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Viper HS LR 6-24x50 FFP is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 67.
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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 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 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 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 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 5 out of 5 by from Best scope ever!!!! I've used this product for the last year and I have been totally satisfied by its performance. As a guide in AZ this long range scope is key, I have client come to camp with gear capable for 200 yrds max, I explain the difficulty of hunting coues and it's always good to be able to make 500 plus yard shot. After shooting my 7mm mag topped with the viper scope there first statement is "I'm buying on of these when I get home!!!!!!!" Thank you guys for the great products you put out, key to my success is optics and vortex is the greatest!!!#vortexoptics
Date published: 2017-06-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Completed Darrel Holland's Long Range school with this Completed Darrel Holland's Long Range school with this scope. I was competing against -5k guns and Schmit-Bender and ART Scopes (Darrels Design). This course puts you and your scope through the grinder on ranging, identifying and doping wind. Throughout this course you are constantly on the dials making changes. At the end of the day this scope performed FLAWLESSLY and held .25 MOA on windage and .5 MOA on elevation. I was up and down the dial relentlessly and can't say enough about the performance. It Held zero and never let me down.
Date published: 2017-06-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great features Used it for my first ever competition at the World's Police and Fire Games at Camp Pendleton this August. Didn't know what to expect. I can see the target very clearly at 600 yards! The windage and elevation knobs have a nice feeling to it. You can feel the clicks as you make your adjustments especially at a loud surroundings.
Date published: 2017-08-16
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Hello, I would like a recommendation on rings for mounting to a Ruger Precision Rifle in 6.5 Creedmoor with a 20 MOA Picatinny Rail, with sufficient space for your flip up caps. Thank you

Asked by: Steve
For the Ruger Preciison Rifle you will want to use our 1.45" height Precision Matched Rings.
Answered by: Mike at Vortex Optics
Date published: 2017-11-17

First things first great products!!! what do you recommend in height on rings I plan on buying your vortex presion rings I need rings and base. 300mag browning a bolt

Asked by: Mac man
I recommend a 1 piece picatinny rail from www.egwguns.com and a set of our 0.97" Precision Matched Rings.
Answered by: Mike at Vortex Optics
Date published: 2017-11-14

I am mounting a Viper HS LR 6-24X50 on a Remington 700. I see you recommend one piece rail with med rings for others. The rails I've been looking at come in different MOA (Zero, 20). What do you recommend for the MOA on the base rail? Thanks

Asked by: Rick
If you are looking at shooting to 500+ yards, the 20 MOA rail would be beneficial as it would allow you to utilize more of the scope's elevation adjustment.
Answered by: Mike at Vortex Optics
Date published: 2017-11-01

I purchased a Sako A7 big game in 6.5 Creedmoor.  I see it has rails built into the weapon system from the manufacturer.  I have your precision matched rings in  .87.  Will this work for the Viper HSLR in 6-24x50 or do you recommend something else?

Asked by: Red594
If it comes with weaver style bases, you will need the 0.97-W Precision Matched Rings, if it comes with picatinny style bases the rings you have should work.
Answered by: Mike at Vortex Optics
Date published: 2017-10-30

Viper HSLR 6-24x50 on Ruger Am Prdtr 6.5 Crdmr with Viper .87” precision rings on one piece rail supplied with rifle. Sighted in at 100 yards the elevation turret is already 2/3 of the way up. I’ll be adding a 20MOA rail to help. Any ideas why so high?

Asked by: ChevelleGearhead
The point in your travel that your scope is at is due to the alignment of your rifle. If you give us call at 800-426-0048 ext 5, we would be happy to explain this in detail.
Answered by: Mike at Vortex Optics
Date published: 2017-10-22

I recently purchased a browning X Bolt Hunter calibered in 30/06.  What rings and or bases would you suggest for the Viper HS LR 6-24x50.

Asked by: Red594
I recommend a 1 piece picatinny rail from www.egwguns.com and a set of our 30 mm Precision Matched Rings in 0.97" height.
Answered by: Mike at Vortex Optics
Date published: 2017-10-16

Mounting Viper HS LR 6-24x50 FFP XLR (MOA) Reticle on my Tikka T3 Forest .300 WSM. What rings would you recommend for this?

Asked by: Tommy
With a 1 piece picatinny rail, I would go with the 30 mm Precision Matched Rings in 0.97" height.
Answered by: Mike at Vortex Optics
Date published: 2017-10-19

I have a remington 700 BBL .308  with a 20 moa nightforce rail with vortex medium height .97"/24.64mm rings. My windage seems to be very limited on adjustment. Any suggestions? Also, Numbers in reticle are too small for hold over shots.

Asked by: Novice51
Give us a call at 800-426-0048 ext 5 to discuss this.
Answered by: Mike at Vortex Optics
Date published: 2017-10-09
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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: 2017-06-07
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: 2017-06-07
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: 2017-06-07
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: 2017-06-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Completed Darrel Holland's Long Range school with this Completed Darrel Holland's Long Range school with this scope. I was competing against -5k guns and Schmit-Bender and ART Scopes (Darrels Design). This course puts you and your scope through the grinder on ranging, identifying and doping wind. Throughout this course you are constantly on the dials making changes. At the end of the day this scope performed FLAWLESSLY and held .25 MOA on windage and .5 MOA on elevation. I was up and down the dial relentlessly and can't say enough about the performance. It Held zero and never let me down.
Date published: 2017-06-07
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: 2017-06-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best scope ever!!!! I've used this product for the last year and I have been totally satisfied by its performance. As a guide in AZ this long range scope is key, I have client come to camp with gear capable for 200 yrds max, I explain the difficulty of hunting coues and it's always good to be able to make 500 plus yard shot. After shooting my 7mm mag topped with the viper scope there first statement is "I'm buying on of these when I get home!!!!!!!" Thank you guys for the great products you put out, key to my success is optics and vortex is the greatest!!!#vortexoptics
Date published: 2017-06-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 6-24x50 ffp I put this on a Remington 700 lr in 300 wm. I've had it on for a year and a half now. No issues with at all. It's an amazing scope and wouldn't hesitate to buy another if I needed it. I placed a small pumpkin at 1210 yards dialed elevation and held for 10 mph cross wind, I shot the pumpkin ten times. I also put my 9 year old boy behind the same gun and this scope. Two shots dead center on pumpkin. This scope has three elk kills under it's belt, and would have more but AZ is hard state to get tags. Awesome scope!!!
Date published: 2017-06-07
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