Bushnell 3-12x40 AR Optics Riflescope (Drop Zone-223 BDC Reticle)

BH #BU312X40D223 • MFR #AR731240
Bushnell 3-12x40 AR Optics Riflescope (Drop Zone-223 BDC Reticle)
Key Features
  • Drop Zone-223 Reticle, 2nd FP
  • 30mm Diameter Maintube
  • 14.5 MRAD Elevation, 24.7 MRAD Windage
  • Finger-Operated Target Turrets
A versatile mid-range optic for modern sporting rifles, the Bushnell 3-12x40 AR Optics Riflescope features fully multi-coated elements for a bright, sharp image, a maximum 29' field of view, and generous elevation and windage adjustment ranges. Its Drop Zone-223 reticle is calibrated for .223/5.56 ammunition with 55- to 62-grain bullets and has holdover marks out to 600 yards.
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Bushnell 3-12x40 AR Optics Riflescope (Drop Zone-223 BDC Reticle)

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Bushnell AR731240 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Optical Performance
  • 3Drop Zone-223 Reticle
  • 4Use and Handling
  • 5Construction Details

A versatile mid-range optic for modern sporting rifles, the Bushnell 3-12x40 AR Optics Riflescope features fully multi-coated elements for a bright, sharp image, a maximum 29' field of view, and generous elevation and windage adjustment ranges. Its Drop Zone-223 reticle is calibrated for .223/5.56 ammunition with 55- to 62-grain bullets and has holdover marks out to 600 yards.

The 1" diameter, one-piece aluminum housing is waterproof and shock resistant, with 3.5" of eye relief. The adjustable-length Throw Down PCL zoom lever allows for rapid response to changing circumstances.

Optical Performance

  • 3-12x zoom magnification
  • 40mm objective diameter
  • Fully multi-coated optics
  • 29-7' field of view at 100 yards

Drop Zone-223 Reticle

  • Drop Zone-223 BDC reticle
  • Second focal plane
  • Modified duplex style
  • Four tapered posts, a thin crosshair, and holdover dots at 200, 300, 400, 500, and 600 yards
  • Calibrated for .223/5.56 55- to 62-grain ammunition, zeroed at 100 yards

Use and Handling

  • 14.5 MRAD elevation, 24.7 MRAD windage adjustment ranges
  • Side-focus parallax adjustment, 10 yards to infinity
  • 13-3mm exit pupil range
  • 3.5" eye relief

Construction Details

  • 1" maintube
  • Aluminum housing
  • Matte black finish
  • Exposed turrets
  • Fast focus eyepiece with knurled zoom ring and Throw Down PCL adjustable-length zoom lever
  • Waterproof

Bushnell AR731240 Specs

Performance
Magnification3 to 12x
Objective Lens Diameter40 mm
Field of View3x: 29' @ 100 yd / 9.6 m @ 100 m
12x: 7' @ 100 yd / 2.3 m @ 100 m
Exit Pupil Diameter3x: 13 mm
12x: 3 mm
Eye Relief3.5" / 90 mm
Reticle
Reticle TypeDrop Zone-223 BDC Reticle (Second Focal Plane)
IlluminationNon-Illuminated
Features
Windage Adjustment15 MRAD
Elevation Adjustment25 MRAD
Parallax CorrectionYes, 10 yd / 9.1 m to Infinity
Environmental
Water ResistanceWaterproof
General
Maintube Diameter1"
BatteryNone
MaterialAluminum
DimensionsLength: 12" / 30.5 cm
Weight19 oz / 539 g
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