I am seeking advice for what are my best options for a scope for strictly hunting elk and deer at yardages at or below 700 yards. Why 700 max? because that is the farthest I can shoot with regularity. I am looking for a scope that is as easy and quick to use in the field and still be 100% dead reliable. I have no interest in mildot scopes or any scope that requiers I make mathamaticle cauculations of any kind.
I plan on buying a rifle in 300WSM to place this scope on. I am trying to keep this rig as light as I can. My scope budget is trying to keep it below $1000.
Based on my research so far I am leaning towards a scope that is designed for use with a spacific round and bullet such as my caliber of choice 300wsm with 180grn high BC bullets. But I also would like the option if possible of interchangeable adjustment dials so I can shoot 165 grain .308 bullets as well.
Although not 100% committed, I prefer this type of scope as it gives me a uncluttered scope picture which I strongly prefer, I could be wrong, but I am of the belief that this type of scope tends to be more accurate than the BDC type of scopes.
I personally like to use a angle correcting range finder to determine distance, use a wind meter
, make my adjustments and then take the shot.
So what are my options and where should I start my search.