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Just received Sightron S3

 
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Old 05-21-2011, 04:25 PM
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Just received Sightron S3

Just received shipment of my Sightron S3 8x32x56mm 1/8 target dot. Its optic's are awesome. I new I made the right choice. It even came with flip up lens covers.
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Old 05-22-2011, 08:42 PM
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Re: Just received Sightron S3

i just received the same scope a week or so ago. went with the fine cross hair, kinda wish i got the dot. the clicks are very good, they've improved them recently. i really like mine also, it seems like a very nice piece of equipement, especially for the price.
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Old 05-22-2011, 09:37 PM
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Re: Just received Sightron S3

What rifle did you mount yours on ? Your eyes are better then mine. I have the 1/8th target dot. I kind of wish I went with the 1/4 target dot or Duplex reticle . Mine is mounted on my Mod 70 7WSM 26" After market Brux bbl. I was out in the NV desert today sighting it in. It was tough bore sighting it in at 125 yds. Trying to look at the target through the bbl and moving the cross hairs resting the rifle on Caldwell bunny ear front rest in moderate wind gust. I thought I got it right fired a shot and hit bulls eye then started shooting at a metal gong 280yds away and was hitting every time then I fired back at paper target at 125 and it was high and to the right and then ran out of ammo. I guess not bad for windy desert conditions.
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Old 05-22-2011, 09:45 PM
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Re: Just received Sightron S3

Sightron SIIIs are a real bargain, IMO. Particularly if you're looking for a quality scope that weighs substantially less than the typical 30-32 oz that the premium scopes seem to tip the scales at. I'm looking to purchase a couple of the 6-24x50 LRMOAs.
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Old 05-22-2011, 09:49 PM
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Re: Just received Sightron S3

mine will be mounted on an edge. it's a 15 lb. dedicated long range point gun. wish i could have looked through both, kinda wish i had the 1/8th dot, that fine hair is definitely fine! but you get a nice picture without a bunch of slashes and marks on the reticle.

phorwath, the moa reticle has a 1/4 dot, that's what i don't like about it.
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Old 05-23-2011, 08:46 AM
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Re: Just received Sightron S3

The 1/4 dot is also a concern of mine. Lets say your on a prairie dog at 500 yds. or so. How much of the critter is going to be covered over?
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Old 05-23-2011, 09:12 AM
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I've never aimed at a prairie dog at 500 yds. But this 1/8th dot its small. Plus the thin lines well they're thin. But my 54 year old corrected vision eyes can see it.
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