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Swarovski Z3 4-12×50 BT 4W

Swarovski Optik has come up with the brand new Z3 rifle scope series that is the natural successor to Swarovski’s highly popular and successful AV riflescope series. The Z3 rifle scope features a 1.0″ tube that has an impeccable scratch-resistant anodized exterior, a plex reticle in the second focal plane and a ballistic elevation turret. The interior of the tube has a flawless finish and a finely machined microstructure surface that reduces residual reflections.

The Z3’s trim design offers a clean, clear-cut and unobtrusive look. It offers a crisp, wide and rich field of view with fine detail. What makes Z3 4-12×50 a better choice over other riflescopes is that it comprises of much-needed essentials, such as, being compact, lightweight, water/fog proof, and reliable. The parallax correction is already factory preset at 109 yd/100 m. It’s low-profile turrets offer .25 MOA click-stop corrections, in addition to that the quadratic adjustment range also provides a generous 58 MOA for both elevation and windage correction, making it a far more superior choice.

The lenses are fully multicoated offering an optimized light transmission, and the external lens surfaces have also been treated with a solid, scratch-resistant SWARODUR protective coating. The lenses are fully water and fog proof. They offer a large field view and have a 50 mm diameter, 12x magnification and optional ballistic turret. All of these features work great during poor light conditions and longer distances.

The benefit of Ballistic Turret BT/4W system is that it easily allows the hunter or shooter to dial in the correct elevation needed for the shot with this innovative Ballistic Turret system and if necessary, be able to compensate for the wind by automatically utilizing vertical hash marks along the crosshair. All vertical hash marks are placed in exactly 2 MOA (Minutes of Angle) increments. The Ballistic Calculator will tell the shooter how many MOA he needs to compensate to deflect wind and have the perfect shot when the weather conditions are not ideal.

Swarovski’s slim, lightweight Z3 rifle scope is for shooters and hunters who prefer tried and tested optics. It features a traditional lightweight design that is suitable for virtually every type of firearm. Z3 rifle scopes work well under bad weather conditions and can be used without backup lighting. Swarovski Optik Z3 rifle scope takes you where no sight has gone before.

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