First Look: Primary Arms SLx 1-6x24 SFP ACSS Nova 5.56/.308 BDC Scope

A second-focal-plane LVPO that's a first rate value.

posted on June 13, 2024
Primary Arms SLx 1-6x24 SFP ACSS Nova

Primary Arms Optics is releasing the newest iteration of the best-selling SLx 1-6x24 SFP riflescope, which now features an ACSS Nova 5.56/.308 BDC (Bullet Drop Compensator) reticle.

"The new ACSS Nova 5.56/.308 reticle is a game-changer, offering the precision of an optimized BDC system with the intense illumination of a fiber optic wire," says Stephen Morgan, Product Marketing Director at Primary Arms Optics. "Whether you're shooting at close targets or engaging at 500 yards and beyond, the new SLx 1-6x24 with ACSS Nova 5.56/.308 reticle will give you all the tools to land faster shots on target."

The ACSS Nova 5.56/.308 BDC is a high-performance fiber optic reticle built for rapid engagement speed across varying distances. The ACSS Nova 5.56/.308 is designed to work with common 5.56 NATO and .308 Win. cartridges and features optimized ballistic drop holdovers and built-in target ranging out to 600 yards. This setup allows for split-second engagements at distance without the need for an external rangefinder. For close targets, the Nova's 'Red Dot Bright' fiber optic illumination serves as a fast, reflexive aiming point that keeps pace with the fastest close-quarters optics. The second-focal-plane reticle of this optic means your reticle stays a constant size as you zoom in and out. However, it all means that the ranging and BDC features are only accurate at 6X, when you most likely would need such features.

Combined with the advanced features and quality glass of the 4th generation SLx 1-6x24 Rifle Scope, the ACSS Nova 5.56/.308 is an excellent choice for both carbines and battle rifles. Like all Primary Arms Optics products, it comes with a comprehensive lifetime warranty and commitment to customer satisfaction.

MSRP for the SLx 1-6x24 SFP Rifle Scope with ACSS Nova 5.56/.308 reticle is $339.99, and both Black and FDE (Flat Dark Earth) variants are available. Visit for more information on this optic or other products from Primary Arms.


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