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To start off 2020 Primary Arms has released a new low power variable optic (LVPO), The SLx 1-8×244 FFP scope. The new optic comes with the popular and versatile ACSS Raptor Reticle. Primary Arms is know for building affordable optics with solid build quality,superior glass, and premium features in a budget friendly price point. 

The new SLx 1-8x scope features: a first focal plane design with up to 8x magnification, fully multi-coated lenses, weighs in at 17.9oz, and is waterproof and fog proof. It also features the popular ACSS Raptor Reticle with 11 illumination settings, 2 night vision settings, and 1/4 click MOA adjustments. The ACSS Raptor reticle is calibrated to handle 5.56, 5.45, and .308 ammunition. 

Primary Arms design the new SLx 1-8x scope to be a bridge between their SLx 1-6x scopes and their top of the line PLx 1-8 scopes. Offering consumers a LPVO in a compact, lightweight, and affordable package. 

The new Primary Arms SLx 1-8×24 FFP scope retails at $479 with free shipping on order currently. All Primary Arms optics come with a in-house lifetime warranty with the optic. 

Below will be Primary Arms product overview and features. 

The world’s most advanced reticle comes in an all-new scope- Introducing Primary Arms SLx 1-8×24 FFP Rifle Scope.

The SLx line of optics are the heart of Primary Arms lineup. The trusted optics that have built our reputation through the years. Although many SLx optics will be familiar to Primary Arms fans, we are always pushing forward with new generations and adding even more options in response to the demands of our loyal customers.

The Primary Arms SLx 1-8×24 first focal plane (FFP) rifle scope bridges the gap between our SLx 1-6×24 FFP scopes and our top-of-the-line PLx 1-8×24 FFP scopes, offering an expansive magnification range with an eight-time zoom ratio in a compact, lightweight, and affordable package. This tough low power variable optic (LPVO) features full red reticle illumination, a quick focus eyepiece, and low profile, finger adjustable turrets topped by our new turret caps. The first focal plane construction allows for a small red-dot style reticle at low magnification for quick close-quarters engagements, without sacrificing the features and accuracy of our popular Advanced Combined Sighting System (ACSS®) reticle system when you bring the magnification up. To get you from 1x to 8x and back, the SLx FFP rifle scope features our moveable and replaceable magnification ring fin. To top it all off we are backing this scope with lifetime warranty!


• 8x magnification range

• First focal plane ACSS® Raptor reticle designed for 5.56/5.45/.308 is true at every magnification

• Excels at close quarters out to mid-range engagements

• Fully multi-coated lenses

• Tactile and audible 1/4 MOA click adjustments

• Low profile capped turrets

• Water proof and fog proof

• Moveable and replaceable magnification ring fin

• Weighs just 17.9 Oz!

• Lifetime Warranty

The ACSS® Raptor 5.56 first focal plane reticle has been calibrated to be true at every magnification. The reticle’s features include automatic ranging out to 600 yards, moving target leads, and a large, fast horse shoe that easily draws your eye to the target. This caliber specific reticle is tuned for 5.56 NATO, 5.45x39mm, and .308 Win. Full red reticle illumination is provided by a single (included) CR2032 battery, and a spare battery is included inside the windage turret cap. A total of 11 settings take the reticle all the way up to daylight bright. At 1x you get a fast reticle optimized for engaging targets in close quarters. At 8x you have a precision reticle that will let you easily reach out to 600 yards!

Whether you’re hunting through the brush or looking to crush the competition, the SLx first focal plane low power variable rifle scope with ACSS® Raptor reticle is an excellent choice. The wide 1-8x magnification range offers the perfect combination of close quarters engagement speed with mid-range precision, ensuring no target is out of your reach. Lightweight at just 17.9 ounces and backed by our 100% in-house inspection and lifetime warranty, it’s the perfect option for your favorite carbine.

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