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Unread 09-25-2003, 08:05 AM
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Enough scope power??

I'm looking at a scope for my 308 that will allow me to still center the 1000yard targets we use and allow me to poke a deer out to 800yds and maybe 1k prarie dogs. I like the price of the sightron SIII , but i really want the new leup 4.5-14 M1 with side focus(its just too damn much). The sightron is about half the price. im just concerned that 10x is not enough magnification to smack a groundhog or PD at 1k.

let me know what you guys think

o yea--i want it to be a mil dot.

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    Re: Enough scope power??

    with a 308 at 1k, you are talking about 37-40 moa up. Look at 20 moa tapered base to your rig to bring it back center and allow you to reach 1k. With that tapered base you can go into the 6-20x variable line of scopes also.

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    BH--i already have a 20 MOA Farrell and a 6-18VXII on zee rings. I was just looking for a more "tactical" scope for the rig. (30mm w/ side focus) i was just unsure of the power i would need for the prescribed duties because i dont have a 10x mil dot to look through.

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    Jason, I'd get a Burris 6-24x Black Diamond with Ballistic Mil-dot, or the Signature with same reticle, my boy's got the Sig. on his 22-250, excellent scopes that won't break the bank, and I wish I had some stock in Burris, what's the symbol? [img]images/icons/grin.gif[/img] [img]images/icons/grin.gif[/img] Jay
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    Jay--i want side focus. A BD with side focus is over 600 i believe.

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    jason, How much do you want to spend? Jay
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