Viper® HST 4-16x44 Riflescope

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Viper® HST 4-16x44 Riflescope

Tree stands to mountain tops, bolt guns to ARs, the Viper HST is ideal for a wide range of shooting applications. Blending many of the best features from Vortex's incredibly popular Viper PST and Viper HS riflescopes, the Viper HST (Hunting Shooting Tactical) riflescope is built on an ultra-strong 30mm one-piece machined aluminum tube to deliver increased windage and elevation travel and optimal adjustment. An advanced optical system highlighted with a 4x zoom range provides magnification versatility. A forgiving eye box with increased eye relief gets shooters on target quickly and easily. Incredibly precise, repeatable and durable tactical windage and elevation turrets built specifically for dialing, along with its hashmark-based reticle, top off this highly versatile riflescope’s long-range performance features.

Optical Features

XD™ Lens ElementsExtra-low dispersion (XD) glass increases resolution and color fidelity, resulting in crisp, sharp images.
XR™ Fully Multi-CoatedProprietary coatings increase light transmission with multiple anti-reflective coatings on all air-to-glass surfaces.
Second Focal Plane ReticleScale of reticle maintains the same ideally-sized appearance. Listed reticle subtensions used for estimating range, holdover and wind drift correction are accurate at the highest magnification.

Construction Features

Tube Size30 mm diameter.
Single-Piece TubeMaximizes alignment for improved accuracy and optimum visual performance, as well as ensures strength and waterproofness.
Aircraft-Grade AluminumConstructed from a solid block of aircraft-grade aluminum for strength and rigidity.
WaterproofO-ring seals prevent moisture, dust and debris from penetrating the riflescope for reliable performance in all environments.
FogproofArgon gas purging prevents internal fogging over a wide range of temperatures.
ShockproofRugged construction withstands recoil and impact.
Hard Anodized FinishHighly durable low-glare matte finish helps camouflage the shooter's position.
ArmorTekUltra-hard, scratch-resistant coating protects exterior lenses from scratches, oil and dirt.
Exposed Tactical-Style TurretsProvide fast, accurate and easily read elevation and windage adjustments.
Side FocusAdjustment located on riflescope's left side and is easily accessible from shooting position. Provides optimal image focus and parallax removal.

Internal Mechanism Design Features

CRS Zero StopCustomizable Rotational Stop (CRS) aids in return to zero after dialing temporary elevation correction.
Precision-Force Spring SystemUses premium components in the erector-spring system to ensure maximum repeatability and ease of adjustment.
Precision-Glide Erector SystemUses premium components in the zoom lens mechanism to ensure smooth magnification changes under the harshest conditions.

Convenience Features

MAG-View Fiber OpticProvides a highly visible reference point for the magnification setting.
Radius BarFiber optic turret rotation indicator provides a highly visible and tactile point of reference for turret rotations. US Patent 7,937,879
Fast Focus EyepieceAllows quick and easy reticle focusing.


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