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NEOS 6-18X44 BDC 500 IR

Increasing your success while hunting doesn’t necessarily have to decrease your savings account. The perfect example of that is the Neos series. This is the perfect scope for those who want quality and features all while staying on budget. The Neos has an impressive list of features and is designed and built to endure. It has a one piece aluminum tube. The lenses are Fully Multi Coated. Finally some of the models even have the latest side parallax focus technology. What about the cost? Let’s just say the scope isn’t the only thing that looks good, but still with optics, ruggedness and precision we are proud of. 

This Neos 6-18×44 Model has BDC 500 IR second focal plane illuminated reticle in it.

The BDC500 IR reticle will work with any of the following ammunition loads: .223 Win 55gr / .243 Win 95gr / .25-06 Rem 115gr / .270 Win 130gr / .270 WSM 150gr / 7mm Rem Mag 150gr / 7mm WSM 150gr / .300 Winchester Mag 180gr / 300 WSM 180gr / .308 Win 150gr / .338 Win 200gr.


Illuminated Reticle

The illuminated reticle provides greater visibility during dusk and dawn and other low ambient light environment.

Etched Glass Reticle

Reticle etched on the glass that provides excellent backing support for complex reticle design and offers great durability and much higher shock resistance to recoil

Fully Multicoated

Fully Multicoated optics effectively reduces reflected light and increases the transmission of light giving you a brighter image than normal single coated lenses

Aircraft Grade Aluminum

Aircraft Grade Aluminum provide extra strength and durability to handle the toughest terrain and offers lifetime of use.

Heat Treated One Piece Tube Construction

Heat treated one piece tube gives the scope extra strength over multi-piece tubes.  A one piece tube also is better at keeping moisture out thus keeping your scope fog proof for the life of the product


Waterproof to protect the scope in the harshest weather conditions or if accidentally submerged underwater

Fog proof

Fog proof to allow you to immediately engage your target when you take your rifle to cold ambient temperature  from warm inside


Robust mechanical system with special designs on both control and erector system that give you the ultimate recoil resistance to withstand 1000G recoil for 1000 times.

Nitrogen Purged

Nitrogen purging dramatically reduces the moisture inside the tube and helps maintaining fogproof and waterproof.




Objective Lens Diameter

44 mm


BDC 500 IR

Surface Finish


Lens Coating

Wide Band Fully Multicoated 

Tube Material

Aircraft Grade Aluminum

Tube Diameter

25.4 mm

Exit Pupil 

7.2-2.5 mm

Eye Relief

3.39-3.19 inches

Field of View @100 yards

17.5-5.9 feet

Click Value


Adjustment range per rotation


Total Elevation Adjustment


Total Windage Adjustment


Turret Style


Parallax Adjustment

Side Focus – 10 yards to infinity

Purging Material



13.5 inches


21.7 oz

Reticle Subtension Validity


User Instruction Manual