By Bob Owens
The Hawke Sport HD IR 3-9×40 Rimfire SR scope extends the range of a common .22LR rifle to 200 yards for both target shooting and small game hunting.
Okay, I completely lied with that headline.
An elegantly simple 3-9×40 scope designed to provide bullet drop compensation out to 200 yards can’t make anyone a great shot, so you’ll still near to have solid shooting skills to wring the accuracy out of your .22LR rifle of choice. Also, I’m fairly certain that there isn’t a military sniper anywhere in the world using the standard-velocity, standard-weight (36-40-grain) .22LR ammunition.
What the Hawke Sport HD IR 3-9×40 Rimfire SR scope can do is extend the range of your average rimfire rifle out to to 200 yards, a range almost double that of what most people consider the practical limit of the cartridge.
But maybe we’re getting ahead of ourselves.
There is no magic in Hawke Sport HD IR 3-9×40 Rimfire SR scope, at least in practical terms. The tube is the standard 1″ in diameter, and it’s 12.5″ in length. It weighs in at a not immodest 14.9 oz. The”IR” in the scopes name indicates a red-illuminated reticle.
The elevation and windage knobs are in 1/4″ clicks, and help …read more
Source:: Bearing Arms