This is a Shepherd 6x18-M.556 Rifle Scope. This is Shepherd's Newset Model. It is 6 x 18 by 40. The Range Finding Circles are 9 Inches for varmint shooting. This Scope can be zeroed with one shot. It is the world's fastest range finding and bullet drop compensating scope. All Shepherd scopes are waterproof, fogproof and shockproof. They are backed by Shepherd's Lifetime Guarantee. This is Abosolutely the Finest Scope you will ever own.
Here at Essential Gear Outfitters, we have been Shooting Shepherd Scopes for over Twenty Years and they have always performed flawlessly. This scope is BRAND NEW IN THE BOX and includes all paperwork. The Scope comes complete with an operations manual and lens covers. **This scope is an entirely new model from Shepherd. It is not a V1 or V2 series scope.
This scope has 9 inch ranging circles, not 18 or 24. This scope is calibarated for the Hornady .224 55gr. V-Max Bullet with a Muzzle Velocity of 3240fps. The factory loaded Hornady V-Max is dead on at 1,000 yards with this scope. The following factory loads will shoot within one minute of angle with this scope out to at least 500 yards: .17HMR, .204, .222, .223, .224, .243, .270, .280, .284, 7mm, 7mm-08, 7mmSTW, .308NATO, .308NORMA, 30-06, 300H and H, 330DAK, 416 Wby., 418Laz., and 460 Wby.
This scope has a NEW windage correction system. The numbers indicate the correct hold off for a 10mph. Wind at 9 o'clock in 100 Yard increments. You will see your windage correction take place as you dial them in and you will be sure you went the right amount in the right direction. Read the wind and dial it in. Also it has intermediate lines on the circle grid that equal 18 Inches. They match military and sniper competiton targets across the shoulders. The circles match the head on these types of targets from top to bottom. You can also range any target if you know its size in inches and use the MOA grids in the scope.
We hope this additional information is helpful. All 6-18 models have the following specifications: Field of view 5.5'-16X at 100 YDS., brightness 175-16, eye relief 3"-3.25", tube size 1", length 16.25 inches, weight 20.8 ounces. All Shepherd Scopes use a patented dual reticle system and are the only scopes in the world to Guarantee 100% accurate tracking and adjustments. The four mag coating on all lenses make the light gathering property one of the best in the industry. This scope is IN STOCK and READY TO SHIP.