Predator 4 2.5-10x42

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The NEW Predator 4 riflescopes offers a compact, lightweight design while providing the military ruggedness and durability you’ve come to expect from Steiner! Best-in-class optical clarity, with a massive field of view to deliver industry leading light transmission, and outstanding results in low light conditions.

The Predator 4 riflescope features an illuminated, second focal plane E3 reticle designed specifically for hunters! The E3 reticle is in second (rear) focal plane which allows your crosshairs to remain fully visible, regardless of magnification setting. The E3 reticle also offers 5 MPH and 10 MPH crosswind reference marks for every 100 yard increment; and provides BDC (bullet drop compensation) holdover marks for each 100 yard increment along the lower vertical cross hair. The illumination has 11 total brightness levels (5 day/6 night), and can easily be fine-tuned with a dial on the side of the scope.  

The Predator 4 comes in a variety of zoom options to fit your exact hunting needs.

Included Accessories: Battery, Lens Cloth, Lens Cover



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Product Features: 
  • Rugged and lightwight
  • Best-In-Class optical clarity
  • Industry leading light transmission
  • Versatile for different hunting pursuits
  • Predator diamond coating


Item No.MagnificationReticleObjective LensFocal PlaneTube DiameterSpecial FeatureField of View at 100 meters
Focal Plane2nd
Tube Diameter30mm
Special Feature-
Objective Lens42mm
Field of View at 100 meters-
Field of View at 100 m.16m-4m/48ft-12ft
Eye Relief90mm/3.5 inch
Exit Pupil8.7mm-4.2mm /.34in -.16in
Length13.3 in
Mounting Area-
Weight22.7 oz
Diopter Adjustment Range-3dpt / +2dpt
Elevation Adjustment Knob-
Illumination Control-
Wind/Elevation Click Value1/4 MOA
Elevation Range at 100 m.50 MOA
Wind Range at 100 m.50 MOA
Parallax/Focusfixed 100m/109 yds
Parallax/Focus Range-
Rubber Armoring-
Nitrogen FilledYes
Operating Temperature Range-13°F to +145°F
Lens Cap-
Waterproof/Fogproof3 FT / Yes
Special Features-
WarrantyHeritage™ Warranty

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Predator 4 2.5-10x42 is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 9.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Glass that's Durable & Lightweight The most durable riflescope I own it's amazing it weighs so little. The glass is great and I love the E3 reticle it made my last 400 yard shot on a pronghorn in 20 mph wind a breeze.
Date published: 2021-10-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing scope Scope was easy to sight in and looks great on my Tikka .308. All set for deer hunting in Michigan. I do own a Leupold VX5HD and imo with my eyes I could not tell a difference between the two. I have not used it at low light yet. Would love to compare the two at low light situations. I am sure it will be just as good as the Leupold. This is my second Steiner scope and couldn’t say enough great things about it. All my buddies at the range were impressed as well.
Date published: 2023-10-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great scope This is a great scope. I do like the glowing reticle, but I also like the scope with it off as well. The first time sighting in my rifle went well and the scope has stayed true. The only thing I wish I would have done differently I order a scope a bit more up the food chain. The 10x zoom is just not enough for shooting 500 yards. But that is my fault. I will be buying another Steiner scope.
Date published: 2023-11-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super Bright and Clear Glass The reticle isn’t overwhelming and the illumination is exactly what I needed for low light conditions. This scopes light transmission has extended my evening hunt by 15-30 minutes. The glass clarity is terrific.
Date published: 2023-12-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect optic Clearest glass I have ever used, fantastic reticle, holds zero even after drops and rough range trips. Consistently accurate and fun to use!
Date published: 2024-03-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Hunters dream 300 yards is an easy poke with the 350 legend thanks to the E3 reticle and amazing glass
Date published: 2023-10-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great optic!!!! Very clear glass!!!! Excellent scope. Works perfectly on my Browning X Bolt!!!
Date published: 2023-09-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great glass and reticle. Seems to be competitive with higher priced scopes
Date published: 2023-09-06
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What scope mount do I need to mount a Predator 4, 2.5 -10 x 42mm to an AR flat top picatinny rail ?

Asked by: SFAR
I'd recommend a T-Series mount.
Answered by: Steiner Tech Support
Date published: 2023-09-26

What would be the proper ring height for a Predator4 2.5-10 42mm or 4-16 50mm on a Winchester model 70 Classic Super Grade 300 Win Mag? Thank you

Asked by: Buddha
I'd recommend Medium T Series rings for that setup.
Answered by: Steiner Tech Support
Date published: 2021-12-28

I just purchased a Steiner Predator 4, 2,5-10X42mm scope for my Tikka T3 30.06 Sprg. I bought the H-Series Rings but the rings are too wide for the rail. Any suggestion on what rings I should use for this rifle set up?

Asked by: JJ73
The Tikka T3 uses a dovetail that is smaller than picatinny. You'll either need a picatinny adapter/base for the rifle, or Tikka specific rings. I'd try the base from Burris, item 410668
Answered by: Steiner Tech Support
Date published: 2023-09-26

What style rings for the Weatherby Mark V Hunter?

Asked by: jham
Please contact us at [email protected] so we can get all the details to better assist you.
Answered by: Steiner Technical Support
Date published: 2023-10-23

Do you still offer a free custom elevation turret for this scope? 

Asked by: NWMiUplander
No that was just a limited time promo. You can still order a customer turret from though.
Answered by: Steiner Technical Support
Date published: 2023-09-27

Hello, do the 200, 300, 400 yd holdover subtensions change with magnification? Thank you Jason

Asked by: Jghaller5
The magnification will change with magnification. It will be accurate at max power.
Answered by: Steiner Tech Support
Date published: 2024-01-04

Looking to run this on an AR. Is the reticle compatible with 5.56/.223?

Asked by: Unfor
Yes, it is.
Answered by: Steiner Technical Support
Date published: 2024-05-30

Do the predator scopes have a zero stop?

Asked by: Flash49
They do not feature a zero stop.
Answered by: Steiner Tech Support
Date published: 2022-04-09
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