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Old 11-29-2010, 11:32 AM
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Re: Best $500 Long Range Scope

The best $500 scope I ever owned was a Sightron SII Big Sky 3-12x42. Best combination of clear glass and sharp reticle and comes with target knobs. They are running a $75 rebate right now. Second option would be the Bushnell 4200 series based on my experience with the 6500 series.
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Old 02-13-2013, 06:31 PM
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Re: Best $500 Long Range Scope

I have a Millett LRS, holds a zero well... repeatable. nice level of zoom, lotsa light with that 56mm Obj. Not the worlds most amazing glass but great for the money. One possible drawback is it is LARGE and heavy.
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I have a Millett LRS, holds a zero well... repeatable. nice level of zoom, lotsa light with that 56mm Obj. Not the worlds most amazing glass but great for the money. One possible drawback is it is LARGE and heavy.
My Konus M-30 is the exact same way. Nothing to write home about, but for a $359 scope I am very impressed. It is also heavy and bulky, but it seems to be built like a tank. LOL
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Old 02-13-2013, 08:52 PM
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Re: Best $500 Long Range Scope

elite 4200 6-24x50 bushnell.......I have nikon monarchs and think they are a fine scope and they are good in glass but there glass is not on the same level as the 4200 elite and I like bushnell's turrets better. I have a couple 4200s and for $500 and $512 they can't be beat.
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Re: Best $500 Long Range Scope

In the price range that the OP mentioned, Vortex Viper HS 4-16 x 44 or 4-16 x 50 with the BDC Reticle, which allows you to use the hashmarks on the horizontal reticle line for wind hold.
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Old 11-18-2013, 01:11 AM
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I would buy a leupold that fits the budget and then send it off to the leupold factory and have them put m1 turrets on it. then you would have the same adjustments as the mark 4 line of scopes. the cost to do this is $130 dollars.
please excuse my ignorance, but what are m1 turrets.
I just ordered a 6-18x40 leupold with fine crosshairs.could i get the reticle changed to mil dot? I am putting it on an 308 win semi-auto and was thinking of the mil dots. I know, I have put the horse ahead of the carrage.
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