It’s a question almost every rifle hunter is faced with at one time or another and involves many facets. When it comes to riflescopes, glass, mechanics and manufacturing quality must seamlessly meld together to produce a top-notch optic. It’s a real high-wire act to get these aspects to come together, while at the same time not putting the shooting accessory out of financial reach of the everyday hunter.
There is another aspect to riflescopes, often overlooked, that can make them worth their weight in backstraps — versatility. Given few hunters have the luxury of uniform environmental factors or distances, a scope made for all ranges and seasons can be a real gem.
A hunter’s next trophy might be taken at 25 yards in the shadows of thick timber. Or that dream buck could present itself for a brief moment 200-plus-yard out, on the other side of an dawn dabbled ag field.
Styrka appears to have gone a long way in ensuring hunters don’t miss those opportunities — and everything in between — with the S3 4-12×50 SH Scope. The scope seems to have been designed with adaptability in mind.
The magnification range is at the heart of what makes the S3…