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Vortex Razor HD Gen II 4.5-27x56

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Vortex Razor HD Gen II 4.5-27x56 Details

Description of Vortex Razor HD gen. II 4.5-27x56

When you say long shooting and Vortex in the same sentence, you are definitely thinking of the Razor HD Gen. II 4.5-27x56. This is one of the top long distance scopes that Vortex produces. With the 27x maximum magnification and a large, 56 mm objective lens, no target is too far for this scope. Combined with the fact that it has a great magnification range from 4.5x to 27x and the reticle on the FFP, you will be able to pull of accurate and fast shots not only at the longest, but at medium ranges as well. The turrets are tactical, open top for fast dialing but with a locking possibility to keep them fixed when you need to move. The side turret allows you to adjust the parallaxes from 29m to infinity to get a clear picture at any distance you want. For the long range tactical shooting, this is the scope you need. Combined with a good range finder, you will always stay on target.


Advanced Features

The scope’s tube is made out of a single piece of aluminum, hard anodized to protect the scope from both mechanical and environmental damage. These scopes are made for durability and will last a lifetime and has a 30 year warranty. The tube is filled with Argon to prevent internal fogging. The outer surfaces of the lenses are coated multiple times with ArmorTek coating to prevent stains, scratches and to repel water, dust and oil. It will also prevent fingerprint stains on the lenses. Tactical turret for elevation has 10 mrad of travel in one turn and has a total travel of three turns. On the turret housing a turn indicator is located, where the shooter can always see or feels in which turn the elevation turret is. Tactical L-Tec turret for elevation has 10 mrad of travel in one turn and has a total travel of three turns. On the turret housing a turn indicator is located, where the shooter can always see or feels in which turn the elevation turret is. Optical construction in these scopes is really advanced and incorporates cutting edge technologies like Apochromatic lenses and optimized indexed lenses for perfect color rendering and superb resolution. All lens surfaces are Fully Multi-Coated with XR-Plus modern coatings so that light transmission through the scope is on an exceptional high level. L-Tec turrets are designed to enable Micro Adjust Zero Setting between clicks when setting zero for enhanced accuracy.


Reticle Illumination

The daylight strong illumination of the reticle can be regulated in 10 intensity levels in red color. The scope has a 56mm lens so it gets more than enough light even in dim light, even more so in full daylight. To prevent battery exhaustion, the scope also has the auto off ability. The reticle also has a bullet drop compensation system that is true at any magnification as it is positioned on the FFP. The reticle and its subtensions also always stay matched with click value, which always stays true in both MIL/MIL and MOA/MOA relation.


Configuration Options

The scope has the EBR-2C reticle that can come in either Mil (0,1 mrad per click) or MOA (1/4 MOA per click) options. The scope also comes with a side turret for parallaxes setting from 29m to inf. The turrets can be reset and they include the zero stop innovative system for easily returning back to zero after some adjustments. It also comes with a fast focus eyepiece to help speed up your aiming.


Warranty Information

All Vortex scopes come with a VIP warranty, which means that if anything goes wrong the Company will cover your scope. Your scope will be either repaired or replaced if it becomes defective, without any costs for you. You can also read more about our warranty policy here LINK.


Mounting Options

The Vortex Razor HD in 4.5-17x56 has a 34mm central tube and need appropriate rings for mounting.

Vortex Razor HD Gen II 4.5-27x56 Specifications

Riflescopes seriesVortex Razor HD (Gen II)
Made inJapan
In production since2014
Warranty30 years
Variable magnification Yes
Minimal magnification.5.01x
Maximal magnification.30.15x
Diopter range
Lens diameter. 56mm
Min. exit pupil.2.1mm
Max. exit pupil.12.4mm
Min. field of view...1.5m/100m
Max. field of view.8.4m/100m
Min. eye relief.94mm
Max. eye relief.94mm
Twilight Factor
Light transmission
Fast focus eyepiece Yes
Adjustment per click 10mm/100m - 0.10MIL
Turret Type Tactical - Lockable
Turret lockingNo
Zero StopYes
Nr. Turret Turns MT - Multi Turn
Turret rotation directionCCW
Elevation (mrad). 36.78mrad
Windage (mrad). 11.15mrad
Elevation Per Turn 10 MRAD (100 cm)
Reticle position 1. focal plane - FFP
Reticle illumination Yes
Illumination color Red
Daytime-usable illumination No
Auto Turn-Off Yes
Dot size.0MOA
Parallax setting
Parallax adjustment Yes - side focus
Parallax adj. range 29 m - inf.
Temperature rangeNo
Power SupplyNo
Filled with Argon
Lens coating Fully Multicoated
Tube diameter 34 mm
Mounting rail.No
Scope Rail StandardN/A
Mount rail type No
Mount length.155mm
Objective diameter 64.8 mm
Eyepiece diameter 46.0 mm
Waterproof Yes
Fogproof Yes
Built-in rangefinderNo


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10 Stars to Optics-trade and Vortex. By
I have several Optics but nothing compares to Vortex Razor HD Gen II 4.5-27x56 EBR-2C Reticle (MRAD) the quality of the light glass the building material a true tank of war! I even compared it with Nightforce F1, S & B PMII and sightron SIII brand in development. I prefer Vortex Razor HD Gen II 4.5-27x56. For the service Opitcs Trade 10 stars. Many thanks to all who worked to receive my optics on time and in perfect conditions.

(Posted on 04/06/2017)

Good value for money By
This scope boasts of high quality glass, very crisp even at high magnification. The EBR-2C MRAD Reticle is fine at any magnification and fully illuminated at various power (looks great after sunset). The scope has a high quality finish gives the impression of a rugged built. The 34mm tube with chunky lockable tight turrets will guarantee consistency which after a few goes you'll get used to.
You'll have everything of the same quality and high standard as other scopes will offer only at a higher price. Last but not least the factory customer department and Warranty are second to none.

(Posted on 29/02/2016)

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