Athlon Midas TAC 6-24x50mm Review

Athlon is one of the most current players in the game optics industry and it knocked some people’s socks off a couple of years prior as it was by all accounts conceived, full fledged, with a total line of extensions at a wide assortment of value focuses. This is on the grounds that, in certain regards, the apple doesn’t fall a long way from the tree, or sprinter, contingent upon your analogy (I know, extending it).

Athlon was established by (is still run by) some Bushnell alums. All things considered, Athlon had the experience and contacts of a significant market player at its beginning. Its plan of action likewise basically varies little from that of its parent. They are the two shippers and brands – not producers. Similarly as with most shippers, they offer a wide determination of product offerings and value focuses sourced from an assortment of OEMs.

athlon midas scopes
athlon midas scopes

Where Athlon leaves from a large number of the merchants, or if nothing else from its parent, is that it is littler, progressively deft, and compliment as far as corporate association. The primary players of Athlon are on the floor at tradeshows conversing with clients, industry players, and irritable scholars. This isn’t generally an enormous or little organization thing to such an extent as a thoughtful thing. Colossal organizations, as Kahr or Benchmade for example, can, and do, have authors on the floor. A lot littler and increasingly bureaucratic organizations frequently don’t.

This shows in the idealness of the highlights Athlon places in scopes: they have their ear to the ground. My take is that the arrangement is essentially to win on three things: cost, administration, and cutting-edge include sets. So far they have all the earmarks of being generally conveying on these focuses. Athlon degrees are commonly less expensive than different brands originating from the equivalent OEM, they appear to construct a strong notoriety for client support, and their highlights are fully informed regarding market patterns.

Specifications of Athlon Midas TAC 6-24x50mm

  • Background
  • Unboxing and Physical Description
  • Reticle
  • Comparative Optical Evaluation
  • Mechanical Testing and Turret Discussion
  • Summary and Conclusion
  • Testing Methodology
athlon midas scope
athlon midas scope


  • Optics are significantly better than average at the price and well optimized
  •  Tracked perfectly
  •  Properly sized reticle with very little cant
  • Athlon’s QC is starting to look pretty superior
  • Very simple effective zero stop that lets you chose travel below zero if you want.
  • Full 10mil/turn knobs
  • Superb 32mil elevation travel
  • Reticle design in line with current trends
  • Good warranty and reputation


  • 56mm objective does add size and weight
  • You will occasionally lose click count on the “clicky” adjustments and need to look at the graduations.
  • No illumination.
  • Basically no extras like scope caps, sunshade, or bra
  • Relatively new company with short, though good, track record


The Athlon Midas TAC 6-24x50mm is a ton of extension with a great deal of highlights for the $630 road that it goes for. Indeed its sister scope, the Athlon Ares BTR 4.5-27x50mm is a much more extension at its $850 cost. This is sincerely hard for me. I see mentally that the 35% more that the Ares costs is an extremely important distinction and that the Midas may itself be a spending stretch that speaks to another universe of conceivable outcomes since you are discussing a degree with genuine long range abilities in a value go in any case loaded with set and overlook constrained range scopes. The Midas will imply that already blocked off game at 400yds is truly possible. That could be quality meat for quite a long time for a family.

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