Vortex Viper HS Rifle Scope
I bought this for a new muzzle-loader mostly for the wider FOV but liked that it could go to 10X for range shooting. The sharpness and clarity of this scope is absolutely unbelievable and the eye relief is perfect. I raise my rifle and the image is just there very naturally - no struggling to find my target as acquisition is instant. And id I mention brightness and clarity? You have to see for yourself - I would never have believed that there could be such a difference and it looks impressive on the rifle too. I've shot magnum loads through a .50 cal muzzleloader and my POI hasn't even thought about moving - at any zoom range... Just unbelievable, check one out - seeing is believing!
November 21, 2014
I have had the Viper HS 4-16x50 Dead-Hold BDC for about 9 months. This scope is exceptionally bright and clear making target and hunting extremely fun. This scope was designed for people who are looking for an exceptional hunting and shooting scope. Whichever gun I have had this mounted on it has shot amazing groups. I know when it matters most the last thing I will ever have to worry about when I have a huge whitetail buck standing in front of me is my scope failing. No other product from any other competitor can match that in my opinion. I would and will recommend any Vortex product to all of my friends and everyone I meet through work.
August 21, 2013
The best of both worlds!
I bought this scope to use it! I love the versatility and how it provides me with the best of both worlds. I prefer to dial my elevation when given the opportunity, yet like to have the Dead-Hold BDC reticle for more fast paced hunting applications. The capped turrets give me peace of mind that my scope will keep a perfect zero against the in and outs of my scabbard, backpack, and gun cases. This year I had the time to prone out, remove the elevation cap, and dial a perfect shot on a 180" Mule Deer at 478 yards. This is an excellent scope for the intermediate range hunter who wants great versatility, as well as protection all at a great price!
November 3, 2013
Excellent all around scope!
I have Vortex scopes with more and less magnification, smaller lens objectives, and more and less overall features, this scope is truly the best of
everything. It's field of view is great at shorter distances, and it has long range shooting capabilities that equal brands and models that sell for double the price. It has been 27 years since I was last involved in the hunting and shooting sports, things have changed since then. One of the best changes I have discovered is Vortex Optics. I own six different riflescope models and love them all! This Viper HS-LR holds a very slight edge as my favorite for all around shooting versatility.
November 25, 2013