Predator 4 2.5-10x42 Reviews

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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

FREE Custom Turret from Kenton Industries with the Purchase of a Predator 4 Riflescope. USA Only. 


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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 2.
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
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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

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: 2023-03-15

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

Does this have an etched glass reticle?

Asked by: MBC78
That's correct, these have etched reticles.
Answered by: Steiner Tech Support
Date published: 2022-10-12

Do you offer or can you recommend any throw lever for this optic?

Asked by: brad01
I'd recommend Switch View or some of the one size fits all throw levers.
Answered by: Steiner Tech Support
Date published: 2022-01-24

I bought this scope to mount on a mod 70 .30-06 bolt. I put standard medium leupold dovetail rings and my bolt will not completely open in the rear. Should I try standard high rings?

Asked by: Kelbo

I have this scope on a 30-06.  Thinking about another.  Will it hold up to the recoil from a 375 H&H Magnum?  Thanks!

Asked by: T Storm
No problem, they're rated to .50 BMG
Answered by: Steiner Tech Support
Date published: 2023-01-08

just purchased the Predator 2.3x10-42 to mount on a Rem 700. What Steiner ring and what height ring would I need? Also, will the Steiner rings work with Weaver style bases?

Asked by: Drewd
I'd recommend a one piece picatinny base instead of Weaver style, and a set of medium T-Series Rings. I don't recommend Weaver style because they can vary widely in terms of the cross slots.
Answered by: Steiner Tech Support
Date published: 2022-12-16
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