First Look: Primary Arms Optics GLx 4-16x50 mm Riflescope

posted on October 28, 2020

Primary Arms Optics is releasing a brand new long-range precision optic, the the GLx 4-16x50 mm FFP riflescope with ACSS Apollo 6.5CR/.224V Reticle.This optic is specifically designed for use with the popular 6.5 Creedmoor and .224 Valkyrie cartridges. This new scope is part of Primary Arms’ GLx line, which brings premium technology and materials together in an approachable price range. This is the first GLx riflescope to feature the proven ACSS Apollo reticle, which provides instantaneous firing solutions for 6.5 Creedmoor and .224 Valkyrie.

Other models of the GLx 4-16x50 mm FFP riflescope have earned a stellar reputation for long-range performance, and the release of the ACSS Apollo reticle will be sure to please fans of the 6.5 Creedmoor and .224 Valkyrie cartridges. The build-in target ranging, range-adjusted wind reticle holds from 5 mph to 20 mph, and a finely-tuned, first-focal plane (FFP) BDC. This combination makes the ACSS Apollo one of the fastest long-distance reticles on the market and allows for quick corrections while moving between targets downrange. The Apollo’s infinitely precise center chevron allows for increased precision with a clear point of impact, even at close range. In addition to this, he ACSS Apollo features an integrated Mil system for Mil/Mil exact firing solutions as well as the BDC hashes inside the reticle.

This reticle is backed with a cutting-edge optical system that allows for full effectiveness, even in adverse conditions. At just 23.5 ounces, the GLx 4-16x50 mm FFP is relatively lightweight, while the 50 mm objective lens offers superior clarity with premium low-dispersion glass. GLx scopes, like this new model, are known for their locking, zero-resettable turrets which feature steel-on-steel adjustment rings for true lifetime durability. Each click of the turret is crisp and predictable, allowing for fine adjustments. The reticle’s center chevron combines with the supporting Mil sections, allowing for quick holds or precise adjustment as necessary.

“The GLx 4-16x50 mm FFP riflescope is one of our best-selling long-range scopes, and the inclusion of ACSS Apollo helps bring it to the next level,” says Terry Mears, Primary Arms’ Director of Product Marketing. “As 6.5 Creedmoor and .224 Valkyrie cartridges continue to grow in popularity, we expect this scope to become a fast favorite for those looking to improve their agility and precision at extended distances.”

MSRP for this new optic is $699.99, and more information on this scope and other products from Primary Arms is available at


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