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The new line of products, WEAVER "European" for hunters and marksmen, was designed with the constantly growing demands of the European market in mind. The series encompasses a total of 5 different scopes.
Three hunting telescopic sights, one sport-shooting sight and a tactical sight.
The importation of these scopes to Europe has already begun, with the firm of Helmut Hofmann GmbH serving as importer to Germany.
In April we reported on the new WEAVER telescopic sights. Thanks to the recent press release, we can now provide more specifics about the new models.
The WEAVER "European" series hunting sight
Let’s first take a look at the hunting scopes. These include the models 1-5x24, 3-15x56 and 3-12x56.
The smallest version in the WEAVER “European“ series is the 1-5x24 for battue hunting. This scope is a mere 254 mm in length and weighs only 422 grams. It allows you to fire shots rapidly even over longer distances while battue hunting or deer stalking.
The second model, the 3-15x56, is 333 mm in length and is the flag ship of the series. It is identical to the narrower 353 mm 3-12x56, but differs in magnification power. In terms of lens coating, optical quality and light transmission capacity, both models are the same. This scope is well suited for hunting in low light, deer stalking as well as for long range hunting.
Illuminated Reticule #4
Pupil Diameter (mm) ||min. 15/max. 5||min. 16/max. 5||min. 16/max. 5|
min. 102/ max. 102
of View ([email protected])||min. 27,1/max. 6,5||min. 10,8/max. 2,2||min. 10,8/max. 2,7|
Retail Price (in €)||399,00||459,00||399,00|
WEAVER "European" 6-24x42: The Sport-Shooting Sight
The most powerful scope available from WEAVER is the 6-24x42 model in the “European“ series. This scope is designed for both sport shooting as well as for hunting. It uses an extremely fine reticule for greater precision at long distances. And while this 640 gram, 479 mm long scope may be the longest in the series, it’s not the heaviest. This model is ideal for long-range shooting and hunting.
Pupil Diameter (mm)||min. 7/max. 2|
Relief (mm) ||min. 109/ max. 94|
Range (cm) ||146|
of View ([email protected])||min. 5,4/max. 1,4|
Retail Price (in €)||449,00|
WEAVER "European" 5-25x56: The Tactical Sight
The “European“ 5-25x56 of WEAVER provides a high degree of optical clarity and extreme magnification to support proper aiming. And yet this 381 mm long scope weighs 725 grams. The 5-25x56 model incorporates an illuminated Mil Dot reticule. This makes it equally suitable for use as a tactical scope or for shooting at long range with as well as by air rifle marksmen, who appreciate the advantages of a Mil Dot reticule. Additional features included in this model are the 0.5 adjustment click and a side focus knob, which engages at a distance of 25 meters.
|Reticule||Mil Dot (illuminated)|
Pupil Diameter (mm) ||min. 11/max. 2|
Relief (mm) ||min. 102/ max. 102|
of View ([email protected])||min. 6,5/max. 1,3|
Retail Price (in €)||649,00|
The most important features of the WEAVER "European" series
WEAVER "European" telescopic sights feature a full manufacturer’s warranty, sturdy one-piece construction, multicoated optics, nitrogen fill, no-fog lenses and a precise 1cm click adjustment (0.5 cm on target models). Additional features include a dependable illuminated reticule and a sturdy 30 mm central tube as well as a 5-power zoom (not included in the 6-2x42 and 3-12x56)
Well-established reticule types (2nd focal plane) such as illuminated reticules #4, Mil Dot (illuminated) and fine crosshairs have stood the test in hunting and sport shooting by providing for quick and precise target acquisition – regardless of the situation, whether it be drive hunting or long-range shooting.
Background to the WEAVER "European" Series
The entire series was designed for SAVAGE ARMS hunting rifles, which is also part of the ATK Group. Just like other major brands, including FEDERAL PREMIUM, BUSHNELL, BLACKHAWK!, HOPPE'S, RCBS, ALLIANT POWDER and CCI AMMUNITION.
Distributor-list of WEAVER
Germany – www.helmuthofmann.de
France – www.humbert.com
Italy – www.bignami.it
Spain – www.ardesa.com
Austria – www.dschulnigg.at
Finland – www.hjorth.fi
For all other countries please contact www.outdoor-mi.com