Athlon Cronus BTR (Bright Tactical Reticle) models of rifle scopes are the best rifle scopes curently produced by the company Athlon, and BTR stands for the redesigned and improoved version of them. They are produced from well known Japan manufacturers of high quality rifle scopes.The reticle in the Cronus BTR series of rifle scopes set in the first focal plane (the reticle changes with the magnification). Curently there is one model available, the Cronus BTR 4.5-29x56. The Athlon Cronus BTR has like his predecessor 6 times magnification range, HD – high definition glass, with ˝AFMC˝ (Advanced Fully Multi Coated) lens coatings on inner lenses for better light transmission and contrast. The outer lenses have protective coatings named ˝XPL coating˝ for scratch resistance and for repeling dirt, water and oil off the lenses.
The new model (Athlon Cronus BTR 4,5-29x56) has exposed tactical turrets that are multi turn, the turrets have more tactile clicks, zero stop function for not turning the turret under the zeroed rifle adjustment, 11 illumination brightness settings, parallax adjustment turret with added markings at 300, 500, 800 and 1600 yards, new reticle design, better designed battery compartment and can be ordered only in MIL/MIL configuration (the reticle and the clicks on the turrets are matched.
The Athlon Cronus BTR rifle scopes are made of one piece hammer forged aircraft grade aluminum for extra strength, the tube diameter is 34 mm, and because of that the Cronus BTR has 32 MIL / 110 MOA of elevation adjustment, and 18 MIL / 64 MOA of Windage adjustmet.
Athlon Cronus BTR rifle scopes are waterproof and argon purged for fogproof use at low temperatures, and are a great price / quality product.
The Athlon Cronus BTR rifle scopes can only be mounted with 34 mm rings.