The Vortex Optics Dead-Hold BDC reticle reminds me of a duplex reticle with extra flair. It’s a simple and functional reticle suitable for general purpose target shooting and hunting.
A deeper look at the Vortex Optics AR-BDC2 reticle found on their previous generation Strike Eagle LPVOs.
Short version: It’s simple. It’s functional. It works. I just wish it had a better manual.
A deeper look at the Vortex Optics AR-BDC3 reticle found on their Strike Eagle LPVOs. Short version: it’s a well designed and executed BDC reticle.
I’ve found bullet drop compensation, or BDC, reticles to be a really neat concept. Paired with the right rifle and ammo combination they really shine at letting the shooter engage multiple targets quickly. Even so, I still don’t like them.