Hi-Lux Optics New M40 Tactical Hunter
Hi-Lux Optics displayed the new 3-9x40mm M40 Tactical Hunter scope for the first time at the 2014 SHOT Show, and the combination of simplicity with a touch of modern technology was a real hit with big game hunters.
This new addition to the Hi-Lux Optics line incorporates an easy to use and easy to read ranging system that was used by Marine Corps snipers in Vietnam. A hunter simply zooms in on a known object of 18 inches, like from the top of a whitetail’s back to the bottom of the chest cavity, until it’s framed in one of several brackets incorporated into the reticle…then reads the range on a scale in the lower right-hand quadrant of the sight picture.
Once the range is known, handy Bullet Drop Compensating hold over marks provide accurate shot placement out to 600 yards. These aiming marks have been calibrated for .308 Win. and .223 Rem. ballistics – but also work very well with the ballistics of many other popular hunting cartridges.
This 12.5 inch long 1-inch diameter tube scope weighs just 16.2 ounces, adding very little weight to a hunting rifle. All lenses have been polished to photographic quality, and the air surfaces of every lens have been fully multi-coated to make the M40 Tactical Hunter one of the brightest and sharpest hunting scopes currently available. Built with Hi-Lux Optics’ “All Terrain Riflescope” construction, it is also one of the toughest hunting scopes a serious hunter can mount on a favorite big game rifle.
The 3-9x40mm M40 Tactical Hunter is offered in matte black finish only, and retails for $419. The scope comes with a Limited Lifetime Warranty. Check out all of the models in the line at www.hi-luxoptics.com.