First Look: Primary Arms Optics ACSS Griffin X Mil Reticle for SLx Riflescope

posted on October 6, 2021

Primary Arms Optics has released a new ACSS Griffin X Mil reticle option for the SLx 1-8x24 mm FFP Rifle Scope. The SLx line delivers premium-level features and quality construction at an affordable price point, and the 1-8x24 FFP is no exception. The SLx line is responsible for Primary Arms Optics’ reputation for innovation, reliability with great value, and all SLx optics undergo rigorous field-testing during development to best serve users in any environment.

“The new SLx 1-8x24 LPVO features a stunning optical system which stretches the physics of the optical system, allowing for solid eye relief even at 8 power,” says Terry Mears, Primary Arms Optics’ Director of Product Marketing. “We added the ACSS Griffin X Mil to the offering in order to provide a reticle that works with any caliber.”

With an 8X zoom ratio, the SLx 1-8x24 mm FFP Rifle Scope has an ample magnification range that’s built into an affordable compact and lightweight optic. This tough, low power variable optic (LPVO) features full red reticle illumination, a quick focus eyepiece, and low profile, finger adjustable turrets topped with Primary Arms’ new turret caps.

The new ACSS Griffin X Mil reticle is a simplified MIL Grid reticle for low-power variable optics. The reticle combines the integrated Mil-grid holdover system with a bold outer horseshoe and center chevron to offer the user greater flexibility when moving between cartridges or rifle systems. This reticle also features intuitive auto-ranging BDC stadia which fit the ballistics for common cartridges like 5.56 NATO, 5.45x39 mm, .308 Win., 6.5 Grendel and other rounds.

SLx 1-8x24 mm FFP Rifle Scope Specifications

  • Click Value: 0.1 mil
  • Exit Pupil Diameter: Low: 9 mm / High: 3 mm
  • Eye Relief: Low: 3.2 inches / High: 3.3 inches
  • Field of View 100 Yards: Low: 105 feet / High: 14.3 feet
  • Focal Plane: First Focal Plane
  • Magnification: 1X - 8X
  • Objective Diameter: 24 mm
  • Reticle: Illuminated, Night Vision Compatible ACSS GRIFFIN X MIL
  • Reticle Type MRAD
  • Tube Diameter: 30 mm
  • Weight: 17.9 ounces

MSRP for the SLx 1-8x24 mm FFP Rifle Scope with a ACSS Griffin X Mil reticle is $479.99, and to learn more about this scope, please visit


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