Optics Usage Chart

The right tool for the right job. Check out primary and secondary uses for all Weaver scopes, binoculars, dot sights and spotting scopes.

What the icons mean:

= Varmints, predators, small game
= Medium game
= Large, heavy game
= Dangerous game
= Target shooting, training, practice
= Military, LE, Tactical

Super Slam Scopes

Part Number Description Primary Usage Secondary Usage
800310 SS 2-10x42 Matte w/Dual-X Reticle
800311 SS 2-10x42 Silver w/Dual-X Reticle
800315 SS 2-10x42 Matte w/BDC Reticle
800320 SS 2-10x50 Matte w/Dual-X Reticle
800325 SS 2-10x50 Matte w/BDC Reticle
800330 SS 3-15x42 SF Matte w/Dual-X Reticle
800335 SS 3-15x42 SF Matte w/BDC Reticle
800340 SS 3-15x50 SF Matte w/Dual-X Reticle
800341 SS 3-15x50 SF Silver w/Dual-X Reticle
800345 SS 3-15x50 SF Matte w/BDC Reticle
800348 SS 3-15x50 SF Matte w/Ill. Dual-X Reticle
800350 SS 4-20x50 SF Matte w/Dual-X Reticle
800352 SS 4-20x50 SF Matte w/Fine-X Dot Reticle
800355 SS 4-20x50 SF Matte w/BDC Reticle
849352 SS 1-5x24 Matte w/Heavy Dual-X Reticle
800375 SS 1.5-6x24 Matte w/Ill. German #4 Reticle (30mm)
800370 SS 4-20x50 SF Matte w/Dual-X Reticle (30mm)
800373 SS 4-20x50 SF Matte w/Ill. Crosshair German #4 Reticle (30mm)
800378 SS 3-9x56 SF Matte w/German #4 Reticle (30mm)

Grand Slam Scopes

Part Number Ring Size Primary Usage Secondary Usage
800472 GS 3-10x40 Matte w/Ballistic-X Reticle
800473 GS 3-10x40 Matte w/Dual-X Reticle
800474 GS 3.5-10x50 Matte w/Dual-X Reticle
800475 GS 4.5-14x40 AO Matte w/Dual-X Reticle
800477 GS 4.5-14x40 AO Matte w/Ballistic-X Reticle
800469 GS 6-20x40 AO Matte w/Varminter Reticle
800476 GS 6-20x40 AO Matte w/Fine Crosshair Dot Reticle
800478 GS 6-20x40 AO Matte w/Ballistic-X Reticle

Tactical Scopes

Part Number Ring Size Primary Usage Secondary Usage
800362 Tactical 3-15x50 SF Matte w/Mil-Dot Reticle (30mm)
800360 Tactical 4-20x50 SF Matte w/Mil-Dot Reticle (30mm)
800363 New Tactical 3-15x50 SF Matte w/Ill. EMDR Reticle (30mm)
800364 New Tactical 1-5x24 Matte w/Ill. CIRT Reticle (30mm)

Classic V-Series Scopes

Part Number Ring Size Primary Usage Secondary Usage
849400 Classic 1-3x20 Matte w/Dual-X Reticle
849399 Classic 2.5-7x32 Matte w/Dual-X Reticle
849402 Classic 3-9x38 Matte w/Dual-X Reticle
849403 Classic 2-10x38 Matte w/Ballistic-X Reticle
849406 Classic 2-10x38 Silver w/Dual-X Reticle
849405 Classic 2-10x38 Matte w/Dual-X Reticle
849407 Classic 4-16x42 AO;SST Matte w/Ballistic-X Reticle
849410 Classic 4-16x42 AO;SST Matte w/Fine Crosshair Dot Reticle
849409 Classic 4-16x42 AO;SST Matte w/Fine Crosshair Reticle
849408 Classic 4-16x42 AO;SST Matte w/Dual-X Reticle
849414 Classic 4-16x42 AO;SST Matte w/.223 Ballistic-X Reticle
849412 Classic 6-24x42 AO;SST Matte w/Mil-Dot Reticle
849411 Classic 6-24x42 AO;SST Matte w/Varminter Reticle
849413 Classic 6-24x42 AO;SST Matte w/ Ballistic-X Reticle
849416 Classic 6-24x42 AO;SST Matte w/.223 Ballistic-X Reticle

Classic K-Series Scopes

Part Number Ring Size Primary Usage Secondary Usage
849415 Classic 4x38 Matte w/Dual-X Reticle
849418 Classic 6x38 Matte w/Dual-X Reticle
849440 Classic 8x56 Matte w/Dual-X Reticle
849417 Classic 4x28 Scout 50yd Parallax Matte w/Dual-X Reticle

Classic Rimfire Scopes

Part Number Ring Size Primary Usage Secondary Usage
849430 Classic 4x38 Matte w/Dual-X Reticle
849431 Classic 2.5-7x28 Matte w/Dual-X Reticle
849432 Classic 2.5-7x28 Silver w/Dual-X Reticle
849398 Classic 3-9x32 AO Matte w/Dual-X Reticle

T-Series Scopes

Part Number Ring Size Primary Usage Secondary Usage
849970 T-Series 36x40 AO;Sunshade Matte w/Fine Crosshair Reticle
849981 T-Series 36x40 AO;Sunshade Silver w/Fine Crosshair Reticle
849974 T-Series 36x40 AO;Sunshade Matte w/1/8 MOA Dot Reticle
849969 T-Series 36x40 AO;Sunshade Silver w/1/8 MOA Dot Reticle
849976 T-Series 24x40 AO;Sunshade Matte w/1/8 MOA Dot Reticle

Classic Handgun Scopes

Part Number Ring Size Primary Usage Secondary Usage
849427 Classic Handgun 1.5-4x20x40 Gloss w/Dual-X Reticle
849429 Classic Handgun 2.5-8x28 Matte w/Dual-X Reticle
849446 Classic Handgun 2.5-8x28 Silver w/Dual-X Reticle
849424 Classic Handgun 2x28 Silver w/Dual-X Reticle
849425 Classic Handgun 4x28 Gloss w/Dual-X Reticle

40/44 Series Scopes

Part Number Ring Size Primary Usage Secondary Usage
849504 New 40/44 2-7x32 Matte w/Dual-X Reticle
849505 New 40/44 2-7x32 Matte w/Ballistic-X Reticle
849507 40/44 3-9x40 50yd Parallax Matte w/Dual-X Reticle
849508 40/44 3-9x40 50yd Parallax Matte w/Ballistic-X Reticle
849511 40/44 3-9x40 Matte w/Dual-X Reticle
849512 40/44 3-9x40 Matte w/Ballistic-X Reticle
849520 40/44 2.8-10x44 Aspherical Matte w/Dual-X Reticle
849521 40/44 2.8-10x44 Aspherical Silver w/Dual-X Reticle
849530 40/44 3-10x44 Matte w/Dual-X Reticle
849531 40/44 3-10x44 Silver w/Dual-X Reticle
849532 40/44 3-10x44 Matte w/Ballistic-X Reticle
849525 40/44 3.8-12x44 Aspherical;AO Matte w/Dual-X Reticle
849527 40/44 3.8-12x44 Aspherical;AO Matte w/Varminter Reticle
849540 40/44 4-12x44 AO Matte w/Dual-X Reticle
849541 40/44 4-12x44 AO Silver w/Dual-X Reticle
849542 40/44 4-12x44 AO Matte w/Ballistic-X Reticle
849550 40/44 6.5-20x44 AO Matte w/Dual-X Reticle
849552 40/44 6.5-20x44 AO Matte w/Dual-X Reticle

Red/Green Dot Scopes

Part Number Ring Size Primary Usage Secondary Usage
849250 One Power Red/Green Dot Sight Matte w/4 Pattern Reticle

Buck Commander Scopes

Part Number Ring Size Primary Usage Secondary Usage
94571 BC 2.5-10x42 Matte w/Command-X Reticle
94572 BC 2.5-10x42 Matte w/Dual-X Reticle
94573 BC 3-12x50 Matte w/Command-X Reticle
94574 BC 3-12x50 Matte w/Dual-X Reticle
94575 BC 4-16x42 Side Focus Matte w/Command-X Reticle
94576 BC 4-16x42 Side Focus Matte w/ Dual-X Reticle
94578 New BC Shotgun 2-8x36 Matte w/Dual-X Reticle
94579 New BC Shotgun 2-8x36 Matte w/Command-X Reticle

Super Slam Binoculars

Part Number Ring Size Primary Usage Secondary Usage
849630 SS 8.5x45
849635 SS 10.5x45

Grand Slam Binoculars

Part Number Ring Size Primary Usage Secondary Usage
849660 GS 8x32
849661 GS 10x32
849663 GS 8.5x45
849664 GS 10.5x45
849667 GS 10x50
849668 GS 12x50
849669 GS 8-16x42

Classic Binoculars

Part Number Ring Size Primary Usage Secondary Usage
849670 Classic 8x32
849671 Classic 8x36
849675 Classic 8x42
849676 Classic 10x42

Buck Commander Binoculars

Part Number Ring Size Primary Usage Secondary Usage
94585 BC 8x25 Compact
94586 BC 10x25 Compact
94587 BC 8x42 Standard
94588 BC 10x42 Standard