Skip to main content

Bushnell Elite 4200

Bushnell Elite 4200
Bushnell's Elite riflescopes are grouped into 3200, 4200 and, most recently, 6500 series.

The Bushnell 4200 doesn't cost a fortune but does offer a lot of features.

Bushnell's Elite riflescopes are grouped into 3200, 4200 and, most recently, 6500 series. If you're looking for a scope with a bundle of useful features but a price that won't keep your kids out of college, the 4200 is a good place to start. It's a notch above the 3200 in quality and comes in nine eminently useful configurations, which you can check out at bushnell.com.

All have fully multicoated optics, resettable quarter-minute finger-click adjustments, one-piece alloy tube and RainGuard HD lens coatings to provide a sharp, clear sight picture even in rain. The 4-6X and 6-24X models feature a turret-mounted parallax correction dial. Recoil-proof? Tests include a beating equal to 10,000 rounds with a .375.

I like the bright images a 4200 delivers--also the satin finish and the generous amount of free tube for mounting options. While a standard plex suits me just fine, you can also buy a 4200 with four other reticles, including an illuminated mil dot. The 2.5-10x40 I have weighs a svelte 16 ounces, making it a good match with lighter rifles.


In an optics field crowded with gadgets, Bushnell's 4200 remains a solid, classy variable with all the right features--when all you want is just the right features.


GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

Recommended Articles

See More Recommendations

Popular Videos

RS Sako Finnlight II

RS Sako Finnlight II

The new Sako Finnlight II sports an innovative stock and Cerakote metal paired with the terrific 85 action.

Hornady 6MM Creedmoor

Hornady 6MM Creedmoor

Tom Beckstrand and Neal Emery of Hornady highlight the 6MM Creedmoor ammo.

All About .300 Blackout

All About .300 Blackout

The .300 Blackout is here to stay, and we take some time to look at new technology surrounding this cartridge. Next, we pit subsonic rivals against each other before stretching the legs of this CQB round out to 600 yards from a short 9-inch barrel.

Tactical Solutions Introduces New X-Ring Takedown SBR Rifle

Tactical Solutions Introduces New X-Ring Takedown SBR Rifle

Keith Feeley of Tactical Solutions sat down with Michael Bane at SHOT Show 2018 to talk about the new X-Ring Takedown SBR .22LR rifle.

See More Popular Videos

Trending Articles

A .22LR rimfire rifle is a must-own for any gun owner, and these six bolt-action rimfire rifles give shooters a variety of offerings to choose from.6 Great Rimfire Bolt-Action Rifles Rimfire

6 Great Rimfire Bolt-Action Rifles

Jeff John - July 22, 2020

A .22LR rimfire rifle is a must-own for any gun owner, and these six bolt-action rimfire...

With the new Hunter rifle, Ruger takes its popular Ruger American rifle line to the next level.Ruger American Rifle Hunter Review Reviews

Ruger American Rifle Hunter Review

David M. Fortier - July 28, 2020

With the new Hunter rifle, Ruger takes its popular Ruger American rifle line to the next level.

SIG SAUER adds to its Elite Match ammo line with the 30-06 Springfield.New 30-06 Springfield Elite Match Ammo from SIG SAUER Ammo

New 30-06 Springfield Elite Match Ammo from SIG SAUER

Rifleshooter Online Editors - April 03, 2019

SIG SAUER adds to its Elite Match ammo line with the 30-06 Springfield.

Craig Boddington takes a look five great military cartridges, all more than a century old, that continue to solider on. 5 Great Military Rifle Cartridges Ammo

5 Great Military Rifle Cartridges

Craig Boddington - August 07, 2020

Craig Boddington takes a look five great military cartridges, all more than a century old,...

See More Trending Articles

More Bolt-Action

Benelli introduces the Lupo bolt action, and it's a new breed of hunting rifle.Benelli Lupo Bolt-Action Rifle Review Reviews

Benelli Lupo Bolt-Action Rifle Review

Brad Fitzpatrick - June 16, 2020

Benelli introduces the Lupo bolt action, and it's a new breed of hunting rifle.

Production of the second-generation Ruger Hawkeye Alaskan began in July 2019, and the rifle is nearly identical to the earlier rifle of the same name.Ruger Hawkeye Alaskan Bolt-Action Rifle Review Reviews

Ruger Hawkeye Alaskan Bolt-Action Rifle Review

Layne Simpson - June 23, 2020

Production of the second-generation Ruger Hawkeye Alaskan began in July 2019, and the rifle is...

Not too big, not too small, the new Ruger Long-Range Hunter gives you reach in a portable package.Ruger M77 Hawkeye Long-Range Hunter Review Reviews

Ruger M77 Hawkeye Long-Range Hunter Review

Layne Simpson - April 15, 2020

Not too big, not too small, the new Ruger Long-Range Hunter gives you reach in a portable...

The Weatherby Mark V Backcountry rifle demonstrates the new direction the Weatherby brand is headed, and that direction seems to be straight to the top.Weatherby Mark V Backcountry Rifle Review Reviews

Weatherby Mark V Backcountry Rifle Review

Brad Fitzpatrick - November 19, 2019

The Weatherby Mark V Backcountry rifle demonstrates the new direction the Weatherby brand is...

See More Bolt-Action

Magazine Cover

GET THE MAGAZINE Subscribe & Save

Digital Now Included!

SUBSCRIBE NOW

Give a Gift   |   Subscriber Services

PREVIEW THIS MONTH'S ISSUE Arrow

Buy Digital Single Issues

Don't miss an issue.
Buy single digital issue for your phone or tablet.

Buy Single Digital Issue on the RifleShooter App

Other Magazines

Special Interest Magazines

See All Special Interest Magazines

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

Phone Icon

Get Digital Access.

All RifleShooter subscribers now have digital access to their magazine content. This means you have the option to read your magazine on most popular phones and tablets.

To get started, click the link below to visit mymagnow.com and learn how to access your digital magazine.

Get Digital Access

Not a Subscriber?
Subscribe Now