First Look: Primary Arms SLx Hunter Scopes

The new optics have a duplex reticle on the second focal plane with mid-range variable zoom.

posted on July 11, 2022
Primary Arms SLx Hunter scope

Primary Arms Optics is expanding their SLx line of shooting optics to include the new SLx Hunter rifle scope collection. The SLx Hunter collection currently includes four different rifle scopes, all of which feature a duplex reticle and have a second focal plane construction with a 1 inch diameter body and are fully calibrated with MOA adjustments. The current scope offerings give shooters a choice between picking glass with either 40mm or 50mm objective lens and options for variable zoom magnifications in the 3-9x or 4-12x range. All four scopes are equipped with ¼-MOA click adjustable turrets and have maximum windage and elevation values of 80 MOA.

“Light, strong, and reliable, our new SLx Hunter Rifle Scopes are an instant classic and unbeatable value,” says Stephen Morgan, Primary Arms Optics’ Product Marketing Director. “No matter where the hunt takes you, these rifle scopes give you the tools to chase almost any game.” The 4-12x scopes have not yet began shipping but are already listed on Primary Arms Optic’s website and product pages.

The Primary Arms Optics SLx Hunter collection of riflescopes, like all products in the SLx line, counts on Primary Arms guarantee of quality further entrenching them as solid value propositions. At Primary Arms Optics, each rifle scope is personally inspected by trained Primary Arms Optics staff for quality and performance at their Houston headquarters, which also has a retail storefront that is open to the public.

Each scope in the SLx Hunter collection comes with Primary Arms Optics’ comprehensive lifetime warranty. The pricing for SLx Hunter scopes ranges between $199 through $250 retail. For more information on the SLx Hunter optics lineup, the SLx optics line in general, or other products offered by Primary Arms Optics, please visit their website at


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