Re: new to long range shooting.
You pretty much get what you pay for. If you would be willing to spend more money in the future, Than maybe you should consider just trying the scope you have for a season and eventually upgrading to the $4-500 range? Just a thought. I have made many mistakes in the past purchasing equipment that I thought I'd be happy with only to regret it later.
Make sure you physically look through any scope (preferrably from a friend and in various conditions) prior to purchasing a similar product.
Good luck, Mark.
I used to re-load but now I "hand-load".
-- Well, at least I try