Best Scope For Tikka T1X – Reviews and Buying Guides w/FAQs

Rimfire guns are very fun to use and they have an easy learning curve. That’s the reason why you see so many T1x MTR owners out there. It’s one of the best rimfire rifles for the money after all. But we are not here to talk about the gun specifically.

We are here to help you choose the best scope for Tikka T1x. It will be a decently lengthy read, I suggest you take time, sip a cup of coffee, and decide on the scope for your T1x. Without further ado, let’s get straight into it.

Best Tikka T1x Scopes – [Editor’s Choice]

1. Leupold VX-3i 4.5-14x40mm Riflescope

Leupold VX-3i 4.5-14x40mm Riflescope

Ha-ha! I know all of you knew this one was coming. After all, why wouldn’t we feature this scope? it’s one of the most featured scopes in TargetChaser. With that said, let’s talk a bit about why we love the Leupold VX-3i so much.

VX series from Leupold was made to give hunters a premium scope experience in the budget segment. The best part about Leupold is, that they are still true to their roots. VX-3i is a medium to high-magnification riflescope. The housing of this scope is made out of solid aluminum. It’s durable and rugged. The overall weight of the scope is quite light as well.

The lens of the scope is fully multi-coated. On top of that, the lens features the Twilight management system. The twilight light management system is a vastly improved light-gathering mechanism that improves scope low-light performance by a lot. As it’s patented to Leupold, you can’t have anything similar to other scopes.

Does this scope come with mounting rings?

Unfortunately, it doesn’t.

Where is this scope made?

It’s made in the USA.

Is the reticle easy to use?

It has Duplex, Wind-Plex, and Boone and Crockett reticle options. Make sure to take the one that seems easy to you.

2. Athlon Argos BTR GEN2 6-24×50 Riflescope

Are you looking for a long-range riflescope for your Tikka T1x? Then you shouldn’t look any further. Athlon Argos BTR Gen2 is the best long-range riflescope you could buy for your Tikka T1x.

The BTR Gen2 is made out of high-quality aluminum. The housing is a single-piece cylinder that is purged with argon. Instead of nitrogen, Athlon opted for Argon. Argon is a very competent material for making a scope fogproof. The turrets of the scope are covered as well. They feel tactile and have an audible click to them as well.

The lenses are advanced fully multi-coated. Fully multi-coating increases the light transmission and makes it color-accurate. It also increases the durability of the lens as well. As lenses are the most important part of a scope, Athlon didn’t hold back in any way. They provided the best possible lenses for the price. If anything, you will be spoiled by how good they look with your Tikka T1x.

Where is this scope made?

It’s made in China.

Will this scope be fine handling a .308 rifle?

It will handle 308 like a champ.

Is the reticle in FFP?

It is.

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3. Vortex Optics Viper PST Gen II FFP Riflescope

The ever-so-famous mid-range beast makes its return. Available in 6 different reticles to choose from, Viper has always been a glorious lineup of scopes from Vortex. When it comes to price to performance, Vortex always delivers.

Viper PST Gen II is made out of aircraft-grade aluminum. It’s the same type of aluminum Vortex uses in their high-end riflescopes as well. The inside of the scope is purged with nitrogen to make it fogproof. The outside of the scope is anodized with a matte black finish. It looks awesome and feels premium as well.

The lenses are always a prized possession of Vortex. PST Gen II features fully multi-coated lenses with glass-etched reticles. The reticle is clear and vivid during any lighting condition. You can hunt from dusk to dawn. While it’s not suitable for nighttime shooting, it’s suitable for daytime shooting.

The synergy with T1x is quite nice and it can handle rimfire ammunition quite well. There is no distortion in maximum magnification as well. Extra-low dispersion lenses increase the amount of light transmission and fully multi-coating with Armortek technology makes the lenses perform way better than anything in this range has to offer.

Where is this scope made?

They are made in the Philippines.

Do they come with mounting rings?

They don’t. You need to buy them separately.

Is the reticle in FFP?

Yes, it’s in FFP.

4. Bushnell 3-9×40 Riflescope with DZ 223 Reticle

Bushnell is known for making killer budget scopes. This is no different either. It’s a medium-range riflescope made for .22 firing rifles. It supports all sorts of hunting and tactical rifles. That includes our prized possession Tikka T1x as well.

The scope is made out of aluminum. Durable and lightweight. The exterior of the scope is rugged and durable. It is also water and shockproof as well. The interior is filled with nitrogen to make it immune to moisture.

The lenses of the scope are tremendously well-made as well. They are fully multi-coated and crystal clear. The light transmission of the lens is something else. The color accuracy of this scope is something else. There is no distortion around the maximum magnification either. The price to performance of this scope is something else.

The synergy with this scope with Tikka T1x is very good as well. It’s a compact scope capable of handling higher magnification shooting quite well. In short, it’s one of the best riflescopes for T1x. Without a doubt, it’s a very safe choice for newbies and veteran hunters.

Where is this scope made?

This variant of the scope originated from South Korea.

Will this scope support air rifles?

It can support air rifles.

Is the light transmission good?

It’s excellent for a scope of this size.

5. Burris Fullfield II Hunting Scope

Burris FullField II has been featured in many reviews of ours including the best riflescope for a .22 LR. You can guess just how much we and the folks using this scope love it. The price-to-performance value of FullField II is something else as well.

The scope is made out of aluminum alloy. A durable and lightweight material with rugged matte black anodization. The coating protects the scope from unwanted scratches and the housing protects the lens from recoil. The inside of the scope is purged to make it fogproof as well.

The lenses of the scope are made out of glass, not plastic. They are coated as well. The clarity and brightness of the lens are quite good for the money. You don’t expect this good quality lens at this price, but the bracket is getting more competitive.

FullField II is a very good pairing with Tikka T1x. It can handle the recoil of the gun quite easily. The synergy between the gun and the scope is quite nice. You don’t see often a scope naturally adapting to a rifle that easily.

Does this scope come with mounting rings?

No, it doesn’t come with any kind of mounting ring.

Where is this scope made?

It’s made in the Philippines.

Does it come in different magnifications?

Yes, you can choose from 3 different magnification levels.

Things To Keep in Mind Before Buying

Choosing the right scope will make sure you are set for coming years. But if you don’t end up choosing the right one, you will end up with a scope that you don’t even like. Or worse, a bad scope. Don’t worry, after all, we must help you choose the best riflescope for your Tikka T1x. Keep a couple of things in mind while choosing and you are golden.

Build Quality

Make sure the scope you are going for is durable. While the recoil of Tikka T1x is not the worst thing in the world, it’s still not a zero recoil gun. The recoil will hit you back with a decent amount of force. That’s why, having a well-built riflescope is kind of a must.


You can purchase a flagship scope or a cheap scope. It all depends on how much you are willing to spend. If you want to spend big, go big. If you can’t spend big, don’t be disappointed. There are plenty of budget fish out there for you to catch.

Lens Quality

Lenses are the most important part of a scope. If you can’t see through the lenses properly, you will not have a good time while hunting or doing anything at all. That’s why, you need to choose a scope that features a good pair of lenses with good coatings and protection.


Did you enjoy your cup of coffee and this read? I hope you did. Instead of being confused about which scope to choose, just go with the one that clicks most of your desired check boxes. Or the simplest method of them all, go with the scope that fits in your budget. That’s all for now. We will be back with more for sure.

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