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Old 05-11-2005, 07:03 PM
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burris balistic-plex vs Leupold Varmint Recticle

Which of these reticles is better in the opinion of the esteemed member here?? Which is easier to use in the field?? Targets will be primarily prairie dogs at 300-500 yards??

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Old 05-11-2005, 10:31 PM
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Re: burris balistic-plex vs Leupold Varmint Recticle

No camparison, leupold holds a better zero as you go thru magnification, has easier ranging capabilities.
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Old 07-02-2005, 04:33 PM
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Re: burris balistic-plex vs Leupold Varmint Recticle

Miester How do you know this to be true? Saying a leupold tracks better that a burris? Do you think for a walking varminter a Leupold 4.5x14.5x50mm is better than a Burris Black Diamond 4x16x50? [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/confused.gif[/img]
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Old 07-02-2005, 09:28 PM
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Re: burris balistic-plex vs Leupold Varmint Recticle

I have both reticles on several firearms, and i must say that i prefer the Leupold only because if u reference windage with a reticle then it's nice to have almost all of your reference along the same plane as holdover-- BUT don't trust the factory system for windage reference (my Savage Striker .243 WSSM is close to 1/2 the factory 10/20 mph reference stadia). I apply the same system as that used by the mil-dot guys, and reference it as a part of a "stadia unit" in tenths of each units MOA value. I also use the lower post as a holdover reference @ 2.33 MOA below the last holdover stadia. Either reticle can easily be adapted for rangefinding similar to the TDS system. Some guys think the reticle's can become too "busy", but if i'm going long-range accurately for 1st shot connections i'll take busy anyday.

If i were getting a reticle for small tgt. shooting to long-range i'd opt for the Burris Ball. Mil-Dot or (slightly) better yet the Leupold TMR-- whoooeee, i likes that reticle-- tho again neither has any real windage system along the same plane as holdover.
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Old 07-04-2005, 02:26 PM
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Re: burris balistic-plex vs Leupold Varmint Recticle

What about premiere's gen 2 XR?
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Old 07-04-2005, 02:50 PM
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Re: burris balistic-plex vs Leupold Varmint Recticle

I have a 4.5-14x40 Leupold with VH reticle that I am just wringing out this summer. So far, I think I will be sending the scope off this winter for M1 target knobs and a different reticle. My other rifle has a .25 MOA dot. I really like the dot for little groups and little critters.

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Old 07-04-2005, 03:54 PM
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Re: burris balistic-plex vs Leupold Varmint Recticle

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What about premiere's gen 2 XR?

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Whooahhh-- sign me up, i'll take some. I didn't see cost on that reticle-- anybody know what it is??
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