Now that lockdown is easing and we can get back out in the countryside, we’ve put together a list of the best scopes for 2020
ATN Mars 4 640x480HD
The ‘next-gen’ Mars 4 640×480 HD riflescope features ballistics calculator, one-shot zero and recoil-activated video (RAV). As an industry first, the scope has continuous battery life that lasts for over 16 hours.
Price: From £3,899
Highland Outdoors, 0845 0999 0252
The versatile VX-6HD provides edge-to-edge clarity and gives hunters a visible advantage at dawn and dusk with the MaxTM Light Management System, illuminated reticles, wide zoom range and free custom ballistic dial.
Price: RRPL £1,768
Viking Arms, 01423 780810
The Wraith 4-32x50mm digital riflescope features a 1920×1080 HD sensor with multiple colour options and reticle choices. The 850nm IR illuminator offers enhanced night-time image quality and accurate target acquisition up to 200yds.
Price: From £699.99
Sightmark, +359 2 434 3287
Thermion riflescopes feature the latest thermal technology and have a full-colour HD 1024×768 AMOLED display. Detection ranges are up to 2300m and all models have digital zoom capability and multiple reticles.
Price: From £2,980
Thomas Jacks, 01789 264100
Leica Fortis 6
The sleek Fortis 6 (2.5-15×56 pictured) offers outstanding detail recognition and a wide field of view. It delivers viewing comfort with 92 per cent light transmission, automatic “power-on/off” and 4A illuminated reticle.
Price: From £1,700
Bushnell Nitro Riflescopes
Nitro riflescopes deliver the best resolution and contrast possible through the use of low dispersion glass, fully multi-coated lenses, and other unique processes to deliver 92 per cent light transmission.
Price: From £349
Edgar Brothers, 01625 613177
Schmidt & Bender Exos
The 7x zoom Exos range features an integrated thread which helps when mounting the scope as low as possible to the barrel. The reticle’s bullet drop compensation means precise point-of-impact performance.
Price: From £2,720
Schmidt & Bender, +44 1233 510135
Sightline scopes are resistant to bright light exposure but provide excellent night-vision performance. Available as 4x or 6x magnification, the devices feature an 850nm IR illuminator and over 400m detection range.
Price: From £790
Thomas Jacks, 01789 264100
Hawke Airmax Touch
Airmax’s Touch scope is perfect for hunting with low-recoil rifles and
night vision add-ons. Focus adjustments can be made with minimal movement and the AMX IR reticle has six levels of brightness.
Price: From £319
Hawke, 01394 387762
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