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Nikon P-223 3-9x40 Rifle Scope, Matte Black, w/ BDC 600 Reticle 8497
Objective Lens Diameter: 40 mm
Magnification: 3 x
Finish: Matte Black
Tube Diameter: 1 in
Adjustment Click Value: 0.25 MOA
Reticle: BDC 600
Code: NI-RS-8497-EE
MPN: 8497
UPC: 018208084975
Nikon P-223 3-9x40 Rifle Scope, Matte Black, w/ BDC 600 Reticle 8497 w/ Nikon P-Series Mount 835
Included Accessories: Nikon P-Series Mount 835, Nikon P-223 3-9x40 Rifle Scope, Matte Black, w/ BDC 600 Reticle 8497
Code: NI-RS-8497-KIT2
MPN: 8497-KIT2
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Nikon P-223 3-9x40 BDC 600 Rifle Scope Product Info

The Nikon P-223 3-9x40mm Rifle Scope 8497 is an effective variable zoom rifle scope for everything from range shooting to tree stand hunting. These powerful rifle scopes are equipped with fullyimage multi-coated optics that, together with the 40mm objective lens, creates a light transmission rate of 98%, more than enough for low light times like sunrise and sunset, when animals are the most active. Nikon has equipped the Nikon P-223 3-9x Variable Zoom Scope with a patented BDC 600 reticle, which gives you unique open-circle aiming points and bullet drop hash marks from 100 to 600 yards. Not only is the P-223 accurate, these Nikon rifle scopes are comfortable to use, with an extended eye relief that will stand up to heavy recoil. Adjustments are made via tactical-style windage and elevation knobs that can be turned by hand, and with Nikon's Zero-Reset functionality, all you have to do is dial in a range, line up your shot, and take down your target. O-ring sealed and nitrogen charged, you won't have to worry about rain or snow getting in the delicate mechanism of your scope, since it's both waterproof and fog proof. For a variable zoom scope that is highly accurate with any load-out, pick up the Nikon P-223 3-9x40 BDC 600 Reticle Scope - and get your rifle of choice on target faster!

Nikon 8497: P-223 3-9x40 Rifle Scope, Matte Black, BDC 600 Reticle 8497

Specifications for Nikon 3-9x Matte Black P223 Rifle Scope:

Magnification: 3x to 9x
Objective Lens: 40mm
Reticle: BDC 600
Finish: Matte Black
Exit Pupil: 3x - 13.3mm; 9x - 4.4mm
Eye Relief: 3.6"
Field of View at 100 yards: 3x - 33.8'; 9x - 11.3'
Tube Diameter: 1"
Length: 12.4"
Weight: 15 oz
Adjustment Click Rate: 1/4 MOA
Max Internal Adjustment: 80 MOA
Parallax: 100 yards

Features of Nikon 8497 P-223 3-9x40mm Zero Reset Rifle Scopes:

  • Accurate and versatile variable zoom scope from Nikon
  • Utilizes the BDC 600 reticle with bullet drop hash marks from 100 to 600 yards
  • Fully multi-coated optics provide 98% light transmission
  • 100 yard parallax setting eliminates parallax for highly accurate shots
  • Consistent, long eye relief guards against heavy recoil and severe shooting angles
  • Tactical-style turrets with 1/4 MOA adjustment rate can be adjusted by hand
  • Zero-Reset turrets simplify field adjustments; once your rifle is zeroed in, all you have to do is dial in the range, aim, and fire
  • Nitrogen-filled and o-ring sealed for a waterproof and fog proof rifle scope
  • Matte black finish

Package Contents:

  • Nikon P-223 3-9x40mm Rifle Scope 8497

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Nikon P-223 3-9x40 Rifle Scope, Matte Black, w/ BDC 600 Reticle, w/ Nikon P-Series Scope Mount w/ Rings 826, MPN: 8497-KIT1, Code: NI-RS-8497-KIT1

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Customer Reviews
Helpful Positive Review Very Satisfied by Legacy Reviewer, March 29, 2014
Have been extremely pleased with the overall quality and price/value of Nikon riflescopes. Optics Planet provided a competitive price package with the included P-Series mount; shipping was fast and the scope was well-packaged. Pros: High quality rifl...
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Most Recent Review All I needed for the job at hand. by Jerry Lee, August 29, 2014
As an avid coyote hunter here in the east I quickly learned that too much optic was a handicap. This scope has more than enough power and the weight reduction over the previous optic I used was noticeable. The compensation rings are true to range and...
Most Recent Review Nikon 3-9x40 by Gabe, August 29, 2014
Great scope. I also have a 4-16x42. I have them are two AR15 rifles. I love them both. Great scope for the money. They stay right on at 200 plus yards. Nikon scopes are bright and durable. I will never buy anything else. Highly recommend the scope an...
Most Recent Review Great scope; lousy mounts by Klebanoff, August 25, 2014
Having been a fan of Nikon optics for years, I bought the scope and Nikon mounts from Optics Planet in a package deal to put on a SIG 556. The scope is excellent. The Nikon mounts are worthless! Do NOT buy them! You will be sorry if you do. Th...
Most Recent Review nikon p-223 3x9x40 scope & p-223 scope mounts by frank, August 23, 2014
scope was as I wanted clear and in good order / the scope rings however one good the other one had been over tightened on the rail mount and would not slide on the rail tried to stretch it finely added it to a riser and tapped on(works fine) thank yo...
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