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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

Nikon P-223 3-9x40 BDC 600 Rifle Scope Comments

Customer Reviews
Helpful Positive Review Very Happy wWith This Purchase by Legacy Reviewer, July 14, 2013
I mounted this scope on a Mini 14. Can't go wrong with a Nikon and tho was on sale at Optics Planet with free shipping. Great deal.
6/8 found this helpful
Most Recent 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...
1/2 found this helpful
Most Recent Review Nikon P-223 3-9x40 rifle scope by Legacy Reviewer, February 17, 2014
This is my first Nikon scope. I have heard great reviews of Nikons and I have not been disappointed with this one. The view is clear, adjustments are easy to make and the turrents can be locked after making the final adjustment. The only criticism ...
Most Recent Review Great scope for 223 at short distances by Legacy Reviewer, January 11, 2014
A great scope for the price. I point people towards these and Bushnell when they don't want to spend much. Pros: Drop markings at the range of this scope do not hold you back, toolless zeroing Cons: range droppings probably worthless like their othe...
Most Recent Review Nikon Optics by Legacy Reviewer, September 23, 2013
I have used other Nikon optics on my AR 15...Nikon has been extremely reliable, easy to use and provides great view of my targets...I had the 3x and updated to the 3-9x which improved target acquisition and accuracy. Pros: Great optics, easy to bore...
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