Sniper Hider is used to expose the target directly. It is placed on the lens extension tube to reduce the light in order to reveal the target clearly. In this article, you will explore many aspects of Sniper and how it has been made, and for what it is being used.
So, if you want to know about Sniper Hider then you just need to scroll down in the article.
What is Sniper Hider?
Sniper Hider is the best tool to expose the target clearly and it is made up of anodized aluminum to help the shooter in order to find the target evidently. Sniper Hider is placed on the lens extension tube. It helps the people (shooters) as shooters can use it in different types of weather as it is weather proof. It also reduces the intensity of reflected light. Also, it is well-designed to disclose the object and it is also useful to hide the glow of the scope lens.
Sniper Hider is an Anti-Reflection Device 56mm (ARD) and it can easily be fitted onto the rifle (gun) objective scope lens. It is very popular among other sniper hiders.
There are different versions and various sizes available in the market, so you can easily purchase them. This was originally develop for the British snippers to expose their target clearly with this anti-reflection device of light. This sniper hider is similar to “kill flash” as it also uses hexagonal holes on its filter disc. When it is close then the disc that covers the sniper hider protects it from dust, rain, and other objects. It can be easily open and closed with the external thumb screw. One of the major benefits of this sniper hider is that users can use it easily in the glow of sunny days.
It is design to use in daylight, twilight, and at night. Shooters need the best lens in order to see their target objects in the daylight, twilight, and at night evidently. In this innovative era of life, this sniper can be useful as it is a lightweight sniper hider.
Different Types of Sniper Hider
Now, there are various sniper hiders that are available in the market at different prices.
• Steiner M5Xi (3-15×50)
It is a variant of sniper hider. It is good as the magnification of Steiner M5Xi is 3x-15x. The Tube Diameter is 34mm and the Length is 36cm. The Battery of the Steiner M5Xi is CR2450. It is available in clockwise and anti-clockwise turret directions. Steiner M5Xi is available in G2B Mil-Dot, MSR, Horus H59, Horus tremor2, or Horus tremor3 reticles.
• Kahles K624i (6-24×56)
It has good specifications that make it a preferable choice for shooters. The Magnification of Kahles K524i is 6-24 and the objective lens Diameter is 2.20 inches. The Tube Diameter is 1.34 inches and the Length is 15.9 inches. The Weight is 33.5oz and Reticle in the focal plane is 1. The Price of Kahles K624i (6-24×56) is $3,299.00 and the Warranty of it is 10 years. The Twilight factor is 18.3-13.7 DIN 58388 and the Correction impact per click is 0.1 MIL.
• Vortex Razor Gen II 4.5-27×56 MIL
The Tube size is 34mm and the objective lens Diameter is 56mm. The field of view is 25.3-4.4 ft/10yds and the Turret Style is L-Tec. The length is 14.4” and the Weight is 48.5oz. Eye relief is 3.7” and travel per Rotation is 10 MRAD. Maximum Elevation Adjustment is 28.5 MRAD and Wax Windage Adjustment is 10 MRAD. Adjustment graduation is .1 MRAD and parallax setting is 32 yds to Infinity.
• Nightforce NXS 5.5-22×56 mm
The magnification range of Nightforce NXS is 5.5-22x and the body of tube diameter is 30mm. The overall Length is 15.2 in/385mm and Mounting Length is 6.6 in/168mm. The Weight is 32.0 oz/907 g and the Click Value is .250 MOA. The Internal Adjustment Range is E: 100 MOA W: 60 MOA and Eye Relief is 3.9 in/99mm. The illumination is analog and the Elevation Feature is zero stop. The most important feature of Nightforce NXS is Find of View which is 5.5x: 17.5 ft/5.8m and 22x: 4.7 ft/1.6m. The Exit Pupil is 5.5x: 10.2 mm and 22x: 2.5mm.
I mentioned the details of a few but there are some other Sniper Hiders such as IOR, Bushnell ERS, Hensoldt, Leupold Mk5, Minox ZP5, Nightforce ATACR, Meopta, etc.
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