Budget long range optics
Hello, I live in New Zealand and am putting together a Rem 700 .243 for long range shooting of Wallabies, Fallow deer, and young Himalayan Tahr. It has a 21 inch barrel (shortened) and I use a suppressor. I shoot Berger 95 gr VLD's at 3025fps. I can hold 1000 ft lbs to just over 500 yds with this load. The animals I shoot are quite small, The Fallow deer would be the largest at probably 140lbs tops for a big one. Anyway I would like some advice on a scope with reliable tracking at a good price, up to $400 usd. Scopes are very expensive here and i am on a tight budget. I'm open to suggestions, my priority is good tracking with optical quality coming second.
I do 90% of my shooting in good light in open country. Looking forward to hearing your ideas.