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Nikon M-223 3-12x42mm SF Riflescope has been discontinued by Nikon and is no longer available. Our product experts have helped us select these available replacements below. You can also explore other items in the AR15 Rifle Scopes, Rifle Scopes categories yourself to try and find the perfect replacement for you!

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Nikon M-223 3-12x42mm SF Riflescope Product Info

2012 Brilliance Award Winner Best Entry Level Tactical Rifle Scope – view all winners

A match made in heaven, the Nikon M-223 3-12x42SF Rifle Scope with BDC 600 or Nikoplex Reticle is just right for your AR rifle. These riflescopes by Nikon are waterproof, fog-proof and shock-proof. The Nikon M-223 3-12x42SF Rifle Scope is ballistically matched to the trajectory of a 223 Rem./5.56mm NATO round with55-grain polymer tip bullet with a muzzle velocity of 3240fps. The Nikon M-223 3-12x42SF Hunting Rifle Scope w/ BDC 600 Reticle has a hunting optics system engineered to provide the shooter with a bright, sharp, incredibly flat sight picture and light transmission up to its theoretical maximum of 95%. Every Nikon M223 3-12x42mm SF AR Rifle Scope features an impressive 4-time zoom range and four inches of constant, non-critical eye relief. The Nikon M-223 3-12x42SF Waterproof Rifle Scope features a massive ocular lens that delivers a huge, exceptionally bright, high-resolution sight picture, and side focus parallax adjustment.

Specifications for Nikon M-223 3-12x42SF Waterproof Rifle Scope:

Actual Magnification: 3x-12x
Effective Objective Diameter: 42mm
Exit Pupil (mm): 14.0-3.5
Eye Relief (in.): 4.0-3.7
FOV at 100 yds (ft.): 33.6-8.4
Tube Diameter: 1 in.
Objective O.D. (mm/in): 49.3/1.94
Eyepiece O.D. (mm/in): 44.0/1.73
Length (in): 13.1
Weight (g/oz): 565/19.93
Adjustment Graduation (1 click): 1/4 MOA
Max Internal Adjustment: 60 MOA
Parallax setting (yds): 50 to infinity
Sunshade: ARD
Gun Model: AR15

Features of Nikon M-223 3-12x42SF Hunting Rifle Scope w/ BDC 600 Reticle:

  • Eye Box Technology - 4x zoom and 4 inches of constant eye relief
  • Rapid Action Turret Technology - paired with Nikoplex reticle
  • Return to Zero Turrets - for fast, simple field adjustments
  • Reticles offered: Nikoplex & BDC 600
  • ARD Technology - Anti-Reflective Device
  • Ultra ClearCoat Optical System
  • One-piece main body tubes
  • Waterproof, fogproof, shockproof
  • AR-15 Rifle Scope

Package Contents:

  • Nikon M-223 3-12x42SF Rifle Scope w/ Nikoplex Reticle
    • Nikon ARD Technology lens cap
    • Nikon flip-up lens caps
    • Nikon windage and elevation caps

Nikon M-223 3-12x42mm SF Riflescope Related Products

Nikon M-223 3-12x42mm SF Riflescope Unorderable Models

Nikon 3-12x42SF Riflescope, Matte Black, Nikoplex Reticle 8488, MPN: 8488, UPC: 018208084883, Code: NI-RS-M223-2-8488
Open Box,Dealer DMO, Nikon 3-12x42SF Riflescope, Matte Black, Nikoplex Reticle 8488, MPN: 8488-DMO, Code: NI-RS-M223-2-8488-DMO
DMO, Nikon 3-12x42SF Riflescope, Matte Black, BDC 600 Reticle 8489, Code: NI-RS-M223-2-8489-DMO
Nikon 3-12x42SF Riflescope, Matte Black, BDC 600 Reticle 8489, MPN: 8489, UPC: 018208084890, Code: NI-RS-M223-2-8489-EE
Nikon 3-12x42SF Matte Nikoplex Riflescope w/ Nikon M-223 Mount Ring 743, MPN: 8488-KIT1, Code: NI-RS-M223-2-8488-KIT1
Nikon 3-12x42SF Matte BDC 600 Riflescope w/ Nikon M-223 Mount Ring 743, Code: NI-RS-M223-2-8489-KIT
Nikon 3-12x42SF Riflescope, Matte Black, Nikoplex Reticle 8488 w/ Nikon M-223 XR Mount 833, MPN: 8488-KIT2, Code: NI-RS-M223-2-8488-KIT2
Nikon 3-12x42SF Riflescope, Matte Black, BDC 600 Reticle 8489 w/ Nikon M-223 XR Mount 833, MPN: 8489-KIT1, Code: NI-RS-M223-2-8489-KIT1

Nikon M-223 3-12x42mm SF Riflescope Comments

Customer Reviews
Helpful Positive Review Nikon BDC 600 Reticle by Legacy Reviewer, April 5, 2013
Extremely good buy for the money. I was easily hitting 500 yard targets within an hour of mounting this scope Pros: Too many to list Cons: None
2/2 found this helpful
Most Recent Review Nikon M 223 3x12x42 Riflescope by THF3, December 27, 2014
Matching the exact velocity required for the exact bdc marks was not really that important. I loaded a variety of different ammunition (none to the exact 3284 fps) and had successful shots past 500 yards. That was more than I hoped for. With a lower ...
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Most Recent Review awesome scope by Legacy Reviewer, January 15, 2014
I mounted this scope on my Weatherby Mark V special varmint in .223,this setup produced 1/4in holes at 100yds. I haven't taken it coyote hunting yet,but I will soon.the scope performed beyond my expectations. Pros: looks great,well made,easy to adjus...
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Most Recent Review m-223 by Legacy Reviewer, September 4, 2013
Love this scope, well worth the money Pros: Great glass, easy to use Cons: none
1/1 found this helpful
Most Recent Review Excellent Scope by Legacy Reviewer, August 16, 2013
This scope has met my expectations. It is a bit bigger than I'd like on my AR, but the clarity is excellent and for the long range shots it does the job. Pros: Quality, Performance Cons: Size
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