• Precision Hunter riflescopes are based upon four of our most popular Classic series scopes, each equipped with a top-mounted bullet drop compensator and reticles designed to let you place an accurate shot at long ranges.
• The elevation adjustment knob has graduations and numbers that allow you to create a custom distance chart for your preferred caliber. Blank elevation ringsare also available with markings you can record after sighting in your rifle. All Precision Hunter scopes have 30mm tubes.
• 3 - 12 x 42 Precision Hunter with P3 reticle: A highly versatile, extremely brilliant scope. A broad magnification range for close or very long shots, perfect for flat-shooting rifles. Slim silhouette more flexibility in mounting and the use of lower mounts. P3 Mildot reticle is standard.
The P-3 Mil-dot Reticle was developed by the U.S. Marine Corps in the late 1970s as an aid for the Marine sniper in estimating distances. It has since become the military standard for range estimating within all branches of the service.
• The name "mil-dot" comes from the term "millradian", and the dot that is spaced in 1 mil increments on the crosshairs. By using the mil formula, a table can be generated based upon the size of the object being range-estimated. This table isincluded with the scope. The object viewed is bracketed between the dots, and byconsulting the table the distance can be estimated.