Oregon-based Crimson Trace, best known for their laser sighting systems, have announced the launch of a line of 11 rifle optics for sporting, tactical, long range and hunting needs. The line includes red dots, variable power scopes and a 5-25X56mm long-range tactical rifle scope. The full range is expected to be released in the Fall.
Here’s Crimson Trace’s press release on the new range of optics in full:
America’s Top Brand of laser sights, Crimson Trace®, today announced the release of 11 new riflescopes designed to meet the needs of tactical, long range, hunting and recreational firearms enthusiasts. This new custom-designed riflescope line ranges from a 1-4X24mm in the sporting line up to a 5-25X56mm long-range tactical riflescope. Riflescopes designed for short, medium, and long range applications are included in each of the three series and numerous custom reticles are offered.
“We’re extremely excited to enter the large and diverse riflescope market with these feature packed products,” said Lane Tobiassen, President of Crimson Trace and American Outdoor Brands Corporation’s Electro-Optics Division. “Consumers can expect the same high-quality engineering and design that Crimson Trace has been providing for nearly 25 years.”
Each riflescope incorporates advanced exterior and interior components designed by Crimson Trace engineers in Oregon. Other features include advanced ED fully multi-coated Japanese glass with illuminated custom reticles in the first focal plane to ensure consistent sizes. The new riflescopes incorporate seven custom-designed reticles with specific purposes and applications.
Each riflescope offers a range of magnification options and provides generous eye relief. The line includes models with 30mm and 34mm one-piece tubes with objective lenses in diameters ranging from 24mm to 56mm. All new riflescopes include specially designed turrets, making adjustments easier when wearing gloves. All riflescopes are equipped with flip-up caps on the ocular and objective lenses to protect the glass and help keep the riflescope clean. Subdued internal components reduce glare and bright spots resulting in improved vision and a clearer image. The line also includes a 3-9X40mm riflescope with an illuminated reticle and 34mm tube and two 1-8X28mm riflescopes with 34mm tubes.
All Crimson Trace riflescopes are fog-, shock-, water- and dust-proof. The illuminated reticles can be adjusted to varying intensity levels of illumination to accommodate surrounding light conditions and user preferences. Each riflescope includes the lens caps, owner’s manual and reticle manual, any required adjustment tools, and a lens cleaning cloth. All riflescopes are packaged in the new red Crimson Trace packaging with the distinct CT logo. Manufacturer Suggested Retail Prices begin at $499 and range up to $1,999. All Crimson Trace riflescopes are covered under a full lifetime warranty and the company’s Free Batteries for Life program.
These riflescopes will be available across America in Fall 2018. Full details on the new riflescopes and other products can be found at www.crimsontrace.com. To complement its traditional sighting systems for firearms, Crimson Trace plans to continue expanding its offering of laser sights and tactical lights that America’s firearms owners have come to trust for a wide assortment of firearms.
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