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Old 07-08-2008, 08:15 PM
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Help with a scope choice cause im runnin outa time

I know ive asked u guys lots of times about scopes. but as i start comin towards my senior year in highschool i gotta start savin money 4 college so my window 4 buyin a scope is closin...:(So that said i need everyones advice on a scope under 1000.. 800 is better... it can be USED or new.. i would really like to hav a Mk 4 4.5-14 or Nightforce but i dont have the money unless u got a used 1 ur willin to spare low end what would u go with... burris Blk diamond... bushnell 4200 or 6500... luepy Vx III or a nikon monarch X...I need somethin that i can get tactical knobs an parallex adjustment an that tracks extremely well. an that can get me 2 1000 or 1200yds. all advice is needed also let me know if i need more power but iwas thinkin 4-16 again i really need ur help!! Thanx
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Old 07-08-2008, 09:42 PM
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ZEISS 6.5-20x50...
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Old 07-08-2008, 09:49 PM
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Watch the optics sponsors on here.

THey run all kinds of specials. One has demo's etc.

As Adam32 said, a Zeiss 6.5-20X50 with side focus and target knobs can be had at a very reasonable cost. Plus it will have the life time warranty.

Most any reticule (just learned I've been spelling that word wrong for months) can be had and they'll change them at rreasonable cost and reasonable time.

The 36 MOA elevation adjustment isn't a problem unless you're shooting rainbows or distances beyond 2k w/a flat shooter. IMO.

I spent hours behind each of the top/popular brands and found the most economical to be the Zeiss and with out any compromises.
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Old 07-10-2008, 01:35 PM
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Thanx u guys 4 the advice i really appreciate it. anyone else have some advice their willin 2 share?
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You need about 80 MOa of total adjustment on average without a canted base, and about 65 MOA with a canted base, to reach 1000 yards with a 308. More is needed to reach 1200.

The Monarch X, while not the tactical they used to be, is a viable choice with the features you desire. the 4-16x50 mildot can be had for $839

the fact is, for the features you want, your chices are limited for the budget. The Bushnell elite 4200 6-24 tac is your aother option.


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Old 07-10-2008, 10:33 PM
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Thanx Scott. ill think about that. i also said i be willin to listen if anybody had something used they were willin 2 sell

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Thanx Scott. ill think about that i also said i be willin to listen if u had something used u were willin 2 sell

Nothing used at this time. I do get some nice trade-ins from time to time but they go fast.
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