New Sightron S-Tac 1-6×24 LPVO -The Firearm Blog

New Sightron S-Tac 1-6×24 LPVO -The Firearm Blog

Sightron has a new low-power variable optic in their S-Tac lineup. The new 1-6×24 IR AR1 is a second focal plane scope with a 30mm main tube. It also features an illuminated reticle.

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The S-Tac 1-6×24 has a bullet drop compensating reticle. It is calibrated for commonly-available 5.56 NATO ammunition out to 600 yards. In addition to drop marks, the IR AR1 reticle has wind holds at 5 miles per hour and 10 miles per hour at each range. The reticle is also illuminated and has 11 brightness settings.

New Sightron S-Tac 1-6x24 LPVO

IR AR1 Reticle

Moving on from the reticle design, a magnification throw lever is included. It is also removable. Caps protect the turrets, and they are resettable to zero. Sightron’s website shows the S-Tac 1-6×24 in stock, at a retail price of $499.99. You can check it out here.

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From the manufacturer:

The S-TAC 1-6×24 IR AR1 is the perfect complement to the modern sporting rifle chambered in .223 / 5.56mm. Designed and engineered for modern sporting rifle use, the S-TAC 1-6×24 IR AR1 utilizes Sightron’s custom optical glass with exclusive MC-333 lens multi-coatings. This combination provides exceptional light transmission all while reducing flare so the shooter can easily acquire their target. Housed in a durable 30mm aircraft aluminum tube, the S-TAC 1-6×24 IR AR1 is engineered to withstand up to 1,000G’s of shockproof performance, and is nitrogen charged for waterproofing up to IPX7 standards. Sightron’s exclusive ExacTrack erector tube system provides consistent, reliable, and repeatable adjustments.  The scope provides an impressive 100 MOA elevation travel and 60 MOA of windage travel in ¼ MOA clicks. The new IR AR1 reticle provides an easy to acquire aiming point aided by an illuminated half circle. The IRAR1 also provides easy to see drop bars out to 600 yards and aim points for 5 / 10 mph wind at each range. 

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