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MSRP: $1049.99
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Viper HS LR 6-24x50 FFP is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 86.
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Viper® HS LR™ 6-24x50 Riflescope — First Focal Plane

Want to extend your effective shooting range at distances where bullet drop and wind drift become critical? Take a look at the Viper HS LR riflescope. The LR stands for long range — and we mean it. This riflescope features an exposed target-style elevation turret built for dialing elevation at extended ranges. The capped windage turret maintains the scope’s sleek lines and prevent it from hanging up on clothing, rifle cases or pack scabbards.

Viper HS LR riflescopes feature an advanced optical system highlighted with a 4x zoom range for magnification versatility. A forgiving eye box with increased eye relief gets shooters on target quickly and easily. Built on an ultra-strong 30mm one-piece machined aluminum tube for increased windage and elevation travel and optimal adjustment.

Dual use for Shooting Tactical / Hunting; US Patent 7,937,879



VIP Warranty XD Lens Elements XR Coatings ArmorTek Argon Purged Waterproof
Magnification6-24 x
Objective Lens Diameter50 mm
Eye Relief4.0 inches
Field of View17.8-5.1 feet/100 yards
Tube Size30 mm
Turret StyleTactical Elevation
Capped windage
CRS Zero Stop
Adjustment Graduation1/2 MOA click elevation
1/4 MOA click windage
Travel per Rotation24 MOA elevation
12 MOA windage
Max Elevation Adjustment65 MOA
Max Windage Adjustment42 MOA
Parallax Setting50 yards to Infinity
Length15.5 inches
Weight22.4 ounces
Product Manual (PDF)Download
Product Manual 2 (PDF)Download
Included in the Box
  • 4-inch sunshade
  • Protective lens caps
  • Lens cloth

Optical Features

XD™ Lens Elements Extra-low dispersion (XD) glass increases resolution and color fidelity, resulting in crisp, sharp images.
XR™ Fully Multi-Coated Proprietary coatings increase light transmission with multiple anti-reflective coatings on all air-to-glass surfaces.
First Focal Plane Reticle Scale of reticle remains in proportion to the zoomed image. Constant subtensions allow accurate holdover and ranging at all magnifications.

Construction Features

Tube Size 30 mm diameter.
Single-Piece Tube Maximizes alignment for improved accuracy and optimum visual performance, as well as ensures strength and waterproofness.
Aircraft-Grade Aluminum Constructed from a solid block of aircraft-grade aluminum for strength and rigidity.
Waterproof O-ring seals prevent moisture, dust and debris from penetrating the riflescope for reliable performance in all environments.
Fogproof Argon gas purging prevents internal fogging over a wide range of temperatures.
Shockproof Rugged construction withstands recoil and impact.
Hard Anodized Finish Highly durable low-glare matte finish helps camouflage the shooter's position.
ArmorTek Ultra-hard, scratch-resistant coating protects exterior lenses from scratches, oil and dirt.
Tactical Elevation Turret Exposed elevation turret provides fast, accurate and easily read elevation adjustments. Capped windage turret.
Side Focus Adjustment located on riflescope's left side and is easily accessible from shooting position. Provides optimal image focus and parallax removal.

Internal Mechanism Design Features

CRS Zero Stop Customizable Rotational Stop (CRS) aids in return to zero after dialing temporary elevation correction.
Precision-Force Spring System Uses premium components in the erector-spring system to ensure maximum repeatability and ease of adjustment.
Precision-Glide Erector System Uses premium components in the zoom lens mechanism to ensure smooth magnification changes under the harshest conditions.

Convenience Features

MAG-View Fiber Optic Provides a highly visible reference point for the magnification setting.
Radius Bar Fiber optic turret rotation indicator provides a highly visible and tactile point of reference for turret rotations. US Patent 7,937,879
Fast Focus Eyepiece Allows quick and easy reticle focusing.
Magnification6-24 x
Objective Lens Diameter50 mm
Eye Relief4.0 inches
Field of View17.8-5.1 feet/100 yards
Tube Size30 mm
Turret StyleTactical Elevation
Capped windage
CRS Zero Stop
Adjustment Graduation1/2 MOA click elevation
1/4 MOA click windage
Travel per Rotation24 MOA elevation
12 MOA windage
Max Elevation Adjustment65 MOA
Max Windage Adjustment42 MOA
Parallax Setting50 yards to Infinity
Length15.5 inches
Weight22.4 ounces
Product Manual (PDF)Download
Product Manual 2 (PDF)Download

Viper HS LR 6-24x50 Dimensions

Lengths
L1 L2 L3 L4 L5 L6
15.5 2.5 2.2 6.0 5.8 3.6
Heights
H1 H2
2.26 1.63

Dimensions measured in inches.

XLR Reticle (MOA)

Hashmarked MOA-based long range reticle with wind drift dots and 1 MOA wind reference subtensions. Good for long range shooters dialing for bullet drop or holding drop while using the reticle.

Subtension detail for the Viper HS LR XLR Reticle.

Note
Read the Viper HS LR 6-24x50 with XLR-1 MOA Reticle manual for details on how to effectively determine range, holdover, windage and moving lead corrections.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great optics This is the first long range scope I have ever purchased. Previously I had been very skepticle of the prices of long range optics, however I am extremely happy with this scope. I bought it to place on a tikka T3 light to use for sheep hunting. While zeroing it, i had absolutely no issues and went thru very few rounds to get the shot group in the black at 100 yards. Since that day I have been accurately placing rounds on target at ranges exceeding 800 yards, and have been able to accuratly range targets utilizing the reticle. I have no doubt that for a beginner like me or an experienced long range shooter this optic will impress you.
Date published: 2017-06-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Exceeded Expectations I started to get into PRS shooting this year and didn't want to go all out on a Gen 2 Razor until I knew I really wanted to shoot a lot of matches. So far this scope has been fantastic! The clarity is great, true adjustments, and the zero stop is exactly what I was needing to stop from dialing to far down in the heat of a competition. Very smooth magnification adjustments, although I might get a throw level just to speed things up in competition. I really enjoy the XLR reticle, I feel very confident with any holdovers I might do when I don't have the time to dial. Get this scope and you will not be disappointed!
Date published: 2017-06-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Rest long rang scope. Being my first Vortex purchase I had very high expectations. Most of them were met. All adjustments have a positive and precise feel to them. Clarity in bright to low light conditions is great. FFP all the way!!!!! The included sunshade does the job. Very easy to set zero and to set zero stop. I have zeroed at 200 yard and then set the stop for 100. MOA is very easy to use, especially if you can do math in your head. My only complaint is the eye relief is not what I think it should be. I've had much cheaper scopes that were on par with the HS-LR on most things including light gathering and clarity that had a much more forgiving eye relief.
Date published: 2017-06-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Viper HS LR 6 - 24 This is my first Vortex rifle scope, im just an average guy who saved up and bought a nice gun and wanted a nice scope. It was difficult to find as they have been on back order, i take that as a good thing. i have it mounted on a Sako Finnlight 75 300wsm and it shoots 1/2 moa. im new to long range shooting, but i zeroed it at 100 took it out to 400 with approximate load data and the turret was right on. this scope will spend the next few years in the Pacific Northwest getting used a lot. it will be put to the test, i want to see how it hold up to impact and just plain abuse. until the next review, Thanks Vortex!
Date published: 2017-06-15
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Durable, reliable, but poor glass This scope is mechanically sound. It tracks great and I like the reticle. It perfectly held zeroe for two years of heavy use including lots of rough roads and getting banged around pretty good. It never drifted out of adjustment. Now for the bad. The quality of the glass leaves a lot to be desired. The clarity sucks, and it doesn’t do well in low light. I find my self using 12x instead of 24x because it image quality is bad at full magnification. It’s a moderately priced scope that works. But the clarity will leave you wishing for more.
Date published: 2018-01-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Top Performance in the Field!!! I never write reviews, but this scope deserves recognition. I was in the market about 6 months ago for an upgrade, when my older Nikon stopped holding groups. My buddy has a Vortex, I was really impressed with the functionality and clarity, so I started shopping. Ended up choosing the Viper HSLR 6-24x50 FFP. Once I put it on, I couldn't believe it, the clarity and quality is mind boggling. Normally I only target shoot out to about 200 yards, but now I'm spoiled, like the milk jugs I can easily pop at 600. The clarity, FFP, and reticle make shooting so much easier, I can't believe that my old scope was so inferior. I just got home from a week long white tail hunt in Missouri, where I got to put this puppy to the test. Nice buck showed up right before sunset. It was starting to get dark, but you would never know it looking through this scope, with how much light it pulls in. He was 150 yards out, it felt like 25 looking through the Vortex. I also got a nice big body doe at 330 yards. I bounced around on a 4 wheeler with it all week, this thing is tough. My confidence in accuracy is peaking. All the guys at deer camp joked about getting shooting lessons from me, I said "just get a Vortex." Vortex is the only thing I'll put on top of my rails from here on out.
Date published: 2017-11-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I own three Viper HS LR 6-24x50 FFP's First purchase is mounted onto my AR15 build in 223 Wylde. Second purchase is mounted onto my Ruger Precision Rifle in6.5 Creedmoor. Third purchase ins mounted onto my custom TC Encore in 6.5 Creedmoor. My shooting activity at the ranges attracts attention with the Vipers, punching holes in paper, and ringing the bell shooting steel at long ranges. The performance of these three is optic perfection, easy to acquire targets, adjust, and downright fun to teach others about the reticule advantages they have. Press the trigger and smile while the guys shooting beside me are experiencing frustrating results. So far I have been responsible for getting 3 fellow shooters to buy Vortex with 100% satisfaction. My daughter loves to shoot my AR!
Date published: 2017-06-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best long range scope A buddie of mine pulled out his custom 300 win mag that had a vortex viper hs lr 6-24x50 ffp scope mounted on it at the range and asked me if i could help him site it in. Well dont have to aske me twice. So once i zeroed it in at 100 yard we were all so collecting all the data and inputed it in to his phone app. We started confurming that the yardages matched the hash marks to the retical. They all checked out. Then i preformed a tracking test and pasted. Then i had the idea to see how far i can reach out. I was hitting a 18 inch steal plate out at 1800 yard and was loving the clear image i was still getting at max power. Not all blurry like the scopes im use to. I put over 50 rounds through his rifle that day and the scoped preformed perfictly without any flaws. Wish i could get my hands on to put on my 300 ultra mag.
Date published: 2017-06-15
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I will be mounting a Viper HS LR 6-24x50 FFP on a Remington 700 PCR in a 6.5 Creedmoor soon, which of your precision matched rings do you recommend?

Asked by: Ronnie
Thanks for the question! I would recommend going with a set of our 30 mm Precision Matched Rings 0.97" inch height for your setup.
Answered by: Graham at Vortex Optics
Date published: 2018-12-03

Looking to mount viper HS LR 6-24x50 FFP onto Tikka T3x A1 TAC in .308 which vortex mounts would you suggest. Thanks

Asked by: Sniffer
Thanks for the question! I would recommend going with a set of our 30 mm Precision Matched Rings 1.45" inch height for your setup.
Answered by: Graham at Vortex Optics
Date published: 2018-11-30

I have a Ruger Precision Rifle in .308, and a Vortex Viper HS LR 6-24x50 FFP. The rifle already has a 20 MOA rail on top, should I purchase Precision Extended Cantilever Mount or the one with 20 MOA? Thank you in advance.

Asked by: Luis
Thanks for the question! I recommend the 0 MOA mount for your setup since you already have a 20 MOA rail.
Answered by: Josh at Vortex Optics
Date published: 2018-11-27

I will be mounting a Viper HS LR 6-24x50 XLR to a Savage Mod 10 GSR in 6.5 Creedmoor with the factory installed picatinny rail. What height rings do you reccomend for this setup? Thank you!

Asked by: airman
Thanks for the question! I would recommend going with a set of our 30 mm Precision Matched Rings 0.97" inch height for your setup.
Answered by: Graham at Vortex Optics
Date published: 2018-11-05

Is it supposed to be made in Phillipines? I just received one today (10/25/18) and it is written all over made in Phillpines. Vortex Optics Viper HS LR First Focal Plane Riflescopes - XLR Reticle (MOA)

Asked by: florin
Thanks for the question! Yes, that optic is made in the Philippines at a manufacturing facility that follows our specifications and quality standards.
Answered by: Graham at Vortex Optics
Date published: 2018-10-26

What reticle for a AR 223Wylde 20''(have a offset RMR for close targets) Mostly for training classes and SHTF. Less is more right? Thanks

Asked by: marty
Thanks for the question! The Viper HS LR only comes with our XLR reticle. If you are looking for a mount, I would recommend going with our 30 mm Precision Extended Cantilever Mount for your setup.
Answered by: Graham at Vortex Optics
Date published: 2018-10-19

I am looking for an optic that is capable of adjusting from a zero of 100m out to 1000m with a .308 while still maintaining the reticle on target. Which scopes in your range would be capable of this? Preferably with a maximum power of 21x or 24x....

Asked by: Kieren
Thanks for the question! I would recommend taking a look at our Viper PST Gen II 5-25x50 for your setup.
Answered by: Graham at Vortex Optics
Date published: 2018-09-21

what mount do you recommend for an AR-15 6.5 Grendel with 24" barrel?

Asked by: paddyraid
Thanks for the question! I would recommend going with our 30 mm Precision Extended Cantilever Mount for your setup.
Answered by: Graham at Vortex Optics
Date published: 2018-09-11
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