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Unread 06-10-2014, 04:17 PM
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Scope for 7mm rem mag

I'm lookin for a scope for my 7 mm rem mag. I was wonderin what your opinions are on scopes. I shoot mainly from 100-400 yards. I'm looking to spend 200-500 dollars. Thanks
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    Unread 06-10-2014, 04:27 PM
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    Re: Scope for 7mm rem mag

    Here's a few options that I think would work well for you.

    Zeiss Terra Rifle Scope 4-12x 50mm Matte

    Nikon PROSTAFF 5 Rifle Scope 3.5-14x 50mm Side Focus XR Custom Turret

    This Vortex Viper HS-LR scope has an exposed elevation turret for doping your range. I personally would pick this one. It's only about $50 more than what you were wanting to spend.

    Vortex Viper HS Long Range Rifle Scope 30mm Tube 4-16x 50mm Side Focus
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    Unread 06-10-2014, 04:47 PM
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    Re: Scope for 7mm rem mag

    I also have a 7 mm rem mag in a mauser 3000, I did not want to spend over 500.00. I bought a Nikon Monarch 6-24x50 sf, bdc from ebay used, it came with the orginal box, all instructions extended turrits for 450.00 in like new condition, to my door. I decided on nikon monarch because I have a set of Nikon Monarch binos for bird watching and that is the go to set of binos at a moderate price for bird watchers and the glass is excellent, as I have compared them with other high price ones and they are the best buy for the buck out there.
    I just got to the club to shoot Saturday and used the scope and I was by far very happy with the crispness of the glass and the entire scope, also has 1/8 " clicks
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    Unread 06-10-2014, 08:06 PM
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    Re: Scope for 7mm rem mag

    I also think the Vortex Viper HS-LR would be a good choice.
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    Unread 06-10-2014, 08:39 PM
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    Re: Scope for 7mm rem mag

    both Nikon and vortex are great for the money. For the ranges your talking about I wouldn't waste money on turrets. a simple mil-dot or BDC reticle will do all you need. If you think that you will want to push it to say 7-800 yards the turrets are very nice. In that case I would spend the extra doe and get a vortex... and a little more yet for a PST. 2.5-10 is all you need for 800 yards.
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    Unread 06-10-2014, 11:32 PM
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    Re: Scope for 7mm rem mag

    My 7 mag wears a Nikon monarch 4-16x50sf. Fantastic scope. Power range is great for the 600-800 yard range of a 7 mag.
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    Unread 06-11-2014, 10:53 AM
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    Re: Scope for 7mm rem mag

    Vortex. I got a low end swarovski ($800) and replaced it with a $400 Vortex. Better glass. Hard to believe, but the Euro brand scopes are getting a run for their money. On the very high end i think euro may be better, but on the mid to low end they are very crappy. Compared to nikon? i can only talk about bins there and Nikons were a nightmare. went back 3 times and still bad. Vortex has an awesome warranty too. No fault.
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