# What does 6×24 scope mean?

## What does 6×24 scope mean?

The objective is located on the end of the scope opposite from the end you look through. Continuing with the fixed power scope examples: If you see a scope marked as 6×40, then it’s a fixed power scope with a 6x power magnification and a 40mm objective.

### How far can a 3 9×32 scope See?

Product Description

3-9×32 AO Rifle Scope 3-12×42 AO Rifle Scope
Scope Range: Close to Mid Range, 400+ Yards Close to Mid Range, 500+ Yards
Eye Relief: 3.5-3.8 in 3-3.5 in
Scope Rings Included: Standard Medium Profile Offset High Profile
Tube Diameter: 1 in 30 mm

#### What does 3 9×42 scope mean?

This means that the image you see through the scope appears three times (3x) closer than it does with your naked eye. The 9 means nine power, or nine times (9x) closer than it appears with your naked eye. The forty (40) is the objective lens diameter in millimeters.

What is 4 12X44 scope?

The number that follows the power range designation is the size of the ocular bell and it’s measured in millimeters. 4-12X44 – This scope would be have a power range from 4X power up to 14X power with a 44mm ocular bell.

What do numbers mean on a rifle scope?

A rifle scope specification includes two numbers. The first number identifies the magnification while the second number identifies the diameter of the objective lens. Thus, a specification of 8.5×50 describes a scope with 8.5× magnification and an objective lens that is 50 mm in diameter.

## What range is a 4/12 scope good for?

The Revolution 4-12×40 is available only in matte black but can be had with either a duplex reticle or Redfield’s Accu-Range reticle which provides aiming points out to 500 yards.

### What does MOA mean on a scope?

Minute of Angle
A Minute of Angle (MOA) is an angular measurement. A MOA is 1/60th of a degree. 1 MOA spreads about 1″ per 100 yards. ( actually 1.047″)

#### What is AO in scopes?

Adjustable Objective (AO) rifle scopes are designed to allow the shooter to focus on the target.

What magnification do I need for 1000 yard shooting?

Some people only need about 10x power to shoot with great accuracy at 1,000 yards. There are also those who require a magnification of at least 20x to make an accurate shot.

What magnification do I need to shoot 100 yards?

As a general rule, 1x magnification per 100 yards of distance has been the prescription for some time. By that standard, one could adequately take an 800 yard shot with an 8x rifle scope. On the contrary, if you’ve looked through a scope at 8x, you’ll soon realize that more magnification is nice to have.

## How far can you shoot with a 4 12×40?

### Is MOA better than Mil?

For the benchrest shooter focusing on small targets at close range, MOA might be the better choice. If you were shooting . 25” targets at 100 yards, a Mil-based scope with . 36” clicks would move you from one side of the bullseye to the other.

#### What does 4 x 32 mean on a scope?

Numbers. For example, a 4 X 32 sight means the scope magnifies the image four times. A 6 X 32 sight would denote a scope with a six-power magnification. Some scopes have variable magnification, which you select by turning a power ring on the scope. A 4 – 12 X 32, for example, magnifies between four and 12 times.

What does 40mm mean on a scope?

The forty (40) is the objective lens diameter in millimeters. This is a variable scope because you can vary the magnification of the scope from three to nine, stopping anywhere in between.

What does 3-9×40 mean on a scope?

In a 3-9×40 scope, the 3 means three power, or 3x. This means that the image you see through the scope appears three times (3x) closer than it does with your naked eye. The 9 means nine power, or nine times (9x) closer than it appears with your naked eye. The forty (40) is the objective lens diameter in millimeters.

## What is the magnification of a rifle scope?

Magnification. Riflescopes are usually referred to by their magnification power and the diameter in millimetres of the front (objective) lens. i.e. a 4×40, 1.75-5×32 or 4-16×44. Serious Shooters will recommend the most suitable mounts for your scope and your rifle.