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How much do you plan to spend on your next rifle scope?

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Re: How much do you plan to spend on your next rifle scope?

I'll probably try one of the new VX-3's next. Then maybe an NF if I can afford it when that day comes. Clearly, just so I can be in the "cool kids camp".
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    Nothing, I plan on winning mine, a shiny new Swarovski Z5

    Alright maybe thats a little optimistic, I try and spend as little as I can to get something that will do what I need. With that said , I'm pretty certain I'll never plunk down over $1000 for a scope (barring a lottery win) just to many things like college for the boys, retirement, and eating that get in the way.

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    Re: How much do you plan to spend on your next rifle scope?

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    Nothing, I plan on winning mine, a shiny new Swarovski Z5

    Alright maybe thats a little optimistic, I try and spend as little as I can to get something that will do what I need. With that said , I'm pretty certain I'll never plunk down over $1000 for a scope (barring a lottery win) just to many things like college for the boys, retirement, and eating that get in the way.

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    Retirement is a thing of the past isn't it? And that eating is a nasty habit that you should try quitting anyway.

    All kidding aside, I know what you mean. I make a pretty darn good living, but two kids a mortgage, etc.. You know the "responsibilities" do have to come first. Heck I'm young and trying to get my feet planted firm, so I will keep beating my head off the wall trying to find the cheaper, better scope.
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    Retirement is a thing of the past isn't it?
    Unfortunately, right at the moment my 401K would agree with that, keeping my fingers crossed though.

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    And that eating is a nasty habit that you should try quitting anyway.
    That would probably do me some good too, at least for 10 or 15 lbs could afford better optics

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    Re: How much do you plan to spend on your next rifle scope?

    I have just purchased 3 VX 3's in thr last 2 months and very happy

    1 - 4.5-14 40 mm a/o Vm. reticle
    2- 4.5 - 14 40 mm Boone Cr. LR 30 mm tube sf
    Thought about the NF but don't like the weight.
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    Re: How much do you plan to spend on your next rifle scope?

    When at Kirby's last year I shot a NF and a 10x Mark 4. I have a Swarovski 6x18-50 on my .257 Wby. I went with a NF 5.5x22-50 NSX Zero Stop NP1 reticle for the 7mm AM. The Mark 4 didn't have enough magnification to suit me, and the Swarovski's reticle is too thick plus it doesn't have as much adjustment as the NF. The Mark 4 was plenty good enough for 600-800 Yds, but hopefully I can stretch that a ways.
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