UTG 30mm SWAT 3-12×44 Compact Rifle Scope Review

Hunters and recreational shooters alike are always looking for the rifles with rifle scopes to enhance their hunting abilities. Among the rifle scopes in the compact category for tactical use is the UTG 30mm SWAT 3-12×44. The features are innovative ready to make any game hunting and/or tactical shooting experience a good one.

This scope is known for the consistent ability to improve a hunter’s vision ability in the wild when they are hunting for game or even a recreational shooter’s ability at the shooting range. This scope is a good pick if you are running an AR-15 or an AR-10. You can probably get away with it on standard rifles, but there are other recommended scopes for those firearms.

One of the innovative features of this rifle scope is the illumination enhancing reticle. This impressive feature is multicolored for a more personalized illumination. Their spectrum has 36 different colors that will suit all the environmental needs of a game hunter or tactical shooter. The rifle scope is also designed with special circuits that provide uninterrupted illumination allowing the shooter to perform more intuitive shooting. The uninterrupted illumination is so strong that even a heavy recoil motion cannot disrupt illumination.

Thanks to the target turrets with zero locking and resetting providing more accurate aiming, hunters can perform field adjustments with ease. The side wheel adjustable turret, otherwise known as the SWAT, allows for parallax adjustments for more than ten yards. This means hunters can shoot game from long distances.

The last innovative feature making these bad boys the rifle scopes is their multicolored lenses. Theses lenses are angled to provide shade to the shooter’s eyes as they aim for their game. They are glare-free and are accompanied with lens caps that can conveniently flip open.

The specifications for this amazing rifle scope include a magnification of 3x-12x and an objective diameter of 44mm. The tube diameter is 30mm. The exit pupil is 13.1mm-3.7mm and its eye relief is 84mm-72mm. It has a field of view of 34 inches-8.4 inches with a 1/4 inch click value at 100 yards. It is 356mm long with a weight of 23.2oz. Its parallax setting is over 10 yards. It uses a CR2032 battery. The rifle scope has a lifetime warranty provided the components are properly cleaned and stored.

The UTG 30mm SWAT 3-12×44 rifle scope has several benefits that make owning it completely worth it. For starters, it comes at a affordable price with its features. It is durable and able to provide optimal uninterrupted performance in water and foggy weather. In addition, it is resistant to shock, further increasing its durability. The scope has a locking component that allows the shooter to focus on the target rather than waste time adjusting his scope as it prevents loss of any previously adjusted settings. The efficient lens power enables a shooter to perform long and short range shooting with ease.

Finally, the scope itself is reasonably priced and easy to zero in. Overall this is a great scope for the price range that it’s in. For more detailed information, check out a the video breakdown below.

Ed Hawkins is a long time recreational firearms owner, having owned many different firearms over his lifetime. While his trusty CZ 75B is his favorite, Ed also enjoys frequent trips to the range with his AR-15. Ed is part-owner and managing editor at ArmsBearingCitizen.