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Rifle Scope Product Details
Monstrum G3 1-6×24 First Focal Plane FFP Rifle Scope with Illuminated MOA Reticle
Rifle Scope Product Features
About this item
High performance tactical rifle scope with 1-6x magnification for close to mid distance shooting out to 300+ yards
Functionally designed first focal plane MOA reticle, with easy-to-read ranging information that remains constant regardless of magnification, for faster range estimation and holdover correction
Dial controlled reticle illumination in multiple brightness intensities, for better reticle visibility at night or in low light in environments
Aircraft grade aluminum construction with a 30mm sealed, nitrogen charged tube for resistance to water and fog
Package also includes set of high profile picatinny scope rings, a detachable honeycomb filter sunshade, a set of spring loaded flip-up lens covers, and one CR2032 3V battery
Objective Diameter: 24 mm
Length: 10.7 in
Weight: 1 lb 0 oz
Reticle: Illuminated Custom Type-C
Eye Relief: 4 – 4.5 in
Tube Diameter: 30 mm
Shock Water and Fog Proof Yes. Nitrogen Sealed.
Scope Range: Short Range. 400+ Yards
Color: Black or FDE
Included: FFPG31624-R Scope, Flip-Up Lens Covers, Heavy-Duty Scope Rings, CR2032 Battery, Honeycomb Shade, Manual
The 1-6x magnification is capable of close to long range targeting at distances of up to 400+ yards. This scope has a custom designed FFP reticle for faster range estimation and holdover correction.
This scope has a 1/2 MOA/click windage & elevation adjustments with zero reset and turret locks to prevent slippage.
Illumination Control Knob
All new mechanical illumination knob makes it easier to control lighting.
All Brass Mechanics
All adjustment assemblies are now entirely metal which make them function smoother than before.
MIL-STD 8625 Type III Hard-Anodized Finish
Makes it nearly impervious to scratches and makes the metal harder than other scopes.
Full Multi-Layer Lens Coating
All G3 FFP Scopes comes with full multicoated lens to reduce glare, and loss of light due to reflection. This allows for better light transmission and sharper contrast. The coating also helps prevents scratches on the lens.
Fully Sealed, nitrogen-filled tube that is completely Waterproof and Fog-proof.
Custom Type-C Reticle
This scope has a custom designed FFP reticle for faster range estimation and holdover correction. Fully functional MOA markings that won’t get in the way of your target.
The etched black reticle is always visible without illumination or can be lit in red for better reticle visibility at night or low light environments.
6061 Aircraft Grade Aluminum
The body of the scope is crafted from heavy duty, yet light weight 6061 aluminum to ensure durability.
Heavy Duty Scope Rings and Flip-Up Lens Covers Included
Our heavy duty scope rings provide maximum lockdown and performance.
Also included are a set of flip-up lens covers to protect your optics from dust and abrasion.
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Reticle BDC Custom Type-C BDC BDC Custom Type-C Custom Type-C
Magnification 1-4x 1-6x 1-4x 1-6x 1-4x 1-6x
Objective Diameter 24mm 24mm 24mm 24mm 24mm 24mm
Scope Range Short-Mid, 300+ Yards Short-Mid, 400+ Yards Short-Mid, 300+ Yards Short-Mid, 400+ Yards Short-Mid, 300+ Yards Short-Mid, 400+ Yards
Anodization Type Standard Type-II MIL-STD 8625 Type-III Standard Type-II Standard Type-II Standard Type-II Standard Type-II
Heavy Duty Scope Rings Included
Flip-Up Lens Covers Included
Fully Multi-Layer Lens Coating
About the Monstrum Company
Monstrum is a premium maker for rifle scopes, optics, mounting solutions, and other accessories used for guns like rifles and long guns. They create and build their mounts, scopes, and related products by choosing building materials which are resilient and long lasting. This includes the Monstrum G3 1-6×24 First Focal Plane FFP Rifle Scope with Illuminated MOA Reticle by Monstrum. For more shooting products, visit their site.
Information Rifle Scopes
Rifle scopes enable you to precisely align a rifle at different targets by aligning your eye with the target over a distance. They accomplish this through magnification by utilizing a series of lenses inside the scope. The scope’s positioning can be dialed in for the consideration of numerous natural aspects like wind and elevation decreases to account for bullet drop.
The scope’s purpose is to help the shooter understand exactly where the bullet will hit based on the sight picture you are seeing via the optic as you align the scope’s crosshair or reticle with the target. Many modern rifle scopes have around 11 parts which are found internally and on the exterior of the scope. These optic pieces consist of the rifle scope’s body, lenses, elevation dials or turrets, objective focus rings, and other components. See all eleven parts of scopes.
Rifle Glass Varieties
Rifle scopes can be either “first focal plane” or “second focal plane” style of scopes. The sort of focal plane an optic has establishes where the reticle or crosshair lies relative to the optic’s magnification. It literally means the reticle is located behind or before the magnification lens of the scope. Choosing the very best style of rifle optic is based upon what type of shooting or hunting you plan on undertaking.
About First Focal Plane Scopes
First focal plane glass (FFP) include the reticle in front of the magnifying lens. This triggers the reticle to increase in size based upon the level of zoom being used. The benefit is that the reticle measurements are the same at the enhanced range as they are at the non magnified range. For example, one tick on a mil-dot reticle at 100 yards with no “zoom” is still the corresponding tick at 100 yards with 5x “zoom”. These types of scopes are beneficial for:
- Quick acquisition, long distance types of shooting
- Shooting circumstances where calculations are minimal
- Experienced shooters who have an idea for their aim point “hold over” and also “lead” correlations for their rifles
- Shooters who don’t mind the reticle is bigger and requires more visual sight space than a SFP reticle
Info About Second Focal Plane Glass
Second focal plane optics (SFP) include the reticle behind the zoom lens. This causes the reticle to stay at the exact same overall size in connection with the volume of magnification being used. The end result is that the reticle dimensions shift based on the magnification applied to shoot over longer ranges considering the reticle measurements present distinct increments which change with the magnification. In the FFP example with the SFP optic, the 5x “zoom” 100 yard tick would be 1/5th of the non “zoom” tick. These particular sorts of scopes are handy for:
- Far away types of shooting where shooters have extra time to make ballistic calculations
- Shooting where most of the shots take place within much shorter spaces and ranges
- Shooters who prefer a clearer optic sight picture with less room taken up by the larger sized FFP reticle
Ins and Outs of Glass Magnification
The amount of zoom a scope offers is identified by the diameter, thickness, and curvatures of the lenses inside of the rifle scope. The magnification of the scope is the “power” of the scope.
Fixed Power Lens Rifle Optics
A single power rifle scope will have a zoom number designator like 4×32. This means the magnification power of the scope is 4x power and the objective lens is 32mm. The zoom of this type of scope can not adjust considering that it is a fixed power scope.
Info About Variable Power Lens Rifle Optics
Variable power rifle scopes use variable power levels. The power change is handled using the power ring part of the scope near the rear of the scope by the eye bell.
Rifle Glass Power and Ranges
Here are some suggested scope power levels and the ranges where they can be successfully used. Highly magnified optics will not be as efficient as lower powered rifle scope glass considering that too much zoom can be a negative aspect depending on your shooting distance. The exact same concept goes for longer distances where the shooter needs to have increased power to see exactly where to properly aim the rifle.
Info on Lens Coatings
All cutting-edge rifle optic lenses are layered. Lens coating is a significant element of a rifle’s setup when purchasing high end rifle optics and scope setups.
HD Versus ED Glass Lens Coatings
Some scope makers also use “HD” or high-definition lens finishings which use different procedures, chemicals, polarizations, and elements to draw out different colors and viewable quality through the lens. Some scope producers use “HD” to refer to “ED” to signify the lens has extra-low dispersion glass.
Info on Single Coating Versus Multi-Coating
Different optic lenses can even have different finishes applied to them. All lenses normally have at least some type of treatment or coating applied to them before being used in a rifle scope or optic assembly. Due to the fact that the lens isn’t simply a raw piece of glass, they require performance enhancing coatings. It is part of the carefully tuned optic. It needs to have a covering placed on it so that it will be optimally functional in many types of environments, degrees of sunlight (full VS shaded), and other shooting conditions.
Single layered lenses have a treatment applied to them which is typically a protective and improving multi-purpose treatment. This lens treatment can shield the lens from scratches while decreasing glare and other less advantageous things experienced in the shooting environment while sighting in with the scope. The quality of a single layered lens depends upon the scope producer and how much money you paid for it. Both the manufacturer and amount are indications of the lens quality.
Some scope producers similarly make it a point to define if their optic lenses are covered or “multi” coated. Being “better” depends on the producer’s lens treatment technology and the quality of materials used in constructing the rifle scope.
Anti-water Lens Coverings
Water on a scope’s lens doesn’t help with retaining a clear sight picture through an optic at all. Many top of the line or premium optic manufacturers will coat their lenses with a hydrophobic or hydrophilic coating. The Steiner Optics Nano-Protection is a fine example of this sort of treatment. It treats the surface of the Steiner glass lens so the H2O molecules can not bind to it or develop surface tension. The outcome is that the water beads slide off of the scope to keep a clear, water free sight picture.
Rifle Optic Installing Alternatives
Installing solutions for scopes are available in a few choices. There are the basic scope rings which are individually installed to the optic and one-piece scope mounts which cradle the scope. These different types of mounts also normally can be found in quick release versions which use toss levers which enable rifle operators to quickly install and dismount the scopes.
Hex Key Rifle Optic Ring Mounts
Standard, clamp-on design mounting optic rings use hex head screws to position to the flattop style Picatinny scope mounting rails on the tops of rifles. These forms of scope mounts use a pair of individual rings to support the scope, and are normally constructed from 7075 T6 billet aluminum or similar materials which are created for long distance accuracy shooting. This kind of scope mount is great for rifles which need a resilient, unfailing mount which will not change despite how much the scope is moved about or abuse the rifle takes. These are the type of mounts you should have for a faithful scope system on a long distance hunting or tournament long gun which will seldom need to be modified or recalibrated. Blue 242 Loctite threadlocker can additionally be used to protect against the hex screw threads from wiggling out after they are mounted tightly in position. An example of these rings are the 30mm type made by Vortex Optics. The set generally costs around $200 USD
Scope Mounts with Quick-Release Cantilever Rings
These types of quick-release rifle scope mounts can be used to quickly connect and remove a scope from a rifle before reattaching it to a different rifle. Numerous scopes can even be swapped out if they all use a similar style mount. These types of mounts are convenient for rifles which are transported a lot, to remove the optic from the rifle for protection, or for optics which are used between multiple rifles.
Glass Tube Sealing and Gas Purging
Wetness inside your rifle glass can wreck a day on the range and your expensive optic by triggering fogging and generating residue within the scope tube. Most optics protect against moisture from entering the optical tube with a series of sealing O-rings which are waterproof. Usually, these water-resistant scopes can be submerged under 20 or 30 feet of water before the water pressure can force moisture past the O-rings. This should be sufficient humidity prevention for common use rifles for hunting and sporting purposes, unless you plan on taking your rifle sailing and are worried about the scope still working if it goes over the side and you can still find the firearm.
Gas Purged Glass Tubes
Another part of preventing the accumulation of moisture inside of the rifle scope tube is filling the tube with a gas like nitrogen. Considering that this area is already taken up by the gas, the scope is less affected by condition alterations and pressure variations from the outdoor environment which may possibly enable water vapor to seep in around the seals to fill the vacuum which would otherwise exist. These are good qualities of a decent rifle scope to seek out.