When you are looking for a high quality scope that you can take to the range or out in the field hunting, you need good optics, but do not need the battle-hardened exterior parts that a tactical shooter would use. This is where the Vortex HST shines, in giving long range vision of 24x, and four-power zoom, with solid Vortex lenses and coatings, without all the frills of taking the scope underwater for 100 meters or dropping it from a 10-story building.
The Vortex HST 6-24 with second focal plane is a great value blend of quality and budget.
The Vortex Viper HS-T 6-24x50 VHS-4310 has a wide variety of shooting applications for a wide variety of users. The 4x magnification provides a versatile range. The Vortex Viper HS-T 6-24x50 is a mix of great features from Vortex’s incredibly popular Viper riflescopes. The Vortex Viper HS-T 6-24x50 features an extra-low dispersion lens that is fully multi-coated with proprietary XR anti-reflective coating, so you can experience quality optics that deliver excellent color fidelity, superb resolution, and clarity.
Taking some of the best features from both sides of the popular Viper line, the HST is equally at home afield and on the range. Whether mounted to a precision bolt gun or modern sporting rifle, this 6-24X50 optic is ready for the task. Constructing this scope from a one-piece 30mm aluminum tube allows for wide adjustment ranges while maintaining strength and durability. A 4X zoom range gives magnification versatility and highlights Vortex's advanced optical system. Shooters can easily acquire targets thanks to increased eye relief and a generous eye box. Exposed target turrets allow for quick and precise adjustment and are paired with the MRAD hash-based VMR-1 reticle (set in the second focal plane) to maximize this optic's long range potential. A side parallax adjustment makes changing focus at distance easy without leaving the shooting position. The CRS shim system allows the user to set a zero stop. O-ring seals and Argon gas purge to make this scope fog and waterproof to go along with its shockproof single-piece construction.
The Viper HST is as advanced optically as it is in its construction. XD (extra-low dispersion glass) lens elements provide sharp, crisp images while increasing color fidelity and resolution. The scope is fully XR multi-coated and utilizes precision spring and erector systems for smooth and repeatable performance. The low glare and scratch resistant anodized aluminum body is paired with an ultra-hard ArmorTek coating to protect the exterior lens surfaces from dirt, oil, and scratches.
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