SR 25 is a DMR aka designated marksman rifle aka semi-automatic sniper rifle. Whatever you are familiar with, SR 25 is that. Just by seeing how big of a gun this is and how remarkable shooting power it possess, you know this rifle needs a scope.
That’s where we come in. We are here to teach you about riflescopes and help you choose the best scope for SR 25. It won’t be an easy task, but hey, not everything needs to be easy. Without further ado, let’s begin.
Best SR-25 Scopes – [Editor’s Pick]
1. NIGHTFORCE ATACR 4-16x42mm F1 Scope
Nightforce ATACR is a top of the line riflescope from Nightforce. At this price-range, the competition is more severe as all brand has some top tier scopes priced similarly to this. This riflescope is available in 3 different reticles. Depending on which reticle you end up going for, the price may increase a little bit.
The scope is forged from aircraft grade aluminum. It’s a single piece tube design. The inside of the tube is purged. Chemical purging makes the scope immune to any sort of moisture and internal fogging. The scope has O-ring sealings as well. Making it a 100% waterproof riflescope.
The lenses of this scope is made out of HD glasses. They are very good performing at low-light. Their light transmission capability is usually higher than normal glasses. As they are fully multi-coated as well, their performance is impeccable. Pairing this with the SR 25 is one of the best decision you will make in your life.
Does this scope come with mounting rings?
Does it come with flip-up lens covers?
Do they provide warranty?
2. Leupold VX-6HD 1-6x24mm Riflescope
If you liked VX-3i but wanted something even better and more prominent in mid-range shooting, then this is what you have been waiting for. While VX-6HD is almost double the price of VX-3i, it offers double the upgrade over that scope as well.
The lenses of this scope are made out of HD glass and they are fully multi-coated. The clarity and vividness of the lens are something else. It’s like you are seeing through ha true 8K display with no glaring and pixel skipping. There is blur or chromatic aberration present on the scope either.
The scope has an aluminum housing. The housing is purged with nitrogen to make immune to internal and external fogging. Something a lot of scope lacks even at high-price tag. Combined this with a pair of HD glass lenses, you got one of the best performing scope at any given price-point. Without a doubt, it’s one of the best scopes for SR-25.
Where is this scope made in?
It’s made in the USA.
Does it come with scope mounts?
Does it have zero lock feature?
It does have zero lock.
3. NightForce NX8 1-8×24 F1 Scope w/Zerostop
NX8 is another flagship offering from Nightforce. This riflescope doesn’t have that big of a magnification like the other brother. Instead, it offers a medium-range magnification suitable for hunters and shooters of all age.
The scope is made out of aluminum and it is internally purged. As the scope is also sealed to the brim, it’s a completely waterproof scope. Thanks to the durable material and a solid construction, the exterior of the scope is shock proof as well. On top of that, the scope features zero stop.
The lenses of the scope are fully multi-coated. They are bright, vivid, clear, and great during low-light. The maximum magnification of the scope is 8x. With that much magnification, you can do anything you possibly want to do with a SR 25. It’s heavily optimized for mid-range shooting and hunting. If you are someone who fancy’s the mid-range area, this is the best riflescope for you.
Is the reticle in FFP?
Yes, it is in FFP.
Where is this made in?
They are made in Japan.
Does this scope come with a mount?
No, you will need to buy that separately.
4. Leupold VX-3i LRP 4.5-14x50mm Riflescope
When it comes to making riflescopes for sniper rifles, Leupold doesn’t need an introduction. A major part of flagship market is under Leupold. Not because they are the only option, because they are the best option.
The scope here is made out of aluminum. A durable and lightweight material that you see in almost all riflescopes. The weight balance of this scope is quite nice as well. It doesn’t feel overwhelming at all. In fact, it’s one of the most balanced scope for SR 25 you could buy.
The lenses of the scope are fully multi-coated. On top of that, VX-3i features Leupold’s twilight light management system. An incredible feature that makes the scope perform way better during low-light. The light transmission of the scope is greatly increased thanks to that. If you are a hunter or an avid shooter that finds themselves shooting during low-light the most, you should go for this scope.
Where are they made in?
They are made in the USA.
Do Leupold provide warranty?
They provide warranty and in-house repair service as well.
Is this FFP?
It’s available SFP and FFP, the particular model we have here is FFP. Make sure to choose the one you need while buying.
5. NightForce NXS 5.5-22x56mm Scope w/ZeroStop
Despite calling themselves Nightforce, NXS is not a night vision riflescope. Rather, it’s a great scope for hunters and long-range target shooters. NXS has an incredible 22x maximum magnification with a huge 56mm objective lens.
All of the lenses of the scope is fully multi-coated. Coating makes sure they get extremely bright during any lighting condition and they perform equally good throughout the day. The color accuracy and vibrancy of this scope is quite good. There is no chromatic aberration or any kind of blurriness present on the scope at any magnification.
The scope is made out of aluminum and the inside of the housing is purged with nitrogen. Making it completely immune to internal and external fogging. As the scope is fully shock and waterproof, it’s a great pairing with SR 25. You can use the SR25 with the help of this scope in any weather. Even in deep jungle or cold snow, this scope won’t fail you at all.
Where are these scopes made in?
They are made in the Japan.
Do they come with warranty?
They come with transferrable lifetime warranty.
Are they good for hunting?
They are excellent for hunting.
How to Choose The best Rifle Scope for SR 25?
Riflescopes are a fascinating subject. while the best is a subjective opinion, you still can find the best for you if you keep a couple of things in mind.
Lenses are the most important part of a riflescope. If they are not good, the scope is not good. Make sure to choose a riflescope that includes a good pair of lenses.
Riflescopes can be extremely heavy. While heavy doesn’t necessarily mean bad, it’s still better to have a lighter scope. As the weight balance will be better on a light riflescope.
Durability is necessary for a scope to last for a long-time. If you don’t want to change your scope every now and then, you should invest on a scope that has a good construction.
Knowing how much you can spend is always good. You can shrink the list to one or two choices and choosing from that is quite easy.
I hope you found the scope you are looking for. If you found any of the scope in the list interesting, just grab it. I assure you, none of the scope in this list is “wrong choice”. All of them are good in their own accord and they perform phenomenally well with a rifle like the SR 25.
I hope you enjoy your brand new scope. That will be all for today. We will be back with more soon. Till then, take care.
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