This was Guns & Ammo's "do everything" scope in 2014. Ranging in price between $2,750 for one with a MIL DOT to $5,625 for a Mark 6 with an illuminated TREMOR 2 reticle, this optic had to overcome the fact that most readers won't be spending this kind of money for our award winner.
Still, it won. Having been born in a military environment, here's what makes it an investment-quality optic: 1/10th-mil pinch-and-turn turret adjustments, front-focal-plane reticles, a power selector with a generous grip, all in a package that aces an optic box test. It measures only 12 inches and weighs 23.6 ounces.
Guns & Ammo of the Year Awards 2014
We are proud to announce our selections for the best of 2014. Click on each for more information regarding how it achieved this prestigious rank: