Originally Posted by Broz
A few question if I may as some of your statement is on track with my belief and what I stated in an earlier post.
What is your typical shot distance and what would be your max distance shot where you live and hunt?
Do you range with the reticle often while hunting or is that used mostly for practice on known size targets?
And third can you tell us what FFP scope model you went with that you like?
Most of where I hunt is central PA. Shot distance is typically 15 yards to 400... Hardly long range! I started reading this forum a year ago while planning an Elk trip to Gunnison Colorado. I'll be the first person to call myself a newbie when it comes to long range shooting.
No, I typically don't range while hunting with a reticle. A laser range finder is always with me.
Honestly I'm still searching for the perfect scope. I've used Leupold, Bushnell, Vortex, and shot friends Night Force, S&B, and US optics.
For hunting (especially at my short ranges, I could get it done with any scope. My passion however is shooting unknown distances on steel gongs at my buddies farm anywhere from 400 to 980 yards out. This is why first focal plane Scopes work for me in my particular situation.