MSR Riflescope™ 3-9x40mm

Starting at $239

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Description
Specs
Shared Features
Unique Features
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To reach your full potential as a tactical shooter, you need a quality optic. The 3-9x40mm MSR riflescope takes your tactical rifle to the next level.

This field-tested riflescope offers a reliable design with cutting-edge refinements.

Index-matched lenses are multi-coated for glare elimination and maximum contrast in low-light situations. Positive steel-on-steel click adjustments provide repeatability.

Item Number:200136
200137
Magnification:3-9x
Reticles:Ballistic Plex™
Objective Lens Diameter:48 mm
Clear Objective Lens Diameter:40 mm
Ocular Lens Diameter:39 mm
Finish:Matte
Focal Plane:RFP
Main Tube Size:1 in.
Field of View:33 low – 13 high (ft. @ 100 yds.)
Eye Relief:3.1 – 3.8 in.
Exit Pupil:13 low - 5 high (mm)
Click Value:1/4 MOA
Elevation Adjustment, Total Capability:52 MOA
Example: 50 MOA is roughly 25 MOA from center.
Windage Adjustment:52 MOA
Example: 50 MOA is roughly 25 MOA in any direction from center.
Parallax/Focus:None
Adjustable Parallax:None
Length:12.2 in.
Weight:13.0 oz.
  • Designed for shooters new to tactical rifles, who are ready for an affordable custom tactical riflescope
  • Features the Ballistic Plex™ reticle, the most simple, effective, and elegant trajectory-compensating reticle for hunting 
  • Long-range accuracy in a simple design that’s easy to use
  • Can be matched with any caliber or bullet weight
  • Finger-adjustable, low-profile turrets create a sleek profile
  • Turret indications always reflect a change in the point of impact, for pinpoint accuracy
  • Separate power ring and eyepiece design accepts flip-up lens covers
  • High-grade optical glass provides excellent brightness and clarity with lasting durability
  • Quality, precision-ground lenses are larger than those of comparable scopes, for better light transmission
  • Index-matched, Hi-Lume® multicoating aids in low-light performance and glare elimination, increasing your success rate
  • Double internal spring-tension system allows the scope to hold zero through shock, recoil, and vibrations
  • Precision-gauged and hand-fitted internal assemblies maintain a consistent point of impact regardless of shock and vibration; hold true throughout the magnification range
  • Positive steel-on-steel adjustments ensure repeatable accuracy
  • Waterproof
  • Nitrogen-filled scope tubes prevent internal fogging even in cold and rain
  • Durable, stress-free, solid 1-piece outer tube withstands shock and vibrations of even the heaviest-recoiling calibers
  • 1-in. body tube
  • Guaranteed by the Burris Forever Warranty™ 
  • Focus is set at 50 yds. and Ballistic Plex reticle is calibrated for .22 LR (200136 only)
  • Ballistic Plex reticle is calibrated for .223 for greater accuracy with popular tactical ammunition (200137 only)
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MSR User GuidePDFOctober 29, 2015Download
2017 Burris Optics CatalogPDFJanuary 26, 2017Download
Description

To reach your full potential as a tactical shooter, you need a quality optic. The 3-9x40mm MSR riflescope takes your tactical rifle to the next level.

This field-tested riflescope offers a reliable design with cutting-edge refinements.

Index-matched lenses are multi-coated for glare elimination and maximum contrast in low-light situations. Positive steel-on-steel click adjustments provide repeatability.

Specs
Item Number:200136
200137
Magnification:3-9x
Reticles:Ballistic Plex™
Objective Lens Diameter:48 mm
Clear Objective Lens Diameter:40 mm
Ocular Lens Diameter:39 mm
Finish:Matte
Focal Plane:RFP
Main Tube Size:1 in.
Field of View:33 low – 13 high (ft. @ 100 yds.)
Eye Relief:3.1 – 3.8 in.
Exit Pupil:13 low - 5 high (mm)
Click Value:1/4 MOA
Elevation Adjustment, Total Capability:52 MOA
Example: 50 MOA is roughly 25 MOA from center.
Windage Adjustment:52 MOA
Example: 50 MOA is roughly 25 MOA in any direction from center.
Parallax/Focus:None
Adjustable Parallax:None
Length:12.2 in.
Weight:13.0 oz.
Shared Features
  • Designed for shooters new to tactical rifles, who are ready for an affordable custom tactical riflescope
  • Features the Ballistic Plex™ reticle, the most simple, effective, and elegant trajectory-compensating reticle for hunting 
  • Long-range accuracy in a simple design that’s easy to use
  • Can be matched with any caliber or bullet weight
  • Finger-adjustable, low-profile turrets create a sleek profile
  • Turret indications always reflect a change in the point of impact, for pinpoint accuracy
  • Separate power ring and eyepiece design accepts flip-up lens covers
  • High-grade optical glass provides excellent brightness and clarity with lasting durability
  • Quality, precision-ground lenses are larger than those of comparable scopes, for better light transmission
  • Index-matched, Hi-Lume® multicoating aids in low-light performance and glare elimination, increasing your success rate
  • Double internal spring-tension system allows the scope to hold zero through shock, recoil, and vibrations
  • Precision-gauged and hand-fitted internal assemblies maintain a consistent point of impact regardless of shock and vibration; hold true throughout the magnification range
  • Positive steel-on-steel adjustments ensure repeatable accuracy
  • Waterproof
  • Nitrogen-filled scope tubes prevent internal fogging even in cold and rain
  • Durable, stress-free, solid 1-piece outer tube withstands shock and vibrations of even the heaviest-recoiling calibers
  • 1-in. body tube
  • Guaranteed by the Burris Forever Warranty™ 
Unique Features
  • Focus is set at 50 yds. and Ballistic Plex reticle is calibrated for .22 LR (200136 only)
  • Ballistic Plex reticle is calibrated for .223 for greater accuracy with popular tactical ammunition (200137 only)
User Guides
NameTypeModified
MSR User GuidePDFOctober 29, 2015Download
2017 Burris Optics CatalogPDFJanuary 26, 2017Download
MSR Riflescope™ 3-9x40mm is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 23.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Performance. Very pleased with this scope so far. I compared this scope side by side along my vx-3, conquest and viper hslr. I liked the view thru my 4.5-14 MSR better than my 4-16 viper, the MSR was every bit as clear and bright in low light and was better in bright sunlight and glare conditions. The view thru the vx-3 and conquest were only minimally better for twice the price. I have this scope mounted on a boyds stocked savage axis 223 with a weaver style 20moa base. Last time I shot I had my ballistic calculator results printed out for the ammo, confirmed that it was still shooting 1" high at 100 yards. I had a 52oz "green goodness" bottle filled with water on a hill at 535 yards from the bench. I moved back 200 yards and set my sandbags on a pile of stacked timbers. I dialed the turrets 2 revolutions/ 24moa for the 69 grain bullet at 735yards and proceeded to nail it the 1st shot. Lots of luck involved I know. Proceeded to shoot more with with other ammo, had it dialed up 29.5 moa for some cheap 55gr tula managed to hit it 1 more time. Dialed it back to to 17 moa, hit a 10" round steel target 6 out of 6 times at 600 yds. I dialed scope back to zero, drove back to the bench,reset up and proceeded to shoot the same 1" high at 100. I was impressed, scope does what I want it to do.
Date published: 2016-01-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Not MSR only, Everything I need in a hunting scope I bought this scope for the absolue oposite gun it was designed for, and im glad i did. This is designed for a modern sporting rifle. I needed a scope for A levergun. I find MSRs shoot real flat and can make tight little groups at moderate range. My old cowboy rounds drop off much faster and are harder to shoot at moderate ranges due to the bullet drop. This scope allows you to quickly dial 16 inchs of drop in one turn of the turret. Now its designed for the 223 but my 38-55 if zero at 100 is -6 at 150 and - 13 at 200. Thats hard to estimate in the field but this scope is clearly marked 1-16 on the dial. I think i can adapt it to any leverload for 200 yard hunting. Overall quality is good, image is fine for dawn dusk hunting here in SC we get 1 hour before and after offical sun up/ down and I think the burris is better than anything in this price range. Im shooting heavy recoiling handloads and have no problem with holding or returning to zero. I could give this scope a near perfect recomendation if it were made in 1-5 x 40 or a fixed 3 power. The only other slight is the art department got a little crazy there is a lot of writing all over the scope; Burris , MSR twice and 223 twice. I found i could rub it off with nail polish remover as I wanted a more classic look. The only thing close to this scope in quality size, features and price is the Leupold CDS vx2 and I dont think it can be had for less than twice what I paid for the Burris. As for its design, I think this scope on an MSR with a Dnz freedom mount would be a fantastic light kicking, durrable hunting rig.
Date published: 2015-12-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from GREAT SCOPE this is a great scope extremely clear and easy to use. this is my 3rd Burris scope. great value for the money. would recommend it to anyone
Date published: 2015-05-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product Made great, clean glass...great price, I have been really satisfied with both my Burris scopes
Date published: 2015-02-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I LIKE THIS SCOPE Sighted in this morning ,,scope is clear and I could easily see 22 bullet holes,,great scope.
Date published: 2015-08-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very good glass for the money First Burris Scope for me, just got it mounted on my Bushmaster AR bu haven't sighted it in yet. From what I've noticed so far is quality looks to be excellent.
Date published: 2016-01-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Top Quality .......again This is an addition to my other Burris scopes. True to the high quality that Burris has demonstrated this too is an excellent scope!
Date published: 2015-08-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great scope Scope has performed as I expected it would. This is my first Burris. I will buy another one for sure.
Date published: 2015-10-30
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I am planning to buy a Bolt action .22 cal rifle for competition and hunting. I will be shooting mostly on 50 m to 100 m mark and possibly to 120 m. Is the MRS 4.5-14x42 scope best for this rifle or should I take the FullField II 4.5-14x42 scope ?

Asked by: ED 22 Rifle
Functionally the two scope are identical. You will get improved turrets on the MSR.
Answered by: Burris Support
Date published: 2017-07-13

Im looking at your Burris 200195 MSR 223. The elevation turret has a calibrated dial but the windage turret does not. I know that you offer a custom calibrated elevation turret. Can I also get a custom calibrated windage turret?

Asked by: firstshot
We currently only make customer elevation dials.
Answered by: Team Burris 3
Date published: 2017-05-23

Hi, I am aware that any affordable scope will be at least partially made overseas (glass). I am interested in the MSR 3-9x40 200137. How much of this product is USA made? I have done an insane amount of research on which scope will finish my Colt AR15 and

Asked by: sandpapersoul
This scope is made in our facility in the Philippines.
Answered by: TeamBurris2
Date published: 2017-05-17

Would this scope hold up on a .300 win mag.?

Asked by: shawnshawn
Yes.
Answered by: BurrisOptics1
Date published: 2017-01-28

I love this scope but the magnification adjustment is a little stiff and not very easy to keep my grip on. Any suggestions for a magnification throw lever that would fit?

Asked by: DaveS
http://www.3gunstuff.com/?page_id=702
Answered by: BurrisOptics1
Date published: 2016-10-12

Are lens covers included with this scope?

Asked by: JohnA
Lens covers are included with the Veracity, XTR II and Eliminator models, but not this one.
Answered by: BurrisOptics1
Date published: 2016-10-03

I have a savage 111 long range hunter 300 win mag and I am looking at the MSR Riflescope 4.5-14x42mm. Would this be a good scope for this rifle?

Asked by: Gotts20
Yes it would.
Answered by: BurrisOptics1
Date published: 2017-01-28

Can the reticle marks be matched to a different caliber and bullet weight?

Asked by: Cf45
http://ballistics.burrisoptics.com/reticle-analysis
Answered by: BurrisOptics1
Date published: 2016-08-18
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