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Nightforce ATACR Rifle Scopes

Nightforce ATACR Rifle Scopes

The Nightforce ATACR Rifle Scopes from Nightforce Optics takes a cue from its predecessor, Nightforce NXS Rifle Scopes, and raises it to the next level. Rugged, dependable, and repeatable, the Nightforce ATACR scope has features that deliver in mission-critical situations. In addition, the series is impressive with its High-Speed tactical turrets, which make the scopes twice as fast as compared to less precisely machined, coarser adjustments, and patented ZeroStop elevation adjustments that ensure there is an instant return to zero, no matter how many elevation adjustments the user makes.

Nightforce ATACR riflescopes are built on a 34mm tube, a wider field of view, adjustable illumination, and increased versatility. Their high-quality ED lenses are multi-coated to provide unprecedented image quality and superb resolution at all magnifications and offer color contrast with over 90% light transmission for extreme low-light performances. Other features comprise illuminated MOA or MIL-based ranging reticle options, up to 120 MOA /35 Mils of elevation adjustment (20% increase from NXS), Tenebraex Flip Covers, and tank-like housing.

The Nightforce ATACR rifle scope series' is ideal for long-range shooting and advanced marksmen. Equipped to handle virtually any shooting situation, ATACR variants include the Nightforce ATACR 4-16×42 F1, Nightforce ATACR 5-25×56 F1, Nightforce ATACR 1-8x24 F1, Nightforce ATACR 4-20x50 F1, Nightforce ATACR 7-35x56 F1 and Nightforce ATACR 7-35x56 F2 scope (in both first and second focal plane configurations).

Nightforce Optics has brought its premier line of long-range tactical scopes to take you to a level even higher than the level the brand's popular NXS series attained. While Nightforce ATACR F1 5-25x56 Rifle Scope is the ultimate all-around long-range scope, Nightforce ATACR F1 4-16x42 Rifle Scope is the compact yet powerful mid-power scope you'd crave to have. Additionally, both these ATACR models come with First Focal Plane reticles.

Nightforce ATACR F1 1-8x24 Rifle Scope

The Nightforce ATACR F1 1-8x24 Rifle Scope is a high-end rifle scope designed for tactical and competitive shooting, well known for its ruggedness, reliability, and precision. The Nightforce ATACR F1 1-8x24 Rifle Scope's 1-8x magnification range is versatile for short to mid-range shooting. The ATACR F1 1-8x24 Rifle Scope features an aircraft-grade aluminum body that's shockproof, waterproof, and fogproof, built to withstand harsh environments and heavy recoil. The Nightforce ATACR F1 1-8x24 Rifle Scope also features an illuminated first focal plane reticle, which means the reticle will be accurate at any magnification. 

Nightforce ATACR F1 4-16x42 Rifle Scope

Nightforce ATACR 4-16x42 F1 Rifle Scope surpasses expectations through its impressive mid-powered optics and creates a new standard in the category. The scope includes features like DigIllum digital reticle illumination (non-illuminated), capped windage adjustment, Nightforce ZeroHold feature, XtremeSpeed thread, and Power Throw Lever. In addition, its reticles are placed in the First Focal Plane position, helping in windage, holdovers, and ranging at different magnifications and distances.

Nightforce ATACR F1 4-20x50 Rifle Scope

New for 2021, the Nightforce 4-20x50 F1 Rifle Scope fills an important magnification range in the ATACR line. Equally at home atop a bolt action or a semi-automatic rifle, the 4-20x50 F1 Rifle Scope is smaller and lighter than the 5-25x56 F1 while offering a 25% improvement in magnification over the 4-16x42 F1. With Digillum, a ZeroStop turret, a power throw lever, ED lenses, and 20x max magnification, the ATACR 4-20x50 F1 Rifle Scope is our apex mid-power scope.

Nightforce ATACR F1 5-25x56 Rifle Scope

Nightforce ATACR 5-25x56 F1 Rifle Scope is cut out for those seeking an all-around long-range scope. It boasts ED optics that help the shooters get a crystal clear image. In addition, Nightforce Optics has put its Hi-Speed ZeroStop feature in the scope, enabling shooters to find zero instantly. The First Focal Plane scope has .25 MOA and .1 MRAD adjustment increments. Furthermore, this scope has capped windage adjustment to prevent accidental adjustment during usage. Besides, DigIllum digital reticle illumination helps use the scope even in low light or dark conditions. Other essential features of Nightforce ATACR 5-25x56 F1 Rifle Scope include XtremeSpeed thread and Power Throw Lever.

Nightforce ATACR 7-35x56 Rifle Scope

One of the main features of the ATACR 7-35x56 Rifle Scope is its wide magnification range, which allows shooters to engage targets at extremely long distances. The scope has a 7-35x magnification range and Nightforce's Zerostop elevation adjustment system, making it a versatile option for long-range shooting. In addition, the 56mm objective lens provides a large field of view and excellent light transmission, even in low-light conditions. Other ATACR 7-35x56 Rifle Scope features include a first focal plane reticle, available in many Nightforce Reticle options.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Nightforce ATACR Scopes

A: Currently, Nightforce's assembly facilities and factory headquarters are now in Orofino, Idaho, with a portion of manufacturing and glass production occurring in Japan. Models made in Japan include the SHV, NXS, Competition, and Benchrest models. In addition, the Nightforce ATACR and Beast are currently manufactured at their facility in Orofino.
A: It is a transferable Limited Lifetime Warranty that covers mechanical defects in materials and workmanship in the optical and mechanical components of the riflescope. In the event of a defect in materials or workmanship that is covered by this warranty, we will either repair the riflescope or replace it at no charge, with a comparable product at our discretion. This warranty excludes intentional or accidental damage, abuse, misuse, unauthorized modifications or repairs, and improper mounting. This warranty does not cover any consequential or incidental damages resulting from the inability to use the riflescope. Any serial number obliteration or alteration on the product will void the warranty. SHV™ models maintain waterproof integrity with their protective caps installed.
A: Mil XT, MOAR/MOAR-T, Tremor 3 Illuminated/Non-Illuminated, Mil-R, Mil-C F-1/F-2, FC-Mil, FC-DMX, Ddr-2, FC-Dm, FCR-1, Forceplex, Horus H59- Illuminated/Non-illuminated, Mil-CF2/Mil-CF2D, and Mil-R.
A: F2 or, Second Focal plane Nightforce Reticles appear the same size throughout the magnification range, but changing the magnification does change the hash marks on the reticle in relation to the target. With an F1 or First focal plane scope, the reticle will grow or shrink based on magnification level, meaning that you are essentially zooming into the reticle and retaining your holdovers and hash marks in the reticle. F2 Nightforce reticles are great if you find it essential to have an easily visible and consistent reticle. A common complaint of FFP scopes is that the reticle can be hard to see at low magnification. F1 Nightforce reticles will be the preferred option if you are doing a lot of holding inside the reticle or if you are hoping to extend your effective range to longer distances.
A: The Nightforce NX8 will utilize a 30mm tube, while the Nightforce ATACR will utilize a 34mm tube. The Nightforce will generally be lighter, more compact and a bit lower in terms of cost. In addition, the ATACR will have slightly more adjustment in the turrets. The ATACR will also have a better field of view and eye box.
A: Both the Nightforce ATACR and Vortex Razor have exceptional Japanese glass and 34mm main tube diameters. The ATACR will be slightly lighter, but the weights between the models are very similar. The ATACR will have a few more reticle options as well as F2 models for those who are mainly hunting or prefer to dial for every shot. In addition, both models are incredibly durable, and great warranties cover both.
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