Vortex Optics Diamondback 4-12×40 Reviews And Buying Guide 2021 

 April 14, 2020

By  Anton Scharff

Vortex Optics Diamondback 4-12×40 Reviews And Buying Guide 2020

If you are looking for a rifle scope which is best known for muzzle loader, long range, target, big game, and slug, then the Diamondback 4-12x40mm will definitely catch your eye in the market. This tough hard wearing riffle scope is fully functional in the toughest and roughest conditions with its many features which help you take a perfect clear shot.


Features and Specifications

However, before you decide to purchase the Diamondback 4-12x40mm review , it is important that you become fully acquainted with its many outstanding features and specifications. Following below is a detailed description of the prime important functions of the Diamondback 4-12x40mm that each avid shooter looks for in a riffle scope.

Multi coated lenses

For effective high resolution aim taking, the Diamondback 4-12x40mm has multi coated lenses which help brighten the rifle scope’s optics thus allowing you clear visibility even in the dim light hours of the day.There are also multiple anti reflective coatings on all the glass surfaces which further enhance this function.

Low profile Turrets and zero reset accuracy

The Diamondback 4-12x40mm has been fitted with low capped turrets which means the rifle scope is at low risk of damage at the time of any serious impact. Furthermore, the reset turrets are easily adjustable, requiring only easy clicks, and can be moved back to zero after precise elevation and wind-age.

BDC reticle

For better and precise aim taking during long range target shooting, the dead hold BDC reticle removes any reason for speculation and delays during holdovers and wind-age. This feature works best with the fast focus eye piece which lets the reticle focus accurately and immediately. The BDC reticle system coupled with the precision glide erector system further allows clear zooming options and easy magazine changes in the roughest and toughest of conditions.


This tough hardwearing rifle scope, is made of a 1 inch solid piece aircraft-grade aluminum alloy which gives it its indestructible characteristic. Its durability is high even in rough conditions or at the time of impact damage. Moreover, the Argon gas used in its making does not react with water thus making this robust riffle scope fog, rust and water resistant.


  • User friendly.
  • Water and fog proof.
  • VIP lifetime warranty.
  • Applicable to most AR riffles.


  • Resetting of turrets may require a coin or screw
  • May take some time to regulate the eye relief system


What is better vortex crossfire or Diamondback?

The bottom line is that the Crossfire II gives you a faster locational target acquisition, while the Diamondback gives you a wider field of view, so the Crossfire II would be a great sit back and target and range scope

Does the Vortex Diamondback Tactical have a zero stop?

Is vortex better than Leupold?

Leupold may have a slight advantage with the quality of their scopes' build, while Vortex has the price advantage. Both brands have excellent reputations, even with Vortex's relative lack of experience

Anton Scharff

Anton is a hunting expert who respects nature. Ask him anything about large game. Lover of the great outdoors.

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