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In the past few weeks Bushnell has been teasing a new optic on their social media platforms. We only had ideas and glimpses into what Bushnell was bring to the table. Now, we know. Today, Bushnell unveiled its new Match Pro Riflescope. Bushnell’s new optic is focused on shooters who are looking to get into long range shooting sports such as PRS, NRL, and NRL22. The new Match Pro is set at an affordable price making it a good option for entry level distance shooters.

The new Bushnell Match Pro features a aluminum 30mm tube, 6-24×50 FFP configuration, multi-coated lenses, with a Deploy MIL FFP reticle. The new Match Pro will retail at $499 MSRP.

Below is the Press Release from Bushnell regarding the Match Pro.

Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas – April 2020 –

Bushnell, an industry leader in performance optics, is excited to announce that it will offer a new version of its competition-based riflescope, the Match Pro, sold exclusively through Designed to offer an affordable solution for those seeking a precision-made riflescope for rimfire or PRS-style competitions, the Match Pro delivers high end features at an entry level price.

At the core of the Bushnell Match Pro is a list of high-end features that would normally be reserved for a riflescope costing considerably more than $499.99.

Among these standard features include; a first focal plane optical system, parallax down to 10 yards, locking turrets, tool-less zero reset, an etched glass MIL reticle, and fully multi-coated lenses. Add to it Bushnell’s patented EXO Barrier™ technology that repels unwanted moisture, fog and debris, all while providing protection against scratches, and you have a durable, purpose-built optic ready to take on any course of fire.

“As more and more people enter into the world of long-range precision matches, be it through the NRL22 or PRS, the need for a budget minded scope that doesn’t fall flat on capabilities has never been greater,” said Greg Palkowitsh, riflescope product manager. “The Match Pro riflescope offers the perfect blend of performance and cost, giving shooters all of the features they need while still qualifying for base class and open class competition.”

Standard features on the new Bushnell Match Pro include:

• 6-24×50 Configuration
• 30mm Tube
• First Focal Plane (FFP)
• Locking Turrets with Tool-less Zero Reset
• Side Parallax from 10yds to Infinity
• 10-Mil Locking Turrets with Tactile Clicks
• 18 Mil of Windage and Elevation Travel
• Deploy Mil FFP Etched Glass Reticle
• Fully-Multi Coated Optics
• EXO Barrier™

Both the illuminated and non-illuminated Match Pro models will be available early May. Interested shoppers are encouraged to go to and sign up for updates to stay informed on the new batch of riflescopes.

First production samples will be limited, so Bushnell encourages consumers to sign up now in order to make sure they are notified once the riflescopes are available.

What do you think of Bushnell’s new Match Pro optic? Do you think it is an optic you would make an investment in? Let us know in the comments below.

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