminated, ballistic reticle designs including the LRC reticle providing aim points matching centrefire ballistics out to 500 yards as well as the Marksman reticle matching .223 and .308 balistics to deliver out-of-the-box accuracy with aim points out to 700 yards.

Built into a 30mm chassis, the wide-angle scope is available with side focus for parallax-free aiming from 10 yards, or non-side focus models with a fixed parallax at 100 yards.

SRP: From £479 

Hawke Optics

03453 455 555

Steiner Ranger 4-16×56 4A Scope

Steiner Ranger riflescopes offer a short design with high-contrast optics that deliver outstanding performance even in poor light conditions.

The image is crisp from edge to edge and the red dot illumination features five day and six night brightness settings with off positions between each.

The Steiner Ranger 4-16×56 has a parallax adjustment knob down to 50m on the side along with illumination control; it offers an excellent field of view.

SRP: From £990

GMK

01489 579999

gmk.co.uk

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