First Look: Primary Arms Gold Series Riflescopes

posted on October 9, 2019

Primary Arms is coming out with its first Gold Series precision-rifle scopes, featuring six different models that are equipped with high-quality, low-dispersion glass and all-new turret technologies. The Gold Series are all First Focal Plane (FFP) scopes and are available in 2.5-10x44 mm, 4-16x50 mm, and 6-24x50 mm magnification ranges.

“The Gold Series of scopes are a breakthrough in technology, bringing a new level of sophistication to our optics lineup,” says Marshall Lerner, CEO of Primary Arms. “All the new scopes in the Gold Series feature our exclusive, patent-pending turret design, bringing a quality and innovation unheard of at the price point.”

Primary Arms Gold Series scopes are built for heavy-duty use in harsh field or range conditions. Built from a balanced combination of 6061 and 7075 aluminum, stainless steel and hardened steel components, the patent-pending turret adjustment system inside each scope replaces the usual brass and adhesive parts with stronger steel and aluminum for improved toughness, durability and improved precision when tracking. Adjustments on the scopes are guaranteed for life, while a 100-click rotation ensures swift transitions between targets. The turrets on the scopes are enhanced with the new ZLock resettable turret knobs, which lock automatically when spun to the user’s zero. This allows users to quickly return to zero with a ZStop, effectively eliminating the risk of accidental overtravel.

All Primary Arms Gold Series scopes feature top-notch glass quality which provides greater light transmission and image clarity at any range. Gold Series scopes also feature an enlarged eye box for maximum efficiency under the pressures of high-speed, dynamic marksmanship. Special care has been taken to remove the black bordering or vignette surrounding the sight picture, creating a clear, flat field of view. The illumination system features both daylight and NV-settings, and the inclusion of the company's new AutoLive technology enables users to leave their optic illumination on at all times, as the reticle lighting will turn on automatically when needed.

MSRP on the Gold Series starts at $749, placing them between the company's Silver Series and Platinum Series optics. More information on the Primary Arms Gold Series scopes is available at


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