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Unread 01-15-2013, 10:19 PM
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new scope

Hello I'm new to LRH. I have Remington 700 sps varmint came in 22-250. the rifle shoot under 1/2 inch group at 100 yds very good considering the cost of the rifle. It came with a 4x12x40 scope is just the one it came with Bushnell style ok for 100 yds shoots but i would like to up grade the scope. The only thing is that I don't have much money. Do any of u shooters give or used a decent affordable scope I would like 8-24 or something along them lines. Thanks.
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    Unread 01-15-2013, 10:33 PM
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    Re: new scope

    ive got the same rifle but in .223. mine will also hold under 1" most of the time ittl shoot around .75 but with a better shooter at the helm ittl probably shoot even closer that. anyway if your looking for a fairly inexpensive scope i would go with the vortex viper 6.5x20x44 at cameralandny.com mine was 289 and i couldnt be happier. in fact with the new scope i just shot .925 at 200 yds for a 3 shot group.
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    Unread 01-15-2013, 10:54 PM
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    Thanks for the info I will look up the scope to see how it is. What radaical is the scope u have and what ammo and gr do u use.
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    Unread 01-15-2013, 11:42 PM
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    im not sure the radical but im thinking you meant retical, as for that im pretty sure they called it the v plex and thats the only one thats 289. basically its a fine standard crosshair. if your using it to hunt it will work fine youll just have to learn to dial in your drops instead of holding over
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    Unread 01-16-2013, 12:17 AM
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    Re: new scope

    Hey ya sorry about the misspelling my dam phone's auto spell. I do some chuck hunting and paper and even bring out for deer season. I looked one the web site they are a nice scope sill maybe a little pricey for me.
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    Unread 01-16-2013, 12:38 AM
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    Re: new scope

    Optics should cost as much or more than the rifle. If you cant afford a good scope, save your pennies until you can at least step into the Viper PST range. If you dont, your just gonna be throwing your money out the door.
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    Unread 01-16-2013, 01:42 AM
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    Re: new scope

    What about a NIKON or something like that
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