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    Introducing the NEW Razor HD 5-20x50 FFP Riflescope

    Razor HD 5-20x50 FFP Riflescope

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    The cutting edge in long-range, precision-shooting riflescopes. Designed from the ground up to meet the needs of military and law enforcement snipers, the Razor HD 5-20x50 delivers superior accuracy and rugged performance under the most extreme shooting conditions. Whether your job description includes hitting center mass at 1,000 yards, or you’re as serious about precision shooting as we are at Vortex, the Razor HD 5-20x50 is the tool you need to get the results you demand.

    Dual use for Shooting / Tactical Hunting

    Magnification: 5-20x
    Objective Lens Diameter: 50mm
    Eye Relief: 3.9in
    Field of View: 13.6-5.2 feet@100 yards
    Tube Size: 35mm
    Turret Style: RZR Zero Stop
    Adjustment Graduation: 0.1mrad
    Maximum Elevation Adjustment: 36mrad (125MOA)
    Maximum Windage Adjustment: 36mrad (125MOA)
    Parallax Setting: 40 to Infinity yards
    Length: 15.8 inches
    Weight: 35.2 ounces

    Optical Features

    APO Objective Lens System
    Corrects color across the entire visual color spectrum—virtually eliminating chromatic aberration across the entire field of view.

    Optically Indexed Lenses
    Delivers optimum image sharpness and brightness with true reticle use for full ranging and holdover from edge to edge because of computer-controlled alignment during construction.

    XD Lens Elements
    Extra-low dispersion (XD) glass enhances resolution, color, and contrast.

    XR Lens Coatings
    Vortex XR proprietary anti-reflection lens coatings increase light transmission with multiple coatings on all air-to-glass surfaces.

    Fully Multi-Coated Lenses
    Increase light transmission with multiple anti-reflective coatings on all air-to-glass surfaces.

    Construction Features

    35mm Tube
    Provides more internal room to accommodate a greater range of windage and elevation adjustment to accurately dial longer-range shots.

    One-Piece Tube
    Maximizes alignment for improved accuracy and optimum visual performance as well as strength and waterproofness.

    Aircraft-Grade Aluminum
    Construction from a solid block of 6061-T6 aircraft-grade aluminum delivers increased strength and rigidity.

    O-ring seals prevent moisture, dust, and debris from getting inside the tube for reliable performance in all environments.

    Filled with argon gas to inhibit internal fogging over a wide range of temperatures.

    Lenses are locked in place, fore and aft, with machined locking rings to remain in perfect alignment and resist impact.

    Hard Anodized Finish
    Type-3 hard-coat anodization is durable; the low-glare matte surface of Stealth Shadow Black helps camouflage the shooter’s position.

    Ultra-hard, scratch-resistant coating repels oils and corrosive salts on outer glass surfaces.

    Internal Mechanism Design Features

    RZR Zero Stop
    Rapid Zero Recovery (RZR) feature stops the turret from dialing below sight in range using rugged steel components. Internal mechanisms stay free of sand, dirt, dust, moisture and other foreign materials—even when setting the zero-stop position. Patent pending.

    RZR Zero Stop Turrets
    Spin quickly and stop at the zero setting without counting clicks. Subtension marks match the reticle making range calculation and shooting adjustments fast and accurate.

    First Focal Plane Reticle
    Scale of reticle remains in proportion to the zoomed image. Constant subtensions allow accurate holdover and ranging at all magnifications—no shift in point of impact during zoom.

    Friction Reduction System
    Provides superior durability, repeatability and accuracy for the life of the product. Prevents galling or deformation of the erector screw contact point because the heat-treated, hardened-steel pad floats on the end of the turret screw and interfaces with a hardened steel ring on the erector tube for steel-on-steel contact. Patent pending.

    Turret Screws
    Provides low-friction, wear-resistant performance: precision-machined from a silicon-brass alloy and treated with an advanced dry-film lubricant. Turret screw threads are ultra-precision machined to sub-2 micron tolerances (less than 78-millionths of an inch). Ultra-smooth operation and adjustments.

    Erector Tube System
    Precision-machined from premium brass alloy with anti-galling properties for great strength and durability. The erector spring of chromium vanadium withstands compression, has high fatigue resistance, and is tumble-polished to a mirror finish for micro-precise elevation and windage adjustments.

    Single Spring Construction
    Fully constrains the optical system for predictable, improved accuracy throughout the range of elevation adjustment.

    Glass-etched Reticle
    Protected between two layers of glass (not made from wire) for optimum durability and reliability.

    Illuminated Reticle
    Electronic illumination aids in low light visibility of reticle. Battery included.

    Illumination Control
    Can be turned on or off with a single click between each intensity level—allowing access to a preferred illumination setting without having to progress through each intensity level. Positioned at 45 degrees off the left side of the eyepiece for easy adjustment without blocking view of the turret setting or magnification.

    Convenience Features

    MagView Bar
    Combines a fiber optics magnification indicator with raised rear-facing magnification references for clear viewing in low light conditions. Patent pending.

    Radius Bar
    Fiber optic turret rotation indicator provides illuminated and tactile point of reference for counting turret rotations. Patent pending.

    Fast Focus Eyepiece
    Allows quick and easy reticle focusing.

    Side Parallax
    Uses an adjustment mechanism on the left side of the riflescope to fine-tune focus to eliminate parallax shooting error.

    Reduces glare and sun reflection off the objective lens.

    Bubble Level
    Promotes consistent shooting form for optimal accuracy.

    ARD Flip Cap Cover
    Reduces glare and sun reflection off the objective lens.

    2 mm Hex Wrench
    Used for setting the RZR Zero Stop.
    Last edited by VortexSam; 10-01-09 at 14:16.

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    Damn good looking scope.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Voodoochild View Post
    Damn good looking scope.

    That really is sharp looking.

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    Interesting how statified the tactical FFP scope market is. It seems that you go down in $200 increments from S&B to USO to Premier to Nightforce to the Razor at $2000 (is what I saw over on The Hide). IOR has been talking about adding illumination to their 3-18SH-FFP version for awhile.

    To me, I'd rather wait and find a used S&B for a few hundred more, or it seems that USO used scopes can be had for not much more.

    I wonder if scopes like the Premier, Nightforce and Razor are pulling people up from SFP scopes or are they taking S&B sales?

    Be interested in seeing a 3-12 or a 4-16 version.
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