First Look: Primary Arms FFP 4-16x44 Riflescopes

A new line of entry-level, long-range optics with some great features.

posted on September 8, 2022
Primary Arms Optics Slx 4 16X44mm FFP

Primary Arms has come out with their new FFP (First Focal Plane) 30mm main tube, illuminated 4-16x44 riflescopes. Due to the range of their variable zoom magnification levels, these new additions to the SLx optics family gives shooters the choice of having a scope that is suitable for longer distances as well as four different reticle options to choose from. In order to help shooters to line up on target more easily Primary Arms Optics has also engineered this new line of first-focal-plane scopes to have a slightly more forgiving and longer eye relief in addition to a larger exit pupil. The first-focal-plane arrangements on these riflescopes mean that the reticles will be proportionally true to the targets and distance at every level of magnification, a feature is something often found only on more upmarket riflescopes.

“We wanted to take our popular SLx 4-14 to the next level with a more advanced 4-16 optical prescription, combining exceptionally clear glass with a selection of popular precision reticles,” says Stephen Morgan, Primary Arms Optics’ Product Marketing Director. “Whether you’re chasing game or just spending a day at the range, the new SLx 4-16x44 FFP provides exceptional performance at a phenomenal value.”

All products in Primary Arms’ SLx optics line can count on the company’s guarantee of quality. Trained Primary Arms Optics staff personally inspect each riflescope for quality and performance at their Houston headquarters, and every scope in the SLx line also comes with Primary Arms Optics’ comprehensive lifetime warranty.

Pricing for these new first-focal-plane SLx riflescopes starts at $299 retail. To see a full list of features, information and specifications on these new SLx 4-16x FFP riflescopes, or to learn more about the Primary Arms Optics general SLx product line and their other products, please visit their website at


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