Re: Which Leupold scope? Advice Please!
One thing you might not have considered is the low end of magnification. Either 3.5x or 4.5x is low enough magnification for the close (under 50 yds) shot that you might need to make. 6.5x, however, is too much (as in 6.5-20x). I found this out the hard way. I would go with the 4.5-14 because that higher top end is nice for accuracy testing. As far as the AO and 40mm vs 50mm, I'll leave that to some of the guys who have more LR experience than me.
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