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Unread 06-05-2008, 07:48 AM
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hunting scope ?

I am looking for some recomendations for a simple to use long range hunting scope, I have always used Leupold products VXIII stuff and have those now in a 4.5x14 and 3.5x10, should a person add custom turrets to these scopes or move up to a Long range? or switch to a different brand?
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Unread 06-05-2008, 08:13 AM
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Fine with Leupold

I had Leupold add turrets to both of my VXIIIs, 4.5x14 and 3.5x10. They both work great. I only wish that I had the B&C or Varmint reticles installed at the same time for those 300 to 400 yard shots when I don't have enough prep time to both get settled and adjust the scope.
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Unread 06-05-2008, 08:18 AM
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Hey cross, are your scopes the long range versions with the 30mm tubes? the guy I talked to at Leupold said I wouldn't have enough adjustment with my 1'' tubes?
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Unread 06-07-2008, 11:03 AM
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Had Leupold install the M1 turrets on a 3.5-10 VXIII with a 1 inch tube. There is 52 MOA in elevation end to end. You would be limited with the 1 inch tube at very long range but for what I use it for it works well. May need to shim the rear depending.

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