The Burris FullField II Scopes
By Jon Y. Wolfe
Burris Fullfield II scopes are very presentable with soft lines, generous eye relief, a European eyepiece, a one-piece power ring/eyepiece, and a one-piece main tube. The only drawback is that weight is generally a few ounces on the heavy side.
The internals are also impressive. Light Transmission is reported at 95% in the 3-9x40mm model, with all lenses multicoated. Fullfield II scopes are nitrogen purged and filled 24 times before leaving the factory, and has Quad seals in comparison to the single O-rings used in most comparable scope lines. The FullField II also has steel on steel clickers for .25 MOA adjustments, double internal springs, and a fully transferable lifetime warranty.
Standard finishes include silver, black, and matte black depending on the specific model. The FullField II line includes the following models:
Looking through the 3-9x40mm scope, which is the model acquired for this article, reveals a very clear and crisp image even around the edges, and eye relief remains sufficient for standard high intensity calibers throughout the magnification range. The outer edges of the image will distort if you move your head up and down or side to side, particularly in bright light or at high magnification.
Burris offers a number of reticles including a standard plex, ballistic plex, ballisitc mil dot, and 3-post/crosshair (#4). Field adjustments to elevation or windage require a shot or a tap on the scope in order to seat the adjustments. I used the butt end of a screw driver to seat the adjustments. Once zeroed-in the scope I had no problems with the scope holding its adjustments.
All told, I believe that the Burris Fullfield II riflescopes represent an excellent value. Any hunter can appreciate the excellent features of these scopes.
Copyright 2003, 2006 by Jon Y. Wolfe. All rights reserved.