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Vortex Optics Razor HD Gen II Rifle Scope Image Credit: Private Military Contractor International
Vortex Optics Razor HD Gen II Rifle Scope Image Credit: Private Military Contractor International

Vortex Optics: Razor HD Gen II Rifle Scope

Perhaps the fastest growing name in the optics industry within recent years has got to be that of Vortex Optics. Everywhere you look in magazines and on TV, top names in shooting sports and tactical training are running products from this relative new comer to the upper ranks of the optics world. This issue, Trampas takes a look at the top tier of the Vortex Optics line up, the monster sized Razor HD Gen II scope configured in 4.5-27x56 FFP variable power scope.

A key to Vortex’s success has been the wide range of high quality products geared towards everyone from the beginner to the expert shooter, all at very affordable pricing compared to their direct competition. Hunters, plinkers and tactical shooters alike have been migrating to Vortex Optics due to their new and innovative red dots, scopes and equipment.

Nowhere does Vortex shine more than in its long range scopes. When clarity, optimized image sharpness and brightness from edge to edge as well as high level of light transmission are an absolute must, Vortex delivers time and time again.

FIRST LOOK

After much anticipation following the “green light” from Shamus Terry at Vortex Optics in regards to our test sample being in route, the Razor HD Gen II arrived at my front door along with a second box containing a set of Vortex branded scope rings. As I opened the boxes up for initial inspection, both scope and rings were finished in the Razor series signature Stealth Shadow anodizing which is a dark bronze hue. Along with the scope, the box also included a screw on scope shade, owner’s manual, 123CR battery for the illuminated reticle and small Allen wrench for loosening windage and elevation knobs, and adjusting zero.

When removing the Razor HD scope from its box, its sheer size and weight are the first things I noticed. With its massive 56mm objective lens and total overal


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