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Preview: GPO Spectra 6X Riflescopes

Preview: GPO Spectra 6X Riflescopes

German Precision Optics announced an all-new lineup of riflescopes designed to meet hunter demands and offer durability at a price that today's shooters can afford. At launch, six new riflescopes are available, ranging from a 1-6X model on the low end and a 3-18X model on the high end.

Built on a one-piece, nitrogen-purged aluminum body, the GPO Spectra 6X line of riflescopes all come with a 30 mm main tube loaded with double HD glass that's treated with the company's trademarked GPOBright lens coating designed to promote light transmission. The outside of the lenses are coated with a hydrophobic treatment that prevents water drops, mist and other environmental elements from disrupting your sight picture at a critical moment.

On the lower magnification end of the line, the GPO Spectra 1-6x24i, 1.5-9x32i and 1.5-9x44i all offer incredible magnification ranges, so you can maximize the capability of your rifle. The optics are outfitted with the company's G4i ballistic-drop reticle that give hunters and shooters the ability to place precise rounds on target at extended distances. The 44 mm objective bell also promotes light gathering, allowing you to get the most out of those dawn and dusk hours when game is moving.

At the higher end of the GPO Spectra 6X riflescope lineup, you'll find the 2-12x44i and the 2-12x50i, which offer different objective lens sizes that you can tailor to either favor light gathering or a slim, sleek, low-profile hunting rig. Both riflescopes are available with either the BRWi or the G4i ballistic reticle. At the top end of the lineup is the 3-18x56i, which provides a 56 mm objective bell for maximum light-gathering and transmission. You'll also find an illuminated BRi ballistic reticle, a design exclusive to GPO, complete with illuminated holdover points.

Each of these riflescopes are outfitted with GPO's iCONTROL illumination system, which offers adjustable illumination and an automatic power-off mechanism designed to save battery life after three hours of inactivity. The system also gives you an alert when there's only 15-percent battery life remaining. You'll also find a low-profile turret system that gives you the accessibility and quick adjustments of ballistic turrets while also incorporating a tight-fitting aluminum cap that prevents accidental adjustments while you're moving through heavy underbrush.

These GPO Spectra 6X riflescopes ship with a cleaning cloth, scope cover, throw lever and a CR2032 battery. Suggested retail pricing on the Spectra 6X lineup ranges from $799.99-1,099.99. For more information, visit gpo-usa.com.

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