Vortex Hunting Scopes

Vortex Scopes Logo

Since 1986 Vortex has become a major company in producing some of the best optics in the business and is one of the few family-owned and operated US companies left in the industry. The Vortex scope is the result of a staff of about forty dedicated and very hard working people that enjoy coming to work and providing top quality products for dealers and customers. All of the Vortex scopes are designed to the manufacturer's own specifications and are inspected and serviced at their modern facility, located in the central part of Wisconsin, USA. The company has dealers spread through the United States, Canada, South Africa, and Europe and in other places as well. Vortex participates in all of the most important trade shows in the archery, birding and hunting markets, as well as tactical.

Vortex Scopes For Rifles
The DiamondBack and the Viper are some of the most important Vortex rifle scopes. The DiamondBack is the entry-level model and is available in various configurations which all feature a 1 inch tube: 4-12x40 AO V-Plex Reticle or Dead-Hold BDC Reticle; 3.5-10x50 V-Plex Reticle or Dead-Hold BDC Reticle. For rimfires, Vortex offers the DB with a 2-7x35mm V-Plex Reticle. As far as the Viper is concerned, it can be offered with a Viper PST 30mm tube, a 30 mm tube and with a 1 inch tube. The PST 30mm tube is offered with a 6-24x50 FFP EBR-1 MRAD Reticle or with a EBR-1 MOA Reticle. Other configurations are also available. The 30mm tube is available with a 6.5-20x50 PA Dead-Hold BDC Reticle / V-Plex Wide Reticle / Target Dot Reticle / Mil Dot Reticle. The 1 inch tube configuration is available with a 4-12x40 PA V-Plex Reticle / Dead-Hold BDC reticle. Other configurations for the 1 inch tube are also available.

Vortex Scopes Parts & Accessories
The company not only offers scopes but also parts and accessories. In addition, Vortex completed their catalog with a wide array of binoculars, red dot scopes, recon scopes, spotting scopes, tripods, monoculars, votrs and other supplies. The Vortex scope mounts are available for the Razor HD with the 35 mm. It is offered in a two per package configuration. Vortex scope rings are available in a 30mm low; high; extra high, absolute co-witness; extra high, lower 1/3 co-witness configuration.

In addition, Vortex scope rings and bases are offered at a very good price, like the Tactical 30mm Riflescope Ring or the Picatinny Rail Tripod Adapter Mount PTM. The AR15 Stock Adapter ARSA and the Bracket Mount LB-1, UB-1 come at a good price and fit a wide variety of configurations. All of the rifle scopes are available with a wide variety of Vortex scope reticles, starting with the Fine V-Plex Wide, Mil Dot, Fine Crosshair or the V-Brite Illuminated. Built as a protection measure, Vortex scope covers like the killFLASH ARD with Flip Cap Covers or the killFLASH ARD Razor HD Threaded Covers ARD-525, ARD-124 will fully protect the scope, regardless of weather conditions and temperature.

Monthly Recommended Scopes & Accessories

Top 5 Vortex Scopes

Vortex Crossfire
Vortex Crossfire Scope Review The Crossfire is one of the most popular riflescopes launched by Vortex. What made it a hit are the tall capped turrets and the fully multicoated lenses which increase the light transmission with multiple anti-reflective coatings on all air-to-glass surfaces. The reset turrets allow re-indexing of the turret's housing to zero after sighting in the riflescope. It also has an adjustable objective to fine-tune focus for the purpose of reducing the parallax shooting error. The fast-focus eyepiece allows quick and easy reticle focusing.
Brand: Vortex Magnification: 8x - 32x Objective Diameter: 50 mm
Weight: 23.8 oz Length: 16 inch Eye Relief: 3.1 - 4.1 inch

Vortex Diamondback
Vortex Diamondback Scope Review The Vortex Diamondback benefits from a rugged, magnum-recoil-resistant construction and is waterproof and fogproof. Sharp images are delivered thanks to the fully multicoated optics. You can choose from the following two reticles: the V-Plex for all-purpose hunting or the Dead-Hold BDC if you want to simplify hold-over and windage corrections for those long-range shots. Changing the magnification is done in a smooth matter thanks to the Precision-Glide Erector System.
Brand: Vortex Magnification: 3x - 9x Objective Diameter: 40 mm
Weight: 14.4 oz Length: 11.7 inch Eye Relief: 3.3 - 3.5 inch

Vortex Razor HD
Vortex Razor HD Scope Review The Razor HD from Vortex is built on a 35mm one-piece tube machined from aircraft-grade aluminum, offering 125 MOA / 36 mrad windage and elevation adjustment range. The optically indexed lenses are precision-ground from the XD optical glass and fully multi-coated with the company's proprietary advanced XR coating that delivers a high level brightness. The entire range of scopes from these series benefits from a generous 3.9 inch eye relief and a hard-anodized matte stealth shadow black finish.
Brand: Vortex Magnification: 5x - 20x Objective Diameter: 50 mm
Weight: 35.2 oz Length: 15.8 inch Eye Relief: 3.9 inch

Vortex Viper
Vortex Viper Scope Review The Viper series of riflescopes from Vortex come with XR anti-reflective coating and extra-low dispersion glass objective lens. In addition, the scopes pack the precision-glide erector system that guarantees resistance to corrosion, temperature change, friction-induced wear and stress cracking. It is made out from a solid one-piece aircraft grade aluminum alloy tube. It has a fast-focus eyepiece and quick reset turrets. The Vortex Viper has a MAG-View bar adjustment and fully multi-coated optics.
Brand: Vortex Magnification: 6.5x - 20x Objective Diameter: 50 mm
Weight: 21.6 oz Length: 14.4 inch Eye Relief: 3.1 - 3.3 inch

Vortex Viper HS
Vortex Viper HS Scope Review The Vortex Viper HS comes with the extra-low dispersion glass that increases color fidelity and resolution. It also sports the proprietary XR fully mulit-coated lens coating for increasing the light transmission. Made out from a one-piece 30mm tube, it offers a high level of strength and wider adjustment latitude. It benefits from a waterproof / fogproof / shockproof construction. To reduce the glare, the Viper HS has a hard anodized matte finish. It features the ArmorTrek coating that protects the riflescope from dirt, oil and scratches.
Brand: Vortex Magnification: 4x - 16x Objective Diameter: 50 mm
Weight: 22 oz Length: 13.7 inch Eye Relief: 4 inch