Diamondback HP 4-16x42

HP 4-16x42

Diamondback HP 4-16x42 is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 205.
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MSRP $429.99


The Diamondback HP (High Performance) riflescope offers a full-on array of features that discerning hunters are sure to appreciate. Optically, these scopes hit the proverbial mark. XD extra-low dispersion glass increases resolution and color fidelity while XR fully multi-coated lenses maximize every minute of shooting light. The side focus/parallax adjustment is easily accessible while keeping a trim profile and allowing optimal mounting height. And, with a 4x zoom range, the Diamondback HP offers highly versatile magnification.

Magnification 4-16x
Objective Lens Diameter 42 mm
Eye Relief 4.0 inches
Field of View 23.8-6.1 ft/100 yds
Tube Size 1 inch
Turret Style Capped
Adjustment Graduation 1/4 MOA
Travel Per Rotation 15 MOA
Max Elevation Adjustment 80 MOA
Max Windage Adjustment 80 MOA
Parallax Setting 30 yards to infinity
Length 12.5 inches
Weight 18 oz




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.
Second Focal Plane Reticle Scale of reticle maintains the same ideally-sized appearance. Listed reticle subtensions used for estimating range, holdover and wind drift correction are accurate at the highest magnification.


Tube Size 1 inch diameter tube offers a versatile blend of adjustment, size and weight for a wide variety of shooting applications.
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 binocular 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 hard-coat anodization provides a low-glare matte surface and helps camouflage the shooter's position.
Capped Reset Turrets Allow quick re-indexing of the turret (no tool needed) to zero after sighting in the riflescope. Caps provide external protection for turret.
Side Focus Adjustment located on left side of turret housing is easily accessible from shooting position. Provides optimal image focus and parallax removal.


Precision-Glide Erector System This system ensures the components in the zoom lens mechanism glide smoothly and cleanly through all magnification ranges.


Fast Focus Eyepiece Allows quick and easy reticle focusing.


Please select Reticle.



Rated 5 out of 5 by from Big BANG for your Buck! I recently put this scope on a 6.8 spc AR build. 16x might be a little over kill but I love it. You can crank up all the way to 16x and this glass is clear. Planning on using this set up for deer this year and probably some coyotes too. With the range of this scope I should be able to reach out and touch some fur with ease. I would easily compare this scope to some higher end glass. With Vortex you get a lot more for the money you spend. Capped turrets are nice and they are easy to adjust. Didn't take long to zero it in to my rifle and has been holding its zero. You won't be disappointed with this purchase.
Date published: 2017-06-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is an awesome scope, highly recommended I recently purchased this scope for a Remington 700 SPS Tactical .223 rifle. I have been playing around with doing some long range shooting and wanted a scope that offered a little different type of BDC reticle other than the usual BDC circles. The hash marks offered in the Dead Hold reticle work very well for MOA hold overs and windage adjustments quickly and accurately. The 4-16x gives me plenty of zoom for 500 plus yards and the clarity of the sight picture is awesome. I would highly recommend this scope for not only long range shooting but as a hunting optic as well. Very tough built scope combined with the anti fog and light gathering lenses makes it great for hunting as well.
Date published: 2017-06-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome product!! I didn't know much about vortex until last year my fiance bout me a new 270 and had the vortex diamond back 4x16x42 put on it. I have a few different rifles with either Leopold or Nikon glass on them and the vortex is every bit as good or better than all of them. I got the gun rite before Christmas 2016 sighted it in and it's held dead nuts zero ever since and that's going up and down several ladder stands and bouncing around in the truck and on the ranger. People swear by some of these companies that have been around longer and charge more but for my money I don't think I'll ever but another brand optic. I also have to pair of their binoculars that I am 100 percent happy with as well.
Date published: 2017-06-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Diamondback HP 4-16x42 is an excellent riflescope I have been using the Diamondback hp 4-16 x 42 riflescope for about 12 months. I am extremely happy with this product. For the price point I have not seen better or clearer glass. From 4 x through 16 x the image remain completely clear and focused. I have the scope mounted on a Tikka t3 Lite Stainless in 3006. I would highly recommend this scope. Also you can not beat the Vortex warranty. I use the scope to hunt moose. The only part of the scope I am not sure of is the accuracy of the parallax adjustment. I played with it over several distances and ended up setting it on 100 yards where it remains.
Date published: 2017-06-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best scope in any price range. Period. I first tried Vortex last year after a Leupold scope failed me with drifting crosshairs on a cold weather Colorado elk hunt. I am a meat hunter, so that is just unacceptable to say the least. I heard and read good things, so after my hunt I picked up a 3-12 Diamondback HP and mounted it on a Remington 700 in 270 Win to check it out. Flawless, awesome quality, user-friendly and uncluttered BDC, awesome parallax and eye relief adjustment, smooth articulating power adjustment and just ultra clear. Super rugged, especially in dual dovetail mounts. So I stepped up and put a 4-16HP on on a Howa 1500 in 7mm-08 and it worked just as well. So I finally mounted another on my primary elk rifle, a Winchester M70 Featherweight in 270WSM. I am now officially a Vortex guy. If you are going to put a scope to its intended use, you simply cannot go wrong.
Date published: 2017-10-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Absolutely no complaints Bought this as a third attempt to find an affordable scope that would do the things I needed it for on my new AR last summer. Tried cheaper. Bad plan. Had minimal hopes for this, was pleasantly surprised. Actually bought it hoping it would be good enough to tolerate until I could save enough money for HIGH END. Well, now I don't need high end, this is more than enough scope for my purposes. Been contemplating replacing a HIGH END scope on my deer rifle with one of these as my eyes aren't what they were and I truly enjoy the extra magnification.
Date published: 2017-06-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing scope for such a low price! Can't be beat. I have had this scope for a little over two years now, it has migrated from a .300AAC Blackout, to a .17HMR, and recently onto my Remington Ultimate Muzzleloader. Having the ability to reset the zero at will makes it perfect for this task of breaking in new rifles before I buy a permanent scope for that firearm, allowing me to decide if I want something different or not. Clarity, magnification from 4-16, and good light gathering makes range days and even hunting a breeze, and the durability and Vortex warranty makes it a no brainer....
Date published: 2017-11-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product, great results I purchased this scope for my 7mm rem mag. I knew it would be a great scope, and you can't beat the price. The pictures do all the talking. 100 yards, nothing but a backpack for a rest.
Date published: 2018-03-01
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