Earlier this year Blackhawk introduced a new line of riflescopes available exclusively through Cabellas. Blackhawk offered 30mm and 1” versions, both with various models with different magnifications. We were lucky enough to receive their flagship, 4-20x50mm magnification scope sent to us to try out for a few months.
When the scopes were first announced by Blackhawk, I must admit, I had some serious reservations. First, a company that’s most famous for their molle gear, holsters, and apparel was now getting into the highly competitive and equally precise optics game? Second, they announced that the scopes were not American made, but imported. And finally, they 4-24x model costs $900 at Cabellas, which puts the Blackhawk riflescope’s price tag parallel with the Vortex Viper PST and Burris XTR scopes which are proven mid level scopes. Well after about 4 months using Blackhawk’s entry into the optics game some of those reservations have been resolved, but left one question still lingering—is Blackhawk’s new scope worth almost $900?Read More