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MONARCH 3 Riflescope
Whether you’re varmint shooting, hunting in the first or last light of day and need the extra resolution that high magnification can offer, or simply want big power, this is your scope. This incredibly versatile riflescope has the big 50mm objective to draw in the light plus a great magnification range for a variety of hunting situations.  Scope includes an easy-to-reach side focus parallax adjustment for an unmatched sight picture from any shooting position.
BDC Reticle

Patented BDC Reticle

The various aiming points built into the BDC reticle can be utilized with Nikon’s Spot On Ballistic Match Technology to give you exact aiming points at various yardages.  Take the guesswork out of figuring elevation and bullet drop compensation.
Spring-Loaded Instant Zero-Reset Turrets

Spring Loaded Instant Zero-Reset Turrets

To simplify field adjustments, Nikon has integrated this feature into all MONARCH 3 Riflescopes.  Just sight in at 100 yards as usual, then lift the adjustment knob, rotate to your “zero”, and reengage.
Ultra ClearCoat

Ultra ClearCoat™ Optical System

The difference is clear to see

Nikon has engineered the entire optical system to provide the shooter with a bright, sharp and incredibly flat sight picture and light transmission up to its theoretical maximum- 95% for clear sight picture form dawn to dusk.
Spot On

Spot On Ballistic Match Technology

Custom precision at your fingertips

The MONARCH 3 line is optimized for use with Nikon Spot On Ballistic Match Technology. Spot On allows you to discover all of the exact aiming points on the BDC reticle for your exact ammunition and load.

Windage and Elevation Adjustments

Hand-turn 1/8 MOA Windage and Elevation Adjustments

Reticle adjustments are made in 1/8 MOA click-stop moves you can both feel and hear, and with no backlash to make your shot creep off target. Positive click reticle adjustments get you zeroed in quicker and maintain your setting—even with repeated recoil and under rugged conditions.
One-Piece Body Tubes

Rugged, One-Piece Body Tubes

Engineered for minimum weight and maximum strength and durability, Nikon builds these scopes from aircraft grade aluminum alloy and utilizes larger internal lenses for maximum resoloution. Larger tubes allow for the best resolution, wider windage and elevation travel, and superior low-light performance.
Ring Spacing

Enhanced Mount Ring Spacing

Provides greater mounting versatility. Most MONARCH 3 models can be mounted to virtually any rifle action regardless of caliber- even magnum-length actions.
Eyebox Technology

MONARCH 3 Eyebox Technology

Keeps your brow safe—even with the heaviest recoiling cartridges, lightweight rifles, and severe shooting angles.  Every model features an impressive 4-time zoom range and up to four inches of non-critical eye relief. A massive ocular lens delivers a huge, exceptionally bright, high-resolution sight picture.
Waterproof/Fogproof

Waterproof/Fogproof

Nitrogen filled and O-ring sealed for confidence under any conditions.
Smooth Zoom Control

Smooth Zoom Control

Magnification reference numbers are viewable from the shooter’s position, making adjustments in the field quick and precise.