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Old 07-09-2012, 01:52 PM
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Re: 4.5-14 or 6.5-20 power

I like that quote, and the movie and yes you did answer my question. If my gun ever gets here and I start shooting I will be to say I will have lots of questions. I will just buy the 20power haha
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Old 07-09-2012, 02:16 PM
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Re: 4.5-14 or 6.5-20 power

And the other old saying is "If you can't see it, you can't hit it"! I have a Vortex 6.5-20x50 and a Nightforce 8-32x56 and I have never had a problem with something be too close!
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Re: 4.5-14 or 6.5-20 power

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I like that quote, and the movie and yes you did answer my question. If my gun ever gets here and I start shooting I will be to say I will have lots of questions. I will just buy the 20power haha
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And the other old saying is "If you can't see it, you can't hit it"! I have a Vortex 6.5-20x50 and a Nightforce 8-32x56 and I have never had a problem with something be too close!
^^ True that, I too have never felt over powered even with my 8.5-25x50 MK4.



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Old 07-09-2012, 03:39 PM
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Re: 4.5-14 or 6.5-20 power

My biggest concern is just the special occasion a dog slips up behind me and bolt across at 50-80 yards but I guess it goes back to the 80-20 rule 80% of the time I will see the dogs coming to the call for a mile or further. I always have my 22-243 with a 3-9x50 on it for my smaller stands.
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Old 07-09-2012, 08:49 PM
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Re: 4.5-14 or 6.5-20 power

Hey Yotehunter, it looks like you talked yourself into the 6.5-20x50. LOL
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Old 07-10-2012, 04:57 AM
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Re: 4.5-14 or 6.5-20 power

I did. This forum is kind of like a support group. Helps me stay focused, that would have been a dang tuff decision to make without some guidance haha
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Old 07-10-2012, 07:59 AM
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Re: 4.5-14 or 6.5-20 power

I've started going down on power simply because of trying to hit things closer or on the move, I've lost more coyotes because of being over powered on my optic than anything. For me 4x on the low end is almost to high, I found 6.5 unworkable for my hunting. But I won't see a coyote coming till they are close, thick sagebrush and rugged terrain.
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