2,546 Brands 452 Categories All Departments

Product No Longer Available

Unfortunately NightForce 12-42x56mm NXS Illuminated Reticle Riflescopes is no longer carried by OpticsPlanet. You can also explore other items in the Rifle Scopes category yourself to try and find the perfect replacement for you!

NightForce 12-42x56mm NXS Illuminated Reticle Riflescopes Product Info

NightForce NXS Long Range 12-42x56mm Hybrid Riflescopesimage NightForce Riflescopes meet the demands of shooters and hunters by combining performance and innovation in a riflescope without sacrificing ruggedness, dependability, and craftsmanship. Night-Force NXS Riflescopes are the number one choice for military and law enforcement professional who demand unfailing, repeatable performance. These NXS Rifle-Scopes by Night Force offer several distinct enhancements, delivering perfect reliability and accuracy. NightForce Scopes are the finest and most advanced scopes ever produced.

The Night Force 12-42x56 NXS is a long range NXS Hybrid Riflescope that incorporates all the research and development benefits Night-Force has learned in 1,000 yard benchrest competition since 1991. Nightforce has combined all the durability and features of the Tactical NXS Rifle Scopes with high-power variable magnification and a wide selection of target and field reticles, which were born out of the Precision Benchrest Riflescopes from Nightforce's. These NF Hybrid NXS Scopes make a significant departure from the tactical applications of its predecessors to offer long-range and benchrest shooters fast internal adjustment capabilities for precise and repeatable shot placement. NightForce NXS Long Range Hybrids feature resolution and optical performance comparable only to high-end spotting scopes. Like all NightForce Scopes, NXS hybrids deliver performance exceeding that of other riflescopes.

Specifications for Night Force Tactical NXS 12 - 42 x 56 Riflescopes:

Model: 12 - 42 x 56
Magnification: 12 - 42
Objective Diameter (mm): 56
Exit Pupil Diameter (mm): 4.7 @ 12x; 1.3 @ 42x
Field Of View (ft): 8.2 @ 12x 2.4 @ 42x
Eye Relief (mm): 98
Internal Adjustment Range: 42moa elev., 35moa wind.
Click Value (moa): .250
Tube Diameter (mm): 30
Ocular Diameter (mm): 36
Mounting Length (in): 6.9
Weight (oz): 34
Overall Length (in): 16.1
Available Reticles: NP-R1, NP-R2, NP-2DD, CH-1, CH-2, CH-3, MLR, & MIL-DOT

Features of NightForce NXS Tactical Long Range 12-42x 56mm Riflescopes:

  • Exceptional optical integrity
  • Speed and accuracy in all situations
  • Rigorously tested for perfection
  • Composed of 6061-T6 Aircraft Grade Aluminum, two to three times thicker than other scopes
  • Completely Waterproof and Weather Resistant
  • Proprietary titanium beta erector spring that delivers three to four times the spring pressure of other scopes
  • Recoil and impact is tested at 1,250 Gs for both positive and negative forces

Package Contents:

  • Night-Force 12-42x56mm Tactical Long Range Riflescope

NightForce 12-42x56mm NXS Illuminated Reticle Riflescopes Related Products

NightForce 12-42x56mm NXS Illuminated Reticle Riflescopes Unorderable Models

DMO - Used, Like New NightForce 12-42x56mm NXS Illuminated Reticle Riflescope, - NP-2DD reticle, Code: NF-RS-NXS564-NXS4256-NP-2DD-DMO
DMO - Used, Like New NightForce 12-42x56mm NXS Illuminated Riflescope, - .250 MOA NP-R1 Reticle C331, Code: NF-RS-NXS564-C331-DMO
NightForce 12-42x56mm NXS Illuminated Riflescope, NP-1, MPN: NXS4256-NP-1, UPC: NXS4256-NP-1, Code: NF-RS-NXS564-NXS4256-NP-1
NightForce 12-42x56mm NXS Illuminated Riflescope, Reticle CH-3, MPN: NXS4256-CH-3, UPC: 847362002781, Code: NF-RS-NXS564-NXS4256-CH-3
NightForce 12-42x56mm NXS Illuminated Riflescope, Reticle NP-1RR, MPN: NXS4256-NP-1RR, UPC: 847362002767, Code: NF-RS-NXS564-NXS4256-NP-1RR
NightForce 12-42x56mm NXS Illuminated Riflescope, Reticle CH-1, MPN: NXS4256-CH-1, UPC: 847362000497, Code: NF-RS-NXS564-NXS4256-CH-1
NightForce 12-42x56mm NXS Riflescope, .250 MOA CH-2 Reticle C333, MPN: C333, UPC: 847362002774, Code: NF-RS-NXS564-C333
NightForce 12-42x56mm NXS Riflescope, .125 MOA NP-R1 Reticle C341, MPN: C341, UPC: 847362002859, Code: NF-RS-NXS564-C341
NightForce 12-42x56mm NXS Riflescope, .125 MOA NP-R2 Reticle C340, MPN: C340, UPC: 847362002842, Code: NF-RS-NXS564-C340
NightForce 12-42x56mm NXS Riflescope, .125 MOA NP-2DD Reticle C339, MPN: C339, UPC: 847362002835, Code: NF-RS-NXS564-C339
NightForce 12-42x56mm NXS Riflescope, .250 MOA NP-R2 Reticle C330, MPN: C330, UPC: 847362002743, Code: NF-RS-NXS564-C330
NightForce 12-42x56mm NXS Riflescope, .250 MOA MIL-DOT Reticle C328, MPN: C328, UPC: 847362002729, Code: NF-RS-NXS564-C328
NightForce 12-42x56mm NXS Riflescope, .250 MOA MLR Reticle C335, MPN: C335, UPC: 847362002798, Code: NF-RS-NXS564-C335
NightForce 12-42x56mm NXS Riflescope, .250 MOA NP-2DD Reticle C329, MPN: C329, UPC: 847362002736, Code: NF-RS-NXS564-C329
NightForce 12-42x56mm NXS Riflescope, .250 MOA NP-R1 Reticle C331, MPN: C331, UPC: 847362002750, Code: NF-RS-NXS564-C331

NightForce 12-42x56mm NXS Illuminated Reticle Riflescopes Comments

Customer Reviews
Helpful Positive Review Great Scope by Legacy Reviewer, March 9, 2010
Highly recommended for anyone shooting long distance, game or target. Extremely well built, easy to use, great clarity. Pros: Perfect Optical Clarity and Ease of Use Cons: Price is high but you get what you pay fore
6/7 found this helpful
Helpful Negative Review NXS4256-NP-R1: NightForce 12-42x56mm NXS Illuminated Reticle Riflescopes by Legacy Reviewer, June 30, 2009
This scope is perfect for high power competition; however, it is grossly over priced. When compared to a Sightron 8-32X, by setting the NXS to 32X, there is little difference in the optical quality (throughout the range up to 32X). I mounted the NXS...
Read More...
63/76 found this helpful
Most Recent Review Nightforce...always on the mark. by Legacy Reviewer, February 28, 2013
It is a Nightforce scope...Amazing in every way! Enough said! Pros: Everything! Cons: Are you kidding?... No cons whatsoever!
Most Recent Review Bought a real Scope by Legacy Reviewer, March 22, 2012
I bought this scope for a M1A Super Match. But I liked it so much I removed my Leupold from my HS SA2000 and it's looks like I will be purchasing another NightForce for my SuperMatch. That is how much better product NightForce is and I was all ways t...
Read More...
2/5 found this helpful
Most Recent Review Reach Out and Touch Someone by Legacy Reviewer, June 11, 2011
Scope proved to be everything I was looking for in a long range scope. Pros: Excellent optics, rugged and fun to use Cons: Adjustment of reticle illumination could be more easily accessible
4/7 found this helpful
Read All 6 Reviews