Razor HD Gen II 4.5-27x56 FFP

Razor® HD
Gen II 4.5-27x56 FFP

Razor HD Gen II 4.5-27x56 FFP is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 257.
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MSRP $2,899.99


The new frontrunners in the race for the ultimate precision, long-range optics, the Gen II Razors, designed and engineered for dialing precision long-range shots in extreme environments, have serious precision shooters saying "finally". The Gen II Razors feature a 6x zoom range, a 34mm single-piece aircraft-grade aluminum tube and our sophisticated L-Tec turret system plus a host of additional high-performance features for state-of-the-art optics with deadly accuracy.

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Magnification 4.5-27x
Objective Lens Diameter 56 mm
Eye Relief 3.7 inches
Field of View 25.3-4.4 ft/100 yds
Tube Size 34 mm
Turret Style L-Tec
Parallax Setting 32 yards to infinity
Length 14.4 inches
Weight 48.5 oz
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APO System Index-matched lenses correct color across the entire visual spectrum.
Optically Indexed Lenses Optimize image sharpness and brightness from edge to edge.
HD Lens Elements Premium extra-low dispersion glass delivers the ultimate in resolution and color fidelity, resulting in high-definition images.
XR™ Plus Fully Multi-Coated Ultimate anti-reflective coatings on all air-to-glass surfaces provide maximum light transmission for peak clarity and the pinnacle of low-light performance.
Plasma Tech Cutting edge coating application process provides unparalleled coating durability and performance
First Focal Plane Reticle Scale of reticle remains in proportion to the zoomed image. Constant subtensions allow accurate holdover and ranging at all magnifications.
Glass-Etched Reticle Allows for intricate reticle design. Protected between two layers of glass for optimum durability and reliability.
Illuminated Reticle Provides precise aiming under low-light conditions


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.
ArmorTek ® Ultra-hard, scratch-resistant coating protects exterior lenses from scratches, oil and dirt.
L-Tec™ Turrets Integrated locking mechanism prevents accidental adjustments. Turrets provide fast, accurate, easily read elevation and windage adjustments. Patent pending.
External Rotation Indicator Provides quick visual and tactile reference of elevation turret’s rotational position.
Locking Illumination Locks illumination at preferred setting.
Side Focus Adjustment located on left side of turret housing is easily accessible from shooting position. Provides optimal image focus and parallax removal.


L-Tec™ Zero Stop Prevents elevation turret from dialing below sight in range using rugged steel components. Internal mechanisms stay free of sand, dirt, dust, moisture and other foreign materials—even when setting the zero-stop position.
Maximized Turret Zero Adjustment Turret design allows expanded adjustment range when L-Tec zero stop feature is disengaged for zeroing purposes. This scope offers 27.5 MRAD total elevation adjustment and 19 MRAD total windage adjustment.
Micro Adjust Zero Setting Infinite zero setting positions allow zero to be set between clicks for optimal accuracy.
Friction Reduction System Heat-treated, hardened-steel pad floats on the end of the turret screw and interfaces with a hardened steel ring on the erector tube for steel-on-steel contact. Prevents galling or deformation of the erector screw contact point for superior durability and
Turret Screws Provides low-friction, wear-resistant performance: precision-machined from a silicon-brass alloy and treated with an advanced dry-film lubricant. Turret screw threads are precision machined to sub-2 micron tolerances (less than 78-millionths of an inch).
Erector Tube System Precision-machined from aircraft grade aluminum with anti-galling properties for a lighter weight, strong, durable tube. Stainless Steel offset coil spring erector biasing system withstands much higher stresses than traditional flat erector springs and al


Fast Focus Eyepiece Allows quick and easy reticle focusing.
L-Tec™ Tool Included with your scope for precise adjustments to the turret.
Locking Side Illumination Easily accessible and lockable illumination dial is located on the left side of turret housing. Features eleven intensity levels of illumination with off positions between each setting.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from You won't be disappointed! I own over 15 vortex optics but this is my first Razor HD. I was hesitant about spending the extra money for the HD version considering all my other Vortex Optics are top knotch and Crystal clear, but I'm glad I did. I got this for a 6.5 creedmoor build and all I can say is WOW! This is a beast, difference between day and night. This scope is in a class of it's own. Well built, like a tank. Easy to see and use turrets. Turrets lock down so no way of accidental moving. Looking through this scope you see a world of difference. This is by far the best scope on the market! You will not regret buying this scope!!
Date published: 2017-11-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My go to competition scope. I own 4 of the Gen 2 Razors and use them in National level Precision Rifle Series and NRL matches. Every single one has been rock solid with not a single quality issue or failure. I have seen scopes go down at rifle matches from about every other top end manufacturer, I have never seen a Gen 2 Razor fail the user at any of the events I have attended. One of our catch phrases of the top end shooters in recommending gear is "buy once cry once" well I have bought the Gen 2 four times and never cried once. I know I am getting the best product for my money with this optic.
Date published: 2017-07-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Top of the line scope! The vortex products are top-of-the-line. There is no other company or manufacture that comes close to vortex. Their warrantee is unmatched as is the customer service. The razor scope is in absolute outstanding rifle scope. The optics and construction are unparalleled in their quality. Performance is a 10 out of 10 when it comes to performance in the field. There is no margin for error when it comes down to that one shot of a lifetime and vortex will give you the quality that you come to expect. Find the shot take the shot and believe that vortex will be there for you – both for the shot and for the warranty. A true American company and its best!
Date published: 2017-06-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Workhorse A year ago I put this optic right next to a two others that cost nearly double what the Gen II does. Same objective, different brand. After 500 rounds down each rifle I came to the same conclusion I did after the first couple outings. The Gen II Razor is simply the workhorse optic in the long range precision rifle game. It simply gives up nothing against the competition. Actually it outranks the comparable optics as it is 1/2 the price with all the great features. This is not a cheap optic, but it is affordable in it's class. Optics come and go, at least one if not two pictured will be out of it in short as a winner has been picked. Hint: it's the first pictured.
Date published: 2017-06-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Serious scope for the serious shooter! While I love my generation one razors, for my extended long-range rifle there was no question on which scope I was going to go with. While I looked through the scope on other peoples Rifles it never ceases to amaze me how clear this glasses, how wide the field of view is that distance, and how easy and precise zero is the set up. If I have only one complaint it is the half mill down zero stop as I personally like to set my zero stop at one mill below zero. That aside it is an exceptional piece of glass and no wonder why it is the most popular on the precision rifle series firing line as well as on the line with national rifle league.
Date published: 2018-03-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Clear, Crisp, and Tough I bought my gen 2 4.5-27x56 about 3 years ago and have mounted it on many rifles from 6.5’s 338’s. It is built like a tank and always performs flawlessly. After years of use and abuse all of the adjustments and features continue to work as they did the day i mounted it. These scopes are top of the line and no corners were cut when they came out with this design. Thats why after 3 years it continues to be one of, if not the most sought after optics for top PRS shooters. I need to add that these scopes are definitely heavy but keep my rating at 5 stars because weight is not an issue for the shooting that i do. Great Job Vortex
Date published: 2018-03-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from "Want to Bet" It all started 50 years ago when two boys would go out shooting in Mississippi. Both of us have not shot in a long time and last year we made a bet about me being able to hit a target at 1000 yards with a caliber no larger than a 223. Now at 62 I took the bet and went to a local gun store and purchased a Howa 1500, now I know the optics are very important so I began my search. After several weeks of reading about all top scopes I finally purchased a Razor Gen ll 4.5-27X56. With in two week I had landed all 5 shots on target. The bet was for his 4 passenger ATV!!! Thanks Vortex for an amazing product!!!!
Date published: 2017-06-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Pure Joy The quality of the glass as well as operation of this optic is hands down the best or second to the best (when compared to the AMG). The eye box is extremely user friendly. The turrets are solid and defined making dialing in shots precise and exact. The only two things I could nit pick about this optic is the color and the reticle. The open cross hairs is nice but the reticle on the AMG EBR7 with the floating cross hairs appears to be a much better option for precision since it clears up some of that clutter around the optimum target area. If there could be a black paint option and another reticle option as well, I am sure it would surpass the AMG for units sold and used! It is a bit pricey but pay once, cry once!
Date published: 2017-08-18
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