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Old 08-28-2002, 04:19 PM
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leupold vs. swarovski vs. nightforce

hello all....i have a remington 700 model 300 SA Ultra Mag Sendero and wanting to buy a new scope for it....i have done research on scopes and cant decide which would be the best for me.
i have always used leupolds and have had no problems with them...i have heard nightforce makes a good scop and so does swarovski(if thats spelled right) but dont know which is best.....for shooting from 800 yds. to 100 yds. in low light conditions which would be the best for this?...if anyone could help it would be greatly appreciated...thanks
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Old 08-28-2002, 05:39 PM
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Re: leupold vs. swarovski vs. nightforce

For 100-800 yards I don't think you would need the NightForce, your best choice would proably be the Leupold since you have already used them.
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Re: leupold vs. swarovski vs. nightforce

is your sendero accurate.how far have you tried it.im thinking about one in the .338 RUM,thanks,keith
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Re: leupold vs. swarovski vs. nightforce

i have not yet used my gun out on the range although i have used others which is the reason i have gotten mine...its a very accurate gun......26" bull barrel does a good job although i'd love to find a little longer barrel such as a 28" or so if possible

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i think i will go with the leupold too but which exactly would be a good choice...the vari x III i assume?...there are so many to choose from these days i cant keep up with whats out there?
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Old 08-30-2002, 07:43 AM
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Re: leupold vs. swarovski vs. nightforce

I would go with the Leupold 8.5-25x50mm Long Range Target or the 6.5-20x50 LRT. Nightforce makes a excellent scope.I have the 8-32x56 you get a wider power range with a larger objective lens diameter.
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Old 08-31-2002, 07:47 AM
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Re: leupold vs. swarovski vs. nightforce

You could try a Vari-X III 4.5-14x50mm Tactical Long Range Target.
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Re: leupold vs. swarovski vs. nightforce

Brumy,

Having never owned a Nightforce (have looked through them) I won't comment on them.

I have owned and used Leupolds and I now own and use Swarovski and Schmidt & Bender.

The Swarovski has a definate advantage in low light. They definately utilize the available light much better then Leupolds. I found them to be crisper and clearer as well. Also, they are a LOT less eye critical then Leupolds. I owned 3 Leupolds and will never go back to them.

You didn't say if you liked the magnifying reticles or not. If you do then you may want to look at a reticle that is real wide (outter posts). They can be seen well in low light conditions.

Have a good one,

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