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Old 08-15-2012, 03:22 PM
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Re: choicing new long range hunting rifle

right now i have a remington 700 sps varmint chambered in 308 win its still in the factory stock for now. first in need to replace the scope. it came with a 4-12x40 something , i think its a bushnell banner with remington caps. it has no eye relief but still manage 1 moa @ 100 yds . any suggestions for a scope my budget is about 600 dollars.
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Old 08-15-2012, 03:35 PM
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right now i have a remington 700 sps varmint chambered in 308 win its still in the factory stock for now. first in need to replace the scope. it came with a 4-12x40 something , i think its a bushnell banner with remington caps. it has no eye relief but still manage 1 moa @ 100 yds . any suggestions for a scope my budget is about 600 dollars.
you shouldn't have any problem finding a good leupold but i would reccomend also taking some of that money and get a decent scope mounting system as a scope is only as good as what holds it on.
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Old 08-16-2012, 05:27 AM
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you shouldn't have any problem finding a good leupold but i would reccomend also taking some of that money and get a decent scope mounting system as a scope is only as good as what holds it on.
Yep for his purposes a VXIII 3.5-10x50 would be a great choice and they can be had well under that used.

Also the Leupold tactical in the 4.5-14x50 would be a great choice and well within the price range buying used on the classifieds here, Sniper's Hide, or Ebay.
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Old 08-16-2012, 05:28 AM
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right now i have a remington 700 sps varmint chambered in 308 win its still in the factory stock for now. first in need to replace the scope. it came with a 4-12x40 something , i think its a bushnell banner with remington caps. it has no eye relief but still manage 1 moa @ 100 yds . any suggestions for a scope my budget is about 600 dollars.
Good choice. See my above post on the scope choices.
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Old 08-16-2012, 10:03 AM
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Re: choicing new long range hunting rifle

I would have to say probably the 243 it would be a close tie with the 260 but with that max distance I would be ok with the .243
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Old 08-16-2012, 12:19 PM
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right now i have a remington 700 sps varmint chambered in 308 win its still in the factory stock for now. first in need to replace the scope. it came with a 4-12x40 something , i think its a bushnell banner with remington caps. it has no eye relief but still manage 1 moa @ 100 yds . any suggestions for a scope my budget is about 600 dollars.
This is by far the best deal going right now. Use their promotion for 50 off 500 and the scope cost about 460 with shipping. Vortex Viper HS Tactical Rifle Scope 30mm Tube 5-15x 44mm Side Focus
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Old 08-16-2012, 03:49 PM
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Re: choicing new long range hunting rifle

decided on a vortex viper hs lr 4-16x44mm for a scope . ive already got night force rings and bases . now for the new rifle ive decide on another 308 win now to decide on what stock i want it on. dont the models of the stocks but they are both vertical grip stocks. one is a hs precision and the other is a mcmillian . theyre both savage model tens the only differnce is the stocks . any thoughts on the scope or what rifle to choose?
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